STAMFORD, Conn. – William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty in Stamford announced the hiring of Lance Pendleton as the company's director of education and training.
Pendleton has 15 years of experience working in the corporate sector as a business development coach and speaker, having previously worked at Apple, Guess and Home Depot.
“Lance is a second-generation ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has forecast unhealthy air quality for most of the state for the next few days.
Sensitive groups are being advised to take care in these areas:
Sunday from Fairfield County eastward along the Interstate 95 corridor.
Monday in all of Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London counties.
What the ...
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Aug. 13 is designated as National Left Handed Day in Fairfield County and throughout the nation. To celebrate, here's some fun facts about left-handers.
Three of the last four presidents, including Barack Obama, have been left-handed.
Left-handers tend to draw characters and figures facing to the right.
Left-handers tend to excel in tennis, baseball, ...
BEDFORD, N.Y. – Stuart Alden Opdahl, of Newtown, Conn. and formerly of Bedford, died on Aug. 7. He was 77.
Opdahl was born in Bethpage on Dec. 20, 1937 to Olaf and Clara Opdahl.
He graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Long Island University, a Master’s from Hofstra University, and a Permanent Certificate for School Administrator and Supervisor and School District ...
NORWALK, Conn. – Sylvia Norkin, formerly of Norwalk and Bridgeport, died on Wednesday, Aug. 5. She was 94.
Norkin was born on Jan. 20, 1921, in Springfield, Mass. to Abraham and Rebecca Goldring.
She was a longtime Norwalk resident who worked for the Norwalk Public School System, retiring as the Budget Director for the Board of Education in 1981.
Norkin was predeceased by her ...
ROWAYTON, Conn. – The Rowayton Arts Center will kick off their 'Brushwork' exhibit with an opening exhibition on Sunday.
The event is open to the public, and runs from 4 to 6 p.m.
The exhibit will highlight the Arts Center members' skills with watercolors, acrylics and oils.
Artists will attend, and their work will also be for sale.
Judge Roland Bacerra will award the most ...
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – The price of eggs got a 20 percent jump nationwide from May to June, ABC 7 News reported.
It's the largest month-to-month jump in three decades, and bird flu is being cited as the reason.
Geese and ducks who carry the disease have been migrating to the Midwest's poultry farms, affecting egg-laying hens, noted ABC 7.
The number of affected hens is being ...
NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk-based Community Plates announced that local food bank Near & Far Aid has given an operational grant of $5,000 to the company.
“We are so grateful to Near & Far Aid for funding innovation in the fight against hunger. This $5,000 grant allows us to rescue and deliver 100,000 meals to people in need in Fairfield County,” said Community Plates' Tom Hauser, ...
DANBURY, Conn. – New Fairfield resident Lindsay Williams won $25,000 on a Golden Casino scratch-off ticket purchased at an All-Star Energy station at 133 Padanaram Road in Danbury, the Connecticut Lottery announced.
Williams, a Danbury native and graduate of Danbury High School, told Lottery officials how she came across the ticket.
“A couple days ago, my uncle bought a ‘Golden ...
NORWALK, Conn. – The First County Bank Foundation announced that it has awarded a $5,000 grant to Norwalk's Keystone House for the “Home Sweet Home” initiative of Keystone's Supportive Apartment Services.
The grant was given at a a brief ceremony on June 12.
The initiative helps clients with financial support for the purchase of furniture and other household items.
Keystone Executive ...