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

August 15, 2015
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Tunxis Community College
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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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Habek, Holland wedding

August 9, 2015
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Nicole Habek and Brian Holland were married on June 20, 2015 at Mary Our Queen Church in Southington.

Nicole Habek, of Liverpool, N.Y., and Brian Holland, of Corning, N.Y., were married on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Mary Our Queen Church in Southington. Rev. A. Waine Kargul officiated. The reception was held at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Nicole is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Helmy and Denise Habek of Southington,…

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Southington Care Center’s summer concert series continues

August 9, 2015
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Southington Care Center will continue its free summer outdoor concert series on Thursday, Aug. 20 with Gary Andreadis. Residents, staff, family, friends, and the public are invited. Attendees are advised to bring their own chair or blanket to sit on. Soda, water and ice cream will be available for purchase. Refreshments are free for SCC…

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Mulberry Gardens Friendship Club offers activities for seniors

August 9, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington, located at 58 Mulberry St., recently announced the Friendship Club, a free monthly club for seniors in the community. Participants can enjoy coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo, and more. Friendship Club is held on the third Thursday of every month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The next gathering is…

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Jewish Congregation to Host Summer Picnic

August 8, 2015
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 16, at Recreation Park in Plantsville. The picnic is scheduled to begin at noon. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about the congregation to meet members in a relaxed setting and find out…

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Southington Land Trust dedicates bog

August 8, 2015
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Bob Kuchta, left, accepts a commemorative place from Southington Land Conservation Trust President Al Fiorillo.

At the annual Southington Land Conservation Trust dinner meeting, President Al Fiorillo presented a plaque to Bob Kuchta to commemorate naming the land trust’s bog property in honor of the Kuchta family. Mr. Kuchta discovered the fen, also referred to as a bog, when he was a boy. His discovery deepened his interest in nature…

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Race 4 Chase triathlon honors victim of Sandy Hook

August 6, 2015
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Family members celebrate with a triathlete after his finish. More than 250 athletes, ages 6-12, competed at the Race4Chase triathlon at YMCA Camp Sloper on Aug. 1.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER More than 200 children biked, swam, and ran their way across YMCA Camp Sloper this Saturday, in honor of Chase Kowalski, a 6-year-old victim of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shootings. The statewide Race4Chase triathlon, sponsored by the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Foundation, began in 2013 as a way “to turn…

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