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The candidate will run for Nafis’ seat STAFF WRITER

Newington native Gary Byron was recently chosen by the town’s Republican Committee as its candidate for State Representative of the 27th Assembly District. He is running against Carol Anest, chairwoman of the Town Democratic Committee and also a lifelong town resident. Both are hoping to fill the soon-to-bevacant seat of Democrat Sandy Nafis, who has represented the district for the last eight terms and is retiring later this year. Byron, 44, owns Tone Zone, a wedding and event planning company that’s been in business Volume 54, No. 23

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in Newington since 1988. He also does the afternoon lottery drawing for Fox CT and has been involved with Newington Community Television since 2001. He currently hosts the show Connecticut Conversations, formerly known as Common Sense Connecticut. Byron is single and has no children. He’s decided to run because he’d like to make Connecticut a place people want to live and work. “The sad thing is that there’s young people leaving to find jobs and retirees are leaving because they can get a better deal elsewhere; I think that’s unacceptable,” Byron explained. “The middle class is being hurt and if we don’t change it we’ll be a state with two classes – the rich and the poor.” Lowering taxes, he added, is of

Newington residents and Spanish Honor Society inductees Angela Miguel and Logan Wolf.

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Four students were among the 27 inducted into Northwest Catholic High School’s World Language Honor Societies on May 21. Wethersfield resident Alicia Susi, Class of 2015, was inducted into the Latin Honor Society, while Wethersfield resident Carly Walsh, Class of 2015, and Newington residents Angela Miguel and Logan Wolf, both Class of 2015, were See BYRON, Page 4 inducted into the Spanish Honor

Society. Guest speaker John Cusson, Northwest Catholic’s Academic Dean, told the students, “Your language skills give you unique opportunities to learn about other countries. Use your language gifts to open windows to the world.” To qualify for membership, students had to be juniors or seniors carrying a 4.0 average in the language, as well as a minimum 3.0

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Newington Public Schools receive $10,000 donation from AT&T ic side of the equation but also The Newington Public School the practical side of being in the System accomplishes this withworkforce, is invaluable.” in a caring environment through The mission of the Newington a planned program of qualiPublic School ty learning System, an “Giving our high school experiences educational students the knowledge of that challenge par tnership how to succeed in the business and encourof school, age each family and world, not only with the individual communit y, academic side of the equation to reach full is to ensure but also the practical side potential. every student “ T h i s acquires the of being in the workforce, donation k n o w l e d g e , is invaluable,” said State will help us skills and Representative Sandy Nafis further our attitudes to mission and continue to give more learn, live a productive life and students the tools that they will contribute to a diverse, rapidly need to succeed in life and their changing society. careers,” stated Dr. William C. Collins, Superintendent of Newington Public Schools. NEWINGTON “AT&T Connecticut’s contribution is great news for our students NEWINGTON who may not have the means to Town take advantage of this opportuCrier INCLUDING - WETHERSFIELD POST nity.” Newington Public Schools 188 Main St., Bristol, CT 06010 recently received approval to (860) 225-4601 • Fax: (860) 223-8171 become a Microsoft IT Academy; newingtontowncrier@centralctcommunications.com a portion of the grant was used A Central Connecticut Communications LLC publication for its creation. The Microsoft IT Michael E. Schroeder — Publisher Academy Program offers a comGary Curran — Advertising Manager prehensive technology curriculum At Your Service — We welcome your phone calls — and your visits. to help students learn the IT skills they need. The curriculum benNews Coverage — If you have a story idea or questions call (860) 225-4601 ext. 234. or email newingtontowncrier@centralctcommunications.com efits include E-Learning courses,

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NEWINGTON — AT&T Connecticut has announced a $10,000 donation to the Newington Public School System for the purpose of supporting and providing students with opportunities to deeply engage in areas of study that prepares them for postsecondary academic and career success. Specifically, the grant will enhance the three academy programs that are being developed for students to get hands on experience in specific careers. State Representative Sandy Nafis was on hand to welcome the announcement. “Giving our high school students the knowledge of how to succeed in the business world, not only with the academ-

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Front, left: Helena Kurpaska, NHS Freshman; Marielle Godbolt, NHS Freshman. Back, left to right: Kim Davis, Director of Extended Learning; Sandy Nafis, State Representative; Abigail Jewett, Regional Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs for AT&T Connecticut; William Collins, Superintendent of Newington Public Schools; Jay Salerno, Program Leader and Business Education Teacher at NHS.

