Alex Bergstein

Riverside School to Host Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

On Monday, November 11, Riverside School is hosting its annual school-wide Veterans Day Ceremony to honor service men and women, both past and present. An annual tradition for the past 15 years, the school invites local veterans, parents and community members to participate in the ceremony, scheduled to kick off at 8:45 a.m. in the school’s gym. The 4th and 5th grade chorus, trumpet players and the school’s Women’s Chorus are all scheduled to take part in the event. Fifth grade school leaders will announce the special guests and lead the community in the Pledge of Allegiance. read more...

No Mooring Field (For Now)

We nearly had a “stop the presses” moment this week. As we were preparing to print the paper, we received late word that Weeks Marine, of New Jersey, had pulled their permit from consideration at next week’s Stamford Harbor Management Commission meeting.
Meeks Marine had filed a permit to construct a fixed mooring field that, if completed, would have allowed six 150-foot long by 40 feet wide industrial barges to be moored simultaneously within a mile of Tod’s Point. The barges were meant to carry raw materials used to produce cement and asphalt at O&G Industries’ facility in Stamford. read more...