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  • OUTSIDE IN AT YALE avv/lsb set 1/11/08 #725336

    LINDA BAUER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    OUTSIDE IN AT YALE avv/lsb set 1/11/08 #725336 NEW HAVEN, CONN. — The Yale University Art Gallery will present “Outside In: The Photographs of Abelardo Morell,” June 24–August 10. “Outside In” presents more than 30 of Morell’s photographs and also features a special project in which...Read Full Article

  • MET DIRECTOR TO TEACH AT NYU

    LINDA BAUER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    MET DIRECTOR TO TEACH AT NYUAVV 5-27 #740543 NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Philippe de Montebello, who is retiring as director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will teach at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. Montebello tells The New York Times he will be teaching the history of collecting...Read Full Article

  • 2 cols.

    LINDA BAUER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    2 cols. Thomas Burleson (American, 1914–1997), untitled, circa 1990s, ink on paper, 7 by 11 inches. FOR 6/6 THOMAS BURLESON AT LUISE ROSS GALLERY w/1 cut ak/lsb set 5/30/08 #741000...Read Full Article

  • Blumenthal: Code On Gifts To Docs ‘Meaningless’

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Blumenthal: Code On Gifts To Docs ‘Meaningless’HARTFORD — Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, in formal testimony April 21, called again for a prohibition against drug company gifts and other benefits provided to doctors that may improperly influence health care decisions....Read Full Article

  • Frank Simms In Concert

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Frank Simms In ConcertCongregation Adath Israel of Newtown will present the legendary Frank Simms in concert with Chris Arbisi and Terry Thomas on Saturday, June 7, at 8:30 pm.Simms, the voice of “Kool Aid Man,” SNL’s “TV Funhouse” and Nickelodeon, has sung with David Bowie, Billy Joel,...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am the owner/director of MSR Music, an independent classical record label based here in Newtown.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Occupation: I am the owner/director of MSR Music, an independent classical record label based here in Newtown.Family: I have been married to Anne for 11 years. We have two children, Robert, 8, a student at Head O’ Meadow, and Lily, 5, who is in kindergarten there. My wife is a psychotherapist. M...Read Full Article

  • Nature Walk At Orchard Hill, Sunday

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Nature Walk At Orchard Hill, SundayThe Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown, with the cooperation of Newtown Lions Club and the Newtown Parks and Recreation Department, is planning a nature walk for Sunday, June 1, between 2 and 4 pm (the program will run until 5, but those planning to particip...Read Full Article

  • Fixin’ To Beat Breast Cancer

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Fixin’ To Beat Breast CancerEASTON — A fundraising event in Easton on Saturday, June 7, “BBQ Hoedown: Fixin’ To Beat Breast Cancer,” will benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center. The event will run from 7 to 11 pm and will be hosted by Kirsten and Lee Gray at their horse farm, Gra...Read Full Article

  • * * *

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    * * * The Board of Selectmen voted Wednesday, June 1, to accept the $8,000 handball wall at Treadwell Memorial Park with the stipulation that the contractor paint the side facing the handball court, despite Selectman Joseph Borst’s objections that it had depressions and the surface was too roug...Read Full Article

  • Eye Opening Project For Newtown Students And Educators

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Eye Opening Project For Newtown Students And EducatorsBy Nancy K. CrevierReed Intermediate School (RIS) reading specialist Pam Kohn, NHS applied technology instructor Maryann Snieckus, RIS Principal Donna Denniston, former Easton principal Angie Sneiderman, and retired Dr Micheline Williams travel...Read Full Article

  • A Low-Cost Opportunity To Protect Your Pets

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    A Low-Cost Opportunity To Protect Your PetsNewtown dog and cat owners are invited to a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic at the Edmond Town Hall gymnasium on June 7 between 10 am and noon....Read Full Article

  • Too Much, Too Little Sleep Tied To Ill Health

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Too Much, Too Little Sleep Tied To Ill HealthATLANTA, GA. (AP) — People who sleep fewer than six hours a night — or more than nine — are more likely to be obese, according to a new government study that is one of the largest to show a link between irregular sleep and big bellies.The study al...Read Full Article

  • Therapeutic Touch Workshop Offered At Griffin Hospital

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Therapeutic Touch Workshop Offered At Griffin Hospital DERBY — On Friday, June 13, Griffin Hospital will offer a basic level therapeutic touch workshop from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm. The workshop will explain the basic concepts of therapeutic touch and provide time for hands-on practice. There are no...Read Full Article

  • Capital Steps Stepping Up For AIDS Charity

    JOHN VOKET
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Capital Steps Stepping Up For AIDS CharityDANBURY — Sometimes laughter is the best medicine, especially when talking about politics! AIDS Project Greater Danbury announces plans for Capitol Steps to perform as part of their 20th anniversary celebration. The Capitol Steps performance is sure to h...Read Full Article

  • Benefit At Reed To Support School In Ghana

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Benefit At Reed To Support School In GhanaBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Songs Of Love And Marriage

    SHANNON HICKS
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Songs Of Love And Marriage“Songs of Love and Marriage,” the spring program of Newtown Choral Society, will be presented Saturday, May 31, at 7:30 pm, at The Meeting House, 31 Main Street.Under the direction of Mary Andreotta, and accompanied by Todd Gorski, the choir will perform Eric Whitcomb...Read Full Article

  • Cotillion Class Enjoyed A Treat At My Place

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Cotillion Class Enjoyed A Treat At My PlaceBy Kendra BobowickWell dressed and on their best behavior Monday afternoon, students from the St Rose School Cotillion Class tested their etiquette over lunch at My Place Restaurant on May 18.“I think the kids like being dressed up and going out,” sai...Read Full Article

  • Children’s Book Sale Ties Into Summer Reading

    NANCY CREVIER
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Children’s Book Sale Ties Into Summer ReadingIn conjunction with the C.H. Booth Library Children’s Department summer reading program, “Choose Your Own Adventure — Read,” Friends of the C.H. Booth Library will present the annual Children’s Book Sale, Wednesday, June 25, from 9:30 to 3 p...Read Full Article

  • Dear Pen Pal:

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Dear Pen Pal: How are you doing? I have just heard from my teacher Ms King some sad but good news. The good news to me is that you can go back to Liberia and the good news is that you will stay together with your friends and schoolmates. But the bad news is that you have to move away from your hom...Read Full Article

  • Seeking Fresh Air Hosts—Welcome A City Child To Newtown This Summer

    KENDRA BOBOWICK
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    May 30, 2008, Friday

    Seeking Fresh Air Hosts—Welcome A City Child To Newtown This SummerBy Kendra BobowickShe is sharing Newtown. To the child from New York City who will again visit resident Marie Athans’ home this summer, “It is a whole other world,” she said. As a Fresh Air Fund volunteer, Ms Athans hopes t...Read Full Article