First coronavirus case reported in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Lamont issued a statement Friday evening following the reports of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Connecticut. The person, who tested positive, is reported to be an employee of Danbury and Norwalk hospitals and is a Westchester County, New York resident. ““This afternoon we learned that patients and staff at both Danbury…

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University Professor of Nursing Dr. Mary Ellen Doherty will be inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) this spring. With years of clinical experience as a certified nurse-midwife, maternal-child clinical nurse specialist, family nurse practitioner, childbirth educator and expert witness for the legal system, as well as…

SilverSource Receives $50,000 Grant  To Help Financially Struggling Seniors Stay In Homes

Stamford, CT – SilverSource received a $50,000 grant from the John H. & Ethel G. Noble Charitable Trust to support the organization’s Housing Stability program. This is the second grant provided by the Trust to SilverSource. The SilverSource Housing Stability Program addresses the urgent needs of older adults who are facing a crisis, or struggling…

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Simon Holmstrom scored his fifth goal in seven games to force overtime on Saturday night, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (19-29-5-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, suffered a 5-4 shootout loss to the Hershey Bears (33-17-3-3) in front of 5,026 fans at Webster Bank Arena. Holmstrom’s game-tying goal…

Sofie Swann ~ A Cluttered Mind  &  Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition  Artist reception Sun., Mar.1, 2–4pm

NEW CANAAN, CT, Feb. 14, 2020—On Sunday, Mar. 1, Silvermine Galleries will host an opening reception for two new exhibitions: Sofie Swann ~ A Cluttered Mind, and the annual Silvermine School of Art Faculty Exhibition, featuring a dazzling array of work across every discipline by Silvermine’s distinguished faculty members. The two exhibitions run from Feb.…

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (18-27-5-1), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, picked up a point for the third straight game on Friday, but suffered a 3-2 overtime loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (22-23-1-5) at PPL Center. Travis St. Denis and Simon Holmstrom scored back-to-back goals to give the…