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Thursday, October 11, 2007

10/06/07 - Archive - Greenwich News Wire

Greenwich swimming stunned by Darien, lose first dual meet in 10 years
Norwalk Advocate
Every year fans and coaches from Darien High School's girls swim team preach that this is the year the Blue Wave will beat Greenwich High School.


Hats off to Cardinals: Greenwich football routs Danbury
Norwalk Advocate
... the scoreboard with 34 first half points and completely shut down the opposition with its stingy defense. Yes, the Greenwich High School football team claimed its third consecutive victory last night the way it has seized the majority of its wins ...


FOOTBALL Cardinals shut out Hatters; Westfal keys Rams' rout
Norwalk Advocate
Greenwich 41, Danbury 0 - Greenwich quarterback Tucker Stafford fired two touchdown passes and had a 5-yard TD run while Jonathan Meyers had touchdown runs of 18 and 50 yards to key the rout for the Cardinals, ...

Labrador honored by sports commission
Connecticut Post
... so members of his team can become winners in society. The third annual Sports Night awards dinner is Oct 22 at the Greenwich Hyatt at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available. For information, call 251-8481 or go to www.fairfieldcountysports.com. On ...


Adventurer Completes Circumnavigation
Newsday.com
... his 26-foot yellow pedal craft the last few miles up the River Thames, pushing it across the Meridian Line at Greenwich, where his expedition began in 1994. 'I'm overwhelmed,' Lewis told Sky News television after arriving. He struggled for words ...


Slow liquidation of world oil industry
Express India
... in the US, will no longer be able to increase their production, says Charles Maxwell, an analyst at Weeden & Co in Greenwich, Connecticut. By 2014, their output will begin a long decline, says Maxwell, who has been involved in the industry for 50 ...


JetBlue chairmantalks about issuesof airline industry
Norwalk Advocate
There are days when a thunderstorm rolls through New York City and David Neeleman looks out his office window at the hot dog vendor, wishing he could trade places.


Armed robbers hit bank
Saturday Oct 6 Norwalk Advocate
Two masked men brandishing handguns robbed a bank on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich yesterday morning, escaping with an undisclosed amount of money in a tan Chevrolet van, police said.


Town honks about its wild goose chase success
Norwalk Advocate
Town conservation officials say they're seeing strong evidence that Greenwich has been successful in its two-year-old program to reduce the number of Canada geese here without killing them.


Driver charged in death of friend
Norwalk Advocate
A Stratford man was arrested on manslaughter charges Thursday morning in connection with a fatal motor vehicle crash last month in north Greenwich, police said.


Bad tone evident in discussion of public issues in town
Norwalk Advocate
Bad tone evident in discussion of public issues in town To the editor: One of the nicer things about Greenwich, until fairly recently, has been the relative civility of political discourse in the town.


Greenwich swimming stunned by Darien, lose first dual meet in 10 years
Norwalk Advocate
Every year fans and coaches from Darien High School's girls swim team preach that this is the year the Blue Wave will beat Greenwich High School.




Football results
Connecticut Post
FCIAC Central 34, Norwalk 3 Wilton at Stamford McMahon 19, Westhill 13 Greenwich 41, Danbury 0 New Canaan 54, Fairfield Warde 7 Darien 48, Bassick 7 NVL BRASS Seymour 40, Crosby 7 Watertown 34, Wilby 15 NVL ...


Freeze is on at Giant Mortgage Hedge Fund
New York Post
... be suspended because of a sharp decline in the liquidity of certain mortgage- and asset-backed markets. The Old Greenwich, Conn.-based hedge fund, which has $5.2 billion in assets, is considered a bellwether for measuring the health of the ...

10/05/07 - Archive - Greenwich News Wire


Connecticut Post

... of Norwalk hailed the crackdown as "a huge success." According to the article, 10,555 trucks going through the Greenwich weigh station received 267 tickets. This is a "huge success"? That amounts to one out of every 40 trucks getting some kind of ...


