For Connecticut Nurse and 'Miracle' Daughter, Mother's Day Has Gravity

05/07/14

For Connecticut Nurse and 'Miracle' Daughter, Mother's Day Has Gravity

A Connecticut nurse and her daughter who survived a fight for her life after suffering a stroke following surgery to remove a cyst in her brain, have a lot to celebrate, which a new memoir recounts.

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Guilford Fundraiser Honors Cancer Victim, Seeks Aid for Children With Sick Parents

05/03/14

Guilford Fundraiser Honors Cancer Victim, Seeks Aid for Children With Sick Parents

On Sunday, just months after the death of Nathaniel Fenollosa, Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison will play host to a children’s bike ride in his honor.

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Bracelets Raise Dementia Awareness, Funds for Alzheimer’s Association

04/30/14

Bracelets Raise Dementia Awareness, Funds for Alzheimer’s Association

The Pura Mente jewelry line, created by New Britain resident Rebecca Penarroya, raises awareness for dementia and money for the Alzheimer's Association.

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Walk with the Animals at the Beardsley Zoo in Support of Make-A-Wish

04/22/14

Walk with the Animals at the Beardsley Zoo in Support of Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish Connecticut's annual fundraiser Walk for Wishes raises money to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

04/11/14

Old Saybrook Dad Writes Book on His Son's Triumph Over Autism

“I want people to read it, see that there’s hope. Nobody could tell us what things would look like in five or 10 years, we didn’t know anyone like this. I want people to know that they’re not alone, and that there is hope,” Steven Yates said.

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