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HoCC Volunteer Services Help Residents Enjoy Their Visit

By at August 2, 2014 | 10:00 am |

HoCC Volunteer Services Help Residents Enjoy Their Visit

When it comes to volunteering the Hospital of Central Connecticut (HoCC) is a good place to start. “Volunteer services has always been an integral part of the overall operation of the hospital as it is in probably all hospitals across the country,” said Gail Millerick, Central Region Director Patient Experience & Volunteer Services. “In New Britain we more...

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Third Annual BENefit for the NBHS Band Sept. 6

By at August 1, 2014 | 10:00 am |

Third Annual BENefit for the NBHS Band Sept. 6

The 3rd annual BENefit to raise money for the New Britain High School Marching Band will be held on Sept. 6, at Trinity-On-Main, 69 Main St from 6:30 p.m-11 p.m. Ben Cheney was a graduate of NBHS (2008), and a four year member of the Marching Band including service as Drill Sergeant in his senior year. Since his death at the age of 21 in February 2012, funds more...

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Kramer Withdraws, Endorses Ceglarz

By at July 18, 2014 | 8:15 am |

Kramer Withdraws, Endorses Ceglarz

“I have decided to concede my campaign for State Representative entirely this year,” said Independent David Paul Kramer. “Following a long discussion with Peter Ceglarz, Republican endorsed opponent of Peter Tercyak in the 26th District, I can see that he is the candidate I had hoped to become.” Kramer said, “Mr. Ceglarz, born in Poland, lifelong resident more...

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New Britain’s Role in the Cuban Baseball Invasion

By at July 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm |

New Britain’s Role in the Cuban Baseball Invasion

Connecticut has historically had a strong relationship with Cuba, and Cuban tobacco has been growing in Connecticut fields since the nineteenth century. However, it was our baseball fields that hosted an even more significant “import” from Cuba. The Connecticut State League, or “Nutmeg Circuit,” came to New Britain in 1908 by former New London manager more...

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NBHS Grad Completes Studies at Marietta College

By at July 11, 2014 | 10:00 am |

NBHS Grad Completes Studies at Marietta College

Lindsay Buckwell, New Britain High School class of 2010, is looking to her future after graduating this spring from Marietta College in Ohio. Buckwell is one of New Britain High School’s recent success stories. Buckwell said she loved her time at New Britain High School. “I was able to take such a variety of AP (Advanced Placement) classes that I never would more...

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New Britain Resident Searching for a Kidney Donor

By at July 10, 2014 | 6:15 pm |

New Britain Resident Searching for a Kidney Donor

Thirty year old New Britain resident Daniel Turek is asking for help in finding a new kidney. He and his wife Jennifer were married in March of 2011. A few months later Daniel was found to have Stage 3 ING kidney disease. “He was put on medication and was told that dialysis was down the road in his 50’s or 60’s and that the meds would keep him from more...

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2012 NBHS Grad Succeeding at UConn

By at July 4, 2014 | 8:00 am |

2012 NBHS Grad Succeeding at UConn

Gabriel Guevara, a 2012 New Britain High School graduate, is looking ahead to a career in urban planning after he finishes his studies at the University of Connecticut. Guevera, who is finishing his sophomore year at the UConn-Hartford campus, is looking to begin studies at the Storrs campus in the fall. Guevara is one of New Britain High School’s many success more...

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New Additions Adds Enthusiasm to Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

By at June 13, 2014 | 10:00 am |

New Additions Adds Enthusiasm to Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

Excitement is building at the Klingberg Family Centers as the 22nd car festival is bringing more notoriety. National Geographic will be coming to video a portion for one of their programs. “National Geographic will film a 2 hour special called ‘Driving America’ and they are coming here and are even doing preliminary things before the event,” said Mark more...

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Top 10 Must Do’s in New Britain this Summer

By at June 12, 2014 | 6:30 pm |

Top 10 Must Do’s in New Britain this Summer

Are you looking for something to do this summer that does not involve the Rock Cats? The baseball team is not the only thing in New Britain. Here are the New Britain City Journal’s top 10 must to do’s in the City this summer. 10. A Walk in the Park You can walk in New Britain at two City parks and learn a little bit while you are at it. At Walnut Hill Park more...

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Vance Village Students Growing Their Own Vegetables

By at June 7, 2014 | 10:00 am |

Vance Village Students Growing Their Own Vegetables

Students at Vance Village School are getting the opportunity to not only learning about growing vegetables, but actually doing it. In the center of the school is an open courtyard area which had been overgrown and there was little use for it for several years. Principal Sarah Harris changed that making it into a spot that is now both beautiful and a place for more...

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