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Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories November 21 To 27



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Each week we compile a list of some of the most-read stories published at newtownbee.com. Here is a roundup of the week’s top stories, based on the number of page reads.

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“Jim And Sasha Allen Advance On ‘The Voice,’ ETH Viewing Party To Be Featured,” by Alissa Silber, published November 19. The Newtown father and son singing partners Jim and Sasha Allen made it to the Top 13 contestants on NBC’s show The Voice and on November 15, each musical act had the opportunity to choose a song and dedicate it to someone special in their lives. Read more at newtownbee.com/11192021/jim-and-sasha-allen-advance-on-the-voice-eth-viewing-party-to-be-featured.

“Newtown’s Jim and Sasha Allen Narrowly Make Top 10 On ‘The Voice’ Following Instant Save Challenge,” by Alissa Silber, published November 24. It was music to all their fans’ ears when Newtown residents Jim and Sasha Allen made it to the Top 11 contestants on The Voice and had the opportunity to sing live on Monday, November 22. And their latest performance the following night advanced the local father-son duo yet again. Read more at newtownbee.com/11242021/newtowns-jim-and-sasha-allen-narrowly-make-top-10-on-the-voice-following.

“Hometown Stars: Father And Son Begin ‘Joyful, Amazing’ Journey On The Voice,” by Alissa Silber, published on September 27. Millions of people saw Newtown’s own Jim Allen and his son Sasha Allen wow the judges on The Voice’s blind auditions when it aired September 21. Read more at newtownbee.com/09272021/hometown-stars-father-and-son-begin-joyful-amazing-journey-on-the-voice.

“More Than 1,000 Participants Complete Turkey Trot,” by Andy Hutchison, published November 25. The return of the in-person event after last year’s virtual race was well-received as more than 1,000 runners and walkers completed the Newtown Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. Read more at newtownbee.com/11252021/more-than-1000-participants-complete-turkey-trot.

“Newtown Police Department Marks 50th Anniversary,” by Eliza Hallabeck, published November 22. A gathering on November 13 in front of Newtown Police Department’s headquarters honored 50 years of public service. Read more at newtownbee.com/11222021/newtown-police-department-marks-50th-anniversary.

Education Reporter Eliza Hallabeck can be reached at eliza@thebee.com.

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