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Saturday, October 3, 2009

10/03/09 Read Sundays Greenwich Time On Saturday Night For Free And Then Comment On The Stories At Topix

Norwalk cop charged with having sex with minor
A city police officer turned himself over to Greenwich police and was charged with having sex with a minor female about five years ago in Greenwich.

Anthony Santo, 42, of Norwalk, was arrested on a warrant and charged Friday evening with second-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor, Greenwich police said.....

....Santo was arrested after a three-month investigation, Greenwich police said in a statement. The victim was a minor female. Rilling said Santo has been placed on administrative leave, and the department will conduct its own investigation to determine whether he violated any department regulations regarding the alleged incident....

....Second-degree assault, a felony, can be charged in numerous circumstances. Where minors age 13 to 15 are concerned, a person can be charged if the person having sex with the minor is at least two years older than the victim....

Realtors still in the market for professional photos in Greenwich
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but when it comes to Greenwich real estate, they can translate into millions of dollars.

From the first click on a Realtor's Web site, to the glossy brochures piled on a marble-topped kitchen island at an open house, photographs are a big part of any sale. In today's uncertain market, the importance of professional work for even the smallest condominium is debatable, but agents and professionals agree that visuals are important when it comes to multi-million-dollar estates.

New Canaan-based real estate photographer Phil Scott said he has seen some business drop off, but the demand for photographs of high-end homes, and aerial photography, is going up....

Students to get more hands-on with retooled science curriculum
Science class could get a lot livelier for public school students in the not-too-distant future.

After several years of disappointing scores on state science exams, school officials have recently gone back to the drawing board with plans for an overhaul of the district's science curriculum.

"We have been trying to tweak things over the last few years in science. But we're basically saying, at this point, that we need a structural overhaul. We need to change the curriculum," said former Assistant Superintendent of Schools John Curtin, now serving as a special projects manager....

Eastern equine encephalitis found in Greenwich mosquitoes
Mosquitoes in Greenwich have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, according to the town's health department.

Nickleback musicians dine in town
Scene: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was seen the night of Sept. 26 at Greenwich Country Club, where he attended a wedding reception.

Scene: Guitarist Paul Nelson of the famed Johnny Winter band was seen Sept. 26 having dinner with friends at Polpo Restaurant in Greenwich....

...Scene: Riverside resident and sports announcer Frank Gifford was seen the morning of Sept. 26 at Balducci's in Riverside getting a cup of coffee....

....Scene: Chad Kroeger, lead singer and guitarist for the popular rock group Nickelback, was seen Tuesday night with two other members of the band having dinner at Rebecca's in Glenville.....

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10/03/09 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

Warde girls soccer team posts 2-1 win over Greenwich
Stamford Advocate
By David Fierro The Greenwich High School girls soccer team stopped its pattern of starting games slowly in its impressive victory against rival Trumbull on ...
Greenwich High School football ready for Homecoming, Harding
Stamford Advocate
Throw in the fact that Greenwich is 13-0 all-time against Harding, and you can see why Cardinal Stadium might be full of fans but empty on drama this ...
Greenwich field hockey team upset by Westhill
Greenwich Time
Goals from Jenny Raymond and Sarah Benjamin lifted the Westhill field hockey team to a 2-1 upset win over visiting Greenwich on Friday. ...

WOW! Walking on water to help spinal cord injuries - Norwalk News ...
By Staff
This year, the annual Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase had more to offer than beautiful boats and exotic cars, said Joyce Clear, president of ClearGroup International and chairwoman of the event. It also included an opportunity for ...
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10/02/09 Ten of Richest 400 Americans Are From Connecticut

Ten of Richest 400 BoldAmericans Are From Connecticut

The list of the 400 Richest Americans is out and 10 of them are from our fine state....... Ray Dalio, 60, of Greenwich, also made is money in hedge funds. Founding Bridgewater, world's largest hedge fund, has given him a net worth of $4 ...


10/02/09 Jesuits break silence on priest, cooperating with abuse investigation

Jesuits break silence on priest, cooperating with abuse investigation

After two weeks of silence, Jesuit officials disclosed they have been in contact with the U.S. Attorney's Office regarding the whereabouts of the Rev....

... charge Carrier with any crime. Kendrick pointed out that Carrier taught at the Convent of Sacred Heart School in Greenwich in recent years. He cited the Network of Sacred Heart Schools' Web site, where an undated article notes that four students ...


