Obituary: Kylie Olean

April 11, 2016
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Victory does not always mean the overcoming of an enemy. In fact, victory can mean demonstrating strength, courage, love, and kindness in the face of an adversity that has the upper hand. Kylie Elizabeth Douglas Olean, 39, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016 after a victorious battle against leukemia of 16 months. She lived…

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Obituary: Walter Joseph Klezcz

April 11, 2016
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Walter Joseph Kleszcz, Jr., 80, of Murrells Inlet, passed away  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at his residence. He was born on November 9, 1935 in Meriden, CT, son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Majkowski. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Walter Joseph Kleszcz, III and two brothers, Robert…

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Obituary: Carl Leroy Marshall

April 11, 2016
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Carl Leroy Marshall, 84, of Plantsville, passed away on April 7, 2016 at his home. Born  January 7, 1916 in Williamsport, PA, he was the son of the late John and Sarah (Alexander) Marshall. Carlwas a member of Grace United Methodit Church. He was an avid Lionel train collector and very knowledgeable with anything to…

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Obituaries: Louise Kernmeur

April 11, 2016
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Louise (Sjostedt) Kernmeur, 57, of Plainville, Passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Apple Valley Rehab. She was the wife of David E. Kernmeur. She was born on Sept. 3, 1958 in Leominster, MA, the daughter,of David and Jeanne (Lacasse) Sjostedt of Plantsville. She was a 1976 Graduate of Southington High School and…

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Kennedy Middle School announced their Students of the Month for March

April 11, 2016
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Kennedy Middle School announced their Students of the Month for March. Front, from left, Maliah Ryan, Reilly Jarvis, Gianna Wadowski, Evelyn Micacci, and Trevor Kushman. Back, Asst. Principal Susanne Vitcavage, Karter Henriksen, Samantha Sullivan, Taylor Sullivan, Skylar Longley, Evan Watson, Vincent Spizzoucco, Margaret Ritchie, Caroline Wallberg, and Principal Richard Terino.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville announced the names of its March students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Karter Henriksen, Reilly Jarvis, Samantha Sullivan, Taylor Sullivan and Caroline Wallberg. Karter, who always does his…

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DePaolo Middle School announced their Students of the Month for March

April 11, 2016
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DePaolo Middle School announced their Students of the Month for March. Front, from left, Alana Wherry, Shane Sullivan, Stephanie Wills, Dhespina Hilaj, Landon Colby, Kelsie Downey, and Ashna Mehta. Back, Asst. Principal Chris Palmieri, Jake Neuman, Natalie Pare, Veronika Gorski, Alex Partyka, Anjali Thakkar, and Principal Frank Pepe.

Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School announced their Students of the Month for March. In sixth grade Landon Colby, Ashna Menta, and Shane Sullivan were selected by their teams. Landon is the son of Douglas and Krista Colby and received the Presidential Award last year at Kelley Elementary School. He is part of STEPS and volunteers…

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SHS seeks 2016 Wall of Honor nominations

April 11, 2016
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Last year's Wall of Honor honorees, above, with family, friends, and school officials. Nominations are being accepted for this year's class.

Nominations are underway for “A-list” alumni eligible for the Southington High School (SHS) Wall of Honor. Qualified nominees are SHS graduates that have enjoyed outstanding careers or business success, or have been honored with awards for exceptional achievement, humanitarian work, or community service. Forms are available on the Wall of Honor SHS page on Facebook,…

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CyberKnights win district event

April 9, 2016
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Team 195, the Southington CyberKnights, again took home the winning banner at their second and final district event in early April. The Hartford District Event welcomed 40 teams from across Connecticut and Massachusetts and included many of the top New England teams. The CyberKnights finished strong after the qualification rounds. Southington earned the first place…

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Live Well program provides keys to chronic disease self-management

April 9, 2016
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The Hospital Of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Campus
81 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-5000

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting a free six-week program focused on those who face chronic disease and their caregivers. Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management will be introduced at an informational session on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden…

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