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  • Ed Randall, NYA To Host Wiffle Ball Tourney To Fight Prostate Cancer

    Ed Randall, longtime New York radio and television personality, published author, and founder of Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure, will host an All-Star Wiffle Ball tournament at Newtown Youth Academy Sports & Fitness Center on Tuesday, September 17. Among former Major League Baseball all-stars attending the tournament are Rick Sutcliff, Doug Glanville and Willie Upshaw. A youth tournament will run from 6 to 8 pm, with 10-14-year old and 15-18-year old age brackets. An adult tournament will follow, from 8 to 9:30 pm. The tournament is intended to raise money to support awareness of prostate cancer and to educate the public about cutting edge techniques in treatment, prevention, and detection.

  • Panthers Claw To Title

    The Newtown Panthers returned home champions of the U14 division in their inaugural season outing at the Fairfield Fast Tournament during Labor Day weekend. Newtown beat Fairfield with 5-0 behind the goal-scoring prowess of Alex Futterman, Charli Condon, a...

  • Newtown Hikers Announce Fall Schedule

    Newtown Hikers does not have a formal hike scheduled for Saturday, September 7, but anyone who would like to join the group for an informal gathering is invited to meet at the lower/rear parking lot of Edmond Town Hall by 9 am that morning. The group will officially begin its new season of weekend events on Saturday, September 14, with a hike at Wadsworth Falls in Middletown. All hikes, unless stated otherwise, start at 9 am from the lower rear parking lot of Edmond Town Hall. The group tries to car pool as much as possible. Newtown Hikers is an open group that welcomes anyone interested in hiking and the outdoors. There is no membership fee.

  • Hoyt Leads Record Crowd At Annual Road Race

    Kevin Hoyt led a course record number of participants to claim top honors at the 8th Annual Newtown Road Race on a humid August 31 morning. The 5K race, which started and finished at Dickinson Park, featured 687 registered runners, according to Steve Meeker, director of the 5K an...

  • Calandro, Feinstein Soar To New Heights, Go The Extra Mile

    Jenna Calandro and Jake Feinstein are two very different yet, in many ways, similar athletes. Both are track and field standouts — Calandro a pole vaulter and Feinstein a distance runner. Calandro is starting her senior year at Newtown High School, and Feinstein is about to...

  • Golf Outing To Benefit Possible Memorial

    Shemin, The Landscape Supply Company will hold the 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic, set for 9 am on Tuesday, September 10, at the River Oaks course in Sherman. Money will be raised with the objective of it going toward a potential permanent Sandy Hook memo...

  • 5K And Kids Run August 31, Road Closures & Detours Planned

    The 8th Annual Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids Fun Run, presented by Nike, will take place at Dickinson Park at 9 am on Saturday, August 31. Benefiting Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS), this race annually draws 500 to 600 runners plus another 200 children in the fun run. Race organizers are expecting a larger than usual turnout this year. The race and fun run will result in the temporary closure of a section of Sugar Street, and related detours around the area.

  • Local Attorney Represents Newtown, USA At 2013 World Maccabiah Games In Israel

    Newtown attorney and world class cyclist Monte Frank will never forget the day he received notice that he would be representing the US at the 2013 World Maccabiah Games in Israel. It was December 14, 2012. Reeling from the shock and horror of what occurred in his home town on that fateful day, Mr Frank said it took him a long time to even go back and acknowlege the envelope carrying his invitation to ride with the US cycling team in what would be the largest international sporting event of the year.

  • Newtown Road Race Set For August 31

    The Annual Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids Run, presented by Nike, will take place at Dickinson Park at 9 am on Saturday, August 31.  Benefiting Newtown Youth and Family Services, this race draws 500-600 runners plus another 200 children in the fun run ...

  • Youth Travel Basketball Informational Nights And Registration

    The Newtown Youth Basketball Association will hold travel basketball informational nights for girls on Tuesday, September 3 and boys on Wednesday, September 4. Both meetings will be held at 7:30 pm in the Newtown Middle School cafeteria (enter via the main entrance on the side of...