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Angie DeRosa

twenty-something year old. caffeine junkie. journalist.

Location icon United States of America

Journalism and Communication Graduate from UConn Currently the business + arts reporter at New Britain Herald Bylines in The Daily Campus, Hartford Courant and USA Today College

Contact: ange[email protected]

Portfolio
Central Connecticut Communications
02/18/2018
New Britain Herald - Arts programs continue to complement New Britain academics

NEW BRITAIN - In a video posted to the VH1 Save the Music Foundation Facebook page, Alice Bidoae, an eighth-grader at HALS Academy, and a friend play a multi-insono. Bidoae made the instrument herself. Part of it provides percussion, the other part the sound of plucked elastic bands.

Central Connecticut Communications
01/18/2018
New Britain Herald - Cafe owner looks to offer healthy dining in downtown New Britain

NEW BRITAIN - As Mark Schand traveled back and forth from Windsor to visit his father in New Britain, he noticed something missing in the Hardware City. "I actually couldn't believe it. We're in the downtown area and the whole stretch of the area has no healthy (food) options," Schand said.

New Britain Herald

Central Connecticut Communications
11/02/2017
New Britain Herald - Local woman opens new hair salon

Staff Writer PLAINVILLE-A new hair salon on East Street plans to offer more than just haircuts. Salon Margo opened on Oct. 19 at 448 East St. Owner Marguerite Swan, a 25-year-old who grew up in the foster care system, said when she was younger she never imagined that she would own a business one day.

Central Connecticut Communications
07/03/2017
New Britain Herald - Facebook group urges preservation of old Stanley buildings

Staff Writer NEW BRITAIN - When it was announced that Stanley Black & Decker was planning to demolish all nine buildings it owns east of Curtis Street and south of Myrtle Street, some residents celebrated an opportunity revitalize the corner, while others were upset that their beloved city would be losing a bit of its history.

The Daily Campus

The Daily Campus
03/29/2017
Student speaks out on social issues through art

Renald Louissaint's project that he will be presenting is titled "An Intensive Study on the Color Pink and Homophobia in the Male Community from the Perspective of a Straight, Black, Male." This is the first installment of five features to spotlight UConn School of Fine Arts' students partic

The Hartford Courant

courant.com
07/23/2016
Plainville Man Dedicates Himself To Big Brothers Big Sisters After Mother's Battle With ALS

Ryan Matthews hosted a recent thank-you breakfast for his staff at Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, making pancakes, eggs, bacon and fruit salad in recognition of their "blood, sweat and tears." Matthews, director of community programs at the agency, is responsible for leading a team of youth-mentoring relationships across the organization's service area - 132 of the state's 169 towns.

courant.com
07/14/2016
Hartford Community To Paint Third Mural Promoting Nonviolence

The sun is shining bright and the streets are quiet except for a few passing cars as Hartford based artist Tao LaBossiere and his wife, Amy, paint the wall of the The 224, behind the Knox Community Garden on 17 Niles St.

courant.com
06/14/2016
Children's Remake of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' At Real Art Ways

For most 11 year olds, keeping their attention on one thing is nearly impossible. But that wasn't the case for three boyhood friends from Mississippi during the '80s. Eric Zala, Chris Strompolos and Jayson Lamb spent seven years of their youth recreating their favorite movie - Steven Spielberg's 1981 "Raiders of the Lost Ark" - shot-for-shot.

courant.com
08/16/2016
American Outlaws, Tavern Downtown Team Up To Create Soccer Clubhouse

Head through the doors of The Tavern Downtown , swing a right toward the pool tables and follow the stairs down to your left. Although it's beneath the floors of the bar on 201 Ann Uccello St. in Hartford, there lies a heavenly space for soccer fans, specifically, the Hartford chapter of the American Outlaws.

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