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Thursday, August 23, 2012

8/23 Greenwich Newswire

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Obama Boosters Brace for Tight Race
August 23, 2012 at 1:37 AM
... our meeting asking each attendee to state why he or she came. With nearly every Fairfield County municipality from Greenwich to Bridgeport represented in the audience of mostly women, the comments had a familiar, impassioned tone.
Fairfield County's Blumenthal 7th Richest On Hill
August 23, 2012 at 1:33 AM
Greenwich resident and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the seventh richest person in Congress, according The Hill's list of the 50 weatlhiest lawmakers .
Go team! Go
August 23, 2012 at 1:12 AM
Greenwich High School cheerleader Sammy Santarosa spins through the air during a recent practice.
Poll: McMahon-Murphy race tightening
August 23, 2012 at 12:27 AM
... percent. Five percent were undecided. The results mark the first time in this year's Senate race that McMahon, the Greenwich WWE magnate, has out polled Murphy, the 5th Congressional District representative, although the difference between the two ...
Wealth and poverty in Brooklyn by the numbers
August 22, 2012 at 11:37 PM
... stamps than the entire population of Washington, D.C.," Gelber said. "Yet there are more wealthy people than in Greenwich, Conn." The Daily News scoured Brooklyn for telling statistics about the extremes of grimness and glamor gripping the ...
In Harmony with the past
August 22, 2012 at 11:07 PM
In Harmony, a Danbury-based oldies group, performs at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Wednesday night, Aug.
Anti-Islamic ads target Metro-North commuters
August 22, 2012 at 10:51 PM
... Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The current ad campaign posted at five Connecticut stations on the New Haven Line -- Greenwich, Cos Cob, Noroton Heights, Darien and South Norwalk -- include the slogan "It's not Islamophobia, It's Islamorealism," in ...
Obama Boosters Brace for Tight Race
August 22, 2012 at 10:42 PM
... our meeting asking each attendee to state why he or she came. With nearly every Fairfield County municipality from Greenwich to Bridgeport represented in the audience of mostly women, the comments had a familiar, impassioned tone.
Four more jurors chosen for murder trial
August 22, 2012 at 9:42 PM
Four more jurors were chosen Wednesday for the trial of the Greenwich man charged with the 2009 execution-style murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant and the shooting of another in Old Greenwich.
Monica Morrissey, 86, Longtime Briarcliff Resident
August 22, 2012 at 8:10 PM
Monica Mary Dolan Morrissey, a longtime resident of Briarcliff Manor and later Greenwich, Conn., died Aug.
Another proposal for Army engine plant
August 22, 2012 at 8:06 PM
... on the project include Plainville-based Loureiro Properties LLC, Hartford-based Development Resources LLC and Greenwich-based Sedgwick Partners LLC. The pending deal is the latest in a long line of proposals to get the 78-acre parcel back on the ...
Red Ribbon Foundation kicks off 10th gala for AIDS
August 22, 2012 at 8:00 PM
... back to 1929, courtesy of Vintage Yachting Club. Guests included honorary gala chairs Mary and Gary Dell'Abate, Greenwich residents who put tremendus effort into making this year's soiree a success. Mr. Dell'Abate, the new board president at ...
Fake $100s Used At Greenwich Store, Police Say
August 22, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Two Bronx men were arrested after using counterfeit $100 bills at two CVS Pharmacies in Greenwich, Lt.
Developer to acquire Army engine plant
August 22, 2012 at 7:56 PM
... on the project include Plainville-based Loureiro Properties LLC, Hartford-based Development Resources LLC and Greenwich-based Sedgwick Partners LLC. The pending deal is the latest in a long line of proposals to get the 78-acre parcel back on the ...
Police Story: Program for citizens and ride-along offer look at life in the GPD
August 22, 2012 at 7:37 PM
The Greenwich Police Department offers a ride-along with a Greenwich Police Officer as part of its upcoming Citizen's Police Academy.
Celebrity attention can only help Greenwich
August 22, 2012 at 7:37 PM
... get back the money you invest in those improvements (see charts) when you do sell. Photo: Contributed Photo / CT Greenwich, as we all know, is or was home to many celebrities including actors, directors, producers, fashion designers, models, ...
As the song says, "Teach your children well . . ."
