Tag: American Legion

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail. Hippity hoppin’, Easter’s on its way. Last Sunday, the Easter Bunny made was spotted in town during a breakfast at American Legion Kiltonic Post 72. Two-year old Teagan Beloin, right, wasn’t…

Residents honor local veterans

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington residents young and old participated in an array of Veterans Day commemorations across the town. Veterans Day 2018 was a unique celebration, marking 100 years after the end of World War I. “One hundred…

Commentary: First impressions

When I started at The Southington Observer last month, I knew a bit about the town’s sports history. I had covered Southington sports with The New Britain Herald, then laid out pages that contained stories about the Blue Knights and…

Editorial: It was worth the wait

It isn’t often that a sports team truly surprises us, even though Cinderella seasons are talked about so much that they have become cliché. But this year’s American Legion baseball team’s championship run was as surprising as they come. To…