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On a mission to verify possible Blass sketches

After reading last month's History Journal about fashion designer and city native Bill Blass, a New Haven man has been on a bit of a journey. The column reminded Kevin, who asked ...

March 28, 2019 1:00 am

Aug. 2, 2002: Raising the roof of Memorial Coliseum

Three inches per minute. Forget about the hare – as far as speed goes, the tortoise might even scoff. But when you're raising something that weighs 980 tons, slow and steady ...

March 28, 2019 1:00 am

Sept. 28, 1952: Construction and dedication of Memorial Coliseum

The following is an updated version of a previous Throwback Thursday feature.  Ground was broken for Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 24, 1950. There was nothing but far ...

March 26, 2019 11:00 am

April 8, 1966: Dog nurses kittens

Lisa, a 1 1/2-year-old Skye Terrier, gave some help to a new mother when she began nursing newborn kittens in April 1966. The dog, owned by Fred Proctor and his wife, had gi ...

March 21, 2019 9:30 am