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Day: September 10, 2020


Geraldine Farrar

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Geraldine Farrar, the toast of the Metropolitan Opera and a “ravishing beauty”, who performed internationally for 20 years in over 80 different countries. After she lost her voice, she became a silent movie star. Later she moved to Ridgefield and helped with the war effort and served on the Military Transport Corps.

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Cultural history

Tony Phillips, Ridgefield’s Director of Social Services

Ridgefield’s Director of Social Services Tony Phillips describes how his department, with the assistance of many volunteers and donations from a variety of sources, has worked to meet the needs of dozens of families whose lives have been upended by the Covid-19 pandemic. Normal programs of food distribution had to be redesigned and new clients assisted.

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