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  • Kindergartners Master The Arts

    JEFF WHITE
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Kindergartners Master The ArtsBy Andrew RoteWho says you can’t be young and still appreciate art? Kindergartners at Wesley Learning Center are experts in the field.“We teach them about the artists, we show them pictures of their work, and then we have them create a piece in their style,” exp...Read Full Article

  • By Steve Bigham

    STEVE BIGHAM
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    By Steve BighamThe Lady Lions kept their perfect season intact last week – despite an opponent’s buzzer-beating shot in a February 27 game against the Danbury Police Athletic League (PAL) that sent the game into overtime.There, Coach Bill Girard’s Lions held on for a 34-30 victory behind the...Read Full Article

  • When I was still working as a news reporter, I saved almost all the paper goods that were used for research, to have a supply of ideas and sometimes to reinforce what we reported. Laurie (the middle daughter) worked with me for eight years full time,

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    January 31, 2000, Monday

    When I was still working as a news reporter, I saved almost all the paper goods that were used for research, to have a supply of ideas and sometimes to reinforce what we reported. Laurie (the middle daughter) worked with me for eight years full time, and before that as an occasional substitute. Sh...Read Full Article

  • FAITH Pantry Has Many Supporters

    SUE EVANUSKA
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    FAITH Pantry Has Many SupportersTo the Editor,...Read Full Article

  • Maloney Proposes New Drug Act Ensuring Affordable Prescriptions

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Maloney Proposes New Drug Act Ensuring Affordable PrescriptionsBROOKFIELD — US Rep James Maloney (D-CT) announced this week that he has introduced a bill to ensure that all senior citizens have access to affordable prescription drugs....Read Full Article

  • BOYS

    KIM HARMON
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    BOYS 8 AND UNDER 100 medley relay – 1. Newtown (Deveney, Hubbard, Deveney, Maher) 1:26.38. 25 freestyle – 1. James Maher (N) 18.70, 2. Heller (NG) 18.89, 3. Conor Deveney (N) 21.27. 25 butterfly – 1. Brenden Deveney (N) 16.72, 2. Heller (NG) 28.90, 3. Gaughan (NG) 31.82. 25 backstroke – 1....Read Full Article

  • By Mary Jane Anderson

    MELISSA MASON
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    By Mary Jane AndersonThere is no magical formula to produce a well-behaved dog in today’s society. Many dogs are bought for companionship and love but, unfortunately, the needed personal time and effort to produce a well-balanced – TOTAL DOG – is too often forgotten. Moreover, the old belief...Read Full Article

  • Chamber To Meet At Fleet Bank

    CAROL LEWIS
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Chamber To Meet At Fleet BankThe Chamber of Commerce of Newtown will hold its monthly membership meeting on February 24 at the Newtown branch of Fleet Bank, located at 6 Queen Street.Fleet Bank will host this meeting and will use the opportunity to highlight its Business Solution Center.“The Bus...Read Full Article

  • Hospital Creates 1885 Society

    CAROL LEWIS
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Hospital Creates 1885 SocietyDANBURY — The Danbury Hospital Development Fund, Inc, the fund-raising arm of Danbury Hospital, announced the establishment of the 1885 Society, an organization for contributors who want to include Danbury Hospital in their estate planning....Read Full Article

  • Elaine Stewart

    MELISSA MASON
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Elaine StewartElaine Stewart, 53, of Tequesta, Fla., died January 30 at her home. Born in Newtown, she was the daughter of Robert and Helen Kayfus of Newtown, and the sister of Thomas Kayfus of Sandy Hook....Read Full Article

  • GBSYO Will Perform ‘An American Salute’

    SUE EVANUSKA
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    GBSYO Will Perform ‘An American Salute’BRIDGEPORT — “An American Salute” is the theme of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Youth Orchestras’ (GBSYO) winter concert, scheduled for Sunday, February 13. The concert will begin at 3 pm at Klein Memorial Auditorium....Read Full Article

  • Children Need Adoptive Parents

    CAROL LEWIS
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Children Need Adoptive ParentsNEW HAVEN — Jewish Family Service is conducting an open recruitment to locate and identify families and individuals who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents to a child or sibling group between the ages of 4 and 14. As of September 1999, a total of 2...Read Full Article

  • BRIDGEPORT — The Discovery Museum is “Celebrating Black History” with live music, dance and thoughtful discussion during the Sunday Celebration on February 13 at 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport.

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    January 31, 2000, Monday

    BRIDGEPORT — The Discovery Museum is “Celebrating Black History” with live music, dance and thoughtful discussion during the Sunday Celebration on February 13 at 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport.Performances start at 2 pm with Mikata and The Fire & Water Dancers. This powerful percussion g...Read Full Article

  • By Ron Meredith

    KIM HARMON
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    By Ron Meredith Horses are not born knowing how to be reining horses or dressage horses or driving horses. We train horses to play the games we humans like to play. We start with the horse’s inborn mental and physical abilities. Then we gradually apply pressures to shape his behavior so he uses...Read Full Article

  • CGMC Is Again Offering Singing Valentines

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    January 31, 2000, Monday

    CGMC Is Again Offering Singing ValentinesFor two days in February, the Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus will celebrate the season of love with Singing Valentines. CGMC offered singing valentines to the public for the first time last year and the response was phenomenal.“Singing Telegrams are a par...Read Full Article

  • Investigation Continues Into Mark Rebong’s Murder

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Investigation Continues Into Mark Rebong’s MurderBy Andrew GoroskoState police have been interviewing the friends and associates of the late Mark F. Rebong in seeking to learn who might have shot the 28-year-old Newtown man in Danbury while he was on his way to work January 17.State police detec...Read Full Article

  • Concert & Master Class By Cellist Mark Fraser In New Milford

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Concert & Master Class By Cellist Mark Fraser In New MilfordNEW MILFORD — A cello concert and master class for aspiring cellists will be hosted by the Connecticut Conservatory of the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 12, with guest artist and the newest member of the school’s faculty,...Read Full Article

  • Club Will Offer Program On Jekyll Gardens

    SUE EVANUSKA
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Club Will Offer Program On Jekyll GardensWOODBURY — The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will meet at the Emergency Services Building on Quassuk Road on Tuesday, February 8.Laurie Clement-Lawrason, the garden curator since 1994 of the Gertrude Jekyll Gardens at the Glebe House Museum, will be the fe...Read Full Article

  • John Beers

    SUE EVANUSKA
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    January 31, 2000, Monday

    John BeersJohn Beers, 44, died unexpectedly at his home in Selden, N.Y. on January 27.He was the brother of Jodi Beardsley and Leslie Pattison of Newtown.Born Aug. 18, 1955, he was the son of Robert and Rose Beers of Putnam Lake, N.Y. He attended school in Deer Park, N.Y. and was self-employed as...Read Full Article

  • Alfred W. Coleman

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    January 31, 2000, Monday

    Alfred W. ColemanAlfred W. Coleman, 72, the former owner and chef of the Newtown Inn, died January 27 at Ellenville Community Hospital, Ellenville, N.Y. Mr Coleman was the husband of Florence “Sue” (Wuchter) Coleman and was a resident of Ellenville since 1986 and prior to that, a resident of N...Read Full Article