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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

04/22/09 The Raw Greenwich Overnight News Feed

If you Want To Know What's Really Going On In Greenwich You Have To Read The Out Of Town Newspapers.....

Southport home sells quickly for this market
Stamford Advocate‎

But the seller recognized the property was competing with Greenwich, which falling prices and heftier inventory has made more accessible, at least for those ...

Many homeowners discover organic landscaping
Norwalk Advocate

A lecture by Chip Osborne, a horticulturist and proponent of organic and pesticide-free turf at the Greenwich Audubon center, was a light bulb moment for ...

Rising vacancy rates continue in Fairfield County office market
Stamford Plus Magazine
Of particular note are the increases in vacancies in both Stamford and Greenwich: The Class-A Stamford (combined Central Business District [CBD] and ...

HH Brown acquires Kork-Ease
Connecticut Post

By Michael C. Juliano
Greenwich-based HH Brown Shoe Co. has taken a step forward with its recent acquisition of comfort-sandal brand Kork-Ease of Houston. ...

Youth Soccer -- U-10 girls are gold in win over Darien
Stamford Times

Victor Reis, Tyler Lasicki and Conor Nicholson kept the pressure on Greenwich. Sam Phrommer ended the first half with a beautiful goal from far out. ...

State Senate passes gay marriage bill
Connecticut Post
Leonard A. Fasano, R-North Haven NO Sen. Michael A. McLachlan, R-Danbury Sen. Robert J. Kane, R-Watertown Sen. L. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich Sen. ...

Wives Of Wealthy Execs ‘Sacrifice' By Recycling And Talking To ...
Wonkette (satire)

Greenwich and environs have not yet managed to scrub the stink off the lawns after the last rabble uprising. Maybe this whole article is a parody? ...

Travel soccer
Norwalk Advocate

The Stamford U/11 boys White team used goals from Charlie Teeters, Sam Pfrommer, Lester Gudiel, Nicholas Ulloa and Nadav Zarmi to blank Old Greenwich ...

Red Hat Riding High
Forbes

Andrew Wilkinson is senior market analyst at Greenwich, Conn-based Interactive Brokers. Reach him via e-mail: ibanalyst@interactivebrokers.com.

Business People
Norwalk Advocate

Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care of Southwestern Connecticut provides home health and hospice services to families from Greenwich to Fairfield. ...

Pat Wilson
Union College Athletics

Was named the 2004 Greenwich High School Athlete of the Year... Earned All-FCIAC honors at quarterback in 2003... Also plays football at Union.

First Reserve raises $9 billion for energy buyouts
Norwalk Advocate

The firm took less than a year to raise the money, Greenwich-based First Reserve said in an e-mailed statement. The pool succeeds the $7.8 billion fund ...

Clearview Capital Buys Troy Industries
Private Equity Hub
Clearview Capital, LLC of Old Greenwich
, CT has completed the acquisition of Troy Industries, Inc. of Trenton, NC, a manufacturer of decorative films used ...

Business Briefs
Norwalk Advocate
Jim Himes, D-Greenwich
, is hosting a workshop to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations find available money from the American Recovery and ...

Plan will improve safety on highways
Connecticut Post

Under both policies, the Greenwich weigh station on Interstate 95 -- the most important for southwestern Connecticut -- would be run by the two agencies in ...

Student Profile: Trading the Army for Law
U.S. News & World Report

He switched to teaching Chinese at a private school in Greenwich, Conn. Education: BS in Area Studies (East Asia), US Military Academy, 1986. ...

Area Stocks
Norwalk Advocate
Among the gainers, Greenwich-based Blyth Inc., which designs, manufactures and markets candles, home fragrance products and Sterno, rose $2.67 to close at ...

Fire marshal warns of scams
New Britain Herald

Police in Ridgefield and Greenwich also reported complaints from homeowners who were pressured by S & H to do costly repairs. New Canaan Fire Marshal Fred ...

USA Bank posts lower 2008 losses
Business in the Burbs
It moved its staff to the bank's main office in Port Chester and an office site in Greenwich
, Conn. The bank increased its loan loss reserve in the face of ...

