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SPIRIT TO INCREASE FLIGHTS TO ST. THOMAS IN FEBRUARY

SPIRIT TO INCREASE FLIGHTS TO ST. THOMAS IN FEBRUARY U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – On the heels of her visit to New York and Atlanta in November, U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty is reporting a planned increase in air service to the Territory following a meeting with Spirit Airlines in South Florida this […]

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HARTFORD SOCCER STADIUM DEVELOPER SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON

HARTFORD SOCCER STADIUM DEVELOPER SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON Hartford – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JAMES C. DUCKETT JR., 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his […]

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Bobby Gibson Wins Democratic Party Nomination in Special Election

Gibson Wins Democratic Party Nomination in Special Election for Open General Assembly Seat BLOOMFIELD, CT – Before a lively crowd of family, friends, and supporters last Thursday night, Bobby Gibson, a Bloomfield teacher and football coach, won the unanimous support of his fellow Democrats at a nominating convention for the 15th House District, a seat […]

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Diaspora In Shock – Jamaican Bakery Owner Found Dead

Diaspora In Shock – Jamaican Bakery Owner Found Dead Founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Commits Suicide in Bronx Factory By. Narda Stephenson QUEENS, New York – The Jamaican diaspora was jolted Saturday evening as news of the death of the renowned CEO and founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, Lowell Hawthorne, circulated […]

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Leadership Greater Hartford Gets Grant

The Allstate Foundation awards $1,000 grant to , Inc. Grant supports local nonprofit’s work to develop, connect and inspire diverse leaders GRANBY, Conn., December 4, 2017 – Allstate agency owner Andre Jett recently secured a $1,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community grant to support Leadership Greater Hartford, Inc.’s efforts to provide current and […]

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CT. Sen. Logan Interviews 20-Year-Old Board of Ed Member

CT. Sen. Logan Interviews 20-Year-Old Board of Ed Member Hartford – Sen. George S. Logan’s latest edition of “The Senate Reports” features 20-year-old Middletown Board of Education member Ed Ford, Jr. (at left). Ford, Jr. recently became one of the youngest black Republicans ever elected to public office in Connecticut. Logan (at right) and Ford […]

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YMCA of Greater Hartford Receives Grant from Black Giving Circle

YMCA of Greater Hartford Receives Grant from Black Giving Circle at Hartford Foundation to Support Youth Financial Literacy Hartford – (Inqnews.com Report) – Many young people lack even the most basic information about such things as how to open a checking or savings account or how to budget their money to save for the future […]