‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

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”

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: Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70

Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Summit of Plantsville. Stanislawa was born on April 29, 1949 in Poland to the late Jan and Zofia (Maziarz) Palka. Stanislawa loved gardening, cooking, singing, dancing, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and speaking to her friends. … Continue reading “Obituary: Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70”

Obituary: Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70

Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Summit of Plantsville. Stanislawa was born on April 29, 1949 in Poland to the late Jan and Zofia (Maziarz) Palka. Stanislawa loved gardening, cooking, singing, dancing, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and speaking to her friends. … Continue reading “Obituary: Stanislawa (Palka) Herdzik, 70”