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Margaret Svihra Burns

Published: October 31, 2005 at 12:00 am
Margaret Svihra BurnsRetired From Harvey Hubbell CompanyMargaret Svihra Burns, 92, of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late Winfield Burns, died October 27 at her home. Born in Dovolaba, Czechoslovakia, she was the daughter of Michael and Mildred Bendik Svihra, and was a resident of Bridgeport befor

Gone Fishing? Or Just Plain Gone--Taunton Lake Cottage, The Last Of Its Kind, Slated For Demolition

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
Gone Fishing? Or Just Plain Gone--Taunton Lake Cottage, The Last Of Its Kind, Slated For Demolition By Dottie Evans  When describing the dilapidated cottage at 63 Taunton Lake Road, Sam Capon who lives next door at #61 calls it the "Blair Witch house in the woods."

Nourishments-Avocado: A Favorite Fruite That's Easy On The Eye And Palate

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
Nourishments-Avocado: A Favorite Fruite That's Easy On The Eye And PalateBy Nancy K. CrevierI have a lot of things that sprout from my compost heap. I recognize the heavily toothed leaves of the potato plants and the delicate vines of the sweet potato. Tiny volunteer tomato plants are familiar

'Connecticut Collects' At The Mattatuck

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
'Connecticut Collects' At The MattatuckWATERBURY - Remember the joy of starting a collection of rocks, baseball cards and buttons? Sarah Shinn Pratt, the guest curator of "Connecticut Collects," has sought out individuals and couples with unique collections who are willing to share them

October 31, 1980

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
October 31, 1980A record voter turnout is likely in the presidential election on Tuesday, November 4, as Newtown's enrollment has surged beyond 10,000 for the first time in history, with 10,416 registered voters.***Sunday's storm knocked down several large trees throughout town. Fallen trees w

Working Women's Forum  Presents Dale Allen

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
Working Women's Forum Presents Dale AllenThe Working Women's Forum, formerly known as Business and Professional Women's Club of Newtown, will present "In Our Right Minds" by Dale Allen, "A Celebration of Women, the Sacred Feminine, and the Right Brain." The presentation will take p

Mr and Mrs Alan Haskel

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
Mr and Mrs Alan HaskelElaine Chen, daughter of Sally and Sam Chen of Johnstown, Penn., and Alan Jeffrey Haskel, son of Sonja and Larry Haskel of Newtown and Lynn Gilbert of San Diego, Calif., were joined in marriage at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown, Penn., on September 24. Their good friend Brian C

Soccer Girls Shake Off Doldrums, Nail Down Three Wins

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
Soccer Girls Shake Off Doldrums, Nail Down Three WinsBy Kim J. HarmonTime was running out on the regular season this past week yet - thanks to the seemingly never ending rain - Newtown High School still had a lot of games to squeeze in before the South-West Conference tournaments opened this w

'Dracula' Opens Tonight At The Little Theater

Published: October 28, 2005 at 12:00 am
'Dracula' Opens Tonight At The Little TheaterBram Stoker's Dracula - "a play for people who like their coffee strong," an ample feast of the mysterious, uncanny and the supernatural - dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, opens this weekend at The Little Theater.

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