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  • Community & Clubs: Farewell to a longtime, beloved beat

    For many service clubs, including Rotary, Lions and Exchange, July 1 brings a change in club leadership. For Kiwanis clubs, that happens Sept. 1. Last Thursday, more than 90 people, including current and past Rotarians, their spouses, members of the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: YMCA Presents Annual Award To Area Residents

    More than 100 guests and community leaders attended the Indian Valley Family YMCA's Annual Meeting, which recognized the leading 2013-14 partners, volunteers, donors and staff who helped advance the Y's cause to strengthen the foundation of our community....
  • READER SUBMITTED: YMCA Of Greater Hartford Receives Donated Basketballs From NBA Cares

    The YMCA of Greater Hartford has received over 200 new basketballs, thanks to a donation from NBA Cares, DICK's Sporting Goods and Spalding. The donation provides new basketballs to youth who participate in the Y's youth development and camping programs....
  • Wary North Carolina coast braces as Category 2 Hurricane Arthur makes landfall

    RALEIGH, N.C. Coastal residents and those vacationers who did not evacuate Thursday braced overnight for the arrival of Hurricane Arthur, a storm whose intensity and track grew more ominous as it drew closer to North Carolina. Arthur made landfall late...
  • Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I

    Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I
    It was the Great War, the First World War, the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago. "Great" it was, indeed, if measured in sheer size. More than 70 million soldiers fought in it, 10 million died in it, as did 7 million civilians. Lines on...
  • Dancers sign on for Boca's Ballroom Battle

    Elizabeth "Liz" Kelly Grace was a cheerleader in high school and keeps in good shape, but she had no formal dancing lessons until now. Grace, 51, is one of eight community leaders who signed up to perform with a professional from Fred Astaire Dance...
  • Dead Man Found Outside The YMCA, Middletown Police Say

    MIDDLETOWN — A 53-year-old local man was found dead in a car behind the YMCA over the weekend, police said Tuesday. The man's name was not released. Police said on Tuesday that the investigation into the death by the department's Major Crimes...
  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Through Grant, Community Foundation Aids Plainville Program

    A program in Plainville is among the 28 programs and projects receiving grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. A total of $75,590 was awarded during the Foundation's spring 2014 General Competitive Grant Cycle. Gaylord Hospital was awarded a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Seventeen College-Bound Hartford Youth Honored

    Youth, parents, and the community are continuously impacted by the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center's Y Achievers Program because it promotes leadership, responsibility, community involvement, and high expectations of all. The Wilson-Gray Y held its...
  • Q&A: Coach Kiraly has the answer

    Q&A: Coach Kiraly has the answer
    If the all-sports pantheon were ever gathered and roll call ensued, volleyball legend Karch Kiraly's name would surely soon be called, perhaps immediately alphabetically following: "Wayne Gretzky?" "Here." Now 53, the San Clemente resident, three-...
  • East Hartford Middle School Pool, School Buildings To Remain Open

    EAST HARTFORD — The town has agreed to cover the cost of keeping the pool at East Hartford Middle School open and will pay for the use of school buildings after hours, officials said Monday. Mayor Marcia A. Leclerc said the town will pay the costs,...