Jewish congregation to re-dedicate centuries-old Torah Sept. 18

September 1, 2016
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation invites the community to join them in a special ceremony to re-dedicate a hundreds’ year old Torah that survived the Holocaust. This dedication, to be held Sunday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. in the Meeting House of the First Congregational Church in Southington comes at the conclusion of a lengthy restoration…

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Obituary: Paul R. Leone, 93

September 1, 2016
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Obit - Paul Leone

Paul R. Leone, 93, of Southington, formerly of New Britain, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of the late Emilie (HucK) Leone. He was born Dec. 3, 1922 in Berlin, the son of the late Ralph and Alessandra (Viscusi) Leone. He was the owner of the former Amoco…

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Bees swat Skeeters

September 1, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees won their fifth consecutive contest, besting the Skeeters 5-2 in game three of four from Texas. The Game Changed When…:…New Britain broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the seventh with three runs in the inning, highlighted by Cole Garner’s two-run single to put the Bees up…

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Faith Baptist Church announced fall hours

September 1, 2016
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their fall hours, as of Sunday, Sept. 11 to coincide with “rally day” festivities. Sunday worship services will start at 11 a.m. The adult Bible Study is scheduled for 9:45 a.m., and Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age…

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Second arrest for nicotene gum and toothbrush thefts at Walmart

August 31, 2016
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Ashley Villafane

Ashley Villafane, 28, of Bristol was transported to Southington by the Connecticut State Police on Aug. 26 at approximately 11:15 a.m. She was arrested for an active warrant from the Southington police. The warrant stems from a shoplifting investigation at the Queen Street Walmart on April 5, 2016. The warrant alleges that Villafane and an…

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Obituary: Stephen David Sabecki, 69

August 31, 2016
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Obituary: Stephen David Sabecki, 69

Stephen David Sabecki, 69, of Fort Pierce, Florida, died August 26, 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Mr. Sabecki was born in Connecticut on January 2, 1947 and moved to Fort Pierce several years ago. He grew up in Southington, CT, graduated from Southington High School, and received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the…

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Obituary: Anthony S. Pizzitola, 85

August 31, 2016
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Obit - Anthony S Pizzitola

Anthony S. Pizzitola, 85, of Southington, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. He was the husband of Nancy (Pepe) Pizzitola. He was born on Dec. 9, 1930 in New Britain, the son of the late Anthony and Mary (Lignelli) Pizzitola. Tony graduated from Lewis High School in 1949. He served in the US Army…

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Waterbury man arrested for sexual assault

August 31, 2016
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Neftali Bultes

Neftali Bultes, 40, of Waterbury, was arrested at his residence on Friday, Aug. 26, at approximately 5:30 p.m. and was transported to Southington police for processing. The warrant stemmed from a domestic violence sexual assault incident that occurred in Southington on Aug. 7, 2016. Bultes and the victim were acquaintances prior to the incident. Bultes…

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Broadway dance star kicks off Apogee boot camp

August 31, 2016
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By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Apogee Dance Academy enjoyed the company of many noteworthy individuals during their “2016 Intensive Week,” a boot camp to kick off the year for local dancers. Each year, the academy opens the season with different guests to teach the students in the teens and seniors group (ages 12-16). The boot…

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