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04/22/09 -- Greenwich Public Schools Press Release: 2009 Distinguished Teachers Announced!

The Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee has announced the 2009
Distinguished Teachers - see attached.

Kim Eves
Director of Communications
Greenwich Board of Education
290 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

http://www.greenwichschools.org/

Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail: kim_eves@greenwich.k12.ct.us
Fax: 203-869-8003

GREENWICH PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE
2009 DISTINGUISHED TEACHER AWARDEES


The Distinguished Teachers Award Committee is pleased to announce
the recipients of the 2009 Distinguished Teachers Award.


* GRETCHEN CRANDALL, North Mianus School, Grade 2 *
* KATHLEEN HARBORT, Eastern Middle School, Grades 8 Science *
* ANNE MARIE HAYMON, Western Middle School, Grades 6-8 Art *
* AARON HULL, Greenwich High School, Grades 10-11 History *
* SUSAN TRACEY, Greenwich Public Schools Preschool at Old Greenwich School *
* JUDY WREN, Parkway/Old Greenwich Schools, Instructional Coach *


The Distinguished Teacher Awards Committee, established in 1984, has worked on the selection process for this year’s recipients for the last eight months.


The committee selects the Distinguished Teachers from nominations made by colleagues, parents, students, administrators and/or community members
based on criteria outlined in the nomination packet.


The Recipients will be recognized at the Board of Education meeting,
Thursday, April 23 rd
at Riverside School, 7:00pm.


The DISTINGUISHED TEACHER AWARDS CEREMONY
will take place at Western Middle School on Tuesday, May 5 th
at 4:00pm.

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04/22/09 Greenwich Public Schools Press Release: State Champions - GHS Math Team

The GHS Math Team has been named State Champion - see attached for release.

For more information, please contact:
Gordon Jones, Greenwich High School Math Teacher and Advisor to the GHS
Math Team, at Gordon_jones@greenwich.k12.ct.us


Kim Eves
Director of Communications
Greenwich Board of Education
290 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

http://www.greenwichschools.org/

Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail: kim_eves@greenwich.k12.ct.us
Fax: 203-869-8003

GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEAM WINS STATE COMPETITION
(For immediate release: Greenwich, CT – Wednesday, April 22, 2009)

The Greenwich High School Math Team has been named the 2008-2009 Connecticut State Math Champion after winning the Connecticut State Association of Mathematics Leagues (CSAML) competition.

GHS Math Team Members include: Will Speer (Grade 12), Jae Lee (Grade 11), Marty Clarke (Grade 11), Vinay Kadiyala (Grade 11), Dan Chang (Grade 10), Yuhei Urakami (Grade 10), Connor Harris (Grade 9), and Ryota Ishizuka (Grade 9).


Connecticut counties conduct competitions, sending the top winners to the State CSAML competition each year in late March. There are three divisions for small, medium and large high schools. Greenwich High School competes in the ‘large’ division at the State level. The GHS Math Team has been competing in the Fairfield County Math League (FCML) matches every month since October 2008. Their successful efforts at the county level earned them a place in the State Competition. As State Champions the team will now move on to compete in the regional competition: New England Association of Math Leagues’ (NEAML) competition in Canton, MA on May 1, 2009.


http://www.greenwichschools.org/

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04/22/09 Comments From Readers: Thank You


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Dear Sir/ Madam,


Thank you for promoting and supporting community events here in town.


Edith Benson




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04/22/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feeed: This Just In....

