SundayRepublican AUGUST 23, 2020 ALL EDITIONS $2 REP-AM.COM CORONAVIRUS AND OUR SCHOOLS SCHOOL DAYS Districts getting COVID-19 and creative on ways how to handle it to keep kids safe high on the list Outdoor classes, constant State expected to release cleaning part of virus plan virus guidelines this week BY LANCE REYNOLDS BY MICHAEL PUFFER REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Students should pack sunscreen along Once Naugatuck public schools reopen, with their pencils and notebooks before ar- any student diagnosed with COVID-19 will riving at school this year. be sent home for 14 days. The rest of their Superintendents across the region have school will close for two to five days. looked for ways to ensure social distanc- Those days will be spent sanitizing the ing when students return to class, which school and working with local health offi- starts this week in some towns. They’ve cials to determine when the school can found the outdoors to be their best re- safely reopen, said Laraine Weschler, source — at least on good weather days, spokeswoman for Naugatuck schools. for the next couple of months. That’s their plan, but as districts grap- Region 12 Superintendent Megan Ben- ple with how to reopen this fall, there still nett found ample outdoor learning space are no statewide thresholds telling dis- in her rural district, which will fully re- tricts when they must close a classroom, open Aug. 31. several classrooms or an entire school due The Bridgewater Fairgrounds will be to the presence of COVID-19. an outdoor classroom, which will allow State officials said they expect to re- See STUDENTS, Page 11A See VIRUS, Page 11A >> How will your school handle the year during the >> The University of Connecticut and other colleges are >> Tracking the virus in Connecticut: A look at the pandemic? A look at reopening plans on Page 10A. learning reopeing is not so easy. In Monday’s paper. numbers over the past five months at rep-am.com. Protester’s fate Salisbury rallies for the mail House OKs uncertain after Residents upset about changes to Postal Service $25 billion BLM arrest BY RUTH EPSTEIN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN to help Parolee’s contact with police is considered SALISBURY — Groups in this town had a message to send to the White House: “Save our post office.” post office a violation by DOC Rallies were held Saturday morning in front of the Lakeville BY LISA MASCARO AND MATTHEW DALY BY JONATHAN SHUGARTS and Salisbury post offices by ASSOCIATED PRESS REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN those upset with the recent cut- backs made to the U.S. Postal WASHINGTON — With de- WATERBURY — Rudonna LeGree Service by Postmaster General bate over mail delays, the spent her 45th birthday in prison at Louis DeJoy. Participants shared House approved legislation in York Correctional Institution in Niantic. strong sentiments about the re- a rare Saturday session that She has been arrested several times moval of postal boxes in front of would reverse recent changes for minor larcenies, with several con- post offices and 600 mail-sorting in U.S. Postal Service opera- victions on her machines across the country. tions and send $25 billion to record. In his testimony Friday before shore up the agency ahead of But those petty the U.S Senate, DeJoy said he the November election. crimes aren’t what plans to halt any further such Speaker Nancy Pelosi re- has kept her in prison moves until after the November called lawmakers to Wash- for months. election, but he also noted he ington over objections from LeGree, of Water- will not bring back the boxes Republicans dismissing the bury, was one of more and sorting machines that were RUTH EPSTEIN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN action as a stunt. CONTRIBUTED than two dozen people removed. Jo Loi holds an envelope she’d like to send to U.S. President Donald Trump LeGree arrested during Black Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at the rally Saturday in Lives Matter protests See RALLY, Page 18A front of the Lakeville post office in Salisbury. See HELP, Page 11A that ended with people handcuffed on the ground. >> What’s happening at the U.S. Postal Service? A look at the recent changes to the post office, Page 18A. See PROTESTER, Page 9A >> Read an Associated Press fact check on the history of the post office and comments made, Page 18A. City has 6th homicide of year Partly sunny and High89 humid with a chance Waterbury police are investigating the TO DAY AT killing of a man who was shot in the Low 68 of showers. chest early Saturday morning R E P -A M .CO M Page 18A on Violet Street. 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We must end racism based on Read it at rep-am.com DIFFERENCE FOR BLACK 34373 31950 the color of someone’s skin.” —Peggy O’Connell, Woodbury 6 8 LIVES MATTER, PAGE 1B READ THE FULL LETTER ON PAGE 17A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 YOUR DAY 2A TODAY’S FLAG ETIQUETTE THOUGHT FOR TODAY “IT IS AMAZING HOW COMPLETE IS THE DELUSION U.S. flag: Fly at full staff. State flag: Same THAT BEAUTY IS GOODNESS.”— LEO TOLSTOY, RUSSIAN AUTHOR (1828-1910) TODAY’S OBITUARIES Baumann, Julius, of Dublin, Ohio. NEED TO KNOW OFFBEAT Carusillo, Joseph P., 83, of Boca Raton, Fla. Cutrali, Sandra J., 76, of Waterbury. COVID cases linked to Maine wedding Duffy, Michael B., 78, of Waterbury. More cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a Maine wedding reception that violated attendance limits. Fassett, Helen, 100, of Beacon Falls. Maine state health officials said Saturday that so far, 53 Gerrard, Randall G. Jr., 65, of Torrington. cases of the virus have been traced back to the Aug. 7 re- Hallaran, Michael T., 73, of Middlebury. ception in Millinocket. One person has died, according to a local hospital. Iadarola, Carmen, 94, of Bristol. The reception at the Big Moose Inn exceeded the state’s LaBelle, Yong Hui, 77, of Beacon, N.Y. indoor gathering limit, among other violations of state rules. The outbreak affected individuals from 4 to 78 Marciano, Marion F., 89, of Watertown. years old, officials said. Marciano, Phyllis A., 92, of Deland, Fla. ASSOCIATED PRESS About 65 people — more than the limit of 50 — attended Markette, John J., 72, of Seymour. A firefighter attempts to put out a portion of the wildires the reception. A representative for the Big Moose Inn has spreading across California. The blaze forced thousands declined to comment. Nichols, Francis P., 89, of Winsted. — Associated Press to flee and destroyed hundreds of homes. Picanso, Edward A., 80, of Naugatuck. Stien, Jeffrey, 43, of Seekonk, Mass. THE LATEST Sullivan, Ann T., 89, of Prospect. Taylor, Mary, 80, of Wolcott. Wallace, Imelda M., 82, of Wolcott. Young, David W., 55, of Torrington. OBITUARIES ON PAGES 12-14A LOTTERIES CONNECTICUT Play 3 Day: 8-3-3 MASSACHUSETTS Midday: 6-6-4-9 Police shoot, kill Black man outside Play 4 Day: 4-0-3-6 Play 3 Night: 5-4-9 Play 4 Night: 8-5-6-4 Cash Five: 5-31-10-6-12 Evening: 2-1-6-5 NEW YORK Midday Daily: 4-7-3 convenience store in Louisiana Powerball: ASSOCIATED PRESS nity is grieving,” her state- Midday 4: 7-8-0-4 ment said. “None of our com- Not available Daily: 0-3-2 LAFAYETTE, La. — The munities are safe when the Estimated jackpot: Win 4: 9-5-7-4 mother of a man fatally shot police can murder people $29 million by Louisiana police said her with impunity or when rou- Pick 10: 1-2-4-13-15-19-20- Tuesday’s Lotto: son was intelligent, shy and tine encounters escalate into 28-30-32-38-39-41-42-46 had sought therapy for social deadly shooting sprees.” $1.8 million 52-53-61-70-79 anxiety. Her lawyers said Rikasha Montgomery, who Tuesday’s Mega Millions: they plan to sue over the took a video of the shooting, $57 million death of Trayford Pellerin, told The Advertiser that a who police said had a knife man holding what looked like and was trying to enter a con- a knife kept walking down the venience store. highway while some officers TODAY IN HISTORY The shooting Friday night fired stun guns at him. was captured on video, and Officers holding guns the state ACLU condemned shouted at him to get onto the what it described as a “horrif- ground, said Montgomery, 18. ic and deadly incident of po- She said they fired when lice violence against a Black the man reached the door of a person.” Both the ACLU and ASSOCIATED PRESS Shell gas station. the Southern Poverty Law Protesters take to the street and block traffic at the “When I heard the gun- Center on Saturday called for intersection of Willow Street and Evangeline Thruway after shots, I couldn’t hold my an investigation. a vigil held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lafayette, La. phone like I was first film- Louisiana State Police said ing,” she said. “I feel kind of Lafayette officers followed said they have begun their ent investigation into Mr. Pel- scared about it. I’m trauma- Pellerin, 31, on foot as he left own investigation by inter- lerin’s killing.” tized. You’re so used to hear- a convenience store where he viewing witnesses. Some said State ACLU executive di- ing about this, but I never had created a disturbance Pellerin was not armed, Ha- rector Alanah Odoms Hebert thought I would experience HISTORY.COM with a knife about 8 p.m. Fri- ley said. said, “Once again, video it.” In 2005, Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas, day. The family believes Pel- footage has captured a horrif- Crump, representing Pel- later becoming a category 5 hurricane. Stun guns failed to stop lerin may have been having a ic and deadly incident of po- lerin’s family, called the him, and the officers shot Pel- mental health crisis, Crump lice violence against a Black shooting reckless and his In 2012, four people are killed and 28 injured in a hot air lerin as he tried to enter an- said. person who was brutally death tragic. ballooning accident in Slovenia. other convenience store, still Lafayette police asked state killed in front of our eyes.” “The officers involved with the knife, according to a police to investigate — stan- Captured on video, the May should be fired immediately In 2007, hashtag invented and first used in a tweet by U.S. news release. dard procedure in the state 25 death of George Floyd un- for their abhorrent and fatal product designer Chris Messina. Pellerin became anxious in for shootings by local officers. der the knee of a white Min- actions,” Crump said in a groups and may have been “Lafayette police shot Mr. neapolis police officer statement Saturday. In 1963, Beatles release single "She Loves You" in the U.K. frightened by the officers, Pellerin several times as he sparked a global reckoning The incident was the third Michelle Pellerin told The walked away from them,” over police tactics and racial shooting by Lafayette police In 1947, 1st Baseball Little League World Series, Advocate. He had sought pro- Margaret Huang, president injustice. since mid-July. Williamsport, Pennsylvania: Maynard Midgets beat Lock fessional help earlier this and CEO of the Southern On Saturday night, dozens State police said a man was Haven All Stars, 16-7 year, she said. Poverty Law Center, said in of protesters gathered in critically wounded last month “Instead of giving him a an emailed statement. “His Lafayette to demonstrate after being shot during an al- In 1933, Mahatma Gandhi released from Indian jail fol- helping hand they gave him killing demands an analysis of against the latest fatal police tercation with police. Another lowing another hunger strike. bullets,” national civil rights the excessive use of force by shooting. man was in stable condition attorney Ben Crump told the law enforcement. We fully “Trayford Pellerin should after being shot during a bur- For more Today in History, visit rep-am.com. newspaper. He and Baton support movement leaders’ be alive today. Instead, a fam- glary investigation earlier Rouge attorney Ronald Haley calls for a swift and transpar- ily is mourning and a commu- this month. YESTERDAY’S POLL RESULTS Have you noticed any issues with your mail in the last couple of weeks? 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Postmaster: Send rington, second-degree breach of operation of motor vehicle while under bility, following too close, Aug. 11, mis- degree criminal trespass. address changes to: Republican-American, 389 Meadow St., Waterbury, Conn. 06702. peace, second-degree criminal mis- the influence of alcohol/drugs. demeanor summons. VICTOR JORDAN, 30, of 44 Spencer St., Local News THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 3A DAILY DIGEST WAT E R B U R Y Boy’s dirt bike stolen at gunpoint, later found Man fatally shot in chest A dirt bike was stolen from a boy at gunpoint Saturday, police said. Another man wounded in leg in shooting about a mile away A man and his juvenile son approached an of- ficer at 2:33 p.m. to report that his son had just BY JONATHAN SHUGARTS bullet casings near where the been robbed of his 2002 Honda XR80r dirt bike REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN man was found. on Waterville Street, police said. At about the same time offi- When the victim was riding the bike, a WATERBURY — Police cers were arriving at the young black male pushed him off and caused are investigating a homicide scene, they were called to 195 the victim to fall to the ground, police said. of a man who was shot in the Woodlawn Terrace for a re- When the suspect could not start the bike, he chest early Saturday morning ported shooting at 12:09 a.m. pointed a handgun at the victim and demand- on Violet Street. The street is about a mile ed he show him how to start it, police said. The Police had not released the west of the homicide scene. victim then ran away. He suffered some cuts man’s identity Saturday be- When officers arrived, they and scrapes, but did not need medical atten- cause they were still notify- found a wounded man who tion. ing his family. His death had been shot in the leg, po- Police described the suspect as having a thin marked the city’s sixth homi- lice said. build, and wearing a black T-shirt and black cide of the year. He was taken to Saint jogging pants with a red stripe. The suspect was Police say they arrived to Mary’s Hospital for treat- last seen pushing the bike up Waterville Street, a parking lot near 12 Violet ment. police said. St. just after midnight JIM SHANNON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Anyone with information Police later found the bike on Lincoln Street. where they found the man Waterbury detectives investigate a homicide involving a about either incident is Detectives are assisting in the investigation. on his back and a crowd man who was shot in the chest early Saturday morning on asked to call the detectives at around him. Violet Street. 203-574-6941 or leave infor- TORRINGTON Though police tried to mation anonymously via treat his wounds, he was tal, where he was pro- hour later. Crime Stoppers at 203-755- Man, 78, charged with assault taken to Saint Mary’s Hospi- nounced dead less than an Officers later found empty 1234. after domestic incident Ronald Cosban complained to New Milford LITTLE MISS BIRTHDAY GIRL Zoning police that a woman who had been ordered to stay away from him under the terms of a pro- tective order had violated the order, but it was Cosban who ended up in handcuffs following the Aug. 16 complaint. officer’s Police said Cosban, 78, of 164 Prospect Hill Road, fought with the unnamed woman and ad- mitted to striking her in the face. She suffered a broken nose and black eye, as well as other in- juries, police said. Cosban was arrested on a charge of second- degree assault and released on a promise to ap- pear for his next court date following arraign- ment Friday in Torrington Superior Court. benefits Police said they also will develop a warrant to arrest the woman for violating the protective order. dropped LITCHFIELD COUNTY Town’s action No COVID-19 hospitalizations reported since Aug. 12 may spur lawsuit There have been no COVID-19 hospitaliza- BY ANDREW LARSON tions in Litchfield County since Aug. 12, accord- REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN ing to data from the governor’s office. Hospitals in the county include Charlotte WOLCOTT — The town Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Sharon has terminated the health in- Hospital and New Milford Hospital. However, surance benefits of Zoning New Milford does not have an intensive care PHOTOS BY JIM SHANNON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Enforcement Officer David unit. Alaina Correia, 6, of Watertown, gets a gift from a family friend during a birthday parade Kalinowski, prompting the From Aug. 12-21, there have been no con- in her honor Saturday at John Trumbull Primary School in Watertown. Alaina, who be- threat of litigation for breach firmed deaths from COVID-19 in Litchfield came known as ‘Little Miss Watertown’ during nightly bell-ringing for her cute costumes of contract. County, but the number of confirmed cases and inspirational videos her mom posted on Facebook, has become a little local celebrity. “He has a reasonable re- rose by 24 to 1,576, according to the state liance on the assurances data. Statewide during the same time period, made by both the mayor and the number of cases increased by 813 to town staff,” Kalinowski’s at- 51,519. The last COVID-19 death reported by the Well-wishers drive past little bell-ringer’s torneys wrote in an email to Mayor Thomas G. Dunn on state in Litchfield County occurred Aug. 11. Watertown home to mark her 6th birthday Aug. 18. Kalinowski, 60, resigned WINSTED effective May 15 but initially received the same health in- Schools again offering free BY HANNA SNYDER GAMBINI surance as employees who REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN retired at 65. In July, Dunn breakfast, lunch to all pupils WATERTOWN — Alaina said Kalinowski accumulated The public school system once again is offer- Correia turned 6 last week, enough time to carry him to ing free breakfast and lunch to all students at and may have had one of the 15 years, making him eligible all times. biggest birthday celebrations to retire early under the De- Household incomes are no longer required to in town on Saturday as droves partment of Public Works determine eligibility for free or reduced-price of well-wishers participated union contract. meals at schools participating in the National in a surprise drive-by parade During a July 21 meeting, School Program. The participating schools are for their very own “Little Town Council members Batcheller, Oak Street and Pearson. Miss Watertown.” questioned whether Dunn Weekly meals for distance-learning students Alaina earned that nick- made a deal with Kalinowski may be picked up via drive-thru at Pearson name several weeks into a without informing the coun- School, 2 Wetmore Ave., from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on multi-town, nightly bell-ring- cil, but did not receive a clear Mondays starting Aug. 31. ing initiative where resi- answer. For information, call Superintendent Melony dents, many confined to their Now, Kalinowski’s benefits Brady-Shanley at 860-379-0706. homes in the early days of the will be terminated effective Friends of Alaina Correia, 6, of Watertown, make their SOUTHBURY See PARADE, Page 7A way through a birthday parade in her honor Saturday. See BENEFITS, Page 7A I-84 rehab work under way on Rochambeau Bridge The state Department of Transportation has begun construction for the rehabilitation of the Rochambeau Bridge, which carries Inter- state 84 over the Lake Zoar section of the Flood of ’55 inspires Winsted man’s ‘Mad River’ song Housatonic River between Southbury and BY KURT MOFFETT “EVERYBODY’S Two hurricanes hit the Newtown. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN region back-to-back in Drivers are advised that two lanes of traffic GOT A STORY mid August 1955, causing in each direction will be maintained during WINSTED — Jim ABOUT THE the ground and valleys to peak periods, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with lane Moore wants to help keep FLOOD.” saturate and the river- closures only allowed at night. the memories of the banks to swell, leaving the Flood of ‘55 alive through JIM MOORE excess water with no place music. ‘MAD RIVER’ to go but into the sur- WAT E R T O W N Moore, 59, has written SONGWRITER rounding communities. Transfer station on regular a song called “Mad Riv- Semi-retired from a er” on the 65th anniver- management position schedule Sept. 1 -May 31, 2021 sary of the flood, which great response,” Moore with Shop Rite grocery The Department of Public Works said the killed seven people and said. “Three hundred to stores, Moore said he be- regular-hours schedule for the transfer station transformed the down- 400 people have made gan his musical journey is in effect Sept. 1 through May 31, 2021. town into a one-sided comments on Facebook.” in 2010. One of his The hours are Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street. Moore said he was in- biggest inspirations is his and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The station The song took about a spired to write the song by mother, who was a Coun- is closed the other five days. week to write and anoth- all of the flood stories he try Western singer, Materials taken for free at the facility for cur- er week to produce, has heard over the years “It was on my bucket rent permit holders include all paints, mattress- Moore said. The song was living in Torrington and list and I was running out es, clothing, metal, electronics, glass, paper, produced by Sam Winsted his entire life. of time,” Moore said of CONTRIBUTED waste oil, used antifreeze and leaves. Guglielmo at Mad River “Everybody’s got a sto- becoming a singer-song- Jim Moore, who has lived in Winsted and For information, call 860-945-5240. Music. ry about the flood,” he Torrington his entire life, wrote the song “It’s gotten a really said. See SONG, Page 7A ‘Mad River’ about the Flood of 1955. 4A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 TOWN BY TOWN BETHLEHEM Call to remove Watertown High Indian logo Chip-sealing work to begin More than 200 graduates petition school board to adopt new mascot Monday on many town roads Murphy and her fellow BY HANNA SNYDER GAMBINI Chip-sealing work on a number of town roads will REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN advocates said a complete begin Monday, weather permitting. and official change “would Roads include Munger Lane from Long Mead- WATERTOWN — Water- allow the community to pick ow to Bergemen; Todd Hill Road; Woods Edge town High School’s Indian a mascot that they can be Road; Dark Entry Road; Sunset Road; Hayes could become the latest Na- proud of and that can show Road; Burrit Hill Road; Cowels Road; Judson tive American logo to be up through all WHS visual Road; Green Hill Road; Nonnewaug Road; Mag- changed after alumni asked branding.” nolia Hill Road from Hard Hill to the bridge; the Board of Education to Murphy shared with the Hard Hill Road from Route 132 to Magnolia Hill; consider adopting a new, board a statement by Nip- Hickory Lane from Magnolia Hill to #154, and more appropriate mascot. muc Tribal Council Chair- Deerwood Drive. A petition signed by more man Kenneth Gould Sr., The work could cause lane closures, detours and than 200 Watertown High who said “Native American delays, and drivers should use caution when moving School graduates in support mascots, often portrayed as through road work areas. of retiring the Indian was caricatures or cartoons, are presented to the Watertown demeaning to Native Amer- SOUTHBURY Board of Education at a reg- icans and it is our opinion ular meeting last week. that they should not be Town looking for volunteers Board of Education used.” Chairman Leslie Crotty said Just last week, the Glas- to serve on EMS Committee the board will respond to tonbury Board of Education The town is looking for volunteers to serve on the the request at the next reg- voted to remove that restructured EMS Committee. ular meeting on Sept. 14. school’s tomahawk mascot. Any Southbury resident interested in serving “Our response will in- In June of this year, the should forward a letter of interest and resume clude sharing the process Guilford Board of Educa- to firstname.lastname@example.org. we will use to provide op- tion unanimously voted to “Citizen representatives with the relevant ex- portunities for everyone’s remove its Indian high perience, capabilities, qualifications, tempera- voices the be heard in order school mascot. They join ment, availability and enthusiasm to further the to determine how the com- numerous other schools, cause and facilitate the ongoing process of EMS munity feels about the teams and organizations oversight and future enhancement,” are en- questions they have around the nation that have couraged to apply, town officials said. raised,” Crotty said. changed or are exploring a Applicants whose qualifications do not match Advocates for change change of Native American RA ARCHIVES mascots. any of those listed below also may be consid- said Native American mas- ered: experienced EMS professionals, such as cots are harmful and per- Watertown High School’s official mascot is the Indian, but In July, the Washington EMTs and paramedics; doctors and nurses who petuate stereotypes, and the single orange W has been used more often in recent NFL team announced the re- have experience in working with EMS services; they urged the board to take years as the unofficial school logo. A movement is under- tirement of the Redskins name other health care professionals, patient advo- action to “correct the path way to officially replace the Indian mascot. and logo. cates and hospital administrators who have rel- for Watertown history.” Amelia Luciano, the 2006 evant experience; legal professionals, such as Changing the current ican Indians, the nation’s ers, said in recent years use Watertown High valedictorian, accountants and attorneys; local business lead- mascot would show that oldest, largest, and most of the Indian logo has grad- spoke to the Board of Educa- ers; experts in data management and analytics; Watertown High School is representative American ually faded, replaced by the tion last week, recalling her and one citizen representative purposely cho- an inclusive community Indian and Alaska Native more commonly used or- school being progressive sen to represent the town’s senior population. that respects all cultures, advocacy organization, has ange “W,” and high school enough to let girls — herself in- alumni said. long held a clear position teams are often referred to cluded — play on the football LITCHFIELD “Native Americans are against derogatory and as Watertown rather than team, yet it still uses the Indi- not mascots, but living peo- harmful stereotypes of Na- the Indians. an. Camp Dutton Road to be closed ple with a history and cul- tive people, including And while the Indian is “I remember thinking the ture that must be respect- sports mascots.” not as prevalent now as it mascot was inappropriate, but to thru traffic starting Tuesday ed,” the petition reads. “The Colleen Murphy, one of was years ago, it’s still the 15 years later, the Indian mas- Camp Dutton Road will be closed to thru traffic National Congress of Amer- the alumni petition organiz- school mascot. cot still stands,” Luciano said. beginning Tuesday so a drainage culvert can be replaced. The closure is scheduled to last until Oct. 5. For NO FAIR, BUT STILL A FOOD TRUCK FEST IN WOLCOTT information, call 860-567-7575. LITCHFIELD Buttero to perform online concert tonight Litchfield County Choral Union will feature Ray- mond Buttero in concert tonight at 7 p.m. on Zoom, Instagram and Facebook live. Buttero is a concert pianist and choral union ac- companist. He will perform works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Albeniz and Joplin. The concert will be live- streamed free. Zoom users can log on at zoom.us/j/7887117384. WAT E R B U R Y Back-to-school book bag giveaway slated for today DJ Sinz Productions will conduct a back-to- school book bag giveaway today from noon to 4 p.m. at 835 Wolcott St. There will be free backpacks, popcorn and slushies, as well as a live DJ. Next Level Nutrition Spot is sponsoring the event. For information, call 203-510-5959. WOODBURY ‘Farm to Flanders’ picnic, online auction to take place today An annual “Farm to Flanders” gourmet picnic and online auction will take place today with pick- up between noon and 4 p.m. at the Van Vleck Farm and Nature Sanctuary, 5 Church Hill PHOTOS BY JIM SHANNON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Road. Above, Jim Reginatto, who owns the Johnny Potato food truck with his sons, Tyler and Scott, hands off some potatoes to Patrons can preorder a gourmet picnic meal volunteers Samantha Smith, 12, and Ryder Reiling, 12, both members of the Navy League Cadet Corps, during the Wolcott made by renowned chefs using local, farm- Lions Club drive-thru food truck festival Saturday in place of the canceled Wolcott Country Fair. The volunteers picked up fresh ingredients. Multi-course meals will be and delivered meals to guests who were waiting in their vehicles. The event continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the packaged in a cooler tote that can be kept. club’s property on Wolcott Road. Below, Navy League Cadet Corps members, Colin Luciani, 14, left, and Surya Patel, 13, There also will be an online auction of items deliver food and drinks to guests. and experiences. Curbside pickup will be avail- able. Meal cost is $75 per person. Purchase meals at 203-263-3711, ext. 11, or flandersnaturecenter.org. SEYMOUR Free bake-along workshop on Zoom from library Monday Seymour Public Library will sponsor the Grounded Goodwife as the duo offers a free Zoom bake-along workshop featuring zucchini sandwich cookies Monday at 6:30 p.m. The Grounded Goodwife, of Woodbury, com- prises the mother-daughter team of Velya Jancz- Urban, a history teacher, and Ehris Urban, a grounded herbalist. Participants will need to pick up some ingredi- ents to participate. Call the library at 203-888-3903 to get the Zoom link and ingredient information, and check the events calendar at seymourpubliclibrary.org. N A U G AT U C K Kerry Boys to perform concert Tuesday on Green The Arts Commission is sponsoring a concert by the Kerry Boys on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Naugatuck Green on Division Street. People who attend are required to wear masks and maintain social distance. The rain date is Sept. 1 AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 5A Region 1 leader says 75% to 90% of pupils to attend school in person BY RUTH EPSTEIN brid system. Half the stu- for those who have a are small. And teach- Middle school sports have two to keep numbers lower. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN dents will attend Monday and medical excuse not to ers are anxious to see been canceled for now and Schools will be sanitized Tuesday; the other half wear one. the kids.” the high school is awaiting every day and bathrooms FALLS VILLAGE — Inter- Thursday and Friday. The “Face coverings There will be few- CIAC rulings. cleaned twice daily. The im Region 1 Superintendent school will be closed Wednes- are a must,” Carter er students riding Art and music teachers will same school day times will be Lisa Carter said 75% to 90% of day for a thorough cleaning. said. buses — only 40% to come to the students’ class- observed as in the past. district students plan to attend When not in school, students She praised those 45% — and social dis- rooms to reduce traffic in the “We are excited to have the school in-person when classes will learn online. who have worked tancing and masks hallways. They will teach in students back,” Carter said. begin with a half day Sept. 8. Carter said there will be no hard planning the re- RA ARCHIVES are required, she not- three-week sessions. “We’re fortunate in the In-person classes will be of- mandated COVID-19 testing. opening, including Carter ed. “We hate to constrain the Northwest Corner that trans- fered at North Canaan Ele- “We’ve been told by many teachers, support In classrooms, dis- arts because we know how missions are so low. Our mentary School, Cornwall in the medical profession the staff, central office employ- tancing protocols will be ob- important they are in Region small classes allow our teach- Consolidated School, Lee H. tests are not an effective miti- ees and local boards of educa- served, with students seated 1, but we must protect the ers to make meaningful rela- Kellogg School in Falls Village, gating strategy,” she said. tion. in rows 6 feet apart. Rugs, safety of the kids and teach- tionships, focus on learning, Kent Center School, Salisbury Because it can take three to “It’s been challenging to bean-bag chairs and cozy cor- ers,” Carter said. make kids feel safe, and do Central School and Sharon five days for results, “they create a nurturing and caring ners have been eliminated. Cafeterias will be used social and emotional build- Center School. Parents have may not necessarily reveal environment,” Carter said. Mask breaks will be part of where possible. They will be ing. But if we have to, we’ll the option of keeping their chil- what we think they would,” “It’s been hard and we’ve done the schedule and several tents outfitted with Plexiglass and pivot to another model.” dren home to learn online. Carter added. the best job we can. Given have been ordered to allow the 6-foot rule will be in place. Housatonic Valley Region- Masks will be required, but where we are, we’re in a good for outdoor instruction when At Housatonic, there will be Contact Ruth Epstein at kc- al High School will offer a hy- other measures will be used place. Fortunately, our classes possible. three lunch periods rather than email@example.com. JOHN MCKENNA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Support the Congregants, from left, Stacy Sullivan, Dale Ives, Teagan Sullivan and Darlene Wadhams make blueberry pies Saturday at Church of Christ Congregational in Goshen. Campership Fund blogs.rep-am.com/ campership Goshen church’s blueberry fest to be much different than in previous years BY JOHN MCKENNA “PEOPLE COUNT peach pies the volunteers REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN made will complement the 300 ON IT AND LOOK mini pies made last week. Vol- GOSHEN — A summer tra- FORWARD TO IT.” unteers wore masks and dition of more than 50 years gloves, and kept their distance. LUCY HUSSMAN at Church of Christ Congre- They even had their tempera- CHURCH MEMBER gational will take place a few tures checked as a precaution AND PIE-MAKER weeks later than usual and in before beginning work. a much different way. Large pies will cost $15, The church’s annual blue- “So many people in the mini pies $5 and muffins by berry festival has always fea- church thought it was some- the half-dozen $5. Home- tured a pancake breakfast and thing we could make hap- made jam is $7. the sale of homemade blueber- pen,” Hussman said. “We fig- To pre-order, visit ry pies and blueberry muffins ured out a way to carry on in goshenchurch.com or call on the first Saturday of Au- a new fashion.” 