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Monday, December 1, 2014

Granit Events and Catering Makes Its Debut Just in Time For the Holidays

... and compostable. Granit Events & Catering is the culmination of a life-long dream realized by Granit Balidemaj, a Greenwich, CT resident whose love of creating beautiful foods from scratch, coupled with his vast managerial experience in hospitality, ...



Greenwich Reform Synagogue is offering free Hebrew lessons, both biblical and modern Hebrew, on Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The lessons are led by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz, above.


Metro-North: On-time performance will continue to lag

... NY just after 6am. The disruption was due to catenary wire damage in the vicinity of the Cos Cob station in Greenwich, Conn. caused by a crane operator who knock wires down while making track repairs. Serviced resumed shortly after 8 am but delays ...



On Tuesday, December 9, Dr. Nathan Smith will talk about iDinosaurs on Ice: Fossil Hunting in the Jurassic of Antarcticai at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich Doors open at 6:30.


Greenwich Saks fur theft suspect still at large

Police are still searching for one of the suspects in last week's theft of fur coats worth tens of thousands of dollars from the Greenwich Saks Fifth Avenue store. One of the suspects -- Gerald Norman , 50, of Mount Vernon, N.Y. -- was arrested after a chase across the state line following the Nov. 26 larceny.


Connecticut Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola, Jr., during the ...

... was chosen as this year's recipient of the Prescott Bush Award, named in honor of the late Prescott Bush Sr. of Greenwich, Conn., a former U.S. Senator and father of former President George H. W. Bush. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, grandson of ...


With Sandy Paws, Greenwich Point Goes to the Dogs

That's all that could be seen at low tide late Monday afternoon at Greenwich Point - affectionately known as Tod's Point - in Greenwich. Dec. 1 marked the official start of the four-month reprieve for all canines and their masters and mistresses to take them for a romp in the town's most popular waterfront park.


Metro-North admits it can't meet goal

... NY just after 6am. The disruption was due to catenary wire damage in the vicinity of the Cos Cob station in Greenwich, Conn. caused by a crane operator who knock wires down while making track repairs. Serviced resumed shortly after 8 am but delays ...


New Greenwich High auditorium on track for next school year

A view of the west side of the MISA auditorium under construction at Greenwich High School. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, Greenwich, Conn.


Greenwich writer sizes up national anthem

Marc Ferris, author of the new book on the national anthem titled "Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America's National Anthem," sings and plays guitar while performing his version of the song at his home in Greenwich, Conn., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Photo: Bob Luckey Marc Ferris, author of the new book on the national anthem titled "Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America's National Anthem," with his guitar while speaking about his book at his home in Greenwich, Conn., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.


Stamford almanac: Wednesday, Dec. 3

... meets 1 to 2 p.m. on the second floor of 1480 Bedford St. Call 800-842-1501. NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS Greenwich-Stamford affiliate meets 7:30 to 9 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month in Conference Room B at the Tully Health Center , ...


Video: December 1 Marks 26th 'World AIDS Day '

... not pass it on to anyone else," said Tom Mahoney, the Director of the Office of Special Services for the Town of Greenwich. "This is a collaborative effort with Greenwich Hospital. They provide us with a nurse practitioner or a physician. We operate ...


Greenwich Cop on DUI Patrol Injured When Driver Hits Police SUV

A Greenwich Police officer assigned to the holiday weekend to the driving under the influence enforcement detail was injured after a driver crashed into a police SUV that was parked in the Byram neighborhood looking for impaired drivers, according to police. The officer was parked in an unmarked 2014 Ford Explorer near 294 Delavan Ave., between Mead and New Lebanon avenues about 12:30 a.m. Nov. 29 when the driver of a 1999 Honda crashed into the left rear corner of the police vehicle, according to a police report.


With Greenwich Residents Away for the Holiday Weekend, Burglars Were Busy at Work

Thieves made off with untold amounts of goods stolen from four Greenwich homes during a night-time holiday weekend burglary spree. The burglars ransacked the homes after forcing their way into the homes through doors and windows, according to Greenwich Police spokesman Lt.


E. Lucas, 96, Former Resident Of Old Greenwich

Lucas was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Stamford, to James and Mary Moran. She attended St. John's School and graduated from Stamford High School.


Dr. Michael J. Langan, 92, Of Greenwich

... He retired in December, 1995, and was named Emeritus Senior Attending Physician in the OB/GYN department at Greenwich Hospital. He was a member of the Horseneck Club, the Retired Men's Association and Greenwich Research Partners, an investment club. ...


Create Your Own Gingerbread House At Second Congregational Church

Decorate a pre-made gingerbread house Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in Fletcher Hall at Second Congregational Church, 139 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich.


Greenwich Symphony Voyages to New Realms with Programming, Brilliant Soloist

It isn't often that a musical audience is transported from its earthly surroundings to pure states of mind, imagination, thought, and emotion, but that is what happened as the Greenwich Symphony, swollen to the fullest complement that the Dickerman Hollister auditorium at Greenwich High School stage could hold, played the second concert of it 57th season. Presenting works by Maurice Ravel, Richard Strauss and Dmitri Shostakovich, the performance held listeners in thrall, from the lush and lilting Valses Nobles et Sentimentales of Ravel to the brooding, sometimes manic Shostakovich Violin Concerto #1 .


Stamford Resident Anna Maria Gentile, 58

... at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford. Entombment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Greenwich, CT. Relatives and friends may call at the Lacerenza Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8 Schuyler Avenue, Stamford on Monday, ...


Vincent S. Giovinco, 94, Of Stamford

... f Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1 at St Michael the Archangel Parish, 469 North St., Greenwich.


December Program Listings For Temple Sholom Of Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. The Temple Sholom of Greenwich will be the host to a number of events throughout the month of December.


Happy Birthday To Greenwich's George Foster

George Arthur Foster, who owns a home in Greenwich, turns 66 Monday. The baseball outfielder was born Dec. 1, 1948, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.


Greenwich High Students Honored In Popular Mechanics For Research Projects

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Two Greenwich High School students have been featured as part of Popular Mechanics Magazine's "2014 Breakthrough Awards."


Greenwich Patch Week in Review: Fur Heist; Thanksgiving Festivities Galore; A $5.6 Million Manor Sold

Mother Seeks To Prevent a Tragedy; Man Breaks Into Business, Forces its Evacuation; Mother and Son Steals Neighbor's Safes on Thanksgiving: Nearby News Have a news tip? Email barbara.heins@patch.com. You can also post your own news, events and announcements on Patch by following these directions.


Feds look at big expansion to Connecticut rail routes

A man wearing a winter hat and scarf walks along the platform of the Greenwich Train Station during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Photo: File Photo In 25 years, a commuter living in Fairfield County might be able to get on a train in Bridgeport and go to Long Island, through a tunnel under Long Island Sound.


Kosta Karageorge, Peter D'Agostino - Why Can't Young People Get Through College Alive

... among college students. Last week, University of Virgina's Peter D'Agostino was buried back in his hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut. A suicide. More recently, Ohio State athlete Kosta Karageorge was found in a dumpster. A suicide. Then there are ...


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