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Friday, May 11, 2012

05/11/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

News And Notes From Greenwich, CT...

  • Marine shares the brave story of the 'Snake Eaters' 2012-05-11, 02:51 pm
    ... tale told by Owen West, a Marine Corps reservist who was called to duty to be one of the advisers. Mr. West, a Greenwich resident, is already the author of several books and has a successful career in financial services. He is also a third ...
  • CT Nixes Labeling From Genetically Engineered Food Bill 2012-05-04, 03:00 am
    ... point of view was that citizens have the right to know what is in their food. At the forum, Blumenthal, a Greenwich resident, said, "This is an issue where the recurring quality is the consumer's right to know." At that event numerous panelists, ...
  • Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reports traffic for April 2012 2012-05-11, 10:06 am
    GREENWICH, Conn. - Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reported traffic volumes for April 2012.
  • Gas stations go brandless amid corporate confusion 2012-05-11, 06:06 am
    ... of Stateline declined to comment on the record but referred The Press to Michael J. Fox, executive director of Greenwich-based Gasoline Automotive Service Dealers of America. Some 60 Connecticut stations are in a similar situation to Mr. Buzzeo ...
  • Bringing Flair and Spice To A Dinner Party 2012-05-11, 05:49 am
    ... that span four decades, her journals are virtual textbooks for home entertaining. Sheila recently came to the Greenwich Garden Center to present a slide show of her dinner parties, each of which is meticulously annotated in her journals. Those ...
  • Fairfield County Moms Take Back Mother's Day 2012-05-11, 03:01 am
    ... Eva Hausman, Sheryl WuDunn, Nicholas Kristof, Stephanie Norton and Kim Athan celebrate the Mother's Day Movement. GREENWICH, Conn. - What does your mother really want for Mother's Day? Chocolates and flowers? Breakfast in bed? Brunch at a lovely ...
  • Traffic issues eyed in Byram 2012-05-11, 12:34 am
    ... Mill River Bridge that connects Byram and Port Chester if the New York village didn't move quickly to work with Greenwich on traffic issues. "They are making no efforts to make this a little bit easier for both sides," Michael Bocchino said about ...
  • Greenwich girls track team races past McMahon and St. Joseph 2012-05-10, 11:49 pm
    The 4 x 400 relay was no doubt an event the Markowitz sisters proudly discussed on their way home from the Greenwich High School track team's meet against Brien McMahon and St.
  • Lyme disease organization takes new name 2012-05-10, 11:31 pm
    ... executive director. "A name like Time for Lyme needs some explanation." Founded in 1998 by a group of Greenwich residents, the organization originally started out as the Greenwich Lyme Disease Task Force, changing its name to Time for Lyme in 2005 ...
  • Richard Ruzika, 53, of Greenwich, Dies 2012-05-10, 09:30 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - Richard M. Ruzika of Greenwich died Monday, May 7, following a stroke on April 22, days after having knee surgery.
  • TBL: Should W. Hartford Woman Pay For Unauthorized Oil Delivery? 2012-05-10, 09:16 pm
    Ending a relationship is never easy, but Vera Bruun of West Hartford thought she acted properly when she mailed a notice of contract termination in mid-March 2011 with a check for what she thought was her last delivery of home heating oil from the Kasden Fuel Co.
  • Finch names acting finance director, tax collector 2012-05-10, 08:34 pm
    ... sector as an accounting manager for Long Term Capital Management and JWM Partners, both hedge funds located in Greenwich. She earned both her bachelor's degree in finance and a master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University. She is a ...
  • Run Races in Norwalk, Greenwich and Fairfield 2012-05-10, 08:00 pm
    Runners grab drinks at the Greenwich cup Biathlon last Sunday in Old Greenwich. Several races are scheduled this weekend in the area.
  • New Canaan girls lax team defeats Greenwich in battle of unbeatens 2012-05-09, 03:00 am
    After girls lacrosse powerhouses New Canaan and Greenwich High School played each other to a standstill for nearly 43 minutes, Tuesday's anticipated showdown came down to draw control, groundballs and which team executed a little more efficiently down the stretch.
  • Fishman cousins square off in Staples volleyball's 3-0 win 2012-05-10, 08:07 pm
    ... to take baby steps and develop into a playoff team, similar to two programs that were recently born -- Darien and Greenwich. "I think we're heading in the right direction," Bakes said. "We're young and gaining experience. The seniors did a good job ...
  • Romeo and Juliet, Scored by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, to Star Ali Ahn and William Jackson Harper 2012-05-10, 07:44 pm
    Ali Ahn and William Jackson Harper will share star-crossed nights in the Shakespeare on the Sound outdoor production of Romeo and Juliet , beginning June 26 in Greenwich, CT.
  • WAMS Luncheon to take place 2012-05-10, 06:46 pm
    Rebecca Surran, Emmy award-winning news anchor with News 12 Connecticut and Darien resident, will host the 2012 Women Against MS luncheon May 21, 2012, in Greenwich.
  • Four Charged in Firing Shots on Greenwich Building 2012-05-10, 06:25 pm
    Kevin Joyce was charged after bullet holes were found in the side of a building on Livingston Place in Greenwich.
  • What's Happening Around Greenwich This Weekend 2012-05-10, 06:00 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - A day of glamour, Police Day, a Spring Concert, and Mother's Day cycling race, are some of the events planned for the weekend in Greenwich.
  • Ross Bambace Sr., 74, Port Chester Truck Driver 2012-05-10, 03:00 pm
    ... Bambace married Sharon Zeh, who predeceased him June 15, 2002. Bambace was a retired truck driver for the town of Greenwich, Conn. He was a parishioner of the Holy Rosary Church. He is survived by a daughter, Robin Allain, of Port Chester; two sons, ...

