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Friday, April 25, 2008

04/24/08 - The Greenwich Roundup - Sorry For Delays In Posting News. This Web Sites Host (Blogger) Has Been Down Two Days In A Row For Maintenance


Watching A Greenwich Board Of Education Meeting Reminds One Of A
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"I'm with you girls. I wasn't before but I am now."said Glenville School parent Abbe Large, who addressed PTA members

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No Cafeteria And No Gym For Glenville:

The Board Of Education Unanimously Tells Parents That They Will Have To Trust Betty Sternberg To Protect Their Small Children's Health And Safety - Yeah Right.

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The Board of Education last night unanimously voted to remediate the mold-infested Hamilton Avenue School modular building so it can be used in the fall.

"As a parent, I wouldn't like to be in your shoes," board member Natalie Queen said, addressing the parents who attended last night's meeting at Riverside School....

...Because the latter option would split the school, some parents favor remediating the modular while others worried that the modular would have future building problems preferred the civic center option and still others wanted to delay making a decision....

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Please see:

03/05/08 - The Joke Of The Day - "I'll hold the staff accountable," Superintendent of Schools Betty Sternberg promised. - Yeah Right.

The Parents Are Still Waiting For

Betty "You Can Trust Me" Sternberg

To Hold Her Staff Accountable For What Happened At The

Contaminated Modular Classrooms.

Comment:

The single family home owners are going to see if these Board Of Education members can keep the remediation costs to 1 million or less at the contaminated modular classrooms.

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Greenwich comedienne draws from her own life for laughs
Greenwich Post - Greenwich,CT

But, as anyone would quickly find out, Greenwich resident Poppy Fields isn't like the others. Saying she once was a shy girl who was always taken advantage ...

Cornelia Jahncke Dies; Was Planned Parenthood Figure
Hartford Courant - United States

Cornelia Dickerman Jahncke, a stalwart figure in Planned Parenthood for much of her life, died in her sleep in Greenwich on April 10. She was 91. ...

Greenwich tennis earns bragging rights over Brunswick
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT


By Tom Forde When the Greenwich tennis team traveled across town to the Brunswick School yesterday there was really nothing that either team could lose. ...

Tribune Sells Stamford, Greenwich Buildings And Land
Hartford Courant - United States

Tribune once operated The Advocate of Stamford and Greenwich Time newspapers at the sites. The sale of the properties in Stamford and Greenwich closed ...

Jefferies Snaps Up RBS Greenwich Execs, Looks to Grow MBS Presence
Housing Wire - USA

Both Jennings and Eveland are former managing directors from RBS Greenwich. Jennings was a managing director in the mortgage sales division at RBS Greenwich ...

Tribune Co. sells Connecticut real estate for $30 million,
Chicago Tribune - United States

By Robert D. Manor

Tribune Co. has sold real estate it owned in Stamford and Greenwich, Conn., ...

Boys lacrosse: Greenwich is latest kingpin to fall
Ridgefield Press - CT

Greenwich, which was ranked 23rd nationally going into the game, fell to 7-1. Despite playing without senior captain Peter Schielke (injury), ...

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  1. Friday Morning Coffee with TradingMarkets

    TradingMarkets.com

    ... most? Pain of Foreclosures Spreads to the Affluent - New York Times But the few homeowners in trouble in affluent Greenwich, Conn., are tapping into other resources that most people cannot call upon to help prevent the ultimate indignity. ...

  2. Swimwear maker moves to Danbury

    The Greater New Milford Spectrum

    ... materials and swimming pool games. The business, which opened in Rye, N.Y., outgrew its space and moved to Greenwich, then White Plains and Pleasantville, N.Y., before settling in the 32,000-square-foot Danbury facility. Gulbenkian's daughter, Tracy ...


  3. Pain of Foreclosures Spreads to the Affluent

    HendersonvilleNews.com

    This home on Hettiefred Road in Greenwich, Conn., came close to being auctioned off three times as a result of foreclosure actions.

  4. Rye People: The Rye Record's Robin Thrush Jovanovich

    My Rye

    ... an "Out of Here" column on area concerts and cultural events, especially at SUNY Purchase, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, and the Emelin in Mamaroneck. Ours is an independent newspaper, which was started in the fall of 1996 by Dolores Eyler. She ...


  5. Palate finds pleasure in a pub setting

    Journal News

    ... and the under-construction Rye Grill in Rye, Lexington Square Cafe in Mount Kisco and Elm Street Oyster House in Greenwich. There are several rooms at the Tap House. You enter to find a long marble bar and booths, along with wooden tables in the ...

  6. Activist Richard Breedon joins Steris board, pledges no proxy fights

    Cleveland.com

    ... and chief investment officer of Breeden Partners and its investment manager, Breeden Capital Management, both in Greenwich, Conn. He will serve on the Steris board's compensation and corporate governance committee. Breeden Partners manages more than ...

  7. Is that water really from some spring?

    Philly.com

    ... a trotline set in it. But now I see on the bottle that Ozarka is a Nestle product and that Nestle is located in Greenwich, Conn. There isn't anybody in Greenwich, Conn., who knows how to bait a hook. The other thing that gets me about bottled water ...

  8. Tension mounts for Irish players

    Chicago Tribune

    ... Sullivan has his own distraction set: Ripping up the floors and painting the walls at his brother's new condo in Greenwich, Conn. 'Some good old manual labor to keep your mind off of [other] things,' Sullivan said. It's too easy, when your ...


