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Bluebird Nest Box Building Program at Flanders

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From a press release: In this class you will learn all about Eastern Bluebirds and build your own nest box to take home to help attract them to your own yard. Once common throughout Connecticut, the Eastern Bluebird, the only bluebird species found in New England, has declined in numbers. One significant contributing factor to […] [Read More]

Cracker Jack BB Card Discussion

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TRUMBULL-As another baseball season approaches, all talk turns to cards–baseball cards. And there are few cards more valuable than the Cracker Jack cards issued in 1914 and 1915. On Saturday, March 29 Tom and Ellen Zappala will discuss those cards and their new book “The Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball Prized Players” in a talk and […] [Read More]

Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg

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NEW HAVEN-Here’s the opportunity to learn to color a traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg from an expert. Gloria Horbaty, a former Newtown resident and president of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America’s New England branch will teach a class March 29 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 565 George […] [Read More]

Poems, Songs and Art Commemorate Taras Shevchenko

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Poems, music and art will commemorate the 100th birthday of Taras Shevchenko, a Ukrainian poet and artist during a student-production at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Friday and be open to the public. It will consists of select readings in Ukrainian and English with a musical performance by […] [Read More]
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Derby native promotes reading in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-Stephanie Ditko, a Derby native and vice president of the Sacred Heart University Education Club helped organize a book collection, cash donation and a day of reading at the Discovery Magnet School. The club, composed of education majors, collected more than 1,000 books and a $300 donation which they handed to Sangeeta Bella, the school’s […] [Read More]
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Paoletta Grand Marshal for Columbus Day Parade

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BRIDGEPORT-Former Mayor Leonard Paoletta will serve as the grand marshal of the 2014 Columbus Day Parade in the Park city. “I’m very honored and excited about this opportunity,” Paoletta said. “I grew up in Bridgeport and started watching the parade when I was a child.” Paoletta said a parade helps people “reflect on their heritage” […] [Read More]
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Ansonia to celebrate founder’s birthday

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ANSONIA-City residents are asked to wear blue and white in celebration of the birthday of its founding father today. The event honoring Anson Phelps is part of the city’s 125th anniversary celebration this year, according to Melissa Torres, the Ansonia 125 event coordinator. Mayor David Cassetti will read a proclamation honoring Phelps and special events […] [Read More]
Greg Langston shows off his juggling talent at St. Joseph's fourth annual Mr. Student Body Competition Thursday Mar. 18, 2010 at the school in Trumbull.  This year's pageant takes place 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Mr. Student Body at St. Joseph’s in Trumbull

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On Tuesday, March 18, St Joseph High School, 2320 Huntingon Turnpike, Trumbull will present their 8th annual Mr. Student Body Competition at 7 p.m. in the school gym. An all time record 37 senior boys are contestants in this fundraising event for the Center for Family Justice, specifically its White Ribbon Campaign. This is an […] [Read More]

Irish Flag to Fly in Ansonia Saturday

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ANSONIA-Just call him Mayor David O’Cassetti on Saturday. Shortly after 11a.m., the mayor and James Hubbard will raise the Ireland’s flag in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day outside City Hall on Main Street. The ceremonies will open with an invocation from The Rev. James Gubbiotti, pastor of Assumption Church followed by Assumption School children reciting […] [Read More]
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The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Queen Selection, sponsored by the New Haven Gaelic Football & Hurling Club in East Haven, was held on February 8.  Alexis Wheway of Hamden was selected as the 2014 Parade Queen and Morgan Hildebrandt from North Haven as the Honor Attendant. March 16 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven will take place on Sunday, March 16th. The parade will begin at 1:30 pm in downtown New Haven.

New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade set for Sunday

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