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Friday, October 19, 2007

10/13/07 - Archive - Greenwich News Wire

We hear:
Boston Herald
... ers from multiple myeloma, will attend the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's Friends for Life Gala Oct. 27 in Greenwich, Conn. Tour de France force Lance Armstrong will receive the Spirit of Hope Award at the event.


Woman, 21, Found Stabbed To Death
Hartford Courant
... leaving a raucous party in one of the guest rooms, police said. Layla R. Banks, 21, of the Riverside section of Greenwich, had been repeatedly stabbed and slashed during an attack in a service hallway near the Sheraton Stamford Hotel's lobby, ...


Woman Killed In Hotel Hallway
Hartford Courant
... hallway shortly after leaving a raucous party in one of the guest rooms, police said. Layla R. Banks, 21, of Greenwich had been repeatedly stabbed and slashed before her body was discovered just after 6 a.m. Saturday in a service hallway near the ...


Lady Wreckers Almost Beat Undefeated Greenwich
Westport News
Although the Staples High girls volleyball team didn't beat the undefeated Greenwich High Lady Cardinals Wednesday, it showed it could play with them.


Petrodollars from Opec fuel US treasuries
Gulf Times
... they're still in dollars and it has to be put to work," said David Ader, head of US government bond strategy in Greenwich, Connecticut, at RBS Greenwich Capital, one of the 21 primary dealers that underwrite US government debt. "It bodes well for US ...


Week 8 High School Football Scores
NewsNet5
... 30, Holgate 13 Arcadia 39, Vanlue 0 Arlington 35, Leipsic 18 Ashland 35, Mansfield Sr. 10 Ashland Crestview 34, Greenwich S. Cent. 28 Ashtabula Edgewood 25, Conneaut 12 Aurora 45, Chagrin Falls 0 Avon 54, Oberlin Firelands 21 Avon Lake 56, Berea 7 ...


Artist creates pitchers with faces and foot-shaped vases
The Westerly Sun
... The first time she did that she was getting ready to relocate to Stonington, after 30 years living in Old Greenwich, Conn. When her husband was getting ready to retire, they searched New England's coast from Maine to Greenwich and fell in love with ...


FBI charged Greenwich financier in scam
Connecticut Post
FBI agents arrested a Greenwich man at JFK Airport in New York Friday on charges stemming from alleged scams that may have bilked investors out of as much as $10 million.


They'll Take It From Here, Coach Wooden
UCLA Bruins Basketball
... players. He didn't care about the game or the winning, just the people." GAIL GOODRICH Goodrich is 64, lives in Greenwich, Conn., and works as an analyst for NBA TV and for ESPN International. Goodrich starred in the first two of Wooden's NCAA ...


Town buys reverse 911 system
Greenwich Time
A reverse 911 system will be ready for operation in Greenwich in about a month, officials said yesterday.


Tesei has shown needed devotion, understanding
Greenwich Time
... holding office and others who believe in service to the community. Peter Tesei's 20 years of ongoing commitment to Greenwich demonstrate his loyalty to our town. Ten years on the Representative Town meeting, 10 years on the Board of Estimate and ...


Boys Soccer Rodriguez scores 4 goals as Westhill blanks Wilton
Greenwich Time
... the Rams (4-4-3). Kevin Campbell also had a goal for New Canan while Fergus Campbell picked up an assist. Greenwich 2, Darien 1 - James Amen scored off a pass from Takuya Asano with less than nine minutes to play to lift Greenwich past Darien. ...


Deluge eases water worries
Greenwich Time
... The heaviest downpours came Thursday night when rain gauges measured 2.5 inches of precipitation in backcountry Greenwich and 3.3 in the downtown area, officials said. Though nearby municipalities experienced flooding problems, Greenwich had ...


An alternative way to school diversity
Greenwich Time
... to supervise homework and other school activities as a result. These same dynamics are at work in our area from Greenwich to Norwalk. Stamford also has used a more rigorous standard than required by the state of Connecticut for balancing student ...


Greenwich and St. Joseph seek to remain unbeaten in football
Greenwich Time
... Athletic Conference football teams will put their undefeated records on the line today. At 1:30 p.m. in Greenwich, the host Cardinals, ranked second in the state, will put its 4-0 record on the line in a homecoming game against Westhill (2-2). ...


Firefighters pass Cos Cob kids' inspection
Greenwich Time
... look strange, but don't hide from the firefighters,' Rojas said. The 20 kindergartners are among hundreds of Greenwich school children getting fire safety lessons during tours of Greenwich fire stations in the next two weeks as part of national ...


The Man Who Won as Others Lost
HendersonvilleNews.com
... later, he sits atop the new hedge fund rich. He is married to a former model from Australia, has a mansion in Greenwich, Conn., and owns a big-game reserve in Tanzania. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.3 billion. On Wall Street, the roles are ...


Sports commission honors Ed McCarthy
Connecticut Post
... addy Award, the academic Heisman of college football. 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


Water bottles deliver refreshing environmental twist
Packaging World
... bottles made of biodegradable materials. Taking the light-weighting approach is Nestle Waters North America. The Greenwich, CT, company is rolling out its 12.5-g Eco-shape bottle across several of its bottled water brands (see photos A and B) this ...


King chasing Olympic dream
Journal News
... to a trio of horses with Olympic potential. Christine McCarthy of Mount Kisco owns Idocus. Richard Malloch of Greenwich, Conn., owns Mythilus. Francine Walker of Bedford owns Rendezvous. 'The owners of these horses I ride have paid so much money ...

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Buyer Eyes State Papers
Hartford Courant
MediaNews Group, one of the nation's largest newspaper chains, has shown interest in buying two daily newspapers in Fairfield County, The Advocate of Stamford and the Greenwich Time, according to a complaint ...


