Johvanni Colon and Eddie Perez didn’t know that they had staked out a nearly 375-year-old launching pad for the End of Times when they picked the New Haven Green to await the strike of 6 p.m. Saturday.

The pair decided to find an open-air spot to observe what might or might not happen at the hour that Family Radio Network preacher Harold Camping had told the world that righteous people would be swept up into heaven in the biblically envisioned “Rapture,” setting off months of hell on earth leading to the destruction of those left behind.

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Another survivor in Ansonia made his own sign. Click here to read the report from the Valley Independent Sentinel.