Southington seniors’ listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 SOUTHINGTON 55 ALIVE SAFE DRIVING COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Focuses on latest driving techniques with emphasis on defensive driving. No in-the-car training involved, only classroom. Cost: $15 for AARP Members ($20 for Non AARP Members). Payable to AARP. Register at (860) 621-3014 WEDNESDAY, SEPT.…

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Southington miscellaneous listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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miscellaneous

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 SOUTHINGTON GIANT TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. Rain or shine. SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 SOUTHINGTON RALLY DAY WORSHIP. 11 a.m. at YMCA Camp Sloper, 1000 East St. The First Congregational Church will hold worship with a picnic immediately following. Main course and beverages…

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Hall of Fame: The professor-Pete Sepko was more like a teacher than a coach

September 7, 2016
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Pete Sepko on the sidelines of a Blue Knight wrestling match during one of his 22 seasons from 1981 to 2003.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Pete Sepko charged toward the throwing line at Southington High School’s 1967 regular season finale, and somewhere during his approach things went horribly wrong. The high school senior had to stretch his stride to make up for his poor position, and he was forced to throw his plant foot forward in…

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Lt. Governor honors Yarde Metals for hiring record with veterans

September 7, 2016
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Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, right, meets with employees of Yarde Metals on Aug. 23.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, along with Dept. of Labor Commissioner Scott Jackson, Dept. of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Catherine Smith, and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly, paid a visit to Yarde Metals on Tuesday, Aug. 23. They met with Yarde Metals’ employees who are veterans to honor…

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Fire report for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 32 incidents from Monday, Aug. 22 to Saturday, Aug. 27: Monday, Aug. 22 10:01:25 a.m., 82 Todd Rd., Smoke or odor removal 12:17:14 p.m., 957 West St., Sunoco, Vehicle accident 5:13:42 p.m., 42 Andrews St., Rescue, EMS incident, other 9:27:33 p.m., 1 Darling St., Flanders West, Medical assist,…

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Police blotter for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, Aug. 18 through Tuesday, Aug. 23: Tyler Demarco, 48, of 321 Berlin St., Southington, was charged with creating a public disturbance on Aug. 23. Samuel J. Manzo, 56, of 53 Smoron Court, Southington, was charged with blight on Aug. 24. Samuel J. Manzo,…

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Bees open 9 game road trip at Lancaster

September 6, 2016
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Bees

NEW BRITAIN BEES (64-63) AT LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS (60-66) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees hit the road for their final road trip of the season, taking on Lancaster in the first of three! First pitch is 7PM! Series: The two teams enter their final series against each other this season with Lancaster holding…

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Eight game winning streak snapped in double header

September 6, 2016
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Bees

LEE FIRES SIX STRONG INNINGS IN GAME 1 WIN GAME 1 BOX SCORE | GAME 2 BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ eight game winning streak came to an end after they won the first game 3-2 but lost the second game 4-0. The Game Changed When…:…In game one with the game…

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Vanda Koceva is library’s September artist

September 4, 2016
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Artist of the Month

The Southington Public Library Gallery presents paintings by Vanda Koceva, the September artist of the month.  Koceva, a Bristol resident and native of Poland, studied art as a teenager in Warsaw. While a member of the Bristol Art League, she exhibited regularly in their gallery. To share her paintings with more of the public, she…

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