Friday, May 4, 2012

05/04/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

Greenwich, CT News Wire...

  • Downed pole, wires close Lake Avenue 2012-05-04, 04:31 pm
    A stretch of Lake Avenue in Greenwich is closed Friday afternoon after at least one utility pole fell across the road, bringing down wires, police said.
  • AAUW to honor Hazel Hobbs at annual tea 2012-05-04, 04:29 pm
    ... p.m. in the Grand Hall at Waveny. Hazel Hobbs was principal of New Lebanon and Hamilton Avenue public schools in Greenwich for 15 years. She received national, state and local recognition for academic and parent outreach programs she developed and ...
  • 'I Dare You to Eat Just One' 2012-05-04, 04:26 pm
    ... great people, unmatched service, great value!" Tricia wrote this in her review of Green Light Limo Service . GREENWICH: "I dare you to eat just one." Holly Izant-McSharry wrote this about Sound Beach Pizza 's homemade donuts in response to a post by ...
  • Barclays Commodities Head Jones Said to Quit for Mercuria 2012-05-04, 02:33 pm
    ... became a top player with JPMorgan in the share of clients who use them for over-the-counter energy trades, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based Greenwich Associates survey of corporate treasury officials showed in March. First-quarter revenue from ...
  • Final Suspect Sentenced in Greenwich ATM Scam 2012-05-04, 01:34 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - The final suspect in a 2009 Greenwich ATM skimming scheme has been sentenced to 24 months of prison and five years of supervised release, according to a press release from David B. Fein, U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.
  • Greenwich Man Charged in Fight With Girlfriend 2012-05-04, 01:33 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - A 37-year-old Greenwich man was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend into a wall then grabbed her by the hair to escort her out of his home, police said.
  • Library hosts auction at gala 2012-05-04, 12:28 pm
    ... nine friends?" Kraus said. The prize winner will set sail from its seasonal home port at the Delmar Hotel dock on Greenwich harbor into the waters of Long Island Sound between Greenwich and Oyster Bay for a hands-on, one of a kind experience. The ...
  • May Gardner's Market will be held on Saturday 2012-05-04, 12:03 pm
    The Garden Education Center of Greenwich will hold its 51st Annual May Gardeners Market on Saturday, May 5 from 9 until 2 p.m. at the GEC in the Montgomery Pinetum on Bible Street in Cos Cob.
  • Plant sales sprouting in region 2012-05-03, 03:00 am
    ... knowledgeable experts through the scholarships and classes they underwrite. Garden Education Center of Greenwich 51st May Gardeners Market takes place Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at 130 Bible St., in Greenwich's Cos Cob ...
  • Barclays Commodities Head Said to Quit Bank 2012-05-04, 10:18 am
    ... became a top player with JPMorgan in the share of clients who use them for over-the-counter energy trades, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based Greenwich Associates survey of corporate treasury officials showed in March. First-quarter revenue from ...
  • LME's CEO Expects Multiple Takeover Offers as Deadline Looms 2012-05-04, 10:18 am