860-491-2793. gust. The event is the church’s Saturday was the large pie- largest annual fundraiser. production day. A total of 300 Contact John McKenna at Unbowed by the COVID-19 blueberry and blueberry-and- firstname.lastname@example.org. pandemic that forced the scheduled date to be can- celed, the church’s congre- gants have decided to hold a scaled-down version of the festival next Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. “People count on it and look forward to it,” congre- gant Lucy Hussman said dur- ing a break from making pies in the church hall Saturday. The breakfast won’t be held because of the size of the crowd it draws, but pies, muffins and blueberry jam will be on sale in a drive-thru setup outside the church hall. 6A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 7A BENEFITS: SONG: Long-time area resident Lawsuit commemorates ’55 flood in music may result Continued from 3A Moore, visit facebook.com/classiccoun- two raging storms Took Winsted five years in writer. tryhitsbyJimMoore. order to transform Continued from 3A But like so many others, Sixteen feet of water Moore, who normally plays The lyrics to “Mad River” rushed down our Main Street Aug 31. more than a 100 gigs per by Jim Moore: Roads and bridges were all “We sent a letter out that year, was blind-sided by the washed away he wouldn’t be receiving any COVID-19 pandemic in early “Sky was dark and stormy People left stranded in the more, and I think there’ll be March and his gigs came to a when Winsted went to bed wake of the storm more discussion in execu- screeching halt. Despite the It was Aug. 19, 1955 Tons of brick and mortar tive session,” Dunn said dur- setback, Moore said he took By 3:30 a.m., lights and and four feet of mud ing the council’s last meet- advantage of the downtime in power were gone When Mad River receded, ing Aug. 18. quarantine by writing “Mad By daybreak, they would be there were seven people gone That same day, attorneys River.” lucky to survive Waiting for help and most for Kalinowski emailed The song features Moore Hurricane Diane hit the of them drowned Dunn demanding the town singing as he strums his Carolina coast, They brought in the Army, reinstate his health bene- acoustic guitar. He said he Turned Northeast with and the Red Cross fits “pursuant to the agree- played it in a minor key to New England in its sight Providing food and water ment” between Dunn and give it a darker, spookier Over the next few days, the plus boots on the ground. Kalinowski. However, a let- JIM SHANNON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN sound, but he still wanted it rain never stopped And the Mad River took a ter from the town to Kali- Wolcott zoning enforcement officer David Kalinowski funky with a powerful, catchy And disaster had struck in million gallons on nowski said the benefits speaks Wednesday during a meeting of the Wolcott chorus, a la Neil Young’s the middle of the night Rushed its banks in the were awarded due to a Planning and Zoning Commission at Town Hall. “Ohio” or Survivor’s “Eye of And the Mad River took a early morning dawn “mutual error.” the Tiger.” million gallons on Two feet of rain between Reached Thursday, Dunn State statutes recognize Town Council rejected To hear “Mad River,” visit Rushed its banks in the two raging storms said he’d have to check with zoning agencies as “inde- Kalinowski’s contract and youtube/mQwZsfFIQPU. early morning dawn Took Winsted five years in his attorneys before he pendent bodies,” which are asked the commission to To find out more about Jim Two feet of rain between order to transform” could explain the error or free from control or super- name a new ZEO, Kali- say whether he had an vision of the Town Council, nowski billed the town for agreement with Kalinowski. the letter from Kalinows- 10.5 hours of work at $80 an PARADE: Little celebrity honored “To be clear, there was no ki’s attorneys says. hour for work during June. mutual mistake,” states the Less than a month after The council has refused to letter, signed by Rocky Hill- he retired, Kalinowski was authorize payment for the based Attorneys James Fer- reappointed by the Plan- bill, and interest was set to guson and James Demetri- ning and Zoning Commis- begin accruing Aug. 4. Continued from 3A “EVERYONE SAYS IT’S BEEN BRINGING ades. The attorneys say sion on June 2 to handle a Planning and Zoning Kalinowski retired under “backlog” of zoning appli- Commission Chairman COVID-19 pandemic, collec- THEM SMILES AND SOMETHING TO LOOK the consideration he’d con- cations. The commission Raymond Mahoney has ve- tively rang bells or made noise FORWARD TO EVERY NIGHT, ESPECIALLY tinue to receive his health has the authority to ap- hemently defended Kali- outside from 8-8:02 p.m. as a WHEN THEY’VE HAD A BAD DAY. THAT’S care benefits. prove the ZEO without the nowski and refused to en- sign of support and solidarity. Reached Friday, Deme- mayor or Town Council’s gage with the Town Coun- Alaina’s mother, Sandra WHY WE STILL DO IT.” triades declined to com- oversight, according to the cil, which invited him to Correia, started posting pic- SANDRA CORREIA ment, noting the ongoing town’s zoning regulations. two meetings. tures and videos of her MOTHER OF ALAINA CORREIA, 6, OF WATERTOWN personnel matter. On Tuesday, he is set to daughter’s musical messages THE TOWN COUNCIL HAS appear before the council of hope and happiness. THE LETTER ALSO ASKS QUESTIONED why the for a hearing, but it’s un- Followers on the WATER- Dunn and the Town Coun- commission would reap- clear whether he will attend. TOWN CT TALKS Facebook lifted, Alaina and her mom they’ve had a bad day. That’s cil to “cease their illegal in- point Kalinowski, who was The council doesn’t have the page enjoyed the photos and continue to share their why we still do it.” tervention in the affairs of the focus of a police investi- authority to issue a subpoe- videos of Alaina’s whimsical nightly song and dance and Alaina’s costumes, instru- the Planning and Zoning gation into alleged thefts na, according to Town Attor- costumes and different musi- costume routine, going on ments or “themes” get more Commission.” from the town’s Depart- ney Brian Tynan. cal instruments each night. more than 150 days straight. elaborate with time, and San- Dunn has applied for a ment of Public Works earli- Kalinowski was hired The then-5-year-old was fea- Sandra Correia said they dra Correia says she’s not zoning text change that er this year. Police found July 13, 2005 as head of the tured on local television news are still making the posts be- sure how long they will keep would maintain the com- probable cause to charge DPW and took on the addi- segments and in the Republi- cause of the positive response it up, but that it “gives us mission’s power to appoint him with four counts of lar- tional role of ZEO in Febru- can-American. they continue to get. something to look forward to a ZEO, but with approval ceny, but a local prosecutor ary 2006. He oversaw con- While most people have “Everyone says it’s been every night. We love coming from the Town Council. On declined to pursue the case. struction of the Mill Pond stopped ringing their bells bringing them smiles and up with different ideas and Wednesday, the commis- Kalinowski, who denies Way Walking Trail and each night and COVID-19 something to look forward to love that it’s bringing smiles sion accepted the applica- the charges, has been work- says he’s donated services restrictions are slowly being every night, especially when to the town.” tion for review and for- ing as “consulting ZEO” to the town, including con- warded it to an outside at- without a contract since struction of the Wolcott torney. early June. Days after the Sports Complex. News Updates All Day at rep-am.com 8A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 9A PROTESTER: Waterbury woman waiting to be released from jail Continued from Page One with the protesters. Karen Martucci, a spokes- centrate its efforts on pursu- sulted in her release approval She was told to get off the woman for the DOC, said ing more serious offenses,” being rescinded,” she said. Though the criminal street and said she backed up, LeGree’s return to prison was Platt said at the time. Martucci said she didn’t charges against her and other but she was grabbed by an of- due to violations of the condi- Though the charges were have details on that report, but protesters have been dis- ficer. tions of her release. Accord- dismissed, LeGree did not re- it resulted in LeGree being missed, LeGree has re- They grabbed her and ing to DOC statistics, there turn home. She was sched- placed in a more restrictive mained in prison because of knocked her down, breaking were 3,770 people in August uled to be released on “tran- segregated cell as punishment. her contact with police at the her phone, she said. She had- who were on parole, in sitional supervision,” which LeGree said other inmates protest and her arrest. n’t kicked or screamed and halfway homes or under DOC is a form of discretionary re- laughed at her after she told She had been scheduled for said she’s not a violent per- supervision, such as LeGree. lease under the authority of them she was locked up for release from prison, but has son. There was no reason why Weeks after her arrest, the DOC’s commissioner, protesting. But that doesn’t now spent more than 80 days they pinned her down to the State’s Attorney Maureen Martucci said. matter to her. She did nothing behind bars. ground, she said. Platt said June 17 that in the But she was unable to be wrong, she said, and would do “This place is not for every- “So this is how you are go- “spirit of beginning the heal- released based on her inabili- it all again. one,” LeGree wrote in a letter CONTRIBUTED ing to treat people?” she said. ing process and allowing an ty to secure a sponsor for “Now, when I go home I am sent from prison. “I would not In this still frame from a Police have said they used honest and meaningful con- housing in the community. going to still fight for my peo- wish this on my worst enemy.” recording on May 31, the necessary amount of force versation as to how we can Her community release sta- ple, but until they change the LeGree was one of 26 Waterbury police arrest to take people into custody improve and transform our tus was then converted to a parole, I would do everything adults arrested during several people who they say that day. criminal justice system,” she waiting list for a halfway the right way this time so I protests May 31, which were refused to step out of the After she was locked up on would be transferring the house, Martucci said. don’t get myself in any trou- largely nonviolent until later street following protests charges of disorderly conduct cases of the adults charged “She has since received a ble with my parole officer,” in the afternoon. Police have centered on racial equality and interfering with police, during the protests to a dock- disciplinary report that re- she wrote. said a group split from a main and police brutality. Though she thought she would be re- et for minor charges that was group of activists that had most of the protesters were leased on bond and go home, set up during the COVID-19 given speeches and marched released shortly after their as the other people, mostly pandemic. from the Green to City Hall. arrests, 45-year-old women, who were crammed in They would then be dis- That second group was an- the cells did. She later learned missed without them having Rudonna LeGree has tagonistic, meandered in the from a judicial marshal that to come to court. remained jailed for months. roads, illegally blocked roads while others had been re- The transfer to that docket and was warned for 30 min- leased and her bond was only was “an acknowledgement utes to leave East Main $500, a DOC “hold” was going that given the limited re- Street in front of the police Another demonstration was to keep her locked up. sources available to prose- department before police planned in Waterbury. She “Just because someone is cute cases, and the consider- made arrests, police have was hoping that by going on parole and is in front of a able backlog of cases caused said. After the warnings, po- together with others who police they shouldn’t get ar- by our restricted court calen- lice moved in to make ar- showed up, they could make a rested,” LeGree wrote in a dars for the past several rests. LeGree was one of difference, she said. letter sent from prison. months, the state must con- them. “I hope to change how offi- Since 2012, she has been cers arrest people. I know convicted five times for sixth- they weren’t taught to do degree larceny, a misde- that,” she said during a phone meanor, which has led to call from Niantic. “We’re hu- judges fining her and eventu- mans, just like everyone else.” ally placing her on probation, She brushed her teeth, according to court records. washed her face, pulled on a LeGree had been serving a black T-shirt and jeans, and sentence of 21 months for vio- headed downtown. She said lating her probation in 2019, there was an “energy” in the but she had been released air that day and she caught a from prison earlier this year ride to the event. based on the discretion of the “I had never been to a DOC. protest before,” she said. But she was still under its The group kneeled down, supervision and had to report listened to speakers at the to a parole officer, she said. event, then marched through She also had to comply with the city’s downtown. conditions that included not “It was peaceful, but you getting arrested and to report could feel the tension,” she contact with police. said of the activists and the It was while she was under police. that supervision that she saw Eventually, the group on social media there had made its way to the police sta- been Black Lives Matter tion where LeGree said the protests in Bridgeport follow- police were “suited and boot- ing the killing of George ed” — equipped with padded Floyd by police in Minnesota. armor — when they dealt 10A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 CORONAVIRUS AND OUR SCHOOLS LET’S LEARN The Sunday Republican reached out to area school administrators for details on their school reopening plans. Twenty-five schools responded. FREEIMAGES.COM — Reporters and correspondents Isabella Gentile, Kurt Moffett, Jason Levy, Hanna Snyder Gambini, Steve Bigham, Ruth Epstein, John McKenna, Kathryn Boughton, Elio Gugliotti, Andreas Yilma, Andrew Larson and Bruno Matarazzo contributed to this report. WHAT YOUR SCHOOL HAS PLANNED BARKHAMSTED Starts Aug. 31, in school. There will be five days of professional development before stu- dents’ first day. Students will have same QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID WILL MASKS BE MANDATORY? special class for six weeks in their class- 100% of 25 schools said yes. One exception is for pupils in pre-K at Brass City Charter in Waterbury. room before switching to a new one. Afternoon activities won’t be held until WILL MASKS BE SUPPLIED TO STUDENTS AND STAFF? further notice. 100% of 25 schools said masks will be provided if someone needs one, but most are asking students and staff to bring them from BRASS CITY CHARTER SCHOOL home. Starts Aug. 27, in school. School days will be shorter and students will do WILL THERE BE MANDATORY TESTING OF STUDENTS AND STAFF? gym and music classes at home. None of the 25 schools will test students or staff. Region 6 and Litchfield schools will require a daily, online CHESHIRE Starts Sept. 8, hybrid. The health survey to be done before anyone enters the school building. first three days will be hybrid. Start- ing Sept. 11, lower level schools will CAN PARENTS OPT OUT OF IN-SCHOOL CLASSES FOR THEIR KIDS be either fully in school or fully re- mote for parents who choose that op- AND DO HOME, DISTANCE LEARNING INSTEAD? tion. For high school, the hybrid mod- All 25 schools allowed parents to opt out. Most did not yet know how many would choose to do so, but el: Two days in school and three days percentages already confirmed as of last week included nearly 10% of students in Thomaston, 12% at remote learning. Gilbert School in Winsted, 23% at Region 12, nearly 20% at Sacred Heart in Waterbury and about one- third of students at Brass City Charter School in Waterbury. COLEBROOK Starts Aug. 31 with half of the students attending a shortened LEARN THE NEW LINGO day. The other half will attend Sept. 1. The full student body, Grades K-6, Hybrid means an education system which is partially in person, in school, will attend in school daily starting and partially at home, with long-distance online classes. Sept. 2. EXPLORATIONS Starts Aug. 31 with TNS a hybrid model. NAUGATUCK Starts Sept 2 with a hy- brid model. Students in grades 7-12 REGION 6/LITCHFIELD Starts school in-person two days a week — GILBERT SCHOOL Starts Sept. 8 will be divided into two groups and at- Aug. 26. In school with a phased-in either on Monday-Thursday or Tues- with a hybrid with block scheduling, tend school in-person Monday and student return. day-Friday schedule — and distance and Wednesdays online. Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, learn the other days. Elementary and distance learning the other days. REGION 7 Starts Aug. 31 with a hy- school students will attend school in- THOMASTON Sept. 1-4 will be a Students in grades K-6 will attend brid system that will operate on a shortened in-person schedule with person Monday, Tuesday, Thursday school Monday through Friday. block schedule. grab-and-go lunches served at dis- and Friday, and distance learn missal and consumed at home; Sept. Through Oct. 2, schools will follow an REGION 10 Starts Aug. 31, with a hy- Wednesdays. The first 8-11 will be a typical early dismissal early dismissal schedule and distance brid system through Sept. 11. K-6 in week, Sept. 1-4, will learn in the afternoon. Sept. 2 is a schedule with hot/cold lunch served school Sept. 14, 7-12 in school be half days for half-day for students. Sept. 3-4 are in the cafeteria. Details to be decided Sept. 28 For hybrid learning, students. early dismissal for students. There on system for the entire year. students with last names A- will be bus monitors for K-4. Children K in Cohort A, students TORRINGTON Starts Sept. 8 with a will have assigned seats and need to with last names L-Z in hybrid system. Cohort A (Last names get on and off buses in a certain order. Cohort B, which will ro- A-L Monday-Tuesday) Cohort B (Last NEW HARTFORD Starts Aug. 31, in tate in-school learning. names M-Z Thursday-Friday) school with first three days on early REGION 12 Starts WATERBURY Starts Sept. 8 with a dismissal. Buses will run at 50% ca- Aug. 31 in school, hybrid system. Students in school for pacity. with two weeks of minimum four hours then go home, NORFOLK Starts Sept. 2. In school. early dismissal. with staggered schedules. School buses will run but students REGION 14 Starts WATERTOWN Starts Sept. 8 with a must wear masks and the first board- Sept. 8 with a hy- hybrid system. ers must go to the rear of the bus of brid system, start- minimize passing other students. ing hour later. WINSTED In school system with grades 1-6 starting Aug. 31 and and pre- PLYMOUTH Starts Sept. 3 with a hy- REGION 15 Starts K and kindergarten starting Sept. 1. brid model. Students in Cohort 1 will Sept. 1 in person with attend Monday and Tuesday and Co- staggered arrival HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL hort 2 will attend Thursday and Fri- Starts Sept. 1 with a hybrid system, in and dismissal. day. Distance learning rest of week. school four days and Wednesdays re- Cohorts are as follows for each school: REGION 16 Starts mote learning. Sept. 1 with a hy- Plymouth Center School, A-Ki/Kl-Z; brid system. Stu- SACRED HEART HIGH Fisher Elementary, A-Kos/Kot-Z; Eli dents in grades 6- SCHOOL Starts Sept. 8 Terry Jr. Middle School, A- with a hybrid model and Kles/Klet-Z; Terryville High, 12 will be divided a block schedule. A-Kee/Kef-Z. Buses will load into two groups. from back to front. Any par- Each group Wolcott school ent able to transport their will attend officials could not child is asked to do so. be reached for comment. REGION 1 Starts Sept. 8 in school with first day a half-day schedule. Few- er kids on buses with data showing 40-45% will ride and the re- mainder will be driven TNS by parents. Social dis- tancing and masks en- forced on buses. TRACKING CORONAVIRUS The pandemic has gone on for nearly five months since the state Department of Public Health began reporting data. Looking back on the numbers, it is clear the peak of the positive cases in Litchfield County and Greater Waterbury so far happened in April, and the numbers in our towns have declined since. The majority of area towns experienced well over half of their total reported cases by May 1. Since then the trend in new cases and, more importantly, deaths has sharply declined, according to the state data. The only exception to this is among people under the age of 19, where about 70% of the new cases have come since May 1 — a statistic sure to draw attention as colleges and school systems prepare to head back to class. — Lee Lewis VISIT REP-AM.COM TO SEE HOW YOUR TOWN FITS INTO THESE TRENDS OVER TIME OF NEW CASES AND DEATHS BY MONTH STATEWIDE, BY AREA TOWN AND BY AGE GROUP. AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 11A CORONAVIRUS AND OUR SCHOOLS “A LOT OF STAFF HAVE SAID ‘WELL, CAN I HAVE AN AIR PURIFIER IN MY CLASSROOM?’ AND I’VE HAD TO TELL THEM NO.” — Torrington Superintendent Susan Lubomski VIRUS: Districts planning for the worst JIM SHANNON REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Continued from Page One Jack Terrone of Waterbury is the lone protester Saturday outside the Waterbury post office on Grand Street rallying lease guidelines this week, to save the postal service from funding cuts and demand when some area districts, in- that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy resign. ‘It took over a cluding Litchfield and Region week for my absentee ballot for the (Aug. 11) primary elec- 6, will already have started a tion to be delivered,’ Terrone says. ‘I brought it to the drop hybrid return to the school box outside City Hall because I do not trust the mail serv- year that includes some time in school, some time long-dis- ice. The postal workers are doing the best they can do. The tance learning. policies in question are not under their control.’ The state will help guide de- cisions, but local districts retain autonomy to decide when to close classrooms or larger por- HELP: President tions of schools due to COVID- 19. Gov. Ned Lamont retains authority to order all schools critical of legislation closed if COVID infections be- come widespread again. Continued from Page One The governor ordered all schools closed in early urged a no vote, including in March, as the state’s num- a Saturday tweet, railing bers of positive COVID-19 against mail-in ballots. He cases began to climb, and has said he wants to block then closed them for good for extra funds to the Postal the 2019-2020 school year lat- Service. Ahead of voting the er in the spring. CONTRIBUTED BY NAUGATUCK PUBLIC SCHOOLS president tweeted, “This is School officials from vari- Students participating in Naugatuck High School’s ‘Summer Bridge’ program sit distanced all another HOAX.” ous districts said they’ve en- and masked to guard against possible COVID-19 transmission. Pictured from left are Aubrey Pelosi called the Postal ASSOCIATED PRESS gaged in exhaustive planning Longnecker, Bannie Pight and Briona Blasl. Service the nation’s “beauti- >> Read more about the U.S. to guard against infections, ful thread” connecting Postal Service on Page 18A. but also to help track connec- director of the Connecticut among staff or students, a state Department of Public Americans and said voters tions if one turns up. Association of Public School class or multiple classes may Health and the Torrington should “ignore” the presi- In Naugatuck, for example, Superintendents, said she ex- be quarantined based on the Area Health District. dent’s threats. Mitch McConnell is eyeing students will be assigned spe- pects most superintendents level of “exposure,” School In Wolcott, School Superin- Republicans countered a $10 billion postal rescue cific bathrooms and will need will closely follow state guide- Superintendent Verna Ruffin tendent Tony Gasper said the that complaints about mail as part of the next COVID- to log in for their use. This lines. She’s on the team help- said during a school reopen- Chesprocott Health District delivery disruptions are 19 relief package. While will help narrow the number ing to develop them. ing public forum Friday. It de- will advise on how much of a overblown, and no emer- Trump has said he wants to of contacts if a child is infect- “I would say more likely pends on the level of expo- school needs to quarantine, gency funding is needed block emergency funding ed, aiding in containment and than probably I think they will sure, she said. and for how long, if there’s a right now. for the agency, the White tracing, Weschler said. follow (Department of Public “It is very possible that if confirmed case. “It’s a silly, silly bill,” said House has said it would be Officials from Wolcott and Health) guidance, period,” we ever got to the point of The health district will con- Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. open to more postal funding Litchfield schools said clos- Rabinowitz said. “We are edu- having several COVID-19 sider the amount of contact The daylong session came as part of a broader bill. ing classrooms or buildings cators. We are not medical positives, we could go into the infected person had with as an uproar over mail dis- Hundreds of lawmakers could happen if a COVID-in- doctors. So we rely on DPH to quarantine for the whole dis- others, if social distancing was ruptions puts the Postal Ser- returned to Washington for fected student or staff mem- give us the guidance we need trict,” Ruffin said. in place, if nearby individuals vice at the center of the the weekend session, but ber is identified, but per- to deal with health issues.” Christopher Leone, super- wearing masks and how much election, with Americans dozens cast votes by proxy haps not. It would depend on In Waterbury, schools intendent of Litchfield and time the infected person spent rallying around one of the under House rules that al- the circumstances, they spokeswoman Sujata Wycoff Region 6 school districts, said in school, Gasper said. nation’s oldest and more low them to stay away dur- said. Leaders in these dis- said she expects to post proto- decision to quarantine a class- “Superintendents are not popular institutions. Mil- ing the COVID-19 crisis. tricts say they’ll take their cols for classroom and school room or larger portions of a health directors or epidemi- lions of people are expected Another lawmaker, Rep. cues local and state health quarantines on the district school will depend on multi- ologists, so I’m really glad to to opt for mail-in ballots to Dan Meuser, R-Pa., an- authorities. website in the coming week. ple factors, but will be gov- have the support of Chespro- avoid polling places during nounced Saturday he had Fran Rabinowitz, executive If there is a positive test erned by advice from the cott,” Gasper said. the coronavirus pandemic. tested positive for the virus. More than two dozen Re- Trump’s chief of staff, publicans broke with the Mark Meadows, was on president and backed the Capitol Hill meeting Satur- STUDENTS: Most will learn in hybrid model bill, which passed 257-150. Democrats led approval, but the legislation is certain day with GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy and other lawmakers, according to a to stall in the GOP-held Sen- Republican aide granted Continued from Page One Board of Education Aug. 17. ate. The White House said anonymity to discuss the The district will continue to the president would veto it. private sessions. students to learn when indoor use its 13 full-time custodians classrooms in the district without having to hire extra FACING A BACKLASH OVER THE POSTAL SERVICE has don’t meet the on a contracted basis, Ben- OPERATIONAL CHANGES, been struggling financially 6-foot social-distancing pro- nett said. new Postmaster General under a decline in mail vol- tocols. “We recognize this is really a Louis DeJoy testified Friday ume, COVID-19-related But other sites could be as labor-intensive task to have in the Senate that his “No. 1 costs and a rare and cum- simple as the shade under- people return to full,” Bennett priority” is to ensure election bersome congressional re- neath a tree, Bennett said. said. “Region 12 is in a very mail arrives on time. quirement to fund in ad- Region 12 will serve about different circumstance than But the new postal leader, vance its retiree health care 680 students this year from many of my counterparts in a Trump ally, said he would benefits. Bridgewater, Roxbury and other districts.” not restore the cuts to mail- For many, the Postal Ser- Washington. boxes and sorting equip- vice provides a lifeline, de- It’s not just distance apart. MOST CLASSROOMS AT ment that have already been livering not just cards and The state Department of Pub- SHEPAUG Valley School, made. He could not provide letters but also prescription lic Health and CDC have which serves sixth-graders to senators with a plan for han- drugs, financial statements placed strict restrictions on 12th-graders, allow enough dling the ballot crush for the and other items that are es- ventilation inside school build- space for social distancing, election. DeJoy is set to re- pecially needed by mail ings, which is part of the rea- Bennett said. She said for the turn Monday to testify be- during the pandemic. son Region 12 and other school 15 to 20 classrooms that don’t fore the House Oversight The postal board of gov- districts, including Torring- have enough space, students Committee. ernors, appointed by CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN BENNETT | REGION 12 SCHOOLS ton, have decided to imple- will take classes inside the Despite the postmaster Trump, selected DeJoy to When students enter their classrooms this year, they will be ment outdoor classrooms. school gymnasium, mall and general’s vow election mail take the job as postmaster Region 12 is starting the greeted by socially distanced desks to ensure the 6-foot on top of the auditorium will arrive on time, Democ- general. A GOP donor, he school year with its first two spacing protocol. stage. rats remain skeptical. Mal- previously owned a logistics weeks on early dismissal to Elementary students will oney’s committee on Satur- business that was a long- avoid possible heat closures. Bennett said her district TODAY’S POLL will continue as always, Lubomski said, but high- be learning inside traditional classroom space at Washing- day released internal Postal Service documents warning time Postal Service contrac- tor. He maintains signifi- will use air conditioning VOTE ONLINE AT REP-AM.COM touch surface areas, including ton Primary, Burnham about steep declines and de- cant financial stakes in while windows are open to al- door knobs, light switches and (Bridgewater) and Booth lays in a range of mail serv- companies that do business low for appropriate ventila- Are you and your keyboards will receive more Free (Roxbury), Bennett said. ices since early July, shortly or compete with the agency, tion. She noted ceiling fans children ready for school? attention than ever, she said. Lubomski said the hybrid after DeJoy took the helm. raising conflict of interest will have to be pointing out- The district has spent learning model in Torrington He acknowledged at the questions. side of classrooms for air to $3,025 on 605 packs of disin- will allow all students in each Senate hearing there has In a statement, the Postal be pushed away from stu- FIND RESULTS OF YESTERDAY’S fectant wipes, which will be cohort to learn inside tradi- been a “dip” in service, but Service said DeJoy has dents. QUESTION ON PAGE 2A. placed near the high-touch tional classrooms. But if stu- disputed reports of wide- made all required financial “We want to make sure we areas, Lubomski said. Every dents return to full-time in- spread problems. The disclosures, but he might are handling heat appropriate- classroom that has a sink will person classes in October, Board of Governors of the have to divest some hold- ly, but with that said, we also ‘Well, can I have an air purifi- be provided hand soap, Lubomski said some may be Postal Service announced a ings if conflicts arise. want our kids outside learning er in my classroom?’ And I’ve Lubomski said, while class- based in the library media bipartisan committee to Republicans have long when able,” Bennett said. “It’s had to tell them no,” Luboms- rooms that don’t have sinks center, career center and oversee mail voting. sought changes to have the balancing those demands. ki said. “What we’ve found out will be provided with hand computer labs. The bill would reverse the agency run more like a pri- We’re really going to have to through CDC and the Depart- sanitizer. Shepaug High School stu- cuts by prohibiting any vate company, and Trump of- look at what the conditions are ment of Public Health is that Torrington Director of Fa- dents, who will be designated changes made after Janu- ten complains the Postal Ser- of the environment and where they blow the air and that’s ex- cilities John Barlow said cus- grade-specific classrooms ary, and provide funds to vice should be charging Ama- the best area is to learn.” actly what we don’t want.” todians will be cleaning and and bathrooms, will be pro- the agency. zon and other companies In Region 12, Bennett said disinfecting bathrooms twice vided with wooden television- In a memo to House Re- higher rates for package de- TORRINGTON SUPERIN- teachers will have flexibility a day, while all desks and like trays, which will act as publicans, leaders derided liveries. The founder of Ama- TENDENT Susan Lubomski on when they will use outdoor chairs will be sanitized daily. desks. the legislation as a postal zon, Jeff Bezos, also owns has decided to start her dis- space for classes. Each school All students will learn from “Usually when you walked “conspiracy theory” act. The Washington Post, a pub- trict of about 4,000 students, building in Torrington will home Wednesdays for there to into Shepaug or any of our Many GOP lawmakers lication that Trump frequent- the largest district in Litch- have structured schedules for be a deep cleansing of all build- elementary schools, you echoed such sentiments ly derides as “fake news” field County, with the hybrid when a particular class will ings, Lubomski said. were immediately greeted during a lively floor debate. over critical stories of him. learning model Sept. 8. be going outside, Lubomski “Because students are go- by many faces around,” “I like the post office, I re- Others say the Postal Ser- Though students will be said. ing to be in these classrooms Bennett said. “It looked like ally do,” said Rep. Glenn vice is not expected to be learning in-person just twice a lot, you want to make sure a sea of people. Now, it’s go- Grothman, R-Wis. But he solely a money-making en- a week, Lubomski said she’s WITH THE DEMANDS OF they have that hand sanitizer ing to be much more where said, “We have no crisis terprise, often delivering to concerned about ventilation CLEANING school buildings, or they have that soap,” people are in hallways be- here.” far-flung places where it is inside her six school build- 14 additional custodians are Lubomski said. “It can be- cause they are headed some- Senate Republican leader not efficient to operate. ings. needed in Torrington. Those come a health hazard if we where else. There aren’t go- Lubomski noted both Tor- custodians will be contracted are running out, so that’s a ing to be those congrega- rington High School and Forbes Elementary don’t service and cost $605,000 of the district’s $1.9 million dangerous environment.” Region 12 will pay 10% of its tions.” School officials in Water- WEB UPDATES ALL DAY have air conditioning and hot virus-related expenses for budget — or about $2.4 million bury and Watertown did not Keep up with news as it happens third floors. the hybrid learning model. — for its full return to in-per- return messages seeking during the day at rep-am.com. “A lot of staff have said Regular routine cleaning son classes, Bennett told the comment. 12A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2020 TODAY’S OBITUARIES Jeffrey Stien U.S. Marine Corps veteran Francis P. Nichols Sandra J. Cutrali SEEKONK, Mass. — Jef- He kept a positive outlook Worked at J.B. Nichols & Sons ‘Loving wife, mother and Nana’ frey Stien, age 43, of and embraced each day. He WINSTED — Francis tomers that his parents WATERBURY — Mrs. house on rainy days and Seekonk, formerly of Water- will be most remembered Paul Nichols, 89, entered in founded. Sandra J. Cutrali, age 76, singing along to her favorite bury, Conn., passed away for his radiant smile, the heaven’s gates on Sunday, He and his brother passed away peacefully, Beach Boys songs in the car. peacefully sparkle in those hazel eyes, Aug. 16, 2020. George kept the business surrounded by her family, She was kind at heart and at home, and his kind and compas- He was going and employed multi- on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at infinitely patient. She main- with his sionate spirit that will be born on ple family members. It was Waterbury Hospital. She tained an impressively open wife Melissa missed by all. Aug. 12, such a great experience for was the devoted wife of mind and had a sense of hu- (Bellotti) Left to cherish his memo- 1931, to his customers, either in the Bartholomew V. Cutrali. mor that never ceased to re- Stien and ry and honor his love and Joseph and store or on the receiving end Mrs. Cutrali was born on mind you; age is but a num- his beloved legacy, besides his wife of Nadima of a home delivery. After the Nov. 21, 1943 in Waterbury, ber. dog Karma, six years, are his mother (Edna) store closed, Nick worked daughter of the late Rocco Sandra is survived by her after an ex- Justine Tomasiewicz; his Nichols. part time with Super Saver. and Irene (Forte) Pugliese. sons, Bartholomew (Maria) tended but brother Jason Stien, his sis- Nick had Nick loved golf, spending She was a graduate of Sa- Cutrali of Middlebury, and valiant bat- ter-in-law Judy Stien; and eyes that time with family, had the cred Heart High School, David Cutrali of Waterbury. tle with can- many aunts, uncles, and would same best friends from his class of 1961, and went on to She leaves behind her cer. cousins and countless sparkle, a childhood years and tending become a real estate broker grandchildren, Michael Cu- Jeff was friends. smile that his beautiful flowers. Multi- working exclusively with lo- trali, Christopher Cutrali born on Jan. 17, 1977 in Wa- He was predeceased by would warm ple varieties of begonias cal developers. and Gabriella Cutrali. She terbury, Conn., where he his father John Stien. a heart on the coldest win- were his specialty. Poison She had a creative mind also leaves behind her spent most of his childhood Funeral services for Mr. ter’s day, and a strong hand- ivy was his nemesis. like no other—whether it brother, Rocco M. Pugliese before moving to Florida. Stien will be on Wednesday shake or hug to make one He found peace and sol- manifested itself in the sto- and his wife Velma, of He graduated from Sebast- at 11 a.m. when a Mass of feel special. ace in his patio during the ries she’d tell her grandchil- Woodbury; and several ian River High School in Se- Christian Burial will be cel- His enormous Lebanese summer months. Nick was a dren or in the books she nieces and nephews. bastian, Fla., and later ebrated at the Basilica of the family brought him so much lifelong member of the Win- wrote, her imagination al- All services are private. earned a healthcare admin- Immaculate Conception, 74 joy, and he was well known sted Elks; member of the ways seemed to bring the Maiorano Funeral Home istration degree from Rhode W. Main St., Waterbury. on the grill from the infa- VFW; the Maaser El-Chouf unbelievable to life. has been entrusted with all Island College in Provi- Burial with full military mous sausage patty to his Association; and past Ki- She loved the outdoors arrangements. dence, R.I. honors will follow in the U.S. mouthwatering butterfly wanian. and gardening with her hus- Donations in Sandra’s He proudly served his Veterans Cemetery, Middle- lamb that woke the taste Grieving his loss is his band, taking pictures of the name can be made to the country with the rank of town, Conn., at 1 p.m. Rela- buds of many. wife Joann, of 65 years; chil- nature that surrounded her, Greater Waterbury lance corporal in the U.S. tives and friends may visit Side by side with his wife dren Jeffrey Nichols, Grego- and highlighting the beauty Campership Fund, c/o Wa- Marine Corps, and he was with Jeffrey’s family for Joann, he would orchestrate ry (Lorrie) Nichols, Laura in the things that seemed to terbury Republican-Ameri- employed by the U.S. De- walk-through visitation only gatherings for family and (James) Nichols Kelly and be ordinary. can, 389 Meadow St., Water- partment of Veterans Af- on Tuesday evening from 5 friends; with the fete on James (Hui-Hua) Nichols. Her summers were filled bury, CT 06702. fairs in Providence, R.I., in to 8 p.m. at Casey’s Eastside Christmas Eve. Food, videos Mourning with them are with countless adventures— For information, to sign the Compensation and Pen- Memorial, 1987 E Main St., of the entire family, and li- seven grandchildren, bringing her grandkids to the digital guest book or to sion Department. Waterbury, CT 06705. bations will be remembered Meaghan (Tino) Alfereti, the zoo and aquarium, creat- leave condolences, visit Jeff was a devoted hus- In lieu of flowers, gifts and memorialized. Nick Travis Nichols, Tara ing treasure hunts in the maioranofuneralhome.com. band who doted on Melissa may be made in memory of kept lifelong friendships (Philip) Nichols Strandwitz, and his “Baby Girl” Karma, Jeffrey to support Dr. David from his high school years. Cody (Diana) Nichols, a German Shepherd he res- Reardon’s GBM Research cued two years ago. Jeff’s Fund at Dana Farber Can- On many occasions, the Matthew Kelly, Madison Imelda M. Wallace quartet would put music in Kelly and Bradley Nichols; favorite places were the golf cer Institute, P.O. Box the air. And could he dance. and two great-grandchil- Former Driggs School secretary, active in book clubs course and anywhere he 849168, Boston, MA 02284. ... He attended Bryant Col- dren, Walter and Thomas could see the Patriots or Please write checks to Dana lege and later served his Alfereti. Yankees play. Farber and include Dr. WOLCOTT — Imelda M. ance Chris Fratea, Ryne county during the Korean A drive-by condolence Wallace, 82, passed away on Wallace and his fiancee He loved date nights, Reardon in the memo sec- War as a quartermaster in will take place on Friday swimming in his pool, and tion. To give online, please Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. Sarah White, Meghan Gaber the U.S. Army. from 4 to 6 p.m. at 110 Imelda was born in Wa- and her husband Ken, Timo- watching movie marathons. visit dfci.org/give. Soon after he met Joann, Roberts Ave. Services will He was most passionate Memories endure only if terbury on thy Gibbons and Benjamin they married and had three take place at St. Joseph April 9, Gibbons; one great-grand- about supporting other vet- you share them, so you are sons and a daughter. They Church on Saturday at 10 erans and took pride in his encouraged to leave a con- 1938, daugh- child, Gabriella Wallace; her loved to travel and visited a.m. Burial will follow in St. ter of the second great-grandchild, work at the VA. dolence, words of comfort, many countries throughout Joseph New Cemetery with Jeff enjoyed spending time or a personal memory with late Henri Baby Gaber, to be born in Europe, the UK and the full military honors. and Rose December; many nieces, with his family and friends, the Stien family on Jeffrey’s Balkans. The store on Park As an alternative to flow- and he cherished all of the tribute page at eastside- (Pelletier) nephews, extended family Place was not just a grocery ers, donations can be made Madore. and many dear friends. moments he spent with his memorial.com. store that happened to have to the Maaser El-Chouf As- niece Jade and his nephews Imelda Imelda was predeceased the best meat in town; it was sociation or Foothills VNA. worked as a by her sisters, Claudette JJ, Sonny and Jonah. the ‘Grand Central Station’ Maloney Funeral Home is in Jeff bravely fought brain secretary for Driggs Ele- Murphy and Madeline Jan- for family, friends and cus- charge of arrangements. mentary School and enjoyed netty. cancer for almost a decade, and he never gave up hope the kids. Calling hours will be on that a cure would be found. She was a member of the Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 Edward A. Picanso Basilica of the Immaculate p.m. at Woodtick Memorial, Century Brass machinist, Conception Church Choir. 420 Woodtick Road, Wolcott. She was active in book clubs Attendees must wear a mask enjoyed playing pool, cribbage with the girls, and enjoyed and practice social distanc- Michael T. Hallaran going out with the Rose Piz- ing. Due to restrictions on NAUGATUCK — Edward very close friend. za crew. gatherings, you are kindly Embraced music and language, taught at Westover School A. Picanso, 80, passed away Edward will be missed by Imelda loved spending asked to leave after paying on Aug. 17, 2020. He was his daughters, Lisa Picanso time with her grandchil- your respects to allow the MIDDLEBURY — He and his wife Alice very active with friends at and Lynn Sweeper, both of dren, her pets and grand- next group to enter. Michael Terrence Hallaran, spent 40 years teaching and the Nau- Waterbury; a sister, dogs, and had a special A funeral Mass will be on known as Terry, was born raising their family at The gatuck Se- Dorothy Overton of Texas; knack with caring for cacti. Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the April 25, 1947, in Cleveland, Westover School in Middle- nior Center. four grandsons; one great- She also enjoyed traveling Basilica of the Immaculate Ohio. He bury. Terry coached soccer Ed was grandson; and many with her brother. Conception, 74 W. Main St., died peace- and taught physics and as- born in Fal- beloved nieces and Imelda leaves behind her Waterbury. Meet directly at fully on Aug. tronomy. In 1989 Terry and mouth, Mass., on May 10, nephews. sons, Scott Wallace, and his church. Masks are required 7, 2020, at his family lived in Tamil 1940, son to the late Edward He was predeceased by wife Doreen, of Wolcott, and for Mass. the age of 73 Nadu, India, where he and and Mary (Lewis) Picanso. his daughter, Shelia Stepeck Richard Wallace and his To leave notes of comfort at home in his wife taught sciences at He served his country while and a sister, Eleanor Bell. wife Michelle, of Oakville; for Imelda’s family, visit her Middlebury, the Kodaikanal Internation- in the U.S. Navy during the A memorial service will her daughter, Susan Paxton tribute page at woodtick- surrounded al School. Vietnam Era. Ed worked for be on Thursday from 4 to 6 and her husband Donald, of memorial.com. by his loving Upon return to Westover, many years as a machinist p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Southington; her brother, H. In lieu of flowers, memo- family. He Terry became Director of at Century Brass and later Church, 150 Union City Paul Madore and his wife rial contributions may be was diagnosed with Studies and continued his retired from a company in Road, Prospect. Dace, of Rochester, N.Y.; six made in Imelda’s name to Alzheimer’s in 2012. teaching career. West Haven. Donations may be made to grandchildren, Matthew the Gaylord Hospital, 50 Terry was the son of Mary Terry’s love of music was He will be remembered the Wounded Warriors Wallace and his wife Kara, Gaylord Farms Road, Louise Garfield Hallaran a theme throughout his life. for being fond of playing Fund, 370 7th Ave., Suite Katie Wallace and her fi- Wallingford, CT 06492. and Dr. William Richard At Westover, he was a mem- pool with his friends, crib- 1802, New York, NY 10001. Hallaran from Cleveland, ber of the concert choir and bage every Saturday with A. Cassidy’s Cremation Ser- Ohio. His brother William Garfield Hallaran died in participated in many musi- cal productions, including his daughter Lisa, and vice is caring for Edward John J. Markette would visit the casino with a and his family. 1989. He is survived by his “The Fantastics” and “Fid- Marine Corps veteran, restaurateur, golf club caterer sister Sarah Hallaran Gra- dler on the Roof.” He was SEYMOUR — John J. John was predeceased by mentine of Milwaukee, Wis., one of the founding mem- Yong Hui LaBelle Markette, a 72-year-old resi- his son Shane. He leaves two and her family. bers of the Everyman Guild Terry’s wife of 50 years is that performed early music Longtime cake decorator in Torrington dent of Seymour, passed sons, Paul Markette and his Alice Kellogg Hallaran. locally. away Aug. 19, 2020. wife Elizabeth, of Nau- BEACON, N.Y. — Yong years at Mark Industries, a He was gatuck, and Jasen Markette They have two children, For more than 30 years Hui LaBelle, 77, of Beacon, local manufacturing plant. born Oct. 4, of Waterbury; two sisters, Katherine Kellogg Hallaran Terry studied viola da gam- N.Y., passed away on Yong Hui was prede- 1947 in Der- Janet Hamrick of Spring- of Washington, D.C., and ba at the Neighborhood Mu- Wednesday, April 15, 2020, ceased by her husband, by, son of field, Va., and Marilyn Carl- Thomas Patrick Hallaran sic School in New Haven, of complications due to Joseph, and her daughter, the late son of Ambler, Pa.; and sev- and his wife Clare Conway under the instruction of COVID-19 at St. Luke’s Michelle. She is survived by John and eral grandchildren and Sullivan, and two grandchil- Grace Feldman. Terry was Cornwall Hospital in New- her son and daughter-in- Jennie Ran- great-grandchildren. dren, of Madison, Wis. known for his wisdom, pas- burgh, N,Y. She was the wife law, Thomas and Tina La- no Mar- Friends may call on Terry attended Hawken sion for learning, and love of of the late Joseph LaBelle. Belle of Beacon, N.Y., and kette. He Thursday at The Jenkins School in Cleveland, Ohio, Bach. Yong Hui was born in her three grandchildren, graduated King & Malerba Funeral and received a B.A. from He was well-read in the Seoul, Korea, on March 10, Joseph LaBelle, Fox LaBelle from Shel- Home, 12 Franklin St., An- Wesleyan University, ma- philosophy and history of 1943. She met Joseph at the and Evan LaBelle, all from ton High sonia, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. joring in ethnomusicology. science and enjoyed camp- local coffee shop where she Beacon, N.Y. School, class Funeral services will be on Music and language were al- ing, hiking, canoeing and worked. The two married in Please join the family in of ‘65. Friday at 11 a.m. directly ways a central part of Ter- cooking. Over the years, Korea, but moved to celebrating Yong Hui’s life. He was a Vietnam veter- from the funeral home. In- ry’s life. He studied violin at Terry enjoyed scuba diving Queens, N.Y., in the mid- Funeral services that were an, serving in the U.S. Ma- terment with military hon- an early age, sang in Wes- and horseback riding trips 1960s. postponed at the time of her rine Corps. He was owner ors will follow in Pine Grove leyan’s glee club, participat- with his family to destina- Yong Hui found employ- death due to the COVID-19 and proprietor of Charlie & Cemetery in Ansonia. ed in the Indian music pro- tions that became beloved. ment at a local bakery in pandemic have now been Leon’s, Bowties Restaurant, In lieu of flowers, dona- gram, and was a member of Due to the COVID-19 pan- Queens, where she learned scheduled for Saturday at John Boys Cafe and John J. tions in his memory may be the Javanese Gamelan. demic, a gathering to cele- the art of cake decorating. New St. Francis Cemetery, Sullivan’s restaurants. He made to The Alzheimer’s After graduating in 1969, brate Terry’s life will take In 1974, she and Joseph re- Torrington. Please adhere to also was a caterer at High- Association, 2911 Dixwell Terry spent the summer place at a future date. located to Torrington, Conn., public safety guidelines as land Golf Club for several Ave., Hamden, CT 06518. learning Sanskrit and then In lieu of flowers, to honor purchasing their first home face masks are required and years. enlisted in the Army and Terry’s memory, donations on Iowa Street. social distancing practices was admitted to the Defense may be made to Neighbor- Yong Hui spent many will be followed. Thank you. Language Institute. He and hood Music School: do- years employed at The Bake WATERBURY AUTO SALVAGE Alice were married in Con- natenow.networkforgood.or Shoppe/Gert’s Bake Shoppe H PAID necticut in 1970 while he g/1392661?code=Covid%25. S on East Main Street as a A was stationed in Monterey, C JUNK CA cake decorator, eventually Calif. More OBITUARIES finishing out her working Terry served in Vietnam Pages 13-14A ORQuality R from 1970-1971 as a Viet- namese translator. Upon re- S F turn, he spent two years studying sciences at his alma mater with the inten- Used Auto Parts tion of going to medical HELPING TO KEEP WATERBURY CLEAN! school, but ended up discov- ering his love for physics. 203-754-2189 SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2020 LM THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 13A TODAY’S OBITUARIES Helen ‘Woody’ Fassett Phyllis A. Marciano Joseph P. Carusillo Julius Baumann Renowned farmer, Feb. 1, 1928-July 23, 2020 ‘Loving husband, father and grandfather’ Master gardener, numismatics expert erved Middlebury DELAND, Fla. — Phyllis Convalescent Home WATERBURY — Mr. furniture at a garage or es- Marciano passed peacefully Joseph P. Carusillo, 83, of tate sale that were in a state DUBLIN, Ohio — Julius lor’s degree in flora culture BEACON FALLS — Helen on Thursday, July 23, 2020, Boca Raton, Fla., entered of disrepair that he would “Jules” Baumann passed and a master’s degree in ed- “Woody” Fassett passed in Deland, Fla. into the gates of heaven on then painstakingly restore away peacefully on Aug. 14, ucation from the University away peacefully at the age She leaves Monday, for use in his home, or at the 2020, at his home in Dublin, of Connecticut. For years, he of 100 on Tuesday, Aug. 18, behind three Aug. 17, homes of other family mem- Ohio. taught in the Plainville 2020, at her loving sons, 2020, in the bers. He was School System. home. She Stephen, presence of For the past 30 years, Joe, born in He is survived by his lov- was the wife Jeffrey and his family, along with his wife Chris, Water- ing and caring wife of 54 of the late Peter; four after a brief had been an integral part of bury, years, Gertrud “Trudy” Bau- Howard grandchil- bout with the western Connecticut Conn., in mann; daughters Melissa Fassett, who dren and pancreatic “antiquing” community. January and husband Brian Judis, of passed away three great- cancer. He Besides his wife Chris of 1934 to Vienna, Va., and Jennifer in 1995. grand- was the lov- 62 years, he leaves to honor Julius and Keefe of Ledyard, Conn.; She was childen. ing husband and cherish his memory two Theresa and son Eric and wife Jaclyn born July She will be missed by all of Christine sons, Joseph J. Carusillo and Baumann. Though he spent Baumann of Dublin, Ohio. 25, 1920, in Bethany, daugh- who knew her. (DeStefano) his wife Cheryl, of Boca Ra- the first part of his life in Jules has seven grandchil- ter of the late Sherman and Carusillo. ton, Fla., and Mark Carusillo Cheshire, Conn., he lived for dren, Sophia, Sammie, Con- Margaret (Twing) Wood- Joe was and his wife Kim, of Wyck- more than 40 years in rural nor, Colton, Ben, Allison and ward. Woody grew up on David W. Young born in Waterbury on March off, N.J.; a daughter, Lisa Barkhamsted, Conn. Anya. Jules also leaves be- hind a brother, Joseph “Joe” Clovernook Farm, where 21, 1937, son of the late Carusillo McGilvary of Boca Jules was a master gar- Talented singer, enjoyed dener and living in a rural and his wife Phyllis Bau- she helped her father run Joseph B. and Rose (Maran- Raton, Fla.; a brother, John the farm after her mother’s time at home with family community allowed him to mann, of Cottonwood, Ariz.; gio) Carusillo. He graduated Carusillo and his wife Aggie, early passing. from Wilby High School, of Anaheim Hills, Calif.; a cultivate the phenomenon of nephew Michael Baumann; TORRINGTON — David She attended the one- class of 1955. He proudly sister, Rosemarie Kessler of nature. His passion for the and niece Sherry Brink. He Wesley Young, age 55, of room schoolhouse in served in the U.S. Navy on Boca Raton, Fla.; seven outdoors brought him to leaves many cherished Torrington, passed away Bethany and later Lasalle the USS Decatur (DD-936) grandchildren, Stephanie, beautiful national parks and memories to his close Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at College for Women in and then in the Naval Re- Brandon, Gianna, Jade, exquisite conservatories cousins and loyal friends. Charlotte Springfield, Mass., where serve. Joseph, Justin and Finn; across the U.S. and abroad. A Mass of Christian Burial Hungerford she earned a degree in busi- After coming off active many cousins and a large ex- Jules followed many sport- was celebrated in Powell, Hospital. ness. She fell in love and duty, Joe joined the Water- tended family. ing events and had a special Ohio. A committal service David was married a local farmer bury Fire Department, Due to the COVID-19 cri- appreciation for UConn will be in Cheshire, Conn., to the beloved named “Howie Fassett” and where he rose through the sis, all services are private men’s and women’s basket- be announced at a later date. son of the was married for 50 years. ranks to serve as battalion and at the convenience of the ball. In his later years, he be- Donations in the memory late Vaughn Together they ran the lo- chief for the later portion of family. Brookside Memori- came an expert in numis- of Jules can be made to the E. Young cally famous Fassett Farms. his career. He retired in al/The Albini Family Funer- matics. American Cancer Society. and Mary They raised thousands of 1990 after serving and pro- al Home and Crematory, 200 Jules received a bache- Suzanne turkeys and chickens yearly (Crede) Young. tecting the Waterbury com- Benson Road, Middlebury, and had an egg delivery and munity for more than 31 has been entrusted with the catering business. They Born on July 26, 1965, in Boston, Dave spent his early years. arrangements. Carmen Iadarola were best known and loved years in Lynnfield, Mass., Between shifts, Joe also In lieu of flowers, memori- ‘Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother’ for their take-out roasted and then in Canton Center, worked as a foreman for his al contributions can be made chicken dinners that includ- Conn. He was married for father’s painting firm, along- in Joe’s memory to: Ameri- ed potato salad and lemon 25 years to the love of his side several other members can Cancer Society, 38 BRISTOL — Mr. Carmen Donovan and her husband meringue pie. life, Lynn (Rodemeyer) of his family. Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT Iadarola, 94, formerly of Wa- Lawrence, of Branford, and “Howie and Woody” were Young. After retiring, Joe turned 06854. terbury, passed away peace- Lori Dawiczyk and her hus- featured in a 1952 Depart- Following graduation from his attention to his favorite For more info or to send an fully on Thursday, Aug. 20, band Frank, of Bristol; his ment of Agriculture docu- Canton High School, David leisure time hobby, collect- online condolence, please vis- 2020, at the three loving grandchildren, mentary on farming. They studied at Gettysburg Col- ing and restoring antiques, it brooksidememorial.com. Ingraham Michelle Dawiczyk of retired after 43 years of a lege and completed studies with a special focus on items Manor Nurs- Winslow, Maine, Jennifer successful business. in programming and website manufactured in Waterbury ing Home in Dawiczyk Chick and her She served as the presi- development at Northwest- and the surrounding New Bristol. He husband David, of Hamden, dent of the board for the ern Connecticut Community England area. was the lov- and Erin Donovan Tanner Middlebury Convalescent Technical College. He had a real talent of ing husband and her husband Max, of Home for 25 years, as well David was an incredibly finding quality pieces of old of Antoinette Stamford; his two sisters, as serving on the board of talented singer with a beau- (Pirro) Phyllis Scappini and her directors for the Red Cross tiful tenor voice. He sang for Iadarola. husband Anthony, of Water- Carmen bury and Anita Lacilla and from 1991-1997. She was an active lifelong member of many years in the church Mary Taylor was born in her husband Rudy, of Water- choir at St. Matthew Luther- the Bethany First Church of an Church, performing Loved to travel and surround herself with great friends Waterbury town. Christ. many solos and special an- and family on July 16, He was predeceased by She is survived by her thems. In addition, he sang 1926, a son his brothers, Paul, Joseph, daughter, Cynthia F. Resha WOLCOTT — Mary Tay- her. of the late Pasquale and Gio- George and Pasquale at numerous weddings, in- and her husband Thomas- lor, age 80, of Wolcott, Left to cherish her memo- vannina (Guarino) Iadarola. Iadarola. cluding his own wedding in Jude; her grandchildren passed away peacefully ry, and honor her love and He served his country hon- All services are private. October 1994. In his 20s, he Thomas J. Mariano and Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in legacy, are her sons, Steven orably in the U.S. Army dur- There are no calling hours. was active at St. Matthew Kaylee A. Resha; her three the comfort and David, David’s wife Kel- ing World War II. Chase Parkway Lutheran Church in both great-grandchildren Emma, of her home. ly, and by her daughter Mau- Carmen was a carpenter Memorial/The Albini Family choir and leading the youth Myles, and Finley Mariano; She was the reen. She also leaves sister- by trade and was the owner Funeral Home, 430 Chase group. and many loved nieces and widow of in-law Mary Jane O’Donnell; and operator of Carmen Parkway, Waterbury, has Dave enjoyed all types of nephews. David Tay- and grandchildren, Dakotah Iadarola General Contract- been entrusted with Car- music, gardening, traveling, In addition to her parents lor. Jenkins, Nicole Bedard, Re- ing. Carmen was a devoted men’s arrangements. animals (especially cats), and her husband, she was Mary was becca and Zachary Taylor, family man. For more info or to send e- Christmas, family gather- predeceased by daughter, born on Jan. Janelle Prince and Emma Besides his wife An- condolences, visit chasepa- ings, and mostly spending Donna Fassett-Merritt; her 6, 1940, in French. Mary also leaves toinette, of 70 years, he rkwaymemorial.com. time at home with his fami- sister Marion W. Sandell; Waterbury, a many nieces and nephews, leaves his daughters, Linda ly. He spent many hours to- brother-in-law Dudley daughter of the late Michael and their children. gether with his son binge- Sandell; brother Sherman and Rose (Fitzpatrick) O’- Mary was predeceased by watching many TV series (Monk) Woodward and sis- ter-in-law Barbara. that they both enjoyed. In addition to his loving Donnell. Mary was a gradu- ate of Sts. Peter and Paul her daughter, Patricia; brothers, John and Joseph Guitarist Jack Sherman dies at 64 A memorial service will Grammar School and Sacred O’Donnell; and sister, Kath- unique dude and we thank wife Lynn, David leaves, as TIRBUNE NEWS SERVICES be at a later date and a pri- Heart High School. She leen O’Donnell. him for all times good, bad he often said, “the light of vate burial will be in Grove worked at Stop & Shop for Funeral services for Mrs. Jack Sherman, an early and in between.” my life,” his beloved son, Cemetery. The Alderson- more than 30 years. Taylor will be on Friday at guitarist for the Red Hot Sherman had a short stint Jack Young. He also leaves Ford Funeral Home is as- Mary led a very full and 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, Chili Peppers who was fea- in the band, replacing on- his mother, Sue Young; his sisting with arrangements. adventurous life. She volun- 517 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, tured on their debut album again, off-again guitarist sister and brother-in-law, Memorial contributions teered at the Waterbury CT 06716. Those planning to and co-wrote much of their and founding member Hil- Johanna and Bruce Ferrone; may be made to Beacon Palace Theater, at the Wol- attend are asked to follow all sophomore follow-up, has lel Slovak on their 1983 his nephew, Andrew Fer- Hose Company No. 1, 35 N. cott Library and was an ac- governmental COVID-19 died. He was 64. A cause of self-titled debut. He also rone; and niece Charlotte Main St., Beacon Falls, CT tive member of the Wolcott regulations and meet direct- death was not disclosed. co-wrote much of their 1985 Ferrone. 