Hunter Zampa, of Stamford, competes on "Rachael vs Guy: Kids Cook-Off," a new Food Network web series that premiered on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.

Calling all future chefs!

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Local culinary celebrity Hunter Zampa — the Stamford kid dubbed Teen Top Chef Champion — is hosting a cook-off contest on Sunday, June 8 at the Italian Center. Proceeds from the event will benefit several local causes, mainly centered around pediatric cancer. Here’s a bit from Hunter’s Facebook page explaining the event: 10 lucky winners […] [Read More]
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A 70-year-old Stamford woman was struck and killed while crossing Woodland Avenue near Atlantic Street  Sunday night. The woman was struck just in front of the white pickup truck just before 7 p.m. Credit: John Nickerson/Stamford Advocate

Hit and run victim was Stamford police officer’s mother

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A hit and run driver that allegedly struck and killed a 70-year-old Stamford woman crossing Woodland Avenue Sunday night and then fled in her car was arrested Sunday night about an hour after the crash. Police said that Yolanda McDowell, 45, of 69, Durant St., Stamford, was found by police at her home and charged […] [Read More]
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Free worksop on college savings May 8

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Jewish Family Service and Edward Jones to co-host a college savings event Jewish Family Service will co-host a college savings presentation with the financial experts from EdwardJones from 6 to 8 p.m. May 8 at 733 Summer St. 6th Floor. Claire Friedlander, JFS college consultant, will also be available to answer questions. There is no […] [Read More]
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From the Archives preview April 21

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Did you know that Stamford hosted the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament? Some people think that  minimum wage is getting too high, but  could you imagine working for $3.50  a day? Learn more about Stamford’s past in the From the Archives column on Monday, April 21. [Read More]
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Stamford firefighters rescue two year old boy who fell in open grate

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Stamford firefighters rescued an two year old boy who suffered a laceration to his forehead after falling through a damaged storm grate on the construction site at the Harbor Point complex late Saturday afternoon, Stamford Fire Dept. Captain John Sierra said. [Read More]
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Church to hold an Earth Day event April 26

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STAMFORD — Unitarian Universalist Society at 20 Forest St. will hold an Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 on its church grounds. The event will include local farms, an organic store, the Connecticut Green Party, children’s activities and more. There will also be a tour of Mill River Park. For […] [Read More]
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Residential arson investigation continues

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Stamford police are continuing their investigation into an arson fire that has displaced four families on Milton Street Wednesday night. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said police are looking through surveillance video tapes of nearby businesses in hopes of finding the person who set the fire in a apartment in a three story, six unit brick apartment […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County ‘Great Strides’ walk on May 18

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NEW CANAAN—Stamford Hospital will sponsor the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Fairfield County Great Strides walk on May 18 at New Canaan High School,11 Farm Road. Funds raised through the walk will help fund  drug development and therapies for those with cystic fibrosis. For more information and to get involved, call the CF Foundation’s Connecticut Chapter at […] [Read More]
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