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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

01/29/08 - Greenwich Newswire For Tuesday


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Elderly woman dies in Greenwich car crash
Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT,USA
By Hoa Nguyen GREENWICH - An elderly woman died yesterday afternoon after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in the backcountry. ...

The First 60: Greenwich leaders open up at league forum
Greenwich Post - Greenwich,CT,USA
“Impressions, Challenges and Priorities: The First Sixty Days of the New Administration” will be the topic of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich’s ...

Jim Zebora, former RJ staffer, is managing editor of Greenwich Time
Meriden Record-Journal - Meriden,CT,USA
GREENWICH - On a good day, the commute takes just over an hour, and while the streets here may be lined with luxury, that isn't enough to entice Jim Zebora ...

...."I have close ties to Meriden," Zebora said. "It has a good, rich heritage that I know about. I want to see it strong again." Zebora, 54, was named managing editor of the Greenwich Time. He oversees 24 employees.

"It's an exciting time," Zebora said from his office on East Elm Street. The 10,000-circulation newspaper is near a main strip of gift shops and real estate office windows showcasing local multi-million-dollar manors and estates around the world. The Time is undergoing ownership changes and moving to a new building...

New details in death of Greenwich plastic surgeon
WTNH - New Haven,CT,USA
by News Channel 8's Erin Cox Greenwich (WTNH) _ Police have released new details in the death of a well-known plastic surgeon from Greenwich, ...

Greenwich plastic surgeon was comatose for 13 hours before 911 ...
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT,USA
STAMFORD -- The Greenwich plastic surgeon who died of a drug overdose last week was comatose for 13 hours before his former pool worker called 911, ...

Parents of pool drowning victim file suit
USA Today - USA
The lawsuit was filed in Stamford, Conn., Superior Court by Brian and Karen Cohn of Greenwich against the town of Greenwich, Shoreline Pools and others. ...

Greenwich family sues pool company over boy's drowning
Stamford Advocate - Stamford,CT,USA
The parents also filed suit against the Town of Greenwich, saying officials approved the pool for use “despite multiple obvious code violations,” the ...

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Benedict Arnold, Hero of Southwestern Connecticut - DVD
Where: Greenwich Library at Meeting Room A DVD presentation on “Benedict Arnold, Hero of Southwestern Connecticut” will be shown. The producer, John Savage, will be on hand to discuss the film and field questions.
Greenwich Library | Today's Events - http://www.greenwichlibrary.org


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On the Wings of Kennedys, Mrs. Obama Due in City
New York Sun
... sweeping through New York today to attend a private fund-raiser at an Upper East Side apartment before heading to Greenwich, Conn., for another fund-raising stop. Michelle Obama's visit, less than a week before New York and 21 other states hold ...

Shays' embrace of Bush recalls Lieberman's 2005 presidential kiss
Hartford Courant
... in recent years, has been preparing for another difficult re-election fight this year. Jim Himes, a Greenwich, Conn., Democrat seeking Shays' seat, said Shays' kiss was not just a kiss. 'Pardon the pun, but as cheeky as it was, it does ...

Megadata Reports Continued Strong Increases in Both Sales and Profits for Fiscal Year 2007
PR Newswire
GREENWICH
, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Megadata Corporation announced net income of $454,582 or $.11/share for the year ended October 31, 2007, compared to net income of $102,915 or $.03/share in ...

MARKETS: Markets gain as they anticipate new Fed cut
International Herald Tribune
... scenario gets shoved into an open elevator shaft," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners in Greenwich, Connecticut. In late trading, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 42.03 points to 12,425.92. The Standard & Poor's 500- stock ...

Play it again, Sam
My Left Nutmeg
The funniest response to Chris Shays' smooch and snuggle with George W. Bush: Jim Himes, a Greenwich, Conn., Democrat seeking Shays' seat, said Shays' kiss was not just a kiss.

Restoration Hardware Accepts Lower Bid
Gifts & Decorative Accessories
... of the ceramic container alternatives we spotted in Atlanta. Corte Madera, CA -- Equity firm Catterton Partners , Greenwich, CT, which had offered $6.70 per share for home chain Restoration Hardware in November 2007, dropped its management-led ...

