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Historical Society to Premiere Stirring Documentary of Basketball Great, Worthy Patterson

Raised in Greenwich and a student at Greenwich High School, Worthy Patterson was the first black player to captain a sport at UConn. He became the first UConn alumnus, as well as one of the first generation of black basketball players, to play in an NBA game as a member of the St. Louis Hawks. Continue Reading →

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TALKING TRANSPORTATION: Contemplating the Legacy of Robert Moses, Mid 20th Century Urban Planner

From the 1930’s to the 1960’s Moses directed the building of 416 miles of parkways (Long Island’s Northern & Southern State and Westchester’s Taconic, to name a few), many bridges (the Tri-Borough, Throgs Neck, Henry Hudson, Verrazano-Narrows as well as the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel) and designed Jones Beach and the NY State Parks system. He orchestrated two Worlds Fairs (1939 and 1964) and helped bring the UN’s headquarters to New York City. Continue Reading →

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Amy Bovin on Her Dream Job as Director of Bands at Greenwich High School

“Even the first day of school, I was surprised so many students wanted to shake my hand and introduce themselves. That shows how professional they are. And at the end of class they thank me.” – Amy Bovin, GHS Director of Bands Continue Reading →

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