Connecticut heritage

Cultural event celebrates West Haven’s black heritage

Written by Michael P. Walsh WEST HAVEN, CT — The city honored the inspiring legacy of African Americans and the pioneering contributions they made to shaping America’s promise and greatness at the 26th annual Black Heritage Celebration on Wednesday. During the City Hall cultural event in honor of Black History …

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African World Heritage sites threatened by rising seas

The largest population of giant tortoises in the world thrives on a group of East African islands in the Indian Ocean. The tortoises of Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles sit at the top of the food chain, an unusual feat for a herbivore. A continent away, waters wash the shores …

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Cultural heritage experts fear Russian President Vladimir Putin is destroying Ukraine’s history

STAMFORD, Conn. — There are several hundred thousand people of Ukrainian descent in the New York metropolitan area. The culture of their homeland is preserved in a museum in Fairfield County. Inside a Gilded Age mansion in Stamford, the culture of Ukraine is on display and preserved – from traditional …

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The Day – Be An Angel: Thames River Heritage Park will sponsor the Docent Academy

Thames River Heritage Park has announced a new program to support heritage sites along the Thames River. Modeled after the successful Portland (Maine) History Docent training program, the first Thames River Heritage Park Docent Academy – a 10-week program for current and prospective volunteer guides – will begin Thursday, March …

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Putin’s actions threaten the cultural heritage of the Ukrainian people

February 22, 2022, 10:29 p.m.Updated 14h ago By: News 12 Staff Ukrainian immigrants living in Connecticut say Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a culture war against their home country as well as a military war. Conflict is escalating in Ukraine after Putin ordered Russian forces to enter parts of …

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Essex receives state grant for pavements along River Road to Heritage Cove

ESSEX – Persistent lobbying has paid off for residents of Heritage Cove in Essex. The city received a state grant this month to build a sidewalk along River Road that will connect the condominium complex and surrounding neighborhood to Main Street and Essex Village. First selector Norm Needleman said condominium …

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Fall River student honored with Hispanic Heritage Youth Award – Fall River Reporter

On Thursday, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation announced the winners of the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards for the Red Region, which includes Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. 30 local high school students will be honored for their classroom and community leadership in a virtual ceremony …

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Ridgway Heritage Council Receives Bequest from Estate of Dolores Dean | News

RIDGWAY – “A life well lived” was the overriding sentiment represented by all who gathered on Saturday for the presentation of a generous bequest to the Ridgway Heritage Council of the Dolores Dean Estate, a longtime community and council member. Born in Ridgway in 1930, Dean graduated from Ridgway High …

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Rogers Heritage, Van Buren and Arkadelphia win National Tag Team Wrestling Championships

By Kyle Sutherland | Pictures of Tommy Land The final day of the 14th Annual Centennial Bank High School State Wrestling Tournament began with the Semi-Finals and Championship Round for Class 6A, with Rogers Heritage winning the Tag Team Championship with 226 points. Bentonville, a five-time defending champion, was second …

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Heritage Hills Senior asks his girlfriend to do a prom on the radio

Derek Fortune has no problem being in front of a crowd. The Heritage Hills eldest is set to star as “Billy” in his high school musical theater production of the Cole Porter classic, everything is fine. He certainly doesn’t shy away from attention and has no problem commanding it. Which …

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Connecticut lawmaker changes last name to honor his mother’s legacy

MIDDLETOWN – The city’s State House representative says he changed his last name to better reflect his family identity and cement his “journey” to be “true to myself”. State Rep. Quentin “Q” Phipps, D-Middletown, changed his name to Quentin Williams, which he says will become official Thursday. His mother, Queen, …

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The Day – Black Heritage Trail Reveals Little-Known Stories of Black Resilience

New London — Years of research by a dedicated group provides insight into the life and resilience of Black people in New London over three centuries. The Black Heritage Trail was unveiled in October 2021 and offers a self-guided tour of 15 different historic sites around the city, all marked …

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USAF Heritage Of America arrives at Warner

The Warner Theater will host USAF Heritage of America with the Heritage Brass and Heritage Winds ensembles on the main stage on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7 p.m. Heritage Brass is a pioneering fifteen-member symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass, percussion and vocals to the stage, …

