Town seeks AHF hostesses

May 20, 2016
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Apple Harvest logo 2014

The Apple Harvest Committee is accepting applications for this fall’s Apple Harvest Hostesses for the 48th annual festival. Hostesses must be Southington residents entering their junior or senior year next fall. A hostess should be able to interact with the community and have the time it takes to dedicate to the festival. “Volunteering with the…

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Carousel museum raffling off Harley

May 19, 2016
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum. This will be the 21st year for the Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle that benefit the museum. Stop in at the New England Carousel Museum, a nonprofit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help benefit the…

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Police search for Citgo robbery suspect

May 19, 2016
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Surveillance cameras caught the suspect on tape during an attempted robbery at Citgo gas station on Main Street.

Southington police are still searching for a suspect from an armed robbery with a knife at the Citgo gas station at 202 Main St. in Southington. Police were called to the scene today at approximately 9:43 a.m., canvassed the area, and conducted a track with a K-9 team, but were unsuccessful. The store clerk reported…

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Knights hit midseason slump

May 19, 2016
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Justin Makles stops a steal at second base during a loss to Glastonbury.

  By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Just as they escaped with three-straight walk off wins, the Blue Knights (9-5) suffered three-straight losses over this past week. “We need to execute better,” said Southington coach Charlie Lembo. “We lost there games where if we had executed better, we probably could have won two of the three or…

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Police arrest man for risk of injury and sexual assault of a minor

May 19, 2016
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Gary Allard Jr.

Police arrested a Southington man for three separate incidents involving a victim under the age of 16. Gary Allard Jr., 32, of Southington was arrested and charged with two counts of risk of injury to a child, two counts of second degree breach of peace, and fourth degree sexual assault. The warrant stems from three…

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Obituary: Lucille ‘Lucy’ M. Lee, 93

May 19, 2016
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Obit - Lucille Lee

CARMEL – Lucille “Lucy” M. Lee, 93, died peacefully on April 18, 2016 at Putnam Hospital Center after a long, interesting life. She was born on August 15, 1922 in San Francisco to her parents Lewis Theilacker and Marie Jacinto Theilacker. The family, which included Lucy’s siblings William, Teresa and Grace, resided in Albany, Calif.…

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Spikers struggle: First week without a win

May 19, 2016
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Volleyball - SHS

The Blue Knight volleyball team went 0-2 last week to fall to 11-3, but it was their first two losses they suffered since losing to top-ranked East Hartford (14-0) on April 15. The Knights began the week at Newington on Monday, May 9 where they took the Indians to a fifth set, but fell short,…

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Getting a kick out of taekwondo

May 19, 2016
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Master Oh puts on a demonstration at the Olympic Taekwondo Academy at 166 Queen Street.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR While waiting for students to arrive at his new facility on Queen Street, Master Oh recently put on a little display for an early visitor. The martial arts master dropped into a split, bounced up with a flurry of punches, and spun like a top with kicks whizzing through the air…

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Track sets their sights on the postseason

May 19, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington broke another school record and qualified more athletes for the Class LL meet when they competed in their third weekend invitational and final dual meet of the 2016 season this past week. Southington competed at the 85th annual Hartford Invitational at Simsbury High School on Saturday, May 14. The Lady…

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