Fire Report for the Feb. 19 edition

February 17, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 86 incidents between Monday, Feb. 1 and Monday, Feb. 15: Monday, Feb. 1 9:07:24 a.m., 416 Woowdruff St., Dispatched & cancelled en route 12:25:27 p.m., 500 Queen St., Vehicle accident, general 6:00:10 p.m., Panthorn and Dead End, Search for person on land 6:39:02 p.m., 110 Olson Dr., EMS…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 19 edition

February 17, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, Feb. 6: Chauncey Moore, 34, of 111 View St., Meriden, was arrested on Feb. 8 for disorderly conduct and third degree assault. Dominic M. Cardinale, 36, of 59 Robindale Dr., Southington, was arrested on Feb. 9 for two incidents of selling…

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SHS students honored at CT Scholastics Art Awards

February 15, 2016
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CT Scholastic Art Awards

Students from the Southington High School art program captured a pair of honorable mentions awards during the recent Connecticut Scholastics Art Awards program. Giavonna Paulus earned honorable mention for her mixed media entry, “Gouache Bat.” Allie Rinaldi earned honorable mention for her drawing and illustration entry, “Self Portrait.” The pair were awarded their certificates at a…

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Obituary: Ronald Mongillo, 59

February 15, 2016
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Ronald Mongillo, 59, died on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.

Ronald Mongillo, aka The Captain, 59, of Southington, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville. He was born in Southington the son of the late Albert and Lucille (Larson) Mongillo. For over 30 years he worked alongside his brothers and nephews as the crane operator…

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Friends of the Library March book sale

February 15, 2016
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Books 3 - Photo by Surachai

The Friends of the Library will be holding a book sale in late February and early March. From Feb. 29 to March 12, all books will be sold at half price. Outfit your home, classroom, or business libraries with a wide selection of adult fiction, non-fiction, young adult, children’s and other books to select from. Most paperback…

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Ball tickets available for March 5 event

February 15, 2016
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200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 828-2828
www.alz.org/ct

The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, located at 200 Executive Blvd. in Southington, welcomes the community to the second annual Brain Ball in honor of the 73,000 Connecticut residents who are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and their 177,000 caregivers. The event will be held on Saturday, March 5, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., at…

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Obituary: Alice O’Hala, 85

February 15, 2016
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Alice O’Hala, 85, died on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016.

Alice (Barbier) O’Hala, 85, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Chet O’Hala. Born in Southington on September 26, 1930 to the late Joseph and Thecla (Reeve) Barbier, she had been a lifelong Southington resident. Alice attended Lincoln Lewis…

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Letter: Reader is worried about our future environment

February 13, 2016
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: Your editorial of last week left a question unanswered: Why didn’t the council member “recuse” when his employer first proposed the Hatton School project? This tiny Plainville-Southington area is as beautiful a spot as there is on the globe, and it behooves us to protect what has only been loaned to us.…

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Eye-popping Op-Art exhibit opens at The Matt

February 12, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To the casual art observer, Victor Vasarely is not as much of a household name as Picasso, Monet, or Warhol. But Cynthia Roznoy, curator at the Mattatuck Museum, explained that in his native Hungary and adopted home of Paris, Vasarely’s work is held in high-esteem. And as the father of…

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