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  • A Musical Journey To New York City

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    A Musical Journey To New York CityNorwalk Youth Symphony’s Principal Orchestra participated in a special event on May 22, performing a concert in Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium that also featured performances by The Empire State Youth Orchestra....Read Full Article

  • U14

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    U14 LEXINGTON GARDENS 16, WALKER INDUSTRIAL 10: Jen Iodice was 3-for-4 and Ashley Jones scored two runs to lead Lexington to the win. Sarah Holroyd sparked the defense with a terrific catch in the outfield. For Walker, Ally Kirk powered the offense while Jenny Cupero, Victoria Marlin and Kelly Da...Read Full Article

  • JURMAN METRICS 11, MITCHELL ARCHITECTURE 1: Croy Carlin went 2-for-3 while Brian Shimko and Ricky Andrews had key hits to lead Jurman Metrics to the win. Nathaniael Basch-Gould made a fine line drive catch and threw out a runner at third for a double

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    JURMAN METRICS 11, MITCHELL ARCHITECTURE 1: Croy Carlin went 2-for-3 while Brian Shimko and Ricky Andrews had key hits to lead Jurman Metrics to the win. Nathaniael Basch-Gould made a fine line drive catch and threw out a runner at third for a double play. Zack Kapple and Brian Conroy pitched well...Read Full Article

  • Bits & Pieces

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Bits & Pieces  By Kim J. Harmon I think I can appreciate the athletic and political ramifications of Senegal’s 1-0 win over France in the World Cup – but few people will. It was a good game, an exciting game, and Senegal’s lone goal – scored by Papa Boupa Diop – was a classic....Read Full Article

  • Concluding A Long Career At The Post Office

    DOROTHY EVANS
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Concluding A Long Career At The Post OfficeBy Dottie EvansFriday, May 31, 2002, was Vicky Hensel’s last day at the Newtown Post Office, after nearly 30 years of service, sorting, and delivering mail to customers on Route 2 along Brushy Hill Road. Mrs Hensel did not want to make a fuss about the...Read Full Article

  • The Class of 2002’s

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    The Class of 2002’s Top Ten Students Offer Insights And Advice...Read Full Article

  • Divorce Support

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Divorce Support The St Rose Divorce Support Group will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 19, at 38 Church Hill Road.All men and women who are contemplating, in the process of, or divorced within the past two years are welcome to attend an evening of support and discussion.For more information call B...Read Full Article

  • Godzwerkus Circus Bible School

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Godzwerkus Circus Bible SchoolDANBURY –– Vacation Bible School, “Godzwerkus Circus,” will be held at the United Methodist Church of Danbury, 5 Clapboard Ridge Road (Exit 5), on June 24-28, from 6 to 8 pm. Registration is $10 per person, with a maximum of $30 per family. Supper is included....Read Full Article

  • NEW YORK, New York – The Westminster Kennel Club has announced that Mrs. Irene Bivin of Fort Worth, Texas, will head the judge’s panel for the 2002 show.

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    NEW YORK, New York – The Westminster Kennel Club has announced that Mrs. Irene Bivin of Fort Worth, Texas, will head the judge’s panel for the 2002 show.Mrs. Bivin’s assignment makes her a member of the third husband and wife team – Edd Embry Bivin (1999) to judge Best In Show at Westminst...Read Full Article

  • Class Of 1982 Reunion

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Class Of 1982 ReunionThe Newtown High School Class of 1982 is celebrating its 20-year reunion on July 27 at The Ethan Allen Inn in Danbury.All graduates and teachers who would like to attend should contact the organizing committee via email at lldelucia@aol.com or Classmates.com; by phone by calli...Read Full Article

  • Planning Consultant Says NewtownStill Has Plenty Of Room To Grow

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Planning Consultant Says NewtownStill Has Plenty Of Room To GrowBy Andrew GoroskoBased on past growth patterns and trends, the town’s planning consultant projects that the potential availability of up to 12,175 acres of residentially-zoned land could translate into the eventual construction of u...Read Full Article

  • HARTFORD – The Greater Hartford Jaycees announced today that 2002 Verizon Byron Nelson winner Shigeki Maruyama, 2002 Compaq Classic winner KJ Choi, 2002 Accenture Match Play winner Kevin Sutherlan and 2002 Touchstone Energy Tucson Open winner Ian L

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    HARTFORD – The Greater Hartford Jaycees announced today that 2002 Verizon Byron Nelson winner Shigeki Maruyama, 2002 Compaq Classic winner KJ Choi, 2002 Accenture Match Play winner Kevin Sutherlan and 2002 Touchstone Energy Tucson Open winner Ian Leggett have committed to compete in the 2002 Can...Read Full Article

  • Post Office Honors Newtown West Point Alumni

    DOROTHY EVANS
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Post Office Honors Newtown West Point AlumniBy Dottie EvansNewtown Postmaster Paul Marciniak and postal employees briefly set aside their routine tasks Friday morning and to honor current Newtown and Sandy Hook residents who have graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. The...Read Full Article

  • Sandy Hook Elementary Teacher Cited For Excellence

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Sandy Hook Elementary Teacher Cited For ExcellenceSandy Hook third grade teacher Barbara Bigham was awarded the 2002 Weller Excellence in Teaching Award in recognition of her project entitled, “Family Heritage,” which was implemented in the third grade....Read Full Article

  • NHS Students Receive Weller Foundation Scholarships

    TANJUA DAMON-MERROW
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    NHS Students Receive Weller Foundation ScholarshipsIn recognition of their exemplary achievements, three Newtown High School seniors were recently presented with awards by The Weller Foundation, Incorporated at its annual awards banquet held May 9 in the Dolan School of Business at Fairfield Unive...Read Full Article

  • Friday, June 7

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Friday, June 7Housatonic Valley Economic Development Partnership, board of directors, 8:30-10 am, Western Connecticut State University Student Center, White Street, DanburyAnnual Sandy Hook Lobster Fest, 5-9 pm, Sandy Hook Fire House, Riverside Road, tickets $16/advance, $18/door, full lobster or...Read Full Article

  • Bluebirds Are Making A Strong Comeback

    DOROTHY EVANS
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    Bluebirds Are Making A Strong ComebackBy Dottie EvansNewtown residents watching out their kitchen windows or sitting on their back porches should be on the alert for a smallish bird with a bright blue back, swooping across the yard. If he perches on a fence post or a tree branch, they might notice...Read Full Article

  • RGA Call For Entries

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    RGA Call For EntriesRIDGEFIELD — William Zimmer will serve as juror for the 25th Annual Ridgefield Guild of Artists Juried Exhibition. Copies of the show’s prospectus are now available for artists interested in entering the show, which will run in the fall at RGA’s gallery.For a copy send an...Read Full Article

  • P&Z Vision Statement—Setting A Course For Newtown In The Coming Decade

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    May 31, 2002, Friday

    P&Z Vision Statement—Setting A Course For Newtown In The Coming DecadeBy Andrew GoroskoTo steer a course in formulating the 2003 Town Plan of Conservation and Development, the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has fashioned a statement describing its vision of Newtown for the coming d...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    May 30, 2002, 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. The meetings are held at the home of Susan and Michael Dutton at 32 Pond Brook Road in Newtown. Call 3...Read Full Article