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Curious About Cataract Surgery? Here’s One Couple’s Story

When you help conservators restore artwork for a living, your eyes are valuable tools of the trade. But for someone with cataracts, dimming eyesight can prevent you from doing your job by dampening colors and blurring your vision. Henry DePhillips learned this firsthand. As a chemist, he brought his insight...


‘One for Everyone’ Donates to Avon Cancer Center

“What do we have in excess?” That was the simple question posed by a group of Avon seventh graders who had formed a charitable organization called One for Everyone. When the group was organized five years ago, the youth wanted to help those less fortunate but didn’t know what would...

HOCC adds endocrine surgeon.

Hospital of Central Connecticut Adds Dr. Carrie Carsello, Endocrine Surgeon

NEW BRITAIN – The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has announced the addition of endocrine surgeon Dr. Carrie Carsello.  She is the only Hartford HealthCare surgeon who is fellowship trained in endocrine surgery, which treats conditions thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, goiters, hyperparathyroidism, Graves’ disease and nodules, tumors, and cancer of...


Newington WWII Veteran Awarded French Knight of the Legion of Honor

More than seven decades after he served in World War II, John Faenza of Newington has received the highest possible military honor an American can receive from the French people. With his wife, children, friends and former co-workers by his side, the 93-year-old Cedar Mountain Commons resident was awarded an honorary...


Litchfield Hills Pediatrics Joins Hartford HealthCare

Litchfield Hills Pediatrics, including Dr. Lucia Benzoni, is now part of the Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Medical group and will continue to see patients at the office at 481 Bantam Road in Litchfield. “Our practice has had a strong and lasting relationship with Charlotte Hungerford Hospital over the years and we...


Dr. Roy Hitt of Winsted Joins Hartford HealthCare

Dr. Roy Hitt’s Internal Medicine practice has joined the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and will continue to see patients at his office at The Winsted Medical Center at  115 Spencer Street in Winsted. “I am pleased to now be a part of the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and look forward...