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Author: Donna Christopher

Library program centers on Sioux Indian

The Long Journey Home of Albert Afraid of Hawk will be presented July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Brookfield Library. Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, the Connecticut State Archaeologist, will present the history of

See ‘Exodus’ Saturday with discussion in Sherman

I worked at the UN and one job was as assistant during a General Assembly to a delegate from Malta who was in NY to study the “Palestinian Question.” Although I was studying political

Ballroom dancing Wednesday at Portuguese Center

Singles, couples and beginners are welcome to attend Ballroom Dancing, starting May 1, at the Portuguese Cultural Center in Danbury. The center at 65 Sand Pit Road will offer the dancing every

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

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

Snow chicken created in Bethel

This “snow chicken” is a Valentine’s Day greeting from its creator Carrie Delaney of Bethel.

Social Security benefits being sent electronically

Do you or someone you know worry if  Social Security will come on time? Remedy that beginning March 1 when there will be two ways to receive the benefits electronically. Switch to direct depostit into

Mark your calendar for Penguin Plunge

Thinking you might want to jump into an icy cold lake or the L.I. Sound? Then mark your calendar. Special Olympics Connecticut is bringing the Penguin Plunge to Danbury and Westport. In addition to a

CDs, podcast available of Columbine survivor’s speech at Southbury church

Crystal Woodman Miller, a survivor of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo, visited Calvary Chapel Southbury on Dec. 30. A podcast of her speech is  available at

Cardiac tech gives update on 30-day hike

Todd Forkin, a cardiac technician at Danbury Hospital, who started a 30-day hike Saturday on the Long Trail in Vermont, sent me an email. I had a bunch of questions and being