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'Genealogy In France & The Province Of Quebec'

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
The April meeting of the Genealogy Club of Newtown will be held at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Wednesday, April 9. The meeting will start at 7 pm but for those who need help with a genealogical problem, the Help Desk will be open at 6:30. Guest speaker will be Francoise Lampe, who wil

Love Runs Through Our Community

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who came together for the Sandy Hook 5K and Kids Run on March 29, 2014! We had roughly 1,200 runners and 200 kids run through the finishing arches at FFH, as well as

Frederick J. TerHaar, Jr

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Frederick J. TerHaar, Jr, 85, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died peacefully March 28, at Masonicare in Wallingford. He was born in Worcester, Mass., May 6, 1928, the son of Frederick, Sr and Ethel (Monigle) TerHaar. He also resided with his long-term partner, Carol Berube, in Wallingford.

Fine Amnesty Ends Tuesday

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
C.H. Booth Library's fine amnesty - the forgiveness on overdue books, videos, etc that were borrowed before January 4 and could not be returned while the library was recently closed - will end Tuesday, April 1.

Nancy A. Hewitt

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Nancy A. Hewitt, 62, of Lady Lake, Fla., died unexpectedly February 21, at her home. She was the daughter of Natalie (Gleason) Hewitt and Clinton Hewitt, formerly of Garden City, N.Y. and Newtown.

NMS Announces Assistant Principal's Retirement

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Through an email to parents Thursday, March 27, Newtown Middle School Principal Thomas Einhorn announced that NMS Assistant Principal Anthony Salvatore is retiring.Dr Salvatore has worked in the Newtown school district for 15 years, as an assistant principal at Reed Intermediate School, and assistan

Book By Knitwear Pro Introduces An Old Technique To A New Audience

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
At Vogue Knitting Live, a yarn industry expo in Manhattan this past January, Newtown resident Linda Zemba Burhance taught an 8-hour session on arm knitting. "I noticed that anybody, of any age or gender, seemed interested and could learn it quickly. It's multigenerational and gender neutral,"

Julius R. Kovacs

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Julius R. Kovacs, 82, died March 28, at his home in Summit, N.Y., with his family at his side. Born September 8, 1931, in Newtown, to Paul and Veronica (Balsan) Kovacs, he was a resident of Newtown until age 30. Mr Kovacs was a former resident of Danbury and Woodbury, as well.

Be More Cautious As Coyotes Grow Bolder

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: There seems to be an increase in the reported incidence of dogs being attacked by coyotes and not just in rural areas. As with most wildlife, coyotes have been forced into urban areas due to increased land development. As a result, coyotes a...

Alan R. Dawe

Published: March 31, 2014 at 12:00 am
Alan R. Dawe, 65, of Earlville, N.Y., died suddenly March 11, in Bali, Indonesia, while on a round-the-world vacation. He was born in Bridgeport, August 12, 1948, and was a son of the late Franklyn P. and Justine C. (Vorus) Dawe of Trumbull.

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