August 22, 2012 at 7:37 PM
... children to grow and flourish in a meaningful way. Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz is senior rabbi at Temple Sholom of Greenwich, co-founder of the Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship and a Ppast president of the Greenwich Fellowship of ...
Can you dig it? Co-ed volleyball meeting set for Sept. 6
August 22, 2012 at 7:36 PM
The registration/organizational meeting for the Town of Greenwich, Parks and Recreation Dept.' co-ed volleyball league is set for Thursday, Sept.
California girls: YMCA Greenwich Aquatics 12U Girls Water Polo Team makes history out west
August 22, 2012 at 7:36 PM
Defensive stalwart Paige Furano blocks a shot for YMCA Greenwich Aquatics 12U Girls Water Polo team during action at the National Junior Olympics, which were held recently in Palo Alto, Calif.
. . and boys: 14U squad makes some history of its own
August 22, 2012 at 7:36 PM
The YMCA Greenwich Aquatics Boys 14U Water Polo Team also made history at the recent National Junior Olympics in Palo Alto, Calif., taking 8th place out of a huge field of 72 teams -- another history-making Top 10 finish.
Jury selection begins in murder trial
August 22, 2012 at 7:02 PM
Two jurors were chosen Tuesday for the trial of the Greenwich man charged with the 2009 execution-style murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant and the shooting of another in Old Greenwich.
Ainslie Up 20% Leads Stock Hedge Funds Defying Four-Year Slump
August 22, 2012 at 6:52 PM
... to fall as well as those it bet would rise, and by wagers outside the U.S. Mandel's Lone Cypress hedge fund in Greenwich, Connecticut, returned 20 percent through Aug. 10, according to investors. Eminence Capital gained 16 percent through Aug. 3, ...
Air Quality Alert, Action Day Issued for Thursday
August 22, 2012 at 6:51 PM
... such as asthma," according to the DEEP. The DEEP is predicting the worst air quality along the shoreline in Greenwich, Groton, Madison, New Haven, Stratford and Westport, with moderately unhealthy levels expected in Danbury, East Hartford, ...
Pace Names New Cheerleading Coordinator
August 22, 2012 at 6:01 PM
... Pace and will direct both the Cheer and Dance teams. She worked previously as a sports specialist at ESF camps in Greenwich, Conn., where she currently lives, and teaches fitness classes at several fitness centers throughout the tri-state area. ...
RSR Partners is First Tenant in Refurbished 600 Steamboat Road Building
August 22, 2012 at 4:38 PM
Greenwich -based executive recruiting firm RSR Partners is reportedly relocating its headquarters to the recently-renovated office building at 600 Steamboat Road.
Jury selection begins in murder trial
August 22, 2012 at 4:16 PM
Alain LeConte, shown here in a photo provided by Greenwich police, is charged in connection with the 2009 armed robberies of gas stations in Greenwich and Norwalk.
RBS Banker Had So Much Fun On This 'Sabbatical' She Decided Not To Return To Work
August 22, 2012 at 3:53 PM
... almost unheard of in the US but more common in the UK (Sharie had previously transferred from RBS's NYC and Greenwich, Conn. offices to London). She and her boyfriend Andrew, who was able to take some time off before starting business school, ...
XPO Logistics to Participate in Transportation Industry Conferences
August 22, 2012 at 3:05 PM
Dahlman Rose & Co. Fifth Annual Global Transportation Conference Deutsche Bank Aviation and Transportation Conference CL King's 10th Annual Best Ideas Conference Morgan Stanley Industrials & Autos Conference Citi Global Industrials Conference RBC Capital Markets' Global Industrials Conference GREENWICH, Conn.
LeBron's pricey shoes? Proof that the King still doesn't get it
August 22, 2012 at 2:51 PM
... James is the same guy who would break his hometown's heart on national TV, and do it with about 50 kids from the Greenwich, Conn., Boys & Girls Club in the background as a cloak for his own ego and avarice. He's the same guy who would sit behind a ...
Cops: Man caught with fake gun in Greenwich
August 22, 2012 at 2:33 PM
A counterfeit $100 bill passed at Greenwich Pharmacy led to the apprehension of two Bronx housemates Tuesday, one of whom had a facsimile weapon in his car, according to police.
Greenwich YMCA 'exercises' fund-raising options
August 22, 2012 at 1:02 PM
The Greenwich YMCA recently held its "Board and Staff Challenge" where members of the Board of Directors and staff formed teams and solicited donations from family and friends from throughout the Greenwich community and got themselves some good old fashioned exercise in the process.
