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Sandra Diamond Fox

Community Reporter sfox@dailyvoice.com

Sandra Diamond Fox has been a journalist since 2005, working for The News-Times and The Redding Pilot prior to coming to the Daily Voice. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Stony Brook University and a Master's degree in publishing from Pace University. She married with four teenage children and is a competitive runner and avid exerciser.

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  1. Legacy Of Bethel's P.T. Barnum Ends As Ringling Bros. Circus Shuts Down

    Legacy Of Bethel's P.T. Barnum Ends As Ringling Bros. Circus Shuts Down

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — It's the end of an era: The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which has deep ties to Bridgeport, announced it will be folding for good this May after 146 years of entertaining crowds around the world with its traveling show. "The Greatest Show On Earth" was founded in part by Bethel native P.T. Barnum, Bridgeport's favorite son and onetime ...

  2. Brookfield Artists Create 'Mary' Mosaic To Grace Facade Of Danbury Church

    Brookfield Artists Create 'Mary' Mosaic To Grace Facade Of Danbury Church

    DANBURY, Conn. — If you're walking past the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish at 46 Stone St. in Danbury, a glimmer of light from above may catch your eye.The light is from the new mosaic of Mary with baby Jesus on the facade of the Roman Catholic church.The mosaic — called "Mater Ecclesiae," which is Latin for "Mother of the Church" — was commissioned by Sacred Heart's ...

  3. Come And Get It: Shake Shack Dishes Up Burgers At New Location In Darien

    Come And Get It: Shake Shack Dishes Up Burgers At New Location In Darien

    DARIEN, Conn. — Although the Shack Shake in Darien has just opened, Kristen Geisler has already been there three times.“I took my boys there at 11 a.m. on opening day. Parking was so full that we parked at the Darien Library and crossed the street in the rain,” said Geisler, who lives in Rowayton. The Shake Shack, at 1340 Post Road, is the third location for the beloved upscale burger ...

  4. Ridgefield Woman Creates A Way To Ease The Pain For Mastectomy Patients

    Ridgefield Woman Creates A Way To Ease The Pain For Mastectomy Patients

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — A breast cancer survivor from Ridgefield drew on her own experiences to help over 10,000 patients deal with the many physical and emotional impacts of having a mastectomy.Maureen Lutz is the creator of the Necessities Bag, a bag that contains practical information and post-operative supplies for wound care, personal comfort and hygiene for women who have undergone a ...

  5. Ridgefield Supply Co. Journeys Back To Railroading Days With 'New' Station

    Ridgefield Supply Co. Journeys Back To Railroading Days With 'New' Station

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — If you drive by the Ridgefield Supply Co. on Prospect Street, you'll feel as if you took a step back in time to another century.The company has re-created a Victorian railroad station that was located on the property back in 1870. The new station is identical to the original one — even containing some of the original parts."My mother Jo-Anne Price and I are both ...

  6. Danbury Teen Seeks Help With Lofty Dream Of Learning How To Fly

    Danbury Teen Seeks Help With Lofty Dream Of Learning How To Fly

    DANBURY, Conn. — A 15-year-old from Danbury who was once homeless hopes to soar beyond the days of living in a car with his mom. Elijah Crehan wants to become a pilot — and he is asking for help to make his dream come true.Elijah has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to pay for flying lessons, which he needs to get his pilot's license.So far, his GoFundMe page, which is trending and ...

  7. Band Made Up Of Bethel Businessmen By Day, Musicians By Night

    Band Made Up Of Bethel Businessmen By Day, Musicians By Night

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The five members of On The Rocks — a rock-and-roll band in Ridgefield — all have day jobs in the corporate world — in sales, marketing and computer programming.But they come together to cut loose and do what they love most — play rock music.“While our jobs pay the bills, our musical talents emerge at night with over 115 years combined musical experience from all of ...

  8. From Busboy To Owner, Man Grows Restaurant Empire With New Pub In Newtown

    From Busboy To Owner, Man Grows Restaurant Empire With New Pub In Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — At the age of 16, Tony Ramadani, owner of the new Red Rooster Pub in Newtown, came the U.S. from Albania and took a job as a busboy in a Trumbull pizza place.  Little did he know that he would work his way up the ladder to eventually become the owner of over 15 restaurants.Red Rooster Pub, at 160 S. Main St., serves American cuisine, including burgers, salads, ...

  9. Sen. Hwang Looks To Tackle Taxes, Job Issues In New Legislative Session

    Sen. Hwang Looks To Tackle Taxes, Job Issues In New Legislative Session

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Taxes and state spending are among the issues that state Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28th District) plans to address when as the new state legislative session opens on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at noon in Hartford.Other topics he will debate include jobs and the economy, transportation, and protecting social services and education. “All of these topics require immediate action and, ...

  10. Runners Step Off With Brookfield Lions At Run For Sight New Year's Day Race

    Runners Step Off With Brookfield Lions At Run For Sight New Year's Day Race

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- Over 150 runners greeted 2017 by racing the 30th annual New Year's Day Brookfield Lions Run for Sight 4-miler under sunny skies on Sunday, Jan. 1.Runners enjoyed the relatively balmy 40-degree temperatures for the race, which started and finished at Brookfield High School.The male winner was Christopher Zablocki, 28, of Essex, in 19:25. The top female winner, with a ...

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