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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. Move Over Rocky: Learn To Box From Former Champ At Expanded Westport Studio

    Move Over Rocky: Learn To Box From Former Champ At Expanded Westport Studio

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- When you step foot inside Rich Dean Boxing & Fitness in Westport, there's a giant boxing ring with Rocky Balboa on the right, throwing a punch, and Apollo Creed on the left, giving a jab.Well, almost. At the club — which is reopening Wednesday in a new, larger location at 230 Post Road E. — students get to work inside a large boxing ring with former Olympic boxer ...

  2. To Help Family Of Fallen Firefighter, Stratford Department Hits The Ice

    To Help Family Of Fallen Firefighter, Stratford Department Hits The Ice

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- The day after Christmas 2016 is one that will stay in the mind of Stratford Firefighter Mike Apatow — as well as the rest of the department — forever.That was the day that the Stratford Fire Department lost firefighter Jason "Carf" Carrafiello to complications of surgery. He was only 38."I really enjoyed going to work and seeing Carf around the kitchen ...

  3. Danbury Writer Shows High Schoolers How To Ace The College Essay

    Danbury Writer Shows High Schoolers How To Ace The College Essay

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury writer Kristin Wolfe, an adjunct professor of English, is teaching a workshop to help juniors and seniors with the essays for their college applications."Amidst a sea of test scores, grades and activity data, the essay is where you really get to demonstrate who you are and what you have to offer," Wolfe said. "Sign up for a six-week workshop to ...

  4. Westport Flips For New Donut Crazy At Train Station

    Westport Flips For New Donut Crazy At Train Station

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Metro-North commuters and area residents alike had a reason to cheer Friday as Donut Crazy officially threw open its doors at the Westport Train Station at about dawn.    Donut Crazy has developed a cult following across Fairfield County for its enormous doughnuts and unusual flavor combos. On opening day, Gabby Jordan of Stamford had her hands full with a Nutella ...

  5. Blizzard May Be Over In Fairfield County, But The Snow Plowing Goes On

    Blizzard May Be Over In Fairfield County, But The Snow Plowing Goes On

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The heavy snow stopped falling Tuesday evening, but Danbury resident Scott Clifford was still out plowing the snow on Wednesday morning. Clifford, who operates a local snow-plowing business, was shoveling out the Peachwave in Brookfield, which is owned by his family.It will take a long time to clean up from Tuesday's blizzard -- which dumped 7 to 20 inches of ...

  6. Snow Birds In Fairfield County? Hitting The Seed After The Storm

    Snow Birds In Fairfield County? Hitting The Seed After The Storm

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — As the snowstorm tapers off on Tuesday afternoon, the birds are once again flying across Fairfield County. "The March storm makes it difficult for birds to find natural sources for food, so feeders are like a fast-food drive-through during storms. Chickadees need to fatten up during the day to survive frigid nights," said Brookfield resident Tara ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. Looking To Grow A Garden? Check Out Seeds From The Westport Library

    Looking To Grow A Garden? Check Out Seeds From The Westport Library

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Are you looking for seeds to start a vegetable, herb or flower garden this spring?There's no need to shop for seeds at a garden center. Just pay a visit to Westport Library's free seed library and exchange."A lot of libraries in Fairfield County are starting to provide a seed library as another way to help our community by promoting sustainable culture and ...

  9. Fairfield Man Offers Up A Taste Of Holland At South Norwalk Store

    Fairfield Man Offers Up A Taste Of Holland At South Norwalk Store

    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 ...

  10. How Much Snow & How Cold Can It Go? Winter Returns To Fairfield

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

    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 ...

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