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Friday, November 30, 2012

Police catch suspect in burglary attempt



A Stamford man is facing several charges after he allegedly smashed a window at a Halsey Drive residence in a failed burglary attempt Thursday and was chased down by police near the Greenwich/Stamford border.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=oloDKYhN&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

Dell'Abate advocates for AIDS awareness at GHS event



... he takes on "The Howard Stern Show," whose audience knows him best as Baba Booey. But it was no joke for the Old Greenwich resident Friday morning, when he spoke to a packed Greenwich High School auditorium of more than 320 students about his ...

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=sWRiVuVM&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

The 'I Don't Remember' Files, Part II: Hedge Fund Chief Stevie Cohen



... the manager of the $14 billion hedge fund as follows: Mr. Cohen, who now lives in a 14,000-square foot mansion in Greenwich, Conn., emerged this year as a financial supporter of Mitt Romney - and a vocal opponent of President Obama - during the ...

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/the-i-don-t-remember-files-part-ii-hedge-fund-chief-stevie-cohen-20121130

Foley to run for Governor again



Republican Tom Foley of Greenwich says he's in. The former Ambassador and close friend of President George W. Bush tells News 8 he's ready to give it another try.

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/foley-to-run-for-governor-again

United Rentals Hauls Up The Chart, Earnings Growth Hits Highway Speed



... an attractive ROE of 34.7% much higher than the peer group average of 7.1%. United Rentals, Inc. is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, and was incorporated in 1997. The largest among the rental companies in the world, it operates primarily through its ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/zacks/2012/11/30/united-rentalshauls-up-the-chart-earnings-growth-hits-highway-speed/

Christmas on Round Hill



... directly through Round Hill as on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Round Hill Community House in Greenwich, will be home to Christmas on Round Hill, an old fashioned Christmas fair. According to event organizers, the fair will be fun ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101612-christmas-on-round-hill.html

No turkeys at this 'trot'



After a day of overeating and Thanksgiving indulgence, people looking to get an early start on their New Year's resolutions to lose weight had a great chance at the Greenwich Alliance for Education's Turkey Trot.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101613-no-turkeys-at-this-trot.html

Ruth Goss, 86, Lifelong Greenwich Resident, Art Teacher



... 6, 1926, to George Colvin Yanosik and Elizabeth Truewood Hendren. She attended public schools, graduating from Greenwich High School in 1944. She later graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts. She worked as an art teacher in the Greenwich school ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/ruth-goss-86-lifelong-greenwich-resident-art-teacher

Trio of Alleged Burglars Face New Charges



The three men arrested in Harrison in October and accused of a string of burlaries throughout the Tri-State area face new charges in Greenwich, Greenwich Police said.

http://harrison.patch.com/articles/trio-of-alleged-burglars-face-new-charges

Trio of Alleged Burglars Face New Charges



A trio arrested for alleged burglary charges in the region, including next door in North Castle, face new charges in Greenwich, CT, Greenwich Police said.

http://pleasantville.patch.com/articles/trio-of-alleged-burglars-face-new-charges-41952aea

12 nabbed in Port Chester drug sweep; more arrests expected



... 50, of Yonkers; Frank Peterson, 45, of Mount Vernon; Phyllis Scruggs, 57, of Bridgeport; Conn.; John Lujan, 42, of Greenwich, Conn.; and the following Port Chester residents: 26-year-old Cory Peterson, 25-year-old Enrique Goyburu, 35-year-old Ronald ...

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Feds charge 3 N.Y. men in 'reign of terror and violence'



Three New York men are facing a federal indictment after they carried out a "reign of terror and violence" by burglarizing Connecticut and New York homes -- including the home invasion of a Round Hill Road residence in Greenwich earlier this year, authorities said Friday.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=5I19X1al&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4

Greenwich Avenue to become a winter wonderland



The Fourth Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll promises to be a fun-filled weekend, abundant in holiday activities for the whole family.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101609-greenwich-avenue-to-become-a-winter-wonderland.html

Top jazz artists unite for holiday show



BackCountry Jazz, the Greenwich organization putting on concerts throughout the community and sponsoring a burgeoning music camp for young musicians each summer in Bridgeport, will be putting on a "Havana Holidays" concert and hosting a champagne and Coturri wine reception Saturday, Dec.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101610-top-jazz-artists-unite-for-holiday-show.html

Feds charge 3 N.Y. men in 'reign of terror and violence'



Three New York men are facing a federal indictment after they carried out a "reign of terror and violence" by burglarizing Connecticut and New York homes -- including the home invasion of a Round Hill Road residence in Greenwich earlier this year, authorities said Friday.

http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Feds-charge-3-N-Y-men-in-reign-of-terror-and-4081070.php

12 Arrested In Port Chester Drug Sweep



... 15 Weber Drive Port Chester George Duche, 23, 168 Poningo St., Port Chester, N.Y. John Lujan, 42, 2 Sherman Ave., Greenwich, Conn. Frank Peterson, 45, 19 South 9th Ave., Mount Vernon Vincent King, 46, 5 Leonard St., Port Chester Demetrius Williams, ...

http://rye.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/12-arrested-port-chester-drug-sweep

Police run down suspect in burglary attempt



A Stamford man is facing several charges after he allegedly smashed a window at a Halsey Drive residence in a failed burglary attempt Thursday and was chased down by police near the Greenwich/Stamford border.

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14253/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=vAhe7pxY&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4

3 Men Charged with Multiple Home Invasions in Area



A trio of men from New York has been indicted on multiple federal charges stemming from home invasion robberies in Greenwich, New Canaan, and New Castle, NY.

http://darien.patch.com/articles/3-men-charged-with-round-hill-home-invasion-330b42bb

New York Times Finds A Weird Way To Kick Steve Cohen When He's Down



... SAC Capital Advisors, against a government inquiry into insider trading misstated the size of Mr. Cohen's house in Greenwich, Conn. It is 35,000 square feet, not 14,000. Was this supposed to be some kind of sick joke? 14,000 square feet, really? Why ...

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/11/new-york-times-finds-a-weird-way-to-kick-steve-cohen-when-hes-down/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dealbreaker+%28Dealbreaker%29

NC man busted for CT attempted burglary



... had recently been broken and Shepard later admitted to breaking the window in a failed attempt to gain entry. A Greenwich Police K-9 led police to the discovery of Shepard's discarded clothing along his path of travel while running from police, as ...

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/crime/nc-man-busted-for-greenwich-attempted-burglary

3 Men Charged With Multiple Home Invasions



A trio of men from New York has been indicted on multiple federal charges stemming from home invasion robberies in Greenwich, New Canaan, and New Castle, NY.

http://newcanaan.patch.com/articles/3-men-charged-with-multiple-home-invasions

3 Men Charged With Round Hill Home Invasion



A trio of men from New York has been indicted on multiple federal charges stemming from home invasion robberies in Greenwich, New Canaan, and New Castle, NY.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/3-men-charged-with-round-hill-home-invasion

911 dispatchers: The unsung heroes of emergency response



The wrath of Superstorm Sandy brought the heroic work of many Greenwich first responders to the forefront, but it is the town's public safety dispatchers who often go unrecognized when emergency strikes.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101606-911-dispatchers-the-unsung-heroes-of-emergency-response.html

Art gallery to open at Audubon Center



... many other renowned natural history artists has announced the Dec. 1 opening of the Oppenheimer Gallery at Audubon Greenwich. The Audubon Center of Greenwich, the National Audubon Society's first nature education center, has a history of protecting ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101599-art-gallery-to-open-at-audubon-center.html

Chick Flix Robbers Eat, Pray, Love, Steal, And Go To Jail



... In fact, Johnson and Bryant apparently traveled all that way in order to enter a lovely movie theater in beautiful Greenwich, CT - they were looking for chick flix. Well sort of. Stay with me. While the movie was playing on the Greenwich silver ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/billsinger/2012/11/30/chick-flix-robbers-eat-pray-love-steal-and-go-to-jail/

Goalie oriented: Brunswick has an edge in the net



Brunswick's Tommy Dwyer leads a strong group of returning players into the new season. Photo: Keelin Daly, ST / Greenwich Time Brunswick goalie Gryphon Richardson "gives us the chance to win every game," say Coach Ron Van Belle. Photo: Bob Luckey, ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Goalie-oriented-Brunswick-has-an-edge-in-the-net-901037.php

Alliance says yes: Can digital divide in Greenwich students be overcome?



