Tag: Forestville

Obituary: Gregory Danilewicz, 63

Gregory Danilewicz, 63, of Forestville, passed unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, September 19, 2019.  He was the beloved husband of Donna (Reducha) Danilewicz. Gregory was born in Bialystok, Poland on January 20, 1956 the son of the late Wladyslaw…

Obituary: Norma Guhl, 96

Norma Guhl, 96, of Forestville, passed away peacefully Friday morning February 1, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Edward J. Guhl. Norma was born in Spring Lake, NJ daughter of the late Howard L. and Edna (Dunning) Bradley…

Despite rain, Forestville still remembers



A persistent misty rain fell on Forestville Sunday, May 27, but it was not enough to deter Forestville’s American Legion Post 209 from going forth with the annual Forestville Memorial Day Parade.

Although the event is annual, the past two years the streets of Forestville were empty on Memorial Day as rain scuttled plans for the event.

This year, the parade was moved to a Sunday– with a rain date of Monday. But organizers opted not to fall back to the rain date and surged ahead.

There were some changes due to the rain. Both Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern high schools marching bands didn’t participate because the rain could possibly damage uniforms and musical instruments. And there were some units that had marched in the past that didn’t participate. However, staples such as the Boy and Girl scouts and the Forestville Little League all marched.

Additionally, Post 209 went forth with the annual memorial ceremony where the war dead from Forestville were saluted by city leaders and was accompanied by a rifle salute from active duty representatives of the Army.



Fire engine company may be move

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER City officials are discussing possible relocation plans for Fire Engine Company 3 after a sub-committee of the Board of Fire Commissioners requested the consideration. “It’s very preliminary discussion right now,” said Fire Chief Jay Kolakoski.…

Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 26

The 2014 Forestville Pumpkin Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 26 at Central Square from 4 to 7:30 p.m. There will be games, activities, children’s costume parade, pet costume parade, carved pumpkin, and scarecrow contests, vendors and more. Register…

Forestville does Memorial Day its way

With its preponderance of scouts– Boy, Girls, Cubs, Brownies, Daisies– and the overwhelming turn out players and parents from the Forestville Little League– the Forestville Village Association’s annual Memorial Day parade through the village is much more lighthearted than the…

Duck race winners announced

2014 Pequabuck River Duck Race Winners were as follows, first number is the placement of the duck, and the second number is the duck’s number: Prize # Duck # Name 1 4793 Donna Denehy 2 453 John Skelsleey 3 3729 Tom Gaski 4 2413 Matt O’Brien 5 4283 Andrew Gaids 6 3429 Kristen Varano…

Popular eatery closes

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Garnish, the popular eatery that came to signify the beginning of a revival of the fortunes of the village of Forestville… and the city of Bristol at large, is no more. As of Monday, the…