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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Connecticut Man Arrested for Robbing Asian Market

Morgantown Police say Michael Anthony Kruczkiewicz, 24, entered the Asian Market on University Avenue, pointed a gun at the worker and demanded money.

Police say he was wearing dark clothes and a bandanna covering his face......

... minutes later Kruczkiewicz was identified and arrested on High Street.

Kruczkiewicz is originally from Greenwich, Connecticut. He is being held at the North Central Regional Jail on $50,000 bond. Police say the investigation is on-going. ...

Chopstix preschool to hold demo classes March 31
Greenwich Post

The Chinese Language School of Connecticut will be offering two free Chopstix preschool Chinese demo classes at the Greenwich Library, on Tuesday, March 31, ...

Warrant reveals new details in Ohio couple's extortion plot
Greenwich Time
An Ohio couple who allegedly extorted $100,000 from a Greenwich man hooked their victim through a social dating Web site that advertises itself as a place where wealthy men and women can shower young people with gifts in exchange for companionship, according to the arrest warrant.

Christopher Jessop, 29 and his wife Dawn Jessop, 28, both of Mansfield, Ohio, were arrested last Wednesday after they came to Greenwich to seek more money from the victim, who police said is in his 50s. The two were charged with first-degree larceny by extortion and first-degree conspiracy to commit larceny......

.....Police said the victim met Dawn Jessop through the Web site www.seekingarrangement.com several months ago and used it to communicate with her until Nov. 18, when she contacted him threatening to expose e-mails, photos and chat logs between them to his wife, children and office associates unless he paid her a large sum of money, according to the warrant.

The Web site describes itself as an "elite sugar daddy dating site" and fixes up people into "arrangements," which are defined on the site as "a relationship usually between an older and wealthy individual who gives a young person expensive gifts or financial assistance ......

Fairfield County Happy Hour Club » BONUS: Greenwich Jaycees Open ...
by TheManagement
The Greenwich Jaycees are hosting a Membership Open House this Wednesday at 7pm at Kona Grill in Stamford! The Jaycees are a young professionals group, 21-40 years old, that focuses on personal and professional development. ...

Pencil It In
Stamford Times
... Board meets from 4-4:45 p.m. where children ages 5-18 can review new books at Just Books, 28 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich. Drop ins welcome. Call 637-0707 for more information Wednesday, March 25 Toddler Tales at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, ...

Wilbur Ross Defies Bruce Rose in Battle Over Housing Villains

That’s why Greenwich, Connecticut-based Carrington’s hedge funds, which owned the riskiest kinds of bonds, stands to gain from delays. ...

Police blotter
Greenwich Time
Jamal Ferguson, 31, of 8 Peck Ave., was charged Saturday morning with disorderly conduct. He was released on $50 bond...... Dominic Mancuso, 26, of 134 Josephine Evaristo Ave., was charged Thursday afternoon with third-degree criminal mischief, disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear....... Travis Ruttkamp, 25, of 23 Orchard St., was charged Sunday morning with driving while under the influence. He was released on $250 bond...... Zhanna Zervous, 42, of 31 Orchard Hill Lane, was charged Sunday morning with second-degree reckless endangerment and permitting a minor to illegally possess liquor. She was released on a promise to appear..... Clinton Birdsell, 19, of 22 Armstrong Court, was charged Sunday night with possession of marijuana under four ounces, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and interfering with an officer. He was released on $5,000 bond...... Venessa Jackson, 49, of 87 Wilbur Peck Court, was charged Friday night with sixth-degree shoplifting and risk of injury to a minor. She was released on $500 bond...... Anthony Kuntz, 48, of 142 Hamilton Ave., was charged Wednesday night with disorderly conduct. He was released on a promise to appear.

the Scarlet B
New York Post
Difficult as it may now be to believe, there once was a time when folks on Wall Street were held in high regard. The high rollers at firms like Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and the financial services division of AIG may have been a tad haughty if not outright arrogant, but the lucre they generated evoked similar sums of admiration and envy.

But with Wall Street's reputation currently fluttering around the lofty heights set by Al Qaeda and the North American Man-Boy Love Association, some experts are saying the stigma attached to working in finance is hurting the ability of downsized bankers to find new jobs ....

... Sandy Gross, founder and managing partner at Pinetum Partners, an executive search firm in Greenwich, Conn., is likewise seeing some blowback resulting from the current banking morass.

"There are people in HR who say, 'I'm not going to go there and touch anyone who comes from that organization,'" she says, noting that the large pool of applicants makes it easy for hiring execs to send the resumes of people from troubled firms to the shredder. ...

Hedge fund investors hire private eyes to avoid new Madoffs
Business Report
Fairfield Greenwich Group,
Tremont Group Holdings and Bank Medici were among the victims that channelled client money to Madoff's firm. ...

Bailouts top seniors' agenda in Himes meeting
Greenwich Time
With the federal government bailing out banks as people lose their homes, senior Joan Pamkosky asked ......

