Community news

Blue Knight family passes and gold cards available for 2015-16

August 17, 2015
By
SHSKnightsHeader (web)

Southington High School family passes and senior gold cards will be available for the 2015-16 school year beginning on Monday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Athletic Director’s office at Southington High School. Family passes cost $110 and covers admission for immediate family members to volleyball (boys and girls), football, basketball…

Read more »

Ameriprise continues efforts to combat hunger with Bread for Life

August 17, 2015
By
Ray LaPalme, left, and James D. Garstang of Ameriprise Financial collect food at Top’s Market for Southington Bread for Life. (Photo courtesy of Ameriprise Financial Services)

Employees from two local offices of Ameriprise Financial Services participated in a town-wide collection effort at Stop & Shop and Top’s Market on June 19 to collect food for Bread for Life. “We were part of a nationwide team of 4,000 volunteers,” said Andrew J. Garstang, financial planner. Ameriprise is committed to eliminating domestic hunger,…

Read more »

Dogs need help, too

August 16, 2015
By
Comm - SCS thanks all pets club

Assistant store manager Tommy Valentin stands beside 750 pounds of pet food that was donated to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville by All Pets Club on Queen Street.

Read more »

Clifred and Doris Walker celebrate 50 years

August 16, 2015
By
Wedding Rings

Clifred and Doris Walker, of Plantsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to Bermuda on July 31. The couple was married on July 31, 1965 in Somerville, Tenn. The couple are both graduates of The couple are both retired. Doris retired from Southington Care Center. They have four children, Mary McGhee of Southington,…

Read more »

Gennaro and Katherine Meccariello celebrate 60 years

August 16, 2015
By
Gennaro and Katherine Meccariello celebrated their 60th anniversary in the same church (St. Thomas) and same reception hall (Manor Inn).

Gennaro and Katherine Meccariello celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 31, 2015. Their day began with a blessing of their 60 years of marriage at St Thomas Church in Southington, and then the couple celebrated at the Manor Inn in Milldale. The Meccariellos were married 60 years ago at St. Thomas Church and had…

Read more »

Gene and Marion Manware celebrate 50 years

August 16, 2015
By
Gene and Marion Manware recently celebrated 50 years of marriage by renewing their vows at St. Thomas Church.

Gene and Marion (Mirisola) Manware recently observed their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their marriage vows at St. Thomas Church in Southington, where they were first married on July 17, 1965 by the late Rev. Dawson Trenchard. The couple then celebrated with family and friends at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Gene retired as…

Read more »

Rotary recognizes Interact Students of the Month

August 15, 2015
By
Comm - Rotary Students of the Month

The Interact Students of the Month were recognized at The Rotary Club of Southington’s July meeting. From left, Sarah Luczak, Sana Khan, Cassidy Race, and Jennifer Congdon. Race was also one of six winners of the Rotary Club of Southington Academic Scholarship.

Read more »

Plantsville student places 2nd at national ad competition

August 15, 2015
By
Plantsville’s Karen Falk was among the 32-student team from Johnson & Wales University to place second at the National Student Advertising Competition.

Plantsville’s Karen Falk was a member of the 32-student ad team from Johnson & Wales University’s (JWU) that secured second place at the National Student Advertising Competition held on June 12 in Las Vegas, Nev.—the team’s best finish in program history. To qualify for the national competition sponsored by the American Advertising Federation, the Ad…

Read more »

Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday Registration Blitz’ on Aug. 22

August 15, 2015
By
Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 773-1300

FARMINGTON—Tunxis Community College will hold a “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 100 Building to help students choose courses and register for fall semester. The event is one of 12 being held across the state at Connecticut Community Colleges. The Tunxis event will offer one-stop…

Read more »

Dalidowitz, Dame wedding

August 14, 2015
By
Dalidowitz, Dame wedding

Lara Dalidowitz, of Southington, and Dustin Dame, of Sesser, Ill., were married on July 24 at St. Dominic Church in Southington in a ceremony officiated by Rev. Ronald May. The reception was held at Saint Clements Castle in Portland. Lara is the daughter of Mark and June Dalidowitz of Southington, and Dustin is the son…

Read more »