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Monday, January 28, 2008

01/28/08 - Greenwich Newswire


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Michelle Obama Coming to Greenwich on Wednesday
Hartford Courant
Michelle Obama, the wife of presidential candidate Barack Obama, is coming to Greenwich on Wednesday for a sold-out fundraiser. The low-key event will be ...

Dollar Falls to Lowest Against Euro in Almost Two Weeks on Fed
Bloomberg - USA
``It's certainly not an environment to buy the dollar,'' said Alan Ruskin, head of international currency strategy in North America in Greenwich, ...

Greenwich election officials seeking poll workers
Newsday - Long Island,NY
Greenwich election officials are having a problem for the upcoming presidential primary _ not enough poll workers. The town's two registrars of voters say ...

Doctor's death fuels debate on prosecuting witnesses
Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT
By Zach Lowe STAMFORD - The fatal drug overdose of a Greenwich plastic surgeon last week forced Stamford police to decide whether to punish the doctor's ...

Arrest made in Chase murder in '97
Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT
For 34-year-old Ali Raben Fels of the Riverside section of Greenwich, a childhood friend who graduated with Chase from Greenwich High School, ...

Former students, peers, friends remember swim coach's legacy
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT
"He was a type of coach who got inside your mind and your heart, and you swam your best," Lehmann, who himself went on to coach the Greenwich Country Club ...

'Paper Bag' troupe performs comedy
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT
By Andrew Shaw The Paper Bag Players of Greenwich Academy will perform "On Top of Spaghetti," a children's musical comedy, at 11 am Feb. 2. ...

Chinese school salutes new year
Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT
By Michael Dinan GREENWICH - It was a new venue, but the turnout was just as big as about 500 people went to the Greenwich Hyatt Regency yesterday for the ...

Featured Blog Postings

Greenwich: Poll Workers In Short Supply
By turfgrrl
From the Courant: Greenwich election officials are having a problem for the upcoming presidential primary - not enough poll workers. The town’s two registrars of voters say there’sa shortage of people to greet voters, read ballots and ...
YourCT.com - http://www.yourct.com/new

Wee Ones
Where: Greenwich Library at Rear Children's Room Drop-in program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a caregiver. Program includes simple stories, songs and finger plays. For more information please call the Children's Room at ...
Greenwich Library | Today's Events - http://www.greenwichlibrary.org


The Raw Greenwich News Feed

  1. Job Hunting in a Tough EconomyRead the original story

    Carrer Journal

    ... in different industries where your skills are easily transferable, says Debra Feldman, a job-search consultant in Greenwich, Conn. For example, if you work in sales for a sinking real-estate company, look for sales positions in a more robust sector ...

  2. Parents of pool drowning victim file lawsuitRead the original story

    Hartford Courant

    The parents of a 6-year-old Greenwich boy who drowned last year after his arm was trapped in a powerful suction drain in their swimming pool filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the pool violated safety code ...

  3. Yale's Snikeris Is ECAC Hockey Goalie of the WeekRead the original story

    CSTV.com

    ... ie of the Week, as senior Shivon Zilis (Markham, Ont.) won it Nov. 26. Snikeris and freshman forward Bray Ketchum (Greenwich, Conn.) have combined to take home five ECAC Hockey weekly awards, including four Rookie of the Week honors.

  4. Greenwich plastic surgeon was comatose for 13 hours before 911 call, police sayRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    The Greenwich plastic surgeon who died of a drug overdose last week was comatose for 13 hours before his former pool worker called 911, police revealed in a news conference Monday afternoon.

  5. Bruce Museum exhibit features robotsRead the original story

    Connecticut Post

    ... are the educational premises behind "Robotics,'' the Carnegie Science Center exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. "People overlook the fact that a lot of products we use are somehow touched by robotics,'' says Tom Flaherty, director of exhibits ...


  6. Race Mentioned as an Issue in Mt. Vernon Cop KillingRead the original story

    Gothamist

    ... police shot at him. White Plains is less than 20 miles from the South Bronx and about five miles west of Greenwich, CT. The city's downtown is booming with luxury condo construction , but also serves as a destination for homeless persons seeking ...

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  7. Paying SourcesRead the original story

    Rebuilding Media

    ... blic Communications, and meanwhile is managing partner of the media consulting firm of Digital Deliverance LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. Check out: The AppGap , a new group blog on the future of work and the workplace January 28, 2008 Paying Sources

  8. Yen Rises as Asian Stock Slump Prompts Sales of Higher-Yielding CurrenciesRead the original story

    Bloomberg.com - Asia

    ... an environment to buy the dollar,'' said Alan Ruskin, head of international currency strategy in North America in Greenwich, Connecticut, at RBS Greenwich Capital Markets Inc. ``The Fed will cut 50 basis points, and they will send the message that ...

