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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

01/24/12 The Raw Greenwich News Feed - Late Night Edition

News Reports About Greenwich, CT
Skakel to judges: 'I didn't commit this crime'
Houston Chronicle
Martha Moxley, shown in this undated photo was found bludgeoned to death with a golf club on her family's estate in Greenwich, Conn in 1975. Her neighbor, Michael Skakel was ...
Greenwich Academy golf
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Greenwich Academy golfer, Brooke Rohrbach, hits off the 2nd tee during match play against The Hotchkiss School and The Taft School at Round Hill Club, Greenwich, Wednesday, April 21, 2010.
Greenwich Academy Downs Darien in Hockey Matchup
The Daily Greenwich
Greenwich Academy goalie Annie DeFrino watches the play closely during Monday's game. Greenwich Academy's Caitlin Buckley tries to clear the puck during Monday's game against Darien. GREENWICH, Conn. – The Greenwich Academy hockey team took on an ...
Documentary offers food for thought in Greenwich
Ct Post
Joel Salatin is one of the farmers featured in the 2010 documentary 'American Meat,' which will get a screening at Audubon Greenwich, Saturday, Jan. 28. The event will run from 4 to 7 pm Although Salatin will not be at the event, there will be a panel ...
Lover of ex-NFL player, Greenwich man convicted in '94 murder
Houston Chronicle
A Southern California woman was convicted Monday of arranging to have a former NFL player and one-time Greenwich resident kill her millionaire boyfriend ...
Greenwich Maintains 'AAA' Bond Rating with Fitch
The town's recent implementation of a debt and reserve policy, augmenting "its already sophisticated, prudent, and conservative financial management," helped Greenwich maintain its favorable bond rating. By Patrick Barnard Although Moody's Investors ...
Fairfield County Spots Commission Hall of Fame dinner
Houston Chronicle
Hall of Fame inductee Ceci Hopp St. Geme during the Fairfield County Hall of Fame dinner at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Photo: Amy Mortensen / Connecticut Post Freelance Lowes Moore and Travis Simms chat during the Fairfield ...

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01/24/12 BREAKING CT NEWS: Marine from Meriden spared incarceration in Haditha, Iraq, killings

Meriden Marine spared incarceration in Haditha, Iraq, killings

A Marine sergeant accused of leading a 2005 massacre of 24 civilians in Haditha, Iraq, was spared jail time on Tuesday for his role in a case that brought international condemnation of U.S. troops.

01/24/12 A Big Thank You To The 200 Who Participated In Greenwich Mitzvah Day!

A big thank you goes out to everyone who contributed to the success of Temple Sholom's Mitzvah Day
and our annual Holiday Toy Drive!
Thank you to our Mitzvah Day Captains!
We couldn't have done it without you!
  • Leslie & Emily Kellman, Project Linus
  • Leslie & Emily Goldberg, Get Ready for Camp
  • Laura & Rachel Kleinhandler, Layette Gift Packs
  • Sindy & David Steinberg & Mary Ellen Evans, iCare Kits
  • Nicole Bier, Be the Match
  • The Wels Family, Neighbor to Neighbor Food Bank
  • Beth & Jonathan Rothschild Sweet Dreams
  • Ellie Telzer & Ezra Hurvitz, Out of Africa
  • The 7th Grade TSRS class, Rock 'n Coin Roll

The following organization
benefited from
your donation of supplies

Be The Match
Jewish Community Council of Canarsie
Neighbor to Neighbor
Pajama Program
Peace Corps
Project Linus
St. Lukes Lifeworks
Westchester Jewish Community Council

Over 200 participated in Mitzvah Day!
This past Sunday was a day of action! Over 200 people, of all ages joined us for Mitzah Day. Whether they were packing up toiletries for a shelter or sorting food for Neighbor to Neighbor, the atmosphere was electric with the feeling of community.

View Pictures From Mitzvah Day by CLICKING HERE

Thank you also to PJ Library for setting up and running the mitzvah projects for "little hands"!
Toy Drive Helps Make Chanukah Special For Many!
Thank you to everyone who donated toys for this year's toy drive, benefiting the Jewish Community Council of Canarsie. Rav David drove the gifts to the Canarsie JCC in Brooklyn and dropped off almost 200 toys.

A very special thank you to Pamela Plummer who as a volunteer organized and coordinated this year's Toy Drive!
Temple Sholom
300 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Chesed Opportunity...
Project Ezra
Feb. 5th, 11am
On Sunday, February 5 we have invited seniors from the Lower East Side and from the local Greenwich area to join us for a special luncheon. We need volunteers to help make their lunch a success. Volunteers help prepare the meal, set tables, welcome our guests, serve the meal, and schmooze. All ages are invited to help. There is a job for everyone.

In addition, you are invited to come early for a learning session with Rabbi Mitch "Honoring the Elderly" at 9:15 am.

11:00 am - Hot dog lunch for volunteers
11:30 am - Guests start to arrive
1:00 pm - Program over
To sign up, please email Rav David at ravdavid@templesholom.com
Temple Sholom | 300 East Putnam Avenue | Greenwich | CT | 06830

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01/24/12 The Topix Greenwich News Message Board (10 stories) TOP STORY: Environmentalist Seeks to Stop Holly Hill Repairs

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Greenwich - News January 24, 2012

Environmentalist Seeks to Stop Holly Hill Repairs (The Daily Greenwich)
GREENWICH, Conn. - In an effort to stave off proposed renovations at the town's recycling center, a Greenwich environmental analyst is arguing that incinerator ashes stored there are contaminating Armstrong Court and the Byram Harbor.

