Music to our ears; Derynoski donates to vets

December 23, 2015
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Derynosky- Hailey Zaczynski and Aiden Rand with the 20  ipods

Derynosky students raised $300 through a collection of spare change spearheaded by Aiden Rand and Hailey Zaczynski, above, during a recent school fundraiser, and American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 matched those funds. Together, they were able to purchase 20 iPod shuffles to be used in the music and memory program at the Rocky Hill veterans…

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Sports listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Southington support group listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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DEC. 24-25 CHESHIRE CHRISTMAS ALKATHON. Noon on Thrsday to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford Rd., Cheshire (Off Route 10, behind Cheshire Town Hall). Open meetings on even hours. Refreshment, fun, and fellowship. DEC. 31-JAN. 1 CHESHIRE CHRISTMAS ALKATHON. Noon on Thrsday to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford…

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Southington Miscellaneous Listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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SUNDAY, JAN. 10 PLANTSVILLE PLANTSVILLE COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Plantsville Community Nursery School is celebrating 61 years of service, with an open house. Parents and children are invited to visit the school and staff.  3 and 4 year old classes are available as well as a fourth day in…

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Police Blotter for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, Dec. 4 through Wednesday, Dec. 16: Troy A. Genovese, 42, of LKA 889 Woodtick Rd., Waterbury, was arrested on Dec. 4 for breach of peace and second degree criminal mischief. Ariana G. Gugliotti, 19, of 396 Todd Rd., Wolcott was arrested on Dec. 9 for…

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Fire Report for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 34 incidents from Monday, Dec. 14 to Monday, Dec. 21: Monday, Dec. 14 10:49:41 a.m., 2279 Mount Vernon Rd./ Lincoln College, Smoke detector activation 12:47:17 p.m., I-691 Westbound Exit 4/ Meriden, Road freight or transport vehicle 1:18:52 p.m., 500 Pleasant St., Medical assist, assist EMS 3:45:10 p.m., 189…

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Obituaries for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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  The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Sarah (Kolosky) Borrelli, 34, of Bristol, died in the presence of her family on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Bristol Hospital. She was the wife of Matthew J. Borrelli and daughter of John and…

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Library listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: December The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez…

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Giving the gift of reading at Kelley School

December 23, 2015
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Joshua Bonefant, 5, reads to Kelley Elementary School custodian Larry LaComb during a special reading exercise with the school's kindergarteners. Bonefant selected LaComb as his reading partner.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER After ending a unit on the power of reading, Rose Risser’s kindergarten class at Kelley Elementary School chose staff members for a chance to share their new skill. “We were giving the gift of reading to special teachers in our school,” said Risser, whose class of five and six-year-olds spent the morning…

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