Digital Literacy curriculum, academic courses, and both print and e-reference books by Microsoft Press. Newington High School Program Leader and Business Education Teacher, Jay Salerno, will lead the implementation of the Microsoft IT Academy beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. “AT&T is committed to helping better prepare individuals for success in the workplace and careers,” stated Abigail Jewett, Regional Vice President of External and

Legislative Affairs, AT&T Connecticut. “The Newington Public School systemis precisely the type of organization that we look to support and we’re proud to play a role in its development and success. We are so pleased that Representative Nafis directed us to this terrific program.” If you would like more information about this topic please contact Kim Davis at kdavis@ npsct.org or (860) 666-5611 ext. 1263.

NEWINGTON POLICE BLOTTER Nicole Drake, 33, of 70 City Ave., New Britain, was charged May 11 with sixth-degree larceny, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, suspended license, no insurance and misuse of plates. Raymond Tardette Jr., 51, of 46 Back Lane, Wethersfield, was charged May 15 with sixth-degree larceny. Kathryn Ellis, 27, of 512 Ellis St., New Britain, was charged May 17 with driving under the influence, following too close, operating under suspension and no insurance. Albert Matos, 18, of 124 Wolcott Hill Road, Wethersfield, was charged May 18 with tinted windows, misuse of registration plate, interfering with a police officer, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, and operating unregistered motor vehicle Angel Rodriguez, 48, of 214

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“paramount importance.” “Connecticut is one of the most expensive states to live in and we have one of the highest tax burdens. We’re not creating enough good paying jobs to pay for our state government … our labor pool is shrinking but our taxes aren’t; it’s unacceptable.” To help mend this GARY BYRON situation, Byron has a few different ideas. “I would end corporate welfare – no more billion dollar tax breaks to billion dollar corporations paid for by the middle class.” But business regulations need to

change too, he says. “The businesses are so over-regulated by the state and so taxed by the state that Connecticut isn’t even on the radar for corporations to move to or current corporations to consider staying in.” As a small business owner and a fiscal conservative, Byron hopes to bring back prosperity to the middle class. “My opponent is a Newington Democratic party boss – the party responsible for raising our taxes, and she has a history of following a hard line Democratic agenda … she doesn’t represent everyone, she represents the status quo.” Byron vows to bring the needs of all Newington residents to the table if he is elected. “I will go to Hartford and represent all of Newington; I will not turn away

a good idea no matter who it’s from.” Right now, many of those ideas are related to development around the two CTfastrak stations being built in Newington, which Byron feels very strongly about. “It is a big risk to pay $525 million with no evidence it will ever pay off because the ridership is totally unproven. I believe it’s going to be a long term money-loser for Connecticut and I would never have voted for it.” But it’s here, so now what? “I would like to see commercial property around it, but something I don’t want to see there is low-income housing,” Byron said, adding of whatever development goes there, “We have to be careful it doesn’t contribute to more congestion on our streets in that area than we already have.” Erica Schmitt can be reached at (860) 225-4601, ext. 210, or eschmitt@ newbritainherald.com.

“I would end corporate welfare – no more billion dollar tax breaks to billion dollar corporations paid for by the middle class.”

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Newington high schooler balances homework with philanthropy STAFF WRITER

Seventeen-year-old Francisco Chang is an up-and-coming filmmaker, philanthropist and scholar. Currently a junior at Newington High School, Francisco moved here from Guatemala when we was just eight years old. In 2014 he participated in Leadership Greater Hartford’s Summer Nexus Program, which is just the beginning of his community service work. Partnering with South Park Inn, a local men’s shelter, he and fellow volunteers collected donations of toiletry items from local stores, friends, family members, dental offices and other retail locations. They delivered over 2,200 toiletry items to South Park Inn, resulting in 131 “Bags of Basics” to be distributed to homeless individuals living outside. “I participated in the Summer Nexus program because it provided a way for me to give back to my community,” he said recently. “Summer Nexus was an unforgettable experience. I got to meet cool people from different

