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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Joint Release - Governor's Bill Signing Ceremony in Greenwich

Please see attached for a Joint Release from the Town of Greenwich and the
Greenwich Public Schools on Governor M. Jodi Rell's bill signing ceremony
at Hamilton Avenue School today.

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


Phone: 203-625-7415
e mail:
Fax: 203-869-8003

For more information contact:
Kim Eves
Director of Communications 203-625-7415

Greenwich Public Schools



Greenwich, CT: For Immediate Release – Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Town of Greenwich and the Greenwich Public Schools hosted Governor M. Jodi Rell at Hamilton Avenue School in Greenwich today for the signing of Public Act 09-155: An Act Concerning the Use of Asthmatic Inhalers and Epinephrine Auto-Injectors While at School. For children diagnosed with asthma or allergies, this act allows them to carry an inhaler or epinephrine auto-injector with them in school provided they have authorization from their health care provider who has prescribed a specific medication. Senator L. Scott Frantz, representing the 36th District communities of Greenwich, Stamford and New Canaan, is a co-sponsor of this bill.

First Selectman, Peter J. Tesei, said, “The Town of Greenwich is honored to have had the opportunity to host the Governor for the signing of this bill into law. This legislation will provide an increased level of safety related to health issues as well as greater peace of mind for the children afflicted with asthma or allergies, their parents, and school personnel – knowing that access to necessary medication is at arms length and saving valuable time in the event of a reaction while at school.”

Board of Education Chairman, Nancy Weissler, noted, “The safety and security of our students and staff are of the highest priority for us. This bill takes further steps to ensure that students with asthma or allergies have the care they need in a most timely manner in the event that medication is necessary. We were pleased to be able to host the Governor at our new Hamilton Avenue School as she signed this bill into law.”

Public Act 09-155 will be in effect August 15, 2009.

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07/16/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed; Evening Edition

Small Greenwich burial ground has ties to colonial past
Greenwich Time - Greenwich,CT,USA
By Frank MacEachern An American flag stands near the tombstone of a Revolutionary War soldier in the graveyard in Old Greenwich discovered by resident Lucie ...
Major League: New Canaan 12s top Greenwich for District I championship
NCAdvertiser.com - New Canaan,CT,USA
Whenever New Canaan and Greenwich clash during the All-Star baseball season, there are several expectations which are likely to be met. ...
Greenwich Post
Grinding out some moves at Greenwich skate park
Greenwich Post - Greenwich,CT,USA
It is the middle of a lazy "Free Friday" afternoon at the Greenwich Skatepark, and kids clad in scuffed pads and helmets are testing out their new tricks. ...
(The Huffington Post) Stella D'Oro workers fight Greenwich equity ...
Connecticut Post - Bridgeport,CT,USA
A Bronx union local is fighting the private equity fund Byrnwood Partner's decision announced last week to close the Stella D'Oro plant rather than bargain ...

Psychic Attacked in Greenwich - Damned Connecticut
By Ray Bendici
Ironically, she actually said she never saw it coming. [July 16, 2009] A Greenwich psychic was attacked outside her office after receiving numerous threats … Source: Connecticut Post. Share: Print this article! ...
Damned Connecticut - http://www.damnedct.com/
Harry Potter Trivia Show Greenwich Blog :
By gb
Greenwich Library Meeting Room 101 W Putnam Ave Thursday, July 16, 2009 5:00pm-6:00pm Who knows the most about Harry Potter? Test your knowledge during the.
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07/17/09 Tribute to Don Harrison, Greenwich Citizen founding editor, on July 21

Greenwich Citizen founding editor Don Harrison to receive tribute on July 21

Stephanie Paulmeno

(203) 344-9333

OLD GREENWICH – July 10, 2009 -- Greenwich residents will gather on Tuesday, July 21 for a “roast and toast” to Greenwich Citizen founding editor Don Harrison at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich at 4 Horseneck Lane from 6:30 - 9 p.m. During his seven years as the Citizen’s editor, Harrison built the town weekly into a highly regarded 15,000+ circulation newspaper that won four New England Press Association (NEPA) awards, including one for general excellence.

Longtime Citizen reader Jean-Louis Gerin of Restaurant Jean-Louis and his staff will serve guests a light dinner at the event. The Citizen’s “On the Wine Road” columnist, Francois Steichen, will be on hand to pour wine he has chosen for the evening.

