Monthly Archives: April 2011

Letter to the editor: The dream is over

Ah, the American Dream. It’s the envy of the world, only a dream in places where people don’t have the freedoms that we enjoy. Freedoms our troops have died for,…

Library to display Petrochko’s art

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will be featuring the artwork of Dorie Petrochko throughout May. Originally from Staten Island, N.Y. and now a resident of Oxford, Petrochko began studying art…

Letter to the editor: Beacon Falls town nurse thanks her supporters

“What a beautiful little town you live in. A town nurse.” These are the words of a family member of a resident who took advantage of the unique service available…

Car Cruise rolls down Church Street

NAUGATUCK — On Sunday, Church Street will look more like memory lane as the VFW Crusader Post 1946 hosts its 2nd annual Classic Car Cruise. Classic cars of all makes…

Thomas P. Reilly

Obituary: Thomas P. Reilly

BRONX, N.Y. — Thomas P. Reilly, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 27 at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y. Thomas was born on July 7, 1925 in…

Emma E. ( Fredericks) Gould

Obituary: Emma E. (Fredericks) Gould

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Emma E. ( Fredericks) Gould, 94, formerly of Fairchild Street, Naugatuck, passed away early Friday morning April 29, at the Paradigm Health and Rehabilitation Center in Prospect….

Registration open for Prospect softball league

PROSPECT — Registration for the Prospect Women’s Softball League’s 2011 season is now in progress. The league is one single division and plays one to two games a week on…

Letter to the editor: We need a new voice for Naugatuck

I’ve known Catherine Ernsky her entire life. Catherine has always been highly motivated and people-oriented. She has always been interested in the world around her, and now she is courageous…

Republican candidate for burgess Catherine Ernsky signed a taxpayers protection pledge. CONTRIBUTED
Woodland junior Salsabil Luzeri talks to Colleen Gabriel’s third grade class at Laurel Ledge about how schoolchildren in Africa write with sticks because they can’t afford pencils on April 26. PHOTO BY LARAINE WESCHLER
Important

From pennies to road races

Woodland women’s group lends a helping hand BEACON FALLS – Salsabil Luzeri, a junior at Woodland Regional High School, held up a pencil to Colleen Gabriel’s third-grade students. “What do…