Newtown http://wshu.org en Architects unveil final plans for new Sandy Hook Elementary School http://wshu.org/post/architects-unveil-final-plans-new-sandy-hook-elementary-school <p></p><p></p><p>Architects of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut have officially unveiled their plans for the school. The old Sandy Hook School was torn down following the December 2012 shooting there.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:29:24 +0000 Hannah Dickison 18792 at http://wshu.org Architects unveil final plans for new Sandy Hook Elementary School Architect presents design for new Sandy Hook Elementary School http://wshu.org/post/architect-presents-design-new-sandy-hook-elementary-school <p>Officials in Newtown heard design plans for the new Sandy Hook Elementary School at a town meeting Tuesday. Residents voted last fall to tear down the building where 20 students and 6 teachers were shot in 2012. The school construction is being paid for with a $50 million state grant.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:22:00 +0000 Davis Dunavin 14798 at http://wshu.org Architect presents design for new Sandy Hook Elementary School Sandy Hook shooter's father breaks his silence http://wshu.org/post/sandy-hook-shooters-father-breaks-his-silence <p></p><p></p><p>Peter Lanza is the father of Adam Lanza, the young Newtown Connecticut man who killed his mother, 20 children and six educators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, and then himself.</p><p>Peter Lanza has avoided the press, but granted long interviews to writer Andrew Solomon last Fall. Solomon’s article on Peter Lanza is in this week’s New Yorker.</p><p>Andrew Solomon is the author of ‘Far from the Tree,’ which explores the relationships in families where children and parents are exceptionally different from each other. He also has a Ph.D. in psychology.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:27:03 +0000 Mark Herz 14174 at http://wshu.org Sandy Hook shooter's father breaks his silence Vigil honors those lost to violence this year http://wshu.org/post/vigil-honors-those-lost-violence-year <p>Loved ones lost to violence were honored at a candlelight vigil in Stamford on Sunday. The event featured a special memorial to Newtown, with music and rituals from different faiths.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 02:39:39 +0000 Sara Karl 9992 at http://wshu.org Vigil honors those lost to violence this year In Newtown, making promises to transform a tragedy http://wshu.org/post/newtown-making-promises-transform-tragedy-0 <p><br />In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, some in that community have been working to turn that tragedy into a moment of transition. The group<a href="http://www.sandyhookpromise.org/"> Sandy Hook Promise</a> is both a support group for families and an advocate for ending gun violence.</p><p></p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:18:11 +0000 Craig LeMoult 9942 at http://wshu.org In Newtown, making promises to transform a tragedy