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‘A Gift of Love’ By Alex Syphers Staff Writer

As we go about our daily routines, driving to work in the morning, meeting friends, and running errands, it is important to stop and appreciate the subtleties of life. This message is often heard and all too often quickly forgotten. But for those who grasp the importance of this message, life can start anew; uncut, complete. For Newington resident, Anette Schutze-Urban that realization came after the death of her 17-year-old son. Anette recently self-published her powerful story about the life and death of her son through her novel, “A Gift of Love — A Volume 51, No. 51

Journey of Courage and Powerful Transformation.” “It’s a spiritual journey about what happens when life throws us a curve ball,” she said. On Aug. 11, 1990, Anette, then living in Denmark, gave birth to an 8-pound boy, her son, Martin. “If somebody had told me on the day I got pregnant what my life would be, I would have faked a headache,” she said, “I wouldn’t have done it, yet, looking back it was the greatest gift. My outlook on life has changed.” Due to a lengthy and complicated delivery, the doctors told Anette that her son, Martin would never fully develop. This was compounded by the fact that during the delivery he had been deprived

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Anette Schutze-Urban poses with her son, Martin, in a photo taken before his death in 2007. Anette has recently self-published a novel chronicling her years with Martin and her outlook on life after his death.

of oxygen for too long. He would require constant care his entire life. This is when her life began as Martin’s mother. She spent the next 17 years caring for her son day and night. Martin was often confined to a wheelchair and had to be tube-fed throughout his life. Anette would pass into sleep every evening worrying if Martin would stop breathing in his sleep. “I was living with death every day, so I always treated every day like it was the last day,” she said. “He always knew that he was loved so that when death did take him, I didn’t have anything left unsaid.” Martin outlived the expectations of many doctors who said he would pass early in his life. “But God wouldn’t let him go,” said Anette. “He was on the brink many times. To live in this fear was normal for me — feeding tubes and the like — I would do it all again to have him back,” she said. In 2007 Martin passed away. “When you have gone through the death of a child, certain things don’t

bother you as much.” After his passing, Anette says she began to question everything in life, from what friends she had, to why she painted her nails, “which I think was good because sometimes we do things by habit and sometimes we need a little shake-up.” “Because I lived so closely with death, I learned to appreciate life.” Today the most important values in her life are joy, truth, and love. Anette moved to the United States nine months after the passing of Martin in 2008. She needed to recharge her batteries before she started the new chapter in her life. She had identified herself as being Martin’s mother for the last 17 years, she said, and she needed to discover who she was and would be for the rest of her life. As she settled into her new life in the United States, she began working on a book to document Martin’s story. It was a way of keeping him alive, she said. “I love writing and it was a good way for me to get it out of my system. It was also a very healing

process to write it,” she said. Anette’s novel is more than a story of life and death. She describes the lessons she learned from her experiences, her grieving process, when food seemed to be the only escape from her emotions, reaching a consolation with the doctor who delivered her son, and her journey to become a new being. “I think the key lesson is that we all experience things in life that are difficult. It is how we deal with it that really sends the message of who we are as a person,” said Anette. If you are interested learning more about Anette’s journey, copies of “A Gift of Love — A Journey of Courage and Powerful Transformation” are available at www.anetteurban.com.


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Central Connecticut Health District conducts assessment

Health district conduct health assessment The Central Connecticut Health District is initiating a district-wide community health assessment. The focus of the assessment, which is being completed by the Center for Research and Public Policy, is to identify the current health and service capabilities within the community and potential service gaps. CCHD has chosen the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System developed by the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention

and also administered annually by the state Department of Public Health. The BRFSS is the world’s largest, on-going telephone

health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984. States use the BRFSS data “to identify

emerging health problems, establish and track health objectives, and develop and evaluate public health policies and programs.” “We like to complete a community assessment every five years,” said Paul Hutcheon, director of health. “The district will use this assessment to look at the needs of our four towns and then make appropriate and timely decisions on community health programming and services for our residents.” The last district community assessment was conducted in 2006 by the Center for Research and Public Policy. Households were

contacted by telephone and asked a series of questions regarding their health and demographics. “We rely on our residents to let us know what is important in their community regarding health issues,” said Kevin Borrup of Newington, chairman of the district board. “This way we can adapt our programs and services to suit the needs of our towns.” Phone calls will begin in early February and the survey results and final report should be completed by May. Questions regarding the survey may be directed to Hutcheon at (860) 721-2828.

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Suzie is an active 1-year-old gal with lots of personality. She loves to play with her toys and she will even invent new toys with whatever is around. Suzie is so much fun and beautiful. If you are looking for glamorous, affectionate and playful, well Suzie is the girl for you! Suzie will instantly charm you. Visit with Suzie at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington.

Remember, the Connecticut Humane Society has no time limits. Inquiries for adoption should be made at the Connecticut Humane Society located at 701 Russell Road in Newington or by calling (860) 594-4500 or toll free at 1-800-452-0114. The Connecticut Humane Society is a private organization with branch shelters in Waterford and Westport. The Connecticut Humane Society operates a cat adoption center in the PetSMART store in New London. It is not affiliated with any other shelters or agencies.

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Newington Amateur Radio League holds awards dinner

NEWINGTON — Several outstanding Amateur Radio operators received plaques honoring their service at the Annual Awards Dinner of the Newington Amateur Radio League Monday, Jan. 3 in the Great Room at the Paradise Pizza Restaurant in New Britain. NARL is an areawide public service, educational, technical and social society of about 100 FCC licensed amateur radio operators from nearly every town in the Capital Region. The prestigious “George Hart Leadership Award” was presented to the club’s “Ham of the Year” Armando Landrian KB1PRP of Newington for outstanding accomplishments as NARL’s Public Service chairman. The George Hart W1NJM Award is named for the nationally known former Communications Manager of the National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL). Hart is currently a resident of Avery Heights in Hartford and recently celebrated his 96th birthday. Jonathan Hardy KB1KIX of Hartford received a Distinguished Service plaque recognizing his six years as editor of the NARL

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Front, left to right, Rose-Anne Lawrence KB1DMW, Steve Ewald WV1X, Al Cohen W1FXQ and wife Myra, Ethel Kramer KB1NMO. Back, left to right, Rich Lawrence KB1DMX. Vincent Alianiello W1VJA, Quentin Hinton N1EWM, Dr. Ellen Leonard KB1PCU, Michael Sanders N1QLN, Armando Landrian, Anthony Rita W1ADR, Thomas Cote KB1KOS. The others are Newington residents.

