Monday, May 4, 2009
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Town and state to meet over affordable housing agreement
Two decades after it agreed to build more affordable housing in exchange for the land rights to the Cos Cob Power Plant site, the town could soon be on the hot seat on whether that obligation has Read More »
Beach cards available at Town Hall
The parks department opened its beach card counter in the Town Hall lobby Monday, just in time for a recent surge in applications for the coveted passes. Read More »
Swine flu scare won't stop Cinco De Mayo celebrations
Fear over swine flu may have generated international health concerns, but it is not stopping residents from putting on their sombreros Tuesday to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Read More »
Book writing tops summer school classes
A seminar on the elements of children's book writing and a science course on crime-scene forensics highlight the offerings for this year's Greenwich Public Schools summer school program, held from Read More »
Connecticut delegation gets update on swine flu
HARTFORD -- Connecticut's public health laboratory will be able to confirm or rule out suspected swine flu cases faster, state public health officials say, because specimens no longer have to be Read More »
9-year-old found dead in Cove apartment
STAMFORD -- Police are investigating the "untimely death" of a 9-year-old boy in the Cove, and are taking steps to rule out a possible connection to swine flu. Read More »
No final test results yet in area flu cases
Officials on Monday continued to wait for final test results for area cases of suspected swine flu, although all those who were tested are already either symptom free or on the road to recovery. Read More »
Cub Scout project
Cub Scout project Members of Cub Scout Pack 10 of Cos Cob participated in a conservation project at the Ernest Thompson Seton Reservation on Saturday, April 26, during the annual Greenwich Boy Read More »
Marchers hit Greenwich Avenue to stamp out breast cancer
When Judy Borkowsky had breast cancer 22 years ago, it was hard enough. When her daughter Karen, 43, was diagnosed with breast cancer 10 years ago, it shook Judy like few events had. Read More »
A schools' leadership vacuum
The pending departure of the town schools chief and many top-ranking administrators in the weeks ahead has some parents and officials worried that the turnover could create a leadership void in the Read More »
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But Robert Tymon brought the feel of family to police work, said Pasquale Iorfino of Stamford, a Greenwich police detective. Tymon was known for his ability ...
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Stephen G. Kenny and Max Nair, who both most recently worked for UBS, will be responsible for sales in Knight Libertas's Greenwich, Conn. Office. ...
Cape May County Herald
Not only has the Greenwich, Conn. native been successful in being published, but her work has also won high praise. Her first novel, The Unforgiven, ...
New York Times
....PR Synergy Plus, Greenwich, Conn., a consortium of longtime professionals in public relations, was formed by five executives in the Fairfield County, Conn. and Westchester County, N.Y., areas.
They are: Deborah Burns, Kelley Connors, Victor Emmanuel, Jenifer Howard and Nancy Moon. ...
05/04/09 PRESS RELEASE: W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints Richard M. Baio Vice President – Treasurer
Mr. Baio, 40, has over 19 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry, having served most recently as a director in Merrill Lynch & Co.â€™s financial institutions investment banking group, where he specialized in insurance company advisory, financing, merger and acquisition transactions. Previously, Mr. Baio spent a significant part of his career in public accounting advising the insurance industry as a partner in Ernst & Youngâ€™s insurance practice. Mr. Baio earned a B.S. in accounting from Clarkson University and an M.S. in taxation from University of Hartford.
Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates in five segments of the property casualty insurance business: specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance, alternative markets, reinsurance and international.
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Vice President - External Financial Communications
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The Moderate Voice
The pending home sales report added to evidence that sales have reached a bottom, said Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners in Greenwich, ...
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|Swine Flu tests Greenwich's Health Emergency Response|
No cases of swine flu have been detected in Greenwich, but Health Director Caroline Baisley and her team of emergency health responders are, through drills, ...
Children give back on Mitzvah Day in Greenwich
Madison Blair and Rebecca Litt step away from a table where they were busily filling school bags with supplies for students ...
Greenwich Academy lacrosse holds off crosstown rival Greenwich High
Greenwich Academy's Elizabeth Miner cuts beneath a Greenwich High lacrosse stick during the Gators' 11-8 win Saturday in the annual ...
