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Friday, March 27, 2009

03/27/09 Greenwich Post Breaking News

Covering the news of Greenwich, Connecticut

Breaking News

Following more than two years of construction, the Byram Shubert Library, a branch of Greenwich Library, was issued a temporary certificate of occupancy today and will officially open for business tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, at 9 a.m.

“We would like to thank the community for their patience with this project and invite everyone to visit the new library and check out some of the branch’s current and popular collection,” said Carol Mahoney, Greenwich Library director. “We are grateful to our town, state and federal governments for supporting this project.

"It would not have been possible without the generosity of private donors and the enormous amount of time dedicated by community volunteers, Friends, trustees and staff,” she added........

.....The branch library collection features materials for children and adults, and expanded offerings for young adults. The young adult collection highlights the latest and most popular materials including graphic novels and critically acclaimed books. A new periodicals section will include more magazines and newspapers.

A notice with specific details about an upcoming dedication ceremony will be distributed soon.

The hours of the Byram Shubert Library are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday noon to 8...

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Once Again Failed Hearst Newspaper Managing Editor Bruce Hunter Has Dropped The Ball.

The Greenwich Time Website Is Allways Getting Scooped By The Greenwich Post.

Let's See How Long It Takes The Green Kitty Liner To Report That The Long Delay Byram Shubert Libray Is Opening In Less Than 18 Hours.


March, 28th

12:16 AM

The Pokey Greenwich Time Finally Shows Up

Grand opening for new Byram library
Greenwich Time

After months of delays, Byram Shubert Library was issued a temporary certificate of occupancy Friday and will open to the public at 9 a.m. today. ...

....."We're so excited," said branch manager Miguel Garcia-Colon, who gave a tour of the facility Wednesday.

The project, which began in September 2006, was scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2008. A temporary location was opened at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church for the duration of the project, but it closed in December in anticipation of the opening.....


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03/27/09 Is There A Problem At Hearst Newspapers? - It Is Friday And The Pokey Greenwich Citizen Still Has Not Put Out The Weekly Update Of Old News

These Citizen Journalists Remind Me Of The Greenwich Citizen, Because They Have Not Updated Their Blogs In Over A Week.......

Did You Ever Notice That: Most Of The Pokey Bloggers Are Current And Ex-Hearst Newspaper Employees

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Christina Ciocca's Page At Our Greenwich
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Hopefully, "The Better Late Than Never"
Greenwich Citizen Will Update Before
The Sun Goes Down Today
6:45 PM

Mrs. Mac, Mrs. K: A celebration of two lives well lived
... by librarians from across the country, children's book publishers, authors and illustrators of children's books, Greenwich parents, member's of the Perrot's Young Critics circle, Town officials and volunteers. One of the latter, Jim Swan, a Perrot ...

Former GHS lax stars Meyers, Ashra team up for Princeton
... Earlier in the season, they reached No.3 before losing their first game of this season to Hofstra. Two former Greenwich High lacrosse players, Nikhil Ashra and Jonathan Meyers, are part of the rebuilding program that has the Tigers roaring again. ...

Cards cheer on
Give the Greenwich High cheerleading team credit for overcoming adversity. Greenwich suffered a key injury to one of its flyers and a senior base quit the team two weeks before the Class LL championship, but that didn't completely hamper the Cardinals at Class LL competition.

A new leak, a little mold found in new Ham Ave. School
... Dr. Rau, "has attested to the safe occupancy of the building." Brown, whose test results are available on the Greenwich Public School Web site, summarized his findings to the administrators. He found "all of the water-damaged visibly moldy drywall ...

Town 4.35-acre parcel on Lake Ave. big enough for playing field
... status -- a category indicating it will be used to benefit the Town. Title to the land was conveyed to the Town of Greenwich for $1,000 in closing costs under terms of a deal arranged by state Rep. Livvy Floren, R-149, over a year ago to use it for ...

Committee approves study of electronic border tolls
Despite an outcry from Fairfield County legislators, members of the state's Transportation Committee recently approved a bill proposing that the state's planners consider ways to install electronic tolls at state borders in municipalities such as Greenwich and Danbury to fund transportation projects.

