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Danbury Titans Start Season With A Win

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Danbury Titans Start Season With A Win

By Renato Ghio

  Hockey season is officially underway in Danbury. The sense of excitement and anticipation was palpable among the players and the fans at the season opener on Friday and under the quiet intensity of new head coach David Lun, the Danbury Titans rallied in overtime for a 7-6 win over the Berlin RiverDrivers. The RiverDrivers jumped out to an early lead, and Danbury’s Mike Dolman answered back with…

Daycare Subsidies for Thousands on Chopping Block

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Daycare Subsidies for Thousands on Chopping Block

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Faced with a multi-million dollar deficit, state officials are considering the elimination of child-care subsidies for thousands of Connecticut families relying on them in order to work. Earlier this year, the state suspended additional enrollment in the popular Care4Kids program, but the move did not reduce costs enough, administrators say. The new cutback, if enacted, would…

A Heartfelt Welcome to a Spiritual Leader

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A Heartfelt Welcome to a Spiritual Leader

By Angela Barbosa

The synergy was felt from a distance. As I approached the long family-style table set at the Caravela Restaurant in Danbury to celebrate Father Pedro Diniz’s visit, there was no doubt about the marks his spiritual leadership had left while ministering to the Brazilian community at Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, the third oldest parish in…

How to Know If Your Child Has a Concussion

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How to Know If Your Child Has a Concussion

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A few years ago, the guidelines on sports-related concussions and head trauma became more stringent, brought on when news-making lawsuits were filed by a few prominent football players’ families, most notably but not solely, following the death of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge, who suffered from multiple concussions and then tragically took his own life. What was unveiled during these lawsuits was how the severity, and more notably the longevity, of the brain disease that concussions,…

The Story of JAZMIN LOPEZ

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The Story of JAZMIN LOPEZ

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem

Our interviewee is a young woman born in the United States, whose parents are Puerto Rican. They came to this country as teenagers, grew up in Bronx, New York, where they met, married and conceived this young woman, whose vivacious eyes seem to speak for her. Jazmín Lopez defines herself as “Newyorkrican,” a term that…

Enhancing Children’s Emerging Skills

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Enhancing Children’s Emerging Skills

By Anne Mead

    Spoken language is one of the things unique to humanity. Infants and toddlers, as they rapidly acquire important language skills, are “evolving” every day as they increase their communication skills and their understanding of the world around them. Providing an environment that capitalizes on these traits and immerses them in language is key to helping…

Parkmobile’s App Will Allow Customers to Use Their Mobile Devices to Easily Pay for Parking

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Parkmobile’s App Will Allow Customers to Use Their Mobile Devices to Easily Pay for Parking

By Mariana Silva

A new option to pay for parking on the streets of Danbury will make the lives of many drivers much easier. The Parkmobile app will allow customers to use their mobile devices to pay for parking in places where parking meters are available. For new-tech enthusiasts, Parkmobile is a fast alternative and it does not require cash in hand. The lack of coins or having to…

Festival of Trees Funds Local Cancer Support Service Non-Profit

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Festival of Trees Funds Local Cancer Support Service Non-Profit

By Tribuna Staff

The 14th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit Ann’s Place will be held on Thursday, November 17 through Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the Matrix Conference & Banquet Center, Exit 1, Danbury. This multifaceted event funds Ann’s Place cancer support services. Kicking off the Festival on November 17, from 6:30 – 10:30 pm, is the…

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