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Dogs need help, too

August 16, 2015
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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.

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Clifred and Doris Walker celebrate 50 years

August 16, 2015
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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,…

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Gennaro and Katherine Meccariello celebrate 60 years

August 16, 2015
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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…

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Gene and Marion Manware celebrate 50 years

August 16, 2015
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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…

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Rotary recognizes Interact Students of the Month

August 15, 2015
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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.

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Plantsville student places 2nd at national ad competition

August 15, 2015
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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…

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

August 15, 2015
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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…

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Dalidowitz, Dame wedding

August 14, 2015
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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…

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Crowley picks ‘Best in Show’

August 14, 2015
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Frank Crowley with Lily Mae and Nicole Costello

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER World War II veteran Frank Crowley, 96, was recognized for his community efforts as a special guest of honor at the fourth annual Rev Up for a Cure Classic Car and All-American Muscle fundraiser at the Southington Drive-In on Sunday, Aug. 9. Crowley, above, with Lily Mae, left, and Nicole Costello, right,…

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Mulberry Gardens hosts open house on Aug. 22

August 10, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens hosts open house on Aug. 22

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day care, and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will facilitate the event, and coffee will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is located at 58 Mulberry St. in the Plantsville…

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