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The Iversons welcome their 5th generation

March 21, 2015
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Iverson family matriarch Ceil Iverson, 99, holds her great-great-granddaughter Hannah Marie Iverson as the family celebrates their fifth generation on Dec. 5, 2014. Also pictured are Ray Iverson (grandfather), right, and Chris Iverson (father), center.

Hannah Marie Iverson was born on Dec. 5, 2014 at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven. She is the daughter of Chris and Kate Iverson of Clinton. Her maternal grandparents are Pat and Anne Healey of Clinton. Her paternal grandparents are Ray and Linda Iverson of Clinton. She has four great-grandparents. Her maternal great-grandmother…

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Fellowship allows Southington native to explore marine policy in D.C.

March 21, 2015
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ORONO, MAINE—The National Sea Grant College Program has awarded Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships to three Maine graduates, including Southington resident Andrew Strosahl. The group will join 49 fellow graduates from around the country who will work on marine policy in Washington, D.C. The fellowships provide the opportunity for recent graduates to apply…

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Barnes Trust funds Alzheimer’s Center

March 20, 2015
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Barnes Trust funds Alzheimer’s Center

Photo by LINDSAY CAREY The Main Street Community Foundation presented the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville with a $75,000 grant from the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust on March 9.

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Lake Compounce announces May 9 opening

March 19, 2015
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Opening day for Lake Compounce is around the corner – May 9. Lake Compounce, which bills itself as the oldest amusement park in the nation is starting its 2015 season off with a bang, reported a news release from the park. New additions to the park include: a new Dinosaur Expedition attraction, new Season Pass…

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HHC and Southington Schools partner for substance abuse discussion

March 19, 2015
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The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Behavioral Health Network (BHN) and the Southington Public Schools invite the public at large to a free, open community dialogue on substance abuse. This event takes place on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Southington Municipal Center at 200 North Main Street. Substance Abuse Across the Lifespan: A Community…

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DePaolo Middle School announces March Students of the Month

March 16, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School’s students of the month for March. Front, from left, Bobby Lasbury, Jon Breski, Natalia Adamczyk, Faith Kosior, and Sandra Robel. Back, Asst. Principal Chris Palmieri, Scott Putnam, Cole Lespier, Jacob DelMonte, Betul Agirman, Alessia Ricigliano. Missing from the photo are Sam Miranda and Michayla Turner.

DePaolo Middle School has announced their Students of the Month for March. In sixth grade Bobby Lasbury, Faith Kosior, and Cole Lespier were selected by their teams. Bobby is the son of Robert and Amy Lasbury and received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence last year. He is a community service volunteer, ran on the…

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Movie matinee at the Southington library on Friday, March 20

March 14, 2015
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Bring your Brown Bag Lunch. Movie snacks and beverages will be provided. The Southington Public Library has announced a movie matinee on Friday, March 20 at 11:30 a.m. The library will be showing “Singin’ in the Rain,” the musical film classic featuring Gene Kelley, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. The movie is an affectionate spoof of the turmoil…

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Dale Spaner is the March artist at The Gallery at The Orchards

March 13, 2015
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"Italy Roadside" by Dale Spaner.

Hamden painter Dale Spaner will be featured through the end of March at The Gallery at The Orchards. The show, entitled “Potpourri” showcases a collection of Spaner’s paintings. Spaner was born in New Haven and raised in West Haven. After raising three children in Waterbury, she studied watercolors at a local college with Julie Hickcox…

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YMCA kicks off their annual campaign

March 13, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire YMCA held its Annual Campaign Kick Off Breakfast to inform the public about the YMCA’s 2015 Annual Campaign and to influence people to make a pledge to the campaign by showing them how the money is used by the YMCA to give back to the Southington community. About 46…

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Parks & Rec movie night for middle school students

March 11, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Parks and Recreation will be offering a movie night for students in grades six, seven and eight on Saturday, March 21 in the Derynoski Elementary School auditorium. Director of Recreation David Lapreay said that this new program is taking the place of a monthly middle school dance that was run by…

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