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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. Landscapers Worry About Keeping Green During Water Shortage In New Canaan

    Landscapers Worry About Keeping Green During Water Shortage In New Canaan

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Jay Nathans, a landscape designer with Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses in Greenwich, is worried that the irrigation ban in effect in the area will hurt his business in spring.“This concerns everyone within our field. Landscape design build is a huge part of our business. If we do a landscape design and people want to implement it, and if we have a [watering] ban, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Columbus Magnet Students Reach For The Stars In Norwalk Astronaut Program

    Columbus Magnet Students Reach For The Stars In Norwalk Astronaut Program

    NORWALK, Conn. — Most students can't wait for the final bell on Fridays. But the fifth-graders in the Young Astronauts Program at Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk look forward to staying in school — for a few more hours.The hands-on science enrichment program uses a space exploration theme to teach children about STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and math. About 130 students ...

  4. Gift Of Life: Brookfield Woman Carrying Another Couple's Baby

    Gift Of Life: Brookfield Woman Carrying Another Couple's Baby

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. — Brookfield mom Joy Greenstein wanted to make a difference that would last a lifetime for someone -- and she is doing this by carrying a baby for another couple.“It has always intrigued me — the whole idea of being able to help someone in this way. I think this is the greatest gift a person' can give someone,” said Greenstein, 37, who is due to give birth on April ...

  5. Simple Greek Greets Long Lines Of Diners At Grand Opening In Norwalk

    Simple Greek Greets Long Lines Of Diners At Grand Opening In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — The line to the Simple Greek in Norwalk was out the door on Friday as the restaurant held its grand opening and ribbon cutting.“Over 550 people showed up, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,” said George Pertesis, who owns the restaurant with his father, John. “We sold about 400 gyros.”“Everyone is Greek in Norwalk," said Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, who took part in the ...

  6. Blumenthal Takes On Trump Policies After Tour Of Stamford Veterans Clinic

    Blumenthal Takes On Trump Policies After Tour Of Stamford Veterans Clinic

    STAMFORD, Conn. — As U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal toured the Stamford Outpatient Veterans Clinic on Thursday, he had the opportunity to thank veterans for their service and explain a plan to invest $10 billion to modernize VA facilities nationwide.The modernization plan was unveiled last month by Senate Democrats. Sixty percent of VA buildings are 50 years old or more, and the VA ...

  7. Danbury High Student On Walkout: 'America Is Great — With Immigrants'

    Danbury High Student On Walkout: 'America Is Great — With Immigrants'

    DANBURY, Conn. — At about 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 17-year-old Shaun Williams was standing by the main entrance of Danbury High School when he saw a crowd gathering.“People were holding their phones up and then a whole bunch of them left the building. I got pushed outside along with them,” he said of the peaceful walkout involving several hundred students. The walkout was staged to protest a ...

  8. Spring Has Sprung: Soaring Temps Send Danbury Residents Outdoors

    Spring Has Sprung: Soaring Temps Send Danbury Residents Outdoors

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Is it really February? You wouldn't have guessed that Friday afternoon as temperatures touched 70 degrees and people of all ages headed outside to enjoy the warmth across Fairfield County.For 7-year-old Ashlee Rodney of North Salem, N.Y., this meant roller-blading at Rogers Park in Danbury with her father, Rodney Evans.“This is my first time at this park,” said ...

  9. Darien Kids Enjoy Lion Dance To Ring In The Chinese New Year With A Roar

    Darien Kids Enjoy Lion Dance To Ring In The Chinese New Year With A Roar

    DARIEN, Conn. — With no school in session on Tuesday, the Darien Library was packed with several dozen kids for a program called the Chinese Lion Dance Performance to celebrate the Chinese New Year.The program was put on by dancers from the New York Cultural Center in Manhattan who performed in bright sequined red and gold costumes, using ribbons and other props.A giant lion made an ...

  10. The Simple Greek Brings Flavors Of The Mediterranean To Norwalk

    The Simple Greek Brings Flavors Of The Mediterranean To Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — Walking into the Simple Greek, which just opened at 440 Westport Ave. in Norwalk, is just like stepping onto the set of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” said George Pertesis, who owns the restaurant with his father John.“Being Greek is who we are. It’s in our blood," said Pertesis. His father, John, his mother, Maria, and his sister, Christina, all work in the ...

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