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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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Town-wide registration announced for Little League and girls softball

December 4, 2014
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Town-wide registration has been announced for players interested in the Southington Girls Softball League (SGSL) and any of the three local Little Leagues. Registration will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Southington High School cafeteria. The leagues are only open to Southington residents over…

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Habek, Holland engagement

December 3, 2014
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Habek, Holland engagement

Dr. and Mrs. Helmy Habek of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole Habek of Southington to Brian Holland of Corning, N.Y., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Holland. Nicole graduated from Southington High School. She also graduated from Northeastern University, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and she graduated with…

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My Little Rascals offers fun, friendly atmosphere

December 3, 2014
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My Little Rascals offers fun, friendly atmosphere

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER My Little Rascals Daycare Center has just held its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Owner Carla Russo has been working in daycare for several years and has two young daughters of her own with her husband. The center is located on 445 North Main St. near Stop and Shop,…

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Southington Community Services could use holiday help

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Southington Community Services has a few opportunities for giving back this holiday season. Before Thanksgiving, the civic group handed out 500 food baskets to families in need at the Southington Drive In. Now SCS is preparing food baskets for families for Christmas. One of the ways people can give back…

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