T & C visits 'Poor Greenwich'

Chicago Tribune

Ah, poor, poor Greenwich. There may be few American hamlets as caricatured as Greenwich, Conn., and no magazine better suited to sympathetically capture its gilded, genteel essence as Town & Country .


Area high school events: Scores and schedule

Journal News

... 3, Hamilton 1 Briarcliff 3, Hastings 1 Dover 3, Blind Brook 0 Hen Hud 3, Panas 0 Port Chester 3, Harrison 2 Greenwich Academy 3, New York School for the Deaf 1 Ursuline 3, Spring Valley 0 Lakeland 3, Yorktown 0 Tappan Zee 3, Nyack 0 Keio 3, ...


Old Greenwich Bank Robbed

Norwalk Advocate

Two armed men robbed an Old Greenwich bank at gunpoint Friday morning, escaping in a Chevy van with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.


Discounted mansions as credit crunch bites US

The New Zealand Herald

... crisis started to shake global financial markets in August, the owners of the 9ha estate at 309 Taconic Rd in Greenwich, Connecticut, cut their price to US$19 million, showing turbulence in the US housing market penetrating the wealthiest strata of ...


On The Bay

Port Washington News

... and his crew triumphed, however, this year Angel came out on top to win 3-1. In the Petit Finals, Jon Singsen (Old Greenwich, CT) defeated Chris Van Tol (Grosse Pointe Park, MI) in their best of three matches. What is interesting about this story is ...


Fairfield County, N.Y. officials oppose flight pattern redesign

Hartford Courant

... municipalities about $1 million, officials said. The all-day meeting included local government leaders from Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Wilton, Stamford, Norwalk, Weston, Westport, Redding, Ridgefield and Pound Ridge, N.Y. They interviewed ...


The book on the library

Norwalk Advocate

... donations for the Harry Bennett branch and the recent Weed Memorial & Hollander expansion and renovation. Greenwich and Darien have been cited by some of these same public officials as fund-raising models we should emulate. Even putting aside the ...


Why people fall off cruise ships

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

... on a cruise from Puerto Rico and they were never seen again. In another high-profile case, George Smith IV of Greenwich, Conn., vanished on his honeymoon on a Mediterranean cruise. Cruise ship operators have a voluntary new agreement with the FBI ...


Cool tool

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Want to know how much your house would cost in Greenwich, Conn., Grass Valley, Calif., or Grand Blanc, Mich.? Here's a calculator for that.


State police continue investigation into Goldens Bridge bank robbery

The Journal News

... the Somers state police said today that the robbery remains under investigation. A bank robbery earlier today in Greenwich, Conn., does not appear to be related to yesterday's robbery in Goldens Bridge, police said. Meanwhile, Yonkers police this ...


Cardinals Prey on Eagles

Greenwich Citizen

With rain beginning to fall, the Greenwich High football team appeared in danger of being lost in the flood against Trumbull last Friday night.


GHS Victorious in FCIAC Showdown

Greenwich Citizen

Greenwich Co-Captain Bryan Pino pushes the ball past St. Joe goalie Bryan Pollack in the Cards' 3-1 win over the Trumbull school.


Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Porn Case

Greenwich Citizen

... by destroying a laptop computer containing the child pornography. On Oct. 7, 2006, an employee of Christ Church in Greenwich, who at the time was working in the church's choir program, discovered images of naked boys on a laptop regularly used by ...


Lee, Badger Recall 'Go Wild!' Beginnings

Greenwich Citizen

Adults and young people alike await their turn to ride in a tethered hot air balloon Sunday at Greenwich Land Trust's "Go Wild!" at Conyers Farm.


Lash: Honulik Case 'Cripples' Police Department

Greenwich Citizen

... limbo-state of elongated litigation in the case of Lt. Gary F. Honulik and Capt. Michael Pacewicz "cripples" the Greenwich Police Department these days, First Selectman Jim Lash told the Republican Town Committee (RTC) last Wednesday in Town Hall. ...


