The journey from paperboy to editor

December 3, 2014
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The journey from paperboy to editor

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR I was already a Step Saver paperboy in December of 1975 when the publisher announced a new Southington paper, the Observer, as a vehicle for local coverage. Local news would be its heartbeat, the early edition cried. At the time, I wasn’t thinking about the importance of newspapers in the community.…

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My Little Rascals offers fun, friendly atmosphere

December 3, 2014
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My Little Rascals offers fun, friendly atmosphere

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER My Little Rascals Daycare Center has just held its ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Owner Carla Russo has been working in daycare for several years and has two young daughters of her own with her husband. The center is located on 445 North Main St. near Stop and Shop,…

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CAPSS award recipients: Palladino, Semmel, Goralski

December 3, 2014
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CAPSS award recipients: Palladino, Semmel, Goralski

Jessica Goralski, a senior at Southington High School, Benjamin Palladino and Julia Semmel, Grade 8 at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have been selected as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ Superintendent/Student Recognition award for leadership service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and service to others in…

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Alta announces its first quarter honor roll.

December 3, 2014
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The following students have made the honor roll at Alta for the first quarter of the year. First honors: Matthew Nappe, Keith Pernal. Second honors: Christopher Abbott, Kaylah Ferguson-Cass, Kaylee Goodrich.

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Kennedy Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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Kennedy Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

John F. Kennedy Middle School hast announced its first quarter honor roll. Grade 6 First Honors Callan Angelo; Lindsey Arduini; Ernest Arroyo; Neel Avancha; Noah Barbour; Cameron Baston; Elizabeth Beaulieu; Drew Belcourt; Connor Blanchette; Madison Block; Casey Blumetti; Olivia Blumetti; Lauren Bogoslofski; Mikaela Bogoslofski; Christopher Bowman; Weston Brick; Joshua Budnik; Alexander Cammuso; Griffin Campbell; Rachel…

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DePaolo Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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DePaolo Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

J.A. DePaolo Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 6 First Honors Catherine Adamczyk;Mercy Adekola;Jackson Alfano;Sera Altomari;Devan Bade;Adam Badgley;Andrew Bafuma;Kelly Barrett;Muhanad Batah;Alexandra Bauer;Brandon Bernier;Amanda Boan;Corrie Bonomi;Daniel Bouteiller;Sammi Bray;Matthew Brennan;Madison Buckley;Isabelle Burek;Jessica Burns;Caleb Buzas;Dylan Camden;Audrey Cantillon;Alexandra Carabetta;Ella Carmody;Ethan Cerra;Michaela Ceruti;Christina Cheng;Alyssa Cleland;Kathryn Clynes;Taylor Collar;Julia Collins;Rebecca Conforto;Jeffrey Cormier;Alex Dabrowski;Brooke Daigle;Dominic DeCosta;Abigail Delgado;Aedan Derrick;Kaila DiBenedetto;Michael…

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Southington High School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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Southington High School announces its first quarter honor roll

Southington High School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 9 First Honors Rosanna Airo, Victoria Aldieri, Jacob Anderson, Katarina Aulbach, Cicily Balachandar, Madison Beaudoin, Mackenzie Beaupre, Emma Becotte, Chloe Becquey, Evan Bender, Allison Blaszko, Julia Brilla, Allison Brown, Timothy Budnik, Collin Burbank, Zachary Burleigh, Carolyn Callahan, Gina Calo, Ryan Case, Gabrielle Cerra, Sophia…

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Southington Community Services could use holiday help

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Southington Community Services has a few opportunities for giving back this holiday season. Before Thanksgiving, the civic group handed out 500 food baskets to families in need at the Southington Drive In. Now SCS is preparing food baskets for families for Christmas. One of the ways people can give back…

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SHS atrium to get new roof

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Town Council unanimously approved a bond ordinance of $407,000 for the replacement of the roof at the atrium of Southington High School. There was a public hearing for the ordinance held at the beginning of the meeting, however, the public remained mum. Director of Operations for the Southington Public…

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