Amanda Cuda, Stamford Advocate

Amanda Cuda

Stamford Advocate

Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • The News-Times
  • TheHourNews
  • Greenwich Time
Past:
  • Westport News
  • Connecticut Post
  • Houston Chronicle

Recent articles by Amanda:

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to… → Read More

Coronavirus puts romance writers’ convention on pause

Kitty Berry was excited about the second year of her new romance writers' convention, RomantiConn. Then COVID-19 happened. → Read More

CDC expands list of conditions that put people at increased risk for coronavirus

The decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand the list of... → Read More

CT health experts: No truth to killer coronavirus mask theory

Connecticut doctors say there's no truth to a theory circulating online that wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19 can limit oxygen flow and elevate carbon dioxide levels. → Read More

Expert: ‘It’s scary’ how coronavirus and Lyme pose similar symptoms

Headaches, muscle aches, fever, chills, fatigue - those are all potential symptoms of COVID-19 and the tick-borne illness Lyme disease. → Read More

Experts: Steroid helps reduce coronavirus deaths

Connecticut health experts said a "landmark" British study that shows a steroid has been effective in reducing COVID-19 deaths supports results they have seen here. → Read More

State releases first mosquito-testing results

The state has begun its mosquito trapping and testing activity for the season, though activity has been light so far. → Read More

Experts: Reopening gyms in CT carries heavy risk

Machine cleanliness and questions about whether to wear masks are some concerns experts have about reopening gyms in the state. → Read More

Indoor dining reopens soon in CT. Is it safe?

Health experts say outdoor dining is a safer option than indoors, but does that mean people should avoid eating inside restaurants? Not necessarily. → Read More

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd. Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski, who surrendered Saturday morning, pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. They were released without bail. McCabe, 32, and Torgalski, 39,… → Read More

Police arrest man accused of assaulting people posting signs

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - A 60-year-old Maryland man was arrested Friday after a video appeared to show him violently grab an object from a young adult who was posting signs protesting the death of George Floyd, park police said. The Maryland-National Capital Park Police said in a news release that Anthony Brennan III, of Kensington, Maryland, was charged with three counts of second-degree assault.… → Read More

Public art display in Bethel honors gun violence victims, survivors

Jennifer Lawlor, above, installed a piece of public art in front of Molten Java in Bethel on Friday afternoon, Gun Violence Awareness Day, in honor of her daughter, Emily Todd, and all other victims and survivors of gun violence. Todd, a 25-year-old Bethel native, was fatally shot in Bridgeport in December 2018. At right, the stones form a peace symbol. → Read More

Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president, one of its most widely followed users. The company put a label on a video posted by the @TeamTrump account that said, "This media has been disabled in response to a claim by the copyright owner." The video was still… → Read More

Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president, one of its most widely followed users. The company put a label on a video posted by the @TeamTrump account that said, "This media has been disabled in response to a claim by the copyright owner." The video was still… → Read More

Greenwich Historical Society hosts ‘Greenwich Together’ Zoom event

Greenwich residents to share personal tales of a community during a difficult time in a light-hearted cabaret-style Zoom event. → Read More

1 wounded in Norwalk shooting

The victim was brought to Norwalk Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. → Read More

Fire knocked down in Turkey Hill Lane home in Westport

The fire was found in a wall on the first floor of the house. → Read More

Wilton man charged in Norwalk sexual assault

Michael Crittenden was arrested on charges of fourth-degree sexual assault, public indecency and first degree criminal trespass. → Read More

Boxer Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd's funeral and memorial services, and the family has accepted the offer. Mayweather personally has been in touch with the family, according to Leonard Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions. He will handle costs for the funeral on June 9 in Floyd's hometown of Houston, as well as other expenses. Floyd, a black man,… → Read More

Health experts: Here's what's safe and risky to do this summer

Temperatures are heating up and the sunny days are starting to outnumber the cloudy ones.... → Read More