Robberies net prison for Danbury man

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BRIDGEPORT-A Danbury man involved in a drug trafficking ring that preyed on marijuana dealers was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in two robberies.   U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill imposed the term on Jordano Perdomo, 20, of Danbury. Perdomo admitted participating in a Jan. 30, 2013 and Feb. 14, 2013 […] [Read More]
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Danbury man faces child pornography charges

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A 43-year-old Danbury man was arrested for suspected child pornography Friday afternoon, after a months-long investigation. The case against John Lefflbine started in December 2013 after pictures and videos of child pornography were traced back to his home computer address, police said. State Police executed a warrant of Leffbine’s home in February 2014. His computer and […] [Read More]
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The Concordia Society presents fundraising proceeds from an earlier poker run to Ann's Place.

Concordia Society’s 2014 poker run planned

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The Concordia Society will host its 6th Annual Charity Poker Run to benefit Ann’s Place cancer support services on Sunday, Aug. 3. (Rain date: Aug. 10) Registration, with continental breakfast, will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with first bikes riding off at 11 a.m. from the Concordia Society, 6 Crosby St., Danbury. At each […] [Read More]
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The Brewster Train Station will be one of the venues for this year's VOB Film Festival.

VOB Film Festival tickets on sale now

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Film lovers can plan now for the VOB Film Festival, which will be showing films at five locations in Brewster, N.Y., over Labor Day Weekend. This year, over 40 films from local and international filmmakers will be screened over Aug. 29 to 31. The newest location for screenings will be the Brewster train station, where […] [Read More]
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Service for Ridgefield boy to be Sunday

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A service for Benjamin Seitz has been planned for Sunday, Kane Funeral Home confirmed Friday. The service will take place at 3 p.m. at the Jesse Lee Memorial Church and will be a “celebration of life,” a spokesman said. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has yet to determine a cause of death of […] [Read More]
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Crews are working Wednesday, May 7, 2014, to repair the railroad crossings on the Danbury branch of the Metro-North line.

Buses to run on Danbury Line next 3 Saturdays

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All aboard the buses! Metro-North plans to substitute buses for trains on the Danbury Branch Line for the next three Saturdays. The buses will carry passengers on three Saturday mornings/early afternoons, instead of trains. The switch is because of planned testing of the problem-plagued grade crossings. The dates are this Saturday, July 12, and on […] [Read More]
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Accused arsonist goes berserk in courtroom

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BRIDGEPORT – A Brookfield woman, accused of setting her mother’s Stratford home on fire, went berserk in the courtroom Wednesday threatening vengeance against one of the prosecutor’s witnesses and vowing she would be free after the judge ordered her held in lieu of $1 million bond. “I’m getting out and I’m going to get that […] [Read More]
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Father, son identified in Ridgefield 15-month-old’s death

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RIDGEFIELD — The father of a boy who died Monday after being left unattended in a car all day normally dropped the toddler off at day care before grabbing coffee and heading to work. But on Monday Kyle Seitz went straight to the coffee shop and then to work, apparently forgetting the 15-month-old Benjamin in […] [Read More]
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