Newington volunteers thankful

To the Editor: Each March the Newington Volunteer Ambulance holds a banquet to honor and thank all our volunteers for their time and commitment to Newington Volunteer Ambulance Corp and the town of Newington. This year’s Probationary Member of the year is Joseph Fortuna and our Member(s) of the year are Laura Bramucci and John Szczerkowski. During our banquet we hold a raffle where all proceeds are donated to Newington Human Services. This year we raised $545.00. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following businesses who donated prizes for this event: Joey Garlic’s, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Yanni’s, Turgeon Jewelers, Elaine’s Restaurant, Mohegan Sun, Outback Steakhouse, Price Chopper, Puerto Vallarta, Steve’s Place, Yogurt Maddness,Best Yet Market, and Stew Leonard’s.

backgrounds and do community service that will impact the community in a positive manner.” As a Choice student at NHS, Francisco is a member of the Italian and Film clubs, runs on the track team and plays soccer. He is also a member of the Hartford

“They taught me to be honest always and do the best I can in everything. A lot of my teachers also influenced me; they all inspired me to do better even if I didn’t like a course.” FRANCISCO CHANG

on the Cuban Missile Crisis for his A.P. U.S. History class. “I have a huge passion for film. I want to make movies, that’s my main goal. I also enjoy the humanities,” said Francisco, who credits his parents with instilling in him a strong motivation to succeed. “They taught me to be honest always and do the best I can in everything. A lot of my teachers also influenced me; they all inspired me to do better even if I didn’t like a course.” “We are very proud and very grateful to God for our son,” said his mother, Vilma Chang. Leadership Greater Hartford is a non-profit program that provides leadership training through community service projects to people of all ages. Summer Nexus 2014 applications are now being accepted. To learn more visit www.leadershipgh.org or call 860-951-6161, x1100.

Youth Scholars Foundation, where he took first place for his participation in The 2014 Responsible Design Challenge through the Student Innovation Expo, along with the award for “Outstanding Documentary.” On Wednesday Francisco was inducted into the National Erica Schmitt can be reached at (860) 225-4601, ext. 210, or Honors Society at school. He’s currently visiting colleges eschmitt@newbritainherald.com. and is immersed in a film project

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Thank you all for supporting the Newington Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Cruising Newington Classic Car show. Every year our fantastic car show committee, headed by Bob Newbold, volunteers their time to ensure a perfect night of nostalgia. With support from Connecticut Street Legends, last year we had over 250 cars and we are hoping to exceed that this year. This is one of the most anticipated evenings here in Newington. Thousands of people will flood Market Square to see the beautiful cars, listen to the oldies music and relive memories from the past. While all this is going on they are creating new memories for their children by telling stories of their old cars or cars owned by their parents and so on. The car show brings on a different atmosphere in the downtown Newington and for just a few hours

you are transported to the past. I want to thank this year’s show sponsor, Liberty Bank, and our supporting sponsor, Price Chopper, our design sponsor, Picture This Productions, and our media sponsor, Newington Town Crier. Because of their support, the support of Connecticut Street Legends and you, the community, this event continues to be a success. While you are at the show, be sure to upload your favorite pictures to our Facebook page. Not a fan? Like us on Facebook and get the inside scoop on Chamber events. I look forward to seeing you and your families at the Cruising Newington Classic Car. I hope you all have a wonderful evening and continue to support the Newington Chamber of Commerce. Theresa Gogluicci President, Newington Chamber of Commerce

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Proud owners stand beside their cars, which many restored themselves. Passers-by stop to ogle and talk of horsepower and engine re-build is constant. As sun beams down on the candy-painted cars, visitors head into the many shops and restaurants in Market Square and those on adjacent Main Street. The “8th Annual Cruising Newington Classic Car Show” will be held on Thursday, June 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Market Square, Newington. Cars are invited to line up at 4:30 p.m. Admission is Free, donations Accepted. Dash plaques will be handed out for the first 200 show cars. The cut off year is 1988; domestic and foreign classics, street rods, customs, antiques, and muscle cars welcome. Trophies will be awarded, and food will be available on the street.

NEWINGTON — They’re known as street legends because it’s a rarity to catch a glimpse of these treasures on the streets any more, except when on their way to venues like the Annual Cruising Newington Classic Car Show. Hosted by The Connecticut Street Legends themselves - in collaboration with the Newington Chamber of Commerce, the event drew in car collectors and aficionados, young and old alike. The 8th Annual show is happening next Thursday, June 12 on Market Square in downtown Newington. The street will be covered with classic cars, since the cutoff year is 1988. Members of the CT Street Legends club are lucky enough to park each of these vintage vehicles – most in pristine condition – in their respective spots. The very first show was held in For more information call the 2006, and it’s grown immensely in Newington Chamber of Commerce at (860) 666-2089. the years since.

