Old Saybrook to get mural celebrating diverse heritage

By Eric O’Connell / Zip06.com • 11/30/2021 4:22 PM EST To commemorate Old Saybrook’s diverse past and to present the city as a welcoming community for all, Old Saybrook will soon be the site of a community mural. Over the next several months, the side of Foodworks will house a …

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Gift from shoe king Stuart Weitzman allows Jewish museum to buy building of its own

The National Museum of American Jewish History, which did not emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy until mid-September, received a gift from shoe entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman that clears the museum’s construction debt of buildings and allows him to buy his building, at Fifth Street and Market Street. , renaming itself the …

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The Bristol Press – US Secretary of Education to visit Central Connecticut State University on Friday

@JenieceRoman NEW BRITAIN – The U.S. Secretary of Education will travel to Central Connecticut State University on Friday to accept an alumni association award and meet with students. US Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, 1997, will visit the CCSU campus on Friday, December 3 to meet with students and …

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Ryan Reynolds puts Welsh town on sports map and strengthens tourist profile

Breadcrumb Links To travel The Canadian actor became part owner of the Wrexham AFC soccer club. Author of the article: Post-media news Wrexham AFC owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney play a game. Photo by Paul Burrows / Reuters Content of the article When Canadian actor and Deadpool star Ryan …

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Time to focus on domestic tourism campaign in light of South Africa travel bans

Africa Melane is joined by James Vos from CoCT, to talk about the UK’s decision to put South Africa on its “RED LIST” and the effect it is having on the tourism and travel industry. the hotel industry. – Several countries have banned travel from South Africa following the discovery …

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Donors worried about the fate of artifacts as Irish Famine Museum closes

In the mid-1990s, John L. Lahey, president of Quinnipiac College, read a book about the 19th century potato famine in Ireland and decided that its causes and consequences, its death toll and the diaspora resulting in a wider exposure. At least one million Irish are estimated to have died and …

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The Great Hunger Museum deserves to be preserved

To the President of Quinnipiac University, Judy D. Olian: It is with great concern and dismay that the Charitable Irish Society of Boston has learned of the closure of the Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University. We strongly recommend that you reconsider your decision and work with goodwill American Irish …

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Argentinian movement tries to make black heritage more visible

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – It wasn’t until Julia Cohen Ribeiro moved to Argentina that she discovered she was black. Her hair was curly, but her skin was fair. She had never identified herself as anything other than Brazilian in her country of birth. When she was 11, she was …

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The bill would reform the appointments of heritage commissions

Representative JA Moore speaks to reporters after the 2019 Democratic debate in Charleston | Photo: Sam Spence. Staff reports | If a pre-filed invoice by State Representative JA Moore becomes law, the method of making appointments to the SC African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC) would mirror other state boards and …

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A Review of the Past Year’s Achievements: Watertown History Museum Elects Board of Directors and Officers | Community news

WATERTOWN – The Watertown History Museum held its annual meeting to elect the board of directors and officers and reviewed the past year on November 10. Seven board members have been recognized as continuing to serve: Diane Ciba, Polly Curtiss, Chelsea Marti, Nancy Maton, Beth Porter, Chris Shields and Paul …

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