Richard A Ioli, battled cancer

Richard A. Ioli of 36 Catoonah Street passed away June 17, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif., surrounded by his family. He had fought a courageous battle with cancer, his family said. He was born in Stamford, Conn., Sept. 7, 1942. to the late Nicholas and Eleanor Ioli. He is survived by his daughters Nicole Ioli of Las Vegas, Nev., Laura Kosich … read more

Violanda (Alice) Castellazzo Montanari, 99

Violanda (Alice) Castellazzo Montanari, 99, formerly of Ridgefield, CT, beloved wife of the late Hugo Montanari and loving mother of Arthur Montanari of Bethel and Frances Roach of New Milford, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Village Crest, Center for Health and  Rehabilitation in New Milford, CT, with her loving family at her side. Mrs. Montanari was born in New … read more

Golf course open for memberships

The Ridgefield Golf Course and Pro Shop is now open for 2015 membership sales, as well as golf-equipment repair and sales. Annual memberships allow residents to play at discounts. The RGC is selling the following memberships: Silver: $25 per year (infrequent play); Gold: $125 per year (frequent play); and Platinum: $1,375 per year (unlimited play). Those looking to purchase a membership … read more

Real Medicine columnist on TV Thursday

Real Medicine columnist Evan Levine, M.D., will be on the Marty Heiser Show on Comcast Channel 23 to discuss his recent publication in The Press Thursday, at 9 p.m. Dr. Levine is a cardiologist from Ridgefield and best-selling author of What Your Doctor Won’t (or Can’t) Tell You. His most recent column in The Press was titled Free care for all …except if … read more

Benefit recital for Semper Fi

Shannon Reilly

Shannon Reilly, a 2012 graduate of Ridgefield High School, will give a benefit concert on Monday, March 9, at the Jesse Lee Memorial Church for the Semper Fi Fund, the organization that supports injured veterans. An accomplished violinist, Ms. Reilly is a performance major at the Eastman School of Music. Her fiancé, Thomas Steigerwald, an internationally competitive pianist and also … read more

Joseph Leheny, 83, school administrator

Joseph Leheny, a lifelong resident of Danbury and longtime Ridgefield educator, died on March 1 after a long illness. He was 83. After graduating from Western Connecticut State Teachers College, he served in the U.S. Army. He then worked for decades as director of curriculum and assistant superintendent of Ridgefield Public Schools. He is survived by his wife Sandra; his … read more

Crash on Route 7 near Palmer Court

A crash on Route 7 sent one person to the hospital around 2 p.m. Monday. Two cars were involved, both with heavy front-end damage and requiring tows. Police arrived on the scene followed by medics from the fire department. The first tow truck arrived around 2:23. One driver was brought to the hospital, complaining of head injury. The patient was … read more

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