The sandwich generation
You're rushing to drop the kids at school, fumbling with coats and lunch boxes, when you get the call. Mom's had a fall, and she's in the E.R. Your dad is panicked and asking you to come home, now. But "home" is 1,200 miles away, and the last-minute flight -- plus the home health aide you'll have to hire -- will set you back $1,500 at least.
And to top it all off, you're scheduled to give a major presentation to your biggest client this afternoon.

Welcome, Boomer. You're not just part of the sandwich generation -- you're part of a triple-decker club with all the trimmings. And if you feel trapped in the middle, you've got company.....
... don't put your life on hold. Glenn Wolff is a licensed clinical social worker with Family Centers. With offices in Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and New Canaan, Family Centers is a United Way partner agency that offers counseling and support programs...

Beyond the AIG bailout
We bail out American International Group Inc. and they party. We bail them out again and they hand out millions of dollars of the taxpayers' money in bonuses.

Greenwich Hospital Luis Hector Estrada, born Dec. 28, 2008 to Erika Casanas and Luis Estrada of Greenwich

Greenwich YMCA Flame scorches Norwalk twice
The Greenwich YMCA Flame sixth- and seventh-grade boys basketball teams helped the organization to a clean sweep of the Fairfield County Basketball League championships, following a title won by the eighth-grade team.


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03/27/09 Claudia "Dolly" Powers' Secret To Political Success: Use Child Labor

A chance for students to try hands at politics

Greenwich Time Columnist

Most political campaigns, mine included, have run on volunteers of all ages. Years ago, one of my sons and his buddies voluntarily donned screaming-red T-shirts and paraded around the Greenwich High School student center one day just before the election. Another younger son gamely shivered atop an antique fire engine in a parade through the very brisk October streets of town.
Yet another son of very tender years passed out campaign literature at a local doughnut shop, fueled by an alarming quantity of Munchkins. Demonstrably, campaigning can be mastered at any age. But our political process is not just the rigmarole of the campaign trail.

Once an exciting campaign like last year's presidential race is done, where can we channel all that newly generated energy? For local juniors in high school, I have a suggestion.....
.....Check out Connecticut Boys and Girls State. These are two separate events that run for one week in late June at a Connecticut college campus. Following that, Boys and Girls Nation is held in July in Washington, D.C. Greenwich students are selected for the two programs and supported by the Greenwich Boys and Girls State Commission in concert with American Legion Post No. 29........
.....Claudia "Dolly" Powers, a Greenwich resident, is a former special education teacher who represented the town's 151st District for eight terms in the state House of Representatives.

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03/26/09 The Latest From The Greenwich Post Sports Desk

Greenwich High School junior Clay Graham looks to pass the ball during the class LL opening round game against Danbury High School. — Paul Silverfarb photo

With not a lot of varsity experience on this year’s Greenwich High School boys basketball roster, the Cardinals were able to do something no other basketball team at GHS was able to achieve.

Coming into this season, GHS head coach Bill Brehm looked on his roster and noticed how many seniors were lost to graduation. The likes of leading scorer Russ Rosenband, lead rebounder Chris Valentine and other athletes like Chris Bisanzo and Sean Massi were no longer on the team, and GHS was left to almost start anew.

However, with a regular-season record of 13-7 overall, the Cardinals qualified for both the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference and Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference class LL tournaments for the third consecutive season, something that has never been accomplished in Greenwich.....
Greenwich Women’s Golf Club welcomes golfers on April 2

The Greenwich Women’s Golf Club will open its 43rd season at the Griffith E. Harris Memorial Golf Course on April 2. Interested golfers are encouraged to ...

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03/27/09 Jim Sullivan’s Employee Has Been Around

My Rye
Our social scene columnist Pamela Baur begins a new MyRye.com feature At The Bar. Today, Pamela saddles up with a Rye stalwart, Tim Judge, a Rye Grill and Bar bartender since 1992.

Your Name: Tim Judge

Your Bar: The Rye Grill and Bar (1 Station Plaza, 967-0332)

Pamela Baur: So, How long has it been?

