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Society serves afternoon tea

Society serves afternoon tea

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Residents sampled finger foods and refreshments on fine china at the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society’s annual Afternoon Tea on Feb. 27. Some 100 guests enjoyed the warm, spring-like afternoon in the backyard of Patty Lombard and Bill Simon’s home in Fremont Place. City Councilmen Paul Koretz and Mitch O’Farrell — whose redrawn districts each […]

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Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

                      Bert Lane was a familiar face in the neighborhood, from overseeing a popular summertime baseball field on Second Street to helping raise millions of dollars for the Hollywood / Wilshire YMCA. For two decades he joined dignitaries such as Mayor Tom Bradley, Councilman John […]

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Town and Country chef ‘Andre,’ 99

Town and Country chef ‘Andre,’ 99

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The longtime chef and proprietor of Andre’s of Town and Country, Domenic Andreone, 99, has died. Born Sept. 5, 1922 as Domenic Giovanni Andreone (Andre) in Brusasco, Italy, he passed away on Jan. 24. As reporter Julie Stier wrote of Andre’s local restaurant in a 2019 Larchmont Chronicle article, “It’s hard to believe that a […]

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Giorgio, Village regular, still in need of help

Giorgio, Village regular, still in need of help

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

“I read your article on Giorgio [the Larchmont Chronicle published articles on Giorgio in February and September 2021] and wondered if you could help me.” So began the email I received in mid-January from a concerned Larchmont resident who wishes to remain anonymous. “He has been sleeping in my driveway every night and we cannot […]

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Armed with a bulletproof vest, walkie-talkie — to save Larchmont

Armed with a bulletproof vest, walkie-talkie — to save Larchmont

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

In about 1988, when I began to date my future, now ex-wife, I’d been in Los Angeles for over seven years. When I asked her where she lived, she said, “Larchmont, Windsor Square, near Hancock Park?” I nodded my head and said, “Okay.” She could see the blank expression on my face. “East of La […]

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Windsor Square Association leader, Mike Genewick

Windsor Square Association leader, Mike Genewick

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

Longtime Windsor Square Association (WSA) board member, treasurer and past president Michael Genewick passed away on Feb. 10. Mike selflessly devoted years of energy to civic involvement. He was generous in supporting projects he felt were a benefit to the neighborhood, and he could always be counted on to step up and volunteer for whatever […]

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