Health

New York Measles Outbreak Threat To Unvaccinated State Residents

Published: April 19, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown Health District Director Donna Culbert is growing more concerned by the day as a measles outbreak continues to sicken more residents in neighboring New York.

21st Century Conversation Session Planned

Published: April 05, 2019 at 01:55 pm
Newtown Interfaith Council will sponsor the first “21st Century Conversations” session at Newtown Congregational Church on Tuesday, April 9. Newtown psychiatrist Dr John Woodall will facilitate the conversation.

Maplewood To Host 6-Week ‘Science & Art Of Changing Your Brain’ Series

Published: April 01, 2019 at 07:00 am
Presented by Dr Kristen Betts, clinical professor in the School of Education at Drexel University, Maplewood at Newtown will host a free, six-week series on “Science & Art of Changing Your Brain,” once weekly, April 11-May 15. The series will offer discussions of current and emerging research about the brain, mind, and memory.

Former Parent Connection Chairman Chris Lyddy To Be Honored

Published: March 30, 2019 at 07:00 am
Former Newtown State Representative Christopher Lyddy has seemingly done it all for the Newtown Parent Connection (NPC) including service on its board and as its chairman, so longtime friend, mentor, and NPC founder Dorrie Carolan, along with her current board, are honoring him at the organization’s third annual Mardi Gras Gala.

Community Gathering Planned For Sunday

Published: March 29, 2019 at 10:43 am
Newtown Interfaith Council has announced it will present a community gathering this weekend. All are invited to be together in the midst of grief, to find peace and support. The council is asking that all media respect the privacy of those attending.

Town Of Newtown Resources For Support And Assistance

Published: March 25, 2019 at 04:50 pm
The Town of Newtown is offering the following resources for support and assistance, following the death of a Sandy Hook resident Monday morning.

Officials Say Newtown Is Blessed With Countless Good Food Options

Published: March 22, 2019 at 07:00 am
March is National Nutrition Month, and local health officials say that Newtown residents are blessed with loads of options to access good, fresh, healthy food — from its farms and markets to the wide variety of food establishments that work to source as much as possible of what they serve from local providers, 365 days a year.
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