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GHS Featured Student, Molly Spaeth, Class of 2018

Molly Spaeth’s interest in community service started with a penny drive for relief to Haiti after the earthquake in 2010. At the time Molly, a member of Greenwich High School’s class of 2018, was just a fourth grader at Julian Curtiss School. The way she tells it, she surprised even herself when the drive raised $32,000, which was then funneled through the Red Cross to provide much needed assistance. “I said, ‘What if I could get my friends at North Street School to do it?’ Then I wondered what if I got all the Greenwich elementary schools to do it?” Continue Reading →

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Poignant Remarks Delivered at YWCA Greenwich Words Still Matter Event

An impressive panel convened at the YWCA of Greenwich on Wednesday night to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Junior, and serve as a reminder in these times of increased hate speech and hate crimes of the importance of civil discourse. Continue Reading →

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St Lawrence Club to Host Inauguration Party: Making Cos Cob Fun Again

Come to the St. Lawrence Club in Cos Cob to celebrate the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. The hosts have lined up a DJ, a prime rib dinner and buffet, dancing and a selection of red, white & blue drinks. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Safe Rides is Safe after Weekend Fundraiser: $30,000+ Raised

The good news for fans of Safe Rides is that Saturday night’s fundraiser at 49 Byfield Lane, a new construction from Silver Properties, was a hit.

“We succeeded in raising $30,000,” said Peter Negrea, a GHS grad now a freshman at Fordham University, who organized the event with current Safe Rides President Julia Moch (GHS senior), and Chad Silver (Hobart class of 2019.) Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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