story & photos by Jessica Warzeniak
The United Way of SECT (UWSECT) kicked-off their Fall Fundraising Campaign at their Gales Ferry office on Friday, September 17 with a turn-out of nearly 200 supporters – pretty good for 7:30 a.m. on a drizzly morning!
Donning “Live United” t-shirts, [...]
Nity Oris, 65 of Gales Ferry, nurse supervisor at Backus Hospital for 40 years, is awarded as a Health Care Hero by the Connecticut Hospital Association. “What I am learning in life is the importance of sharing, caring, loving and giving. I learned this from my parents in the Philippines and [...]
Alexis Ann, editor & publisher, the Resident, celebrates Farmer John “Whit” Davis’s 86th birthday with his wife, Velora, at the Mermaid Cafe, Westerly on August 4th.
by Alexis Ann
First and foremost… A salute to WWII Veteran, submariner and CT Veteran Hall of Famer, Ernie Plantz of Gales Ferry. Congressman Joe [...]
(l-r) On Monday, August 2nd, Congressman Joe Courtney presented an award to WWII veteran, submariner, and CT Veterans Hall of Famer Ernie Plantz, Gales Ferry. The award is made from granite used to build the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. During WWII, Ernie was held captive for 1,297 days by the Japanese. After [...]