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]
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Greenwich resident, Jim Himes, U.S. Rep. for Connecticut's 4th congressional district, speaks during the Fifth Street Management ceremony commemorating the formal opening of their new office building at 777 West Putnam Avenue on Sept. 3. Photo by Bob Luckey.

CT Congressional candidates Himes and Debicella to debate foreign policy

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Greenwich’s Kay Maxwell, who directs the Stamford-based World Affairs Forum has her group hosting a foreign policy issues debate between Congressman Jim Himes (D) and Dan Debicella (R), candidates for the 4th Congressional District seat. The debate is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at UCONN/Stamford’s Gen Re Auditorium. The event […] [Read More]
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Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel speaks to students at Brunswick School. Photo by Kerry Sherk.

Greenwich’s Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel turns 86 today

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Today, is the birthday of one of Greenwich’s distinguished citizens, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel. He turns 86 today. His Greenwich neighbor, Cecilia Attias, the former First Lady of France, now married to Richard Attias, has reported that it was Elie Wiesel and his wife Marion who urged them to move to Greenwich. Years […] [Read More]
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Teddy bears, toys get top-notch treatment at Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich Hospital to hold free teddy bear clinic

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Greenwich Hospital will hold its annual, free Teddy Bear Clinic on Oct. 5 from 12 to 3 p.m. for kids 3- to 12-years-old accompanied by an adult. Chilren are invited to bring their favorite stuffed toy or doll for evaluation and treatment by more than 20 specialty tables manned by hospital staff. The family event […] [Read More]
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