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Obituary: Patricia Ellis

Patricia “Pat” Zumbo Ellis departed this life on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. She was born on Aug. 5, 1929 in Greenwich, CT where she spent her life devoted to her family. Pat spent her career at the Greenwich Library, where she passionately served the Town of Greenwich for more than 30 years in support of her love of reading and education. Following her retirement from the library, Pat and her husband, Les traveled to the shore – Cape Cod and Sanibel Island being their favorites for long walks, shelling and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. read more...

The Little Women Advantage

Little Women. Again. First published in 1868. Never out of print. Scores of multimedia adaptations — radio, stage, an opera, a musical, silent films, black and white, color. For 150 years, Louisa May Alcott’s text has endured as an iconic rite of passage in young girls’ lives, proffering keys to an imagined world of female intellectualism, strength, and agency. read more...

First Annual Grandma’s Family Recipe Contest

Mother’s Day is almost here and provides a great reason to connect grandmothers with their grandchildren by entering the STEPS Home Care and Garden Education Center of Greenwich (GEC) Grandma’s Family Recipe Contest. Grandmothers and grandchildren will work together to choose a special family recipe to share, prepare and be judged by a panel of local chefs. read more...