Ukrainian Parish in New Haven Gets an Update from Blumenthal

03/31/14

Ukrainian Parish in New Haven Gets an Update from Blumenthal

Members of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church gathered Sunday to hear updates on Ukraine’s future from U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who was following up on a memorial service held last month for those killed in recent turmoil. Myron Melnyk, director of the Ukrainian Studies School at St. Michael’s on George Street, spoke on behalf of the church community. “We welcome all diplomatic efforts. We support Obama’s statement that the Ukrainian people should keep their independence. But, we’re also concerned the Ukrainian government is not involved with these diplomatic efforts,” Melnyk said. On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Paris to discuss ongoing issues in Ukraine....

Posted at 07:07 AM | Permalink | Comments

Bear of a Topical Topic, Russia and Putin, Tackled Via Connecticut

03/29/14

Bear of a Topical Topic, Russia and Putin, Tackled Via Connecticut

"Two decades after the collapse of Soviet Russia, Americans are still mystified by Russian behavior."

Posted at 06:28 AM | Permalink | Comments

UConn vs. Iowa State in NCAA Sweet 16: CPTV Film on UConn History a Nice Warm-Up

03/27/14

UConn vs. Iowa State in NCAA Sweet 16: CPTV Film on UConn History a Nice Warm-Up

The UConn men's basketball team plays in the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 Friday. Tonight, CPTV is showing "UConn Men's Basketball: An Illustrated History."

Posted at 08:37 AM | Permalink | Comments

Connecticut Forensic Scientist Targets Sex Trafficking Through DNA

03/25/14

Connecticut Forensic Scientist Targets Sex Trafficking Through DNA

                          Victims of human trafficking are often stripped of their passports, identification, and ultimately, their identities. DNA is the one thing that remains with a victim, and for that reason and others, it can be a powerful tool in combatting human trafficking, according to forensic scientist Timothy Palmbach. Palmbach, chairman of the Forensic Science Department at the University of New Haven, set out last year to test the use of DNA analysis in identifying victims, prosecuting traffickers and ultimately, developing a DNA database of victims and at-risk persons. Palmbach retired from the state Department of Public Safety in 2004, last...

Posted at 07:47 AM | Permalink | Comments

$60,000 a Year for Flood Insurance? Connecticut Shoreline Residents Avoid 'Surge'

03/24/14

$60,000 a Year for Flood Insurance? Connecticut Shoreline Residents Avoid 'Surge'

Nearly 1,100 homes in Milford and hundreds more in other Connecticut shoreline communities will be subject to increases of at least 18 percent a year in flood insurance rates, according to a law signed Friday by President Barack Obama.

Posted at 09:10 AM | Permalink | Comments

« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  ···  20 Next »