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Thursday, December 20, 2012

YWCA Darien/Norwalk offers job search assistance



... the job skills they need to enter the workforce. In the past, participants have been residents of Darien, Norwalk, Greenwich, Wilton, Ridgefield, Fairfield,and Stamford. For information about computer training and the YW's Job Search Support ...

http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/YWCA-Darien-Norwalk-offers-job-search-assistance-4135383.php

Officer starts town coat drive



As winter sets in, Greenwich police officer William Larkin has set up a coat drive at police headquarters in hope of bringing some warmth to those in need.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101753-officer-starts-town-coat-drive.html

Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Target Greenwich



A few inches of rain and potentially damaging wind gusts are part of Fairfield County's wild weather picture Friday morning.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/heavy-rain-strong-winds-target-fairfield-county

Raymond Zrike, 90, Greenwich WWII Veteran, Businessman



GREENWICH, Conn. Raymond. W. Zrike, Sr., 90, of Greenwich, died Dec. 15 at Greenwich Hospital.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/raymond-zrike-90-greenwich-wwii-veteran-businessman

School budget vote tonight, cuts likely to be made



... in cuts expected to bring it into line with finance board guidelines. The board's meeting will be at 7 p.m. at Greenwich High School, with the budget vote dominating the agenda. Superintendent of Schools William McKersie had previously submitted a ...

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101751-school-budget-vote-tonight-cuts-likely-to-be-made.html

Michael C. Fina is headed to Park Avenue, will take former Simon Pearce space



... its Manhattan store on June 25, a company spokesperson said, relegating the closest Simon Pearce-branded store to Greenwich, Conn. "Since opening the store 20 years ago, our retail model has changed significantly," a Simon Pearce spokesperson, ...

http://therealdeal.com/blog/2012/12/20/michael-c-fina-will-take-former-simon-pearce-space/

Greenwich Police Chief Helps Nab Alleged Drunk Driver



Kevin M. Cooney, 54, of 641 Round Hill Road was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving at about 9:37 p.m., Wednesday, Dec.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-police-chief-helps-nab-alleged-drunk-driver

Town reacts to Newtown shooting: 'From darkness always comes light'



Dark clouds loomed in the sky over Greenwich High School Tuesday night when hundreds of residents united for a vigil to honor the memory of the victims lost in Friday's tragic school shooting in Newtown.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101750-town-reacts-to-newtown-shooting-from-darkness-always-comes-light.html

Connecticut Historian Writes '1600s Soap Opera'



... A True Story of Life and Loss in Earliest America 1610-1665" (Globe Pequot Press, 272 pp., $16.95). Wolfe, of Greenwich, is an amateur historian. She has degrees in business, design and art history, and works at an antique appraiser's office. Still, ...

http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-missy-wolfe-1223-20121220,0,6973197.story

The Miracle of the Bar Bells



... Johnny's brother, Tony, has 12 national championships. There are other dramatic progress reports. R.W. Neeley of Greenwich, Conn., was a leukemia victim and says he has "lived a life consisting of a battle against blindness, deafness and ...

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/the-miracle-of-the-bar-bells/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ModernMechanix+%28Modern+Mechanix%29

Greenwich HS Shows Its Support of Newtown



In a remarkable display of solidarity, the 2,800-member Greenwich High School student body gathered in the Student Center this week to show their support of the Newtown community.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-hs-supports-newtown

Returning soldiers to be recognized



The public is invited to welcome home five Greenwich military servicemen who have recently returned from Afghanistan and other combat areas tonight, Dec.

http://www.greenwich-post.com/online/daily-featured/local-news/101749-returning-soldiers-to-be-recognized.html

Patch's Poll: Would You Pay More in Taxes to Have a Police Officer in Every School?



... year, the most recent year for which data are available." Most of those officers were stationed in high schools. Greenwich High School has had a School Resource Officer-an armed Greenwich Police officer-assigned to the Hillside Road campus since ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/patchs-poll-would-you-pay-more-in-taxes-to-have-a-police-officer-in-every-school-eed43a3e

School Security Under Review



Town, education and police officials met Wednesday to discuss how security and safety procedures in Greenwich public schools can be improved The review comes in the wake of the Dec.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/school-security-under-review

Dec. 20: Joe Lhota, guns and taxes



... a long way from the right to bear arms for hunting, skeet-shooting and fighting off hostile Indians. Anna Conti Greenwich, Conn.: To Voicer Michael Ragsdale: Let's stop playing the blame game. There is enough blame to go around for everyone. There ...

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/dec-20-joe-lhota-guns-taxes-article-1.1223927?localLinksEnabled=false

3VR and ATM Skimming Experts Offers Winning Strategies to Reduce Financial Fraud



The speakers included Mark Solomon, detective for the Greenwich Connecticut Police Department, and Jim "Gator" Hudson , VP of 3VR's CrimeDex Services.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121220005276/en/3VR-ATM-Skimming-Experts-Offers-Winning-Strategies

Greenwich School Board To Address Budget, Security



GREENWICH, Conn. Passing the 2013-14 operating budget is the top item on the agenda for Thursday evening's Greenwich School Board meeting at at 7 p.m. Greenwich High School.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-school-board-address-budget-security

Top Stories Of 2012: Greenwich Boasts Eight Billionaires



GREENWICH, Conn. As 2012 comes to a close, The Greenwich Daily Voice is counting down some of the top stories of the year.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/top-stories-2012-greenwich-boasts-eight-billionaires

John F. Rosen | M.D. fought lead poisoning, 77



... treated propelled him to campaign for a national effort to prevent the condition, died of colon cancer Dec. 7 in Greenwich, Conn. Concerned about the levels of lead in his young patients and knowing that lead poisoning diminished mental capacities ...

http://www.philly.com/philly/obituaries/20121220_John_F__Rosen___M_D__fought_lead_poisoning__77.html?c=r

Greenwich Gymnasts Perform At Exhibition



The Spirit All-Star team, called the Amazonites, is made up of girls from lower Fairfield County and Westchester County. Girls on the team are from Greenwich and New Canaan and from Purchase, Rye, Port Chester and Pleasantville in New York.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-gymnasts-perform-exhibition

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