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Loads Of Fun Found At Fall Fair

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
October 24 dawned sunny and crisp, perfect weather for the Waldorf Fall Fair & Craft Market at the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School in Dodgingtown. The event included performances of Rumpelstiltskin by the school's Puppetry committee, family dancing led by Housatonic Valley Waldorf School's tradit

Reed Students 'Travel' With Google Expeditions

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Reed Intermediate School sixth grade teacher Michael Corvello showed a group of his students the top of the dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy, before he had them see inside a hotel during an interactive "virtual field trip" on Wednesday, October 14. The day was

An Anti-Bullying Laser Presentation At Middle Gate

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Jamie Gannon of Prismatic Magic announced during a school assembly at Middle Gate Elementary School on Friday, October 16, that he "brought the world's coolest lasers" for the anti-bullying presentation. Mr Gannon spoke to the students about the importance of teams, and the qualities teamwor

Lisa Unleashed: MTA Police Canine Graduates - Furry First Responders

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The most recent Metropolitan Transit Authority police graduates came heeling into New York City's Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall last week amid the "Pomp And Circumstance Walking Commencement March" and the MTA Pipe & Drum Band Ceremonial Unit presenting of the colors. After bagpip

Superintendent Hosts Community Forum On School Security

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, led a community forum on Wednesday, October 28, the latest in the continuing forum series designed to be one-hour discussions with community members. Mark Pompano, the district's director of security, spoke at the start of the evening, and he shared

Newtown Native Jenna Von Oy Pens 'Best Friend's' Guide To Motherhood

Published: November 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown's own actor, recording artist, voice talent, blogger, and now author Jenna Von Oy has never played a doctor on television - but she is capitalizing on her portrayal of gal pal Six Lemeure on the hit comedy "Blossom," and Stevie van Lowe on "The Parkers," in her first book, Situation Mome

What Does Your Halloween Look Like?

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
What does Halloween look like in your household and/or neighborhood? What's everyone dressing up as this year? Who has the best seasonal display? Email your photos to The Newtown Bee by 8 pm Sunday, November 1, and we will present those submissions in a slideshow to accompany our staff photos on M

Voters Called The Local Polls November 3, Absentee Voting Saturday

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Residents who are unsure of whether they can make it to the local polling places on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, can cast absentee ballots during a special voting session being held Saturday, October 31, at Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street, from 9 am to noon. Secretary of the State

Celebratory Snoopy Sculpture Wins NMS Scarecrows Contest

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown Middle School art teachers Leigh Anne Coles and Kristen Ciarletto announced the top three winning My Favorite Scarecrow Sculpture Contest on Friday, October 30. "Snoopy Halloween with the Dog House," one of two of this year's entries to feature a Peanuts theme, was voted into the top spot at

Great Pumpkin Challenge Collection Gathers Supporters Ahead Of Halloween

Published: October 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Great Pumpkin Challenge is gearing up to light up Main Street on Saturday, October 31.Representatives of the Hole In The Wall Gang Camp and Life Is Good gathered at 14 Main Street, the home of the Great Pumpkin Challenge and its creator Mackenzie Page, on Friday, October 30, as many people were

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