Gymnasts raise the bar in West Hartford

January 21, 2016
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Gymnastics

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (4-0) began the week with some stumbles, but managed to maintain their balance with wins over both West Hartford schools away from home and a season-high score. Southington opened the week on Tuesday, Jan. 12 against Hall (0-2) at Whiting Lane Elementary School in West Hartford where the…

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Can I quote you on that?: School administrators back students during yearbook controversy

January 21, 2016
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Chronicle Yearbook

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER For decades, high school seniors have been tasked with summarizing their four-year experience in just two short lines, known as the senior quote. When it comes time for the annual submissions, most go the sentimental route, recalling fond memories on the field or on stage, others opt for meaningful song lyrics, and…

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Military Appreciation Dinner has been rescheduled to Jan. 30

January 21, 2016
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The Military Appreciation Dinner, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23 has been rescheduled due to the weather forecast. It has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 30. Here is the listing for the event: SATURDAY, JAN. 30 SOUTHINGTON MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southington Elks Lodge, 114 Main St. (Snow date…

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Another arrest made for aluminum thefts at Brunalli Construction

January 21, 2016
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Dylan Cooke

Southington police made another arrest as a result of a continuing investigation surrounding thefts from Brunalli Construction Co. on Buckland St. Today, Dylan Cooke, 21, of New Haven turned himself in on an arrest warrant. The ongoing theft investigation originated on Sept. 17, 2015 when Cooke was arrested for stealing aluminum forming joists from the…

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North Coast Clothing is clearing shelves at SHS

January 21, 2016
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North Coast Clothing has already earned more than $4,000 in sales. The student company is the brainchild of, from left, Margaux Degumbi, Natalie Rickard, and Evan Aiudi.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Three Southington High School seniors are advancing their education in marketing by using their business and sales skills outside the classroom. Evan Aiudi, Natalie Rickard, and Margaux Degumbi, all students in the SHS Marketing III course, have created their own company. North Coast Clothing, a New England themed t-shirt company, has earned…

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Lamb of God: Rubbing elbows with the establishment

January 21, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Grammys and Lamb of God. The pair don’t seem to go together. The Grammys, which this year will be distributed on Feb. 15, tends to be about the industry honoring the respectable and commercial side of music. Think Adele and Taylor Swift. However, Lamb of God are muscular, sweaty…

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Obituary: Frank Waluk Sr., 73

January 21, 2016
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obituaries

Frank Waluk Sr., 73, of the Milldale section of Southington, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Darlyn L. (Bower) Waluk. Frank was born in New Britain on Feb. 20, 1942. He retired from Brunalli Construction after many years. He…

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Hockey streak at 6 games

January 21, 2016
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Paul Gambardella battles for the puck in the corner during a 1-0 victory over Rockville-Bolton-Coventry-RHAM on Jan. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Andrew Mitchell received the puck at the top of the key just inside the blue line and the defense quickly closed in. Mitchell flicked the puck towards the goal, and Jacob Herz deflected it off the bottom corner of the crossbar and into the back of the net. Herz’s deflection for…

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Lady Knights get 10th win

January 21, 2016
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Janette Wadolowski takes a jump shot during a road win at top-ranked Conard.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER   The Lady Knights basketball team (10-1) knocked Conard (10-1) from the ranks of the undefeated with a 59-39 victory in West Hartford on Thursday, Jan. 14. Right from the opening tip, the Knights came out and never gave the Chieftains any room to breath. Southington built a 13-point lead by…

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