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Wetlands Watch: Pemberwick-Glenville Residents Fearful Proposed Homes Will Create Water Problems

About 20 neighbors shared their fears that moving a stream, eliminating two dozen mature trees, and regrading to make way for two new houses on Hickory Drive would result in changes to watercourses that would adversely impact their properties. Continue Reading →

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First Annual Valley Jam Packs the Park in Glenville

The first annual Valley Jam was a huge success on Saturday, with well over 1,000 people in attendance over the course of the afternoon. Organized by the Pemberwick-Glenville Association, the family friendly event was the outgrowth of the annual Pemberwick-Glenville Day traditionally held in Pemberwick Park. “The best thing about Valley Jam was it was a multi generational event,” said Andrea Blume, the chair of the PGA. “Everyone had a great time – kids, families, older people who’ve lived here their entire lives, and young families who have just moved here and want to get involved with the PGA.” The move to Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center allowed for a reimagined event. Continue Reading →

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Anthony DeVita, Sr Talks Figs, Persimmon and Peppers in Pemberwick

Anthony DeVita, who shares his name with one of his three sons, has lived in Pemberwick for decades. At the age of 89, he recalls a time Lyon Farm was not a condo development, but a farm with black angus cows roaming the fields above Pemberwick Park. He also remembers when the felt mill in Glenville ran a different color down the Byram River every day. Having raised his sons – Tony, Eugene and David – in the house he built on Pemberwick Road in 1955, every room bursts with memories and collections. There are boxes of coins, family photos, and key straps with medallions made by American Mint, which was owned by one of Tony’s construction clients.  And there are black and white family photos including one of his parents when they were newly married in 1925. Continue Reading →

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