Casale game is still going strong

April 6, 2016
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On Wednesday, March 30, school officials, teachers, administrators, and fans crowded the Derynoski Elementary School gym for the annual Michael Casale Memorial basketball game. Everyone was a winner since all proceeds benefit an annual scholarship fund. Photos by BRIAN JENNINGS Click to enlarge

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Boys lacrosse opens with a victory

April 6, 2016
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Michael Majchrzak shoots past defenders during a 5-3 win over North Haven to start the spring season.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington surged for three goals after the break, and that was the difference. After an even first half, the Blue Knights rallied to a 5-3 win over a respectable North Haven team (0-1) in the season opener at home on Saturday, April 2. The Indians were the top seed in the…

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Daniela’s headed to Disney

April 6, 2016
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Daniela Ciriello, center, poses with her parents Dan and Nicole after having her wish granted by the Connecticut Make-a-Wish foundation. On April 12, the Ciriello family, including Daniela’s two older siblings, will travel to Orlando for a six-day vacation at the Disney theme parks, along with trips to Universal Studios and Sea World. Photo by…

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Obituary: Joseph J. Maruzo Jr., 78

April 6, 2016
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Joseph J. Maruzo Jr, 78, formerly of Norwich, CT, died on Thursday, March 24 at L&M Hospital in New London, CT. He was born in Norwich, CT to the late Joseph and Kathleen (Chausse) Maruzo Sr.  Joe served his country for 20 years in the US Navy until his retirement with Honorable Discharge.  He qualified…

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Obituary: Nelson J. Dumond, 88

April 6, 2016
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Nelson J. Dumond, 88, of Southington, died on Tuesday, April 5.

Nelson J. Dumond, 88, of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, April 5th at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. He was the loving husband of Jeanne “Marie” Cormier Dumond for 63 years. He was born in Grand Isle, ME the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Albert) Dumond. Prior to his retirement…

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Obituary: Felice Cassella, 93

April 6, 2016
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Felice Cassella, 93, of Southington, died on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Felice (Zompanti) Cassella, 93, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Edward Cassella. She was born in Ceprano, Italy, the daughter of the late Anthony and Rosa    Zompanti. Felice was a graduate of New Britain High School.  Before becoming a mother and dedicating her life…

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Obituary: Irene P. Thurlow, 89

April 6, 2016
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Irene P. (Barry) Thurlow, 89, of Southington passed away on April, 4, 2016 at the Summit at Plantsville. She was the wife of Winthrop “Win” Thurlow. Born October 26, 1926 in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Chauncey and Elizabeth (Garvey) Barry. Irene retired from Allstate Insurance in Farmington. In addition…

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Music listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 9 BRISTOL CARRIE JOHNSON, LIBBY JOHNSON, PAUL SACHS. 7 to 9 p.m. Concert to benefit the Philippines Mission Fund. Musicians will perform and share their creative process in putting words to music. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol, auditorium level. $20 per person. OTHER…

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Health listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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MONDAY, APRIL 11 BRISTOL ‘BREATHE EASIER: TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR ASTHMA.’ 11 a.m. to noon. Learn more about the triggers, symptoms, and treatment of asthma. The Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, APRIL 12 OTHER MANAGING YOUR DIABETES. 11 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.…

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