Art league seeking submissions for spring show

April 19, 2016
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The Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain wants artists to submit work for the 12th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition. Jurors are Rachel Carlson and Claudia Van Nes of Maple and Main Gallery in Chester, Conn. First prize is $300 plus a one person exhibit at a mutually agreed upon date. Second…

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Obituary: Dorothy ‘Dot’ Zimmermann, 75

April 19, 2016
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Dorothy “Dot” (Klimkewicz) Zimmermann, 75, of Southington, died on April 15.

Dorothy “Dot” (Klimkewicz) Zimmermann, 75, of Southington, passed away on April 15, 2016 at the East Bay Rehab Center in Largo, FL. She was the loving wife of Jerome “Jerry” Zimmermann for over 52 years. Dot was born in Bristol on March 9, 1941 daughter of the late Chester and Yvonne (Fortier) Klimkewicz. She attended…

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Time to face those ‘Phobias’

April 19, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Think of your deepest, darkest fear – Is it spiders? Sharks? The dark? Maybe it’s a twisting, turning, looping, roller coaster. Lake Compounce is hoping to expose you to whatever that fear might be this season, with their newest coaster, Phobia. Guests are invited to share what scares them in…

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Obituary: Immacolata Altieri, 98

April 18, 2016
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Immacolata Altieri, 98, of Southington, died on Sunday, April 17.

Immacolata Altieri, 98, of Southington, passed away Sunday, April 17th surrounded by her loving family at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain.  She was the wife of the late Pietro Altieri. She was born in Dragoni, Italy on May 27, 1917, the daughter of the late Carlo and Alessandra Buonantuomo.  Immacolata was an…

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Obituary: Vincenza Izzo, 77

April 18, 2016
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Vincenza (Sabino) Izzo, 77, of Southington, died on Friday, April 15.

Vincenza (Sabino) Izzo, 77, of Southington, passed away on Friday, April 15th at Mid-State Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife to her devoted husband Emanuele Izzo. She was born on July 4, 1938 in Treglia, Italy the daughter of the late Giovanni and Giovannina (Marra) Sabino. Vincenza worked as…

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Bundle Up and Read winner

April 18, 2016
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Library - Winter reading winner

The Southington Library announced that Ellen Ciak was this year’s “Bundle Up and Read” winner. As the winner for the adult winter reading program, Ciak received a throw and mug from the Southington Chamber of Commerce, a library book bag and mug, and a free shopping spree at the Friends of the Library Bookstore.

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2016 Music on the Green concert series

April 18, 2016
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Music

The Southington Recreation Department has announced the schedule for this summer’s Music on the Green outdoor concert series. Concerts take place every Wednesday, from May 25 through Aug. 31 on the Town Green. Music begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Rain dates will be held on Thursdays. Free parking is available in…

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Spring, will you make up your mind?

April 16, 2016
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Transitional is the key word for spring 2016. As Katy Perry sang, ‘You’re hot then you’re cold.’ So how do you go about picking up a wardrobe to handle an awfully confused Mother Nature. Simply Vera Vera Wang and Princess Vera Wang, available at Kohl’s (with a location on New Britain Avenue and available online…

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Personnel change ignites The Church’s creativity

April 16, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Some bands take years and years to come up with eight to 10 songs to fill out an album. But on its most recent album, “Further/Deeper,” the Australian band The Church pulled together 26 new songs in a mere eight days. The arrival of a new member of the band,…

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