The Latest Greenwich News Briefs:

Brunswick blasts Greenwich in lacrosse showdown
Greenwich Time
By Jesse Quinlan Brunswick School's Garrett Virtue takes a shot during the Bruins' 10-3 win over Greenwich High Tuesday in the annual crosstown showdown. ...
Boys lacrosse rivals Brunswick, Greenwich High School set for ...
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT,USA
By Jesse Quinlan When it comes to the Brunswick-Greenwich boys lacrosse rivalry this decade, the facts are these: The Bruins are 6-3 against their crosstown ...
Greenwich softball routs New Canaan
Greenwich Time
New Canaan loaded the bases with one out in the second inning and was poised to cut into Greenwich's lead. Greenwich's junior pitcher induced the ninth ...
Greenwich boys golf defeats Trumbull
Greenwich Time
By Rob Kelley Five-putting the first hole for a triple-bogey seven was not the way Greenwich High golfer David Pastore wanted to start his match Tuesday ...
US Treasury weighs new mortgage subsidies-sources
Reuters
"Second-lien holders should get zero," said Bill Frey, president of Greenwich Financial Services in Greenwich, Connecticut. "Why should a second lien holder ...
Helmsley's Greenwich mansion: Now available for a bargain
Greenwich Time
It's a rare house," said Russell Pruner, an owner and partner of Riverside-based Shore & Country Properties and a past president of the Greenwich Assocation ...

The Latest Greenwich Blog Posts:

Building & Rebuilding a Green Home Greenwich Blog :: The Blog of ...
By gb
GREEN HOMES SERIES: Building & Rebuilding a Green Home Audubon Greenwich 613 Riversville Road Wednesday, April 22 9:00-11:30 am Learn the green.
Greenwich Blog :: The Blog of... - http://greenwichblog.com/

New Editor of Advocate and Greenwich Time newspapers - WSTC / WNLK ...
Hearst Newspaper has appointed the former managing editor of the Seattle post-intelligencer as editor of the Advocate of Stamford and Greenwich time. David McCumber also will become editorial director of Hearst's Connecticut Newspaper ...
WSTC/WNLK Local News - http://wstcwnlk.com/localnews/

Greenwich Roundup Has Found Yet Another Greenwich Blogger To Add To The Raw Greenwich Blog Feed......Krystlie Remembers Greenwich's That Other Unsolved Child Murder Case .....Matthew Margolies ......

.collection of things *not to forget*: Matthew Margolies
By krystle
This always struck close to home, because it's one of two crazy unsolved murders from my hometown- Greenwich, Connecticut. Although Martha Moxely's justice took a while to achieve, justice was finally served in her case, ...
.collection of things *not to forget* - http://krystle-ann.blogspot.com/



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04/22/09 The Raw Greenwich Blog And Rss Feed

Greenwich Time: Food - RSS Feed
Rise and shine: Make ahead recipes for a lazy weekend breakfast - There are people in this world who enjoy getting up early and jumping right into the kitchen for the sake of fresh muffins or other such breakfast delights.
6 hours ago

Greenwich Student, Blogger And Receptionist krystle's Collection of things *not to forget*
Matthew Margolies - Poor little Matthew. This always struck close to home, because it's one of two crazy unsolved murders from my hometown- Greenwich, Connecticut. Although...
12 hours ago

Greenwich Geek David S. Isenberg's musings at isen.blog
Portraits by Gwenn Seemel - I was in Portland, Oregon some months ago for a NATOA meeting. I wandered the streets, marvelling at how Portland had changed so much faster than I did in ...
19 hours ago

The Perrot Memorial Library Blog
THE VOTES ARE IN! - Perrot's Young Critics' Club (for 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders) has declared that its favorite book of 2008/2009 is.... *THE HUNGER GAMES**, by Suzanne Col...
20 hours ago

EDDIE "Greenwich Native" ROSS
Let's Go Shopping! - It's flea marketing season and to kick it off, last weekend Jaithan and I spent a glorious spring morning at Elephant's Trunk in New Milford, Connecticut, on...
21 hours ago

Frank Trotta's Page At Our Greenwich
A Tale of Two Worlds: Rightwing Extremists, Leftwing Extremists, the FBI and DHS. - Weren’t the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) talking? An FBI press release this morning proclaimed “NEW MOST WANTED TERRORIST: First Dom...
22 hours ago

Vivapop Community Events RSS Feed
Greenwich Red Cross and Greenwich Academy offer Open Eyes - American Red Cross Greenwich Greenwich, CT 203-869-8444 Wellness/Fitness Greenwich Red Cross* * Open Eyes Peer Educators have recently completed teachin...
1 day ago

