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  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    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

  • Program Dec. 12 On Becoming A Foster Or Adoptive Parent

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Program Dec. 12 On Becoming A Foster Or Adoptive ParentA program that will provide information on becoming a foster or adoptive parent will be held on Wednesday, December 12, at 7:30 pm at St Rose of Lima Church parish hall on Church Hill Road.The program will be presented by Boy’s Village Youth...Read Full Article

  • Cub Scouts Spread Holiday Cheer

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Cub Scouts Spread Holiday CheerWhat do you get when you combine 20 Cub Scouts and tables topped with loaves of bread, peanut butter and jelly, turkey and bologna slices, and cookies? If you guessed “lunch,” you are almost right....Read Full Article

  • What are you learning in school now that you will use 15 years from now?

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    What are you learning in school now that you will use 15 years from now?Betsy Stefanko: “Well I can tell you what I won’t be using, that stupid parable stuff we are learning in math. My culinary that I’m learning because I want to be a pastry chef.”Jessica Nicolosi: “I’m learning how t...Read Full Article

  • God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please; you can never have both.

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please; you can never have both.––Ralph Waldo Emerson Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.             ––André Gide   The truth has never been of any real value to any h...Read Full Article

  • RIDGEFIELD – Stepping Stone Farm in Ridgefield is accepting applications for its winter 2001-02 horseback riding lesson program. Classes begin Tuesday, December 24. Spring session start dates are February 25 and April 22.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    RIDGEFIELD – Stepping Stone Farm in Ridgefield is accepting applications for its winter 2001-02 horseback riding lesson program. Classes begin Tuesday, December 24. Spring session start dates are February 25 and April 22.The farm has two indoor arenas, heating for the winter with reception rooms...Read Full Article

  • Deadlines – Submitting Photos

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

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  • Briefs

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Briefs Jingle Bell 5KThe annual Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk, sponsored by the Bethel All-Sports Booster Club, will be held on Sunday, December 9, at 3 pm (check in at 2:30 pm), starting at the Bethel Municipal Center on 1 School Street in Bethel. Entry fee is $5 for students and $10 for adults. Call...Read Full Article

  • Sportsman of the Year!

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Sportsman of the Year! It’s that time of year again – time to nominate someone for The Newtown Bee Sportsman of the Year Award. The award will go to someone who has had a strong impact on Newtown sports within the past year. Drop us a line and let us know who you think might make a good candi...Read Full Article

  • Helping Children With Attention Deficit Disorders

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Helping Children With Attention Deficit DisordersBy Jan HowardChildren who are unable to stay focused, not doing well in school, or being hyperactive may be exhibiting symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD).There is help if the disorder...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Schools Winter Concert Schedule

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Newtown Schools Winter Concert ScheduleNewtown students in elementary, middle, and high schools will be performing numerous winter concerts for their family and friends as well as anyone in the community who would like to attend. The following is a list of concerts that will be taking place in Dec...Read Full Article

  • Many Changes Come To Newtown In A Year To Be Remembered For A Single Day

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    November 30, 2001, Friday

    Many Changes Come To Newtown In A Year To Be Remembered For A Single DayIn 2001, Newtown decided to buy Fairfield Hills, elected to change its government and began work on the long-awaited 5/6 school. Voters reelected the first selectman, endured the area’s second worst winter in history, and wa...Read Full Article

  • ‘Home For Christmas’ At Walnut Hill Church

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    ‘Home For Christmas’ At Walnut Hill ChurchBETHEL — I’ll Be Home for Christmas, a Broadway style 1940s musical that tells the story of a quirky family trying to make sense of the holiday season when worldwide war appears “just around the corner,” will be staged for eight shows at Walnut...Read Full Article

  • Friday, December 7

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Friday, December 7Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials (HVCEO), 8 am to 8:30 am, breakfast meeting; 8:30 to 10 am, legislative meeting; Holiday Inn, 80 Newtown Road, Danbury.Housatonic Valley Economic Development Partnership (HVEDP), 8 to 11 am, annual meeting, Holiday Inn, 80 Newtown Ro...Read Full Article

  • Program On Identity Theft

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Program On Identity TheftThe Learning Center at Ashlar of Newtown will present its December Lunch and Learn program on Tuesday, December 11 from noon to 2 pm.The program will be on “Preventing Identity Theft: Protecting Your Privacy and Your Good Name.” A complimentary lunch and the program wi...Read Full Article

  • Dietitian Molly Basak-Smith discussed the benefits of eating healthy to help avoid disease in a seminar sponsored by Ashlar of Newtown’s Lockwood Lodge.                                                

    JAN HOWARD
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Dietitian Molly Basak-Smith discussed the benefits of eating healthy to help avoid disease in a seminar sponsored by Ashlar of Newtown’s Lockwood Lodge.                                                                         ...Read Full Article

  • Church Hill Accident

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Church Hill AccidentPolice report a two sport-utility vehicle collision on Church Hill Road at the Exit 10 ramp of Interstate 84 about 11:50 pm November 24.Motorist Andrew P. Cruz, 16, of 92 Currituck Road, who was driving a 1995 GMC Yukon, hit the rear end of a 1999 Jeep Cherokee driven by Kathar...Read Full Article

  • Orpha L. Mayo

    SHIRLEY WOYTACK
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Orpha L. MayoOrpha L. Mayo, 92, of Fairfield, died on November 27 at 3030 Park, Fairfield.She was the sister of George Mayo of Newtown.Miss Mayo was born in Fairfield, Me., and was an area resident for many years. She was a retired assembler for General Electric and a member of its Quarter Century...Read Full Article

  • Wednesday, November 21: 10:37 am, alarm, no fire, Ridge Road, Hook & Ladder, Dodgingtown responded.

    STEVE BIGHAM
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Wednesday, November 21: 10:37 am, alarm, no fire, Ridge Road, Hook & Ladder, Dodgingtown responded.Thursday, November 22: 1:39 pm, Grays Plain Road, alarm, no fire, Sandy Hook, Botsford responded; 3:11 pm, first response (medical), Old Castle Drive, Hook & Ladder responded; 4:51 pm, invest...Read Full Article

  • Hawley, Middle Gate Presents Budgets For A Challenging Year

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    November 29, 2001, Thursday

    Hawley, Middle Gate Presents Budgets For A Challenging YearBy Tanjua DamonTwo more schools, Hawley and Middle Gate, asked for modest additions to their 2002-2003 budgets during presentations to the Board of Education Wednesday night....Read Full Article