Archive for October 25th, 2008

NEAR Movie Party Just Aroud the Corner on Sat. Nov. 8

The annual NEAR Movie Party is set for Saturday November 8th at 6:00 P.M. at the Dante Club, 1198 Memorial Ave in West Springfield, Mass. (Across from the Big E Fairgrounds).

The annual event will feature Videos remembering Riverside Park Speedway provided by Ken Meisenhelder of KGM Video, who did the videos at “The Park” from 1982 to it closed in 1999.

It is also a good time to bring along photos albums and memorabilia as many drivers and Hall of Famers are among the attendees.
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Sandra Farone, Wife of Seymour the Clown, Passes at 66

Sandralee M. (Domizio) Farone, 66, of Berlin, formerly of New Britain, died Oct. 24, 2008 at an area convalescent home. She was the wife of John J. Farone, Jr. Born in New Britain, Sept. 28, 1942, she was the daughter of the late former Alderman and President Pro Temp Thomas Domizio and Antoinette (Sciola) Domizio.

A graduate of New Britain High School, she worked as a teacher’s aid for the city of New Britain. Sandralee also served on the Thomas Jefferson School PTO, the Junior League, was secretary on the Bicentennial Committee and worked in the office of the treasurer, both for the city of New Britain and also worked for Our Lady of Rose Hill Day Care. Besides her husband, she is survived by daughters, Angela Muir and her husband, Andrew, of Newington and Andrea Farone of Hayward, Wisc.; and grandchildren. Alexander and Austin Muir, both of Newington.
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