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Friday, December 7, 2012

Remembering a day of infamy

Standing near the War Memorial off Greenwich Avenue in the dark and the steady, spitting rain Friday evening, Masi, who enlisted in the Navy in 1945 shortly after graduating from Greenwich High School, talked about how servicemen and women continue to carry the torch of freedom.


Holiday opera in store at St. Catherine of Siena

... to audiences around the world making it one of the most poignant and memorable Christmas classics to-date. Now Greenwich audiences can experience a live performance of the show at the church located at 4 Riverside Avenue, on tomorrow Friday, Dec. 7 ...


A tour of Malcolm Pray's cars

Vintage car collector, Malcolm Pray of Greenwich gives a tour of his Pray Automotive Museum located in Banksville, N.Y. to fellow supporters of the Manhattan Christian Academy on December 1, 2012.


Enjoy Calendar, a regional calendar of myriad events, updated December 7, 2012

... 9 am-4 pm, free adm & parking, 900+ tables, concession stand; 860-376-3935, Dec 15-16: Antiques Art Avante Garde Greenwich, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd, Old Greenwich, Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 11 am-4 pm, $15 (good all weekend), $12 ...


Stamford Tree Lighting Honors Toy Collection Program

... to 60 families in need. "Get into the Christmas spirit," he said adding that there are plenty of boxes throughout Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, and New Canaan for people to drop off donations. Over the past four years the area has collected an ...


How Much You Will Get if Your Pension Fails

... the retirement benefits for nearly 1,300 current and former employees of SP Newsprint Co., a newsprint producer in Greenwich, Conn. The company had only $74.4 million in assets to cover $150.7 million in benefits, and the PBGC now expects to pay for ...


9 beers we've quit drinking

... or more between 2006 and 2011. Old Milwaukee is today brewed by the Pabst Brewing Co., which itself was sold to Greenwich, Conn., private-equity firm C. Dean Metropoulos in 2010 - which has been said to be considering an offer for bankrupt Hostess ...


Hartford's XL Center To Open For Ice Skating Dec. 23

The Connecticut Whale 's ice rink will be open for a rare, free public skating session on the Sunday before Christmas, officials said Friday.


Theft of Car Tires, Wheels Continues in Greenwich

The rash of the theft of tires and wheels from cars continues in the Putnam Hill coop on Milbank Avenue in Greenwich, CT.


Two charged in connection with fraud scheme

Greenwich police arrested two New York men Wednesday -- one of whom they chased down on foot -- in connection with a scheme to open a fraudulent account at a Greenwich Avenue bank, police said.


Amazing Kreskin Performs Saturday in Greenwich

The holiday season is in full swing and there are plenty of kids ... and maybe adults too, awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus or the start of Hannukah.


New Canaan Field Hockey Player Earns Regional Honor

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Players from New Canaan, Wilton, Darien and Greenwich were named this week to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association all-region team.


Join Santa for pancakes

The community is invited to join Santa at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich this Saturday for its annual buffet styled breakfast.


Historical Society offers special programs for the holiday season

... to a see the puppeteers' craft close up. Performances will be held at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Greenwich Historical Society Vanderbilt Education Center, 39 Strickland Road. Tickets for members are $10, nonmembers are $15. To reserve ...


Looking for a match at private equity expo in Stamford

... Association for Corporate Growth's 9th Annual Private Equity Exposition Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Photo: DAVID AMES / GREENWICH TIME FREELANCE The Connecticut Association for Corporate Growth held their 9th Annual Private Equity Exposition at the ...


Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.


Slide Show: Nine beers America has quit drinking

... or more between 2006 and 2011. Old Milwaukee is today brewed by the Pabst Brewing Co., which itself was sold to Greenwich, Conn., private-equity firm C. Dean Metropoulos in 2010 - which has been said to be considering an offer for bankrupt Hostess ...


Gisele Gives Birth

Congratulations are in order for Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady ! The couple welcomed their second child, daughter Vivian Lake, on Dec.


A Chanukah celebration for all

Join Greenwich Reform Synagogue for a fun and festive Chanukah celebration Friday, Dec.


Community toasts first responders

In the middle of Old Greenwich's annual "First Light" celebration of the holiday season on Saturday night, Jeffrey Bischoff made sure that time was taken to salute people who had recently done so much for the community by leading a toast and an "old school hip hip hooray" to the town's first responders.


Dell'Abate shares his brother's story to educate students on World AIDS Day

But the message that Mr. Dell'Abate, the longtime producer of The Howard Stern Show known infamously as "Bababooey," had for students at Greenwich High School Thursday was completely serious.


Virginia j. Mullins passes

... AZ. Virginia was a longtime resident of New Rochelle, and had recently relocated to Arizona. Virginia was born in Greenwich, CT to the late Herman and Josephine (O'Connor) Wyler. Virginia grew up in the Bronx and started her career on Wall Street at ...


Darien Man's $40K Lottery Anniversary Gift

... Quick Pick ticket for the record-setting $580 million Powerball jackpot at Putnam Shell at 401 W. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich, he decided to opt for the power play. The winning Powerball numbers on November 28 were 5 - 16 - 22 - 23 - 29. Frasca matched ...


Guess Who's Comin' To Town?

The holiday season is in full swing and there are plenty of kids ... and maybe adults too, awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus or the start of Hannukah.


2nd Teen Surrenders on Burglary Charges

Greenwich Police say "crystal clear video" from a home surveillance system helped to identify a quartet of young adults and teens believed to be responsible for the Oct.


Theft of Car Tires, Wheels Continue Downtown

... rash of the theft of tires and wheels from cars continues in the Putnam Hill coop on Milbank Avenue. According to Greenwich Police, a resident called police just before 8:30 a.m. Dec. 4 to report the rims and tires were stripped from her Mini Cooper ...


Dominick Pellicano, 70, Former Electrolux Employee

Dominick Pellicano, 70, of Greenwich passed away on Dec. 5, 2012 at Greenwich Hospital surrounded by his family.


Faiths Meet To Celebrate Holiday Season In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. About 100 Greenwich residents braved the cold to meet in front of Christ Church on Thursday evening to celebrate the holiday season with an interfaith celebration of lights.


What To Do In Greenwich This Weekend

GREENWICH, Conn. The holiday season continues with a Hanukkah event Saturday night and other seasonal events happening all weekend.


Greenwich 8th Graders Make Chairs With Master Craftsman

GREENWICH, Conn. Eighth-grade students at Whitby School took part in an interactive furniture-making class with master furniture maker Warren Shaw of Thos.


Choir President Earns Greenwich Arts Honor

GREENWICH, Conn. Nadine Longmuir, the President of the Greenwich Public Schools Honor Choir and an active Central Middle School PTA member has been named the Greenwich Arts Advocate of the Year by the the Connecticut Arts Administrators' Association.


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