Conn. chiefs scolded for drills with sirens, lights
GREENWICH, Conn. — Both the fire chief and assistant fire chief have been reprimanded by First Selectman Peter Tesei for their role in ...
State denies Greenwich Hospital request to offer elective ...
The state Office of Health Care Access has denied Greenwich Hospital's request to offer elective angioplasty, saying patients would be put ...
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Put this in your comparable pipe and smoke it - This spec project on Riversville is reported as under contract today for around $4.75 million. A client of mine almost had it for a price that would make....
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E/The Environmental Magazine
....Rogers grew up in a sprawling 10-room home in the upscale community of Greenwich, Connecticut, and was living in a 2300-square-foot home in New York when ...
....Rogers’ project could be completed this year, realizing a lifelong dream. “I’ve never been comfortable with a lot of empty unused space,’’ she says. “I’m just not comfortable having a dining room that is used once a year.”
If McMansions were the trademark of the overindulgent ’80s and ’90s, the not-so-big house may be the symbol of a generation that is slowing down, considering the earth’s resources and doing what it can to preserve them. Consider this: a 2008 survey by the National Association of Home Builders shows that more than 60% of potential homebuyers would rather have a smaller house with more amenities than the other way around. And homebuilders such as KB Home, Warmington Homes and John Laing Homes are shrinking floor plans and offering smaller, less costly houses according to published reports. In a Chicago Tribune story in December 2008, Tom Stephani, a longtime homebuilder and the president of the McHenry County Home Builders Association, declared the “big house is dead.’’ .....
05/04/09 PRESS RELEASE: Riverstone of Greenwich is Hosting a Special Realtors Open House on Cinco De Mayo
Realtors are invited to Riverstone of Greenwich, 69 Riverdale Avenue to view the seven remaining town homes. Each town home is 2400 square feet with luxury finishes such as custom woodwork, crown moldings, state of the art kitchens complete with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, marble tile floors in the entryway and all 4 baths and beautiful master suite
After viewing these town homes, Realtors will have the opportunity to win a 36" big screen TV. Judge and Associates is promoting the "Big Picture" to Realtors to see the value in Riverstone of Greenwich. "These brand new homes are an unmatched value in size and quality in the town of Greenwich at this price. They are also conveniently located to both train and highways," says Tim Judge listing broker. Realtors from Westchester as well as Fairfield are invited to the viewing. When a Realtor client purchases a home, Judge and Associates is offering the full commission to both CT and NY referring brokers
For more information, see this listing at www.riverstonetownhomes.com, on their YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/judgeandassociates or by texting dnh1 to 74362.
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Private Equity Hub
Maxum Petroleum Holdings Inc., an Old Greenwich, Conn.-based energy logistics company, has withdrawn registration for an IPO of 16.7 million shares at ...
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The Greenwich Time Wants To Nickle And Dime It's Online Readers
Web Traffic For Greenwich Bloggers Is Going To Explode !!!!!
Christmas Has Came In May
Greenwich Post Staffers Are Dancing In The Streets As The Greenwich Citizen And Greenwich Time Move Toward Micro Payments
Larger, Newspaper-Friendly Amazon Kindle to Debut This Week: Report
Steven R. Swartz, president of Hearst Newspapers and senior vice president of Hearst Corporation, recently referred to Amazon’s e-book tablet, the Kindle, when addressing workers at a pair of struggling Connecticut dailies that his company owns and operates – the Greenwich Time and The Advocate of Stamford.
In a group e-mail that was sent to employees Feb. 26 and obtained by TMCnet, Swartz said the papers must begin charging for access to online content in some way, and that it may look to Amazon’s new version of an e-book tablet – the Kindle 2 – to do that.
“We believe we must begin to provide greater differentiation between the content of our free Web sites and the content of our paid product, be that paid product read in print, on a digital device like Amazon’s Kindle, or online,” Swartz said.
This week, we learn from Brad Stone of the New York Times, reports are emerging that Amazon is in fact developing a larger version of its device – such as those made by Plastic Logic (pictured below) – that could help revitalize the struggling newspaper industry.
Citing unnamed sources that he says are familiar with the situation, Stone says that as early as this week, Amazon will introduce a larger version of the kindle that’s tailored for newspaper, magazine and even textbook displays.