Citizen readers who will roast Harrison during the evening include: First Selectman Peter Tesei; selectman Lin Lavery; State Rep. Fred Camillo, R-151; Comedian Jane Condon; Greenwich Chamber of Commerce CEO/President Mary Ann Morrison; “Eyewitness News” founder and television news executive Al Primo; Greenwich Hospital vice president George Pawlush; Citizen founding reporter Pat McCormack; Greenwich High School football coach Rich Albonizio; and Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich executive director Bob DeAngelo.

Providing a blessing for the evening will be two of the longtime rotating writers for the Citizen’s Perspective column, Msgr. Frank Wissel, pastor at St. Mary Church, and Rabbi Mitch Hurvitz of Temple Sholom. The Rev. Kenneth Kieffer, the now-former pastor of First United Methodist Church in Greenwich, had hoped to attend but will be out of state.

Proceeds from the event’s “roast and toast” will support a program close to Harrison’s heart: the Boys & Girls Club’s athletic program. “Don Harrison truly understood the word ‘community’ and all that it means,” said Bob DeAngelo, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich. “He was fun and very professional to work with, and we appreciated his help and energy to profile our mission of helping children at the Boys & Girls Club. Since Don Harrison is a great baseball fan, we will put the generous proceeds of the night toward our athletic/ baseball programming.”

Tickets for the event are $35 per person, and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call Stephanie Paulmeno at 344-9333 or email harrisonroast@optonline.net.
About Don Harrison

In a journalism career that spans more than 40 years, Harrison was Executive Sports Editor of the Waterbury Republican-American for many years and a two-time winner of the Connecticut’s Sportswriter of the Year Award.

During Harrison’s tenure as editor of the Greenwich Citizen, the newspaper won five major journalistic awards, including the New England Press Association (NEPA)’s award for General Excellence in 2004, its first year of eligibility for the regional contest. Citizen founding reporter McCormack earned a Best News Story award in 2003 from the Connecticut Press Club for her page 1 piece on the pastor of St. Paul’s R.C. Church being forced to resign for alleged sexual misconduct. Reporter Christopher Falvo won a 2005

NEPA award for his series on his participation in the Greenwich Citizens Police Academy. Harrison captured a NEPA award as Best Serious Columnist in 2004 and first place for Best Editorial in the 2005 contest.

Harrison recently published his second book, Connecticut Baseball: The Best of the Nutmeg State, about Connecticut's myriad contributions to the game. He has also written articles for The Sporting News, Sports Quarterly-Baseball, The New York Times, Connecticut magazine, and dozens of other publications. Harrison’s first book, 25 Years Plus One, recounts Fairfield University's rise to basketball prominence in the ‘70s.

07/16/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed B Robo Blogger (Updated)

The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Managementposted on July 17, 2009 01:24:26 am... decrease," said Diana Estremera, senior vice president at May Development Services, a division of Direct Media, in Greenwich, Conn. "That's a drag because if you're trying to achieve quantity, it forces you to go to outside lists that are out of ...

Knight Libertas Appoints Les B. Levi as Managing Director, Head of Corporate Financeposted on July 16, 2009 09:50:05 pm... programs and debt repurchases. Mr. Levi reports to Mr. Katcher. The Corporate Finance team operates from Knight's Greenwich office at 1 Greenwich Office Park South, 2(nd) floor, Greenwich, CT 06831, phone 203.629.9526. Biographies Les B. Levi Knight ...

Summer weather returns with higher temps, humidityposted on July 16, 2009 09:09:40 pm... minutes of sunlight today. High tide will be at 6:33 p.m. in Bridgeport harbor, and at 6:37 p.m. in Stamford and Greenwich harbors. Today, expect a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest ...

Brothers McDade advance at MGAposted on July 16, 2009 03:00:00 pm... in Roslyn Harbor. Conor McDade defeated Eric Michalak of Glen Head 1 up in the morning and beat William Breed of Greenwich, Conn., 4 and 3 in the afternoon. Colin McDade defeated Erick Alonso of Haworth, N.J., 2-up in the morning and and topped ...

Art Levine: Stella D'Oro Workers Fight Equity Fund's Plant Shutdown, Attack on Middle-Class Jobsposted on July 16, 2009 01:06:09 pm... in the Bronx moved this week to stop the shutdown of their factory by private equity predator Brynwood Partners of Greenwich, CT. BCTGM Local 50, the union that has represented the bakery workers for over 40 years, filed charges on Tuesday with the ...

Local psychic attacked in Greenwichposted on July 16, 2009 11:36:19 amAfter receiving threatening phone calls and being injured by a man during a midnight attack in Greenwich over the weekend, a local psychic says someone is trying to drive her out of business.

