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Monday, November 22, 2010

Join Dan Debicella For a Holiday Party!

Dan Debicella

Invites You to Join Him

to Ring in the Holidays

At a Reception

In Appreciation of your Support

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Ginger Man

99 Washington Street, South Norwalk

Please, No Contributions.

This gathering is to personally thank all of my friends

for their support.

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The Raw Greenwich News Feed; Afternoon Edition

News
Madoff Feeder Greenwich Sentry Seeks Bankruptcy Protection From Trustee
Bloomberg
By Phil Milford - Mon Nov 22 14:33:26 GMT 2010 Greenwich Sentry LP, a feeder fund for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities Inc., sought bankruptcy ...

FBI Raids Stamford, Greenwich Hedge Funds: Report
NBC Connecticut
The Wall Street Journal reports that FBI agents raided Diamondback Capital Management LLC, based in Stamford, and Level Global Investors LP'S Greenwich ...
Cops: Greenwich man posed as hedge fund manager in theft
Danbury News Times
STAMFORD -- A 24-year-old Greenwich man posed as a hedge fund manager and took more than $33000 from an unemployed Stamford man who was promised $7000 a ...
Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend 2010 presented by TD Bank
Stamford Plus Magazine
By Greenwich Holiday Stroll Caroling, gospel music, entertainment and ice sculptures will set the season in motion in downtown Greenwich, while over 75 ...
Greenwich Reindeer Festival
Fairfield County Online
Santa and his live reindeer are coming to town to McArdle's Florist & Garden Center, 48 Arch Street, for the 2010 Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa's ...

Fairfield County Online
Focus on ski conditioning to prevent injury at ONS Foundation seminar
Connectcut Plus
By ONS GREENWICH, CT – "Don't wait for the snow to start falling to prepare your body for the ski season," says orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Hindman of the ...
General Assembly to redraw Connecticut's political map
Greenwich Time
Livvy Floren, R-149th District, who represents western and backcountry Greenwich, as well as North Stamford, said her district shrunk the last time ...
Three Bucknell Men's Water Polo Players Named All-Conference
Bucknell University Official Athletic Site
Bucknell men's water polo seniors Richie Hyden (Melbourne, Australia/Greenwich (Conn.)), Howie Kalter (Durham, NH/Phillips Academy Andover) and Sean Coghlan ...

Bucknell University Official Athletic Site
UW Hockey Club Beats Air Force
University of Wyoming News
Matt Schulz (Casper) and Dustin Galbreath (Greenwich, Conn.) each scored two goals to lead the Cowboys, who have won four consecutive games following a ...
Young Chabad-Lubavitch Emissary Offered Hope
Chabad.org
"I would complain sometimes," said Greenwich attorney Steve Finkelstein. "And he would give me a boost. He had the most positive outlook on life; ...
Adelphia, Vitro, Tribune, Lehman, Madoff: Bankruptcy
San Francisco Chronicle
Adds Tribune in Updates, Greenwich Sentry in New Filing, Tensar in Watch List, Honolulu Symphony and Lipstick Building in Briefly Noted and section on bank ...

Blogs
Things To Do In Greenwich When You're Dead The Reformed Broker
By Joshua M Brown
Things To Do In Greenwich When You're Dead. Joshua M Brown; November 22nd, 2010. I would be remiss in my duties as your favorite financial blogger if I didn't supply you with a handy running linkfest of all the Insider Trading ...
The Reformed Broker - http://www.thereformedbroker.com/
Did I Really Move to Greenwich?: Incentives
By Yelena
It should come as no shock to any who have been to our home that housekeeping is neither a talent I possess nor an avocation I pursue. Frankly, if you're coming over, there is a 100% chance that devoted partner and I have spent the ...
Did I Really Move to Greenwich? - http://didireallymove.blogspot.com/
Meet Chip Skowron: The Health-Care Fund Manager At The Center Of ...
By Katya Wachtel
FrontPoint Partners LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. It operates as a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. FrontPoint Partners was founded in November 2000 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. ...
Clusterstock - http://www.businessinsider.com/clusterstock

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BREAKING NEWS: FBI Raids Greenwich And Stamford Hedge Funds Linked To Trading Probe

Feds Raid 2 Hedge Funds Linked To Trading Probe

A law enforcement official says the Federal Bureau of Investigation has raided two hedge funds linked to a broader insider-trading probe.