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New Irish restaurant traditional yet innovative dine and room for 60 more in a private dining area in the back. Continuing into the restaurant, don’t be surprised if you bump into Fran Del Mastro, a quintessential Irishman. He’s easy to spot with his bright red hair cut into a flattop. He is a man with experience in restaurants, having opened five throughout the state and now Finn Bque’s director of operations. “Every time I went out looking for a place to go I just could never find a place that fit my niche,” said Del Mastro, about his decision to help establish Finn Bque’s, “I had this concept I had been working on for some time with my good friend Tony Camilleri. This space became available and hence the beginning of Finn Bque’s Irish cookhouse took hold.”

“I really wanted to open a place that I could call home and I wanted it to be in the tri-town area of Newington, Rocky The New Year brings a new face Hill,and Wethersfield,”said Del Mastro. to the town of Newington in the “After speaking with town officials and form a new Irish pub and restaurant seeing what they were doing with the opening downtown — Finn Bque’s back parking lot, I felt that this town Irish Cook House at 1076 Main St. center could mimic a West Hartford The restaurant is hailed by its director center. I see a tremendous opportunity of operations and staff as being an here in the center of Newington and I innovator in the field of Irish dining love the people.” and a first for the town of Newington Del Mastro has lived in Wethersfield and the surrounding area. his entire life. He said he feels he has Walking into Finn Bque’s one is driven through downtown Newington struck by the sounds of traditional Irish so many times he should pay taxes. music. The restaurant, brightly lit and Yet, all joking aside, Del Mastro said freshly decorated, is a sight to behold. he tries very hard “to be the innovaAgainst one wall sits a 34-foot oak bar tor, not the imitator,” and that what with beer taps. In the front of the restruly makes Finn Bque’s innovataurant there is room for 100 patrons to tive is its menu. The menu includes many traditional Irish dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie, as well as P.O. Box 2158 188 Main St. Bristol, CT 06010 | (860) 584-0501 • Fax: (860) 585-9283 American staples e-mail: newingtontowncrier@ | www.centralctcommunications.com such as burgers

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combined with more traditional Irish ingredients, to barbeque masterpieces, such as the smoked lamb osso bucco. Del Mastro said he worked closely with his long time friend and current culinary consultant Tony Camilleri to design the menu. “We play back and forth to see what compliments each other. We bring some Irish into a barbeque dish and some barbeque into an Irish dish,” said Camilleri. “I wouldn’t go into the project with anyone else but him and his design for the menu,” Del Mastro said. He is also particularly proud of his staff. “I try to surround myself with excellent people. I can’t take credit for my past successes alone… I’m very proud of the staff I have here at Finn Bque’s. It’s probably the best I have ever worked with.” Del Mastro says many of the Finn Bque’s staff have followed him from some of his other restaurants to start on this new project.

Finn Bque’s Irish Cookhouse, 1076 Main Street, is now open for business.

As for the future, Del Mastro says it looks bright. The restaurant plans to include live music and to hold a grand opening the last week of January to introduce the residents of Newington to the Irish cuisine. Lastly said Del Mastro, “I would like to thank the people who tried us without any fanfare. We owe Newington a debt of gratitude. Transitions can go either way and this one has gone smoothly.” For more information about Finn Bque’s Irish Cookhouse and hours of operation call: (860) 666-2783

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Nutmeg Book Awards to be chosen by local children and teens at library

Opportunities exist for local kids to get involved in great literature By Alex Syphers Staff Writer

The children and teens of Connecticut are getting the chance to cast a vote and let their opinions be heard this month in Nutmeg Book Awards, a statewide reading program that encourages children in grades 4 through 8 to read quality literature and become involved in the voting process to choose their favorite novel. The Nutmeg Book Award is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut L i b r a r y Association and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians. Started in 1990 the awards were developed as a way to encourage young children and teens to read novels and allow them to cast their vote on their favorite ones. The award is split in two categories of 10 novels. The Teen category is for young adults in grades 7 to 8 and the Intermediate is for children in grades 4 to 6. Children outside these brackets are also allowed to vote if they have read the novels. There are several elements to being a Nutmeg Award nominee. These include an interesting story with a believable ending and a somewhat challenging vocabulary with clean language. Also, the selection of novels includes genres from historical fiction and fantasy to true stories. “The whole thing about the Nutmeg Book Awards is these are books that some children may not pick up so it brings them to their attention because they are not the super popular series like ‘Harry Potter.’ These are books

that are really outstanding and have a heart but you may not pick them up just by looking at them,” said Bailey Ortiz, teen librarian at Lucy Robbins Welles Library. The Lucy Robbins Welles Public Library is holding voting all this month for children and teens to cast their votes for their favorite novel. On Wednesday, Jan. 5, the third-graders of Ruth Chaffee Elementary School toured the library and were able to cast their votes for their favorite novel on the library’s voting machine. “It definitely gets the kids interested in reading,” said Pat Pierce, children’s librarian at Lucy Robbins Welles Library. “It gives them a selection of 10 books, because sometimes it is daunting to pick out a book when there are so many in front of you.” Three students of Nancy Ogren’s third grade class were warmly invited to cast their vote for the novel they thought should

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win the Nutmeg Book Award. Pierce explained to the students the workings of the library’s voting machine, which was acquired just for the occasion. The students absorbed the process immediately, some even saying they had used a voting machine before, during the gubernatorial election.

The students walked in the voting machine and swung the lever to the right, slamming the curtain of the voting machine closed with a ding. After a few short moments and hardly any complications they cast their votes. “Whoo! Great job!” said Pierce, enthusiastically. The children smiled shyly as they walked

out from behind the curtain. “It gives them an opportunity to read a great chapter book and they get to participate in a statewide program and they get pretty excited about that,” said Ogren. Voting will continue throughout the month of January at the Lucy Robbins Welles Library. A complete list of the 2011 Teen and Intermediate Nutmeg Book Award nominees is available at www.nutmegaward.org.

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Seeking registered Democrats

The Newington Democrat Town Committee is seeking registered Democrats interested in running for office in the November municipal election. If interested in being a candidate for Mayor, Town Council, Board of Education or Constable, send a letter of intent by March 1 to: Lyn Connery, 225 Robbins Ave., Newington CT 06111.

