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Monday, October 1, 2007

09/30/07 - Greenwich News Wire

THE RAW GREENWICH FEED FOR SEPTEMBER 29th

Construction Equipment Guide

... awarded to C & P, which included replacement of 46 buried splice boxes with 46 new pre-cast concrete manholes in Greenwich, Conn. That same year, North East Utilities Electric Co. once again turned to C & P; this next job entailed installing a ...

The Herald

... Since the Sept. 7 crash, Rell said, stepped-up inspection activities, including having state police keep the Greenwich weigh station open at least eight hours a day, have produced thousands of citations and fines for truck safety and driver ...


Another Day in the Frontal Lobe

DesMoinesRegister.com Blogs

Katrina Firlik is a female neurosurgeon in Greenwich, Connecticut and the author of her memoir, Another Day in the Frontal Lobe.A This wonderfully written book let me feel as though I knew Katrina personally, ...


Cops: We have man who used grandchild to steal

The Orlando Sentinel

... in Connecticut. Police said 52-year-old Daniel Twomey was found asleep in his car in a McDonald's parking lot in Greenwich, Conn. Police tracked him using a tip that a signal from his cell phone had been traced to the area, said Greenwich Sgt. Jim ...


Stocks gain despite tough third quarter

St. Augustine Record

... recession isn't likely. But some economists aren't so sure. Susan Sterne, head of Economic Analysis Associates in Greenwich, Conn., sees a 50 percent chance of recession. She thinks that the sinking housing market and tighter credit are bound to ...


Players Sought For Gentle Sport Of Lawn Bowling

Hartford Courant

... if I like it." There are three other lawn bowling clubs in Connecticut: one each in West Hartford, Bridgeport and Greenwich. Bob Lunden, a member of the West Hartford club, which has about 55 members, said it is also in search of new members. "We're ...


Wyman's return for TD boosts Warriors

Stamford Advocate

... of the second half. The Warriors improved to 3-0 overall and in the FCIAC. Darien, which lost to powerful Greenwich the previous week, is 1-2 both ways. 'This is a tremendous win for our program because we beat a very good Darien football team ...


Foreclosure rate in town follows upward trend

Stamford Advocate

Foreclosure proceedings have been initiated on about 100 Greenwich properties so far this year, 35 percent more than in all of last year, according to figures from RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif.-based company ...


Tractor-trailer accident shuts down Merritt Parkway in Greenwich

WTNH

Posted Sept. 30, 2007 6:20 AM Greenwich _ A tractor-trailer accident shut down part of the Merritt Parkway on Sunday morning.


The Herald

... said 52-year-old Daniel Twomey was arrested after being found asleep in his car in a McDonald's parking lot in Greenwich, Conn. Police tracked him using a tip that a signal from his cell phone had been traced to the area, said Greenwich Sgt. Jim ...


Going out on top?

San Bernardino Co. Sun

... under the Macy's name. A few independent department stores, such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, ...


Granddad egged on toddler to steal purse: cops

Edmonton Sun

... Daniel Twomey was arrested today after being found asleep in his car in a McDonald's parking lot in Greenwich, Conn. Seaside Heights police Capt. Dave Szalkowski says Twomey faces potential charges of endangering the welfare of a child, and ...


Hit Business Radio Series - The CEO Show with Robert Reiss - Features ...
PR.com

... Deloitte & Touche. Hosted by customer service guru Robert Reiss, The CEO Show with Robert Reiss, which started in Greenwich CT in April 2007, is now available across the USA syndicated by the Business Talk Radio Network and by the Lifestyle Talk ...


Man arrested in theft using young child

CourierPostOnline

... man they say was videotaped using his 4-year-old granddaughter to steal a purse from an arcade in Seaside Heights. Greenwich, Conn., police said 52-year-old Daniel Twomey was arrested without incident at about 10 a.m. after being found asleep in his ...


Beverly Hills tops list of expensive homes

Home News Tribune - Business

... Hills is again No. 1, and California has eight cities in the top 10. Jumping from seventh place to No. 2 was Greenwich, Conn., where huge Wall Street bonuses have helped drive up property values. Boston also made this year's top 10 list. Texas had ...


