Old Greenwich’s Aidan Buss dances with the Russians in New York

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Twelve year old Aidan Buss, of Old Greenwich, may be advancing normally from Mianus School to now Eastern Middle School as a sixth grader, but elsewhere in his life Buss’s career as a ballet dancer has the trajectory of a rocket. Buss has made local fame as the Prince in the Greenwich Ballet Academy’s Nutcracker […] [Read More]
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Paulus Moreelse (1571-1638), Periander, The Tyrant of Corinth (625-585 BC), Oil on canvas, 103 x 84.5 cm, HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on Permanent Loan to LIECHTENSTEIN, The Princely Collections, Vienna.

Popular lecture series at Bruce Museum to focus on Hohenbuchau Collection

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What better way to learn about this unique, first time in America exhibit, the Northern Baroque Art – Hohenbuchau Collection from Vienna than at a Bob and Pam Goergen Lecture. This one, on Thursday, Dec. 4, is on the “Utrecht Painters from the Hohenbuchau Collection.” The speaker is Wayne Franits, Professor of Art History, Syracuse […] [Read More]
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Officer Joe Turcsanyi of Greenwich Marine Police, will give a talk and demonstration at Greenwich Point, along with other members of the Greenwich Police, on cold water rescue techniques in Long Island Sound.

Cold weather to bring Cold Water Rescue Demo at Greenwich Point

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The fact of the matter is cold water can make immersion a life-threatening situation in a very short time. But, fortunately members of the Greenwich Marine Police are well trained in underwater search and rescue as well as surface and underwater ice rescue. On Sunday, Dec. 7 you can see the Greenwich Marine Police in […] [Read More]
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School is out so there's more hands at home to to get the fixings out for that Thanksgiving meal!

Public schools close today in abeyance to weather report

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The news of the closing of Greenwich Public Schools today may bring ripples of relief from those needing to transport their children, but it also means more vigilance required by the Greenwich Police if some of those teenagers desire to drive in inclement weather. Better to keep them at home while the snow falls to […] [Read More]
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Synagogue Plan Approved

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The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission approved the site plan application of the Greenwich Reform Synagogue to build a new house of worship on Tuesday night. The commissioners added a number of conditions on noise levels, landscape, drainage, traffic and pedestrian safety in their approval. The synagogue is seeking to build a 12,262-square-foot building at […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Alliance for Education’s ‘Turkey Trot’ set for Saturday

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After all that turkey and other Thanksgiving staples you will surely enjoy on Thursday, you’ll have to work it off, right?  Well, how about doing so on Saturday with a “trot” — and one that will benefit Greenwich students at the same time. The Greenwich Alliance for Education will hold its annual Turkey Trot on […] [Read More]
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Cold water rescue demonstration at Greenwich Point Park

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On Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Officer Joe Turcsanyi of Greenwich Marine Police, just back from training on frozen Lake Erie, will give a talk and demonstration, along with members of Greenwich Police, on cold water rescue at Greenwich Point. Members of the Greenwich Police are trained in underwater search and rescue […] [Read More]
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From left, Ed Philipp, CEO of the YMCA of Greenwich, at a recent fundraiser at Douro restaurant with junior board members John Coursen, Doug Bookbinder, Scott Magnusson, Joseph Pabon, Shahryar Oveissi, Lindsay Longmire, Natalie Bos, Brooke Betteridge, John Yankowich, Jess Shapiro, Lauren Paige Malan, Ann Cipoletti, Lee Denslow, Kelly Clarke, Konstantine Wells, Erin Moody, Win Betteridge, Chris Cortese. (Not pictured: Emily Zerbst).

YMCA of Greenwich supports BANC afterschool swim program

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The YMCA of Greenwich Junior Board has partnered with the town’s Department of Social Services to sponsor weekly swim lessons for students in the Byram Archibald Neighborhood Center (BANC) afterschool program. The Junior Board recently held a fundraising event and raised more than $3,000 for the “Y Community Matters” fund, surpassing their goal. The swim […] [Read More]
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