I’ve worked at the Rye Grill, both old and new, since May 5th 1992. I’ve also served as an opener at most of Jim Sullivan’s restaurants including Lexington Square Café (Mt. Kisco), Elm Street Oyster House (Greenwich), Heathcote Tavern (Scarsdale). Missed that Ruby’s opener though.....
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03/26/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed This Just In .....

The Latest Greenwich News Report:

Remembering a most unique and wonderful character
Stamford Advocate
I came to Greenwich in '84 after my mother died. I left a great job and wonderful lifestyle: an apartment in the city and a weekend home in Bedford, ...

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We Found A New Greenwich Blogger...
Greenwich Property Market: 154 Cognewaugh Rd - One Down (almost)
By juan sosa
Looks like Greenwich will have one less spec house on the market. This property in Cos Cob went to contract today. The last list price was $3.150mln, which is down 36% from the original asking price of $4.895mln back in July 2007. ...
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03/27/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

Kennedy family nephew Michael Skakel is escorted by court officers out of Norwalk Superior Court in Norwalk, Connecticut after being sentenced to 20 years to life in prison, August 29, 2002, for the 1975 murder of his teenage neighbor Martha Moxley.

Skakel's Lawyers Make Bid To Reverse His Murder Conviction

Hartford Courant

Michael Skakel's lawyers continued their efforts to reverse his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder Thursday before the state Supreme Court, attacking issues ranging from the Greenwich police investigation of the crime to the legal judgment of Skakel's trial judge.

The appellate team, Hubert J. Santos and Hope C. Seeley, was trying to overturn the trial court's decision in 2007 denying Skakel a new trial. The lawyers argued that the trial judge erroneously rejected their claims that they had learned of new evidence and of improperly concealed old evidence that implicates other suspects in the 1975 murder.....

....*The post-conviction disclosure by Gitano "Tony" Bryant, a frequent teenage visitor to Greenwich at the time of Moxley's death, that two of his friends implicated themselves in the bludgeoning.

*Whether Skakel should be allowed to present to a jury his contention that the prosecution's chief investigator on the case might have been biased because of a secret "pact" that he had with an author who wrote a book about the case.

•Skakel should be able to make a case to a jury that the prosecution failed to disclose investigative reports that might implicate other suspects in the Moxley killing.

....In particular, the justices asked about efforts by detectives from the Greenwich Police Department to develop information that could have been used to corroborate Bryant's post-conviction assertion to a defense investigator.

Bryant said that his two teenage friends were in Moxley's neighborhood the night of the murder, that they were drinking and smoking marijuana and that they discussed going "caveman" on a girl."It's hard for me to believe," Justice Richard Palmer said, "that the Greenwich Police Department could have been that slothful in determining who was in the neighborhood at that time.

It's possible."Santos replied, "It's no secret that over the years, one of the great criticisms of the Greenwich Police Department is the sloppiness with which it handled this case. That's because they didn't handle homicides.".....

Greenwich Chamber President Mary Ann Morrison Leaves Town Residents Holding The Bag
Hardworking School Children Get Screwed By Greenwich Business Group That Refuses To Stand Behind It's Promotion
The Greenwich Chamber Of Con-merce sold $25,000 worth of the checks last year to town residents from its office.
Cold Hearted Mary Ann refuses to accepts the responsibility of promoting Greenwich Dollars.
In the past, hypocritical - publicity hound Morrison has eagerly opined about businesses that have not met their obligations
Greenwich Time
The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce told local merchants earlier this month to stop accepting Greenwich Dollar gift certificates....
...More than 100 stores and restaurants accepted Greenwich Dollars as part of a chamber promotion launched in 2002 to encourage people to shop and dine locally. The gift checks were heavily promoted around the holiday season....
....Greenwich resident Jill Kinear said she and her 14-year-old daughter Karrin went to Wish List on Greenwich Avenue over the weekend, and when Karrin tried to use $75 in Greenwich Dollars to buy clothes, the manager told her they were no longer accepted.....
...Karrin Kinear, a Greenwich High School freshman, had won the gift certificates last year in an essay contest.....
....Ashley Kane, Wish List's manager, said the store gets, on average, five people each month who redeem Greenwich Dollars. Customers have been disappointed when told they are worthless.....
Greenwich was the only chamber of commerce that sold the bad currency.

