Grants available for groups that combat homelessness

July 19, 2016
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A $10,000 grant is being offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain through its Catalyst Fund to non-profit organizations serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington that offer or propose to develop innovative solutions to the challenges of youth and family homelessness. The deadline for applications is Aug. 15. “We are seeking proposals that…

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Mastrianni, Michanczyk engagement

July 19, 2016
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Comm engagement Mastrianni-Michanczyk

Parents of the bride and groom announced the engagement of Jacqueline Ann Mastrianni of Southington, daughter of Debby and Paul Mastrianni, to Sean P. Michanczyk of Southington, son of Dean Michanczyk and his wife Eillen and Erin Mancino and her husband Gary, all of Southington. The couple is planning an Oct. 22, 2016 wedding at…

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DePaolo Middle School announced students of the month for May

July 19, 2016
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DePaolo Middle School’s students of the month for May. Front, from left, Emma Panarella, Madison Chapman, Jordyn Rogala, Brycen Kennedy, Lauren Scarpa, Jada Vercosa, and Maya Wroblewski. Back, Asst. Principal Chris Palmieri, Luke Meade, Rachel Possidento, Abigail Abram, Megan Mikosz, Jolene Lacasse, and Principal Frank Pepe.

Depaolo Middle School announced the names of its May students of the month. In sixth grade, Luke Meade, Madison Chapman, and Lauren Scarpa were selected by their teams. Luke is the son of Peter and Jean Meade and has earned high honors at DePaolo. He was a STEPS student leader in fifth grade and volunteered…

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Kennedy Middle School announced students of the month for May

July 19, 2016
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Kennedy Middle School’s student of the month for May. Front, from left, Lindsey Catlin, Daniel Messner, and Ryan Salzillo. Middle, Ava Muir, Leah Zaslavsky, Callan Angelo, and Gabriel Zamarano. Back, Asst. Principal Susanne Vitcavage, Anny Moquete-Volquez, Hailey Vargo, Mackenzie Coppola, Justin Taddeo, Thomas Nardi, and Principal Richard Terino.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its May 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 Lindsey Catlin, Daniel Messner, Ryan Salzillo and Gabriel Zamorano. Lindsey, an honor roll student, is…

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Obituary: Allan F. Carnright, 78

July 18, 2016
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Obit - Allan F Carnright

Allan F. Carnright, 78, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016. He had been the loving husband of Rosann (Gallucci) Carnright for nearly 54 years. Born October 18, 1937 in Haines Falls, NY to the late Frank and Florence (North) Carnright, he had been a longtime Southington resident. Allan proudly served his country…

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Edgar Winter wields a pen as well as he wields a keyboard

July 18, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To the fans, Edgar Winter always has been about the music. Edgar Winter is “Frankenstein,” the heavy, heavy instrumental track that was a monster hit and still echoes on classic rock radio. Edgar Winter is “Free Ride,” the ebullient hit single that is played nearly as much as “Frankenstein.” He’s…

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Bees rally late but still fall

July 18, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: Despite a furious ninth inning rally to tie the game, the Bees dropped their third straight to York 5-4 in 13 innings. The Game Changed When…: Eric Fornataro, who had retired the first two batters of the 13th inning, allowed back-to-back baserunners before serving up the game-winning single to Jared…

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Blues drop second of home-and-home series

July 18, 2016
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Blues drop second of home-and-home series

The Blues dropped the second leg of a home-and-home series against the Torrington Titans by a score of 5-0 July 17. Blues starter Jared Gallagher (Central CT State) got the start for the Blues and struggled with his command from the get-go. He yielded five runs on seven hits in four innings of work, walking…

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North Angels win the majors

July 18, 2016
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SP Briefs - Angels win the title

The Wood n’ Tap Angels captured the major league division title at the Southington Northern Little League. Players, above, Bobby Lasbury, Connor Hamlin, Justin Chiulli, Cooper Budette, Connor Whitehead, Nick Bertola, Noah Watson, Alex Ortiz, Kyle Martin, Ryan, Teixeira, and Mario Ferreri. Coaches were Bob Lasbury, Mike Hamlin, and Rich Whitehead.

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