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Greenwich charity brings NFL star to town

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“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]
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Greenwich wiffle ball tournament draws near

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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]
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Female Fight Club: Greenwich PD offers self-defense training

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“You’re not learning self-defense,” said Greenwich Police Officer Jeff Morris. “You’re gonna learn to fight, and then you’re gonna apply that to self-defense.” And that’s how Morris kicked off the first in a series of 10 women’s self-defense classes offered free of charge by the Greenwich Police Department. Exciting, but also a little intimidating. Fourteen […] [Read More]
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Will “gapping” onto a rail on the National Slopestyle Course on his way to a Bronze Medal in the 10-11 year-old age group. Photo credit: VAST Action Photography

Greenwich snowboarder wins the gold

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Greenwichite Will Healy, 12, won gold and bronze medals in the National Snowboarding Championships on Tuesday at Copper Mountain in Colorado. Will won the the gold in the Rail Jam event for boys ages 10 to 13. He also took home the bronze in the Slopestyle event for boys in his age group. The Riverside […] [Read More]
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Last chance to register for Parks and Rec winter sports program

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As 2013 comes to a close, so too does the chance to register for the Greenwich Parks and Recreation Department’s winter sports program. Activities offered this season include a girls indoor softball clinic for ages 8 to 14, coed indoor baseball for 7 through 10-year-olds, and youth soccer, on weekends and weekdays. Registration forms must […] [Read More]

Former New York Yankee John ‘Zeke’ Bella passes away at 83

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John “Zeke” Bella, a Greenwich native who played for the New York Yankees in the late 1950s and later became a long-serving youth sports official in town, died Sunday from complications related to a stroke and fall he suffered during the last week. He was 83. Widely regarded as one of the greatest athletes produced […] [Read More]

Old Timers dinner to honor Wilson, Oates Nov. 1 at Hyatt Regency

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The Greenwich Old Timers Athletic Association will hold its 53rd Annual Sports Awards Dinner on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency hotel at 1800 East Putnam Ave in Old Greenwich. Mookie Wilson and Bart Oates are the Old Timers’ National Honorees this year.  Wilson played for the 1986 World Series champions […] [Read More]
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Tesei honors Greenwich teen killed in crash

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A moment of silence in memory of Vinny Scorese marked the start of Thursday morning’s Board of Selectman meeting. Scorese, a 2012 graduate of Greenwich High School and a rising sophomore at Manhattanville College, died when he lost control of his Audi sedan and collided with a stone wall off Riversville Road at about 1:30 […] [Read More]