Tag Archives: Kathy Leonard Czepiel

Iron Age

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Like a mountain piled with strata, a city as old as New Haven is layered with the remains of its past. Sometimes a layer lies in plain view but goes unnoticed by nearly everyone who passes by. …

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Extended Family

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On the phone from Changsha, China, David Youtz, then-president of the Yale-China Association, described the city…

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Home to Roost

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“Ramshackle” is the word bird watcher Arthur Shippee uses to describe the nests of the great blue herons settling in his Hamden neighborhood. …

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Happy Hunting

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New Haven is full of Easter eggs, and not just on Easter Sunday. …

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Trash Decisions

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For curb-kickers and -pickers, it’s that bulk trash time of year again in Hamden. Prepare for the month ahead with this good-as-new primer from 2019.

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Brown Bearing

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Once you know about it, you see it everywhere. …

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Medical History

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In March of 1942, Anne Miller lay dying at New Haven Hospital. …

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Retaining Walls

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“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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Lyme Light

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The term “mRNA vaccine” has entered the public lexicon since the rollout of COVID vaccines late in 2020. But the technology has other applications as well…

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Parked and Wrecked

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Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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