All posts tagged "sleeping giant state park"

  • Sleeping Giant State Park set to reopen in spring

    Almost a year after a tornado struck a staple of both the Hamden and Quinnipiac community, Sleeping Giant State Park is expected to wake from its slumber. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Twelve years to make a difference

    Climate scientists from all over the world have gathered information and data, discovering that pollution, CO2 emissions and global warming are occurring at unprecedented rates. Using this information, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a...

    • Posted October 23, 2018
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  • Getting back to work

    Hamden Mayor Curt Balzano Leng put out a press release Thursday, Sept. 20 announcing that tornado debris collection will resume Monday, Sept. 24 until Friday, Oct. 5 at Sleeping Giant State Park. This will be immediately followed...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Sleeping Giant remains closed for start of semester

    The fall semester is underway, but a staple of Quinnipiac culture is missing. The 32 miles of the Sleeping Giant park and trails are indefinitely closed, as well as surrounding areas near local businesses. On Tuesday, May...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Sleeping Giant State Park closed indefinitely after tornado damage

    On Tuesday, May 15, a tornado struck down in Hamden leaving significant damage to the area including Sleeping Giant State Park, which has been declared closed until further notice. Classified as an EF1 with maximum winds of...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • A second home in Hamden

    Located across the street from the Mount Carmel campus, Sleeping Giant State Park gives members of the Quinnipiac community easy access to nature. Quinnipiac’s Community Service Director Vince Contrucci said everyone appreciates the Sleeping Giant. “One of...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Continuing to remember

    On Saturday, Oct. 8, approximately 50 members of the Quinnipiac community and about 30 members of Jacqueline Gray’s family gathered by the tower at Sleeping Giant State Park to unveil a bench commemorating Gray’s memory. They planned...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Planning and Zoning approves new athletic fields

    Hamden’s Planning and Zoning Commission has approved the proposal for adding new athletic fields near Sleeping Giant State Park. In a recent memorandum from Daniel Kops, the acting town planner of Hamden, the Planning and Zoning Commission...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Cause of Sleeping Giant fire unknown

    Saturday afternoon’s brush fire on Sleeping Giant State Park destroyed five-and-a-half acres of land near the blue trail, also known as the “chin,” according to Hamden Fire Department. Nobody was injured and the fire was contained by...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Spring into fitness

    Spring is a time for rejuvenation and rebirth, so apply that theme to your workout routine this season and get outside. By taking advantage of the rising temperatures, your workout at the gym can go from repetitive...

    • Posted April 4, 2012
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  • ‘What will you remember?’

    As a senior, I can wholeheartedly say my three years at Quinnipiac have been the best three years of my life. I don’t know if I would be able to say that if I hadn’t joined the...

    • Posted August 30, 2011
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  • 7 ways to reduce stress

    Here are seven ways to reduce stress daily right at QU.

    • Posted October 13, 2010
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  • Local wildlife on the move

    The howls, barks and yelps of wild animals are not noises one would expect to hear outside a residence hall bedroom window, but it seems that coyotes, bobcats, deer and wild turkeys are just a handful of...

    • Posted October 6, 2010
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