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...

For the Trump Administration to Know, and for the American People to Find Out

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Editorial

For the Trump Administration to Know, and for the American People to Find Out

By Emanuela Palmares

U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise to “keep America safe,” is bound to reach well beyond the Muslim world, affecting global businesses, universities and tourism — in essence all LEGAL immigration, before giving us a plan to address illegal immigration beyond a border wall. His draft proposals, along with an executive order on Jan. 27 halting…

Time to Reflect on What Changes We Want to Make for Ourselves on an Individual Basis

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Sports

Time to Reflect on What Changes We Want to Make for Ourselves on an Individual Basis

By Estela Camacho

Happy New Year to our Tribuna readers! We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Tribuna publisher and editorial staff for encouraging and allowing us to write in the sports section for the Danbury Athletic Youth Organization (DAYO). We appreciate the opportunity given to us! The beginning of every year is a time…

After 3-Year Hiatus, State Seeks Bids to Open New Charter Schools

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News

After 3-Year Hiatus, State Seeks Bids to Open New Charter Schools

By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas - CT Mirror

The State Department of Education is seeking applications for new charter schools – sending a glimmer of hope to those waiting years to pitch their idea for a new state-funded school. It’s been three years since the department last requested applications for charter schools and nearly two-and-a-half since the state education board gave the nod for…

Steven Seagal Blues Band

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Steven Seagal Blues Band

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Most of us know Steven Seagal for his roles as an action hero in films like Hard to Kill, Marked for Death, Out for Justice, Above the Law, Under Siege, Executive Decision, The Glimmer Man, and Exit Wounds to name a few.  What most aren’t aware of, is his lifelong love of the blues. Steven…

Peppercorn Chai Mixed Nuts

Culinary // Food

Peppercorn Chai Mixed Nuts

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Nuts are one of my go-to snacks. Loaded with protein and healthy fats, they can help curb your hunger pangs without making you feel guilty about having a little snack. Plain nuts are good, but I like a little more flavor. The only problem is that I find most flavored nuts you buy in the…

2017 Legislative Session Priorities for AARP Impact All Ages

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What You Should Know

2017 Legislative Session Priorities for AARP Impact All Ages

By Nora Duncan, State Director, AARP CT

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan social mission organization with a membership of 612,000 in Connecticut. An organization with a membership that large and diverse must have a mission and vision to match. Our mission at AARP is to enhance the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver…

Planting the Seeds for Education

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Kids & Family

Planting the Seeds for Education

By Anne E. Mead

It’s snowing outside today and carefully tucked in my mailbox were the summer seed catalogs. Is it time to think about summer yet? Yes, it is! Careful planning now will benefit everyone. Danbury is hosting multiple summer activities that keep children learning and growing, and family programs that expand parenting knowledge. Oh yes, one last…

More Old Scams for the New Year

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More Old Scams for the New Year

By Catherine Blinder

In this issue, we are going to review another common scam from the past year. Every year, the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) surveys all 50 states and publishes the top 10 scams. For the last year, debt collection complaints topped the list. How to Deal With Debt Collection Sometimes, even the most responsible person can…

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