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Sandra Diamond Fox

Community Reporter sfox@dailyvoice.com

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. Norwalk Woman Leads Dakota Access Pipeline Protest March In Stamford

    Norwalk Woman Leads Dakota Access Pipeline Protest March In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Chanting “The People United Will Never Be Divided,” about a dozen people stood in front of HSBC Bank in Stamford on Friday afternoon to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.Holding up handmade signs with messages such as "Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline" and "Keep Our Water Clean," the group, which called itself "Stamford ...

  2. Danbury Business Owner Joins Strike, Closes For A Day To Support Immigrants

    Danbury Business Owner Joins Strike, Closes For A Day To Support Immigrants

    DANBURY, Conn. -- As part of “A Day Without Immigrants,” a national strike in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, dozens of business owners in downtown Danbury are closing their doors on Thursday.They are participating in this effort to show how vital immigrants are to the economy and community in which they live.One of them is Pedro Coehlo, who owns two Danbury ...

  3. New Canaan Mom Strikes Up The Band, Keeps Musical Dreams Alive

    New Canaan Mom Strikes Up The Band, Keeps Musical Dreams Alive

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- While New Canaan mother of four Julie Kurtzman has played the piano since she was 8 years old, she never imagined that she would one day perform in a band.But her eight-member band, called Bad Dog Buddy, has been performing since 2015 and last year produced an album."We do this for fun," Kurtzman said.Bad Dog Buddy -- named after her dog, Buddy, a boxer ...

  4. Norwalk's Mr. Red Rose Shifts Into High Gear For Valentine's Day Deliveries

    Norwalk's Mr. Red Rose Shifts Into High Gear For Valentine's Day Deliveries

    NORWALK, Conn. — It was hustle-and-bustle time Monday afternoon at Mr. Red Rose florist in Norwalk, as staff members went back and forth from the store to the delivery trucks, carrying bunches of flowers for delivery for Valentine’s Day.“Between Monday and Tuesday, we are making 600 deliveries,” said Alison Fellegara, daughter of Thomas Fellegara, who owns the store at 56 Main ...

  5. Paralyzed Easton Teen Seeking Stem Cell Treatment In Bid To Move Legs Again

    Paralyzed Easton Teen Seeking Stem Cell Treatment In Bid To Move Legs Again

    EASTON, Conn. -- Hope is a big word in the Standen household in Easton these days.Through a procedure at the Cell Medicine Institute in Panama, there is a 60 percent to 70 percent chance that Zach Standen — a 17-year-old who became paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident last summer  — may regain some feeling and movement in his legs.  In the procedure, “The stem cells are ...

  6. Darien Restaurant Dishes Up Dinner — And Weddings — For Valentine's Day

    Darien Restaurant Dishes Up Dinner — And Weddings — For Valentine's Day

    DARIEN, Conn. — Dinner, a show and dancing are all romantic ways to express how much you love your significant other on Valentine's Day, but what would top all of these? Getting married, says Justice of the Peace Mary C. Pugh.Every Valentine’s Day for over five years, couples have been coming to the Vow Renewal & Wedding Ceremony she hosts at the Waters Edge at Giovanni's in Darien ...

  7. Ready For The Snow? Fairfield County Businesses Prepare In Advance Of Storm

    Ready For The Snow? Fairfield County Businesses Prepare In Advance Of Storm

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Anthony Dorman, owner of Dorman's Tree Cutting & Snow Plowing in Danbury, has his trucks all ready and waiting to go in preparation for Thursday's expected huge snowstorm."I have six trucks with plows and salters. They will be ready by 10 p.m.," Dorman said. “I have 65 accounts throughout Fairfield County to go to. I have 20 yards of salt to put ...

  8. From Fliers To Facebook: Stamford Concert Promoter Changes With The Times

    From Fliers To Facebook: Stamford Concert Promoter Changes With The Times

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford resident Illario Altamura, co-founder of Parachute Concerts, has come a long way from his days at Hofstra University, where he spread the news about events he was promoting on foot."Back then, there was no Facebook. I got the word out by walking around campus handing out fliers and putting them under dormitory room doors and on cars," said Altamura, ...

  9. Norwalk CC Students Learn Powerful History Lesson Through Slavery Artifacts

    Norwalk CC Students Learn Powerful History Lesson Through Slavery Artifacts

    NORWALK, Conn. — While it's one thing to see a picture of a slave being led around in a collar, it’s much more powerful and shocking to see — and touch — a slave collar in person.As part of Black History Month, Craig Kelly, a Bridgeport resident who owns over 4,500 African-American slavery artifacts, gave a presentation Monday at Norwalk Community College and shared part of his large ...

  10. Patriots Victory Breaks Streak For Seal At Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium

    Patriots Victory Breaks Streak For Seal At Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium

    NORWALK, Conn. — It was a stunning come-from-behind victory for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI — and for Orange, the prognosticating harbor seal at Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium. The Patriots scored 31 unanswered points Sunday night to defeat the Atlanta Falcons and score the come-from-behind win in the Super Bowl. Equally shocking was the win by Orange, a 34-year-old harbor ...

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