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Tom Renner

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No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.

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  1. New Canaan Teen Seeks Support To Make His Movie On Schizophrenia

    New Canaan Teen Seeks Support To Make His Movie On Schizophrenia

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- A New Canaan High School sophomore is seeking community to support to a screenplay he has written about a teenager with schizophrenia into a film.Jackson Oehmler, 15, has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to raise $4,000 to make the film. He has until March 28 to raise the funds, and as of Monday was less than halfway toward his goal.Oehmler has already won two ...

  2. After Starting Out In Autos, Darien Florist Flourishes With Flowers

    After Starting Out In Autos, Darien Florist Flourishes With Flowers

    DARIEN, Conn. — Adam Manjuck’s career path took a hard U-turn the moment he walked into a Stamford florist shop nearly two decades ago. Now the owner of Flowers & Flowers in Darien, he has become one of the county’s most decorated floral artists, business is thriving and even Manjuck scratches his head at the unlikely and abrupt change in his career path.“Sometimes I’ll even ask ...

  3. Stamford Physician Helps Daughter See Big Picture In Medical Mercy Trip

    Stamford Physician Helps Daughter See Big Picture In Medical Mercy Trip

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford ophthalmologist Stephanie Becker travels annually on missions of medical mercy. Her recent trip to Honduras, in which she performed a remarkable 46 pro bono cataract surgeries in three days, will forever be one of her most memorable.Becker traveled to the Roatan, one of the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras with her 14-year-old daughter, Hannah. The trip ...

  4. New Canaan's Saxe Ranks Among State's Top Middle Schools

    New Canaan's Saxe Ranks Among State's Top Middle Schools

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — When it comes to middle schools in Fairfield County, five of them make the grade when compared with schools nationwide. The Top 5 middle schools in Connecticut, which are all in Fairfield County, are also among the Top 100 in the nation, according to Niche.com. Here is how the top 5 middle schools in Connecticut ranked in the country, according to Niche.com: ...

  5. Norwalk Woman's New Group Aims To End Racial Tension

    Norwalk Woman's New Group Aims To End Racial Tension

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Sharon Baanante sees a remarkable irony. One of the darkest moments in the history of Norwalk race relations just might have provided the spark to light the way to develop a model for harmony, respect and collaboration that the city and other communities can embrace.Baanante started the Love ALL project last month in the wake of white supremacist fliers found in town ...

  6. As New Board President, Weston Woman Provides Big Support For Tiny Miracles

    As New Board President, Weston Woman Provides Big Support For Tiny Miracles

    WESTON, Conn. -- Marisela Esposito knows the physical and emotional anguish associated with premature births. Now the Weston resident and Board of Directors President of a Darien-based nonprofit, The Tiny Miracles Foundation, wants to continue to help families going through their own heartache and expand the reach of the organization.Esposito became involved with Tiny Miracles six years ...

  7. New Leader Of Ann’s Place In Danbury Finds A Home Helping Cancer Patients

    New Leader Of Ann’s Place In Danbury Finds A Home Helping Cancer Patients

    DANBURY, Conn. -- After more than two decades, Shannon Cobb’s diverse career paths converged as she took the reins as CEO and president of Ann’s Place, a Danbury nonprofit that provides counseling, support and other resources to people and their loved ones coping with cancer.“One of the things I was drawn to was the direct service,’’ said Cobb, a Danbury resident for 15 years. “Working ...

  8. New Canaan Y's Gala Celebrates 63 Years Of Service To Community

    New Canaan Y's Gala Celebrates 63 Years Of Service To Community

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan YMCA will host its first gala fundraiser in over 12 years on April 29 to celebrate its 63 years of service to the community, as well as its soon-to-be-completed renovated facility. Proceeds from the event will support the Y and its dedication to strengthening the community.On April 29, the lawn behind Waveny Mansion will be elegantly tented and ...

  9. Kettle Bells For A Cure: CrossFit Gyms Raise Thousands For Trumbull Tot

    Kettle Bells For A Cure: CrossFit Gyms Raise Thousands For Trumbull Tot

    TRUMBULL, CONN. -- Eleven CrossFit gyms in Fairfield County went to bat and beyond to support a 1-year-old Trumbull boy and raised more than $10,000 to help his family find a cure for his rare disorder.Cameron "Cam" Simpson has Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood or AHC, which is characterized by recurrent attacks of temporary paralysis, stiffness, and unusual eye movements. ...

  10. St. Luke's Boys Repeat As New England Champions

    St. Luke's Boys Repeat As New England Champions

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The St. Luke’s boys varsity basketball capped off another remarkable season on Sunday by winning its second straight New England Prep School Athletic Conference championship with a 74-65 win over Greens Farms Academy of Westport.The victory at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. completed a second straight trifecta for the team, which also won the Fairchester ...

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