Former Greenwich Resident Rosie O'Donnell"s RBlog
HOT ROCKS - a fun simple craft 4 u and ur kids find some flat rocks put them on a cookie sheet cook them at 375 for 15 mins while they cook peel the paper off some cra...
1 day ago

Greenwich Gossip By "The Scribe Of Greenwich" Bill Clark
Can David McCumber Save the Local Rag? - In the revolving door of local newspaper management by the Hearst media chain, the Local Rag, aka *Yellowwich Time*, so known for the color of the journali...
1 day ago

Ask the Doctor: Medical Health Articles
The Overall Health Benefits of Natural Herbs and Spices - Aside from the fact that Herbs add more flavor to food, there are recognized health benefits that herbs could give the body. Since ancient times, it's been...
1 day ago

Greenwich Blog : The Blog of Greenwich, Connecticut :: USA
“Wine & Cheese with Jazz” at the Delamar - Friends of Autistic People Fundraiser: “Wine & Cheese with Jazz” at the Delamar Wednesday, April 22nd 6-8PM The Delamar Hotel 500 Steamboat Road Greenwich,...
1 day ago

Greenwich Time: Life And Family - RSS Feed
For some women, mastectomies are worth the peace of mind - Karen Aulner, 36, has never been diagnosed with cancer. She has, however, watched her older sister fight the disease since 2000.
1 day ago

Greenwich Time: Health And Fitness - RSS Feed
For some women, mastectomies are worth the peace of mind - Karen Aulner, 36, has never been diagnosed with cancer. She has, however, watched her older sister fight the disease since 2000.

Exit 55 By Rob "WGCH" Adams - The Sports Voice Of Greenwich
The Greatest Pitchers - Facebook has this application that lets users pick their top five things in any one of a number of categories, from favorite movies to albums to sports ven...

The Daily Spurgeon
We may now draw near - The dispensation of the old covenant was that of distance. When God appeared even to his servant Moses, it was, “Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes ...


Tribune Company's Greenwich News RSS Feed
Judge denies request for Kissel's psychiatric file - A Connecticut judge has denied a request for the psychiatric records of slain Greenwich developer Andrew Kissel by a man charged in connection with his kil...

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Manhattan Men Lunch Like Women - Yeah, there is that same supreme value put on the luncheon engagement. The day's calender revolves around that. But it's men doing this, not those typical......

The Latest From Claudette Rothman, AKA,Greenwich Diva
Kaylee Vitelli’s father faces charges after robbery - From the Toronto Star The father of baby Kaylee Vitelli faces charges of aggravated assault and robbery in connection with an October 2006 incident at a ...

Greenwich Time: Local Sports - RSS Feed
Damon hits only homer, Pettitte beats Oakland - NEW YORK—All of a sudden, home runs were hard to come by at Yankee Stadium. Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera had a lot to do with that.

For What It's Worth By Riverside Blogger Chris Fountain
A contract, and it’s not even noon - 8 Baliwick has a contract and it will be interesting to see where it sells. In 2002 someone paid $1.9 for the house, and resold it for just about the same ...

The Fox Trot By Nick "The Sly" Fox
ECW Results from 4/21! Swagger Makes a Point! - ECW On Sci-Fi: (Airing Tonight) * The opening pyro hits. * Hornswoggle & Finlay are on there way out to the ring. Hornswoggle Promo as its his last night o...

Ex-Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bernie Yudain
Making the best of all the 'Best of' listings - For today's menu, your humble servant posts a few observations that have loitered on the note pad for quite a while, giving way to pontification on urgent ...

Today's Greenwich Time Most Viewed Web Article - RSS Feed
Chain of abuse: Kids in Crisis remember neglected children - A colorful construction paper chain that hung around the lobby of Town Hall Tuesday looked festive, but stood for something not worth celebrating.

Today's Greenwich Time Letters To The Editor
Letters from Readers - School-sign vandalism
Don't accept the vandalism of school's sign
To the editor:
I am extremely disappointed that North Mianus School no longer has the wrought iron letters on ...
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