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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Cirque Eloize finds the talent to please your ‘iD’

August 14, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists, to those outside of the world of circuses, may seem like rare animals. They are creatures that you are unlikely to find in your neighbor’s house or hanging out at the local suburban mall. But for troupes such as Cirque Éloize—which has set up a month-long…

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Lucid Empire joins pack as live music takes stage at Rockwell festival

August 14, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Live music always has been a hallmark of the now annual West End Association Summer Festival at Rockwell Park. This year will be no different with acoustic bands taking the stage at the gazebo at the West End park and amplified acts taking the stage in the amphitheater bowl. The…

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‘The Hustlers’ gather at Shooter’s: Southington pool hall hosts the cast of truTV’s trick shot sensation

August 14, 2015
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Shooter's owner Sal Conti, left, welcomed the cast from truTV's "The Hustlers" at a meet-and-greet event at Shooter's Billiards on Spring Street. The event recognized the four Shooter's teams that will be among 13 Connecticut teams at the upcoming National Team Championships in Las Vegas.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Cast members of TruTV’s “The Hustlers” made an appearance at Shooters Billiards and Arcade in Southington on Saturday, Aug. 8. Shooters hosted a meet and greet with the members of the show during a sendoff party for numerous teams of the Connecticut American Poolplayers Association (APA) that will be heading to…

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Camp Invention tests creativity

August 14, 2015
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Sophia Lopresti, 7, disassembles a computer to be repurposed at Camp Invention at Strong School.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER This past week, more than 100 local students converged on Strong School for Camp Invention. The second annual camp is a weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. Children worked together to seek solutions to real-world problems, children turn ordinary into extraordinary and sharpen critical 21st century…

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Crowley picks ‘Best in Show’

August 14, 2015
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Frank Crowley with Lily Mae and Nicole Costello

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER World War II veteran Frank Crowley, 96, was recognized for his community efforts as a special guest of honor at the fourth annual Rev Up for a Cure Classic Car and All-American Muscle fundraiser at the Southington Drive-In on Sunday, Aug. 9. Crowley, above, with Lily Mae, left, and Nicole Costello, right,…

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Southington 9-year-old represents CCMC at Fenway Park

August 14, 2015
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Gavin Haines arranges a pyramid of cups during a fundraiser at an area Cumberland Farms.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Nine-year-old Gavin Haines, Southington, represented the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in a ceremony at Fenway Park last month. Cumberland Farms hosted the private event at Fenway Park’s Wheels Up Clubhouse on July 30, to kick-off the fourth annual Cups for Kids campaign. The month-long fundraiser is held each year to benefit the…

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