... passing day, especially for students dreaming of college or good jobs after graduation. But in a community like Greenwich where it seems everyone has an iPad and wireless connectivity is taken for granted, it can be easy to forget that not everyone ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101604-alliance-says-yes-can-digital-divide-in-greenwich-students-be-overcome-.html

2013 Theatre Apprentice Company Accepting Applications



... under-the-stars settings of its waterfront venues - Pickney Park in Rowayton and Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich. Shakespeare on the Sound productions are presented to the public free of charge. If you have any questions about the Apprentice ...

http://norwalk.patch.com/blog_posts/accepting-applications-for-2013-theatre-apprentice-company

Holiday Shopping: Spending Limits For Kids' Presents?



... like seeing a child's eyes light up as they unwrap gift after gift. And that's what we want to hear from you about Greenwich! Do you set spending limits on the presents you buy for your kids? How much is too much? How much is too little? And, where ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/holiday-shopping-spending-limits-for-kids-presents-2ca6ba68

What To Do In Greenwich This Weekend



GREENWICH, Conn. The holiday season gets in full swing this weekend in Greenwich with several festive events.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-greenwich-weekend-7

EPA Fines Greenwich School Bus Company For Idling



DANBURY, Conn. A school bus company that serves several school districts in Connecticut, including Danbury and Greenwich, has been fined by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for violating anti-idling regulations.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/epa-fines-school-bus-company-idling-danbury

New Canaan Kicks Off Holidays With Downtown Stroll



... York City and since then has been performed at the Tribeca Film Festival, at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, in Greenwich and in New Canaan. The stroll will also feature a fire pit to warm up people during what is expected to be a cool and fun ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/events/new-canaan-kicks-holidays-downtown-stroll

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Audubon Greenwich opens new exhibit of famed naturalist's work



"Wild Turkey" , a watercolor painting by the late famous ornithologist and painter John James Audubon, is on view in "Exploring Audubon's Art -- Comparing Audubon's Watercolors and Print Editions." The exhibition, the first at the recently-established Oppenheimer Gallery at Audubon Greenwich, features various editions of Audubon's bird paintings.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Audubon-Greenwich-opens-new-exhibit-of-famed-4078721.php

How To Make Money While Following Your Passion



... family, and doing things because you have to, not because you want to," says Nancy Collamer, a career coach in Old Greenwich, Conn., and author of "Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement," to be published by ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/29/encore-careers_n_2212237.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HP%2FBusiness+%28Business+on+The+Huffington+Post%29

January is APDT's National Train Your Dog Month



... Canine, is a certified professional dog trainer teaching dog training classes in Westchester, Manhattan and Greenwich, CT homes. A valedictorian graduate of The San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, she is committed to applying learning ...

http://www.examiner.com/article/january-is-apdt-s-national-train-your-dog-month-1?cid=rss

Mixed verdict in man's sex assault trial



A former job coach for a Greenwich organization serving the mentally handicapped was found not guilty Monday of forcibly raping a woman under his care in March 2011.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=5vLtKy6e&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

New Canaan Football Player Competes For Regional Team



... Football University regional championships. FAIRIELD COUNTY, Conn. Young football players from Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich and New Canaan will be among the participants in the Football University regional championship beginning Saturday at ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/sports/norwalk-football-players-compete-regional-team

Norwalk Football Players Compete For Regional Team



... Football University regional championships. FAIRIELD COUNTY, Conn. Young football players from Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich and New Canaan will be among the participants in the Football University regional championship beginning Saturday at ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/sports/norwalk-football-players-compete-regional-team

Trio Face ID, Credit Card Theft Charges After Fleeing Police



A trio from New York City face a plethora of ID and credit theft charges as well as interfering with police after Greenwich Police stopped them after a high-speed chase through Riverside.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/trio-face-id-credit-card-theft-charges-after-fleeing-police

Police: Man Caught Buying Ecstasy Outside City Bar



A Greenwich man faces a felony charge after police spotted him buying ecstasy pills in a White Plains parking garage, police say.

http://whiteplains.patch.com/articles/police-man-caught-with-ecstasy-outside-city-bar

Merrill Nabs 10 Advisors Managing $1.07B



... additions to its force. The hires from Morgan Stanley include Jeffrey Wells in Mill Valley, Calif., Keith Ward in Greenwich, Conn., John Forster in Washington, D.C., Raymond Abbate in Red Bank, N.J., and father-son team Bob Reinert and Craig Reinert ...

http://www.onwallstreet.com/news/Merrill-Lynch-Adds-10-Advisors-2682131-1.html

Continuance granted as neighbors oppose development



Plans to build the new location for Greenwich Reform Synagogue in a residential part of Orchard Street have raised neighbor protests as the town begins its review of the proposal.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101595-continuance-granted-as-neighbors-oppose-development.html

Third resident made a millionaire



Paul Thomas of Boston buys $215 worth of Powerball lottery tickets at Zyn's News & Cigar Store on Greenwich Avenue, Wednesday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/2-state-residents-have-million-dollar-tickets-4076725.php

Wilton Meadows moves ahead



... responses of a real pet. "The power of touch and the value of hugs can't be overestimated," said Shipe Hajdari, of Greenwich Woods Rehabilitation and HealthCare Center, which is a sister facility to Wilton Meadows. "Stress is decreased and healing ...

http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/wiltonbulletin/news/localnews/134152-wilton-meadows-moves-ahead.html

Sweet or savory, empanadas make a versatile treat



Rui Correia, chef and owner of Douro Restaurant in Greenwich, Conn., is back with must-try empanada recipes.

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/49999567/ns/today-food/

Budget discussed, Moriarty re-elected as board chair



... votes being able to pick the chairman. "For 30 years both Republicans and Democrats had respected the will of the Greenwich voter and allowed the party that won at the ballot box to nominate the chair," Mr. Anderson said in a prepared statement ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101594-budget-discussed-moriarty-re-elected-as-board-chair.html

GEMS, Town Get OK for Temporary Replacement of King Street Station



Greenwich Emergency Medical Service will be able to replace its condemned King Street station with a temporary housing trailer for the crew assigned to respond to medical emergencies in the town's northwest corner.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/gems-town-get-ok-for-temporary-replacement-of-king-street-station

5 Holiday Gift Ideas Under $40



... fights human trafficking. $38, at www.thebravecollection.com or at Peridot Fine Jewelry , 112 Mason Street in Greenwich. 3. Hand-beaded African Ornaments and Key Chains. A perfect gift for your child's teacher or your hostess, these hand-beaded ...

http://darien.patch.com/blog_posts/5-holiday-faves-under-40

Thrown Drink, Thrown Punch, Thrown in Jail



A Greenwich man at Darien Social threw his drink in the face of another bar patronon Wednesday, Nov.

http://darien.patch.com/articles/thrown-drink-thrown-punch-thrown-in-jail

How to Track Down the Hottest Toys



Santa's awesome, but he doesn't always deliver the hottest toys of the season on demand to Greenwich, no matter how nicely we ask.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/how-to-track-down-the-hottest-toys-0cd63dff

An Overwhelming Thank You for Overhwelming Support



To the editor: Neighbor to Neighbor would like to thank the Greenwich community for the outpouring of support we received following Hurricane Sandy and leading up to Thanksgiving.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/an-overwhelming-thank-you-for-overhwleming-support

Marie Ianniello, 85, Retired Fawcett Publications Employee



... in Rye Brook, NY, was educated in the Rye, NY public school system. She was employed by Fawcett Publications in Greenwich, for more than 40 years, which later became the CBS Corporation. She is survived by her brother Vincent Ianniello. She was ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/marie-ianniello-85-retired-fawcett-publications-employee

Knight Capital jumps on Getco buyout offer



... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity

http://www.omaha.com/article/20121129/AP05/311289931

Knight Capital jumps on Getco buyout offer



... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007.

