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  • Melissa and Chuck Pilchard –Newtown’s Popular Political ‘Odd Couple’ Will Be Moving On

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Melissa and Chuck Pilchard –Newtown’s Popular Political ‘Odd Couple’ Will Be Moving OnBy Steve BighamThe 45-year marriage of Chuck and Melissa Pilchard is proof that opposites do attract. Chuck, an early bird, loves music, likes tennis, and is generally regarded as a calm, even-tempered so...Read Full Article

  • Friends And Partners In A Literary Life

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Friends And Partners In A Literary LifeBy Jan HowardAnyone who has enjoyed the love and care of a true friend will enjoy meeting authors Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern. Their long-time friendship and business partnership is the subject of their newest book, Bookends, which they will discuss...Read Full Article

  • Botsford DUI

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Botsford DUIPolice report that while they were driving northbound on South Main Street early on the morning of September 28, they spotted motorist Lawrence Isler, 20, of 32 Bonnie Brae Drive, who had been driving westbound on Botsford Hill Road, drive through a red traffic signal at the intersecti...Read Full Article

  • Danbury Hospital Programs For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Danbury Hospital Programs For National Breast Cancer Awareness MonthDANBURY –– Danbury Hospital, the Western Connecticut affiliate of the Yale Cancer Center, is offering low-cost mammography screening and education during October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month....Read Full Article

  • One of the great lessons of the fall of the leaf is this: Do you work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.                           ––clergyman Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    One of the great lessons of the fall of the leaf is this: Do you work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.                           ––clergyman Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) ...Read Full Article

  • NMS Elects Student Council Officers

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    NMS Elects Student Council OfficersBy Tanjua DamonIt is election time! No not for a local or national election, but for the Newtown Middle School Student Council. Sixteen students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades delivered speeches for the offices of president, vice president, secretary and...Read Full Article

  • Westover School in Middlebury announced local students who were named to the honor roll for the spring semester during a Convocation Ceremony marking the new school year. Elizabeth Bowen of Newtown achieved high honors with distinction and Karimah Go

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Westover School in Middlebury announced local students who were named to the honor roll for the spring semester during a Convocation Ceremony marking the new school year. Elizabeth Bowen of Newtown achieved high honors with distinction and Karimah Gottschalck of Sandy Hook achieved the honor roll....Read Full Article

  • Dogs Require Positive Reinforcement, Not Punishment

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Dogs Require Positive Reinforcement, Not PunishmentTo the Editor:...Read Full Article

  • Panel Works Out The Details For Sandy Hook Beautification Project

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    September 28, 2001, Friday

    Panel Works Out The Details For Sandy Hook Beautification ProjectBy Andrew GoroskoMembers of the Sandy Hook Center Streetscape Committee are working out the details of a beautification project intended to improve the appearance of the compact business district and stimulate its economic growth....Read Full Article

  • WITH PHOTO Paramedics: Mobile Emergency Care

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    WITH PHOTO Paramedics: Mobile Emergency CareBy Andrew Gorosko Being a paramedic is not something that a person takes lightly. It is a serious business, often involving life-and-death situations, where speed can be of the essence in transporting traumatically injured patients to hospital emergency...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    September 27, 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 Plo...Read Full Article

  • Friday, October 5

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Friday, October 5Organ recital by Bruce Neswick, 7:30 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 30 Main Street, free admission (contributions will benefit Music at Trinity), nationally recognized concert organist will continue commemoration ceremonies for 20th anniversary of Trinity’s Austin organ; 426-9070...Read Full Article

  • Alan D. and Donna M. Gentrup of Newtown announce the birth of a daughter, Liza Marie Gentrup, on September 15 at Danbury Hospital.

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Alan D. and Donna M. Gentrup of Newtown announce the birth of a daughter, Liza Marie Gentrup, on September 15 at Danbury Hospital.Liza’s maternal grandparents are Reno and Jean Piccioli, formerly of Fairfield.Her paternal grandparents are Ed and Dottie Gentrup of Fremont, Nev. Richard Louis Pepe...Read Full Article

  • Unquowa School ‘Take-A-Look Days’

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Unquowa School ‘Take-A-Look Days’FAIRFIELD — Unquowa School is opening its doors for prospective parents to visit the school prior to making any commitments. “Take-A-Look Days” will provide parents an inside look at the private school for boys and girls in grades PreK 3 through eighth gr...Read Full Article

  • Show Your True Colors: Flag Inside!

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Show Your True Colors: Flag Inside!Inside this week, The Bee has printed a full-page, full-color American flag to that our readers may show the colors at home, in their cars, or at the office.Extra copies of the flag are also available at The Newtown Bee offices at 5 Church Hill Road. Get yours to...Read Full Article

  • Learning DisabilitiesAnd Attention Deficits

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Learning DisabilitiesAnd Attention DeficitsSTAMFORD — The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD) is sponsoring a conference entitled “Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficits Through the Lifespan” on Saturday, October 13....Read Full Article

  • Free Help Line For Attention And Learning Disabilities

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    Free Help Line For Attention And Learning DisabilitiesNORWALK — The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD) has an LD/ADHA/ADD Help Line to assist parents of children with learning disabilities or attention deficits, professionals who deal with these is...Read Full Article

  • For police reports

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    For police reports Truck Vs Equestrienne Police report an accident between a horseback rider and a dump truck about 5:10 pm September 13 on Toddy Hill Road near Clear View Drive. Police said motorist James Ryan, 35, of Monroe was driving a 1969 Mack dump truck on Toddy Hill Road as a group of hors...Read Full Article

  • NHS Hosts College Night

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    NHS Hosts College NightNewtown High School and the Parent-Teacher-Student Association will hold the Annual College Night on Tuesday, October 16, from 7 to 9 pm, in the high school gymnasium. Students from neighboring high schools are invited to attend. More than 130 colleges and universities will...Read Full Article

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    September 27, 2001, Thursday

    HAPPY BIRTHDAYOctober 3, Madison Ryanne Burns, Age 1October 5, Chad Cullens, Age 8October 7, Danielle Elizabeth Spinelli, Age 5 October 7, Michelle Zarifis, Age 5 October 8, Aspen Kraushaar, Age 5 October 9, Zachary Fuchs, Age 2 October 9, Molly Elena Sheluck, Age 8...Read Full Article