Gramps busted after toddler steals purse

Winnipeg Sun

... Daniel Twomey was arrested today after being found asleep in his car in a McDonald's parking lot in Greenwich, Conn. Seaside Heights police Capt. Dave Szalkowski says Twomey faces potential charges of endangering the welfare of a child, and ...

09/29/07 - Greenwich News Wire

THE RAW GREENWICH FEED FOR SEPTEMBER 29th
The Associated Press

A man who authorities say was seen on a surveillance video using his 4-year-old granddaughter to steal a purse from a boardwalk arcade worker was arrested Saturday in Connecticut, police said.


Man Who Used 4-Year-Old To Steal Purse Arrested

WINS-AM New York

... Daniel Twomey was arrested without incident at 10:15 a.m. in a McDonald's parking lot in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn. He was being held in Greenwich, and was expected to be extradited back to New Jersey after the weekend, said Seaside ...


Police Arrest Alleged Purse Thief In Greenwich

WCBS

... Daniel Twomey was arrested without incident at 10:15 a.m. in a McDonald's parking lot in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn. He was being held in Greenwich, and was expected to be extradited back to New Jersey after the weekend, said Seaside ...


Town historians solve: The case of the capricious color scheme

Stamford Advocate

... by bright green shutters --AOEshutters that were not on the house when The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich purchased it in 1957. From early photographs and the two paintings, the historical society knew that the house once had ...


Quitline a victim of success
Stamford Advocate

... ceremony marking the opening of the smokeless tobacco giant's new headquarters in Stamford. Formerly based in Greenwich, UST was offered a $3 million low-interest loan and $950,000 in tax credits to stay in Connecticut. Pisciotta is part of ...


More info needed for GHS arts upgrade Board refrains from...

Stamford Advocate

... a chance to digest this new information in a thoughtful and appropriate manner.' The board, which met at Old Greenwich School, also heard a presentation by Superintendent of Schools Betty Sternberg on the options to address racial imbalance and ...


Town cited for missing fire data reports

Stamford Advocate

... documentation of other calls that require the fire department's response, even though it is not required by law. Greenwich receives about 4,000 fire calls per year. 'We try to stay on top of municipalities,' said Sue Vaughn, director of the ...


Its owners age, and anold department store dies

Chicago Tribune

... last September under the Macy's name. A few independents such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, took ...


Field Hockey Staples nips Norwalk, 1-0; Cards beat Warriors in Ot

Stamford Advocate

... Jamie Boone stopped five shots to earn the shutout. Sam Zezima had seven saves for Norwalk (2-1-2, 1-1-2). Greenwich 1, Wilton 0 (Overtime) - Annie Rosencrans brought the ball into the circle after a long run with it and knocked in the ...


Incomplete Comeback Stamford's rally at Danbury falls short

Stamford Advocate

... Danbury had a 23-0 lead and outgained Stamford 232 yards to minus-1. It was like watching FCIAC powerhouse Greenwich against perennial doormat Bassick. But, led by backup quarterback Mitch O'Meara and the tremendous 1-2 receiving combo of Josh ...


Girls Soccer Staples ties Westhill, 2-2; McMahon gets 1st win

Stamford Advocate

... Victoria Gaudioso and Dominique Pustay combined for 14 saves in goal for Trinity (0-5-1). New Canaan 3, Greenwich 2 - After trailing 1-0 at halftime, New Canaan (4-2-1) scored three second-half goals to beat Greenwich (3-2-1). New Canaan ...


Greenwich's offense breaks out in rout at Trumbull

Saturday Stamford Advocate

Having learned its lesson from a nightmarish rush hour trip to Trumbull two years ago, the Greenwich High School football team was taking no chances this time around.


Chef to defend his oyster shucking title

Stamford Advocate
... United States, said he began opening oysters a decade ago at the now closed Chart House in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich. He later worked as a shucker at Ocean Drive in South Norwalk. Some nights, he would open as many as 2,500 oysters. 'I ...


Knicks In Mix For Houston

New York Post

... "Of course. It's where he played most of his career. He's focused his family where the Knicks are (he lives in Greenwich, Conn.). Right now he's definitely committed to being close to his family." Houston said he has unfinished business at the ...


Signs Of Trouble For Shays?