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20121129/PC05/121129388/1010/knight-capital-jumps-on-getco-buyout-offer

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Defending Champs Crush Greenwich In Football Playoffs



GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich High football team fought to the end of Wednesday night's Class LL state quarterfinal.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/defending-champs-crush-greenwich-football-playoffs

Educators rewarded for students' gains



... them and the hard work they put in." The sixth annual Fairfield County Academic Gain Awards were presented by the Greenwich-based Lone Pine Foundation at a ceremony at the University of Connecticut Stamford. The Lone Pine Foundation award is given ...

http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/norwalk/db_44360/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=8kGxN8ct&pn=0

Getco makes $3.50 per share bid for Knight Capital



... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares rose 45 cents, or 15.2 percent, to ...

http://www.eveningsun.com/localbiz/ci_22080363/getco-makes-3-50-per-share-bid-knight?source=rss

Greenwich toy store celebrates 25 years



Andrew Lev, manager, of Smart Kids, a toy store holds a Lego's War Wars in Greenwich, Conn., Nov.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Greenwich-toy-store-celebrates-25-years-4075211.php

Town begins storm-delayed leaf pickup



Greenwich residents have until Monday, Dec. 3 to collect their leaves roadside for one-time collection by the Highway Department on that day.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Town-begins-storm-delayed-leaf-pickup-4074371.php

On swimming, Sargent, and meeting a husband-to-be . . . at 12



A: It's changed, but not for the better. When we were kids we'd walk down Greenwich Avenue and have a soda in the drugstore or listen to the jukebox.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/On-swimming-Sargent-and-meeting-a-husband-to-be-4074454.php

In so many words: Cathy Ogden steps down after capturing voices of Greenwich for nearly 20 years



Cathy Ogden, who recently retired after 19 years as chairman of the Oral History Project, says of her organization, "The OHP is pretty well known in town, but it should be more so." Photo: Anne W. Semmes / CT Pictured here are just some of the 137 books and nearly 870 oral histories produced by the Greenwich Library Oral History Project.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/In-so-many-words-Cathy-Ogden-steps-down-after-4074417.php

General earns his stripes: Former Brunswick football star finds a home at Washington and Lee



... Brunswick Bruin Joe Beninati is now a running back for the Washington and Lee Generals. Photo: Contributed Photo / Greenwich Citizen Former Brunswick Bruin star Joe Beninati, No. 38, recently completed his first season as a running back for the ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/highschool/articleGallery/General-earns-his-stripes-Former-Brunswick-4074416.php

Billy Ying sweeps the floor around the Knight Capital trading post on ...



... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares closed up 45 cents to $3.42. ...

http://www.mycentraljersey.com/viewart/20121128/NJBIZ/311280048/Knight-Capital-jumps-Getco-buyout-offer?odyssey=mod|newswell|img|FRONTPAGE|p

House of the Day: There's a Barn Hiding Behind This Staid Stone Facade



... of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Greenwich, Conn. Price: $6,695,000 The Skinny: The buttoned-up bedroom community of Greenwich, Conn. practically demands formal ...

http://curbed.com/archives/2012/11/28/theres-a-barn-hiding-behind-this-staid-stone-facade.php

Parolee Charged With Bike Theft, Robbery In Greenwich



A 19-year-old parolee from New Haven was arrested after allegedly stealing a bicycle in Greenwich then robbing a man at gunpoint on Fairfield Road, according to police.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/parolee-charged-bike-theft-robbery-greenwich

Knight Capital jumps on Getco buyout offer



... by its partners and executive team. Its only outside investor is General Atlantic, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn. General Atlantic bought a minority equity interest in Getco in 2007. Knight shares rose 43 cents to $3.40 in afternoon ...

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Knight-Capital-jumps-on-Getco-buyout-offer-4073313.php

Second Acts: Turning Your Passion Into a Paycheck



... family, and doing things because you have to, not because you want to," says Nancy Collamer, a career coach in Old Greenwich, Conn., and author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement , to be published by ...

http://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/articles/2012/11/28/second-acts-turning-your-passion-into-a-paycheck?s_cid=rss:second-acts-turning-your-passion-into-a-paycheck

Holiday gift designed for Greenwich women



The Inner Glow Outer Glam Holiday Package is described as the "little box of BIG health, wellness, personal growth and beauty" and is quickly becoming a sought after item on the holiday wish list of Greenwich and Fairfield County women.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Holiday-gift-designed-for-Greenwich-women18830.shtml

Local bank promotes two



... day-to-day operations of that branch and has supervisory responsibilities for the following branches: New Canaan, Greenwich, and four Stamford branches located at 160 Atlantic St., 2950 Summer St., 1980 West Main St. and 637 Shippan Ave. "At First ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/movingon/Local-bank-promotes-two18822.shtml

More



... recognition should be made to the following organizations for their generosity: St. Paul Lutheran Church in Byram, Greenwich, Perrot, Cos Cob, and especially Byram Library staff, Nestle Waters, Varmax/Liquor Pantry, Costco, Pinny Randall at The ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Letters-to-the-editor-4074076.php

CT Powerball Drawing Wednesday; Jackpot Hits $500



... night. Connecticut has had a past of selling winning tickets, including a $254 million jackpot winner to a trio of Greenwich asset managers in 2011 . Visit our directory to find the closest gas station, liquor store or convenience retailer.

http://windsor.patch.com/articles/ct-powerball-drawing-wednesday-jackpot-hits-500

Tips for memoir writing Nov. 29



Do you have the kind of life story you feel can entertain or inspire others? Have you ever wanted to tell people about yourself but just thought you didn't know how? A new program in town may have just the kind of tips you are looking for when At Home in Greenwich presents a Memoir Writing Workshop on Thursday, Nov.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101557-tips-for-memoir-writing-nov-29.html

Burtons pledge $1 million to Breast Cancer Alliance



For years Bob and Paula Burton of Greenwich have been tireless supporters of innovative research education and outreach programs to fight breast cancer.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101585-burtons-pledge-1-million-to-breast-cancer-alliance.html

Littlejohn Exits Synchronous Aerospace



Greenwich, Conn.-based Littlejohn & Co. is selling Synchronous Aerospace Group to Precision Castparts Corp.

http://www.pehub.com/174692/littlejohn-exits-synchronous-aerospace/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

EPA Fines Naugatuck Bus Company for Idling Buses



... In fall 2011, EPA observed school buses idling for extended periods of time at Ocean State locations in East Greenwich and South Kingstown, R.I. and at STA of Connecticut locations in Danbury, Naugatuck , Higganum, Stamford (two locations), and ...

http://naugatuck.patch.com/articles/epa-fines-naugatuck-bus-company-for-idling-buses

Top Toys Greenwich Kids Are Asking For



... themselves are generally the best judges of what's in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the Greenwich area and beyond are saying: Toys 'R' Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/top-toys-greenwich-kids-are-asking-for

