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Obituary: Peter Rocco Jeski

October 21, 2019
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Obituary: Peter Rocco Jeski

Peter Rocco Jeski of Wethersfield, formerly of Bristol, Ct. past away with the love of his life Nancy at his bedside. He was born on December 29th. He passed away at the Hospital of Special Care where he received outstanding care from Doctor Kevin  Shushtari, Kayann Wilson APRN, Marilyn,R.N., Anthony, R.T., Michael,R.T and all the…

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Obituary: Peter Rocco Jeski

October 21, 2019
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Obituary: Peter Rocco Jeski

Peter Rocco Jeski of Wethersfield, formerly of Bristol, Ct. past away with the love of his life Nancy at his bedside. He was born on December 29th. He passed away at the Hospital of Special Care where he received outstanding care from Doctor Kevin  Shushtari, Kayann Wilson APRN, Marilyn,R.N., Anthony, R.T., Michael,R.T and all the…

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Plainville High School offers sign language course

October 21, 2019
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Plainville High School offers sign language course

American Sign Language is now an available elective course offered at Plainville High School. Rachel Posner, a Plainville resident, has 16 students enrolled in the course thus far. The course has been offered in the past to students with disabilities as part of their Independent educational plans, but this is the first time it has…

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Plainville High School offers sign language course

October 21, 2019
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Plainville High School offers sign language course

American Sign Language is now an available elective course offered at Plainville High School. Rachel Posner, a Plainville resident, has 16 students enrolled in the course thus far. The course has been offered in the past to students with disabilities as part of their Independent educational plans, but this is the first time it has…

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Editorial: First impressions

October 19, 2019
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Editorial: First impressions

A few moments before the Spin Doctors took the stage last Saturday, lead singer Chris Barron told us that it was his first time in town. Sure, the band has played in Connecticut venues, but the Apple Harvest Festival was the New Jersey native’s first glimpse at the Southington downtown. “I really like it,” he…

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Editorial: First impressions

October 19, 2019
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Editorial: First impressions

A few moments before the Spin Doctors took the stage last Saturday, lead singer Chris Barron told us that it was his first time in town. Sure, the band has played in Connecticut venues, but the Apple Harvest Festival was the New Jersey native’s first glimpse at the Southington downtown. “I really like it,” he…

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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

There has been quite a bit of talk and controversy surrounding the new law that was put into effect on Oct. 1, 2019: Tobacco 21.  The new law raises the age to purchase any tobacco or nicotine products or devices to 21 years old.  The law also stipulates that any online purchases of tobacco or…

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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

There has been quite a bit of talk and controversy surrounding the new law that was put into effect on Oct. 1, 2019: Tobacco 21.  The new law raises the age to purchase any tobacco or nicotine products or devices to 21 years old.  The law also stipulates that any online purchases of tobacco or…

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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

The National Institute for Family Literacy discovered that 3-5 year olds who had been read to at least three times per week were two times more likely to recognize all letters, have sight-word recognition, and understand words in context. These findings show that in addition to reading, books assist with a child’s ability to communicate.…

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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

The National Institute for Family Literacy discovered that 3-5 year olds who had been read to at least three times per week were two times more likely to recognize all letters, have sight-word recognition, and understand words in context. These findings show that in addition to reading, books assist with a child’s ability to communicate.…

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