Menu

August 12, 2020
×
Contact
Your Neighbors. Your News.

My Account

To make updates to your Zip06 account or requets changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.

Welcome to Zip06.com!

If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account, you can create one.

Login

Sign-Up!

A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!

Click here to get started!

Register for Zip06

We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.

You must enter your first name.
You must enter your last name.
You must enter a username
You must enter a valid email address
Show password
You must enter a valid zip code

Submit to Zip06

Forget Your Password?

We can help! Enter the email address registered to your account below to have your password emailed to you.

Submit an Announcement

Across the Kitchen Table

Published April 01, 2020

Email This Story

Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend

×

None of us have ever gone through this experience, lives disrupted with a sense of vulnerability. Crisis brings out the truth about ourselves and others: strengths and weaknesses, best and worst, with emotions that rise and fall. I thanks all the extraordinary heroes who selflessly have the courage to do public service: healthcare workers, pharmacists, grocery clerks, first responders, town employees, and childcare workers.

We are all essential, especially to our children. A massive shift to online education for our children has been undertaken with an uncertain timeline. I thank the Board of Education members, school administrators, teachers, staff, and librarians for affirming the love of learning in our community. I encourage them to be sure that their contact information is updated in school central office by calling 203-468-3361.

As a resident, I encourage our town leaders to continue to work with transparency and accountability in decision-making while keeping the most vulnerable among us in mind. Keeping our Spanish-speaking neighbors in the loop of communication is vital now. The dissemination of information is critical in public health.

As a mother, my awareness of all the lessons that I want to teach keeps growing. Multi-tasking across the kitchen table includes children using Chromebooks while remotely working, playing a board game, gaining sewing skills, and sharing meals and tidbits on life lessons about patience, resilience, persistence, and kindness. Family-centered, in faith, is food for my soul. All else will wait.

Let’s practice humanity by being smart, making good choices, staying safe, and being healthy!

Lorena Venegas
East Haven