Obituary: Joseph Jalowiecki

April 13, 2016
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Joseph “Hawk” Charles Jalowiecki, 84, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. Born on December 23, 1931 in New Britain to the late Joseph and Josephine (Jedziniak) Jalowiecki, he had been a longtime Southington resident. Joe proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy…

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Obituary: William Haeffner

April 13, 2016
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Haefner, William

William  Haeffner, 83, of Southington, beloved husband of Tracie Morelli,  passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 8th at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. He was born in Germany on Jan. 21, 1933, the son of the late Alfon and Sophy (Lindenfelser) Haeffner. William, known as “Coach”, dedicated much of his…

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Girl Scouts registering for Camp Carlson

April 13, 2016
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Summer is rapidly approaching, and parents are looking for a fun, safe environment for their girls. The good news is that girls can spend their summer at Camp Carlson making memories to last a lifetime. Camp Carlson in Bristol offers fun and challenging activities for all girls in grades K-12. Operated by Girl Scouts of…

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Southington resident has lead role in ‘Grease’ at Holy Cross

April 13, 2016
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  Leanne Raymond, a Southington resident and a Junior at Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, will be performing the role of Sandy in the musical “Grease” on April 29 and 30 at 7 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. The show is directed by Dave Gardino.

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Some local names rise among the stars at Tribeca Film Fest

April 13, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When the Tribeca Film Festival opens in New York City this month, there will be some big names from television and movie showing their work. Danny DeVito, Michael Rapaport, and Matthew Modine are all showing their films. There also are a slew of documentaries, including one on Andy Warhol and…

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New pageant winner has ties to Bristol

April 13, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The daughter of the owners of a Bristol business is now Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen. Samantha Anderson, competing as Miss Constitution’s Outstanding Teen, won the title at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret on Sunday afternoon. She was one of 16 girls vying for the opportunity to represent the state at the…

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Judge launches ‘Talking Probate’ program

April 12, 2016
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Probate Judge Matt Jalowiec announced the expansion of a new program called “Talking Probate.”  Beginning on April 29, he will meet residents at the library on the last Friday of the month to discuss probate questions.

Probate Judge Matt Jalowiec announced the expansion of a new program called “Talking Probate” in Southington starting this month. Beginning in April, the judge will visit the library on the last Friday of each month to answer questions regarding the law and to discuss relevant legal topics. These sessions are aimed at residents who might…

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Legion holds ‘Quilts of Valor’ on April 16

April 12, 2016
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 will be hosting a day of sewing on Saturday, April 16 for the Quilts of Valor Foundation. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., they will be welcoming volunteers at the Legion hall at 64 Main St. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and…

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From elbow grease to sparkle

April 12, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There’s a lot of elbow grease involved if you want things to sparkle and shine. And the Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen scholarship pageant is no different.   Before the doors opened to a full house at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret on Sunday, the hair was in transition from drab to…

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