- Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 9:50 am
Runners and walkers got Thanksgiving off to an early start as they participated in the 6th Annual Newtown Turkey Trot 5K road race and fun walk to support the Cyrenius H Booth Library, on November 26. Newtown’s Zach Schwartz was the first to complete the course, which started at Hawley Elementary School – at 7:45 am and in high 30-degree temperatures – and ended at Newtown Middle School. Schwartz, who was third last year and won the race in 2013, finished in a time of 15:47.
- Friday, November 20, 2015
There are always plenty of opportunities to be part of the generous spirit of Newtown, and that holds even more truth as the holidays draw nearer.
- Tuesday, December 2, 2014
To the Editor:
- Thursday, November 27, 2014
Runners make their way toward the finish of the fifth annual Newtown Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk on Thanksgiving morning. The race started at Hawley School and finished at Newtown Middle School.
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The 2014 Newtown Savings Bank Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, to benefit the C. H. Booth Library, will take place Thursday morning. Travelers can expect brief delays and road closures Thursday, November 28, between the hours of 7:30 and 9:30 am, in and around the center of town.
- Friday, November 14, 2014
SUNY Oneonta students created hundreds of hearts on Saturday, November 1, which will be hung throughout Newtown next month. December marks the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, and SUNY students hope their gifts will be seen as gestures of caring and support, from one community to another.
- Thursday, November 28, 2013
John Pierz was dressed for the occasion, and the weather, for the annual Turkey Trot on a chilly Thanksgiving morning.
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Does Newtown have the most polite drivers? We’ll soon find out. NHS Principal Charles Dumais announced this week that the high school will be running a “traffic experiment” the mornings of November 25, November 26, and November 27. The school has coordinated the experiment with the Newtown Police Department, Newtown High School Security, and All-Star Transportation, according to Mr Dumais. During those mornings there will be NO traffic control officer in place.
- Monday, October 7, 2013
The Fourth Annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race, in support of C.H. Booth Library, will be held on Thanksgiving morning, November 28, at 7:45 am.
The course remains the same as last year’s with a start at Hawley Elementary School, a downhill stretch on Main Street past the flagpole, and the finish at Newtown Middle School. A steep hill on Schoolhouse Road at the start of the course and another long hill on Grand Place at the end of the course will guarantee that all runners will earn their stuffing on Thanksgiving Day.