Zumbo 5K race set for Sunday in Bruce Park

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The eighth annual John Zumbo Scholarship Benefit will take place on Sunday in Bruce Park. The five-kilometer race will start at 9 a.m. on Woods Road in the park’s picnic area. The course winds around a series of ponds, rolling hills, and wooded areas that overlook Indian Harbor.  Runners, walkers, adults with strollers, and pets […] [Read More]
Categories: Bruce Park, Greenwich

Brunswick School students commended in Merit Scholarship Program

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Thirteen Brunswick School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They earned that distinction after placing in the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition. The commended Brunswick students are: Tucker Brown Peter Ciporin George Clark Jack Duggan James Granruth Kevin Griffith […] [Read More]

Superintendent’s letter on flu season precautions

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In case you missed, it the school district has posted on its website a letter from Superintendent of Schools William McKersie advising families on preventative steps they can take to help reduce the spread of flu and how to respond if their children show signs of illness. Here’s the link: http://www.greenwichschools.org/uploaded/district/pdfs/News_Archives/News_Archives_2014-15/092214_FINAL_Flu_Letter_to_Parents_w_Attachments.pdf   [Read More]

Greenwch non-profit Mothers for Others benefit raises record funds

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For three years Greenwich’s Karen Giannuzzi, as founder of the nonprofit Mothers for Others (MFO) and her dedicated volunteer moms have been collecting, sorting, and distributing gently used baby equipment, toys, books and children’s clothing to needy families in the Greenwich community. The recipient families (clients) are identified by local social service agencies – including […] [Read More]
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Keeping up with the gallivanting Greenwich Red Man

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Receiving these images from across the world brings a refreshing thought of how this red painted exuberant figure is taking the viewer to all sorts of places he or she would like to go. These Red Men make it look so easy – no baggage – just fancy free adventuring. The thought comes whether this […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Health workers, left to right, Kristin Donlin, Peter Dombrowski, Victoria Quatrone and Deb Travers, were part of a team handing out pins at Greenwich Town Hall, in support of American Heart Association's effort to fight heart disease.  Photo by Bob Luckey.

Book 4 nights for a healthy heart at Greenwich Town Hall

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Your town cares about your heart! So, take advantage of four free how-to-have-a-healthy heart classes with expert Nancy M. Ryan on Tuesday nights, from 6:30 — 8:30 p.m., to walk you through the risk factors — value of exercise – your medications – how they work — life style modification — and methods to reduce cholesterol. […] [Read More]
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Arrr! Cos Cob students search for ‘pirate’ book treasures

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Cos Cob School students have embarked on some very interesting literary expeditions during the last few months. Literacy Specialists Francine Williams and Michelle Pennino, together with Media Specialist Nancy Shwartz, started a new Cos Cob summer reading program this year, a Reading Treasure Hunt for students in grades K-4. Dressing up as pirates, Williams and […] [Read More]

Harvard professor to discuss ‘app generation’ tomorrow at Temple Sholom

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On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Harvard University professor Howard Gardner will give a lecture at Temple Sholom on his latest book, The App Generation. Gardner and fellow professor Katie Davis describe today’s young people as The App Generation. In their co-authored book, they explore what it means to be “app-dependent” versus “app-enabled” and how life for this generation differs […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Temple Sholom