On May 19th, 2015, Upper Albany Main Street merchant and board member, Precious Ross-Ellis, owner of Uniforms & Stuff was awarded by the Connecticut Main Street Center for her dedication and involvement to the Main Street Program. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Precious on her achievement.
Last week, CHEETAH Toys & More, LLC of Hartford, CT won the recent state of Connecticut bid for Educational Toys. Though the CHEETAH Android Tablet was not included in the bid, CHEETAH will now have the opportunity to market other educational products that are currently in development to other United States based Government agencies. CHEETAH is currently developing products that include sing-along books (in dual languages), educational puzzles and interactive dancing plush characters.
In Collaboration with Jamaica Diaspora Midwest USA, CHEETAH Toys & More from Hartford, CT partnered with the Jamaica Teachers Association. During Education Appreciation Week, CHEETAH donated several products (tablets and school books) to different schools. The schools benefited from the CHEETAH Android tablet which came preloaded with the exclusive BagofBaggins App. While students and teachers participated in Read Across Jamaica Day, they were also able to enjoy many educational books and electronic tablet toys which sparked the interest of many students and educators.
VHB is currently working on the Albany Avenue Safety Improvements Project in Hartford, Connecticut extending from Westbourne Parkway/Homestead Avenue to the west to Bedford Street to the east. The project’s main focus is to address safety, deteriorating infrastructure and socio-economic challenges along this area of the roadway. To aid in visualizing the improvements that will be made VHB developed a 3d visualization that shows the proposed new roadway blended in to the existing conditions using Autodesk’s InfraWorks 360 software.