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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. How Much Snow & How Cold Can It Go? Winter Returns To Newtown

    How Much Snow & How Cold Can It Go? Winter Returns To Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The storm that swept across Fairfield County on Friday morning dumped several inches of snow and brought in frigid temperatures for the weekend. But a storm headed our way Monday night could be much worse — when it comes to snowfall totals. On Friday, Fairfield County received an average of about 4.5 inches of snow.The following are unofficial snowfall ...

  2. Hot Dog! It's A Snow Day In Danbury

    Hot Dog! It's A Snow Day In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury's Kristin Wolfe looks forward to snowstorms like the one on Friday — but Zara, her 7-year-old long-haired German shepherd, enjoys them even more.“Zara absolutely loves going out in the snow. Her eyes close and she will just want to lay out in the snow all day," said Wolfe, who enjoyed snowball fights during her middle school years outside of Chicago.German ...

  3. Danbury Teen Who Survived Cancer Organizes Bone Marrow Drive To Help Others

    Danbury Teen Who Survived Cancer Organizes Bone Marrow Drive To Help Others

    DANBURY, Conn. — When 17-year-old cancer survivor Anna Port had to choose a project for her peer leadership class at Danbury High School, she knew immediately that she wanted to help others with cancer.As part of the project — called “Battling Blood Diseases" — Anna and her classmate Kimberly Meerman will run a bone marrow drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1 at Danbury High.“When ...

  4. Still Lifes & Self Portraits: Work By Bethel Students Invades Craft Center

    Still Lifes & Self Portraits: Work By Bethel Students Invades Craft Center

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. — It took a few weeks to create the piece, but there's no mistaking the self-portrait by 14-year-old Jennah Haddad, which is part of an exhibit at the Brookfield Craft Center Gallery.The freshman at Danbury High School perfectly captured her dark curly hair, dark brown eyes and dark glasses in the drawing.Jennah's self-portrait is one of the 70 pieces of artwork by ...

  5. Knitters Cap Off 'Day Without A Woman' By Making Pink Hats In Bethel

    Knitters Cap Off 'Day Without A Woman' By Making Pink Hats In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. — A handful of women talked, laughed and crocheted pink pussy hats — a trademark accessory of the Women's March on Washington — in the Bethel Library Courtyard on Wednesday.The free class was taught by Bethel resident Laura Collins in honor of a "Day Without A Woman," a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity that coincides with International Women’s ...

  6. Bethel Says 'Welcome Back' To Portofino's At Grand Reopening

    Bethel Says 'Welcome Back' To Portofino's At Grand Reopening

    BETHEL, Conn. — Portofino Restaurant & Wine Bar on Greenwood Avenue in Bethel is back in business.Over two dozen customers came out to celebrate the grand reopening and ribbon-cutting Tuesday of the restaurant, which had been closed for over a year to repair extensive water damage.  "I want to welcome Rocco and Louie to the grand reopening," said Bethel First Selectman ...

  7. Bethel Supporter Finds Her Own Way To Honor 'Day Without A Woman'

    Bethel Supporter Finds Her Own Way To Honor 'Day Without A Woman'

    WESTPORT, Conn. — When Westport resident Melissa Kane leaves her house Wednesday morning, she'll be wearing red in honor of a "Day Without A Woman.”In this one-day demonstration of economic solidarity that coincides with International Women’s Day, many will unite for equity, justice and the human rights of women.It's the same spirit as the Women’s Marches that took place across the ...

  8. 55 Years Of Square Dancing And Going Strong For Rocking Roosters Of Newtown

    55 Years Of Square Dancing And Going Strong For Rocking Roosters Of Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — To most people, dancing means pairing off in couples. But to Newtown resident Ellie Sturges, 77, dancing means hitting the floor in sets of four.Since 1971, Sturges has been a member of the Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club of Newtown, which just celebrated its 55th anniversary."We do a modern western-type of square dancing, where four couples are doing something ...

  9. Lines Go Out The Door For Freak Sundae At Bethel's Cream &  Sugar Cafe

    Lines Go Out The Door For Freak Sundae At Bethel's Cream & Sugar Cafe

    BETHEL, Conn. — The colder temperatures Friday afternoon didn’t stop over a dozen people from enjoying the hottest new items — giant ice cream sundaes and milkshakes — at Cream & Sugar Cafe in Bethel.Taylor Alves and Allie Johnstone, students at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, were sharing a Freak Shake, which is a new item on the menu along with the Freak Sundae .The Freak ...

  10. Enchanted Evening: Girls & Dads Learn About Giving At Danbury Princess Ball

    Enchanted Evening: Girls & Dads Learn About Giving At Danbury Princess Ball

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — 12-year-old Colette Burke of Newtown can't wait until Friday, when she and her dad get to spend an enchanted evening together at the 15th annual Princess Ball.“It’s a way for me to interact with my father and get away from everything ordinary in my life," Colette said. "Mostly, at home, I just interact with him for homework questions.” The event is an annual ...

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