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American Legion Post 25 made a $140 donation to the Beacon Falls flag fun, which pays for American flags along the streetscape, during the Post’s December meeting. The fund is managed by the Beacon Falls Lions Club. Pictured, from left Lions Club and American Legion member Jim Woodward, Lion Joe Poirier, Lion and Town Treasurer Mike Krenesky, Lion William Unfricht, Lion Club President Mary Unfricht, First Selectman Gerard Smith and American Legion Post 25 Commander Bruce Carlson. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Theodore and Barbara Dumonski, of Prospect, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 17. The couple was married in St. Mary's Church in Union City on Jan. 17, 1953. –CONTRIBUTED

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Ginger Fennell has been promoted to vice president, risk management and investments officer of Naugatuck Savings Bank. Fennell, a Naugatuck resident, has been with Naugatuck Savings Bank since 2003. –CONTRIBUTED

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First graders at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls recently received a visit from Mo, a therapy dog owned by Beacon Falls resident Brian Ploss, who is certified through Therapy Dogs Inc. Mo is a 6-and-a-half year old retired greyhound, who raced under the name Kool Moment. Students were able to learn about all the various visits Ploss and Mo make, which include Griffin Hospital through an organization called P.A.W.S (People and Animals Working in Spirit) and at read-a-thons at local libraries. They also do meet and greets at various PETCO stores with the PUPS organization to help find homes for retired greyhounds. -CONTRIBUTED

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Naugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Naugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Naugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALL

American Legion Post 25 made a $140 donation to the Beacon Falls flag fun, which pays for American flags along the streetscape, during the Post’s December meeting. The fund is managed by the Beacon Falls Lions Club. Pictured, from left Lions Club and American Legion member Jim Woodward, Lion Joe Poirier, Lion and Town Treasurer Mike Krenesky, Lion William Unfricht, Lion Club President Mary Unfricht, First Selectman Gerard Smith and American Legion Post 25 Commander Bruce Carlson. –LUKE MARSHALLTheodore and Barbara Dumonski, of Prospect, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 17. The couple was married in St. Mary's Church in Union City on Jan. 17, 1953. –CONTRIBUTEDGinger Fennell has been promoted to vice president, risk management and investments officer of Naugatuck Savings Bank. Fennell, a Naugatuck resident, has been with Naugatuck Savings Bank since 2003. –CONTRIBUTEDFirst graders at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls recently received a visit from Mo, a therapy dog owned by Beacon Falls resident Brian Ploss, who is certified through Therapy Dogs Inc. Mo is a 6-and-a-half year old retired greyhound, who raced under the name Kool Moment. Students were able to learn about all the various visits Ploss and Mo make, which include Griffin Hospital through an organization called P.A.W.S (People and Animals Working in Spirit) and at read-a-thons at local libraries. They also do meet and greets at various PETCO stores with the PUPS organization to help find homes for retired greyhounds. -CONTRIBUTEDNaugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALLNaugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALLNaugatuck youth received a lesson in cooking during a cooking class, Jan. 15, held by the Naugatuck parks and Recreation Department. –LUKE MARSHALL
First graders at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls recently received a visit from Mo, a therapy dog owned by Beacon Falls resident Brian Ploss, who is certified through Therapy Dogs Inc. Mo is a 6-and-a-half year old retired greyhound, who raced under the name Kool Moment. Students were able to learn about all the various visits Ploss and Mo make, which include Griffin Hospital through an organization called P.A.W.S (People and Animals Working in Spirit) and at read-a-thons at local libraries. They also do meet and greets at various PETCO stores with the PUPS organization to help find homes for retired greyhounds. -CONTRIBUTED

First graders at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls recently received a visit from Mo, a therapy dog owned by Beacon Falls resident Brian Ploss, who is certified through Therapy Dogs Inc. Mo is a 6-and-a-half year old retired greyhound, who raced under the name Kool Moment. Students were able to learn about all the various visits Ploss and Mo make, which include Griffin Hospital through an organization called P.A.W.S (People and Animals Working in Spirit) and at read-a-thons at local libraries. They also do meet and greets at various PETCO stores with the PUPS organization to help find homes for retired greyhounds. -CONTRIBUTED

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