    ... The London bourse may be valued at about $1.3 billion, according to Equity Research Desk, a hedge-fund adviser in Greenwich, Connecticut. CME Group Inc., NYSE Euronext and Intercontinental Exchange Inc. have made preliminary offers, three people ...
  • Greenwich High PTA paints the town Cardinal Red 2012-05-04, 09:50 am
    Greenwich High School parents, faculty and supporters gathered on April 20 at Richards of Greenwich for the PTA's Benefit "Paint the Town Red." Nearly 400 guests, many of whom wore red to display their school spirit, enjoyed an evening of fun and fundraising with members of the GHS community, including Headmaster Chris Winters, Assistant Headmaster ... (more)
  • Greenwich boy beats the odds through power of music 2012-05-04, 09:49 am
    When Aidan Flaherty sings, the bigger the audience the better. Whether it be auditioning in front of thousands at The Apollo Theater in New York City for a chance to sing the Star-Spangled Banner at the US Open or at his upcoming performance with the organization Magical Music for Life in Times Square on May 6, the Greenwich 12-year-old says he ... (more)
  • Meet Your Neighbors and Help Your Neighbors 2012-05-04, 08:06 am
    With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's a time when we're all thinking of what to give Mom to show our appreciation, and Greenwich Patch is hoping you'll expand that spirit and join us Saturday, May 5, for giving to our neighbors.
  • Art in Greenwich 2012-05-04, 08:06 am
    A little drizzle didn't deter art aficionados from descending upon the Greenwich downtown business district Thursday night for the lively, colorful opening of Art to the Avenue.
  • Free Comic Day Arrives in Norwalk Tomorrow 2012-05-04, 06:09 am
    ... passing by a brighter day with a complimentary token. Paul Salerno is Connecticut through-and-through. He grew up Greenwich, currently lives in Trumball and operates A Timeless Journey at 2538 Summer Ave. in Stamford. He'll be participating in the ...
  • Groton Student 12, Among State Finalists For Google's National Doodle Contest 2012-05-04, 06:08 am
    ... at a special assembly. Other finalists from Connecticut along with Aryana, 12, of Groton, were: Alexander, 7, from Greenwich; Shivani, 10, from Stamford;A and Jenny, 18, from Milford. The first 250 Doodle finalists were selected by Google employees ...
  • Bring on the jobs 2012-05-04, 05:57 am
    ... among Midwest states. The magazine, a bi-monthly publication for top management executives and headquartered in Greenwich, Conn., pegged much of the praise for Indiana to recent passage of a right-to-work law, moving the state up one notch from last ...
  • 'MISA Is Not a Money Pit' 2012-05-04, 05:38 am
    ... educational needs of our students and are smaller than recommended by state standards.A RTM approval is needed for Greenwich to be eligible for the maximum amount of state reimbursement. The Governor's budget proposed for FY 2012-13 included a ...
  • Scoop NYC Opens LA's Brentwood Neighborhood 2012-05-04, 05:34 am
    ... Avenue - because the wealthy neighborhood was similar demographically and had a similar per-capita income as Greenwich, Conn., where Scoop runs a highly successful boutique. The Brentwood Scoop opened a month after one of its chief competitors, ...

