HAN News Update, Nov. 30


Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network. Or watch it on-demand later (see video above).

Kate Czaplinski is joined by Donald Eng who takes a look back on this day in history. Rob Adams gives us the latest sports and weather.

We also check in with Griffin Hospital for the latest "Health Buzz."

Here are some of the stories we are following on Monday, Nov. 30:

A historic home in Monroe was heavily damaged by fire Sunday and left unlivable.

Some bad news for festival lovers, The Gathering of the Vibes, which for some two decades has brought a long summer weekend of music to Bridgeport, will not return for 2016.

A Trumbull High student is opposing a school administration ruling that there will be no school field trips to major cities, in response to terrorist threats.

New Haven police are investigating after a 79-year-old man walking home from work said he was beaten and robbed by a group of five youths.

The Storehouse Food Pantry in Milford assembled and distributed over 850 Thanksgiving baskets filled with a turkey, stuffing, vegetables and additional trimmings to area families.

Last year, Ridgefield resident Natalie Whitton met with Rep. John Frey. The 16-year-old junior at Ridgefield High School, an active member of LPA (Little People of America) explained to Frey that Connecticut did not recognize Dwarfism Awareness Month.

The Noroton Fire Department in Darien will be participating in the collection of toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” program.