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  • On The Fly: Movie On Boxer Vinny Paz; TSN Award To Kershaw

    On The Fly: Movie On Boxer Vinny Paz; TSN Award To Kershaw
    Shooting for the movie "Bleed For This," about boxer Vinny Paz, will begin in Rhode Island next month, says the Boston Globe. Paz fought 15 times at Foxwoods and is in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. He was 50-10 in his career and fought big-time...
  • First Steps For Runners: Take Care of Your Feet

    First Steps For Runners: Take Care of Your Feet
    Mile after mile they stand — or, rather, move — between us and the pavement, absorbing tremendous force and impact. Yet often it's not until runners suffer from blisters, pain, swelling or, worse yet, stress fractures that we start paying...
  • Courant Carrier Raymond P. Greene

    In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain "My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression. I always enjoyed having a...
  • She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her

    She Refuses To Let Cancer Stop Her
    HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body. So what...
  • Annual Tavern Trot race raises money for Alex's Lemonade Stand

    Despite the heat and humidity, 750 people competed in the eighth annual Tavern Trot on Sunday, Sept. 21. The 3.5-mile race through the center of Windsor is sponsored by Union Street Tavern. "When Union Street Tavern was celebrating its first anniversary,...
  • Another Title For Karen Smyers — Hall Of Famer

    In 1989, there were three races to qualify for the first International Triathlon Union World Championships. Karen Smyers did not do well in the first two. She finally qualified in the last race — and was on her way to making triathlon history....
  • John Kelley Statue Unveiled In Mystic

    MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley. But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...
  • Tennis tournament attracts a large crowd

    A sunny weekend in Manchester was the setting for the 17th annual Earl Yost Tennis Classic, held July 17-20 at the Manchester High School and Charter Oak Park courts. Supported by the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department, the event is a labor of...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Rally In 9th

    Rock Cats Rally In 9th The Rock Cats rallied again Thursday night, scoring three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Mets 5-3 in Binghamton, N.Y. Down 3-2 in the top of the inning, Mike Gonzales got things started with an RBI single. Tony Thomas added...
  • Halt Manchester Vandalism

    This year, Manchester commissioned artists to paint and design runners statutes to beautify Main Street in honor of the Manchester Road Race held every Thanksgiving. I was disgusted and saddened to notice several of these statutes have been vandalized,...
  • Regional Digest: Edgewood LL Wins In Senior League Series

    Edgewood LL Wins Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...