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Southington Observer Local News Section

Problem Solvers: 2017 Invention Convention

Students poured into the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, March 28 for the annual “Invention Convention.” Local elementary students demonstrated their problem solving skills with a wide-ranging array of inventions. Above, Derynoski Elementary School fifth grader Dalton Messina explains his…

Obituary: Zaya A. Oshana, 87

Zaya A. Oshana, 87, loving husband of Angelica M. Oshana, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  In addition to his wife, Angelica, “Poppy” as he was affectionately called, also leaves his daughter, Deborah Caloutas; son Zaya Oshana Jr. and his wife…

Markley seeks a run for lieutenant governor

HARTFORD—State Sen. Joe Markley is the first Republican to declare his candidacy for the No. 2 job in state government. Markley, R-16th district, filed paperwork March 24 to register as a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for lieutenant governor…