Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Living in Safe Alternatives (LISA, Inc.) has announced a merger with the Connecticut-based nonprofit, Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI) as of the start of the new year. The merge is the result of LISA, Inc.’s strategic plan that began almost two years ago with a goal of finding an organization with a … Continue reading “Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions”

Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Living in Safe Alternatives (LISA, Inc.) has announced a merger with the Connecticut-based nonprofit, Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI) as of the start of the new year. The merge is the result of LISA, Inc.’s strategic plan that began almost two years ago with a goal of finding an organization with a … Continue reading “Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions”

For these young bluesmen, the genre is far from irrelevant

  by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you look to Billboard’s list of top-selling artists of 2019, there is not a single blues artist to be found. There’s plenty of country and rap. But there’s not a single artist who slings a guitar and plays 12-bar blues. But don’t you dare tell Middletown’s Ryan Newman, … Continue reading “For these young bluesmen, the genre is far from irrelevant”

For these young bluesmen, the genre is far from irrelevant

  by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you look to Billboard’s list of top-selling artists of 2019, there is not a single blues artist to be found. There’s plenty of country and rap. But there’s not a single artist who slings a guitar and plays 12-bar blues. But don’t you dare tell Middletown’s Ryan Newman, … Continue reading “For these young bluesmen, the genre is far from irrelevant”

Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85

Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, of Southington, passed peacefully at St. Mary’s VITAS with her daughter Jo, son Jim, and daughter-in-law Lisa by her side after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 17, 2020. She was the widow of the late Gaetano (Jim) Rapisarda whom she was married to for 52 years. “Betty”, to … Continue reading “Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85”

Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85

Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, of Southington, passed peacefully at St. Mary’s VITAS with her daughter Jo, son Jim, and daughter-in-law Lisa by her side after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 17, 2020. She was the widow of the late Gaetano (Jim) Rapisarda whom she was married to for 52 years. “Betty”, to … Continue reading “Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85”

Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83

Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83, of Bristol, beloved wife of Christopher S. Barbati, left this world in peace and dignity on Friday (January 17, 2020) in her home, surrounded by her children and family. Sylvia fought pancreatic cancer for two years with her enduring strength. She was born in Waterbury on May 12, 1936, and was … Continue reading “Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83”

Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83

Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83, of Bristol, beloved wife of Christopher S. Barbati, left this world in peace and dignity on Friday (January 17, 2020) in her home, surrounded by her children and family. Sylvia fought pancreatic cancer for two years with her enduring strength. She was born in Waterbury on May 12, 1936, and was … Continue reading “Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83”

Obituary: Alexander F. Jeffko Jr. 87

Alexander F. Jeffko Jr. 87, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Alexander was born on October 14, 1932, the son of the late Alexander and Stella Jeffko, Sr. Mr. Jeffko served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War and worked for Connecticut Light & Power Company for 35 … Continue reading “Obituary: Alexander F. Jeffko Jr. 87”