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There's no forgetting the tragedy of the Sandy Hook School shootings in Newtown of December 2012.
A crowd of 80 gathered at Edmond Town Hall to send off Team 26 on its second annual Sandy Hook Ride to Washington.
It's a 400 mile journey from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C., but that didn't stop cyclists from setting out on the trip in support of gun control.
Roundtown Elementary second-grader Christian Bucks sits on the "Buddy Bench" which was a concept he created to help children feel included at the school Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
After being burned by his nomination of Debo Adegbile to head up the civil rights division at the Department of Justice, President Obama has jumped right back into the fray with another radical nominee, this time for Surgeon General .
In an effort to fill pews, an upstate New York church is giving away an AR-15 assault rifle, Albany television station WNYT reported.
CMAK will compete for prize money up to $25,000 as part of Fairfield County Giving Day.
This year Newtown Congregational Church is celebrating its 300th anniversary. Like most United Church of Christ communities in New England, our congregation traces its roots back to the earliest settlers of this region.
A new ride to Washington begins Saturday. Photo by H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY Staff ORG XMIT: HB 43147 Newtown bike rid 3/12/2013 / H. Darr Beiser USAT NEWTOWN, Conn.
There seems to be an increase in the reported incidence of dogs being attacked by coyotes and not just in rural areas.
The Wylie school board heard security recommendations from Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge during its recent school board meeting, as the district continues efforts to make sure its students are as safe as possible.
President Obama entered office promising to restore the sanctity of science. Instead, a fresh war against science, statistics and reason is being waged on behalf of politically correct politics.
If you could pick a new business for Newtown, what kind would you choose? "Many folks are of the opinion that small business is the root structure for economic growth - I am one of them," a reader posted on the Newtown Patch Town Square.
First Selectman Pat Llodra told the Board of Finance during a budget meeting February 27 that she is planning to budget a contingent of nine armed, retired police officers who will serve as armed school security officers in local schools beginning this September.