Market advances as durables boost sentiment
Earth Times
... scenario gets shoved into an open elevator shaft," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 68.53 points, or 0.55 percent, at 12,452.42. The Standard & Poor's ...

NZ dollar maintains its strength
XtraMSN Real Estate
... where unemployment rises) or something much less benign," said Alan Ruskin, chief international strategist at RBS Greenwich Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut. If the Fed cuts by 50 basis points, the cumulative 125 basis points of easing would be the ...

Police say man shopped while doctor was dying
Hartford Courant
A Stamford man went shoe shopping while a Greenwich plastic surgeon lay dying in his home last week after using drugs, police said.

Nymex Gas Falls on Forecasts for Warmer Weather in U.S. Midwest, NortheastRead the original storyBloomberg
... to stay above $8, barring a big shot of cold weather,'' said Tom Orr, director of research at Weeden & Co. in Greenwich, Connecticut. ``We got back above $8 only because of crude.'' Crude oil rose for a fourth day on speculation the U.S. Federal ...

Dow edges higher as rate cut seen ahead
Earth Times... scenario gets shoved into an open elevator shaft," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 49.18 points, or 0.40 percent, at 12,433.07. The Standard & Poor's ...

$1.25 million house in Campbell
Burbed.com
On Monday, we showed you what a $1.295 million dollar house looks like in Greenwich, CT where the income regularly tops $500k. Let's look a house in that price range here in the Bay Area: MLS-2.com: Property ...

Takeover Games
VMSD
... Corp.'s December 12 proposal to take over the California-based high-end home furnishings chain. Catterton, a Greenwich, Conn., private-equity firm, specializes in the consumer goods market. The firm's winning bid came as Restoration Hardware faced ...

Frankel to be subject of CNBC show
Toledo Blade
... home and being fired from his first financial job in Toledo to flying in private jets from an exclusive home in Greenwich, Conn. Frankel fled the country in May, 1999, after a meeting with Mississippi regulators, who questioned his management of ...

Marine League raises $75K for 3 wounded in action
Norwalk Advocate
... on the spot after meeting the beneficiaries, Rubino said. State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Greenwich, who was a Marine sergeant, served as honorary chairman of this year's event. The money was divided equally among Cpl. Ryan Dion, ...

Elderly woman dies in Greenwich car crash
Norwalk Advocate
GREENWICH
- An elderly woman died yesterday afternoon after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in the backcountry.

Parents sue pool firm in drowning of their son

Norwalk Advocate
STAMFORD - The parents of a 6-year-old Greenwich boy who drowned after getting caught in a suction drain in his family's pool filed a lawsuit yesterday claiming the pool's drainage system did not meet state ...

Scholastic Roundup: GHS gymnastics edges Darien
Norwalk Advocate
Greenwich
High School gymnastics coach Sue Knight couldn't be happier with her team's position as the season winds down.

Michelle Obama will stump for her husband in Greenwich, Stamford
Norwalk Advocate

Michelle Obama, who has played a key role in her husband's White House run, is coming to Greenwich and Stamford tomorrow.

Physician was ill
Norwalk Advocate
To the editor: In the aftermath of the tragic death by probable drug overdose of a Greenwich plastic surgeon, it was indeed saddening to read the comments by his chief of surgery .

Room to Read begins a new tale as Greenwich officially joins effort
Norwalk Advocate
... continues to travel. That path will bring John Wood to a less remote area Feb. 5, when he is expected to visit Greenwich to help one of the newest Room to Read chapters officially get under way. Room to Read is a nonprofit organization based ...

Parents File Suit In Pool Drowning
The Day
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 ...

SunPower reports mixed bag on growth
San Jose Mercury News
... and their guidance" for the first quarter of 2008, John Hardy, an analyst at American Technology Research in Greenwich, Conn., told Bloomberg News. "This is still a solid company with strong management and I recommend buying on the dips." SunPower's ...

Meet your future fiends
Journal News
The science and fun of robots is explored in "Robotics," an interactive exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich.

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