  9. Even the wealthiest Americans aren't immune from mortgage crisis

    International Herald Tribune

    GREENWICH, Connecticut : With the mortgage crisis still spreading, even homes in one of the wealthiest towns in the United States can fall into foreclosure.

  10. Home sales plunge but jobless claims cheer

    Boston Globe

    ... "They sure don't look like recession numbers to me," said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut, referring to the jobs data. The number of U.S. workers filing initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by ...

  11. Holy Hip Hop

    Forward

    ... ' his particular blend of folk music and rap - ' Bar paid the bills by teaching sixth graders at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, Conn. If his students behaved, he'd freestyle about the Bible during the last five minutes of class. "Every other Sunday, ...

  12. Recluse SEO Guru Finally Tells All in Rare Free TeleSeminar

    PRWeb

    ... SEO experts in the world, to agree to be interviewed from his office in Hawaii in this free TeleSeminar....

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    Old Greenwich, CT - For anyone who's ever wondered about how to get all the website visitors they can handle and make ...

  13. Treasuries Decline as Demand at Five-Year Auction Is Weakest Since 2003

    Bloomberg

    ... Auction' ``It was a horrible, horrible auction,'' said David Ader , head of U.S. government bond strategy in Greenwich, Connecticut, at RBS Greenwich Capital, one of the 20 securities firms required to bid at Treasury sales. ``An auction result like ...

  14. Cornelia Jahncke Dies; Was Planned Parenthood Figure

    WTIC-TV Hartford

    Cornelia Dickerman Jahncke, a stalwart figure in Planned Parenthood for much of her life, died in her sleep in Greenwich on April 10.

  15. Continue reading "Shareholder activist Breeden joins Steris board"

    The Plain Dealer

    ... and chief investment officer of Breeden Partners and its investment manager, Breeden Capital Management, both in Greenwich, Conn. He will serve on the Steris board's compensation and corporate governance committee. Breeden Partners manages more than ...

  16. Yields Rising: Fed Expectations Changing

    UrbanDigs.com

    ... down, and no one wants to buy the front end if the Fed is done," said Ian Lyngen, an interest-rate strategist in Greenwich, Connecticut, at RBS Greenwich Capital, one of the 20 primary government security dealers required to bid at Treasury ...

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Today's News Links From
The Greenwich Citizen
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Wong Gets Cardinal Rackets Going the Right Way

After returning from his USTA obligation, Robbie Wong paced Greenwich High to a boys tennis win over Fairfield Ludlowe Tuesday. ...
Man of the Half Century, Rooney Has Seen it All

By Scott Ferrari

Greenwich resident Timothy J. Rooney will be honored as Man of the Half Century by the New York City Chapter of the US Harness Writers ...
Lung Cancer Survivor Shares Story

Ed and Barbara Netter have seen cancer take the lives of a number of their loved ones. ...
Greenwich Oncologist Wins Cancer Society Award for Compassionate ...

For the last 26-plus years, Dr. Dickerman Hollister, 59, has been helping Greenwich folk fight their great ...

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Civilian dispatchers are key element to Greenwich police

The job commonly referred to as dispatcher is a lot more than just answering the phone for the police department and Greenwich Emergency Medical Services. ...


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Sea scenes

Local Luminist painter Peter Lane holds an opening reception for his “Majestic Marines” exhibit, 4 to 8, Friday, April 25, Arcadia Coffee Co.; exhibit opens April 24 and runs through April 30; 302-1956.

Mixed media methods

The Art Society of Old Greenwich focuses on mixed media art with a talk by Susan Baker who demonstrates how she creates her mixed media sculptures, 5 to 7, Friday, April 25, Garden Education Center; open to public; 869-9242.

On the Boardwalk

ARC holds a benefit event themed “On the Boardwalk” with a live auction lead by WABC’s Eyewitness News’ Bill Evans, Friday, April 25, Hyatt Regency; 531-1880; Sizemore@arcgreenwich.org.

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Downtown merchants, local legislators and others expect a wrangle over town character and pedestrian safety to greet a renewed effort to install traffic lights on Greenwich Avenue, they said.
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Cornelia Jahncke, Planned Parenthood leader, dies

Cornelia Dickerman Jahncke played a historic part in the effort to legalize contraception and abortion and left an indelible mark on Planned Parenthood.
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HARTFORD -- A new hate crime law targeting anyone who places a noose on public or private property without the owner's written permission is awaiting the governor's signature.
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Students learn art of printmaking

Using a wood-cutting tool, Mark Burick, 11, scraped out a piece to make a thin, simple line. He was learning a basic process of printmaking.
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A former Greenwich man convicted of possession of child pornography and videotaping young boys has opted to face trial on charges he failed to notify authorities when he moved from Stamford to Greenwich.
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Lawmakers consider gas zone pricing bill

HARTFORD -- Since the beginning of the month, the average cost of a gallon of gas in Connecticut has jumped about 25 cents.
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Armenian Genocide remembered

When Hermon Hosvepian was forced by Ottoman Turkish soldiers to march through the Syrian desert without food with her two daughters, all she could do was focus on staying alive.
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While nearby western Greenwich schools are consumed in building woes, New Lebanon School remains on track to become the district's fourth magnet school, officials said.
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Some afraid to volunteer for fear of identity theft

Fear of identity theft has deterred elderly drivers from volunteering at the Greenwich chapter of the American Red Cross, officials of the organization say.
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