Obituary: Pearl Hrablook

June 21, 2016
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pearlhrablook

Pearl (Gallob) Hrablook, 93, formerly of Plantsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Bel-Air Manor in Newington. She had been the loving wife of the late Sam Hrablook. Born December 15, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY to the late George and Anna (Singer) Gallob, she was a long time resident of Long Island,…

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Financial advisor earns industry designation

June 21, 2016
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Paul Sciarra

Steven L. Tillona, CPA, CWS, of Southington, an independent financial advisor with Edu4Retirement, Inc., which is affiliated with Investors Capital Broker-Dealer, is among an elite group of financial professionals obtaining the Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS) designation administered by Cannon Financial Institute. This designation is awarded to those individuals completing a comprehensive program of study surrounding…

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Imagine Nation offers a summer of discovery

June 20, 2016
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Summer programs have just kicked off at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. This month, the museum is showcasing the wonders of light through its light and reflection studio. Last weekend, the museum unveiled the new Kaleido-Lab, which was funded by the Smith Family Charitable Fund at the Main…

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HHC nurses receive Nightingale Awards

June 20, 2016
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Hartford Healthcare

Three local nurses were celebrated by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services with the Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing, Connecticut’s largest state-wide nursing recognition program. These honorees were presented their awards at a May 5 ceremony in Hartford. Jodi Trottier, LPN, Southington Care Center; Kathy Chiulli, RN, MSN, clinical systems analyst, Hartford HealthCare Senior Services; and…

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Bees fall in 12

June 20, 2016
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Bees fall in 12

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees made yet another late inning rally to force extras for the second straight day, but ultimately fall to the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-6 in 12 innings. The Game Changed When…: …Patrick Palmiero, who had pinch hit in the 10th inning, delivered the eventual game-winning runs with…

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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

June 18, 2016
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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their second straight win tonight against the Sugar Land Skeeters! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: With a 9-5 win last night, the Bees took the series opener against the Skeeters. New Britain has now won three straight games overall vs. Sugar Land. Bees Tickets | Available at…

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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

June 18, 2016
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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

Box Score In 140 Characters or Less: Backed by three home runs, the Bees took the opener of their series with the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-5. The Game Changed When…: …Jon Jones’ grand slam in the third inning off Skeeters’ starter Parker Frazier was the highlight of a six-run inning, which opened up the ball…

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Letter: Reader doesn’t like garbage disposal site

June 18, 2016
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To the editor: For months, we have been told of the state’s monetary problems, the layoffs, salary cuts and job eliminations. Today comes the report of a state loan of $2 million to a Pennsylania company to build a garbage disposal on DePaolo Drive. This is the same Pennsylvania company that is waiting for state…

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Letter: Reader remembers former SHS teacher at her retirement

June 18, 2016
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To the editor: When I saw the opportunity to write a letter about Nancy Chiero, I knew right away what I wanted to say. I first met her when I was in eighth grade at Kennedy Middle School. I was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD when I was in elementary school. Since I can remember, I’ve been…

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