Plenty Of Biotech IPOs, But Few Winners
Investor's Business Daily
The biotech sector has been one of the most active in the initial public offering market, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the returns.Recent debuts of pharmaceuticals, therapeutics and other firms that ...


Greenwich financier charged with defrauding investors of millions
Greenwich Time
Prosecutors say a Bridgeport grand jury has indicted a Greenwich financier on charges of defrauding investors of more than $5 million.


Fighting back Teens take on dating violence
Stamford Advocate
Nicole Sowin and Emma Vernon, Greenwich High School juniors, want to stop teen dating violence.


Offseason News & Notes
The Jersey Journal
... victory and doesn't need to chase a World Series ring (already has one). Moreover, his family sold their house in Greenwich, Conn., earlier this year. I'm sure the Mets would like to have him back for another year, but they need youth in the ...


First Selectman Jim Lash apologizes
Stamford Advocate
First Selectman Jim Lash yesterday apologized for comments he made to a Greenwich Time reporter covering the annual Puttin' on the Dog show.


Naval Academy Aquatic Club sending water polo teams to St. Louis
Hometown Annapolis
... teams fared well at the Speedo Cup qualification tournament held at the Naval Academy. Navy AC hosted teams from Greenwich, Conn., Pittsburgh, and Washington in the event, which served to select the Northeast representative in the 12 team USA Water ...


Pequot Library Hosts Ninth Annual Art Show
The Citizen-News
... of artists from across the region and, in the restored Perkin Gallery, various works from the Cavalier Gallery of Greenwich and Nantucket. Proceeds from the ninth annual art show support Pequot Library in the purchase of books for its remarkable ...


Cardinals End 10-Year Drought Against Wilton
Greenwich Citizen
All things must come to an end. That's the attitude the Greenwich High girls' soccer team took into its game against Wilton Tuesday afternoon at Greenwich High as the Cardinals tried to end their 10-year ...


SEC Joins Probes of New York Pension Fund Over Hiring Methods, People Say
Bloomberg.com
... Morris, Hevesi's political adviser and campaign manager, and now a registered representative at Searle & Co., a Greenwich Connecticut-based securities firm. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who said July 15 that ``former Comptroller Hevesi and others on ...
Cardinals End 10-Year Drought Against Wilton
Greenwich Citizen
All things must come to an end. That's the attitude the Greenwich High girls' soccer team took into its game against Wilton Tuesday afternoon at Greenwich High as the Cardinals tried to end their 10-year ...


SEC Joins Probes of New York Pension Fund Over Hiring Methods, People Say
Bloomberg.com
... Morris, Hevesi's political adviser and campaign manager, and now a registered representative at Searle & Co., a Greenwich Connecticut-based securities firm. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who said July 15 that ``former Comptroller Hevesi and others on ...


US Airways expands use of Megadata products
Bizjournals
... US Airways' hubs and large Northeast stations, officials said. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Greenwich, Conn.-based Megadata owns and operates Passur, a national network of multiple live-flight information sources from Passur ...


Skype Buy: A Mixed Bag for eBay
E-Commerce Times
... write-down could be a positive thing for eBay, contends Tim Boyd, an analyst with American Technology Research in Greenwich, Conn. "The market has been discounting the Skype acquisition ever since eBay made it," he told the . "It's been a negative ...


Hamill: A Favorite Skater's Life Revisited
Greenwich Citizen
Dorothy Hamill meets on be of her young fans, Sarah Better, 10, during a book-signing engagement at Greenwich Library last Thursday evening.


Yes, Town Republicans Have a Political Platform
Greenwich Citizen
A dust-up between the Democratic and Republican Party leadership over political platforms in Greenwich settled down this week.


Candidates Place GHS Auditorium on Front Burner
Greenwich Citizen
Oil and water don't mix. Right? Right. Next question: Can public education and politics mix? Absolutely not, according to politicians running for Greenwich Board of Selectmen in the Nov.

Byrne Seeks Safety Device to Prevent Serious Injuries
Greenwich Citizen
Tom Byrne is a busy man. He conducts one of the largest legislative bodies in the country - Greenwich's 230-member Representative Town Meeting .


US Airways Contracts for PASSUR(R) Live Airspace Analysis Tools for Their Operations Control Center
PR Newswire
Key Component in the Plan to Improve Operational Efficiencies for Increased Financial Returns and Superior Customer Service GREENWICH, Conn., Oct.


Transactions
Norwalk Advocate
... for $500,000. John B. and J Patricia Brunelle sold to Holly Lane Assoc LLC, property at n/a for $1,650,000. GREENWICH (Transactions recorded through Sept. 14.) Charles E. Reinhart sold to Michael S. Perlis, property at 36 Arch St. for ...


Greenwich official says sorry for remark on dogs and town workers
Norwalk Advocate
Greenwich First Selectman Jim Lash has apologized for saying he prefers overseeing dogs to some town workers.


Megadata Corp.
Charlotte Business Journal
... Leads subscription services. Though no superhero, Megadata can take flight. Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Greenwich, CT, Megadata Corporation (OTC: MDTA) is a provider of flight information services. Its RightETA product line provides ...


Starwood Capital, Perseus to Open Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Display & Design Ideas
Greenwich, Conn.-based Starwood Capital Group Global LLC and Washington, D.C.-based Perseus Realty LLC announced a joint agreement to build an eco-friendly 1 Hotel in Washington, D.C., at 22nd Avenue and M ...


Area family's home gets a 'Makeover'
Norwalk Advocate
... a description of how the new home was built in a week - see the Nov. 4 issue of Home magazine in The Advocate and Greenwich Time.) 'What we did in Bridgeport is not realistic. Not even a little realistic,' admits Gulick, who says one byproduct of ...

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