Sloper Scholars win the 2019 SEF trivia bee

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) held its second annual trivia bee on Nov. 7, joining teams from around town to Southington High School. The event raised $3,300, which will allow the SEF to fund future grants and programs for Southington students. Eleven teams representing a variety of community and school groups, some with trivia themed names … Continue reading “Sloper Scholars win the 2019 SEF trivia bee”

Sloper Scholars win the 2019 SEF trivia bee

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) held its second annual trivia bee on Nov. 7, joining teams from around town to Southington High School. The event raised $3,300, which will allow the SEF to fund future grants and programs for Southington students. Eleven teams representing a variety of community and school groups, some with trivia themed names … Continue reading “Sloper Scholars win the 2019 SEF trivia bee”

Police blotter for the Dec. 13 edition

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Monday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Dec. 8: Myra M. Collins, 37, of 15 Winthrop St., New Britain, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 2, and charged with interfering with or resisting arrest. Barbara A. Gallagher, 73, of 2327 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, New Jersey, was … Continue reading “Police blotter for the Dec. 13 edition”

Commentary: Don’t forget our military members at the holidays

Having just celebrated “Thanksgiving” we focus on our next major holiday—Christmas. It’s a season of hope, love, and friendship, but holidays can be a painful reminder of past times for some veterans and military families. You might be alone on Christmas for different reasons, such as serving in the military, the death of a loved … Continue reading “Commentary: Don’t forget our military members at the holidays”

Commentary: Don’t forget our military members at the holidays

Having just celebrated “Thanksgiving” we focus on our next major holiday—Christmas. It’s a season of hope, love, and friendship, but holidays can be a painful reminder of past times for some veterans and military families. You might be alone on Christmas for different reasons, such as serving in the military, the death of a loved … Continue reading “Commentary: Don’t forget our military members at the holidays”

Obituary: Alfred Holycross, 89

Alfred Holycross, 89, passed away Tuesday December 3, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General.  He was the husband of Judith (Parkin) Holycross. Mr. Holycross was born April 16, 1930, in Mishawaka, IN, the son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Stricker) Holycross.  He was a driver for New Haven Dairy … Continue reading “Obituary: Alfred Holycross, 89”

Obituary: Alfred Holycross, 89

Alfred Holycross, 89, passed away Tuesday December 3, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General.  He was the husband of Judith (Parkin) Holycross. Mr. Holycross was born April 16, 1930, in Mishawaka, IN, the son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Stricker) Holycross.  He was a driver for New Haven Dairy … Continue reading “Obituary: Alfred Holycross, 89”

Obituary: Dorothy K. Prestia, 92

Dorothy K. Prestia, 92, wife of the late Alfred Prestia, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born the ninth of 12 children on July 27, 1927 in New Britain to the late Nicolas and Katherine Cherpak. In her early years, Dorothy worked as a telephone operator. … Continue reading “Obituary: Dorothy K. Prestia, 92”

Obituary: Dorothy K. Prestia, 92

Dorothy K. Prestia, 92, wife of the late Alfred Prestia, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born the ninth of 12 children on July 27, 1927 in New Britain to the late Nicolas and Katherine Cherpak. In her early years, Dorothy worked as a telephone operator. … Continue reading “Obituary: Dorothy K. Prestia, 92”

Obituary: Ralph Brendon Dube, 88

Ralph Brendon Dube, 88, of Farmington, beloved husband of Sharon (Warren) Dube, died suddenly on Wednesday (December 4, 2019) at John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington.  Brendon was born in Waterbury on December 2, 1931 and was the older of two sons of the late Ralph and Mary (Shea) Dube.  He was raised in Waterbury and attended … Continue reading “Obituary: Ralph Brendon Dube, 88”