Tag: Southington

Poitras signs extension with Hawks

HARTFORD—The University of Hartford Department of Athletics has signed Tom Poitras to a contract extension that will keep him as head coach of the Hawks’ men’s soccer team through the 2021 season, Hawks director of athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced…

April vacation at the state capitol

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER While many students across Connecticut enjoyed a sunny day off from school over April vacation, eighth grade honor student at DePaolo Middle School, Ethan Solury, donned a suit and tie and made a visit to…

Obituary: Paul J. Gresh, 84

Paul J. Gresh, 84, husband of the late Jean A. Gresh, died on April 15, 2018 at Midstate Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Unionville, Connecticut on May 15, 1933, he was the son of the late Andrew…

Obituary: Joseph J. Willicka, 87

Joseph J. Willicka, 87, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Summit at Plantsville. He was the husband of the late Melda (Bellefleur) Willicka. He was born March 9, 1931 in New Britain…

NRA dinner forced from local venue

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) has decided they will no longer hold events at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. The organization canceled their Feb. 9, 2019 event after the club issued a statement,…