Prudence Crandall Center fundraiser

Grace Church, 124 Maple Hill Ave., will be selling meat and veggie grinders to raise money for the Prudence Crandall Center in New Britain. The Prudence Crandall Center provides services to victims of domestic violence. Grinders are ham, roast beef, turkey, veggie or combo. Each grinder is $7.95 each. You can place your order after the 8 or 10 o’clock services Jan. 16, 23 and 30 or by calling Mitch Page at (860) 667-1835. Pick up your grinder Feb. 6 between 9 a.m. and noon. The church phone number is (860) 666-3331.

Town of Newington closings

Town Calendar will remain on the regular schedule. The watercolors of country reflections by Sr. landfill will be open Saturdays only from 9 Christel Scholl, RSM, can be viewed at the Newington Senior and Disabled Center, a.m. to 5 p.m. 120 Cedar St. Viewing times will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each week day and 1 to 4 Guest pastor p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Verline Eldridge, will serve the Church of NCTC presents “Beauty And the Infinite Spirit located in The Masonic Hall, 80 Walsh Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, The Beast” For 2011 Tour Newington Children’s Theatre Company Jan. 23. Eldridge, CM, is a member of National Spiritualist Church of Norwich, will present “Beauty and the Beast” at the CT (NSAC). For more information, call company’s Black Box Theatre, 743 North Mountain Road. Shows at this venue will (860) 646-5976. be 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29; 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30; 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mooreland Hill School Winter Saturday, Feb. 5 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. Open Morning Mooreland Hill School’s Open Winter Call the theatre for tickets at (860) 666-6282 to purchase. Ticket prices are $12 for adults Morning will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. and $10 for children, students, and seniors. 25. The Winter Open Morning is a great These shows do sell out, so call ahead. Special opportunity to have a guided tour of the group rates and party packages are available. campus, see classes in action, and have After debuting in Newington, “Beauty and ample time to visit with us about anything the Beast” goes on to a three-month tour. that is on your mind. Kindly let us know Ticket prices for the tour locations vary by you are coming by calling the school at (860) 223-6428. Register online at moore- venue. Visit the Website, newingtonchildrenstheatre.org, for the latest venues, schedules land.org. Mooreland Hill is an indepenand ticket information. dent, co-educational day school serving central Connecticut students in grades 4 to Newington High School PSAT 9. Est. 1930. 166 Lincoln St., Berlin.

Newington Town Hall, Lucy Robbins Parent Program The Newington High School Counseling Welles Library, and other municipal facili- Two New Art Exhibits Department will host a PSAT night for ties will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, in Nostalgic scenes of Connecticut parents and students in grades 10 and 11 observance of Martin Luther King Day. Curbside refuse and recyclables collections landmarks by Jack Graham Yerkes and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27. in the NHS auditorium. School counselors discuss how to use the feedback provided in the score report and other resources to improve student academic skills and plan for college and beyond. Parents in attendance will receive their student(s) PSAT scores from the October 2010 test administration.

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questions. Whether you are trying to help a parent or have questions about your own benefits, this presentation will be helpful to you. The church is handicap accessible and parking is free. This is a free event and the public is welcome. Registration is not necessary, but if you plan on attending contact the Church Office at (860) 666-4689 or churchofchrist@newingtonucc.org so we can plan accordingly.

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The Newington Parks & Recreation Department will sponsor a dance for Newington seventh and eighth-grade students from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4. The fee is $5 per student plus a nonperishable food donation. Refreshments will be available for sale. Dance will be well supervised; no re-entry once admitted. Students must show their school ID at the door. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation office at (860) 665-8666.

St. Mary Women’s Club Pot Luck Supper

St. Mary Women’s Club will hold its annual Pot Luck Supper at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14 in the Parish Hall. Bring your favorite pot luck dish and enjoy a night with your fellow parishioners. All parishioners are welcome. Call Madeline by Feb. 11 at (860) 666-9329 to sign-up.

Trip to see ‘Grease’

St. Mary Women’s Club will sponsor a trip to City Stage Symphony Hall in Springfield, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 16 to see the musical “Grease.” The $76 package includes round trip Dattco motorcoach, free time at the Holyoke Mall, and the 7:30 p.m. performance of the show. The bus will leave St. Mary School, 652 Willard Ave. at 2 p.m. For reservations, contact Kim Breton: Breton2@cox.net or (860) 666-8873 (after 5 p.m.)

‘Everything You Wanted to Know About Social Security’ 13th Annual Newington Parks & The Church of Christ Recreation Golf Tournament

in Newington, 1075 Main St., will host a discussion, “Everything You Wanted To Know About Social Security,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. Robert Rodriguez of the Social Security Administration will cover many areas, including: How much will I receive? At what age should I start receiving payments? Do I qualify for spousal benefits? There will be time for Rodriguez to answer all of your

Save the Date: Join the Newington Parks and Recreation Department’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament at Indian Hill Country Club to be held Monday, May 9, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The “Shotgun” format tournament is open to all ability levels, and all proceeds support recreation programs in the Town of Newington. The registration fee is $125 per person and includes the golf tournament, cart, lunch, dinner and prizes! Call the Parks and Recreation office at (860) 665-8666 if interested in making a donation (cash or raffle prizes accepted), becoming a sponsor for a $100 Tee Sign, or playing in the tournament.


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American Savings Foundation names Newington resident Maria Falvo chief operating officer

The board of directors of one of the premier programs American in New Savings England. Foundation She was “I have tremendous announced promoted the proin 2004 to confidence in Ms. motion of senior proFalvo’s ability to Maria Falvo gram officer. to the newly More recenttake on this new created ly she has challenge and help position of taken on chief operincreasing the foundation do ating officer responsibileven more to support Falvo, who ities for the assumed her internal the community in new role as managethe coming years.” of the first ment of the of the year, foundation, will continand the ue to report stewardDavid Davison to David ship of its President and CEO, ASF Davison, endowment. president “I have and chief tremendous executive officer. confidence in Ms. Falvo’s ability Falvo joined the foundation to take on this new challenge 11 years ago and has been pri- and help the foundation do even marily responsible for turning its more to support the community college scholarship program into in the coming years,” said David

