Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON 1ST HOME AND BUSINESS SHOW. Held by Derynoski Elementary School PTO. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Derynoski Elementary School, Main Street, Southington. LOVE IMPACTS-SEMINAR. 11 a.m. Recharge, reconnect, restore relationships. Taught by Melissa Eriksen-Salmon, who has been studying two forms of Japanese psychology, Morita and Naikan for over 20 years. Couples…

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Calendar House offers new events for March

February 27, 2015
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Calendar House offers new events for March

Calendar House has announced the following events: Senior Citizen Commission/Advisory Board meeting, Tuesday, March 10, 4:30 p.m. in the Calendar House Main Hall. Calendar House members and the public are encouraged to attend. Financial Club, Wednesday, March 11, 1:00 pm. Learn how to manage your financial investments, including stocks, bonds, CD’s, money markets, mutual funds…

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Poised for the postseason: Gymnasts wrap up regular season

February 27, 2015
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Poised for the postseason: Gymnasts wrap up regular season

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER WETHERSFIELD—The Lady Knights gymnasts showed their love for gymnastics in the Valentine Invitational on Monday, Feb. 16 at the Farmington Valley Gymnastics Center in Plainville. The meet was originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Southington (140.5) finished first out of eight schools. Glastonbury (130.65)…

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Town exploring new options for road construction

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Town Council Chairman Michael Riccio shared his take on the town’s use of chip seal as a part of the road maintenance and road reconstruction project, in response to recent criticism from residents and fellow Town Councilors regarding this method of road pavement. At the Southington Town Council meeting on Monday,…

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Symphony offers up evening of The King of Pop

February 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To paraphrase a song by his older brother Jermaine, the music of the late Michael Jackson gets serious this weekend when the Hartford Symphony Orchestra joins in for a performance of “The Music of Michael Jackson.” Although a symphony often adds a bit of gravity to a pop music composition,…

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Southington’s First Home and Business Show this weekend

February 27, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZ CORRESPONDENT Representatives from 31 local businesses will gather at Derynoski Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m this Saturday for Southington’s first home and business show. The show – sponsored by the Southington Public School’s Parent Teacher Organization  – will raise funds for Derynoski Elementary, while offering exposure and networking opportunities for…

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SEF awards $2,500 grant to SHS book club

February 26, 2015
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Taryn Meenan performs a back flip on the beam during a recent varsity competition.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A group of Southington High School students who participate in book clubs shared their experiences with Southington Education Foundation (SEF) board members during a reception to celebrate a $2,500 SEF grant for the book club programs. “My guidance counselor recommended me to join book club to increase my reading and to…

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Once a Lady Knight; Always a Lady Knight

February 26, 2015
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Once a Lady Knight; Always a Lady Knight

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Nearly 20 alumni spilled into the Southington High School gym to play a fun-filled basketball game and show their love and support for the Lady Knights basketball family. The age span of alumni ranged from the most recent graduates to the class of 1992. The second annual Southington Lady Knights alumni…

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Girls score home game: Knights win season finale, lose in CCC Tourney

February 26, 2015
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Girls score home game: Knights win season finale, lose in CCC Tourney

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington High School rolled out the royal blue carpet for the girls in their regular season finale on senior night, Monday, Feb. 16, and the Lady Knight basketball team went out with a bang. Southington improved to 14-6 with a 54-32 win over New Britain (4-16). “New Britain played us really…

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