Jonathan Place Memorial at Cape Cod Baptist Church
August 22, 2012 at 12:12 PM
... August 30A at 3:30 p.m. CallA 508 540 6884 A for more information. Jonathan was born on August 30, 1946 in Greenwich, CT into the loving and caring family of Jack and Ella Place.A He was the proud grandson of Ralph P. Manny and Clyde R. Place. Above ...
Second Congregational Church in Greenwich invites all to homecoming celebration
August 22, 2012 at 12:10 PM
... to its annual homecoming worship service and barbecue Sunday, Sept. 9, at the church, at 139 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich. The service will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the free barbecue luncheon, including an ice cream truck, at about 11 a.m. ...
Nike's LeBron James Sneakers Are A Steal At $315
August 22, 2012 at 11:46 AM
... cutlery is a tough business," says Tucker Stetson, senior equity strategist at Three-And-Fifty, a hedge fund in Greenwich, Conn., which owns a 6% stake in Adamantia. "These guys have to stay competitive. Their shareholders demand it." While many ...
Brynwood Takes Control of Back to Nature
August 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM
... in 2002, produced revenue of nearly $10 million. MacTaggart declined to disclose current sales for the company. Greenwich, Conn-based Brynwood Partners is a lower middle market PE firm. Brynwood focuses on consumer products, light manufacturing with ...
How Darien & CT Stack up on Generosity: Low
August 22, 2012 at 10:24 AM
Darien gives a smaller percentage of its discretionary income to charity than taxpayers in Stamford, Norwalk, Bridgeport or Greenwich, according to a study just published by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Challenging the Big Dogs
August 22, 2012 at 10:13 AM
... went out of business in 2009. New reinsurance brokers have been born from the turmoil. Recent entrants include Greenwich, Conn.-based Tiger Risk Partners LLC., and Edison, N.J.-based Cornerstone Re Advisors, both of which were launched in 2008, and ...
First lease at 600 Steamboat Road in Greenwich
August 22, 2012 at 10:07 AM
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is pleased to announce that RSR Partners is relocating its corporate headquarters to the newly repositioned 600 Steamboat building in Greenwich.
Frozen fun
August 22, 2012 at 9:14 AM
Seniors residing at RIver House received a tasty treat recently thanks to the Greenwich Bank and Trust which sponsored free ice cream for all residents.
Stamford Man Charged with Attempting to Pass Forged Prescription
August 22, 2012 at 7:35 AM
A Stamford man was arrested via warrant on Monday, Aug. 20, in connection with a July 2 incident in which he allegedly attempted to pass a forged prescription at several Greenwich pharmacies.
British plastic surgeon charged after assaulting wife and step-daughter at their Connecticut home
August 22, 2012 at 7:25 AM
... was recently named by Tatler as the plastic surgeon 'best for breast and tummies' - left the 1.7 million home in Greenwich, Connecticut, before arresting officers arrived. Facing court: One of Britain's leading plastic surgeons, Laurence Kirwan, ...
Streamline Health Reports the Acquisition of Meta Health Technology
August 22, 2012 at 4:44 AM
... transaction, the company said it completed a $12 million equity investment led by Great Point Partners (GPP), Greenwich, CT and Noro-Moseley Partners (NMP), Atlanta, GA. As part of this investment, the company issued no dividend convertible ...
Equity company acquires ePrize
August 22, 2012 at 3:00 AM
... in the company, ePrize CEO Matt Wise said Tuesday. Wise and his leadership team remain in place. The purchase by Greenwich, Conn.-based Catterton Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm that manages companies with more than $2.5 billion, ...
Brynwood Buying Most of Back to Nature from Kraft
August 22, 2012 at 3:00 AM
... transactions. The Back to Nature deal marks Brynwood's third transaction with Kraft Foods. Brynwood Partners, Greenwich, Conn., is "an operationally focused private equity fund that makes control investments in lower middle market companies." Some ...
Help Greenwich's Athletes Avoid Common Injuries
August 22, 2012 at 1:48 AM
... had to seek medical treatment while playing sports or exercising in the past year. That's why many doctors in the Greenwich area are working to help spread the word about the best ways to prevent sports injuries, especially in children. Most ...










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