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  • Moore Soccer Clinic For Young Newtown Athletes, Saturday At Treadwell Park

    Moore Soccer Academy was started in January 2012 by former Major League Soccer midfielder Jason Moore. Mr Moore, who has always been passionate about soccer and helping the community, will offer a free soccer clinic for young Newtown athletes on Saturday, April 6, at Treadwell Park.

  • Guilt And Excitement Rule The Opening Day Air As First Responders Are Honored

    BRONX, N.Y. — Being there for Opening Day is thrill in itself for any baseball fan. Standing on the famous Yankee Stadium grass, along with the players, and surrounded by 49,514 cheering fans — now that’s just a dream come true for any fanatic of the old ballgam...

  • Newtown Honored On Opening Day At Yankee Stadium

    Prior to first pitch on opening day, the Yankees and Red Sox honored Newtown and the victims of 12/14. After pregame introductions at Yankee Stadium, with New York and Boston players still lined up on the chalk, a joint honor guard consisting of Newtown police and firefighters took the field. The victims’ names scrolled on the video board during a moment of silence. The AL East rivals also wore a ribbon patch on their uniforms to honor the victims and those affected by the shooting. The design of the ribbon was also painted on the field in front of both teams’ dugouts.

  • Events Honoring Sandy Hook Victims

    The following are among the ongoing/upcoming events in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims:   Quinnipiac Shirt Auction Quinnipiac University’s soccer progr...

  • No Pads, Lots Of Bruises ... But Plenty Of Fun For Women On Rugby Fields

    Bruises, sprains … turf burn — when it comes to rugby, these are perhaps as much a part of the game as are things such as good old offense, defense, scoring, and winning. Just ask some of the women from Newtown who, in college, traded in their soccer shin pads and ru...

  • Race Car Will Make A Stop At VFW Post

    Newtown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #308 Ladies Auxiliary member Kathy DiCecca’s nephew Kyle Armstrong will be bringing his dirt modified big block race car to the VFW in Newtown on Sunday, April 7 at 2 pm. The public is invited to see the car and enjoy refreshments at the VFW.

  • Run For Families Brings Community Together, Pulls In $438,000

    Thousands of runners and walkers — of a variety of ages — cluttered the streets of Hartford not for just the exercise, a fast time, or the competitive nature of a race but, rather, a good cause, on March 23. They participated in the Sandy Hook Run For The Families, a 5K race which was so much more than a race — a means for giving, remembering, and supporting those who have been through so much. The event, held in honor of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre of December 14, pulled in $438,131 for Sandy Hook School Support Fund, and brought together community members, families, and friends, many of whom otherwise wouldn’t run.

  • One-Day Boating License Course At Town Hall, April 13

    Leaps of Faith Disabled Skiers will host a Boating License Course on Saturday, April 13, from 8 am to 4 pm, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown. Completion of the course will qualify registrants for their Connecticut Boating & Personal Water Craft License.

  • Yankees, Red Sox To Honor Sandy Hook Community

    The New York Yankees announced on Wednesday, March 20,  that they will honor the community of Newtown and the memory of those lost in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School during two games this year. On Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, on April 1,...

  • ‘College GameDay’ Comes To Town

    In an event to benefit the Jessica Rekos Memorial Fund, the stars of ESPN’s College GameDay will be at Newtown High School on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to 12:30 pm Jessica was one of the victims of 12/14. One of her passions was learnin...