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Thursday, April 30, 2009

04/30/09 RECESSION BUSTER: Don't Waste 75 Cents -- Read Tomorrow's Greenwich Time Online Tonight At Greenwich Roundup (Updated)


GHS math team is pumped up and ready to go
Pop quiz: What is the volume of a block of wood measuring two inches high, four inches wide and eight inches long, with four cylindrical, inch-wide holes drilled through its sides.
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FBI deciding which portions of Smith documents to sealThe release of court records concerning George A. Smith IV, a Greenwich man who vanished while on his honeymoon cruise in 2005, has been delayed as the FBI determines which portions to seal from the Read More »

Fierce talk: Fashion superstar Christian Siriano on how to emulate runway styleChristian V. Siriano, the diminutive young talent who catwalked his way into fame with a star-making turn as the Season Four winner of "Project Runway," is known for his impeccable designs and Read More »

In town
Temple hosts Mitzvah Day Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., will host its annual Mitzvah Day, a hands-on opportunity to do good deeds for the town's less fortunate, from 9 a.
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Probable swine flu detected at Fairfield U.FAIRFIELD -- Classes, activities and final exams at Fairfield University will go forward as planned, school officials said Thursday, even though two students living on campus were identified earlier Read More »

Diocese issues flu precautions for Mass
STAMFORD -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport will not cancel weekend services in response to concerns about swine flu, but issued precautions and liturgical modifications for priests and
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Push on to raise state's dropout ageHARTFORD -- A bill that would prevent children from dropping out of school until age 18 has been resurrected in the General Assembly, but its estimated additional costs for school systems might Read More »
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04/30/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: This Just In ....

The Latest Greenwich News Briefs:

Home » News » Rockin' Water helps Kentucky kids in need
The Beverage Network - USA
(OLD GREENWICH, Conn.) - ROCKIN' WATER™, the revolutionary new vitamin enhanced flavored water for kids, "Made by Moms Who Love Their Kids™ ...
Ella Kovács Szabó, 81, Dies
Home Furnishings Business - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Ella Kovács Szabó, wife of Arto O. Szabó, died at her home in Greenwich, Conn. She was 81. In addition to her husband, industry furniture designer, ...
Green Tree, Carrington Join MHA
Mortgageorb - Oxford,CT
Also, Carrington Mortgage Services LLC, headquartered in Greenwich, Conn., has signed on for a contract that could total $195 million, according to a Dow ...
Rockland Hall set to add Biddy, Sottile
Lower Hudson Journal news
"The other thing is when I first became varsity coach, I scheduled games outside of Section 1, like Toms River (NJ), Greenwich (Conn.), Shenendehowa. ...
New York, New Mexico Fire Adviser Under Scrutiny
Bloomberg
Earlier he had recommended that New Mexico invest $25 million with Catterton Partners of Greenwich, Connecticut. As a result of that investment, Dan Hevesi, ...
Retail Group buys Balducci's, closes underperforming stores
The Packer - Lenexa,KS
... NY, Westport, Conn., and Greenwich, Conn., for an undisclosed amount. Demme is a senior advisor to the investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co., New York. ...
Suffolk Legis. Cooper legally marries longtime partner
Newsday
BY REID J. EPSTEIN
reid.epstein@newsday.com In a park next to a pond in Old Greenwich, Conn., Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper Thursday legally married his ...
Greenwich boys lacrosse fails to get revenge on Ridgefield
Greenwich Time
By Jesse Quinlan A year ago, the Ridgefield High School boys lacrosse team handed Greenwich its only three losses of the season. ...
Flight plan opponents get time to air legal arguments
Stamford Advocate
In 2007, a 13-town coalition of towns, including Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk, New Canaan and Weston, sued the FAA in the US Court of Appeals to overturn ...
HS Golf -- Seniors looking to lead Warriors back to FCIAC title
Wilton Villager
Campbell got his answer when his team won last spring's FCIAC championship over perennial conference power Greenwich and the Warriors did it in dramatic ...

The Latest Greenwich Blog Posts:

Down down down « For What It's Worth
by christopherfountain This house, on the Stamford border but still in Greenwich, asked $5.3 million back in 2002 and sold for $4.3 that November (over-pricing is not a new phenomenon in Greenwich). Back on the market at below 2002 prices, asking $4.2. ...
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Colgate University Athletics - Men's Lacrosse Concludes Regular ...
Senior Nick Monastero (Bohemia, N.Y.) has a career-high 32 points followed by junior Zack Craumer (Greenwich, Conn.) with 24. The Colgate defense is led by two-time captain senior Andrew Watkins (Timonium, Md.) and second team ...
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University of Albany UAlbany Great Danes: UAlbany's Frank Whaley ...
By BRE
Excellence in Entrepreneurship – Laurence Austin B.A. '81, co-founder and chairman of Endeavour Capital Advisors, a research-driven hedge fund based in Greenwich, Conn. • Excellence in Public Service – Vincent J. Abramo B.A.'67, ...
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Someone has Updated The Greenwich Wikipedia Page And Wants Verification Of Some Of The Facts:

Greenwich, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding reliable references (ideally, using inline citations). ...

