Category: Community news

Tennis tourney supports pediatrics

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Joey Conrod of Sandy Hook, left, and Matt Balaoing of Southington, right, presented a check for $7,147 to Dr. John Pelegano, chief of pediatrics for the Hospital for Special Care. The money was raised at the 38th annual Children’s Charities…

Martial arts school supports hospital

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Olympic Taekwondo Academy in Southington donated a check for $2,237 to the Connecticut Children Medical Center. The money was raised during a charity event in October, selling donated bake goods, food, and beverages during a kick-a-thon event.

HHC earns Triple Aim Award

Tracy Wodatch, vice president of Clinical and Regulatory Services, Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home, left, presents the organization’s Triple Aim Award to Wendy Martinson, MSN, RN, director of Care Transitions, Hartford Health Care at Home.

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) at Home recently received the Triple Aim Award from the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home in recognition for its innovative method of improving health outcomes, access to care and reducing costs. The Transitional Care RN (TCRN)…

Local wins art show

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Frances Lyss of Southington earned first place in the painting category at the 9th annual Connecticut Senior Juried Arts Show at Pomperaug Woods in Southbury. Lyss won the competitions with her watercolor painting, “Teapot,” above.

Kennedy announced October students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville announced the names of the October students of the month. Front, from left, Noah Castonguay, Elizabeth Beaulieu, Lilli Doran, Rhianna Marshall, Alida Fabiano and Peter Loban. Back, Ass. Principal Susanne Vitcavage, Samantha Casale, William Haberski, Alexis Falk, Jackson Rusiecki, Julianne Slesinski and Principal Richard Terino.

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

Local veterans are honored for their service

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On Friday, Nov. 11, locals celebrated veterans during Veterans Day events throughout the community. From a ceremony at the town green to pre-game activities at the Blue Knight football game, Southington’s veterans were honored throughout the day. Above, a student…

Library listings for the Nov. 18 edition

The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events:…

Ye old Renaissance Faire

Ashley Ratte, 3, battles a knight during the library’s Renaissance Faire on Nov. 5.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER While everyone turned their clocks back an hour for daylight savings, the Southington Public Library turned back all the way to medieval times for their first ever Renaissance Faire on Saturday Nov. 5. Knights in…

Library listings for the Nov. 11 edition

The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events:…