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Roy Fuchs

Community Advisor

Roy is a retired financial/marketing executive who lived in Westport for 30 years, and still has ties to the community despite living in Trumbull. He was a member of Westport's Board of Finance, he volunteers actively in Westport and Trumbull, is a substitute teacher and a volunteer ESL tutor. He began writing as a retiree, and now reports extensively on activities in both towns.

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  1. With Record Temps Yielding To Steady Snow, Trumbull Hunkers Down

    With Record Temps Yielding To Steady Snow, Trumbull Hunkers Down

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Trumbull was blanketed with heavy snow by mid-morning Thursday, with meteorologists predicting up to 14 inches of the white stuff to fall across Fairfield County by the end of the day.Connecticut State Police are warning that highways and roads are snow-covered and slippery — and visibility is poor with snow falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Temperatures are ...

  2. Westport Sunrise Rotary Invites Nonprofits To Apply For Grants

    Westport Sunrise Rotary Invites Nonprofits To Apply For Grants

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Westport Sunrise Rotary Club's Charitable Giving Committee is now accepting applications for 2017 from nonprofits looking for financial support. Last year, the club awarded grants to 31 nonprofit organizations directly supporting individuals residing in Westport and surrounding communities from Norwalk to Bridgeport.Rotary members were actively involved in the ...

  3. Westport Country Playhouse Stages Bare Bones Theater At Bare Bones Price

    Westport Country Playhouse Stages Bare Bones Theater At Bare Bones Price

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Annie Keefe, curator of Westport Country Playhouse's Script In Hand series,  highlighted this season’s three offerings for Y’s Men of Westport and Weston last week.Keefe called the series “theater light — no production values, no costumes, no scenery, no special lighting effects, no sound, no properties.” Just “good stories read by wonderful actors.”These bare bones ...

  4. Adviser To Student Newspaper In Westport To Speak On Future Of Journalism

    Adviser To Student Newspaper In Westport To Speak On Future Of Journalism

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Mary Elizabeth Fulco, faculty adviser to the Inklings newspaper at Staples High School, will speak to Y’s Men of Westport/Weston about teaching, advising and mentoring student journalists and about the future of the field.Her talk will be on Feb. 9, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church at 245 Post Road E., Westport. She will talk.Fulco was honored last May by the ...

  5. Trumbull Expert Explains How To Cut The Cord & Find A Brave New World Of TV

    Trumbull Expert Explains How To Cut The Cord & Find A Brave New World Of TV

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Through the good graces of a librarians’ underground, writer and digital-streaming explainer extraordinaire Jim Gifford introduced a packed room of over 100 people at a Trumbull Library gathering to the mysteries of Cutting the Cord — dumping cable TV for a DIY construct of the many, varied and increasing streaming media choices.Yes, cutting the cord is a viable ...

  6. Experts To Speak On Cyber Crimes, Hacking At Y's Men Of Westport/Weston

    Experts To Speak On Cyber Crimes, Hacking At Y's Men Of Westport/Weston

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Two experts in cyber crime, hacking, identity theft and cyber fraud will speak to the Y's Men of Westport/Weston this month with an emphasis on how to avoid becoming a victim.One speaker will be Vanessa Richards, assistant U.S. attorney in Connecticut and coordinator of the computer hacking and intellectual property (CHIP) office.  She will be joined by U.S. Postal ...

  7. Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Y's Men will get an insider's look at the current business climate in town as the head of the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce speaks at the group's next meeting. Matthew Mandell, the chamber's executive director, will be speaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church.He will also explain what the chamber has been up to and what ...

  8. Polls Missed Trump Win But Were Not That Bad, Expert Says In Westport Talk

    Polls Missed Trump Win But Were Not That Bad, Expert Says In Westport Talk

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Though few expected Donald Trump to win the presidential election, “the polls were not as bad as is commonly assumed,” the director of the Quinnipiac University Poll told the Y’s Men of Westport/Weston. The “quality” polls — those done by the major television networks, Pew Research and Quinnipiac — projected a 4 percentage point popular vote victory by Hillary Clinton, ...

  9. Y's Men Of Westport Learning How To Use Social Media To Talk With Grandkids

    Y's Men Of Westport Learning How To Use Social Media To Talk With Grandkids

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Jerry Shereshewsky, a semi-retired digital marketing guru, will speak to Y’s Men of Westport/Weston about social media — what it is, what it does, and how Y’s Men can use it to communicate with their grandchildren.The meeting will be on Thursday Jan. 12, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church at 245 Post Road E., Westport. Shereshewsky became a marketing man the ...

  10. Southport's Paci Invites Aficionados For Six Courses Of Fine Wine & Dining

    Southport's Paci Invites Aficionados For Six Courses Of Fine Wine & Dining

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Robert Patchen, chef and owner of Southport’s Paci Restaurant, recently treated a group of 50 fine food and wine aficionados to a sumptuous and sold-out repast of six special courses, each accompanied by a beautiful Italian wine.David Squires, a representative of Aventine Hills Wine Importers and Paci’s former wine director, selected and provided the wines. And all ...

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