ORANGE – Beloved owner of Chip’s Family Restaurant, known as much for his philanthropy as his pancake recipes, passed away “peacefully” on Monday in the arms of his sister and business partner Dina Bajko after a year-long battle with brain cancer. “Last night he gave me a present. He passed very peacefully in my arms, …

Dozens of schools have delayed the start time on Tuesday due to cold temperatures with wind chill factors appearing below zero. The temperatures felt will be between 0 and minus 20. The high temperatures will only vary from around 7 degrees in the hills to 13 in Hartford and 17 in New Haven, but the …

NORTH BERGEN – Police officers and community members have donated thousands of dollars to a funeral fund for a township police officer who died in a weekend crash on his way to work. As of Monday afternoon, more than $ 31,000 had been raised to help the family of North Bergen police officer Julio Noriega …

Tennis star Novak Djokovic won a court battle on Monday to stay in Australia to play the Australian Open despite not having been vaccinated against COVID-19, but the drama may not be over, the government threatening to cancel his visa a second time and to deport him. Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly reinstated Djokovic’s …

As cases of Covid-19 increase, reservations are declining at some restaurants. Now alfresco dining is the hot ticket as winter weather sets in. Among those rethinking indoor dining is Carol Sheridan. “No, not really anymore,” said Sheridan. She and her group hung an igloo to celebrate a birthday at Wood-n-Tap in Farmington on Sunday. “I …

Sunday will feature a winter mix for much of the morning and early afternoon. Areas along the immediate shoreline are generally clear, as air temperatures have climbed to between 30 and 30 degrees. Although just inland, the air and surface temperatures are well below freezing. Sleet and freezing drizzle will continue throughout the afternoon, particularly …

(WFSB) – Members of Connecticut and nationwide hockey organizations pay tribute to a high school athlete who died in a tragic crash on the ice. Teddy Balkind was a 10th grade student at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan. He died after falling on the ice and being accidentally injured by another player. “Teddy skated …

STAMFORD – Elia Kazan’s 1947 film “Boomerang” opens with a photo of downtown Stamford. All of the old downtown features are in plain view. The actors climb the stepped steps of the old town hall; trees peek at present-day Columbus Park in the background; the camera passes the Stamford Savings Bank, then surrounded by other …

Although executives say they see less severe illness in this wave of COVID-19, compared to the previous two waves. HARTFORD, Connecticut – The high number of COVID cases in Connecticut is putting additional pressure on hospitals in the state. Right now, executives at Hartford HealthCare say they are treating 485 people with COVID-19 across their …

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Stacey Finnerty knew she could make the game fun for the players when she returned as the San Clemente women’s football coach. The five-time CIF-SS champion was unsure of the winning part, but so is it. Forward Faith Gillett scored a deflection in the 72nd minute and compatriot Emily Sanchez made …