Cover / May 23, 2018 Keeping Financial Information Safe in Natural Disasters

By Catherine Blinder

We know that in Connecticut, weather is unpredictable – and the recent storm that caused severe damage to homes and roads is a reminder that we must be prepared for unexpected weather at all times of the year. We teach our young children that in case of natural disaster, our first priorities should be access...

Culinary // Food, Culture & Lifestyle / May 23, 2018 Bacon & Leek Pasta

By Alicia Ghio

Leeks and bacon are a perfect match. Add some pasta to the mix, and you have a salty, savory, slightly sweet, crave-worthy dinner on your hands. If you haven’t cooked with leeks before, it’s important to know that they grow in sandy soil, so they can be gritty and need to be thoroughly cleaned. Here’s...

Culture & Lifestyle, Sports / May 23, 2018 Let’s Get Fit and Have Fun!

By Estela Camacho

The Danbury Athletic Youth Organization (DAYO) Annual Speed and Agility Camp is back for the fourth year! We are an organization that offers a variety of athletic activities to the children in our community and nearby towns. We pride ourselves in conducting constant evaluation of all our programs each year to see where we can...

Padres Unidos: Creating a Safe Haven for Families with Kids with Special Needs

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Padres Unidos: Creating a Safe Haven for Families with Kids with Special Needs

By Roshawna Thomas

Padres Unidos of Greater Danbury (PUGD) started as a grassroots effort in 2013 as a part of Director Miozotis Galarza-Ramirez’s community project at the CT Partners in Policy Making and Advocacy Program. Ramirez, who is also a social worker, a community leader and the parent of a child with special needs, wanted to provide support to families of children with special…

The Perfect Love

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The Perfect Love

By Eric Faria

  The idea for this column came as I was listening to a piece of music that I have heard countless times before. Strani Amori is an Italian song made famous by Laura Pausini and first released in 1994. Ms. Pausini was only 19 years old and competing for the second time at the Sanremo Music Festival – where she had won the…

The Holiday Season’s Biggest Grinch: Infertility

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The Holiday Season’s Biggest Grinch: Infertility

By Lisa Schuman

The holidays can be the most wonderful time of year… or the saddest. According to the National Institutes of Health, there is a high incidence of depression during December’s holiday season. Infertility patients often face added sadness during holiday season. What makes the holidays more difficult than other times of the year? Interactions with friends and family during this time of year can be difficult for several reasons. First, families and friends may announce, “We are pregnant.” Even infertility patients feel…

A New Time for the Danbury Police Department

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A New Time for the Danbury Police Department

By Mariana Silva

  In July, the new Danbury Police Chief, Patrick Ridenhour, was sworn in, replacing Alan Baker, who retired after 11 years in that position. The swearing-in ceremony was held at Danbury City Hall, alongside local dignitaries. It is the first time in the history of Danbury that an African American has served as chief of police. In his professional trajectory, Chief Ridenhour began his career in 1988, in his hometown of…

Lions Club KidSight Program Helps Treat Children’s Vision Problems

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Lions Club KidSight Program Helps Treat Children’s Vision Problems

By Angela Barbosa

    Several eye conditions can affect kids. Most are detected by vision screening using an acuity chart during the preschool years. The Lions Club Eye Health Program – KidSight – has changed the lives of many children, one eye screening at a time. The American Optometric Association and the Connecticut Association of Optometrists recommend a child have his or her first eye examination…

European Wax Center Helps You Find Your Own Version of Beauty

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European Wax Center Helps You Find Your Own Version of Beauty

By Angela Barbosa

For both women and men, revealing beautiful skin is no longer a dream. European Wax Center (EWC) has joined the Danbury business community to offer a high-quality waxing experience that is comfortable, easy and unforgettable. The new center opened in May, and according to COO and co-founder David Coba, “EWC is the premier destination for…

WE ARE DOWNTOWN

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WE ARE DOWNTOWN

By P.J. Prunty

  Social capital is a term I came across while studying political science during my years at Hartwick College. I was so intrigued by the concept, I decided to write my senior thesis about social capital in the United States. Social capital is a form of economic and cultural capital in which social networks are central, transactions are marked by reciprocity, trust and cooperation, and market agents produce goods and services not mainly for themselves, but for the common good. Some examples of social capital range…

The Story of Jorge Lopez

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The Story of Jorge Lopez

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  Our interviewee was born in the United States, but his parents are originally from the State of Sonora in the Republic of Mexico. Like the State of Sonora, his life has been marked by being at the border of two cultures. His parents came to this country in 1993, hoping to start a family in an atmosphere of prosperity, security and…

WCSU Trio at Ritcher Association for the Arts

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WCSU Trio at Ritcher Association for the Arts

By Tribuna Staff

Richter Association for the Arts closes its fall season on Sunday, Oct. 30, with a 3 p.m. jazz concert at Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury. WCSU students Anthony Pellegrini on saxophone, Niles Spaulding on bass and Larry Davis on drums comprise the trio. Anthony Pellegrini began his musical experience at the age of eight with the clarinet. He now…

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