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  • Thanks To A Teacher         

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 29, 2000, Saturday

    Thanks To A Teacher          To the Editor,Hawley School will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week the first week of May. I would like to take this opportunity to thank a special teacher. He selflessly comes to school an hour early to give my son and others extra help.  This is only one o...Read Full Article

  • Birdwatching Walk, May 13

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Birdwatching Walk, May 13DANBURY — Tarrywile Park will host a birdwatching walk on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 7 am. The program is an annual event presented by Dr and Mrs Philip Wiedell of Swampfield Land Trust.Those interested in participating should bring binoculars, bird identification bo...Read Full Article

  • Two-Day Map, Compass Course

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Two-Day Map, Compass CourseDANBURY — Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and Tarrywile Park & Mansion will co-host a free, two-day map and compass course.On Thursday, May 10, participants should meet at the EMS store in Danbury Fair Mall (lower level, use the entrance below the Food Court) at 7:30...Read Full Article

  • ‘Crocodile’ Storytime

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    ‘Crocodile’ StorytimeDANBURY — Lovable Lyle the Crocodile, the subject of a children’s book by the same name, will be visiting the children’s department at Barnes & Noble Booksellers on Sunday, May 21, to meet kids and listen to a reading of some of his favorite stories. Lyle will be...Read Full Article

  • Greek Festival Over Mother’s Day Weekend

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Greek Festival Over Mother’s Day WeekendWATERBURY — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, at 937 Chase Parkway, will host its 28th Annual Greek Festival the weekend of May 11 to May 14, Hours will be Thursday, May 11, 10 am to 9 pm; Friday, May 12, 10 am to 11 pm; Saturday, May 13, 10 am to midn...Read Full Article

  • Lasagna Dinner In South Britain

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Lasagna Dinner In South BritainSOUTH BRITAIN — The men of South Britain Congregational Church will be sponsoring a lasagna dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm on Friday, May 19.The menu will include cheese lasagna with meatballs and sausage on the side, tossed salad, bread, coffee/soda, and cake for desser...Read Full Article

  • A Just Defeat For The Budget

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    A Just Defeat For The Budget To the Editor,...Read Full Article

  • Century 21 Scalzo RealtyWelcomes Robert J. Budnik

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Century 21 Scalzo RealtyWelcomes Robert J. BudnikCentury 21 Scalzo Realty, Inc., announces that Robert J. Budnik has joined the Bethel office as a real estate agent....Read Full Article

  • Lovallo Attends International Convention

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Lovallo Attends International ConventionLesley A. Lovallo of Century 21 Scalzo Realty, Inc., recently attended the Century 21® International Convention 2000 in Orlando, Fla., where more than 7,000 brokers and sales associates from around the world gathered to celebrate the magic of “our century...Read Full Article

  • Raymond R. Rutkowski

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Raymond R. RutkowskiRaymond T. Rutkowski, 71, of Trumbull and Delray Beach, Fla., died on April 18 in his residence. He is survived by his daughter, Robyn R. Cologna and her husband, Daniel, of Newtown.Mr Rutkowski was born in Bridgeport, and was a life-long area resident. He was a self-employed t...Read Full Article

  • John F. Smey

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    John F. SmeyJohn F. Smey, 88, of Newtown, beloved husband of Grace (Hanz) Smey, died on April 26 in Danbury Hospital. Born in Slovenia, Mr Smey resided in both Bridgeport and Fairfield before moving to Newtown 30 years ago. He was a retired industrial painter. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Ch...Read Full Article

  • Edward J. Kowalski

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Edward J. KowalskiEdward J. Kowalski, 93, of Shelton, died on April 27 in his home. He was the devoted husband of Jennie (Rzasa) Kowalski. He is survived by a son, Peter Kowalski, and his wife, Blanche, of Sandy Hook....Read Full Article

  • Bible Study Group Forming

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    Bible Study Group FormingSOUTHBURY — Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF) will hold an introductory class on Wednesday, May 10, to register for next year’s study of “Matthew.”BSF is an in-depth, inter-denominational Bible study for women and for pre-school children (ages 2 to 5) held...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    April 28, 2000, Friday

    BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWNContact Michael or Susan Dutton364-1738 • mdutton@bestweb.netDevotional meetings; spiritual discussion meetings; discussions of social issues from a religious perspective. Call for current schedule. BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH 35 Sugar Street (Route 302) 426-6484 Pastor Steve P...Read Full Article

  • Friday, May 5

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

    Friday, May 5Newtown Singles Meet & Mingle monthly meeting, 7-9 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, free admission, newcomers always welcome, special event this month will be a Penny Auction; 426-3413....Read Full Article

  •    Governor ExpectedTo Sign Sheriff Reform Bill

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

       Governor ExpectedTo Sign Sheriff Reform BillBy Adam GorlickAssociated Press HARTFORD — The legislative effort to strip the county sheriffs of power has been something of a crusade for state Sen George Gunther. The senior Republican lawmaker from Stratford has been trying to abolish the sys...Read Full Article

  • Inmate Sues Over Transfer To Va.

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

    Inmate Sues Over Transfer To Va.NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Connecticut prison inmate who claims his mental health problems stem from a “mock hanging” by guards is suing over what he claims is his illegal transfer to a Virginia prison. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday on behalf of Thomas Sanders, 23, of...Read Full Article

  • Carbide’s Earnings Up

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

    Carbide’s Earnings UpDANBURY (AP) — Union Carbide Corp. today said its earnings rose 26 percent in the first quarter, before the effect of an accounting change. Net income was $97 million, or 71 cents per share, compared with $77 million, or 56 cents per share, in the same period a year ago, b...Read Full Article

  • Family Pizza Night Set For May 2

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

    Family Pizza Night Set For May 2The 9th Annual Family Pizza Night to benefit the Family Counseling Center will be held Tuesday, May 2, from 5 pm to 8 pm. This pizza lover’s extravaganza will take place at the Newtown High School cafeteria. The event is sponsored by Newtown Savings Bank....Read Full Article

  • BPW Plans Mini-Golf Tourney

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    April 27, 2000, Thursday

    BPW Plans Mini-Golf TourneyNewtown BPW is helping to plan a mini-golf tournament, “Sometimes Less is More (But Never in My Paycheck),” on Saturday, May 13, at 9:30 am at the Olde Sawmill Snack Bar and Miniature Golf on Oxford Road in Oxford....Read Full Article