Black History Month

An Afternoon with Ezell Blair Jr. a.k.a. Dr. Jabeel Khazan Member of the Greensboro Four Sit-Ins Sunday, February 26th from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sponsored By The Calvin Fletcher African American Museum Wells Fargo Bank Sterling House Community Center This event is completely free and open to the public The Greensboro Sit-Ins were non-violent […]

Dulce De Leche Bakery

1769 Broadbridge Avenue Argentinian Classic’s Dine In or Take Out Monday – Saturday: 8am – 6pm Sunday: 9am – 2pm By Barbara Heimlich It caught my eye – the Argentine flags flying and draped over a car.  It was the semifinals of the World Cup, and, as a Lionel Messi fan, who was playing for […]

“Sunk:” Connecticut’s Growing Flood Risk

Guest Editorial By Tricia Ennis Connecticut Investigator February 19, 2023 Ten years ago, Super Storm Sandy slammed into the East Coast, damaging homes, flooding neighborhoods, and knocking out critical infrastructure across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Ten-foot storm surges pushed coastal waters onto the shores of Long Island Sound, even though the storm hit at low […]

Attacks on Mass Transit

Talking Transportation By Jim Cameron “I’m going to cut your throat,” said the man wielding a knife and targeting a SEAT bus driver in New London who’d stepped off her vehicle for a quick break. The female driver jumped back on the bus, closed the doors and called the cops who minutes later arrested the […]

Spring Tune Up for Soccer and Lacrosse

Sterling House Community Center 2023 Spring Lacrosse with the Stratford Storm can be found at:  Registration is now open and ends March 1st.  Games begin April 1st.   Why choose Stratford Storm Lacrosse? -Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America -Stratford Storm Lacrosse offers programs for boys and girls in […]

Mark Your Calendar

CTRides: Free Bus Service thru March 31st.  See Connecticut free.  Plan your trip. Sterling House Community Center Advanced Futbol Club:Tryouts: Last One Saturday, February 25th: All players interested in joining the Sterling Advanced Futbol Club MUST attend at least one of the upcoming tryouts.  Players will be assessed on foot skills, passing, on-field character, and […]

C A R E (Citizens Addressing Racial Equity) Meeting

Wednesday March 1st 7:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Topic To Be Discussed:  Stratford School Budget Photo By Kenny Eliason Dr. Uyi Osunde, Superintendent of Stratford Public Schools, will discuss the proposed Stratford School budget.  He will deliver an overview of the budget The proposed school budget an attached 154 page PDF document is attached: Click Here […]

The Opinion Pieces

The Opinion Pieces which appear in this week’s Stratford Crier are from the Stratford High School journalism class.  The class, which is taught by Andreas Marangos, was invited to submit articles to the Stratford Crier that reflect their thoughts and beliefs on current events.  This week 5 of the students submitted their take on the […]

Kindness Makes the World a Better Place

Give Self-Love a Chance By Irene Roth Photo by Andrew Thornebrooke Kindness makes the world a much better place because we extend attention and care to others. We may open a door for someone, or we may simply smile and lend a listening ear to someone in distress in a grocery line up. However, how […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By Gabriel Lattanzi Stratford High School For around 2-3 years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) art has been creating a fiery inferno of controversy. There are two heated sides to the argument: is AI art fair to the artists it learns from? It’s no secret that the learning process for these image generating robots includes searching through […]