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Newtown Middle School Moving-Up Ceremony ‘A Pivotal Moment’

Published: June 14, 2019 at 03:15 pm
Students graduating from eighth grade at Newtown Middle School (NMS) celebrated the milestone achievement with a Moving Up Ceremony that took place in the Newtown High School (NHS) gymnasium on June 12. The graduating class was split into two groups, alphabetically, resulting in separate ceremonies at 4:30 and 7:15 pm.

Boy Scout Seeking Broken, Unwanted Crayons To Recycle

Published: June 14, 2019 at 09:00 am
Boy Scout Bear Nikitchyuk, of Troop 770, is embarking on a colorful conservation project to help reduce crayons ending up in landfills.

Faster, Family-Friendly Layout Planned for 10th Anniversary Turkey Trot

Published: June 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
The CH Booth Library’s 10th Anniversary Turkey Trot Celebration Committee has announced a new layout for this year’s racecourse. The milestone event will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 28.

Horses & Hounds: The Brave And Loyal Working Dogs Of The United States Secret Service

Published: June 16, 2019 at 07:00 am
A few years ago, I was invited to the US Ambassador’s residence in Tokyo, for an event that included a former US president and the current prime minister of Japan. Also on that guest list were two very special canines, provided exclusively by the US Secret Service.

The Top Of The Mountain

Published: June 14, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

Challenging Questions From A Toddler Led To A-Ha! Moment For New Author

Published: June 14, 2019 at 07:00 am
Lisa Yu says it was around the time that her son was 18 months old, and regularly getting upset over the long absences of his father, a career firefighter, that Ms Yu had an epiphany. An author event to introduce Ms Yu and her My Parent's Job Children's Series to readers is scheduled as part of a special event planned for Saturday, June 15, at Main Street Adventures.

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