Cover / July 15, 2019 Top 6 Reasons for Families to Explore the Other Side of the State this Summer

By Emanuela Palmares

Connecticut spans just 110 miles from east to west. And 70 miles from north to south. There is plenty to see right in our state for those who do not have big summer travel plans.   Here are a few family fun options on the other side of state (from trills and beaches to dinosaurs) that we recommend “Western Connecticutians” explore and make the best of the summer “staycations.”    Lake Compounce Theme Park  New England’s Family...

Columns, Community In Focus / July 5, 2019 Café on The Green: Danbury’s Hidden Treasure

By Angela Barbosa

Ranked one of the top 25 public courses in the United States, the Richter Park Golf Course is home to one of Danbury’s hidden treasures, Café on the Green. Surrounded by huge picture windows, the three sides of the restaurant offer a breathtaking view that invites you to sit down and contemplate it while enjoying a casual or formal meal.  For...

News / June 19, 2019 Autism Diagnosis: Latinos Face Obstacles

By Annika Darling | CTLatinoNews.com

Latinos represent the largest growing population in the United States, yet they have the lowest autism diagnosis rate. And, according to Dr. Lauren Herlihy, who works at the Hospital for Special Care in Connecticut, when Latino children are diagnosed with autism, they tend to be diagnosed, on average, 2.5 years older than non-Latino children.  The earlier a child...

The Story of JOVANNA GARCIA

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American Dream Series, News

The Story of JOVANNA GARCIA

By Maria Danniella Gutiérrez- Salem

Children are an extension of our own life and we always want their lives to be better than ours. Our interviewee is 22 years old, born in Mexico. Jovanna arrived in Danbury, thanks to her parents, when she was only 8 years old. She is deeply proud of her family, her achievements and her Hispanic…

Preparing Students for the Hot Careers Today: Higher Education Classes in Healthcare, Electrical, IT and Esthetics

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Preparing Students for the Hot Careers Today: Higher Education Classes in Healthcare, Electrical, IT and Esthetics

By Tribuna Staff

Even in a tight job market, several careers stand out for young people entering the work force or those pivoting from other vocations. Students who want to pursue jobs as electricians, estheticians and health care professionals – especially medical coders and medical assistants — have a good promise of getting a job, even in Connecticut’s limited market….

62nd Annual Bridgewater Country Fair

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62nd Annual Bridgewater Country Fair

By Tribuna Staff

The Bridgewater Country Fair is a long-standing tradition that preserves the character of the quintessential country fair. The fun kicks off with the annual Bridgewater Fair Parade. This fair is a major agricultural fair, featuring a midway, animal competitions, exhibits, home arts competitions, a tractor pull, food and bandstand entertainment. New attractions include a NASCAR style…

What Are the Seven Most Important Things to Do Right After an Auto Accident?

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What Are the Seven Most Important Things to Do Right After an Auto Accident?

By Attorney Antonio Fernandes

It’s easy to panic after an accident, but keeping a clear head and taking immediate precautions can help you down the road. Protect yourself by doing these seven things right after an accident. Seven Actions to Take After an Accident: 1. Check for injuries and call an ambulance if necessary. The absolute first thing you…

Hispanic and Portuguese Sport Participation in DAYO Programs on the Rise

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Hispanic and Portuguese Sport Participation in DAYO Programs on the Rise

By Estela Camacho

Hispanic and Portuguese youth are our largest local minority group, which is rapidly growing, along with their involvement in various sports. Tribuna has given the Danbury Athletic Youth Organization an opportunity to inform our Hispanic and Portuguese families about sports that they may not have been previously exposed to and now, we are seeing families…

Danbury Public Schools Announce the Opening of the Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE Center)

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Danbury Public Schools Announce the Opening of the Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE Center)

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Over the past few years, Danbury Public Schools has made a conscientious effort to open up doors that encourage parents, families and the community to engage with its schools. Whether it is serving on a School Governance Council, attending Parent-Teacher Organization meetings, volunteering in your child’s school, attending open houses and your child’s conferences, or…

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