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Amanda Cuda

Greenwich Hospital quiet following storm

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You’d think in the wake of yesterday’s storm, hospital emergency rooms would be flooded with people suffering from falls, shoveling-related heart troubles and other snow-fueled woes. But a spokeswoman at Greenwich Hospital said last night’s emergency department activity was low, and featured nothing out of the ordinary.  However, the hospital did play host to some […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Hospital
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Gretchen Carlson of Greenwich to speak at Time for Lyme event

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Lyme Research Alliance is pleased to announce that Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson will serve as the emcee for its annual “Time for Lyme” Gala, at 6:30 p.m. April 5, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich. Carlson, who anchors and hosts the daytime program “The Real Story With Gretchen Carlson,” and most recently served […] [Read More]
Becker Chicaiza, left, with Dr. Kevin Plancher, right, who received the Becker Salon Leadership Award. Photo by Nabil Faridi.

Greenwich orthopaedic surgeon gets award from salon

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Dr. Kevin Plancher, founder and Chairman of the Board of the Orthopaedic Foundation, is the third recipient of the Becker Salon Leadership Award. The salon, located at 268 Mason St.  in Greenwich, established the Leadership Award to honor outstanding leaders in the community who are making a difference. The Becker Salon Leadership Award is given […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich, health
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Fonda to speak at Family Centers benefit

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    On Wednesday, March 5, actress  and activist Jane Fonda will share her insights on the struggles many teens face regarding sex, body image issues and relationships during a luncheon to benefit Greenwich-based Family Centers.  At the event, Fonda will also discuss her new book, “BEING A TEEN: Everything Teen Girls & Boys Should […] [Read More]
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Sue Brown, director of the birthing center at Greenwich Hospital, enjoys a baby girl as nurse Anne Appel works at the nurse's station behind her. The hospital is hosting a pregnancy primer from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday.

Pregnancy primer at Greenwich Hospital

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Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host a pregnancy primer from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the hospital’s Noble Conference Center. The primer  is a “one-stop shopping” educational event for parents-to-be and those just thinking about becoming pregnant. As the name suggests, the event primes parents-to-be for what to expect before, during and after […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich Hospital sees large ER spike due to ice

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Sunday’s freezing rain sent many in the region to area hospitals from slips, falls and motor vehicle accidents. That includes Greenwich Hospital, which saw 178 patients its emergency department — up from a usual number of 120. The vast majority were “slip and fall”-related, including broken wrists, ankles, dislocated shoulders and minor head injuries.   [Read More]
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Colorful birds subject of Audubon talk

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Think there’s nothing more to bird coloring than the blue jay or the robin redbreast? Think again. The Greenwich Audubon will host the talk “Birds are more colorful than they look” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15. Bob Montgomerie, PhD, a widely recognized leader in the study of plumage color in birds, will […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Audubon
Caleb Fockens, 8, of Old Greenwich, wears a pirate custome during the Friday Night Halloween Skate at the Old Greenwich Civic Center, Oct. 28, 2011.

Civic center hosts roller skating

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The Eastern Greenwich Civic Center will ramp up its Friday night roller skating program for the new year this Friday at 7 p.m. Show up and get your skate on for a general admission fee of just $8. For parties, call 203-322-4447.     [Read More]
Spectators view the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich eighth annual Swim-A-Thon at the club in Greenwich, Saturday morning, Feb. 23, 2013. Swim instructor, Victor Prokopowicz, said the club hoped to raise $20,000 from the event to support the club's aquatic programs.

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich hosts Swim-A-Thon

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  Why not start the new year off with a selfless act, like supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich? The club will host its Swim-A-Thon from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Pool. The Swim A Thon helps support all of the Aquatics […] [Read More]
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Hats off book club to meet at First Congregational

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First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., will host its Hats Off Book Study Group at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 in the lounge. The first book is My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. In the book, the Supreme Court justice  “recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey […] [Read More]