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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Teaching Kids To Read And Move

    Teaching Kids To Read And Move
                  Reading and dancing are two activities not normally combined, however, Book and Boogie incorporates both to provide literacy improvements.             The Book and Boogie program is designed for children ages 4 to 6 to help improve their...
  • Pilates Keeps Seniors In Shape

    Pilates Keeps Seniors In Shape
    The aging process can be frightening for some and can also be stressful. However, citizens of Connecticut are living their lives worry-free by taking Pilates classes at the South WindsorCommunity Center.           Exercise and fitness sessions were...
  • Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope

    Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope
    It's a subject of contentious debate: Should marijuana be legal for medicinal use? More than a dozen states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, but so far that hasn't happened in Connecticut. The legislature is expected to take up the...
  • Join our Fight Against Breast Cancer

    Join our Fight Against Breast Cancer
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.  Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • 1995: A HORRIBLE END TO A TROUBLED LIFE WOMAN DRAGGED TO DEATH BY CAR BATTLED ADDICTION

       Robert Baskin thought his daughter was finally getting her life back on track. She had successfully completed a drug rehab program in Middletown this summer. She attended Narcotics Anonymous meetings and spoke of plans to get her high school...
  • Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel

    Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel
      To help encourage both fitness and the use of technology, Bethel Middle School set up a WiiFitness room for the students to take classes in. The room consists of not only Wii Fitstations, but also Dance Dance Revolution and exercise bikes among many...
  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
  • Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints

     Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints
    Coventry Health Care is lowering the cost of HIV and AIDS drugs after the insurer's prices — more than $1,000 per month on some plans sold in Illinois — drew complaints of discrimination from patient advocates. Advocates have said Coventry...