Monthly Archive for February, 2013

: February, 2013

Gilly is home safe and sound

Gilly, the black and white beagle, who was missing in Danbury has been found. He was stuck under a barn. He is home safe and sound.

Gilly is missing

Gilly is a black and white beagle. He is missing from the King Street/Middle River area of Danbury. Any sightings or info call 914-954-8215. Let his owner know if you see him or know where he is. He

Van Cliburn and Skitch Henderson connected

Van Cliburn , who won the  first-place award at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow in 1958, died Wednesday in Fort Worth, Texas. He was 78. Upon the news of his death, New Milford

Tips support preemie families

The Tiny Miracles Foundation, a Darien-based nonprofit, that provides newborn intensive care unit parental mentors and financial assistance, will benefit from a Thursday event at La Piazza Restaurant


I have been cross-country skiing, I think, for at least 30 years  – about half my life. I was never fast or expert and I am getting slower. The lean-as-a-grayhound skiers are passing my aging St.

5 reasons kids may not ask for help when being bullied

This information about bullying came across my desk today and I thought it was worth sharing. It’s from Dream Big Press, a company that has a book and curriculum on the subject for young children, up

State budget too tight for fin. aid to undocumented students

Connecticut Students for Dream didn’t get a bill out of a state legislative committee today that would have given them a chance for state financial aid. The demands on the state budget right now are

Shovel walkway to heater, clear vents

Last weekend I went out twice during the blizzard to shovel a pathway to my electric heat pump behind the condo where I live. I always do this when it snows thanks to a tip from my HVAC workman. Seems

Danbury’s 3rd annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women”

The Women’s Business Council of the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce announces guests at its 3rd Annual “Conversations with Extraordinary Women.” Emmy winning journalist Rita Cosby, author of ” Sex

Meteors are a blast

There has been a lot of reporting, mostly with a slightly comic bent, about the meteor that will pass the Earth Friday afternoon – close by, but of no threat whatsoever. So it’s much more sobering to