Category: Community news

Ladies’ Night

The Southington Chamber of Commerce hosted Ladies Night at the Aqua Turf Club on Thursday, March 1. Dozens of local businesses lined the borders of the hall, offering everything from clothing and makeup, to soaps and chocolates. Guests lingered from…

Local nurse honored for excellence

Kristen Marie Guida, DNP, ANP-C, ACNP-BC, AGACNP-BC has been selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to receive the Connecticut State Award for Excellence. She will be presented the award during a ceremony and reception at the AANP…

The first taste of summer

Spring is officially here, and neither rain, nor wind, nor cold of winter could keep locals from flocking to Rita’s Italian Ice on Queen Street. On March 2, visitors were treated to a free taste of Italian ice during the…

Daniela’s blood drive

Bristol Eastern High School held a blood drive in honor of Southington’s Daniela Ciriello last Saturday. Daniela has a rare genetic blood disorder, which requires blood transfusions every three weeks. A number of local teens turned out for the event.…

Locals deliver Toys for Tots

These toys were collected during a Toys for Tots drive by The Raya Clinic, V. Nanfito Roofing and The Mangia Faccia Society. From left to right: Staff Sgt Ashley Dee, Dr. Jason Stryjewski,Dr. Marcus Yancoskie, Vinny Nanfito, chairman of the…

Health listings for the Feb. 23 edition

SUNDAY, FEB. 25 SOUTHINGTON HEALTHY FAMILY FUNFEST. 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St. Free health and wellness event with providing resources and interactive activities centered on living life to the fullest. Health professionals,…

‘Everything Goes’ auction on March 3

The Southington Lions Club announced their 27th annual “Everything Goes” Charity Auction. The fun-filled evening is designed to offer something for everyone, from Red Sox tickets or a YMCA family membership to various household items, dining packages, and theater tickets,…