Join Patch for the Old Greenwich First Light Celebration



What are you doing Saturday night? Head to the village of Old Greenwich to get a jumpstart on the holiday season.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/join-patch-for-the-old-greenwich-first-light-celebration

Democrat Moriarty Retains Board of Ed Chair



... the written ballot vote was cast. "For 30 years, both Republicans and Democrats have respected the will of the Greenwich voter and allowed the party that won at the ballot box to nominate the Chairman. Each Republican member of this Board received ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/democrat-moriarty-retains-board-of-ed-chair

Greenwich Law Firm Announces Election of One of its Members to Connecticut State Office



... Connecticut's 150th District in the State House of Representatives. Mr. Walko, 42, a third-generation resident of Greenwich, ran on the Republican ticket with a platform stressing the need for fiscal discipline on the state level. Mr. Walko ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/11/prweb10171690.htm

Greenwich Synagogue Talks Put On Hold Until January



Attorney Mario F. Coppola, right, hands a write-up of a case to members of the Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission that supported his argument against changing lot lines on the proposed synagogue site.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/politics/greenwich-synagogue-talks-put-hold-until-january

Wintry mix sweeps across Southwestern Conn.



Snow-covered sandbags in the parking lot of the Sound Beach Fire House in Old Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2012, are a reminder of a week of wild weather during which Greenwich was hit with the one-two punch of a hurricane and nor'easter. A woman walks in the rain along the Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Tuesday, November 27, ... (more)

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Wintry-mix-sweeps-across-Southwestern-Conn-4069249.php

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Railroad Maintenance: One Tax Credit That Is All but Permanent



... up short-line railroads that connect businesses to the country's major, cross-continental rail networks. The Greenwich, Conn.-based company, which counted $829 million in revenue and $119.5 million in after-tax profit last year, purchased its ...

http://www.rollcall.com/news/railroad_maintenance_one_tax_credit_that_is_all_but_permanent-219419-1.html?pos=hbtxt

Greenwich firm helps clients track trades



While federal law enforcement officials are stepping up their efforts to combat insider trading at investment firms, a Greenwich company has introduced a product that can help companies analyze their trades to detect anomalies.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Greenwich-firm-helps-clients-track-trades-4071697.php

School bus company fined for idling



The EPA has cited a school bus company that runs buses in Greenwich and Danbury for several cases of excessive diesel idling in Connecticut.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/School-bus-company-fined-for-idling-4071579.php

Dorothy Day moves toward sainthood



... a saint. (Meyer Liebowitz/The New York Times) Photo: MEYER LIEBOWITZ, New York Times / NYTNS SPECIAL TO THE TIME, GREENWICH,CT.--Dorothy Day, 76, editor of the Catholic Worker,speaks to newsmen Aug.14, 1973 after being released from the County Jail ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Dorothy-Day-moves-toward-sainthood-4071499.php

Houston junior wins USTA National Open 16 championships



... Miami, Fla., Tillman Haynes, Dallas, the No. 5 seed Lee-Shawn Stein, Edmond, Okla., and No. 3 Kyle Mautner, Greenwich, Conn. Mautner threatened to upset the second-seeded Gonzalez in the semifinals by winning the first set 6-2, but Gonzalez was able ...

https://www.examiner.com/article/houston-junior-wins-usta-national-open-16-championships?cid=rss

School bus company fined for idling



The EPA has cited a school bus company that runs buses in Greenwich and Danbury for several cases of excessive diesel idling in Connecticut.

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14253/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=Nz9s8Oh1&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

SCC-FCIAC football



... matchups in 2013-14: New Canaan vs. Daniel Hand Staples vs. Xavier Darien vs. Hillhouse Ridgefield vs. Cheshire Greenwich vs. West Haven St. Joseph vs. Notre Dame Bpt. Central vs. North Haven Trumbull vs. Shelton Stamford vs. Fairfield Prep Danbury ...

http://www.milfordmirror.com/1999/scc-fciac-football/

First Reserve looks to grow Ameriforge's international business



... the company to open more international locations as well as hire more local employees in the coming months. Greenwich, Conn.-based First Reserve, an energy investment firm that has an office in Houston, acquired Ameriforge from Houston-based ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2012/11/27/first-reserve-looks-to-grow.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_29+%28Energy+Conservation+Industry+News%29

United Rentals to Webcast Investor Day Meeting



... Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 3000 IndexA and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20121127006514&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

More than Abel: Staples' swimmer making waves at all levels



Verity Abel of Staples High School in the 500 free-style event during the FCIAC girls swimming championships at Greenwich High School, Saturday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/More-than-Abel-Staples-swimmer-making-waves-at-4070480.php

Greenwich Basketball Star Commits To Rice



Basketball standout Sean Obi, a resident of Greenwich who plays at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, committed to play the sport at Rice University.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-basketball-star-commits-rice

Harvard doctor turned hedge fund felon lured by ambition, riches



... of dollars a year. He built a gabled, 10,000-square-foot home on three acres in the nation's hedge-fund capital, Greenwich, Connecticut. He assembled a small fleet of pricey cars, including a 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish and a 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider ...

http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf/2012/11/harvard_doctor_turned_hedge_fu.html

SAC Capital said to plan investor conference call



SAC Capital Advisors, the $14 billion hedge fund run by Greenwich resident Steven A. Cohen, plans to hold a conference call with clients on Wednesday, according to an investor who asked not to be named because the information is private.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43481/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=d2kIO88P&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Snow still possible today



So far it's been nothing but a rainy morning in Greenwich, but one to three inches of snow could stick Tuesday in the area and possibly mix with rain Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101589-snow-still-possible-today.html

Adopt-A-Dog receives $15,000 donation



Adopt-A-Dog, a Greenwich-based nonprofit shelter and sanctuary for rescued cats and dogs, has received a $15,000 donation from The Veterinary Cancer Center to support the shelter's animal care and adoption initiatives.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101580-adopt-a-dog-receives-15000-donation-.html

SAC Capital said to plan investor conference call



SAC Capital Advisors , the $14 billion hedge fund run by Greenwich resident Steven A. Cohen , plans to hold a conference call with clients on Wednesday, according to an investor who asked not to be named because the information is private.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/SAC-Capital-said-to-plan-investor-conference-call-4070340.php

The Jimi Hendrix 'Experience' on His 70th Birthday



Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.biography.com/bio-now/the-jimi-hendrix-experience-on-his-70th-birthday-21045359

Snow Postpones Greenwich Playoff Football Game



The postponed game will be played at Palmer Field in Middletown on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. State semifinal games that were scheduled for Saturday have been moved to Sunday to maintain the scheduled three days of rest between games.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/snow-postpones-greenwich-playoff-football-game

4th Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend



Carriage rides, holiday entertainment, professional ice carving, bouncy castles, live reindeer and more will set the season in motion in downtown Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/4th-Annual-Greenwich-Holiday-Stroll-Weekend18790.shtml

The anti-Black Friday



Brunswick student volunteer Thomas Errichett wipes chalk off the jacket of Julie Campos at Family Centers Arch Street Preschool in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Giving-Tuesday-The-anti-Black-Friday-4068067.php

Colorado BioScience Association Names Sophono Finalist for 'Rising Star' Award



... on $7 million in growth capital financing. Wexford Capital LP, an SEC-registered investment advisor based in Greenwich, Conn., led the Series B round of financing. To support its rapid-growth pace, Sophono also moved its Boulder, Colo., headquarters ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/11/prweb10173041.htm

Stamford Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.3 Percent



... last month rose to 9.0 percent overall. Nationally, the United State's unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. Locally, Greenwich's unemployment rate currently sits at 5.9 percent, Darien's at 6.3 percent and New Canaan's is at 6.0 percent. A PDF of the ...

http://stamford.patch.com/articles/stamford-unemployment-rate-holds-at-93-percent

Police: Identity Theft Caper Spans Northeast



Last December, when a man who gave his name as Theng F. "Eddie" Chia left the employ of Bambou restaurant in Greenwich before his two-week training period was up, he may have taken away more than his paycheck.

http://stamford.patch.com/articles/police-identity-theft-caper-spans-northeast-0ab2413d

Weight-Loss Powder Fraud



... ViSalus' corporate parent is Blyth , a New York Stock Exchange-traded marketing and catalog company based in Greenwich, Conn. Blyth owns most of ViSalus and has come to depend on the subsidiary's rapid growth to sustain it. That's a very big risk ...