Hartford Courant

... 'Chris Shays has just told us that he's putting the interests of his career above all else,' said Jim Himes, the Greenwich Democratic town chairman who is seeking Shays' seat. Jane Hamsher, founder of firedoglake.com., a widely read liberal blog, ...


Anxiety eases, but questions persist

KCPQ

... likely. But some economists aren't so sure. Susan Sterne, head of Economic Analysis Associates Inc. in Greenwich, Conn., sees a 50% chance of recession on the horizon. She thinks that the sinking housing market and tighter credit are bound to ...


Its owners age, and an old store dies

Chicago Tribune

... last September under the Macy's name. A few independents such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, ...

WSTC-AM Norwalk

... & Owner of DaPietro's and Zest in Westport with - CHEF JEAN-LOUIS GERIN, Chef & Owner of Restaurant Jean-Louis in Greenwich * CHEF LISA MARONIAN, Chef & Owner of Sweet Lisa's Exquisite Cakes in Greenwich * CHEF BRYAN MALCARNEY, Chef & Owner of Blue ...


Updates get under way at Iron City Brewing

PittsburghLIVE.com

... wing Co. last week. The 146-year-old brewery is now owned by a team of investors led by Unified Growth Partners of Greenwich, Conn.


Fishing report: It's hit or miss

Connecticut Post

With the fall season well under way, the best word to describe the fishing between New Haven to Greenwich is "spotty." If you happen to be on the scene when a school of blues or bass surfaces to chase the baby ...

09/28/07 - Greenwich News Wire

THE RAW GREENWICH FEED FOR SEPTEMBER 28th

Bloomberg.com - Asia

... to buy the European currency, said Alan Ruskin, head of international currency strategy in North America at RBS Greenwich Capital Markets Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut. Investors usually place the so-called stop-loss orders in case the market moves ...


Beverly Hills Tops List of Priciest Homes

ABC News

... Hills is again No. 1, and California has eight cities in the top 10. Jumping from seventh place to No. 2 was Greenwich, Conn., where huge Wall Street bonuses have helped drive up property values. Boston also made this year's top 10 list. Texas had ...


Department store closes rather than change

Wilson Daily Times

... under the Macy's name. A few independent department stores, such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, ...


Community almanac

Norwalk Advocate

... a brown bag lunch. Meets noon to 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge Road. Call 888-8-ALANON. GREENWICH ROTARY CLUB Byram/Cos Cob Rotary Club meets at 6 p.m. at Luca's Steakhouse, 35 Church St. Call Lewis Peterman, 325-4486. ...

Bloomberg

... are a lagging indicator, so they're probably going to get worse from here,'' said Michael Darda, economist at Greenwich, Connecticut-based equity trading firm MKM Partners LP. Mortgage insurers, which reimburse home lenders when borrowers don't pay, ...


New Jim Shepard Book: 'Like You'd Understand Anyway'

PR Newswire

... from Brown University in 1980. You can meet the author on tour of a number of American cities this fall. Old Greenwich, Conn. -- Oct. 2 at Just Books at 7:30 p.m. New York, N.Y. -- Oct. 10 at 192 Books at 7 p.m. Cambridge, Mass. -- Oct. 17 at ...


Dollar Falls to Record Low Against Euro on Outlook for Inflation, Fed Rate

Bloomberg.com - Asia

... to buy the European currency, said Alan Ruskin, head of international currency strategy in North America at RBS Greenwich Capital Markets Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut. Investors usually place the so-called stop-loss orders in case the market moves ...


Excelling in a Role She Defined

Greenwich Citizen

... They had been through this before with their eldest child, Tyler, a 13-year-old on the BANC Raiders of the Greenwich Youth Football League, but still, the notion of a child playing football presented certain worries. Hoping E's desire to put on pads ...


Down in the Flood

Greenwich Citizen

... Wave last Thursday night. (Amy Mortensen) If you had just stumbled upon Cardinal Stadium last Thursday night when Greenwich High defeated Darien, 28-7, you would have thought the Blue Wave had pulled an upset against the state's second-ranked team. ...


Tobacco Product Maker UST Spent $200,000 Lobbying Federal Government in First Half of 2007
Canadian Business Magazine

... with Congress within 45 days of being hired or engaging in lobbying. The story continues below... UST is based in Greenwich, Conn.


