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For more than a decade, Sarah Cody has been hiking the hills and sailing the Sound for DayTrippers, our weekly travel series dedicated to giving viewers great ideas for unique outings. Sarah travels throughout New England, producing these creative, colorful and popular pieces that celebrate our beautiful surroundings.

Sarah’s two sons also provide her with plenty of material for her column in The Hartford Courant on Saturdays. On Mondays, FOX 61’s “Mommy Minute” segments provide area families with relevant, useful information about important issues, such as nutrition, medical treatments and parenting trends. Sarah was recently recognized by the Food Allergy Education Network with a 2014 Hero Award. She has also hosted two of the station’s special projects: “Home of Distinction” and “Holiday Wishes”.

Sarah has worked for FOX 61 since 1998, covering all sorts of stories from 9-11 to the Michael Skakel Trial. She also spearheaded an Arts and Entertainment segment, interviewing celebrities such as Jon Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Jewel, Jessica Simpson, Julie Andrews and Robert Duvall.

After graduating from Trinity College in Hartford, Sarah began her media career at WHDH in Boston where she was an Assignment Editor, Satellite Producer and Field Producer.

Sarah has won three Emmy Awards. She lives on Connecticut’s gorgeous shoreline and enjoys combing the beaches with her husband, boys and precocious puppy, Lucy.

Sarah also loves gardening and photography. But, nothing beats swimming, skiing or building Lego with the kids!

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    Increased effort in Connecticut to change stigma associated with postpartum depression

    WEST HARTFORD – Hayden Panettiere, Brooke Shields, Gwyneth Paltrow: all well-known women who’ve spoken out about their experience with postpartum depression. “Everything seemed like it was a big deal,” explains West Hartford’s Ashley Whitney, mother of a one year old. Rachel Knapp of Wethersfield, a mom of two, first sought help from her mid-wife. “I went in and said, ‘I’ve been crying a lot more,” she said. “It just doesn’t feel right. I don’t feel in control of my emotions.” […]

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    Outdoor activities aplenty! Berkshire East Mountain Resort grows & diversifies

    CHARLEMONT, Mass. – With plenty of snow days and cold nights, Berkshire East Mountain Resort is in the midst of a stellar season. “It’s been a fantastic year so far,” says resort spokesman Gabe Porter-Henry.  “I’ve been skiing here since 1975 and never really got tired of it,” says Michael Kane of Charlemont.  But, it’s not just skiing that’s pleasing the masses.  The resort has grown – and diversified – to appeal to a wider audience.  “It’s just really been […]

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    A Valentine’s tradition: Middletown students help ‘Keep a Baby Warm’

    MIDDLETOWN — Gretchen Hertler McInvale isn’t a “winter person” but each year one warm event helps her through the frigid season: the delivery of items to newborns in need. She doesn’t do it alone. The longtime teacher at Middletown‘s Spencer Elementary School depends on her kindergarten class for help. McInvale’s students assist in packing the boxes full of cozy blankets, knitted hats, adorable onesies and fresh pacifiers. “They all write their names on the boxes,” says McInvale. “It’s a box full […]

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    New Neuroscience Institute aims to provide world class care with personal approach

    HARTFORD — A new Neuroscience Institute in Connecticut is aiming to provide world-class care with a personal approach. In this Healthier Connections report, brought to you by Hartford HealthCare, we introduce you to the institute’s new Physician-In-Chief. Mark J Alberts MD is now the Chief of Neurology at Hartford Hospital, as well as the Physician-In-Chief of the Hartford HealthCare neuroscience institute, which is brand new, with an innovative approach. The institute deals with disorders such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, acute […]

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    Torrington parents continue fight to save sons with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    TORRINGTON – When we first met Mel Kelly in February 2016, she had joined a national movement, asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve a drug that could potentially help her two sons, both suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy. “It was a waiting game, not knowing,” said Kelly, of the months that followed. Then, a surprise announcement in September.  Eteplirsen – now called Exondys51 – received “accelerated approval” from the FDA which is temporary. “It was incredible, it […]

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    Ice Rink & Winter Patio: A new way to enjoy Foxwoods with the whole family

    MASHANTUCKET — 100,000 twinkling lights and a magical atmosphere! Some say the ice skating rink at Foxwoods Resort Casino resembles Rockefeller Center, in the middle of the Connecticut woods. “It’s really something that is spectacular,” says Vice President of Entertainment & Entertainment Marketing, Monique Sebastian, as she gestures towards the 5,100 square foot rink. “Really, we’re trying to displace that old casino vibe with something new that’s really for everyone.” Casino management noticed that more and more people are looking […]

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    Taber’s story: Old Saybrook boy inspires, doesn’t let health challenges stop him

    OLD SAYBROOK — “You got it, you got it,” says Gary Marineau of Old Saybrook as he shoots hoops with his son Taber. Last year, the 12-year-old boy was cut during basketball tryouts for the school team, but this year he made it. “He was so happy, so proud,” said Gary, who has coached various sports for 22 years. Taber’s story is one of faith, determination and love. The boy began having seizures when he was 6 months old, before the […]

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    Fostering curiosity: The founder of Stepping Stones Museum writes book for kids

    NORWALK —  “Like all young parents, I was out and about with two very small toddlers looking for quality experiences,” said Gigi Priebe of New Canaan, of the start of an amazing eight-year journey to spearhead the creation of Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, a haven for hands-on, experiential learning. “The idea is to nurture curiosity in an environment where it’s safe to explore,” she said. Nearly 18 years later, the museum sees an astounding 250-thousand visitors a […]

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    New Hampshire’s Ice Castle is an immersive Winter Wonderland

    LINCOLN, N.H. — The word “cool” just doesn’t cut it when describing this frosty palace, nestled in the White Mountains. “It’s amazing, very amazing,” says Emelissa Kelly of Rhode Island.  “Never seen anything like it.” Welcome to New Hampshire’s Ice Castle – a stunning spectacle, born out of hard work. “From December 5th through the 30th, we have 20 guys working 60 to 70 hours through the day, through the night, working around the weather,” explains Build Crew Manager Tayler […]

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    Forgot something? Bradley Airport adds vending machines to make traveling with baby easier

    WINDSOR LOCKS — We’ve all been there — stuck on a plane while our little one is shrieking, wailing or squirming. We feel edgy, sure, and the people around us aren’t pleased. “I felt bad today because, on our first flight, she was crying and the guy in front of us was trying to sleep. So, I felt bad but what am I going to do about it?” said Sherri Sciarappa, who recently flew from Florida to Connecticut with her […]