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PPSNE Recognizes Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
September is both National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) encourages women of all ages to schedule a preventive health screening.
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Seniors Group Endorses Elizabeth Esty for Connecticut’s 5th District
On Thursday, the National Alliance for Retired Americans announced their endorsement of Elizabeth Esty for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. The endorsement was announced at a celebration of Social Security’s 79th anniversary at the AFSCME Council 4 office in New Britain. The Alliance for Retired Americans represents over 4.3 million retirees and community activists across the country, including more than 72,000 in Connecticut.
Aug 29, 2014 - 5:26:07 PM

Yale study looks at how global conversion of forests to cropland affected climate
The conversion of forests into cropland worldwide has triggered an atmospheric change that, while seldom considered in climate models, has had a net cooling effect on global temperatures, according to a new Yale study.
Aug 29, 2014 - 10:24:39 AM

Homeowner's Mortgage Assistant Event - Conference Center at CoCo Key in Waterbury
A free, mortgage-assistance event for homeowners who need information or help with loan modifications, foreclosure prevention, state and federal assistance programs and other lending-related issues will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Conference Center at CoCo Key, 3580 East Main Street, in Waterbury, Connecticut. Free parking is available for attendees.
Aug 27, 2014 - 2:15:54 PM

Red Cross and VolunteerSquare Offer Disaster Boot Camp on September 27
The American Red Cross is joining with VolunteerSquare to offer a Disaster Boot Camp, Saturday, September 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard in Stamford.
Aug 27, 2014 - 12:51:06 AM

Norwalk Awarded $50,000 for Lexington Avenue Feasibility Study by Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Local leaders on Monday announced that Norwalk has been selected as one of five municipalities to be awarded a grant from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation through the Vibrant Communities Initiative.
Aug 26, 2014 - 5:05:04 AM

First Niagara Donates $100,000 in Support
The First Niagara Foundation, the charitable entity of First Niagara Bank, on Wednesday announced it has provided a partnership grant of $100,000 to the Norwalk Education Foundation ($50,000) and Norwalk Community College Foundation ($50,000) in support of a joint initiative to establish the Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA) at Norwalk High School.
Aug 25, 2014 - 1:24:15 PM

First County Bank Employees Donate Over 95 Backpacks to the Human Services Council for Needy Children in Norwalk
First County Bank employees rallied to donate backpacks for school children in Norwalk through the Human Services Council’s Community Prevention Task Force Family Day celebrations held August 22 at Washington Village and August 23 at Meadow Gardens, Norwalk. First County Bank employees collected over 95 backpacks and bundles of school supplies to fill the backpacks donated by colleagues. Additionally, employees donated over $200 for the Human Services Council to purchase any additional supplies needed for the children’s backpacks.
Aug 25, 2014 - 9:46:46 AM

Merrill Announces 9 Candidates Qualified for Regional Office
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Thursday announced that her office has approved the nominating petitions of nine candidates to appear on the ballot for various regional and local offices. Five candidates have qualified for the office of state representative, one candidate has qualified for the office of judge of probate, and three candidates have qualified for the office of registrar of voters.
Aug 25, 2014 - 8:11:19 AM

Sarah E. Edgar, DPM, Appointed to the Norwalk Hospital Medical Staff
Dr. Sarah E. Edgar of Greenwich, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, was recently appointed to the Norwalk Hospital medical staff.
Aug 25, 2014 - 4:04:55 AM

Announcing "Cybersecurity: A Business Tool Kit" Panel discussion September 18
In response to growing concerns in midsized businesses regarding Cybersecurity, three leading experts in the field have joined forces to present “Cybersecurity: A Business Tool Kit”. The presentation and panel discussion will provide a solid foundation and understanding of Cyber Security for professionals who participate in information intensive and compliance sensitive markets. Presented in conjunction with the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, the event will be held on September 18 at the Even Hotel, 426 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT 068501, starting at 7:30 am with the formal program beginning at 8:00.
Aug 21, 2014 - 8:21:49 AM

Stamford Mayor Designates Veterans’ Service Coordinator, Announces Plan to Open Veterans’ Resource Center
Stamford Mayor David Martin announced on Wednesday the appointment of Citizen’s Service Supervisor Frank Fedeli to serve as the veterans’ service contact person for the City of Stamford. Fedeli will be charged with assisting local veterans in gaining access and information to services and leading the newly-established Veterans’ Resource Center once open this fall.
Aug 21, 2014 - 7:08:47 AM

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