New Greenwich Time Editor David McCumber Is Starting To Slowly Add Features And Relabel The His Busy Web Page.....

Home - Greenwich Time
Apr 30, 2009 ... Please wait for the Penguins to walk across your screen ......Greenwich Time ..... greenwich time local news features sports local news business financial weather gt opinion.

Hopefully Mr. McCumber Will Get Rid Of That Annoying Flash Ad That Makes People Hate The Maritime Aquarium.



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04/30/09 Greenwich Girl Gone Wild

Live Nude Stockbrokers
New Haven Advocate


Former Wall Street workers turn to racier businesses to keep up a cushy lifestyle

They were earning six figures, and now some have lost their shirts — literally.

When Wall Street went bust, certain white-collar professionals who had been making top pay in the financial services industries ditched their pride and found work in strip clubs, phone sex companies and other salacious enterprises in order to maintain their standard of living. .....

.......A former stockbroker at one of the government-bailed-out brokerage houses, claims she earns up to $1,000 a night in tips alone after less than a year in her new gig.

"I had an empty bank account last year, and so when I was offered a job at a strip club in Manhattan I thought, 'What can I lose?,'" asks the 30-ish Megan (last name withheld). At the time, Megan was already struggling to pay off more than $20,000 in college loans while subsidizing a lifestyle that included a one-bedroom Greenwich condo, a gym membership, regular spa treatments and lots of nights out clubbing — which is how she met a gentlemen's club manager who liked the way Megan danced and asked her if she would ever consider doing it professionally.

"Before I started the job in New York, I did a few drive-bys at strip clubs in this area" — Bridgeport and New Haven — "but they all looked so sleazy," Megan says. "The Manhattan club I work in is high-end, and it's kind of a kick to be dancing for guys who I might have done business with in my former life. It makes me feel powerful, and so does driving the new Beamer I paid for in cash."

Megan works at a club on the Upper East Side that boasts an upscale décor, a champagne lounge, a restaurant with an executive chef, a President's Club and multiple VIP packages — some including a limo. There are celebrities, too, according to Megan, who claims she once gave a private lap dance to a well-known comedian.

"There's no touching allowed by patrons, but if you want to make good tips you have to give them a good show," says Megan, who dances several times per week to maintain the standard of living she nearly lost when Wall Street went bust........
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04/30/09 READER SUBMITTE COMMENTS: A worthwhile link for your Greenwich Roundup site

Hello there,

I delight in your tweaking the nose of the thin-skinned Greenwich Time editor.

Would you be so kind as to add a link to the Greenwich Croquet Club to your "Greenwich Web Sites" section? It's http://greenwichcroquet.com/.

Thanks,

Ben Morehead


COMMENT:

Dear Ben,

Thank you for your kind words.

The Link Will Be Added Here And To At


We have also added a separate listing for you club.

Eventually, eventually the entire Greenwich website list

and your club's seperate listing will be added to


I am trying to get Greenwich Roundups' pages to load faster.

So please feel free to send press releases about your fine organization to


If you have a tournament, we would love to know who the winners were.

Lastly, Ben I would like to comment on how well organized your site is.

It is a breeze to navigate through the massive amount of information

you have made available to the public.

I only can hope that Greenwich Roundup will be so well organized in the future.

sincerely,
Greenwich Roundup

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04/30/09 TAKE COVER: Old Greenwich Goes Ka - Boom

Photo: An underground electrical explosion blew off a manhole at the intersection of East Putnam and Sound Beach avenues Wednesday (Greenwich Time Photo)


Mike Fusaris thought a bomb had gone off under his sport utility vehicle when an explosion rocked the stopped vehicle at a traffic light at the intersection of East Putnam and Sound Beach avenues Wednesday afternoon.

Instead, an underground electrical explosion in a manhole on East Putnam Avenue had blasted the manhole cover against the side of the Orange man's Dodge Durango.

"I thought it was a bomb because there was this big bang and then there was a lot of smoke," said Fusaris, 46, a salesman with a Massachusetts-based food and equipment supply company....
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04/30/09 Badly Bruised Greenwich resident Walter "Feeder Fund" Noel Comes Out Swinging In Round Two (Updated)

Fairfield Greenwich rejects fraud allegations

Reuters

BOSTON
- Fairfield Greenwich Group filed legal papers on Wednesday rejecting accusations by Massachusetts' securities regulator that the ...

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