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  • 'I Am Tough': Young Hospital Patient Represents State At Fenway For Fundraiser

    BOSTON — Shemar Williams doesn't remember his first surgery, but his parents can't forget it. Shemar was 3 years old and suffering from severe scoliosis, which pushed his ribs too close to his lungs and threatened him with paralysis. To allow...
  • Hartford Woman Charged After Leaving 6-Year-Old In Car That Reached 140 Degrees

    Hartford Woman Charged After Leaving 6-Year-Old In Car That Reached 140 Degrees
    EAST HARTFORD — A 28-year-old Hartford woman faces risk of injury to a minor charges after police say she left a 6-year-old boy in a car for as long as two hours while she had her nails done. A passerby noticed the child in the car about 1:30 p.m....
  • Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame

    Manchester Native Enters Arts Commission Hall Of Fame
    Lynn Damon, who has worked more than 30 years as a professional photographer, has another accomplishment to add to her collection of awards. Damon, 53, was recently inducted into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame. Damon, who lives in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • West Harford Author's Advice To Parents of Picky Eaters: Relax

    West Harford Author's Advice To Parents of Picky Eaters: Relax
    Meal time can become an incredibly frustrating event when you are a parent of a picky eater. "If you put a vegetable in front of a kid a dozen times, eventually he will eat it!" say well-intentioned friends and relatives, but it can be difficult....
  • Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance

    Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance
    Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life. "I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic." Inspired by...
  • Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo

     Disturbed Kids Stuck In Emergency Room Limbo
    Today, in Hartford, I see 16 children traversing the all-too-familiar tortuous path of mental illness, failing to receive the care they most desperately need. Yet how can this be, in the immediate aftermath of the most horrific of events in our own...
  • Families With Mental Illness, Disabilities Need Community

    In the week following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I attended parent support forums at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center and another in West Hartford's Town Hall, both of which involved a panel of mental health...
  • Our Own Miss USA Has Beauty, Smarts, Spirit

    There's no ingrained beauty-pageant culture in Connecticut the way there is in, say, Texas. The last Miss America to hail from here won 80 years ago, and no one from Connecticut has ever taken the Miss USA crown. Until now. Erin Brady of South...
  • Auriemma Has Fond Memories Of Coaching Hernandez In AAU

    Auriemma Has Fond Memories Of Coaching Hernandez In AAU
    UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, who coached New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in AAU basketball, said he has not been in contact with Hernandez for a couple of years. Massachusetts police continue to investigate what role,...