June 24 is the Greenwich/Stamford Swim Across America event, and Alec Fraser is the honored speaker. Team Julian has raised over $60,000, making it the top fundraising team in the nation.
Diana Tramontano’s team will include members of the Greenwich Academy and Brunswick School communities: Hannah Subramaniam, Paula Scanlan, Ben Israel, Marcus Hodgson, Ever Lasley, Alex Morgan, Cole Pierce, Kristina Norrgard, Jack Muccia, Jack Sparks, and Gwendolyn Walker. Continue Reading →
Students from public and private schools in Greenwich are working behind the scenes to create murals and sculptures to transform Greenwich Country Club into a virtual wonderland for the March 3 Kids in Crisis gala. Continue Reading →
Chief James Heavey presented badges to new Greenwich Police officers Dhyango Vasquez, Yves-Gerald Pierre, Thomas P. Feeney, and Alexandra S. Boschetto on Tuesday at Town Hall. Continue Reading →
A gold painted shipping container fitted with state-of-the art technology allows Greenwich Academy students a real-time “portal” to children as far as Iraq, Honduras and Rwanda. Continue Reading →
Lisa Maronian is the Lisa behind “Sweet Lisa’s” Exquisite Cakes. Opening Sweet Lisa’s in 1993, Mrs. Maronian’s business involves three generations of women including Lisa, her mother Phyllis, and daughter, Victoria. Maronian was set to become an accountant until a chance visit to a cousin at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie made her aware of the Culinary Institute of America. From there the path diverted from accountant to pastry chef, and the rest is history. Continue Reading →
How does it work? Your phone screen becomes a map, so that you must cover real distance in order to catch Pokémon. Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, Greenwich Free Press editor gave a presentation on local journalism to a group of middle school girls from Girls Circle at the YWCA of Greenwich. Topics discussed included the shift from print to online and importance of social media, a healthy mix of news, and what it’s like to be the only woman reporter who lives in Greenwich and is also a mom in town. Continue Reading →
On Monday, at Pet Pantry Warehouse, Adam Jacobson, Josh Roth and Ari Jacobson received an award from Adopt-A-Dog for their continued support of the shelter through their “Feed the Need” program. Pet Pantry has been donating enough food to feed the entire shelter population at Adopt a Dog for several years. Continue Reading →
According to Carlos Hernandez of What’s Cooking, when the new north concession stand opens, it will be geared more toward a dinner crowd and feature more formal dishes than the south stand. He predicted that ceviche and wild salmon will be two of the most popular on the menu. There will also be a Spanish flair in the food at the new concession stand.
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An amazing group of volunteers worked hard to earn their PTA Council Essence Awards. They were honored on Wednesday morning at Havemeyer. Continue Reading →