Spartan workout set to be held in Mill River Park

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Correction: The event in Stamford will be a “workout tour,” not an official race as originally stated. The Mill River Park Collaborative on Tuesday announced that the downtown park will host a workout tour of Spartan racing, a form of obstacle course racing, on Saturday, April 11th at 9 a.m. The event marks the introduction […] [Read More]
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A missed chapter in Stamford’s history of girls hockey

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  My story this past Sunday focused on the growing interest in girls ice hockey. The subject was brought to my attention about a year ago,  when John Leydon, a land use attorney who I would often encounter at City Hall, told me that his daughter had joined a boys hockey team because there was […] [Read More]
Categories: Children, Sports

Chelsea Piers set to open new gym

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On Wednesday, Chelsea Piers will hold an opening preview party for a new 65,000-square-foot health & fitness facility. The fitness company decided to build the new gym following feedback from users who wanted expanded fitness options. According to the press release, the offerings will include: 25,000 square feet of strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated […] [Read More]
Categories: East Side, Sports

Missing Norwalk man found safe in Florida

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A 93 year-old Norwalk man who was reported missing Monday has been found safe in Long Boat Key, Fla., Lt. Paul Resnick, the Norwalk Police spokesman, said Wednesday morning. Wojciech Piekos, who police said may suffer from dementia,  has a home in Long Boat Key. He was last seen about 8 p.m. Monday in Norwalk  by his […] [Read More]
Connecticut players and fans begin to celebrate in the final moments of the team's 63-53 victory over Florida at their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

UConn game viewing party at Stamford campus tonight

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This just in from the University of Connecticut: March Madness has struck Connecticut once again!  With both UConn men’s and women’s teams playing for the championships this week, students and fans are excited. In addition to the viewing at Gampel Arena in Storrs, UConn Stamford will be hosting viewing parties to watch the teams play. We […] [Read More]
Categories: Sports

Turkey trots in the Stamford area next week

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Thousands of runners in the area will hit the roads next Thursday morning to work up an appetite before slamming ladles full of mashed potatoes on their plates for a Thanksgiving feast. For many families, Turkey Trots are as much a part of Thanksgiving traditions as watching football with your nieces and nephews and replicating […] [Read More]
Categories: Sports

Stamford to announce new athletic directors Wednesday

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Stamford’s high school principals will announce their schools’ new athletic directors Wednesday, the district’s Interim Director of Human Resources Fay Ruotolo said during a school board labor relations committee meeting Tuesday evening. Rumors have flown recently as spectators, student athletes and school officials have whispered about possible changes in the positions, which included a now-debunked […] [Read More]
Categories: Schools, Sports

Courtland Avenue church gives props to ‘Tebowing’

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Spotted on Courtland Avenue Wednesday morning: The Grace Evangelical Free Church is giving in to Super Bowl fever. The sign in front of the church this week advertises “Tebowing practice” the morning of the Super Bowl in an effort to draw in football fanatics for a quick prayer on what many football fans see as […] [Read More]
Categories: East Side, Sports