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/27/will-blyth-investors-suffer-powder-burn.html

Police: Identity Theft Caper Spanning Northeast, Began in Greenwich



Last December, when a man who gave his name as Theng F. "Eddie" Chia left the employ of Bambou restaurant in Greenwich before his two-week training period was up, he may have taken away more than his paycheck.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/police-identity-theft-caper-spanning-northeast-began-in-greenwich

That's The Way The Ball Bounces...a Ticket for Trespassing



A Greenwich father and his son avoided more serious charges such as burglary, because they used an unlocked door to enter Central Middle School Saturday night to play basketball.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/that-s-the-way-the-ball-bounces-a-ticket-for-trespassing

Shoppers Beware! Don't Leave Valuables in Plain Sight



Greenwich Police say that when you park your car, hide your valuables. Don't give thieves a reason to smash a car window and hijack the purse, briefcase or other shopping bag containing valuables.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/shoppers-beware-don-t-leave-valuables-in-plain-sight

Peter J. Francis, 75, Cos Cob Resident Who Enjoyed 'The Griff'



... local golf course "The Griff". Family and friends may visit at the Castiglione Funeral Home , 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, on Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 12 p.m. at the funeral home with internment ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/peter-j-francis-75-cos-cob-resident-who-enjoyed-the-griff

Town Expects Sandy Damage To Be Covered By Insurance, FEMA



... of damage to its parks, beaches, golf course and to its trees, all caused by Hurricane Sandy. According Greenwich Comptroller Peter Mynarski, the town has $350 million in insurance coverage that it will use for payment to repair the extensive damage ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/town-expects-sandy-damage-to-be-covered-by-insurance-fema

Fairfield Unemployment Rises to 7.3 Percent



... State's unemployment rate is 7.9 percent. Locally, Westport's unemployment rate currently sits at 6.4 percent, Greenwich at 5.9 percent and Darien's is at 6.3 percent. The Fairfield County unemployment average for October was 8.6 percent. A PDF of ...

http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/fairfield-unemployment-rises-to-73-percent

Arrowood Indemnity Co v. King



... & Storrs (Peter F. Durning, on the brief), Boston, MA, (Frederick P. Rickles, Gilbride, Tusa, Last & Spellane LLC, Greenwich, CT, on the brief), for G. Oliver, Mulvey, Oliver, ...

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1615376.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FindLaw2nd+%28FindLaw+Case+Law+Updates+-+2nd+Circuit+COA%29

Letter: State Rep.-Elect Walko Thanks Greenwich Voters



The Greenwich Daily Voice accepts signed, original letters to the editor. Letters may be emailed to Greenwich reporter Eric Gendron at egendron@dailyvoice.com. The following letter is from State Rep.-Elect Stephen Walko.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-state-rep-elect-walko-thanks-greenwich-voters

Greenwich Kicks Off Season With Holiday Stroll Weekend



Carriage rides, holiday entertainment, professional ice carving, bouncy castles and live reindeer will set the holiday season in motion in downtown Greenwich at the fourth Annual Greenwich Holiday Stroll Weekend.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-kicks-season-holiday-stroll-weekend

Greenwich High Releases High Honor, Honor Roll



GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich High School released the names of the students who achieved high honor and honor roll for the first marking period.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-releases-high-honor-honor-roll

Greenwich Football Begins Quest For State Title



Sixth-seeded Greenwich takes on defending state champion Xavier in Middletown to kick off the Class LL state quarterfinals on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Cardinals are one of the most successful football programs in state history, having made 14 appearances in the state championship game and having won seven .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-football-begins-quest-state-title

Crash Victim Tells Teens In White Plains To Ex The Text



... those who asked got the driver to stop, said Steve Mochel, owner of Fresh Green Light, a driving school in Rye and Greenwich, Conn. "Being the person that says, 'Stop driving while texting,' is a good thing, and is the one thing that will probably ...

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/news/crash-victim-tells-teens-white-plains-ex-text

Caroline Kennedy Videos



Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut.

http://www.biography.com/people/caroline-kennedy-204598/videos/caroline-kennedy-youthful-ambition-2197993218

Monday, November 26, 2012

Giving Tuesday: The anti-Black Friday



... one's making me do," said Roberts, 49. The staff at Family Centers is hoping others will follow Roberts' lead. The Greenwich nonprofit, which serves lower Fairfield County, is one of several charities in the area promoting the new initiative #Giving ...

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=yeJvvmAZ&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

Brynwood sells Balance Bar to Carlyle unit



Three of Balance Bar's products, Original, Bare and Gold. Greenwich-based Brynwood Partners has sold the nutrition and energy bar company to NBTY, Inc.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Brynwood-sells-Balance-Bar-to-Carlyle-unit-4068322.php

Zoning panel to hear first step in synagogue plan



... has angered some Cos Cob residents will be front and center at the Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday. The Greenwich Reform Synagogue is seeking a final subdivision to revise lot lines at a property it wants to buy in Cos Cob. The synagogue ...

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=TQZMi1pX&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Harvard Doctor Turns Felon After Lure of Insider Trading



... of dollars a year. He built a gabled, 10,000-square-foot home on three acres in the nation's hedge-fund capital, Greenwich, Connecticut. He assembled a small fleet of pricey cars, including a 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish and a 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-27/harvard-doctor-turns-felon-after-lure-of-insider-trading.html

Harvard Doctor Turned Morgan Stanley Felon Was Lured by Riches



... of dollars a year. He built a gabled, 10,000-square-foot home on three acres in the nation's hedge-fund capital, Greenwich, Connecticut. He assembled a small fleet of pricey cars, including a 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish and a 2009 Alfa Romeo Spider ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-ME45SB0UQVI901-4VGDRF24NFUO3CUE9FLKVJ679Q

Pauline Rameor, 69, Operations Supervisor, of Greenwich



... Daniel Sileo and the late Constance Tripodi Sileo. She was married to Charles "Skip" Rameor. She retired from the Greenwich Police Department as the business operations supervisor. She was a past president of the Glenville Seniors. She is survived ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/pauline-rameor-69-operations-supervisor-greenwich

Offensive line key to Wreckers' success



... in the quarterfinal round of the Class LL playoffs when the top-seeded Wreckers -- fresh off an 48-30 win over Greenwich in the FCIAC championship -- host No. 8 West Haven at 6:30 p.m. "We take a lot of pride in keeping Jack Massie upright. That's ...

http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Staples-offensive-line-key-to-Wreckers-success-4067969.php

Bridgeport schools talked with NVL, would leave FCIAC



... for its standings and had one team each week needing to search for non-league games. Schools such as Staples and Greenwich played only nine regular season games this season, one fewer that most teams. The league could have two eight-team divisions ...

