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  • Hershey is the largest confectionery manufacturer in the United States.

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Hershey is the largest confectionery manufacturer in the United States. Thomas Edison, the most prolific inventor of all time, holds more than 1,100 patents. Each king in the deck of cards represents a great king from history: Spades, King David; Hearts, Charlemagne; Clubs, Alexander the Great; an...Read Full Article

  • Nourishments—Watering Down Summer

    NANCY CREVIER
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    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Nourishments—Watering Down SummerBy Nancy K. Crevier“If all the world were apple pie, and all the sea were ink, and all the trees were bread and cheese, what should we have to drink?” This classic nursery rhyme poses a great question. Our oceans, which cover two-thirds of the earth’s surfa...Read Full Article

  • Looking For Norwalk Youth Symphony Alumni

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Looking For Norwalk Youth Symphony AlumniNORWALK — From November 17-19, Norwalk Youth Symphony will be culminating a year-long 50th anniversary season with the organization’s first ever Alumni Weekend.Festivities will feature special events for socializing and celebrating 50 years of music mak...Read Full Article

  • Thinking Winter, And Crafts

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Thinking Winter, And CraftsOrganizers for The Winter Wonderland Craft Fair are accepting applications for the third annual fair.This year’s fair will take place once again at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, on Sunday, November 19. It will run from 10 am to 3 pm. Applications can be obtained on...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    * * * Congressman William Ratchford and Toby Moffett notified Newtown Grants Administrator Zita McMahon last week that the US Department of the Interior approved on August 18 the town’s application for a $250,000 matching grant for the development of the second phase of the Timothy B. Treadwell...Read Full Article

  • Balloon Kyphoplasty Provides New Options for Spinal Fractures

    JOHN VOKET
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    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Balloon Kyphoplasty Provides New Options for Spinal Fractures NEW MILFORD — Balloon kyphoplasty, a minimally invasive treatment option for patients suffering from spinal fractures due to osteoporosis, is now performed at New Milford Hospital. Balloon kyphoplasty is designed to correct spinal def...Read Full Article

  • Monica Arienzo, a sophomore majoring in environmental science, has been named to both the Honors List and the Dean’s List at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Penn., for the spring semester.

    LAURIE BORST
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    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Monica Arienzo, a sophomore majoring in environmental science, has been named to both the Honors List and the Dean’s List at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Penn., for the spring semester....Read Full Article

  • CCC Sing-In, Monday

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    CCC Sing-In, MondayThe Connecticut Choral Society invites area singers to join them in a Summer Sing-in on Monday, August 28, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street in Newtown. Works to be sung include Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus and Requiem.Registration is at 7 pm, and singing will begin at...Read Full Article

  • Animal Enrichment Day Rescheduled

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Animal Enrichment Day RescheduledBRIDGEPORT – Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will host “Animal Enrichment Day” from noon to 3 pm on Saturday, September 2. Please note this is a change from the original August date of the program....Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I graduated in December 2005 from the University of Connecticut with a BA in English. I also did pre-med studies there. Now I am applying to PA (physician’s assistant) programs at various colleges and taking prerequisite courses for tha

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Occupation: I graduated in December 2005 from the University of Connecticut with a BA in English. I also did pre-med studies there. Now I am applying to PA (physician’s assistant) programs at various colleges and taking prerequisite courses for that. I work as an EMT [emergency medical technicia...Read Full Article

  • Free Half-Day Women’s HeartAdvantage Workshops Slated Sept. 30

    JOHN VOKET
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    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Free Half-Day Women’s HeartAdvantage Workshops Slated Sept. 30DANBURY — Understanding cholesterol numbers, learning about a heart-healthy diet, recognizing how stress affects one’s heart and other topics will be discussed by Danbury Hospital experts at a special seminar for women, Saturday,...Read Full Article

  • Dispelling Common Myths About Migraines

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Dispelling Common Myths About MigrainesCHICAGO, ILL. — Although there are 29.5 million migraine sufferers in the United States, many people who are not affected by this legitimate health condition continue to believe commonly-held myths about migraine. According to the National Headache Foundati...Read Full Article

  • Listening To The Farmer’s Voice

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Listening To The Farmer’s Voice By Nancy K. CrevierFarm House Lane. Horse Stable Circle. Lazy Brook. High Meadow. The street names that mark her neighborhood in Shelton recall a time gone by, but from her 1800 farmhouse on the corner of High Ridge, Beverly Corvino cannot see the remains of a si...Read Full Article

  • Benefit Performance Of ‘Laura’—Fun & Intrigue… All For The Dogs

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Benefit Performance Of ‘Laura’—Fun & Intrigue… All For The Dogs Plan now for a night of fun and intrigue at The Little Theater when The Town Players present a benefit performance of their production Laura. Ticket sales for the show on Saturday, September 9, will benefit Canine Advocate...Read Full Article

  • GlaxoSmith Kline Settles On Cancer Drug Scheme

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    GlaxoSmith Kline Settles On Cancer Drug SchemeHartford — Attorney General Richard Blumenthal recently announced a $70 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline that will provide restitution to victims — including individual consumers and the state of Connecticut — of a decadelong company schem...Read Full Article

  • Mountain Manor Road

    ALBERTA GREGUS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Mountain Manor RoadWilliam and Margaret Pearce purchased a home at 15 Mountain Manor Road in Sandy Hook from Francis and Suzanne Arnone.Lorriane Silber of Century 21 Home Services Scalzo-Gleason Group listed this property and Pam McLaughlin of William Raveis sold it.Attorney Ed Kelleher represente...Read Full Article

  • EMT Course Scheduled To Begin

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    EMT Course Scheduled To BeginA new emergency medical technician (EMT) course begins Thursday, September 7, at 6 pm, at the Newtown ambulance garage on Main Street. Deb Aubin will be the instructor.The 130-hour class will meet every Monday and Thursday evening from 6 to 10 pm, as well as occasional...Read Full Article

  • Free Flu-Prevention Wallet Card Available From Bridgeport Hospital

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Free Flu-Prevention Wallet Card Available From Bridgeport HospitalBRIDGEPORT — With another flu season on the way, Bridgeport Hospital and its partners in the Yale New Haven Health System are offering a free flu-prevention wallet card. The card is available by calling toll free, 888-357-2396.The...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, August 25        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, August 26       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30–8 pm. Sunday, Au...Read Full Article

  • Ukrainian Festival Returning To Dodgingtown

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    August 25, 2006, Friday

    Ukrainian Festival Returning To DodgingtownThe 29th Annual Ukrainian Festival will take place on Sunday, August 27, at Paproski’s Tree Farm.The event – once again open to the public free of charge – is being sponsored by the Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Churc...Read Full Article