Business People
James Rosenbauer of Trumbull has been appointed executive chef at Bistro Z at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, N.Y. ....

... years as executive chef with the Shorehaven Golf Club in Norwalk. He was the executive chef for The Field Club of Greenwich for eight years. He also was the executive chef and chef de cuisine for 44 Restaurant at The Royalton Hotel in New York City ...

Town will charge $100 mooring fee
Greenwich Time
... came under fire from boaters during a public hearing last week for introducing a plan to tighten mooring regulations in Greenwich waters. ...

Benefit to help family with costs of child's health bills
Greenwich Time
Hoping to aid the parents of a two-year-old who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, the St. Lawrence Society in Cos Cob will host a benefit dinner Saturday night.

EarthTalk: What are 'green cities'?
The Miami Herald
Dear EarthTalk:

What is the "green cities" movement?
- John Moulton, Greenwich, Conn.

All-FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Team
Stamford Advocate
Ridgefield forward Colin Scott, Greenwich defenseman Ollie Christie and Staples forward Jason Shapiro completed the All-FCIAC First Team. ...

Fire Dept.'s supervisory ranks get a boost
Greenwich Time
The chain of command of the Greenwich Fire Department has eight new links. Six new lieutenants and two new deputy fire marshals were sworn in Friday during a promotion ceremony at Town Hall, settling a year-old labor dispute and making the Fire Department the envy of others in town government that have recently been hit with layoffs.

Graydon, Anna, Joanne - Will work cheap for big break
Jane Genova
... My cover story in VANITY FAIR could be on how we can save souls on Park Avenue as well as Greenwich, Connecticut. Here is my e-book which captures that heavy spiritual issue .

Yale professor warns parents about bullying
Greenwich Time

Kim gave a lecture to about 50 parents at Greenwich Hospital Monday night. Kim showed video of kindergarten boys teasing a classmate while their teachers ...

3 area youth to attend diabetes gathering
Connecticut Post
... Congress in June. Katherine Nickdow, 16, of Monroe; Emma Potvin, 9, of Trumbull; and Delilah Brien, 6, of Greenwich, will be in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to support funding for research into the condition. They will be joined by 150 other ...

Resources open house is Friday
Greenwich Post

The Greenwich Department of Social Services will host its first information sharing event, titled “Managing in An Adverse Economy: Information and Resource ...

CitationShares introduces new corporate flying plan
Norwalk Advocate
As the recession continues to tighten corporate budget belts -- and bank and auto execs catch grief for flying in a G5 or buying a Dassault Falcon -- a Greenwich company that provides fractional jet ownership is launching a program called Supplemental Lift as a way to reduce corporate travel costs and overhead....

Egg hunt to send children scrambling for treats
Greenwich Post

The Greenwich Lions and shoprite Annual Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 4, in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Entry is at 10 am with the first heat ...

Resolution would offer apology for slavery
Connecticut Post

HARTFORD -- The Civil War ended nearly 145 years ago, but the effects of slavery, segregation and the exploitation of blacks linger in Connecticut, lawmakers were told Monday.

During a public hearing before the Government Administration & Elections Committee, the Anti-Defamation League joined lawmakers, a University of Hartford professor and the state's African-American Affairs Commission in supporting a resolution that would officially apologize for institutionalized racism.

If approved, the legislation would make Connecticut the first state in New England to express regret for the wrongs and ask state residents to work toward racial reconciliation......

....She recalled recently reading a newspaper article about a house in Greenwich where slaves were kept before the Civil War. "I was surprised to see the ...

Thumbs up - Thumbs down
Stamford Advocate

Police pulled a 46-year-old Greenwich man from the water. He was subsequently listed in stable condition at Stamford Hospital, but who knows how much longer ...

8 charged with DWI on I-84, 684, Sprain, Taconic, Routes 9, 35
Lower Hudson Journal news
Edgar A. Rodriguez, 29, of Greenwich, Conn., was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated at 11:45 pm yesterday after a traffic stop on Interstate ...

Athletes fair well at NCAA Indoor Track Championships
Stamford Advocate
Erin Morrison (Greenwich) was a member of Amherst's third place 400 free, fifth place 200 free and 16th place 400 medley relays. Jen Heberton (Darien) of ...

A Warning To Greenwich Residents About A Nearby Scam ......
Stamford police warn of thieves claiming to be utility workers
Stamford Advocate

By Jeff Morganteen

STAMFORD -- Police are urging the public to be vigilant of crooks posing as utility workers. The warning comes after an 84-year-old ...

Letters from Readers - Discharging town workers
Greenwich Time
Dismissal of employees was done properly

To the editor:
Roger Pearson should have recognized the good service of previous employees of the town ("Federal failures and the loss of town personnel," Letters from Readers, March 19), but he should know, as a former selectman, the responsibility for protecting all the people of this town.....

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