Healthy Family FunFest at the Aqua Turf on Sunday

February 18, 2015
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Living a healthy lifestyle is the theme of the 6th Annual Healthy Family FunFest on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Aqua Turf. The fun-filled day features exhibits and vendors focused on healthy living at any age with educational opportunities and green initiatives. Radio personalities Renee DiNino and Corey Meyers will be part of the entertainment,…

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United Way will recognize stars at March 19 dinner

February 16, 2015
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The United Way of Southington will hold its eighth annual dinner and auction on Thursday, March 19 at The Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The 2015 event will feature a dinner, live auction, and presentation of the “Southington Stars” community service awards. The fun-filled evening, themed An Evening in the Stars, will include characters and…

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Local youth take action to support Bread for Life

February 15, 2015
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Lauren Marziarz, left, and her daughter, Lindsay, deliver chocolate covered pretzels to the Bread for Life kitchen.

  Southington youth continue to be active in showing their support for Bread for Life and the people it serves. Initiatives during the recent holiday season included food collections and baking special treats. According to a press release from Bread for Life, there were at least three holiday projects supported by local youth. Flanders Elementary…

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Nicole Baker returns from research project in South Africa

February 15, 2015
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WORCESTER, Mass.—Nicole Baker of Southington, a junior majoring in biology and biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), recently completed an intense, hands-on research project in South Africa. The project was titled WaSH-UP Sustainable Livelihoods and Business Operations. At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to…

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Housman, Stolfi wedding

February 15, 2015
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Daria Housman married Andrew Stolfi on Sept. 6, 2014 at the Guilford Yacht Club.

Daria Housman, of Norwalk, and Andrew Stolfi, of Norwalk, were married on Sept. 6, 2014 at the Guilford Yacht Club. J. Paul Vance Jr. officiated. The reception was also held at the Guilford Yacht Club. The bride is the daughter of John and Judi Housman of Southington, and the groom is the son of Andrew…

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Jane White is the February artist at Paul Gregory’s Bistro

February 15, 2015
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The Green Boat (1)

Jane M. White, of Southington is the February featured artist at Paul Gregory’s Bistro Restaurant, which is located at 148 Center Street in Southington. White will be exhibiting watercolors and pastel landscapes, including “The Green Boat,” above, which depict places she has traveled to. White is also the Manager of The Gallery at The Orchards.…

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First Baptist Church of Southington announces Ash Wednesday service

February 14, 2015
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First Baptist Church of Southington, at 581 Meriden Ave., will offer an Ash Wednesday worship service on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The service will include reflection, prayer, a spiritual message, and anointing. The public is welcome. For more information, call First Baptist Church at (860) 628-8121, visit the website www.firstbaptistsouthington.org, or visit Facebook…

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Kennedy Middle School announces January students of the month

February 14, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School has announced the students of the month for January. Front, from left, Olivia Walling, Greta Panke, Gianna Perugini, Hannah Platt, Faith Auletta, and Landon Carmody. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Anthony Picone, Adam Green, Christopher Taylor, Leah Zaslavsky, Mia Sullivan, Heather Martin, and Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its January 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 Landon Carmody, Greta Panke, Anthony Picone, and Leah Zaslavsky. Landon is a dedicated…

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‘Love Impacts’ relationship seminar begins Feb. 28

February 14, 2015
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A new seminar series is being offered in the Southington area that is aimed at recharging, reconnecting, and restoring relationships. The series will kick-off with its first installment on Saturday, Feb. 28 and will continue with sessions on March 14 and March 28. Melissa Ericksen-Salmon will direct the conversation. For over 20 years, she has…

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