Interfaith seder to be offered at Temple Beth El March 26

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The InterFaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut will offer an interfaith seder at 7 p.m.  March 26 at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road. Rabbi Joshua Hammerman and Cantor Magda Fishman will be joined by leaders of diverse faiths to explore the impact of the Exodus story and the Passover ritual in the context of religious […] [Read More]
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Shabbat Across Stamford set for March 13

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The United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien in collaboration with the Stamford Board of Rabbis will host a “Shabbat Across Stamford” at 5:45 p.m. March 13 at Rippowam Middle School, 381 High Ridge Road. Shabbat Across Stamford will celebrate with Jewish people from of all different denominations under one roof. This […] [Read More]
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Stamford surveillance camera hearing, firefighter recruitment meeting cancelled

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With a late-season snowstorm menacing the city, several public meetings have been cancelled. The Camera Review Committee had scheduled a public hearing for Thursday on placing cameras along Mill River Park and atop the hurricane barrier at Stamford Harbor. Kathy Ruther, a secretary for the Department of Public Safety, Health and Welfare, said that meeting […] [Read More]
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Man charged with selling crack out of Stamford hotel

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A Stamford man was arrested on drug charges after police raided his West Side hotel room and found crack cocaine. Darrell Jordan, 31, of Fairfield Avenue Stamford, was charged with possession of narcotics, sale of certain illegal drugs and operating a drug factory. Capt. Richard Conklin said that over the course of several days officers […] [Read More]
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Stamford restaurant worker charged in robbery hoax

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A downtown Stamford restaurant employee was arrested Tuesday night after he texted his boss telling him that someone was holding a gun to his head while trying to open the restaurant’s safe. Dennis Rodas, 18, of Hope Street was charged by police with falsely reporting an incident, possession of less than four ounces of marijuana, […] [Read More]
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Stamford downtown welcomes Zipcars

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STAMFORD – On-the-fly rental cars are now available in downtown Stamford. The Downtown Special Services District announced Wednesday that three Zipcars are available for reservation at the Landmark Square office complex or the Harbor Point Gateway Garage. To reserve a Zipcar, motorists must register with the service and obtain a “Zipcard.” “Stamford Downtown will initially […] [Read More]
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Wine tasting event to benefit Bennett Cancer Center March 12

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Stamford Hospital Foundation will hold a “Wines of the World” tasting event to benefit the Bennett Cancer Center  from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 12 at Design Within Reach, 711 Canal St. Tickets are $100 per person in advance and $125 at the door. To register, visit www.hopeinmotion.org  and click on signature events. For more […] [Read More]
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Photo quiz: How well do you know Stamford?

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How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? Leave your answer in a comment below, or email us at localnews@scni.com. [Read More]