Bross Chingas Bross Real Estate, Riverside Realty, #1 Team in Westport 2013-2015 Per CMLS; Over One BILLION Dollars in Career Sales
The Loading Dock brings the vibe and style of a New York City SoHo loft to the heart of Stamford, Connecticut.  (203) 357-7400
WestportREADs Screening of In & Out” January 28, 4pm, Westport Town Hall
Your 24/7 News Source

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving at the Fire Department Image
For the 14th successive year, a Westport family today donated a gourmet Thanksgiving Day dinner to the on-duty shift of the Westport Fire Department. The family, which wishes to remain anonymous, joined the firefighters in the meal. Platoon No. 2 thanked the family and also remembered the two Westport firefighters who are on their way to Iraq and Afghanistan and the other military personnel who are away from their families for this holiday. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo


11/26/09 09:32 PM Comments () • Permalink

Saugatuck Congregational Serves Up a Feast

By Larry Untermeyer

UPDATE & CORRECT Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church, with a little help from scores of volunteers and the Westport community, hosted its 39th gala Thanksgiving Day feast Image
More than 100 volunteers worked on today’s feast. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for

More than 100 volunteers prepared and served the food which was donated by local merchants. Included were 30 turkeys prepared at home by volunteer cooks and then checked for correct temperature at the church. 

Children from Coleytown Elementary School designed and created the unique table decorations. 

The elegant repast also featured more than 100 pounds of white potatoes, 50 pounds of red potatoes, two bushels of green beans, 45 pounds of butter and two quarts of pure maple syrup. 

More "Saugatuck Congregational Serves Up a Feast"


11/26/09 08:26 PM Comments () • Permalink

Thanksgiving Day Crowd Image
There was a hardly a seat to be found at today’s Saugatuck Congregational Church’s annual Thanksgiving Day feast. The Westport church hosted the event for the 39th successive year. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for


11/26/09 07:31 PM Comments () • Permalink

Enjoying a Feast Image
Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church today welcomed Thanksgiving Day guests for its annual mid-day feast. Guests dined on turkey and all the trimmings amid musical entertainment. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for


11/26/09 07:26 PM Comments () • Permalink

Blessing the Turkey Image
The Rev. John H. Danner of the Saugatuck Congregational Church today blesses a turkey to start the church’s annual Thanksgiving Day feast. It was the 39th year of the event. The church will host a similar feast on Christmas Day.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for


11/26/09 07:19 PM Comments () • Permalink

Welcoming UN Guests for Westport Thanksgiving Image
Members of Westport’s International Visitors Committee were at the Westport train station today to welcome more than 30 guests from the United Nations spending Thanksgiving Day with 18 Westport families. The guests came from Iran, Argentina, Korea, China, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Germany, United Kingdom, Mexico, Austria, Turkey, Finland and Russia. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for


11/26/09 07:07 PM Comments () • Permalink

Turkey Talk

Staples Coach Marce Petroccio celebrates and talks turkey with Madison Square Garden Network following the Thanksgiving Day 30-28 win over Greenwich. video


11/26/09 06:20 PM Comments () • Permalink

Thanksgiving Treats: Trophy and Apple Pie Image
Staples senior Matt Kelly clutches the Thanksgiving Day trophy and an apple pie following today’s Wrecker 30-28 squeaker win over Greenwich. Staples prevailed in the seesaw battle that saw the Wreckers block a final Greenwich field goal attempt in the last seconds of the game. The game was telecast live on the Madison Square Garden Network and the Staples Television Network/WWPT-FM. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) photo


11/26/09 06:15 PM Comments () • Permalink

Coach Petroccio Addresses His Players

Staples Coach Marce Petroccio congratulated his players today after their 30-28 win over Greenwich. “Maybe we didn’t play our best today at times,” he said. “But the bottom line is we’re going to the playoffs.” video


11/26/09 06:14 PM Comments () • Permalink

Celebrating a Thanksgiving Victory Image
Staples Coach Marce Petroccio shares some Thanksgiving fixings with his players following today’s 30-28 victory over Greenwich at Staples. The victory, coming on a Staples field goal with less than a minute on the clock, sent the Wreckers to the state championships. Staples will play Xavier in the state semifinals on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Wilton. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) photo


11/26/09 06:13 PM Comments () • Permalink

Congratulations Image
UPDATE Staples players congratulate each other today after a last second 33-yard game-winning field goal attempt by the Greenwich Cardinals was blocked to preserve a 30-28 Wrecker win and send Staples to the state playoffs. While initially Jack Ambrose and Matt Yaeger were cited for the blocked kick, Rob Gau (l, No. 44) was later determined to be the blocker. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) David Dreyfuss for


