Officials in E. Hartford remind residents of items to never leave home without in an emergency

Read more of  Officials in E. Hartford remind residents of items to never leave home without in an emergency EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Officials in East Hartford started the Plan 9 Emergency Preparedness Campaign with an event on Wednesday. East Hartford Mayor Marcia Leclerc, Fire Chief John Oates, Emergency Management Captain Brian Jennes and members of East Hartford’s Community Emergency Response Team designed the event to think about items that you should never leave home without in the event of an emergency. The Plan 9 Campaign encourages residents to think about Read More …

East Hartford Stresses Emergency Preparedness With ‘Plan 9’ Program

Town leaders and volunteers kicked off an emergency preparedness effort Wednesday by distributing examples of essential items people should have ready to go. The Plan 9 Campaign encourages residents to gather nine items that can make a big difference in a disaster or emergency, town officials said…. <hr /> Read more of  <strong><span style=”color: #ff0000;”><a style=”color: #ff0000;” href=”http://www.courant.com/community/manchester/hc-east-hartford-emergency-essentials-0720-20170719-story.html” target=”_new”>East Hartford Stresses Emergency Preparedness With ‘Plan 9’ Program</a></span></strong>

Connecticut product pulled for listeria concerns

Garden of Light Inc., doing business as Gluten Free Solutions of East Hartford, is voluntarily recalling the Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats, as it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. The recalled oats were distributed nationwide in retail stores, and come in a 1.8 oz. paperboard cup with a green laminated film lid. Home Goods is recalling 500 glass beer mugs sold at its stores in the United States because they can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards. The company Read More …

UConn seniors Carrezola, Joseph aim to be defensive playmakers

Photo: Rich Schultz / Getty Images Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 In this Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, UConn’s Junior Joseph celebrates his fumble recovery against the Houston Cougars in East Hartford. In this Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, UConn’s Junior Joseph celebrates his fumble recovery against the Houston Cougars in East Hartford. Photo: Rich Schultz / Getty Images Image 2 of 3 In this Oct. 17, 2015 file photo, UConn’s Luke Carrezola celebrates a   Read more of  UConn seniors Carrezola, Joseph aim to be defensive playmakers

Rollover Crash, Injury On Route 2W In East Hartford, State Police Say

An exit ramp of Route 2 was closed early Tuesday afternoon because of rollover crash, state police said. At least one person was injured in the crash, which was in the westbound lanes near Exit 2, they said about 1:30 p.m. Motorists are advised to slow down. Check back for updates. Read more of  Rollover Crash, Injury On Route 2W In East Hartford, State Police Say

Dispute during East Hartford adult soccer match ends in stabbing

EAST HARTFORD — Police in Connecticut say a fight that started during a weekend soccer match spilled into the parking lot where one man stabbed another man before fleeing the scene.The Journal-Inquirer reports that 40-year-old Omar Tibby, of East Hartford, was held on $500,000 bond at his arraignment Monday on charges including attempted murder and first-degree assault.East Hartford police say the dispute started Sunday when Tibby objected to a tackle on his brother […] Read more of  Dispute during East Hartford adult soccer match ends in stabbing

Dispute during adult soccer match ends in stabbing

Read more of  Dispute during adult soccer match ends in stabbing EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a fight that started during a weekend soccer match spilled into the parking lot where one man stabbed another man before fleeing the scene. The Journal-Inquirer (http://bit.ly/2tmwR9I ) reports that 40-year-old Omar Tibby, of East Hartford, was held on $500,000 bond at his arraignment Monday on charges including attempted murder and first-degree assault. East Hartford police say the dispute started Sunday when Tibby objected to a tackle on his brother by Shawn McDonald Read More …

Man Stabbed Multiple Times During East Hartford Soccer Game

A local man stabbed another man repeatedly during a soccer game Sunday after the victim and the attacker’s brother got into a fight on the field, police said. Omar Tibby, 40, of 50 Timothy Road, faces attempted murder, first-degree assault and other charges related to the attack that occurred at… Read more of  Man Stabbed Multiple Times During East Hartford Soccer Game

Accident In East Hartford On Route 2 Eastbound Closes Lanes, Causes Backups

The left and center lanes of Route 2 Eastbound are closed after a multi-car accident, police said. The crash occurred between exits 2 and 5 around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Multiple injuries were reported and traffic cameras showed backups on both sides of the highways. By 3 p.m., State Police and local… Read more of  Accident In East Hartford On Route 2 Eastbound Closes Lanes, Causes Backups

Football: Xavier QB Will Levis commits to Penn State

Xavier quarterback Will Levis made his commitment to Penn State posting this collage on Twitter Saturday, July 15. (via Will Levis) Will Levis, Xavier’s highly sought senior quarterback, made his verbal commitment to play at Penn State during a visit to the school Saturday morning. He made the announcement on Twitter shortly after receiving a scholarship offer from coach James Franklin. Officially committed to Penn State University! I am a Nittany Lion! #WeAre pic.twitter.com/5hNwLjprsB — Will Levis (@will_levis) July 15, 2017 Will Levis (fourth from left), his family pose with Read More …

East Hartford man gets 20 years for role in home invasion

LITCHFIELD — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with an armed robbery, despite his protestations that he wasn’t involved.The Republican-American reports that 24-year-old Andre White of East Hartford was sentenced Tuesday on charges including robbery and home invasion.Investigators say White conspired with two other men while in prison to commit the crime. Police say, in 2013, they targeted a couple getting into a nice car, […] Read more of  East Hartford man gets 20 years for role in home invasion

Man gets 20 years for role in New Hartford home invasion

LITCHFIELD >> A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with an armed robbery, despite his protestations that he wasn’t involved. The Republican-American reports that 24-year-old Andre White of East Hartford was sentenced Tuesday on charges including robbery and home invasion. Read More of  Man gets 20 years for role in New Hartford home invasion

Man gets 20 years for role in home invasion

Read more of  Man gets 20 years for role in home invasion LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with an armed robbery, despite his protestations that he wasn’t involved. The Republican-American reports that 24-year-old Andre White of East Hartford was sentenced Tuesday on charges including robbery and home invasion. Investigators say White conspired with two other men while in prison to commit the crime. Police say, in 2013, they targeted a couple getting into a nice car, followed them to their Read More …

Manchester Police Arrest Rape Suspect

An East Hartford man was arrested after he raped a woman he knows and prevented her from calling for help, police said. Clifton Cheverria, 53, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and interfering with an emergency call. Cheverria was being held Tuesday on bail of $350,000 for a court appearance… Read more of  Manchester Police Arrest Rape Suspect

Machines, software, blueprints give students a glimpse into today’s manufacturing

On the other end of the room, Ryan Marren, who will be entering Milford’s Foran High School as a freshman, entered numbers on a keyboard directing a CNC Router to move just so much left, then right, then up and down as it engraved his name into a dog-tag key chain. “Four days ago most of these kids never even saw a machine, let alone operated one ,” said Steven Orloski, Emmett O’Brien Technical High School’s department head for precision manufacturing. For many kids, summer is 10 weeks spent hanging Read More …