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'Wish' Comes True For Heart Transplant Recipient

Published: July 01, 2004 at 12:00 am
'Wish' Comes True For Heart Transplant Recipient By Larissa Lytwyn Katie Mascher, who turned 11 July 24, is a spirited wisp of a girl with a passion for Tinkerbell, ice cream and, like many children her age, Disney World. At Disney, "the magic comes to you." Magic is also alive at the Mas

HIV Remains Serious Threat For Women

Published: June 29, 2004 at 12:00 am
HIV Remains Serious Threat For WomenBy Jennifer Wider, MDSociety for Women's Health ResearchThe number of women in the world infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) has been consistently climbing over the past years. According to the World H

WestConn, Danbury Hospital Partner To Educate More Nurses

Published: June 29, 2004 at 12:00 am
WestConn, Danbury Hospital Partner To Educate More NursesDANBURY - Danbury Hospital President and CEO Frank Kelly and Western Connecticut State University President James R. Roach have signed an historic agreement expected to help WestConn enroll and graduate more students from the university

Desperate Refugees In Ethiopia-A Crisis Half A World Away Becomes A Rallying Point For Area Groups

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Desperate Refugees In Ethiopia-A Crisis Half A World Away Becomes A Rallying Point For Area GroupsBy Kaaren ValentaResponding to the horrific sight of starving, diseased adults and children in the Denan refugee camp, filmmaker Dick Young has enlisted the help of friends and organizations in Newt

Four Artists' Work Featured At White Silo

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Four Artists' Work Featured At White SiloSHERMAN - A group show featuring artists Marsha Doran of Roxbury, Sonja Kalter Glassman of Canada, Michael Kern of Oakville, and Nathan Meyer of New Milford, will be presented at White Silo Winery and Gallery on Route 37.The artists will be showing a ra

Newtown Support Groups

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Newtown Support GroupsFriday, June 25      AA, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, 8 pm, beginners meeting, open discussion.Saturday, June 26      Daily Reflections meeting, St Rose School (Monsignor Conroy Room), Church Hill Road, 6:30--8 pm. Sunday, June 27 ÂÂ

The Newtown Summer Festival Committee is again sponsoring a townwide picnic at Dickinson Memorial Park on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4. Chairing this year's picnic are Bob and Debby Tendler and Stan and Sue Kiger. Activities, which begin at

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Summer Festival Committee is again sponsoring a townwide picnic at Dickinson Memorial Park on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4. Chairing this year's picnic are Bob and Debby Tendler and Stan and Sue Kiger. Activities, which begin at 1 pm, have been planned for the entire family an

Planetarium Shows At WCSU

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Planetarium Shows At WCSUDANBURY - Western CT State University will host "Sweeping Through The Summer Sky" planetarium shows at 4 and 6:30 pm on Thursday, June 22, at the Westside Observatory, on the university's westside campus on Mill Plain Road. The shows will be free, and rain or shine

Diaz Memorial Video Festival Is Returning

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Diaz Memorial Video Festival Is ReturningThe 2nd Annual James Diaz Memorial Video Festival, sponsored by Charter Communications and CommunityVision 21, is now accepting video entries.

Fighting Complacency In The Culture Of Quality

Published: June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am
Fighting Complacency In The Culture Of QualityBy Kaaren ValentaBefore World War II, the slogan "made in Japan" was synonymous with shoddy goods. Today Japanese technology is acknowledged as among the finest in the world.

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