Tag Archives: United Way of Greater New Haven

Out in the Cold

It’s one of the coldest nights of the winter so far. When I leave my house at 2:50 a.m., the temperature is 13 degrees. My street is so quiet and still that I feel as if I’ve stepped into a …

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Where There’s a Will

From their fifth-floor offices on James Street, the staff of United Way of Greater New Haven can see much of the city…

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Storm Surge

Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.(Photo by Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNG-PAO)

“Puerto Rico,” the cell phone screen says. But the caller, Manuel Sierra, is speaking from New Haven. This is his home now, since Hurricane Maria drove his family from the island two years ago. Sierra is among approximately 3,000 Puerto …

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Preppers

“I love tax season,” Kisha Hull says, and she means it. …

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New School

Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School

Welcome back students, and summer vacationers! Here’s a pop quiz about some of what happened between the time that school let out in June and this week, when it begins again for New Haven Public Schools and several area universities.…

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