Woodbury’s Beth El Synagogue welcomes student rabbi Benjamin Goldberg

Woodbury >> Beth El Synagogue welcomes Benjamin Goldberg as student Rabbi for the upcoming year. Ben Goldberg says he is becoming a rabbi because the most powerful experiences in his life were Jewish ones, and he wants to help others experience that power. Goldberg is a rising fifth year student in the rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Read More of  Woodbury’s Beth El Synagogue welcomes student rabbi Benjamin Goldberg

Coelho — Lucarelli

Coelho — Lucarelli Announcement is made of the engagement of Laura Lynn Lucarelli and George D. Coelho. She is the daughter of Alceo and Valerie Lucarelli, of Woodbury, and he is the son of Manuel and Maria Coelho, of Trumbull. A Sept. 2 wedding is planned. The future bride, a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Saint Anselm College, is a registered nurse at Yale-New Haven Hospital. The future bridegroom is a graduate of Trumbull High School and Southern Connecticut State University, and is a sales/treasury manager at Ascena Retail Read More …

Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center donates major gifts to Woodbury Senior Community Center

Organized in 2007 the Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center, Inc. is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year along with the Senior Community Center. The Friends are celebrating by announcing recent major donations to the Woodbury Senior Community Center. Thanks… Read more of  Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center donates major gifts to Woodbury Senior Community Center

Death of ESPN broadcaster’s wife ruled an accident

WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died from blunt trauma and drowning after her car hit another vehicle in May. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/2uKlNDR ) that Dr. James Gill, the chief state medical examiner, has ruled 67-year-old Katherine Ann Berman‘s death an accident. Gill declined to release the toxicology results. Related Content: Wife of ESPN anchor dies in double fatal accident in Woodbury Police say the Cheshire woman’s vehicle struck the rear of a driver’s SUV and both veered off the Read More …