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Southington marks 9/11 anniversary

September 17, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Members of the Southington Fire Department stand at attention in front of the 9/11 monuments during a ceremony last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Members of the community gathered for an anniversary ceremony around the 9/11 monuments between Summer and Main Street at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the twin towers, to remember the lives lost 13 years ago. At 8:46 a.m., the bells of the Congregational Church rang 11 times…

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Officials honor SHS seniors that are joining the military

June 19, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Dylan Roach, who will join the Army ROTC after graduation talks with some of the veterans that were on hand for the luncheon.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer For the second year in a row, school officials held a military luncheon to honor thae graduates from the Class of 2014 who are joining the service after graduation. The 12 graduates recognized at Wednesday’s luncheon were Daniel Brown, Myles Colon, Melissa Dube, Michael Hoffman, Visoud Kong, Jeffrey Kroeber, Emilie…

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Graduates entering military honored

June 21, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Ten Southington High School seniors that are leaving for the military were honored at a special luncheon last week. The students are, from left, Matthew Sirois (Army), Matthew Maranda (Navy), Austin King (Navy), Grant Ford (Navy), Heidi Woodbury (Army National Guard), Grace Jimenez (Army National Guard), Edmund Klein (Army National Guard), Ryan Perez (ROTC-University of Washington), Elijah Grenier (Air Force) and Shawn Laucks (Marines).

By Melvin Mason Contributor Austin King’s life after Southington High School will be focused on doing something important for his friends, neighbors and the United States. “I love this country. I love my family and friends and all that,” said King, 17, who will join the Navy after graduating Friday, taking the first steps toward…

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