Hyper Local News Pages

Web Stats Provided By Google Analytics

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

09/29/10 PRESS RELEASE: Greenwich Realtor Joseph Barbieri Launches New Interactive Resource for Greenwich Real Estate

Realtor Joseph Barbieri from the Greenwich, Connecticut office of Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced the launch of his new real estate website, JosephBarbieri.com. Targeted towards meeting the needs of buyers and sellers in the region, the site serves as an online gateway to the Greenwich, Connecticut real estate market.

Having been a real estate professional for over 20 years, Barbieri’s knowledge of Greenwich and its housing market is both wide-ranging and in-depth. He is part of the team at Sotheby’s International Realty’s Greenwich office, which is comprised of seasoned Greenwich, Connecticut Realtors with an expertise in all of Greenwich, including communities such as Belle Haven, Conyers Farm, Mead Point, Old Greenwich, and Riverside.

“I hope that this new website will prove to be a useful resource for the area’s buyers and sellers,” says Barbieri. “Here you can access extensive listings of Greenwich, Connecticut homes for sale, learn more about our vibrant community, and get the latest market updates, among other things.”

Located approximately 45 minutes north of Manhattan, Greenwich is a historic town in Fairfield County that’s renowned for its high quality of life, top-ranked public and private schools, beautiful natural setting, and investment firms. Extending across a total area of over 50 square miles, it has the Long Island Sound as its southern border and has the city of Stamford and New York City’s Westchester County as its neighbors.

“The quality of life in Greenwich is hard to beat,” says Barbieri. “We have beautiful beaches and an abundance of parks here, as well as cosmopolitan commercial areas, long-standing cultural institutions, and some of the best schools in the country.” A resident of Greenwich for almost three decades, Joseph Barbieri has a personal knowledge of the way of life in this green and serene waterfront community.

For more information on the community, the wide range of available Greenwich, Connecticut homes for sale, and Barbieri’s services, visit www.JosephBarbieri.com.

=====================================
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases
to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/29/10 Greenwich Is Not Good Enough For Billionaire Steve Cohen's Girls, Who Attend Private School At Rye Country Day


UPDATE:

Billionaire Steve Cohen Is Now wditing Major Financial Magazine
Forbes printed Rye Country Day on page 168 in the magazine but it looks like Stevie got them to take it out of the online report.

============================
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/29/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Morning Edition

News Reports About
Greenwich, CT

Proposal for Historic Designation Divides Greenwich Forest
Patch
The
Greenwich Forest Citizens Association voted to nominate the neighborhood for the designation last year, though not all residents are members of the ...
Cleanup Puts Green Back in Greenwich
The Daily Fairfield
Greenwich Green & Clean is hosting a townwide fall cleanup Saturday, handing out litterbags and gloves for residents to collect ...
Business owners get 'taste of Byram'
Greenwich Time
Photo: Bob Luckey /
Greenwich Time | Buy This Photo Evangelina Gardoa, right, samples a cup of gourmet coffee from Eco Java Cafe of Byram during the "Taste ...
See all stories on this topic »
GREENWICH: Mercury Prize winners Elbow to bring UK tour to The O2
News Shopper
Elbow at The O2,
Greenwich. March 28. Tickets go on sale on Friday at 9am. To book tickets, visit theo2.co.uk or call 0844 856 0202.
See all stories on this topic »
Fire department installs 30000 gallon cistern on King Street
Greenwich Time
Photo: Helen Neafsey /
Greenwich Time | Buy This Photo A landlocked section of the backcountry will have a new water source starting next week after the ...
GHS girls swimming receives inaugural United States Marine Corps Girls No. 1 ...
Stamford Advocate
Though almost a year has passed since the
Greenwich High School girls swimming team captured the State Open championship, the awards keep coming for the ...
Business People: OperationsInc names new staff member
Danbury News Times
Newly inducted association officers and board members are: Executive Committee -- Senior Vice President, John Hone,
Greenwich Property Management, Greenwich ...
DON PESCI: The visitations
Middletown Press
The rally was followed by a fundraiser considerably more modest than Mr. Obama's earlier fundraiser in gold-plated
Greenwich. Connecticut always has been ...
Domestic violence program gets $20k grant to support victims in need
Middletown Press
According to the Connecticut Post, it's the "second most prevalent crime in a town that's a symbol of wealth —
Greenwich. The local YWCA's Domestic Abuse ...
Pingree's fiance lauded by many for charity support
Kennebec Journal
Sussman is the founder of Paloma Partners, a 29-year-old hedge fund based in
Greenwich, Conn., that manges investments valued at $1.6 billion to nearly $3 ...