11/26/09 06:11 PM Comments () • Permalink

Block That Kick

Staples managed to block a Greenwich 33-yard game-winning field goal attempt today in the final seconds of their Thanksgiving Day battle at Staples. The Wreckers 30-28 victory sent them into the state championships. video


11/26/09 06:10 PM Comments () • Permalink

Moment of Victory Image
UPDATE As the clock ran out, the Greenwich Cardinals tried for a last second 33-yard game-winning field goal today, but Staples player Rob Gau (No. 44, leaping) successfully blocked it, preserving a Wrecker 30-28 win. Staples took the lead moments earlier on a 31-yard field goal by kicker Santiago Cuartas who had failed on a third quarter field goal attempt. Initially, it appeared that Jack Ambrose and Matt Yaeger had made the block. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) David Dreyfuss for


11/26/09 06:09 PM Comments () • Permalink

Hero Staples Kicker Image
Staples senior Santiago Cuartas (c) is congratulated by teammates Keith Gelman (l) and Pat Murray following his game-winning 31-yard field goal today to edge Greenwich 30-28. His field goal with 30 seconds remaining in the game tied the state record of 10 field goals in one season and made up for his miss of a 31-yarder in the third quarter. Coach Marce Petroccio first discovered Santiago’s kicking ability during a junior year gym class. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dan Gelman for


11/26/09 06:07 PM Comments () • Permalink

Going Down Image
Staples junior Ryan Burke is brought down by Greenwich’s Kyle Butler in today’s 30-28 Wrecker victory over the Cardinals. Staples improved to 11-0 on the season and Greenwich dropped to 7-3. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) photo


11/26/09 06:02 PM Comments () • Permalink

« First  <  2180 2181 2182 2183 2184 >  Last »
Page 2182 of 3374 pages

Enter your email address to get delivered to your inbox:

Powered by FeedBlitz

Discover Earthplace! Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, Connecticut WestportNow Year in Pictures 2015 Give to Public Schools in Need! - Go to
what's inside
Property Transfers
property transfers

Westport Property Transfers Jan. 2 - 6, 2017



Documentarian Bill Buckley, 88

Bill Buckley, 88, Documentary Filmmaker

Arts & Leisure

Puppy Love

Installing ‘As We Are!’


CT’s Jobless Rate Falls to 4.4 Percent Despite December Job Losses

Granola Bar Expanding to Stamford, Rye, N.Y.


Group Think

Compo Sunset - 1

Health & Fitness

Report: Westporter Being Considered as FDA Head

Flu Shot Clinics Underway


Staples Students Participate in Music Festival

TEAM Westport Announces 4th Annual Diversity Essay Contest


Bumenthal, Family, and Westporters

CT Marchers Join National Protest in Rebuke to Trump

Real Estate

Westport Property Transfers Jan. 2 - 6, 2017

WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 7 Rockyfield Road


Report: Wesporter Moving From ESPN Radio to TV

Parks & Rec Chair: Golf Pro Future ‘in Negotiations’

Special Reports
Special Reports

Our New Year’s Gift to Readers

2016: A Year of Too Many Goodbyes


Westport Info
westport weather

Westport Weather - Current Conditions
Get more Westport weather

SB Exit 17 Saugatuck Ave.

(Click image to resume)
Click for ConnDOT View

Realtime NY Metro-area traffic reports from

August West Chimney Sweeps

Francois du Pont

Francois du Pont, 6 Sconset Square

6 Sconset Square
Westport, CT

Jeera Thai

Authentic Thai Kitchen

Eat In or Take Out
Open 7 Days/BYOB

165 Post Road East
Westport, CT


Advertise on

WestportNow wins 17 citations in the 2015 Society of Professional Journalists, Connecticut Awards

InfoPulse LLC
westport youtube

Video: First Night Westport Weston 2016 Fireworks

Rare Look at Saugatuck River RR Bridge Opening

Video: Westport Paints the Town

‘Hang on Sloopy’ at BBQ Fest

Reader nominations welcome:

social media

Westport-area Blogs

 Burb Man: Brian Rutter
 CT Bites
 CT News Junkie
 Fairfield Co. Real Estate
 Farewell Travels
 Friends of Westport Parks/Rec
 Geek the Library
 Hostile Entry
 Jane Green
 Kosher Like Me
 Major Knitter
 Much Ado About Stuffing
 Nancy on Norwalk
 Nina Pomeroy Photography
 Our Town Crier
 Preserve Westport
 Prill Boyle's Defying Gravity
 Ruden Report
 Sherwood Island Friends
 Taking the Kids
 Videler Photography
 Volunteer Square
 Westport Weather Website
 Y's Women

Suggest a Westport-area blog by sending email to: