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Martin Cassidy

Part of the 2011 Battle of the Belles' strength contest on Main Avenue in Norwalk which raises money for the Bennett Cancer Center.

Fitness outfit has slated Battle of the Belles strength contest to support Stamford cancer center

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The Punch Kettlebell Gym on Main Avenue in Norwalk will host the 5th annual Battle of the Belles strong woman competition to raise money for the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford this Sunday. [Read More]
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Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation give major gift to Stamford Hospital to set up Stamford children’s treatment center

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Steven A .Cohen, founder of the investment firm Point72 Asset Management and his wife Alexandra boosted their pledge to the $20 million to outfit and create a new pediatric care institute within the Whittingham Pavilion at Stamford Hospital. Cohen, a Greenwich resident who founded the Stamford based SAC Capital Advisors  and his wife added an […] [Read More]
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Yerwood Center board chairman says things are looking up

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Closed during repairs of its facade and facing financial turmoil, the chairman and interim executive director of the Yerwood Center said the West Side facility is heading in the right direction. [Read More]

Stamford police investigate man’s untimely death

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Stamford police are investigating the untimely death of a 26-year-old city man found dead on the bathroom floor of a home in the 2300 block of High Ridge Road Sunday morning, Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn said. The man has been identified as Joseph Mangano, and his family was notified of his passing, Hohn said. […] [Read More]
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Public hearing on Stamford and Darien sewer rate hike tonight

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                A state regulatory officer and a city official tour Stamford’s wastewater treatment facility several years ago. Stamford and Darien water users will get a chance to speak out tonight about a proposed 3.4 percent rate hike that will in part allow the Water Pollution Control Authority to carry out repairs and capital projects. The […] [Read More]

Stamford transportation committee to discuss Complete Streets law for Stamford

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The transportation committee of the Board of Representatives will discuss publishing a Complete Streets ordinance for Stamford at their regular meeting Monday night. [Read More]

Blumenthal to announce rail safety legislation this afternoon

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal-D-Connecticut and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer-D-N.Y. will unveil new legislation todaynew legislation  to overhaul the nation’s rail safety oversight including boosting enforcement power and pushing for continued progress towards installation of advanced collision avoidance technology. The legislation will incorporate recommendations of a Federal Railroad Administration review earlier this year as well as […] [Read More]
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Stamford opens online survey for beach, marina master plan

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The city’s planners are conducting an on-line survey to collect input for the ongoing design of the Cummings Park, West Beach, and Cummings Marina master plan. [Read More]
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Stamford police investigate fetus found in sewer

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Stamford detectives are investigating the discovery of a five to six month old unborn baby Saturday afternoon in a sewer in the South End of the city, according to Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division. [Read More]
Categories: Police, South End
The Advocate/Contributed

Stamford woman challenges mayor to kiss a pitbull

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Loreen Nargi Capano, a volunteer at the Stamford Animal Shelter, wants Mayor David Martin to kiss a pitbull or pay up to save one. In  the video linked here, the shelter volunteer urges Martin to kiss a pitbull on video or donate to Outreach for Pets in Need of other groups that help rescue pit […] [Read More]
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