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Stepping Stones FriendsGiving Feast Raises $71k for Healthy Children Initiative
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Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk hosted the first-ever FriendsGiving fundraiser on Saturday, November 12th to launch a new era of the Healthy Children, Healthy Communities® initiative. More than 100 guests were treated to an exquisite, Thanksgiving-inspired harvest meal created by Chef Justin Walker of Earth at Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME, his wife Danielle, who also manages Earth, and a talented service team, including students from Johnson & Wales University. Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling and his wife Lucia Rilling were among those who attended.
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Dec 8, 2016 - 7:34:08 AM

PHANTOMS 3, SOUND TIGERS 2
Travis St. Denis stayed red hot with his fourth goal of the weekend and Bracken Kearns added a tally, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (15-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, came up short in a 3-2 setback to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (15-6-1-0) at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday. More
Dec 5, 2016 - 7:18:56 AM

Toronto Marlies 5, Hartford Wolf Pack 3
The Hartford Wolf Pack had a 3-2 lead after two periods against the Toronto Marlies Sunday at Ricoh Coliseum, but Toronto scored three times in the third for a 5-3 win, in the second of back-to-back games between the two teams.
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Dec 5, 2016 - 7:18:18 AM

SOUND TIGERS 4, SENATORS 0
Travis St. Denis scored twice and added an assist on Saturday, while Stephon Williams earned his first shutout of the season with a career-high 37 saves as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (15-6-0-0) notched a 4-0 win over the Binghamton Senators (5-13-1-1) at Webster Bank Arena.
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Dec 4, 2016 - 3:11:52 AM

Hartford Wolf Pack 3, Toronto Marlies 2
Marek Hrivik had a shorthanded goal and an assist, and Boo Nieves scored the third period game-winner Saturday night, as the Hartford Wolf Pack defeated the Toronto Marlies 3-2, in the first of back-to-back games between the two teams at Ricoh Coliseum.
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Dec 4, 2016 - 3:10:44 AM

SOUND TIGERS 3, THUNDERBIRDS 1
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (14-6-0-0) received goals for Colin Markison, Travis St. Denis and Tanner Fritz on Friday en route to a 3-1 victory over the Springfield Thunderbirds (7-8-1-1) at MassMutual Center.
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Dec 3, 2016 - 6:19:27 AM

Fogarty Looks to Expand on Shootout Success
The Hartford Wolf Pack won both of their first two shootouts this season, and the man who scored the shootout-ending goals both times was a bit of an unlikely hero.
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Dec 2, 2016 - 7:19:51 AM

Norwalk residents get free Martiime Aquarium admission on Sat., Dec. 3
Norwalk residents can get close to seals, sharks and sea turtles for free on Sat., Dec. 3 in a special admission offer from their grateful hometown jewel, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Dec 1, 2016 - 3:41:16 AM

The Ultimate KILLER B New SoNo Gastro Bar Gives the People What They Want Burgers, Bacon, Bourbon & Beer
There’s no denying America’s love affair with red meat, pork fat, mash, and hops – a.k.a. burgers, bacon, bourbon and beer. This unabashed line-up gets its due at South Norwalk’s newest gastro bar, Killer B. Restaurateur Greg Pettinella has taken everyone’s favorite food and drink and instead of just including a few of these items within a larger menu, he has centered the entire menu around the four Bs, pushing the envelope, while embracing the sheer decadence of it all.
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Nov 30, 2016 - 1:45:08 AM

lululemon athletica Partners with Dot Think Design on Yoga Service Initiative
As part of a $25 million-dollar commitment to increase access to the healing benefits of yoga, lululemon athletica inc. has engaged Stratford-based agency Dot Think Design to name, brand and design a web-based yoga service training that will be offered through the Give Back Yoga Foundation.
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Nov 29, 2016 - 5:50:50 AM

Bridgeport Firefighters Raise more than $6,300 in Donations for Breast Cancer Research and Prevention
Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode on Monday announced a major donation from Bridgeport Firefighters given to the Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center at Bridgeport Hospital to support breast cancer research and prevention. The donation of $6,363.00 was presented to officials with the Norma Pfriem Center at a recent event at Bridgeport Fire Engine/Ladder 10. Firefighters at Engine/Ladder 10 spearheaded the donations by making pink t-shirts for their colleagues to wear city-wide. Every firefighter wishing to participate would pay $20.00 to the collection to purchase a pink t-shirt, then pay $5.00 every time they wore the shirt during their shift. Competition and high participation throughout the Bridgeport Fire Department resulted in the raising of $6,363 in direct donations by firefighters in only four short weeks of fundraising.
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Nov 29, 2016 - 1:43:45 AM

Norwalk Parking Authority Offers Holiday Discount on Parking
Holiday shoppers in the South Norwalk and Wall Street areas will have a little more spending money this season. During the month of December, the Norwalk Parking Authority is offering a holiday discount of $2 off their parking session at any on-street parking meter or lot pay station when using their mobile app to pay for parking. When paying with the Parkmobile app, people should use the promo code Norwalk Rocks. The offer is valid from December 1 through 31st for a one-time use only.
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Nov 29, 2016 - 1:42:16 AM

