Obituary: Mary Wielgosh, 97

April 25, 2016
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Obit - Mary Wielgosh

Mary (Kindel) Wielgosh, 97, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville. Born on Sept. 10, 1918 in Southington to the late George and Theresa (Oblij) Kindel, she had been a lifelong Southington resident. Mary was a lifelong member of the Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church and…

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Obituary: Joyce Prescher Johnson

April 25, 2016
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Obit - Joyce Prescher Johnson

Joyce Prescher Johnson, 83, of Harwinton, CT and Sebastian, FL, beloved wife of Niles Arthur Johnson, passed away peacefully in her home after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 23, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Southington, October 13, 1932, Joyce was the daughter of the late Dr. Adolph Rexroth Prescher and Lois Brooks…

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Volunteers sought to protect ‘Wall That Heals’

April 25, 2016
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Volunteers to protect the “Wall That Heals” are needed between Wednesday, June 8 and Monday, June 13. Hours will be 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. in four hour shifts. Contact either Tim Gamache, (860)977-2152 or Russ Trudel, (860)585-1715.

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Compounce to hire additional 500 this season

April 25, 2016
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Lake Compounce Family Theme Park is seeking approximately 500 additional individuals to join their team for this summer season. Positions that are available include food and beverage, games, rides, retail, admissions, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, as well as at Bear Creek Campground. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and be available to work…

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Obituary: Angelo Ciaffaglione, 74

April 25, 2016
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Angelo Ciaffaglione, 74, of Southington passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the HCC at New Britain General. He was the husband of Diana (Kizilski) Ciaffaglione. Angelo retired from Stanley Works and later from New Britain Transportation. He was a member of the Sons of Italy and the Southington Elks Club. In addition to…

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Familiar face in Holy Cross’s production of ‘Grease’

April 25, 2016
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Leanne Raymond of Southington has the role of ‘Sandy’ in the Holy Cross High School production of ‘Grease,’ which opens next week.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the musical “Grease,” the character of Sandy is the new girl in town and an unfamiliar face in the halls of Rydell High. But in the production of “Grease,” being staged at Holy Cross High School next week, the character of Sandy will be a familiar face to area…

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Local agent recognized as a regional sales leader

April 25, 2016
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Carrie Korenkiewicz

Southington real estate agent Carrie Korenkiewicz was recognized recently by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties (BHHNEP) as one of the top agents in the Northeast. Korenkiewicz was ranked 7th in the company for number of units sold for 2015. In addition, Carrie has earned Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ prestigious 5-Year Legend Award. “Carrie’s outstanding work…

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Give me a “B,” a quilting bee

April 23, 2016
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Comm - Quilts of valor 2016

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 came out in numbers for their annual Quilts of Valor (QOV) Foundation quilting event. The mission of the QOV is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. From left, James Carr, Robert Klezun, CT QOV co-chair Jane Dougherty, Joseph Della Porta, and Frank…

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Obituary: Gardner A. Corey

April 22, 2016
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Obit - Gardner A Corey

Gardner A. Corey, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 20, 2016. He was the husband of Charlene Corey for 40 years. Gardner was born on December 28, 1949 in Bristol, VA to the late Lorraine Flaherty and Basil Moran. He was a proud Vietnam veteran who enjoyed fishing, woodworking and…

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