Agenda, Culture & Lifestyle, News / August 15, 2017 Why Shop at the Farmers’ Market?

By Peggy Zamore

It’s the height of the growing season here in Connecticut! In the city, it’s so nice to see small yard gardens and tomatoes trellised onto porches that catch the most sunlight. Yet, with such limited space, it can be tough to grow your own produce. Seasonally, the Danbury Farmers’ Market has lots of locally grown...

Agenda, Columns, News, What's Next In Your Life / August 15, 2017 Frank Abagnale in Connecticut: Catch Him if You Can!

By Nora Duncan

In a joint collaboration, AARP Connecticut and the Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) Office of Continuing Education will host a free fraud prevention event featuring Frank W. Abagnale, one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents, on Wednesday, September 27. Abagnale, who has advised the FBI on how to outsmart...

Columns, Culinary // Food, Culture & Lifestyle / August 11, 2017 Spicy Thai Basil Dressing

By Alicia Ghio

Both my Genovese basil and my Thai basil plants are growing incredibly well this year. Recently, I whisked up a Thai basil dressing combination that goes with anything from salads to meats to seafood. I prefer to use Thai basil when it’s fresh. I’ve tried freezing and drying it like other herbs, but I think...

“Out of the Shadows and Into the Streets!”

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News, Op-Ed

“Out of the Shadows and Into the Streets!”

By Camila Bortoletto

I’ve watched protests where immigrant leaders and allies commit acts of civil disobedience with increasing frequency over the past few years in the immigrant rights movement. More immigrant leaders and allies are risking arrest and committing acts of civil disobedience, such as blocking traffic, staging sit-ins and disrupting. I have always admired the brave leaders…

Asian Inspired Vegetable Noodles

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Culinary // Food, News

Asian Inspired Vegetable Noodles

By Alicia Ghio

After discovering the fun and deliciousness of zucchini noodles last year, this year I wanted to expand my repertoire. I’ve discovered a whole world of vegetables beyond zucchini that make a nice noodle – cucumbers, carrots, sweet potatoes, beets, turnips, butternut squash and more. To make experimentation easier, I did finally invest in a spiralizer….

Latino Scholarship Fund Supports Students

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Community In Focus, News

Latino Scholarship Fund Supports Students

By Tribuna Staff

Ten graduating high school students received $28,000 in scholarships as the Latino Scholarship Fund provided financial support to local Latino students for the 21st year in a row. The students all demonstrated excellent academic achievement and they have participated in extra-curricular activities. “The students who earn LSF scholarships are well-rounded and meet all of our…

The Story of Monica Mollengarden

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American Dream Series, News

The Story of Monica Mollengarden

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem

Is it our origin that defines our dreams? We assume that everyone is different and unique. However, after hearing about a person’s dream, we find a similitude in what we have lived and the importance of everything that we have done to achieve our dream. Our interviewee, Monica Mollengarden, is originally from a village called…

The Heritage Plaza: Celebrating Danbury’s History and Cultural Diversity

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Community In Focus, News

The Heritage Plaza: Celebrating Danbury’s History and Cultural Diversity

By Angela Barbosa

Danbury’s prominent role in the 20th century American hat-making industry was marked by the unveiling ceremony of the Hatter’s Monument on June 20 at Heritage Plaza, led by the City Council’s Democratic minority leader and a member of the Hat City Monument Committee. The Heritage Plaza is the culmination of various projects at City Hall…

Farewell Ceremony to the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion Soldiers

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Community In Focus, News

Farewell Ceremony to the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion Soldiers

By Angela Barbosa

  More than a deployment ceremony, family members, friends, military staff, community leaders and dignitaries gathered at the Veterans Armed Forces Reserve Center in Danbury to celebrate, recognize and honor the courage and dedication of the Charlie Company of the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion (CA BN) 34 soldiers as they prepared to leave for over…

FREE Youth Baseball Clinic

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Agenda, News

FREE Youth Baseball Clinic

By Tribuna Staff

Family & Children’s Aid, Major League Baseball (MLB) player alumni and the Danbury Westerns are inviting you to a morning of lots of fun! Up to ten former MLB players will teach baseball and life skills to children from 4 – 18 years old. But don’t wait until the last minute. The first 300 youth…

Protesters Block Hartford’s Main Street Over Immigration Ruling

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Community In Focus, News

Protesters Block Hartford’s Main Street Over Immigration Ruling

By Kyle Constable – CT Mirror

  Just days after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidated a White House plan to protect millions of immigrants living in the United States from deportation, more than 150 protesters gathered outside the state’s federal immigration enforcement office in Hartford and blocked a portion of Main Street. Protesters hoped to send a message to federal…

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