Greenwich Newsmaker Jim Himes

News
Failure to extend jobless benefits could hurt many older state ...
Ct Post
Jim Himes, D-Conn., voted for the extension and called the failure of the measure "irresponsible." He said in a prepared statement he is urging another vote ...

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Holiday Budgeting Tips from First County Bank

As the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, First County Bank thought consumers could use a little advice about budgeting. The following news release gives some suggestions for avoiding a spending hangover.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Jason Kannon

Creative Partners

203.705.9203

jkannon@creativepartners.com


FIRST COUNTY BANK ENCOURAGES CONSUMERS TO

PREVENT A HOLIDAY SPENDING HANGOVER
-- Black Friday Doesn’t Have to Lead to Black Marks on Your Credit Report --

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 22, 2010 First County Bank is kicking off the 2010 holiday shopping season with tips to manage holiday spending and avoid a post-holiday credit hangover.

“Consumers spreading holiday cheer should keep in mind that January bills are only a couple of months away,” says Rey Giallongo, president of First County Bank. “If consumers are not budgeting for their holiday purchases, people will find themselves bringing in the New Year with last year’s debt.”

First County Bank recommends that consumers manage their finances this holiday season with the following spending tips:

  • Create a budget and stick to it. Set a dollar amount based on what you can afford this holiday season considering your current savings, income and other expenses. Be sure to include a $50 to $150 cushion for unexpected expenses.

  • Make a list. Write down the names of people you plan to buy gifts for and how much you can afford to spend on each person. Don’t forget to save some of your budget for expenses other than gifts, including wrapping paper, cards and postage.

  • Bake some cookies. That’s right, if you can’t afford to buy gifts for everyone on your list, bake some holiday goodies and wrap them in cellophane with a holiday bow. Handmade gifts are a special way to say “Happy holidays” without overspending. Be sure to include these costs in your budget.

  • Use credit wisely. Your credit card balance shouldn’t be a complete surprise when you open your statement in January. Take only the credit cards you need when holiday shopping and try to use the card with the lowest interest rate.

  • Save your receipts. Keep track of your expenses and add them up weekly to be sure you’re sticking to your budget. If you’re getting close to your spending limit, reevaluate your list and bake more cookies!

  • Shop around. Start your holiday shopping early to give yourself time to comparison shop. Take time to do some research before you hit the stores by going online or looking at your local newspaper circulars. And don’t forget those coupons.

“Holding true to one’s budget during the busy holiday season is an excellent jumpstart to healthy year-long budgeting habits,” adds Giallongo.

Anyone who falls deep in debt and is late on their payments should inform creditors so they can work on a resolution plan. Banks and other lenders are often willing to consolidate debts or assist in refinancing.

A pattern of late payments in a credit report could make attaining future loans or credit difficult. Consumers in need of help with debt problems should contact the National Foundation for Credit Counseling at 1-800-388-2227.

First County Bank, headquartered in Stamford, Conn., is an independent mutual community bank with 15 branches in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk and Westport offering deposit products, mortgages, trust and investment services, business banking services and online banking. First County Bank has assets in excess of $1.3 billion. For additional information, please visit www.firstcountybank.com.

