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  • Newtown Support Groups

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Newtown Support Groups Friday, December 8AA, Congregational Church House, 41-A Main Street (behind Newtown General Store), 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, December 9 Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30-8 pm. Sunday, Decemb...Read Full Article

  • Poetry In Motion: Ira Joe Fisher

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Poetry In Motion: Ira Joe FisherRIDGEFIELD — Ira Joe Fisher will be the guest reader for the finalé of the 2000 Poetry in Motion series at Ridgefield Library on Friday, December 15. Mr Fisher will perform a selection of his latest poetic works and entertain with musings and commentary on his in...Read Full Article

  • Newtowners ElectedTo Board Of United Way

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Newtowners ElectedTo Board Of United WayThe United Way of Northern Fairfield County elected a new chairman and four board members at the annual meeting last week. John Kline of Bethel, senior vice president of Union Savings Bank, accepted the gavel from outgoing chairman Steve Rosentel.Newtown res...Read Full Article

  • Friday, December 8

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Friday, December 8Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials, 12:30 pm, Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Road, Brookfield.Sunday, December 10...Read Full Article

  • Center Offers Holiday Specials

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Center Offers Holiday SpecialsWATERBURY, CONN. — The Be Well Center of Waterbury Hospital and J.C. Penney are joining forces this holiday season to keep area women healthy....Read Full Article

  • Free Blood Pressure Screening

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Free Blood Pressure ScreeningDanbury Visiting Nurse Association is sponsoring a free blood pressure screening Thursday, December 14, from 1 to 2 pm at the Newtown Senior Center on Riverside Road. The screenings are held on the second Tuesday of each month in the same location. Call Wen at Danbury...Read Full Article

  • Therapist Has Advice To Avoid The Holiday Blahs And Frenzies

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Therapist Has Advice To Avoid The Holiday Blahs And FrenziesFARMINGTON — If you’re expecting a Kodak picture-perfect holiday, chances are it’s not going to happen, says Julian Ford, a clinical psychologist on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Health...Read Full Article

  • The Black Walnuts Of Walnut Tree Hill

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    The Black Walnuts Of Walnut Tree HillBy Jan HowardA local resident gives gray squirrels a little competition in the yearly race for the crop of black walnuts on her property.Betty (Saunders) Guarino of Walnut Tree Hill Road has collected a bushel of the nuts this year from just one giant tree near...Read Full Article

  • Managing Your Health Via The Internet

    MELISSA MASON
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Managing Your Health Via The InternetDANBURY — “Managing Your Health Online: Effectively Navigating the Net for Health Care Resources” is the topic for discussion at the next Danbury Hospital Medical Town Meeting on Tuesday, December 12. The program, co-sponsored by the Danbury Office of Phy...Read Full Article

  • Meteorite Program

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Meteorite ProgramWATERBURY — The Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) Math/Science Division and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society will hold a free public meeting on Thursday, December 7, at 7 pm in Room 440, Ekstrom Hall at NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury....Read Full Article

  • Dummies Coming For Hanukkah

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Dummies Coming For HanukkahNEW MILFORD — In celebration of Hanukkah, an entourage of “dummies” will visit Temple Sholom, 122 Kent Road, in New Milford at 7 pm on December 16.Assisted by ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner, the puppets will perform an hour-long show, suitable for all ages. Jokes,...Read Full Article

  • Hearing Set On Affordable Housing

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Hearing Set On Affordable HousingThe Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has scheduled a Thursday, December 7, public hearing on its proposed amendments to the town’s affordable housing regulations intended to bring those regulations into compliance with recently revised state law, and thus...Read Full Article

  • Wednesday, November 22: 8:44 am, possible car fire, I-84 eastbound before exit 10, Hawleyville, Hook & Ladder responded; 12:58 pm, possible car fire, I-84 exit 10 off ramp, Hawleyville, Hook & Ladder responded; 4:54 pm, motor vehicle accident

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Wednesday, November 22: 8:44 am, possible car fire, I-84 eastbound before exit 10, Hawleyville, Hook & Ladder responded; 12:58 pm, possible car fire, I-84 exit 10 off ramp, Hawleyville, Hook & Ladder responded; 4:54 pm, motor vehicle accident, I-84 eastbound between exits 10 and 11, Sandy...Read Full Article

  • Somewhere along the way over the years, with the advent of television, the delightful hobby of reading seems to have disappeared among the younger set – a pity. Books, to this reviewer, have always been a delight, and each Christmas I have attempte

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Somewhere along the way over the years, with the advent of television, the delightful hobby of reading seems to have disappeared among the younger set – a pity. Books, to this reviewer, have always been a delight, and each Christmas I have attempted to give at least one to each of my children as...Read Full Article

  • Warrant

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    WarrantPolice report they charged Jeffrey June, 24, of 15 Cherry Street, Sandy Hook, on a warrant November 29 listing one count of fourth-degree sexual assault. Police said June turned himself in at the police station after learning of the warrant. Police said the arrest stems from their investiga...Read Full Article

  • Stuart M. Jansen

    MARY GAUDET
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Stuart M. JansenStuart Mark Jansen, 60, of Newtown died November 28 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Virginia Kaye (Gevers) Jansen....Read Full Article

  • Alfred F. Pierce

    SUE EVANUSKA
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Alfred F. PierceAlfred Fredrick Pierce died November 22 in Greenwich. He was predeceased by his first wife, Jane (Wallace) Pierce, in 1976.He is survived by a daughter, Sheila and her husband, Devery Stickles, of Newtown.He was born in London on March 29, 1916. He served in the RAF in England duri...Read Full Article

  • Albert G. Kovachik

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    Albert G. KovachikAlbert G. Kovachik, Jr, 47, son of Albert G. and Margaret N. Kovachik of Fairfield, died November 29 at Waterbury Hospital.He is survived by a sister, Carolyn Mandarano and her husband, Michael, of Newtown.Bert was born in New Haven and was a long-term resident of Southbury Train...Read Full Article

  • New Jersey Woman Critically Injured In 1-84 Crash

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 30, 2000, Thursday

    New Jersey Woman Critically Injured In 1-84 CrashBy Andrew GoroskoA 21-year-old New Jersey woman was reported in critical condition Thursday morning in Danbury Hospital as a result of injuries she received in a serious motor vehicle accident on Interstate-84 on the night of Sunday, November 26.The...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 29, 2000, Wednesday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY December 3, Megan Milano, Age 3December 4, Steven Anderau, Age 5 December 4, Melissa Biscoe, Age 6 December 5, Ty Runkle, Age 5 December 5, Ivan Hutchison, Age 6 December 7, Michelle Lauren Saviano, Age 10 December 8, Jessica Mae Lynch, Age 7...Read Full Article