All posts tagged "ticker"

  • Courtesy Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
    West Hartford’s ‘Monday Memory’

    Test your knowledge of West Hartford history with this ‘Monday Memory,’ courtesy of the Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society. By Ronni Newton It’s time to take a look back into West Hartford’s past to either...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • Six UConn students were arrested Friday on alcohol-related charges in connection with the October 2016 death of UConn sophomore and West Hartford resident Jeffny Pally. The students are (top row, from left): Patrick Callahan, Austin Custodio, Dominic Godi (bottom row, from left): Matthew Moll, Dylan Morose, and Jonathan Polansky. Photos courtesy of Connecticut State Police
    Six Charged in Connection with Death of UConn Student from West Hartford

    Connecticut State Police have arrested six students from the University of Connecticut on alcohol-related charges in connection with the October 2016 death of Jeffny Pally of West Hartford. By Ronni Newton Connecticut State Police submitted warrants on...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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  • Billy Crystal. Courtesy photo
    Billy Crystal Will Host Event to Benefit Jonathan’s Dream

    Renowned performer Billy Crystal has a show scheduled at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre, and in conjunction with that will appear at a special reception on March 25 in support of the completion of Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined in West...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • The Bridge Family Center. Courtesy photo
    Bridge Family Center Awarded Major Grant from Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

    The Bridge Family Center has learned that the organization has been awarded a $300,000 operating support grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. By Ronni Newton A sigificant grant awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • 55m high hurdle State Open champion Asa Guest (left) with NWC head coach Patrick Williamson. Courtesy photo
    NWC Hurdler Wins State Open with Record Performance

    A number of athletes from Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford had outstanding performances in the Indoor Track and Field State Open on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. By Ronni Newton Asa Guest not only took home...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • Pippi Longstocking (Maddie Schwartz), with crazy braids and mismatched socks, invites students to paint on her wall. Conard Fictional Characters Day. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Conard Acting Students Spend the Day as Fictional Characters

    As a project for an advanced acting class, students at West Hartford’s Conard High School spent the entire day as characters from works of fiction, and interacted with their peers as well as a visiting group of...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy addresses a crowd at West Hartford Town Hall. Photo credit: Ronni Newton
    Senator Chris Murphy Packs House at West Hartford Town Hall Meeting

    Constituents came from all over the state to listen to and ask questions of U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy at a town hall meeting held Tuesday evening in West Hartford. By Ronni Newton Constituents came well-prepared to ask...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • Conard track and field coaches and New England Championship-qualifying athletes (from left): James Redman, head coach John Provencher, Libby McMahon (300m), Gwen Geisler (1600m), Steve Chase, and Matt DeMarco. Photo credit: Linda Geisler
    West Hartford Athletes Excel at State Open

    Several athletes from West Hartford’s Conard and Hall high schools have qualified for the New England Championships. By Ronni Newton The top six finishers in each event at the Indoor Track and Field State Open qualify for...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • A blaze on the roof of 977 Farmington Ave. was extinguished by the West Hartford Fire Dept. on Tuesday. Courtesy photo
    Firefighters Extinguish Rooftop Blaze in West Hartford Center

    A West Hartford Center building was evacuated for about an hour Tuesday afternoon due to a fire on the roof. By Ronni Newton A West Hartford Center building sustained minor damage Tuesday from a fire that started on...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • Amber Raisner of Hall (front row, far left) and  Delaney Connors (front row, far right) and Lena Proietti (front row, second from right) from Conard High School have been named to the CCC All-Conference team for girls basketball. Photo credit: Liz Proietti
    Three West Hartford Girls Named All-Conference for Basketball

    The CCC announced its All-Conference team for girls basketball on Monday, and three West Hartford student-athletes were named. By Ronni Newton Three West Hartford high school students have been named to the CCC’s All-Conference team for girls...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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