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  • Manatee Charity Antiques ShowWill Mark 44th Year Feb. 20–22

    LINDA BAUER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Manatee Charity Antiques ShowWill Mark 44th Year Feb. 20–22FOR 2-6 MANATEE’S CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW WILL MARK 44TH YEAR FEB 20-22 no cut avv/lsb set 1/30 #764419...Read Full Article

  • [Both at 2 cols]

    LINDA BAUER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    [Both at 2 cols] Memories, Quoque, N.Y. Paper Plus, Freeport, N.Y. MUST RUN 2-6 PEKALE SHOWS PRE FEB 8 w/2 cuts ak/lsb set 1/30 #764176 HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Residents on Long Island’s East End welcome the 20th annual Winter Antiques Fair as it returns Sunday, February 8, to the Marriott Island...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    * * * For more than 30 years, Helen Terrill and Frank Dailey kept the Village Grocery Store open, seven days a week, including holidays, from morning until night. Business slipped in recent years, however. So when the 71-year-old Miss Terrill, already crippled by arthritis, recently entered Danbur...Read Full Article

  • Hawley Slates An ‘International’ Night At Reed

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Hawley Slates An ‘International’ Night At ReedHawley Elementary School will hold an International Dinner for its students and families at Reed Intermediate School Friday, February 6, from 6 to 8:45 pm, that will bring students around the world through food, song and many other things....Read Full Article

  • Mandatory Universal Blood Lead Screening Begins In Connecticut

    JOHN VOKET
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Mandatory Universal Blood Lead Screening Begins In ConnecticutHARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced a new state requirement for universal blood lead screening of Connecticut children. The new legislation, which went into effect on January 1, requires all primary...Read Full Article

  • Danny MagicFor The Family

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Danny MagicFor The FamilyNewtown Junior Women’s Club will present a pair of performances by Danny Magic on Sunday, February 1. The shows will be at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown, and will begin at 1 and 4 pm.Danny Magic (née Danny Rodrigue) is a professional magician who performs...Read Full Article

  • Rotary Inducts New Member

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Rotary Inducts New MemberAlan Clavette, the president of Rotary Club of Newtown, recently presided over the induction of the club’s newest member....Read Full Article

  • NHS Student Takes On Ten Competitors In Chess Tournament

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    NHS Student Takes On Ten Competitors In Chess TournamentBy Eliza HallabeckTen chessboards lined a stretch of tables in the Newtown High School lobby Friday, January 16, as Haotian Zheng prepared to face ten competitors in a chess tournament. Haotian, a senior at the school, said he has been playi...Read Full Article

  • Jam For Karl At Edmond Town Hall, February 6

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Jam For Karl At Edmond Town Hall, February 6A number of the area’s top musicians have teamed up to recognize and celebrate the musical contributions of Karl Schwichtenberg, a Sandy Hook resident and member of the band Spontaneous Combustion....Read Full Article

  • Officials Directing Consumers On Circuit City, Tweeter Issues

    JOHN VOKET
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Officials Directing Consumers On Circuit City, Tweeter IssuesHARTFORD — Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is urging consumers to swiftly redeem Circuit City gift cards and other credits and quickly return any unwanted items in the wake of the company’s decision to close all its stores Januar...Read Full Article

  • Spontaneous Scrimmage After School At Reed

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Spontaneous Scrimmage After School At ReedBy Eliza Hallabeck The cafeteria at Reed Intermediate School started filling with Odyssey Of The Mind Teams from Newtown and surrounding towns after school on Thursday, January 15 at 3:45 pm for a Spontaneous Scrimmage. Each team that attended the Spontan...Read Full Article

  • VNA Scholarship Goes To UConn Nursing Student

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    VNA Scholarship Goes To UConn Nursing StudentThe Visiting Nurse Association of Newtown, Inc, presented its Anna E. Clow Scholarship, an award of $4,000, to Katie Rose Crevier on January 16. Katie Rose is a junior at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, having graduated from Newtown High School...Read Full Article

  • Tibetan Buddhist Monks To Offer Prayers

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Tibetan Buddhist Monks To Offer PrayersWOODBURY — On Friday, February 6, five Tibetan Monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India will offer a cultural program of prayers for world peace, healing, and prosperity. Chanting in traditional overtones, each monk creates a full chord of three n...Read Full Article

  • Rock-A-Bye Poverty: NUMC Fundraiser For Development In Mozambique

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Rock-A-Bye Poverty: NUMC Fundraiser For Development In Mozambique...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am the office manager for Dr Ruxin and Dr Cohen in Sandy Hook, and I’m a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Department (SHVFD).

    NANCY CREVIER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Occupation: I am the office manager for Dr Ruxin and Dr Cohen in Sandy Hook, and I’m a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Department (SHVFD).Family: I live with my boyfriend, John Jeltema, who is a lieutenant with the SHVFD, here in Sandy Hook. The rest of my immedi...Read Full Article

  • Live Program At Library For Black History Month

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Live Program At Library For Black History MonthElizabeth Keckley is a name not often heard, but she played an important role throughout the Civil War in The White House of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln....Read Full Article

  • Hazel Elizabeth Bell

    NANCY CREVIER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Hazel Elizabeth BellA daughter, Hazel Elizabeth Bell, was born to Carmen and David Bell of Newtown, January 12, at Danbury Hospital. She weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 16¾ inches in length.Hazel has three sisters, Laney, 7, Olivia, 4, and Annie, 2 years old....Read Full Article

  • Newtown Support Groups

    NANCY CREVIER
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Newtown Support GroupsFriday, January 30        AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, January 31       Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), 46 Church Hill Road, 6:30 to 8 pm. AA, St...Read Full Article

  • Lyme Disease Film Screening Planned

    SHANNON HICKS
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Lyme Disease Film Screening PlannedC.H. Booth Library will host a special screening of the documentary Under Our Skin Saturday, February 7, at 1 pm. Admission is free.In the early 1970s, a mysterious ailment was discovered among children living around the town of Lyme, Conn. What was first diagnos...Read Full Article

  • Joint Meeting Discusses Options For NHS Expansion

    ELIZA HALLABECK
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    January 30, 2009, Friday

    Joint Meeting Discusses Options For NHS ExpansionBy Eliza HallabeckAt the request of the Board of Selectmen, an open discussion between members of the Board of Education, Board of Finance, Public Building and Site Commission, and Legislative Council was held the morning of Thursday, January 22, to...Read Full Article