Police report for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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 Tuesday, March 22 to Thursday, April 14: Robert Crotty, 42, of 10-8 Judith Lane, Waterbury, was arrested on March 22 for fourth degree larceny. Corey Cyr, 19, of 323 Lazy Lane, Southington, was arrested on April 6 for first degree criminal mischief. Brian G. Joyce, 30,…

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Fire Report for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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 39 incidents from Monday, April 11 to Sunday, April 17: Monday, April 11 9:46:58 a.m., Meriden Ave. and Meriden Waterbury Tpk., Vehicle accident, general 4:44:38 p.m., 100 Victoria Dr., Detector activation, no fire 5:36:02 p.m., 55 Michael Dr., Lock-out Building 6:10:48 p.m., 21 East Summer St., Smoke detector…

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Obituary: Robert E. Okenquist, 92

April 19, 2016
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Robert E. Okenquist, 92, of Southington, died on Monday, April 18.

Robert E. Okenquist, 2 days shy of 93, of Southington, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville.  He had been the loving husband of Mary (Zakrewski) Okenquist for 67 years. Robert was born on April 20, 1923 in Plainville, CT and had been a longtime Southington resident. He worked at…

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Art league seeking submissions for spring show

April 19, 2016
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The Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain wants artists to submit work for the 12th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition. Jurors are Rachel Carlson and Claudia Van Nes of Maple and Main Gallery in Chester, Conn. First prize is $300 plus a one person exhibit at a mutually agreed upon date. Second…

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Obituary: Dorothy ‘Dot’ Zimmermann, 75

April 19, 2016
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Dorothy “Dot” (Klimkewicz) Zimmermann, 75, of Southington, died on April 15.

Dorothy “Dot” (Klimkewicz) Zimmermann, 75, of Southington, passed away on April 15, 2016 at the East Bay Rehab Center in Largo, FL. She was the loving wife of Jerome “Jerry” Zimmermann for over 52 years. Dot was born in Bristol on March 9, 1941 daughter of the late Chester and Yvonne (Fortier) Klimkewicz. She attended…

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Time to face those ‘Phobias’

April 19, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Think of your deepest, darkest fear – Is it spiders? Sharks? The dark? Maybe it’s a twisting, turning, looping, roller coaster. Lake Compounce is hoping to expose you to whatever that fear might be this season, with their newest coaster, Phobia. Guests are invited to share what scares them in…

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Obituary: Immacolata Altieri, 98

April 18, 2016
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Immacolata Altieri, 98, of Southington, died on Sunday, April 17.

Immacolata Altieri, 98, of Southington, passed away Sunday, April 17th surrounded by her loving family at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain.  She was the wife of the late Pietro Altieri. She was born in Dragoni, Italy on May 27, 1917, the daughter of the late Carlo and Alessandra Buonantuomo.  Immacolata was an…

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Obituary: Vincenza Izzo, 77

April 18, 2016
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Vincenza (Sabino) Izzo, 77, of Southington, died on Friday, April 15.

Vincenza (Sabino) Izzo, 77, of Southington, passed away on Friday, April 15th at Mid-State Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife to her devoted husband Emanuele Izzo. She was born on July 4, 1938 in Treglia, Italy the daughter of the late Giovanni and Giovannina (Marra) Sabino. Vincenza worked as…

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Bundle Up and Read winner

April 18, 2016
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Library - Winter reading winner

The Southington Library announced that Ellen Ciak was this year’s “Bundle Up and Read” winner. As the winner for the adult winter reading program, Ciak received a throw and mug from the Southington Chamber of Commerce, a library book bag and mug, and a free shopping spree at the Friends of the Library Bookstore.

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