‘I put my thinking into the future’

‘There has to be change … to have progress’ By Jared Silberkleit HAMDEN, Conn. – Although he said it’s rare to hear an “old guy” voice his support for progress, 80-year-old L...

The Great Depression

‘People were really suffering’ By Matt Stumpo SHELTON, Conn — For Minnie Sutton, 105-year-old residing in Bishop Wicke Health Center, the biggest change she has seen was life during ...

‘No one used to lock their doors’

‘We didn’t have telephones yet’ By Taylor Nicole Richards When Ludwig “Lud” Coiro grew up in the 1920s and ‘30s, everything was quieter. No lawnmowers, snowblowers, or loud cars to...

‘Life feels like it has sped up some’

‘A lot of people are scared of online education’ By Matt Cilbrith NEW HAVEN—Looking back and studying the biggest events and changes throughout history is what Richard Gerber, Ph.D does ...

‘I wouldn’t trade that for anything’

It was a big culture shock, but we loved the culture By Krystina Morgan SUFFIELD, Conn. – Standing up in front of family and friends, Carol Garcia took a deep breath and prepared herself to do somet...

‘It’s what the people did’

‘If I was black I would feel the same way’ By Ratasha Smith NEW HAVEN, Conn.– As police chief, Nick Pastore set out to change the face of the New Haven Police Department from foe to ...