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Bridgeport-schools-talked-with-NVL-would-leave-4068108.php

Bistro Latino opens in Greenwich



... Main in historic Bethlehem, PA; and Bistro Latino, in Tuckahoe, NY. On November 1, 2012, Chef Palomino introduced Greenwich, CT to his second Bistro Latino Bar and Tapas. Bistro Latino is located in the former Greenwich Tavern restaurant, which was ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Business_21/Bistro-Latino-opens-in-Greenwich18774.shtml

Greenwich Old Timers honor athletes making a difference



For more than 50 years the Old Timers Athletic Association of Greenwich has been honoring those who have excelled on the sports field and those who have excelled off it by giving back to the community.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101577-greenwich-old-timers-honor-athletes-making-a-difference.html

McGraw-Hill sells textbook unit to private ...



... "Investors should be happy with $2.5 billion," said independent analyst Craig Huber of Huber Research Partners in Greenwich, Connecticut. McGraw-Hill stock closed up 0.4 percent at $51.89, while Apollo shares slipped 0.4 percent to $15.27. ...

http://whtc.com/news/articles/2012/nov/26/apollo-global-to-buy-mcgraw-hills-education-publishing-unit-for-25-billion/

Greenwich Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.9 Percent



There was an uptick in Greenwich's local labor situation over the last four weeks - with the town's latest unemployment rate growing by .4 percent from September.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-unemployment-rate-rises-to-5-9-percent

Letter: Cos Cob Resident Opposes Synagogue Proposal



As a Cos Cob resident I am writing to express my deepest concern about Greenwich Reform Synagogue's proposed development on Orchard Street in Cos Cob.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-cos-cob-resident-opposes-synagogue-proposal

UPDATE 2-McGraw-Hill sells textbook unit to private equity



... "Investors should be happy with $2.5 billion," said independent analyst Craig Huber of Huber Research Partners in Greenwich, Connecticut. McGraw-Hill stock rose 0.7 percent to $52.06 while Apollo shares slipped 0.7 percent to $15.23 in afternoon ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/26/mcgrawhill-apollo-idUSL4N0962NC20121126?feedType=RSS&feedName=cyclicalConsumerGoodsSector

Littlejohn to Sell Synchronous Aerospace



... and defense markets. Lazard advised Synchronous. Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its portfolio company, Synchronous Aerospace Group, to ...

http://www.pehub.com/174341/littlejohn-sell-synchronous-aerospace/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

Rainy, Snowy Weather Rolling Toward Norwalk



... with more snow expected inland, according to the National Weather Service forecast. While coastal communities from Greenwich to Norwalk to Fairfield should see snow turning to rain by lunchtime Tuesday, Ridgefield and Danbury could get up to an inch ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/rainy-snowy-weather-rolling-toward-fairfield-county

Blyth's ViSalus To Pay $22 Million Dividend



... ore year-end is an effective way to enhance value for all of ViSalus' shareholders." Blyth, Inc., headquartered in Greenwich, CT,is a direct to consumer business focused on both the direct selling and direct marketing channels.

http://www.happi.com/news/2012/11/26/blyth%27s_visalus_to_pay_%2422_million_dividend?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HappiBreakingNews+%28Happi+Breaking+News%29

Fall programs set for YMCA



The YMCA of Greenwich has announced its fall line-up of exercise classes and programs and in addition to the YMCA's typical high energy fall offerings, there will be 16 new classes geared toward promoting a healthier, more active lifestyle.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101575-fall-programs-set-for-ymca.html

NBTY acquires Balance Bar



... Valhalla, N.Y.-based Balance Bar Co. from Brynwood Partners, a private equity fund, for an undisclosed sum. Greenwich, Conn.-based Brynwood in 2008 acquired Balance Bar, a nutritional and energy bar company, from Kraft Foods. Brynwood bought Balance ...

http://libn.com/2012/11/26/nbty-acquires-balance-bar/

Letter: Cos Cob Resident 'Deeply Concerned' About Synagogue Proposal



As a Cos Cob resident I am writing to express my deepest concern about Greenwich Reform Synagogue's proposed development on Orchard Street in Cos Cob.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/letter-cos-cob-resident-deeply-concerned-about-synagogue-proposal

Pauline F. Rameor, 69, Greenwich Police Department Retiree



Pauline F. Rameor, 69, of Greenwich, passed away on Nov. 22, 2012 at Greenwich Hospital.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/pauline-f-rameor-69-a-greenwich-police-department-retiree

Officer Elections for Board of Education



... a chairperson and secretary within one (1) month following Board member elections because of a tie (4-4) vote, the Greenwich Board of Selectmen shall appoint a chairperson and secretary. However, First Selectman Peter Tesei says that ideally the ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/officer-elections-for-board-of-education

School Budget On The Front Burner



The Greenwich Board of Education will convene on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Cos Cob School to begin the vetting of the district's proposed 2013-14 budget, which was initially presented Nov.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/school-budget-on-the-front-burner

Discovery Ventures Inc. Announces the Appointment of Walter Marting as a Director



... had annual revenues of $180 million. From 1977 - 1982 he held the position of Director of Planning at Amax, Inc., Greenwich CT. where he was responsible for operations at Amax's existing worldwide molybdenum properties, and where he was additionally ...

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/discovery-ventures-inc-announces-the-appointment-of-walter-marting-as-a-director-tsx-venture-dvn-1729799.htm

What To Do In White Plains This Week



... driving. Additionally, Steve Mochel, owner of Fresh Green Light, an innovative driving school in Rye and Greenwich, Conn, will talk to the teenagers to give them the tools to influence their friends not to text and drive. They will also make parents ...

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-white-plains-week-4

Find A Job In And Around Greenwich



GREENWICH, Conn. - Are you looking for a job in Greenwich? Here are some jobs posted by employers who are hiring: The Compass Group, a food service management company, is searching for a Chef Manager and a Senior Director of Dining Services .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/find-job-and-around-greenwich-0

DealBook: New Breed of SAC Capital Hire Is at Center of Insider Trading Case



... Mr. Martoma closely collaborated with Mr. Cohen on the questionable trades, prosecutors contend. Mr. Cohen, 56, of Greenwich, Conn., has not been charged, and there is no allegation that he knew the information was confidential. Through a spokesman, ...

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/new-breed-of-sac-capital-hire-is-at-center-of-insider-trading-case/?partner=rss&emc=rss

January great for small caps, but institutions not cashing in



... a factor that can be played," he said. Jacques Friedman, principal and head of global stock selection at AQR in Greenwich, Conn., said he has doubts whether the small-cap premium exists. "January effect or not, I've always called (the size effect) ...

http://www.pionline.com/article/20121126/PRINTSUB/311269991/january-great-for-small-caps-but-institutions-not-cashing-in?

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Profits Amid The Rubble



... homes in the U.S. do not have a backup generator whereas 40% of the homes selling for between $3 and $5 million in Greenwich, Connecticut do have such equipment. Of course, not everyone can afford to protect their home with a backup generator but is ...

http://www.gurufocus.com/news/198897/profits-amid-the-rubble

Christmas classic set for Nov. 28



Residents can enjoy a live performance of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center Wednesday, Nov.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101573-christmas-classic-set-for-nov-28.html

Neighbor to Neighbor receives United Way support



During the 2012-13 fiscal year, Neighbor to Neighbor will receive $10,000 in funding from Greenwich United Way to aid its efforts to provide food and clothing to local families in need.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101572-neighbor-to-neighbor-receives-united-way-support.html

4th Annual Medical Education Conference held despite storm



The ONS Foundation 4th Annual Medical Education Conference - "Replacement Parts" - Innovations in Joint Replacement was held on Saturday, November 3 in the Noble Auditorium of Greenwich Hospital.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/health/4th-Annual-Medical-Education-Conference-held-despite-storm18786.shtml

Solving the Fiscal Cliff and Then Some



... lucky souls, who happen to live in a small number of regional locations like Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Conn, New York and Miami, Florida. They aren't going to be out on the streets begging for money. Two. Cap deductions on the ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertlenzner/2012/11/25/solving-the-fiscal-cliff-and-then-some/

