Former Hartford Mayor Ann Uccello turned 90 on Saturday and was feted with a party at Chatfield in West Hartford with about 100 friends and family. Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, with Uccello and WFSB anchor Dennis House, presented her with a key to the city.
Uccello is not quite done celebrating however. She told guests she plans to stop by the new Russian Lady in Hartford this week, which is, of course, on the downtown road named in her honor, Ann Uccello Street.
Uccello, elected mayor in 1967, was the city’s first woman and the first woman in America to be the mayor of a major city. She was also the city’s last Republican mayor,
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