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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Greenwich boys swimming cruises past Staples

Thomas Dillinger of Greenwich goes off the block in the 200 freestyle event in the boys high school swim meet between Greenwich High School and Staples High School at Greenwich, Wednesday, Jan.


Hostess Chooses Apollo, Metropoulos as Lead Bidder for Cakes

... Leon Black's Apollo, based in New York, managed $109.7 billion in assets as of Sept. 30. Metropoulos, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, is the private-equity firm that owns Pabst Brewing Co. Hostess, founded in 1930, is liquidating its brands, ...


Greenwich boys swimming cruises past Staples

Coming off its biggest win to date this season, the Greenwich High boys swim team was riding high heading into Wednesday's meet against Staples.


Newark connects with Greenwich entrepreneur to turn guns into jewelry

Jessica Mindich wears jewelry of her Caliber Collection in her home, in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Jan.30, 2013.


Jennifer Aniston was set for shoot on Greenwich synagogue property

Actress Jennifer Aniston. The Greenwich Reform Synagogue turned down a request to use its newly acquired property for an independent movie starring Jennifer Aniston and Tim Robbins.


Hostess Chooses Apollo, Metropoulos as Lead Bidder

... Leon Black 's Apollo, based in New York , managed $109.7 billion in assets as of Sept. 30. Metropoulos, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, is the private-equity firm that owns Pabst Brewing Co. Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are ...


Brothers and hardcourt companions a good combo for NHS

Brothers Jabari Dear, left, and Roy Kane, of the Norwalk High School basketball team, prior to the game against Greenwich at Greenwich, Tuesday night, Jan.



Opponents of a proposed synagogue in Cos Cob are vowing a court challenge after a key decision by the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday allows the Greenwich Reform Synagogue to proceed with its plan.



The Greenwich Antiques Society is presenting a lecture, "Carpets at the Metropolitan: How America's Largest Art Museum Shows Carpets from the Islamic World," on Feb.


Icing on the cake

Cake maker extraordinaire Lisa Maronian, owner of Sweet Lisa's Exquisite Cakes in Cos Cob, is being honored at the 2013 Great Chefs benefit for Greenwich Hospital, which will take place on March 1 at the Westchester Country Club.


Greenwich Sisters Help Cheer Team Win National Title

GREENWICH, Conn. Sisters Camille and Cameron Monette of Old Greenwich helped their Xtreme Cheer teams win first place at the Varsity Athletic Championships last weekend in Providence, R.I. Camille, 15, and Cameron, 13, competed on Xtreme's team, Inferno, an International Level 5 squad.


Want to become an instrument of peace? Pray.

... a better world. "Lord, make us instruments of your peace." The Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler is Rector of Christ Church Greenwich . You can reach him at jlemler@christchurchgreenwich.org. Where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury, ...



In its first concert of 2013, the Greenwich Symphony starred itself and its players in a program that began with the celestial "Sinfonia Concertante" of Haydn, visited Dante's fifth canticle with Tchaikovsky's dark "Francesca di Rimini," and ended with the polytonal, discursive, politically tainted modern "Concerto for Orchestra" of Witold ... (more)


Rough sledding: Greenwich Boy Scouts brave the elements during annual outdoor competition

Greenwich Troop 35 Boy Scouts race their Klondike Derby sled around Lake Hillegas at Seton Scout Reservation during a recent Iditarod-style race as part of their recent ValleyForge-themed outdoor skills competition.


Jim Nabors of 'Gomer Pyle' fame marries male partner of 38 years

The wedding took place Jan. 15 in front of a judge at a Seattle hotel, said Hawaii News Now , which first reported the news Tuesday.


J House Greenwich for Luxury near New York City

... morning. And at the end of the day, the train brings us back in time for another relaxed dinner. Mini-Vacation in Greenwich Greenwich is the perfect town for that - so perfect, in fact, that we decided to stay on for a third night to try more of its ...


Woman dies in Jamaica crash

... Her car crossed over the double solid line and collided with a 1994 GMC Suburban driven by Gavin Scotti, 48, of Greenwich, Conn. in the north bound lane. Shortly after the crash, the woman's car ignited and became engulfed by flames. The woman was ...


Beauty brands you may have not heard of: B. Witching Bath Co.

... has been concocting in their caldron natural herb enriched body products to enrich your skin. Started in 1969 in Greenwich CT by Alice Bruce, the company was revived by her granddaughter Barbra by keeping up with traditions. All B. Witching Bath ...


W.R. Berkley's 2012 Q4 Profit Up 41%; $40M in Sandy Loss Reported

... 41.4 percent compared to the same period in 2011 when it had $117.03 million profit. For the full-year 2012, the Greenwich, Conn.-based commercial lines insurer reported $510.59 million net profit, up 30.5 percent from $391.21 million reported in ...


Gourmet Alley Provides It Manero's Way

Jimmy Dadio, owner of Gourmet Alley, a recent addition to New Canaan's downtown business center, says he wants to continue the traditions of great meats and fine side orders that he learned at the now-gone Manero's in Greenwich.


Cos Cob Synagogue Plan Clears Zoning Hurdle

Greenwich Reform Synagogue 's controversial plan to build a synagogue in Cos Cob cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when the Planning & Zoning Commission approved a request for a lot line revision that in effect makes one of the adjoining properties to be developed large enough for the proposed religious center.


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

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 Greenwich Office Park for a unique introduction to medicine led by orthopedic surgeon Katie Vadasdi , MD .


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