- Friday, February 20, 2015
Newtown Hearts of Hope has partnered with the Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute (MSAWI), I’m told. Every ceramic Heart of Hope painted in Newtown that is going to a veteran or to active military person will now be accompanied by a very special star. Hearts of Hope are distributed as anonymous messages of comfort. MSAWI, founded by the mother and sister of its namesake, honors Major Stuart Adam Wolfer, who was killed in action in Iraq in 2008 during a tour with the Army Reserves.
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:13 am
The Harlem Wizards are coming back to Newtown for a comedy basketball game on Sunday, February 22. The game will be played at Newtown High School beginning at 3 pm. The Wizards will take on a team of Newtown teachers and school staff as they have done in the past.
- Friday, January 25, 2013
Wearing green T-shirts members of "Newtown Strong," an assembled basketball team of people associated with the Newtown school district and town, made their way into the gymnasium at Newtown High School on Saturday, January 19, to the sound of applause.
The team, coached by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Linda Gejda, played the Harlem Wizards during the evening event that First Selectman Pat Llodra said provided great energy.