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  • Friday, June 8

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Friday, June 8Lobster Fest, 5-9 pm, Sandy Hook Fire/Rescue Co. Fire House, Riverside Road, tickets $15/advance, $17/door, full lobster or steak dinner is annual fundraiser for fire and rescue company, shrimp, steamers, clamps, chowder, and other sides available.49th Annual Lathrop School of Dance...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Middle School Honors Students In Awards Ceremony

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Newtown Middle School Honors Students In Awards CeremonyAlthough temperatures were cool on May 31, it was better than rain for the crowd of middle school students who filled the front lawn of the school for an awards assembly to honor their peers for the year’s accomplishments.The following awar...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, 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 Plod...Read Full Article

  • AMERICAN LEAGUE

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    AMERICAN LEAGUE PACKAGE AUTOMATION 5, CLEARHART CONSTRUCTION 4: Greg Rodden drove in Shaun Coakley in the bottom of the sixth to lead Package Automation to the win. Steve Marks belted a two-run homer while Nick Sando and Brian Stickles scored a run apiece. JP McDade and Joe Bowen had timely hits...Read Full Article

  • GIRLS C/D

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    GIRLS C/D HAWKS 3, DYNAMITES 1: All of the Hawks turned in a terrific team effort with exceptional passing and trapping. Wendy Borst and Megan Kelley saved several shots on goal and Diana Rawson tallied two of the Hawks goals. The Dynamites’ Aileen Kerns scored in the second half while supporte...Read Full Article

  • U14

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    U14 PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE 12, LEXINGTON GARDENS 10: Marnie Werner and Candice Harrington played solid defense in the field and helped lead Pediatric Health Care to the win. Jillian Blomberg and Emily Nezvesky pitched well while Caitlin Williams powered the offense with a home run. For Lexington,...Read Full Article

  • Rec News . . .

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Rec News . . . Lobster Bake & Kittery Outlets Trip (Maine) Only ten tickets left! FEE: $78.00 DATE: Saturday, June 23rd TIME: Depart early morning (TBA)...Read Full Article

  • Travel Basketball Coaches

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Travel Basketball CoachesCoaches for all age levels, 5th through 8th grade (girls and boys), are needed for the Newtown Parks and Recreation travel basketball program. Anyone interested should call John Giorno at 270-9579. Also, a tournament for travel basketball players is being organized and any...Read Full Article

  • Joanne Roy of Bethel displays her awards from the 20th annual Pegasus Horse Show, held back on Sunday, May 20, at Coker Farm in Bedford, New York. Joanne not only won her equitation class, but was also the recipient of the Roy Daly Happiest Rider Awa

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Joanne Roy of Bethel displays her awards from the 20th annual Pegasus Horse Show, held back on Sunday, May 20, at Coker Farm in Bedford, New York. Joanne not only won her equitation class, but was also the recipient of the Roy Daly Happiest Rider Award. Joanne rides at Laurel Ridge Farm in Roxbury...Read Full Article

  • STAMFORD – Challenged equestrians from across Connecticut and New York demonstrated their ability and courage last month at the 20th annual Pegasus Horse Show at Coker Farm in Bedford, New York.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    STAMFORD – Challenged equestrians from across Connecticut and New York demonstrated their ability and courage last month at the 20th annual Pegasus Horse Show at Coker Farm in Bedford, New York.More than 70 children and adults proved that, on horseback, disabilities are not handicaps. Braving an...Read Full Article

  • SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 – The Old Chatham Hunt Club will hold a pre-season Hunter Pace on Sunday, August 26, from 9 am to 1 pm, at Highland Farm on Highland Road in Old Chatham, New York. There will be a beautiful eight-mile course with clearly-marked ar

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 – The Old Chatham Hunt Club will hold a pre-season Hunter Pace on Sunday, August 26, from 9 am to 1 pm, at Highland Farm on Highland Road in Old Chatham, New York. There will be a beautiful eight-mile course with clearly-marked arrows and flags, more than 50 varies cross countr...Read Full Article

  • For police reports

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    For police reports Warrant Served Police said Michael Janssen, 38, of  Trumbull came to the police station on the morning of May 31 after learning police had a warrant for his rearrest. Police charged Janssen with first-degree failure to appear in court and first-degree robbery concerning his fai...Read Full Article

  • The dispatchers at Edmond Town Hall report the following fire calls:

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    The dispatchers at Edmond Town Hall report the following fire calls:...Read Full Article

  • Faith P.            Serapiglia

    MARY KENNEDY
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Faith P.            SerapigliaFaith Mary (Parrs) Serapiglia, 51, of Bridgeport, a teacher at Ridgefield Academy, died on May 29 in Bridgeport Hospital.She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Gordon Johnson of Newtown....Read Full Article

  • Garner Inmate Attempts Suicide

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    Garner Inmate Attempts SuicideA Garner Correctional Institution inmate, who is the brother of a man found hanged inside a Virginia prison last year, attempted to hang himself this week inside Garner, the state’s high-security prison on Nunnawauk Road, a state Department of Correction (DOC) spoke...Read Full Article

  • June 2: Oxford, tag sale.

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    June 2: Oxford, tag sale.June 4: Wolcott, election of officers.June 6: Fairfield County Pomona at Cannon, Pokono co-hosts, supper 6 pm, election 7:30 pm; Plymouth, election.June 7: Cannon, election; Pokono, election, “Famous American Firsts.” June 9: Redding, pancake supper and bingo; Youth we...Read Full Article

  • At A Public Hearing –Panel Urged To Move Ahead With Charter Changes

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    At A Public Hearing –Panel Urged To Move Ahead With Charter ChangesBy Steve BighamResidents who spoke at Wednesday’s public hearing of the Charter Revision Commission urged members to push forward with their proposed changes to town government. The board was praised for its creativity and effo...Read Full Article

  • A Practice Fire At The Landfill

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2001, Thursday

    A Practice Fire At The LandfillBy Andrew GoroskoBotsford firefighters Tuesday evening accomplished two purposes at the town landfill off Turkey Hill Road.In igniting and burning down a dilapidated mobile home being kept there, they had an opportunity to practice firefighting techniques useful in b...Read Full Article

  • Dog Licenses Now Available

    MARY KENNEDY
    Archive
    May 30, 2001, Wednesday

    Dog Licenses Now AvailableTown clerk Cindy Curtis Simon advises Newtown dog owners that dogs six months of age and over must be licensed annually during the month of June. The new (2002) licenses will be available beginning on Friday, June 1, at the Town Clerk’s office, which is open Monday thro...Read Full Article

  • Early Adventures In Automobiling In Newtown – A Battle For The Byways

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    May 30, 2001, Wednesday

    Early Adventures In Automobiling In Newtown – A Battle For The BywaysBy Jan HowardThe advent of the automobile into Newtown in the early part of the 20th Century was not without incident or opposition. Not everyone shared the joy and pride of the automobile owners as they took their first “spi...Read Full Article