'Enterprising Idea: Charge Less'
Stark County Law Library Blawg

... $1,000, a partner at one New York firm described that rate as "a possible vomit point for clients." If so, then Greenwich, Conn., lawyer Patricia A. DeWitt's clients should have no problems swallowing her bills, given that her rate comes in at ...


Markets Magazine

Bloomberg

... Effron to think about stock picking as a business. Jones later went on to start Tudor Investment Corp., in Greenwich, Connecticut, one of the biggest hedge fund firms. Jones asked Effron to trade stocks for him but demanded he take a fee for ...


Fairfield County, N.Y. officials oppose flight pattern redesign
Hartford Courant

Fairfield County, N.Y. officials oppose flight pattern redesign Associated Press October 5, 2007 GREENWICH, Conn.


Fairfield County, New York officials oppose flight pattern redesign

WWLP

Associated Press - October 5, 2007 10:54 AM ET GREENWICH, Conn. - Local officials in Fairfield County and New York are joining together to fight proposed changes to flight patterns in the region.


State police continue investigation into Goldens Bridge bank robbery

Journal News

... the Somers state police said today that the robbery remains under investigation. A bank robbery earlier today in Greenwich, Conn., does not appear to be related to yesterday's robbery in Goldens Bridge, police said. Meanwhile, Yonkers police this ...

Bloomberg.com

... to be stronger than market participants believed,'' said John Davidson, president of PartnerRe Asset Management in Greenwich, Connecticut, which invests more than $11 billion. ``That's good for earnings and good for stocks.'' The Standard & Poor's ...


U.S. Stock-Index Futures Rise After Jobs Data Signal Recession Is Unlikely

Bloomberg

... to be stronger than market participants believed,'' said John Davidson, president of PartnerRe Asset Management in Greenwich, Connecticut, which invests more than $11 billion. ``That's good for earnings and good for stocks.'' Alcoa Inc., the world's ...


Retirement Planning: Alternatives for Those Without Retirement Plans

SmartMoney.com

Watch the latest Retirement video AS THE OWNER OF a private teaching business, Kathleen Theisen gives piano and voice lessons at students' homes in Greenwich, Conn.


Guide to this weeks games

Connecticut Post

... Stamford's shocking Westhill (2-1) McMahon (2-1) 6:30 Winner can really start thinking big Danbury (2-1) Greenwich (3-0) 7 Mr. Escobar, meet Mr. Meyers Fairfield Warde (1-2) New Canaan (2-1 7 Isn't the week to be getting New Canaan Sacred Heart ...


Activist: Drinking age should be lowered

Stamford Advocate

GREENWICH - A former college president spoke last night about his effort to lower the drinking age to 18, which he said would curb binge drinking and alcohol-related deaths among young adults.


Pair teams up for 'quirky and quality'

Stamford Advocate

... to establish Peacock & Beale, and officially launched their 3,500-square-foot storefront at 125 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich last night with a grand opening celebration. 'We decided why compete with each other when we do things that complement ...


Towns firming up for FAA fight

Stamford Advocate

... of regional flight patterns. The battle could cost the municipalities about $1 million. Officials from Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Wilton, Stamford, Norwalk, Weston, Westport, Redding, Ridgefield and Pound Ridge, N.Y., met all day yesterday ...


Olympian reflects on good times and bad

Stamford Advocate
... Olympic gold medal in 1976, but her talk last night was anything but depressing for the dozens who streamed into Greenwich Library to hear the Riverside native speak. The 51-year-old former Olympic figure skater was in town to talk about and sign ...


Greenwich Symhony lauds anniversary in new season

Stamford Advocate

... about the appropriately 'bucolic' effect it produced.' These comments by the music director/conductor of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra respond to our request that he cite a few fond memories from his 32 years leading the orchestra, which ...


