Local News

Southington Observer Local News Section

Horanzy signs with Hartford Hawks

December 29, 2012
By
Horanzy signs with Hartford Hawks

By John Goralski Sports Writer Corinne Horanzy grabbed the pen, and her parents smiled with pride. She began to scrawl her signature across the page before her, and her high school coach beamed as much as her family. For four years, Lady Knight fans have watched Horanzy bloom into a division one college prospect. For…

Read more »

Southington group organizes to help Newtown

December 28, 2012
By

In the first 72 hours since the unspeakable tragedy in Sandy Hook, the people of Southington, (and throughout the United States), have responded with great shock, anxiety and sadness, launching a tidal wave of compassion, inspiring a compelling need to do something meaningful to help the people of Newtown and to help the parents, teachers…

Read more »

Accuweather says expect more snow before New Year’s

December 27, 2012
By

AccuWeather reports a new storm is in the works for portions of New England, the mid-Atlantic and the Ohio Valley hit by the storm just after Christmas. The new storm will bring more snow to areas that received snow from the post-Christmas storm and will bring snow to some areas that got rain or mostly…

Read more »

DePaolo students raise funds to help the victims of the Newtown tragedy

December 27, 2012
By

By Ed Harris Editor The students at DePaolo Middle School spent the last week organizing and conducting numerous fundraisers to help aid the children affected in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Last week the students gathered loose change in a large water jug, donated a small fee to wear a hat on hat day…

Read more »

Top stories of 2012; Taking a look at headlines of the year

December 27, 2012
By

The past year in Southington saw change, rebirth, drama and headaches. The former chair of the Town Council stepped down after receiving a promotion within the police department, in an effort to avoid the appearance of any conflict of interest. The fire chief found himself under an investigation. The Board of Finance briefly went out…

Read more »

Heavy snow reported already in Pennsylvania, New York state; on its way to CT

December 26, 2012
By

Winter Storm Live: Reaches NYC; Zero Visibility for Some State College, Pa. — 26 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports the major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86 years is spreading from the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast. The…

Read more »

Sikhs Host a Vigil

December 26, 2012
By
Sikhs Host a Vigil

  The Sikhs temple in Southington held a candlelight vigil on Friday, December 21st in remembrance of  the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.  The group welcomed town officials to speak at the ceremony.  The evening was  followed by a traditional Sikhs banquet and music.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus        

Read more »

Computer company coming to town

December 26, 2012
By

By Rob Glidden Staff writer Southington officials are excited by the pending arrival of Connecticut Online Computer Center, an Avon-based company which plans to bring its headquarters to West Street. Specifically, they will occupy the large building that once housed The Hartford. The insurance company announced its departure from the area in 2010 and gradually…

Read more »

Big snow storm expected for southern New England post-Christmas, says Accuweather

December 25, 2012
By

Accuweather just issued this forecast for the nation: East Facing Major Post-Christmas Winter Storm   State College, Pa. — 25 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports after slamming the southern Plains and Deep South on Christmas Day, a powerful winter storm will take aim on the East and central Great Lakes on Wednesday into Thursday. The…

Read more »

Merry Christmas from The Southington Observer

December 25, 2012
By
Merry Christmas from The Southington Observer

The staff at The Southington Observer would like to wish everyone in town a happy holiday season.

Read more »