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Two Good Friends On A Newington Street Are Worlds Apart

Two Good Friends On A Newington Street Are Worlds Apart

One is a successful coach. The other is a successful coach.

One is married with two daughters and a son. The other is married with two daughters and a son.

One loves to golf. So does the other.

One's family summers on the lake in Minnesota. The other's family summers on the lake in New Hampshire.

Yet it wasn't until Wolf Pack coach Ken Gernander moved from New Britain to Jeffrey Lane in Newington a couple of years ago that his life would intersect with Trinity football coach Jeff Devanney's.

"As my daughter McKenna was entering high school, we moved to Newington," Gernander said. "By pure coincidence, we moved in right across the street from...

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