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FALLS VILLAGE — Students at the Lee H. Kellogg School (LHK) learned about proper nutrition via song and dance at a performance of “My Plate! The New Food Guide Musical” on Thursday afternoon, April 20.

Helen Butleroff Leahy of Falls Village teamed up with Roumel Reaux to create the show, which featured LHK students in grades two through five.

Leahy said before the show that after her career as a dancer on Broadway and with the Rockettes, she became a dietitian.

“My mission is to help children.”

With dancers Julia Karis and...

Falls Village

Where art and science collide (with happy results)

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FALLS VILLAGE — The artgarage and the Mahoney-Hewat Science and Technology Center (STC) at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) held an open house on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 30. The two share a building and provide after-school programs for students.
Bernie Re, one of the artgarage mentors, said that when students come in, he asks to see what they are working on, and takes it from there.
“If we can help, we do. Or we get out of the way.”

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Ahoy there, or a hair there!

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FALLS VILLAGE — They caught a pirate lurking about at the Lee H. Kellogg School on Friday, Oct. 21, at lunchtime.
The interloper, scowling furiously and saying rude things that began with “arrgh,” was brought to the multipurpose room as the students were digging into pizza.
The pirate (Principal Jennifer Law) was bound securely to a chair by office manager Kristen Panzer.

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Candidates offer differing views on area issues at debate held at HVRHS

By Gabe Lefferts

 

FALLS VILLAGE — There were only a handful of empty seats at the candidates’ debate held Friday evening, Oct. 21, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS). Four candidates participated in the debate.

Republican Craig Miner (who is the state representative for the 66th District) and Democrat David Lawson are running for the state Senate in the 30th District.

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64th and 30th Districts Candidates’ Forum

The Lakeville Journal and the League of Women Voters of Litchfield County hosted a debate featuring local candidates for Connecticut state senator and state representative on Oct. 21. The full debate, recorded by Robinhood Radio/CATV6, can be viewed below.

Boo to you

This scarecrow made an appearance on the oval outside Housatonic Valley Regional High School on Thursday, Oct. 13. Built by students in the after-school artgarage program, it features a thinker, a dog named Spenser (after the fictional private detective), an artist and a turtle.

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Bids fly at library silent auction

FALLS VILLAGE — The annual library auction for the David M. Hunt Library had 145 ticket holders milling around the tables at the Center on Main, bidding on silent auction items such as: the complete films of John Ford; the complete Far Side cartoons by Gary Larson; a baseball autographed by Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz; 10 yards of topsoil from Steve Dean; and two dozen chocolate mice made by Ann Bidou.

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Journal and League of Women Voters host candidate debate Oct. 21

FALLS VILLAGE -— For many, presidential debates are somewhat akin to a spectator sport, each of us rooting for our own side. The topics under discussion — some of them, anyway — are important, but most do not affect our day-to-day lives. And if you have a question about a candidate’s position on an issue, the odds against it being asked, and answered, are long.

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Domestic violence victims remembered

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FALLS VILLAGE — Domestic violence is “wrong, wrong, wrong,” said Judith Crouch of Sharon to a group of about 50 people gathered on the Green in Falls Village Tuesday, Oct. 4, for a candlelight vigil sponsored by Women’s Support Services (WSS). It is an annual event that rotates among the six Region One towns served by WSS. Crouch is the chairman of the organization’s board.
Betsey Mauro, WSS director, spoke of the experience of “Monica,” a woman with two children and an abusive husband.

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Trips, tours, baseballs at Hunt auction

FALLS VILLAGE — On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Hunt Library’s Auction in the Village (at the Center on Main, 5 to 8 p.m.) will feature the chance to bid on several new items, including a European Holiday Markets Viking River Cruise for two (to be taken by the end of 2016).
The eight-day cruise focuses on European holiday traditions both ancient and new. Destinations can include Paris and Normandy, Austria, Hungara, Germany and Slovakia along the Danube, Rhine or Seine rivers.

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Abstract art comes home for new show

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FALLS VILLAGE — Artist Robert Cronin drew attention to a canvas with what appeared to be a golf ball amid abstract shapes.
He said the painting dates from his student days at the Rhode Island School of Design in the 1950s.
The instructor took a dim view of it at the time.
“We don’t do that kind of thing here,” he told the young Cronin.

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