21-May-2001,-87 - Hartford Courant at Newspapers

A Walk in the Sun for Graduates

Gabriel Jose Carrera, 36, of Hartford, above, holds his 7-month-old son, Sebastian Gabriel Carrera, and greets passing bicycle patrolman shortly before graduating cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Hartford on Sunday.

17-Oct-1998,-Page-73-Hartford Courant at Newspapers

Candidates Pledge To Place Minorities

Addressing a local NAACP fund-raising dinner Friday, both Gov. John G. Rowland and his political oppponent pledged to weave more minority talent into the fabric of state government.

05-Nov-1998,-Page-46-Hartford Courant at Newspapers

Filling Leadership Void Left By Ritter

With no Election Day surprises for Hartford’s General Assembly designation, lawmakers had time to start thinking about filling the void that retiring House Speaker Thomas Ritter will leave behind.

07-Aug-1997,-Page-22-Hartford Courant at Newspapers

Organizers hope festivals spurs use of Park

Effie Barnes wants to attract more people to Sigourney Square Park.

Recent problems with loitering and public drinking have discouraged residents from enjoying the public park, she said.

17-Jul-1998,-Page-19-Hartford Courant at Newspapers

Kissel EndorsedFor Re-Election

After receiving a predictable but still resounding normal nation Thursday to run for re-election, state Sen. John A. Kissel told supporters that he’ll focus his campaign on the state’s debt.

17-Jul-1998,-Page-21-Hartford Courant at Newspapers

By Small margin, Democrats Choose McCluskey to Run

WEST HARTFORD – A divided Democratic convention narrowly nominated David Mccluskey as the candidate for the 20th House District Thursday.