Greenwich News - July 24, 2010
Fedele Criticizes Malloy Financial Management (The Hartford Courant)
Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele is criticizing former Mayor Dannel Malloy for a lack of financial management after three city employees were charged with stealing nearly $400,000 from the city of Stamford .
Radio Days: One man's collection lives on (Greenwich Citizen)Radios were the late George Helmer 's passion. The older the better. Taking in his radio collection in the Riverside home where his widow lives transports one back to those early radio days when families gathered around to listen to the Ozzie and Harriet show, Bob Hope or Fred Waring , or heard the deep, far-off voice of Edward R. Murrow ...
New Fedele Ad Hits Foley On Georgia Plant Failure, Layoffs (The Hartford Courant)A new TV ad by Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele heats up the campaign for the Aug. 10 Republican gubernatorial primary by blasting GOP front-runner Tom Foley's 1985 purchase and subsequent management of The Bibb Co., a Georgia textile manufacturing company that went into bankruptcy a decade later and finally closed.
Lee Davenport tells his untold WWII story of the St.-Lo Breakout (Greenwich Citizen)Greenwich resident Lee Davenport 's story begins almost exactly 66 years ago, soon after July 20, 1944, a few weeks after the D-Day invasion, when Davenport, as a civilian scientist, was flown from England to Normandy on orders of General Dwight D. Eisenhower .
Try celebrating America's independence in Normandy (Greenwich Citizen)My host during my recent journey to Normandy was Count Denis de Kergorlay, owner of the 1,000-year-old Chateau de Canisy, located near St.-Lo. Photo: Anne W. Semmes / Greenwich Citizen Two Frenchmen who survived the Normandy invasion, Jean Mignon, left and Roger Portier, gathered in Portier's Operation Cobra museum that tells the St.-Lo Breakout ...