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  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    By Kim J. HarmonLast Thursday, in the finale of the South-West Conference dual meet season, there was a daunting challenge facing the Nighthawks and that daunting challenge did not come from the opponent on the other side of the pool.The challenge came from within.About five minutes before the ‘...Read Full Article

  • Vocal Performance For Parkinson’s Benefit

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Vocal Performance For Parkinson’s BenefitRIDGEFIELD — Soprano Pamela J. Hoffman and baritone Michael Forbes will be joined by pianist Susan Anthony-Klein for a concert this weekend at St Stephen’s Church, 351 Main Street in Ridgefield. The concert will begin at 3 pm, and proceeds from the pe...Read Full Article

  • Silent Auction Set Nov. 4

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Silent Auction Set Nov. 4 There will be a Silent Auction Party on Saturday, November 4, to raise funds for a new playground at Middle Gate School. In addition to the auction, the event will include hors d’oeuvres and desserts, as well as live music provided by Sister Funk. Items up for bid inclu...Read Full Article

  • Lake Accident Yields $19 Million Lawsuit

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Lake Accident Yields $19 Million LawsuitBy Andrew GoroskoThe estate of a man who died in a boating accident on Lake Zoar in October 1998, has sued the town, the Lake Zoar Authority, the town’s three Lake Zoar Authority members, and the Connecticut Light & Power Company (CL&P), among 12 o...Read Full Article

  • CLASS L GIRLS

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    CLASS L GIRLS TEAM SCORES1. Fitch 56, 2. Guilford 104, 3. Simsbury 138, 4. Rockville 147, 5. Ledyard 149, 6. Mercy of Middletown 152, 7. Ridgefield 191, 8. Staples 210, 9. (tie) William Hall of West Hartford and New Milford 229, 11. NEWTOWN 251, 12. Farmington 270, 13. Conard of West Hartford 376...Read Full Article

  • Free Equipment For Schools

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Free Equipment For SchoolsSPRINGFIELD, MA — On October 30, Big Y World Class Markets’ shoppers will start earning points toward free educational supplies and equipment for their schools through Big Y’s Education Express program....Read Full Article

  • S&S Singles will be hosting a Post-Halloween Costume Party on Friday, November 10, at The Fireside Inn, 123 Main Street South in Newtown. The party will run from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Call 743-4480 or 261-5960.

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    S&S Singles will be hosting a Post-Halloween Costume Party on Friday, November 10, at The Fireside Inn, 123 Main Street South in Newtown. The party will run from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Call 743-4480 or 261-5960....Read Full Article

  • End Of YearPsychic Fair

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    End Of YearPsychic FairDANBURY — PHD’s Center for Conscious Living will host its End of Year Psychic Fair on Sunday, November 12, at Ethan Allen Inn, on Lake Avenue Extension. The fair will run from 11 am to 6 pm and admission is free. Area psychics, clairvoyants, astrologers, tarot and gemsto...Read Full Article

  • Citrus Fruit Sale

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Citrus Fruit SaleAFS is once again selling citrus fruit. Oranges can be purchased in cases of 25-40 fro $12 and 40-80 fro $20. Grapefruit can be purchased in cases of 16-24 for $11 and 32-48 for $20. A mixed box can be purchased for $18 (16 oranges/9 grapefruits). Please call 426-7646 to purchase...Read Full Article

  • Waterbury Man In Garner For Shooting Death Hangs Himself

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Waterbury Man In Garner For Shooting Death Hangs Himself(AP) – State police are investigating the death of a Waterbury man who was found hanged in his prison cell nearly five years after he shot his wife to death. Gregg Kirwan was serving a 20-year prison sentence at the Garner Correctional Inst...Read Full Article

  • Dinner Event For Adults, No Kidding!

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Dinner Event For Adults, No Kidding!DANBURY — Married and single people without children now have a club of their own. A new chapter of an international social group called No Kidding! has started for residents of the greater Danbury area. Claudia and Peter Nielsen of Newtown have started the ne...Read Full Article

  • New Internet Security On School Computers

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    New Internet Security On School ComputersBy Tanjua DamonBess is not the typical student, but Bess aids the typical student on the computer and keeps them out of Internet sites that are deemed non-educational. Bess is an Internet filtering system that was implemented over the summer to help keep we...Read Full Article

  • A Dinner Event For Adult Social Club, No Kidding!

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    A Dinner Event For Adult Social Club, No Kidding!DANBURY — Married and single people without children now have a club of their own. A new chapter of an international social group called No Kidding! has started for residents of the greater Danbury area.Claudia and Peter Nielsen of Newtown have st...Read Full Article

  • 3rd Annual Parent

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    3rd Annual Parent University“2001 – A Parent Odyssey” (a crash course in child development) will be held on Saturday, November 4, at Newtown High School, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Babysitting is provided at no cost. For further information or to register for this popular event, please call N...Read Full Article

  • Registrars Are On The Ballot, But Too Busy To Campaign

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Registrars Are On The Ballot, But Too Busy To CampaignBy Steve BighamNewtown’s Registrars of Voters Karin Aurelia (Republican) and Linda Connor (Democrat) are both up for reelection this year, but neither of them has spent any time on the campaign trail. They are far too busy trying to prepare t...Read Full Article

  • Tapping The Power Of Touch For Healing

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Tapping The Power Of Touch For HealingBy Jan HowardThe power of touch and the difference it can make in physical, emotional, and spiritual healing will be the topic of a presentation on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30 pm in the meeting room of the C.H. Booth Library....Read Full Article

  • CCM Expo

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    CCM ExpoNearly 120 public high school students from 33 cities and towns attended the annual Convention and Exposition of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities on October 4 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Cromwell....Read Full Article

  • Senior tailback Kyle Tobin, who gained 265 yards on 33 carries and scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns as Newtown defeated Immaculate 34-20 last week, was named the Madison Square Garden Offensive Player of the Week.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Senior tailback Kyle Tobin, who gained 265 yards on 33 carries and scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns as Newtown defeated Immaculate 34-20 last week, was named the Madison Square Garden Offensive Player of the Week....Read Full Article

  • Up From The Ashes

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Up From The AshesTo the Editor:...Read Full Article

  • Scarecrow Makers Show They Have Hearts As Big As Their Imaginations

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    October 31, 2000, Tuesday

    Scarecrow Makers Show They Have Hearts As Big As Their ImaginationsBy Shannon Hicks...Read Full Article