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Hospital. Parking is available for more than 200 show cars. No cut off year! Classics, domestic and foreign, antiques, street rods, customs, and old and new muscle cars are welcome. Show cars are invited to arrive at 11 a.m. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 150 show cars. Enjoy live classic rock music by the band In The Groove. Trophies will be awarded. Hot dogs and burgers will be available on the site. The shops and restaurants in Blue Back Square will be open.

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For more information call the Berlin Fire Department at (860) 250-0309 or Connecticut Street AUGUST 16 Legends at (860) 383-6131. If in doubt of weather conditions, The 1st Autorama Car Show call either of the above numbers or is presented by the Berlin Fire www.connecticutstreetlegends.org. Department with help from the Connecticut Street Legends at SEPTEMBER 28 Sage Park located on the Berlin Turnpike in Berlin, Conn. The The 9th Annual Benefit Car event will be held on Saturday, Show for the Rocky Hill Food August 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pantry will be held on Sunday, The alternate rain date will be September 28, 2014. The alterSunday, August 17. nate rain date will be October 5 There is $10.00 show car from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Michel entrance fee of which $5.00 Angelo’s Plaza, 825 Cromwell will benefit the Connecticut Ave., on Route 3, in Rocky Hill, Firemen’s Canteen. Conn.

No cut off year! Twenty-five trophies will be presented. Food will be available on the premises and giveaways will be awarded. Admission is free, donations, including non-perishable food item are accepted. 100% of monetary donations will go directly to the Food Pantry. We hope you can join us at this event to help the needy. For additional info, call Rick at (860) 571-8455 or Connecticut Street Legends at (860) 383-6131, or visit www.connecticutstreetlegends.org. OCTOBER 4 The 12th Annual Willington Car Show will be held in the Town of Willington and Connecticut Street Legends would like your help again in supporting the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation by attending the event. A donation will be made to the Foundation,

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WETHERSFIELD EVENTS CALENDAR DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP, MOVING FORWARD GROUP: First Congregational Church, 355 Main St., Cromwell, offers two programs running simultaneously on the first and third Fridays of the month at 7 p.m. June 6 and June 20. The first is a Divorce Support Group which offers you a caring group of people who know what you are going through emotionally, and who have been exactly where you are now. You are not alone. The second is a Moving Forward Group for people who are already divorced, and want to discuss dating, single events, etc. “CELEBRATE LIFE!”: On Sunday, June 8, at

4 p.m., the energetic Pilgrim Youth Choir, Alumni and Carol Choir of First Church of Christ in Wethersfield will present “Celebrate Life!” by Ragan Courtney and Buryl Red, in the Meetinghouse of First Church. The combined choirs will under the direction of David Spicer, Minister of Music and the Arts and Musical Director and Newton R. Gilchrist, staging director and production manager. Young and old alike will walk though a brief tour of Jesus’ life from Mary being told, by the angel, that she would bear the Son of God — Three “Oily” Kings visiting His manger – miracles that He performed — and ultimately, His final sacrifice for all of us and the joyous

celebration of His resurrection. Please, bring a friend or neighbor, and share the joy of this exciting concert! A free-will offering will be received. Following the concert, attendees will be treated to a delightful reception. For more information, contact the Ministry of Music at (860) 529-1575, ext. 209 or music@firstchurch.org. ROTARY CLUB TO HOST TOWN-WIDE TAG SALE: The Wethersfield-Rocky Hill Rotary Club will host its second-annual town-wide tag sale Saturday, Sept. 20. Registered tag sales will be indicated on a townwide tag sale map. Maps will be printed and available at local businesses in

early September. A full list of businesses participating as a map pick-up location will be announced in the Rare Reminder and on our Facebook page. Residents interested in participating should send their name, address, and contact information to Wethersfield-Rocky Hill Rotary Club, 155 Dale Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Please include a check for $10 made out to “Wethersfield Rocky Hill Rotary Club.” Deadline for registering is July 15. Event is rain or shine and begins at 8 a.m. The Rotary Club of Wethersfield-Rocky Hill meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Elaine’s Restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike. Contact President Gina at (860) 306-1283 or at GinaHRotary26@aol.com if you are interested in joining our club. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY: Do you like to volunteer or know of someone who needs to fulfill community service hours? The Central Connecticut Health District is looking for volunteers from the towns of Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield to help at the Household Hazardous Waste Collections, run by the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC). Two collections are scheduled in the district as follows: Saturday, June 28 at the Webb School, 51 Willow St., Wethersfield, and Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility, 80 Goff Brook Lane, Rocky Hill. The collections will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.; all volunteers are asked to arrive by 7:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to distribute information and to register vehicles as they arrive to dispose of items

