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  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • 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...
  • Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA

    Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA
    Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club recognized the Burbank Community YMCA at its 17th annual Kiwanis Gala held on June 14 at Lakeside Golf Club. Kiwanis presented a $5,000 donation to the YMCA for its 90 years of service. While the Kiwanis Club supports local...
  • 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...