Lisa Roy, the interim director of the South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce in Rhode Island, said the chamber sold $7,000 in CertifiChecks gift certificates between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and has decided to allow businesses to redeem the popular checks with the chamber.

Treasury chief sheds light on reform plans
Business Day
“We’re at a turning point,” Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LP in Greenwich, Connecticut, said in an interview with Bloomberg Radio. ...

Yale Is an Unlikely Host and Participant in NCAA Hockey Tournament
New York Times
As the team’s lone Connecticut natives, Backman, of Greenwich
, and Arcobello, of Milford, said they were excited to play in front of an extended audience of ...

Bears Are Wary as Bull Returns
Wall Street Journal
Stocks continued their rally Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 21% from its recent bottom -- a new bull market by a common Wall Street definition.

To many skeptical investors, it seems to be a Cinderella bull market, however: one that will turn out to be an illusion when the clock strikes midnight.

For the moment, the rally looks powerful, a great relief to those investors who are hoping the worst pain is over......

...Doug Cliggott, chief investment officer at Dover Investment Management in Greenwich, Conn., bought ETFs in an effort to profit from the upturn. But he, too, has begun selling those short-term investments, worried the rally could be peaking. In the longer term, he fears stocks could have farther to fall.

He tries to predict future market moves by looking at things that have been advance indicators of past bull markets, such as growth in corporate profit margins and in available credit. "Even though we believe in the viability of a little rally here, we believe we are still firmly entrenched in a bear market because profit margins are in free fall," Mr. Cliggott says.

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Boldt named captain of Dartmouth ice hockey
Greenwich Time

The Greenwich resident and Taft graduate was selected captain by the coaching staff and his teammates for next season. Boldt, a steady defenseman, ...

Top dogs remain in denial over public anger
Financial Times

It has been a good week for US plutocrats and technocrats. The Andrew Cuomo-prompted give-back of the bulk of the $165m in AIG bonuses appeased the angry, anti-bankster mob....

....This week was just a lull in the storm: the nation's widespread and deeply felt anger at financial capitalists and capitalism remains the new and dominant fact of the country's political life. So far, neither Washington nor Wall Street seem to have fully grasped this political sea-change, or figured how to deal with it.....

...is that elite and mass opinion in the US are sharply and dangerously divided, a cleavage he sees as deep as the more frequently discussed partisan split. From the perspective of the nation's elite - not just the Greenwich, Connecticut, fund manager, but also the Stanford professor and the DC think-tanker.....

.... As a result, fairness and yes, even equality, have become more important to ordinary people than at any time since the Great Depression. Like all political revolutions, the privileged class is finding it hard adapting to this shift. But ignorance is dangerous: in the days after the Bolshevik revolution, Russia's bourgeoisie didn't think much had happened, either, and stock prices held steady on the Petrograd exchange.

New York Times
The Greenwich Time

School year to end earlier, except for Hamilton Ave.
Greenwich Time

... June 19, district officials and school administrators have yet to decide when to schedule graduation ceremonies at Greenwich High School. ...

Local mom embraces advocacy role
Wilton Villager

She also, for a time, owned her own business in Greenwich, Donna Inc, for clients who needed computer or accounting work, and she was the secretary of the ...

Selectmen adopt green standards for town buildings
Greenwich Time
By Neil Vigdor
Looking to put the "green" in Greenwich, the Board of Selectmen approved a new set of environmental standards Thursday governing the ...


John Bowman, a Byram Nieghborhood Association (BNA) member says he has been pushing unsuccessfully for BNA President Michael Bocchino to have the neighborhood group reconsider the project.

"He has so far refused to put it on the agenda," Bowman said "That's the reason for this protest. I believe they don't want it on the agenda because they're afraid it will be voted down."

Pocket parks spark Byram protest
Greenwich Time
An upcoming town project to create a pocket park on South Water Street in Byram is dividing the neighborhood, with supporters saying it will beautify a neglected area of the riverfront and critics questioning its cost and effect on parking.

