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All Dressed-Up to Go on the Trick-Or-Treat Trail

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All Dressed-Up to Go on the Trick-Or-Treat Trail

By Angela Barbosa

So much planning and excitement surrounds choosing the perfect costume for Halloween. From gruesome characters to favorite super heroes, adults and little ones are becoming more and more creative every year. Once costumes have been selected, it is time to plan a safe trick-or-treat trail. So here are some Halloween ideas happening in Danbury: Sensory-friendly…

Carmen: A Saga of Love and Betrayal

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Carmen: A Saga of Love and Betrayal

By Karla Rensch

Opera is a genre of creative acting consisting of a dramatic composition in which performers combine instrumental music and singing, with or without spoken dialogue. The singers are accompanied by a musical group that, in some operas, can be an entire symphony orchestra. Opera singers stand out for their striking and remarkable voices, like the renowned Brazilian…

Connecticut Insurance Department Approves CVS-Aetna Merger

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Connecticut Insurance Department Approves CVS-Aetna Merger

By Mackenzie Rigg | CTmirror.org

The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved CVS Health Corp’s $69 billion merger with Hartford-based Aetna Inc. The approval is contingent on Aetna completing the sale of its entire standalone Medicare Part D prescription plan business to a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, according to the insurance department’s decision issued on October 17. “Today’s approval means that…

Discover Lifelong Learning Opportunities in Connecticut

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Discover Lifelong Learning Opportunities in Connecticut

By Nora Duncan

As an organization, AARP provides valuable information and resources on many important topics that impact residents of all ages. An essential element in all of our work is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. The beauty of being able to choose how you live as you age is an opportunity…

Running Right to Avoid Common Injuries

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Running Right to Avoid Common Injuries

By Ross Henshaw, M.D., Sports Medicine Specialist, OrthoConnecticut

Running is a wonderfully efficient way to improve your health, except when it produces chronic injuries. The best way to safely enjoy a running program is to gradually build the intensity of your workouts. WHAT THE PROS SAY Typically, a running coach or trainer will recommend increasing distances no more than 10 percent a week….

Apple Chia Muffins

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Apple Chia Muffins

By Alicia Ghio

Now that fall is here, I am ready for all things pumpkin, apple and spice. These Apple Chia Muffins are seriously some of the best-tasting muffins I have ever made and are definitely some of the best-looking. I know muffins aren’t necessarily the healthiest breakfast, but I think including chia seeds certainly ups the healthy…

Mission Health Day Connects Community Members to Essential Medical Services

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Mission Health Day Connects Community Members to Essential Medical Services

By Tribuna Staff

On October 4, Emanuela Palmares, vice-president of The New American Dream Foundation, presented a donation of $13,800.00, from the proceeds of the 2018 American Dream Awards Gala, to Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, towards Mission Health Day. The event, scheduled for Saturday October 13, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., is a special event…

Fifth Annual American Dream Awards Provides $25,000 in Scholarships and Awards

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American Dream Awards

Fifth Annual American Dream Awards Provides $25,000 in Scholarships and Awards

By Emanuela Palmares

The Fourth Annual American Dream Awards Gala, hosted by Tribuna Newspaper and The New American Dream Foundation Inc. (TNADF), a 501(c)(3) organization, was held last month on Saturday, September 22, at the Amber Room Colonnade, with nearly 400 guests and award winners in attendance. Mayor Mark Boughton and TNADF’s Vice-President, Emanuela Palmares, were the co-masters…

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