Thursday, May 3, 2012

04/03/12 The Raw Port Chester News Feed

Hyper Local Greenwich News...

  • Studebakers the focus of SM&NC's Model Ts to Mustangs show 2012-05-03, 02:05 pm
    A 1953 Studebaker Starlight Coupe, owned by Greenwich resident Malcolm Pray, will be among the 70 automobiles on display in the Stamford Museum & Nature Center's 9th annual Model Ts to Mustangs Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday, May 5. Photo: Contributed Photo / CT
  • Letter: Move Forward on Greenwich High Project 2012-05-03, 01:29 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - There are five powerful reasons for moving forward with MISA, the GHS Music Instructional Space and Auditorium project at the high school, specifically: It is time to fix the undersized and substandard facilities that have hampered the high school since its initial construction.
  • Greenwich's Pet of the Week: Sebastian 2012-05-03, 01:29 pm
    GREENWICH, Conn. - The Greenwich pet of the week is Sebastian, a 2-year-old Affenpinscher who was rescued from a Midwest puppy mill and is now available for adoption.
  • Music, dancing open Art to the Avenue today 2012-05-03, 12:16 pm
    Starting today and lasting through most of May, Greenwich's central business district will be transformed into an art gallery as the 15th annual Art to the Avenue launches.
  • Daily Sports Digest: Ram Teams Fall on the Diamond 2012-05-03, 09:46 am
    ... A Today's Schedule: In baseball, Fox Lane will host Port Chester at 4:30 p.m. In softball, Port Chester will host Greenwich at 4:30 p.m. A College Sports Notebook: Scarinci, Giordano lift Jaspers in Battle of the Bronx Freshman pitcher Michael ...
  • Boehner to raise campaign cash in Greenwich 2012-05-03, 09:13 am
    House Speaker John Boehner is expected to stop in wealthy Greenwich in June to raise money for his re-election campaign and his political action committee.
  • Registrars hold voter session of high school today 2012-05-03, 08:37 am
    The Greenwich registrars of voters, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, is holding a voter registration session at Greenwich High School today, Thursday, May 3. Students may register in the Student Center between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Photo ID is recommended, but not required.
  • Greenwich reps divided on medical marijuana 2012-05-02, 03:00 am
    Greenwich lawmakers are divided over the legalization of medical marijuana, the fate of which now rests with the state Senate after the House signed off on the practice last week with the support of two local GOP incumbents.
  • William R. Berkley to Present at the UBS Global Financial Services Conference 2012-04-03, 03:00 am
    ... specialty insurance, regional property casualty insurance, alternative markets, reinsurance and international. GREENWICH, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the appointment of Scott Mansolillo ...
  • A Thank You of 'Historical' Proportions 2012-05-03, 05:59 am
    To the editor: No sooner had co-chairs Catherine Tompkins and Carrie Wallack put out word about securing the appearance of AD100 Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber for a lunch and lecture at the Belle Haven Club to benefit the Greenwich Historical Society, when the phone began to ring off the hook.
