The man behind Southington’s stats: SHS statistician recognized by local chapter of the National Football Foundation

July 28, 2016
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SHS statistician Steve Daniels was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Football award by the National Football Foundation’s local chapter. (File photo circa 2001)

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER You can see him high above the bleachers in the press box of Fontana Field at every football game during the fall. You find him right behind the Blue Knights’ bench at every basketball game during the winter, and you can spot him out in the dugout wearing his white Southington…

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Locals earn positions with CPA society

July 28, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Two Southington area accountants have been appointed to the advisory council for the Connecticut Certified Public Accountant Association society (CTCPA). For the second year in a row, Marie Kulesza, Plantsville, and Thomas Goldfuss III, Southington, will serve on the council. An associate college professor, Kulesza will represent the educator’s interest group on…

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Officials put finishing touches on Calendar House design

July 28, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Calendar House Building Committee (CHBC) met last month to consider two options for the senior center upgrade. Plans are being finalized as officials continue to tweak the building plan to accommodate everything that the center offers local residents. Residents and taxpayers voted last fall on a referendum item that supported $9.4…

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‘Beyond the Board’ author

July 28, 2016
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          Pro Skateboarder/Author Doug Brown visited Play It Again Sports  on Queen Street on Wednesday, July 20. Brown greeted fans, signed autographs, and posed for photos. From left, Play It Again Sports owner Janet Carangelo, Brown, and My City Kitchen in Merdien owner Kashia Diaz Cave. Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS

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Scoreboard for the June 29 edition

July 28, 2016
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These are the scores for games played between Monday, July 18 and Sunday, July 24. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Bristol Blues Bristol Blues 3, Brockton Rox 2 Tuesday, July 19 Muzzy Field, Bristol ROX Player ab r h bi Shaver, cf 3 0 0 0 Cooper, 2b 5…

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Big Leagues come up big time

July 27, 2016
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Southington’s Big League baseball team represented Connecticut at the regional tournament in Dover, Del.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, Big League baseball manager Andy Levin was in a bind as he walked around town with one of his assistant coaches, going from business to business desperately seeking donations. “We really had to give them the whole we-don’t-know-yet explanation,” said Levin. “A lot of…

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Now, that’s amore

July 27, 2016
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Italian Sunday School-students talk some Italian for the audience

        On Monday, July 25, visitors to the Southington Drive-In pavilion were treated to a taste of Italy. Students from the Italian Sunday School performed a variety show, which included Italian skits, songs, dances, and music performed by students.   For the past five years, Tina Riccio has been leading the weekly Italian…

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Southington woman to vie for national crown

July 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin is vying for a chance to see if will be crowned queen of the nation. Beaudoin, who is the current Mrs. Connecticut USA Universal, is in Reno, Nev. competing in the Mrs. USA Universal pageant. She spent most of last week preparing for her journey. Results were not available…

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Spotlights perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

July 27, 2016
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Beauty and the Beast-Jack Storm (Beast) and Maggie Carroll (Belle) (4)

Southington Summer Theater came to a close last weekend with the Spotlight program’s redition of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Southington High School auditorium. The play, based on the Disney film, featured Maggie Carroll, above, as “Beauty,” and Jack Storm as “The Beast.” The play was performed by Southington actors in grades 9 to…

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