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Naugatuck Daily News (Newspaper) - July 18, 1998, Naugatuck, Connecticut Around the clock is reserved for non profit organizations Community clubs churches and municipal authorities to announce meetings fundraisers and Short news articles. Chapter 495 Harp will sponsor a trip to Candlewood playhouse for a singing in the rain on aug. 27 at 10 30 . The trip includes lunch at chucks restaurant with a Choice of beef Chicken or fish. Interested seniors should Call 729-5069 for information. The Middlebury Volunteer fire department annual carnival will be at memorial Middle school Middlebury july 15-18 from 6-11 . There will be fireworks on july 17 at 9 30 . The fireman a Parade will be on july 18 at 6 . On Reagan Road toward the Middle school. The american red Cross Community water safety course will be held at hop Brook Pool july 19 and 26 from 10-11 30 . Call Manta Sirois at 729-0123 for information. There will be a testimonial in Honor of Jay Perez at the portuguese club on july 25 at 7 . Tickets Are $20 and Are available at the door or by calling tug Drysdale at 729-0952. The int jazz band will perform on the Green on july 21 at 7 30 . The Naugatuck arts commission sponsors summer concerts on the Green. Rain location is the Naugatuck High school Patio. The Naugatuck Board of education will hold a meeting july 22 at 6 . At the Tuttle building. The Board invites Andrew Avenue students parents to voice the qualities and experiences wanted in a new principal. I the Naugatuck Myca teen trip and adventure Camp week is coming up. The Camp will include tubing on the Farmington River and cruise on the Norwalk maritime research vessel in Long Island sound. Cost is $130 including transportation. Call 729-Ymca to Register. The rotary clubs annual Dono Van Ruble Man memorial Bike race will be aug. 2 at i . On Church Street. All funds Benefit the Community. Contact an around Tho a clock the Naugatuck daily news welcomes your information and announcements for around the clock. Please submit your information typed or printed clearly at least two Days before you would like the notice to appear and include a phone number where we can reach you if we have questions. Member of the rotary club to make a donation or advertise in the club Booklet. The Naugatuck volleyball Booster club will Host a volleyball clinic for girls entering High school who Are interested in playing this fall. Call Dave Cypher at 723-7713 for information. St. Michael s episcopal Church will pick up items on july 25, aug. 15 and 29 for the september Village Green fair auction. Call 729-8249, tuesdays fridays Between 9 . And i ., to make an Apponi nunsent for pick up. Appliances and televisions will not be accepted. The Naugatuck Myca is accepting registration for summer programs for children Ages 3 to 5 for Tumblin tots. Children will participate in relay races tumbling music non competitive games exercise and fun. Children Ages 5 to 12 can sign up for a summer karate program. A # St. Paul a lutheran churches vacation Bible school will be aug. 3-7 from 9-11 30 . For children age 3 through sixth Grade. Cost is free. Bible lessons crafts snack. And music will be based on an animal theme. Call 729-8610 or 729-5900 for information. A the United methodist churches vacation Bible school will be aug. 3-7 from 9 . To noon. Children will learn How Jesus rescues guides protects and cares for people. Activities include Bible stories drama music games crafts and More. Registration is $5 or $10 per family. Call 729-4236 to Register. The Park and recreation department will offer Golf lessons during july for children and adult beginners. Classes Range from $45 to $55. Lessons Are taught by the Connecticut school of Golf. Call 720-7043 to Register. Howard Whittemore Library will offer regular a it Rytima in july at 3 . On wednesdays. Children do not have to Register for Story Ime. Prospect Street school will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. The committee planning various festivities for the year will meet on july 21 at 7 . At the school. Anyone who can not Amend can Call sue Vitale at 723-0326 to get involved. The Core sponsored family dance for Prospect and Beacon Falls residents scheduled for july 25 has been postponed. The new Date has not been announced. Core is a Region 16 High school cooperative program. A there will be a free blood pressure screening performed by the Naugatuck visiting nurses association on july 29 from Io-11 . At Whittemore Library. T Howard Whittemore Library will Tost picnics in the children a department Garden on july 31 at noon. Families bring lunch and a Blanket the Library will provide stories and dessert. Register at die desk for All events the Naugatuck chapter 495 Harp will sponsor an eight Day trip to Mackinac Island aug. 9-16. The trip is open to members and area seniors. Call729-6340 for More information the vow crusader