Donning their most colorful yarmulkes, Westchester Fairfield Hebrew Academy students sang, danced and marched under Hebrew-inscribed banners Tuesday to herald the arrival of a "new friend" on campus: a 40-year-old Torah.
New delay likely for Ham. Ave. School
Hamilton Avenue School students won't be allowed to move into their new building until April if the school's building committee can't secure the necessary approvals to make the facility safe for occupancy by the end of next week, the head of the school board said.
Otherwise, she said, the school board probably won't schedule a move until spring recess, so as not to interfere with students' preparation for the Connecticut Mastery Test, given two weeks after February break.
Hamilton Avenue students' scores plummeted on the 2008 CMT administered last spring, just weeks after mold problems forced the school's administration to close their modular classrooms and disperse students elsewhere.
If students don't return to the renovated building until April 2009, the project will have stretched to four years, from an initially projected time frame of 18 months.
The project, which began in April 2005, has missed been delayed one time after another, most recently when builders missed a deadline that would have allowed students to move in on the Aug. 27 start of the school year.
With another deadline looming, parents and some building committee members say they are growing worried
Once the delay-mired Hamilton Avenue project is completed and approved, its students can move into their new building, allowing Glenville students to use the modulars.....
Firefighters pass out turkeys to residents
Firefighters and police kicked off the season of giving Tuesday as they spent the morning handing out turkeys to Armstrong Court residents and widows and widowers from both departments.
Westchester County airport quiet as fares swell
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Not a soul could be found in the Skytop Restaurant around noon one day earlier this weekat Westchester County Airport.
Greenwich BOE backs off Veterans,Columbus day proposal
Following an uproar from community members, the Board of Education may shelve a controversial proposal to make Veterans Day and Columbus Day holidays into mandatory school days.
Greenwich settles EPA dumping suit
Greenwich taxpayers are poised to foot the bill for a mess made by the town a generation ago. The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday to approve an estimated $80,000 settlement of a decade-old lawsuit against the town over household waste it dumped at a New Jersey landfill from about 1978 to 1981.
Greenwich Old Timers give thanks
With Thanksgiving upon us, the Greenwich Old Timer's Athletic Association took the opportunity to give thanks to a special group of seven Tuesday night.
Greenwich jeweler adds artisans
It's one thing to sell fine designer jewelry and watches, but it's another to know how to service them.
Thanksgiving as a sharing experience
Before any of the elder brothers got their own cars, the family transport consisted of a black Overland touring car, and later, a spiffy Buick Master Six with a roll-up sunshade for the back window and - ta-da!
Taking pride in voter-turnout awards
Increasing costs for schools ignore reality
To the editor: With regard to the recent headline about the possibility of layoffs by the town ("Tesei warns of layoffs," Greenwich Time, Nov.
MORE LETTERS TO THE GREENWICH TIME EDITOR:
Concerns about gay marriage sound like bias
Bruce Museum grant was too easy to obtain
Interim head would not be good for schools
Out-of-staters' gay marriages come with costs
Some in town create obstacles for the disabled
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