Movie Night at East Hampton Public Library

On Tuesday, August 26th, the East Hampton Public Library will be hosting a Movie Night open to all ages. The featured movie, Heaven is for Real (rated PG), is the story of young Colin Burpo’s visions of an afterlife during an emergency appendectomy.  Said to be a true story, the movie is based on …

East Hampton Police Report

  On 8/6/14: Victor D. Brown, 54, of 170 Earle St., Hartford, was arrested for Forgery in the 1st Degree and Criminal Attempt to Commit Larceny in the 5th Degree and is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 to answer to the aforementioned …

“Take the Time” Mobile Offers Free Mammograms

No matter who you are, chances are that breast cancer has affected you or someone you know. Checkups are important to catch symptoms early, and the Peszynski family is doing all they can to help provide access to the mammograms that can be critical for early detection of the disease. …

Epoch Arts to hold 8th Annual Tag Sale Fundraiser

September is right around the corner, which means Epoch Arts in East Hampton will be holding its eighth annual two-weekend mega tag sale soon. The tag sale, which may be more aptly described as a flea market, will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 5th at 27 Skinner St …

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State says East Hampton woman was strangled

September 11, 2012 Local News Comments Off

The office of the CT Chief Medical Examiner reports that the cause of East Hampton woman Jini Barnum’s death was asphyxiation and “compression” – or strangulation.

The office of the CT Chief Medical Examiner reports that the cause of East Hampton woman Jini Barnum’s death was asphyxiation and “compression” – or strangulation.

Barnum’s remains were found this weekend in a shallow grave in a wooded area in Glastonbury CT.  Her death is under investigation.

Her boyfriend, Anthony Garofalo, reported her missing on July 28, 2012. He is currently in custody for violating parole. Police will not comment on whether Garofalo is a suspect.

Barnum, who had given birth just 6 weeks before she was reported missing, was 30 years old.

Posted September 11, 2012

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Missing East Hampton woman found dead, police say it is a homicide

September 10, 2012 Local News Comments Off

Jini Barnum, who gave birth to a baby in June and then left the baby behind after arguing with her boyfriend – according to her boyfriend, was reported missing as of July 28. East Hampton CT Police are now saying remains found Sept. 9 in Glastonbury have been identified as Burnam, and the case is now being investigated as a homicide. Photo source: East Hampton CT Police

East Hampton Police announced today that the human remains discovered in Glastonbury, CT on September 9, 2012 have been positively identified as the remains of Jini Barnum.

She is the 30 year-old woman who has been missing from East Hampton, CT since July 29, 2012.

Police also have certified Barnum’s death as a homicide. The case is being investigated by the East Hampton and Glastonbury Police Departments, as well as the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Squad.

Posted September 10, 2012

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Yankee Polecat Insulator Club show Sept 8 in East Hampton

September 8, 2012 Arts & Entertainment, Local News Comments Off

In the mid-1960s, many people began collecting these antique glass insulators. Today, there are thousands of collectors who combine a love of design with an interest in science, technology and history. Photo courtesy of Yankee Pole Cat Insulators Club

The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club will hold its annual fall show from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 68 Long Crossing Road in East Hampton, CT on Saturday, Sept. 8.

Glass insulators were first produced in the 1850s for use with telegraph lines. As technology developed, insulators were needed for telephone lines, electric power lines and other applications.

In the mid-1960s, many Americans began collecting these antique glass insulators. Today, there thousands of collectors who combine a love of design with an interest in science, technology and history.

A rare “Paisley” cobalt blue electrical insulator. Photo courtesy of National Insulator Association

The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club (YPCIC), founded in 1971, draws its members from New England and bordering states and has approximately 60 active members.

Today’s show will include such items as: insulators; vintage bottles, jars and flasks; lightning rod equipment; telephone and telegraph collectibles; railroad advertising and paper ephemera and small antiques.

The Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club also sponsors an annual spring show on the last Sunday in March in Enfield, CT and hosts two cookout/swap meets in the summer at various locations in New England.

A club newsletter is published around four times a year.  Currently, there are no annual dues.

To join the Pole Cats or for more information contact Bill Meier at 1-978-369-0208 or ypcic@clubs.insulators.info; or John Rajpolt at 1-203-261-1190 or rajpolt@earthlink.net

For more information about the Sept. 8 show, call 860-267-8584.

Posted September 8, 2012

Related links: “Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club hosts annual show,” April 6, 2011, Reminder News http://www.remindernews.com/article/2011/04/06/yankee-pole-cat-insulator-club-hosts-annual-show

Information on collecting insulators http://www.collectinginsulators.com

Website dedicated to listing collectors’ groups http://oldinsulators.com/insulatorindex/

National Insulator Association http://www.nia.org

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Candidate for 34th District State Rep Goff opens campaign office

September 6, 2012 Local News Comments Off

Chris Goff of East Hampton, CT – Democratic candidate for State Representative for the 34th District (East Hampton, East Haddam and part of Colchester). 2012 campaign photo.

Chris Goff , the Democratic candidate for state representative for the 34th District (East Hampton, East Haddam and a portion of Colchester), invites you to the opening of his campaign headquarters.

Goff will face Republican candidate Melissa Ziobron of East Haddam in the November 2012 elections.

The campaign kickoff event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 100 Main St. (the Corner of Main and Skinner) in East Hampton, CT.

“I look forward to running a grassroots campaign that focuses on meeting and listening to the residents of our communities,” Goff said. “I have already gone door-to-door to many homes and have let people know they can count on me as their next state representative to work tirelessly for them up at the State Capitol.”

Goff urged all residents to come down to the campaign kickoff event .“Even if you just want to stop in for some refreshments and to say ‘Hello’ … I am really excited to meet as many of my neighbors as possible,” he said.

Hot dogs and beverages will be served at the campaign kickoff.

Chris Goff, an experienced public servant, has been a member of the East Hampton Town Council and East Hampton Board of Education.

He authored East Hampton’s Code of Conduct and was instrumental in establishing the regional Chatham Health District.

Posted September 6, 2012

Related links:

Goff campaign page http://www.goff34th.com

Goff campaign on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Goff34th

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It’s that time of year again – time for a flu shot

September 5, 2012 Local News, Senior Center Announcements Comments Off

Is there a senior in your life? Please pass this on… The East Hampton Senior Center is hosting a flu shot clinic, sponsored by the Town of East Hampton’s Senior Center and Middlesex Hospital Homecare. The flu clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the East Hampton Senior Center.

The East Hampton Senior Center is hosting a flu shot clinic, sponsored by the Town of East Hampton’s Senior Center and Middlesex Hospital Homecare.

The flu clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the East Hampton Senior Center.

No advance registration is required. Shots will be administered on a first come, first served basis. If you have a senior citizen in your life, however, you might want to share this information now and find out if he or she needs transportation.

The vaccinations will be administered by Middlesex Hospital Homecare personnel.

Questions? Please call the East Hampton Senior Center at 860-267-4426 during office hours.

Posted September 5, 2012

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Phase one of Colchester Ave project on East Hampton PZC agenda

September 4, 2012 Local News Comments Off

The East Hampton CT Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 in the Town Hall meeting room.

The East Hampton Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5 in the Town Hall meeting room.

Wednesday’s agenda includes an application for a four-lot subdivision (phase one) at 105 Colchester Ave. from MazzCor LLC.

Also on the agenda, review of improvements to the intersection of White Birch and Lake Drive.

The P&C also will discuss bylaw revisions.

Posted September 4, 2012

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