  • Back to Normal in Greenwich Town Hall 2012-05-03, 05:59 am
    It was business as usual in the Geographic Information Service office at Greenwich Town Hall Tuesday, 5 days after the discovery of an envelope containing a white powdery substance caused a large scale response from local, state and federal agencies.
  • Hey Greenwich! Did You Know ... It's Art to the Avenue? 2012-05-03, 05:59 am
    ... ever to win the Kentucky Derby. Things you should know: It's Art to The Avenue Tonight marks the kickoff of the Greenwich Arts Council 's 15th annual Art to the Avenue-the celebration of area artists in partnership with Greenwich businesses. ...
  • RCDS Pitching Phenom Andrew Waite On A Hot Streak 2012-05-03, 05:28 am
    ... has faced: Greens Farm Academy in Connecticut, Masters School of Dobbs Ferry and rival Brunswick School of nearby Greenwich, CT. RCDS took down Greens Farm 10-0 in the fifthA inning with only 1 hit and 7 strike outs. Then they mercied Masters 11-1 ...
  • CEOs rank state high on biz scale 2012-05-03, 05:12 am
    ... ranked highest of any in the Midwest. Chief Executive magazine, published bimonthly by Chief Executive Group of Greenwich, Conn., has a print circulation of 42,025 and a readership of 129,000. Greg Baker, the manufacturer's controller, said the ...
  • Greenwich Squash Pro Goes for World Title 2012-05-03, 03:01 am
    GREENWICH, Conn. - Squash pro Ned Marks will compete in the Pro Squash Tour's World Championship tournament at the Detroit Athletic Club on May 4 to 6. Marks is one of the Pro Squash Tour's top eight players invited to the tour's season finale.
  • Greenwich woman battled drug use before her death 2012-05-02, 03:00 am
    Relatives of a 22-year-old Greenwich woman said she had completed a rehab program and was on the path to living drug-free when she died of an overdose last year.
  • First McMahon Senate TV ad to run as candidate battles negatives 2012-05-02, 03:00 am
    ... first to The Associated Press on Tuesday, features McMahon dressed in a bright blue top in her living room in Greenwich, talking about the struggles she has experienced throughout her life. A multimillionaire who spent $50 million of her own money ...
  • Hedge Fund Plan Put Off After Co-Founder Has Stroke 2012-05-02, 10:45 pm
    ... Goldman Sachs in 2011 after almost 30 years with the New York-based bank. He was preparing to start Dublin Hill in Greenwich, Connecticut, with Howley, who previously worked at Sempra Energy (SRE) and Tudor Investment Corp., and Lance Bakrow, a ...
  • Mr. Speaker: Boehner to Greenwich for fundraiser 2012-05-02, 10:13 pm
    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will visit the fundraising mecca in June to mine cash for both his re-election bid and his political action committee, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers has learned.
  • Juliette Morris, 93, Fashion Artist From Stamford 2012-05-02, 07:30 pm
    ... by a daughter, Leslie Renault of Stratford; a son, Peter Renault of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Fred Kida of Greenwich; and a grandson. There will be no service. A celebration of her life for close friends and family will be held at a future date. In ..