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Amherst Securities Group, LP, a broker-dealer that has been adding to staff amid the financial crisis, on Monday said it hired four bond salesmen from RBS Greenwich Capital for its Chicago office.
Ryan Mullaney will manage the team of salesmen covering mortgage and other asset-backed securities, Austin, Texas-based Amherst said in a statement.
The salesmen are Michael Brunso, Michael Carothers and Ryan Clinton, Amherst said.
Mullaney was a managing director at RBS Greenwich for the past 15 years, working with residential and commercial mortgage securities, other asset-backed bonds and debt of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, said Amherst, which specializes in mortgage debt. ...
05/04/09 PRESS RELEASE: Execution LCC Hires Leading Technical/Behavioral Market Strategist, Rick Bensignor, as Chief Market Strategist
Bensignor was previously executive director and chief market strategist at Morgan Stanley Principal Strategies, responsible for providing the firm's proprietary traders with strategic investment and tactical trading ideas. Prior to that, he was Morgan Stanley's chief technical strategist, overseeing the banner technical research product.
"Rick brings unparalleled expertise and experience to the firm that will allow us to provide our clients with compelling new offerings and services," Gary Cunningham, CEO, Execution LCC said. "His track record of making spot-on market calls will be something we can leverage across the firm and for clients globally."
Earlier in his career Bensignor was the senior specialist at Bloomberg, L.P. for futures, commodities, and technical analysis, where he was the firm's lead person responsible for the product development, sales, and marketing of those applications. Before that, he was Morgan Stanley's commodities technical strategist, which followed his 14-year trading career as a broker and independent trader on the floor of several New York futures exchanges.
Additionally, Bensignor will be launching on May 4th a premium weekly column on TheStreet.com called "Top Gun Trader," which will provide medium-term tactical trading analysis of ETFs. Bensignor is also an adjunct professor at New York University's School of Professional and Continuing Studies, where he will be spear-heading the university's new certificate program in behavioral economics and finance theory. He is the author of New Thinking in Technical Analysis: Trading Models from the Masters. Bensignor also wrote the chapter on futures for Investor's Business Daily Guide to the Markets, and has contributed several articles to Bloomberg Magazine.
"I was attracted to Execution because of the huge entrepreneurial opportunity that exists and the chance to have a front row seat in the making of the new Wall Street," Bensignor said. "Execution is unlike any other company I've worked for, and I'm looking forward to the new experiences and opportunity to help grow the firm into the most respected and client-demanded entre into our velvet rope environment."
About Execution LLC
Execution LLC is the U.S. subsidiary of London based Execution Limited, a full-service agency broker providing clients with execution, sales, trading, research and corporate access, free from the conflicts inherent in proprietary trading and corporate broking. Execution services many of the world's major investing institutions, including mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies and hedge funds. Empowered by its technology and differentiated by its people, Execution provides access to the market's core liquidity providers through extensive personal relationships and expertise. Execution LLC is a member of NASD and SIPC. For more information, visit http://www.executionlimited.com/.
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The recession Nation struggles through one day
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers - 16 minutes ago
And in Greenwich, Conn., home to hedge fund billionaires, it's David Rabin, who lost his $100,000 job last October as a senior vice president for a small financial services firm. He spends part of his morning in his basement, job hunting.
In better times, Rabin would be preparing for his annual spring golfing trip with three buddies at his condo in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Instead, the 48-year-old Rabin, wearing jeans, a blue hockey sweat shirt and white sneakers, is poring over Monster.com and other online job boards. He sends out 10 resumes a day, but has had few nibbles in six months.
A day earlier, he learned he didn't get a job recruiting members for a gym. That hurt.
"I didn't sleep a freakin' wink," he says. "If I don't fit that job, what the hell am I going to do?"
Rabin's wife, Lauren, has a marketing job. And he receives $476 weekly unemployment - about a quarter of his former salary - that runs out in July. Both checks keep them afloat.
Rabin copes by keeping busy. He and Lauren compile a daily list of chores. Each time he completes one, he checks off a box.