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Black History Month: 4 Revealing Hudson Valley Heritage Trails

HUDSON VALLEY, NY – Black history is American history, and living in the Hudson Valley offers us the unique opportunity to visit first-hand the places where history was written. Westchester African American Heritage Trail Points of interest include the Rye African American Cemetery, the Friends of Chappaqua Meeting House, the …

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Jackson State to compete in the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic

The Jackson State Tigers will compete in the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic, the school officially announced Friday. Jackson State will face the Tennessee State Tigers at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The Southern Heritage Classic is an annual historically black college football competition. …

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Multiracial students navigate heritage through cultural centers and organizations

Students from diverse racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds worked with the cultural centers to create community and identity. Yeji Kim 12:02 a.m., February 10, 2022 Staff reporter Karen Lin, Yale Daily News Yale’s cultural centers and other student groups provide multiracial students with a plethora of opportunities to further explore …

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The Heritage Foundation wants to break the internet

This week, Kara Frederick of the conservative Heritage Foundation released a report titled “Combating Big Tech’s Totalitarianism.” As evidenced by the title, Frederick takes a dim view of the current state of the tech industry, citing companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google, and makes suggestions for reforms she deems necessary. …

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New publication from the Heritage Center features stories, poems and essays from the county

The Johnston County Heritage Center has released its first Johnston County Literary and Historical Journal, a collection of poems, short stories and essays by a diverse selection of local writers. This engaging hardcover book is dedicated to the late Margaret Maron, acclaimed author and Patron of the Heritage Center, recipient …

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Puerto Rican African heritage resonates through the beat

Puerto Rican African heritage resonates through the rhythm and chords of Bomba, dance and music that attracted Kevin Díaz, who founded the Movimiento Cultural Afro-Continental in New Haven in 2015. The bomba, a Puerto Rican folk dance that dates back to the 16th century and the slave trade, served as …

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Springfield Hosts African American Heritage Flag Raising at City Hall

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UNESCO puts wooden sailboats from the Viking era on heritage list

ROSKILDE, Denmark (AP) — For thousands of years, wooden sailing ships enabled the peoples of northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents. In December, the UN’s cultural agency added the Nordic “clinker boats” to its list of traditions that represent the intangible cultural heritage …

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Biden’s new domestic terrorism unit is bad for freedom-loving Americans

The Justice Department announced last week the creation of a Homeland Terrorism Unit to focus on an allegedly significant threat facing America. Also last week, President Joe Biden accused those who disagreed with a federal takeover of state elections of being racist, and he ordered Big Tech to censor more …

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He owned the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox. Now he’s ready to buy Patrick’s Pub in Pittsfield | Business

McNinch Restaurant Group, which operates 101 Restaurant & Bar at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Pittsfield, has reached an agreement to buy Patrick’s Pub, one of the city’s oldest restaurants. EAGLE FILE PHOTO PITTSFIELD – The former owner of the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox is set to become …

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Rhode Island Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups Share $3.5 Million in State Grants | Where is

PROVIDENCE – Dozens of arts, culture, heritage and historic sites across Rhode Island are receiving nearly $3.5 million in state government assistance for renovation, repair and program expansion projects , according to officials. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is providing about $2.3 million and the Rhode Island …

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After partner dies, lone heritage ox helps Stamford Nature Center teach about the past

STAMFORD — Moose is an introvert, said Nina Sherwood, farm manager at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, but Monty was the natural extrovert. He ate anything you put in front of him – pumpkins, fruit, etc. And he could also play soccer, she explained, as he did this summer …

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Sioux Center Heritage Village moves across town

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — A replica of the first church ever built at Sioux Center, a one-room country schoolhouse, machinery shed and old downtown businesses are among the buildings in the Heritage Village which are built from the current of the village. located near the Sioux County Fairgrounds and …

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The 2022 Ford GT Heritage Edition celebrates Alan Mann Racing

2022 will be the last model year for the Ford GT, with Multimatic craftsmen making the last of 1,350 production units. We already knew there would be another Heritage Edition coming, with Ford using this year’s Monterey Car Week to reveal models that would honor the original 1964 prototypes. Now …

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UNESCO inscribes Haitian soup on the list of cultural heritage