that should not be collected with the regular trash. Volunteers will not handle hazardous materials. All volunteers will receive a free MDC T-shirt and a free lunch for their service. To register as a volunteer, contact the Health District, serving the towns of Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield, at (860) 721-2824. MEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: Fight Club, a men’s support and accountability group, meets weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 at NewLife Christian Fellowship, 1155 Silas Deane Hwy. in Wethersfield. For more information, call (860) 529-1714 or email nlcfpastor@ gmail.com. PARKS AND REC SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION: The Wethersfield Parks and Recreation Department has begun accepting registrations from residents and nonresidents for summer programs. Programs being offered are the Barracuda Swim Team, Children’s Camps for ages 3-15, Cheerleading, Dance & Drama, Engineering with LEGO, Fitness, Gymnastics, Karate, Lifeguard Training, Orchestra, Recreation Swimming, Special Olympics, Sports, Supervised Playground, Swim Lessons (adult and child), Tennis, Therapeutic Recreation, Weight-lifting and programs at the 9/11 Memorial Sports Center and Nature Center. To preview information about our summer programs, simply go to wethersfieldct.com and select Parks and Recreation. For further information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (860) 721-2890.

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TIPS FOR MAKING A CAREER CHANGE: Eleta Jones, Ph.D., LPC will present a program titled “Tips for Making a Career Change” Monday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at library. Do you want to make a career change? Do you need to keep working because you aren’t ready (or prepared) to retire but you’d like to identify a different job option for yourself? Are you unemployed and trying to figure out what work you can obtain? In this interactive workshop, six essential strategies for making a successful career change will be discussed. Other topics include strategies and tools for understanding your own traits, identifying and exploring job options, and taking effective steps to search for and present yourself for a new position. Jones has a career counseling practice located in West Hartford where she provides career counseling and coach ing for individuals. Funding for this program has been provided by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library. The program is free and open to all. Registration is suggested. For more information or to register call the Adult Services Information Desk at (860) 257-2811. You may also email registrations to library@ wethersfieldlibrary.org. TUESDAY NIGHT MOVIE: Join us

Tuesday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the library for a free showing of “The Book Thief” starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Rated PG-13 for some violence and intense depiction of thematic material. (131 minutes). Tuesday Night Movies are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Wethersfield Library. Registration is not required, but seating is limited. For information call the library at (860) 257-2811, or visit the library at 515 Silas Deane Hwy. TEEN AND CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS DROP-IN STORY/PLAY TIME: The Wethersfield Library invites children of all ages and their caregivers to come to Friday morning Drop-in Playtime/Storytime from 10 a.m. to noon. No registration is required. Children’s programs are canceled on any day when the Wethersfield Public Schools are closed due to weather. For more information, visit the library, 515 Silas Deane Hwy., www.wethersfieldlibrary.org/kids. htm or call the Children’s Department at (860) 257-2801.


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NEWINGTON LIBRARY CALENDAR TEEN AND ADULT PROGRAMS INVESTIGATE ONE BOOK @ THE LIBRARY!: Join us for this community-wide reading event. Our Investigate One Book project will feature the bestselling book “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Special book discussions, programs and events are planned throughout the summer, culminating in an appearance by the author on Sept. 14 at the Library Board’s annual meeting and anniversary celebration. Copies of “Defending Jacob” will be available to checkout or purchase beginning June 6. More information about all the scheduled book discussions and events are available at the library at 95 Cedar Street or at www.newingtonct.gov/library. BUTTERFLY GARDEN: We’re planting a Butterfly Garden this summer. Library

groups will visit to look for caterpillars, chrysalises and then butterflies! Volunteers are needed to help with planting and maintenance. Call the Children’s Department to volunteer. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The garden was planted with donations from Home Depot and the Friends of the Library. ADULT SUMMER READING KICKOFF & REGISTRATION — LITERARY ELEMENTS! Tuesday, June 10, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for the start of this year’s reading event. Drop in to register, receive a free gift and a chance to win the kickoff gift basket. Many reading suggestions will be available. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Adult readers will earn a prize giveaway ticket for each

