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The Grant Building, a skyscraper built in 1929, has a large aerial beacon at its summit that continuously flashes the name of its home city, Pittsburgh, in Morse Code.

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
The Grant Building, a skyscraper built in 1929, has a large aerial beacon at its summit that continuously flashes the name of its home city, Pittsburgh, in Morse Code. The Soldiers and Sailors monument, on Main Street in Newtown at the top of Hanover Road, was designed by Franklin L. Naylor of Arl

About two million boys and two million girls were born in the United States in 2000, the last complete year for which records are available from the Social Security Administration.

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
About two million boys and two million girls were born in the United States in 2000, the last complete year for which records are available from the Social Security Administration. In 2000, according to the Social Security Administration, there were 17 newborn boys named Ventura (as in Jesse), six

Services For Blind Receive Grant

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Services For Blind Receive GrantSTAMFORD - Voluntary Services for the Blind of Fairfield County has received a one-year, $5,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation to help support the agency's volunteer recruitment and retention expenses.

The Board of Ethics and the Planning & Zoning Commission were both set to gather in separate meetings Thursday night to consider offshoots of the same subject - an application by Planter's Choice Nursery on Huntingtown Road to build a one acr

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
The Board of Ethics and the Planning & Zoning Commission were both set to gather in separate meetings Thursday night to consider offshoots of the same subject - an application by Planter's Choice Nursery on Huntingtown Road to build a one acre irrigation pond on its property. ***

New Facility Planned In 2007-Church Purchases42 Acres In Hawleyville

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
New Facility Planned In 2007-Church Purchases42 Acres In HawleyvilleBy Kaaren Valenta Grace Christian Fellowship has purchased a 42-acre Hawleyville site bounded by Covered Bridge Road, Route 25 and I-84 for $3.1 million and plans to build a new church there in about three years.

NSA Anniversary Ball Will FeatureLive Music, Silent Auction

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
NSA Anniversary Ball Will FeatureLive Music, Silent AuctionBROOKFIELD - Newtown Scholarship Association (NSA) will host its 66th Anniversary Ball on Saturday February 7. The gala will begin at 7 pm, and will be held at the Candlewood Inn, on Candlewood Lake Road. Tickets are $100 per person.

A Clean And Safer Chimney Will Help You Relax By That Midwinter Fire

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
A Clean And Safer Chimney Will Help You Relax By That Midwinter FireBy Shannon HicksKeeping chimneys clean is basic maintenance for any home with a working fireplace or wood stove, yet too many times each year homeowners suffer damage - or worse - to their homes as a result of chimney fires.

Newtown Support Groups

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Newtown Support GroupsFriday, January 30      AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion. Saturday, January 31     Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30-8 pm. Sunday, Februar

Multifamily Rule Change Request Withdrawn

Published: January 30, 2004 at 12:00 am
Multifamily Rule Change Request WithdrawnBy Andrew GoroskoA development firm that had proposed a zoning rule change that would have allowed up to 250 age-restricted multifamily dwellings to be built on certain sites has withdrawn that proposal from Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) consider

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