Newington police blotter Newington Police report the fol- Connerton St., New Britain, lowing incidents this past week. was charged Jan. 7 with larceny in the third degree and forgery Jan. 2 in the third degree. Michael Markiewicz, 18, of 650 Church St., Newington, Jan. 9 was charged Jan. 2 with crimiThomas Dimanno, 49, of nal attempt to commit larceny 50 West Point Terrace, was in the sixth degree and con- charged Jan. 9 with larceny in spiracy to commit larceny in the sixth degree. the sixth degree. Shawn Toomey, 18, of 87 Jan. 10 Alling Court, Kensington, was Bartose Palulis, 31, of 371 charged Jan. 2 with criminal Long Swamp Road, New attempt to commit larceny in Britain, was charged Jan. 10 the sixth degree and conspir- with larceny in the third degree acy to commit larceny in the and forgery in the third degree. sixth degree. Heidi Zacher, 42, of 17 Brick Walk Lane, New Britain, was Jan. 5 charged Jan. 10 with criminal Kimberly Callahan, 44, of violation of a protective order 2089 Berlin Turnpike, was (two counts). charged Jan. 5 with disorderly Matthew Orszulak, 24, of 62 conduct. Brookdale Ave., Newington, was charged Jan. 10 with disorJan. 7 derly conduct. Madeline Dickey, 25, of 27

Davison, president and CEO of American Savings Foundation. A native of Springfield, Mass., Falvo currently resides in Newington. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and earned her master’s in organizational communication

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Annual Teen Art Show is full of culture and fun By Alex Syphers Staff Writer

The talent of Newington’s young artists is on display this month at the Lucy Robbins Welles Library. Throughout the month of January the library is holding an art gallery displaying the works of artists in grades 7 through 12 in the Community Room and invites all residents to gather and appreciate the talent the town’s youth possess. The Teen Art Show is held every year in the month of January. According to Bailey Ortiz, teen librarian at the Lucy Robbins Welles Library, the event provides a place for teen artist to display their artwork. The teenage artist is often overlooked she said, and this provides a way for them to present their talents to the public. “It’s about getting students publicity … we have some amazing, amazing artists,” said Librarian Karen Benner. On the afternoon of Saturday Jan. 8, the library held the Teen Art Show opening reception. Live music provided the jazz trio “The Sweaters,”,as well as hors d’oeuvres of cheese and crackers, cookies and punch. Throughout the afternoon the ambient sounds of jazz attracted the patrons of the library into the community room to gaze upon and enjoy the talents of Newington’s youth. “I had no idea I could enjoy this lovely music. I was just coming in to pick up a book.,” said Strom Scherie of West Hartford. She sat in the corner of the room reading “American Art History and Culture.’ “I think it’s just wonderful. I think anything that supports students is essential for their interests and artistic development.” Every year the library staff works

closely with Newington High School art teachers, such a Steve Linde, to gather art work for the show. “Any time you get a chance to show the public what kind of art is produced and what these kids can produce we take advantage of that,” said Linde. “It is a great way to display their work and let the community see what kind of work they can produce at the high school.” The artwork on display includes many mediums, from charcoal to ink pen, painting and photography. Matted and framed the works were hung around the community room for all to see. Grace Banach, a senior at Newington High School, had a charcoal drawing of a stream she had seen during a hike in Massachusetts on display in the show. “I am proud of it,” said Banach. “It was one of my favorite pieces that I did this year.” “All the artists that participated are very talented individuals and, hopefully, they continue when they get out of school,” said Linde. “Any time you get to show creative inspiration it is refreshing especially in a world with so much technology going on. It’s refreshing to see work that came from the heart and is inspirational, plus any type of exposure is a good thing.” As the sun began to set the reception came to a close, yet, it had been a successful day reported Ortiz and Benner, with more than 60 guests attending the opening reception. “It went well — a lot of great feedback on the trio and the artwork,” said Ortiz. The Teen Art Show is available for public viewing during normal library hours, throughout the month of January in the library’s Community Room.

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Newington High School announces students with first quarter high honors and honor roll Ninth Grade High Honors:

Camden Tatsapaugh, Kavisha Thakkar, Kelly Tinkham, James Tyrrell, Scott Veilleux, Ryan Riya Abraham, Daniel Wallace, Alexander Zaleski Adamitskiy, Jennifer Akosa, David Anastasio, Julia Bednarczyk, Jenna Bilodeau, Wiktoria Bis, Laura Buonocore, Megan Chasse, Basilio Faith Arimoro, Michael Cruz, Melissa Doolan, Long Du, Connor Ericson,Lindsie Esau, Avenoso, Dallas Bailey, Katherine Allison Estey,Emily Evon,Chioma Beatrice, Hubert Bis, Carson Ezete, Mathew Fammartino, Bloomquist, Collin Brennan, Brooks, Heather Emily Forauer, Alyssa Frohock, Michala Dana Gionfriddo, Helena Buckley, Gabriella Capossela, Haddad, Matthew Harackiewicz, Angela Carlson, Marisa Casciano, Christopher Hasson, Bliss Joseph, Christopher Chorzepa, Christian David Karpf, Nicole Lacasse, Cirunay, Catherine Cooksey, Alba Casey Luiz, Nicole Macniak, Correa, Thomas Crouse, Michael Tyler Mangiafico, Kira Mason, Delgado, Delilah DiCioccio, Mohammad Masood, Mariah Kihan Ericson, Andrew Gacek, Mendes, Selina Mendes, Brian Kasey Groves, Juliana Houldcroft, Morganti, Olivia Neistat, Sharon Jeffin Jose, Jeslin Jose, Soomin Natalia Kosyakova, Park, Mira Patel, Pari Patel, Jung, Michael Rubalsky, Erika Salarda, Alexandra Kubko, Samantha Nicholas Sanford, Michael Lawrence, Tayler Liedke, Beata Schumacher, Emma Shooshan, Lokteva, Benjamin Lostocco, Jason Simonides, Jessica Suarez, Kayla Marcinczyk, Kalin Markov,

10th Grade High Honors:

Andrew McCarter, Kaitlyn McCracken, Nicholas Oliveira, Monica Owczarska, Anita Pandya, Bansari Patel, Kishan Patel, Tina Patel, Adina Petrosan, Adam Pietrycha, Alyssa Pinho, Lauren Porell, Justin Pratte, Amanda Ramsdell, Sarah Reilly, Gabriella Rodriguez, Minnu Saji, Laura Salerni, Jonathan Silverwatch, Patrick Teevan, Zachary Thatcher, Sasha Tokic, Ryan Tran, Shelley Vuong, Laura Winslow, Lauren Zadzilko

11th Grade High Honors:

