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Friday, August 7, 2009

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

Greenwich Women A team finishes second in Fairfield County Women's ...
Greenwich Time
The Greenwich Women A team finished second in the Fairfield County Women's Tennis League. The A team, from left: Judy Schultz, Teru Clavel, Carolina Velez, ...

08/07/09 The Greenwich Briefing By Robo Blogger (Updated)

Comprehensive News Feed for Greenwich, CT.
  • Hotter weather to arrive Sunday
    posted on August 08, 2009 12:30:34 am
    ... and pleasant, with highs around 80. High tide in Bridgeport harbor will occur at 12:58 p.m., and in Stamford and Greenwich harbors at 1:02 p.m. Sunset today will occur at 8:02 and sunrise Saturday will be at 5:55. There will be 14 hours and 7 ...
  • Who's News in Sales and Marketing
    posted on August 08, 2009 12:00:00 am
    ... City's Downtown Conference Center. Weber previously held the title of director of sales at the Delamar Hotel in Greenwich, CT. Net-Results Appoints COO Net-Results, a provider of sales and marketing automation solutions, has appointed Matt Filios ...
  • US payroll data sees rand firm
    posted on August 07, 2009 10:52:41 pm
    ... is risk positive, is being appropriately challenged," said Alan Ruskin, head of international strategy at RBS in Greenwich, Conn. "The appropriate trade is to avoid euro versus dollar and focus on key risk crosses like short-yen versus the dollar," ...
  • Janney Montgomery, Baird, RJ nab wirehouse refugees
    posted on August 07, 2009 10:00:00 pm
    ... for a lot of people," said Louis Burnett, a managing director for RSR Partners, an executive search firm in Greenwich, Conn. Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., which set an internal record by hiring 77 advisers in the first half of this year, up from 59 ...
  • Alchemy Of Trading, LLC: 'Round Midnight: Price Has Primacy
    posted on August 06, 2009 03:00:00 pm
    ... front-page stories on swine flu may be a oefurther catalysts for global equity markets to pause in September,a the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm said in an Aug. 3 client letter, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News. Tudor said the 47 ...
  • Canine obsessed with baby
    posted on August 07, 2009 05:32:50 pm
    ... " a normal reaction to the distress calls of a fellow mammal. Dear Dr. Fox: In response to your answer to D.M. in Greenwich, Conn., concerning the cat that urinates on the bed: If the cat is healthy, try feeding it every meal on the bed. It worked ...
  • Golden Egg, Savruga Caviar Take Eastside Inn Price Platinum: Richard Vines
    posted on August 07, 2009 05:28:17 pm
    ... eaten his food without knowing him. Swiss-born Van der Horst was head chef at Picholine, in New York, at Gaia in Greenwich, Connecticut, at the Greenhouse in London, where he won a Michelin star, and at Gordon Ramsay a s La Noisette. Anyone wanting ...
  • Padma Lakshmi Glows in Jewelry Ad
    posted on August 07, 2009 12:01:00 pm
    ... been performing well at retail, with several reorders from Bergdorf Goodman and new distribution in Richards in Greenwich, Conn.; Mitchells in Westport, Conn., and Aria, the new resort in Las Vegas, as well as the Web sites of Bergdorf Goodman and ...
  • Woman, 23, killed in Winhall crash
    posted on August 07, 2009 10:08:00 am
    A Greenwich, Conn., woman was killed in a one-car crash on Wednesday, according to police.
  • INTERVIEW - Fannie, Freddie re...
    posted on August 07, 2009 02:46:08 pm
    ... was looking forward to returning to private life. "It's just time to get back to the family," said the native of Greenwich, Connecticut who commutes weekly to Washington. "In the not-too-distant future, it would be reasonable for me to move on." ...
  • Cities and towns could piggyback on state's new reverse 911 system to save money
    posted on August 07, 2009 11:42:17 am
    ... to be sent out from a phone or via the Internet. Daniel Warzoha, the emergency management director and former Greenwich fire chief, said the new system could eliminate the need for cities and towns to have their own. "It could definitely have some ...
  • Big Four vet embraces new role
    posted on August 07, 2009 11:41:21 am
    Greenwich resident John Coneys has been with Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers for 36 years, and through it all he has not forgotten that face-to-face interaction with the client is the key to the success of any company.
  • Live Blog: Qa with U.S. Rep. Jim Himes Live at
    posted on August 07, 2009 11:38:52 am
    U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Greenwich, in his office during the first day of the 111th Congress in Washington D.C. in January.
  • Connecticut Shop To Earn Shares Eco Friendly Business Venture...
    posted on August 07, 2009 11:15:03 am
    ... sales business model : and give attendees a chance to ask questions and promote networking. "As a resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, I couldn't be more excited to teach people about the earth friendly aspects of ShopToEarn and ShopToEarth," said ...
  • Tudor Investment Calls Stock Gain a Bear-Market Rally
    posted on August 07, 2009 07:47:29 am
    ... of front-page stories on swine flu may be "further catalysts for global equity markets to pause in September," the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm said in an Aug. 3 client letter, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News. Tudor said the 47 ...
  • Tudor Hedge Fund Says Gain in Stocks Since March Is `Bear-Market Rally'
    posted on August 07, 2009 06:40:28 am
    ... front-page stories on swine flu may be a oefurther catalysts for global equity markets to pause in September,a the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm said in an Aug. 3 client letter, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News. Tudor said the 47 ...
  • 102009 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
    posted on August 07, 2009 04:36:21 am
    ... than that. I recently took a Grand Sport on a painfully short drive on the country roads and highways surrounding Greenwich, Conn. It's the kind of place that's filled with people who can afford a Veyron, but where there are far too many speed limit ...
  • Conn. police: Melee breaks out at ransom exchange
    posted on August 07, 2009 02:35:47 am
    Greenwich, Conn., police say a family that was asked to pay a ransom to free three immigrant relatives showed up with baseball bats instead, sparking a melee involving 19 people.
  • Jim Himes' Oped on Health Care Reform
    posted on August 06, 2009 10:26:56 pm
    Jim Himes has gone on record with his views regarding health care reform . Here is his oped that was carried in Greenwich Time today: Health plan good start but must control costs more By Jim Himes ...Health care reform must have two primary goals: provide Americans with stable access to high-quality care, and substantially reduce the costs in the ...
  • Driven: Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
    posted on August 06, 2009 07:18:00 pm
    ... satire over innocent jingles. There's a Pottery Barn too. It's nice. In case you're wondering, this - hood is Greenwich, Fairfield County, one of the priciest places in the U.S. Sadly, it's not a place to exercise 987 horsepower to any reasonable ...

