Obituaries for Nov. 13

November 11, 2015
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Shawn L. Zavodjancik, 30, of Southington, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, surrounded by his family at Hartford Hospital, after a lifetime battle with cystic fibrosis. John J. Feeney, 80, of Southington, died on Tuesday, Nov. 3, surrounded by his family at MidState Medical Center. He had been the husband of Barbara (Sespanski) Feeney for 45…

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Southington listings for Nov. 13

November 11, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH HOLIDAY FAIR. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St. Free admission. Over 35 crafters, along with free door prizes, bake sale and refreshments. Limited number of tables are still available.  Contact Carol Paradis at (860) 384-4024 or carolp200@ gmail.com SOUTHINGTON 25th ANNUAL YE…

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Hit Club smacks East Shore Travel League

November 10, 2015
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Southington slugger Hunter Dombal was among the group of regional hitters to lead The Hit Club’s 13U baseball team to the title in the East Shore Travel League’s National Division Fall title on Sunday, Nov. 1 in North Branford. The Hit Club ousted the Cheshire Reds, 10-7, to cap a perfect 3-0 run through the…

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The Tenors take on epic sound of classic Queen

November 9, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There are some classic rock bands that lend themselves to reinterpretation by other artists. The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and The Beatles are three classic examples of artists who have seen their material performed by others. However, the music of Queen is not a likely choice for a cover song.…

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Kennedy Middle School announced October students of the month

November 9, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School announced their October students of the month. Front, from left, Josh Budnik, Amber Kohl, Matthew Luponio, Ernest Arroyo, Maya Ciaffaglione, and Mackenzie Ligon. Back, Asst. Principal Susanne Vitcavage, Matthew Morgan, Tucker Raymond, Julia Wakefield, David Sullivan, Jacob Vecchio, and Principal Rick Terino.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its October students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Amber Kohl, Mackenzie Ligon, and Matthew Morgan. Amber is an extremely conscientious and…

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Post 72 announces 2015 Legion officers

November 9, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 announced their 2015 officers. From left, Commander Steve McCarty, Joe Perling, Chet Strachel, Norman Giroux, Gino Torone, Marty Bernier, Stacey Carleton, Carl Sokolowski, Hank Lucas, and Joe DellaPorta.

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Santa in the Park at South End on Nov. 29

November 8, 2015
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The Southington Parks and Recreation Department announce that Santa Claus will be visiting South End Elementary School, located within Recreation Park at 10 Maxwell Noble Drive, Plantsville. On Sunday, Nov. 29, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Southington resident children ages 10 and under can meet Santa in the school’s cafeteria and share their Christmas…

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Tree harvesting to begin at Crescent Lake

November 7, 2015
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The Town of Southington has announced that the harvesting of trees at Crescent Lake will begin the week of Nov. 9. A portion of the forest south of the parking lot is marked to delineate a harvest area. Trees that have distinctive blue paint markings on them outside of blazed trail areas are intended to…

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Reader is upset with partisan protest

November 7, 2015
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: I am independent who voted for two of the three Democratic Town Councilors who cowardly walked out of the council meeting on Oct. 20. I think they displayed a level of unprofessionalism that failed the tax payers of Southington. This incident is about doing what is right and meeting the responsibilities that…

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