Sharon Slocum and the rest of the Cove Neighborhood Association spent the better part of their Saturday cleaning up the area’s parks. As volunteers raked, weeded and removed litter, Slocum couldn’t help but think of what the cove’s inlets used to look like.
“It always had a beautiful view but was not treated beautifully,” Slocum, the president of the association, said.
The inlets were places where people did drugs and drank, especially on summer nights, Slocum said. Many of the previous litter walks turned up drug bags, beer cans and other debris.
The second annual Celebration of Life Walkathon sponsored by the Josh and Tyler Stephens Memorial Fund will take place Saturday, April 30, at Cove Island Park in Stamford. Money raised will go toward the fund, which awards children for athletic and academic achievements.
“This is our second time hosting this walkathon, and last year we’ve not only accomplished our fundraising goals but continued to increase awareness for the fund,” Davette Stephens, Josh and Tyler’s mother, said in a statement. “With the help of Stamford businesses and community leaders, we anticipate
Spring has sprung in Stamford, and residents are taking advantage of the warmer weather with outdoor excursions. Reporters Anna Helhoski and Alexandra Corbett visited Cove Island Park to find out what residents are looking forward to most about spring.
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With sunny skies on the way (we hope), Harmony Yoga is gearing up for its "Beach Yoga" series. On climate-cooperative Fridays, instructor Carol Shwidock leads peaceful shoreside classes at Cove Island Park in Stamford. Depending on the weather, this Friday might be the first session of the season. All you need to bring is a mat, a water bottle, and $20. To become part of Carol's beach yoga-alert email list, send her a note at .
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