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Sunday, June 8, 2008

06/08/08 The Raw Greenwich Weekend News Feed

Howard Fafard stands with his 1930 Duesenberg J Walker LeGrande Torpedo Phaeton yesterday at the Concours d'Elegance in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park yesterday. The car has a Hollywood lineage, as it was once owned by Howard Hughes and was used in a variety of movies.
(Keelin Daly/ Greenwich Time photo)
  1. Hot stuff at car show
    What a doozy. That's what onlookers were saying as they walked by Howard Fafard's 1930 Duesenberg J Walker Legrande Torpedo Phaeton.

  2. Digital Guerrillas - Why the Clintons, New York Times, Linear Career Paths went kaput

    Jane Genova

    ... and interacting top-down or vertical vs. horizontal. That book "Saving Souls on Park Avenue, K Street, and in Greenwich, Connecticut" is available free Download savingsoulsonparkavenuekstreet.pdf . Running a digital political campaign, business or ...

  3. The number of foreclosure proceedings initiated in Greenwich in the first four months of this year nearly doubled from the same period last year, according to a foreclosure database company.
  4. Primary Day draws petitioners to the polls

    Boston.com

    ... have reported receiving $10,000 from the Maine State Employees Association and $100,000 from S. Donald Sussman of Greenwich, Conn., chairman and CEO of Paloma Partners management company. Trying to drum up opposition to a repeal, former Democratic ...

  5. The number of foreclosure proceedings initiated in Greenwich in the first four months of this year nearly doubled from the same period last year, according to a foreclosure database company.
  6. Yoga Hippies Want Your House

    Gawker

    Do you have a spacious home in NYC or Greenwich, CT? Why not share it free of charge with a married couple in their thirties from Sept.

  7. the Rumble

    New York Post

    ... are up for grabs for Mets fans who attend tomorrow night's "Mets Teammates in the Community" at Richard's in Greenwich, Conn. Pedro Martinez, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Delgado, John Maine, Aaron Heilman, Brian Schneider, Ryan Church, Scott Schoeneweis, ...

  8. Port Chester renewal attracts transportation council

    Journal News

    ... a member of the transportation council, said Port Chester's proximity to Long Island Sound, New York City and Greenwich, Conn., makes it a prime location for growth. 'It's a unique opportunity to take advantage of it's geographic location,' he ...

  9. With only so much taxpayer funds available to pay for a lengthy wish list of capital projects, the town is increasingly relying on the generosity of a wealthy citizenry to fund everything from a proposed Byram pool to improvements at the municipal golf course.

  10. Hey, Steve Weiss, This Is Why It Was Dangerous For The Greenwich Police To Use A Taser On A Greenwich High School Student...

    Man dies after being shot with Taser gun

    Suspect dies after being taken into custody

    (Brian Burnell, NECN: Meriden, CT) - Community towers is a federally subsidized apartment complex for the elderly and disabled in Meriden, Connecticut. ...

  11. Lying Glenville Principal Will Be Suspended WITHOUT Pay Until The End Of June And Is Placed On One Years Probation

    Breaking News

    Ethically Challenged Principal Marc D'Amico Will Probably Lose About $10,000 in pay.

    Quote:

    "This my friends is not about cupcakes. It is not about cupcakes." said Greenwich School Superintendent Dr. Betty Sternberg.

    Headline:

    It's Confirmed Principal Marc D'Amico Is A Liar. Multiple Times Over Multiple Days!

    Principal D'Amico Signs Legal Documents Admitting To Being A Liar

  12. NHL: Colin Wilson's hockey roots run deep

    Canada.com

    ... he played (in the NHL) and it makes me want to be a little more successful at hockey." Wilson, 18, was born in Greenwich, Conn., not far from New York City, when his father was playing with the Rangers. He holds dual Canadian-U.S. citizenship and, ...

  13. A Lesson for Us All

    NYC Educator

    Greenwich CT Principal Marc D'Amico was suspended after he refused to allow a parent to bring cupcakes for a kid's party.

  14. Censorship - This Is Why Assistant States Attorney Steve Weiss Wont Release The Video Tape Of A Greenwich High School Student Getting Tased Three Times

    (Watch The Videos)Police Taser Woman Also Woman Gets Tasered 6 Times By Ohio Police Officer...

  15. Laura DiBella Reports - "Touring" the Ham Ave Site...

    However, can someone explain WHY the furniture and furnishings have been delivered to this site? Granted, most are in boxes, but this building is in no way clean, dust is everywhere, and there sits the new furniture and furnishings. Is the building committee going to go to the RTM and ask for more money to clean furniture and furnishings that should not even be there?

    The first floor rooms that are designated for Pre-K have sidewalks leading to the courtyard, but no doors. WHY? The original education specifications showed that each pre-k classroom was to have an independent door to the courtyard. These areas will become magnets for area ne'er-do-wells....

  16. Leeds Finishes Strong, Captures 400

    Greenwich Citizen

    With a win in the 400 from senior Rebecca Leeds, the Greenwich High girls track team placed ninth in the FCIAC championship last week at Danbury High.


