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Sandra Diamond Fox

Community Reporter

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. Danbury's 'Light It Up Blue' Offers Sensory-Friendly Event For Autism

    Danbury's 'Light It Up Blue' Offers Sensory-Friendly Event For Autism

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury's Emanuela Palmares has always been active in causes that she feels strongly about.When she learned that the City of Danbury was not planning an event for World Autism Awareness Month in April, she decided to create something on her own.She is organizing the Light Up City Hall Blue for Autism Awareness Month Ceremony, which will take place Monday, April 10, from ...

  2. Owner Of Norwalk's Rafael Cakes & Sugar Unlocks Secrets Of Perfect Pastries

    Owner Of Norwalk's Rafael Cakes & Sugar Unlocks Secrets Of Perfect Pastries

    NORWALK, Conn. — What's the secret to making a perfect cupcake? Rafael Ramirez, owner of Rafael Cakes & Sugar in South Norwalk, says you must follow the recipe exactly."There are no shortcuts in baking. You can be creative when you're cooking dishes like steak and pasta," said Ramirez of Norwalk, who opened his business four years ago. "But baking is a science. It's ...

  3. Boat Owners Getting Ready To Make Waves Along Long Island Sound

    Boat Owners Getting Ready To Make Waves Along Long Island Sound

    NORWALK, Conn. — How do you know its spring along Long Island Sound? Owners begin prepping their boats for a new season on the water, says Jason Trimbach, boat captain at Nautical Solutions in Norwalk. By next week, most people who own boats will be hard to work, checking off items on a to-do list as the weather and the water warms up, he said. On Thursday morning, Trimbach was at the ...

  4. Beer Lovers Toast New Brewery Approved For Route 7 In Ridgefield

    Beer Lovers Toast New Brewery Approved For Route 7 In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Nod Hill Brewery, which will serve locally brewed beer, could be opening on Route 7 in Ridgefield later this year, according to a story in the News-Times.The business was able to get a special permit to operate at 137 Ethan Allen Highway, according to the News-Times.The new brewery would use a portion of an existing building at that location to create a ...

  5. Bounty Food Truck Grills Burgers To Perfection Across Fairfield County

    Bounty Food Truck Grills Burgers To Perfection Across Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Bounty Food Truck has put a new twist on an old favorite, grilling up enormous, mouthwatering burgers to order as it travels to meet diners all over Fairfield County. The food truck, which has been in business for three years, travels for hire to private parties as well as to public events such as street festivals and farmers markets.The Bounty Truck’s burgers ...

  6. Danbury Activist With Autistic Son Leads 'Light Up Blue' Effort

    Danbury Activist With Autistic Son Leads 'Light Up Blue' Effort

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury's Emanuela Palmares has always been active in causes that she feels strongly about.When she learned that the City of Danbury was not planning an event for World Autism Awareness Month in April, she decided to create something on her own.She is organizing the Light Up City Hall Blue for Autism Awareness Month Ceremony, which will take place April 10 from 6:30 to ...

  7. Valedictorian At Abbott Tech Pays It Forward To Hospital That Helped Her

    Valedictorian At Abbott Tech Pays It Forward To Hospital That Helped Her

    DANBURY, Conn. -- 17-year-old Natalee Brenner of Danbury — who was born with just two fingers on her right hand — has a soft spot for Shriners Hospitals for Children in Massachusetts.That's where Natalee went for treatment as a youngster.So when was choosing a service project for the National Honor Society at Henry Abbott Technical School in Danbury, she created one that would help her ...

  8. Crafts & Camaraderie: Knitters Get Inspired At Nancy O Shop In Ridgefield

    Crafts & Camaraderie: Knitters Get Inspired At Nancy O Shop In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The Nancy O yarn and clothing shop located in a historic house in Ridgefield is more than just a place to buy craft supplies. The shop — lined with shelf after shelf filled with colorful skeins of yarn — also offers knitting classes five days a week. Participants can work on a craft, enjoy conversations — and make lasting friendships.A regular group of eight women ...

  9. Ridgefield's Ally Bally Bee Opening Second Location Of Artists' Co-op Shop

    Ridgefield's Ally Bally Bee Opening Second Location Of Artists' Co-op Shop

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — As if its name isn’t cute enough for one store, on Thursday there'll be two locations of Ally Bally Bee.The 5-year-old Ridgefield co-op for local artists is opening a location in New Canaan on Thursday."We are looking to tap into other artists' communities such as New Canaan, Darien, Norwalk, Greenwich and Stamford," said owner Morag Grassie, who is ...

  10. Ridgefield Shop Evolves Into Consign Envy, Now Caters To Adults, Too

    Ridgefield Shop Evolves Into Consign Envy, Now Caters To Adults, Too

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Maura Sullivan's consignment shop in Ridgefield has changed over its 13 years — from exclusively selling items for children to now offering adult clothing and accessories as well.   And to reflect that, she recently changed the name of the shop on Catoonah Street from the Children’s Cottage to Consign Envy.“Over the past 13 years, I have evolved into selling adult ...

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