Dan Haar, Stamford Advocate

Dan Haar

Stamford Advocate

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Greenwich Time
Past:
  • Hartford Courant

Recent articles by Dan:

Traveling to CT, NY, NJ: Who is subject to the quarantine?

On June 24, the governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut announced mandatory... → Read More

Metro-North adding 115 percent increase in peak service since May

"The increase in service is due to a steady growth in ridership in response to the Phase 1 reopening in New York State," the railroad said. → Read More

Cops investigate hanging death of black man; 2nd in 2 weeks

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in the Southern California city of Palmdale are investigating the death of a 24-year-old black man found hanging from a tree near City Hall, which they originally described as an apparent suicide, prompting outrage in the community. A passerby reported seeing Robert Fuller's body around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Emergency personnel responded and found that he appeared… → Read More

Fox News removes altered photos of Seattle protest zone

SEATTLE (AP) - Fox News has removed digitally altered photos from its website after the Seattle Times on Friday noted misleading images used in the network's coverage about a Seattle neighborhood that's become a protest center against police brutality and racial injustice. As of Saturday, Fox News included an editors note posted at the top of at least three stories on its website covering the… → Read More

‘Mangina Dialogues’ podcast moves to new platform with same focus on fun

In an unfunny year, 'Mangina Dialogues' looks to keep a focus on fun talk, joining new podcast stable of talk horses at Storic Media. → Read More

Letter: Stamford Hospital needs all hands on deck

Letter writer challenges decision by Stamford Hospital to furlough employees. → Read More

Two 17-year-olds arrested in deaths of 2 women found in Connecticut house

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - Two teenagers have been arrested on murder charges in the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in a house in Connecticut, police said Tuesday. The bodies of two women were found inside a house in Windsor early Monday. They have been identified as Sandra Marci, 78, and Marianne Dzurenka, 55. A third person suffered critical injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital,… → Read More

Newly independent UConn signs deal with CBS Sports Network

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn has agreed to a multi-year television deal that will put most of its home football games on CBS Sports Network, the school announced Monday. The university did not disclose the financial details of the deal between CBS and Learfield IMG College, which holds UConn's athletics multimedia rights, but said it is worth seven figures over four years. Under the contract, the… → Read More

Newly independent UConn signs deal with CBS Sports Network

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn has agreed to a multi-year television deal that will put most of its home football games on CBS Sports Network, the school announced Monday. The university did not disclose the financial details of the deal between CBS and Learfield IMG College, which holds UConn's athletics multimedia rights, but said it is worth seven figures over four years. Under the contract, the… → Read More

2 bodies found in home; criminal activity suspected

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - Two bodies were found in a Connecticut home Monday as police responded to a report of a death, authorities said. Windsor police and medics were called to the single-family home shortly after 5:30 a.m. Police Capt. Andrew Power said investigators believe the two people died as a result of criminal activity. He declined further comment on the manner of deaths and a possible… → Read More

Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom "Seinfeld" and the basement-dwelling father-in-law on "The King of Queens," died at 92, his son Ben Stiller announced Monday. "I'm sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from… → Read More

Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom "Seinfeld" and the basement-dwelling father-in-law on "The King of Queens," died at 92, his son Ben Stiller announced Monday. "I'm sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from… → Read More

Army Corps assessing Mohegan Sun and CT Convention Center for overflow

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he doesn't want to get in a politial fight over the White House's response to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Hearst CT Top Workplaces entry deadline extended to April 10

We're looking to recognize the best places to work in southern and western Connecticut, the 10th year of the awards at Hearst Connecticut Media. → Read More

Elderly man confirmed as 3rd CT coronavirus case

The New Canaan resident is being treated at Norwalk Hospital. → Read More

Costumed kids parade for Purim

Coostumed preschoolers paraded in front of parents at the Preschool Purim Costume Parade at Temple Sholom in Greenwich on Tuesday. Youngsters from the Selma Maisel Nursery School paraded in costume around a crowd of parents to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim. The holiday is a celebration commemorating the saving of the Jewish people from the Persian emperor Haman. → Read More

Carlos Santana, Zac Brown Band, Pentatonix cancel concerts

Carlos Santana, Zac Brown Band and Pentatonix are the latest musicians to cancel concerts because of public health concerns and performance restrictions due to the growing coronavirus outbreak. The acts all made announcements Tuesday. Santana said he had canceled the European tour dates of his Miraculous 2020 World Tour and that refunds will be available through point of purchase. The tour was… → Read More

Neighborhood art shows and other things to see in Greenwich

An opening reception will be held for the New Lebanon School Art Show on Wednesday in the Byram Shubert Library's Community Room. → Read More

Bruce Museum exhibit traces site’s history, changes

"House on the Hill: The Changing Face of the Bruce Museum," exploring how the Greenwich site has changed over time, is running April 4-May 31. → Read More

Officials: Man dies in fall after leaving ski resort trails

CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) - A skier who went off the marked trails at Stowe Mountain Resort was found dead at the bottom of a cliff, police said Sunday. State police were alerted at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday that two skiers were lost after going off trail, and that one of them had fallen. It took two hours for searchers from State Police, Stowe Mountain Rescue, Colchester Technical Rescue, Cambridge… → Read More