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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Greenwich News - March 2, 2010

SENIORITY By Anne W. Semmes: David "Stuart" Hemingway, 68 (Greenwich Citizen)
Do you live in Greenwich? Yes, since 1956. I moved here because I wasn't able to take care of myself and home care was too expensive. Comment

HaHaHa - Matt Taibbi Skewers whiney Aig VP Jake DeSantis (voicesweb)
The whole article is a great read - here's an excerpt - click the link and read the whole thing.... ... But DeSantis works for tiny, 377-person AIGFP, a unit that had only two offices -- one in London and one in Greenwich, Conn. And we're talking about financial professionals, the most shameless group of tirelessly envious gossips ever to walk the ... Comment

Not much cutthroat competition for Byram hair salons (ctpost)
Walking around in downtown Byram in need of an emergency trim? The problem may lie in deciding where, from among the abundance of options, to go.A In somewhat of a quirk of the neighborhood, a half-dozen hair salons, including a lone barbershop, occupy street-level storefronts within the span of a few short blocks..... ... to her older customers. Finn, who grow up on nearby North Water Street and now lives in the Pemberwick section of Greenwich, has women that have been coming to her all their lives. A few stores over, Albert Aminov runs his barbershop in a space that ... Comment

Anglers fly to top despite tough conditions (sports.espn.go)
Redbone competitors were treated to some un-Bahama like conditions Saturday. A windy, cloudy day translated into rough seas for the 11 teams at the Redbone Deep Water Cay Bonefish Classic, the first tournament of the 2010 Built Ford Tough ESPN Outdoors Saltwater Series presented by Takemefishing.org ... ...Stephen Gromelski Uh oh! Paul Dixon reacts to ... ... to land all their bones on a fly. "It was pretty steady pickings all day," said Collier, a equity investor from Greenwich, Conn. "But when the conditions are like this, it makes everything harder. Managing your line and just actually concentrating ... Comment

Q&A with Rye Historical Society President Sheri Jordan (thejournalnews)
Rye Historical Society president Sheri Jordan is helping her group gear up for Rye's 350th anniversary celebration.... ... anniversary of the founding of Rye in 1660 by Thomas Studwell, Peter Disbrow and John Coe (from the settlement of Greenwich) when they purchased land from the local Native Americans. This land eventually encompassed what is now the City of Rye, the ... Comment

Community group scoffs at fees for community room
Community group scoffs at fees for community room (ctpost)
Community advocates Sylvester Pecora Sr., left, and Tom Conelias stand in front of Hamilton Avenue School .... ....The school will not let their community meetings use the school's community room for free.... ...If it was built as a community room, it should be open to the community.A That's the sentiment of members ... Comment

Renaissance man to lead Stamford non-profit housing organization (ctpost)
Jason Shaplen has undertaken a lot of challenges in his life -- he's worked as a speechwriter for Bill Bradley 's presidential campaign, a Newsweek journalist and a diplomatic negotiator in North Korea..... ... said. The most recent results for a statewide count showed out of about 260 homeless persons in Stamford and Greenwich shelters, about 60 percent were housed at St. Luke's LifeWorks, he said. Dana Low, president of the agency's board of directors, ... Comment

Focus on Academia (ctpost)
The Board of Education has rescheduled its February business meeting, which was canceled last week due to snow, for 7 p.m. March 11 at Western Middle School , Western Jr.... .. A Greenwich Academy student Nandita Makam will host a Sudoku workshop, featuring national Sudoku champion Nate Tsyrulnik , from 2 to 3:30 ... Comment

Greenwich's `Move-Up' Homes Linger on Market as New York Buyers Stay Put (bloomberg)
Bryan Roddy says it seemed a smart investment in April 2007 when he and his partners bought a $1.2 million home in Greenwich, Connecticut, added two bedrooms and baths and priced it at $2.9 million to lure Manhattan buyers..... Comment

Greenwich snaps 3-game skid by holding on to beat New Canaan (newcanaannewsonline)
It wasn't pretty, but at this point of the season style points aren't important to the Greenwich High School boys basketball team -- victories are.... Comment

Scattante Breaks New Ground with Super Lightweight Carbon Fiber Road Bike (topix)
Chapel Hill, NC -- Scattante today officially unveiled a carbon bike frame that weighs in at 980 grams and instantly gives professional and avid cyclists one of the most affordable race-ready road bikes on the market."Throw whatever notion you have about Scattante out the window," said Bo Glenn, Divisional Merchandise Manager for ... ... avid biking enthusiast and the recreational rider. Performance Inc. is majority owned by North Castle Partners of Greenwich, Connecticut. For more information about Performance Bicycle, please visit www.performancebike.com ..... Comment

Lil Wayne not looking forward to prison
Lil Wayne not looking forward to prison (myndytv)
Lil Wayne may be a self-professed gangsta with the gunshot wound to prove it, but he's made plenty clear how he feels about doing time behind bars.... ... to treat famous inmates like any others, lest they face criticism for catering to celebrities. The police union in Greenwich, Conn., slammed the town's police chief for letting ex-Supreme Diana Ross keep a cell phone and make a trip home while she ... Comment

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