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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sandy Hook Victim's Parents Raising Money For Animal Sanctuary In Daughter's Memory



The family of Catherine Violet Hubbard, a first-grader who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting , is raising money to build an animal sanctuary in her memory.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-sandy-hook-animal-sanctuary-0124-20130123,0,4212497.story

In his 26th year, Brunswick wrestling coach Tim Ostrye still has a passion for pins



... gentleman. But don't get the idea that he's soft. Not for a second. His goal is to win -- always. In this year's Greenwich Citizen High School Winter Sports Preview he said, "I think it would be nice to win the state championship and to not set that ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/highschool/article/In-his-26th-year-Brunswick-wrestling-coach-Tim-4218325.php

Sandy Hook school granted calendar waiver



... Milford, which ended with 179 days. The state board also granted a three-day waiver for Hamilton Avenue School in Greenwich in 2008. Before Wednesday's approval for Sandy Hook Elementary's 177-day calendar, the board heard from Newtown Schools ...

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14216/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LbSoc5FP&detailindex=2&pn=0&ps=4

In search of the perfect cup: Espresso NEAT in Greenwich



Yet, tenants of 100 West Putnam Ave. and surrounding residents in Greenwich now have gourmet coffee literally at their doorstep, with Espresso NEAT operating a coffee bar in the lobby of the office building.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/In-search-of-the-perfect-cup-Espresso-NEAT-in-4218570.php

Winter's icy breath felt across region



... Autumn Driscoll The temperature reads 21 degrees on the sign of the the Splash Car Wash on West Putnam Ave. in Greenwich, Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2013. The high temperature for the rest of the week is not expected to breach 30 degrees ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Just-how-cold-is-it-4218245.php

Marguerite Evans, 96, Former Greenwich Teacher



... Washington, D.C., in 1939. She married Henry Wallum Megaw in 1942. He died in 1974. Evans raised seven children in Greenwich and was a member of the Junior League of Greenwich, Belle Haven Club. She was a board member of Greenwich Health. She earned ...

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/marguerite-evans-96-former-greenwich-teacher

U.S. Stocks Advance as Technology Shares Rally; Apple Tumbles



... can put the debt ceiling to rest for maybe a couple more months," Frank Ingarra, who helps manage $1.4 billion at Greenwich, Connecticut-based NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, said in a phone interview. The U.S. House voted to temporarily suspend ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MH2NLB1A1I4H01-725MCG6PJAGEIARE0B8P6UPNG1

Greenwich RTM Approves Funds For Storm Damage



Following approval by the Board of Estimate and Taxation in December , the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting on Monday reportedly approved the release of $3.1 million for damage caused to town facilities during Hurricane Sandy.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-rtm-approves-funds-for-storm-damage

The best defense is a good offense



Instructor Frank Drake coaches participants on various methods of defense against an attack at The Junior League of Greenwich and the YWCA Greenwich's second annual Women's Self Defense Class, which was held recently at the Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Instructor Frank Drake coaches participants on various methods of defense against an attack at The ... (more)

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/The-best-defense-is-a-good-offense-4218120.php

Celebrating community: Chabad of Greenwich gala honors those who are part of "something bigger"



Maryashie Deren, left, presents the Outstanding Educator Award to Maya Hecht at Chabad of Greenwich's annual gala, which was held recently.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Celebrating-community-Chabad-of-Greenwich-gala-4218106.php

More



Dr. Jeremy Barowsky, a psychiatrist at Greenwich Hospital, spoke to a crowd recently about Seasonal Affective Disorder.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/A-SAD-state-Tis-the-season-for-Seasonal-4218125.php

Passing the torch: Olympic swimmers inspire students during visit to Convent of the Sacred Heart



Olympic swimmers and "Sacred Heart sisters" Katie Ledecky, left, and Lia Neal recently visited Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/highschool/articleGallery/Passing-the-torch-Olympic-swimmers-inspire-4218114.php

Sandy Hook school granted calendar waiver



... Milford, which ended with 179 days. The state board also granted a three-day waiver for Hamilton Avenue School in Greenwich in 2008. Before Wednesday's approval for Sandy Hook Elementary's 177-day calendar, the state Board of Education heard from ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Sandy-Hook-School-granted-calendar-waiver-4217439.php

Newtown Democratic Committee: Gun Reforms Will Make Us Safer



Dannel P. Malloy and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy . The committee approved is position unanimously during a vote on Jan.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-newtown-democrat-gun-statement-20130123,0,2250121.story

Sandy Hook school granted calendar waiver



... Milford, which ended with 179 days. The state board also granted a three-day waiver for Hamilton Avenue School in Greenwich in 2008. Before Wednesday's approval for Sandy Hook Elementary's 177-day calendar, the state Board of Education heard from ...

http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14216/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LbSoc5FP&detailindex=3&pn=0&ps=4

Making the grade -- as a person



... to become. Donna Spellman is Family Centers ' director of self-sufficiency and independent living. With offices in Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and New Canaan, Family Centers is a United Way, Darien Community Fund and New Canaan Community Foundation ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Making-the-grade-as-a-person-4217766.php

Rye Brook Man Punches Wall After Being Arrested for DUI



A 59 year-old Rye Brook man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol after officers witnessed him operating his vehicle erratically on East Putnam Avenue, according to reports provided by the Greenwich Police Department .

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/rye-brook-man-punches-wall-after-being-arrest-for-dui

Record-Breaking Performances Earn Kara Capossela Diver of the Week Honor



University of Maine women's diver Kara Capossela (Greenwich, Conn.) has earned her fourth America East Diver of the Week award of the season, as announced by the conference on Tuesday evening. Capossela highlighted her week by breaking both the one ...

http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/w-swimonly/2012-13/releases/201301233wbmn8

Reckson Neighbors Not Warming Up to Ice Rink Proposal



... Board of Appeals. Read more on that here . Homeowner's association representatives from Doral Greens, BelleFair, Greenwich and the Director of Planning and Zoning for the Town of Greenwich Planning, Diane Fox, also spoke against the project. Fox ...

http://rye.patch.com/articles/reckson-neighbors-not-warming-up-to-ice-rink-proposal

Greenwich HS Student Named Intel Science Finalist



Greenwich High School senior Stephen LeBreton has been named one of 40 finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search , the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/greenwich-hs-student-named-intel-science-finalist

Greenwich Student Named Intel Science Award Finalist



GREENWICH, Conn. Stephen Le Breton, a senior at Greenwich High School, has been named one of 40 finalists in the nation for the Intel Science Talent Search 2013, the Society for Science and the Public announced in a press release Wednesday morning.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-student-named-intel-science-award-finalist

Public Info Meeting for Byram River Basin Study to Held Wednesday



The Department of Public Works will be holding a public information meeting on Wednesday at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. to answer residents' and business owners' questions about a proposed cost-shared feasibility study between Greenwich and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine if flood risk management ... (more)

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/public-info-meeting-for-byram-river-basin-study-to-held-wednesday

Hockey: Rye Country Day School edges rival Rye, 2-1



... going to be a close game no matter what the matchup is on paper," said RCDS defenseman Michael Rocco, who lives in Greenwich, Conn. "They have very skilled players, too, and there's an extra intensity. When we scored that first goal, then we knew we ...

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