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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Guilty plea in Greenwich embezzlement



A Stratford woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling $1.1 million from a Greenwich real estate investment firm during a three-year period Claire Balducci , 46, pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge in U.S. District Court in Hartford before U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez .

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Guilty-plea-in-Greenwich-embezzlement-4117258.php

Guilty plea in Greenwich embezzlement



A Stratford woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling $1.1 million from a Greenwich real estate investment firm during a three-year period Claire Balducci, 46, pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge in U.S. District Court in Hartford before U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez.

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14253/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=BY16MtBz&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Gramercy Forms New Latin America Private Equity Team



Gramercy , an emerging markets investment manager based in Greenwich, Conn., has formed a new Latin American PE team led by Gustavo Ferraro , a managing director and head of Latin American Markets at Gramercy, and David Britts , a managing partner at the venture capital firm Fuse Capital, which is winding down.

http://www.pehub.com/177499/gramercy-forms-new-latin-america-private-equity-team/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

Gramercy Forms New Latin America Private Equity Team Led by Gustavo Ferraro and David Britts



GREENWICH, Conn., December 13, 2012-- Gramercy, a dedicated emerging markets investment manager, today announced the formation of a new Latin American private equity team co-led by Gustavo Ferraro, a Managing Director and Head of Latin American Markets at Gramercy, and David Britts, a Managing Partner at Fuse Capital.

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2012121322

In Hartford, Using Shakespeare To Teach About Bullying Behavior



Thalia Rodriguez needed a few moments to calm her middle-school nerves before taking the stage at McDonough Expeditionary Learning School.

http://www.courant.com/community/hartford/hc-hartford-shakespeare-1214-20121213,0,2160257.story

Anania, Warde have high hopes for wrestling season



Fairfield Warde's Thomas Anania looks to pin Greenwich's Max Kim, during boys wrestling action in Fairfield, Conn.

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Anania-Warde-have-high-hopes-for-wrestling-season-4116877.php

Catterton, Out Fundraising, Exits LittleMissMatched



... The company also sells accessories, bedding, furniture and cosmetics. The exit is good news for Catterton, of Greenwich, Conn., that is out marketing its seventh buyout fund. Catterton is seeking $1.2 billion , peHUB has reported. The consumer ...

http://www.pehub.com/177481/catterton-out-fundraising-exits-littlemissmatched/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Eleanor Hannigan, 80, Greenwich Broker



GREENWICH, Conn. Eleanor D. Hannigan of Greenwich and South Harwich, Mass., died Dec.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/eleanor-hannigan-80-greenwich-broker

CIT Advises Amerita in Sale to PharMerica



... on Amerita is available at www.ameritaiv.com . Ferrer Freeman & Company, LLC, is a private equity firm located in Greenwich, CT focused exclusively on growth capital investments in the healthcare industry. Since its founding in 1995, FFC has ...

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20121213006506&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Ready...Aim...Christmas



Ready for an old-fashioned holiday season? We mean REALLY old-fashioned? The annual Daughters of the American Revolution party this month at Putnam Cottage, otherwise known as Knapp's Tavern, was a way to travel back to Greenwich's past while marking the Christmas season.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101686-readyaimchristmas.html

Hostess Said to Attract Bids From Wal-Mart, Kroger



... private-equity firm that owns Pabst Brewing Co., planned to submit a bid, Daren Metropoulos, a principal at the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm, said this week. He didn't immediately respond to a request for comment today. A standoff with striking ...

http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-13/hostess-said-to-attract-bids-from-wal-mart-kroger.html?

Guilty plea in Greenwich embezzlement



A Stratford woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling $1.1 million from a Greenwich real estate investment firm during a three-year period Claire Balducci, 46, pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge in U.S. District Court in Hartford before U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez.

