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New stadium’s opening symbolic for DeConto family

George Brennan Cape Cod Times SANDWICH, MA — Members of the DeConto family plan to attend tonight’s football game to cheer on the Blue Knights at the stadium named for U.S. Navy Capt. Gerald F. “Jerry” DeConto, but they won’t be participating in the pregame ceremony, a family member said. DeConto was killed the morning […]

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For 9/11 victim Tyler Ugolyn, the best legacy is a basketball court

Brian Koonz  CT Post  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Eric Torres is a junior at the High School of Commerce, maybe the best magnet school in the whole city. He wants to become a businessman someday. But first, he wants to be the kid wearing the cap and gown in the picture, just like his older brother, Alfredo. Torres smiles […]

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Jeffrey Wiener Scholarship in jeopardy

Steve Coulter Trumbull Times For Jonathan Weil, the memory of September 11, 2001 can be recalled, vividly, as if it happened yesterday. The 1986 graduate of Trumbull High School was three blocks from the towers when they fell on that infamous day. While the second-year teacher and his classroom full of high school English students were […]

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