Purloined purse case will go to grand jury

Asbury Park Press Online

... Ocean County Prosecutor Ronald F. Deligny said the case will now proceed to a grand jury. Twomey was arrested in Greenwich, Conn., Saturday after authorities identified him as the man pictured on a surveillance videotape pushing a young girl under ...

10/04/07 - Archive - Greenwich News Wire


New Haven Register

... Discover New England Tourism Summit and International Marketplace will take place April 14-16. The city beat out Greenwich, Stamford and Mystic to be the host city, said Ginny Kozlowski, interim president of the Greater New Haven Convention & ...


Area high school events: Scores and schedule
The Patent Trader

... 3, Hamilton 1 Briarcliff 3, Hastings 1 Dover 3, Blind Brook 0 Hen Hud 3, Panas 0 Port Chester 3, Harrison 2 Greenwich Academy 3, New York School for the Deaf 1 Ursuline 3, Spring Valley 0 Lakeland 3, Yorktown 0 Tappan Zee 3, Nyack 0 Keio 3, North ...


Commentary: A Draft Would Make The War More Real

Newtown Bee

... We need a draft, because - as the 1776 Revolution should have taught us - angry Americans are better Americans. ( Greenwich native Mark Drought is an editor at a Stamford information technology company and an adjunct professor at the University of ...


Enterprising Idea: Charge Less

Inside Opinions

... $1,000, a partner at one New York firm described that rate as "a possible vomit point for clients." If so, then Greenwich, Conn., lawyer Patricia A. DeWitt's clients should have no problems swallowing her bills, given that her rate comes in at ...


NJ $11.5M Exec Fraud Plea

Federal Bureau of Investigation

... Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JAMES J. LICATA, 54, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Greenwich, Connecticut, pleaded guilty today before Senior United States District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to Count One of a ...


Honesdale Class of 2002 planning five-year reunion

The Weekly Almanac

... members are asked to RSVP by Nov. 5 by sending payment to: Christy Grandjean, 71 Josephine Evaristo Ave., Greenwich, Conn. 06830 or bring payment to the high school, Attn: Shawn Garing. For further information, call Mariah Dunn at 470-4236 ...


Grandpa in arcade purse-snatching case faces more charges

Jersey Journal

... 52, appeared before Superior Court Judge James Citta in Toms River. The Bergen County grandfather was arrested in Greenwich, Conn. on Saturday, following a nationwide search since police in Seaside Heights released video surveillance showing a man, ...

Realtor Magazine

... softens I think we are seeing that segment of the market falling out." Julia Ward, who has sold real estate in Greenwich, Conn., for more than two decades, agrees that the global credit crunch is causing the wealthy elite to be more cautious. ...


Grandpa in arcade purse-snatching case faces more charges

Jersey Journal

... 52, appeared before Superior Court Judge James Citta in Toms River. The Bergen County grandfather was arrested in Greenwich, Conn. on Saturday, following a nationwide search since police in Seaside Heights released video surveillance showing a man, ...


Does a Work of Fiction Reveal the 'Real' Hotchkiss?

Litchfield County Times

... on an iconic New England prep school campus named Wellington, "The Upper Class" follows Laine Hunt of old money Greenwich and her clash with nouveau riche Long Island, N.Y.'s, Nikki Olivetti in a classic coming of age tale in which both girls are ...


APT Pharmaceuticals raises $22M

Bizjournals

... million. Burlingame-based APT said new investors were Versant Ventures , which has an office in Menlo Park, and Greenwich, Conn.-based Great Point Partners . Also participating were existing funders Vivo Ventures and Charter Life Sciences, which ...


Falcone's Harbinger Hedge Fund Rises More Than 65 Percent on Subprime Bets

Bloomberg

... LP shut earlier this year after losing about $1.8 billion on corporate debt. The $8.5 billion Raptor Fund, run by Greenwich, Connecticut-based Tudor Investment Corp.'s James Pallotta, declined 8 percent in the first two weeks of August. Falcone, 45, ...