The Raw Greenwich News Feed: Morning edition

News
Greenwich Academy falls in final
Greenwich Time
Third-seeded Greenwich Academy lost 2-1, in triple overtime in a strokes to top-seeded, rival Hotchkiss in the NEPSAC field hockey New England Tournament ...
Thousands flock to Enchanted Forest
Greenwich Citizen
Giorgia Corrias, 5, didn't hesitate when considering his favorite parts of the Junior League of Greenwich's 34th annual "The Enchanted Forest" holiday event ...
State Title Slips Away From Ludlowe
The Daily Fairfield
The Greenwich High School girls volleyball team trailed two games to none to Fairfield Ludlowe with the Class LL state championship slipping away. ...

The Daily Fairfield
Greenwich Historical Society plans Antiquarius 2010 Holiday House Tour and ...
Stamford Plus Magazine
The Greenwich Historical Society will host its popular 2010 Antiquarius Holiday House Tour on December 8. ...
College Notebook: Velaj leads UB women's soccer's local contingent
Stamford Advocate
Jennifer King (Greenwich Academy) had a 3-1 record along with a 1.46 goals-against average with the Ivy League champion Princeton field hockey team. ...
Wyman swears off unfunded mandates in next administration
Ct Post
Democratic Lt. Gov.-elect Nancy Wyman scored some major brownie points with ...
Local Sports Roundup
Stamford Advocate
Evan Jonokuchi allowed two hits to pick up the win as Greenwich advanced to the final with a 2-0 win against Norwalk. Matt Pignataro also had a good outing ...
Amity's Grindall sets Open record
Milford-Orange Bulletin
Class LL champion Greenwich won its sixth straight Open title and 14th overall. The Cardinals finished with 579.5 points. Runner-up New Canaan, ...

Milford-Orange Bulletin
At 15th Annual O'Hara Basketball Tournament Everyone is a Winner
Patch
This year's winning boys' team was the Greenwich Flame from Greenwich, CT; they defeated the St. Patrick's team from Highland Mills, NY. On the girls' side, ...
Connecticut riders help Metro-North beat Long Island Railroad
Danbury News Times
Quicker growth on the New Haven Line reflects the correlation between capacity improvements in rail service to and from the Stamford and Greenwich area in ...
Greenwich pulls away from New Canaan, wins 6th straight Open
Trading Markets (press release)
No doubt about it, the ultimate meet of the 2010 girls swimming season was about two teams: Greenwich and New Canaan. The Rams, in the midst of their best ...

Blogs
Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Blog: Greenwich Sentry Funds ...
By Randall Reese
Greenwich Sentry, L.P. and Greenwich Sentry Partners, L.P., related private investment partnerships, voluntarily filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday in New York. The companies state in bankruptcy filings that their ...
Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy... - http://www.netdocketsblog.com/
The other side of Baba Booey Greenwich, revealed in new book ...
By admin
The other side of Baba Booey Greenwich, revealed in new book,
Daily Health Reviews - http://www.hanliumm1.com/
» Fairfield County's Chapter of the Links, Inc. Crystal Ball at ...
By claudette
Almost 600 guests from Connecticut, New York and as far as Georgia were gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Connecticut on Saturday November 13, to celebrate Fairfield County's Chapter of The Links Inc. biennial Crystal Ball. ...
Greenwich Diva - http://theoriginalgreenwichdiva.com/
Central Riverside CT Location (Greenwich) (12 Sickle Bar Lane ...
By admin
Quiet street-off the cul de sac-house could be 5 or 6 bedrooms-You can be creative with HOW you want to use! Landlord has just finished a brand new kitchen and bath.
Real Estate - http://ispey.com/realestate/
Stamford Notes: Present Tense
By StamfordNotes
On both Saturday, December 4 (10am-7pm) and Sunday, December 5 (11am-4pm), Greenwich Avenue hosts the Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend 2010. Performers, musicians and carolers will be on hand and select retailers will offer holiday ...
Stamford Notes - http://www.stamfordnotes.com/

