As part of their featured exhibit on Wooster Square, The New Haven Museum interviewed Beverly, who did so much to share the neighborhood we know today. Click here to view.
Thank you Renate Recknagle! After 30 years of service, including a stint as president, Renate had departed the board of Historic Wooster Square Association.
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Yea, City Seed!
The first Cityseed Farmers Market was held in Wooster Square's Russo Park. There are now weekly markets throughout the City, but ours is still held there every Saturday, except in winter when it moves to Metropolitan Business Academy on Water St. It is a major neighborhood asset. Go City Seed!!!!
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New Light High School Teacher Dennis Wanzie and students planted the purple plum tree that was dedicated on Sept. 24 to honor Officer Krause.
Honoring the Memory of
Officer Peter Krause
Tree Dedication • Sat., Sept. 24
The NHPD Honor Guard led the procession to the newly planted tree, where ceremonial soil was added and a memorial plaque placed on tree by Officer Krause's wife, Sherrye, and daughter, Shania.
URI provided the tree. Thank you, Chris Ozyck.
And neighbor Cordalie Benoit guided the tree selection.
NHPD Officer Peter "Pete" Krause, the well-liked Wooster Square beat officer, died last March at the age of 51 after a battle with brain cancer.
In 2010, Officer Krause was first recipient of the
"Friend of Wooster Square Award.”
Click here for the New Haven Independence's coverage of the event.
Theresa Argento gives the perspective of a long-time resident in her opening remarks for the Sept. 17 tour of Wooster Square. Click the image for details. Tour guide Chris Wigren is at right.
Attention Italian Pastry Lovers:
Volunteers will be canvassing the neighborhood in the upcoming weeks with a petition to name the corner of Grand Ave. and Olive St. the “Frank Faggio Corner.” Mr. Faggio, in 1962, constructed the beloved Lucibello’s Italian Pastry Shop at its present location. At least 250 signatures are needed, with at least two-thirds of those from the neighborhood.
WOOSTER SQUARE IS LIVING HISTORY
BUT IT'S ALSO THE SCENE OF LIVELY LIVING
Families relax, the kids play, school groups have recess and games (photo above), and friends play ball. People read, walk their dogs, have picnics - and pizza! (photo at right)