Guilford Boy's Joke in UnitedHealthcare Foundation Book to Aid Families in Need

04/08/14

Guilford Boy's Joke in UnitedHealthcare Foundation Book to Aid Families in Need

So this guy goes to a dentist’s office and a reporter calls to talk to his 7-year-old son ... More on this in a moment. But first comes word that an insurance company’s foundation for children has put together a “Little Book — Big Laughs Joke Book” that goes on sale this week, with proceeds to be used to help fund child medical grants for local families in need. One of the 600 jokes, one-liners, knock-knock jokes and silly tongue-twisters in the book was provided by Colin Pompano, 7, of Guilford. Pompano’s father, Jay, who spoke with us by phone from his dentist’s waiting room the other day, said he works for UnitedHealthcare and found out about the book in a company email. “(It said) the the UnitedHealthcare...

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JoyRide Takes Cycling Workouts to the Next Level in Ridgefield

04/01/14

JoyRide Takes Cycling Workouts to the Next Level in Ridgefield

Amy Pal and Corey Londoner opened JoyRide Ridgefield in January, the town's first dedicated indoor cycling studio.

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After Battling Cancer, Madison Girl Helps Dreams of Others Come True

03/27/14

After Battling Cancer, Madison Girl Helps Dreams of Others Come True

After her own battle with cancer, Sierra Preveza is determined to help other children and has created her own nonprofit, Childhood Cancer Kids, with the help of her mother and sister.

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A Sleepless Baby Becomes Million-Dollar Business for Connecticut Mom

03/21/14

A Sleepless Baby Becomes Million-Dollar Business for Connecticut Mom

Karen Barski designed the Woombie swaddle to keep her restless baby asleep. Today, it is used by more than half a million families worldwide.

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These Connecticut Mamas Say Go Naked—With Your Skin Care Regimen

03/14/14

These Connecticut Mamas Say Go Naked—With Your Skin Care Regimen

The Naked Mamas skin care line of soaps, lotions, body butters and scrubs is all natural and organic, perfect for people with skin allergies and those who are simply health conscious.

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