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  • Sandy Hook DUI

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Sandy Hook DUI At about 8:40 pm on June 27, motorist Daniel Kost, 35, of 7 River Edge Drive was driving a 1971 Chevrolet pickup truck westbound on Riverside Road, while motorist Brenden Wark, 19, of 25 Underhill Road was driving a 1988 Subaru GL station wagon eastbound on Church Hill Road, police...Read Full Article

  • There, I guess King George will be able to read that.

    CURT CLARK
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    June 28, 2002, Friday

    There, I guess King George will be able to read that.                                                                     ––John Hancock Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of s...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Has Statewide Respite Care Program

    KAAREN VALENTA
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    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Connecticut Has Statewide Respite Care ProgramThe Connecticut Statewide Respite Care Program can assist families by offering caregivers the opportunity to receive up to $3,500 per year for daytime or overnight respite care services including adult daycare, home health aide, homemaker, companion, s...Read Full Article

  • Local Tax Bills Sent Out

    STEVE BIGHAM
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    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Local Tax Bills Sent OutBy Steve BighamNewtown residents who own a home, piece of land, or a car began receiving their tax bills in the mail early this week. The tax collector’s office mailed out 35,845 tax bills last Friday.A total of 10,626 bills were sent out for residential and vacant land a...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Country Club

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Newtown Country Club Two-Ball Classic...Read Full Article

  • During a recent one-day water ski clinic at Lake Zoar, sponsored by Joel Ziesler, a clinic counselor took a shot at making the jump. While his first pass – complete with midair twirl – went off without a hitch, he wasn’t so lucky the second tim

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 28, 2002, Friday

    During a recent one-day water ski clinic at Lake Zoar, sponsored by Joel Ziesler, a clinic counselor took a shot at making the jump. While his first pass – complete with midair twirl – went off without a hitch, he wasn’t so lucky the second time. As seen in the six-photo sequence, the approa...Read Full Article

  • Babe Ruth NL Champs – Base Technologies

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Babe Ruth NL Champs – Base TechnologiesBase Technologies defeated Shoreline Construction, 4-3, to capture the Babe Ruth Baseball National League championship. First row, from left, are Anthony Corleto, Steven Musco, Dash Jeffries, Kurt Nacewicz and Kris Arndt. Second row – Dan Spencer, AJ Ritc...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Babe Ruth, in association with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Class A minor league baseball) sponsored a fund raiser night at the ball park recently. Babe Ruth sold 823 tickets to league players, parents and relatives at $8 per ticket and the Bluef

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Newtown Babe Ruth, in association with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Class A minor league baseball) sponsored a fund raiser night at the ball park recently. Babe Ruth sold 823 tickets to league players, parents and relatives at $8 per ticket and the Bluefish organization returned 50% of the sales direc...Read Full Article

  • Fireflies: Elusive And Magical ––Looking For Lightning Bugs

    DOROTHY EVANS
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    June 28, 2002, Friday

    Fireflies: Elusive And Magical ––Looking For Lightning BugsBy Dottie EvansAsk anyone to recall fondest memories of summers growing up and you might get a wide variety of replies encompassing a full range of early childhood experiences. These include going barefoot in newly mowed grass, swimmin...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Youths Help Battle Leukemia

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Newtown Youths Help Battle LeukemiaTwo Newtown youths, Brian Budnick and Stephen Danyew, were guest speakers at the charity golf tournament held on June 17 at E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course in Stamford.The event was sponsored by the Citizens for Patients Rights (CPR). The Leukemia and Lymphoma Soci...Read Full Article

  • BAHA’I FAITH OF NEWTOWN

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 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

  • By Kim J. Harmon

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    By Kim J. HarmonJust a couple of days after walking off the TPC at River Highlands in Cromwell, I found I could not get enough of it – the grandeur, the giddy sense of standing on a hallowed course, and the heart-thumping excitement of the treacherous 15th and 17th holes.So I revisited it.On my...Read Full Article

  • Super-Sized Portions May Be More Than You Bargained For

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Super-Sized Portions May Be More Than You Bargained ForAmericans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food indus...Read Full Article

  • Is Natural Always Safe?

    LINDA BAUER
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    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Is Natural Always Safe?By Dr Lesa VarnagyAs a naturopathic physician, I have had the opportunity to interact with many individuals who believe that all natural substances are safe. Unfortunately, this perception is not true. It is interesting to note that some of the most toxic drugs in use today...Read Full Article

  • Tikka Kebabs

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Tikka Kebabs1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp grated fresh ginger, or ¼ tsp ground 1 tsp tomato paste 1 Tbs curry powder Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 12 oz of boneless skinned chicken breast, cut in 24 pieces 8 1-inch cubes fresh or canned pineapple 1 med...Read Full Article

  • Friday, July 5

    ANDY GOROSKO
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    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Friday, July 5St Rose Parish Carnival, 6-11 pm, St Rose Church field, Church Hill Road, rides, games, live entertainment, and nightly specials.Opening night The Country Wife, curtain 8 pm, The Little Theatre, Orchard Hill Road, all seats $12, Town Players of Newtown will present William Wycherley...Read Full Article

  • Borrowing By The Numbers

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Borrowing By The NumbersROCKVILLE, MD. –– If you’re not paying attention to your credit score, you might be paying too much for credit cards, mortgages, and car loans, or you might not be approved for new credit.“Credit scoring is the concern that comes up most often with our clients,” s...Read Full Article

  • Borrowing By The Numbers

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Borrowing By The NumbersROCKVILLE, MD. –– If you’re not paying attention to your credit score, you might be paying too much for credit cards, mortgages, and car loans, or you might not be approved for new credit.“Credit scoring is the concern that comes up most often with our clients,” s...Read Full Article

  • Nutrition Wise

    KAAREN VALENTA
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    Nutrition WiseBy Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDNQ. Does an "all-fruit" jam count as a serving of fruit?...Read Full Article

  • West Nile Virus Reaches Lake County (WKMG MyCFNow.com)

    KIM HARMON
    Archive
    June 27, 2002, Thursday

    West Nile Virus Reaches Lake County (WKMG MyCFNow.com)Health officials in Lake County, Fla., said Tuesday that the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been detected in Eustis, according to Local 6 News.- June 26 SA Health Officials Testing For West Nile Virus (KSAT ClickOnSA.com) San Antonio Metr...Read Full Article