Garden of Dreams: Aspiring nurse, cancer survivor receives scholarship

Natalie Kennedy is here for a reason. The Immaculate High senior and Ridgefield resident will attend Sacred Heart in the fall where she will study pediatric oncology in the school’s honors nursing program — a degree she knows will allow her to impact the lives of others. A survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Kennedy said she’s always wanted to be … read more

Cancer survivor opens wig shop in downtown

Sitting through six cycles of chemotherapy between September 2017 and January 2018, Danielle Izzo began to formulate an idea for a business that could improve the lives of people who receive wigs during treatment. The 38-year-old Ridgefield resident said there’s a prevalent misconception of wigs looking outdated and unfashionable. “They’ve come a long way, they are not where they used … read more

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