"The people who support this don't live here and don't work here," said Joe Catalano, a third-generation owner of J. Catalano and Sons, a car-and-boat repair business that borders the park site.

The approximately one-tenth-acre site will have a pedestrian walkway, landscaping, benches and a floating dock on the Byram River. A century-old easement over a strip of the property gives public access to the waterfront. The site is one of two pocket parks slated for the neighborhood....

....A protest is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the site, part of which is used for municipal parking at South Water and Church streets.

Catalano said the project would lead to the elimination of parking spaces his customers and neighborhood residents heavily rely on. At the same time, he expressed concerns about safety, saying that the pocket park will likely attract teenagers at night.....

....Byram resident Chris Antonik echoed those remarks.

"It's a waste of our money," Antonik said.

During a visit to the site Wednesday, Antonik pointed out that a house across the street from the future park is owned by Stephen Walko, chairman of the Board of Estimate and Taxation, which appropriated money for the project as part of a large package of capital improvements.....

....Mary Ann Morrison, president and chief executive officer of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization has some misgivings about the plan, however.

"Our concern is about the loss of valuable parking in a business community that is already struggling to have adequate parking for its employees and customers," Morrison said.
We can get those A.I.G. bonuses back, we can keep Bernard Madoff in jail, we can have Jim Cramer twisting in the wind. But none of that will help us fight the toxic waste product of America capitalism - greed.....
....Greed, like drugs and terrorism and poverty and other concepts on which we have declared war, will always be with us. The Madoffs and the A.I.G.s and the Jim Cramer's are just the bottom of the pit. Greed cannot be wiped out. Like any pathology, it can only be understood, treated, managed. And that, of course, will take money.
But we don't have any money, you say. That's why, when we get those A.I.G. bonuses back, President Obama should use them to fund another A.I.G., the American Institute for Greedism. This new A.I.G. could start with a line item budget..
#1. $20 million to fund "Greedland." Located in Greenwich, Connecticut, this greed theme park will allow the average American to experience the emptiness in the lifestyles of the rich and ravenous. E-ticket rides will allow "the little people" to sip champagne in a mega-mansion, go on spending sprees at Nieman Marcus, drive a Lamborghini, and pack our kids off to private school - forever. "Greedland" will also include such rides as "Pirates of the Dow," "Hedge Fund Hijinx," and the eerily lifelike "Great Moments With Mr. Trump."......
Hedge Registration Part of Geithner Overhaul
Hedge Fund Net

Fairfield Greenwich Group, a fund-of-fund with $14 billion under management, lost half its asset base investing with Madoff, while hedge fund manager Ezra ...

Sticker shock
Greenwich Time

By Neil Vigdor
A town-issued beach card could come in more handy than a MetroCard on weekends this summer for those taking the train from Greenwich to New York ...
High school notebook
Connecticut Post
SAILING INVITATIONAL -- Greenwich High and Greenwich Academy are hosting a sailing invitational Saturday at 10 am at the Greenwich Boat and Yacht Club on ...
Boys swimming :BMAC is 10th in Class M
Redding Pilot

Greenwich took first place with 486.5 points to Fairfield Prep’s 458. South-West Conference champ Pomperaug was third overall with 385.5. ...

Fire promotions raise questions
Greenwich Time

The recent slate of promotions in the town Fire Department surely rankle other town employees and taxpayers. With good reason. The naming of six new lieutenants and two new deputy fire marshals follows layoffs in other town departments that were made to square the town's books in this time of financial turmoil.....

....There currently are eight fire stations covering the town of Greenwich, including one in Banksville. According to department information, there were already 17 fire lieutenants in the department prior to the promotions. And while there was only one deputy fire marshal, there already were three inspectors in the Fire Marshal's Division.

