Early Bird registration for Sept. 25 SEF gala

July 7, 2015
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The Southington Education Foundation’s (SEF) 7th Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 25th from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year the SEF is offering Early Bird Registration for their major fundraiser. Through Tuesday, Sept. 1, ticket prices will be reduced from $75…

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Panke and Jacob earn church scholarship

July 6, 2015
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Schools - 2015 MOQ OLG Panke and Jacob

The 2015 Mary Our Queen Our Lady’s Guild Catholic High School Scholarships were to Swathi Jacob and Charles Panke at the organization’s May meeting held at Mary Our Queen Hall. Swathi will be attending Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden and Charles will be attending St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol. From left, Charles Panke,…

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Library hosts Wheeler senior outreach coordinator

July 6, 2015
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Wheeler Clinic and the Southington Library and Museum have collaborated to make behavioral health information and community resources more accessible to individuals and families in Southington and the surrounding communities. Starting July 1, Justine Micalizzi, Wheeler Clinic’s senior community health outreach coordinator, will be on site at the Southington Library at 255 Main Street, on…

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Torone, Turner engagement

July 6, 2015
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Igino Torone and Sarah Turner plan to wed in 2016.

Ralph and Leslie Torone of Plantsville are honored to announce the engagement of Sarah Turner of Manchester and Igino Torone of Southington. Sarah is the daughter Donald Turner and Janice Andrews. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University, and she works in nursing. Igino is the son of Ralph and Leslie…

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Observations: A life taken raises questions about mental health

July 5, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER A recent week in June was a mournful one in my hometown of Waterbury, as friends, family, and colleagues said goodbye to acting Deputy Police Chief Christopher Corbett. On Thursday, June 10, Corbett took his own life at the age of 40. A veteran of the police department for 18…

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Cozzolino, Annis engagement

July 5, 2015
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Eric Annis and Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino with their dog, Peyton. The couple will be married in October 2015.

Patricia Ardolino of Southington is honored to announce the engagement of Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino of Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of William Cozzolino and Patricia Ardolino to Eric Annis of Jersey City, N.J, son of Judy Donovan of Pittsford, N.Y. Jenifer graduated from the Art Institute in 2012 with a degree in graphic design. She…

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Lightning thunders through Rhode Island invite

July 5, 2015
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SP Briefs - Lightning 02s in Rhode Island

The Southington Lightning 02’s went 6-0 over the weekend of June 12-14 and outscored opponents, 68-6, to capture the title at the 2015 Cranston Ravens Invitational in Rhode Island. The championship marked the team’s fourth tournament title in seven attempts with a pair of runner-up finishes. Front, from left, Lizzy Diorio, Jenna Hall, Brianna Pearson,…

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Pirates plunder the junior Little Leagues

July 5, 2015
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SP Briefs - Pirates win town title

With a 14-10 win over the Northern Little League Phillies on June 7, the Pirates, champions of the Southington South Little League, captured the Southington junior division town title. Front, from left, Zach Doty, Matt Cahill, Jack Ringrose, Caleb Chesanow, and Niko Sophroniou. Back, Assistant Coach Jim Ringrose, Assistant Coach Bill Rodman, Nate Zmarlicki, Sam Johnson,…

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Letter: SCS food pantry enjoys a birthday wish

July 4, 2015
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Letter: SCS food pantry enjoys a birthday wish

To the editors: Southington Community Services would like to thank Madison Hendricks for her donation to help the Community Services Food Pantry. Madison recently celebrated her 10th birthday, and instead of gifts she requested boxes of cereal and granola bars. Madison was able to donate 150 boxes of cereal and 35 boxes of granola bars.…

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