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08/24/12 Greenwich Newswire

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Balin rallies to win Met Open Championship by 1 stroke
August 24, 2012 at 12:02 AM
Greenwich's Danny Balin smiles as he holds the winner's trophy after capturing the 97th Met Open championship at Plainfield CC in Edison, N.J. on Thursday, Aug.
Ryan McCormick blows opportunity to enter history books at Met Open
August 23, 2012 at 11:59 PM
... but an up-and-down final round left him in a four-way tie for runner-up, one behind eventual winner Danny Balin of Greenwich, Conn. McCormick, who plays for Suburban Golf Club in Union, was tied with two other New Jerseyans, Robert Gage (Forsgate ...
Couple happy as a clam selling shellfish
August 23, 2012 at 10:37 PM
... 2012. Laurie works with her husband Ed. Photo: Unknown, B.K. Angeletti / Connecticut Post freelance B.K. Angeletti Greenwich native, Laurie Popadic of Pepe's Cream of the Crop Shellfish Farm in Stratford, bags clams to be sold at the Greenwich ...
Little Leaguers get heroes' welcome home
August 23, 2012 at 9:03 PM
... since Trumbull National won the title in 1989. Fairfield police met the team's bus as it crossed the state line in Greenwich earlier Thursday and escorted it downtown to the green. After speeches, the boys were treated to hot dogs and pizza. "You ...
Two more jurors chosen for murder trial
August 23, 2012 at 7:43 PM
Two more jurors were chosen Thursday 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.
Little Leaguers get heroes' welcome
August 23, 2012 at 7:27 PM
... since Trumbull National won the title in 1989. Fairfield police met the team's bus as it crossed the state line in Greenwich earlier Thursday and escorted it to the downtown green. After speeches, the boys were treated to hot dogs and pizza. "You ...
Balin rallies to win Met Open Championship by one stroke
August 23, 2012 at 7:26 PM
Greenwich's Danny Balin smiles as he holds the winner's trophy after capturing the 97th Met Open championship at Plainfield CC in Edison, N.J. on Thursday, Aug.
Train users of two minds about ads
August 23, 2012 at 6:59 PM
... by advocacy groups on opposite sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The ads appear at the stations in Greenwich, Cos Cob, Noroton Heights, Darien and South Norwalk and include the slogan "It's not Islamophobia, it's Islamorealism" in red ...
Little Leaguers get heroes' welcome home
August 23, 2012 at 6:43 PM
... since Trumbull National won the title in 1989. Fairfield police met the team's bus as it crossed the state line in Greenwich earlier Thursday and escorted it to the downtown green. After speeches, the boys were treated to hot dogs and pizza.
Presstek to Be Acquired by Affiliate of American Industrial Partners
August 23, 2012 at 6:18 PM
Presstek , a Greenwich, Conn.-based company that makes plates for printing presses, is being acquired by MAI Holdings , an affiliate of American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV .
Winsley Taps GOP Support in Greenwich [VIDEO]
August 23, 2012 at 6:02 PM
Candidates for national office know that Greenwich's political pockets can run deep when it comes to financial support.
International financial corruption probed in 'The Trust'
August 23, 2012 at 4:51 PM
Norb Vonnegut will be at Bank Square Books in Mystic on Aug. 29 to talk about his new financial thriller "The Trust," his follow-up to last year's "The Gods of Greenwich." Photo: Contributed Photo / CT Norb Vonnegut exposed the cutthroat world of Greenwich hedge funds in his last financial thriller -- "The Gods of Greenwich" -- but the writer's new ... (more)
Car Safety Restraints For Dogs Found Potentially Unsafe
August 23, 2012 at 4:06 PM
... 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 ...
Weevils deployed in battle against fast-growing vine
August 23, 2012 at 3:39 PM
A group of scientists will soon spread out around the state to see whether countless tiny weevils have turned the tide against a fast-growing invasive vine first spotted in the state 12 years ago in northwest Greenwich.
Anti-Islamic ads target Metro-North commuters
August 23, 2012 at 3:39 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 red ...
Poll Shows McMahon With Slight Lead in Senate Race
August 23, 2012 at 3:10 PM
A A recentA survey by Ramussen Reports shows Greenwich's Linda McMahon leading Chris Murphy in Connecticut's race for the U.S. Senate.
Parlez-vous francais?
August 23, 2012 at 2:26 PM
Learning French can be as easy as "un, deux, trois" for children ages three to five thanks to the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich Pre-School program.