That is in addition to a chief, assistant chief, four deputy chiefs and one deputy chief/fire marshal.....
Sweet Leaf CEO: More territory, same plan
The Beverage Network

... he’s still a child of Austin, Tex. “I wouldn’t ever,” he said, “move to Greenwich.”
Greenwich schools target nonresident students
Greenwich Time

Of those students, nine turned out to be living outside of Greenwich and were asked to leave, while another 36 had simply moved within the town without ...
Internist acquires Shoreline 4BD
Blockshopper - Seattle
Dr. Seayong Kang bought a four-bedroom, two-bath at 503 N.W. 195th St. in Shoreline from Richard C. Naten for $562,500 on Feb. 20.....
... Born and raised in Korea, he received his M.D. from the Korea University College of Medicine in Seoul. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Greenwich Hospital/Yale University in Connecticut.
There were 248 sales in Shoreline in 2008, with a median sales price of $339,950.

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09/27/09 The Raw Greenwich Blog And RSS Feed - Bloggers Who Are From, Work In Or Used To Live In Greenwich

For What It's Worth By Riverside Blogger Chris Fountain
Celebrate civilization day tomorrow, 8:30 pm - Tomorrow night the anti-human brigade wants the world to turn off its lights and hunker don in the dark to celebrate …. something. I intend to turn on all...

The Latest From Claudette Rothman, AKA,Greenwich Diva
Scott Polakoff, Top Bank Regulator, Placed On Leave Pending Probe Of Backdated Cash Infusions For IndyMac - From Huffington Post WASHINGTON — A top bank regulator has been placed on leave pending a Treasury Department investigation into regulators’ approval of ...

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
Twitter.com Ghostwriters - In demand - Journalists, editors, and proofreaders might be permanently unemployed. That's all part of economic change or "creative destruction." But, while that carnage...

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Connecticut Home Design Expo - Connecticut Home Design Expo, at the Hilton Stamford Hotel Saturday, March 28, 2009 11:00 am-6:00 pm Sunday, March 29, 2009 11:00 am-5:00 pm ...

Greenwich Time: Local Sports - RSS Feed
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Boldt named captain of Dartmouth ice hockey - During the recently completed 2008-09 season, the Dartmouth men's ice hockey team had one captain and no assistant captains.

Today's Greenwich Time Letters To The Editor
Letters from Readers - Library project questions - Construction process is the issue with library
To the editor:
The new Byram Shubert Library is about to open, and residents are rightfully excited....

Vivapop Community Events RSS Feed
Derby Party - VIVAPOP SOAP BOX DERBY Greenwich, CT 203-000-0000 Events Derby Party *Set-up* - Remove automobiles from Ferrari showroom. [? people] - Transport H...

Exit 55 By Rob "WGCH" Adams - The Sports Voice Of Greenwich
I Feel Their Pain - I've never worked for an outfit like the YES Network. WGCH and the other stops on my broadcast train have been much more simpler. Then again, I've worked p...

The Fox Trot By Nick "The Sly" Fox
Marist Football Announces Spring Football Dates - POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - The Marist football team will begin spring practice on Friday, March 27 with a 3:30-6 p.m. session at Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff ...

Greenwich Time: Columnists - RSS Feed
Finding the time to regenerate - A colleague recently recommended that I leave work immediately and go straight to yoga class. Or better yet, in the spirit of Lent, sit in front of a...

Greenwich Resident Jerry Dumas Writes And Draws The Comic Strip Sam And Silo, And Is A Greenwich Time Columnist
Illustrating a point about art - "Love the show; hate the art. That's how I feel about the big Norman Rockwell exhibition that opens today at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The Daily Spurgeon
Under His wings - When there was a fire many years ago in the little town of Delft, in Holland, it occurred in a house upon the top of which a stork’s nest had been built....

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03/27/09 PRESS RELEASE:AmBase Reports Full Year Results

GREENWICH, Conn.-- AmBase Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: ABCP) (the "Company") announced today a net loss of $4,431,000 or $0.10 per share for the full year ended December 31, 2008.

For the full year ended December 31, 2007, the Company recorded a net loss of $3,936,000 or $0.09 per share.

A more complete discussion of the Company's affairs is included in AmBase Corporation's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Company also announced that it has fixed the close of business on Thursday, April 16, 2009 as the record date for the upcoming 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of AmBase Corporation, which will be held at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut.

AmBase Corporation

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