United Rentals to Host Second-Quarter Conference Call July 30posted on July 16, 2009 04:39:00 am... s call. In addition a replay may be accessed for two weeks following the call at (703) 925-2533, passcode 1379662. Greenwich, Conn.-based United Rentals is No. 1 on the RER 100.

HL23 architect says size and money do matterposted on July 16, 2009 09:07:50 am... Spector has worked on projects including the HL23 near the High Line and the BMW at Competition & Sports Cars in Greenwich, Conn. Spector said that while starchitects are primarily focused on a building's exterior and main lobby, his firm handles ...

It's a Hawaiian musical potpourriposted on July 16, 2009 05:12:18 am... a beautiful 70-acre Shangri-La in the middle of Honolulu. "My mother was from Germany, and my dad, who was from Greenwich, Conn., met her over there when he was in the service," said Pryor. "So when they came here in 1958, my mom didn't speak any ...

Newfield swimmers off to a strong startposted on July 16, 2009 04:22:37 am... victorious. In the home meet held on July 8, Newfield's divers scored 47 to opponent Burning Tree Country Club's (Greenwich, CT) 17 to again win the diving portion of the meet. Overall, the Newfield Swim team won the meet with the score of Newfield ...

New Operator, Name for Idaho Racetrackposted on July 16, 2009 02:49:30 am... office, Idaho Entertainment is jointly owned by Oneida Capital in Carlsbad, California, and Plainfield Racing of Greenwich, Connecticut. It said the companies operate live horse racing in Evanston, Wyoming and Great Falls, Montana, with simulcasting ...

Stocks Climb Anew, Spurred On by Intel's Resultsposted on July 16, 2009 03:48:12 am... the 600-pound gorillas in the room," said Tim Smalls, head of United States stock trading at Execution L.L.C. in Greenwich Conn. But strong performances from the sterling names during difficult circumstances will not necessarily reassure investors, ...

Labeling yesteryearposted on July 16, 2009 12:49:06 am... at our packed-to-the-gunwales Hemmings Cruise in on June 25th. Check them out. I'm assuming this refers to monied Greenwich, Connecticut, because this was on a 1969 Buick Riviera that's as authentically old as the dealer emblem. Look closely, ...

Successor to HoJo's hotel delayed by design change, developer saysposted on July 16, 2009 12:02:35 am... Stamford-based Clearview Investment Management, the same real estate company that is majority owner of the Delamar Greenwich Harbor luxury hotel . Mallory said the project is awaiting final approval of the Architectural Review Committee, though some ...

Another cool morning in regionposted on July 15, 2009 08:14:57 pm... set in 1950 for today's date. At Westchester County Airport, the closest official weather station to Stamford and Greenwich, the low recorded this morning of 54 exactly matched the record low for July 15, set in 1976. The National Weather Service ...

Monroe Musical Instrument Store and Music School Wins Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut Awardposted on July 15, 2009 05:50:57 pm... stores and everything in between. Results are published in the July issue in each of Moffley's magazines; AtHome, Greenwich Magazine, New Canaan Magazine, New Canaan Magazine and Westport Magazine. Creative Music Center owner, Liz Reisman, said, ...

UltraGuard Secures National Distributionposted on July 15, 2009 04:52:30 pmUltraGuard, Greenwich, Conn., announced that ADI, Melville, N.Y., will distribute the UltraGuard CO life-safety system through all of its 105 branches in the U.S. and Canada.

Gunning, Budinoff Honored With NBFAA Top Awardsposted on July 15, 2009 04:43:52 pm... outstanding leadership. This year's Jackson Award winner, Budinoff, is president of Security Specialists of Greenwich, Conn., and has been a member of the electronic life safety, security, and systems industry for more than 25 years and has remained ...

Obituary Sam Kelly led UW minority-affairs officeposted on July 15, 2009 04:43:42 pm... "Family, education and opportunity were his lifelong passions," said his wife, Donna Kelly. Born Jan. 26, 1926, in Greenwich, Conn., the youngest in a family of five boys, Dr. Kelly entered the Army in 1944 and served 22 years, including during ...

Memories of Mario'sposted on July 15, 2009 01:37:55 pm... one of Mario in his prime and one of Mario in New York with Bill and Jack Mitchell, the well-known Westport and Greenwich clothiers. There also is a silly picture of a doubled-up-with-laughter Mario in swim trunks on a recliner. "I took that 25 ...

Reminder: Just Books Welcomes Sally Koslow Sat., July 18, 11 AM - 1 PM

Just Books Summer Store Front
Upcoming Events
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Come See Just Books' Terrific Author Line-Up!

