||Tick Season is Here
Stamford, CT - Published on April 25 2015 09:48:47 PM
It's that time of year again for ticks, and they can be carrying a variety of different diseases, such as Lyme Disease. With a variety of symptoms, Lisa Monachelli, Education Programs Manager at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center, says a tick borne disease can be hard to diagnose.
Monachelli says people should be aware and protect...
Found in: Environment/Nature
||School Budget Request Cut by $3 Million
Stamford, CT - Published on April 25 2015 09:43:53 PM
Stamford's schools will have less money than requested in next year's budget after the City's Board of Finance decided to cut it by $3million last week. This reduction brings the requested $9.8 million increase down to a $6.8 million increase, for a budget of about $255 million.
Hamilton says the cut leaves her with tough decisions. She says...
Found in: Education/Schools
||Martin Delivers State of City Address
Stamford, CT - Published on April 25 2015 09:09:30 AM
Mayor David Martin gave his second State of the City Address Thursday, praising Stamford for being a safe, livable, financially stable city. Continuing with its Triple AAA bond rating, the Mayor says Stamford saves millions on borrowing. And he says that's important, especially with the City issuing a $50 million bond offer to support the...
Found in: Government: Services
||Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up
Greenwich, CT - Published on April 24 2015 04:54:44 PM
The lady Cardinals softball team had just one loss not he season heading into Thursdays game against Westhill of Stamford.
The Vikings took control of the game early. The lead off batter singles down the first base line, then moves third on a bunt.
Westhill will get two runs in the first and lead the Cardinals 2-0 after one...
Found in: Sports
||Greenwich YWCA Takes a "Stand Against Racism"
Greenwich, CT - Published on April 24 2015 05:01:35 PM
For the past five years the Greenwich YWCA has been part of a national movement to "Stand Against Racism".
"What we are focusing on this year is racial profiling," said YWCA President and CEO Adrianne Singer.
Members of the government gathered to declare this day the Sixth annual "Stand Against Racism day" in the Town.
"They organize an...
Found in: Government: Services, Community Organizations
||Norwalker Addresses Mandates for Healthy Snacks
Norwalk, CT - Published on April 23 2015 08:50:02 PM
What if you were able to learn all the state capitals while snacking? One Norwalker has partnered with a Michigan-based company to bring healthy, educational snacks to Fairfield County.
JonRothenberg owns Smart Choice Snacks, LLC in Norwalk. His companyrepresents Dick Jane Educational Snacks in New England and the Mid-Atlantic...
Found in: Business/Economy
||Sole Sisters Luncheon Benefits Fairfield Co. Organizations
Greenwich, CT - Published on April 23 2015 03:23:07 PM
Over 350 supporters gathered at Greenwich Country Club for the 10th annual Sole Sisters Luncheon.
"We have come together to raise money for our initiative this year which is helping hard working families in Greenwich," said co-chair Diane Viton.
These organizations include, Family Centers, Neighbor to Neighbor, and the Boys and Girls...
||Stamford Police Host Annual Bike Helmet Giveaway
Stamford, CT - Published on April 23 2015 10:39:00 AM
In 1992, Timothy Coppola was hit by a car while riding his bike. Suffering severe brain damage, the young boy passed away 22 months later at the age of ten. It was the first time ever that he wasn't wearing a helmet. So in 1995 Timothy's father, now retired police officer Glenn Coppola and his wife, started a bike helmet giveaway in honor of...
Found in: Emergency Services
||Family Centers Celebrates National Volunteer Week
Greenwich, CT - Published on April 23 2015 01:25:01 PM
Family Centers is celebrating National Volunteer Week by honoring their many volunteers with a breakfast get-together.
"We have about 2,800 volunteers at Family Centers. This is the seventh year we are recognizing them," said Jennifer Flatow, the Director of Community Engagement.
"[They are] Very important to family Centers. couldn't exist...
Found in: Community Organizations