06403; or to Middlebury Women’s club. Mary thor- ly at the church. Burial will The news was confirmed follow-up. He is also survived by his Convalescent Home, 778 oughly enjoyed her card be private at the conven- by the band on their Insta- sister-in-law, Cheryl Rode- Middlebury Road, Middle- games, and dinners with her ience of the family. gram account on Friday. meyer; his aunt Rosa-Lee bury, CT 06762. close friends, particularly Casey’s Eastside Memori- “We of the RHCP family Young; an aunt and uncle, For online condolences, to the tight knit crew from Stop al has been honored to care would like to wish Jack Joan and Dale Kreider; and share a photo or a story, & Shop. for Mary and her family dur- Sherman smooth sailing into several cousins. please visit fordfh.com. She loved to travel and ing this difficult time. Mem- the worlds beyond, for he Dave was devoted to his was always willing to try ories endure only if you has passed,” read the post. family and we will miss him something new. She was not share them, so you are en- “Jack played on our debut very much, but we are Marion F. Marciano thankful that he is finally one to shy from a new adven- couraged to leave a condo- album as well as our first ture or experience, be it a lence, words of comfort or a tour of the USA. He was a WATERTOWN — Marion free of pain and in the loving helicopter ride in Alaska or personal memory with the F. “Mitzi” (Nuebert) Mar- arms of our heavenly father. traversing the Great Wall of Taylor family on Mary’s ciano, age 89 of Watertown, In lieu of flowers, memori- al contributions may be made China. tribute page at eastside- CARD OF THANKS passed away peacefully on Although throughout all memorial.com. Aug. 16, 2020, at the VITAS to the Jack Young Scholar- this activity, it was the peo- ST. JUDE'S NOVENA Innovative Hospice Care ship Fund, c/o Torrington Savings Bank, 235 Dibble St., ple who surrounded her that May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be Unit of Saint Mary’s Hospi- were near and dear to her. adored, glorified, loved and tal in Waterbury. She was Torrington, CT 06790. preserved throughout the world There are no calling Mary loved people; and she the widow of Joseph Mar- was loved tremendously in now and forever. Sacred Heart of ciano. For a full obituary, hours. A private memorial Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude, worker service will be at St. return. She will be sadly of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, please visit the funeral missed by those who were help of the hopeless, pray for us. home’s website at oneillfu- Matthew Lutheran Church at the convenience of the blessed to know and love Say this prayer 9 times a day, by neralhome.com. the eighth day your prayer will be family. Burial will be at Hill- answered. It has never been side Cemetery, Torrington. known to fail. Publication must be More OBITUARIES Pages 12, 14A Online condolences may promised. Thank You and God be left for the family at Bless You St. Jude. (M.M.) phalenfuneral.com. The Wire 14A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 TODAY’S OBITUARIES Randall G. Gerrard Jr. Retired machinist, all-around handy man TORRINGTON — Randall loved to play baseball, soft- G. Gerrard Jr., age 65, of ball, basketball and skiing. Torrington, passed away In addition to his wife, Aug. 17, 2020, surrounded Randall leaves a son and by his loving family. He was daughter-in-law, James and Belarus blocks over 50 news the beloved Anita Gerrard, of Vernon; a husband of daughter Emily Gerrard, of Pamela Wethersfield; and his grand- (Newth) son, Martin Gerrard; two sis- Gerrard. ters, Lorna Sauter of Cele- He was bration, Fla., and Lucinda born on Sept. 25, 1954, the son of the late Randall G. Gerrard Sr. and Solveig (Hestad) Gerrard, of Tor- Hoyt of San Jose, Calif.; as well as several nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hillside Cemetery, Tor- websites, but protests continue rington. He was employed rington. BY YURAS KARMANAU by Kimberly-Clark as a ma- Memorial contributions ASSOCIATED PRESS chinist until his retirement. may be made to the Goshen A true all-around handy Land Trust, P. O. Box 501, MINSK, Belarus — Au- man, he was an avid hiker, Goshen, CT 06759. thorities in Belarus blocked loved outdoor camping and Condolences may be sent to more than 50 news media taking trips to Martha’s Vine- the Gerrard family by visiting websites that were covering yard, where he loved to fish. cookfuneralhomect.com. weeks of protests demand- He was a triathlete, and also ing that authoritarian Presi- dent Alexander Lukashenko Michael Bernard Duffy April 25, 1942-July 16, 2020 resign but protesters still turned out again Saturday, WATERBURY — Michael and her husband Toad, of some forming a chain of soli- Bernard Duffy, of Water- Sharon, Vt.; his daughter darity in the capital. bury, passed away unex- Teresa Duffy of Torrington, The Belarusian Associa- pectedly on July 16, 2020, in grandchildren Tobias, Delia, tion of Journalists reported Vermont. Seamus, Jack and Michael; the shutdowns Saturday, He was and many adoring cousins, which included sites for the born in nieces and nephews and U.S.-funded Radio Liberty Manhattan, great-nieces and -nephews. and Belsat, a Polish-funded a first gen- He was predeceased by satellite TV channel focus- eration Irish his parents, Mary Ann and ing on neighboring Belarus. American. Michael Duffy; his brother The state publishing house Throughout John Duffy; his nephew Bri- has also stopped printing his 46 years an Comerford; and the love two top independent news- ASSOCIATED PRESS of sobriety of his life, Alice Leopizzo. papers, the Narodnaya Belarusian opposition supporters gather for a protest rally in front of the government he inspired many people. He Donations in Mike’s mem- Volya and Komsomolskaya building at Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. enjoyed traveling to visit ory can be made to the AA Pravda, citing an equipment with his large family. general fund online at con- malfunction. Aug. 16 in the capital, Min- other demonstration in the nies that claim. He is bereaved by his sis- tribution.aa.org, or by mail Protests unprecedented in sk. Lukashenko’s main elec- evening was attended by The 65-year-old leader re- ter, Margaret Duffy Daniels to General Service Office, Belarus for their size and tion challenger, Sviatlana 3,000 people. newed the allegation Satur- of Woodbury; his son, Box 459, Grand Central Sta- duration broke out after the Tsikhanouskaya, has called “Threats, intimidation, day during a visit to a mili- Michael L. Duffy of Aliso tion, New York, NY 10163. Aug. 9 presidential election, for another massive show of blocking no longer work. tary exercise in the Grodno Viejo, Calif., his wife Goldyn An online service will be in which election officials opposition this Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of region, near the borders of and four granddaughters, at a future date. To join, say Lukashenko won a sixth “We are closer than ever Belarusians are telling him Poland and Lithuania. Jade, Kaylee, Emma and please contact his family at term in a landslide. Protest- to our dream,” she said in a ‘go away” from all corners “You see that they are al- Shaelinn, and great-grand- 2391 Downer Road, South ers allege the officials re- video message from Lithua- and squares,” said Anna ready dragging an `alterna- daughter Kinsley; his Strafford, VT 05070 or cat- sults are fraudulent and are nia, where she took refuge Skuratovich, one of the tive president’ here,” he daughter Cat Duffy Buxton email@example.com. calling for Lukashenko to re- after the election, knowing women in the chain. said, referring to sign after 26 years in power. that some previous presi- Protesters say they are Tsikhanouskaya. “Military Ann Theresa Sullivan (Nancy) 1930-2020 Police responded harshly dential challengers in Be- fed up with the country’s de- support is evident — the to the protests at first, ar- larus had been jailed for clining living standards and movement of NATO troops PROSPECT — Ann dren Anthony Corbo and his resting 7,000 people and years. have been angered at to the borders.” Theresa (Nancy) Sullivan, fiancee Melissa, Michael beating many of them. But Public shows of support Lukashenko’s dismissal of Lukashenko later spoke to 89, of Prospect, passed qui- Corbo, Alexandra, Amelia the police crackdown only for Lukashenko, who has the coronavirus pandemic, a rally of several thousand etly on Thursday evening, and Olivia Sullivan. widened the scope of the ruled Belarus with an iron as well as his decades of re- supporters in Grodno, where Aug. 20, The cornerstone of her protests, and now anti-gov- fist since 1994, have been pressing dissent. he threatened to close facto- 2020, with family, Nancy will remain ernment strikes have been comparatively modest. A “Lukashenko can’t pro- ries that are on still strike as family by forever loved, forever called at some of the coun- pro-government rally in pose anything other than of Monday. Strikes have hit her side. missed, forever dear. try’s main factories, former Minsk on Aug. 16 attracted tears for the USSR, bans and some of the country’s major Nancy A Mass of Christian Burial bases of support for about a quarter as many truncheons,” said Tatian companies, including vehi- was born in will be on Wednesday, Aug. Lukashenko. Some police people as the protest march. Orlovich, in the crowd at the cle and fertilizer manufac- Waterbury 26, at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony have posted videos of them- On Saturday, only about 25 evening protest. turers, a potential blow to on Dec. 12, Church, 4 Union City Road, selves burning their uni- people showed up for a bicy- Lukashenko alleges that the largely state-controlled 1930, to the Prospect. Burial will imme- forms and quitting in disgust cle ride to support the presi- the protests are inspired by economy that has been late Anna diately follow at Prospect at the government’s re- dent. Western forces including struggling for years. (Croke) and James Bruder. Cemetery. An hour of visita- sponse. On Saturday, hundreds of the United States and that Authorities on Friday She was the widow of John tion will be at Prospect In an enormous show of women dressed in white NATO is deploying forces threatened demonstrators J. Sullivan. Nancy retired Memorial Funeral Home, 72 defiance, an estimated formed a human chain in near Belarus’ western bor- with criminal charges in a from Region 16 Schools in Waterbury Road, Prospect, 200,000 protesters rallied Minsk as sign of protest. An- der. The alliance firmly de- bid to stop the protests. 1998 after many years of on Wednesday, Aug. 26, service. from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. She was an amazing mom, All family and friends at- grandmother and devoted tending must follow current BRIEFLY friend. She touched many lives with her generosity, kind spirit and willingness state of Connecticut recom- mendations for COVID pre- vention by wearing masks Trump ordered to pay $44,100 FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS to help. She was a talented seamstress, quilter and bak- and maintaining social dis- tancing. in Stormy Daniels legal fees West Virginia: Kanye West short strators left a park and began a march throughout uptown er. Donations in Nancy’s Charlotte at about 9 p.m., au- She was a long-standing memory may be made to the on ballot signatures thorities said. member of St. Anthony’s Alzheimer’s Association of Police said the group Ladies Guild and the Connecticut at Alz.org, or to CHARLESTON, W.Va. — briefly trespassed onto light Prospect Senior Center, the St. Vincent de Paul Soci- West Virginia’s secretary of rail tracks, temporarily dis- where countless times ety of Waterbury at svdp- state says rapper Kanye rupting service. Demonstra- shared with her many mission.org. West’s bid to get on the ballot tors later impeded traffic by friends remained true to her For directions and online for president came up short surrounding a vehicle that memory. condolences, please visit on qualified signatures. was attempting to travel Nancy is survived by her prospectmemorial.com. Secretary of State Mac through an intersection, po- children, Carol Corbo and Warner’s office told media lice said. William Gis- her husband Anthony of Wa- outlets Friday that West sentaner was arrested and terbury, Jacqueline Sullivan needed 7,144 signatures from charged with impeding traf- of Prospect, Daniel Sullivan registered voters in West fic, disorderly conduct and and his wife Kim of Geneva, Virginia. West submitted resisting a public officer, Switzerland; and grandchil- ASSOCIATED PRESS 15,000 signatures, but only police said. In this May 23, 2018 photo, Stormy Daniels speaks 13,865 were legible, and only Police say demonstrators 6,383 were confirmed West surrounded another vehicle SCHEDULE OF FUNERALS during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclama- tion and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. Virginia registered voters, as they continued to march, according to Secretary of and three more people were Anstett, Pauline C. — 100, of Goshen. side Memorial Funeral Home, 1987 E. State spokesperson Mike arrested shortly after. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Tuesday at Main St., Waterbury, Conn. Burial: ASSOCIATED PRESS Michael Cohen, paid Queen. Goshen Center Cemetery, Old Middle Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury. Calling Street and Bunker Hill Road. hour 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the fu- $130,000 to Daniels, who State law requires the sec- Body recovered of LOS ANGELES — A filed the suit under her le- retary of state to certify the Cox, Carol — 49, of Winsted. Grave- neral home. California court ordered gal name Stephanie Clif- ballot by Tuesday. Detroit firefighter side services 10:30 a.m. Friday at For- McDermott, Peter D. — 73, of St. President Donald Trump ford. After Trump’s elec- Elsewhere, Wisconsin est View Cemetery, Rowley Street. Louis, Mo. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Mon- this week to pay $44,100 tion, Daniels sued to void election officials on Thurs- who saved girls day at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lour- Fruin, Lisa — 55, of Watertown. Call- des, 83 Montfort Road, Litchfield, in attorney fees to porn the agreement. day decided to keep West off Crews on Saturday recov- ing hours 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thurs- actress Stormy Daniels to Trump and his support- the ballot because his nomi- ered the body of a Detroit Conn. Burial: St. Anthony’s Cemetery, day at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Fu- pay for her legal battle ers denied the president nation papers were turned in firefighter who vanished into Litchfield. neral Home, 1987 E. Main St., Water- over her effort to cancel a knew about the payment moments after the deadline. the Detroit River while bury. Meschter, Johannes — 85, of Thomaston. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Fri- hush money deal bro- for several years before He has qualified in Arkansas, helping save some girls Keliher, Sarah A. — 78, of Waterbury. kered to keep her quiet Trump acknowledged it Colorado, Oklahoma and from drowning a day earli- day at St. Thomas Church, 1 E. Main Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday at the about their sexual rela- on Twitter in May 2018 Utah. er, authorities said. St. A luncheon will follow at the Sun- Basilica of the Immaculate Concep- set Grille, 834 Northfield Road, Water- tionship a decade ago. and said he reimbursed Detroit Fire Sgt. Sivad tion, 74 W. Main St. Burial: Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours 5 to 7 p.m. town. The order in Superior Cohen for the money paid Protesters arrested Johnson’s body was pulled Court in Los Angeles de- to Daniels. from the river Saturday af- today at Bergin Funeral Home, 290 E. Main St. Rivard, Chelsea E. — 24, of Terryville. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Monday at termined Daniels won her Daniels’ suit over the in Charlotte as GOP ternoon following a six-hour Langlais, Lillian — 88, formerly of St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., lawsuit against Trump non-disclosure agreement delegates arrive search, said Dave Fornell, Wolcott and Waterbury. Funeral Mass Bristol. Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, over the agreement that was dismissed before go- deputy commissioner of the 10 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacra- Bristol. was signed 11 days before ing to trial or a settlement CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sev- Detroit Fire Department. ment Church, 182 Robbins St., Water- Tucker, Lewis I. Sr. — 86, of Oxford. the 2016 presidential elec- because the parties were eral people were arrested in The body was found not far bury. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Calling hours noon to 3 p.m. Saturday tion. As a part of that deal, no longer quiet. Trump’s Charlotte, North Carolina, af- from Belle Isle, he said. Watertown. at Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church the losing party would pay lawyers said Daniels did- ter some demonstrators skir- Johnson was off-duty and LeClerc, Roland A. — 85, of St., Seymour. Graveside service fol- the lawyers fees. n’t win the case and there- mished with authorities late walking with his 10-year-old lowing calling hours at Southford The White House did fore wasn’t entitled to Friday, as delegates arrived daughter Friday night near Plantsville. Funeral Mass noon Mon- Cemetery. not immediately respond lawyer fees, but Judge for the start of the Republi- the Detroit Yacht Club day directly at St. Bridget of Sweden Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire. Burial: York, Kathleen — 63, of Burlington. to a request for comment Robert Broadbelt III dis- can National Convention, po- when they heard three Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury. Celebrations of life 1 p.m. today and about the decision. agreed in his ruling Mon- lice said. young girls screaming for Monday at Terryville Polish Club, 35 The president’s person- day, posted online by The arrests happened after help from the water, Fornell Marsh, George A. — 88, of Roswell, Bushnell St., Terryville. al lawyer at the time, Daniels’ lawyers. a group of about 60 demon- said. N.M. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday at East- AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 15A 16A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 SundayRepublican Who’s the divider? AWARDED THE PULITZER PRIZE Plainly, there was a sense of dis- York City Is Dead Forever,” read a BY MICHAEL BARONE for the most disinterested and meritorious public service in 1939 appointment, of optimistic and per- headline by Manhattan comedy-club Give Politico’s chief Washington haps unrealistic expectations being owner James Altucher. With restau- correspondent, Ryan Lizza, some unmet. Comments by the president rants, bars, museums and clubs credit. After former first lady and his appointees about incidents closed down; storefronts up and Michelle Obama’s speech capping in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere down the avenues boarded up; and WILLIAM J. PAPE WILLIAM B. PAPE the first night of the Democrats’ vir- probably contributed to this. 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Signed columns reflect the opinions failure to cite evidence for his death rate and its danger to people embrace) hydroxychloroquine has of the author and not necessarily the publisher. “racism,” there’s no denying his younger than 75, and have em- made Democrats, even those coarse insults have contributed to an braced stringent lockdowns, manda- thronging to Black Lives Matter increasing sense of national division. tory masking and social distancing. demonstrations, much more deter- Balance that off, at least a bit, by Republicans’ estimates have been mined to vote by mail — and prone ANWR OIL recognizing that bipartisan electoral closer to reality, and Republican to implausible U.S. Post Office con- politics inevitably divides a citizenry, states like Florida, Texas and Ari- spiracy theories. The actual prob- as it has ours since President James zona have taken milder measures. lem, misstated by Trump, is that in ‘Drill, baby, Monroe was re-elected without oppo- sition in 1820. That Era of Good Feel- ings ended four years later when a four-candidate deadlock made the House decide the election. It’s been Partisan news media (and Demo- cratic convention scriptwriters) have hailed Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, despite his persistence in sending infected pa- many states, many ballots may be improperly filled out or not deliv- ered on time. You can request a postal ballot in Michigan the Friday before the election. Good luck get- drill’ — again division ever since. Sen. Barack Obama’s 2004 speech made an Illinois state legislator into a plausible presidential candidate, an African-American whose election tients to senior-citizen homes and the resulting high death rates. They’ve denigrated Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, though his 450 COVID-19 deaths per million ting it delivered by Tuesday. Democratic convention speakers are blaming Trump for not stamping out the virus, for the lockdowns’ eco- nomic devastation and for intensified promised to smooth over racial divi- is a fraction of New York’s 1,690. partisan rancor. He’s made mistakes ne of the strategies commonly used by Green O sions as the election of John F. There’s also a vivid contrast be- and missteps, but the charges are New Deal advocates and their predecessors is to Kennedy in 1960 smoothed over tween the “mostly peaceful” (trans- over the top. Maybe they’re an at- claim oil and gas extraction, as well as energy Catholic-Protestant divisions. The lation: often violent) demonstrations tempt to cover up the differences be- production and refining, should not be conduct- letdown came well before Donald in hip Portland, Ore., and Seattle; tween red and blue America, which Trump descended that Trump Tow- the criminal mobs in Minneapolis don’t work to Democrats’ advantage. ed where people live. Renewable-energy advocates fret er escalator in June 2015. Gallup and Chicago; and the relatively calm Michael Barone is a senior politi- about the possibility hydraulic-fracturing techniques con- Inc. showed the percentage of Amer- and intact exurbs and small towns. cal analyst for the Washington Ex- taminate ground water; they assert that power plants and icans rating Black-white relations as You could argue that Democrats’ aminer, resident fellow at the Ameri- other industrial operations that produce air pollution are very or somewhat good plunging in extreme risk aversion and the result- can Enterprise Institute and long- examples of environmental injustice when built near poor Obama’s second term, from 70% in ing lockdowns have imposed hideous time co-author of The Almanac of 2013 to 51% in 2015. damage on Democratic turf. “New American Politics. or minority communities. Power lines and oil pipelines come in for similar condemnation. It therefore makes sense to conduct such operations in re- gions where few people live — regions like the Arctic Na- tional Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain in Alaska. The popula- tion there is about 250. The entire refuge is about the size of South Carolina; the section known as area 1002, where oil exploration would take place, is comparable in size to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C. Republican presidents have been trying for decades to open ANWR to oil drilling. President Trump seems to have turned the long-lost key to a coastal plan containing an esti- mated 5.7 billion to 16 billion barrels of oil. While Democrat- ic presidential nominee Joe Biden likely will try to reverse the Trump administration’s decision if he wins the Nov. 3 election, any leases granted before Inauguration Day 2021 “can’t easily be rolled back,” The Wall Street Journal pre- dicted in an Aug. 18 editorial, “An Alaska Oil Opening, at Last.” The arguments against this enterprise were refuted long ago. Far from disrupting the Arctic wildlife, oil operations and pipelines attract animals such as caribou, which gather near the pipelines for warmth. Construction operations would take place during the winter to minimize damage to the tundra. Arguably, the anti-drilling forces’ most specious argument was that opening ANWR to oil exploration would have no immediate effect on oil supplies. This is superfi- cially true, but ANWR never was seen as a solution to an immediate energy crisis. It’s part of a long-term strategy for energy security. Thanks to the fracking revolution, the United States now is a net energy exporter. This is a national-security and eco- nomic benefit of great consequence; depending on crude-oil shipments from the volatile Middle East never was a pru- dent policy. But Alaskan oil fields are not as productive as An evasion convention they once were — the infrastructure for transporting oil re- though. At this point, it would be the most extreme and easily at- mains sound, but the amount of oil being extracted is de- BY RICH LOWRY shocking if Powell didn’t endorse the tacked versions of progressive pro- clining. The need for new oil fields becomes more urgent The number of Republicans speak- Democratic candidate for president. posals, whether the “Green New with every passing year. ing at the Democratic National Con- Christine Todd Whitman, the former Deal,” “Medicare for All” or defund- No one — especially the oil companies — wants to lay vention had progressives on edge. governor of New Jersey and Bush’s ing the police. But Biden is to for- They shouldn’t have fretted. Even Environmental Protection Agency mer President Barack Obama and waste to ANWR. And modern drilling technology makes ac- if a handful of estranged Republi- administrator, found Bush too divi- Hillary Clinton’s left on most do- cidents far less likely than in the early days of Alaskan oil cans are along for sive for her taste. Two-term Ohio mestic questions. Sanders and oth- exploration. Techniques such as horizontal drilling reduce the ride, the left is Gov. John Kasich, a Republican ers shifted the range of policies the number of rigs required to bring oil to the surface. steadily moving the presidential candidate in 2016, was viewed as mainstream by most De- The day will come when civilization’s need for fossil fuels Democratic Party more of a get, but still, if all of these mocrats, and Biden moved to stay in its direction. figures were collectively asked to go smack in the middle of it. will decline or even disappear. The emergence of cold fu- Would progres- build an audience of Republican vot- The Biden campaign is, in this re- sion or space-based solar power could render today’s sives prefer win- ers, they probably couldn’t fill out a spect, trying to do what Clinton did in “green” strategies — windmills and ground-based solar col- ning the optics at a moderately sized Zoom call. 2016, except even more so. As New lectors, both of which cause considerable environmental virtual convention, In his speech, Kasich fulsomely York Times columnist Ross Douthat damage and are insufficiently productive for a modern in- or the substance endorsed Biden the man, without pointed out at the time, the Clinton over the longer term? getting close to endorsing any of his campaign wanted to reach out to Re- dustrial society — obsolete overnight. But until these mira- The Democratic convention was, plans. He referenced Republicans publicans who couldn’t abide Trump, cle power generators come on line, U.S. companies and the for the most part, bereft of policy, fo- and independents who might believe but gave them nothing of substance, government are obligated to maintain the flow of fossil fu- cusing instead on President Trump’s Biden “may turn sharp left and and in fact ran to the left of where els, and ANWR necessarily will be a factor going forward. character failings and Democratic leave them behind. I don’t believe she’d been most of her career. presidential nominee Joe Biden’s that. I know the measure of the man. This approach probably has a bet- personal decency. Together with all Reasonable. Faithful, respectful, ter chance of working this time, QUOTABLE of the speakers with a Republican pedigree, this reinforced Biden’s im- and no one pushes Joe around.” Kasich was followed by Bernie since Biden isn’t as radioactive as Clinton, and Trump can’t run again age of being more moderate than he Sanders, who boasted to his support- as a take-a-flyer-on-me outsider. “The primary election system was a failure. By (Secretary is, which is perhaps his greatest po- ers, not unreasonably, “Many of the If Biden can actually pull off tack- of the State Denise W.) Merrill’s own estimates, only 98% of litical strength. ideas we fought for, that just a few ing Sanders’ way on issues while voters who requested absentee ballots for the primary re- There is obviously no percentage years ago were considered ‘radical,’ running as a boring moderate, ceived them ... that means (approximately) 6,000 voters lost in Biden running as the most pro- are now mainstream.” maybe he doesn’t get the credit for gressive presidential nominee in a While Sanders excoriated Trump, political canniness that he deserves. their right to vote absentee, or put their health at risk to vote couple of generations. It’s much bet- he also focused, more than others, Yet, this is an evasion that repre- in person when they intentionally requested an absentee ter for him to portray himself simply on Biden’s agenda and implicitly sents a major vulnerability. The ballot for a reason. Talk about disenfranchising voters.” as a good guy whose tent is so broad took credit for his embracing more question is whether the Trump cam- — Connecticut Senate Minority Leader Leonard A. it stretches from progressive Rep. far-reaching measures on issues paign can exploit it. If Biden is al- Fasano, R-North Haven, Aug. 19 statement Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to ranging from the minimum wage to lowed to coast through the fall with Colin Powell, the secretary of State universal pre-kindergarten. his current image not being serious- on absentee-ballot problems for Republican President George W. So, who’s right? Kasich, who ly contested, campaign malpractice Bush, who many progressives think makes assurances that Biden will will have to be added to the long was guilty of war crimes. not turn left? Or Sanders, who says litany of charges against Trump. Please visit www.rep-am.com/opinion to comment. It’s not as though Biden pulled he’s already turned? Rich Lowry (Twitter @RichLowry) from the Republican A-Team, It is true that Biden has avoided is a syndicated columnist. AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 17A These Black lives don’t seem to matter Utilities serve ably as BY DON PESCI other victims survived. They in- “These people’s criminal histo- pandemic to an end by shutting scapegoats I cluded “a 27-year-old woman who ries,” Reyes told the paper, “may be down doctors’ offices. One does not t would make a fine obituary. was shot multiple times in the side related to the shooting that ulti- stop the illegal procurement of From the New Haven Inde- of her torso, a 28-year-old woman mately took place.” guns in the Hill section of New pendent: who was shot in the arm and leg, a So then, what is to be done about Haven by imposing burdensome — BY CHRIS POWELL H “Dayshon Smith, a 28-year- 31-year-old man who was shot in all this? and possibly unconstitutional — old local boxer nicknamed ‘Super- the face, a 37-year-old man who Apparently, the shooters were not regulations on lawful gun owners; a aving itself freak’ for his power and reach in the was shot twice in the leg, and a 37- at all dissuaded by Mayor Justin Superior Court in California, of all failed to per- ring, was shot and year-old man who was shot in the Elicker’s order to remove a Christo- places, recently found unconstitu- form for most of killed amid gunfire thigh.” pher Columbus statue that had of- tional a law restricting magazines this year, abdi- in the Hill Satur- It’s a safe bet the shooters were fended the sensibilities of protesters to 10 bullets. cating amid the COVID-19 day after a large not members of the Connecticut who had urged Elicker to put If there were a statue to the Con- pandemic, the Connecticut party on Rosette Citizens Defense League, nor was Columbus in mothballs. The war on stitution in New Haven, intersec- legislature Street turned the purchase of the weaponry they Columbus — if not criminals who tional Marxists and anarchists in is gearing deadly, leaving used effectively blocked by a state prey on the Black communities — the latest movement to repeal West- up to punish five others hospi- law produced after the 2012 mass will not be over until Columbus had ern civilization would be pleading the state’s talized.” murder of school children in New- been made to disappear, an effort with Elicker to cart it off to a muse- two leading Brian Clark, who town. underway now in Mayor Luke um bone yard. electric runs the Ring One boxing gym on After the New Haven shooting, Bronin’s Hartford. The best way to discover a solu- companies, Congress Avenue, turned out for the Police Chief Otoniel Reyes noted his The post-Sandy Hook law did not tion to a problem is to reject out of Eversource rain-soaked press conference after department — not yet defunded, as add a single year to Smith’s prom- hand all false solutions. Energy and the shooting to speak up on behalf of demanded by Black Lives Matter ising life as a boxer. These artifi- It is outrageous that a man like United Illu- his former boxing student: protesters — had removed 30 guns cial attempts to prevent the tide Smith could be mowed down in any minating, for supposedly fail- “Smith had a job working with from the streets in the last few coming in by whipping the waves civilized city in America. Unfortu- ing to restore power fast disadvantaged youth, Clark said, weeks, “staggering numbers for a produce a sound-and-fury in the nately, our political empathizers enough after the Aug. 4 tropi- and no criminal record. He said city of our size.” Blumenthal partic- news media that advances the ca- will forget him soon. cal storm. Without waiting Smith had a daughter whom he ipated in those protests; he was reers of politicians, but do little to Those who genuinely mourn his for any formal investigation adored and spent much time with. careful to wear a mask. fight crime. passing may perhaps be consoled and findings, the top Demo- “‘He worked. Had a real job. A One factor in the shooting, Reyes Police fight crime, and it seems by Blaise Pascal, who said, “In the crats and Republicans on the real legit job,’ Clark said. ‘He was a said, is that people recently re- absurd to attempt to lessen crime in end, they throw a little dirt on you, legislature’s Energy and good father. He was doing the right leased from prison get into violent the crime-infested Hill section of and everyone walks away. But Technology Committee have things.’ disputes when they find themselves New Haven through police defund- there is One who will not walk introduced a bill to make the “And, Clark said, Smith was a back in the community. Two of the ing protests. away.” companies do a bunch of tremendous boxer.” gunshot victims from the Saturday Can we at least put that absurd The real Black community will things, most of which the An email released by New Haven night shooting were recently re- notion to bed? One does not stop ar- understand who that One is. Public Utilities Regulatory police ticks off the victims of the leased from prison. One is on proba- son in its tracks by defunding fire Don Pesci (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Authority already seems to shootout. While Smith died, five tion, and one is on parole. departments. One does not bring a writer who lives in Vernon. have the power to make them do. Maybe Eversource is lying, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR the company said a week ago that the storm did far more damage to the electric sys- tem than Hurricane Irene in CO2 FROM BURNING 2011 and Hurricane Sandy in WOOD COULD BE 2012, and that power was al- most completely restored in AFFECTING DATA only eight days, compared to 11 for Sandy and 12 for Irene. The U.S. Energy Information Ad- This might indicate im- ministration has put out a report on provement by Eversource, but carbon-dioxide emissions, between everybody is in a lousy mood 2005 and 2016, from every state. because of the pandemic and This report shows that carbon-diox- the hateful tone of politics, so ide emissions decreased by 11.3%, or nobody wants to hear it, much 802 million metric tons, during this less find out if it’s true. period; and that coal (26%), petrole- The proposed legislation um (45%) and natural gas (29%) would forbid electricity-rate were the fuels used in this study. increases for two years, as if These data are fairly accurate be- the utilities ever increase cause there are national distribution rates on their own, as if rates centers that know how much is aren’t controlled by the utility shipped. The amounts of carbon authority, as if the governor dioxide are not measured, but calcu- and legislature don’t appoint lated via their chemical composition the authority’s members, and during combustion. So why is car- as if two years ago, the legisla- bon-dioxide emission going down ture and then-Gov. Dannel P. (11.3%) when global data show it is Malloy didn’t enact a law re- increasing in our atmosphere? It quiring Eversource to pur- could be that so many people now chase increasing amounts of are burning wood or wood pellets, more expensive “renewable” and there are no national data on energy, hoping people would how many cords or pounds are be- forget by the time the rate in- ing used. crease took effect. I guess many people believe wood The legislation suggests the does not give off as much carbon utilities, particularly Ever- dioxide as fossil fuels do, but follow- source, are making too much ing data show that it does. money — and maybe they are. Every pound of fuel oil, gasoline, Certainly, some executives natural gas and propane, when KAMALA HARRIS’ HISTORY PROVES are extravagantly paid. This We welcome your letters. burned, gives off 3 pounds of carbon ASCENSION A MOMENT They should be brief and refer RETURN TO GOLD has prompted talk of having dioxide. When 1 pound of wood is state government take over burned, it gives off only 1.6 pounds of TO BE EMBRACED to current or recent events. STANDARD A MISTAKE the electric system, since it is carbon dioxide. Burning one pound Writers are limited to one letter a natural monopoly and is of wood produces 53.3% less carbon On Aug. 11, presumptive Demo- every 30 days. Please include This is in response to Lewis S. properly left in private owner- dioxide, but that’s not the full story. cratic presidential nominee Joe your name, street address and Clark’s Aug. 18 letter, “U.S. would ship only if it operates better One has to determine how much heat Biden picked Sen. Kamala Harris, daytime telephone number for benefit from restoration of gold that way under regulation. fossil fuels and wood give off before D-Calif., as his vice-presidential verification. standard.” But such talk is occurring they can be compared. Every sub- running mate (Aug. 12 Associated For your convenience, a form In his enthusiasm for a return to almost entirely in forums stance, when burned, gives off a unit Press story). for writing letters is available the gold standard, Dr. Clark under- other than state government of heat. This unit is called the British Sen. Harris is the third major-par- at: www.rep-am.com/opinion estimates the economic productive itself, and it’s only theoreti- Thermal Unit (BTU) and is meas- ty female vice-presidential nominee. power of the United States. In short, cal. As a practical matter, it’s ured per pound of fuel. She is the first woman of color and of Letters also may be emailed our economy has demonstrated that ridiculous. Crude oil, natural gas and propane South Asian descent to be nominated to: email@example.com it can produce and therefore earn its That’s because no gover- have BTUs of 20,318 per pound, for vice president. This is a water- Or they may be addressed to: way out of the threat of a debased nors or legislators would whereas wood is only 8,921 BTUs shed moment for the United States. currency owing to increasing ever want people calling per pound. Therefore, 2.3 times The backlash was immediate. Letters to the editor amounts of government debt. them when the lights go out, more pounds of wood would have to Most absurd was a charge that Sen. Republican-American Dr. Clark cited the example of the or would ever want responsi- be burned in order to produce the Harris is ineligible to be vice presi- P.O. Box 2090 purchasing power of the dollar 50 bility for another huge and same heat content generated by a dent or president because both of Waterbury, CT 06722-2090 years ago, as opposed to today, for complicated infrastructure fossil fuel. This additional 2.3 her parents were foreign-born and the same automobile, but neglected system. Already, Connecticut pounds of wood (2.3x1.6) would now immigrants to this country. Her fa- to balance that with the rise in work- cannot properly maintain its equal 3.6 pounds of carbon dioxide, ther, a Black man, immigrated from ing people’s salaries and the stratos- highways, bridges and rail- compared to only 3 pounds from fos- Jamaica and her mother from India. mates with less sunlight. I am of pheric rise in the stock market. Both roads. That’s why until the sil fuels. Therefore, at equal BTUs, Sen. Harris has birthright citizen- Irish descent. I have only a little of those elements are the result of pandemic, Gov. Ned Lamont wood gives off 20% more carbon ship; she was born in Oakland, Calif. melanin to make a few freckles to and, indeed, the measure, of eco- spent most of his time trying dioxide than any of the fossil fuels. on Oct. 20, 1964; she now is 55. The protect me from the sun. I must rely nomic productivity. Dr. Clark short- to persuade the legislature to Wood may be less expensive, but criteria for a presidential candidate, on sunblock to avoid dangerous sun- changed the amazing innovative authorize tolls. it does create more carbon dioxide. which also apply to a vice-presiden- burn. power of our economy, especially in Of course, the first step in Richard W. Tomlinson tial candidate, are stated in the Con- Why do some Americans regard the fields of industrial efficiency state government’s takeover Watertown stitution (Article II, Section I; 14th dark skin as inferior to white skin and technology unmatched by any of the electric utilities would The writer is a retired senior re- Amendment, Section II): she must be when, in fact, dark skin is biological- other economy in the world. be to settle on a fair price for search scientist for Uniroyal Chemi- native-born and at least 35 years old. ly superior? The white man had su- We have achieved this without un- their assets. Then, state gov- cal Co. The only non-immigrant class in perior weapons and was able to leashing any meaningful inflation ernment would have to raise the United States is indigenous Na- overcome by force dark-skinned over the broad spectrum of meas- taxes by maybe billions of VOTE FOR TRUMP, BIDEN tive Americans. With the exception people. Might made right and win- urement for inflation. dollars or borrow that much, of Charles Curtis, vice president un- ners write history. In 1925, Winston Churchill, then even as Connecticut already OR THE ICEBERG? der President Herbert Hoover, Sen. Harris also has an unusual chancellor of the exchequer, re- has close to the highest per- every presidential and vice-presi- first name — not the (1984 Demo- turned Great Britain to the gold stan- capita state government debt Please pity the American voter in dential candidate in American elec- cratic vice-presidential nominee) dard, which proved to be a huge eco- load in the United States. the upcoming presidential election. tions since the first in 1789 was an Geraldine (Ferraro) or (2008 Re- nomic mistake, as persuasively ar- For political purposes, We get to choose between two fel- immigrant or a descendent of an im- publican vice-presidential nominee) gued by the noted British economist elected officials badly need lows, President Trump and Demo- migrant to this country. Sarah (Palin) to which we are accus- J. M. Keynes. Additionally, modern electric companies to remain cratic nominee Joe Biden, who ef- The problem is that Sen. Harris is tomed. So what? Cultural diversity monetary theory, which is gaining under private ownership, fectively have volunteered to be a woman of color and has a strange should be welcomed, not shunned. currency today among economists, since that provides cover for captain of the Titanic — after it had first name. Criticisms of her echo the The tapping of Kamala Harris as argues that a government that issues the social and political costs struck the iceberg. false “birtherism” charges leveled the Democratic vice-presidential its own money can’t run out of it. state government stuffs into What sort of person would want against President Barack Obama. nominee is a groundbreaking mo- That is how the government pays its utility bills, for which the that job? Only a megalomaniac who Sen. Harris’ DNA comes from the ment for our country. I would urge debts through the instruments of the utilities, not elected officials, thinks he can save the ship and Black sub-Saharan Africa and from American citizens to embrace the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Trea- get blamed. make it better than before, or an old the brown Indian sub-continent. moment as progress. We must end sury. This theory has some credibili- If ratepayers ever realized man who doesn’t even realize the Dark-skinned people produce racism based on the color of some- ty. As noted earlier, inflation has that much of their electric ship is doomed. melanin to protect them from in- one’s skin. been negligible for many years, in an bill is actually taxation, Either way, we have to pretend tense sunlight, sunburn and damage To paraphrase the Rev. Dr. Mar- environment of historically low inter- they’d complain to their everything is going well; until we slip to their DNA in tropical regions. It is tin Luther King Jr., we should con- est rates and low unemployment. elected officials even when beneath the waves. Good luck this nature’s sunblock. It is an external sider the quality of her character In short, our productivity has re- the lights were still on. November, and don’t forget to vote! adaptation to environment. rather than the color of her skin. placed a mere base metal. Chris Powell is a columnist Joe Margiotta The white race may have lost this Penny O’Connell Gaffney J. Feskoe for the Journal Inquirer in Waterbury ability as it moved to northern cli- Woodbury Woodbury Manchester. 18A THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT FIVE-DAY FORECASTS MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY TODAY Partly sunny, an afternoon shower or thunderstorm is HIGH: 88 HIGH: 87 HIGH: 79 HIGH: 82 possible, very warm and humid. Highs 85 to 90. Winds southwest at 5 to 10 mph. 24 hr prec: 0.02 inches. LOW: 68 LOW: 62 LOW: 59 LOW: 63 PREC: 0.06 PREC: 0.05 PREC: 0.0 PREC: 0.0 TONIGHT Partly cloudy and humid. Lows 65 to 70. Winds southwest at 5 mph. Albany Pittsfield 88/66 86/63 Northeast Weather Summary Boston The combination of a couple weak fronts will result in a mixture of clouds and Worcester 87/70 sunshine across the Northeast, along with the chance for a few scattered Great 87/67 showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. High temperatures will range Barrington from the 70s in northern Maine to the lower 90s in portions of Southern New Springfield Provincetown 86/66 93/70 82/68 England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. On The Record Sun And Moon Salisbury Daylight today: 13 hours, 31 minutes. 86/65 Hartford Storrs Providence Data recorded at Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks. 93/70 88/68 Hyannis Temperature Sunrise 6:09 a.m. Moonrise 11:24 a.m. Torrington 88/69 82/68 Sunset 7:40 p.m. Moonset 10:35 p.m. Yesterday High/Low 93R/64 88/67 Normal for date 82/60 Waterbury Newport Records for date 93 in 2020 / 41 in 1982 89/68 82/69 Martha’s A year ago 89/68 Groton Range since Jan 1. 99/4 Danbury New Haven 80/71 Vineyard Nantucket AUG 25 SEPT 2 SEPT 10 SEPT 17 82/66 77/69 Precipitation in inches Today in Weather 87/68 86/73 Yesterday precip. to 5 p.m. Trace Total for month to date: 0.81 History Bridgeport Normal for August to date: 2.97 In 1989, thunderstorms New York 85/74 Tides High August 23 Low High August 24 Low Total this year: 19.40 caused heavy rain in New Haven City Dock 2:56am/3:23pm 9:08am/9:45pm 3:53am/4:19pm 10:02am/10:45pm Normal for the same period: 29.31 southeastern Kentucky. Flooding City Saybrook Jetty 2:10am/2:44pm 8:21am/9:02pm 3:05am/3:41pm 9:16am/10:05pm Snowfall since July 1: 0.0 occurred along Big Creek and along 87/76 New London State Pier 12:59am/1:33pm 7:36am/8:17pm 1:54am/2:30pm 8:31am/9:20pm Normal snowfall since July 1: 0.0 Stinking Creek. Water levels were 12 to 14 feet above bankfull. L.I. Sound: Winds southwest at 5 to 10 knots, waves 1 foot or less, visibility 10 miles or more, water Degree Days temperature is 76 degrees. Cooling degree days since Jan 1: 911 Northeast Cities Nashville 85 69 c Normal for the same period 624 Atlantic City 86 73 c Norfolk 89 74 ps Below 10 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100+ Total same period last year 836 L Buffalo Burlington Vt. 82 83 61 65 ps Orlando t Phoenix 92 107 77 85 ps s Heating or cooling degree days are a measure of heating or cooling ps Portland, OR 81 56 s requirements. Degree days are calculated as the difference between the mean daily outdoor temperature and 65 degrees F. Normal is L L Concord, N.H. Philadelphia 86 87 62 74 c San Diego 83 73 c based on a 30-year average. H L Pittsburgh 82 67 sh San Francisco 68 54 ps Portland Me. 81 64 ps San Juan, P.R. 88 79 ps Portsmouth 84 65 ps Seattle 77 55 ps Comfort Factors Washington 90 74 ps Syracuse 88 68 ps Heat Index at 4 p.m. today: 92 degrees. L National Cities International Cities Albuquerque 95 70 ps Baghdad 106 75 s Pollution Standard Index yesterday: 49. Anchorage 61 54 c Beijing 82 70 sh sh Jerusalem 86 70 s SCALE: 0-50, Good; 50-100, Moderate; 100-200, Unhealthful; L H Atlanta Charlotte 84 85 72 71 c Lisbon 86 66 s 200-300, Very unhealthful; 300-500, Hazardous. Chicago 83 59 c London 72 57 sh Cleveland 83 68 c Mexico City 78 56 ps Pollen Count - Waterbury Hospital Dallas 96 74 ps Moscow 77 55 s Denver 95 64 ps Paris 75 55 c Honolulu 89 76 ps Rome 90 72 ps Trees 0 Grass 5 Weeds 14 Mold 48,174 Houston 94 72 ps Singapore 91 77 t Indianapolis 85 68 ps World Extremes Low Moderate High Very High Kansas City 86 68 ps High: 120 at Sulaibiya, Kuwait. Low= 0-15 Low= 0-5 Low= 0-10 Low=0-900 Las Vegas 105 86 ps Low: -99 at Concordia, Antarctica. Mod= 16-90 Mod= 6-20 Mod= 11-50 Mod=901-2500 Los Angeles 83 71 c High= 91-1500 High= 21-200 High= 51-500 Hi=2501-25000 Miami 91 81 ps KEY: s: sunny; ps: partly sunny; c: cloudy;sh: V. high= >1500 V. high= >200 V. high= >500 V. hi=>25000 Minneapolis 83 70 t showers; r: rain, t: thunderstorms; f: flurries RALLY: People critical of new postmaster FACT CHECK WASHINGTON — Presi- dent Donald Trump is mis- gress imposed and only Congress can take away. Continued from Page One representing the U.S. Postal Service’s financial prob- PRESIDENT TRUMP: We Amy Lake, one of the or- lems as his postmaster gen- want to make sure that the ganizers of the local protest eral defends cuts that are post office runs properly who rallied at the Lakeville expected to prevent timely and it hasn’t run properly site, said as soon as word delivery of mail-in ballots for many years, for proba- went out Tuesday about a ral- for the November election. bly 50 years. It’s run very ly, the response was over- Meanwhile, Democratic po- badly. So we want to make whelming. litical messaging about the sure that the post office “It’s in the Constitution, situation fails to acknowl- runs properly and doesn’t which the president takes an edge that service’s financial lose billions of dollars.” — oath to uphold, that Congress troubles date back to 2006 remarks Monday to re- has the power to establish the after changes imposed by porters. post office,” said Lake, a new- Congress, be: ly retired middle school so- THE FACTS: There’s no cial studies teacher. “This is PRESIDENT TRUMP: One evidence of broad misman- contrary to his Constitutional of the things the post office agement at the Postal Ser- pledge.” loses so much money on is vice that dates back 50 Judy Gafney said she was delivering packages for years, nor did Trump offer rallying to protect freedom. Amazon and others. “Every any evidence. “Democracy is looking dif- time they deliver a package, The Postal Service started ferent, and I’m fearful of our they probably lose three or losing money after the 2006 country and everything that is four dollars. That’s not law mandating health pre- being eroded,” she said. “What good.” — remarks Monday funding took effect. Those bil- a waste of money to have post to reporters. lion-dollar payments, which office boxes rotting. The post coincided with the 2007-2008 office is a good system and we THE FACTS: While the Great Recession and a wider need to support it.” U.S. Postal Service has lost shift toward online bill pay- Kate Mellon, 85, said the money for 13 years, package ments, pushed the Postal Ser- post office has always taken RUTH EPSTEIN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN delivery is not the reason. vice into the red. Excluding care of citizens. As a young A rally protests the recent cutbacks in the U.S. Postal Service on Saturday in front of the Boosted by e-commerce, those health payments, it has girl in a small upstate New Lakeville post office in Salisbury. the Postal Service has en- finished each year with rev- York town, the post office was joyed double-digit increas- enue surpluses for most of a center of safety, activity and es in revenue from deliver- the past decade. friendliness, she recalled. Zeinis Mehio, a new Ameri- Mimi Harson said she came out their medications and farm ing packages, but that has- “They were the source of can citizen from Lebanon, “for every reason that is not supplies through the mail. n’t been enough to offset PRESIDENT TRUMP: Ab- life,” Mellon said of postal said, “I came from a country right” about DeJoy’s actions. Pre-stamped postcards pension and health care sentee is good; mail-in, uni- workers. “I remember the where there was no freedom, “I’m furious that they’re with the White House ad- costs as well as declines in versal is very, very bad. workers’ efficiency and kind- no common service and no taking my tax dollars and dress were being given out first-class letters and mar- There’s no way they’re going ness. Think of what the post of- helping each other. I feel throwing away perfectly good for people to send their con- keting mail. Together, let- to get it accurately.” — news fice meant to us during World we’re going backwards here equipment,” she said. cerns to President Trump. ters and marketing mail in conference last Saturday. War II. Those who want to and that I never left my coun- Rona Roberts said she recent years have com- TRUMP: “The honorable change things are treading on try. This is not acceptable.” knows people from small rural Contact Ruth Epstein at kc- prised up to two-thirds of thing to do is drop the Mail- the heart of our country.” At the Salisbury post office, towns who are unable to get firstname.lastname@example.org. postal revenue. In Scam before it is too late! In arguing that the Postal Absentee Ballots, like they Service is losing money on have in Florida, are good!” delivering packages for — tweet last Saturday. Amazon, Trump appears to WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE AND WHY? be citing some Wall Street THE FACTS: Mail-in bal- analyses that argue the lots are cast in the same The U.S. Postal Service is warning states it cannot guaran- cause of the coverage the president has received from The Postal Service’s formula for way as absentee mail bal- tee that all ballots cast by mail for the Nov. 3 election will Washington Post, which Bezos owns. DeJoy cut overtime, calculating its costs is out- lots, with the same level of arrive in time to be counted, even if ballots are mailed by late delivery trips and other expenses that ensure mail ar- dated. A 2017 analysis by scrutiny such as signature state deadlines. The Democratic party is leading the charge rives at its destination on time. Citigroup did conclude that verification in many states. in publicizing the possibility that millions of voters could the service was charging In more than 30 states be disenfranchised. WHY DOES THIS MATTER IN AN ELECTION YEAR? below market rates as a and the District of Colum- The concern arises in a high-stakes election and in the mid- Mail-in ballots have exploded in popularity since the pan- whole on parcels. Still, fed- bia, voters have a right to dle of the coronavirus pandemic, which has led Americans demic spread in mid-March, at the peak of primary season. eral regulators have re- “no excuse” absentee vot- to consider voting by mail instead of heading to in-person Some states have seen the demand for mail voting increase viewed the Amazon con- ing. That means they can polling places. fivefold or more during the primaries. Election officials are tract with the Postal Ser- use mail-in ballots for any bracing for even more in November. vice each year and found it reason, regardless of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recom- Timely mail is key to voting by mail. In states without uni- profitable. whether a person is out of mended mail ballots as a way to vote without risking expo- versal mail-in voting, applications for mail ballots are gen- To become financially town or working. In Florida, sure to the virus at the polls. President Donald Trump has erally sent out to voters by mail. They’re returned, again, by stable, the Postal Service the Legislature in 2016 vot- alleged that that mail ballots are a ticket to fraud, and has mail. Then the actual ballots are sent to voters by mail, and has urged Congress for ed to change the wording of said more absentee votes, if meddled with, could cost him returned, again, by mail, usually by Election Day. years to give it relief from such balloting from “absen- the November election. Some questions and answers about the mandate to prefund re- tee” to “vote-by-mail” to the post office and the national debate over mail-in voting: Late last month, Thomas J. Marshall, the post office’s gen- tiree health benefits. Legis- make clear a voter can cast eral counsel and executive vice president, sent states a let- lation in 2006 required the such ballots if they wish. WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE POST OFFICE? ter warning that many of them have deadlines too tight to Postal Service to fund 75 More broadly, voter The post office, which has lost money for years, contends it’s a meet in this new world of slower mail. years’ worth of retiree fraud has proved exceed- government service rather than a profit-maximizing business. Pennsylvania, for example, allows voters to request a mail health benefits, at an esti- ingly rare. The Brennan In June, Louis DeJoy, a Republican donor and logistics ballot by Oct. 27. Marshall warned that voters there should mated cost of $5 billion per Center for Justice in 2017 company executive, took over as the new postmaster gen- put already completed ballots in the mail by that date to year, something that nei- ranked the risk of ballot eral and Trump tasked him with trying to make the Postal ensure they arrive by Nov. 3. ther the government nor fraud at 0.00004% to Service more profitable. This has been a potential problem since the Obama admin- private companies are re- 0.0009%, based on studies Critics of the president have noted that doing so would istration, when the post office relaxed standards for when quired to do. of past elections. also squeeze businesses such as Amazon. Its chief execu- mail had to arrive. The biggest factor in the Only nine states current- tive, Jeff Bezos, has come under criticism from Trump be- — Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press post office’s troubles was ly have plans for “univer- the prepayment of retiree sal” mail-in voting. health benefits, which Con- — Associated Press SPORTS THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 HIGH 1B SCHOOLS CHECK THE ZONE FOR MORE ON THE FALL SPORTS SEASON, REP-AM.COM Gray gets his shot at top job opportunity to be a varsity BY MARK JAFFEE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Naugy taps assistant to be head coach and hoped and prayed for that to happen,” After being a longtime as- sistant football coach in the interim head football coach said Gray. “I’m thankful for the opportuntity. With Naugatuck Valley League, COVID-19, it’s a whole new, Ollie Gray will finally get his season up in the air right now, and normalcy with the kids. uncharted territory. I’ve had chance to be a head coach. we’ll make the appointment We felt that was important. good relationships with the Gray was recently appoint- as an interim for this season He really loves kids and has a players and their families. ed the Naugatuck High foot- and push the (permanent) natural ability to make kids I’m very hopeful we’ll have a ball coach on an interim basis hiring to the spring,” said feel comfortable. I am fully season.” for the 2020 season, accord- Mariano. “We had a good confident for him to lead our Teams had been in condi- ing to Brian Mariano, the deal of applicants and had a program. It was easy for us to tioning practices since July 6, school’s acting athletic direc- lot of options looking at re- make that decision.” and were scheduled to begin tor and dean of student life. sumes. There are a lot of Sollazzo, 64, compiled a 23- formal workouts Aug. 17, but Gray, 59, a Waterbury resi- quality candidates. I will let 9 overall over three seasons that was put on hold last week dent, had been overseeing the them know what our plan is.” and guided the Greyhounds while the CIAC and state De- summer conditioning pro- For now, it was an easy to two playoff appearances. partment of Public Health gram since the sudden depar- transition to elevate Gray. Prior to coaching at Nau- work out details for all sports REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN ARCHIVE ture of head coach Dave Sol- “Ollie is a really good guy gatuck, Gray had stints as an to resume. Naugatuck assistant football coach Ollie Gray, left, congrat- lazzo in late June and was on who takes care of our kids,” assistant coach at Sacred It had previously been an- ulates quarterback Mike Plasky as he comes off the field the Greyhounds’ staff the sad Mariano. “With every- Heart, Crosby and Non- nounced that if football was during the 2017 season. Gray is the new interim head coach past three years. thing up the air, we wanted to newaug. of the Greyhounds. “We decided that with this try and keep the continuity “I had always wanted the See NAUGY, Page 2B COURT OF JUSTICE AUTO RACING In Indianapolis, the show goes on race still feel like a world- ASSOCIATED PRESS class event even without INDIANAPOLIS — The fans. Indianapolis 500 has been Its cachet improved when stripped almost to the bone Marco Andretti won the for the 104th running of pole, a feat not done by his “The Greatest Spectacle in famous family since Mario Racing.” Andretti did it in 1987. Mar- The iconic test of man and co was just 2 months old machine is too important to when his grandfather won new owner Roger Penske to his last Indy pole and Mar- cancel in the year of the co’s father, uncle and cousin coronavirus pandemic. Its all failed to duplicate the ef- importance to the survival fort. of IndyCar teams meant the Mario’s victory in 1969 is race had to be staged even the only Indy 500 win if the gates at Indianapolis among five Andretti drivers Motor Speedway will be covering 74 starts. It was closed to fans for the first Marco, as a rookie in 2006, time in its long, storied his- who last came closest to tory. ending the “Andretti Curse” “Virtually every sponsor- when he was beaten at the ship you have is tied to this finish line. event. It’s the 800-pound go- This is his time, a full 15 rilla,” said Bobby Rahal, years later, and Andretti is owner of three cars entered up for the challenge. The in today’s race at 1 p.m. that family will be honored be- was rescheduled from its fore the race as Mario An- traditional Memorial Day dretti drives his son, CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS weekend slot. Michael, around the speed- Paige Bueckers, the No. 1 women’s basketball recruit in the country, wears a UConn T-shirt with the skyline of Minneapolis “I think the idea of not way in the two-seater before in the background. Bueckers is from Hopkins, Minn., which is just outside the Twin Cities. having the Indy 500 would Marco takes the green flag. have been disastrous to “I feel good and I’m not probably every team,” he stressed out. My grandfa- UConn recruit advocates for equality said. “It would have been a death knell to some teams, so this race had to happen.” Penske, the billionaire ther and I even talked about it. There’s something about our family that lives for this type of good pressure,” An- because there was a lot of businessman who closed his dretti said. BY ROGER CLEAVELAND REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN “I JUST WANT MY stuff going on,” Bueckers purchase of the national His top competition BROTHER TO said. “I participated in a landmark speedway and the seems to be his own Andret- UConn freshman Paige bunch of marches. I donated series itself in January, will ti Autosport teammates as Bueckers goes into this sea- GROW UP IN A to food drives just to try to use host the marquee race the Honda-powered cars son as the country’s No. 1 WORLD THAT my image to make a positive practically out of pocket. trounced Chevrolet in quali- women’s basketball recruit ACCEPTS BLACK impact.” The Indy 500 was canceled fying. The Andretti camp and with expectations to be She is aware that conversa- only during World War I starts four drivers in the the next great Huskies’ play- PEOPLE AND tions about the Black Lives and World War II, and first three rows, while Hon- er. She’s expected to have the DOESN’T JUDGE Matter movement can be po- Penske’s staff has gone to da took all but one of the type of impact that returns THEM BASED ON larizing, but said she would extreme lengths to make the nine slots. the program to winning na- THE COLOR OF rather lose a few fans be- tional championships after cause of her support for the three years of only making THEIR SKIN.” movement than lose a brother the Final Four. PAIGE BUECKERS due to social injustice. That’s an unfair burden to UCONN RECRUIT “Like they say, ‘All lives put on any player, let alone an WHO HAS A BIRACIAL can’t matter until Black lives 18-year old who has yet to BROTHER WHO IS 7 matter,’” Bueckers, who is play one second of college white, said. “I don’t personal- basketball. ly go through it, but I have a But Bueckers has proven, Off the court, she is the little brother who does. I just on and off that court, that she half-sister of a biracial 7- want him to grow up in a is poised beyond her years. year-old brother. Living just world that accepts Black peo- As a player, her unselfish- outside Minneapolis, where ple and doesn’t judge them CONTRIBUTED ness, court vision, confidence George Floyd’s death at the based on the color of their Paige Bueckers is a 5-foot-11 and offensive prowess led her hands of a police officer skin. If I lose supporters be- guard who was national undefeated Hopkins (Minn.) sparked national outrage, she cause they don’t agree with it, Player of the Year while High team to the No. 1 rank- is a champion of social jus- then I don’t need those people leading Hopkins (Minn.) ing in the country while she tice. on my side. I am just trying to ASSOCIATED PRESS High to an undefeated sea- was named the consensus na- “When I was at home, it Marco Andretti will be on the pole for the 104th running son as a senior. tional Player of the Year. was pretty crazy, obviously, See BUECKERS, Page 2B of the Indianapolis 500 today. ON THE In an exclusive video series, city native and women’s sports legend JOAN JOYCE talks with the Repub blican-American about her days playing at Crosby High. (Goodness, were high school sports WEB different then.) Watch this episode and more at rep-am.com/sports 2B THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NBA GOLF American League Boston at Baltimore, late West Division (Cahill 0-0), 4:10 p.m. Saturday, August 22 Women’s British Open Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, late W L Pct GB Colorado (Senzatela 3-0) at L.A. Dodgers Milwaukee 121, Orlando 107, Milwaukee East Division Saturday Houston at San Diego, late Los Angeles 20 8 .714 — (Stripling 3-1), 4:10 p.m. leads series 2-1 W L Pct GB At Royal Troon Golf Club Texas at Seattle, late San Diego 16 12 .571 4 Houston (Greinke 1-0) at San Diego (TBD), Miami 124, Indiana 115, Miami leads series New York 16 9 .640 — Purse: $4.5 million Today’s Games Colorado 13 13 .500 6 4:10 p.m. 3-0 Tampa Bay 17 10 .630 — Third Round Boston (Godley 0-2) at Baltimore (LeBlanc Arizona 13 14 .481 6½ Philadelphia (Eflin 0-1) at Atlanta (Tomlin Oklahoma City vs. Houston, late Toronto 13 11 .542 2½ Sophia Popov 70-72-67—209 1-0), 1:05 p.m. San Francisco 12 16 .429 8 1-0), 7:08 p.m. L.A. Laker vs. Portland, late Baltimore 12 14 .462 4½ Minjee Lee 74-69-69—212 Detroit (Skubal 0-1) at Cleveland (Carrasco Friday’s Games Sunday, August 23 Boston 9 18 .333 8 Jasmine Suwannapura 71-72-69—212 2-2), 1:10 p.m. Miami 3, Washington 2 Boston vs. Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Central Division Caroline Masson 72-74-68—214 Minnesota W 17 L 10 Pct .630 GB — N.Y. Yankees (TBD) at N.Y. Mets (TBD), ppd. Toronto (TBD) at Tampa Bay (Fleming 0-0), Pittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 2 Atlanta 11, Philadelphia 2 NHL L.A. Clippers vs. Dallas, 3:30 p.m. Toronto vs. Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Lindsey Weaver 71-72-71—214 1:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 1 Denver vs. Utah, 9 p.m. Austin Ernst 72-70-72—214 Cleveland 16 10 .615 ½ Playoffs Kristen Gillman 75-72-68—215 Minnesota (TBD) at Kansas City (Bubic 0- Cincinnati 4, St. Louis 2 Chicago 16 11 .593 1 Lydia Ko 72-71-72—215 3), 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers 5, Colorado 1 FIRST ROUND Kansas City 11 15 .423 5½ San Francisco 6, Arizona 2 Emily Kristine Pedersen71-72-72—215 Chicago White Sox (Cease 4-1) at Chicago Friday, Aug. 21 Detroit West Division 10 14 .417 5½ Cubs (Darvish 4-1), 2:20 p.m. Houston (Greinke 1-0) at San Diego (TBD), San Diego 4, Houston 3 N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, ppd. Philadelphia 3, Montreal 2, Philadelphia wins series 4-2 TRANSACTIONS Katherine Kirk Jennifer Song 72-77-67—216 74-74-68—216 W L Pct GB Cydney Clanton 74-73-69—216 4:10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Vancouver 6, St. Louis 2, Vancouver wins BASEBALL Oakland 19 8 .704 — Miami at Washington, 1st, late Andrea Lee 74-73-70—217 L.A. Angels (Bundy 3-2) at Oakland (Mon- series 4-2 American League Houston 15 11 .577 3½ Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, late Ariya Jutanugarn 73-74-70—217 tas 2-2), 4:10 p.m. CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated OF Texas 10 15 .400 8 N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, ppd. In Gee Chun 72-75-70—217 Texas (Minor 0-4) at Seattle (Dunn 1-1), (Best-of-7) Dwight Smith Jr. for assignment. Selected Seattle 9 19 .321 10½ Philadelphia at Atlanta, late Inbee Park 77-69-71—217 4:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 the contract of OF Mason Williams from Los Angeles 8 19 .296 11 Washington at Miami, 2nd, late Megan Khang 75-70-72—217 Dallas vs, Colorado, late Friday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs, late alternate training site. Nelly Korda 72-72-73—217 National League Sunday, Aug. 23 Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 5, 10 innings Cincinnati at St. Louis, late BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled LHP Jeffrey Momoko Ueda 75-75-68—218 Boston vs. Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. Detroit 10, Cleveland 5 East Division Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late Springs and RHP Robert Stock from alter- Brittany Altomare 77-72-69—218 Vancouver vs. Las Vegas, 10:30 p.m. Boston 8, Baltimore 5 W L Pct GB Houston at San Diego, late nate training site. Yealimi Noh 72-73-73—218 Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 1 Atlanta 15 11 .577 — Arizona at San Francisco, late CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Activated RHP Anna Nordqvist 71-74-73—218 Kansas City 7, Minnesota 2 Miami 10 9 .526 1½ Today’s Games Lee-Anne Pace 71-74-73—218 Reynaldo Lopez from the IL. Optioned OF Seattle 7, Texas 4 Oakland 5, L.A. Angels 3 New York Philadelphia 12 9 14 13 .462 .409 3 4 Miami (Mejia 0-1) at Washington (Sanchez 0-3), 12:35 p.m. WNBA Nicky Delmonico to alternate training site. Alena Sharp Dani Holmqvist 71-74-73—218 71-70-77—218 San Diego 4, Houston 3 Washington 9 13 .409 4 DETROIT TIGERS — Announced INF Dawel N.Y. Yankees (TBD) at N.Y. Mets (TBD), ppd. Saturday’s Games Mel Reid 78-73-68—219 N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, ppd. Central Division Milwaukee (Burnes 0-0) at Pittsburgh Lugo cleared waivers and has been out- Las Vegas 82, Seattle 74 Jenny Shin 77-73-69—219 Saturday’s Games W L Pct GB (Brubaker 0-0), 1:35 p.m. Indiana at Chicago, late righted to alternate training site. Azahara Munoz 74-75-70—219 L.A. Angels at Oakland, late Chicago 16 9 .640 — Cincinnati (Mahle 0-0) at St. Louis (Ponce New York at Connecticut, late National League Ashleigh Buhai 74-73-72—219 Toronto at Tampa Bay, late St. Louis 7 8 .467 4 de Leon 0-2), 2:15 p.m. Today’s Games SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Placed OF Lizette Salas 73-74-72—219 Minnesota at Kansas City, late Cincinnati 11 13 .458 4½ Chicago White Sox (Cease 4-1) at Chicago Atlanta at Minnesota, 4 p.m. Austin Slater on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Caroline Inglis 75-71-73—219 Detroit at Cleveland, late Milwaukee 11 13 .458 4½ Cubs (Darvish 4-1), 2:20 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. Steven Duggar from alternate training Nuria Iturrioz 71-74-74—219 N.Y. Yankees at N.Y. Mets, ppd. Pittsburgh 5 17 .227 9½ Arizona (Weaver 1-3) at San Francisco Phoenix at Washington, 8 p.m. site. Moriya Jutanugarn 77-73-70—220 BASEBALL TODAY’S TV LINEUP 2-MINUTE ■ Here are some highlights of today’s sports listings: AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. — FIM MotoGP: The Styrian Grand Prix, NBCSN 1 p.m. — IndyCar: The Indianapolis 500, NBC Surgery will end Strasburg’s DRILL COLLEGE 1 p.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The Drydene 200, Race 2, NBCSN 4 p.m. — NASCAR Cup Series, The Drydene 311, Race 2, NBCSN FISHING Noon — Bassmaster Elite Series: From Lake St. Clair, ESPN2 GOLF season; Sox trade 2 relievers Eastern cancels fall sports schedules Eastern Connecticut 8 a.m. — LPGA Tour Golf: The AIG Women’s Open, GOLF ASSOCIATED PRESS ter only two-thirds of an in- Connor Seabold. That State University an- Noon — LPGA Tour Golf: The AIG Women’s Open, NBC ning. amount means the Phillies nounced Saturday that 12:30 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf: The Northern Trust, GOLF WASHINGTON — Steph- “He took a shot; obviously will, in effect, be responsible its fall sports teams will 2:30 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf: The Northern Trust, CBS en Strasburg’s season is it didn’t work,” Martinez for a 37/67th prorated share not play against outside 2:30 p.m. — Korn Ferry Tour Golf: The Nationwide Children’s Hos- over. said. “He probably could of the shortened season’s competition. pital Championship, GOLF The Washington Nationals have taken another shot but minimum to Workman and Those teams are HORSE RACING transferred the star right- we just needed to get it Hembree, or $115,254 each. men’s and women’s soc- 1 p.m. — NYRA: Saratoga Live, Saratoga Race Course, FS1 hander to the 60-day dis- fixed. We don’t want to pro- Workman had $715,865 re- cer, men’s golf, field MLB BASEBALL abled list Saturday. Nation- long anything.” maining from a salary that hockey, women’s volley- 1 p.m. — Toronto at Tampa Bay, TBS als manager Dave Martinez The move allowed Wash- was originally $3.5 million ball and men’s and 1 p.m. — Boston at Baltimore, NESN, WTIC-AM (1080) 4 p.m. — Houston at San Diego, ESPN said Strasburg will undergo ington to add right-hander and Hembree had $329,809 women’s cross country. 4 p.m. — Colorado at LA Dodgers, MLB carpal tunnel surgery next Wil Crowe to the 40-man left from a salary that was The fall programs have 7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Atlanta, ESPN week. roster. Crowe, a second- originally $1,612,500. been approved to train NBA BASKETBALL Strasburg, last year’s round pick in the 2017 draft, Earlier Friday, the and practice. The school 1 p.m. — Eastern Conference First Round: Boston vs. Philadel- World Series MVP, was first will make his major league Phillies acquired right- said that winter sports phia, ABC placed on the injured list debut by starting the second handed reliever David Hale teams will open practice 3:30 p.m. — Eastern Conference First Round: LA Clippers vs. Dal- Aug. 15 with carpal tunnel game of the Nationals’ dou- from the New York Yankees, on time, as of now, but las, ABC neuritis of the right hand. bleheader on Saturday sending back righty relief there will be no outside 6:30 p.m. — Western Conference First Round: Toronto vs. Brook- “Hopefully surgery goes against the Miami Marlins. prospect Addison Russ. competition until the lyn, TNT well,” Martinez said. “The Crowe will serve as Wash- Phillies relievers came new year. The winter 9 p.m. — Western Conference First Round: Denver vs. Utah, TNT NHL HOCKEY biggest thing is that surgery ington’s 29th man. into Friday with a combined teams at ECSU are 8 p.m. — Eastern Conference Second Round: Tampa Bay vs. relieves anything he has and Red Sox deal Workman, 8.07 ERA this season, the men’s and women’s in- Boston, NBC he’s able to rehab and come Hembree: The Philadelphia worst in the majors by near- door track, men’s and 10:30 p.m. — Western Conference Second Round: Vancouver vs. back strong next spring Phillies got an early jump on ly two runs. women’s swimming, and Vegas, NBCSN training. Long-term goal, the trade deadline, moving The deadline to make a men’s and women’s bas- MEN’S SOCCER that’s what we’re hoping to fortify their ineffective deal in this pandemic-short- ketball. 12:45 p.m. — Canadian Premier League: The Island Games: FC for.” bullpen by acquiring reliev- ened season is Aug. 31. Edmonton vs. Atlético Ottawa, FS2 The 32-year-old pitcher ers Brandon Workman and Workman came into Fri- NBA 2:30 p.m. — UEFA Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain vs. signed a seven-year, $245 Heath Hembree from the day’s game with four saves Bayern Munich, CBSSN million contract with Wash- Boston Red Sox. in four tries and a 2.25 ERA Raptors’ Nurse is 7:45 p.m. — Canadian Premier League: The Island Games: HFX Wanderers FC vs. Cavalry FC, FS2 ington during the offseason. Philadelphia also will re- in save situations, while Coach of the Year 10 p.m. — MLS: Seattle at Portland, FS1 He was 0-1 with a 10.80 ERA ceive $815,166 and will get Hembree was 2-0 with a 5.59 TENNIS in two starts in 2020. Stras- either more cash or a player ERA in 11 games. Both Nick Nurse was voted 11 a.m. — ATP/WTA: The Western and Southern Open, TENNIS burg was scratched from his to be named from the Red pitched out of Boston’s NBA Coach of the Year 3 p.m. — ATP: The Western and Southern Open, ESPN2 first two scheduled starts, Sox, who obtained right- bullpen for the 2018 World on Saturday after lead- and left his Aug. 14 start af- handers Nick Pivetta and Series champion Red Sox. ing the defending cham- pion Toronto Raptors to another 50-win season, this time without Kawhi Leonard. BUECKERS: In pursuit of justice Nurse, who has the Raptors on the verge of the second round of the Continued from 1B with former UConn icon part, it said, “It is time for us playoffs, was a runaway Breanna Stewart about how to start preaching together- winner, receiving 90 use my image and my plat- she and former Huskies ness, justice and love first-place votes from a form to promote the Black such as Maya Moore, amongst one another. We panel of 100 sportswrit- Lives Matter campaign and Tiffany Hayes and Renee are proud to be a team made ers and broadcasters. bring justice and equality to Montgomery have used up of diverse women who He finished with 470 the world as much as I can.” their visibility to try to make will never stop pushing for points. She said before she left for a difference for social caus- the most basic human rights Milwaukee's Mike Bu- A weekly read on the state of the sports world: UConn in July, she had a few es. for our people. Standing up, denholzer was second conversations with her “Stewie has really used fighting for what you believe after leading the Bucks THUMBS DOWN THUMBS UP brother, Drew Thomas her platform to do great in and bringing attention to to the best record in the Ian Gibaut Ron Rivera Bueckers, about being self- things for the social justice these injustices is the only suspended season, earn- The Texas reliever threw his The coach of Washington’s aware of racial injustice. campaign,” Bueckers said. way it will progress. As a ing 147 points. Okla- first pitch behind Manny NFL football team isn’t let- “It stinks having to have “I have just tried to follow in team, we are here. We are homa City's Billy Dono- Machado’s head in last Mon- ting his treatments for squa- those conversations with their footsteps. We talked listening. We are woke.” van (134) was third. day’s game against San mous cell carcinoma stop your little brother about how about it, and they said, ‘Keep Before the rest of the stu- Nurse led Toronto to Diego. A batter earlier, the him from running his NFL he should act because of his your voice. Don’t ever be dent body arrived on cam- its first title last year in Rangers had taken offense preaseason camp his way. skin color,” Bueckers said. silent. Don’t ever let up. We pus, it brought the team to- his rookie season, be- to the Padres' Fernando Tatis Days after Rivera notified his “He is young and doesn’t don’t want this to be a one- gether with a sense of ac- coming the only coach to Jr. swinging at a 3-0 pitch team of his ilness, his energy truly understand it. I have month thing or something complishment that they win an NBA champi- and belting a grand slam. and passion came through been scared for him. I am that dies down. We want it to were helping to create onship and a G League Tatis didn’t do anything Saturday morning as he scared for myself because continue. Just keep pushing change. championship. He won wrong. He’s just proving to ripped into his players for a that is my little brother and for social equality.’” “I am very optimistic,” titles in 2011 and 2013 at be one of the game’'s best practice that didn’t meet his he is my best friend. Just The entire current UConn Williams said. “Some things the NBA's minor league players. standards. having that fear that one team has been proactive. have already changed. I level. wrong judgment and his life The Huskies held a Zoom think it was our best foot for- could be on the line is super call and a WhatsApp group ward. You see a lot of stuff LPGA scary. message, and the team’s on social media. People are NBA “It is something I want to three juniors — Evina West- supporting the movement. Popov leading by help change. It is not just me brook, Christyn Williams People are having hard con- 3 at British Open living in fear. It is everybody and Olivia Nelson-Ododa — versations about it. It is very Bucks crush Orlando to take who is related to a person of color. So anything I can do, anything to make this world asked everyone to write their feelings about social justice. unfortunate (Floyd’s death) had to happen for it to move forward, but I am very hope- Her ranking close to No. 400, Sophia Popov was pushing a trolley for 2-1 lead in series; Heat win a better place for black peo- ple is huge for me.” Bueckers said she talked The upperclassmen craft- ed a powerful statement they posted on Twitter. In ful it will continue to move forward and make positive change.” her best friend at an LPGA Tour event in the United States three ASSOCIATED PRESS en series is Monday. weeks ago. Today, she’ll Game 3 included a second- take a three-stroke lead LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. quarter scuffle between Or- into the final round of — Giannis Antetokounmpo lando forward James Ennis the Women’s British had 35 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the and Milwaukee forward Mar- vin Williams, who were both ejected after exchanging NAUGY: Gray interim head coach Open. Popov set up what could be a life-changing Orlando Magic, 121-107, on shoves. The incident oc- Continued from 1B “I’m encouraging them and re- day on the links of Royal Saturday for a 2-1 lead in curred as both players were minding them to be focused and Troon in southwest Scot- their Eastern Conference heading back up the floor af- played, the season would be be ready when the opportunity land by shooting a 4-un- playoff series. ter battling for rebounding reduced to six regular season presents itself,” said Gray. der 67 that tied the low Antetokounmpo went 12 of position. games. Mariano will also fill in as ath- score of the third round 14 as the top-seeded Bucks Heat 124, Pacers 115: Jim- Naugatuck has upward of 40 letic director, a job he previously Saturday. The 27-year- shot 56.1% from the floor. my Butler scored 27 points players on the roster. Since the held, for this year after former old German was 4-under Khris Middleton had 17 and Miami held off a furious recent shutdown, Gray has con- athletic director Gianni Perugini par overall and one of points, eight rebounds and rally to beat Indiana to take a tinued to keep in contact with the left to become an assistant prin- just three players under six assists. 3-0 lead in their first-round players through virtual meet- cipal at Thomaston High earlier par after 54 holes. Game 4 of the best-of-sev- playoff series. ings. this summer. 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PM (EDT) (203) 757-7583 www.mhparksinc.com LIBERTY 860-747-6881 Please join my meeting from Auto Loans your computer, tablet or CRAFT TENT EZ Up Shelter, LABORER Auto/truck dealers heavy duty, with sides. $99. smartphone. http://global.gotomeeting.co Commercial The Naugatuck Housing Automotive publications Call Roger at 203-707-7996. Authority is accepting m/join/432452741 Automotive services applications for a Full-time Automotive wanted DOOR (solid wood) $60; adult You can also dial in using your Business for sale Hauling Maintenance Laborer. Valid CT driver's license required. For sale or lease diapers $7 a pack; plain wood phone. Commercial for Moving services Painting Roofing Duties include but not limited Auto leasing luveer door $30. 860-283-8658 United States: +1 (786) 535- sale, lease, rent to: Cleaning, painting, Autos for sale 3211 carpentry, mowing / FISHING Hand-tied fishing trimming, snow removal, Motorcycle, motorbike Sport utility flies. Over 850 patterns. 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Mens (203) 729-5181 or email:CHEVROLET 57 Belair, new short sleeved shirts XL, XXL Notice is hereby given, pur- CHERRY HILL CONSTRUCTION Free Estimates #0627846 50 yrs. in business 203-509-4488 Tree care cwarren@ naugatuckhousing.org hood, fenders, wire harness. $2-$4 ea. 203-879-4405 suant to the provisions of Con- Commercial for R.P. DALTON INC. Farm-fresh screened topsoil & New foam on seats. New dual necticut General Statutes master cylinder & brakes. HITCH Reese Class 3 Hitch Section 34-211 that THE sale, lease, rent Asphalt Paving CT# 515588 203-753-3621 hardwood mulch products. Stump & brush disposal avail. A A A HOME TREE EXPERTS New fuel tank & more. About with 2 inch receiver. $75. PROSPECT PAGES, L.L.C. hav- Call 203-488-7929 or 203-410-1158 Lowest Price, 20 yrs exp., Sr disc., OFFICE ASSISTANT F/T Counter, hot tub & pool sales. 80% restored. $8500 firm. 203-729-9661 Masks Required ing its principal office and WATERBURY Truck Stop Deli for SPINO'S PAVING Plumbing free est. Fully ins'd 860-249-3094 email@example.com Text 203-217-0746 for pics place of business in the Town rent, fully equipped. Comm'l/resid drvwys, prkg area, INGROUND POOL SLIDE Inter- of Prospect, County of New 203-910-5222 curbing replaced. Fr. est #579761 EXCAVATION SERVICES shrubs Part Time Fab zoomerang slide, ladder Haven and State of Connecti- 3' x 5'. $750. 203-879-3518 cut, and a business address in 203-574-2547 (cell) 203-537-3151 removed, curtain drain, concrete sidewalks & patios, vet owned CAPINERA PLUMBING & HEATING ED THE TREE MAN LLC NEWSP PAPER Auto for sale Prospect, Connecticut, has KENMORE GRILL With gas been dissolved effective July #653303 Call/text 203-509-6395 Gas pipe, boilers, HW heaters, & repairs #202962. 203-560-9680. Large Takedown Specialist, 75' Bucket truck, DISTRIBUTION tank, $50. or Best Reasonable 21, 2020, by Resolution of its Electrical Stump grinding, ASSSISTANT offer. Call 203-879-2298 Members on July 21, 2020. A LANDSCAPING Brush removal & Tree Fertilization & Pesticide Waterrburyy FORD 06 Taurus, 6 cyl. AT, PS, Certificate of Dissolution has Management. Chipper & stump grinding, yard cleanups 1 24 Hr Emergency Serv- Manage distribution of PB, AC, 74,000 miles, $2450. 203-518-1548 LAWNCHAIRS $5. Small ta- been filed with the Secretary bles, portable take em any- of State, as required by law. DW ELECTRICAL Any size jobs, call does it all. 860-719-3953 Remodeling Firewood srvc grounding, upgrades, rem. CT Lic. Arborist #S-5765 newspapers to our carriers; where $20. 203-754-6257 Bus. Reg: B-2358 route/complaint delivery (as All creditors of said Company, Free est #182995. 203-592-3562 JEEP 02 Gr. Cherokee Laredo, 6 Free Est./Ins. (203) 758-0261 needed); customer service. cyl., s/roof, tow hitch, loaded, MOVIE VIDEO SYSTEM (GE) if any, are warned to present ABSOLUTE BEST Bathrooms, kit, Up to 25 hours per week. Monday-Friday 5:30AM.- exc. cond $2300. 203-982-3550. with battery & charger, excel- their claims to Attorney Carla M. Perugini-Erickson, P.O. Box SANTOS ELECTRIC LLC Elec. svcs, repairs, generator install. Masonry tile, plumbing, drywall, painting, windows #572842 203-768-3260 lent condition $90. GM2 TREE SERVICES 60' bucket 10:30AM. Personal vehicle 7299, Prospect, Connecticut #CT122068. Call 203-496-0664 required w/valid driver's 203-879-9153 truck, climbing & stump- 06712, on or before November license& proof of insurance. grinding. #0630169. 203-942-6351 Sport utility ROCKING CHAIR / RECLINER 1, 2020. Claims should include BELULI MASON Complete masonry $40; end table w/glass top the name and address of the $11.00 per hour starting pay plus mileage. We offer 401(k) and leaves etched on door claimant, date of service and Gutters work. Call Mike for free estimate. 203-695-8177. Lic #565123 Roofing LOG DOGS COMPLETE TREE and paid vacation to eligible $45; 203-527-5970 amount of claim. Any and all SERVICE Lot clearing, stump part time employees. claims against THE PROSPECT grinding. Free est. 203-271- JEEP 03 Grand Cherokee PAGES, L.L.C. will be barred un- 3355. 5% of every job donated Lardeo 4x4, 119K, $2400. SLAT WALL 8'x4' color gray PEET SEAMLESS GUTTERS KC MASONRY stone, brick, block DIDONATO ROOFING Remodeling, to local dog rescue. To apply: less a proceeding to enforce 203-419-6519 $98; outdoor light-up box sign Installs, cleanings, guards, walls, steps, repairs. Quality Siding. Reasonable rates. Senior www.logdogstreeremoval.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org the claim is commenced with- 24"x72" $98; 5 gal. vented gas repairs 860-283-2292. #628534 work #604514 fr est 203-558-4951 discount. #563098 203-509-2773 (Subject line must include: in three years after the publi- Distribution Assistant) can $40; 1 gallon vented gas cation of this notice or the Fax: 203-573-9432 Mail: Republican-American Automotive can $25; Skil electric drill $25; Halogen 500 watt pro-series filing of the Articles of Dissolu- tion. wanted INCREASE BUSINESS! Run28YourDaysAd $AVE When You Prepay! ATTN: Human Resources work light $15. 203-528-1246 389 Meadow St. Dated at Prospect, CT Waterbury, CT 06702 SOFA & LOVESEAT asking $90. August 17, 2020 Pickup only. for and SAVE DOLLARS! AUTOS-CASH PAID 203-446-6143 after 3pm THE PROSPECT PAGES, L.L.C. FOR JUNK VEHICLES WITH TITLES-FREE PICKUP By Attorney Carla M. 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Commodities Domestic Consumer products and services Stock spotlight Futures StanBlkDk SWK 159.18 +.40 +0.3 161.95 156.27 173.67 70.00 f2.80 1.80 35 High 52-Week Low Name Last Net Chg %Chg YTD 12-mo %Chg %Chg Here are the top stocks by percent change in 29,568.57 18,213.65 Dow Industrials 27,930.33 +190.60 +.69 -2.13 +8.98 price for the year to date. Listed for each are name, stock Exch Contract Settle Chg Hershey Foods HSY 147.43 +2.16 +1.5 x 150.28 145.82 162.20109.88 f3.22 2.20 32 exchange, last price, daily net change and year-to-date per- Lt Sweet Crude NYMX Oct 20 42.34 -.48 11,359.49 6,481.20 Dow Transportation 10,940.68 +46.75 +.43 +.36 +12.33 Kimberly Clark KMB 157.30 -.93 -0.6 158.88 156.14 160.16110.66 4.28 2.70 39 963.80 593.52 Dow Utilities 809.61 -.98 -.12 -7.91 -2.69 cent change. Stock must be worth $2. Corn CBOT Dec 20 340.50 +1.25 Pfizer PFE 38.88 +.82 +2.2 39.00 37.95 40.97 27.88 1.52 3.90 16 14,183.26 8,664.94 NYSE Composite 12,809.07 -3.79 -.03 -7.93 +3.16 YTD Wheat CBOT Dec 20 535 +6.50 11,283.62 6,631.42 Nasdaq Composite 11,311.80 +46.85 +.42 +26.07 +45.93 Name Exchg Last Chg %Chg Soybeans CBOT Nov 20 904.75 -.50 Basic materials: Chemicals, metals 3,399.54 2,191.86 S&P 500 3,397.16 +11.65 +.34 +5.15 +19.32 Novavx Nasdaq 137.62 -5.51 +3,357.8 Cattle CME Oct 20 108.55 -1.22 1,046.34 577.38 S&P SmallCap 894.74 -6.00 -.67 -12.38 -.20 Vaxart h Nasdaq 8.22 -.59 +2,241.9 Sugar (world) ICE Oct 20 12.83 -.18 Linde LIN 244.30 -4.20 -1.7 250.58 240.24 251.36146.71 3.85 1.60 48 34,802.30 21,955.54 Wilshire 5000 34,741.23 +82.50 +.24 +5.64 +19.16 Overstk Nasdaq 121.09 -1.23 +1,617.6 Orange Juice ICE Nov 20 118.70 -.85 AirProd APD 286.44 -3.38 -1.2 293.31 282.85 299.82167.43 5.36 1.90 40 1,715.08 966.22 Russell 2000 1,552.48 -11.82 -.76 -6.95 +6.37 CoDiagn Nasdaq 14.86 +.47 +1,560.3 WaitrHl Nasdaq 4.80 -.03 +1,390.7 Spot Ecolab ECL 194.85 +.14 +0.1 197.39 192.16 231.36124.60 1.88 1.00 42 Foreign Altimm Nasdaq 24.04 -2.03 +1,172.0 Friday Thursday Genprex Nasdaq 3.80 -.09 +1,087.5 Gold (troy oz., spot) $1934.60 $1933.80 Technology 630.55 389.60 Amsterdam 551.37 -1.07 -.19 -8.80 +1.71 GoldBull Nasdaq 4.17 +.16 +942.5 Silver (troy oz., spot) $26.707 $27.122 Apple Inc AAPL 497.48 +37.85 +8.2 u 499.47 455.85 464.17201.00 3.28 .70 46 4,198.05 2,406.75 Brussels 3,302.92 -34.70 -1.04 -16.50 -5.07 TrilliumTh Nasdaq 10.46 +.10 +915.5 Copper (pound) $2.9135 $2.9700 Microsoft MSFT 213.02 +4.63 +2.2 x 216.25 208.91 217.64132.52 2.04 1.00 42 13,789.00 8,255.65 Frankfurt 12,764.80 -65.20 -.51 -3.65 +9.93 Kirklnds h Nasdaq 12.20 +.80 +883.9 Aluminum (pound) $0.7962 $0.7922 7,689.67 4,898.79 FTSE 100 6,001.89 -11.45 -.19 -20.43 -15.41 VEckOilSvc NYSE 123.10 -4.88 +829.1 $926.10 $926.90 IBM IBM 123.16 -2.11 -1.7 125.59 122.31 158.75 90.56 6.52 5.40 13 29,149.53 21,139.26 Hong Kong 25,113.84 +322.45 +1.30 -10.91 -4.07 Platinum (troy oz.) VanE Coal NYSE 74.07 -.71 +648.9 Lead (metric ton) $1964.00 $1994.00 6,111.41 3,632.06 CAC-40 4,896.33 -14.91 -.30 -18.09 -8.08 SeresTh Nasdaq 24.58 -.61 +612.5 NYMX = New York Mercantile Exchange. CBOT = Chicago d - new intraday 52-week low. u - new intraday 52-week high x - ex-dividend. y - ex-dividend and 45,902.27 32,503.25 Mexico 38,095.88 -611.36 -1.58 -12.51 -4.43 Adaptim Nasdaq 8.43 -.35 +602.5 Board of Trade. CME = Chicago Mercantile Exchange. ICE sales in total shares z - sales are in total shares. Gainers and losers must be worth $2 or more; 24,115.95 16,358.19 Nikkei 225 22,920.30 +39.68 +.17 -3.11 +10.67 Nautilus NYSE 11.73 -.69 +570.3 = Intercontinental Exchange. most actives $1 or more. Volume in 100s. 17,970.51 11,172.73 Toronto 16,517.85 -88.91 -.54 -3.20 +2.99 WESTON: Benefits hardly fair LEGAL BUSINESS Continued from 6B The amount of the reduction was meant to “I THINK THERE’LL BE SOME GRAND BARGAIN ON SOCIAL Expressing ourselves may be “actuarially neutral,” so that the cost to Social Security would be the same whether those with average life expectancies claimed SECURITY AT SOME POINT BECAUSE I DON’T THINK be path to greatest solution A the smaller check earlier or the larger check ANYBODY’S REALLY GOING later. fter a spring and colors. Simply show up for As life expectancies rose, though, early TO ALLOW BENEFITS TO BE summer without work, do your job, and speak filers wound up living with the penalty for CUT 25%.” any sports, I your mind when you’re off the longer. In 1956, a 65-year-old woman had an ALICIA MUNNELL thought I would ERIC clock. average life expectancy of 16.9 years. To- DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR be excited to watch NBA, BROWN But even that kind of even- day, it’s 21.6 years, Munnell says. Instead of RETIREMENT RESEARCH AT NHL and MLB games once handed policy can run afoul of being actuarially neutral, in other words, BOSTON COLLEGE they started up again at the the law. The National Labor the current system results in early filers end of July. But I find that I Relations Act allows all em- with average life expectancies getting less. can’t get into it. I still pay at- ployees, even non-union em- On top of that, Social Security offers a two weeks for women. tention to the Mets, but I ployees, to express them- bonus for those who can afford to wait. A 1% haven’t given much attention selves at work even if that ex- delayed retirement credit was introduced in HOW BENEFITS COULD to the NBA playoffs, which is We may not like what the pression might encroach into 1972, and the amount was increased over the C H A N G E T O B E FA I R E R unusual for me. other person has to say, but difficult political topics. Sec- years to the current 8%. So each year you put I have noticed, though, that we sure want to be able to ex- tion 7 of the Act lets employ- off claiming Social Security past your full re- To restore actuarial fairness, the penalty NBA players are wearing so- press our competing view- ees engage in concerted activ- tirement age adds 8% to your payment. Full for early filing should be lower, Munnell cial justice slogans on their points freely. ity to promote their workplace retirement age varies according to birth year says. Someone who retires at 62 instead of uniform jerseys and their Last week President Trump interests. That may include and is 67 for people born in 1960 or later. 