Natalia Abrahams, Alexander Ancona, Andrew Ancona, Krystin Bernacki, Jason Bielesz, Taylor Bomely, Kevin Briganti, Nicholas Briganti, Brandon Caires, Joseph Capossela, Michael Cianci, Sara Courtemanche, Stephen Cronin, Shelby Davis, John DeLeo,

Brian Dunn, Alexander Ericson, Kathleen Ericson, Dominic Esposito, Elizabeth Evon, Ivo Evstatiev, Rachael Farina, Jennifer Frazon, Jennifer Gagnon, Zackery Graham, Nicholas Grondin, Alexandra Johnson, Jeong Kim, Devin Koss, Carolyn Lapierre, Joseph MacNeill, Kevin MacNeill, Patrick Makles, Victoria Maldonado, Ryan Marchetti, Kaylie McNally, Krystian Michallik, Michael Mikula, Thang Nguyen, Nicole Pierzchalski, Sam Quach, Theodore Randich, Katharine Reilly, Victoria Richards, Amy Root, Molly Simeone, Bryan Smith, Alizandra Stamm, Nicholas Stamm, Heather Stevens, Nicole Szypulski, David Tracey, Ryan Walsh, Kaitlyn Wilson, Hope Winters, Natalie Zaleski, Zachary Zapatka

12th Grade High Honors:

Nicholas Aconfora, Nicholas Ambrogio, Shehryar Amir, Kevin Amorim, Cristina Augusto, Julia Baiju, Jesica Baker, Holly Balavender, Grace Banach, Abby Barnicle, Alycia Baronich, Kevin Bascetta, Matthew Belliveau, Anastasia Bilinskaya, Leann Boisvert, Mica Borgueta, Michael Bradley, Micayla Bryant, Daniela Cabral, Gloria Cadder, Athena Casarotto, Trevor Colossa, Chantelle Cunning, Megan Darby, Crystal Davis, Cassandra Decorleto, Nicholas Delage, Derek Dempsey, Taylor Dempsey, Jessica Deschamps, Brett Diamond, Heather Dziato, Karley Ermini, Reed Feery, Matthew Fonseca, Ashley Fontana, Lisa Forcellina, Kristina Forsman, Rachel Foster, Benjamin Francis, Ashley Frink, Dayna Gambino, Dominika Gilewska, Liana Haddad, Casey Hagenow, Audrey Hanson, Shai Hayes,Elaine Ho,Bianka Horvath, Summia Hussain, Sabah Islam, Sydney Jones, Jonathan Kane, Molly Kluba, Su-Teng Kuan,

Alex Kuzoian, Chao Lai, Brian Lavado, Lauren Liedke, Allyson Longchamps, Rosalie Luciano, Melane Mamani, Nicole Mangene, Samantha Mangiofico, Megan Mapp, Rebecca Maston, Tyler McAloon, Sarah Menta, Clarissa Morganti, Melissa Mulcahy, Sibel Mutlu, Michael Nahmias, Nicole Novellino-Knapp, Gabriela Orozco, Donald Pac, Erica Pare, Carlos Paternina, Emilia Pisarski, Kirsten Raynock, Taylor Rich, Stefanie Rondeau, Deanna Rosa, Jonathan Ruel, Jonathan Russo, James Sagherian, Anthony Scalise, Daniel Schumacher, Hillary Scoville, Brandon Seguro, Sara Siviski, Sofiya Sovalska, Valeriya Svystun, Rachael Thatcher, Paul Tine, Kevin Tran, Eric Tyrrell, Guste Urbonaite, Nicole Valenti, Karolina Waldzinska, Rachel Wallace, Lisa Wawrzynowski, Drew Weyman, Abigail Whalen, Rachel Williams, Samantha Wilson, Erica Yaglowski, Natalia Zagula, Lauren Zenzie, Hannah Zydanowicz, Emi-Lei Zysk

Ninth Grade Honors:

Sameer Ahmad, Kader Akpinar, Marie Allo, Loren Almarode, Pauline Bielaszka, Andrew Bilger, Robert Boisvert, Katherine Calderon, Gary Chow, Franciskyle Cielo, Jonathan Cloutier, Austin Collazo, Sarah Collin, Kristina Correia Carvalho, McKari Dauch, Michael Davies, Andrew DeBella, Erica DeBlois, Julia Delgado, Heather DeLude, Michael DePaulo, Kristina Drollinger, Victor Egbuna, Matthew Felgate, Antonio Flores, Pawel Fortuna, Peter Galante, Jasmin Gallup, Eryk Gazdzik, Shihani Ghazi, Christopher Giangrave, Austin Godbolt, Christopher Goldberg, Ada Golowiejko, Edwin Gomez, Morgan Gonera, Alejandra Gonzalez, Taylor Gordon, Alicia Greenalch, Stasha Greenalch, Brooke Hellman, Laura


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Newington High School first quarter honor roll, continued Hetherington, Danielle Horan, Wilfredo Jara, Christian Junquera, Kylie Kamienski, Nicholas Kelley, Ted Keltonic, Jeremy Kemp, Daniel Kostecki, Sarah Krzeminska, Flavio Lici, Spencer Lombard, Neha Madeyanda, Allison Marino, Megan Marquis, Hannah Martin, Ryan Mcmahon, Riley McManus, Amy Miller, Gabriella Molloy, Glen Nace, Neal Patel, Heather Pizzoferrato, Lauren Planas, Alyssa Portonova, Patrycja Puka, Tyler Pulcini, Vareesha Rahman, Samelfi Raposo- Mena, Kevin Rodriguez, Sean Santerre, Aleena Santhosh, Joshua Scaringe, Ethan Sheehan, Samuel Shumski, Justyna Sikorska, Mary Sirois, Alexander Skonieczny, Nicole Stepak, Jennifer Suarez, Kurt Swenor, Melanie Szahaj, Maria Torrenegra, Kirsten Valade, Svitlana Vasyliv, Carolyn Wawrzynowski, Marianna Woloshyn, Deniz Yetil, Alexandra Zapatka, Dominica Zdonek, Reda Zehera, Christian Zotti

10th Grade Honors: Shannon Albani, Tyler Aldieri, Victoria Alekseiko, Isra’a Alsaqri, Briana Alvarez-Hernandez, Brian Amato, Jonathan Arace, Leilani Arnau, Joseph Baiju, Hannah Barrett, Emma Bartlett, Nicole Batista, Gabriel Bautista, Victoria Lynn Bell, Corey Bennettson,

