Co-founder of The Observer dies at 92

November 18, 2015
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Jennie Urillo, co-founder of the Step Saver and The Observer, died this week at 92.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Jennie (Marciniec) Urillo, a former owner of the Step Saver and Southington Observer newspapers, died on Monday, Nov. 16 at Hartford HealthCare at Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington. She was 92. Urillo was a co-founder of the Step Saver, a weekly shopper, in April of 1963, along with her husband Anthony Urillo,…

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Music listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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Felice Cassella, 93, of Southington, died on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

FRIDAY, NOV. 20 OTHER TOBY KEITH. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $85, $65. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. SUNDAY, NOV. 22 OTHER PORTRAITS IN SIGHT AND SOUND. Part of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series. 2 p.m. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. $30 ($25 for HSO subscribers or museum members). Ticket price includes…

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Performance listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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NOV. 20, 21 BRISTOL ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.’ Performed by Bristol Eastern Theater Arts. Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. Bristol Eastern High School, 632 King St., Bristol. Students, $8. Faculty/seniorsl, $10. General admission, $12. SATURDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER ‘A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION WITH GARRISON KEILLOR.’ 5:45 p.m. Live radio broadcast. Palace Theatre, 100 East…

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Dining listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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SUNDAY, NOV. 22 SOUTHINGTON ‘A PLATE AT THE TABLE.’ Fund raiser for For Goodness Sake, Bristol-based nonprofit. 12 to 4 p.m. Food, coffee, tea, and soda. Cash bar. Live music. Auction. Raffling off 1995 Honda Del Sol. Anthony Jacks Wood Fire Grill, 30 Center St., Southington. $30. ForGoodnessSake.org. (860) 883-3621, info@forgoodnesssake.org ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 20 OTHER COFFEE WITH STATE SEN. HENRI MARTIN, STATE REP. WHIT BETTS. 8 to 9 a.m. Residents will opportunity to discuss any issues they wish to talk about. Eagles Nest, 163 Main St., Terryville. All residents encouraged to attend. NOV. 20-21 OTHER STORY TELLING SHOW AND WORKSHOP WITH SPEAK UP STORYTELLING. 8 p.m.…

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Senior listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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Senior listings for Nov. 20

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Support group listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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TUESDAY, NOV. 24 OTHER INCLUSION BODY MYOSITIS SUPPORT GROUP. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Special Care Research and Education Center, 370 Osgood Ave., New Britain. bscalabrini@hfsc.org, (860) 612-6316. ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care,…

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Kids listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 20 OTHER ‘DISNEY LIVE! THREE CLASSIC FAIRY TALES.’ 4 and 7 p.m. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. Tickets start at $25. 1-877-522-8499. XLCenter.com, disneylive.com   NOV. 20-22 OTHER ‘WINNIE THE POOH.’ Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. New Britain Youth Theater. Performed at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50…

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Sports listings for the Nov. 20 edition

November 18, 2015
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If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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