PARIS (AP) – The United Nations cultural agency on Thursday inscribed a traditional Haitian soup widely regarded as a symbol of the nation’s independence on its valuable list of intangible cultural heritage. Joumou soup is “much more than just a dish,” said Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO. “It tells …

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Buskey Cider launches its new Heritage Blend 2021 cider

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider launches this Friday 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider. Complex, tannic and bursting with flavor, the 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider is a premium off-dry cider that celebrates Virginia’s rich apple tradition with a blend of Harrison, Winesap and Gold Rush apples. “Each year, when we …

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State Opens Nominations for 2022 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards | News

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7 items on our Christmas wishlist for national defense

It’s the season for Christmas wishlists and New Year’s resolutions, so there are a few items that the Heritage Foundation’s National Defense Center would love to see under the tree this Christmas. As we close 2021, we see Russian President Vladimir Putin rounding up more than 100,000 troops across Ukraine, …

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NELA Delta African American Heritage Museum Celebrates Kwanzaa on December 19 | Tempo

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Heritage Classic tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday

NEW YORK – The NHL® today announced that tickets for the 2022 NHL Tim Hortons Heritage Classic will go on sale to the public on Thursday. The away game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabers takes place on Sunday, March 13 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, …

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Two artists accused of falsifying indigenous heritage to sell art

Two artists from Washington state face federal charges for falsely representing themselves as Native Americans. The separate cases involve Lewis Anthony Rath, who claimed to be a registered member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, who used the alias Jerry Witten and said he was …

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In a mural celebrating Asian student heritage, past and present come to life

Yale sophomore Sanya Nair marveled as she watched the unveiling of a new mural on an exterior wall of the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) last month to celebrate the center’s 40th anniversary. Spanning multiple stories on one side of the red brick building at 295 Crown Street, the new …

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2 artists accused of falsifying Native American heritage

Two artists are facing federal charges of tampering with Native American heritage to sell artwork to galleries in downtown Seattle. Lewis Anthony Rath, 52, of Maple Falls, and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, 67, also known as Jerry Witten, of Seattle, were charged separately with violating the Indian Arts and Crafts …

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Saving Heritage Guinea Pigs – Mother Earth News

A breeder tells stories of rare heritage pigs known for their docile temperament and tasty meat. by Cathy R. Payne Guinea pigs are known to be intelligent, friendly and gentle animals. Rare breeds of cattle are at a critical point, and what we do at this point is important. Each …

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New Mexican weaver joins university wool heritage project

CHIMAYÓ, NM (AP) – An initiative by New Mexico State University aims to secure the future of a pair of centuries-old practices in the state: raising sheep and weaving their wool into patterns, to the both spectacular and utilitarian. The Wool Heritage Project’s inaugural effort is to produce a 13-pound …

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Ballard brings two WH Heritage teammates to Columbia State football | Robertson

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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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Collisions, Groundings and Fires: Is the Navy Ready for War?

On October 2, the USS Connecticut struck an underground mountain in the South China Sea. The Navy fired the three top nuclear attack submarine officers, citing a loss of confidence in their leadership. Less than three weeks after the Connecticut crash, the Navy released the results of its investigation into …

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Homeless hats and scarves available at Heritage Park in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Hats and scarves will be available for those who need them at Heritage Park in Holyoke starting Monday. An estimated 200 items will be tied to lampposts and benches for the homeless to pick up during the winter months. Holyoke Mayor Josh Garcia joined Isabel Baxter-Paris, …

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Teen Runner Leaves a Lasting Impact at Heritage High School | Tennessee News

By AMY BETH MILLER, The Daily Times MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Andrew Curling was born in Utah and lived in 13 locations over the next 16 years. Although he only attended Heritage High School in the second semester of his second year, the teenager who died in an accident …

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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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“Voices: Heritage # 1”: Marvel to Release Comic Book Featuring Indigenous Heroes

Indigenous heroes have always been under-represented in the comic book world, but Marvel’s Voices is set to change that narrative with the release of its comic book “Heritage # 1”. Marvel’s “Voices: Heritage # 1” is a “one-shot” comic book that highlights some of Marvel’s greatest Indigenous superheroes. Through high …

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Historic and nostalgic, heirloom beers go beyond the hype

