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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Aquinas All Class Reunion Continues Growth

This year St. Thomas Aquinas Alumni are celebrating the Second Annual All Class Reunion at Falcon Field on Saturday, June 7 starting at 2 p.m. Last year there were around 250 alumni in attendance and this year that number could…

Halloween Safe Zone Needs Sponsors

The New Britain City Journal and New Britain Downtown District are seeking sponsors for the 2014 Halloween Safe Zone event. Businesses are asked to consider becoming a sponsor. There will be different levels of sponsorship so no matter how much…