As we move into fall, the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to turn. School moves into full swing and it is tough to keep up with all Greenwich’s news.
Greenwich Free Press is in the midst of a series of candidate interviews. Check out our interviews with Anthony Lopez (Democrat), Peter von Braun (Republican incumbent) and and Lauren Rabin (Republican). All are running for Board of Education.
On Thursday, the ninth and final full day of hearings at Havemeyer to determine whether John Yoon will hold onto his job as band director at Greenwich High school brought laughter, tears and some gasps. Student “E” and Student “F” testified, as did GEA president Carol Sutton and GHS media specialist Marie Shimchick.
If you missed it, we snagged an exclusive on the imminent opening of Old Greenwich Social Club in the space formerly occupied by Mackenzie’s — or if you have a long memory you may recall its earlier incarnation as Tracks. Jed Simon grew up in Greenwich and has always wanted his own restaurant.
On Wednesday night there was a student concert at Greenwich High School, their first in the new Performing Arts Center. There was almost a full house (we hear there were a few empty seats on the balcony), and guests marveled at the acoustics, along with the performance of an original piece by GHS grad class of ’81, Rob Mathes entitled “Can You Hear me?”