A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate A group of men watch a soccer game outside on the basketball courts at Lathon Wider Community Center in Stamford, Conn.
Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Students on February break enjoy sledding at Cummings Park, in Stamford, Conn., as the first major snowfall of 2008 drops nearly a foot of snow on the Stamford area.
Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Yuxiao Zhao, 17, a senior at Academy of Information Technology in Stamford, Conn., assists a group of delegates and students from Jiangdu, China. The group, from Stamford’s sister city toured AITE on their first day in the United States. Zhao, who speaks fluent Chinese, moved to the United States from Bejing when Read More
Paul Desmarais/The Advocate Diana Lenis and Cristian Zapata kiss after they are pronounced man and wife in a ceremony held in the cafe at the West Main St. ShopRite store in Stamford, Conn. on Valentine’s Day. Lenis, an employee at the store, had her 4-year-old brother, Hector Lenis, (front) as ring bearer. READ THE STORY: Read More
Behind the scenes at the 132nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden:
Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate READ THE STORY: Here Matthew Auguste, 9, waits with his grandparents after a Sunday service at The Haitian American Catholic Center in Stamford, Conn. Matthew was one of the altar servers from the Mass and wondered if he was in any of my photos. As he took me over to meet his Read More
Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate I arrived a half hour before the start of the Ash Wednesday celebration at Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Stamford, Conn. and found Rev. James R. Wheeler preparing to lead the service. I stood by during this private moment and watched as he put on his robe and kissed the stole before Read More
Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Dave Bernat, of Darien, spends a morning with Eduardo Garcia, 12 of Norwalk, at Nathan Hale Middle School as part of the Norwalk Public Schools mentoring program. READ THE STORY: HERE