Greenwich priest was conned by accused killer (News Times)
A man who once convinced a group of Greenwich churchgoers that he was the brother of well-known film director Cameron Crowe was confronted with several witnesses Monday in a pretrial murder hearing, including an Episcopal priest from Greenwich who inadvertantly ended up playing a central role in the investigation.

Two New Officers Join the Ranks in Greenwich (The Daily Greenwich)
GREENWICH, Conn. - Greenwich welcomed two new officers who are also Iraq War veterans to its police force at a swearing-in ceremony at Town Hall on Monday.

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Greenwich Community Book On Hold at Library (The Daily Greenwich)
"Zeitoun" by Dave Eggers has been selected as the title for Greenwich Reads Together 2012.

Bush-Holley House to receive a face lift (The Greenwich Post)
The Bush-Holley House has long been a landmark fixture in Greenwich, specifically for more than two and one-half centuries.

Vince Camuto Opens New York Store (Display & Design Ideas)
Greenwich, Conn.-based Vince Camuto LLC recently opened a new store in New York's SoHo neighborhood, according to www.wwd.com. The 2,500-sq.-ft, flagship-which is located at 532 Broadway between Prince and Spring streets-offers both the Vince Camuto and more upscale VC Signature collections of handbags and footwear.

Aquarium Hobbyists (DIRECT Magazine)
Within the last two years discount pet superstores have become the primary shopping source for freshwater home aquarists, supplanting traditional neighborhood pet shops, according to the 1999-2000 National Pet Owners Survey.

Greenwich Sports

Greenwich Scores And Standings: Jan. 24 (Patch)
Editor's Note: Send any write-ups on youth or recreational games in your town to michaeld+sports@patch.com Hannah Jeffrey had a four-point night as the Greenwich High School girls hockey team defeated Wilton 5-4 on Monday at the Dorothy Hamill Rink.

Greenwich Business

Mercedes-Benz to submit new building plan (News Times)
Bowing to public pressure, the owner of Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich has scrapped plans that included creating a 30-bay service facility on West Putnam Avenue.

United Rentals gets US antitrust OK for RSC deal (Canadian Business Magazine)
United Rentals Inc. said Monday that the U.S. antitrust waiting period related to its acquisition of rival rental equipment company RSC Holdings Inc.

01/24/12 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

News Reports About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei

2 Veterans Sworn in As Greenwich Police Officers
By Barbara Heins Yolanda Greenhaw is sworn in as a Greenwich Police officer by First Selectman and Police Commissioner Peter Tesei on Jan. 23, 2012.
Two New Officers Join the Ranks in Greenwich
The Daily Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski (email) 8 hours ago Peter Schmitt shakes hands after being sworn-in by First Selectman Peter Tesei on Monday. Peter Schmitt poses with his ...

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01/24/12 Two Veterans Sworn in As Greenwich Police Officers and more from Greenwich Patch

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January 24, 2012

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January 24, 2012

2 Veterans Sworn in As Greenwich Police Officers

Barbara Heins | Jan 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Town Hall ceremony marks the start of their careers in Greenwich.

Did You Really Have to Do That?

Barbara Heins | Jan 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Was it that much fun defacing Greenwich parks in the snow?

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Central Greenwich Home Damaged by Fire

Barbara Heins | Jan 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Widgeon Way home scene of fire.

2 Greenwich HS Students Charged Following Fight

Barbara Heins | Jan 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Greenwich Police: verbal insults escalated into a fight.

enwich parks in the snow?

'In Watching Gingrich, I See Political Brilliance ...'

Chandra Johnson-Greene | Jan 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Local Voices

January 24, 2012


Football Food - Beef Empanadas - Hand-Held Meat Pies

Amelia Bonacorso

Empanadas are the perfect super bowl food. These little hand-held Latin American pies are filled with seasoned meat, spices and vegetables and are very similar to the Italian calzone.

Adopt Ginger The Min Pin Puppy!

Tina Aronson

Adopt Ginger The Min Pin Puppy!

Community Bulletin

January 24, 2012


Abilis Receives Prestigious Autism Speaks Grant for Transition Program

Joy Haenlein | Jan 23, 2012

Abilis, the nonprofit serving people of all ages in Greenwich and Stamford with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other …

Local Connections

Gaming at Greenwich Library

Kate Petrov | Jan 23, 2012

GREENWICH GAMERS UNITE AT GREENWICH LIBRARY Greenwich Gamers are invited to come play at Greenwich Library on Saturday, January 28 …

Local Connections

Central Middle School Holds Science Night

Erin Brinton | Jan 21, 2012

Advance Science Students in Pilot Program Display Projects Students, parents, and mentors gathered in the Central Middle School …

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Things to Do

January 24, 2012

7:00 pm

ISD Enrollment Information Session

Families interested in applying to The International School at Dundee (ISD) for the 2012-13 academic year are invited to attend an …

9:30 am

ISD 2012-13 Enrollment Information Session

Families interested in applying to The International School at Dundee (ISD) for the 2012-13 academic year are invited to attend an …

01/24/12 House Fire Reported in Greenwich And More News From The Daily Greenwich

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House Fire Reported in Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski | 01/24/12

GREENWICH, Conn. — A house fire at 35 Widgeon Way was reported at about 9 p.m. Monday. The Greenwich Fire Department reported the ...

Norwalk Actor Stars in Super Bowl Ad
by Tom Renner | 01/24/12

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk neighbors will see a familiar face on television during the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Robert Sciglimpaglia ...

Connecticut Jobless Rate Drops Slightly
by Staff Report | 01/23/12

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Some 600 jobs were added in Connecticut in December, bringing the 2011 total to 9,000 new jobs, the ...


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