Obituary: Sally Kaye, 93

February 18, 2016
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Sally (Sapienza) Kaye, 93, passed away at her home in Southington on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Joseph DiCorcia. Born April 19, 1923 in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Pietro and Adelina (Falzone) Sapienza. In addition to her husband she leaves her two grandchildren, Garrett and Whitney…

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44 Club honors Southington resident

February 18, 2016
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The 44 Club honored Dr. Zbigniew Prusak of Southington at their annual dinner. From left, 44 Club dinner chairman Tomasz Jarmoszko, Prusak, and 44 Club president Zbigniew Woznica.

Dr. Zbigniew Prusak was honored for his educational and community achievements at the 44 Club annual dinner held on Jan. 16 at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). Prusak was cited by dinner chairman Tomasz Jarmoszko and club president Zbigniew Woznica for commitment to his profession and to the 44 Club’s educational and Polish-American cultural purposes.…

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Bulkeley ends Knights’ quest for the postseason

February 18, 2016
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Jeremy Mercier fights off a defender during a loss to Avon last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight journey to the Class LL state tournament made its final stop on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Bulkeley High School when they fell short to the Bulldogs (7-9), 62-47. The loss ended Southington’s hopes for a postseason berth with three games remaining. “They never give up no matter what,”…

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Southington receives $400k for brownfield redevelopment

February 18, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The former Corbin and Beaton site on North Main Street, directly adjacent to the Southington Fire Department Engine Co. 1, will be redeveloped into commercial office space starting this year, thanks to a recent grant from the state. Southington will receive $400,000 in funding from the Department of Economic and Community Development’s…

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Campaigning for President: Library will host a unique book discussion series this spring

February 18, 2016
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Dr. Paul Petterson will moderate the Presidential book discussion.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Early Republican debates were so crowded with Presidential hopefuls that they had to be divided into two groups. Democrats are deadlocked in a primary that could lead to the nation’s first woman or first Jewish President. Everywhere you turn—no matter what party affiliation—you can find someone excited to talk about the race, and…

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Indoor Track takes on Class LL: Garrison and the girls 4x800m advance to the state open

February 17, 2016
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Sean Garrison circles the track at the Class LL championship. The senior runner is the only Knight to advance as an individual.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington advanced one individual and a relay to the state open when they competed at the Class LL Championships at Hillhouse High School in New Haven on Thursday, Feb. 11. “The goal is obviously to run as fast as you can at the end of the year,” said Southington coach Dan…

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Indulging your sweet tooth at Calendar House

February 17, 2016
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Pianist Sal Anastasio, left, performs on the piano during a Valentine’s-themed event at the Calendar House on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The audience was invited to indulge their sweet tooth with an assortment of special treats before settling in for the “sweet” stylings of Anastasio. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to enlarge

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Warrior-Knights win in OT

February 17, 2016
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Caelan Booth breaks through the Newington defense for an overtime game-winner.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A couple defenders surrounded the puck against the boards near the blue line of their territory. One of them attempted a pass up the ice, but the puck was deflected, and spinning out of control to an unguarded Caelan Booth. With no defenders in front of him and an open lane…

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Ready for the Unified season

February 17, 2016
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Andrew Gallagher passes the ball during a White Team possession during the Blue Knight Unified Sports annual scrimmage during halftime of the varsity girls basketball game on Feb. 9. The Southington High School co-ed team is ready to start their winter season, and fans were treated to an early look. Photos by BRIAN JENNINGS Click…

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