book they read or listen to, which will be entered into weekly drawings for special gift baskets. All tickets collected throughout the summer will be entered into the grand prize drawing to be held on Aug. 15. An adult kickoff will be held on June 10 prior to the all-ages kickoff. FRIENDS’ ANNUAL MEETING: Wednesday, June 11, 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Jerry Longo is the featured speaker. The Friend of the Year will be announced and officers will be elected. TECH TROUBLESHOOTING WITH TEENS”: Thursday, June 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Attention all adults! Stop by with the gadgets and technical questions that drive you crazy and let our teen techs help you. This list can include cell phones and text messaging, eReaders, Facebook, email,

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earn a prize giveaway ticket for each book they read or listen to, which will be entered into weekly drawings for special gift baskets. All tickets collected throughout the summer will be entered into the grand prize drawing to be held on Aug. 15. An adult kickoff will be held on June 10 prior to the all-ages kickoff. CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS FAMILY STORYTIME: Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round. No registration is necessary.

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Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Highway Garage, 281 Milk Lane off Fenn Road. Residents are asked to limit the material to be shredded, to two small cardboard boxes or three paper bags. Only paper documents are allowed, household trash and other items are not acceptable. This event is being offered to Newington residents only, businesses and other retailers will not be allowed to participate. Any questions contact the Sanitation Department at (860) 667-5874.

NEWINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY & TRUST, INC. TAG SALE: Newington Historical Society & Trust Inc. tag sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Kellogg-Eddy House & Museum, 679 Willard Ave. Jewelry, small kitchen and electronic appliances, all in good condition. Glassware, dishes and all other treasures. Large furniture, books, clothing. Inquiries: Newington Historical Society (860) 666-7118.

NEWINGTON EVENTS CALENDAR KINDERGARTEN SCREENINGS: Kindergarten screenings are being held at St. Mary School in Newington. If you are interested in having your child screened, call the school at (860) 666-3844. Not all schools hold screenings, but, at St. Mary’s we feel it is important to a child’s success to see that they are prepared for the program in kindergarten. St. Mary School is currently accepting applications for students in PreK 3 through Grade 8. Call the school for more information or to make an appointment for a tour. RENTER’S REBATE: Karen Halpert from the Newington Senior and Disabled Center, is scheduling appointments for the Renter’s Rebate Program. The last day to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 1. However, if Halpert’s schedule is completely filled, you may not be able to schedule an appointment. Don’t wait until the last day. First time applicants to the program must be 65 yeas old (as of Dec. 31, 2013) or 18+ years old and disabled according to Social Security guidelines. Maximum income limits for a married couple is $41,600 and for single applicant $34,100. Proof of all income must be provided. Examples of income — 2013 Federal Tax Return, 2013 Social Security 1099, 2013 Pension Income, 2013 Interest Income, etc. To schedule an appointment, contact Halpert at (860) 665-8559. A list of necessary documents for the appointment will be mailed to you at that time. KIWANIS CLUB’S BIG K FLEA MARKET/ CRAFT FAIR: Treasures, sightseeing and bargains abound every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in June at the Kiwanis Club’s Big K Flea Market/Craft Fair. Free parking. $1 admission goes for humanitarian needs. 39 E. Cedar St., Newington. Information (860) 667-2864 or facebook.com/NewingtonFleaMarket. VENDORS WANTED FOR 33RD ANNUAL NEWINGTON EXTRAVAGANZA: Newington Parks and Recreation Department is seeking vendors who would like to participate in the 33rd Annual Extravaganza, which will be held Saturday, July 19 at Mill Pond Park in Newington. The Newington Extravaganza is the largest annual town

