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  • READER SUBMITTED: 102-Year-Old Resident Receives Mulberry Gardens Senior Pageant Crown

    Residents of Mulberry Gardens of Southington were feeling regal June 11 when many of the women, dressed in their finest and wearing tiaras, participated in the fifth annual senior pageant. The Ms. Mulberry Gardens 2014 Senior Pageant featured a grand...
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  • Aaron Swartz Documentary 'Internet's Own Boy' Set for June 27 Release

    FilmBuff and Participant Media have set a June 27 multiplatform release for "The Internet's Own Boy," the documentary on the late activist Aaron Swartz. Participant's television network Pivot will broacast the film later in 2014. The film is also...
  • Morgan Reed Wins Bid For Former Ames HQ In Rocky Hill

    ROCKY HILL — The Morgan Reed Group emerged as the successful bidder for the former Ames Corp. headquarters property at a public auction Thursday afternoon. The $1.7 million successful bid came in just above the suggested opening bid of $1.65...
  • Garcia's upcoming title defense likely his last at light welterweight

    PHILADELPHIA World light-welterweight champion Danny Garcia will return to action Aug. 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The 26-year-old will defend his unified titles for likely the last time before moving up seven pounds to the 147-pound...
  • Family Time: Bilingual music with Mister G during Sabor Latin festival

    ArtsQuest's celebration of Latino culture, ¡Sabor! offers music for kids when bilingual singer/songwriter Mister G presents a free concert at 11 a.m. Saturday at Town Square at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Mister G is Ben Gundersheimer, a former indie...
  • Green puppets: Muhlenberg premieres show with environmental message

    "Gruff!" is not a typical fairy tale. Loosely based on the fable "Three Billy Goats Gruff," the new work feature goats and trolls, but then adds an environmental message. And then creators mix in Muppet-like puppets, wacky improvisation, original...
  • U.S. top court rules against 'straw buyer' in gun case

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to gun control advocates on Monday by upholding the conviction of a former police officer from Virginia who lied when he stated he was buying a handgun for himself when it actually was for a...
  • Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York

    Orlando Critical Mass plans memorial for Orlando native killed in New York
    A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City. Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • 6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator

    6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator
    NEW YORK -- A man with a kitchen knife stabbed two young children, one fatally, in an elevator in a New York City apartment building on Sunday evening, police said. Police found Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and a 7-year-old girl with stab wounds to their...