Columns, Community In Focus / August 15, 2019 Association of Women Entrepreneurs Expands Professional Network in Connecticut

By Angela Barbosa

From attorneys to real estate brokers to personalized handcrafted soap makers, women have redefined power by not only building their own businesses against all odds, but also continuing to accomplish their roles as mothers and spouses. This scenario was well-exemplified at the second business network gathering of the Connecticut Association of Women Entrepreneurs (AME CT)...

Columns, What You Should Know / August 14, 2019 No Sport Needs to Be Played Twelve Months per Year

By Dr. Lee Day

When I was young, I was privileged to grow up with many boys and girls who were extremely athletic. We ran and played ball as much as we could and one thing that stands out in my memory is that none of us ever complained of being injured. Never did any one of my teammates...

Cover / August 12, 2019 The 2019 American Dream Students of the Year Finalists Announced

By Emanuela Palmares

For the past six years, The New American Dream Foundation (TNADF), through its American Dream Awards Gala, has served as reminder that we are all immigrants, by telling the stories of those who have come to America generations ago and, in the same breath, those who have recently arrived in our country in search of...

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…

Quinoa, Apple + Kale Stuffed Delicata Squash

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Culinary // Food

Quinoa, Apple + Kale Stuffed Delicata Squash

By Alicia Ghio

    There are many wonderful cool-weather squash varieties from the most commonly known like butternut and acorn to lesser-known ones like kabocha. Among the lesser known, but incredibly delicious and versatile, is the delicata squash. It’s often called the “sweet potato squash” for its mild, brown sugar flavor. It’s a good source of beta-carotene and vitamin C. It’s compact size and thin, edible skin means it is the…

Rental Car Billing Surprises

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Rental Car Billing Surprises

By Catherine Blinder

  Whether we need to drive to or from the airport, to an event or when our own car is in the shop for repairs, we trust rental car agencies to put us in a car that will bring us where we need to go, and do so safely and legally. Unfortunately, things don’t always go as smoothly as we want them…

Get In On Some Halloween Fun

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Get In On Some Halloween Fun

By Renato Ghio

Nowadays, you can enjoy Halloween festivities well beyond Oct. 31. The entire month is filled with activities for all ages. Here’s a run-down of what’s going on in and around the Hat City. One of the most popular family-friendly traditions is, of course, Halloween on the Green, which is Saturday Oct. 29 from 2 to 4 pm. The first 500 costumed children get goodie bags, and there’s a costume contest with…

Preparing for Your Child’s School Conference: Tips to Having a Joint Conversation

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Kids & Family

Preparing for Your Child’s School Conference: Tips to Having a Joint Conversation

By Anne Mead

Each November, teacher-parent conferences are held. They are a joint meeting between parents and their child’s teacher to find out how the child is doing academically, socially and behaviorally. I remember my children’s conferences well. First, we would wait in the chair outside of my child’s classroom for our turn. The teacher would then welcome my…

It’s Open Enrollment Time: 5 Tips for Selecting the Right Health Benefits

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Op-Ed, Opinion

It’s Open Enrollment Time: 5 Tips for Selecting the Right Health Benefits

By Neal Galinko

Fall signals the start of many annual traditions – a new school year, football season and holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. Fall is also the season for another important annual tradition: open enrollment, when many people have an opportunity to select or change their health benefits for the following year. With the vast majority…

Cheerleading as a Competitive Sport

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Cheerleading as a Competitive Sport

By Estela Camacho

  The D.A.Y.O. organization provides a cheerleading program in which both girls and boys can participate. We offered three competitive teams this year: Jr. Pee Wees, Pee Wees and Jr Varsity. They do not have to try out to be part of any of the teams. All the teams are set depending on the birth dates. This year we have five cheerleading teams: The Tiny Mites/Mitey Mites, Jr…

Western Connecticut State University Offers In-State Rate for Tuition, Fees to Nearby New York Students`

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Western Connecticut State University Offers In-State Rate for Tuition, Fees to Nearby New York Students`

By Tribuna Staff

Western Connecticut State University is offering in-state tuition to residents of seven New York counties starting with the Fall 2017 semester. Students from Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Rockland and Ulster counties will be able to enroll at WCSU at the annual rate of $10,017, the same amount paid by Connecticut residents. Out-of-state tuition and fees for these students has been…

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