Tax relief for Sandy victims



... County a federal disaster area. So individuals who reside or have a business in these counties, which includes Greenwich, may qualify for tax relief. The declaration permits the IRS to postpone certain deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101571-tax-relief-for-sandy-victims.html

The verdict is in - the book is not dead



Participants in Greenwich Library's recent "Is the Book Dead" discussion included, from left, Moderator Ernest Fleishman, and panelists, Eleanor Lipman, Jason Kaufman, Margery Mayer, and Peter Myers.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/The-verdict-is-in-the-book-is-not-dead-1345399.php

Police Roundup: Landlord-Tenant Dispute; Search for Friends Ends With Arrest



... after he threw a can of paint at a wall and into a washing machine during an eviction proceeding. According to a Greenwich Police report, police were called to the West Division Street resident to assist a constable trying to evict the tenant from a ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/police-roundup-landlord-tenant-dispute-search-for-friends-ends-with-arrest

State To Conduct Vote Recount



Greenwich has been randomly selected to participate in a post-election hand count audit, to be conducted by the Connecticut Secretary of State office on Monday.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/state-to-conduct-vote-recount

Slinky springing back to life at Plymouth firm



... in 1952, enjoyed a renaissance in 1995 after starring in the movie "Toy Story." Robert Farinholt, a partner in Greenwich, Conn.-based Propel Equity Partners, declined to say how much money the private equity firm invested in July, saying only that ...

http://www.wdbo.com/ap/ap/financial-services/slinky-springing-back-to-life-at-plymouth-firm/nTCc2/

Biker Rider Faces Charges of Leaving Accident Scene



A man riding a bike in Riverside just before 1 a.m. Nov. 20 has been arrested by Greenwich Police on charges he left his his car parked in Old Greenwich after a crash with a parked SUV.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/biker-rider-faces-charges-of-leaving-accident-scene

Animation Exhibit Unveils the Process at Blue Sky Studios



... talks and tours. Each time he has done so, he said during a recent phone interview from Blue Sky's headquarters in Greenwich, Conn., he has observed a couple of things. One, "a lot of times people come in and they're thinking an animated movie is ...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/nyregion/animation-exhibit-unveils-the-process-at-blue-sky-studios.html?partner=rss&partner=TOPIXNEWS

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Photos: Thanksgiving football



Brian Book # 53 of Staples douses his coach Marce Petroccio with Gatorade after Staples won the FCIAC championship 48-30 over Greenwich at Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/slideshow/Best-of-Thanksgiving-football-52869.php

Bone-chilling wind doesn't deter Turkey Trot runners



... conditions are an issue is when the teams are driving to and from meets. But the weather was on the minds of Greenwich High School teammates Daniel Wilbanks and Andrew Jarombek on Saturday morning. A stiff wind off the water and some of the coldest ...

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=pIsz0Lq1&detailindex=0&pn=0&ps=4

West Springfield property tax appeals filed with Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board



... as principal assessor after Keefe's tenure, but left the city's employ in June to take a higher paying position in Greenwich, Conn. "All of these (appeals) are the result of past policies of the Board of Appeals," Neffinger, who has named his own ...

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/11/west_springfield_property_owne_1.html

Flu, pneumonia vaccinations being offered



... Plans do not cover pneumonia immunizations at public clinics. Personal checks can be made payable to the Town of Greenwich. Medicaid and credit cards will not be accepted. If you are paying by cash, exact change will be appreciated. Please wear ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101568-flu-pneumonia-vaccinations-being-offered.html

Man Faces Robbery, Firearm Charges



A man is being held on a $250,000 bond following his arrest on robbery, firearms and larceny charges stemming from two separate incidents in Greenwich this week.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/man-faces-robbery-firearm-charges

Lawyer in Dunne row will testify for NAMA



... also acted as Ms Killilea's immigration lawyer when she and her husband moved to the millionaire's enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut , two years ago. But they fell out in December 2010, when Mr Teplen allegedly failed to return $500,000 which he had ...

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/lawyer-in-dunne-row-will-testify-for-nama-3304459.html

Argentine bondholders fear U.S. court ruling could trigger default



... represented by O'Shea and attorney David Boies, and who have had no involvement in the pari passu case, includes Greenwich, Connecticut-based Gramercy Funds Management, Boston-based MFS Investment Management, London-based Brevan Howard Asset ...

http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/argentine-bondholders-fear-u-court-ruling-could-trigger-022710424--sector.html

Friday, November 23, 2012

Julie Jason: Consider "gifting" to avoid taxes next year



... any money left to leave as an inheritance. According to attorney Greg Saum of The Law Office of Gregory A. Saum of Greenwich, "pretty much every estate planning attorney with clients of some wealth is extremely busy right now, discussing with those ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Julie-Jason-Consider-gifting-to-avoid-taxes-4062798.php

Argentine bondholders fear US court ruling could trigger default



... represented by O'Shea and attorney David Boies, and who have had no involvement in the pari passu case, includes Greenwich, Connecticut-based Gramercy Funds Management, Boston-based MFS Investment Management, London-based Brevan Howard Asset ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/24/argentina-bondholders-appealing-idUSL1E8MO02520121124?feedType=RSS&feedName=marketsNews

Fairfield Prep Falls In Boys Soccer Title Game



... the Bears, while Prep was seeking its first state crown. "I think we matched up better with them than we did with Greenwich,'' Prep coach Ryan Lyddy said, referring to his team's semifinal opponent. "It took us a while to start our progression, but ...

http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/sports/fairfield-prep-falls-boys-soccer-title-game

Splurge sale benefits Adopt-A-Dog



... helping out animals in need. Splurge, Unique Gifts, Home Decor and Jewelry, which is located at 39 Lewis Street in Greenwich, will hold a private shopping event on Monday, Nov. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. During this event, 10% of all sales will be donated ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101567-splurge-sale-benefits-adopt-a-dog.html

Increased Medicaid demand felt across Connecticut



... of residents seeking coverage under Medicaid for Low Income Adults or LIA. However, wealthier communities, such as Greenwich, also are home to a growing number of adults without dependent children who are applying for coverage under the ...

http://www.wdbo.com/ap/ap/social-issues/increased-medicaid-demand-felt-across-conn/nTDdL/

Increased Medicaid demand in Conn.



... , or LIA, a program that serves adults who do not have dependent children. But even wealthier communities, such as Greenwich, are home to a growing number of people who are applying for the coverage. Nearly 84,000 Connecticut residents are enrolled ...

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/increased-medicaid-demand-felt-across-conn

Thanksgiving Day football photos



Brian Book # 53 of Staples douses his coach Marce Petroccio with Gatorade after Staples won the FCIAC championship 48-30 over Greenwich at Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.ctpost.com/sports/slideshow/Best-of-Thanksgiving-football-52869.php

Norwalk Soccer Wins First State Crown Since 1966



... confident in the way I was taking them. I figured I'd go to my usual spot and it worked." Prep, which outlasted Greenwich in penalty kicks in the semifinals, stepped up its pressure in the second half. The Jesuits had several quality chances, ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/sports/norwalk-soccer-wins-first-state-crown-1966

Thanksgiving football in photos



Brian Book # 53 of Staples douses his coach Marce Petroccio with Gatorade after Staples won the FCIAC championship 48-30 over Greenwich at Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/sports/slideshow/Best-of-Thanksgiving-football-52869.php

Increased Medicaid demand felt across Connecticut



... of residents seeking coverage under Medicaid for Low Income Adults or LIA. However, wealthier communities, such as Greenwich, also are home to a growing number of adults without dependent children who are applying for coverage under the ...

