Justin Papp, New Haven Register

Justin Papp

New Haven Register

Stamford, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Justin:

Greatest Bluefish Tournament kicks off Aug. 29; registration now open

MILFORD - The Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth will kick off at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 29, throughout Long Island Sound. The tournament offers anglers up to $40,000 in cash prizes. The grand prize of $25,000 goes to the heaviest bluefish, second place takes home $7,500 and third place gets $2,500. In addition, there are cash prizes for 4th through 20th place. The tournament also offers a 'port… → Read More

Area people of note, July 8, 2020

* Grant Crawford of Cheshire, professor of mechanical engineering at Quinnipiac University, recently received the 2020 American Society for Engineering Education Ralph Coats Roe Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 honorarium, recognizes a mechanical engineering educator who is known for outstanding teaching and leadership in the classroom and who has made notable professional… → Read More

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Rochester were trying to determine Monday who ripped a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass from its base on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in the upstate New York city in 1852. The statue of Douglass was taken on Sunday from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass and Harriet Tubman helped shuttle… → Read More

Area people of note, July 5, 2020

Three Masonicare nurses were recently recognized with the 2020 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing, which celebrates RNs and LPNs from any healthcare setting who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice, leadership, and/or education. Masonicare nominated three outstanding nurses for the award: Stephanie Allen, LPN, The Towers in New Haven; Erin Cerrito, RN, Masonicare Home Health &… → Read More

Former Greenwich legislator named to board of trustees at Smith College

Lile Gibbons was appointed to a four-year term serving her alma mater, Smith College, where she remains active in programming and events. → Read More

Police: New Haven man shot multiple times Thursday night

Investigators believe the victim, a 24-year-old man, was shot while exiting his car and walking to his residence. → Read More

Online & live events for the week of July 5, 2020, in Connecticut

Most CT arts and cultural events are still online due to COVID-19, but there are a few live ones available. Here's a list of both. → Read More

West Haven High holds drive-up graduation for class of 2020

Paying attention to proper social distancing and safety measures including masks and, in some cases, gloves, approximately 381 seniors finished out their high school careers Tuesday. → Read More

Revere police make arrest in vandalism to Muslim woman's car

REVERE, Mass. (AP) - The person police say is responsible for spray painting swastikas on all four sides of a Muslim woman's car in a Boston suburb last month has been arrested. Jason Pagliuca, 38, of Revere, was arrested Tuesday and charged with defacement of property and and property damage for the purpose of intimidation, Revere police announced in a Facebook post on Wednesday. In addition to… → Read More

Lamont charges that Trump would rather protect Confederate monuments than the Statue of Liberty

In the wake of a racist encounter in Manchester, Lamont calls on CT to "stand up for decency." → Read More

18 New Haven police cadets sworn-in

The cadets will have 6 months of training and when sworn-in as police officers will continue with in-the-field training. → Read More

New Haven Symphony Orchestra cancels live concerts for remainder of year

The year the music died: Add New Haven Symphony Orchestra to list of arts organizations canceling live performances through the end of 2020. → Read More

Troopers announce increased July Fourth weekend patrols

Already, state police have seen an increase in the number of vehicles on the highways. → Read More

Milford cops: 3 shoplifted $800 in goods from Boscov’s

All were charged with sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy. → Read More

Area people of note, July 1, 2020

* West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, back center, recognized Girl Scouts of the West Haven Service Unit at City Hall in March. During the half-hour ceremony, Rossi, a former Girl Scout and troop leader, answered questions for 25 minutes before reading a mayoral proclamation declaring Girl Scout Day in West Haven. The event was coordinated by Troop 60298 leader Carrie Malangone, Troop 60321 leader… → Read More

East Haven sets summer concert series, with coronavirus safety measures

Free concerts will be held on the Green on Sundays. Masks and social distancing are required. → Read More

Closure, detour of Exit 4 ramp on I-95 begins Tuesday

The closure is necessary to facilitate work activities being performed by Eversource Energy to restore the roadway/ramp condition. → Read More

Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads

Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content. Starbucks said Sunday that its actions were not part of the "#StopHateforProfit" campaign, but that it is pausing its social ads while talking with civil rights organizations… → Read More

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday in Kinloch. Police identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., known by fans as Huey. The Kinloch native was best known in… → Read More

New Haven police: 2 injured in shooting in West Rock neighborhood

NEW HAVEN - Two people were injured in a shooting late Thursday night on Valley Street between Mountain Road and East Ramsdell Street in the West Rock neighborhood, police said. Capt. Anthony Duff said "two people with unknown injuries" were transported by ambulance to the hospital. He said as of 11:20 p.m. , police were investigating the shooting. Check back for updates. Anyone with information… → Read More