Noah Bishop, Hunter Blais, Matthew Bollacker, Ian Bomely, Joseph Bosse, Jacob Buslewicz, Danielle Chylinski,Brian Condon, Kayla Connery, Stephen Cowell, Carly Cruff, Kristina DeConti, Nicholas Decorleto, Michala DePamphilis,Tiffany Deschamps, David Dinino, Katelyn Molly Dombrowski, Jonah Dorsey, Bethany Edelson, Nicholas Fammartino, Madison Forsander, Andrew Freeman, Kyle Frink, Abbey Futoma, Kyle Gagnon, Thomas Ganley, Nicole Garcia, Bryan Gionfriddo, Kathleen Golebiewski, Olivia Gonsalves, Kaylie Grenier, Meaghan Gustafson, Sean Harlow, Marissa Hawley, Megan Hayes, Sarah Horvath, Brian Huynh, Adeeb Islam, Paul Januszczyk, Wagmah Khan, Michael Koss, WeiWeng Kuan,Alexa LeConche, Alexandra Marques, Thomas McConnell, Patrick Meucci, Marisa Moscaritolo, Marion Mowchan, Benjamin Page, Joseph Parafati, John Paszczuk, Avani Patel, Stacey Pelton, Zachary Pierson, Jorge Pinho, Maheen Rahman, Michael Ramsdell, Stephanie Rojas, Tristan David Romero, KimberlyRoyer, Marissa Ruiz, Eric Ryan, Agnieszka Ryba, Mekha Sabu jacob, Amber Sasiela, Brett Scharr, Amanda Terranova, Olga Tysh, Alyssa Vereneau, Nisha Villait, Jeremy Weyman, Tyler Willgoos, Sarah Wojtowicz, Maria Zavarella

11th Grade Honors:

Hailey Aguero, Sami Ahmed, Awn Ali, Ian Aprea, Jessica Balducci, Jeffrey Bisson, Tyler Bouchard, Melissa Brown, Ryan Callahan,Eric Casparino,Amanda Cefaratti, Rebecca Chapman, Cari Codino, Jodi Collin, Allison Collins, Kimberly Conners, Ashley Cummiskey, Nicholas Dalena, Erin Day, Matthew Dean, Roxanne DeBlois, Nicole DeLude, Savannah Dicioccio, Tiffany Ekstrom, Krista Ellis, Sarah Emerson, Amanda Faust, Peter Feeney, Dannielle Forrest, Hailey Gagnon, Michael Galante, Taylor Gallicchio, Briana Gardner, Jessica Goldman, Patricia Golka, Julia Gonsalves, Kaitlin Gontarz, Samuel Greenalch, Erika Greenblatt, Alexandra Hanbury, Colleen Hayes, Kaitlin Hetherington, Megan Hinchcliffe, Emily Hoang, Mahaam Hussain, Tyrone Jones, Stephanie Kiback, Michael Kostek, Steven Kostek, Kyle Kus, Sarah Lapierre, Mark Letourneau, Rachel Lindstrom, Ricky Lopes, Brian Lowe, Mackenzie Lowers, Timothy Lynch, Hector Maldonado, Hannah Mamaclay, Mary-Michaela Mancini, Olivia Marczyk, Mitzie Martin, Erika Martinez, Kathryn May, Sara Mazur, Eric Meigs, William Mitchel, Erin Murphy, Kristiana Naka, Syed Naqvi, Monica Neu, John O’Mara, Robert Oziomek, Nicole Patoka, Megan Phan, Nicholas Poitras, Mariam

Poonnose, Andre Profitt, Mustafa Raza, Robert Reis, Kirsten Richmond, Marissa Rioux, Alison Ryan, Matthew Ryan, Christopher Sanborn, Nicolette Saner, Joseph Santos, Krista Scavetta, Bridgette Sisson, Maura Skehan, Kevin Stevens, Madison Sullivan, Samuel Tinkham, Eric Tran, Michael Udice, Anthony Valenti, Mayra Valverde, Angelyne Vega, Maurice Villano, Patricia Wasyl, Cassandra Wells, Nicholas Wrobel, Zachery Zame, Alexander Zheng

12th Grade Honors:

Hanan, Jamie Hebert, Abigaile Hemmann, Quinton James, Timith James, Emily Januszczyk, Sylwia Jarosz, Molech Jarrett, Molly Jones, Caitlin Kamienski, Jeremy Karp, Wardah Khan, Anna Kicek, Christopher Korte, David Kusinski, Nicolette Lattarulo, Alexander Lomaglio, Jacqueline Lombardi, Artur Lubach, Sarah Mannix, Christopher Marchese, Joshua Massini, Giuseppe Milardo, Nicholas Minutelli, Michael Mortillaro, Zacharias Morton, Coryn Muszynski, Karl Nilsson, Jazmin Ortiz, Rachel Pac, Kimberly Parker, Harshil Patel, Michelle Patnode, Kevin Pelkowski, Stephanie Perez, Taylor Powell, Kaylee Quinn, Julie Rafatpanah, Desire Raynor, Daniel Raza, Andrew Richard, Sarah Riordan, Gabrielle Ruiz, Ruben Salcedo, Tonya Salyerds, Victoria Sanborn, Jasmine Sanchez, Jonah Sanchez, Dillon Seegobin, Sunny Shah, Conor Shea, Steven Siano, Alexander Sierra, Craig Silva, Thomas Simmons, Colleen Skehan, Erica Smith, Matthew Smoragiewicz, Tyler Strom, Danielle Sumoski, Anna Surina, Anna Szmolda, Megan Tancredi, Shane Thomas, Kadian Thompson, Shannon Toohey, Lauren Tosi, Nataliya Tymkiv, Peter Wacht, Nicholas Wells, Ashley Westman, Edyta Zachara, Ryan Zawerton

Alexis Ambruso, Benjamin Arace, Hannah Austin, John Paul Avenoso, Joseph Barnard, Nicole Battistone, Nadiyah Bell, Melissa Bengtson, Thomas Bissell, Harley Bouchard, Adrian Burgos, Sarah Buslewicz, Gina Caceres, Merkiet Cameron, Kayla Clark, Matthew Coco, Crystal Connery, Alexandra Correia, Anita Czerniawska, Melinda DeDominicis, Dylan deHaas, Taylor Dempsey, Kimberly DePaolis, Alyssa Dinino, Lauren Dobrynski, Jelena Dolgich, Anthony Dombrowski, Heather Doney, Daniel Durity, Meghan Eldridge, Jennifer Flynn, Sebastian Fortuna, Jenna Fravel, Alex Fretz, Jordan Gaglione, Danielle Gagnon, Taylor Gagnon, Ivona Golowiejko, Danielle Congratulations to all of the Gopie, Michael Gwiazdowski, bright and hardworking students Conor Hamill, Christina and good luck this quarter!