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57553740/increased-medicaid-demand-felt-across-connecticut/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CBSNewsGamecore+%28GameCore%3A+CBSnews.com%29

Black Friday Bargains Bring Shoppers To Stamford Mall



... that he'll come back to the mall later for gifts for others. Mother and daughter Helen and Sara Sturzinger of Greenwich didn't come to the mall to shop, but in hopes of winning a $100 American Express gift card from WEBE 108 , as Sara did last year. ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/business/black-friday-bargains-bring-shoppers-stamford-mall

Grant expected to enhance emergency communications



... the town's emergency communications system got a major boost this week when Gov. Dannel Malloy announced that Greenwich will receive a $245,000 grant for the project. The money comes from a state fund known as the Small Town Economic Assistance ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101565-grant-expected-to-enhance-emergency-communications.html

Saks hosts Nov. 29 Save the Children gala



Next Thursday, Nov. 29, Save the Children's Greenwich Leadership Council will be throwing their annual fashion benefit, 'A Festive Evening on the Avenue' at Saks.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101566-saks-hosts-nov-29-save-the-children-gala.html

Artist Eve Olitski's Imagination Took Her In Many Directions



... wood, wax, stone. Here are a few: Richard Jaworowski, a self-taught... Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive in Greenwich, presents "Your Face Squared: Community Self-Portrait Project," featuring more than 600 portraits. Last summer, the museum invited the ...

http://www.courant.com/topic/arts-culture/artists/01000097.topic

Restaurant Jean-Louis Closing its Doors



After nearly 30 years in business, one Greenwich's best-known upscale eateries, Restaurant Jean-Louis on Lewis Street is reportedly closing its doors.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/restaurant-jean-louis-closing-it-doors

School Board keeps April break for now, looks ahead to next year



April break isn't quite a goner yet on the Greenwich Public Schools calendar, but it's going to take a lack of snow this winter to keep it around.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101564-school-board-keeps-april-break-for-now-looks-ahead-to-next-year.html

Letter: Thank You Voters of the 150th District



I am truly grateful to the voters of the 150th State Legislative District, Greenwich's shoreline, who took the time to vote in this past election and elected me their State Representative.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/letter-thank-you-voters-of-the-150th-district

Fairfield couple gives thanks for 80 years together



... boy across the street, not next door. He used to drive me (to school). He had a (fruit peddling) route going to Greenwich on his business and I was at Bassick High School . He would drop me off there and go on," Ann said. "I had a Ford Roadster and ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Fairfield-couple-gives-thanks-for-80-years-of-4060461.php

$7.49 Million Disbursed To State's Sandy Victims So Far



... the amount of her repair bills, the inevitable consequences that residents and business owners from Groton to Greenwich hit hard by Sandy are facing three weeks after the storm. West was one of dozens of people seeking aid this week at the Federal ...

http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-fema-money-1121-20121123,0,593979.story?track=rss

FCIAC Championship: Staples 48, Greenwich 30



Joey Zelkowitz # 22 of Staples gets past a Greenwich defedner during the FCIAC championship football game between Staples High School and Greenwich High School at Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.ctpost.com/hsfootball/slideshow/FCIAC-Championship-Staples-48-Greenwich-30-52850.php

Americorps Cape Cod helps clean up Lady Liberty



... they were seeing on the news. He said they witnessed long lines at gas stations on the way down, and that after Greenwich, Conn., there was no diesel fuel to be found. Spears thought the crew would be helping people in the communities and ...

http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/home2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31394&Itemid=30

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Greenwich Football Falls Short In Title Game Comeback



GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich High football team nearly erased a 20-point halftime deficit in the conference championship game Thanksgiving morning, but Joey Zelkowitz's record rushing day proved to be too much.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-football-falls-short-title-game-comeback

Antoinette Nastro, 84, Greenwich Artist



... was predeceased by three brothers, Nicholas, Anthony and Peter. A service was held Monday at St. Mary's Church in Greenwich. Fred D. Knapp and Son Funeral Home in Greenwich handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/antoinette-nastro-84-greenwich-artist

Staples holds off Greenwich for second straight FCIAC title



Brian Book # 53 of Staples douses his coach Marce Petroccio with Gatorade after Staples won the FCIAC championship 48-30 over Greenwich at Greenwich, Thursday afternoon, Nov.

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Staples-holds-off-Greenwich-for-second-straight-4059893.php

Fairfield County Football Teams Earn Playoff Bids



... represented in the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference state football tournament. Teams from Westport, Greenwich, Stamford and Weston unofficially clinched playoff bids Thursday. Staples will be the No. 1 seed in Class LL and will play ...

http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/sports/fairfield-county-football-teams-earn-playoff-bids

Victory Smiles



The Staples Wreckers are all smiles today after defeating rival the Greenwich Cardinals 48-30 for the FCIAC crown at Greenwich.

http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/41173/

Leaf collection begins Dec. 3; policy adjusted



Hurricane Sandy and this month's nor'easter have left a lot of leaves and branches still on the ground in Greenwich, and because of that the town has adjusted its leaf collection policy.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101562-leaf-collection-begins-dec-3-policy-adjusted-.html

Greenwich Football Falls To Staples on Thanksgiving



Staples High School sewed up its second straight football conference title Thursday by beating Greenwich High on Thanksgiving, 48-30. FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/staples-football-wins-second-straight-conference-title

Share Your Thanksgiving Dinner Photos



... left to set the table and make everything just right. If you've gone above and beyond with your spread this year, Greenwich Patch invites you to show off your hard work! Just upload your Thanksgiving dinner photos to the gallery. Be sure to share ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/share-your-thanksgiving-dinner-photos-3d41a70d

Woman files suit for police dog mauling



A Greenwich woman who was mauled by former police dog McGee in May 2011 has filed suit against the city and McGee's handler, Sgt.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=BWCtY7uY&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4

Town offers Thanksgiving cooking tips



As residents prepare to stuff their bellies with Thanksgiving turkey, the Greenwich Department of Health is offering several tips on proper storage and cooling methods that could be helpful in preventing illness among family and guests over the holiday.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101561-town-offers-thanksgiving-cooking-tips.html

Some 'enchanted' weekend



The holiday season officially arrived in Greenwich last weekend. The Junior League of Greenwich's annual Enchanted Forest hit town and the three-day fund-raiser at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich was another holiday success.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101559-some-enchanted-weekend.html

McArdle's offers reindeer games and more



It's that magical time of year again when Santa and his reindeer, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Blitzen, return to McArdle's Florist & Garden Center on 48 Arch for the Fourth Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival and Santa's Workshop.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101560-mcardles-offers-reindeer-games-and-more.html

FCIAC title



Greenwich 8-0, Staples 8-0 T-DAY SERIES - Staples 5-2 LAST YEAR - Staples 31-27 KEY STATS - Staples has amassed 4,000 total yards, it averages 365 rushing yards per game, fifth best in Connecticut.

http://www.newstimes.com/sports/item/Twitter-Widget-Greenwich-Sports-2371.php

Church members assist Rockaway families



... As part of Mormon congregations from Northern Westchester County and the Connecticut coast from Westport to Greenwich, the Wilton contingent joined an estimated 700 men, women and young adults who traveled by bus with an array of tools to primarily ...

http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/wiltonbulletin/news/localnews/133906-church-members-assist-rockaway-families.html

ExclusiveInside Charlotte's private concert club Music With Friends



... song. Sold out in Charlotte and now expanding elsewhere, Music with Friends is moving into Charleston, S.C. and Greenwich, Conn. "Then, after that once we get the three clubs going, we're going to look at some other markets to see if they are ...

http://www.wcnc.com/home/Inside-Charlottes-private-concert-club-Music-With-Friends-106776673.html