Obituary: Ronald Mongillo, 59

February 15, 2016
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Ronald Mongillo, 59, died on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.

Ronald Mongillo, aka The Captain, 59, of Southington, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville. He was born in Southington the son of the late Albert and Lucille (Larson) Mongillo. For over 30 years he worked alongside his brothers and nephews as the crane operator…

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Friends of the Library March book sale

February 15, 2016
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The Friends of the Library will be holding a book sale in late February and early March. From Feb. 29 to March 12, all books will be sold at half price. Outfit your home, classroom, or business libraries with a wide selection of adult fiction, non-fiction, young adult, children’s and other books to select from. Most paperback…

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Ball tickets available for March 5 event

February 15, 2016
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200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489
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The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, located at 200 Executive Blvd. in Southington, welcomes the community to the second annual Brain Ball in honor of the 73,000 Connecticut residents who are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and their 177,000 caregivers. The event will be held on Saturday, March 5, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., at…

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Obituary: Alice O’Hala, 85

February 15, 2016
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Alice O’Hala, 85, died on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016.

Alice (Barbier) O’Hala, 85, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Chet O’Hala. Born in Southington on September 26, 1930 to the late Joseph and Thecla (Reeve) Barbier, she had been a lifelong Southington resident. Alice attended Lincoln Lewis…

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Letter: Reader is worried about our future environment

February 13, 2016
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: Your editorial of last week left a question unanswered: Why didn’t the council member “recuse” when his employer first proposed the Hatton School project? This tiny Plainville-Southington area is as beautiful a spot as there is on the globe, and it behooves us to protect what has only been loaned to us.…

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Eye-popping Op-Art exhibit opens at The Matt

February 12, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To the casual art observer, Victor Vasarely is not as much of a household name as Picasso, Monet, or Warhol. But Cynthia Roznoy, curator at the Mattatuck Museum, explained that in his native Hungary and adopted home of Paris, Vasarely’s work is held in high-esteem. And as the father of…

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Rose makes it official: UConn bound

February 12, 2016
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Jasen Rose announced his intentions last fall, but on Wednesday, Feb. 3 he made it official by signing his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Connecticut. The former Blue Knight quarterback hopes to make an impact with the Husky offense. Photo by BRIAN JENNINGS

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Once a Knight, always a Knight

February 12, 2016
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The Lady Knights celebrated their third annual alumni game on Sunday, Jan. 31. The game was coordinated by Holly Coleman, and it featured former Lady Knight basketball players from the early 1990s through 2013. Photo by BRIAN JENNINGS

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Registration is underway for the April vacation camp at YMCA Camp Sloper

February 12, 2016
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YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington will be running an April vacation camp during the upcoming spring break. Campers will have a choice of five great camps during the week of April 10 to April 15. Registration is underway for Fishing Camp, Horseback Riding Camp, Rocket Science Camp, Adventure Camp and Traditional Camp. The Adventure and…

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