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    Former New York Knicks star and Harvest Time Church member Allan Houston is on a mission to help men become better fathers to their children
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        Alan Houston, a long Greenwich resident has developed a program geared toward helping men become better fathers to their children.

        The former Olympic athlete and University of Tennesse basketball player was at the Norwalk YMCA on Saturday afternoon overseeing his program while working with father's and their kids.

        Mr. Houston had was a special relationship with his father. Wade Houston coached Allan at the University of Tennessee, and his father was always there to guide him and give him good advice. They've teamed up to develop a program that focuses on Faith, Integrity, Sacrifice, Leadership, and Legacy.

        The two-hour session at the Norwalk YMCA included relationship-building opportunities for fathers or father-figures and their middle-school age boys and girls. Houston has incorporated some of the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into his program.

        This is the second year Houston has implemented his program at the Norwalk YMCA and the reception and reaction has been all positive.

        Two thumbs up, to Mr. Houston for passing his experiences down to the next generation and for helping fathers invest in their children in a positive way.

        Children Are Truly A Gift From God

        Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.
        (Psalms 127:3-5 ESV)

        And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.
        (Matthew 18:2-6 ESV)
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07/17/11 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: 28 Open Houses in Greenwich This Weekend - Prices from $350K to $4.75MM

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28 Open Houses in Greenwich This Weekend - Prices from $350K to $4.75MM
Realtors are staying busy with 27 open houses in Greenwich, CT for Sunday, July 17th. Prices range from $350000 to $4750000 and Open Houses are scheduled in Old Greenwich, Riverside, Greenwich, Byram, Glenville, mid-country and back country Greenwich. ...

07/17/11 Jewelry Galley Opens at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich and more news from the Greenwich Topix News Message Boards.

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Jewelry Galley Opens at the Bruce Museum Today (Patch)
An exotic exhibition illustrating the evolution of jewelry - from when bones and animal's teeth were used a milennia ago, to eye-popping, sparkling gemstones used today - opens Saturday at The Bruce Museum in Greenwich.

Worries Over the Interstate, Affect on Drivers (Patch)
While the state gave various transportation projects the green light, for some the road to implementation is pitted with potholes.

07/17/11 Worries Over the Interstate, Affect on Drivers and more news from AOL / Greenwich Patch

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Worries Over the Interstate, Affect on Drivers

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Fairfield County's Libraries: Computers, Cafes and Free AC

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imageThe library is a great place to cool down with a good book on a hot day.

Coming This Week: BET to Vote on Several

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imageThe schedule of meetings in Greenwich for week of July 18, 2011.

Greenwich Community Television Channel 79

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imageGovernment in action: watch the Greenwich government meetings you didn't have time to attend.

07/17/11 Music Under the Stars Returns to Greenwich And More News From The Daily Greenwich

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Music Under the Stars Returns to Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski | 07/17/11

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Croon along to lounge songs or kick up your heels to country, show tunes and Beatles classics at Greenwich's Wednesday Night Concert Series. The shows are free and held under the stars at Greenwich parks through August. So bring a picnic dinner, a blanket and the rest of

Wilton's Weir Farm Artist Uses Scientific Method
by Kevin Zimmerman | 07/16/11

WILTON, Conn. – The right side of your brain controls creativity while the left side encompasses logic, but a former artist-in-residence at Wilton's Weir Farm uses both halves to create one unique style of photography. Xiomaro, pronounced see-oh-MAH-ro, incorporates scientific and mathematical

Stamford Center for the Arts Faces Big Cuts
by Richard Weizel | 07/16/11

STAMFORD, Conn. — The Stamford Center for the Arts, which Dannel Malloy supported while serving as the city's longtime mayor, faces devastating cuts as part of the governor's plan announced Friday to balance the state's $1.6 billion deficit. Malloy's proposal includes more than $14.7 million in

Norwalk Commuters: Train Fare Hike is 'Ridiculous'
by Nancy Chapman | 07/16/11

NORWALK, Conn. – It costs Yanitza Wilburn only $3 to go from Bridgeport to New Haven on Metro-North Railroad. "Sometimes they don't even take the tickets," she said, frustrated. "In a way, I'm happy. It is a free pass." She isn't spending much money, so she wasn't concerned to hear that Gov. Dannel


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