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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. Salt, Shovels, Generators: Get 'Em While They Last At Danbury's Home Depot

    Salt, Shovels, Generators: Get 'Em While They Last At Danbury's Home Depot

    DANBURY, Conn. -- It’s the afternoon before a blizzard and salt is selling quickly at Home Depot in Danbury, according to assistant manager Kimba Jay.“People are buying about one pallet an hour,” he said Monday.He is confident, though, that the store won’t sell out. “We have plenty,“ he said.A powerful nor'easter is expected to drop 18 to 21 inches of snow across the Danbury area, ...

  2. What's A Syrup Wafer? Try One At A Taste Of Holland In South Norwalk

    What's A Syrup Wafer? Try One At A Taste Of Holland In South Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — It may take eight hours to travel to the Netherlands by plane, but you can get a taste of Holland much closer to home in South Norwalk.A Taste of Holland, a 25-year-old store owned by Justin Schenkels, carries everything Holland — from fish to cheese to chocolate, as well as souvenirs and, of course, wooden shoes.He opened the business because his friends "were ...

  3. How Much Snow & How Cold Can It Go? Winter Returns To Darien

    How Much Snow & How Cold Can It Go? Winter Returns To Darien

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The storm that swept across Fairfield County on Friday morning dumped several inches of snow and brought in frigid temperatures for the weekend. But a storm headed our way Monday night could be much worse — when it comes to snowfall totals. On Friday, Fairfield County received an average of about 4.5 inches of snow.The following are unofficial snowfall ...

  4. Ready To Dance? Ram Council's Gala To Celebrate A Substance-Free New Canaan

    Ready To Dance? Ram Council's Gala To Celebrate A Substance-Free New Canaan

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The Ram Council Foundation Inc., a nonprofit in New Canaan dedicated to raising awareness about substance abuse, will be celebrating its five-year anniversary with a fundraising gala. The organization, run by substance abuse prevention expert Joyce Sixsmith of Westport, is 100 members strong and consists of local high schoolers who have committed to substance-free ...

  5. Knitters Cap Off 'Day Without A Woman' By Making Pink Hats In Bethel

    Knitters Cap Off 'Day Without A Woman' By Making Pink Hats In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. — A handful of women talked, laughed and crocheted pink pussy hats — a trademark accessory of the Women's March on Washington — in the Bethel Library Courtyard on Wednesday.The free class was taught by Bethel resident Laura Collins in honor of a "Day Without A Woman," a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity that coincides with International Women’s ...

  6. Fairfield County Supporters Find Way To Honor 'Day Without A Woman'

    Fairfield County Supporters Find Way To Honor 'Day Without A Woman'

    WESTPORT, Conn. — When Westport resident Melissa Kane leaves her house Wednesday morning, she'll be wearing red in honor of a "Day Without A Woman.”In this one-day demonstration of economic solidarity that coincides with International Women’s Day, many will unite for equity, justice and the human rights of women.It's the same spirit as the Women’s Marches that took place across the ...

  7. Landscapers Worry About Keeping Green During Water Shortage In Darien

    Landscapers Worry About Keeping Green During Water Shortage In Darien

    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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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