Holocaust survivor, former local business owner passes away in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Sophia Aferiat of West Hartford, a Holocaust survivor and former local business owner, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Aferiat was a beauty salon proprietor, mother and grandmother who is survived by her son Daniel Aferiat, daughter-in-law Nancy and grandson Josh, who all live in New York City. Sophia […]

“The 1619 Project: A Conversation” happening in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — An event to commemorate the first enslaved Africans brought to North America. “The 1619 Project: A Conversation” will happen at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. It’s free and open to the public. The 1619 Project is a historical analysis of how slavery shaped American political, social, […]

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