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New Survey Highlights Concerns For Long-Term Post 12/14 Support

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
While many residents surveyed by volunteers of the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation continue to express a high degrees of anxiety, fear, and stress, it has also become evident that efforts to raise funds to assist these individuals with ongoing counseling are challenged to maintain the level

Grace C. Manheimer

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Grace C. Manheimer, 76, of Newtown, died March 31, at Danbury Hospital. She was born in The Bronx, N.Y., July 29, 1937, a daughter of the Arthur and Frances Huston. She was the wife of the late Robert Manheimer.

Co-Conspirators' Guilty Pleas Make John Rowland A Target

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Lisa Wilson-Foley and her husband, Brian Foley, pleaded guilty Monday to a federal conspiracy charge stemming from what they described as an effort to conceal $35,000 in payments to former Gov. John G. Rowland for help with Wilson-Foley's unsuccessful congressional campaign in 2012.Rowland, 56, wh

'The History & Traditions Of Ellis Island,' Next Program Being Hosted By Historical Society

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Between 1892 and 1954, 12 million people passed through Ellis Island upon arriving in America, offering a common heritage to millions more in later generations. Newtown Historical Society will look at the history and traditions of Ellis Island in a free presentation by Arthur Gottlieb on Monday, Apr

Creating A Landscape With Watercolors, Next For SCAN

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Diane Dubreuil demonstrating watercolor painting at its next program, on Wednesday, April 9, at 7:30 pm. Her subject will be painting a landscape. The free program will be in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House.

Chauffeured To The Bus Stop

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Every day I drive to work and pass a neighborhood road. It's a short dead end road and my drive time is such that I see kids waiting for the school bus at the corner. Actually, I don't see the kids. What I see are four or five large SUV's parked in a row, engines idling. The ki

Theater Review: Powerful, Absorbing 'The Other Place' Receiving Masterful Treatment In Hartford

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Sometimes when a review begins with a discussion of the set it is out of an attempt to be kind, because there was nothing else on stage worth mentioning or remembering. That is definitely not the case with Hartford's TheaterWorks production of Sharr White's powerful and absorbing drama, The Othe

Oceanographer Fabian Cousteau Keynoting Newtown Physician's Dive Conference

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Fabian Cousteau, a third generation ocean explorer and filmmaker, will be appearing in person as the keynote speaker at the Fourth Annual Danbury Hospital Dive Medicine Conference on Saturday, April 5. The annual conference, organized by physician, diver, and Newtown resident David Charash, DO, will

Survey Responses Highlight Concern For Victims, Responders

Published: April 01, 2014 at 12:00 am
Besides statistical data collected for the recent Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation survey, 369 respondents provided narrative feedback. Many reiterated the importance of one of the priority services listed. This was especially true for the importance of short- and long-term mental health supp

'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

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