Giving Thanks: Police Chief John Roche funeral and procession

To the Editor I was overwhelmed at the wonderful planning and execution that went into the funeral and procession for retired Police Chief John Roche. He was a personal friend of mine and I was moved by all of the traditions that were demonstrated by our police department as well as many other departments from throughout the area. But there … read more

Giving Thanks: Ryan Meegan Memorial soccer game

Ryan Meegan celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2013 Ridgefield High boys soccer season.

To the Editor: The Meegan family would like to thank all the players for participating in the third annual Ryan Meegan Memorial RHS soccer alumni game, and the spectators for braving the weather. Ryan loved playing in the rain so it was a perfect day. We would also like to thank the referees who donated their time, the commentator, Mark … read more

Giving Thanks: Rid Litter weekend

To the Editor: Once again unsightly litter has been picked up all over town due to the efforts of many volunteers. Along with our Adopt-A-Street supporters, members of many other organizations helped in the effort.   Special thanks go to Ridgefield Hardware for donating litter bags, Rudy Marconi and Wendy Lionetti (Board of Selectmen) for their support, Ellen Rossini in … read more

Giving Thanks: ‘Have a Heart for Mission’ fair

The First Congregational Church of Ridgefield would like to thank the following Ridgefield and Katonah merchants for their generous support of our recent Have a Heart for Mission fair. All proceeds raised go directly to support agencies and ministries helping people in need within our region. Thank you for partnering with us in community service: 850 Degrees Wood Fired Restaurant, … read more

Giving Thanks: Ridgefield A Better Chance gala committee

To the Editor: Ridgefield A Better Chance celebrated its annual gala on Feb. 2 at Salem Golf Club. This year’s theme was “Hearts of Gold” honoring Philip and Christine Lodewick. Philip and Christine helped create RABC in 1985. They have personally and professionally supported it — through their Tradewell Corporation. Philip and Christine hosted the Jazz at Maple Hill event, … read more