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  • 2c Labaugh

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    December 30, 2008, Tuesday

    2c Labaugh James M. Labaugh Antiques, Pound Ridge, N.Y., will show a pair of Coalport porcelain ice pails, covers and liners as part of an extensive dessert service, England, circa 1810. 2c 26pr dancers Cohen.jpg Cohen & Cohen, London, will show this pair of Dutch dancers, 9 inches high, Qianl...Read Full Article

  • 1 ½ col of each

    LINDA BAUER
    Archive
    December 30, 2008, Tuesday

    1 ½ col of each  (chest photo) richard.jpg Richard Mattson, East Islip, N.Y. (toys photos) allan.jpg Allan Grimm, Merrick, N.Y. Cuts sent down 2b scanned 12-29 FOR 1-9 PEKALE SHOWS OFFERS ANTIQUES IN HUNTINGTON, L.I. JAN 25 w/2 cuts avv/lsb set 12/30 #761570 HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — Elias Pekale S...Read Full Article

  •  THE TREASURE OF ULYSSES DAVIS AT HIGH MUSEUM OF ART

    DAVID SMITH
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    December 29, 2008, Monday

     THE TREASURE OF ULYSSES DAVIS AT HIGH MUSEUM OF ART By Stephen May ATLANTA, GA. — One of the most intriguing aspects of American folk art is the continuing discovery of talented self-taught artists who, in many cases are virtually unknown to national audiences and the collecting community....Read Full Article

  • * * *

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    * * * CASA, Citizens Against Substance Abuse, a group formed as a result of the presentation of the widely acclaimed showing of “The Chemical People,” recently met with First Selectman Jack Rosenthal to launch a two-month campaign to make citizens aware of the problem of substance abuse among...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I’m a stay-at-home mom, but I feel like what I do is full-time shopping. We just moved into a completely empty new house this fall that is three times the size of the one we lived in back in the UK.

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Occupation: I’m a stay-at-home mom, but I feel like what I do is full-time shopping. We just moved into a completely empty new house this fall that is three times the size of the one we lived in back in the UK. Family: My husband, Mark, and I have three children. Lauryn is 8; Holly is 6; and Sam...Read Full Article

  • Salt & Deicers Not Beneficial To Trees

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Salt & Deicers Not Beneficial To TreesWhen winter snow and ice begin to fall, so does the salt… on driveways, sidewalks, and streets to aid in melting away potential hazards. Keeping surroundings safe during the winter months is important, but salt can be a serious threat to trees when used...Read Full Article

  • If you could solve one world problem, what would you solve?

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    If you could solve one world problem, what would you solve?Cal Creeden: Global warming.Joey Santella: The economy crisis.Meagan Powers: Gas prices. Kailee Dunnigan: Taxes. Ellen Diker: I guess it would have to be the genocide that’s been going on in Darfur. Molly Moran: Food for all the people w...Read Full Article

  • Brain-Injured Troops Face Unclear Long-Term Risks

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Brain-Injured Troops Face Unclear Long-Term RisksWASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Many of the thousands of troops who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan are at risk of long-term health problems including depression and Alzheimer’s-like dementia, but it is impossible to predict ho...Read Full Article

  • Retirement Bittersweet For Longtime Ambulance Corps Members

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Retirement Bittersweet For Longtime Ambulance Corps MembersBy Nancy K. Crevier...Read Full Article

  • Concert Society Chamber Orchestra’s Eighth Holiday Concert Will Benefit Newtown Parent Connection

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Concert Society Chamber Orchestra’s Eighth Holiday Concert Will Benefit Newtown Parent ConnectionThe Concert Society Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of renowned cellist Richard Serbagi, will perform its 8th Annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 28, at 8 pm, at Trinity Episcopal Churc...Read Full Article

  • Walls Reveal Words From The Past

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Walls Reveal Words From The PastBy Nancy K. CrevierWhen Matt Anderson started major renovations last year on his 1893 house in Ridgefield, he expected to find a few antique tools left behind, and maybe an autograph or two on the studs when the walls were opened up, but construction workers recentl...Read Full Article

  • St Rose Students Advance In Mock Trial Competition

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    St Rose Students Advance In Mock Trial CompetitionFrom 14 teams that will advance in the quarterfinal round of the state middle school mock trial competition, two teams from St Rose of Lima School will be among them when the quarterfinals take place at Timothy Edwards Middle School in South Windso...Read Full Article

  • A Formal Dedication For St Rose’s New Gathering Hall

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    A Formal Dedication For St Rose’s New Gathering HallBy Shannon HicksThe brand-new parish hall at St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church was formally dedicated on December 13, just a few hours before a celebratory ball was to take place in the same location. Because of the timing of the ball, the...Read Full Article

  • Twelfth Night Celebration Returning To Newtown Congregational Church

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Twelfth Night Celebration Returning To Newtown Congregational ChurchThe arrival of the “Three Kings,” or “The Three Wise Men from the East,” is celebrated in many different and colorful ways throughout Christianity. Parades, masks, feasts, singing, dancing, going door-to-door, dressing up...Read Full Article

  • Fire Marshal Urges Caution With Candles

    ANDY GOROSKO
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Fire Marshal Urges Caution With Candles Structure fires caused by candles in one-family and two-family houses, in apartments, and in mobile homes are far more likely to occur in December than in other months, in view of people using lit candles to celebrate the holiday season, according to Fire Ma...Read Full Article

  • Newtown High School Booster Club Seeks New Members To Carry On Fundraising Tradition

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Newtown High School Booster Club Seeks New Members To Carry On Fundraising TraditionBy Andy HutchisonA big part of success of the Newtown High School athletics programs — in addition to the coaches and players — is the financial support it receives from boosters. The NHS Blue and Gold Booster...Read Full Article

  • Tracy’s Memorable Collegiate Career Ends In Another College Cup Appearance

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Tracy’s Memorable Collegiate Career Ends In Another College Cup AppearanceBy Andy HutchisonNewtown High School alumnus Marcus Tracy (Class of 2005) knew the potential was there for a memorable collegiate soccer career when he signed on to play at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. Fo...Read Full Article

  • Lyme Disease And Deer Management

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Lyme Disease And Deer ManagementIt appears that one of the first New Year’s resolutions to be tackled by Newtown’s Board of Selectmen in 2009 is a problem of Auld Lang Syne (Old Long Since). Just as everything old becomes new again, the problem of managing Lyme disease through management of th...Read Full Article

  • Colonials Continue Winning Ways

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Colonials Continue Winning Ways  The Jr Colonials Pee Wee A hockey team stayed unbeaten for a six-game stretch after a 1-1 tie against the Darien Blue Wave at the Stamford Twin Rinks on December 13 and a 5-1 win against the Greater New Haven Warriors at the Northford Ice Pavilion on December 14....Read Full Article

  • Local Vet Receives Equine Certification

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    December 26, 2008, Friday

    Local Vet Receives Equine Certification...Read Full Article