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Peoria Journal Star
Firefighter with cancer devotes life to saving his comradeswas saving others, he was killing himself. The bad habits that would ensure hi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
was saving others, he was killing himself. The bad habits that would ensure his death sentence started with his very first fire in 2007. Rine was supposed to help set up the ladder, but he ignored his orders, grabbed the hose and charged into the... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
Report: City under-staffed for fire shiftsBELOIT - The city firefighters' union - locked in contract negotiations with Ci
Beloit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
BELOIT - The city firefighters' union - locked in contract negotiations with City Hall and facing the loss of three full-time positions - has delivered a report suggesting staff cuts would make Beloit more vulnerable. The Beloit Professional... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Firefighters walk to raise awareness for cancer in firefightersThree Monarch Fire District Firefighters walked 14 miles today in full turnout
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
Three Monarch Fire District Firefighters walked 14 miles today in full turnout gear to honor a fallen brother who died of cancer six years ago and to raise awareness about how cancer impacts the firefighting community. Captain Tommy Beauchamp, Bob... Read more
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Variety
‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’ to Haunt Competition on Slow WeekendThe opening of Tyler Perry’s horror-comedy sequel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” sh
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
The opening of Tyler Perry’s horror-comedy sequel “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” should dominate the North American box office this weekend in the $20 million to $22 million range at about 2,300 locations. Lionsgate is looking at a result that’s down... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Former York Fire Chief Thomas E. Landis Jr. dies at age 86YORK — Former York City Fire Department chief Thomas E. Landis Jr., has died.
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
YORK — Former York City Fire Department chief Thomas E. Landis Jr., has died. Landis, the husband of the late Helen E. (Gray) Landis, was 86. He died Sunday at Normandie Ridge. Born in York on August 6, 1931, Landis served as a firefighter in the... Read more
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EuroNews
Las Vegas First Responders Deal With Emotional AftermathThe sickening thuds of bodies hitting the concrete, the sound of bullets whistl
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
The sickening thuds of bodies hitting the concrete, the sound of bullets whistling by, the blood — these are the memories from the Las Vegas mass shooting that Glen Simpson fears will be forever with him. Simpson, an advanced emergency medical... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Holley-Navarre firefighters raise $4,227 for MDANAVARRE — During the 2017 Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot campaign
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
NAVARRE — During the 2017 Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot campaign, members of the Holley-Navarre Fire District and Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 2464 took to Walmart to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
New Strathcona County fire chief takes the helmA new fire chief will soon be en route to Strathcona County, after leaving his
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 10 days ago
A new fire chief will soon be en route to Strathcona County, after leaving his current post for a local opportunity. Grande Prairie fire chief Dan Lemieux recently announced his departure from the northern department after 15 years at the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Jenkerson talks Climbing For Life, fire safety campaignST. LOUIS, Mo. _Too many children are dying in fires. Last year, 300 of the 3,0
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Too many children are dying in fires. Last year, 300 of the 3,000 deaths nationwide, were kids. According to the National Fire Protection Association. St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson has a solution. He's teamed up with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wine Country fires make victims of some emergency responders, educatorsA Novato police officer turned the city’s downtown station into a temporary hom
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
A Novato police officer turned the city’s downtown station into a temporary home this week. Retired educators returned to Marin campuses, prepared to teach. And across the county, fundraisers were launched to support coworkers and friends. “The show... Read more
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Clearwater Times
Back in TimeMany years of service to Clearwater and district earned Mrs. C. Radmacher the G
Clearwater Times / Posted 11 days ago
Many years of service to Clearwater and district earned Mrs. C. Radmacher the Good Citizen of the Year award. A 15-foot length of rubber hose with a jam tin on the end was one instrument used by a member of the Vancouver Symphony Chamber Players at... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Supporting Firefighters with CancerNew developments in a story NBC 5 first reported Monday night. Emerging researc
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
New developments in a story NBC 5 first reported Monday night. Emerging research shows that firefighters are at risk for developing cancer because of what they breathe and absorb on fire scenes. But there's no real system in place to protect them... Read more
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BC Local News
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Penticton Western News / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Summerland Review
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Summerland Review / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Tourism trade felt the weather impact this summerbusinesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 12 days ago
businesses have absorbed revenue losses in the five to 20 per cent range, while others directly impacted by wildfires have been devastated. “The stories that get reported back to me, talking to people about the emotions they’ve gone... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Longview Fire chief appointed to Texas Commission on Fire ProtectionThe office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott Governor Greg Abbott has reappoi
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 days ago
The office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Mike Jones and appointed Bob D. Morgan, Mala Sharma, and J.P. Steelman to the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. The... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsOne was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniver
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniversary. Another was a city of Las Vegas employee who died in his boyfriend’s arms. And two others were a veteran corrections officer and his girlfriend who died on the trip... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cannabis harvests threatened by Sonoma County’s Tubbs FireCalifornia marijuana growers north of San Francisco continue to face mandatory
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
California marijuana growers north of San Francisco continue to face mandatory evacuation orders as well as likely tens of millions of dollars in crop damage and loss amid widespread wildfires in Wine Country and surrounding areas. There might be... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Firefighters Battling Cancer & Worker's Comp DenialsThis past weekend, October 7-8, was National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weeke
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
This past weekend, October 7-8, was National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. Hundreds gathered in Maryland to honor and remember fallen firefighters who gave their lives protecting us. Many of them didn't die fighting flames, but fighting... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Union vows to appeal firing of firefightersWith controversy swirling around the recent firing of volunteer firefighters an
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
With controversy swirling around the recent firing of volunteer firefighters and concerns over the future of fire service in Greater Sudbury, the union representing the volunteer crews agreed to answer some questions from The Star. How will the... Read more
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The Morning Call
