Health

Giving Circle Celebrates 30th Annual Summer Hospice Breakfast

Published: June 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
MONROE — Regional Hospice and Palliative Care’s Newtown Chapter Giving Circle celebrated the milestone 30th anniversary of its Summer Breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at The Waterview. Each year, the event gives thanks to the community and its volunteers for

Blood Drive Planned For Early July

Published: June 14, 2019 at 08:00 am
An American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, from 8:30 am until 6:30 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church.

Palace Event Will Support Resident Laurena McCarthy

Published: June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Hark ALS plus friends and family of Newtown resident Laurena McCarthy are planning an evening of comedy at The Palace Danbury to celebrate and support her as she faces advanced stage Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Dedicated Hospice Volunteers Invite Newtown Out For Breakfast

Published: June 05, 2019 at 09:30 am
Now in its 30th year, Newtown's Giving Circle supporting Regional Hospice and Palliative Care is hosting its annual community breakfast on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:30 am, at The Waterview in neighboring Monroe.

One In Three Newtown Ticks Test Positive For Disease

Published: May 31, 2019 at 07:00 am
Tick season is running full blast and giving local health officials reason to remind residents about a different kind of BLAST that could help save them and their loved ones from the effects of a tickborne disease.

Longest Day Fundraiser To Support Alzheimer’s Association

Published: May 24, 2019 at 08:00 am
Newtown Bridge Club is planning its third annual Longest Day fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. This year's event, scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, will again take place at Edmond Town Hall. Organizers have announced the addition of Scrabble games and tournaments for this year's offering.

Nuvance Leaders Discuss Details As Regional Health Systems Merge

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
A Newtown physician and top executive with Western Connecticut Health Network and a Westchester County-based leader of Health Quest are bringing their particular talents and expertise together following the merger of their respective organizations to create Nuvance,

Yoga At NCC: Congregational Church Offering Options For Spiritual Health

Published: May 20, 2019 at 07:00 am
Three different styles of yoga classes are hosted by Newtown Congregational Church, whose minister of youth and mission sees the offering as a spiritual practice that is good for everyone.

FUN Benefit Concert Welcomes Back YouTube Phenom

Published: May 11, 2019 at 06:00 am
Families United in Newtown (FUN) is presenting its seventh annual autism awareness-raising concert, Saturday, June 8, at 5 pm, in the Newtown Congregational Church. This year’s concert theme involves popular children show tunes and will welcome back headliner and New Jersey’s YouTube sensation Jodi DiPiazza.
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