Today's list: Drive his 19-year-old son to school. Search online for cheaper auto and home insurance. (No luck there.) Look for work; his target area has expanded to Buffalo, N.Y., Ohio and Florida - any city where he has friends or relatives. Walk the dog. Buy flip flops for his Florida-bound wife. Work out at the YMCA. Paint the basement.
"You have no idea how humbling all this is," he says. "It's extremely humbling. I'm ready to go to Stop & Shop and start bagging groceries."
"I've been in this situation before and I wasn't nearly as frightened," he says. "This is the Great Recession we're in." ...
Let's Hope That All Of This Publicity Helps Mr. Rabin Get Back To Work.
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Round Hill Community Church will hold a night of comedy to celebrate its 25th anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Round Hill Community House, 397 Round Hill Road.
The event will feature comedian and town resident Jane Condon.
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(l-r) co-chairs Lynn Sullivan, Jean D. William and Sheila Foster
About 210 Supporters of President Barack Obama's gathered at the Saltwater Grille in Stamford, Connecticut, to celebrate the president's "First 100 Days," in office as the 44th U.S. president.
The event, which was presented by The Greenwich Democrat PAC and Friends and co-chaired by Lynn Sullivan, Sheila Foster and Jean D.William, brought out political dignitaries from Fairfield County such as, newly elected Congressman Jim Himes, Attorney General Dick Blumenthal and former U.S. Senatorial candidate Ned Lamont.
(l-r) Laura Grad, Sheila Foster, Ned Lamant, Adam Frankel, Stacey Tisdale, Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy and Peter Campbell
The event started with a welcome speech from Greenwich Selectwoman Lin Lavery, which was followed by speeches made by Dave Roberson; Greenwich Democrat Town Committee Chair & Frank Farricker; DTC Officer, Lynn Sullivan; event co-chair, Ned Lamant, Congressman, Jim Himes and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
In response to First Lady Michelle Obama's call to community service, there was a volunteer fair, where guests had an opportunity to meet with representatives from local non-profit agencies.
Ms. Sullivan told reporters "President Obama's promise to offer 'transparency in government' allows us an opportunity to truly understand Washington's priorities—health care, education and sustainable energy."
"With so many serious issues facing our country, we need to take the time to celebrate the progress the administration is making so far," she continued.
As the guests nibbled on hors d'oeuvres and the Terry Hess Band played calypso and jazz music in the background, Ms. Foster said, "President Obama is facing some of the toughest challenges any administration has ever seen and although we worked hard to get him into office, the real hard work is just beginning."
The event raised over $10,000
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Monday, May 4, 2009
Julian Curtiss School, Gymnasium
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05/04/09 FLASHBACK: The entire scene moves outside, where about 6 reporters are there ........even bloodying a photographer's nose.
For the exception of one paper, that THANKFULLY followed the story from it's origins, in the aftermath of the FEC's decision on Lieberman's 387,000 slush fund, the press' silence on the darkest chapter in Lieberman's 2006 primary campaign speaks volumes about the state of hard-news journalism in Connecticut.
Today's article in The New Haven Register outlines the scandal that the rest of the media is ignoring......
....During the time in which Lieberman was dishing out money on the streets, paid-off goons so-called volunteers started disrupting various Lamont events...and at times getting physical.
For instance, remember the horrifying incident at Ted's where Lieberman's paid mercenaries went wild .....
.....Notwithstanding the episode at Ted's as well as the nonsense from Goodstein and Lieberman's goonsquad in Greenwich, there was clear evidence that Lieberman was throwing a massive amount of money of the street....which was clearly ...My Left Nutmeg - Front Page - http://www.myleftnutmeg.com/ .....
....Till this day, we still have no accountability when it comes to how Lieberman used all of his slush fund...387,000 used up in just 12 DAYS. That breaks down to 32,000 per day WITH NO ACCOUNTABILITY and almost three years later we still have no answers...and the so-called media in our state is still silent.
Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman's campaign has agreed to pay a $50000 fine stemming from the 2006 Democratic Primary. The agreement came three ...
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Good Publicity - Perrot's blog was the receipient of a 2009 Connecticut Library Association Publicity Award for Best Blog. Thanks to all of our staff contributors and our readers!
Also, Perrot's new Twitter feed was featured in an April 29th Greenwich Time article about local Twitter users: "Greenwich Catches Twitter Bug."