Local students named to Dean’s Lists Around New England

The following area residents have been named to the Dean's List at Providence College for the Fall 2010 semester: Faith Donaghey of Newington, CT, a member of the class of 2014, Ruth Donaghey of Newington, CT, a member of the class of 2013, Jekaterina Procenko of Newington, CT, a member of the class of 2014, John Ronalter of Newington, CT, a member of the class of 2014, To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits. Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,900 students and offers degrees in 49 academic majors. Since 1997, Providence College has been ranked as one of the top three regional universities in the north in U.S. News' America's Best Colleges. Keene State College, Keene, N.H., has released the Dean’s List for the fall semester 2010. Among the 1,505 students named to the Dean’s List is Nicole Bozena Amenta of Newington. Paul Schiller of Newington has been named to the Curry College, Milton, Mass., dean’s list.


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Newington boys’ basketball grabs two wins By Andy Ragali Staff Writer

The Newington boys’ basketball team squeaked by both of their opponents last week to earn big wins versus Southington and Simsbury. On Tuesday, the Indians trailed Southington for the majority of the game. Down by three at halftime and trailing by four going into the final quarter, Newington finished strong, outscoring the Blue Knights 12-9 in the fourth and earning a tight 49-48 victory.

It was Matthew Dean who took the team on his back with the game-clock winding down. Dean drove to the basket and drew a foul with three seconds left. After Southington called time out to freeze him and set up its final shot, Dean sunk both free throws to give the Indians the lead. Glenn Johnson then played cornerback, intercepting the Knight’s inbounds pass to secure the Indian victory. Johnson had a strong game, finishing with 14 points to lead all Newington scorers. Dean hit

double digits with 12 points, and Jorge Premto and Isaac Delgado helped pace the scoring for the Indians, chipping in 9 points each. “There was no doubt in his mind he would make those shots and the coaching staff felt the same way,” Newington coach Scot Wenzel said. “Our kids battled all night. It was a great win.” The win was the second consecutive for Newington, and pushed the Indian’s record to 4-2. Isaac Delgado came up big for the Indians on Thursday,

scoring 12 points and leading all Newington scorers in their 40-39 victory over Simsbury. The teams went back and forth in the first half, with Newington winning the first quarter 10-6, and Simsbury winning the second quarter 10-6. The Indians were able to edge Simsbury in the second half and come away with another close win. Jorge Premto, Glenn Johnson and Matthew Dean rounded out the scoring with six points each. The Indians extended their record to 5-2 with the win.

On Monday, Newington won yet again, getting by Farmington 54-51 behind 15 points from Jorge Premto and 13 points from Armando Soler. Timmy Blair added 8 points for the Indians, and Isaac Delgado and Matthew Dean contributed with 5 points each. Through Tuesday, the Indians have won four in a row and extended their record to 6-2. Newington only needs two more wins to qualify for postseason play.

A rough defeat for Newington girls’ basketball Michelle Truncali was just as good with 24 points. No other Newington scorer had more than 3 points besides Pabon and Forsman, who have consistently paced the Indians in scoring. Both finished in double digits (Pabon with 11 and Forsman with

12) in their loss to Southington early last week. Newington’s record is now 5-5. Forsman was bestowed with athlete of the week honors from the New Britain Herald for the first week of this new year, and now Pabon is receiving the same

honor from the Herald for her performance last week versus Simsbury. Joe Fortunato and Matt Straub of the Herald sports team summarized her performance in Tuesday’s edition of the New Britain Herald:

“Pabon was on fire for Newington this week. In the Indians’ six-point victory over Simsbury, Pabon was A tough second quarter cona huge part of the offense. She tributed to a 40-43 defeat versus finished the night with a gameSouthington last Monday for the high 17 points, she drove the lane Newington girls’ basketball team, effectively, hit from downtown but the Indians raised their record and kept the Trojans defenders to 5-4 with a victory over off their mark all night. Simsbury last Thursday. Pabon’s outside shooting Leading the way for the created space in the paint Indians was Briyana Pabon, for her teammates to work, who finished with 17 while Simsbury’s defendpoints, 10 steals and seven ers focused on Pabon up rebounds in the 53-47 win. high. Kristina Forsman added She was also dominant 13 points and 11 assists defensively. Pabon stole for Newington. Simsbury’s the show against Simsbury, Lauren Stomper led all literally. scorers with 19 points. She finished the night The Indians were victim with 10 steals, forcing to another close defeat this Trojans defenders to make past Monday despite big hasty decisions with the performances from both ball, and keep the offense Pabon and Forsman on away from the perimeter the offensive end. for fear of turnovers. Farmington squeaked Pabon was also great in out a 65-62 win over transition, creating points Newington, with Pabon off turnovers all night. leading all scorers with 31 And if all that wasn’t points and Forsman chipenough, she also brought ping in with 21 herself. down seven rebounds. Despite the offenHer rebounding not sive performances from only kept momentum in Newington’s stars, the Newington’s favor early in Indian defense also the game, but it also halted allowed Farmington’s Uju Trojans momentum late in Chris Richie | Staff Momah to have a stellar the game when Simsbury game with 25 points, and Jalen Middlebrooks puts up a shot during the Newington girls basketball game at home against Fermi earlier this season. started its late comeback. “ By Andy Ragali Staff Writer


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Joseph A. Borselle, Jr.

