Commentary: Friday night lights

November 27, 2015
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Observer sports writer Brian Jenning can be reached at BJennings@SouthingtonObserver.com

Walking onto the turf field for my first Blue Knights home football game is something I will never forget. If you want a real high school football experience, come to Southington. The atmosphere of packed bleachers, cheerleaders, the school band, and blue helmets made me feel like I was a Blue Knight. It made me…

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Unified Sports programs get a lift

November 26, 2015
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Schools - Unified Sports

The Mill Foundation for Kids recently donated $2,400 to the DePaolo and Kennedy Middle Schools Unified Sports program. The program, which is part of the Special Olympics, allows for special needs students and peer partners to participate in sporting events. The money will be used to fund attendance and transportation to area Unified Sports events…

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Meehan, Cutler engagement

November 26, 2015
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Harold “Hal” Cutler III and Kaitlyn Meehan are engaged to be married on July 2, 2016.

Dr. Thomas and Rachel Meehan of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of Kaitlyn Meehan of New York, N.Y. to Harold “Hal” Cutler III of New York, N.Y., son of Harold and Sharon Cutler of Big Flats, N.Y. Rachel graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and earned her masters in journalism from…

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Blue Knight trio commit to next level: Stublarec, Farkas, Wadolowski sign college letters of intent

November 25, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER On Wednesday, Nov. 18, three Southington student-athletes inked their names. Michelle Stublarec, Drew Farkas, and Natalie Wadolowski signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level in front of friends, families, coaches, and teammates in the Southington High School library. Stublarec chose to continue her volleyball career…

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Gov. issues Thanksgiving message

November 25, 2015
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, Governor Dannel P. Malloy shared the following message with Connecticut residents: Every year on Thanksgiving, Connecticut families of all ethnicities, religions, creeds, and backgrounds come together to express our gratitude and thanks for the blessings in our lives.  As we are surrounded by our families, friends, neighbors, and even strangers…

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Giving a birthday gift

November 25, 2015
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Comm - SCS food pantry donation

Juliana Janezic donated 178 pounds of food to the Southington Community Services food pantry. Juliana had a birthday party, and she had her classmates at St Bridget School bring non-perishable food items instead of gifts.

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Music listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 27 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, Farmington Avenue, Bristol. OTHER TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA. 3 and 8 p.m. “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.” Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $51, $41. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. SATURDAY, NOV 28 OTHER CRICKET TELL THE WEATHER. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show, 8 p.m. Sounding Board Coffeehouse, The Universalist Church of…

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Health listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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Haefner, William

MONDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL ‘THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOOD HEALTH AND NUTRITION.’ Presented by The Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Presentation will include how to make healthy food choices and the breaking of myths about nutrition. Presenting will be Dr. Julie Sanville, chief resident, pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield. Grace Lutheran Church,…

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Performance listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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NOV. 27-DEC. 23 OTHER ‘CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS.’ Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday, 4 and 8 p.m. Sunday at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $55, $40, student rush, $15. (860) 527-7838. NOV. 29, 30 OTHER CIRQUE DREAM HOLIDAZE. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday, 6:30 p.m. The…

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