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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South End tech assistant arrested for assaulting supervisor

April 22, 2016
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Melinda Chantea Fisher

Police were called to South End Elementary School at 8:34 a.m. today after receiving calls about an altercation among staff members. Officers arrested Melinda Chantea Fisher, 29, of Wallingford, a district wide technology assistant at the school. The investigation revealed that Fisher was involved in an argument with her supervisor when addressed for being late to…

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Youth Services seeks spring/summer workers

April 22, 2016
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The Youth Employment Service at Southington Youth Services is recruiting participants for the spring/summer season in anticipation of calls for yard maintenance as well as some jobs for housecleaning and babysitting. Interested applicants between 14-16 years of age must be Southington residents. Applications can be downloaded at www.southington.org (click on the link to Youth Services)…

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