Ms President US students run in wet race on Mother’s Day

Mother Nature couldn’t hold off the annual Run Like a Mother event on May 12.  Ms President US, a nonprofit that inspires and prepares girls to aim for the highest civic leadership positions, participated in the race.  Ridgefield resident Juliette Arencibia was named the elementary school winner after competing in the one-mile Kids Fun Run. Kyela McGuire, who participated in … read more

Rides for Ridgefield receives Thrift Shop grant

Two of Ridgefield’s leading volunteer groups teamed up when The Ridgefield Thrift Shop presented Rides for Ridgefield with a grant to help it continue its mission providing transportation solutions for seniors and those with mobility disabilities. “The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is so pleased to grant funds again this year to continue your critically important mission of providing rides for residents … read more

St. Stephen’s to host Memorial Day barbecue

Location. Location. Location. The real estate mantra applies equally to St. Stephen’s Church’s 351 Main Street location. It’s a perfect spot for viewing the Memorial Day Parade and for enjoying a barbecue before, during and after the parade. Proceeds from the church event will fund its annual week-long Youth Mission Trip, H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Endure). This year’s destination is … read more

Redding Country Club hosts open house Sunday

The Redding County Club will host an open house Sunday, May 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. — J. Krajicek photo

The Redding Country Club is hosting an Open House this Sunday, May 19, from 4-5:30pm. The Club offers a Rees Jones-designed 18-hole golf course, a full-size 25-yard competition swimming pool, four Har-Tru tennis courts, and two platform (paddle) tennis courts. The new three-season outdoor bar and grill will allow members to enjoy sunset views with family and friends from the … read more

Ridgefield Library to hosts second annual charity poker tournament June 6

The Ridgefield Library will host the second annual Ridgefield Charity Poker Tournament Thursday, June 6, at Le Chateau in South Salem, N.Y. The library is hoping to engage as many charities as possible in this exciting event. In addition to the poker tournament winner, whose charity will receive 50% of the profits after tournament expenses, there will be other opportunities for … read more

Ridgefield pharma resolves legal impasse on Humira rival

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals announced a resolution of its litigation with AbbVie, that will continue to delay its introduction of a “biosimilar” alternative to the AbbVie blockbuster drug Humira. Under the agreement, Boehringer Ingelheim will be able to begin selling its Cyltezo alternative to Humira beginning in July 2023. Boehringer Ingelheim is based in Germany with its U.S. pharmaceutical headquarters in … read more

Run Like a Mother powers on despite cold, rainy weather (SLIDESHOW)

The 12th annual Run Like a Mother 5K took place on a rainy Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12, 2019. The event was originally started by Ridgefield resident Megan Searfoss, who owns and operates Ridgefield Running Company on Main Street. “What I wanted to do with the race was help women feel as I do when crossing the finish line,” Searfoss … read more

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