The Walter Camp All American Football weekend is officially underway, and itwas all about spreading positive messages.,Todayis what the Camp Foundation is all about - giving back to the local community.,The day started in New Haven with the Stay in School rally.,Hundreds of school kids getting together to watch our own Ann Nyberg host the event.,CT Sun star and ESPNs Chiney Ogwuwmike spoke too and encouragedthe kids to be their best.

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on Wednesday.,less

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on ... more read more

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on Wednesday.,less

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on ... more read more

The top two Republicans in the Connecticut House of Representatives enter the 2019 legislative session with far less clout as a result of stinging 2018 election losses.,“I think getting people into a room on any issue you can find common ground regardless of your party affiliation and that’s going to be our role this session,” said Rep. Vincent Candelora (R-North Branford, the deputy minority leader for House Republicans.,Sen. Martin Looney (D- New Haven), the top member of the Senate, said, “We will need to have tolls because of the reality that our gasoline tax cannot be relied upon to meet our infrastructure needs in the future.”,Rep. Themis Klarides, (R- Derby), the top Republican in the House, recommended cutting off peak service on the new CT Rail line that connects Springfield, Hartford and New Haven, and she recommended cutting similar service on CTFastrak, the busway that connects Hartford to New Britain.,Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate support wide-scale toll programs for all vehicles, while Governor-elect Ned Lamont has said he supports tolls only for trucks.

REDDING, CT — Christine E. Hansen (nee Daniels), 48, of Redding, passed away on December 3, 2018 at Danbury Regional Hospice after a 5 year battle with breast cancer.,She also served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Redding.,Christine is survived by her devoted husband Tom, as well as her pride and joy, son Connor of Redding, son Matthew and daughter-in-law Laura of Fort Sill, OK, daughter Kristyn of New Haven, her beloved dog Kirby, mother Diana Daniels of Redding, brother Greg Daniels of Fairfield, father and mother-in-law Robert and Nancy Hansen of Bethel, brother-in-law Robert Hansen, Jr. and sister-in-law Brenda of Shelton, maternal grandmother Elizabeth Daniels of Sherman, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.,A Memorial Mass for relatives and close friends will be held at St. Patrick Church in Redding on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.,To offer online condolences to Christine's family, please visit www.boutonfuneralhome.com.

The dispute between Charter Communications and Fox 61 — as well as one involving Cox Communications and WTNH — threatens to take both stations off cable systems operated by the two companies just in time for New Year’s Day.,The dispute between Charter Communications and Fox 61 — as well as one involving Cox Communications and WTNH — threatens to take both stations off cable systems operated by the two companies just in time for New Year’s Day.,The dispute between Charter Communications and Fox 61 — as well as one involving Cox Communications and WTNH — ... more

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The award is given to five outstanding senior high school students who excel in academics, leadership, service, dependability and patriotism in their home, school and community.,The Fairfield County Business Journal honored Mark Anthony Abille, a registered nurse, as one of its 2018 Milli Award winners.,More than 2,400 students at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher.,Two local students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., for the Fall 2018 semester.,A student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester to be included on the dean’s list.

Lamont, right, chats with Willie Murphy, a resident of the Second Stoneridge co-op, during a campaign stop at the ... more

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For the sixth straight year WANE-TV is honoring the best high school football players in northeast Indiana with the Fab 15.,WANE-TV send out ballots to all local coaches asking them to list the ten best players they faced this season (coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players).,WANE then collected those ballots, tallied up the votes, and the top 15 vote-getters were named to the Fab 15.,Here is your 2018 Fab 15 (alphabetical order): Darius Alexander - Wayne - Senior Offensive/Defensive lineman 2018: 45 solo tackles, 42 assists.,87 total tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 1 interception, 1 blocked field goal Career: 252 total tackles, 48.5 tackles for loss, 16.5 sacks Helped lead Wayne to 9-3 overall record All-SAC First Team IFCA 4A All-State Holds scholarship offers from multiple MAC programs

Kamari Anderson-Drew - Concordia - Senior Receiver/Defensive back 2018: 52 receptions, 992 receiving yards, 12 TDs, 19.1 yards per catch, long of 69 2018: 14 solo tackles, team-high 3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries Career: 131 receptions, 2,612 receiving yards, 31 receiving TDs Concordias all-time leader in career receiving yards and receiving touchdowns All-SAC First Team IFCA 3A All-State Invited to Blue-Gray All-American Bowl in Houston, Texas Hawaii Tiki Bowl read more

For many teenagers, says Dahl, there is risk in relatively benign experiences, such as standing up for a friend or asking someone on a date., Neuroscientists have used this game to test how a teenager’s propensity to take risks can depend on their social stature., Interestingly, the same brain systems that mediate unhealthy risk-taking also seem to help teenagers to take positive risks., Telzer’s studies suggest that teenagers who show heightened ventral striatum activity when making decisions that help others, such as donating money, take fewer risks in the long term and have a lower risk of depression as adults., Her team asked them to lie in a scanner and push a button when they saw letters on a screen, but not if the screen displayed an X. Images with social significance—positive pictures such as teenagers laughing or playing games on a beach, and negative ones including a group ganging up on someone—also appeared on screen.