Comm SVMFL tackles breast cancer

December 14, 2014
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Comm SVMFL tackles breast cancer

The Southington Valley Midget Football League ran a fall campaign to raise money to help fund breast cancer research and raise awareness. As a result, the league donated $294 for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure of CT

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Mrs. Claus visits Grace Nursery School

December 13, 2014
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comm Claus and Elf at Grace Nursery

On Monday Dec. 8, Mrs. Claus and Friendly Elf, took time out of their hectic holiday season to visit Grace Nursery School. The children sang songs and asked many questions about the North Pole

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Thanksgiving Dinner Drive is a big success

December 13, 2014
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comm Rotary-Liberty Thanksgiving Dinner Drive (web)

The Southington Rotary Club and the Southington branch of Liberty Bank have been hard at work since Columbus Day to raise funds for local food charities during the 2014 Liberty Bank/Rotary Club Thanksgiving Dinner Drive. Rotary Clubs in 35 towns teamed up with the 49 Liberty Bank offices partnered with the foundation to donate over…

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Are you ready to take the Plunge?

December 12, 2014
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Members of the Board of Education take the plunge at last year's event. Garry Brumback, inset, emerges from the icy water.

There are already several teams returning to take the plunge, but the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA is still looking for volunteers for the 10th annual YMCA Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 17. The event already includes teams from across the community with groups representing the YMCA, the Southington Police Department, the Southington Fire Department, the Southington Board…

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Hang with the ‘Cool Kids’ in Echosmith Friday night

December 12, 2014
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Hang with the ‘Cool Kids’ in Echosmith Friday night

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR By the time, summer washed into fall, “Cool Kids” by Echosmith was everywhere. Whether it was top 40 radio or on VH1, where the Southern California group was tapped as the “You Oughta Know” artist for October, the group had ingrained itself on the listening public with the catchy tune…

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New Britain Ave. bank robbed Thursday night

December 12, 2014
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New Britain Ave. bank robbed Thursday night

The Plainville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday night shortly after 6 p.m. at the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville. Police said a lone male entered the bank while brandishing a firearm and demanded the the employees hand over money. Police said the male made…

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Library’s Winter Storytimes program is aimed at young readers

December 12, 2014
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Storytelling (web)

Registration begins on Monday, Dec. 29, at 9 a.m., for the Winter Storytimes program at the Southington Library. There are a host of programs aimed at children ages 10 months to 5 years. Wonderful Ones is a program designed to strengthen the development of language and coordination skills with music, movement, stories and iPad apps for children…

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DeMello, Virgillo wedding

December 12, 2014
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Comm wedding DeMello, Virgiio

John E. De Mello, Jr and Nikki R. Virgillo announced their union as husband and wife. The marriage took place in Krabi, Thailand on Jan. 8, 2014, where they honeymooned and toured the country. John is the son of John & Chong DeMello, Sr. of Southington. He graduated Southington High School in 2002. He graduated…

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Kennedy announces November students of the month

December 11, 2014
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John F. Kennedy Middle School announced their November students of the month. Front, from left, Dante D’Amore, Maxwell Chubet, Madeleine Silano, and Trevor Francis. Middle, Kelsey Henderson, Samuel Terry, Natalie Diaz, and Maliah Ryan. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Colby Johnson, Jamie Lamson, Marissa Robarge, Troy Kieras, Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its November students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Dante D’Amore, Trevor Francis, Maliah Ryan, and Madeleine Silano. Dante, a conscientious student…

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