Columns, Community In Focus / August 15, 2019 Association of Women Entrepreneurs Expands Professional Network in Connecticut

By Angela Barbosa

From attorneys to real estate brokers to personalized handcrafted soap makers, women have redefined power by not only building their own businesses against all odds, but also continuing to accomplish their roles as mothers and spouses. This scenario was well-exemplified at the second business network gathering of the Connecticut Association of Women Entrepreneurs (AME CT)...

Columns, What You Should Know / August 14, 2019 No Sport Needs to Be Played Twelve Months per Year

By Dr. Lee Day

When I was young, I was privileged to grow up with many boys and girls who were extremely athletic. We ran and played ball as much as we could and one thing that stands out in my memory is that none of us ever complained of being injured. Never did any one of my teammates...

Cover / August 12, 2019 The 2019 American Dream Students of the Year Finalists Announced

By Emanuela Palmares

For the past six years, The New American Dream Foundation (TNADF), through its American Dream Awards Gala, has served as reminder that we are all immigrants, by telling the stories of those who have come to America generations ago and, in the same breath, those who have recently arrived in our country in search of...

The Importance of Numbers

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Columns, Kids & Family

The Importance of Numbers

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

Numbers are all around us. We use numbers to count the cracks in the sidewalk, to count money and to tell how old we are. Our world is connected to numbers and helping children develop a sense of what numbers are and what they mean is an important developmental milestone. When a child counts from…

An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

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An Oasis for Those Facing Cancer

By Shannon Cobb

Most people know a family facing cancer, but what they may not know is that families do not have to face this pervasive disease alone. There is a place to get support, completely free of charge, right in the greater Danbury community, called Ann’s Place. Thousands of people come to Ann’s Place for professional counseling,…

Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Getting Ready for the Sunny Days

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Spring is here and we are gradually replacing our heavy winter wardrobe with lighter pieces of clothing that expose a bit more of skin. During that season, professionals in the hair removal businesses are often in high demand. Most women are not fond of extra body hair, and spas and other facilities that offer hair…

Fentanyl Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

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Fentanyl Deaths: The U.S. Opioid Epidemic’s Third Wave

By Martha Bebinger | WBUR | via CTMirror.org

Men are dying after opioid overdoses at nearly three times the rate of women in the United States. Overdose deaths are increasing faster among black and Latino Americans than among whites. And there’s an especially steep rise in the number of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose death certificates include some version of the…

Will My Insurance Company Be on my Side in the Event of an Accident?

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Columns, What You Should Know

Will My Insurance Company Be on my Side in the Event of an Accident?

By Associate Attorney Antonio Fernandes, Esq

If you’ve been in an auto accident, your natural response is probably to call your insurance company. After all, you pay premiums to help cover any losses you sustain in an accident and your insurer is there to protect you, right? Maybe. It’s not at all unusual for policyholders to find themselves fighting with insurance…

Mike Super: Magic & Illusion

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Mike Super: Magic & Illusion

By Tribuna Staff

Star of “America’s Got Talent” and winner of NBC’s “Phenomenon,” magician Mike Super stuns audiences with his spectacular illusions, which defy gravity and control the elements. Imagine mind-blowing illusions combined with the hilarity of a headline comedian. Mike has turned the magic show on its side and dumped it out into the audience! YOU become…

AARP Connecticut Announces 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant Program to Help Make Communities Better for All Ages

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AARP Connecticut Announces 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant Program to Help Make Communities Better for All Ages

By Tribuna Staff

AARP is now accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program, which is now in its third year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone. The Community Challenge is…

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