Cover, News / December 5, 2018 Better Organized Latinos Try to Shape Lamont Administration

By Mark Pazniokas | CTMirror.org

One measure of the larger role Latinos are trying to play in Connecticut politics is the creation of a group announced on November 20 that will work with Gov.-elect Ned Lamont to ensure the representation of Latinos in the incoming administration. Eight years ago, Latinos made no similar effort as Dannel P. Malloy was assembling...

Agenda, Culture & Lifestyle / December 5, 2018 Peace Light: Passing the Flame of Peace, Hope and Harmony Across Communities

By Tribuna Staff

For the second consecutive year, Danbury Peace Light Coordinators, Gary Allen Prybylski and son Gary Allen Prybylski Jr., are bringing the light to Danbury and hoping to expand its reach. This year’s local Peace Light service event will be held at Saint Peter Church on Main St., Danbury, on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 7:00...

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On / December 5, 2018 Are Those Robocalls Driving You Crazy?

By Catherine Blinder

ro·bo·call   noun: an automated telephone call that delivers a recorded message, typically on behalf of a political party or telemarketing company.   That is the official definition, but we all know what they are – annoying and persistent calls that either want to sell us something we don’t need or solicit support for someone...

Respect Your Neighbor

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Editorial, Opinion

Respect Your Neighbor

By Emanuela Palmares

On October 27, an unspeakable tragedy was inflicted upon the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in United States history; eleven people were killed and six were injured. The sole suspect, a 46-year-old man, was arrested and charged with 29 federal crimes and 36 state crimes. Using the…

Never Too Early for Holiday Shopping Tips!

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On

Never Too Early for Holiday Shopping Tips!

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It’s fall, and time to enjoy these last few weeks of warmth. And now that Halloween has passed, we can begin to get ready for the upcoming holiday season! Unfortunately, these days, Thanksgiving brings, along with family and friends and food, Black Friday shopping frenzy. However, as more and more people try to avoid going…

Raising Children in Difficult Times

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Columns, Kids & Family

Raising Children in Difficult Times

By Anne E. Mead, Ed. D.

The recent occurrences of tragedy, death and unrest in the world have shaken many families to the core. While wanting to protect our families from such news, we also can be thinking about what we can do as parents and extended families to help raise children to be more empathic and have the skills to…

The Message is Loud and Clear; We Need to Get Our Youth Involved in Physical Activity

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Culture & Lifestyle, Sports

The Message is Loud and Clear; We Need to Get Our Youth Involved in Physical Activity

By Estela Camacho

At times, we think we can’t possibly add more youth activities to our plate on a daily basis, yet statistics show that our youth are still not getting enough exercise. Many who are involved in multiple organized youth sports see a decline in participation and an increase in screen time. Commitment expectations, parents working more…

“Don’t Let Them Take You for a Fool” – An Evening of Comedy with Marian Pabón

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Columns, Community In Focus

“Don’t Let Them Take You for a Fool” – An Evening of Comedy with Marian Pabón

By Angela Barbosa

For those victimized by scammers, becoming educated about the subject, laughing and enjoying complimentary dinner and drinks, was quite a treat. On November 1, as part of AARP CT’s ongoing effort to educate people on how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and identity theft, they invited Marian Pabón, a Puerto Rican actress, stand-up…

Dance to the Holidays

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Agenda, Culture & Lifestyle

Dance to the Holidays

By Tribuna Staff

“American Idol” star Vonzell Solomon, also known as “Baby V!” Dance to the Holidays with Tony Dovolani & Karina Smirnoff, presented by La Quinta Inn & Suites, will jingle its way into town on Sunday, November 18 at 4pm and 7:30pm. Part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series, Ridgefield Academy Family Series with…

Thanksgiving Day

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Columns, Little Brazil

Thanksgiving Day

By Karla Rensch

Americans, as well as Brazilians, are culturally prone to celebrations; both enjoy living well and celebrating life. Unlike in Brazil, in the United States, there is a national holiday that halts the country in a noble and captivating way, for it is a day of gratitude, when families and friends gather to feast and together…

Access Health CT Announces the Start Of 2019 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

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Health, News

Access Health CT Announces the Start Of 2019 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

By Tribuna Staff

Open Enrollment through Access Health CT is November 1 to December 15, 2018 HARTFORD, Conn. (November 1, 2018)— The Lt. Governor and the Chair of the Access Health CT Board of Directors, Nancy Wyman, and the Chief Executive Officer of Access Health CT (AHCT), James Michel, today announced that the 2019 Open Enrollment period has…

Learning from the Communication We Have with Ourselves – One Day at a Time

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Culture & Lifestyle, Wellbeing

Learning from the Communication We Have with Ourselves – One Day at a Time

By Eric Faria

We far too often find ourselves stuck fretting over the small stuff. Here’s the thing: as human beings, we are not taught how to be emotionally intelligent. Think about it: we learn how to read and write in school, we study different kinds of sciences, learn about our history and that of the world and,…

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