October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on October 7, 2021 by admin


Please join me in recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

Domestic violence is a serious violent crime that can include both physical and emotional abuse. It is frequently hidden from public view and many victims suffer in silence, afraid to seek help or not knowing where to turn. The traumatic effects of domestic violence may also extend beyond the victim and may impact family members and communities. Stalking is a common and dangerous tactic sometimes used by perpetrators

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 5, 2021 by admin


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community. Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

Key Statistics About Breast Cancer

According to the American

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Celebrate Wallingford, Guess the Pumpkin’s Weight a HUGE Success!

Posted on October 4, 2021 by admin


State Rep. Craig Fishbein joined thousands of Wallingford residents, and people from the surrounding communities, for the annual Celebrate Wallingford festival on October 2nd, where he hosted a guess the pumpkin’s weight contest. Rep. Fishbein also handed out free mini pumpkins thanks to a generous donation by Geremia Farms. The event was a huge success and more than 600 peope stopped by to chat or register a guess.

The pumpkin weighed 27.88 pounds and the closest guess – without going over, aka:

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