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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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Welcome to Chelsea Piers Connecticut…

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the website, that is. In case you haven’t noticed, Chelsea Piers, the New York sports complex, has staked out an Internet presence in preparation for their expansion into Stamford. There are photos as well as descriptions of the facilities and floor plans to boot. This, according to the homepage: The website is expected to be […] [Read More]

Sports legends to step up to the plate for YMCA

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Above: NBA Hall-of Famer Gail Goodrich, of Greenwich; Bobby Valentine; and Gary Liberatore of New Canaan at the 62nd Annual Old Timers dinner at the Italian Center in Stamford. A bevy of sports icons will step up to the plate for the Stamford YMCA when the nonprofit organization hosts its 12th Annual Sports Auction on […] [Read More]

Obama: UConn will make it to Elite 8

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President Barack Obama made his predictions for this this year’s NCAA tournament earlier this week, picking No. 3 seed UConn to advance to the Elite 8, before falling  to No. 1 seed Duke. His explanation? The Huskies have a young team. Plus, Coach K. got mad when he predicted the Blue Devils’ loss in last […] [Read More]
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Metro-North will run service to Army/Notre Dame game at Yankee Stadium

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Image via Wikipedia Metro-North will run a series of special trains for fans headed to the Army vs. Notre Dame football game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, November 20, at 7 PM. The trains will run on all three Metro-North lines, the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines. Those leaving from Manhattan, will find frequent Shuttle service via Grand Central […] [Read More]