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  • Organic Farms Expand Locally

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Organic Farms Expand LocallyWOODBURY — Community supported agriculture (CSA) is an innovative way to connect farmers and consumers in a mutually beneficial relationship sharing the risks and rewards of the growing season. The consumer buys a share of the farm’s harvest in advance, guaranteeing...Read Full Article

  • Dr Ray To Speak At St Rose Church

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Dr Ray To Speak At St Rose ChurchDr Ray Guarendi, a clinical psychologist, author, and comedian who has been a regular guest on national radio and television shows, will present a special program at St Rose Church on Sunday, September 9.The public is invited to attend the program and pizza lunch s...Read Full Article

  • Free Blood Pressure Screening

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Free Blood Pressure ScreeningDanbury Visiting Nurse Association is sponsoring a free blood pressure screening on Thursday, September 13, at the Newtown Senior Center on Riverside Road.The screenings are held each month in the same location. Call Linda at Danbury Visiting Nurse Association for more...Read Full Article

  • How To Grow Your Business

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    How To Grow Your BusinessDANBURY — NewMil Bank and SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will host a free seminar for small businesses, “How to Grow Your Business,” on Saturday, September 15, from 8:30 am to noon at the Ancell School of Business on the Westside Campus of Western Connec...Read Full Article

  • Anthem Sponsors Caregiver Seminar

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Anthem Sponsors Caregiver SeminarSOUTHBURY — Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is sponsoring a “Caring for the Caregivers” seminar on Wednesday, September 19, from 1:30 to 3 pm at the Southbury Town Hall....Read Full Article

  • Additional Comments On The First Day

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Additional Comments On The First DayMiddle Gate Principal Judy Gallo’s remarks were left out of the First Day of School story that appeared on page A-9 of last week’s Bee.  Ms Gallo reported that 556 students started the first day with 85 staff members....Read Full Article

  • A Summer Spent Exploring Distant Cultures

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    A Summer Spent Exploring Distant CulturesBy Tanjua DamonLearning about different countries and cultures led two Newtown High School students to Central Connecticut State University every Saturday from March to June to participate in the college level course, “Passport for Global Citizenship.”...Read Full Article

  • Services for Newtown seniors are sponsored by the Commission on Aging and are available at the Multi-Purpose Building on Riverside Road in Sandy Hook. For more information about programs offered at the Senior Center call 270-4310.

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Services for Newtown seniors are sponsored by the Commission on Aging and are available at the Multi-Purpose Building on Riverside Road in Sandy Hook. For more information about programs offered at the Senior Center call 270-4310.For information on federal, state and community resources available...Read Full Article

  • Job Bank Cites Brett Eastman

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Job Bank Cites Brett EastmanBy Tanjua DamonNewtown High School sophomore Brett Eastman is not old enough to hold a “real” job, but he wanted to earn some money. So he relied on the Newtown Youth Services Job Bank to help him out. Job Bank Coordinator Laura Amodeo awarded Brett the August Job B...Read Full Article

  • Homesteads Programs To Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Homesteads Programs To Celebrate National Assisted Living WeekThe Homesteads at Newtown is planning a series of programs to celebrate National Assisted Living Week, September 9 through 15. The public is invited to attend.On Monday, September 10, from 6 to 7 pm, there will be an organ concert by M...Read Full Article

  • Arts Administration Fellowship Available

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Arts Administration Fellowship AvailableHARTFORD — The Connecticut Commission on the Arts is currently accepting applications for the Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship. The $2,500 fellowship annually recognizes one Connecticut arts administrator of exceptional accomplishment....Read Full Article

  • Newtown Student To Spend Year In Germany As Ambassador

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Newtown Student To Spend Year In Germany As AmbassadorBy Tanjua DamonSarah Letson recently graduated from Newtown High School, and instead of heading off to college like her friends, she will be going abroad to live in Germany for a year as an American Field Service Ambassador....Read Full Article

  • OXFORD – The dog days of September are upon us.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    OXFORD – The dog days of September are upon us.Well, the Dog Days of Oxford are, at any rate. On Saturday, September 22, the first day of fall, the annual Dog Days of Oxford event will be held at Quaker Farms School in Oxford from 10 am to 4 pm (rain date is Sunday, September 23).Gates open at 9...Read Full Article

  • By Adria L. Henderson

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    By Adria L. HendersonMore puppies are adopted or purchased at the beginning of the school year than at any other time – except for Christmas. With the kids back in school and everyone on a set schedule it would seem the perfect time to get a new puppy.But is it really the right time?...Read Full Article

  • The Newtown Soccer Club will be offering free field and goalie clinics this fall to registered players.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    The Newtown Soccer Club will be offering free field and goalie clinics this fall to registered players. Field Training...Read Full Article

  • Free Help Line For LD & ADD

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Free Help Line For LD & ADDNORWALK — The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD) has an LD/ADD Help Line. It is open Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm, to answer general questions. On Tuesdays a school psychologist will be available to answe...Read Full Article

  • CPR Course Offered

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    CPR Course OfferedA full professional CPR course will be taught at the Newtown Ambulance garage Monday, September 17, and Thursday, September 20, from 6 to 10 pm.Anyone interested can call Eric Denzel at 203-395-1537....Read Full Article

  • New Moms: Moms of Newborns to Walkers, 10 weeks, beginning on Wednesday, September 19. There will be two sessions – 9 to 10 am and 10:30 to 11:30 am.

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    New Moms: Moms of Newborns to Walkers, 10 weeks, beginning on Wednesday, September 19. There will be two sessions – 9 to 10 am and 10:30 to 11:30 am. Moms of 1 to 2 year olds, 10 weeks, beginning on Thursday, September 20, from 10 to 11 am. Both groups will meet at NYS and are free. Space is lim...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am retired from Lane Bryant in Indianapolis, Ind., where I worked in the warehouse. I attended high school in Korea.

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    Occupation: I am retired from Lane Bryant in Indianapolis, Ind., where I worked in the warehouse. I attended high school in Korea. How Long in Newtown: I have lived here with my son’s family for almost a year. I moved from Indianapolis, where I lived since 1973. I was born in Japan....Read Full Article

  • P&Z Approves 25-Lot Sandy Hook Subdivision

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    August 31, 2001, Friday

    P&Z Approves 25-Lot Sandy Hook SubdivisionBy Andrew GoroskoThe Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has approved Cider Mill Farm, a 25-lot residential subdivision on 138 acres in Sandy Hook, next to Lower Paugussett State Forest.P&Z members approved the development plans in a 4-to-0 vo...Read Full Article