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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Ian's Gifts 2013

    Meet Ian, a five year old from Hebron. He was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on April 25, 2011, 1 month shy of his 3rd birthday. He had severe side effects from his initial chemotherapy treatments: the inability to walk, crawl, roll...
  • More Awards For Stefanie Dolson

    NASHVILLE — Stefanie Dolson is kind enough to be one of the American Athletic Conference's sportsmanship award winners. She is gifted enough to make its first team, tough enough to be its defensive player of the year. There is more: Earlier this...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coventry High School Student Samantha Coulombe Spirit Of Community Nomination

    Coventry High School senior, Samantha Coulombe, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to...
  • Simsbury Mother Given Probation In Child Abuse Case

    HARTFORD — A 42-year-old mother from Simsbury who was charged two years ago with abusing her baby was sentenced Friday to seven years, suspended, and five years of probation. Heather Scott had previously entered a plea to a single count of risk...
  • Farmington Students Make Blankets For Children

    Farmington Students Make Blankets For Children
    FARMINGTON — When Tracy Maser found out that Melissa Fortin, the parent of one her students, was making fleece blankets for children in hospitals, she wanted to bring the project into her first-grade classroom at Union School. Melissa Fortin's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Auto Retailers "Drive For A Cause" Auto Preview Gala Raises $2,500 For CT Children's

    Connecticut Children's Ambulatory Surgery Center can now add a Power Wheel Jeep to its collection of riding toys thanks to the Connecticut Auto Retailers Association, who also presented the Medical Center with $2,500 in proceeds from its "Drive for a...
  • Parents Share Tales Of Navigating State's Mental Health System For Children

    HARTFORD — Mary Jo Andrews, Carol Poehnert and several other West Hartford mothers of children with mental-health problems had quietly met for eight years, usually over dinner, to share their experiences and frustrations, and to trade tips and...
  • Hartford PAL Brings Ice Hockey To City Youth

     Hartford PAL Brings Ice Hockey To City Youth
    HARTFORD — Until a few months ago, 12-year-old Imanol Gomez had played only basketball and baseball, the least-expensive team sports in a city that tries to stretch every dollar. Then an opportunity emerged for Gomez and others in the Hartford...
  • UConn's Napier, Dolson Finalists For Senior Class Award

    UConn seniors Shabazz Napier and Stefanie Dolson have been named finalists for an award. Here's the release from UConn: Napier, Dolson Finalists For Senior CLASS Awards Fans Can Vote at SeniorClassAward.com OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Feb. 12, 2014) --- UConn...
  • State Must Focus On Teen Passenger Safety, Too

    Since May, several fatal crashes involving 16- to 19-year-old drivers and their passengers have occurred in our state. Although not all crashes are the fault of the driver, this age group is susceptible to driver inexperience and poor impulse control. Now...
  • Concordia Coach Tyler Jones Raises Prostate Cancer Awareness

    Tyler Jones is a Connecticut guy who grew up in East Hartford, played at Trinity College and gave Kevin Ollie his first set of golf clubs. So when UConn beat Butler for the NCAA championship in April 2011, he went looking for news about the Huskies. But...