KHK Spreads Holiday Cheer Through the Gift of Giving
During the most wonderful time of the year, Kids Helping Kids is once again spreading their holiday cheer. In their fourth annual “Gift of Giving” project, Kids Helping Kids will be creating a holiday shopping mall of over 5,000 donated items for shoppers to choose from. Kids from around the city will be welcome to pick out gifts for loved ones at no cost.
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Nov 28, 2016 - 3:40:44 AM

An Imaginative Reading, an Exciting Dance Recital, an Enchanting Choral Performance, Santa Claus, and more to celebrate the Holiday Season at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
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On Sunday, December 11, 2016, 12-4 p.m. at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will collaborate with the Norwalk Public Library, New Canaan Dance Academy, Matthew Surapine Studio, and North Pole’s Santa Claus to create a festive event and several hours of entertainment for people of all ages.
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Nov 28, 2016 - 3:16:06 AM

PENGUINS 1, SOUND TIGERS 0
In their second straight trip to Mohegan Sun Arena, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (12-6-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, went neck-and-neck with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (13-4-2-0), but came up short in a 1-0 setback on Saturday.
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Nov 27, 2016 - 12:36:59 AM

Hartford Wolf Pack 3, Lehigh Valley Phantoms 1
The Hartford Wolf Pack finished the first quarter of their season with a 3-1 win Saturday night over the Atlantic Division-leading Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the PPL Center.
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Nov 27, 2016 - 12:35:39 AM

SOUND TIGERS 3, PENGUINS 2 (OT)
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (12-5-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, sealed their fourth straight victory on Friday when Connor Jones scored the overtime winner in a 3-2 decision against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (12-4-2-0) at Webster Bank Arena.
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Nov 26, 2016 - 7:15:05 AM

Albany Devils 4, Hartford Wolf Pack 3 (OT)
Miles Wood’s goal at 1:43 of overtime completed an Albany Devil comeback Friday night at the XL Center, in a 4-3 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack.
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Nov 26, 2016 - 7:14:04 AM

Holiday Farm Market at Kellogg Environmental Center
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Kellogg Environmental Center are sponsoring a Holiday Farm Market on Friday, December 2, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. – noon inside the Environmental Center to coincide with holiday tours of the Osborne Homestead Museum. All ages are welcome to experience a museum tour and then browse through the market while enjoying a cup of warm cider.
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Nov 25, 2016 - 1:57:32 AM

DPH Offers Tips on Safely Preparing Your Holiday Meals
The Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Connecticut residents that food safety is especially important as they prepare holiday meals. Many holiday dinners include meat and poultry, a possible source of foodborne disease if not handled and prepared properly. This holiday season, DPH urges consumers to prevent foodborne illness and follow the basic principles of food safety and good hygiene when buying and preparing food items.
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Nov 24, 2016 - 2:58:41 PM

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Hartford Wolf Pack 2
Defensemen Mat Bodie and Ryan Graves had a goal and an assist each for the Hartford Wolf Pack Wednesday night at the XL Center, but Steve Bernier scored twice for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in a 4-2 Bridgeport win.
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Nov 23, 2016 - 11:16:48 PM

SOUND TIGERS 4, WOLF PACK 2
Steve Bernier scored twice and Eamon McAdam made a career-best 30 saves on Wednesday as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (11-5-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, earned a 4-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack (5-10-2-0) at the XL Center.
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Nov 23, 2016 - 11:16:22 PM

PR Powerhouse Alisa Picerno Appointed to Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Board
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Alisa Picerno, President of Alliances by Alisa Media Relations, has built a career by shining the spotlight on the positive contributions of businesses in our state. Now she will lend that expertise to the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce as a newly-appointed member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
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Nov 23, 2016 - 2:55:55 AM

Shop, Dine and Be Merry at the 8th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend Presented by Whole Foods Market
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The holidays will crank into full gear at the 8th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend presented by Whole Foods Market with fun for the entire family on Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 from noon to 5p.m. This highly anticipated event will feature a live Nativity, horse drawn carriage rides, professional ice sculpture demos, music and entertainment, children’s activities, live reindeer and photos with Santa, plus more than 125 Greenwich merchants and restaurants offering special promotions, refreshments and in-store attractions.
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Nov 23, 2016 - 2:50:03 AM

Waveny Names Katz Director of Nursing
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Bill Piper, Chief Executive Officer of Waveny LifeCare Network, has appointed Claudia Katz, RN as Director of Nursing at Waveny Care Center, the non-profit eldercare organization’s 5-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Katz will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for Waveny’s nursing department and will play an active role on the organization’s management team.
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Nov 22, 2016 - 3:27:53 AM

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Stepping Stones FriendsGiving Feast Raises $71k for Healthy Children Initiative
PHANTOMS 3, SOUND TIGERS 2
Toronto Marlies 5, Hartford Wolf Pack 3
SOUND TIGERS 4, SENATORS 0
Hartford Wolf Pack 3, Toronto Marlies 2
ENTERTAINMENT HEADLINES
Norwalk residents get free Martiime Aquarium admission on Sat., Dec. 3
An Imaginative Reading, an Exciting Dance Recital, an Enchanting Choral Performance, Santa Claus, and more to celebrate the Holiday Season at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Shop, Dine and Be Merry at the 8th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend Presented by Whole Foods Market
"Shark-Diving Santa" ready to go starting this weekend at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
The Holidays are Happening at Stepping Stones Museum for Children



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