Kennebec Journal
Melrose Jewelers Is Now the Leading Online Rolex Watch Retailer in Hartford ...
Marketwire (press release)
... Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, Greenwich, Bristol, West Hartford, Meriden, Hamden, Fairfield, and Manchester. ...

Blog Posts About
Greenwich, CT

Junior Baby Ruth Award Dinner at the Greenwich Hyatt – Our Greenwich
By johnferrisrobben
Junior Baby Ruth Award Dinner at the
Greenwich Hyatt. Sep 28th, 2010. by johnferrisrobben. . Posted in: Greenwich. ← Sarah Darer Littman's Book Reading at Arcadia Coffee in Old Greenwich ...
Our Greenwich - http://ourgreenwich.com/
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases
to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/29/10 GREENWICH BRIEFING: Venture takes off for craftsman

This Just In ....
Greenwich News - September 29, 2010
Venture takes off for craftsman
Venture takes off for craftsman (Connecticut Post)
Artist Rob Thomas owns of Exhibit Aeornautica which creates life-size model airplanes for airports, museums and private collections, he is photographed in his studio Monday, September 18, 2010....
... museums and private collections, he is photographed in his studio Monday, September 18, 2010. Photo: Keelin Daly / Greenwich Time Artist Rob Thomas owns of Exhibit Aeornautica which creates... Rob Thomas is hoping his new business venture takes ...
Candidates for governor sparred over education issues Tuesday night, with Republican Tom Foley , of Greenwich, proposing a statewide test before high schoolers could obtain their diplomas.
Nancy Ugrinaj, center, and her son, Kaltrin, 9, right, serve pizza from their Byram pizzeria, Fuzari's, during the "Taste of Byram" event organized by the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce at Interstate Lumber, Byram, Tuesday night, Sept.
This week's nine scheduled initial public offerings will be a crucial test of investors' willingness to buy shares from the long list of companies itching to go public....
... for funds to the highest level since 2007, according to IPO researcher and investment group Renaissance Capital of Greenwich, Conn. Turbulent capital markets and economic uncertainty have kept a lid on the pace of corporations actually hitting the ...
This free program includes slides, illustrations, living specimens and "spider ghosts." No registration is required....
... at the Essex Town Hall, with guest speaker Ted Gilman, Environmental Education Specialist at the Audubon Center in Greenwich, Conn. This free program includes slides, illustrations, living specimens and "spider ghosts." No registration is required. ...
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

09/28/10 Here Is Away That Greenwich Taxpayers Can Save Over $300,000 Per Year - East Hampton Council Votes To Abolish Police Chief's Position

East Hampton Council Votes To Abolish Police Chief's Position

EAST HAMPTON — Nearly 600 people crowded into the high school auditorium Tuesday
for the long-awaited council vote on the controversial ordinance to eliminate position
of police chief. Despite fierce objections from the audience, who spoke for more than
an hour, the council voted 5-1 vote in favor of eliminating the chief's position.

========================================
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases
to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/28/10 Formwer Greenwich Time Investigative Business Reporter Teri Buhl Goes After Reuters Bad Reporting


===========================
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases
to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/28/10 Just Added In Greenwich: Sandy Koufax Memorabilia / Exhibit to Jewish Baseball Fest, Sun. Oct 3rd


This Just In....
Jewish Baseball Fest Special Exhibit of
Sandy Koufax Memorabilia
added to Jewish Baseball Fest

One-of-a-Kind Items including:
1961 Home Dodgers flannel jersey, Fielding gloves from 1959 and 1965, LA Dodger cap from 1965, LA Dodger batting helmet from 1965 and more!!!
We are very excited to announce that a Temple Sholom congregant and collector has agreed to display his private collection of Sandy Koufax memorabilia at the Jewish Baseball Fest,
this coming Sunday, Oct. 3rd, 2010.

4:30-7:30 pm

Panel Discussion with Ron Blomberg, Elliott Maddox and Art Shamsky, Jewish, former Major League Baseball Players. There is still the opportunity to be a sponsor and participate in sponsor's only meet and greet with the players. Sponsor packages at $500 and $1,000. For more information, contact Lori Baden (203) 542-7172.

Panel will be followed by autographs, fan fest games and activities and ball park style dinner.

Tickets will be sold at the door. $18/adult, $10/child under 12. Checks or Cash only.


Temple Sholom | 300 East Putnam Avenue | Greenwich | CT | 06830

09/28/10 MEDIA ALERT: After School Activities are Canceled Today

FYI -

For Greenwich Public Schools
Tuesday, September 28, 2010:


Elementary and Middle School After School Activities - CANCELLED
High School After School Activities - CANCELLED except for Athletics

Late buses at the secondary level WILL be available just in case anyone
missed the bus due to the late notification.