event which features food vendors, arts and crafts, musicians, entertainment, games, carnival rides, fireworks and many other family-oriented activities. Vendor categories include artists and crafters, non-profit organizations and civic groups, local businesses and food vendors. For more information and the application forms, visit www. newingtonct.gov/parksandrec and click “Extravaganza” or call Newington Parks and Recreation at (860) 665-8666. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY: Do you like to volunteer or know of someone who needs to fulfill community service hours? The Central Connecticut Health District is looking for volunteers from the towns of Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield to help at the Household Hazardous Waste Collections, run by the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC). Two collections are scheduled in the district as follows: Saturday, June 28 at the Webb School, 51 Willow St., Wethersfield; Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility, 80 Goff Brook Lane, Rocky Hill. The collections will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.; all volunteers are asked to arrive by 7:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to distribute information and to register vehicles as they arrive to dispose of items that should not be collected with the regular trash. Volunteers will not handle hazardous materials. All volunteers will receive a free MDC T-shirt and a free lunch for their service. To register as a volunteer, contact the Health District, serving the towns of Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield, at (860) 721-2824. INDIAN HILL COUNTRY CLUB GOLF SEASON 2014: Newington Resident Season Passes — Resident Season Pass Cards are now available for $50. Passes allow for golf play (fees below) Sundays, 1:30 p.m. to dusk; Mondays, 8 a.m. to dusk; Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to dusk. Seniors play for free on Mondays! Be sure to bring proof of residency, and payment is accepted by check or cash only. Season Pass Cards are non-refundable. If you are interested in Full Membership to Indian Hill Country Club, Newington residents are eligible for a 25 percent discount for your first year of member-

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ROCKY HILL EVENTS CALENDAR ROTARY CLUB TO HOST TOWN-WIDE TAG SALE: The Wethersfield-Rocky Hill Rotary Club will host its second-annual town-wide tag sale Saturday, Sept. 20. Registered tag sales will be indicated on a town-wide tag sale map. Maps will be printed and available at local businesses in early September. A full list of businesses participating as a map pick-up location will be announced in the Rare Reminder and on our Facebook page. Residents interested in participating should send their name, address, and contact information to Wethersfield-Rocky Hill Rotary Club, 155 Dale Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109. Please include a check for $10 made out to “Wethersfield Rocky Hill Rotary Club.” Deadline for registering is July 15. Event is rain or shine and begins at 8 a.m. The Rotary Club of Wethersfield-Rocky Hill meets every Tuesday at 6: p.m. at Elaine’s Restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike. Contact President Gina at (860) 306-1283 or at GinaHRotary26@aol.com if you are interested in joining the club VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY: Do you like to volunteer or know of someone who needs to fulfill community service hours? The Central Connecticut Health District is looking for volunteers from the towns of Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield to help at the Household Hazardous Waste Collections, run by the Metropolitan District Commission. To register as a volunteer, contact the Health District, serving the towns of Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield, at (860) 721-2824. SUPPORT GROUP: The Atrium at Rocky Hill offers a Support Group for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. The Support Group is open to the public. The Atrium does offer Adult Daycare during the duration of the support group at no cost. The Group meets every second Saturday at 2 p.m.

For more information contact Erin Hall at (860) 563-5588, or ehall@benchmarkquality.com. MEMORY IMPAIRMENT PACKETS AVAILABLE: The Atrium at Rocky Hill is offering information packets for those needing more information and resources on memory impairment, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. For more information, contact For more information contact Erin Hall with The Atrium at Rocky Hill, (860) 563-5588, or email, ehall@benchmarkquality.com. HEALTH DISTRICT OFFERS FREE DENTAL CLEANINGS: Are you over the age of 60, live in Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill or Wethersfield and are in need of a dental cleaning? If so, the Central Connecticut Health District (CCHD) has a service for you! In partnership with the North Central Agency on Aging, CCHD is providing FREE dental cleaning clinics to individuals age 60 and over who live in Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill or Wethersfield. To find out the schedule and book your appointment in your town, call the following numbers: Berlin: Contact Tina Doyle at (860) 828-7006; Newington: Contact Charlene Magnano at (860) 665-8778; Rocky Hill: Contact Lori DiPietro at (860) 721-2824; Wethersfield: Contact Lisa Gallipo at (860) 721-2979. Donations are generously accepted for this service. TOPS of Rocky Hill/Wethersfield [a nonprofit weight loss support group] meets weekly Wednesday evenings at Mapleview Health and Rehabilitation Center, 856 Maple St. (Route 3), Rocky Hill. Meetings begin with weigh-ins starting at 6:30 p.m. The chapter is open to all, however, program content will emphasize taking off and keeping off weight following bariatric surgery. More information and contacts can be found at www.meetup.com/TOPS-AFTER-BARIATRIC-SURGERY.

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