From the many summer vacation pictures “reflecting the memorable experiences” local families shared with guests from New York City this year, a photo from the Good family of Sandy Hook was a winner.
According to a release from The Fresh Air Fund, of the many pictures snapped this season as inner-city children visited with families hosting them through the program, the Good’s photo “was determined the winner in the Laketime Fun category.”
Although they are tots and will be making their trick-or-treat rounds on Halloween with their parents present, police are impressing upon the small children who attend The Children’s Adventure Center the importance of Halloween safety.
On Friday, September 26, police Sergeant David Kullgren spoke to the members of two classes at the school, informing them about Halloween do’s and don’ts, with the aim of the children having a safe Halloween.
For some people, a stump is just a stump. But to Will Korth, a stump is nature waiting to be turned into furniture.
A partner in Korth & Shannahan, Inc contractor services out of Westchester County, Mr Korth has found a creative outlet in his Newtown Tree Craft business, making coffee tables, end tables, and fire stools from recovered wood.
WATERTOWN (AP) — The 26th and final playground built in memory of the Newtown school shooting victims has opened in Connecticut.
Volunteers and relatives of Dawn Hochsprung gathered in Watertown on Sunday to dedicate the playground in her honor. Hochsprung was the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School, where she, 20 first graders and five other educators were shot to death in December 2012.
The Working Women’s Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature “Beautifying Your Space With Today’s Floral Trends,” with guest Judy Grabarz, owner of Newtown Florist.
Scientific research has proven that flowers can improve one’s mood. Ms Grabarz will demonstrate quick and easy ways to group plants in areas of the home and office for interest and texture, as well as how to design flowers with current trends.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy has proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the State of Connecticut.
And on October 1, Newtown Police Lieutenant Christopher Vanghele told The Newtown Bee he was days away from starting a “train the trainer” program so the local department can implement a Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). The program has been implemented among a growing number of local police agencies since it was introduced through the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) in 2012.