• Scaring Up Fun At Nunnawauk Meadows

    A grim ghoul and ghastly butler oversaw the snack table during last week's Halloween party at Nunnawauk Meadows. 

  • Howl-O-Ween Had Dozens Of Costumed Canines Romping At Dog Park

    Okie, a fluffy white Bichon Frise owned by Jody Ferraro, took the “Best in Show” honors at the town’s Sixth Annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Party on Halloween. Okie was costumed as a pimp riding in a purple Cadillac with zebra-stripe trim. 

  • Thousands Visited Main Street For Halloween

    Costumed residents of all ages turned out for Trick or Treating along Main Street on Saturday. One homeowner reported more than 2,700 visitors.

  • Newtown Native Jenna Von Oy Pens ‘Best Friend’s’ Guide To Motherhood

    Newtown’s own actor, recording artist, voice talent, blogger, and now author Jenna Von Oy has never played a doctor on television — but she is capitalizing on her portrayal of gal pal Six Lemeure on the hit comedy Blossom, and Stevie van Lowe on The Parkers, in her first book, Situation Momedy, A First-Time Mom’s Guide to Laughing Your Way Through Pregnancy & Year One.

  • Lisa Unleashed: MTA Police Canine Graduates — Furry First Responders

    The most recent Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) police graduates came heeling into New York City’s Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall last week amid the “Pomp And Circumstance Walking Commencement March” and the MTA Pipe & Drum Band Ceremonial Unit presenting of the colors. After bagpipe music filled the cavernous terminal, everyone fell silent when the Phantom of the Opera’s Marcus Lovett sang the national anthem. A moment of national pride.

  • Celebratory Snoopy Sculpture Wins NMS Scarecrows Contest

    “Snoopy Halloween with the Dog House,” created by Rick Irving, Jack Wojtowicz and Colin Zhang, was the winner of the 2015 My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest. The winners were announced on October 30 by Newtown Middle School art teachers Leigh Anne Coles and Kristen Ciarletto, who oversaw this year’s contest. 


  • Great Pumpkin Challenge Collection Gathers Supporters Ahead Of Halloween

    One young visitor to the Page residence spent time checking out the pumpkins on the lower levels of the display. Jake Ragan and family dropped off a few pumpkins for this year's display on Friday.

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  • Frost On The Pumpkin Hunter Pace Features Costumed Riders (And Horses)

    Riders and their horses, many of them dressed in costume for Halloween, participated in the Newtown Bridle Lands Association’s (NBLA) Frost on the Pumpkin Hunter Pace, on the scenic grounds off Mt Nebo Road, on October 25.

    The NBLA dedicated the pace to the Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG), showing appreciation to the 2GHG for its contributions to the equine community.

    Riders enjoyed lunch from Tambascio’s Restaurant, and live music from Billy Michaels.

  • Snapshot: Antoinette Capodicci

    Occupation: I’m a homemaker right now. I used to be an office manager. Now I do a lot of volunteer work, anywhere I’m needed.

    Family: My first husband, Rocco, passed away at an early age. We had two children, Rocco, who is now 39 years old, and Bridget, who is 37. I’m married now to Dan, and we have a daughter, Sabrina, who is in the eighth grade at St Rose. We have two grandchildren. Bridget is married to Richard, and they have Lexi, who is 4, and Andrew, who is one year old.