Son’s idea inspires New Haven dad’s mobile barber shop

By Shahid Abdul-Karim|


  • Lifestyle

    Madison’s Papa Joe retires, sells Good Humor truck and biz to ‘Coach Jim’

    MADISON >> Papa Joe and his vintage Good Humor truck have become synonymous with summers in Madison. The sound of the truck’s tinkling bell is confirmation that the hot, lazy summer days have arrived, along with ice cream for all.

    By Sarah Page Kyrcz|

  • News

    Work on Branford’s Blackstone Library to begin in spring

    BRANFORD >> The James Blackstone Memorial Library, a grand building modeled after an ancient Greek temple, with towering pillars outside and inside, is 121 years old this year; it was dedicated in 1896. And now, for the second time in those many years, renovations are planned.

    By Barbara Carlson|

  • Lifestyle

    Cafe Allegre recipes for Mediterranean-style swordfish, Tuscan bean soup

    FOUND: Lou D’Antonio of Northford wrote: “My wife and I went to Cafe Allegre in Madison (725 Boston Post Road, to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. The food was outstanding, and she wondered if you could get her the recipes for Tuscan bean soup and Mediterranean-style swordfish, which she said is the best she has eaten.”

    By Stephen Fries Special to the Register|

  • Health

    Health officials: Mosquitos carrying West Nile Virus discovered in North Branford

    NORTH BRanford >> The East Shore District Health Department has received confirmation that mosquitoes recently sampled in North Branford carried the West Nile Virus.

    By Register Staff|

  • Opinion

    Jean Cherni: What a difference a week away can make

    Although like many people, I sometimes plan for and thoroughly enjoy a vacation of several weeks, even four or five days away from the normal routine can put a spring in your step and a smile on your face. I just returned from such a brief respite in Portland, Oregon where I met my San Francisco daughter, Marianne, and we spent a particularly delightful and productive week together.


  • Columns

    GOD SQUAD: Thankfully, sacred goats still pace the earth in droves

    Q: You once told a sad and poignant story about a goat whose magnificent horns were given away, piece by piece. I think you attributed it to a particular Hasidic rabbi. Would you please remind me where that story comes from, perhaps point me to a source?


  • Columns

    A NEW YOU: Never give up on yourself or on the wonderful future that God has for you

    Once, there was a story I heard about three childhood friends. Seasons came and went. And since they hadn’t seen each other in a while, they decided to get together one weekend afternoon to go hiking. But strangely enough, each of the three women was carrying two knapsacks. One knapsack was on their front. And the other knapsack was held on their backs.


  • Entertainment

    Craft Brew Race in, around Edgewood Park in New Haven Saturday

    NEW HAVEN >> Running and beer: It’s a satisfying combination, within limits.

    By Register Staff|

  • Food

    North Branford Potato & Corn Festival returns for weekend run Aug. 3-5

    North Branford >> This town’s rolling farmland has always been a comforting sight. So a festival saluting potato and corn makes perfect sense.

    Joe Amarante

  • Health

    Safety group: Legalizing recreational marijuana could boost crash rates

    A traffic safety organization is warning that two recent studies suggest that legalizing recreational marijuana could lead to an increase in crashes, including deadly ones.

    By Fredrick Kunkle, The Washington Post|

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