Author Event & Book Signing
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 11 AM - 1:00 PM
The Late, Lamented Molly Marx
Just Books
28 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT
Free and Open to the Public

Just Books welcomes Sally Koslow, author of the novel Little Pink Slips. Sally's essays have been published in More, O: The Oprah Magazine, and The New York Observer, among other publications. She was the editor in chief of both McCall's and Lifetime, was an editor at Mademoiselle and Woman's Day, and has taught creative writing at the Writing Institute of Sarah Lawrence College. In her new novel, The Late, Lamented Molly Marx (Ballantine Books, $25), Sally Koslow explores the bonds of fidelity, family, and friendship, through the narration of a memorable and endearing character, Molly Marx. Molly dies of mysteries circumstances while riding her bike in New York City. The book is a hilarious, deeply moving, and thought-provoking novel that is part mystery, part love story, and all heart. The circumstances of Molly Marx's death may be suspicious, but she hasn't lost her joie de vivre. Newly arrived in the hereafter, aka the Duration, Molly, thirty-five years old, is delighted to discover that she can still keep tabs on those she left behind: Annabel, her beloved four-year-old daughter; Lucy, her combustible twin sister; Kitty, her piece-of-work mother-in-law; Brie, her beautiful and steadfast best friend; and, of course, her husband, Barry, a plastic surgeon with more than a professional interest in many of his female patients. As a bonus, Molly quickly realizes that the afterlife comes with a finely tuned bullshit detector. Sally Koslow is the mother of two sons and lives in New York City with her husband.

Author Event & Book Signing
A short History of Women
Just Books
28 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT
Free and Open to the Public

Just Books is pleased to welcome award-winning author Kate Walbert, author of Where She Went, a New York Times Notable Book of 1998; The Gardens of Kyoto, winner of the Connecticut Book Award for fiction in 2002; and Our Kind, finalist for the National Book Award in 2004. A Short History of Women (Scribner, $24), is a profoundly moving portrayal of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, chronicling five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twenty-first. The novel opens in England in 1914 at the deathbed of Dorothy Townsend, a suffragette who starves herself for the cause. Her choice echoes in the stories of her descendants interwoven throughout: a brilliant daughter who tries to escape the burden of her mother's infamy by immigrating to America just after World War I to begin a career in science; a niece who chooses a conventional path -- marriage, children, suburban domesticity -- only to find herself disillusioned with her husband of fifty years and engaged in heartbreaking and futile antiwar protests; a great-granddaughter who wryly articulates the free-floating anxiety of the times while getting drunk on a children's playdate in post-9/11 Manhattan. In a kaleidoscope of voices and with a richness of imagery, emotion, and wit, Walbert portrays the ways in which successive generations of women have responded to what the Victorians called "The Woman Question." A recent New York Times Book Review stated, in part, "Nearly everything about Kate Walbert's new novel is wickedly smart... Her writing wears both its intelligence and ideology lightly. No manifesto, this is a gorgeously wrought and ultimately wrenching work of art... remarkable... I found myself going back time and again to reread whole paragraphs, not because they'd been obscure, but the way one might press a finger to the crumbs littering an otherwise cleaned plate: out of a desire to savor every morsel." Walbert's short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and numerous other publications. She lives in New York City and Connecticut with her family.


Just Books would like to THANK the community for its continued support. The success of an independent neighborhood bookstore is dependent on its loyal customers.

-- Marion Holmes and the staff at Just Books

Just Books is Better Than Ever - Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events!

AUGUST 4, 7:30 PM - JANE GREENE with DUNE ROAD at Just Books (Book Signing)
AUGUST 7, 7:00 PM -BRIAN HERBERT AND KEVIN ANDERSON with THE WINDS OF DUNE at Arcadia Café (Book Signing) - NOTE: Event is limited to 100 people; RSVP for this event in advance at 203-637-0707

SEPTEMBER 16, 7:00 PM - LEV GROSSMAN with THE MAGICIANS at Just Books (Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 26, 11:00 AM - WILLIAM F. BAKER with LEADING WITH KINDNESS at Just Books (Book Signing)

OCTOBER 17, 10:00 AM -- JEANNE MCNANEY with MIRACLES IN SUMATRA at Just Books (Children's Book Signing)

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07/16/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed By Greenwich Roundup (Overnight Edition)

Local psychic attacked in Greenwich
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By John Nickerson After receiving threatening phone calls and being injured by a man during a midnight attack in Greenwich over the weekend, a local psychic ...
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Apparent road-rage incident ends on Greenwich Avenue
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By Frank MacEachern An apparent road rage incidents that started on Interstate 95 ended shortly before noon on Greenwich Avenue with an arrest Wednesday. ...

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