Linda Tuccio-Koonz, New Haven Register

Linda Tuccio-Koonz

New Haven Register

Danbury, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Linda:

SwingSet to play live concert outside the JCC in Sherman

SwingSet is a new trio known for its swing, jazz and bossa standards. The group will perform in Sherman Saturday, with special guest Niles Spaulding. → Read More

Here’s why you should check out your local farmers market

Farmers markets feature fresh fruits and veggies, plus unique local products. Sometimes there's bread and cheese, or even soap and homemade dog treats. → Read More

Five CT attractions you can visit right now

The summer’s pleasant temperatures are finally here, making it perfect for an outing or... → Read More

Five places you can visit right now

From Mark Twain's House to the New England Air Museum and the Glass House in New Canaan, here's some ideas for day trips. → Read More

Scarlett Lewis: ‘CELEBRATE Choose Love’ promotes kindness, positivity

"CELEBRATE Choose Love" organizers say the virtual event will be a day of fun, music, laughter and learning, aimed at creating a more peaceful world. → Read More

Hartford City Council reduces, reorganizes police department budget

The decision will reduce or reallocate 6 percent of the police budget compared with last year → Read More

Billy Keane plays FTC’s Stay Home Livestream Series

"Never Give Up" is Billy Keane's new single, and was inspired by the lockdown. He sings about things we care about, and touches people's hearts. → Read More

Twitter adds 'glorifying violence' warning to Trump tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) - Twitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about "glorifying violence." Trump, a prolific Twitter user, has been at war with the company since earlier this week, when it for the first time applied fact checks to two of his tweets. Those were about mail-in ballots. The third tweet… → Read More

CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol on Friday arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck. Atlanta-based CNN said that the crew, which included CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, was released later Friday morning. While live on air,… → Read More

Online interactive events happening in southern CT in coming week

From tours of museums to discussions and entertainment, CT organizations are staying in touch via online events. Here's a list. → Read More

Cops: Woman, upset over Memorial Day gathering, damaged grill, vehicle

Patricia Walker, of Brookdale Avenue in Milford, was charged with second- and third-degree mischief. → Read More

Harbor Freight recalls jack stands that can fail under load

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government's road safety agency is warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by Harbor Freight Tools because they can collapse when holding a load. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Harbor Freight is recalling over 1.7 million three-ton and six-ton steel jack stands. The agency says the jack manufacturer has reported six injury… → Read More

Maritime Garage Gallery: Virtual exhibit explores humanity’s response to pandemic

Kindness. Togetherness. Hope. Humanity is responding to the pandemic in some positive ways; that's what's celebrated in the new virtual exhibit, "Strength Through Unity." → Read More

Comic invites you to call, says ‘Bob Saget’s Here For You’

"I'm so touched by how happy they are to hear from me," says comedian Bob Saget, of the people he connects with through his podcast. → Read More

Fairfield native/ABT principal dancer James Whiteside on NYC-ARTS tonight

THIRTEEN'S "NYC-ARTS" invites you to meet Fairfield native James Whiteside, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, tonight at 8 p.m. → Read More

Many Broadway shows can be streamed; Connecticut stars share favorites

Broadway is shuttered but many shows are available via streaming. We asked some of Connecticut's Broadway stars to share which shows are their favorites and why. → Read More

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary invites you to explore nature

The global City Nature Challenge encourages people to explore their local environments and document what they've found via photos posted to, April 24-27. → Read More

CT Olympians in ‘Blades for the Brave,’ to aid Americares

Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov, a husband and wife ice dancing team, will participate in a livestreamed fundraiser to support the fight against coronavirus. → Read More

Kent Memorial Library invites you to be a ‘Peeps’ judge

Power to the Peeps! Kent Memorial Library is in the midst of its "Peep-O-Rama Contest," and invites you to be an online judge. The guidelines were revised so it could still take place, even though the library is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Participants were encouraged to create a diorama of Peeps based on anything one can find at the library (books, magazines, movies,… → Read More

Connecticut’s only zoo still here for you, but could use some help

Beardsley Zoo is set to celebrate 100 years in 2022, but its director says your help is needed to weather these extraordinary times. → Read More