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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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    MANCHESTER – Sometimes an everyday item can have an extraordinary purpose. Tom Genovese of Suffield learned this last October when his grand-nephew, Jordyn Remmey, hurt himself. The 5-year-old child was making his way to the top of a bunk bed to awaken his big brother. “He climbed up the ladder, lost his balance and got caught in the ladder. When he came down, he lacerated his spleen,” said Genovese, noting Jordyn’s intense pain and discomfort. Genovese bought the Manchester boy an […]

  • Camp Week Day 5: Take to the stage, trapeze at unique summer camps

    HARTFORD — Camp doesn’t have to be all about canoes and archery.  How about the stage and the flying trapeze? Two of the areas most unusual summer programs are at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven and Fearless Flyers Academy in Mystic. Click here for info about the Fearless Flyers summer program. Check out this link for more details about the Shubert’s Theater and Arts camp.  

  • Camp Week Day 4: Programs revolving around animals teach children about nature, empathy

    STONINGTON — Farm Camp at Terra Firma Farm in Stonington brings kids back to nature and teaches them where food come from.  The Dog Days of Summer program at Fidelco Guide Dogs in Bloomfield allows kids to work with pups and learn what it’s like to be blind.  Watch this interview with representatives from each camp to learn more about these unique programs. Click here for information about the Dog Days of Summer program with Fidelco Guide Dogs. Check out […]

  • Camp Week Day 3: Factors to consider when booking summer programs for kids

    HARTFORD — Now is the time to book summer camp for your son and daughter but there’s no doubt about it, it can be an overwhelming process. What factors should a parent consider when booking programs for their children?  Tony Gronski of Camp Woodstock and Paul Chayka from Robotics and Beyond visited FOX61’s Good Day Connecticut to offer some practical tips. They suggest considering a child’s personality.  Does he thrive in a structured environment or a looser atmosphere, filled with choices?  […]

  • Camp Week Day 2: Summer programs for kids with special needs are growing

    WEST HARTFORD — Camp Isola Bella, operated by the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford, is located in a beautiful spot in Salisbury. Kids who are deaf or hard of hearing embark on all sorts of summer activities, such as sports and swimming. The camp follows the school’s open approach to communication. Whatever a camper’s mode of communication: sign language, oral, aural, lipreading or a mix, staff are willing and able to meet it. Director Alyssa Pecorino, a former camper herself, […]

  • We’re searching for the greatest moms in Connecticut and we need your help!

    HARTFORD — Parenting isn’t always easy, but we know that moms make the world go ’round! Every mom has a special story to share and every mom is a super hero. Do you know a mom who takes being a mother to the next level? We want to know what makes her the greatest! Is she the strongest, kindest, funniest, most creative, most sincere, or all of the above? Fill out the form below and let us know what sets this mom […]

  • Camp Week: How summer programs boost a child’s confidence and resilience

    FARMINGTON — It’s time to start planning your child’s summer!  Camp gives kids the opportunity to be independent, in an environment that’s not completely controlled. “They have a lot more choices – if it’s a resident camp – what they’ll wear for the day, what they’ll eat for the day,” said Keith Garbart of the Connecticut Camping Association.  “If it’s a day camp, more choice of what activities they get to do.” According to the American Camp Association, there are more […]

  • Feel like Brando or Hepburn! Go backstage at New Haven’s storied Shubert Theater

    NEW HAVEN — One of the nation’s most historically important theatrical venues is right her in New Haven: the Shubert Theatre. “We’re known as the birthplace of the nation’s greatest hits,” says Executive Director John Fisher.  But you don’t just have to sit in the audience, you can go behind-the-scenes. The Backstage Tour begins with a short video about the theater, built in 1914. Its rich history includes 600 pre-Broadway shows and 300 world premieres. “Marlon Brando in the world […]

  • Healthier Connections: ‘Next to Normal’ at Theatreworks

    HARTFORD — Raising awareness about mental health issues through the arts is the goal of an important new production at Theatreworks. “Next to Normal” is now playing at Theatreworks in Hartford and this unique Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical tackles a difficult issue. The main character, Diana, has bipolar disorder and experiences delusional episodes. “It has been 16 years that she’s tried to medicate and her husband is there alongside her and her daughter,” said actor J.D. Daw, who […]

  • Donor milk: an increasingly popular option for babies and parents at Middlesex Hospital

    MIDDLETOWN — Last month, Anna Treloar gave birth to twins, Nathan and Guinevere, at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. “They were born at 36 weeks and because of that, their blood sugar was really low,” said this Meriden mom, who wasn’t immediately able to produce enough milk to provide them proper nourishment. She didn’t want to supplement with formula so early in their lives. The solution? Donor breast milk. Traditionally, this option has been offered to sick or premature babies in […]