Post 1946 will Host a weekly bin go night on wednesdays at 7 . At the Post Hall on rubber Avenue. Doon open at 5 . Jackpot is $900. American legion Post 17 Bingo is fridays at 7 pm game payout is $50 depending on attendance. Jackpot is $925.social talking on the land music from ice Cream truck brings Forth Happy memories the committee for a cultural environmental Center gun own Road recently hosted a series of discussions on the land at the Boron a passive open space on gun own Roar. Topics included culture and the Community led by Edward Coelho eco feminism led by Casey Knittel and Corey Folsom sprawl and the open space solution led by Leo Yaniello. Other topics were also included. The group hosts a variety of events year round on open space nature and wildlife related issues. For information Call 723-7585. Dear Abby ice Cream trucks Are a Beautiful reminder. I frequently baby sat my older grandchildren. I watched with them As the a pretty music trucks drove by. Sometimes we Sang along with the music or made up stories that fit it. One Day the oldest came running in with the news a Granny did you know that those music trucks sell ice Cream a i pretended to be shocked. A really Granny he insisted. A Uncle Eddie bought me one my tightly kept secret was out. My grandson turned 19 last week and he still checks the Freezer when childcare announce upcoming meeting love a learn childcare providers association will be holding for its monthly meeting on july 21, at 7 15 . At the Seymour congregational Church 25 Broad Street Seymour. The association consists of state licensed Home child care providers and or assistants. New members Are always Welcome. The theme for july is vacation. A referral line is also available for parents seeking childcare. For further information please Call Al 734-6459. Photo by Joe Yaniello photo by Joe Yaniello dear Abby this is in response to the letter from a Nice Cream truck hater a who complained that ice Cream trucks make too much noise. You advised this person not to fight an a american institution Akin to mom and Apple i believe you overlooked an important Point he drops by. Thanks for the Sweet memory. Happy Granny of to dear Happy Granny you Are not the Only Reader who wrote to share a Happy memory recalled because of the letter from a Nice Cream truck read on dear Abby my children were older and in school when the ice Cream truck came by our House but when Luke my Large German Shepherd heard it head come flying into the House Barking and jumping into the air. Id grab my change purse and Luke and i would join the neighbourhood children in line. Id buy myself an ice Cream Sandwich and Luke a Cone. The look on his face As he Lay in front of my garage with his two front paws tightly wrapped around his ice Cream Cone was something to see. Every lick was a moment of sheer Bliss. Ill always treasure the memory of Luke arid me and the ice Cream truck. Thanks for the memories Abby. Sadie Falk Scottsdale Ariz. Dear Abby what can i say when my 6-year-old grandson asks a Why Are you divorced a grandmother dear grandmother make it Brief and honest. Say a Honey we just get along with each everybody has a problem. What a yours get it off your Chest by writing to dear Abby . Box 69440, los Angeles Calif. 90069. For a personal reply please enclose a stamped self addressed envelope. Love a learn above an inviting path winds its Way through town owned property on gun town Road. Right. Even the rain wont keep Stacey Zimmerman left Len Yaniello and Bill Hass from a recent discussion on sprawl and open space. Below left a Small group gathers at the gun town Road site for a discussion on culture and Community on june 24. From left to right Are Scott Ward Corey Folsom de Coelho Len Yaniello Susan Flores. Below right a Field near where the discussions were held on the open space. By Abigail Van Buren the practice of driving ice Cream trucks through the neighbourhood May be old but the electronic music they play nowadays is not. I remember when i was Young the ice Cream truck played a soft Bell a something quieter and less obnoxious than the tinny constantly recycled a a music that blasts from loud speakers. You can hear them a mile away. Noise pollution is bound to get worse. I suggest that Quot ice Cream truck haters pressure City Hall to pass an ordinance that will keep noise to a minimum. That a what we did and our neighbourhood is now peaceful again. No More noisy nuisance dear no More i was surprised at the amount of emotion stirred up by ice Cream trucks. From the descriptions of Many readers the new versions Are both unpleasant and intrusive. Many neighbourhoods have banded together to ban excessive noise and limit the number of times a truck can drive through their neighbourhood. In fairness however i did hear from readers for whom the mention of ice Cream trucks evoked wonderful memories. Read on

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