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Southington Police Blotter for the week of Oct. 17

October 17, 2014
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Southington Police Blotter for the week of Oct. 17

The Southington Police Department has reported the following arrests. Donald J. Anderson Jr., 55, of 72 Homesdale Ave., was charged on Oct. 1 with the sale of marijuana. Bond was set at $10,000 with an Oct. 20 court date. Kenneth J. Lyden II, 31, of 2 Cliff St., Wolcott, was charged on Oct. 1 with…

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Backs against the wall; Lady Knights are on the brink of elimination

October 17, 2014
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By John Goralski
Katie Martocchio beats a Farmington player to a loose ball during Southington’s Pink Game on Friday, Oct. 10. Fundraisers at the event helped raise money for breast cancer prevention.

By John Goralski Sports Writer The Lady Knight soccer team battled two of their three opponents into overtime, but only came away with a single point. Southington’s back is against the wall, and the girls are running out of time. A 5-0 loss to NW Catholic was sandwiched by two hard-fought overtime games. The Knights…

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Second time around; Volleyball loses to Farmington in rematch

October 17, 2014
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By John Goralski
Lady Knight libero Nicole Groll reaches for a dig during a 3-0 win over NW Catholic on Monday, Oct. 6.

By John Goralski Sports Writer The best thing about the Farmington loss is that Southington won’t see them in the postseason. On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Indians dismantles the Knights again, with a three-game sweep for the second time this season. Of course, that’s nothing new. Farmington hasn’t lost a single game this season, but…

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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

October 17, 2014
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Officials put plans in place for Ebola, no cases in the state

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Although there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Connecticut, the nation just witnessed the first fatal case of Ebola in the U.S. and, as the disease continues to sweep Western Africa, it’s becoming an international concern. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Ebola is “rare and…

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Knights are closing in on the goal; Win over Farmington keeps Southington’s tournament hopes alive

October 17, 2014
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By John Goralski
Francesco Ricigliano delivers a shot on goal during a 2-0 win over NW Catholic last week. The Blue Knights need just two more wins to clinch the postseason.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Eric Schneider hurled the ball from the sidelines in the opening minute of the game, and Southington players scrambled to the net. On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Knights were hungry to kickstart the scoring, but nobody could have predicted this. NW Catholic’s goaltender snatched the ball out of the air,…

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New kids in town; Field hockey scores shutout in Farmington

October 17, 2014
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By John Goralski
Jess Lee sweeps a pass across the net during a recent Lady Knight game.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Erin Luddy tried to conceal her excitement as she gathered her field hockey team at the half. The Lady Knights had surged to a 2-0 lead over Farmington off a penalty corner and an all out blitz with eight minutes to go before the break. Now, Luddy said, it was…

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Semmel: SHS students are excelling in academics

October 17, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Southington High School (SHS) Principal Dr. Martin Semmel shared the High School Academic Report for 2014 at last week’s Board of Education meeting. The report compared test results of Southington students to the state as a whole for the ACT, the SAT and CAPT. Semmel’s report also included information regarding…

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Crossing the line; Knights are winning in the trenches

October 17, 2014
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By John Goralski
Blue Knight running back Alessio Diana avoids a tackle during a 54-20 win over New Britain on Friday, Oct. 10.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Matt Steeves lurched forward into a mob of maroon jerseys, and Jasen Rose stood calmly behind him surveying the field. The Southington quarterback seemed to have all the time in the world as Steeves and his lineman drove back the New Britain blitz. Steeves wasn’t alone. The center was flanked…

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Woman charged with charging officers with a knife

October 16, 2014
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Lisa Zubrowski

Southington police arrested a local woman after she charged officers with a knife when they responded to her house for a medical call. On Thursday, Oct. 9, police responded to the Southington home of , 32, on a medical call. According to a press release, while the officers were on scene, Zubrowski brandished a knife,…

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Wallingford man charged with stealing scrap metal from Superior Products

October 16, 2014
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Robert Mangino

  A Wallingford man was arrested and charged with taking scrap metal from Superior Products this past summer. On Friday, Oct. 10, , 54, of Wallingford, was arrested on a warrant. According to police, the warrant alleges that Mangino was stealing scrap metal from the property of Superior Products, located at 1457 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike,…

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