67 should get 22.5% less, rather than 30% warmups. Same goes for MLB urged Americans to boycott anti-racist speech. Let’s say your full retirement age is 67 less. Similarly, the bonus for waiting should players on their batting prac- an American tire company The right to speak is not un- and your benefit, if started then, would be be reduced to just below 7% per year. tice jerseys. That’s cool as far because one of the company’s fettered, but it is broad. One $1,000 a month. Starting at 62 would shrink “The way it’s set up now, people will get as I am concerned. The more plants put out an internal court has said that the the benefit to $700, while waiting until 70 to 124% of their full benefit if they wait till 70 we keep these issues on the memo to employees allowing “speech” may be prohibited begin would boost the amount to $1,240. and they really should only get 120%,” front burner, the more likely one particular political view- only if it jeopardizes employ- The longer you live, the more you can Munnell says. we are to come to some kind point at work while prohibit- ee safety, damages machinery benefit from a delayed filing — and the Obviously, Social Security has bigger of solution. ing another. or products, exacerbates em- higher your income, the longer you’re likely problems. Once its trust fund is depleted, as But there are competing This is a confusing time for ployee dissension, or unrea- to live. In fact, most of the gains in life ex- projected in 15 years or so, the system will messages, and not everyone company managers. On the sonably interferes with a pub- pectancy in recent years have accrued to be able to pay only 79% of promised benefits comes from the same place. one hand, they do not want to lic image that the employer higher-income people. in 2035. That proportion is estimated to And as we all know, folks can be anti-American and limit an has established. Between 2001 and 2014, for example, life drop to 73% by 2094. get passionate and emotional employee’s right to free ex- In America, generally it is expectancy rose by more than two years for When Congress finally gets around to fix- when advocating their points pression. On the other hand, safer to allow speech of all men and nearly three years for women with ing the system, Munnell says, it should con- of view on these complex and they don’t want to be called sorts. Limiting speech tends incomes in the top 5%, according to a study sider making the payouts more fair. divisive issues. bigoted or racist when they al- to get you into trouble. Ameri- for the Social Security Administration. Dur- “I think there’ll be some grand bargain on So a fair question to ask is low types of expression that ca’s greatness is based on the ing the same period, life expectancies for Social Security at some point because I where and in what kinds of some view as bigoted or exchange of ideas. It is a those in the bottom 5% of incomes rose a lit- don’t think anybody’s really going to allow places should folks be allowed racist, or when they restrict tricky era for all of us as we tle less than four months for men and about benefits to be cut 25%,” Munnell says. to express their opinions on a anti-racist speech. try to navigate these troubling T-shirt, or a ball cap, or a ban- So what can a company do times. Allowing folks to ex- ner? Obviously these expres- when an employee wears a press themselves may be the sion issues implicate the First piece of clothing advocating best way to get through it. GROCERIES: Online could cost more Amendment. And whether you are a conservative, a lib- eral or somewhere in be- one political viewpoint or an- other? It is tricky. I would like to be able to say that employ- Eric Brown, who writes a weekly column, is an attorney Continued from 6B IMPULSE W AY S T O W A T C H tween, most of us agree that ers should have a blanket pol- with offices in Connecticut. PURCHASES YO U R B U D G E T freedom of speech and of ex- icy that prohibits any kind of He can be reached at 888-579- Then, there are tips. Tip- pression are sacred human political speech. No shirts 4222 or online at thelabor- ping, while optional, is a Getting your groceries Online grocery shopping rights. with slogans. No emblems or lawyer.com. simple way to support the while sitting in front of your is here to stay for the fore- workers risking their health screen isn’t all bad news for seeable future. These to provide you with an es- your wallet: 46% of con- strategies can reduce the sential service. Many gro- cery services set a default tip, so make sure to pick the sumers say they’ve made fewer impulse purchases since shifting to online gro- strain on your budget. ■ MAKE A LIST: Check your fridge or pantry and jot COLLEGES: Make plans for bad news amount you prefer. cery shopping in the spring, down what you need for the Continued from 6B ty of North Carolina Wilm- es. Determine if you’ll go according to a survey from week. “You can think ahead ington gave prorated refunds home, stay with a friend, get SUBSTITUTIONS Magid, a business strategy and say, ‘I want to spend plans — or how refunds will for room and board. your own apartment or some- and research company. $100 or $50.’ Then, you can work. But students can look But some colleges opted thing else. Communicate your Items could be unexpect- “Careful planning and do price comparisons for to how their school handled for account credit instead. intentions with those you plan edly out-of-stock, incorrect buying only what you intend those items,” Weber says. refunds in the spring to to stay with or scope out af- or missing from your deliv- to is a little bit easier to do ■ COMPARE GROCERY gauge how fall might play H OW C A N YO U fordable apartments in ad- ery. Certain services allow online,” says Steve Caine, a SERVICES: Try building a out. P R E PA R E ? vance. substitutions for unavail- partner with the retail prac- basket on a few different Florida Agricultural and ■ Ask your college about able inventory. However, tice of Bain and Company, a sites to see which offers the Mechanical University gave If you’re planning to return emergency funds and grants that can come at a higher management consulting lowest price on items. Ex- refunds for on-campus hous- to campus housing, contact if a campus closure will cost. When the conventional firm. “You don’t get influ- plore all the costs involved ing and meal plans, says your school and ask about its cause you financial hardship. tomatoes I ordered sold out, enced quite the same way as and look for coupons or pro- William Hudson Jr., the shutdown contingency plans. Many colleges have funds I ended up with organic you do when you’re walking motions before checkout. school’s vice president for You’ll want to know what fac- available for students. tomatoes for $1 more. through a store.” ■ BE FLEXIBLE: Choosing student affairs. If the campus tors would cause it to shut ■ Plan how you’d use a re- When using services that With no enticing candy curbside pickup can help has to shut down this fall, down again. This could be a fund. If your school offers a charge for pricier replace- displays or cleverly you skip delivery fees, tips Hudson says the refund campus COVID-19 outbreak direct refund, consider ments, consider opting out arranged shelves to stroll and other charges. But if structure “would probably be of a certain size, an increase whether you’ll need that of automatic substitutions past, you might fill your cart you opt for delivery, note the same.” in local cases or other factors. money for living expenses. If or allocating a few extra with fewer items. Plus, that one-hour or same-day Other colleges also offered You can’t stop a campus you don’t need the money for dollars toward your grocery Caine says shopping online windows could be more ex- direct refunds for students. shutdown, but if you know living expenses, send the re- budget as a cushion. Inspect allows you to better keep a pensive. Giving yourself For example, Temple Uni- the metrics your school is fund back to your student orders closely upon arrival “running total” of your pur- time to plan and pushing it versity automatically de- looking at, you can anticipate loan servicer. Doing so will as well and notify the com- chase, while in the store, to next-day or two-day de- posited partial refunds for it and react more confidently. keep your overall loan bal- pany if you’re charged for you usually don’t know until livery can reduce the cost, room and board in students’ ■ Make backup plans for ance down and save you forgotten or incorrect items. checkout. Caine says. bank accounts. The Universi- housing if your campus clos- money in the long run. THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 MONEY&life 6B NERDWALLET IN THE BANK Primer on shopping Social LIZ WESTON COVID CONTINGENCY online for groceries BY LAUREN SCHWAHN Security ASSOCIATED PRESS I haven’t set foot in a gro- cery store in nearly four rules burn months. With a 10-month-old baby to think about, my hus- low wage band and I have kept trips to the store to a minimum out of an abundance of caution during the pandemic. We’re fortunate to earners have just about every grocery delivery service at our disposal S — and we’ve taken advantage. tarting Social Secu- In between orders from Cost- rity early typically co, Whole Foods, Imperfect means getting a Foods and more, I’ve noticed smaller benefit for our virtual shopping habit is the rest of your life. The changing how we budget. We’re penalty is steep: Someone accounting for new grocery-re- who applies this year at age lated expenses. We’re also more 62 would see their monthly deliberate about what we buy. benefit check reduced by Here’s why online grocery nearly 30%. shopping could affect how much Many Americans have little you spend — and ways to keep choice but to accept the di- your budget intact. minished payments. Even be- fore the pandemic, about half MARKUPS of retirees said they quit working earlier than they’d ASSOCIATED PRESS You could pay more online planned, often due to job loss On July 31, college students begin moving in for the fall semester at N.C. State University in Raleigh, than in the store for the exact or health issues. Some have N.C. Colleges are eager to share their reopening plans as they encourage students to return to campus. same item. That’s because some enough retirement savings to But fewer of them are talking about the elephant in the room: what happens if they need to shut down? delivery services, or the retail- delay claiming Social Securi- ers they partner with, inflate ty, but many don’t. And now, grocery prices to cover fulfill- with unemployment ap- proaching Depression-era levels, claiming early may be If colleges close, what’s the deal on refunds? ment costs. On Costco’s website, I was met with the message “item the best of bad options for old- BY CECILIA CLARK prices are marked up higher er people who can’t find a job. ASSOCIATED PRESS “IF I HAD TO MAKE BETS, I WOULD SAY A LOT OF than your local warehouse. In- M But the penalty for early COLLEGES WILL BE (FREEZING TUITION) UNTIL stacart uses the markup to pay filing, and the bonus for de- any colleges are for their delivery service.” The laying your application, are welcoming stu- THEY GET A BETTER SENSE OF THE ECONOMY. exact price difference wasn’t based on old formulas that dents back for in- BUT THERE WILL BE OTHER COLLEGES THAT specified. don’t reflect gains in life ex- person learning SAY, ‘WE NEED MONEY TO RUN THIS SCHOOL.’” Same-day delivery service pectancy, says economist Ali- and dormitory living this fall se- Shipt says its members can ex- cia Munnell, director of the mester. Looming over every- ARUN PONNUSAMY pect to pay about $5 more on a Center for Retirement Re- thing: Campuses could shut back CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER AT COLLEGEWISE $35 order online than in the search at Boston College. The down at any time. store. Plan that you will spend a result is a system that unfair- With COVID-19 cases still high, few extra bucks every time you ly penalizes early filers, un- many colleges are developing Palmer weighing the possibility say a lot of colleges will be (freez- buy groceries online. justly benefits late filers — shutdown contingency plans that the education he is paying ing tuition) until they get a better and hurts lower-income peo- alongside their reopening for may not be the one he gets. sense of the economy,” says Arun EXTRA CHARGES ple the most. arrangements. “I’m taking a risk because (the Ponnusamy, chief academic offi- “Low-income people dis- At the same time, the pandemic university) mentioned they can’t cer at the college admissions and At the grocery store, the price proportionately collect bene- is fueling new debate about do refunds,” says Palmer. For application counseling company you see is typically the price you fits at 62 and their benefits whether colleges should charge him, the risk is worth it, but he Collegewise. “But there will be pay. But online, fees for deliv- are cut too much, and high- the same tuition for online and in- does wonder what he’ll do if the other colleges that say, ‘We need ery, service, alcohol, member- income people disproportion- person classes. Tuition typically campus has to close. money to run this school.’” ships and subscriptions could be ately delay claiming till 70 covers the cost of instruction — Here’s what he and other stu- That may be happening al- tacked onto your bill. Extra and their benefits are in- salaries, software, labs and such dents can expect as the fall ready. George Mason University charges could range from a cou- creased too much,” Munnell — and that cost at many schools shapes up. in Virginia approved a tuition in- ple dollars for a service fee to says. “So you penalize the may have increased. crease of $450. The University of about a hundred dollars for a low-income and you benefit The University of North Caroli- DON’T EXPECT A Michigan approved a 1.9% tuition membership. the high-income.” na Wilmington, as an exception, BREAK ON TUITION increase. Both schools are plan- “You’re spending more mon- has a different cost structure for ning a mix of online and in-per- ey because it’s a service,” says THE PROBLEM online, hybrid and in-person Some schools have cut tuition. son instruction. Jennifer Weber, a certified fi- S TA R T E D O F F A S classes. Still, it announced that Hampton University is offering nancial planner in Lake Suc- A SOLUTION students won’t receive a tuition students a 15% discount, bringing MEALS AND HOUSING cess, N.Y. refund if in-person classes move undergraduate tuition to $12,519. R E F U N D S L I K E LY How you use that service can Originally, Social Security online this fall. And, after the piv- Other schools are offering addi- also affect the cost. Often, you’ll had one retirement age: 65. ot from its sister school at Chapel tional scholarships and grants. Many colleges aren’t publiciz- pay a premium for quicker or In 1956, Congress authorized Hill, it told students to prepare for But tuition decreases and addi- ing their shutdown contingency high-demand delivery times. a reduced benefit for women, a similar transition if cases rise. tional aid aren’t the norm. to allow them to retire at the That leaves freshman Owen “If I had to make bets, I would See COLLEGES, Page 5B See GROCERIES, Page 5B same time as their typically older husbands. The reduced benefit option was extended TECH, TOYS & PRODUCTS to men in 1961. See WESTON, Page 5B MARKET HIGHLIGHTS Headphones for was simple with my gloves on, met with the help of some and to confirm the difference, duct tape and then off for my skiers: Outdoor I also tried the controls on ride I went. The audio was Tech passes test everyday earbuds with my crystal clear and the controls THE WEEK ON gloves, which were impossi- are perfect. Knowing these WALL ST. 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He 12,809.07 -93.43 dio-compatible ear pads, es- controls. and block outside sounds, confirmed the chips fit in the sentially giving you a helmet The controls are standard with this design the Chips al- ear pocket of the ski helmet NYSE with built-in audio. for any wireless earbuds to low in surrounding ambient and produce great sound with American -75.01 But the first feature I no- adjust volume, music choices noise on the slopes, which is a the ability to hear ambient 2,080.36 ticed is that they have glove- and pause to answer calls, but great feature. sound of the surroundings. friendly controls, which total- how about doing it in freezing For audio testing I was able — Gregg Ellmann, ly makes sense. So you cold weather? Sure enough, it to rig them into my bike hel- Tribune News Service accent THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 SECTION Books A Texas cop is haunted by an unsolved case in Julia Heaberlin’s new thriller. Go to rep-am.com/life-arts Pets New dog in the family? Here are some tips for those outdoor walks. 4C C SUNDAY REFLECTIONS Strength found, a friend returns I n the six months since this purgatorial pandem- ic began, I have heard from three long-lost friends. Distance, disagreements, dis- interest — all of these played some part in the severing of our relationships. Friendships are like soft drinks. Some TRACEY explode. O’SHAUGHNESSY Some fizzle and some just go flat. At a certain point you conclude — mutually or not — they no longer sus- tain. With the exception of friends from my deep long ago — child- hood pals with whom I played FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM stickball and capture the flag long into the bat-sky night — I George M. Bruestle, ‘Light and Shadows,’ undated ‘ECO-WOKE’ APPROACH seldom have an urge to resur- rect what was mercifully put to rest. So when the requests came — via email, usually — I wondered what instigated them. Maybe it was boredom — “Well, I’m sick of looking at these long faces across my kitchen table, who else can I talk to?” Maybe it was morbid curiosi- ty — is she still alive? ‘Fresh Fields’ Impressionist show alters viewers’ lens Or incredulity — she can’t still be working in newspapers, BY TRACEY O’SHAUGHNESSY can she? REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN IF YOU GO T I suspect these long months of isolation have forced us into a he light that rakes WHAT: “Fresh Fields: Ameri- monkish introspection. Reflect the exposed rock in can Impressionist Land- on your life long enough and, if George M. Brues- scapes” you have any conscience at all, tle’s “Light and WHEN: Through Nov. 1 you’ll invariably conclude: “Boy, Shadows” does so with such lu- WHERE: Florence Griswold I was a real jerk in those days.” minosity that it seems to sweat Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Or even, “Those were some good a salmon pink. It’s a splendid Lyme times. Why did they end?” landscape of the craggy New Even a madcap, multi-task- England hills — all boulders, TICKETS: Admission avail- ing, overscheduled, chronically clots of grass and scraggly, able with 24-hour advance distracted people as we are slender trees. In the early 20th online ticketing only. Cafe screeches to an economic and century, when it was painted, it Flo, the restaurant, is accessi- emotional halt when mortality is would have registered as an ble by reservations only at as close as the next cough. idyllic promontory to take in 860-434-5542 ext. 126. It can also reveal what is es- the rugged vista. INFORMATION: Visit sential, and prompt us to elimi- It still works that way. But florencegriswoldmuseum.org nate what is not. “How much curators at the Florence Gris- or call 860-434-5542 there is in the world I do not wold Museum are encouraging FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM want,” Socrates said. The visitors to consider it in a new George Glenn Newell, ‘Salt Haying, Old Lyme,’ 1907 philosopher was a believer in “eco-woke” way. tlers, fed up with the inhos- the slow, deepening constancy The rocks themselves, slic- cial retreat. The grassy copse peans, for whom trees got in pitable landscape, took off, of friendship — as well as its ing through the earth, jutting at that seems to beckon for a the way of a good harvest. leaving residue of plants that frailties. “Sometimes you put irregular angles, are vestiges blanket and an ice-cold Coke Those spindly trees? New walls up not to keep people out of the vicious upheaval of gla- was stripped bare by Euro- growth that took over when set- See ART, Page 2C but to see who cares enough to break them down,” he said. See REFLECTIONS, Page 2C COVID-19 STILL DISRUPTING WEDDINGS But some creative couples find a way to make process work BY MICHAEL CHAIKEN schedule to define them- trend that has popped up dur- the “minimony,” Brown said. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN selves as lawfully wedded. ing these days of COVID-19, It’s similar to an elopement, C WeddingPro, a company Brown said. A microwedding where a couple gets married ouples who were that serves the wedding in- consists of a marriage cere- before an officiant and wit- planning to get dustry, and the bridal maga- mony and a smaller reception ness. However, a minimony married in 2020 zine The Knot teamed up for a after. Rather than a large par- usually will have a party of 10 are finding their webinar July 22, “State of the ty, couples will hold a much people plus the couple. Those plans disrupted as COVID-19 Wedding: Industry Report.” smaller gathering with maybe guests typically will be the has not subsided as quickly as As engaged couples contin- 30 to 50 guests. A much larger wedding party or the closest hoped for at the beginning of ue to figure out how to contin- reception will be further family and friends. the crisis in March. ue their wedding plans, down the road — after “Shift weddings” also have Some couples already have Meghan Brown of The Knot COVID-19 has run its course. emerged as an option, Brown rescheduled their plans. said there are several trends Some couples even offer a vir- said. In this situation, a couple CONTRIBUTED However, some couples in weddings that have popped tual component for those goes ahead with booking the COVID-19 has forced many engaged couples to change (working with their wedding up, allowing couples to “get guests who couldn’t physical- venue and inviting the large their wedding plans. There are creative solutions, such as a vendors) are getting creative married now, party later.” ly attend the microwedding. ‘microwedding,’ a ‘minimony’ or a ‘shift wedding.’ to continue their planned The “microwedding” is one Another wedding trend is See WEDDINGS, Page 2C 2C THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN L M AUGUST 23, 2020 BEST SELLERS FICTION WEDDINGS: 1. “Sucker Punch” by Couples find Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) solutions to 2. “1st Case” by delays from Patter- son/Teb- betts (Little, Brown) pandemic 3. “The Vanishing Half” by Continued from 1C Brit Bennett (Riverhead) 4. “The Order” by Daniel Sil- number of guests typically associ- va (Harper) ated with reception. However, Brown explained, guests attend at 5. “Near Dark” by Brad Thor appointed times. For instance, (Atria) grandparents and older guests 6. “The Guest List” by Lucy may be scheduled first to see the Foley (William Morrow) more formal aspects of the recep- 7. “28 Summers” by Elin tion. Meanwhile, the younger Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) guests may be scheduled to come later when the party and dancing 8. “The Silent Wife” by begins. Karin slaughter (William “It’s a good opportunity to not Morrow) cut guest counts,” Brown said of 9. “The Boy, the Mole, the the shift wedding. Fox and the Horse” by Char- With concerns about the virus, lie Mackesy (HarperOne) Brown said couples are also mak- ing other accommodations in 10. “Camino Winds” by their wedding plans. For in- John Grisham (Doubleday) stance, food buffets will be re- NONFICTION placed with individual servings. Guests also may be provided in- 1. “Live dividual sized hors d’oeuvre of- Free or ferings or charcuterie boards at die” by their tables. Sean Han- One creative touch planned by nity couples are wristbands to indi- (Thresh- FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM cate social distancing prefer- old) Willard Metcalf, ‘Summer at Hadlyme,’ 1914 ences, Brown said. One 2. “Too wristband may indicate a guest prefers strict social distancing ART: Show enlightening, exhausting Much and Never from the other guests. Another Enough” by Mary L. Trump wristband will indicate a guest is (Simon & Schuster) open to some reduction of social distancing and may even be open 3. “Caste” by Isabel Wilker- Continued from 1C to a hug or handshake. son (Random House) Couples also are working with 4. “How to Be an Antiracist” never should have been venues to ensure all Centers of by Ibram X. Kendi (One there in the first place. Disease Control protocols are fol- World) “Fresh Fields,” an exam- lowed, including increased space 5. “Make Change” by Shaun ination of 53 otherwise jolly between tables and hand sanitiz- objects from the museum’s er stations. King (HMH) rich collection of American The centerpiece of the webinar 6. “The Answer Is...” by Alex Impressionism, employs was a July survey of 500 couples Trebek (Simon & Schuster) what is known as the “eco- planning to get married. The sur- 7. “Untamed” by Glennon critical” approach to art vey showed couples are on edge Doyle (Dial) history. It looks at land- as the virus forces changes to scape from the standpoint their wedding plans. 8. “How to Destroy America of what humans did to it The survey showed 71% of the in Three Easy Steps” by Ben and why. As you might couples still were feeling “anx- Shapiro (Broadside) imagine, humans, especial- ious” about their wedding plans 9. “Magnolia Table, Vol. 2” ly of European stock, end due to the pandemic, said Lauren by Joanna Gaines (Morrow) up on the wrong side of this Goodson, the senior director of 10. “Jesus Politics” by Phil equation, generally tearing insight of The Knot Worldwide. Robertson (Thomas Nelson) apart Arcadia and clotting The survey also shows 62% are it with invasive species, feeling stressed and 50% are PA P E R B AC K S erosion, deforestation and overwhelmed. toxic soot so murky that it However, Goodson said there 1. “Child’s explains that impressionis- is some indication that normalcy Play” by tic haze we tend to like so around wedding plans is resum- Danielle much. ing. In July, there were more in- Steel (Dell) Such an “eco-art history” ternet searches for wedding FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM 2. “Golden may leave viewers enlight- related terms, such as “wedding in Death” ened, edified or just plain Frank Vincent DuMond, ‘Top of the Hill,’ circa 1906 officiants” and “wedding ven- by J.D. exhausted. ues” than just after the pandemic Robb (St. For “Fresh Fields,” at quences of these early in- “Summer Haze, Old SIMILARLY, LEARNING hit hard. She said this is because Martin’s) the Old Lyme museum troductions are the decou- Lyme,” a tight, deeply tex- that Native Americans used some of the uncertainty on what 3. “Paranoid” by Lisa Jack- through September, it’s pling of years of tured landscape swimming the thin, sinuous branches states will allow in terms of pub- son (Zebra) usually all of the above. co-evolution between na- in spearmint green driz- of mountain laurel to make lic gatherings has been resolved. tive plants and insects, a zled with nutmeg and spoons and other utensils Couples were feeling more confi- 4. “The Cowboy’s Lady” by THE EXHIBIT IS RESPLEN- time-honored process that dusky underbrush. Griffin only makes Edward F. dent about making plans, Good- Debbie Macomber (Harle- DENT with works by keeps a dynamic balance works up the sky with Rook’s “Laurel,” a confec- son said. quin) Childe Hassam and between the two, and im- heavy diagonal strokes of tionary anthem to the The percent of couples who are 5. “The Titanic Secret” by Willard Metcalf, Frank portantly, provides crucial powder blue and gray. Do flower, that much more cel- making no changes to their wed- Cussler/DuBrul (G.P. Put- Vincent DuMond and Har- food and habitat for we think differently about ebratory. Add in the nota- ding dates has increased from nam’s Sons) ry Hoffman. It is a dazzling wildlife. Plants devise that August haze knowing tion that Lyme artists saw 37% in May to 51% in July, Good- reminder of the speckled chemical and mechanical that it was likely formed by the durable wood and ever- son said. Again, Goodson said, 6. “Outfox” by Sandra beauty of New England. means to thwart insects, the dust of decaying leaves green leaves as emblematic the change is due to more cer- Brown (Grand Central Pub- But all of it — from the in- and insects learn ways to and the soot of nearby fac- of the “sturdy qualities of tainty about what kinds of gath- lishing) our Connecticut men and vasive species to dug-up overcome those obstacles. tories? Does it make the erings will be allowable. 7. “Buzzard’s Bluff” by tubes of paint the artists The lilacs painted by Breta work less shimmering or women,” and you want to The survey shows of those cou- William W. Johnstone (Pin- used that contained toxic Longacre in Miss Flo- deftly rendered? put a print of it over your ples planning to make changes to nacle) lead — comes with an as- rence’s backyard are still a Or does such annotation sofa. their wedding plans, 28% were go- 8. “The Guardians” by John terisk. That can be weary- popular garden shrub to- make appreciating the ex- The exhibit is rich in the ing to reschedule their dates to Grisham (Dell) ing to the soul and day. Native to southeastern hibit a bit like that old saw ever-popular Childe Has- later in 2020, Goodson said. The strenuous on the eyes. Europe, this plant was about golf — a good walk sam, but Willard Metcalf’s majority, 59%, however, were 9. “Labyrinth” by Catherine “Fresh Fields” is un- brought to New England in spoiled? devotion to naturalism, cou- looking at rescheduling their wed- Coulter (Pocket) avoidably text-heavy. Wall the 1700s. In this country, It doesn’t, at least not al- pled with his meticulous dings to the latter half of 2021. panels are illuminating the lilac still hosts few in- ways. Frank Vincent Du- landscapes, make him Of those couples pushing off T R A D E PA P E R B A C K S but often heavy going. sects. Mond’s romantic landscape something of the lodestar of the date to 2021, Brown said 70% 1. “So You Here, for instance, is local “Top of the Hill” (1906), a this challenging exhibit. His are doing so because they are Want to ecologist Judy Preston re- Enlightening, and help- beautifully framed image of “Summer at Hadlyme,” a concerned about how long the Talk About minding us that the en- ful, but a lot to read at a a weathered wooden gate rhapsodic image of a pandemic will last and 45% were Race” by chanting gardens we see time when COVID-19 con- drawing the viewer’s eye to woman lazily reading a worried that guests might not at- Ijeoma came with a cost. Although straints discourage long the rich sea of green in the newspaper while a flaxen- tend if the weddings were held Oluo (Seal) many Victorian-era gar- looking and reading. overgrown orchard, is haired girl plucks strawber- any earlier. 2. “Chiquis dens incorporated native Still, the lens through made that much more ry stems at the table, was Although big receptions are Keto” by columbine and butterfly which curators see “Salt mournful when we learn nothing like the domestic being delayed, Brown said en- weed, the most popular Haying, Old Lyme,” by that such abandoned or- tranquility the depressive gaged couples are not sitting idly Chiquis Rivera (Atria) plantings were invasive George Glenn Newell, a chards were common in artist had in his own life. by with their plans to tie the knot. 3. “Cajun Justice” by Pat- species. In the wall panel breathtaking painting of Old Lyme. Farmers found The garden flowers that Goodson said 57% of the cou- terson/Acum (Grand Cen- annotating Edmund Grea- hard labor along the banks the acidic soil inconducive flood the nearby open door ples said they will get legally tral) cen’s “The Old Garden,” of a gently flowing river, to farming and left for more are almost scientific in their married on the originally 4. “The New Jim Crow” by she writes: yanks on the heartstrings fertile pastures. That ac- botanical precision, ebul- planned date even if they have to Michelle Alexander (New in a different way. So, too, cent is the landscape’s lient, welcoming, whatever hold their reception at a later Press) The unintentional conse- with Walter Griffin’s Wordsworthian poignancy. their mysterious origins. date. 5. “Publication Manual of the APA” (7th ed.) (APA) REFLECTIONS: Vulnerability placed aside, friend returns 6. