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  • Papa Al’s A Family Business Is A Family Favorite

    NANCY CREVIER
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    January 8, 2016, Friday

    Papa Al’s A Family Business Is A Family FavoriteTwenty years ago, “Papa Al” Selmani opened his San Remo Pizza & Restaurant in Woodbury and began delighting customers in the area with his pizza, sub, and pasta creations. He has since left that business behind him, but luckily for Newtown...Read Full Article

  • Business Buzz: Labels Plus Tags Opens In Sandy Hook

    John Voket
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    November 8, 2013, Friday
  • Newtown Prevention Council Discusses Community Endeavors

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Newtown Prevention Council Discusses Community EndeavorsBy Eliza HallabeckAfter asking Newtown Prevention Council members to share any upcoming events that are scheduled, Co-Chair Judy Blanchard said during its meeting on Thursday, November 15, “Our goal is that we help each other.”One upcomin...Read Full Article

  • Adopt A Cat From Animal Control

    ANDY HUTCHISON
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Adopt A Cat From Animal ControlThe following cats are available for adoption through the Brian J. Silverlieb Animal Care and Control Center:...Read Full Article

  • A Proposed Change In The Law

    CURT CLARK
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    November 23, 2012, Friday

    A Proposed Change In The LawTo the Editor:Insurance companies are claiming “Act of God” and are denying claims to Hurricane Sandy victims and now they have to take a loan out from FEMA at a six percent interest rate.I would like to propose changing the law. In health care we changed the law so...Read Full Article

  • International Education Week In Newtown

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    International Education Week In NewtownLast week, from November 12 to 16, Newtown’s schools individually recognized International Education week with a range of activities.International Education Week is a joint initiative of the United States Department of State and United States Department of...Read Full Article

  • MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26Oven fried chicken, corn bread, brown rice, broccoli, milk TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Beef nachos with cheese sauce, brown fiesta rice, corn, milk   WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Roast pork, dinner roll, brown orange rice pilaf, peas & carrots, milk   THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Saucy Itali...Read Full Article

  • Returning Holiday Festival To Offer Holiday Fun For All Ages

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Returning Holiday Festival To Offer Holiday Fun For All AgesBy Nancy K. CrevierFamily teams are being sought by Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) to take part in the new Annual Holiday Festival “Amazing Scavenger Hunt” on Sunday, December 2. Organizers promise that teams, made up of a...Read Full Article

  • Garden Club Planning Christmas Greens Sale

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Garden Club Planning Christmas Greens SaleThe Garden Club of Newtown will hold its annual Christmas Greens Sale from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, December 1, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole)....Read Full Article

  • 28th Annual Tree Lighting Memorials Begin Arriving

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    28th Annual Tree Lighting Memorials Begin ArrivingThe Newtown Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a fundraising drive for the 28th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and luminarias display that will be presented at Ram Pasture on Friday, November 30. Donors may also contribute $10 for a bulb or luminaria...Read Full Article

  • A Successful Food Drive

    CURT CLARK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    A Successful Food DriveTo the Editor:I would like to thank the very generous residents of Newtown for coming out on a beautiful Saturday to help the volunteer firefighters of Newtown “Fill the Fire Truck!” We had a very successful 12th year giving the FAITH Food Pantry 37 turkeys, two hams, 14...Read Full Article

  • How’s It Going

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Doggone Etiquette —How’s It GoingBy Bardi McLennanA Word to the Dog:...Read Full Article

  • MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26Meatballs in sauce, pasta, peas, fruit & veggie bar, milk TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Breaded chicken nuggets, brown rice, yellow squash, fruit & veggie bar, milk   WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Beef hot dog on bun, Boston baked beans, fruit & veggie bar, milk   THURSDAY, NOVEM...Read Full Article

  • Help Rockaway Get Back On Its Dancing Feet

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Help Rockaway Get Back On Its Dancing FeetThe Graceful Planet Moving Arts Center is teaming up with Mrs Elaine’s School of Dance in Rockaway, N.Y.Mrs Elaine’s dance school suffered minor damage from Hurricane Sandy, and as of November 16 was still without power. The dancers at Mrs Elaine’s a...Read Full Article

  • To Earn A Grant, St Rose Project Needs Texts

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    To Earn A Grant, St Rose Project Needs TextsWith plans coming to fruition on a project for learning gardens and a sustainable energy learning center for its students, St Rose of Lima School also applied for a Clorox grant, which requires daily votes via text messages to help the school earn the gr...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I’ve been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserve

    NANCY CREVIER
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Occupation: I am a communications and electronics technician for the federal prison in Danbury, in charge of all communications there. I’ve been at this position for 21 years. I also was in active duty for five years with the Navy/Submarine Reserves and 17 years in the Air Force Reserves. I rece...Read Full Article

  • Art Exhibits____ _____

    SHANNON HICKS
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Art Exhibits____ _____Avancé Esthétiques Day Spa, Sand Hill Plaza, 228 Main St South, Newtown; 203-270-8911.*(new show) Through Dec 31: “SCAN Art About Town: CompARTmentz,” see feature story above.Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd (at Rte 47), Washington Green; 860-868-7586....Read Full Article

  • Paths To The Finals

    ANDY HUTCHISON
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Paths To The FinalsHow Newtown and Glastonbury Got Here …No. 1 Glastonbury: Went 16-0 in the regular season, had its Central Connecticut Conference tournament canceled because of Superstorm Sandy, earned the top seed in the Class LL state tourney. In states, Glastonbury had a first round bye, be...Read Full Article

  • NHS Students Teach Reed Students About India

    ELIZA HALLABECK
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    NHS Students Teach Reed Students About IndiaBy Eliza HallabeckBrothers and Newtown High School students Karan and Kunal Marwah visited Reed sixth grade teachers Julie Shull and Induk Song’s cluster on Tuesday, November 13, to share information about India.“Our parents were both born in India,...Read Full Article

  • Blood Drive November 26

    JOHN VOKET
    Archive
    November 23, 2012, Friday

    Blood Drive November 26SOUTHBURY — The Jewish Federation is holding a Red Cross blood drive on Monday, November 26, from 1 to 6:15 pm, in the social hall at 444 Main Street North. Blood is desperately needed in Connecticut, as many blood drives were cancelled last month due to Superstorm Sandy....Read Full Article