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...

Community Dialogue Helps Communication Between the City and the Immigrant Community

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Editorial, Immigration, Politics

Community Dialogue Helps Communication Between the City and the Immigrant Community

By Emanuela Palmares

In light of the recent news stories regarding ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and the City of Danbury, Tribuna Newspaper organized a community dialogue and panel discussion with Mayor Mark Boughton, Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour and Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bill Glass on immigration and community relations. Fifty community leaders and stakeholders from…

Community Dialogue Series- PART I: Mayor Boughton on ICE

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Cover, Immigration, News, Politics

Community Dialogue Series- PART I: Mayor Boughton on ICE

By Emanuela Palmares & Tribuna Staff

Editor’s Note: The following story is the first in a three-part series covering a two-hour community dialogue with Mayor Mark Boughton, Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour and Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bill Glass on immigration and community relations. We will begin the series with the transcript of Mayor Boughton’s answer to the question posed…

Community Meeting on ICE and the City of Danbury

Civic Engagement, Cover, Immigration, News

Community Meeting on ICE and the City of Danbury

By Emanuela Palmares

FULL LENGHT VIDEO of meeting with city of Danbury officials and leaders in the Latino immigrant community on what a possible cooperation between Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and the City of Danbury mean to our immigrant community. Held on March 1, 2017. Organized by Tribuna Newspaper. Hosted by: Getsêmani Community Church and the Council…

Where the Past Is Always Present!

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Where the Past Is Always Present!

By The Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Dear Editor, Back by popular demand, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society is once again hosting a three-part workshop, “Creating the Look: Revolutionary War Period Women’s Costuming Class” on several Tuesdays in March – the 7th, 14th and 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops will be conducted by Fran Hendrickson and the…

Lemony Kale Pistachio Pesto

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Culinary // Food

Lemony Kale Pistachio Pesto

By Alicia Ghio

Pesto is a great go-to, no-cook sauce when you are pressed for time. Traditionally, people think of herbs, like basil, when they think of pesto. However, there are so many variations on this easy, healthy sauce. For my all my pesto recipes, I stick to the formula of greens + garlic + nuts + extra…

The Story of Ileana Camacho Kotulich

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American Dream Series

The Story of Ileana Camacho Kotulich

By María Danniella Gutiérrez-Salem

Our interviewee today was born in Virginia but raised in Connecticut, and her parents are Cubans. She is a person with an extremely contagious enthusiasm for life. I asked how her parents left Cuba and she replied: “They left Cuba on December 31, 1961, with the excuse of traveling for vacation. The entire family was…

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