How are we Celebrating our Pandemic Thanksgiving?

Stratford Crier Survey Results Brought to you by our readers! How is Stratford celebrating Thanksgiving? According to the Stratford Crier survey respondents, all of us are staying home with immediate family. Several are going to Zoom with family members that are not local or out of state. As for what we are thankful for – […]

Ode To Thanksgiving

Orna Rawls Stratford Crier Board of Directors Millions of people celebrate Thanksgiving, with many of us traveling to spend the day with loved ones, express gratitude, and share a meal together.(Would that be Over the River and Through the Woods to Grandmother’s House We Go). According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), more than 54 […]

Thanksgiving Survey

This year, Thanksgiving celebrations may look different than in the past. With the current Coronavirus situation, public health officials are encouraging caution. While this may be challenging, there are many things to be thankful for and many traditions will hopefully continue. We have created a survey to learn how Thanksgivings in our community may be […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Time to Sell – or – Time to Buy?  By Osi Rosenberg, A to Z Realty, LLC It is the middle of the pandemic and lockdowns are looming. Here is how things look in Stratford! At the time this was written, November 18, 2020, there are 83 properties on the market with a price […]

Mold the Future for Stratford Education: Stratford Education Fund

by Tom Dillon What skills will be required for Stratford’s students in the years to come?  What will make them successful in their careers?  What knowledge do they need to make the greatest impact on their lives and the lives of others? The answers to those questions are the focus of a community led initiative […]

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Probate Corner with Judge Max L. Rosenberg Greetings Stratfordites and friends! I am Max L. Rosenberg, the Judge of Probate Court for Stratford, District 47. In this installment, I want to discuss the risks of dying without a will. I have been asked on several occasions, how the artist formerly known as Prince could have […]

Hate is Not a Mental Illness

by Orna Rawls Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT In the weeks leading to Halloween and the election, a friend of mine spotted an effigy of one of the presidential candidates with a knife sticking out of his chest. It was adorning a front yard in a peaceful, bucolic Fairfield County town. I don’t think it […]

Mellow Monkey Gifts and Home Décor

11th Annual Small Business Saturday® Begins on November 28th Mellow Monkey Gifts and Home Decor has announced that as a member of the American Express® Neighborhood Champion Program, it is encouraging consumers to shop with local, independently owned small businesses as part of the 11th Annual Small Business Saturday, which begins on Nov 28 and […]

The Stratford Crier can be an Essential Part of our Community

by David Chess, MD TapestryHealth Chief Executive Officer and Founder The Stratford Crier can be an essential part of our community, our democracy and our building Stratford in a way we can all be proud of. Stratford Forward, the sponsor of the Stratford Crier, was formed over 2 years ago as a 501 C3 nonprofit. […]

Obituary: John “Jack” F Wojnarowski Jr

John “Jack” F Wojnarowski Jr, age 79, of Stratford, the beloved husband of 60 years to Arlene Kramer Wojnarowski, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in his home, with his loving family by his side. Jack was born in Bridgeport, on June 27, 1941, to the late John F and Elsie (Salik) Wojnarowski […]