In 2013, the owners and brewers of Highland Brewing Company decided to celebrate the company’s 15th anniversary with a special beer release. Normally in these situations, breweries go big with an Imperial Cask Aged Stout or a trendy IPA with a creative combination of hops. The Bloomington, Indiana-based brewery, however, …

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Native American Heritage Day follows National Day of Mourning

1882 studio portrait of the (then) last surviving Six Nations warriors who fought with the British in the War of 1812: (left to right) Sakawaraton aka John Smoke Johnson (born circa 1792), John Tutela (born circa 1797) and Young Warner (born circa 1794). Portrait taken in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. (Courtesy …

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Africatown Heritage House Museum, one step closer to completion

By TYLER FINGERT Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) – After years of work, the Africatown Heritage House Museum is another step forward towards completion. Part of the prefabricated building was delivered to the site on Friday and work is underway for its assembly. The Clotilda …

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and this year’s theme is “Resilient and Enduring: We are Indigenous Peoples”. We hope you find our most recent stories and the scholarship they cite below, a valuable resource for classroom or recreational reading. Teach about Native American cultures Injured knee and the myth …

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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in Cheshire included in a new regional alliance

CHESHIRE – The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail is to be added to a much larger network of trails that will eventually connect it to Northampton, Massachusetts, and potentially beyond. In an effort to keep track of all facets of the trail, a member of a non-profit group approached City Council …

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WH Heritage competes in state cross-country tournament | Robertson

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Heritage Farm will host the Christmas Village for two weekends in December | Features/Entertainment

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Sustainability Practices

Looking at the history of the planet and of mankind, the vast majority of human environmental damage has taken place over the past century. As the population continues to grow and we struggle to agree on the most effective actions to take, perhaps we should delve deeper into the practices …

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“Alma’s Way” broadcast reflects the legacy of young Latino viewers in rural Tennessee and beyond

Working from drawings by pre-kindergarten students at Jere Whitson Elementary School in Cookeville, Tennessee, WCTE’s Cindy Putman prepares for the unveiling of a mural project inspired by Alma Road, the new PBS Kids series from Fred Rogers Productions. The mural, which features hand-painted versions of student drawings, will be displayed …

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Americans celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month

Washington: The first-ever initiative by Hindu groups in the country was hailed by elected officials who issued proclamations and notifications to recognize the contributions of this minority community to the United States. Hindus around the world celebrate Navratri, Dussehra, Durga Puja, and Diwali around October. Therefore, this month has been …

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Americans observe October as Hindu Heritage Month

Americans across the country observe October as Hindu Heritage Month, with more than 20 of 50 states and more than 40 cities issuing proclamations on it, community leaders said Monday. The first-ever initiative by Hindu groups in the country was hailed by elected officials who issued proclamations and notifications to …

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Greek heritage lawmakers take a stand against Turkey

Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas (Lou) Raptakis chairs the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association in support of Greece. Credit: Image courtesy of the Hellenic World Inter-Parliamentary Association With more than 200 politicians in 20 countries, Greek-born lawmakers are taking a stand against Turkey to support Hellas in its efforts from abroad. …

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Community resilience celebrated during Latinx Heritage Month – Orange County Register

As I write this on the last day of Latinx Heritage Month, I can’t help but reflect on the many events we’ve celebrated at Cal State Fullerton over the past 30 days – from our Latinx Men of Color panel to our Titan Table Talk: Resilience in Latinx Communities. Each …

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Western Gateway Heritage State Park Museum to Reopen After Bug Problem Solves | Northern Berkshires

NORTH ADAMS – The visitor’s museum at Western Gateway Heritage State Park reopens Thursday after closing for weeks due to insect problems and a leaky roof. The museum, focused on the Hoosac Tunnel, is operated by the State Department of Conversation and Recreation. The city owns the property. People working …

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Globeville’s Comal Heritage food incubator jumps (and hires) after New York Times recognition

After being named in the New York Times 2021 restaurant list, the future of the place looks bright. Kevin J. Beaty / Denverite Things were lively during a Wednesday lunch rush at RiNo’s Taxi Campus’ Comal Heritage Food Incubator, as young professionals crowded into the restaurant’s small, modern dining room. …

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Stony Brook Athletics Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