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

Marjorie Wolfe, 96, Riverside WWII Veteran, Artist



... New York in 1959 and to Riverside in 1963. After raising her daughters, Wolfe worked as executive secretary of the Greenwich Garden Education Center for 10 years. She was a deacon at First Presbyterian Church and was a founding members of the church ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/marjorie-wolfe-96-riverside-wwii-veteran-artist

Jerry Phillips Baird, 74, Greenwich Korean War Veteran



Baird was born in 1938 in New Albany, Ind. Raised in Clarksville, Ind., his family moved to Greenwich when he was 12.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/jerry-phillips-baird-74-greenwich-korean-war-veteran

Shelton director, Greenwich choreographer team up



... than the New Haven venue's notorious old knee-killers. Photo: Contributed Photo / CT Starting with a little Greenwich Village cabaret show in the early 1980s that turned into a long-running off Broadway hit, "Nunsense" has grown into a regional and ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Shelton-director-Greenwich-choreographer-team-up-4115700.php

Sikorsky alone in pursuit of Air Force contract



In this file photo, Navy SEALs drop out of a Sikorsky-made MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a demonstration of combat techniques at an annual salute to veterans in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Sikorsky-alone-in-pursuit-of-Air-Force-contract-4113534.php

Storm dimmed fundraiser luminary sales



... the lights in Fairfield County -- it also dimmed sales of luminaries used in a long-running regional fundraiser. Greenwich-based Family Centers has sold 5,000 to 6,000 luminary candle kits to benefit the Den for Grieving Kids and the Center For Hope ...

http://m.newcanaannewsonline.com/newcanaan/db_11291/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=bmletxbz&pn=0

Deibler's service, attitude and smile honored at retirement celebration



His years of dedicated service to Greenwich's seniors and always having a smile on his face as he was providing help on the most difficult and confusing of issues were praised at the retirement celebration for Sam Deibler.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101683-deiblers-service-attitude-and-smile-honored-at-retirement-celebration.html

Maccabeats to lead festive Chanukah celebration



In honor of the Chanukah holiday, Chabad of Greenwich will present the Maccabeats vocal group for a special Chanukah a cappella concert, Shabbat dinner and menorah lighting on Dec.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101685-maccabeats-to-lead-festive-chanukah-celebration.html

Greenwich boys basketball holds on for win over Warde



At right, Alex Wolf of Greenwich grabs a rebound over Fairfield Warde's Hunter Smaldone as CJ Byrd, left, of Greenwich, goes for the ball during the boys high school basketball game between Greenwich HIgh School and Fairfield Warde High School at Greenwich High School, Wednesday night, Dec.

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Greenwich-boys-basketball-holds-on-for-win-over-4115280.php

YWCA Greenwich President Helps Programs Grow



The Greenwich YWCA provides programs to help women of all ages in both body and spirit, President and CEO Adrianne Singer says.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/ywca-greenwich-president-helps-programs-grow

Restoration Hardware posts 22% sales gain in third quarter



... Design Gallery is in Scottsdale, Ariz., and he said more are planned in the Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Greenwich, Conn., areas, while the company continues to pursue other locations in key markets. Restoration Hardware ended the quarter with ...

http://www.furnituretoday.com/article/558251-Restoration_Hardware_posts_22_sales_gain_in_third_quarter.php?rssid=20051

Restoring sales growth in home goods



... Houston and Scottsdale and in the coming years new units are planned for Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Greenwich, CT. However, the company said it has identified 50 urban markets suitable for the larger format stores. "We believe our brand is ...

http://www.retailingtoday.com/article/restoring-sales-growth-home-goods

School budget cuts expected



... and direct student impact as much as possible," Ms. Moriarty said. This is Dr. McKersie's first budget in Greenwich and he admitted that this late adjustment has made it difficult, but pledged that the district would be able to move forward no ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101681-school-budget-cuts-expected-.html

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum plans magical holiday celebration



... fun with magic, music and holiday treats. Special guests will include Benjamin Zabin, a 13-year-old magician from Greenwich, CT, and Broadway performers from the New Paradigm Theatre, who will perform a concert including students from Norwalk. ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Entertainment_12/Lockwood-Mathews-Mansion-Museum-plans-magical-holiday-celebration18961.shtml

Greenwich's Robin Hood aids storm victims



On Wednesday, Madison Square Garden became the iPod of Paul Tudor Jones II, the billionaire hedge fund manager from Greenwich.

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14253/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=qi9WbqiQ&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

Man arrested three times in two days



A Greenwich man charged with violating protection orders twice on Monday struck out as he was charged a third time Tuesday for the same offense.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12478/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=2gd8G1yr&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4

Leave school board in hands of the citizens



... the first day of kindergarten. Unlike their contemporaries from Westport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, New Canaan or Greenwich, most children in Bridgeport do not have access to a quality early-childhood education. Why? Their parents do not have the ...

http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Leave-school-board-in-hands-of-the-citizens-4004157.php

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