Web
New Canaan, Greenwich, Cheshire vying for Open crown ...
Greenwich High School girls swimming coach Dick Hawks said it perfectly while discussing Saturday's much-anticipated State Open. Unlike the past six years ...
www.stamfordadvocate.com/.../New-Canaan-Greenwich-Ches...
celebrity trainer profiled in local greenwich ct paper - Topix
Finally a face with a name I see all the time in greenwich. My wife and I will be calling you mike. Do you work with lazy, busy and people who always have ...
www.topix.com/forum/nyc/T4MGFUI7K3H0L6JNU


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Friday, November 5, 2010

11/05/10 The raw Greenwich News Feed: Morning Edition

News
'Cable vision': Greenwich resident inducted into Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame
Greenwich Time
Raymond Joslin, of Greenwich, was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame for Hearst Entertainment and Syndication. ...
Greenwich, New Canaan meet with their playoff lives at stake
Greenwich Time
Jeff Wilson of GHS at the start of the Greenwich High School football vs. Bridgeport Central High School football game, at Greenwich High School, ...
Greenwich tops Westhill in 2 OT to win FCIAC girls soccer crown
American Chronicle
04--NORWALK -- Alex DiStefano had spent the previous 48 hours thinking back to 2007, the only other time the Greenwich High School girls soccer team reached ...
FCIAC Field Hockey Tournament -- Undermanned Warriors upset by Greenwich
Wilton Villager
Cardinals coach Ally Orrico knew what was coming and simply put together a detailed game plan for the seventh-seeded Greenwich defense to bend but not break ...
Technology Investment sees income jump
Ct Post
The Greenwich company's share price rose 51 cents to close at $10.91, after it reported net income of $6.6 million for the quarter, or 25 cents per share, ...
US Commercial Property `Substantially' Off Bottom, Vornado's Roth Says
Bloomberg
... with South American investors purchasing condominiums in Miami, according to Barry Sternlicht, chairman of Starwood Capital Group LLC in Greenwich, ...
Family matters: A week with the Tommies
Minneapolis Star Tribune
His dad, Frank, had built a successful law practice in Greenwich, Conn., and following him seemed like the sensible thing to do. Frank Caruso knew otherwise ...
New Canaan journalist arrested for harassing teen
Ct Post
Buhl, a former financial beat staff writer for Greenwich Time, which like The Advocate is owned by Hearst Newspapers, said in an online blog that her arrest ...
Kirsten E. Liebhaber
Washington Post
She had worked as the head librarian of New York's Sachem Central school district in the 1960s and at Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich, Conn., ...
Before TV, Theater Was in the Home
Wall Street Journal
'Proscenium, Théâtre Francaise,' circa 1866, is one of the paper theaters on display at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. ...
FCIAC Boys Soccer -- First things first as Warriors are ousted in semifinals
Wilton Villager
Instead, it was Friday, Oct. 26, under partly cloud skies on Greenwich High's home turf that the Warriors avenged a 4-0 regular season spanking by beating ...
Friday November 5th Sports Digest and New Canaan Football Preview
Patch
Greenwich High School (5-2). The game will be televised on MSG Varsity. The Rams enter todays game with a record of 6-1 and have only suffered one loss in ...
Blogs
Israel Putnam Monument, Greenwich « CT Monuments.net
By Dave Pelland
Most accounts agree Putnam rode down the hill as part of a retreat of outnumbered Continental forces stationed in Greenwich. Putnam is believed to have been at nearby Knapp's Tavern as British troops arrived. ...
CT Monuments.net - http://ctmonuments.net/
Newspaper delivery delayed - Greenwich Real Time
By Jeff Bustraan
Due to inclement weather, newspaper delivery may be delayed this morning. ...
Greenwich Real Time - http://blog.greenwichtime.com/realtime/
Food and Football: Week 8 In Front of the Tube | FCIAC Football Blog
By Jason Intrieri
Our game and food stops of the week has a twist too it this week. Since the Greenwich at New Canaan game will be live Friday night on MSG TV, and both 1490.
FCIAC Football Blog - http://fciacfootballblog.com/
Time For FCIAC To Do Away With Soccer Final Doubleheaders ...
By Dave Ruden
The outcry was even louder last night at Norwalk High School, as Staples defeated Fairfield Warde for the boys title and Greenwich knocked off Westhill for the girls crown. After five hours, last night was a perfect example of how the ...
Overtime: High school athletics... - http://blog.ctnews.com/overtime/
Web
Crash that closed Merritt NB in Greenwich cleared - Connecticut Post
GREENWICH ---- State Police at Troop G are reporting that a one-car crash that had closed the northbound side of the Merritt Parkway in Greenwich, ...
www.ctpost.com/.../Crash-that-closed-Merritt-NB-in-Greenwic...
Near theft experience in Greenwich - | Motorcycle News | Bike News ...
Welcome to Motorcycle News (MCN) Online. Find the latest motorbike news, motorcycle reviews, bike videos and readers news at Motor Cycle News (MCN).
www.motorcyclenews.com/.../Near-theft-experience-in-Green...
Worker Dies In Greenwich Construction Accident - Hartford Courant
GREENWICH — A construction worker was killed and another injured when a trench collapsed at a house construction site on Macpherson Drive, police said.
articles.courant.com/.../hc-greenwich-accident-1102-2010110...
Evidence dispute in Greenwich, Conn. slaying trial - Boston.com
The trial of a former chauffeur charged with hiring someone to kill his boss, a wealthy Greenwich, Conn., real estate developer, has begun with a dispute ...
www.boston.com/.../greenwich_slay_trial_scheduled_to_start/

