In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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Between repetitions

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Westhill athletes Keanu Morgan, 14, left, and Osiaste Charlestin, 14, break between reps at the Stamford YMCA. Since reopening last spring the Y’s facilities and membership have expanded dramatically. [Read More]
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Hangin’ with the boys at Conners

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Stamford Sharks hockey players and future FCIAC stars Tommy Hendricks, left, Shane Haggerty, center, and Ryan Hart, all 10, scope out the skills on display as the Darien Blue Wave and the New Canaan Rams face off in the FCIAC semifinals at Terry Conners Rink. [Read More]
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Behind the curtain (and in front)

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TOP: Daniel Polanco, 10, peaks through the curtain backstage as the Wethill High School cheerleaders perform during a pep rally at KT Murphy Elementary School. The rally was in preparation for next week’s Connecticut Mastery Tests. ABOVE: Stamford Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr addresses the students during the rally. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate The CMT exams […] [Read More]
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Credit check

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TOP: Actor Jesse Roberts, playing credit score 786, takes a break from the action as FreeScore.com shoots a commercial with Palace Productions, of Norwalk, at County TV and Appliance in Stamford. ABOVE: The director and crew, from Palace Productions, prepare the set. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate I was asked to stop by County TV and Appliance […] [Read More]
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Basilica view

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The view of the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist from the rectory next door. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Future scientists

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Educator Kate Lowe works with a group of girls in the horseshoe crab blood lab during the Science Stars program at SoundWaters at Cove Island Park on Wednesday. According to the Schooner SoundWaters blog: The SoundWaters Science Stars program promotes science achievement among elementary and middle school girls by creating a supportive community lead by […] [Read More]
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A different view

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I’ve decided that ‘In Sight’ needs to venture out of Fairfield County every so often so the photos here are from my recent weekend in Brooklyn Heights. I spent the day with my two nephews wandering around DUMBO and taking in the view from their penthouse apartment. I felt pretty helpless trying to find my […] [Read More]
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Vantage point

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A group of men clear ice and snow from the roof of The Learning Center At Pipers’ Hill in Stamford. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Driving up Long Ridge Road today I looked to my left and noticed the group of men on the roof at Pipers’ Hill. Given that I was on my way to photograph […] [Read More]
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A dog’s life

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Indiana, a yellow lab, plays in the snow in Stamford as another winter storm dumps up to 17 inches of snow in Fairfield County. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Snow day #5 (or is it #6, I’ve lost count)

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A man walks by the window at Pedigree Ski Shop as another winter storm hits the area with more expected tonight. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Remember those days when you were a kid? You would wake up to fresh snow and feel the excitement of another snow day. Yeah, it doesn’t feel like that anymore. This […] [Read More]
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