History links To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, student-athletes from Stony Brook University shared testimonials about the most influential people in their lives and the importance of their Hispanic culture. Antonio Aguilar – Men’s Athletics “My mother will always be my biggest supporter. She taught me the morals and values ​​that …

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Federal grant announced to develop Vermont Indigenous Heritage Center – NECN

A federal grant will expand and improve a Vermont center that celebrates the culture of the area’s original inhabitants and provides educational opportunities about Native American heritage. “I can’t wait to bring our grandchildren,” said Senator Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, chairman of the US Senate Appropriations Committee. Leahy provided $ 250,000 …

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Nine to be inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame | Where is

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame recently announced nine inductees for 2021. The Hall of Fame is made up of illustrious Rhode Islanders, Roger Williams and leading sachems from the Narragansett and Wampanoag tribes to those of today. The Hall was established in 1965 to honor “every person who …

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Newport’s James Leach among 9 to be inducted into RI Heritage Hall of Fame

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors today announced the selection of James Leach of Newport and eight other prominent Rhode Islanders to become Fellows of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame. According to Board Chairman and 1995 inductee Dr. Patrick T. Conley – the Hall …

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Hispanic and Latin American Heritage: President Ángel Cabrera on Representation, Mentorship, Leadership

In this National Hispanic Heritage Month, President Ángel Cabrera looks back on his time as a student at Georgia Tech College of Science – and talks about recruiting and supporting more Hispanic students and faculty and Latin Americans in STEM. President of Georgia Tech ngel Cabrera is not only the …

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Heritage Capital sells 2.5 M s / f industrial portfolio

Cushman & Wakefield arranged the sale of the Interstate industrial portfolio, which consists of 15 buildings covering 2.57 million square feet in Harrisburg, PA; Columbus, Ohio; Albany, New York; Syracuse, New York; and Rochester, NY. David Bernhaut, Kyle Schmidt, Ryan Larkin and Seth Zuidema of Cushman & Wakefield represented the …

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated with a series of contemporary cinema

Wesleyan celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the annual Contemporary Cinema of Hispanic Wold film series. On October 21, the series will feature the Spanish film Rosa’s wedding, directed by Iciar Bollaín, 2020. Rosa, about to turn 45, realizes that she has always lived for others, so she decides to leave …

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Showcasing Hispanic businesses in Willimantic

WILLIMANTIC, Connecticut (WTNH) – There are still ten days left in Hispanic Heritage Month and there are many ways to celebrate. On Tuesday, state officials highlighted the contributions of Hispanic businesses to Willimantic. Last year, nearly three percent of businesses in Connecticut were owned by Latinos. State officials say they …

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Jonathan Bolanos, Finding a Home in Richmond

Bolanos cherishes its culture and its family away from home through the food, whether it is prepared on its own or found at a nearby restaurant. However, in Richmond, Virginia, nearly 1,000 miles north of his hometown, Colombian spices and foods aren’t as easy to find. “It’s not as common …

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A Bridgeport man from Colombia uses his roots in agriculture to bring nature to the community

October 05, 2021, 02:35Updated on October 05, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff A Bridgeport man uses his farming roots to share his love of nature with the community. Diego Celis, originally from Colombia, has been in Bridgeport for 20 years. He says his Seaside Village neighborhood was like a gateway …

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Hispanic heritage gets a meme treatment: ‘Mordida, Mordida’

“His neck was starting to hurt from being in that position for a while,” he said. Not all of the memes were created for Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. The radio caller who mistook “Rhythm of the Night” for Reeboks or Nikes has already …

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Darien Heritage Day on October 23 will include historical re-enactments and demonstrations of colonial skills

A re-enactment of the 1781 raid on Middlesex Meetinghouse, an 18th century battle skirmish, children’s musket drills, colonial cooking and artisan demonstrations will be part of Darien Heritage Day, a family event in one day on Saturday 23 October. — an announcement from the Darien 200 Bicentennial Committee The event …

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Platt High School in Meriden Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

MERIDEN – Walking into a school building at 7 a.m. might not be the most fun thing for some students, but at Platt High School, when students walk into the hall, they’re greeted by a DJ playing music. upbeat Spanish music and a colorful mural showcasing Hispanic culture. . There …

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