11/05/10 GREENWICH BRIEFING: Former Greenwich Time business Journalist Arrested For Harassing Wall Street Big Shot's Teen

This Just In To The Greenwich Roundup Newsroom
Greenwich News - November 5, 2010
A New Canaan journalist was arrested for posting embarrassing personal journals of her boyfriend's 17-year-old daughter on Facebook last week, police said.
Stamford's High Ridge Shopping Center has a lot more going on than shopping these days.
Last year, the Stamford Museum and Nature Center staff volunteers made a tasteful recreation of the Cheshire Barn located on the center's Heckscher Farm for 'Visions of Gingerbread: The Sweetest Architects!' The show returns for a second year, Nov.
Democratic candidate for governor Dan Malloy shakes hands with supporters in Hartford, Conn., early Wednesday, Nov.
A visitor looks at paintings on display in an exhibition, entitled Made in Holland.
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Out weather will be dominated by two low pressure systems, producing rain and showers that will linger through Friday afternoon.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

11/04/10 Greenwich Resident Linda McMahon Says:"Thank Yo

Linda McMahon For Senate

Dear Greenwich Roundup,

It has been my honor and pleasure to have had the opportunity to run for the United States Senate here in Connecticut.

I couldn't have done it without you. Your faith and trust in me during the past 13 months has meant so very much.

I have thoroughly enjoyed traveling around our beautiful state from the northwest corner, to the quiet corner down along the shoreline and into Fairfield county with points in between. We racked up 52,000 miles on the campaign vehicle but the journey has been a joy.

I am also very proud of the campaign that we have run. Our ground game was tremendous: hardworking volunteers like you knocked on 100,000 doors, made more than 400,000 phone calls and proudly placed countless yard signs in front of your homes and businesses.

My campaign's focus was on economic recovery and job creation, and today, that same focus must remain the top priority of our newly elected officials. Let us all make sure they have our support for the good of our state and our country.

The United States is the best place to live in and I truly believe we as American's have a strength and resolve that will pull us through these next few unpredictable years. We must look ahead and bring ourselves to remember as President Ronald Reagan once said, "If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. The people of this country are ready to move again."

Thank you all for your heartfelt support and encouragement.

Sincerely,
Linda
Linda McMahon

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Linda McMahon for Senate 2010

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Telephone: 860-244-2010


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