Oil Price Stock Index : Futures slip as oil offsets tame inflation

Mining News

... down now further into the Fed's comfort zone," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC, in Greenwich, Connecticut. The boost from the tame inflation data "will prove to be temporary, but for now it's probably a near-term catalyst for ...


Positive Directions Raises $50K at Annual Fund-raiser

Westport News

... 401 Westport Ave., Norwalk. The event will feature foods prepared by chefs from L'Escale Restaurant Bar in Greenwich, Westport eateries Da Pietro's Restaurant, Zest Cafe & Restaurant and Tengda Asian Bistro and Chocopologie in South Norwalk. It will ...


The truth according to Ed Klein: Past, present, future?

The Wesleyan Argus

... is a sort of microcosm-an adequate and accurate representation of the real world. As long as you don't live in Greenwich, Conn. or call Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch "home," your permanent place of residence is more "real world" than Wesleyan. ...


Savvy Seniors Stay 'At Home in Greenwich,' Notes 'Swimsuit Issue'

Greenwich Citizen

The Greenwich SAVVY SENIOR newsletter published by the Commission on Aging in its first swimsuit issue -- featured this water aerobics class led by Suzanne Testani at the Byram pool during the summer.


Futures slip as oil offsets tame inflation

Earth Times

... down now further into the Fed's comfort zone," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC, in Greenwich, Connecticut. The boost from the tame inflation data "will prove to be temporary, but for now it's probably a near-term catalyst for ...


Iron City Brewing begins major upgrade to brewery

North Hills News Record

... wing Co. last week. The 146-year-old brewery is now owned by a team of investors led by Unified Growth Partners of Greenwich, Conn.


Mill Valley teens to appear in Oakland opera thriller

Marin Independent Journal

... Brooks, such nonchalance is perhaps understandable because he's been there before. When the family was living in Greenwich, Conn. - his father, a financial consultant, moved them to Marin about a year and a half ago - Brooks understudied his older ...


Recruiting coast-to-coast: New England

ESPN

... the top in-state players to Storrs in 2008. If you count Connecticut's No. 1-ranked prospect Jonathan Meyers (Greenwich, Conn.), who currently does not list the Huskies as an interest school, UConn could potentially lose the state's top five ...


Us Stocks-Futures slip; oil offsets tame inflation

Reuters

... down now further into the Fed's comfort zone," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC, in Greenwich, Connecticut. The boost from the tame inflation data "will prove to be temporary, but for now it's probably a near-term catalyst for ...


Former US Tobacco Building Now...

GlobeSt.com

... growth." In July Antares announced that Strategic Value Partners, currently based at 80 Field Point Road in Greenwich, had signed a multi-year lease for approximately 40,000 sf of space at the 150,000-sf building. Antares would only say that a local ...

09/27/07 - Greenwich News Wire

THE RAW GREENWICH FEED FOR SEPTEMBER 27th

Hartford Courant

... is $76 a day, said Kathy O'Brien, senior gerontologist for the institute. For the Stamford area, which included Greenwich, Norwalk, Fairfield and New Canaan, the average based on six centers is $70 a day. Adult day care is designed for the frail ...


Foreclosure Fears: A Plea For Help

CBS News

A group of borrowers and activists went to confront Carrington last week at its offices in Los Angeles and Greenwich, Conn.


Leona Helmsley: Hotel Queen

CBS News

... the "queen of mean," died Aug. 19, 2007, at age 87. Helmsley, who succumbed to heart failure at her summer home in Greenwich, Conn., was profiled by 60 Minutes in 1985. Click here to see the original 60 Minutes broadcast. After the story originally ...


Antiques calendar

Norwalk Advocate

... Museum of Art, will lecture on 'The New Hellenistic and Roman Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art' for the Greenwich Antiques Society. Last spring, the Met concluded its 15-year project and opened its new Greek and Roman galleries featuring ...


Town adds two hybrid vehicles to its fleet

Norwalk Advocate

... Ford dealership near Hartford won a contract to supply the state with hybrid SUVs that cities and towns such as Greenwich can take advantage of when they need to buy new vehicles for their fleets. The Escape hybrid gets about 28 miles per gallon ...


