by: Ann Nyberg
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The island nation of Haiti has been hit hard by so many tragedies, deadly earthquakes, continuous storms, and poverty. It is a land that knows hardships all too well.
Many groups, including Seeds of Hope for Haiti, try to help the poorest of the poor.
Catherine Hughes with Seeds of Hope for Haiti spoke with News 8’s Ann Nyberg.
Watch the full interview in the player above.
Click here to learn more about Seeds of Hope for Haiti and ways you can help.
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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – Low voter turnout is expected in Waterbury as people in the Brass City are not voting for mayor this year, but they are picking their alders.
The GOP has high hopes of making a run at the Board of Aldermen. Democrats have controlled it since the 90s. The Brass City is a Democratic stronghold. Of the 54,000 registered voters, 42 percent are Democrats, 13 percent are Republicans, 43 percent are unaffiliated, and 2 percent are members of what the city clerk’s office defines as minor parties.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 is your Local Election Headquarters. Tuesday is election day in cities across the state, including New Haven where Democratic Mayor Justin Elicker is facing a challenge from Republican John Carlson.
Elicker is vying for his second term while facing the city’s first Republican mayoral candidate in nearly 15 years.
(WTNH) — There are more than 11 million family members and friends across the country caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease. November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month.
Joining us to talk about how to help a caregiver, is Carolyn DeRocco, vice president of Programs and Education with the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.