  9. Greenwich family sues pool company over boy's drowningRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    ... company that built the drainage equipment, court records show. The parents also filed suit against the Town of Greenwich, saying officials approved the pool for use despite multiple obvious code violations, the Stamford-based firm Silver, Golub ...

  10. White Birch Affiliates to Acquire SP NewsprintRead the original story

    Packaging-Online

    ... power-generating facilities, and recycling organization present a compelling opportunity," says Brant, who is the Greenwich, Conn.-based chairman and ceo of White Birch Paper. "This acquisition is expected to broaden our geographic ability to supply ...

  11. Sears names Johnson as interim CEO, Aylwin Lewis to step down as president, CEORead the original story

    Chicago Tribune

    ... of Johnson, Lampert will no longer have any direct reports. Lampert owns 48 percent of Sears through his Greenwich, Conn.-based hedge fund. Johnson joined Kmart in 2003 as senior vice president of supply chain operations. He took his current post ...

  12. The week that was FOR Jan. 27, 2008Read the original story

    Connecticut Post

    ... Let's go back a few years and see what was happening: 60 YEARS AGO Harding ripped Greenwich 73-29 with Ben Mrozek scoring a school record 31 points. Central posted a pair of wins over Danbury 59-43 as Lou Saccone and ...

  13. Investor says U.S. has best opportunities in real estateRead the original story

    The Tennessean

    ... Barry Sternlicht said. "Where there's chaos, there's opportunity," the property investor and founder of the Greenwich, Conn.-based firm said in a Bloomberg TV interview last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "The best ...


  14. $1.295 million for a majestic 4br/3baRead the original story

    Burbed.com

    The other day I saw this interesting article - it was a list of places where the median income topped $500,000. One of those places was this: Big incomes, bigger houses 3 CNNMoney.com Greenwich, Connecticut ...

  15. Laws sees draft stock improve at Senior BowlRead the original story

    South Bend Tribune

    ... his draft aura there as well. "He kind of had an average week in Mobile," Coyle said of the 6-4, 303-pound Old Greenwich, Conn., product. "I think he's going to be one of the top three to four centers off the board, but he's the kind of guy who will ...


  16. Plastic surgeon's overdose raises questionsRead the original story

    News Times

    Last week's fatal drug overdose of a Greenwich plastic surgeon forced Stamford police to decide whether to punish the doctor's friend for providing the drugs and failing to immediately call 911.

  17. European IPO market weaker in 2007Read the original story

    InvestmentNews

    ... Market. Meanwhile, the U.S. market for IPOs was robust last year, with 234 deals raising $54 billion, according to Greenwich, Conn.-based Renaissance Capital LLC. That is an increase of 18% in the number of deals and a 26% boost in the amount raised ...


  18. Morning radio won't be the sameRead the original story

    Great Falls Tribune

    ... career using the radio waves. Memorials are suggested to the Broadcasters Foundation of America, 7 Lincoln Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830, or the American Red Cross, 1300 28th St. S., Great Falls, MT 59405. Semi-retired artist Anna Dwyer is gaining ...


  19. 'Paper Bag' troupe performs comedyRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    The Paper Bag Players of Greenwich Academy will perform 'On Top of Spaghetti,' a children's musical comedy, at 11 a.m. Feb.


  20. Volunteer program helps Special Olympic skatersRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    GREENWICH - Amanda Shulman now knows the meaning of the phrase Special Olympics.

  21. Arrest made in Chase murder in '97Read the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    Stunned that police made an arrest in Susannah Chase's slaying more than a decade after it occurred, the family and friends of the Greenwich woman yesterday expressed rage, regret and relief.

  22. Windy Hill Skating Club members contribute to success of Special OlympiansRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    ... 'When you put an athlete with their coaches, it helps them understand people with disabilities,'' said Greenwich's Nicole Woodruff, who has participated in the program for nearly 20 years and assists the figure skaters in working with the ...

  23. Friends' surprise gives way to relief, angerRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    Stunned that police made an arrest in Susannah Chase's slaying more than a decade after it happened, friends of the Greenwich woman yesterday expressed rage, regret and relief, as well as sympathy for a family ...

  24. Doctor's death fuels debate on prosecuting witnessesRead the original story

    Norwalk Advocate

    STAMFORD - The fatal drug overdose of a Greenwich plastic surgeon last week forced Stamford police to decide whether to punish the doctor's friend for providing the drugs and failing to call 911 immediately.

  25. Chaos brings opportunities, says SternlichtRead the original story

    Turkish Daily News

    ... Barry Sternlicht said. "Where there's chaos, there's opportunity," the property investor and founder of the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm said in a Bloomberg TV interview Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "The best ...



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