Category: Community news

YMCA honors donors, members, volunteers

On Thursday, July 16, the YMCA hosted their annual appreciation barbecue honoring YMCA members, volunteers, and donors, along with this year’s inductees to the YMCA Camp Sloper hall of fame. Among the honorees were most frequent Y-er Georgia Geyer, volunteer…

Keeping time with the music

Southington sisters Danielle Hughes, left, and Michaela Hughes transform their old, vinyl records into clocks during last Wednesday’s teen crafternoon class at the Southington Public Library. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI

STEPS to hold anniversary gala on Sept. 14

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER For 10 years, the Southington STEPS Coalition (Southington’s Town-wide Effort to Promote Success) has been a leader in substance abuse prevention for youth through education, and they will be celebrating their first decade of success…

Senior Transportation Service seeks drivers

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER DRIVERS WANTED—Senior Transportation Services, Inc. and the United Way are looking for volunteer drivers for a free transportation service in Southington for seniors aged 55 and up. STS offers rides to doctor appointments, pharmacies, banks,…

Bread for Life gets new fridge

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Bread for Life revealed their brand new commercial refrigerator and freezer on July 23. Officials are applauding the extra space to accomodate donations and food overflow, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.…

Brilla earns scholarship

Julia Brilla was presented with the Michael F. Gagnon II scholarship during a ceremony at the Southington Municipal Center on Monday. From left, Megan Albanese of STEPS, Christine Gagnon of STEPS, Brilla, and Ana Gopoian of TriCircle. Photo by JANELLE…