Entries by Valaree DonFrancesco

Get To Know Us – Cheung and Luke

Luke is in grandfather, Cheung’s arms, safe and warm with a look of delight on his face. The same look of delight is on Cheung’s face, and you don’t need to know these two to know what a special relationship they have. It is apparent upon meeting them. Cheung-Foo, nickname Willy, better known as Kong […]

Get To Know Us – Martin and Marlane Tubridy

You will never see one without the other, Martin and Marlane Tubridy. While Martin parks the car, Marlane heads down to the Wellness Center and he joins her minutes later. They have been members of our Y since August and I have marveled at the obvious love and admiration they have for each other which […]

Get To Know Us – Michael Maffei

Michael Maffei has been a member of our Y for two and one-half years since he transferred from the Norwalk Y when it closed. Originally from the Bronx, he moved to Yonkers and then settled in Norwalk in the mid-1990’s. My image of him, imprinted in my mind, is not of Michael going to and […]