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Porco's Karate Participates In Region 9 Championships

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Porco's Karate Participates In Region 9 ChampionshipsPorco's Karate Academy recently participated in the 13th Annual Region 9 Championships. Hosted by the entire Region (which consists of Tang Soo Do studios all over New England), the Championship was held at the XL Center in Hartford, and acc

SCAN's 41st Annual Spring Art Show To Blossom This Weekend

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
SCAN's 41st Annual Spring Art Show To Blossom This WeekendThe Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN), Inc., will present its 41st Annual Spring Juried Art Show at Cyrenius H. Booth Library from Saturday, April 30, until Sunday, May 8. Traditional and contemporary artists will be exhibiting t

Lions Announce Prizes For 2011 Duck Race

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Lions Announce Prizes For 2011 Duck RaceHundreds if not thousands of people will once again line the Pootatuck River in Sandy Hook Center to observe the splashdown and subsequent floating of hundreds of yellow rubber ducks on Saturday, May 28, when Newtown Lions Club hosts its 11th annual Great Po

Charles N.

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Charles N. Cannato, SrDied April 18, 2011God saw he was getting tired And a cure was not to be. So He put his arms around him And whispered,  "Come with me." With tearful eyes we watched him suffer And saw him fade away. Although we loved him dearly, We could not make him stay. A golden hear

Charles Natale Cannato, Sr

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Charles Natale Cannato, SrFun-loving And WittyCharles Natale Cannato, 86, of Southbury, and formerly of Harwich, Mass., and Valhalla, N.Y., died April 18. He was born on the Fourth of July, 1924, in White Plains, N.Y., the son of Antoinette (Minasi) and Vincent Joseph Cannato.

As I promised last week, the results of the First Annual Newtown Bee Peeps Eating/Diorama contest, Thursday, April 21, are in:

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
As I promised last week, the results of the First Annual Newtown Bee Peeps Eating/Diorama contest, Thursday, April 21, are in:Three Bee employees and two FOBs (Friends of the Bee) took part in the 5-minute eating contest, devouring the holiday marshmallow treats (with a rapidly waning enthusiasm a

Book Donation Day Scheduled

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Book Donation Day ScheduledFriends of the C.H. Booth Library will hold a special Book Donation Day, Sunday, May 15, from noon to 5 pm, in the rear parking lot of the library at 25 Main Street. Donated books, CDs, DVDs, and LPs are sold at the Friends' Annual Book Sale each summer, which raises t

Thursday, April 21: 8:09 am, wires down, near intersection of Mt Pleasant Road and Johnnie Cake Lane, Hook & Ladder responded; 8:26 am, alarm, 9 Fairchild Road, Hawleyville responded; 4:36 pm, motor vehicle accident, intersection of Mt Pleasant R

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Thursday, April 21: 8:09 am, wires down, near intersection of Mt Pleasant Road and Johnnie Cake Lane, Hook & Ladder responded; 8:26 am, alarm, 9 Fairchild Road, Hawleyville responded; 4:36 pm, motor vehicle accident, intersection of Mt Pleasant Road and Hawleyville Road, Hawleyville responded;

Saturday, April 30

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
Saturday, April 3041st Annual SCAN Spring Juried Art Show opens, 9:30 am-5 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, traditional and contemporary works in oil, pastel, watercolors, acrylics, mixed media, graphics and sculpture by regional artists, exhibition continues daily to May 8; 203-270-1663.

After One Year Credit Card Regulation Offers Hits And Misses

Published: April 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
After One Year Credit Card Regulation Offers Hits And MissesNEW YORK CITY (AP) - Roughly a year after new credit card regulations curbed a spate of questionable billing practices, federal officials say over-the-limit penalty charges have been dramatically curtailed. And credit card customers are

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