Weigh station has proved its value

Norwalk Advocate

The Greenwich weigh station was a late addition to Connecticut's truck-safety blitz, but it might turn out to be the most critical spot for these inspections in the state, not to mention a lucrative source of ...


Corps to study flooding problems

Norwalk Advocate

... other sources. Last week, representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers met with state and town officials at Greenwich Town Hall to discuss the reconnaissance study. 'This was the first kick-off meeting to let them know we're here, we're in ...


The Great Dane Collecting Georg Jensen silver

Norwalk Advocate

... 28 art and antiques dealers aboard the SeaFair Grand Luxe, a 228-foot floating art and antiques emporium docked in Greenwich Harbor this week. After visits to New York and Long Island, the ship will return to Connecticut Oct. 17 for a five-day stay ...


Lawyer guilty of destroying porn evidence

The Connecticut Post

... pornographic images of young boys that belonged to Robert Tate, 64, the music director for the Christ Church of Greenwich. In entering his plea, Russell told the court he was "sorry" for his actions. But, he said at the time he did not know the ...


Pampering pooches

Spokane Journal of Business

... of a $41 billion pet industry-now represent the second fastest-growing category in retail sales, according to Greenwich, Conn.-based American Pet Products Manufacturers Association Inc. About 63 percent of U.S. households, or 71 million homes, now ...


Lawyer Shifts Course, Admits Guilt

Hartford Courant

In an unexpected decision, a Greenwich lawyer with a high-profile client list pleaded guilty Thursday in an obstruction-of-justice case that defense lawyers have called an overreaching prosecution that ...

Hey, Hou! Knicks Need Balkman Sub

New York Post

... interest in the Knicks - despite their overloaded roster and spate of guards - stems from having his family in Greenwich, Conn., and feeling he has unfinished business at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks feel they owe Houston a chance because he's ...


Draft would make the war more real
The Topeka Capital-Journal

... We need a draft, because -- as the 12776 Revolution should have taught us -- angry Americans are better Americans. Greenwich Connecticut, native Mark Drought (mhd2752@uno.com) is an editor at a Stamford information technology company and an adjunct ...


Store with old-fashioned service to close

Reading Eagle/Reading Times

... under the Macy's name. A few independent department stores, such as Stanley Korshak in Dallas and Richards in Greenwich, Conn., have survived by targeting affluent customers with designer wear. Goldmann's, situated in a working-class neighborhood, ...


Jury hears phone calls in trial of mother's Ossining slaying

The Patent Trader

... about what she knew of the killing. Also, Magaro testified: "I was taping her because I was scared." Magaro, a Greenwich, Conn., homemaker and former nurse, eventually turned the recordings over to Ossining police. The conversations portray a tense ...


Mill Valley teens to appear in Oakland opera thriller

Marin Independent Journal

... Brooks, such nonchalance is perhaps understandable because he's been there before. When the family was living in Greenwich, Conn. - his father, a financial consultant, moved them to Marin about a year and a half ago - Brooks understudied his older ...


Willow Ridge Assistant Prevails

New York Times

... triumph for a one-under-par 215 total in the 2007 Lincoln Met P.G.A. Championship at The Stanwich Club om Greenwich, Conn. DeMaria started with 70-68 in the first two rounds and then held on as Rick Hartmann of the Atlantic Golf Club came charging ...


Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Church Pornography Case

Hartford Courant

From the Hartford Courant Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Church Pornography Case By EDMUND H. MAHONY The Hartford Courant 2:54 PM EDT, September 27, 2007 BRIDGEPORT - In an unexpected decision, a Greenwich lawyer ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

... son named Todd and a dark, curly-haired daughter named Bliss, whom he raised in the nearly all-white town of Greenwich, Conn. When he died, on his death certificate, under the heading of race, was the word white. In One Drop: A True Story of ...


Archived Press Releases

Brandeis' News

... commissioner and Brandeis alum to address Education Program graduates Dr. Betty J. Sternberg '71 is the current Greenwich, Conn. superintendent of schools. May 16, 2007 Martha Minow delivered Phi Beta Kappa address May 18 List of electees at bottom ...

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