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PHOTOS of Therapy Dog, Comfort Dog Walk-a-thon West Haven

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) Newtown Kindness holds its second annual Therapy/Comfort Dog Walk-a-thon Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Sea Bluff Beach near the Charlotte Bacon Playground in West Haven, Connecticut to support therapy dog programs in educational and societal settings. Funds from the walk-a-thon will support Charlotte’s Litter ongoing efforts to […]

Photos of State Police ceremony for law enforcement involved in Sandy Hook Shootings

The Connecticut State Police recognized first responders, investigators and support personnel who were involved in the Sandy Hook shootings during an awards ceremony at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Photos by Peter Casolino

Photos of West Haven Dedication of Angel’s Playground In Memory of Sandy Hook First Grader Charlotte Bacon

Photos: West Haven Dedication of Angel’s Playground In Memory of Sandy Hook First Grader Charlotte Bacon.

Photos of Rain Soaked Volunteers Build West Haven Playground in Memory of Sandy Hook 1st Grader Charlotte Bacon

Hundreds of Volunteers from Connecticut and beyond braved torrential rain to construct a play ground in memory of Sandy Hook 1st Grader Charlotte Bacon. The pink and purple playground is a Sandy Ground Project “Where Angels Play” playground. Photos by Melanie Stengel twitter @nhrmstengel

PHOTOS of Second Amendment Gun Rights Rally at Connecticut Capitol

(Photography by Peter Hvizdak-New Haven Register) Connecticut Citizen Defense League holds a second amendment pro-gun rights rally Saturday April 5, 2014 at the State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut. Approximately 1500 people attended including participation of supporters from New England states, New York, and Montana. The rally marks one-year since Governor Malloy signed a ban and […]

PHOTOS of Race and Playground Honoring Sandy Hook Shooting Victim

Photography by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register Honoring the memory of 6-year-old James Mattioli, killed December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 1,000 people run Saturday March 22, 2014 in a benefit 5-Kilometer road race in Milford organized by City of Milford firefighters and the Milford Park and Recreation […]

Photos of Quinnipiac University Talks on Gun Violence and Mental Health

North Haven, CT–Mental health professionals and law experts participate in a symposium at Quinnipiac University to discuss gun violence. The morning panel was titled: “An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety. The event was presented by the Quinnipiac University Law School’s Health Journal. Photos by Peter Casolino

Photos: New Haven Open tennis pro works with Newtown kids

Professional tennis player Melanie Oudin works with kids at Dickinson Park in Newtown as part of the New Haven Open at Yale tennis tournament community outreach program. Oudin and 20 local teaching pros worked with over 100 Newtown summer camp kids on tennis basics. Photos by Peter Casolino/Register

PHOTOS: Anti-Gun Rally for More Federal Gun Control Legislation

Photography by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register U.S Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra, and representatives of anti-gun groups that advocate for gun control legislation that includes the Newtown Action Alliance, the Sandy Hook Promise, Connecticut Against Gun Violence and the Mothers United Against Violence during […]

PHOTOS: Conn. Gov. Malloy Signs Sandy Hook Workers Fund Bill

Photography by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register Governor Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut holds a bill signing ceremony for bi-partisan legislation establishing the Sandy Hook Workers Fund Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the State Capitol in Hartford. The bill signing ceremony commemorates the passage of H.B. 6599 that creates a special fund to assist […]

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