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (An- chor)) 7. “The Long Call” by Ann Cleeves (Minotaur) Continued from 1C we stop talking?” and with clarity. She was so tired of “normal” life before the pandemic. I responded that I had searched the the hatred and discord in which the Mortality sharpens the focus. It 8. “Let Me Go” by Casey The first friend to break through internet for him and not found him. country had been marinating. She crystallizes what matters to you in Watson (Harper Element) was less of a friend than a frippery, “You had my email. You could could understand why I might rebuff life as nothing else. This person 9. “Normal People” by Sally which was why the relationship fad- have used it.” her, but she missed our conversa- knocked on the wall. It would be Rooney (Hogarth) ed. “Hi, doll!” she said. “Thinking This person wanted a fight. He was tions and the mutual understanding spiteful to refuse her, though I would 10. “This Tender Land: by ‘bout cha. Love to hear how you’re bitter. And our brusque communica- we once shared. be made vulnerable by her approach. William Kent Krueger doing. Call me.” tion reminded me of that unattrac- I am, as a Christian, a believer in Vulnerability, it has taken me too I didn’t. The relationship had few tive tendency. redemption — mine and anybody long to learn, is the whole point. Wel- (Atria) roots and little depth to begin with. I The third person had been one of else’s. But I am not a martyr. Recon- come back, old friend. doubted a little watering would my closest friends, and, for that rea- stituting an old friendship requires a change that. son, had hurt me deepest and for a certain amount of risk. I am tentative Tracey O’Shaughnessy writes From Publishers Weekly, The second sent me an email with long time. and reluctant, just as I am now to re- “Sunday Reflections.” Email her at week ending Aug. 8 a subject line that said, “So, why did But she reached out with candor sume whatever we once considered a email@example.com AUGUST 23, 2020 L M THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN 3C FAMILY ENGAGEMENTS DEAR ANNIE Q I am a 47-year-old married woman with two ANNIE Cowles - teenagers. I have a good mar- riage, although my husband is a difficult person to live with. He has mild OCD, is moody and has LANE a temper. He is driven at work I sometimes find myself day- Pfaender and, though respected in our community, is never romantic or thoughtful. He would never cheat on me, but he takes me for dreaming, “What if?” My question is whether I should force myself to end the friendship and stop the texting. Mr. and Mrs. granted. On the one hand, I feel guilty, en- Theodore Cowles I have tried to talk to him, but joying the virtual company of a and Mr. and Mrs. he refuses to see a therapist. So, I man who is not my husband, and Wayne Pfaender have gone myself. This has been a married man at that. But on the are pleased to an- helpful, and, to his credit, with other, his warmth and friendship nounce the en- prompting from me — as advised are very valuable to me and gagement of Molly by my therapist — he has made bring me needed joy, especially Jane Cowles and some positive strides, particular- on tough days. I would feel great Dustin Wayne ly with his temper. sadness to end things, particular- Pfaender. Also, I have found fulfillment ly not being able to explain to CONTRIBUTED A December in a small business I founded and him why. 2022 wedding is run, which keeps me busy. Over- — Torn in Ontario planned. all, I am reasonably happy today, Music’s charm Miss Cowles graduated from the University of apart from when he is in a bad mood. I intend to stay in this marriage because we have kids A It is OK to have a friend of the opposite gender who makes you laugh and brings you King’s College in and because I made a vow, and, joy. You both sound like you are W Nova Scotia, ultimately, I love him. devoted to your spouses, so there hen our son, Canada, with a The problem is that I have se- is nothing wrong with having daughter- bachelor degree cretly developed a crush on a friends. However, your recent in-law and LORI in liberal arts, ma- male friend, who is married with development of a crush on him their five joring in English children moved in with us BORGMAN and classics. She kids as well. He and I have been likely has more to do with your friends via mainly our church for current marriage than with your for a temporary stay, they will begin grad many years, though we also chat friend. brought five guitars, four school in August, at community events. Nothing in- Don’t take a dramatic stance banjos, two mandolins and a majoring in infor- appropriate has happened be- and run away from your friend dulcimer along with them. mation manage- CONTRIBUTED tween us, but he often texts me because you have feelings for And five violins, although dence of a seasoned profes- ment and library during the workday, or at night, him, but rather run to a good that’s not what they call sional packing a vast reper- science, to earn a master’s from the University of Hart- cute links or jokes — nothing in- marriage counselor and try and them. toire in his fingertips, though degree. ford, majoring in audio en- appropriate and usually very hu- fall back in love with your hus- In their world — the world he’s only been playing for She is employed at Little gineering technology. morous, about things we have band. Marriage is work, and we of folk music and bluegrass two years. Confidence may Lambs and Ivy Day Care in He is a sound engineer for discussed or topics in which he get out of it what we put into it. where fingers and bows exceed talent at present, but Simsbury. Warner Theatre in Torring- knows I’m interested. I welcome The therapy you underwent gave dance like fireflies in the there’s no saying talent Mr. Pfaender graduated ton. the attention and look forward to you the tools to find acceptance night air — a violin is called won’t win the race. his messages. This has been go- and fulfillment, and your hus- a fiddle. I mention a beautiful but ing on for several years. I believe band started to work on his tem- Look at the 11-year-old sad song I’d heard him play he has a stable marriage, but his per. Continuing therapy could who plays fiddle, call it a vio- a few days ago about a blue wife has mental health issues, offer you more tools to not feel lin, and she will look like she moon and a broken heart. has no idea what you mean. “Blue moon of Kentucky ANNOUNCEMENTS POLICY such as depression, agoraphobia and mild alcoholism. I know guilty for finding joy in friends. Having a happy wife might let Then she may pick it up, keep on shining As always, we welcome the 3. Send a stamped, self-ad- these weigh on him, though he your husband loosen up a little play a few lively bars that Shine on the one that’s good news of your marriage dressed envelope to Mar- never discusses it with me. I sus- and begin to laugh with you. sound like a steam train bar- gone and proved untrue” or engagement. However, in- riages and Engagements, pect he enjoys my “company” Finding joy in life is so valuable. reling down railroad tracks He plays and sings with creased costs require us to c/o Republican-American, also as an escape, though he is ul- Sometimes, you just have to work and sweetly say, “Did you feeling even though he is add a handling charge for 389 Meadow St., Waterbury, timately devoted to his wife. Still, on finding — and keeping — it. mean the fiddle?” only 9 and is far more inter- publication of marriage and 06702. There are few greater ested in a dried snakeskin engagement notices. gifts than music in the home. found at the creek than an A NOTE ON PHOTOS I should qualify that as we once had a beginning violin- untrue sweetheart. There’s a high note at the Marriages and engagements will be $40, including the To ensure the best possi- ble quality when reproduc- DAILY HOROSCOPE ist and two budding percus- end of a line; he goes for it photo. Anniversaries (25th, ing your marriage or en- The Stars Show the Kind of sionists under our roof. What and comes real close. An un- 40th, 50th and upward in gagement photo we ask you Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; I meant to say is music that bridled lunge for a grand fin- 5-year increments) will con- doesn’t hurt your ears or ish, at any age, is a thing of tinue to be published at no to follow these guidelines: 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So- MADALYN We do not accept Polaroid so; 1-Difficult ASLAN stand your hair on end is a beauty. charge. pictures or pictures printed gift in the home. Of course, The boy singing about We need your engagement ARIES (March 21-April 19) on a home computer printer. every gift is a work in heartbreak has dirt under announcement in enough Today accents the progress. his fingernails, 37 bug bites Your pictures should be value of cooperation. Long- time to ensure its publica- Round a corner at our on his legs and sand between tion before your wedding, sharply focused and well-lit, range financial planning, ful matters. You are able to place today and you may his toes. Somehow it all therefore we need to receive and the couple should be perhaps involving an inheri- appreciate life’s ironies and happen upon a kid having an sweetens the sound. it at least three weeks before framed so that they are the tance, taxes or a settlement, coincidences with subtle hu- online music lesson. Their They are leaving soon. We the date of your wedding. main element of the photo. will be a focus. The beautiful mor. Today your charisma momma may be on a small will miss the chaos and We cannot accept pictures orchid, representative of level is at a peak and both bench in the yard plucking a laughter, squabbling and Forms for marriages and en- beauty and refinement, is business and personal situa- from commercial portrait tune on a banjo. curiosity that makes us feel gagements may be obtained your flower. tions are promising. studios unless you have re- Our grandson is sitting on our age, as well as the mu- as follows: ceived permission to allow the front porch early one sic that crosses the barriers 1. Downloaded from rep- us to reproduce that picture. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. morning when I step outside of time and distance, age am.com/forms The studio will get credit. A new artistic ven- 21) Today emphasizes and sit down in a chair. He and youth, plucking the ture brightens this Sunday. reverie and privacy. As the 2. Picked up at either 389 We reserve the right to re- strums a little, looks at me strings of the human heart. Happiness is shared with one day begins you will be in the Meadow St., Waterbury, or ject photos that will not re- and says, “What would you you love very much. Offer an mood for quiet contempla- 122 Franklin St., Torrington. produce clearly. like to hear, Grandma?” Email Lori Borgman at exchange of small, meaning- tion. You can feel connected He says it with the confi- firstname.lastname@example.org. ful gifts. Charm a loved one with the natural world and with a poem or greeting card. wild creatures. There is a You discuss your interesting surprise announcement in- experiences. volving a partner. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan PARENTING Today emphasizes 19) Your circle of the consequences of long- friends widens. It’s a good time health habits and the time to become more active Options other than virtual school impact your work environ- ment has on your health. Be- gin to make changes for the better regarding diet and within a worthwhile organi- zation. The day furthers the scope of your goals. This can encourage you to discard a other lifestyle choices. situation you’ve outgrown. Q Our 9-year-old has just learned he is not going back to school on schedule in CANCER (June 21-July 22) AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Relationship Diplomacy is a must the fall, but distance learning JOHN prospects improve today. A in coping with complex social by computer and home in- ROSEMOND cherished bond grows and situations. This softens ten- struction. We did this for the matures through much, much sions and dissolves a problem. last six weeks of the last honest talking. Partnerships Today also favors creative school term and he did not of all kinds emphasize re- writing and photography. like it at all. Up until now, he sponsibility. Reflect upon anxiety, and various forms of has loved school and been a what others bring to your life. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) acting out. That is under- great student. To homeschool Your sector of travel standable given that for him, I took a leave of absence LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) and communication is ac- many kids, no school com- from my job, but I’m just not A family member cented. The pace is rapid. bined with no after-school suited to it. Our family can would appreciate support and Heed conversations and sports means virtual isola- squeak by without a second encouragement. Focus on newscasts. It’s worthwhile to tion at home. Unfortunately, income, so that’s not the pri- creating a beautiful, peaceful keep up with current events, that often translates into mary issue, but I feel like home environment for the both in your own social circle over-exposure to screen- we’re caught between a rock rest of summer. You will be and the world at large. based devices shown to have and a hard place. It looks like aware of how family life has negative effects on both I have to quit my job and my evolved over the past year. mood and behavior. son is very upset that he I cannot be more adamant: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO won’t be going back to VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Actor Vera Miles is 90. Actor Do not allow your child to fill school. He cries about it, isn’t Double-check facts. Barbara Eden is 89. Political his time with video games, CONTRIBUTED sleeping well some nights, Plans are in flux; it’s impor- satirist Mark Russell is 88. unsupervised time on the and is beginning to develop tant to communicate and ver- Pro Football Hall of Famer computer, and the like. Help based education model into cializing. some obedience issues. Do ify plans with others. Allow Sonny Jurgensen is 86. Ac- him connect face-to-face homeschooling. That is not a Finally, see if you can find you have any ideas for me? extra time if traveling. tor Richard Sanders is 80. with other children and free valid means of assessing a retired teacher in your area play activities. one’s “suitability” — whether whom you can hire to home- There’s a rushed quality pre- Ballet dancer Patricia A Over the last several months, I’ve been bom- barded by folks who are de- Let’s begin this problem- solving exercise by asking: Does the shuttering of parent or child — for home- schooling. Get in touch with your local homeschool coor- school in your stead. You might even be able to form a small homeschool group with vailing. Much is happening simultaneously, yet you thrive on the fast pace. McBride is 78. Pro Football Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright is 75. Country singer scribing similar problems. schools in your state extend dinator. Ask her to recom- children of other parents Rex Allen Jr., actor David I’ll tell you what I’ve told to all forms of private educa- mend a curriculum and find who are in the same boat. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Robb and singer Linda them but keep in mind, a tion as well? If not, and since out what sorts of homeschool This will pass, but just as Today accents past fi- Thompson are 73. Actor one-size-fits-all answer does your income is discretionary, options are available in your COVID-19 is permanently al- nancial patterns. Avoid re- Shelley Long, actor-singer not exist. then consider sending your area. There may be one that tering the way people work, peating what hasn’t worked Rick Springfield and country According to parent re- son to a private school. fits both you and your son. it is going to alter the “look” before. You will feel espe- singer-musician Woody ports, children’s reactions to As for you not being suited The “university model,” for of education in America. It cially motivated and ener- Paul (Riders in the Sky) are the closing of schools have to homeschooling, consider example, combines group in- may well be time to shake getic, but keep a handle on 71. Queen Noor of Jordan ranged from apathy to mak- that the public-school curric- struction and home-based in- things up a bit anyway. irritation with a partner. and actor-producer Mark ing the best of it. Significant ula in question were not de- struction. That might allow Hudson are 69. Actor Skipp numbers of children are ex- signed for that purpose. you to work part-time while Visit family psychologist SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Sudduth is 64. Retired MLB periencing mental health is- Public schools are attempt- providing your son with a John Rosemond’s website at You seek ever All-Star pitcher Mike Bod- sues including depression, ing to shoehorn a classroom- good amount of needed so- www.johnrosemond.com. deeper insight into meaning- dicker is 63. Pets THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN AUGUST 23, 2020 4C PUZZLES ON PAGE 3B Today’s puzzle solved GusGus, an 8-year-old English Bulldog, loves chasing the When it’s hot, Tink is happy to stay inside with the sun at Hitchcock Lake with the Lumia Family Fortiers in Waterbury, and she also loves visiting the Lau- dates in Naugatuck. SEND PET PICS TO PETS@REP-AM.COM or mail them to: Republican-American Pets, Bruiser loves to keep watch over the Laudate family in Mango enjoys life in his personalized catio in Waterbury, 389 Meadow St., Waterbury, CT 06722 Prospect. where he lives with Michelle and Fran Berardi. Include the owner’s name, town and a phone number. Pet photos run as soon as we have space for them. We ask senders to be patient as there are — happily — many cherished pets in the area waiting to be published. Remember to vote for your favorite pet from today (and previous weeks) at rep-am.com/category/gallery/pets-gallery Your new puppy, a new leash on life TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE with him at your preferred Jax, seen at left as he is about to celebrate his ninth ‘Gotcha Day’ with the Bouchard/Micovsky family in Beacon Falls, ap- Many people have wel- side. Hold the toy or treat at peared as a young pup, at right, in The Republican-American in 2011. comed new puppies into their the center of your waist to homes during this unprece- keep his attention on you. It’s dented time and are ready to extremely important to main- get outside on walks with tain your puppy’s focus when them. there are so many distractions Your new pup probably around. won’t know how to walk nice- ly on a leash when you first ■ Speak Up. Give a verbal bring him home. All it takes is command like “let’s walk” or some time and training, and “heel” to begin walking with you two will be going for daily your puppy. As you walk for- strolls in no time. The Ameri- ward and your pup success- can Kennel Club offers the fully walks along with you, following tips for teaching praise him by saying, “Good your puppy to walk on a leash: boy, walk!” ■ Be consistent. Deter- ■ Reward. For every few mine what side you want your feet your puppy walks beside puppy to walk on and stick you appropriately, stop and with that side to avoid confu- give him a little piece of the sion. Find a toy or treat that treat or let him play with the your puppy likes and use ei- toy you brought. Start with ther to gain your pup’s atten- five steps, then build up to 10, tion and to motivate him then 15. Eventually, you before you start walking. won’t need the treat or toy. Max observes pandemic protocols by keeping his mask Butterscotch recently enjoyed a beautiful day at the Ri- close by, in Torrington, where he lives with Bob and Mary ■ Focus. After putting the Visit the AKC at naldis in Woodbury Ann Lipinski. leash on your puppy, start www.akc.org. Opa, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix, was appropri- ately attired for a walk on the Fourth of July. Opa lives in Oxford, with Judy and Paul Coward. Jude, Little Bear and Nàana practice social distancing while catching some Sunday sunrays at home with their humans, Lilly loves relaxing with the Corrado family in Thomaston. Bob and Laura-Jean McKeon of Waterbury. THE SUNDAY REPUBLICAN Waterbury, Conn. Sunday, August 23, 2020 P;i ratio SUNDJUf. AUGUST 21. 2020 I PARADE.COM 'The older I am, the more comfortable I get in my skin' Mand Moo Plus: This Is Us & Alzheimer's, p. 7 © PARADE Publications 2020. All rights reserved. Parade CATHERINE Cumberbatch ZETA-JONES The Courier (in theaters Aug. 28) is a true-life spy thriller about an unas suming, dyslexic salesman, Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch), who was K The Oscar-winning Chicago star, recruited by both Britain's MI6 and IJ ( 50, has always been a fashion Bye-Bye, Madea the CIA to form a dangerous un CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: CINDY ORD/GETTY IMAGES; LIONSGATE/ALAMY; SLAVEN VLASIC/GETTY IMAGES; LIAM DANIEL/LIONSGATE/ROADSIDEATTRACTIONS; ROY ROCH LIN/GETTY IMAGES; DISNEY+; Tyler Perry, 50, makes his final dercover partnership in the 1960s r 1 plate. And now she's expanding outing as Madea in Tyler Perry's Ma- with a Soviet officer in her own lifestyle brand—Casa Zeta- dea's Farewell Play (Aug. 27 on BET+). an effort to prevent Jones—with a makeup line and a When the family comes together to cel a nuclear confronta vegan footwear collection. Parade ebrate her great-grandson's law school tion. "This guy goes asked her about film fashion, her graduation, Madea uses her comedic on an extraordinary love for flat shoes and quarantining combo of tough love and Southern wis journey," says JIM SPELLMAN/WIREIMAGE/GETTY IMAGES; DIA DIPASUPIL/GETTY IMAGES; LEON BENNETT/GETTY IMAGES; PAUL ARCHULETA/GETTY IMAGES; MICHAEL TRAN/FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES with husband Michael Douglas and dom to help her relatives through her Cumberbatch, children Dylan (20) and Carys (17). granddaughter's bitter divorce. After 11 44, "from be Why did you want to be in the shoe business? movie outings with Madea, a character ing an ordinary I love walking down a red carpet in a fabulous Perry first introduced 20 years ago in businessman to pair of heels. But, literally, by the time I sit down the stage play I Can Do Bad All by a conduit for the to dinner, they're killing me. That's why I started Myself, "It felt like it was time to say most important my shoe line [in collaboration with Butterfly goodbye," he says. "People have bit of information Twists] with a beautiful, simple flat. loved her, but [she's] said everything during the Cuban she was meant to say, at least for now." Missile Crisis." Was it challenging to launch a shoe and makeup line during the pandemic? I'm just so happy that I'm not coming out with a lipstick right now—wearing masks, it's all about the eyes. After 41 years of putting makeup on, I think I've created the ultimate mascara. HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? High School Musical alum Ashley Tisdale, 35, is back. This time HTM Did you quarantine at home? My kids came home im she s reprising her role as Candace Flynn in the animated ad mediately. Michael and I were genuinely thrilled to have us all together under one roof. A tough thing for me was not venture movie Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the being able to travel to see my mom, who lives in Wales. Universe (Aug. 28 on Disney+). Here's what's happening with a few of her fellow grads of East High School. What was the most difficult fashion from any of your Zac Efron (Troy Bolton), 32, will next appear in the films? Zorro was always tricky, because it's like 100 de Quibi series Killing Zac Efron, which nearly did just grees in Mexico; I've got three petticoats on and a corset, that—during filming, he became seriously ill. and it's boiling, plus the hair extensions down to my waist, and sword fighting. That was really suffering for the art! Vanessa Hudgens (Gabriella Montez), 31, But it looked fabulous, so who really cares. It's like having will reprise her dual role in The Princess a baby; you forget the pain after the event. Switch: Switched Again for Netflix. Corbin Bleu (Chad Danforth), 31, who How will you and Michael celebrate your 20th anniver traded high school musicals for Broadway sary on Nov. 18? We'd like to go somewhere, maybe musicals (In the Heights, Godspell and Kiss when the world settles down a bit. There are places Me, Kate) was back on TV for season 17 of Danc in the world that we want to explore. It's not really a ing With the Stars. time to be having a lot of people in a small environ ment celebrating 20 years. Plus, we intend to have Lucas Grabeel (Ryan Evans): Grabeel, 35, guested another 20 years ahead of us. on a recent episode of the Disney+ remake High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. What have been her favorite movie fashions? G o t o Parade.com/setajones t o f i n d o u t . E M A I L Y O U R Q U E S T I O N S F O R W A L T E R S C O T T T O PERS0NALITY@PARADE.C0M 2 I AUGUST 23, 2020 © PARADE Publications 2020. All rights reserved. © PARADE Publications 2020. All rights reserved. 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Today, Moore (who grew up in Orlando, Fla.) is still all smooth pink cheeks and dark From left: Sterling K. Brown, Susan Kelechi hair. Any silver is limited to her Watson, Milo Ventimiglia, Moore, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz and Chris Sullivan pure alto voice. But she’s defi nitely upbeat as she sits cross- nominations and two SAG legged on her bed in Pasadena, ensemble awards. In 2019, she Calif., where she’s been waiting was crowned with a Hollywood COVER: KIRK MCKOY/LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA CONTOUR RA BY GETTY IMAGES; FEATURE CLOCKWISE FROM TOP out the coronavirus pandemic Walk of Fame star, her TV fam andy Moore looks forward to aging. Not to those with her husband of two years, ily there to cheer her on. hours in the makeup chair getting wrinkled and gray folk-rocker Taylor Goldsmith of for her character on NBC’s hit series This Is Us. Over 72 episodes, she’s played family matriarch Rebecca the band Dawes. In March, her 29-city concert tour promoting The Lessons of 7%/s Is Vs Season five will dive deeper into Pearson at nearly a dozen different ages, from her Silver Landings, her first album why Moore’s character, a mother mid-20s to her mid-80s. in 11 years, was days away when of three, kept losing her phone No, Moore, 36, is looking forward to the real thing. the lockdown scuttled, well, and feeling defensive about “I’m excited about all the collective wisdom and clarity and everything. “senior moments”: a journey into LEFT: JEFF LIPSKY/NBC; MAARTEN DE BOER/NBC; EVERETT COLLECTION giving less of a you-know-what as you get older,” she . ^ - Production on This Is Us, probable dementia (see “Alzheim says. “Already, the older I am, the more comfortable I which normally resumes in er’s 8c This Is £//’). The disease get in my skin. You couldn’t pay me money to go back July, has been delayed too. “Our hasn’t touched Moore’s own to the last decade of my life. The 20s were the worst!” pets—we have two dogs and family, but her story—from 1970s By her mid-20s, she’d been a pop-star princess three cats—are super con courtship to bedridden in 2032— (recording debut single “Candy” in ninth grade), a fused about why we never has made her think, she says. queen bee in The Princess Diaries and a bona fide leave!” she says. “Mother-daughter dynamics Disney princess (voicing Rapunzel in the Tangled Renewed for at least are always complicated, and my movies and later TV spinoffs). There was also an two more seasons, the mom and I are no exception,” enchanted whirlwind of six albums, TV roles and show has earned Moore she admits. That may be why At 16, Moore played bully Lana Thomas in The Princess Diaries. Emmy and Golden Globe she most identifies with TV © PARADE Publications 2020. All rights reserved. you're supposed to be stupid. Alzheimer’s You still have the same looks and same IQ, it's just that the brain signals aren't connecting. Moore, who plays a mother and grandmother in This Is Us (she's the only person who &ThislsUs I'm now at the point—and maybe this is something for your character, down the exists in each of the show's multiple time frames), is actually line—where I'm withdrawing younger than more and more. Concentra andy Moore had never heard of mild cogni everyone else in the main cast. M tive impairment (a condition that can lead to Alzheimer's) when she learned it was her character's tion is so difficult. People don't understand the personal anguish with this disease. fate. Cue the research. "Whether it's body im age or racial identity or addiction, the show is so Moore: I have the utmost faith good about making the experience as authentic our writers will do the job. as possible," Moore says. A neurologist on set, O'Brien: I'd also tell the writers for example, showed her howto realistically fail a you don't want it to be a total clock-drawing test in the episode when Rebecca train wreck. You want to break was being evaluated. it up with some Larry David- Especially inspiring, she says, was finding On type humor. If the person with Below: Moore with Pluto, journalist Greg O'Brien's searing firsthand dementia can laugh, it gives Hannah Zeile account of being diagnosed with early-onset the green light for people to Alzheimer's at 59. He's now 70. Parade brought laugh with her. them together to compare notes. Moore: That's a great idea. Mandy Moore: The statistics ters are coming O'Brien: There's boggled my mind. Women in around to under no magic pill. The their 60s are twice as likely to standing your "cure" may be brain develop Alzheimer's as they are character's diag health. So you stave breast cancer. I want to stand nosis. It's certainly off the onset—in daughter Kate (played at different on the roof with a bullhorn and pulled our family stead of getting ages by Chrissy Metz, Hannah tell the world we need to be closer together. There's plenty Alzheimer's in your 40s and 50s, Zeile and Mackenzie Hancsicsak): talking about this! of conflict: loud and angry, we you get it in your 70s or 80s. I'm CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: MITCHELL HADDAD/NBC; RON BATZDORFF/NBC; AMY DYKENS PHOTOGRAPHY; Greg O'Brien: It's a demon. come to tears, come to un glad we're talking about it. This Is “Parts of Kate’s and Rebecca’s Have you ever been reading at derstanding. When the light in Us has a tremendous opportunity. relationship cut close to the bone my brain goes off and a family It's the elephant in the room. And night and the light is flickering for me—how Kate treats her member says, "Why did you do this elephant forgets. because the plug is not in all the mom, the general annoyance. I way? That's what Alzheimer's that?" I say, "Because I have think, Oof, I don’t want to be like f—ing dementia!" and storm that! I’ll read a script and feel this can be like: You're on, you're off, you're on, you're off. out of the house. Of course, Find Out More There's tremendous Stephen you can't use those words! UsAgainstAlzheimers.org. The RON BATZDORFF/N BC; RON BATZDORFF/NBCU PHOTO BANK/GETTY IMAGES need to call or text my mom to tell King-type rage when the light Moore: Do you, in that mo nonprofit, which makes brain her I love her and appreciate her!” in your brain goes off. And ment, feel defensive? Or are health a priority, is honoring Why does she think This Is Us Moore at its annual gala, broad you never know when you're you now resolute about having has attracted such a loyal follow going to have a good or bad cast live on Oct. 21 on its site. dementia? ing? “We live in a very divided day, good or bad hour. You're BeBrainPowerful.org. Learn world, where we’re forced to always on 24/7 alert. O'Brien: In the beginning, I about women's brain health in was in complete denial. 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All-new from page 7 conversations that sometimes lively mobiles bring us closer.” Ironically, TV is what led Moore back to music. “I had so much fear and self-doubt for so long. Then my character singing Introducing the on the show put me back in the recording studio, made me sing highest standard live in front of the crew. And I was like, I remember how to do medical alert. this! It feels good! It started to light a fire in me again, as did Now you can feel safe and independent at home being in a healthy and sup or on the go. 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