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The Gre enwi ch Sent i ne l Founda t i on l JULY 21 , 2017

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Brick Walk Celebrates Arch Street's 25th Year

Our Neighborhoods DOWNTOWN S Wednesday, July 26, 4 to 6 p.m. MacInspires will lead a t wo hou r i nt roduc t or y work shop i nto t he world of 3D printing for kids age nine and up. Students will be acquainted with 3D printers and then use software to create a house of their own design. Registration is required. For more information, call 203-622- 7940 or visit greenwichlibrary. org/summerreading S Wednesday, July 26, 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. The award winning countr y band, Gunsmoke, will be performing at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The Gunsmoke sound consists of classic country, western swing, and rockabilly styles of American music. Bring a picnic dinner, blanket and the family to enjoy a wonderful concert under t he sta rs. For more information, call the recreation office at 203-618-6479, or visit The ra in date is July 27. Call the rain cancellation line at 203-861- 6100. BACKCOUNTRY S Sunday, July 23, 1 to 3 p.m. Join the Greenwich Audubon to discover how local wildlife are adapted to deal with the summer heat. Also learn all about temperature! Activities i n c l u d e c r a f t s , a n i ma l s and a nature walk, weather permitting. This event is fun for children age two to six, and costs $5 for members, $8 for non-members. RSVP to Eli at 203-930-1349 or eschaffer@ S Wednesday, July 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Head to the Louise Mue l l e r Pr e s e r ve for t he Greenwich Land Trust member picnic. Don't forget to bring a picnic dinner, snacks and drinks for your family, as well as games and activities. To become a member, visit COS COB S Thursday, July 27, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Friends and Staff of the Cos Cob Library invite you to a visit by Animal Embassy. Library patrons will meet live Animal Ambassadors such as a Red-Foot Tortoise, a Monk Parakeet, a Mandarin Duck, a Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, a Fer re t , a n Argent i ne a n Horned Frog , an Af r ic an Hedgehog and a Flower Mantis among others. The program is free. No registration is required but space is limited. For more information, call 203-622-6883. OLD GREENWICH S Sunday, July 23, 5:30 p.m. The Friends of Greenwich Point concert series continues as Finster, a four-member band that spans every genre, will perform in the Seaside Garden. Guests are reminded to bring their beach passes. Non-residents are urged to visit friendsofgreenwichpoint. org for Point entry and vehicle pa s s i n format ion . I n t he event of rain, a location for the concert will be emailed the day of. To sign up for the emailing list, email info@

By Rob Adams

A rch Street, the longest-running, privately funded teen center in the United States, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with the dedication of a brick walk. “The July 4th brick walk dedication was to recognize the Arch Street Teen Board (for their community service efforts) that served during the 25th Anniversary year,” said Kyle Silver, executive director of Arch Street. Running between all of the programs that keep Silver busy, he made sure to recognize the person who was at the forefront of the idea for the brick walk. “David D'Andrea was the mastermind behind

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Dsigned by Dave D'Andrea, the new brick walk at the Arch Street Teen Center celebrates its 25th year with a beautiful granite center stone donated by Vincent Graziano. (Lili Kilkenny photo)

Police Urging Preventive Steps Against Car Theft

driven down by the suspects. Police received a call around 3:30 a.m. last Sunday from a resident near North Street who reported that he thought his car had been stolen from his driveway. An officer on patrol nearby responded and immediately spotted the vehicle in question and attempted a roadside stop. The ca r led pol ice on a cha se heading northbound on North Street towards the Merritt Parkway before ultimately crashing off-road across from the reservoir near the fire station. The suspect fled on foot and was not immediately apprehended, but GPD said during a briefing on Monday afternoon that they were expecting an arrest. After responding to the original call, police were alerted to another

A fter a string of car thefts in Greenwich last weekend that resulted in two car chases and the apprehension of several juvenile su s pe c t s , t he Gr e enw i ch Po l i c e Department is urging the public to take preventative steps to guard against future rampant auto theft. GPD reported that from Saturday night through early Sunday morning, eight cars were reported stolen in the central Greenwich, mid-country and backcountry areas of town, on Shore Road (central Greenwich); Sawmill Lane; Skyridge Road; East Elm Street; North Street; Loch Lane; Dingletown Road; and Milbank Avenue. Police also recovered two vehicles stolen from Hartford, which were By Richard Kaufman

Greenwich Police Department's Det. Anthony Fiscella looks over one of the cars that were broken into last weekend. (photo courtesy of the Greenwich Police)

chase on North Street, which extended across the border into Armonk, N.Y., and out of Greenwich’s jurisdiction. The car eventually crashed and rolled over, and was rendered un-drivable after the tires deflated. According to GPD, three juveniles

were arrested after the crash in New York. Both cars had been driving in tandem before separating; all suspects involved in the two chases are aged 14 to 17 and from Hartford. GPD said

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E lected of f icia ls and assor ted town re sident s , a long w it h t h e Gr e e nw i c h H i s t o r i c a l Societ y, gat hered at Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point Park on Tuesday morning to celebrate the 377th anniversary of the founding of Greenwich. The celebration coincided with the town’s “This Place Matters!” contest in which residents were tasked with taking photographs of places in Greenwich that matter to them. More than 60 photos were submitted for the contest, and five were chosen as winners during the Founders Day celebration. The photos were selected by a panel of judges consisting of Michael Biondo, an architectural photographer; Rachel Franco, a preservation advocate; Joseph Kantorsk i, a professiona l graphic designer; Robin Kencel, co-chair of Celebrates Greenwich By Richard Kaufman Founders Day

Ticonderoga Races in Halifax

Seventy-three beautiful boats crossed the starting line in the 363-mile 2017 biennial edition of the Marblehead-to-Halifax regatta which dates to 1905. Among them, was RYC's own Ticonderoga, the legendary 72-foot wooden ketch designed by L. Francis Herreshoff, which is likely to race again in the Indian Harbor Classic regatta this coming fall (photo courtesy of IHYC).

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