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Allen Paul/Cheshire Herald
Ghosts, goblins, royalty and superheroes will be out in full force tonight, as families will walk around town for a game of trick or treat, usually ending resulting in the sweeter of the two options. Some participating in Halloween may even dress as a scarecrow, such as this one from the Haunted Asylum.

[CHAIR]ity Project Set To Kick Off Next Week

August 5, 2013 by John Rook

[RE]new Furniture is getting ready for an innovative and fun charity event.
Beginning August 16, children 12 and under will have the opportunity to take part in a unique scavenger hunt. At different business locations throughout Cheshire, creative-looking chairs will be placed. Each of these chairs have been created by an artist, fusing furniture and art in a creative way.

Women's Club To Honor Hostages

August 3, 2013 by Special To The ...

At their July meeting, the members of the Cheshire Democratic Women’s Club voted unanimously to present the club’s Civic Pride Award to Joy and Arthur Hostage of Cheshire. The award will be presented on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., at the club’s Viennese Night celebration.

Land Trust Looking For Volunteers To Help Clean Up Ives Tomorrow

August 2, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Cheshire Land Trust is looking for volunteers to participate in a Work Day tomorrow, Aug. 3, at Ives Farm. Help is needed to clean up around the new barn at the Farm. If you're interested in participating, call (203) 272-2689 or contact David Schrumm at dsschrumm@cox.net. Even if you cannot make this weekend but would be interested in helping, the Land Trust encourages you to call or email.

Plain Ahead For High Holiday Services At Kol Ami

August 1, 2013 by Special To The ...

The Jewish High Holidays for the Jewish year 5774 will commence Wednesday September 4 with the evening service. This year Kol Ami of Cheshire will have Ben Goldwater as Cantor, with Rabbi Josh Ratner conducting services. Kol Ami is located at 1484 Highland Ave.
The Service Schedule is as follows:
*Wednesday, September 4 – Erev Rosh Hashanah – 6:30 p.m.

CHS Cross Country Caps Year In State Open

On Friday, Cheshire High School boys' cross country took seventh (217 points) in the State Open at Wickham Park in Manchester.

CHS Girls' Swim And Dive Earns SCC 3-Peat, Girls' V-Ball Reaches Title Match, Girls' Soccer Falls In Final

On Wednesday, Cheshire High School girls' swim and dive claimed their third straight Southern Connecticut Conference Championship (1,291.5 points) at Southern Connecticut State University.

Glatt And Mostoller Score High In Diving Meet, CHS Girls To Compete In SCC Playoffs On Wednesday

On Tuesday, Cheshire High School sophomore Emily Glatt (fifth, 360.7) and senior Erin Mostoller (338.7) cracked the top 10 of the Southern Connecticut Conference Diving meet at Hamden.

CHS Girls' Soccer Reaches SCC Final, Girls' V-Ball Sweeps Guilford, Field Hockey Falls To Rival

In Monday's Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals, Cheshire High School girls' soccer (second, 11-4-3) defeated Housatonic Division foe Shelton (third, 10-5-3) 2-1.

From This Week's Cheshire Herald

esty:greenberg.jpgEsty, Greenberg Race Comes To CHS

by Michael Torelli
Gun control, ISIS, and same-sex marriage were just some of the topics that the 5th Congressional District candidates Elizabeth Esty and opponent Mark Greenberg debated about at Cheshire High School.

Referendum Focus Is On Fire Truck Question

by Michael Torelli
While the elections this year have primarily focused on those running for state and federal positions, residents of Cheshire will also be requested to vote on five separate referendum questions.

cupcake lady.jpgCupcake Lady Had Been Whipping Up A Halloween Tradition For Five Decades

by John Rook
Agatha “Babe” Price doesn’t remember exactly when she started handing out cupcakes on Halloween night, but she knows it was sometime in the 1960s.

Rematch For The 89th District Seat Pits Zupkus Against Nardello

by Michael Torelli
Both candidates for the State House of Representatives’ 89th District have heard their constituents loud and clear: the economy needs to be fixed, and there needs to be an increase in job offerings.

OPINION

Opinion_27.jpgElection Must Lead To Results

Imagine if you will a world in which politicians don’t represent states or districts but, rather, individual families.

SPORTS

Maria Buzzelli, Rachel Smullen_0.jpgGirls Hold Off Amity On Senior Night

by Greg Lederer
All of the elements were in place for the Cheshire High School girls’ volleyball team to enjoy Senior Night on Oct. 22. Back in the renovated West Gym and facing their top rival, the team capped their second straight unbeaten regular season in front of friends and family.

AROUND TOWN

Manhattan_Secret Life of Walter Mitty.jpgLyke Parlays Board And Blade Skills Into Busy Film Career

by Greg Lederer
Cheshire native John Lyke recalls his introduction to snowboarding and rollerblading at a young age.