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Obituary: Sheryl (Kominas) Davey, 72

May 26, 2017
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Obituary: Sheryl (Kominas) Davey, 72

Sheryl (Kominas) Davey, 72, of Holiday, Fla., passed away on May 23, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. She refused to let cancer dominate her life, and in that regard she won that fight. Sheryl graduated from New Britain High School , attended Morse school of Business , and worked as a Dental assistant…

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Obit – Michael Joseph Sarzen, 74

May 26, 2017
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Obit – Michael Joseph Sarzen, 74

Michael Joseph Sarzen, 74, of Southington, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. He was born on March 6, 1943 in Jamaica, New York to the late Marion (Greenberg) and Edward Sarzen. Michael was the devoted husband of the late Marjorie (Brown) Sarzen, beloved father of Jay…

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Obituary: Alice (Kundra) Tew

May 26, 2017
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Obituary: Alice (Kundra) Tew

Alice (Kundra) Tew, longtime resident of Southington, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Southington Care Center. On May 29, 1941 she married her late husband Frederick A. Tew She was born in Bristol and was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Fudaly) Kundra. Valerie DePaolo, her conservator would like to thank…

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Obituary: Antoinette ‘Toni’ Picone, 87

May 26, 2017
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Obituary: Antoinette ‘Toni’ Picone, 87

Antoinette “Toni” Picone, 87, of Milldale section of Southington, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at home. She was born April 25, 1930 in New Haven, the daughter of the late Peter and Lucy (DeAngelo) Picone. Prior to her retirement she was employed by Allied Control Co. for 17 years. She is survived by many…

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Southington student presents biology project at national convention

May 26, 2017
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Southington student presents biology project at national convention

Southington’s Elizabeth Del Buono, a senior biology major, was one of 23 students from Eastern Connecticut State University to present her work at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Memphis, Tenn. in April. Del Buono’s poster presentation was titled “An Investigation of Odd-Skipped Genes in C. Elegans” and was conducted alongside faculty mentor…

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Southington student presents biology project at national convention

May 26, 2017
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Southington student presents biology project at national convention

Southington’s Elizabeth Del Buono, a senior biology major, was one of 23 students from Eastern Connecticut State University to present her work at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Memphis, Tenn. in April. Del Buono’s poster presentation was titled “An Investigation of Odd-Skipped Genes in C. Elegans” and was conducted alongside faculty mentor…

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Steven Szumiesz…come on down! Plantsville’s contestant on ‘The Price is Right’

May 26, 2017
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Steven Szumiesz…come on down! Plantsville’s contestant on ‘The Price is Right’

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER When Plantsville native Steven Szumiesz was asked to “come on down,” time stopped for a brief moment. But there was Drew Carey, standing on stage waiting, while cameras scanned the crowd. “It was insanity,” he said. “My wife was in the air before I even realized I was called.” During…

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Steven Szumiesz…come on down! Plantsville’s contestant on ‘The Price is Right’

May 26, 2017
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Steven Szumiesz…come on down! Plantsville’s contestant on ‘The Price is Right’

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER When Plantsville native Steven Szumiesz was asked to “come on down,” time stopped for a brief moment. But there was Drew Carey, standing on stage waiting, while cameras scanned the crowd. “It was insanity,” he said. “My wife was in the air before I even realized I was called.” During…

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Abacherli signs letter of intent for Sacred Heart wrestling

May 25, 2017
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Abacherli signs letter of intent for Sacred Heart wrestling

BY BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The hours spent in the weight room and the sacrifice of spending the summer months wrestling with different wrestling clubs across the state all came to a head for Austin Abacherli on Friday, May 19 in the Southington High School library. The 152-pounder inked his name on a letter of…

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Abacherli signs letter of intent for Sacred Heart wrestling

May 25, 2017
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Abacherli signs letter of intent for Sacred Heart wrestling

BY BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The hours spent in the weight room and the sacrifice of spending the summer months wrestling with different wrestling clubs across the state all came to a head for Austin Abacherli on Friday, May 19 in the Southington High School library. The 152-pounder inked his name on a letter of…

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