Lincoln College presents athletic awards at banquet

May 6, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England

On Saturday, April 18, Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) celebrated another successful winter season at their annual team banquets. The Wildcat program recognized a number of first-time awards at the regional and national level. Austin Mofunanya was recognized as the first Wildcat athlete to be named as the Region XXI Men’s Basketball Player of…

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Girls lacrosse loses to Simsbury, Farmington

May 6, 2015
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Nickolina Doran pushes past a Farmington defender during a 13-6 loss last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After winning their first two games of the season, despite starting 0-3, the Lady Knights (2-5) girls lacrosse team dropped two games during the week. Southington was defeated at home on Tuesday, April 28 by the Simsbury Trojans (6-2). Southington trailed by just three goals at the half, but fell, 13-7…

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Sports Listings for May 8

May 6, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Fire Report for May 8

May 6, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department has announced the following 52 incidents between April 27 and May 4: Monday, April 27 216 Mulberry St. /Plantsville, Medical Assist, Assist EMS 61 Page Farm Rd., Smoke Detector Activation 58 Mulberry St. /Mulberry Gardens, Lock-Out Vehicle 3 Darling St. /Flanders West, Dispatched and Cancelled En Route Carey St. and Andrews…

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Mulberry Gardens open house on May 9

May 6, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will facilitate the event and coffee will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is located at 58 Mulberry St. in the Plantsville section…

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Police Blotter for May 8

May 6, 2015
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The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from April 23 to April 29: Angela G. Rood, 34, of 135 Harwinton Rd., Torrington, was arrested on April 23 for second degree failure to appear. Michael Kleszcz, 54, of 256 Marion Ave., Plantsville, was arrested on April 24 for driving under the influence and failure…

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SHS student-athletes honored by CIAC

May 6, 2015
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CHESHIRE—Southington High School students Caitlin Young (field hockey) and James Hoder (boys tennis) were recognized among a list of 344 senior student-athletes at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Sunday, May 3. The local pair were awarded the annual Student-Athlete Award. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes…

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Kelley mathsters lead St. Jude charity drive

May 6, 2015
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Kelley Elementary School has been ranked number 43 out of over 7,000 schools participating in the annual St. Jude Math-A-Thon. For this fundraiser, students in grades K-8 ask family and friends for a pledge to solve math problems in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon Funbook, with all proceeds donated to the children’s research hospital. According to…

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Obituaries for May 8

May 6, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: John “Jack” R. Lacourciere, 84, of Milldale, died on April 28 at Cheshire Regional Rehab. He was the son of the late Royal and Louise (Scholefield) Lacourciere. Pearl Ann (Duchene) Palumbo, 89, wife of Eraldo…

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