==============================

Please send your comments, news tips and press releases

to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/28/10 CRITICAL DEADLINE, Thursday at Midnight, Will you help me?

reelect

Dear Friends,

Something interesting is happening out there. People across the political spectrum are starting to see this election for what it is: a stark choice between moving forward or going backward.

That is true in my race. My opponent is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on television commercials and mailings distorting the hard work I have done in the last 21 months to try to get this country back on its feet. And as you know, while we've seen some progress we have much more to do.

Interestingly, two hours ago, my opponent sent out an email blast asking for money and featuring the word "return." That got me thinking. Does he mean a return to the prosperity of the Clinton era? I don't think so. Just look at the supposed ideas his party is promoting and his radical right wing voting record in Hartford.

Make no mistake. He's talking about a return to the thoughtless failed ideas of wanton deregulation of the Bush administration. "Ideas" that ushered in the most severe economic decline since the Great Depression.

Everyone knows that we cannot let that happen again.

My opponent is a career politician who has cast over 2000 votes in public office. Votes that include: A vote against providing emergency contraception for rape victims. A vote against requiring insurance companies to cover hearing aids for children. AND, a vote against requiring insurance companies to cover bone marrow testing.

His record is radical, irresponsible, and wrong for Southwest Connecticut.

At midnight on Thursday, our campaign faces a critical filing deadline with the Federal Election Commission.

This deadline is an opportunity to say NO together to the radical and irresponsible agenda my opponent would push through if elected.

We are $15,768 away from our $50,000 online goal I set earlier this month. Thursday at midnight is the deadline. I know that together we can do this.

Will you help us reach that goal by contributing $500, $250, $100, $20, or $5 today? The legal maximum is $2400.

Just click here: http://www.himesforcongress.com/contribute

Or, by mail to "Jim Himes for Congress":

Jim Himes for Congress

857 Post Road #312

Fairfield, CT 06824

My sincere thanks,

Jim

09/28/10 Linda McMahon for Senate 2010 Statement on the Quinnipiac University Poll That Says She Is Still Behind Richard Blumenthal

Linda McMahon for Senate 2010 Statement on the Quinnipiac University Poll

West Hartford, Conn., September 28, 2010 Linda McMahon for Senate 2010 spokesman Ed Patru released the following statement in reaction to today's Quinnipiac University poll:

"With only five weeks remaining until Election Day, the seemingly insurmountable 41-point lead Dick Blumenthal held in January has slipped to a statistically insignificant margin because, even as voter anxiety about the economy continues to intensify, Mr. Blumenthal is calling for a national energy tax that hits middle class families and small business tax hikes that will further slow Connecticut's economy and cost jobs.

"This election offers a choice between the right kind of experience and the kind of experience that has gotten us where we are today. While Linda is promising to put her 30 years of real world job creation experience to work for Connecticut, Dick Blumenthal is fighting for tax increases that will take at least $13 billion out of Connecticut's economy and send it to Washington, and a national energy tax that will raise electricity prices by an average of $925 per household and add 68 cents to the price of gallon of gas.

"After nearly four decades in government, Dick Blumenthal just doesn't understand the impact his job-killing policies will have on Connecticut. It's becoming clearer by the day that Connecticut voters recognize we cannot change the trajectory of Washington's misguided policies by electing another tax-and-spend career politician."

###

For more information, contact the Linda McMahon for Senate Press Office, 860-244-2010.

973 Farmington Avenue | West Hartford, CT 06107


=============================

Please send your comments, news tips and press releases to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

09/29/10 The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Morning EditionGreenwich

