Gene and Marion Manware celebrate 50 years

August 16, 2015
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Gene and Marion Manware recently celebrated 50 years of marriage by renewing their vows at St. Thomas Church.

Gene and Marion (Mirisola) Manware recently observed their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their marriage vows at St. Thomas Church in Southington, where they were first married on July 17, 1965 by the late Rev. Dawson Trenchard. The couple then celebrated with family and friends at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Gene retired as…

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Klem receives Rotary scholarship

August 15, 2015
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Comm - Rotary Scholarship to Rebecca Klem

The Rotary Club of Southington presented a $2,000 scholarship to Rebecca Klem on July 15. Klem is studying business at Central Connecticut State University.

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Rotary recognizes Interact Students of the Month

August 15, 2015
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Comm - Rotary Students of the Month

The Interact Students of the Month were recognized at The Rotary Club of Southington’s July meeting. From left, Sarah Luczak, Sana Khan, Cassidy Race, and Jennifer Congdon. Race was also one of six winners of the Rotary Club of Southington Academic Scholarship.

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Locals compete at NE regional rugby tourney

August 15, 2015
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SP Brief - Rugby

Two members of the boys Southington High School rugby club were selected to represent Rugby CT at the Northeast Regional all-star tournament, sponsored by USA Rugby, from June 20-21 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. From left, Richie Zayas, a junior at Southington High School and Ryan L. Pelligrinelli, who will be attending…

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Letter: Reader voices concerns about Hatton Meadow

August 15, 2015
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number to JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: It appears a lot of time and effort is being put into beautifying Southington. They have town officials walking to make sure there aren’t any weeds in the sidewalks downtown, but at the same time, they are creating an eyesore and destroying a beautiful pristine field at Hatton School by installing two…

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Plantsville student places 2nd at national ad competition

August 15, 2015
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Plantsville’s Karen Falk was among the 32-student team from Johnson & Wales University to place second at the National Student Advertising Competition.

Plantsville’s Karen Falk was a member of the 32-student ad team from Johnson & Wales University’s (JWU) that secured second place at the National Student Advertising Competition held on June 12 in Las Vegas, Nev.—the team’s best finish in program history. To qualify for the national competition sponsored by the American Advertising Federation, the Ad…

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Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday Registration Blitz’ on Aug. 22

August 15, 2015
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Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 773-1300

FARMINGTON—Tunxis Community College will hold a “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 100 Building to help students choose courses and register for fall semester. The event is one of 12 being held across the state at Connecticut Community Colleges. The Tunxis event will offer one-stop…

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Dalidowitz, Dame wedding

August 14, 2015
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Dalidowitz, Dame wedding

Lara Dalidowitz, of Southington, and Dustin Dame, of Sesser, Ill., were married on July 24 at St. Dominic Church in Southington in a ceremony officiated by Rev. Ronald May. The reception was held at Saint Clements Castle in Portland. Lara is the daughter of Mark and June Dalidowitz of Southington, and Dustin is the son…

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‘Super Saturday’ to register at Tunxis , Aug. 22

August 14, 2015
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Tunxis Community College on Scott Swamp Road in Farmington will hold a “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 100 Building to help students choose courses and register for fall semester. Part of the Connecticut Community Colleges “Super Saturday Registration Blitz” hosted by the 12 CT community…

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