Obituaries for Feb. 27

February 25, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Steven M. Earley, 48, of Southington, died at home on Saturday, Feb. 14. Carol (Kane) Banaszek, 82, of Southington, died at her home on Tuesday, Feb. 17. She had been the wife of the late…

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Dentist visits Plantsville nursery school

February 24, 2015
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Local pediatric dentist, Griselda Khoe, visited Plantsville Community Nursery School recently to demonstrate proper brushing technique to the children. Khoe’s helpers are Jenna T., Abigail F., and Max M.

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Strong In Talent

February 24, 2015
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Last Friday Strong School Students displayed their talents and put on a talents show. Students sang, played instruments, danced, and some even performed their synchronized swimming skills. The teachers flash mobbed the stage with a retro 80’s number. There were day and evening performances. Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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Surround Sound 7 tickets are on sale now

February 24, 2015
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The Southington High School music department will present “Surround Sound 7” on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. with a third performance on Sunday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the Southington High School auditorium. Surround Sound is a unique musical theater production of choreographed percussion, brass, colorguard, movement and marching…

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Flanders School wins the SOUPER Bowl

February 23, 2015
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Students at Flanders Elementary had their annual SOUPER Bowl Competition in late January. Volunteers collected over 400 cans of soup for Southington Community Services food pantry. From left, Flanders Principal Patricia Mazzarella, Emily Taylor, Ryan Whitehead, and third grade teacher Kimberly Padroff.

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American Legion announces annual meeting on March 10

February 23, 2015
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The Legion Realty Corporation annual shareholders meeting will be held on March 10 at the American Legion Post 72 hall, 64 Main St. Southington. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Members will discuss a proposal to modify and update The Legion Realty Corporation constitution and by-laws. Changes will be presented and voted…

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Google Hangout with Markley and Sampson on Feb. 25

February 23, 2015
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State Sen. Joe Markley (R-Southington) and State Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington) will be hosting their second Google Hangout on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The legislators will be joined by in-house legislative budget analyst Lisa Hammersley to discuss the Governor’s budget proposal and what it means for Connecticut families, employers, and the state’s long…

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Viron Rondo Osteria Restaurant joins Southington Chamber

February 23, 2015
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Viron Rondo Osteria restaurant celebrated its grand opening. Above, Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce officials cut the ceremonial ribbon with Viron staff members during a recent Chamber welcoming celebration. The owner offered samples from his menu and spoke briefly about the importance of chamber membership. The restaurant is located at 1721 Highland Ave, in Cheshire…

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Observations: Restlessness: The cure for all that ails you

February 22, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO Restless. That is one word to describe me as an 8-year-old girl with a runny nose, persistent cough, and sore throat. The time is already 8 a.m. on a weekday and my mom has decided that I am too sick to go to school. After calling the principal’s office to report that…

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