UK Gourmet brings a touch of Britain to Bethel

Lisa Whitmore's store offers a selection of grocery staples and gifts from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Anthony F. Giobbi: Why every community needs a community bank

There is a common misconception that community banks, especially the smaller ones, are limited in the types of services and state-of-the-art technologies they offer their customers.

Arc meeting focuses on people

When Arc Westchester, the county’s largest agency supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its 69th annual Membership Meeting, more than 150 were on hand to welcome the new executive director and select a new board president.

Holz to become an NYMC dean

Marina Kaufman Holz has been appointed dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College (NYMC) in Valhalla effective Sept. 1.

48 children to transition to home school

The John A. Coleman School in White Plains held graduation ceremonies for the 48 students in its special education program.

BCW breakfast toasts new members

The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) welcomed nearly 50 local business professionals as members to a breakfast where they were greeted by Marsha Gordon, the organization’s president and CEO.

Bikes for Mount Vernon youngsters

Wartburg, the Mount Vernon-based provider of residential and health care services for seniors, turned its attention to a younger age group when it worked with the Barnum Financial Group and Foundation for Life to benefit almost 30 children from the Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon with new bicycles and helmets.

Philip C. Pires recognized for excellence

Named one of Fairfield County Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” champions, Philip C. Pires of Cohen and Wolf PC has also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation, a guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys.  

Aspetuck Land Trust holds annual meeting

One-hundred-and-fifty Aspetuck Land Trust members turned out for the organization’s annual meeting at the Fairfield Museum and History Center on June 21.

Toll Bros. help renovate New Milford

Toll Brothers employees from throughout the state pitched in to help Housatonic Habitat for Humanity renovate a three-bedroom house in New Milford.

Mary Chapin Carpenter to play Ridgefield Playhouse

To promote her 13th studio album “Sometimes Just the Sky,” released in March, Mary Chapin Carpenter will play The Ridgefield Playhouse on July 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Pediatrics gift supports teen mental health programs

The Fairfield-based fundraising group Friends of Pediatrics has presented a gift of $50,000 to support the care of adolescents and young adults in Bridgeport Hospital’s REACH Outpatient Psychiatry Program.