08/07/09 Reminder: SciFi Fans - Tonight at Just Books "The Winds of Dune!"

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


EVENT LIMITED TO 1ST 100 PEOPLE - THIS WILL BE A GREAT EVENT! SOME TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE - CALL 203-637-0707 TO RESERVE YOUR TICKET NOW!!

Author Event & Book Signing
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 7:00 PM
KEVIN ANDERSON & BRIAN HERBERT
THE WINDS OF DUNE
The Winds of Dune
A Just Books' Event at Arcadia Cafe
20 Arcadia Road, Old Greenwich, CT
Free and Open to the Public



Just Books is trilled to host New York Times bestselling science fiction authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson as they tour for their latest novel, The Winds of Dune (Tor Books; August 4, 2009; $27.99).

The Winds of Dune is a science fiction novel written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, set in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. Just released on August 4, 2009, it is the second book in the Heroes of Dune interquel tetralogy and chronicles events between Frank Herbert's Dune Messiah (1969) and Children of Dune (1976).

Kevin J. Anderson
is the author of more than one hundred books, 47 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has over 20 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader's Choice Award, the American Physics Society's Forum Award, and New York Times Notable Book. By any measure, he is one of the most popular writers currently working in the science fiction genre. Anderson has coauthored ten books in Frank Herbert's classic DUNE universe with Herbert's son Brian.
He also set the Guinness-certified world record for the largest single-author book signing.

Brian Herbert has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula Awards. In 2003, he published Dreamer of Dune, a Hugo Award-nominiated biography of his father.

Come meet Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson! This is a NOT TO BE MISSED EVENT!! ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BY CALLING 203-637-0707.
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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
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Just Books is Better Than Ever - Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events!

SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER 12, 12:00 PM - CHARISE MERICLE HARPER with MIMI & LULU: THREE SWEET STORIES, ONE FOREVER FRIENDSHIP at Just Books (Children's Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 16, 7:00 PM - LEV GROSSMAN with THE MAGICIANS at Just Books (Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 19, 10:00 AM - PETER SAVERINE & BOBBI EGGERS with JENNY'S PENNIES at Just Books (Children's Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 22, 7:00 PM - DOUGLAS CAMPBELL III with WHERE TO GO FROM HERE: REINVENTING YOUR CAREER, YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR WORKING LIFE at Just Books (Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 26, 11:00 AM - WILLIAM F. BAKER, PH.D. with LEADING WITH KINDNESS at Just Books (Book Signing)
SEPTEMBER 30, 7:00 PM - JESSICA BRAM with HAPPILY EVER AFTER DIVORCE: NOTES OF A JOYFUL JOURNEY at Just Books (Book Signing)

OCTOBER
OCTOBER 3, 12PM - KATIE MALACHUK with YOU'RE ACCEPTED: LOSE THE STRESS, DISCOVER YOURSELF, GET INTO THE COLLEGE THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU at Just Books (Book Signing Event)
OCTOBER 17, 11:30 AM - JEANNE MCNANNY with MIRACLE IN SUMATRA at Just Books (Children's Book Signing)

NOVEMBER
NOVEMBER 2, 2:00 PM - KATHERINE HALL PAGE with THE BODY IN THE SLEIGH: A FAITH FAIRCHILD MYSTERY at Just Books (Book Signing)
NOVEMBER 4, 4:00 PM - JULIE USHER with COOKIE SWAP: CREATIVE TREATS TO SHARE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR at Just Books (Book Signing)


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08/07/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Overnight Edition

Greenwich's Pastore second at Carter Cup
Greenwich Time
Wilson finished the championship with a two-round total of 6-under-par 137, two strokes in front of 2009 Met Junior champion David Pastore, of Greenwich. ...
Greenwich school district unveils stimulus plan
Greenwich Time
By Colin Gustafson School officials plan to create five new special education jobs and restore two social worker positions using federal stimulus money ...

The Hedge Fund BlogMan: Top 100 Largest Hedge Funds
By Hedge Fund BlogMan
Location: Greenwich, CT AUM: $13.00 billion 22. Elliott Management Corporation Location: New York, NY AUM: $12.80 billion 23. Winton Capital Management Location: London, UK AUM: $12.40 billion 24. Eton Park Capital ...
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