Mission / October 10, 2018 Mission Health Day Connects Community Members to Essential Medical Services

By Tribuna Staff

On October 4, Emanuela Palmares, vice-president of The New American Dream Foundation, presented a donation of $13,800.00, from the proceeds of the 2018 American Dream Awards Gala, to Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, towards Mission Health Day. The event, scheduled for Saturday October 13, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., is a special event...

American Dream Awards / October 10, 2018 Fifth Annual American Dream Awards Provides $25,000 in Scholarships and Awards

By Emanuela Palmares

The Fourth Annual American Dream Awards Gala, hosted by Tribuna Newspaper and The New American Dream Foundation Inc. (TNADF), a 501(c)(3) organization, was held last month on Saturday, September 22, at the Amber Room Colonnade, with nearly 400 guests and award winners in attendance. Mayor Mark Boughton and TNADF’s Vice-President, Emanuela Palmares, were the co-masters...

Columns, Community In Focus / October 10, 2018 Planeta Brazil Now Open for Breakfast

By Angela Barbosa

The next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, consider stopping at Planeta Brazil Bar & Grill, now opening at 5am for breakfast. Whether you wake up with a big appetite for a hearty breakfast, or a fresh squeezed juice or fruit smoothie to give you that morning boost,...

PeaceJam Connecticut Conference

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PeaceJam Connecticut Conference

By WCSU

WestConn will host the 2017 PeaceJam Connecticut Conference from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 26, in multiple locations on the University’s Midtown campus, 181 White Street in Danbury. This two-day event will feature Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee and hundreds of engaged students from…

What do Trends in Immigration Enforcement Under the Trump Administration Mean to you?

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What do Trends in Immigration Enforcement Under the Trump Administration Mean to you?

By Emanuela Palmares

In 2008, President Barack Obama came into office talking about immigration reform as one of his key legislative priorities, and with the other things that were competing for time and attention from Congress and the administration in the first year or two, that didn’t happen. Amidst the recession and budget struggles, health care became the…

Wellness Wednesday Workshop

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Wellness Wednesday Workshop

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As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop on “Yoga for Everybody,” with Adjunct Instructor of Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences Lara Ward and HPX students, on February 15, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White Street in Danbury….

Beet & Berry Smoothie

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Beet & Berry Smoothie

By Alicia Ghio

Get your day off to a colorful start with this vibrantly hued smoothie that also happens to be packed with nutrients. Green vegetables, like kale, spinach and celery, aren’t the only smoothie-friendly vegetables out there. Somewhat more unusual, yet equally delicious and nutritious, are beets. There is a bit more work involved to use them,…

Connecticut Standing on Its Own Fiscal Cliff

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Connecticut Standing on Its Own Fiscal Cliff

By Keith M. Phaneuf – CT Mirror

Connecticut stands on the cusp of an unprecedented fiscal crisis. The budget that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will present to the legislature Feb. 8, in an attempt to close $3 billion in deficits over the next two years, is only a portent of a far greater, long-term challenge facing the state. Simply, the bill is coming due in ever-increasing…

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