Monthly Archives: January 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has delayed the opening of the recreation areas at Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury. –RA ARCHIVE

String of car break-ins reported at Hop Brook Lake

MIDDLEBURY — A rash of car break-ins have been occurring in the parking lot of Hop Brook Lake. A press release issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New…

Woodland boys basketball coach Tom Hunt and his team earned an emotional win with an upset of No. 2 Wilby Jan. 25. The game was the night after the funeral of George Pinho, father of junior Jack Pinho and assistant football coach at the school. –FILE PHOTO

Hawks earn emotional win

WATERBURY — After one of the most emotional weeks in the history of Woodland’s athletics program, it’s a wonder how the Hawks boys basketball team did what it did last…

The Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank has not switched to client-choice, which the Connecticut Food Bank requested all of the food banks across the state do. –FILE PHOTO

Food bank continues doing things its way

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank will continue to help its clients the way it always has. The food bank, which covers Beacon Falls as well, fills bags with…

Maple Hill Elementary School students Jacob Blair, Elijah Borunda, Brayden Alves, Hudson Bombery and Michael Fortunato won a drawing to sit courtside with the Greyhounds Jan. 25. –KEN MORSE

Naugy girls closing in on postseason bid

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls moved one step closer to qualifying for the state tournament with a 68-37 win over Derby last Friday as the Greyhounds celebrated Maple Hill Elementary School Night….

Obituary: Anthony J. Tangredi

NAUGATUCK — Anthony J. Tangredi, 86, passed away on Jan. 27, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the widower of Bernice (Stumpo) Tangredi. Mr. Tangredi was born on April…

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Slow start dooms Hawks

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland girls fell behind on Tuesday night and never recovered. St. Paul Catholic scored the game’s first 10 points and Mekaela Giantonio made seven 3-pointers to lift the…

Officials in the three towns in the Chesprocott Health District are cautiously optimistic that the organizations is on the right path financially and have decided to stay. –RA ARCHIVE

Towns stick with Chesprocott

CHESHIRE — Chesprocott Health District has weathered its recent financial crisis, and officials in the three member towns are cautiously optimistic about its future. Its three member towns had contemplated…

Donald H. Olander Sr.

Obituary: Donald H. Olander Sr.

SOUTHINGTON — Donald H. Olander, Sr., 75, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was husband of Lorelei (Schwarz) Olander. He was…

Obituary: Frank S. Sterniak

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Mr. Frank S. Sterniak, 91, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Naugatuck, passed away in Englewood on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. He was the husband of Florence M….

Mirya Catanzaro of New Britain is the vice president of Quilts That Care. She sits inside the new Naugatuck warehouse space donated to the organization, which supports cancer patients by giving them homemade quilts. -RA ARCHIVE

Borough business opens doors to Quilts that Care

NAUGATUCK — Deborah Van Steenbergen wants every cancer patient to be cared for the way her late husband was. Van Steenbergen founded Quilts that Care, a group that makes quilts…