City honors bravery of Allentown firefighters, civilians at ceremonyDuring a two-hour ceremony Monday, Allentown fire administration honored braver
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
During a two-hour ceremony Monday, Allentown fire administration honored bravery, heroism and service of dozens of firefighters and civilians who jumped to action when faced with a perilous situation. The annual memorial and awards ceremony... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston fire chief set to outline equipment needs in wake of HarveyHouston Fire Chief Sam Peña is expected to call for an increase in equipment an
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña is expected to call for an increase in equipment and resources for his department Tuesday at City Hall in wake of Hurricane Harvey. Pena's 10 a.m. appearance in front of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichEducation Center hosts the 2017 Dazzling Dahlias Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Su
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 days ago
Education Center hosts the 2017 Dazzling Dahlias Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 130 Bible St. Admission is free. Fire Prevention Week activities Fall Fest The Greenwich Historical Society’s Fall Fest is set for 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsOne was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniver
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniversary. Another was a city of Las Vegas employee who died in his boyfriend’s arms. And two others were a veteran corrections officer and his girlfriend who died on the trip... Read more
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The News & Observer
The quiet evolution of Nancy McFarlane, Raleigh’s not-so-controversial mayorCity Council meeting on June 21, 2016. Ethan Hymanehyman@newsobserver.com Nanc
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
City Council meeting on June 21, 2016. Ethan Hymanehyman@newsobserver.com Nancy McFarlane feels misunderstood. The mayor of Raleigh, one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, knows what her critics are saying about her: She’s out of touch... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Smiles and memories of those killed in Las VegasLAS VEGAS — One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wed
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
LAS VEGAS — One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniversary. Another was a city of Las Vegas employee who died in his boyfriend’s arms. And two others were a veteran corrections officer and his girlfriend who died... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsBy Eric Levenson, Emanuella Grinberg and Jason Hanna, CNN One was a man who di
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 17 days ago
By Eric Levenson, Emanuella Grinberg and Jason Hanna, CNN One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniversary. Another was a city of Las Vegas employee who died in his boyfriend’s arms. And two others were a veteran... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsOne was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniver
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
One was a man who died shielding his wife from gunfire on their wedding anniversary. Another was a city of Las Vegas employee who died in his boyfriend’s arms. And two others were a veteran corrections officer and his girlfriend who died on the trip... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend ahead of Trump visitwho has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigato
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
who has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigators' questions about what she knew of his motives. Stephen Paddock, who killed himself moments before police stormed the hotel suite he had transformed into a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend on eve of Trump visitwho has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigato
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
who has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigators' questions about what she knew of his motives. Stephen Paddock, who killed himself moments before police stormed the hotel suite he had transformed into a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend on eve of Trump visitwho has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigato
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
who has flown back to the United States from the Philippines facing investigators' questions about what she knew of his motives. Stephen Paddock, who killed himself moments before police stormed the hotel suite he had transformed into a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriendThe investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people
CBC.ca / Posted 19 days ago
The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history turned on Tuesday to the gunman's girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend has left Philippines for USLAS VEGAS: The girlfriend of the retiree who killed 59 people in a massacre in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
LAS VEGAS: The girlfriend of the retiree who killed 59 people in a massacre in Las Vegas is returning to the United States from the Philippines, sources at Manila's international airport said on Wednesday (Oct 4). Marilou Danley, who US authorities... Read more
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dna
Las Vegas Massacre: Probe turns to gunman's girlfriend in PhilippinesThe investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people
dna / Posted 19 days ago
The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern US history turned on Tuesday to the gunman's girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the massacre, authorities... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Las Vegas gunman installed spy cameras to detect law enforcement movementsfestival installed cameras outside his hotel room, including at least one in a
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 days ago
festival installed cameras outside his hotel room, including at least one in a room service cart, to watch for the approach of police officers as he carried out his rampage, officials said Tuesday. Officials still haven’t offered a motive for why... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend in Philippinesconcert below the high-rise building. People run from the Route 91 Harvest cou
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
concert below the high-rise building. People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on 1 October 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Picture: AFP. LAS VEGAS – The investigation into the motives of a Las... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend in PhilippinesLAS VEGAS: The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
LAS VEGAS: The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 59 people in the bloodiest mass shooting in modern US history turned on Tuesday (Oct 3) to the gunman's girlfriend in the Philippines, where she turned up after the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Firefighters hold emotional news conference about Las Vegas shootings(KGTV) - On Tuesday, the International Association of Firefighters held an emot
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
(KGTV) - On Tuesday, the International Association of Firefighters held an emotional press conference to discuss how local first responders are holding up following the traumatic events from Sunday evening. A spokesperson for the association said... Read more
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Swissinfo
Las Vegas massacre probe turns to gunman's girlfriend in PhilippinesBy Sharon Bernstein and Alexandria Sage LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The investigatio
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By Sharon Bernstein and Alexandria Sage LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The investigation into the motives of a Las Vegas retiree who killed 59 people in the bloodiest mass shooting in modern U.S. history turned on Tuesday to the gunman's girlfriend in the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwichlatest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Hurricane Maria Drive The Greenwich Police Department is collecting donations of non-perishable food and supplies to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct.... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichDrop us an email about your latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Junior Le
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at gtcitydesk@scni.com. Junior League seeks new members The Junior League of Greenwich will host an open house for its 2017 new member class at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Junior League headquarters, 231... Read more
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