In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

MILK CRATE IMAGINATION

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ABOVE: William Hendricks, 4, of Stamford, drops his milk-crate-mobile into fifth gear during a 50th birthday celebration for the Mini Cooper, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, sponsored by MINI of Fairfield County at the Hotel Chesterfield in Shippan. 08/09/2009 When I was a little kid my favorite toy was a […] [Read More]
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BOYS OF SUMMER

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New York Mets bench coach Sandy Alomar makes an appearance as a guest instructor at Baseball World Training School’s Summer Camp at Bedford Middle School, in Westport. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate 8/04/09 These aspiring baseball players were lucky enough to get some insider tips from Alomar at the camp this morning.  He touched on proper stance […] [Read More]
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CAN I SEE IT?

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Morgan Crosby, 21, and her two children Tyler Hines, 21 months, and Amena Hines, 1, spend a quiet morning in their new home.   Morgan is one of the young women participating in the Partnering Success program through the Malta House. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate 7/23/09 Advocate reporter John Nickerson and I spent some time yesterday with […] [Read More]
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PAR FOR THE COURSE

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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate ABOVE: The grounds crew work on a sand trap on the new 11th hole at Sterling Farms Golf Course.  The course has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation and the latest changes include a complete redesign of holes #11 and #12. 7/16/09 It had been quite a while since I ventured up to […] [Read More]
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FOR THE LOVE OF FUR

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Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Paul Nanos, co-owner of Engel’s Furs, works on the sewing machine in his Bedford Street store. Paul and his brother Denis tell their story in The Advocate’s new series “In Their Own Words” VIEW AUDIO SLIDESHOW: [Read More]
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LOUNGING ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY

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ABOVE: Tourists sit in beach chairs in one of the new pedestrian zones on Broadway near Times Square. 6/27/2009 I made this photograph while on a freelance assignment last week at NASDAQ for Marine Money. It was the first time I was in Times Square since portions of Broadway were shut down to vehicular traffic. […] [Read More]
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SWIM ACROSS AMERICA

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6/27/09 Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Swimmers enter the water at Greenwich Point for the start of the “3rd Annual Swim Across America” event to benefit the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy.   In 2008, the Greenwich / Stamford swim raised over $200,000 for the cause.  This year, according to the “Swim Across America” website,  an anonymous “angel” […] [Read More]
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OLD PRIESTS NEVER DIE, THEY JUST FADE AWAY

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6/21/2009 NOTE: This is the first in a series of audio slideshows we are calling “In Their Own Words” featuring people in our community with interesting stories and lives. Look for Kate King’s story in Monday’s Advocate and check back for more profiles in the future. Father George Poulos retired today after serving 53 years […] [Read More]
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