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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Greenwich boys swimming team beats New Canaan, improves to 4-0

The Greenwich High School boys swimming team usually gains momentum as the season progresses and is at its absolute strongest during the postseason.


Husband Of Sandy Hook Elementary Principal Retires From His Teaching Job

George Hochsprung, 70, the husband of the principal who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Dec.


Old Greenwich tradition

On Dec. 14, as news of the horrific tragedy from Newtown came in, Old Greenwich School gymnasium was filled with hundreds of kindergarten parents counting their blessings.


With a new year comes new beginnings, renewal and restoration

... and restoration in our living. These are new beginnings. The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler is Rector of Christ Church Greenwich . You can reach him at jlemler@christchurchgreenwich.org. [...] more people than ever were ready to be done with the old year ...


How do we move forward? How do we heal?

... victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. It is once again flying at full-staff. Photo: Bob Luckey / Greenwich Time Before beginning my position as a clinical social worker in the School Based Health Center at Family Centers , I spent a ...


Breed named 2012 PGA Teacher of the Year

In an honor that's like sinking a hole in one, Greenwich resident Michael Breed has been named recipient of the 2012 PGA Teacher of the Year Award.


Remembering veterans

... serving. The site is where General Israel putnam fought off the British invasion on Feb. 26, 1779, and protected Greenwich's citizens. Above, Tom Gorin, president of the Matthew Mead Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Michelle Allen, regent of ...


Scouts complete Good Turn Initiative at Fall Camporee

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of scouting in Greenwich, Boy Scouts recently held their 2012 Fall Camporee and completed a service project at the Pomerance Property at Wyndygoul Estate, the former home of Ernest Thompson Seton who founded the Greenwich Council.


Apollo, Metropoulos reportedly bidding on Hostess Brands' snacks business

... bankrupt Pinnacle Foods, owner of Swanson frozen dinners and Vlasic pickles. Daren Metropoulos , a principal at Greenwich, Conn.-based C. Dean Metropoulos & Co., told Bloomberg News in November the firm was interested in buying Hostess. "Our family ...


Big East Extinction Is Forever - Game 2, Villanova

If there's such a thing as a typical Big East town -- I'm talking the glory days, John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca, Big Monday basketball Big East -- Greenwich, Connecticut may be that town.


Greenwich Schools To Cut Music, Phys Ed Coordinators

Two positions will be cut and four more consolidated at the Central Office according to a statement from Greenwich Superintendent of Schools William McKersie.


Wining, dining for a cause

... nity Service Award. Ms. Memishian is the CCI board president and has been an active community service volunteer in Greenwich since 1979.


Decision on Cos Cob Synagogue Proposal on Hold

An 11th hour change in the Greenwich Reform Synagogue 's proposal on how to configure the land it wants to use for a new facility, prompted the Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission to delay its vote on the plan until Jan.


Bedford Hills' Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill Expands to Yorktown

... Hirschel of Bedford Hills, Marc Miles and John Tucker of Millerton, NY. Their newest partner is Dave Norris of Greenwich, CT. "The concept was a result of sensing demand for additional cuisine options in the immediate community paired with a broader ...


[UPDATE] Port Chester Man Killed Cutting Tree in Greenwich

... Cob landscaping company was killed in a freak accident while cutting a tree Jan. 7 in the Belle Haven section of Greenwich, CT, according to Greenwich Police. Alvarro Lopez of 122 Terrace Ave., Port Chester, was identified as the victim of the ...


Town Man Faces Gun Possession Charges

A dispute over access to a parking spot led Greenwich Police to the discovery of several guns inside the home of the man accused of threatening his neighbor with a handgun, according to police.


Gov. Malloy Says No to Border Tolls

In good news for Danbury and Greenwich, Gov. Dannel Malloy told the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce he opposes tolls on the state's borders.


Music, Phys Ed Coordinators Eliminated by School Super

In a budget belt-tightening move, School Superintendent William McKersie has reorganized the Greenwich Public Schools central office, eliminating two key posts-the coordinators for the arts and for physical education and health.


Close Call: Greenwich Man Thwarts Theft in Port Chester

Monday was a Greenwich, CT, man's lucky day in Port Chester. The 49-year-old told police that as his truck was parked on North Main Street shortly before 11:44 a.m., he spotted a man in the cab of the truck.


101-acre Devonshire estate sells for record $21.5M

... a lot of the top-shelf properties were putting up huge price tags, including Leona Helmsley's 40-acre estate in Greenwich, Conn., that was listed for $125 million and eventually sold for $35 million. Still, $21.5 million is nothing to sneeze at, ...


Greenwich Police: Man Threatens Neighbor With Gun

Raffaele Lapietra is charged with second-degree threatening after allegedly pointing a registered gun at his neighbor during a dispute, according to Greenwich Police.


High School Students introduced to Orthopedic Medicine through ONS...

... in medicine is part of the education initiative of the ONS Foundation. On December 10th fifteen students from Greenwich Academy, an independent, all girls school in Greenwich, visited the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in ...


Port Chester Man Killed In Tree-Cutting Accident In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. A tree worker who suffered fatal injuries on Bush Avenue on Monday has been identified as Alvarro Lopez, 26, of Port Chester, according to Greenwich police spokesman Lt.


Want a New Job? Beware 'Phantom' Postings

... listed on a job board or career site for some period, says Debra Feldman, an executive career consultant based in Greenwich, Conn. Such postings are meant to make hiring fair and transparent, and may help to protect employers from discrimination ...


the Resolution Law Group, PC., Greenwich, CT., Philip R. Berwish, Esq.

An attorney with an interdisciplinary background, Mr. Berwish is admitted to the state and federal courts of New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.


Rod BurnhamRod Burnham - Voice Talent

... in Dramatic Literature) 1973 Suffield Academy, Suffield CT, Secondary School Diploma 1967 The Brunswick School, Greenwich CT (12 YEARS OF LATIN - helpful w/those tricky medical and legal terms!) Winner of 13 Addies and numerous other professional ...


Want a New Job? Beware 'Phantom' Postings

... listed on a job board or career site for some period, says Debra Feldman, an executive career consultant based in Greenwich, Conn. Such postings are meant to make hiring fair and transparent, and may help to protect employers from discrimination ...


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