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MESKERS: On Celebrating Columbus Day

“I am proud of my Italian heritage and I celebrate the tough road to acceptance that Italian Americans have faced in this country, but I think it’s important given the aggressively partisan nature of the discussions today, inclusive of the debates on critical race theory, that we step back and look at the history of Columbus Day.” – State Rep Steve Meskers Continue Reading →

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Tod Laudonia Outlines Vision for Greenwich First Selectman Run

A third Republican candidate for Greenwich First Selectman has emerged. Tod Laudonia is a longtime Greenwich resident and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1980. He served as the Town’s Tax Collector from 2009 to 2017. Mr. Laudonia, who has been interviewed by the RTC search committee, joins Republicans Mike Mason (BET member and former chair) and State Rep Fred Camillo (District 151) as hopefuls for the job. To date Granit  Balidemaj, Joe Kelly and Dan Quigley have announced candidacies for Republican selectman. 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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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at St. Lawrence Club’s Fonda La Paloma Nostalgia Dinner

The Nostalgia Night Dinner Series at the St. Lawrence Club in Cos Cob continued on Friday. Timed to coincide with Cinco de Mayo, the Remember Fonda La Paloma night featured an authentic Mexican meal reminiscent of the fare served for decades at Fonda La Paloma in Cos Cob, now home to Little Pub. Guests enjoyed ceviche, carnitas, fajitas, and Mexican beer. After dinner, the party continued with Karaoke Master, Mike Lehman. Continue Reading →

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