10/02/09 ... of Texas. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. - Greenwich-based Hanove

Business People

... of Texas. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. - Greenwich-based Hanover Real Estate Partners has appointed Romano Orlando as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for the ...


10/02/05 The "Sole" of Greenwich

The "Sole" of Greenwich

Tucked in an alleyway off of East Elm Street is many a Greenwich shoe owner's secret helpmate: Greenwich Shoe Repair.


10/02/09 The little church that could with the right organ

The little church that could with the right organ

A little more than 20 years ago, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in backcountry Greenwich was a nice little church with a nice little organ.


10/02/09 Recycled tire mulch replaced on Greenwich Academy playgrounds

Full story: Greenwich Citizen

Greenwich Academy wanted to take a proactive stance to protect its young students on the Academy school playgrounds.

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10/02/09 SENIORITY


Do you live in Greenwich?


Are you married?

No. I'm a widower.

What was your wife's name?

Do you have any children? Four daughters and a son and three grandchildren.


10/02/04 Bankruptcy judge approves sale of Lang Holdings

Bankruptcy judge approves sale of Lang Holdings

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Lang Holdings Inc. to a corporation formed by the company that has been financing Lang since it filed for reorganization and the investment firm that held the great majority of Lang stock before it entered bankruptcy.....

... private equity firm Catterton Partners and Sun Lang Finance LLC. Catterton, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn., was Lang's majority stockholder before the firm sought protection from creditors with a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in ...


10/02/08 Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

Oilman Bill Macaulay now dabbles in alternative energy. William E. Macaulay isn't opposed to green energy.

Far from it: His Greenwich, Conn. private equity firm, First Reserve Corp., has investments in companies that sell pollution credits, design wind ...


10/02/09 Reactions to Letterman's revelations of staff affairs

Reactions to Letterman's revelations of staff affairs

He put it out there." "The guy extorting money? Wrong too. Somebody trying to make a gain off somebody's mistake is wrong." "Maybe it'll hurt his ratings a bit temporarily....

....... ratings a bit temporarily. But he'll do fine. There are still people out here." - David Phillip, 53, chef manager, Greenwich, Conn., as he stood outside the Ed Sullivan Theater where Letterman's show is taped "I say good for him that he came clean. ...


10/02/09 Sir Alan Parker on the making of Fame

Sir Alan Parker on the making of Fame

"Bugger off, and take your stupid TV series with you." So said Alan Marshall, my choleric London producing partner of many years, to David De Silva his New York co-producer on Fame ....

... my film (whereas the original film is still not in profit, according to MGM). After settling my family in nearby Greenwich, Connecticut and setting up our production offices at the Paramount Building on Times Square, I became a regular visitor to ...


10/02/09 Suit seeks to recoup $200M from Madoff kin

Suit seeks to recoup $200M from Madoff kin

... co-director of trading and improperly received $66 million that was used to buy homes in Manhattan , Nantucket and Greenwich, Conn., according to the complaint. Picard disclosed to the court that Mark Madoff put in a claim for $44 million in ...


10/02/09 Seriously, we take ourselves too seriously

THE REV. ROBERT H. NAYLOR: Seriously, we take ourselves too seriously - Greenwich Time

When I had my first interview for the senior minister position at the Second Congregational Church, I was asked a question about how I viewed life.


10/02/09 New Eagle Hill principal hopes to help struggling readers

New Eagle Hill principal hopes to help struggling readers - Greenwich Time

Marjorie Castro had been working as an elementary teacher for only a couple years when she faced a challenge she never forgot in four decades as an educator -- working with a third-grader unable to read.


10/02/09 Class size, GHS auditorium project dominate school board debate - Greenwich Time

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A division among the five candidates running for school board on class-size requirements took center stage Friday during a Greenwich PTA Council debate that otherwise featured few points of contention.

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10/02/09 Ex-ballplayer tells students to follow their goals, work hard - Greenwich Time

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Stanwich School students probably didn't know they had a teacher in their midst who stared down sports superstar Josh Hamilton in a professional baseball game in 1999....

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10/02/09 Lavery, Tesei tout themselves as strong allies of public school students, parents

Lavery, Tesei tout themselves as strong allies of public school students, parents - Greenwich Time

In a case of what have you done for us lately, first selectman's race foes Peter Tesei and Lin Lavery boasted to parents Friday that each has stepped in to right a wrong in the school district during their past two years in office....


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