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www. thetopshelf home.com

(860) 757-3800

Newington, CT

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FREE SEAMLESS GUTTERS

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SCOTTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CARPENTRY LLC

Credit

110510

and Odd Jobs and Repairs E/glass VINYL REPLACEMENT WINDOWS FAMILY RUN SINCE 1949

(203) 715-8850

INSURED CT Lic #573358

(860) 869-3724

TREE SERVICE Systemic Micro-Injection Fertilization

Spraying B-0567

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860-563-6581 Wethersfield

Bruce Graver â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Licensed Tree Surgeon â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Certified Arborist

To Advertise call Classified Department

010333

$189.00

860-231-2444

P.O. Box 311231 Newington, CT 06131

SNOW PLOWING/SANDING

WITH A ROOF REPLACEMENT AND SIDING JOB REMODELING FROM A-Z

ClassifiedDepartment

860.948.0510

ROOFING HOME IMPROVEMENT

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HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC

REMODELING

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860-529-8389 â&#x20AC;˘ 860-538-0980 Registration #608808

Fully Insured

860-231-2444


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NEWINGTON TOWN CRIER

HOME IMPROVEMENT DIRECTORY AIR CONDITIONING & HEATING

REMODELING

Mull Bros, Inc. - We are a family business that’s been catering to your cooling & heating needs since 1945. We proudly install Lennox, American Standard, Weil McLain & other quality equipment (oil, gas & electric). We also service most makes & models. We are located next to the Wethersfield Post Office (behind the penguins and polar bears) at 61 Beaver Rd., 860- 529-8255

Full Service Remodeling - Windows, bathrooms and kitchens. All interior and exterior home or business remodeling and handyman service. You name it I’ve done it! Excellent references and competitive rates with over 10 years experience. BBB Accredited. Call Mike 860-690-6505 or Kris 860-348-076 today for your free estimate. Fully insured and licensed. Lic #565969.

ROOFING

BASEMENT WATERPROOFING JP Bachand Basement Waterproofing Reliable local contractor. Hatchway leaks, foundation cracks, sub-floor drainage systems, sump pumps & yard drainage. Fully insured, free estimates, written guarantee. Our 27th year registered with CT Dept of Consumer Protection (Reg #511842). Call 860-666-9737

CERAMIC TILE Len and Jeff Schaller - Fix leaky showers. Regrouting in tubs. Bath, kitchen tile installed. 37 years experience. Neat, expert workmanship. Repairs a specialty. Call 242-5805

CLEANING SERVICES Polish/English speaking woman can clean your house with care. 2nd cleaning 50% off for new clients only. Satisfaction

guaranteed. Insurance Bonded. Call Kasia 860-538-4885

HAULING Dump Runs, Clean Outs, We Load It For You. Honest, Hardwoorking, Affordable. Max 860-916-5525

PLUMBING Positano Plumbing, Inc. - 31 years of serving Bristol and the surrounding areas. Specializing in all repairs. Plumbing & heating. Water heater replacement, boiler replacement. CT Lic #202691, 308931. For the best repair work in the area, please call 860-584-0012, 186 West St., Bristol.

LA Rich, LLC - Master Elite Roofing Contractor with over 500 satisfied customers. Our workmanship is warranteed for 20 years by shingle manufacturer. Best warranty in writing. “Quality you can count on for years.” We do roof repairs, vinyl siding, windows, seamless gutters. Honest, competitive pricing. No hidden costs. Free estimates. Fully insured. Written warranties. Clean and courteous installers. CT Lic #565709. GAFELK ME #11852. 860-622-9800 or 860-747-4427. www.larichroofing.com

TREE SERVICE Total Tree Service & Landscaping, LLC Fall Cleanup & Lawn Maintenenace. Commerical & Residential. 75 ft. bucket truck. Chipper, firewood, land clearing, stump grinding, tree removal. Registration #608808. Fully insured. 860-529-8389 or 860-538-0980.

to advertise call 860.231.2444


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NEWINGTON TOWN CRIER

BIG EVERYDAY EVERYDAY SAVINGS! SAVINGS! LOW LOW EVERYDAY EVERYDAY PRICES! PRICES! BIG

VEGGIE WORLD SPICES

GRAB N GO MEALS

ASSORTED PERIOGI

SPECIALS SOUPS TO GO...

8 OZ.

CHANGES DAILY!

16 OZ.

DELI

3.99 $ 3.99 $ 3.99 PECORINO $ ROMANO 5.99

CITERIO MORTADELLA w/ PISTACHIO’S

$

MOTHER GOOSE LIVERWURST TURKEY PASTRAMI

PRODUCE $ 1.49¢ .99 VINE RIPENED TOMATO

REGULAR TOMATO

lb

lb

CLEMENTINES box

4.99

$

lb

lb

lb

lb

Great Prices On Extra Virgin Olive Oil

10.99

FRESH SALADS $ $ $

CHEF TUNA GARDEN

SELECTION

GREEN PEPPERS

lb

lb

lb

lb

SMOKED HONEY HAM

ONIONS $ 2 LB

lb

ea

lb

ONIONS $ 3 LB

PEARS

POLISH KIELBASA

$

lb

KOHLER AMERICAN CHEESE LAND O LAKES AMERICAN CHEESE PROVOLONE CHEESE

YELLOW MILD CHEDDAR CHEESE

Large Selection Of Chocolates & Cookies

4.99 3.99 3.69 $ $ $ 3.99 4.99 3.99 $ $ 4.99 4.49 2.99 $ 3.99 giant grinders $5.00 $ 3.99

3.99 5.49 5.99 5.99 .99 ¢ .99 1.49 $ $ 2.99 1.29

MARTIN $ ROSOLS VEAL LOAF BOARS HEAD $ ASIAGO CHEESE BOARS HEAD $ DELUXE HAM BOARS HEAD OVEN ROAST $ CHICKEN

PERSONAL WATERMELONS

OLIVE BAR $ HUGE

860-665-8288 010499

EUROPEAN GROCERIES

FINE ASSORTED PASTRIES FROM EDDIE’S BAKERY.... muffins, cookies, turnovers, raisin muffins, babka, danish, fresh bread and rolls. Brooklyn Baking Co. Rye Bread & Armenian Bread $ lb TURKISH BAKLAVA

1.99 $ 3.49 3.99 4.99 1.99 $

HOT SELF SERVE

BAKERY

lb

lb

lb

FROM

lb

FINLANDIA IMPORTED SWISS WONDERBAR GERMAN BOLOGNA

lb

$

OLIVE AND PP LOAF

ROASTED, MAPLE, PEPPER,

lb

lb

SMOKED TURKEY

lb

$

lb

Starting at....

lb

with FREE can of soda

lb

ASSORTED APPLES

Cannot be combined with any other offer.

.99 $ 99 2

$

SWEET CHERRIES

IDAHO POTATOES

lb 50 LB BAG

lb

RUSSET OR EASTERN POTATOES

5 LB BAG

20 $ 99 1

$

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Deli Closes 1/2 Hour Early

Twin City Plaza, Newington

99¢ 1.99

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAULIFLOWER $

YELLOW or GREEN SQUASHES

.99

lb

EA

lb

We accept Food Stamp Benefits

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