Three Named to the 2012 Iwlca di Academic Honor Roll
August 23, 2012 at 1:46 PM
... Honor Roll. Seniors-to-be Courtney Bennett (Darien, Conn.), Kyra Hansson (Wilton, Conn.) and Hana Bowers (Old Greenwich, Conn.) were tabbed as selections for their efforts in the classroom while helping lead the Big Green back to the NCAA Tournament ...
3rd District Candidate Taps GOP Support in Greenwich [VIDEO]
August 23, 2012 at 1:31 PM
Candidates for national office know that Greenwich's political pockets can run deep when it comes to financial support.
Anti-Islamic Ads Target Conn. Commuters
August 23, 2012 at 1:08 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 ...
To Keep Your Company Growing, Think Of Your Business As A Forest--And Burn It Down Sometimes
August 23, 2012 at 12:44 PM
... on a bike and go. The reason she cannot yet ride is that my son grew up in flat Florida and my daughter in hilly Greenwich, Conn., which affords fewer opportunities for her to practice. Management is the same. We learn by doing, not by studying. ...
Train ads cause furor, charges of anti-Islam bigotry
August 23, 2012 at 12:11 PM
New billboard ads that have been posted at Metro-North stations along the New Haven line, including in Greenwich stations, are raising eyebrows from residents and condemnation from local officials.
ePrize's Ad Rewards For Brands: Constant Conversation With Consumers, Plus Data
August 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM
... has yet to be answered conclusively is: can this kind of marketing be as scalable enough to work? The fact that Greenwich, Conn.-based Catterton paid an estimated $100 million for Detroit-based ePrize - the deal's price remains undisclosed - is an ...
Weston's Guerin making the most of her summer on the tennis courts
August 23, 2012 at 10:58 AM
... Open Tennis Semifinals at Yale University, New Haven, Tuesday afternoon, June 7, 2011. Photo: Bob Luckey, ST / Greenwich Time After spending a good portion of the summer playing in tennis tournaments all over the country, Kimmy Guerin is ready to ...
Lionshare Farm's Anisette And Parker Wright Capture Pony Hunter...
August 23, 2012 at 10:32 AM
... trainer, producer of hunter/jumper instructional DVDs and author. He owns and operates Lionshare Farm in Greenwich, CT. His clients successfully compete in the pony, equitation, hunter and jumper divisions. He is one of three brothers, ...
Brynwood Partner acquires controlling stake in Back to Nature brand
August 23, 2012 at 10:07 AM
Brynwood Partners VI L.P., Greenwich, Conn., signed a definitive agreement on Aug.
The Brant Foundation Art Study Center Hosts Art and Educational...
August 23, 2012 at 9:10 AM
... Inc. in 1996 and The Brant Foundation Art Study Center opened in 2009. The non-profit organizations, both based in Greenwich, CT, promote education and appreciation of contemporary art and design, by making works available to institutions and ...
Lower Merion Income Among Highest in U.S., CNN Money Says
August 23, 2012 at 7:14 AM
... it is nice to see the national recognition." The top four money-earners as named by CNN Money were: Bethesda, MD; Greenwich, CT; Palo Alto, CA; and Newport Beach, CA.
Two Bronx NY Men Charged with Passing Fake $100 Bills
August 23, 2012 at 6:54 AM
Two Bronx NY men were arrested Monday, Aug. 21, after they allegedly passed counterfeit $100 bills at three Greenwich pharmacies.
Tapping GOP Support in Greenwich [VIDEO]
August 23, 2012 at 6:54 AM
A Candidates for national office know that Greenwich's political pockets can run deep when it comes to financial support.
New Drop-off and Parking Lot Taking Shape at North Street School
August 23, 2012 at 6:54 AM
... configuration separates buses from cars and thus will improve traffic flow and safety. Vehicles will now use the Greenwich Animal Shelter driveway - just north of the existing main driveway - for all drops offs and pickups. In addition visitor ...
Air Quality Alert, Action Day Issued for Thursday
August 23, 2012 at 6:54 AM
A The National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert for Fairfield and New Haven counties - and specifically for the town of Greenwich-between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Thursday and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is calling for an Air Quality Action Day, meaning ozone levels in the region could "approach or exceed ... (more)
Letter: Entrepreneurs Know How to Promote Business Growth Strategies
August 23, 2012 at 5:43 AM
... on" and other common-sense changes necessary to allow real, sustainable job creation in America.A Eric M. Lindberg Greenwich
McCormick settles for tie for second
August 23, 2012 at 3:00 AM
... junior at St. John's in a four-way tie for second at 8-under-par. Balin, an assistant pro at Burning Tree in Greenwich, Conn., was seven shots behind McCormick when the day began, firing a 6-under-par 66 to claim the title. On the par-5, 17th ...

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