  17. Much-Beloved Glenville Principal's Position in Limbo

    Greenwich Citizen

    ... signed with over 400 names was delivered to the Board of Ed and school administrators. On the Web site of the Greenwich Time over 200 comments have been listed - mostly in favor of D'Amico. "I do feel bad for Marc," said Carbino, "but I'm not in ...

  18. Savings at the Pump; 45 Cents Per Gallon?

    Greenwich Citizen

    ... a Wednesday or Sunday. You see, three elements in this gas math could kick gas prices down 45 cents per gallon in Greenwich and other Fairfield County Towns between July 1 and Labor Day. The elements: 1. Congress putting the brakes on deposits to ...

  19. Sobering Thoughts from a Recovering Alcoholic

    Greenwich Citizen

    Lou and Gigi Bantle at their home in Greenwich. The Bantles were the recipients of the first-ever Spirit of Hope award from Liberation Programs, Inc.

  20. Forum Brings Clean Energy to Forefront

    Greenwich Citizen

    Gathered to promote clean energy initiatives in Greenwich at a forum Tuesday at the Bruce Museum are, from left, Matthew van Rhyn of Boy Scout Troop 11; Will Bates, co-founder of Step It Up; Denise Savageau, ...

  21. Boeing, Lockheed challenged in Humvee-heir fight

    STLtoday

    ... a vehicle contract that will end up in a vehicle manufacturer's hands at the end of the day," Peter Arment, a Greenwich, Conn.-based analyst with American Technology Research, said of the contest that will lead to the production of 60,000 JLTVs. "AM ...

  22. Superman's savior shares successes

    Crain's NY Business

    ... ; M.B.A., University of Virginia PERSONAL: Married 27 years to wife, Eaddo; four children, ages 16 to 23; lives in Greenwich, Conn.

  23. Jobs Cut For 5th Straight Month, Unemployment Rate Jumps

    BNET

    ... distortion" into the monthly data, said Alan Ruskin, chief international strategist at RBS Global Banking in Greenwich, Connecticut. "The odds ... favor a dip in the unemployment rate to 5.3 or 5.4 (percent) next month, which would look to be more ...

  24. High-stakes Battle Brewing Ov...

    Ellsworth American

    ... filed Friday, Health Coverage for Maine received the $100,000 from Sussman, a part-time Maine resident from Greenwich, Conn; $10,000 from the Maine State Employees Association; and, $50 from Ezra Hark, who is helping organize the campaign. The group ...

  25. Greenwich school principal to be reinstated

    Hartford Courant

    Greenwich school officials say they will be reinstating a principal who was suspended last month after he refused to allow a parent to bring sweets into his daughter's class for her birthday.

  26. Fairfield Prep Defeats Simsbury In Class L Lacrosse

    Friday Jun 6 | Hartford Courant

    ... Prep (18-4). The Jesuits advance to the final and will play No. 3 Ridgefield (19-3), which defeated No. 2 Greenwich 7-5, on Saturday at McMahon. J.T. Galloway led Simsbury (19-2) with two goals. This is the third straight year the Trojans were ...

  27. Judge to decide if man gets into drug program

    Asbury Park Press

    ... granddaughter to steal an arcade worker's pocketbook on the Seaside Heights boardwalk. He was arrested in Greenwich, Conn., on Sept. 29 after a television station aired the videotape. On it, a man alleged to be Twomey is seen pushing a young girl ...

  28. Warner named editor of Advocate, Greenwich Time

    WTNH

    ... with more than three decades in the newspaper industry is the new editor of The Advocate in Stamford and Greenwich Time in Connecticut. Media News Group, which manages the daily newspapers for their owner, Hearst Corp., named David Warner as editor. ...

  29. DealBook: Zagat Closes the Book on Sale Effort

    The New York Times

    ... family sold a third of the company to an investor group led by General Atlantic , a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.) Begun with a two-page list of New York restaurants, typed and filled with recommendations from the Zagats' friends, ...

  30. The Fastest Road to Disaster: Gas-Price Cap

    TheStreet.com

    ... "Obviously, the Americans don't want any gasoline," says Charley Maxwell, senior energy analyst at Weeden & Co. in Greenwich, Conn. "It's a shorthand way of saying here's how we can get a lot of gasoline to disappear very quickly." "And it would ...

  31. GHS Laxmen Breeze to Class L Semifinals

    Greenwich Citizen

    James Kiernan high-fives with Coach Paul Burke during Greenwich High s 18-3 Class L lacrosse quarterfinal win over Masuk of Monroe Tuesday at Cardinal Stadium.


  32. Zapping teenage torment

    nternational Herald Tribune

    ... because excess fuzz embarrasses them. Others want to avoid a lifetime of battling hair. For Christine Furman, of Greenwich, Connecticut, getting laser treatment for the unibrow of her 16-year-old daughter Teresa was a celebratory event, not unlike ...

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