A collaboration between Greenwich High School grads Leland Graham and Ben Albano will result in a series of Fresh Green Light videos to help new drivers learn techniques including the three-point turn and back-in parking. Continue Reading →
GHS, Brunswick & King Teens Unite Against Distracted Driving at Grand Prix NY
A go-kart race and bowling fundraiser at Grand Prix New York in Mt. Kisko drove home the point that good driving requires concentration. The event was a fundraiser for Project Yellow Light. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Giving, Schools, Sports, Volunteering, Aux Delices, Ben Albano, Brunswick School, Debra Ponzek
PHOTOS: Project Yellow Light Fundraiser at Grand Prix Keeps Eyes Focused on the Road
A roster of go-kart race teams, mostly from Brunswick, Greenwich Academy, Sacred Heart, Greenwich Country Day and Greenwich High School took to the race track for a good cause on Friday night. Grand Prix New York in Mt. Kisco was the venue for a benefit for Project Yellow Light, a non-profit that raises awareness of the perils of distracted driving.
This year’s race at Grand Prix marked the third annual fundraiser for the non-profit. The race was conceived by GHS grad Ben Albano and has carried on through the efforts of his family.
This year Addison Albano and his club co-president Owen Gerber did the lion’s share of the legwork and the result was a representation from all the high schools in Town and a lot of fun. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Giving, Parenting, Schools, Sports, Volunteering, Ben Albano, Brunswick School, Grand Prix New York
Greenwich’s Ben Albano Races through Freshman Year at UNC
From GHS to UNC Chapel Hill, Greenwich’s Ben Albano brings his love of music and passion for race car driving wherever he goes. “Most of life is balancing racing and music,” said Ben, who plans to double major in music and either journalism or English. March kicked-off the race season, which runs through October. And, despite taking a heavy course load spring of his freshman year, he has arranged with his teachers to miss several weeks of school and even take his exams early in order to pursue his race car driving passion. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Schools, Sports, Ben Albano
GFP Top Stories, July 6-12, 2014: Synagogue Lawsuit, Fireworks and Second Chances
It was a week of fireworks in Greenwich, beginning with a night of pyrotechnics at Binney Park and Greenwich Point, and ending in lawsuit filed in federal court by Greenwich Reform Synangogue against the Town. Continue Reading →
Filed under: Around Town, Business, Giving, Sports, Volunteering, ARC, Ben Albano, Byram Volunteer Fire Dept.
Ben Albano: Good Citizen Rests before Racing off to College
Ben Albano, GHS ’14, was one of 16 Greenwich public and private school students to be recognized their their “Good Citizenship at Friday’s Independence Day Ceremony at Town Hall. But did you know that Albano is also a champion race car driver? Continue Reading →