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A schools' leadership vacuum - The pending departure of the town schools chief and many top-ranking administrators in the weeks ahead has some parents and officials worried that the turn...
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
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05/04/09 Police Union Boss Blames Incompetent Police Dispatchers Who Have Never "Set Foot In Cos Cob"
Police shouldn't be bad-mouthed over addresses
This initiative did not start in the Police Department. Whereas it makes reasonable sense from the Police Department's view that sequential street numbers would be easier to locate than nonsequential numbers, I don't believe the police were the driving force behind it.
Furthermore, in response to Mr Boutelle's concern about personnel not knowing their way around Cos Cob, he must realize that we have civilian dispatchers now. Many of them probably never set foot in Cos Cob, and they send our officers based on citizen calls.......
The writer is president of the Silver Shield Association and an RTM delegate from District 4 Byram.
Wall Street Journal
During that time, the New York Fed's chairman, Stephen Friedman, sat on Goldman's board and had a large holding in Goldman stock, which because of Goldman's new status as a bank holding company was a violation of Federal Reserve policy.
.... He left the White House in 2004 and later reinvested in Goldman shares, joining its board. He got involved in private-equity firm Stone Point Capital in Greenwich, Conn., where he is now chairman. In January 2008, he became a member of the New York Fed board and its chairman. In that role, he worked closely with Mr. Geithner. ...
New York Times
She's a ceramist, he plays drums, and they fled a house-sitting gig in Greenwich, Conn., where, Ms. Dassonville suggested, they were dying of ....
The Calf Island Conservancy in Greenwich will hold its annual spring spruce-up of Calf Island on Saturday, May 9. All volunteers are encouraged to assist in ...
Employment training for teens starts May 6
Free job training classes for teens who live or go to school in Greenwich are being offered by the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich in partnership with the ...
Farmers put produce on display weekends
The Greenwich Farmers' Market vendors will open their market on Saturday, May 16, in the commuter lot at Arch Street and Horseneck Lane. ...
Church to open Faith and Life Center Sunday
Stanciu, a psychotherapist who lives and practices in Greenwich, also will offer private child and family therapy on a sliding-scale fee basis. ...
Red Cross calls residents to prepare for swine flu outbreak
Greenwich Red Cross is recommending that the community stay informed and prepare a plan to help them stay ready in light of the recent swine flu outbreak ...
Supporters celebrate Obama's 100 days in office
Other local dignitaries, including Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy, Greenwich Selectman Lin Lavery and Former US Senate candidate Ned Lamont, will also be on hand ...
Go Red For Women initiative seeks stories
The fourth annual Fairfield County Go Red For Women Luncheon and Education Session on Friday, May 8, from 10 to 2 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich ...
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Guilty Plea Expected in Trautwein Murder - STAMFORD -- A former New Haven mechanic whose conviction for murdering North Stamford resident Joanne Trautwein in 2005 was overturned by the state Suprem...6 years ago
Momofuku-inspired Ramen - \ Mmm ... ramen. Since I lived in Tokyo after college, I discovered that ramen was more than those cheap little packs I grew up with, and I developed a...7 years ago
Redistricting - OK, I get the knee-jerk reaction to change offered by someone partisan is often going to be rejection. But the reaction to the proposed redistricting rolle...8 years ago
I've joined the FCC National Broadband Plan team - Yesterday at blogband.gov it was announced that I've joined the FCC's National Broadband Plan Task Force. I'm delighted to be helping Blair Levin and his t...9 years ago
Image = GRU = Greenwich hedge fund manager Clifford Asness, president of AQR Capital.jpg - [image: Image = GRU = Greenwich hedge fund manager Clifford Asness, president of AQR Capital.jpg] Date: May 13, 2009, 5:10 AM Number of Comments on Photo:0...10 years ago
2009 Women's Retreat Afternoon Session - Ladies, use the top right hand button of the embedded document to view it in full screen mode, or click the iPaper button to print your own copy of the not...10 years ago
New address for our blog! - We are in the process of combining this blog and our main site into one new site: to read future and many older posts, from now on please visit: http://www...10 years ago
The For What It's Worth Blog Archive #2 At Blogger (Old Greenwich Post Columns Going Back To January 2003)