News Reports About
Greenwich, CT

Doctors treating patients for Lyme after ticks test positive
Greenwich Time
Doug Serafin, of the
Greenwich Department of Health, tests ticks for Lyme disease and Bobesia bacteria in his laboratory on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. ...
Are swim bubbles trouble? Battle over kids' lessons heats up in Greenwich
Greenwich Time
Zane Saad, 5, reaches for a kickboard during his swimming lesson with teacher Sean Northrop at the pool at the
Greenwich YWCA on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. ...
Emmy-winning documentarian dies
Greenwich Time
The 50-year town resident, Emmy award winning documentary maker and producer ot "
Greenwich Avenue -- The Video: A Walk With Frank Nicholson" died on Sept. ...
Dry weather saw fewer beach closures
Greenwich Time
Christopher Wegryzn, of the
Greenwich Department of Health, takes water samples of beach water at Greenwich Point on Wednesday, Sept, 1, 2010. ...
See all stories on this topic »
Banks regulation on agenda at zoning meeting Tuesday
Greenwich Time
A commercial real estate broker spilled some cold water on the notion of needing new regulations limiting banks on
Greenwich Avenue. ...
See all stories on this topic »
SAT scores at GHS decline
Greenwich Time
Scores declined across the board for
Greenwich High School students on the latest crucial college-entrance exam, figures released by the district Monday ...
Darien volleyball tops GHS 3-1
Stamford Advocate
Darien's Mackenzie Begley, Emma Getsinger and Katie Stueber celebrate a point as
Greenwich High hosts Darien High in a girls volleyball game Monday, ...
Restaurant robbery at Cosi
Greenwich Time
Two handgun-toting men robbed Cosi Restaurant as it was closing late Sunday.
...
GHS field hockey overcomes rain, New Canaan
Greenwich Time
The
Greenwich field hockey team began its season with two straight home victories and had the look of an FCIAC force. But two straight road losses had ...
Stamford yard keeps Metro-North's trains rolling
Stamford Advocate
Photo: Paul Eilg, left, and Al Sedlak perform a triennial 4-wheel truck assembly inspection on an M2 car at
...
Obama education fixes...Skakel appeal...Blistering heat
9&10 News
Skakel is serving 20 years to life in prison for the fatal beating of Martha Moxley in
Greenwich, Conn. in 1975, when they were both 15. ...
Sk8r boy to man to retiree: Director laces it up for last time
Greenwich Time
As a teenager, Yeager said he and his buddies would frequent roller-skating parties at the Old
Greenwich civic center, as well as at rinks in Norwalk and ...
Sexual discrimination complaint filed against town by employee
Greenwich Time
Additionally, Mr. St. Jean stated that `all women that misbehave in
Greenwich get promoted.' " Strain's complaint was received by the town last Thursday, ...
Our Lady Star of the Sea shines as Blue Ribbon school
Stamford Advocate
The school recently earned a Blue Ribbon award placing it among the top 10 percent of schools in the nation
Business People: Ly joins Ridgefield BMW as sales manager
Ct Post
Attorney Lesley Schless, an
Old Greenwich resident, has joined the Greenwich office of the law firm of Shipman & Goodwin LLP as a partner. ...
Tide polo teams compete in Beast of the East
Republican & Herald
Friday, the Crimson Tide hosted Wissahickon, Villa Maria and
Greenwich (Conn.) High School in one of eight, four-team, opening-round tournaments. ...

Republican & Herald
Police seek missing 15-year-old girl
Greenwich Post
Greenwich Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing by her mother today, Sept. 27. Lais DaSilva, a Hispanic 5'4", ...

Greenwich Post
Helen B. Keller, Enjoyed Bridge, Puzzles
The Daily New Canaan
Norman Keller had a medical practice in
Greenwich until 1992. Keller became a homemaker and mother of nine children. She was actively involved with the ...
No Banned Books: Read Whatever You Want
The Daily New Canaan
by Alexandra Corbett0 sec ago The
Greenwich Library encourages everyone to read whatever he or she would like, regardless of content, in Banned Books Week. ...
Area Women Fall Short at Mid-Am
The Daily Fairfield
Stamford's Debbie Johnson and
Greenwich's Deb Jamgochian finished tied after two rounds of stroke play at the US Women's Mid-Amateur ...
Local Stocks: Pitney unit teams with Perfect Output
Ct Post
Blyth Inc., a
Greenwich-based maker of candles, home fragrances and Sterno, went up 84 cents to close at $42.34. The Hearst/Bloomberg Southwest Connecticut ...
Blog Posts About
Greenwich, CT

» Child taken in custody after Greenwich police found him living ...
By Claudette Rothman
A six-year-old
Greenwich child was taken into protective custody on Friday after police found him living in a Pemberwick Road home that had drug paraphernalia. The child's parents, Michael Orr and Elissa E. Temple-Orr, were arrested. ...
Greenwich Diva - http://theoriginalgreenwichdiva.com/
Skakel Files Another Murder Conviction Appeal « WTIC News/Talk 1080
By WTIC News
...
WTIC News/Talk 1080 - http://wtic.cbslocal.com/
What is the real value of gold?
By JAAAAA!!!!
Join Date: Jan 2007; City:
Greenwich, CT; Country: United States; Posts: 1225.

In light of the huge surge in gold I've been thinking about it recently. You don't have to explain what causes gold to rise, I get that, but why?
...
PocketFives - http://www.pocketfives.com/

====================================
Please send your comments, news tips and press releases
to GreenwichRoundup@gmail.com

Greenwich Roundup's Total Pageviews

The Raw Greenwich Blog And RSS Feed - Bloggers Who Are From, Work In Or Used To Live In Greenwich