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YMCA Camp Sloper open house on April 25

April 19, 2015
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Comm - ASAP - Sloper Open House April 25

  YMCA Camp Sloper Outdoor Center will hold their first open house of the season on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for those who are interested in meeting the camp staff, taking a tour of the facility, asking questions, or registerting for the upcoming camp season. All children who attend will…

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Weight loss is topic of WomenHeart of Central CT April 21 meeting

April 19, 2015
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NEW BRITAIN—Dr. Thomas J. Lane, medical director of the hospital’s Weigh Your Options Clinical Weight Loss Center, will present Taking Steps Toward Weight Loss at the April 21 WomenHeart of Central Connecticut support network meeting at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St. The meeting will run from 5:30 p.m.…

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Village Green Nursery School is accepting registrations for 3-year olds

April 19, 2015
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Village Green Nursery School, located in the First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street, Southington, is now accepting registrations for their 3 year old program that begins in September 2015. For more information about the program, visit their website at www.vgns.org or call Nan Sheridan, (860) 628-6958. Parents can also schedule appointments to visit the classroom and observe the…

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Hazardous Waste collection scheduled for May 2

April 18, 2015
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On Saturday, May 2, residents of member towns in the Tunxis Recycling region will have the opportunity to bring Household Hazardous Waste to the Tunxis Recycling Household Hazardous Waste Collection, sponsored by the Town and the Bristol Facility Policy Board. On May 2 a collection event will be held at the Plainville Roadways Garage, on…

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Youth Services announces spring and summer jobs

April 15, 2015
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The Youth Employment Service of Southington Youth Services is recruiting participants for the Spring and Summer season in anticipation of calls for yard maintenance as well as some jobs for housecleaning and babysitting. The jobs are open to Southington residents between 14-16 years of age. Applications can be downloaded at the Southington Youth Services lind…

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Seabreeze reunion on April 24 to benefit victims in Planstville fire

April 15, 2015
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Seabreeze Reunion Show

Seabreeze members Edd and Strider will reunite for one night only for a benefit concert at the Back Nine Tavern at Southington Country Club, 150 Savage Street in Southington on April 24. Proceeds from the concert will benefit a Plantsville family, the Hennesseys, who lost everything in a recent fire. Cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and…

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UNICO donated $1,000 to Bread for Life

April 13, 2015
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Bread for Life Donation 2015

Southington UNICO recently donated a $1,000 check to Bread for Life (BFL) as part of an annual campaign that donates about $30,000 to local and national charities and initiatives. “Southington UNICO fully supports Bread for Life’s mission to meet the needs of our community’s less fortunate, such as our seniors, homebound friends, the homeless and…

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Fill the fire truck for SCS pantry

April 13, 2015
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The Giving Back Girls will be hosting a “Fill that Fire Truck” fund raiser at Walmart on Queen Street in Southington on Saturday, April 25. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group is requesting donations to help the Southington Community Services food pantry. Items in need include tuna fish, canned…

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Blue Knight basketball donates to the arts

April 12, 2015
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From left, SHS senior Mike Taylor, Mary DeCroce, chairwoman of Southington Community Cultural Arts, and Coach John Cessario.

The Blue Knight basketball team donated proceeds from its winter basketball camp to Southington Community Cultural Arts, the organization that is transforming the historic Gura Building into a visual and performing arts center. SHS coach John Cessario and members of the varsity basketball team ran the “Can’t Get Enough Hoops” winter basketball camp in December.…

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Lewis High School Class of ‘49 reunion

April 12, 2015
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Comm - ASAP 1949 Lewis High School reunion

Lewis High School Class of 1949 converged upon Manor Inn on Sept. 21, 2014 to celebrate their 65th high school reunion. Front, from left, Francis Cioffi, Matt Dashukewich, Lil (Dudzik) Costello, and Pricilla (Perkins) DeBisschop. Middle, Richard D’Angelo, Nancy (Casner) Adam, Dorothy (Kania) Duksa, Mary (Snow) Kowalczyk, Mary (Nigro) Fasulo, Ann (Muss) Ashworth, Sue (Adams)…

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