Valentine’s Day came a bit early for the children at Hamilton Avenue School this year. They made Valentines for veterans in time for a visit on Friday from US Congressman Jim Himes, representing Connecticut’s 4th District, and US Army Major Justin Bokmeyer, whose two daughters attend the school. Continue Reading →
The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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Cameras were drawn to Al Hartig’s friendly smile during Tuesday’s Veteran’s Day community walk, organized and emceed by Bruce Winningham. Continue Reading →