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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. 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 ...

  2. Danbury Native Seeks Help As He Awaits Life-Saving Lung Transplant

    Danbury Native Seeks Help As He Awaits Life-Saving Lung Transplant

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury native Patrick "P.J." Mannion has faith that he will get the help — and the transplant — that he needs after being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a life-threatening lung disease.Because IDF is progressive, his only chance at returning to good health is a lung transplant. He hopes to be put on the transplant list as soon as possible. ...

  3. Himes Blasts Trump's Policies Before Cheering Crowd In Norwalk

    Himes Blasts Trump's Policies Before Cheering Crowd In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — A huge crowd cheered on U.S. Rep. Jim Himes on Tuesday evening as over 1,100 people filled every seat at Norwalk Concert Hall — and more people stood outside — as the congressman held his first town hall meeting with voters since Donald Trump was inaugurated.To frequent applause and cheers from the crowd, Himes (D-4th District) spoke on and answered questions on a ...

  4. Undocumented Danbury College Students Dream Of Financial Aid, Equal Rights

    Undocumented Danbury College Students Dream Of Financial Aid, Equal Rights

    DANBURY, Conn. — Evelin Garcia, a senior at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, said she feels awful each time she learns a classmate has had to drop out of school. "They find that they can't afford it because they couldn’t get any financial assistance due to their status as an undocumented immigrant," she said.“It’s really sad because a lot of them are so smart. ...

  5. Bridgeport Firefighter Curates Slavery Artifacts To Keep History Alive

    Bridgeport Firefighter Curates Slavery Artifacts To Keep History Alive

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A retired Bridgeport firefighter who has curated an extensive private collection of slavery artifacts -- with over 4,500 total items — has made it his mission to educate young people about the horrors of slavery.Craig Kelly, a professional counselor, believes the more people know about their ancestry, “the more respect they’ll have for themselves and the more respect ...

  6. Apple Turnover: Makeover Leads Changes In Stores At Danbury Fair Mall

    Apple Turnover: Makeover Leads Changes In Stores At Danbury Fair Mall

    DANBURY, Conn. — The Danbury Fair Mall has lots of big changes coming in the spring — and the biggest is behind a giant black wall where the Apple Store was previously located. “Apple is taking over the current space of New York & Company, which is moving to a different location in the mall,” said Melissa Eigen, the mall’s senior manager of marketing.  Until the construction is ...

  7. Need Help With Your Taxes? VITA Kicks Off Free Services In Danbury

    Need Help With Your Taxes? VITA Kicks Off Free Services In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — "There are many people out there earning $30,000 a year or less who pay $150 to $200 to get their income taxes filed when they can get it done for free." That was the message from coordinator Kent Rohrer at a press conference Wednesday to kick off the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance campaign at City Hall in Danbury.“They keep paying this every year because ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. New Main Street Store In Danbury Lets Buyers Think Globally, Shop Locally

    New Main Street Store In Danbury Lets Buyers Think Globally, Shop Locally

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Workspace Collective, a new store on Main Street in Danbury, carries many unique and handmade items that came from great distances around the world.Meagan Cann of Danbury owns the unique retail and design co-op, which offers a unique shopping experience. One interesting item is the bull horn and sisal grass bracelets, which are handmade by crafters in an artisan ...

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