Jim Heavey

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...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness, Prevention Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Last year, YWCA Greenwich responded to more than 3,700 calls to its hotline, and nearly every day, someone also went directly to YWCA Greenwich seeking help. YWCA Greenwich is the only state designated provider of domestic abuse services for victims of domestic violence in Greenwich with staff who are licensed to provide a variety of victim services. read more...

Greenwich Scouting, Troop 9 Celebrates 100th Anniversary

On Dec. 17, Troop 9 celebrated its 100th anniversary in addition to their quarterly Court of Honor ceremony. Founded in December 1918, Troop 9 is the oldest continuously chartered troop in Greenwich sponsored by the Second Congregational Church. Troop 9 started just eight years after Greenwich Council was established in July 1912. Monday evening’s distinguished guest included: Selectman John Toner, Senator Scott Frantz, Representative Mike Bocchino, Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey; several executive members from Greenwich Scouting including Craig Harding, Kevin O’Shea, and Wayne Plewniak; former and current adult leaders, and scouts. Selectman Toner presented a Proclamation citing “December 17, 2018 as Greenwich BSA Troop 9 100th Anniversary Day.” Senator Frantz presented a Connecticut State Assembly Citation; a Certificate of Special Recognition was presented from Congressman Jim Himes’ office, and a special commemorative patch was made for the occasion featuring the Second Congregational Church. read more...

Riverside School to Host Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony

On Friday, Nov. 9, Riverside School is hosting its annual school-wide Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor service men and women, both past and present. An annual tradition for the past 14 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...

Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. According to Greenwich police records, domestic violence is the most reported violent crime in Greenwich. Last year, YWCA Greenwich responded to more than 3,500 hotline and crisis calls. YWCA Greenwich is the only state designated and accredited provider of domestic abuse services in Greenwich, with staff who are licensed to provide a variety of victim services. read more...