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  • Petal Pushers Hopes To Fill A Local Niche For Design And Decoration

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Petal Pushers Hopes To Fill A Local Niche For Design And DecorationBy Kaaren ValentaPetal Pushers, a unique shop that offers everything from silk flowers and gifts to event planning, is opening Saturday in the Main Street Marketplace next to G.P. Cheffields restaurant....Read Full Article

  • End-Of-Life And Caregiving Issues On CPTV

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    End-Of-Life And Caregiving Issues On CPTVIn September, Connecticut Pubic Television will premiere On Our Own Terms: Moyers On Dying, a four-part series airing nightly from September 10 through September 13 at 9 pm. The series, hosted by the award-winning journalist Bill Moyers, presents the intima...Read Full Article

  • Roxbury Library Wins Award For Design Excellence

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Roxbury Library Wins Award For Design ExcellenceROXBURY — Roxbury’s Minor Memorial Library has been named the winner of the Connecticut Award For Excellence in Public Library Architecture 2000. The award will be presented in April 2001 at the annual conference of the Connecticut Library Assoc...Read Full Article

  • Letters Of A Family DuringThe Civil War

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Letters Of A Family DuringThe Civil WarBETHELEM — Author, historian, and editor Daniel Hoisington will present the lecture “The Inner Personal History of the Civil War, The Woolsey Family and the War” on Thursday, September 21, at 7 pm, at Bellamy Hall, the First Church of Christ Bethlehem.A...Read Full Article

  • Who Is The Funniest Person In CT?

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Who Is The Funniest Person In CT?Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) will air the CT Comedy Festival 2nd Annual Laugh-Off, produced by Seven Angels Theatre of Waterbury and Gary Grant Talent Associates, on Saturday, September 16, at 10 pm. The broadcast will not only feature Gabe Kaplan, who was...Read Full Article

  • Antiques Show In Easton, Sunday

    SHANNON HICKS
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    August 31, 2000, Thursday

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  • Women’s Center Seeks Volunteers

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Women’s Center Seeks VolunteersDANBURY — The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury is now screening volunteers for its fall domestic violence-sexual assault crisis intervention training....Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    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...Read Full Article

  • Million Mom Chapter Organizing

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Million Mom Chapter Organizing DANBURY – An organizational meeting for the Northern Fairfield County Chapter of the Million Mom March will be held on Tuesday, September 5, in the President’s Room on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State University from 7:30 to 9 pm....Read Full Article

  • Tag Sale Of Musical Items

    SHANNON HICKS
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    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Tag Sale Of Musical ItemsTRUMBULL — A Music Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, September 16, from 9 am to 1 pm, at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road (at Unity Hill Road).Donations include printed music (organ, piano, recorder, cello, oratorios, orchestral scores, fake boo...Read Full Article

  • Music Will Keep Things Moving At Trumbull Arts Festival

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Music Will Keep Things Moving At Trumbull Arts FestivalTRUMBULL — The 22nd Trumbull Arts Festival will take place Sunday, September 17, from 10 am to 4 pm, on the Town Hall Green. The annual event features juried fine artists and craftsmen, a children’s creative center, and performing artists...Read Full Article

  • Occupation:  I am semi-retired. I work parttime for Expect Foods. I also drove for Newtown Florist for about a year. I’ve retired from Pitney Bowes after 27 years. I graduated from high school and have taken a few college courses.

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Occupation:  I am semi-retired. I work parttime for Expect Foods. I also drove for Newtown Florist for about a year. I’ve retired from Pitney Bowes after 27 years. I graduated from high school and have taken a few college courses.How Long in Newtown: I have lived in Newtown for 28 years. I was...Read Full Article

  • Theatre Organ Concert

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Theatre Organ ConcertSHELTON — The Connecticut Valley Theatre Organ Society will present its annual fall concert of popular music on the beautifully restored theatre pip organ at Shelton High School on Saturday, September 23 at 8 pm. Shelton High School is on School Street, off Route 110.The con...Read Full Article

  • Park & Rec Departs Fairfield Hills, But Hopes To Return

    STEVE BIGHAM
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    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Park & Rec Departs Fairfield Hills, But Hopes To ReturnBy Steve BighamThe Parks & Recreation Department will be closed Friday, September 8, as it moves out of Canaan House and back into Town Hall South. It will reopen for business in its new offices Monday, September 11....Read Full Article

  • Theodore T. Balakier

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Theodore T. BalakierTheodore T. Balakier, 74, beloved husband of Beatrice “Bea” (Hoydic) Balakier, died in his home on August 30. He is survived by his son, Douglas Balakier, and daughter-in-law, Kathryn, of Sandy Hook....Read Full Article

  • Linda M. Hayes

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Linda M. HayesLinda M. Hayes, 46, of 40 Great Hill Road, Newtown, wife of Dennis M. Hayes, died on August 29 in Danbury Hospital.She was born in Norwalk, August 25, 1954, a daughter of Peter Edel and Margaret (Steiger) Brill.A lifelong area resident, she attended Danbury High School and graduated...Read Full Article

  • Dispatchers at Edmond Town Hall report the following fire calls:

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Dispatchers at Edmond Town Hall report the following fire calls:Thursday, August 24: 4:23 am, motor vehicle accident rollover, Dodgingtown road, Dodgingtown and Hawleyville responded; 11:20 am, first response to medical emergency, Taunton Hill Road, Hawleyville responded; 4:30 pm, investigation, M...Read Full Article

  • West Nile Virus Closing In On Newtown

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    West Nile Virus Closing In On NewtownBy Steve BighamNewtown Health District Director Mark Cooper this week predicted that a dead crow would turn up in town sometime soon. His comments were based upon recent discoveries of dead birds infected with the West Nile Virus in surrounding towns, including...Read Full Article

  • SAT Scores Stable, RacialAnd Gender Gaps Persist

    CURT CLARK
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    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    SAT Scores Stable, RacialAnd Gender Gaps PersistBy John ChristoffersenAssociated Press HARTFORD – High school students’ performance on the SAT remained strong this year in Connecticut, but a persistent gap in scores across racial and gender lines is causing concern. The state’s average scor...Read Full Article

  • Medicare Info Session Planned In Newtown

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2000, Thursday

    Medicare Info Session Planned In NewtownHARTFORD — An information session designed to help seniors decide how to respond if their Medicare managed care plans announce that they will be withdrawing from the area will be held in Newtown on September 13, according to State Rep John E. Stripp, R-135...Read Full Article