Angie DeRosa

twenty-something year old. caffeine junkie. journalist.

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: [email protected]

Central Connecticut Communications
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.

New Britain Herald

Central Connecticut Communications
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
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
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
Stamford's Alive@Five Summer Concert Series Big Draw For Millennials

Hundreds of 20-somethings crowded the Metro-North trains last Thursday afternoon, some carrying six-packs, paper bags or plastic cups in hand. This scene has become a weekly ritual this summer as they head to the outdoor concert series in Stamford known as Alive@Five.
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.
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.
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.