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Brittany Lyte


Scholarship awarded in memory of bullied GHS student

  The Polish American Cultural Society in Stamford this week awarded the inaugural Bartek Palosz Scholarship to Bartek Szymanski, a graduate of Brian McMahon High School in Norwalk. Symanski will be attending Pace University in New York City. The scholarship is given in memory of Bart Palosz, a 15-year-old Byram resident and Polish immigrant who killed himself […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Classic Kids hosts party on the Ave

Classic Kids Photography is celebrating its grand re-opening from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 17. The studio at 54 Greenwich Ave. has been completely remodeled with new flooring, furniture and paint. Drinks and appetizers will be served and 100 percent of the proceeds from photo shoots during the event will benefit The YWCA […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich charity brings NFL star to town

“How cool is that to catch a pass from Colin Kaepernick when you’re in high school?” gushed David Kim, who watched from the sidelines Saturday as his two sons on the team ran drills with Kaepernick on the St. Luke’s School football field in New Canaan. David Kim had a lot to do with the […] [Read More]
Categories: sports

Henna for teens at Greenwich Library

Henna is an ancient body art that involves the drawing of intricate designs on the skin using natural plant-based dyes. This form of temporary tattooing was practiced in ancient Egypt and has since grown popular in India, the Middle East and the United States. And on Monday, July 14, henna is coming to Greenwich. Professional […] [Read More]

Synagoge sues town for civil rights violation

Greenwich Reform Synagogue has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that its civil rights were violated when the town shot down its controversial plan to build a new house of worship. The complaint filed Monday calls to question the “burdensome, discriminatory and unreasonable” land use regulations that the town, and specifically the Planning and […] [Read More]

Greenwich wiffle ball tournament draws near

The seventh annual townwide Greenwich Wiffle Ball Tournament will take place Saturday, July 26 at the Greenwich Polo Club on Hurlingham Drive, with a rain date of Sunday, July 27. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second, third place and fourth winners. Approximately 60 teams of four players participated last year, and hundreds […] [Read More]
Categories: entertainment, sports
Chess teacher Rich Jackson coached three Greenwich students to state titles this year at the Connecticut State Scholastic Championships - kindergartener Thomas Ewald, first-grader William Ewald and fourth-grader Dennis Li.

Chess master to offer free lessons

Chess players of all ages and skill levels are invited to learn and play alongside national chess champion Rich Jackson at 7 p.m. Monday, July 7 in the Meeting Room at Greenwich Library. You don’t have to bring anything except your love of the game or your desire to learn. The event will end at […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich Library

Greenwich’s miracle baby orangutan gets a name

The world’s first orangutan conceived by assisted reproduction was born in his mother Maggie’s favorite yellow wheelbarrow May 20 at LEO Zoological Conservation Center in backcountry Greenwich. After much deliberation, the 100-acre breeding ground for animals exotic, threatened and rare gave the endangered baby a name: Artie. “As this was the first endangered Orangutan birth […] [Read More]
Categories: animals, backcountry