Apple Harvest Festival

Casarella is parade grand marshal

September 14, 2012
Neil Casarella is this year’s Apple Harvest Festival Grand Marshal.

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER Apple Harvest Festival organizers have chosen Neil Casarella, who retired from the Southington Fire Department in August after 38 years of service, as this year’s Grand Marshal. “I was really honored and a little surprised,” he said. Casarella has also served as an ex-officio member of the festival’s supervisory committee,…

Read more »

Hostesses set for Apple Festival

August 29, 2012
By Tammi Knapik

This year’s Apple Harvest Festival hostesses are, from left, back row,  Alyssa Pappas, Katie Klein, Mary Nadeau and Shawna Sycz.
Front row, Abigail Judd and Rachel Proffitt.
Missing from the photo are Elise Bean and Sarah Caisse.

By Rob Glidden With the Apple Harvest only about a month away, eight Southington girls have been keeping themselves busy with numerous appearances as Apple Harvest Hostesses. This year’s hostesses are Katie Klein, Mary Nadeau, Elise Bean, Rachel Proffitt, Alyssa Pappas, Shawna Sycz, Sarah Caisse and Abigail Judd. “We’ve got another great group,” said hostess…

Read more »