Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Splash pad and other news

Lincoln-Bassett Splash Pad to open

NEW HAVEN — The grand opening of the Lincoln-Bassett Splash Pad will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at 130 Bassett St. Community leaders, Alderman Charles Blango, D-20, neighborhood youth, New Haven police and others will attend the opening of what officials hope will be a resource for the community in summer months and something of which the neighborhood can be proud.Hours of operation are to be determined. The pad is at Ivy and Butler streets, behind the open lawn area of Lincoln-Bassett School.

Internet safety topic of meeting

NEW HAVEN — State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, Americans for Technology Leadership, the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and the city Department of Elderly Services will meet at 9 a.m. today JUNE 24at the Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center, 255 Goffe St., to discuss how to keep families and identities safe while surfing the Internet. "Take Back the Net" is intended to make people aware of online dangers and provide them with tools to keep loved ones safe, organizers said.

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