Doubtful art

Norwalk Advocate

To the editor: The Bruce Museum is an extraordinary Greenwich treasure, so it was with great disappointment that I saw the Greenwich Time photograph of Damien Hirst's trademark floating animal carcass art ...


Man accused of using toddler to steal purse returned to N.J.

Hartford Courant

... on videotape using his 4-year-old granddaughter to steal a purse. Daniel Twomey of Teaneck was arrested in Greenwich, Connecticut, on Saturday. He may make an initial court appearance Thursday to face charges of theft, child endangerment and ...


Falcone's Harbinger Hedge Fund Rises More Than 65 Percent on Subprime Bets

Bloomberg

... LP shut earlier this year after losing about $1.8 billion on corporate debt. The $8.5 billion Raptor Fund, run by Greenwich, Connecticut-based Tudor Investment Corp.'s James Pallotta, declined 8 percent in the first two weeks of August. Falcone, 45, ...


Shifts to continue at Greenwich weigh station along I-95

Stamford Advocate

Daily eight-hour shifts at the Interstate 95 truck weigh station in Greenwich will no longer be the exception but the norm, Gov.


Rell urges wait on parole reform

Stamford Advocate

... we've put the professionals in place.' Rell made the comments during a meeting yesterday with The Advocate and Greenwich Time's editorial board, where she also discussed banning parole for violent offenders, children's health insurance and the ...


A race in name only Unopposed BET candidates discuss agenda

Stamford Advocate

The Nixon-Kennedy debate it was not. Eleven of the 12 candidates for Board of Estimate and Taxation got together last night for a League of Women Voters of Greenwich forum at Town Hall to discuss their views on ...


Senior housing eyed for Byram

Stamford Advocate

The Greenwich Housing Authority has applied to build 56 new apartments for low-income seniors in Byram, taking its first step in a widely anticipated plan to create more affordable units in town.


Drying up Lack of rain prompts call for voluntary limit of residents' water use

Stamford Advocate

... for voluntary water usage reductions as weeks of nearly no rain have left reservoirs drier than usual. Greenwich reservoirs are at about 37 percent of capacity. Water levels are typically at 70 percent this time of year, according to the Aquarion ...


Stamford Symphony performs 'Conga-Line in Hell,' Scandanavian composition
Stamford Advocate

... filled with a great deal of energy, lyricism and tenderness, depending on how you hear it,' notes the 33-year-old Greenwich resident who has performed at many celebrated venues. Among them are Manhattan's Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall, the ...


Grandpa Suspect Back in New Jersey: Lucky Leo's Theft on Tape not So Lucky

Ocean County Observer

... made the news, Daniel Twomey, 52, was arrested in the parking lot of a McDonald's in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday. Police found Twomey sleeping in his mother's white Geo Metro by tracking his cell phone signal, Seaside ...


a-Rod and C-Rod are Expecting Babe-Rod

New York Post

... was caught squiring a blond stripper around Toronto earlier this season, and Cynthia were spotted house-hunting in Greenwich, Conn., recently. richard.johnson@nypost.com


Child-thief suspect may appear in court

Home News Tribune

... the incident at Lucky Leo's made the news, Daniel Twomey, 52, was arrested in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday. Police found Twomey sleeping in his mother's white Geo Metro by tracking his cell-phone signal, Seaside ...


Arcade suspect hides face

Asbury Park Press Online

... the incident at Lucky Leo's made the news, Daniel Twomey, 52, was arrested in the parking lot of a McDonald's in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday. Police found Twomey sleeping in his mother's white Geo Metro by tracking his cell phone signal, Seaside ...
Wiscasset Newspaper

... and give control of Wiscasset to the ultimate rich guys from away. The president of National RE/ sources lives in Greenwich, Conn. where property values are the highest in the whole of the United States! Where did we hear this before? ...

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