Health Notes

Health Notes is a weekly feature that highlights health and wellness news in the area. Hospitals and other health related agencies may e-mail items to scappetta@hersamacorn.com. Diabetes education Fourth Thursday of the month, 6-7:30, St. Vincent’s Level 4 Seton Conference Room. Next: Jan. 10, 203-576-6168.   Senior driving course Senior Driver Safety Program, Saturdays, Jan. 12 and Feb. 9, 9-1, … read more

Nearly 2,000 Trumbull residents permitted to carry guns

Trumbull is among the more heavily armed communities in the state, according to numbers from the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. The department is responsible for issuing Connecticut pistol permits, and though the names of the permit holders are confidential, the numbers and hometowns of the permit holders are not. The issue of pistol permit holders came … read more

Who's up for pickleball?

Greg Bivona’s favorite outdoor game is fun, social and easy to learn, he said. All of that may be true, but what most people ask about first is the game’s name. Bivona, a pickleball enthusiast, is seeking players interested in trying the game, which he called a combination of tennis and badminton, with a little Ping-Pong thrown in. “It’s a … read more

Who’s up for pickleball?

Greg Bivona’s favorite outdoor game is fun, social and easy to learn, he said. All of that may be true, but what most people ask about first is the game’s name. Bivona, a pickleball enthusiast, is seeking players interested in trying the game, which he called a combination of tennis and badminton, with a little Ping-Pong thrown in. “It’s a … read more