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Kopcha, Pancarowicz engagement

December 11, 2014
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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 University of Rhode Island in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She…

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Klem, Fontaine engagement

December 11, 2014
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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 Central Connecticut State University Class of 2017. She is employed at the United States Department…

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Mt. Southington is open for business

December 10, 2014
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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 opened its gates to winter hopefuls. Another season is underway at Southington’s winter resort. “I’m…

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A Book on Every Bed program at the library

December 10, 2014
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A Book on Every Bed program at the library

To ensure that every child experiences the joy of reading this holiday season, the Southington Library wants to give adult caregivers a free book for each of their children with a valid Southington library card. The program will be ongoing throughout the month of December. Patrons should visit the Children’s Desk before Dec. 31 and request…

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High school students show appreciation for veterans

December 10, 2014
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High school students show appreciation for veterans

Sixty students from Bristol Eastern High School created certificates of appreciation that were distributed to veterans attending the Iwo Jima memorial service on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Maggie Wernicki, a 3rd grader at Plantsville Elementary School in Southington, presented two Iwo Jima survivors with certificates created by the BEHS students.

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Holiday happenings at the Calendar House

December 5, 2014
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Holiday happenings at the Calendar House

Calendar House will close at noon on Wednesdays, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 and will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but there will still be no shortage of December activities. Calendar House Membership Association meets on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. DePaolo Middle School students will be performing seasonal music,…

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New ENT seeing patients in Southington

December 4, 2014
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New ENT seeing patients in Southington

Dr. Todd Falcone, a general otolaryngologist or ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT), is now seeing patients at UConn Health in Farmington and Southington. Falcone treats patients suffering from nasal/sinus disease and allergies; salivary gland and swallowing disorders; thyroid and parathyroid disorders; and snoring and sleep apnea. Falcone is a graduate of the UConn School…

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Community puzzles in the library café

December 4, 2014
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Community puzzles in the library café

The Southington Public Library has found a new way for patrons to while away the winter hours and have some fun. A new puzzle table has been set up in the café area where adults are encouraged to help build the community puzzle. The puzzle, “The Bizarre Bookshoop,” was recently completed, and patrons 18 years…

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Semmelrock, Caseres wedding announcement

December 4, 2014
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Semmelrock, Caseres wedding announcement

Kathryn Caseres, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New York, N.Y., were married on June 14, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Nyack, N.Y. the reception was held at The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale, N.J. Kathryn is the daughter of Jose and Patricia Caseres of New City,…

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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

December 4, 2014
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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

Eight Southington students were among the list of 55 Mercy High School honorees that were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Members were selected based on the criteria of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Southington students were Mercy juniors Kimberly Arnold, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Haley…

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