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ACES, Hamden Students Honored at Luncheon

Honor Habet Onus, or “With Honor Comes Responsibility,” is the motto of the South Central Area Superintendents’ Association. That group recently bestowed honors on outstanding students at SCASA’s annual Student Award Luncheon.  Eighteen districts took part in the event, March 19, at the Laurel View Country Club in Hamden. 

Students are nominated by their superintendent or other administrator.  Awards are based on community service and service to others; academic prowess (relative to ability); and leadership to the school community.

Among the students recognized by SCASA this year were two from the Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) Whitney High School North in Hamden. 

Brian Moynihan, of East Haven, and Stamford resident Derrick Cooper were chosen from among about…

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It’s Been Four Years!

Shala & ChrisThis edition is very exciting for us. It is our anniversary! No, not our wedding anniversary, but four years ago marks the start of The Hamden Journal. It is amazing to think about all that has happened in those four years and that we still get to be a part of this wonderful town and community.

(from Chris) After the Hamden Chronicle dissolved and there was no local paper in the town, it feels…

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Hamden Regional Chamber Partners with Hiring Our Heroes

Hamden ExpoThe Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce has organized the perfect event in support of the Veteran community – complete with decorated war Veteran Dakota Meyer.

As part of its 10th Annual Business and Community Expo, April 16, the HRCC has partnered with Hiring Our Heroes. A program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hiring Our Heroes provides veterans, active members of the military…

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Hamden U14A Hockey Team Wins CGHL Tournament

CGHL-Champs2The Hamden U14A hockey team finished off a strong season by winning the CGHL U14 Division 1 tournament, played in East Haven.

The girls beat the NYC Skyliners 2-0 in the finals. They went 5-0 in the tournament, defeating the Shoreline Sharks, Simsbury, and Skyliners in the preliminary round. They beat the Darien IceCats in the semifinals. Gianna Spino was the tournament MVP with three shutouts.… » Read More

Hamden Art League’s Goldenbells Art Exhibition to Open April 8

Front Porch HostasThe 59th Annual Goldenbells Art Exhibition by the Hamden Art League will take place April 8-24 at the Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave. (rear entrance), Hamden. Original artwork in this non-juried show will be on display by a large number of area residents - professional, amateur, and emerging artists - including many pieces available for purchase. Entries by HAL members…

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Annual Heartworm Check-up Keeps “Spring” in Pets’ Steps

Heartworm ArticleSpring means many things to dogs and their owners. It’s time for longer walks and the shared exhilaration of playing “fetch” on the lawn. Even muddy feet from spring rains can be a pleasure.

For many pets and their owners, spring is also a time to visit the veterinarian for an annual heartworm check-up.

Veterinarian and American Heartworm Society President Dr. Stephen Jones offers answers…

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