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

04/01/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed

No one has more Greenwich News, Than Greenwich Roundup...

  • Anesthesia Business Consultants Establishes Automated Electronic... 2012-05-01, 02:31 pm
    The collaborative efforts between Greenwich Hospital at its facility in Greenwich, CT, and ABC have developed a process and product that enhances the unparalleled efficiency at Greenwich Hospital.
  • Celebrated chef rejoins l'escale team 2012-05-01, 01:53 pm
    ... Henri Donneux, veteran pastry chef Wendy Young Laurent and Director of Operations David Fletcher. Situated on the Greenwich Harbor, l'escale, which means "port of call" in French, marks the third collaboration between Mr. Kieffer and Restaurateur ...
  • Westport forum Tuesday on plans for Merritt Parkway trail 2012-05-01, 01:28 pm
    ... Police Department headquarters, 50 Jesup Road. The 37.5-mile trail would stretch alongside the parkway from Greenwich through Stratford, but is in the early stages of a feasibility assessment by state officials. The Westport forum, the latest of ...
  • London Stylist Opens New Canaan Studio 2012-05-01, 12:15 pm
    ... her eponymous salon, Studio Elan . No stranger to the northeast, McDowell has worked in salons from New York to Greenwich, building on her experience in Europe. "My vision for the studio is to offer a dedicated and personalized service within an ...
  • Peter Rollins: I Have Met The Stranger, and He Is Me 2012-05-01, 12:05 pm
    ... work is Insurrection: To Believe is Human to Doubt, Divine . Peter was born in Belfast but currently resides in Greenwich, Conn., and is employed by The Olson Foundation. I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of ...
  • Clearview Capital Exits EN Engineering 2012-05-01, 12:04 pm
    Greenwich, Conn.-based Clearview Capital has completed the sale of EN Engineering to Chicago-based CIVC Partners .
  • FCIAC baseball: Danbury's errors prove costly in loss to Stamford 2012-05-01, 10:19 am
    ... all the Black Knights' No. 1 starter had to show for it was an 0-3 record. Lopez had the misfortune of facing Greenwich and Staples, the teams that currently own the best records in the FCIAC. One of Lopez's best starts may have come in a 4-2 loss ...
  • Genesee & Wyoming reports results for first quarter of 2012 2012-05-01, 09:42 am
    GREENWICH, Conn. - Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reported net income in the first quarter of 2012 of $22.2 million, compared with net income of $22.1 million in the first quarter of 2011.
  • Lockton buys out investor's stake 2012-05-01, 09:25 am
    ... City-based insurance broker's non-U.S. operations. Trident III L.P., managed by Stone Point Capital LLC of Greenwich, Conn., had offered financial and strategic support for Lockton when it bought the international operations of Alexander Forbes ...
  • Lockton Consolidates International Operations with Trident III Buyout 2012-05-01, 07:42 am
    Insurance broker Lockton announced that it has acquired the minority stake in its operations outside the U.S. held by Trident III, L.P., an investment fund managed by Stone Point Capital LLC of Greenwich, Connecticut.
  • Ridgefield SportsBeat: Chasing Glory 2012-05-01, 07:40 am
    ... are taking on Kevin Shattenkirk and the Blues with the winner moving on to the conference finals. Shattenkirk is a Greenwich native who played two years of hockey at Brunswick. The former Boston University star enjoyed a solid regular season with ...
  • New Greenwich Schools Chief: 'Thank You' 2012-05-01, 06:29 am
    Dear Greenwich Community, We would like to extend our thanks to each and every one of you for welcoming us so warmly this past week.
  • Dispute, Family Fights Lead to Greenwich Arrests 2012-05-01, 06:29 am
    A 21-year-old Greenwich man surrendered to Greenwich Police who obtained an arrest warrant charging him with assault in connection with a a domestic violence incident.
  • 'He Was Screaming 'Something Came Out of the Envelope' 2012-05-01, 06:28 am
    As Greenwich Police await the results of tests analyzing the white powder found in an envelope left in the Geographic Information Systems section of the Information Technology Department last week, officials are evaluating the security of the entire building.
  • Hey Greenwich Did You Know ... Distinguished Teachers Have Been Named? 2012-05-01, 06:28 am
    ... career, almost 500 more than the next closest player, according to history.com. Distinguished Teachers Chosen The Greenwich Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee has selected the 2012 Distinguished Teachers. Christine BegoleA Eastern Middle ...
  • Members of College of Charleston's LGBT community share stories, concerns 2012-04-28, 03:00 am
    ... us with a straight friend, Lindsey Breitwieser, when a group of young men hurled epithets. Age: 23 Place of birth: Greenwich, Conn. Raised: Greenwich, Charleston Sexual identification: Gay Studying: Biology, gender studies More info:
  • Milford SportsBeat: Chasing Glory 2012-05-01, 04:50 am
    ... are taking on Kevin Shattenkirk and the Blues with the winner moving on to the conference finals. Shattenkirk is a Greenwich native who played two years of hockey at Brunswick. The former Boston University star enjoyed a solid regular season with ...
  • Weston-Redding-Easton SportsBeat: Chasing Glory 2012-05-01, 04:20 am
    ... are taking on Kevin Shattenkirk and the Blues with the winner moving on to the conference finals. Shattenkirk is a Greenwich native who played two years of hockey at Brunswick. The former Boston University star enjoyed a solid regular season with ...
  • Ticks Season Begins Early in Greenwich 2012-05-01, 02:37 am
    According to Peter Wylde, executive director of the Greenwich group Time for Lyme, deer ticks carrying Lyme disease have been active much earlier in the season.
  • Westchester County Airport runway overshadowed by Greenwich trees 2012-05-01, 02:30 am
    Runway 11/29, appearing diagonally in this photo, will be reduced again due to high trees in Greenwich, Conn.

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