Author: jgoralski

Are you ready to take the Plunge?

There are already several teams returning to take the plunge, but the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA is still looking for volunteers for the 10th annual YMCA Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 17. The event already includes teams from across the community…

DeMello, Virgillo wedding

John E. De Mello, Jr and Nikki R. Virgillo announced their union as husband and wife. The marriage took place in Krabi, Thailand on Jan. 8, 2014, where they honeymooned and toured the country. John is the son of John…

Kennedy announces November students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its November students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the…

Kopcha, Pancarowicz engagement

Kathleeen and Emil S. Kopcha of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their daughter Carolyn Kopcha of North Providence, R.I. to David Pancarowicz of Waterford, son of David and Corinne Pancarowicz of Warwick, R.I. Carolyn graduated from the…

Klem, Fontaine engagement

Rebecca Klem of Southington is honored to announce her engagement to Douglas Fontaine of Southington. Rebecca is the daughter of Michael and Lisa Klem of Southington. She graduated from Southington High School in 2013 and is a member of the…

Mt. Southington is open for business

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Snow guns have already laid a thin blanket of white crystals along some of the slopes of Mount Southington, and even the recent rains couldn’t beat back their progress. On Sunday, Dec. 7, the local resort…

Obituaries for Dec. 12

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions.  Dorothea “Dot” (Brause) Czarnota, 89, of Southington, wife of the late Larry Czarnota, died on Saturday, Nov. 29, at ConnecticutHospice…