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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Greenwich wins LL swim, Staples 3rd, Westhill/Stamford 7th



Fairfield Prep broke Greenwich High School 's 19-year stranglehold on the Class LL boys swimming title last year, but it didn't take long for the Cardinals to get the championship plaque back in their hands.

http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Greenwich-wins-LL-swim-Staples-3rd-4352473.php

Vincenza Incorvaia, 88; Old Greenwich Resident



Vincenza Incorvaia, 88, of Old Greenwich passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 10, 2013.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/vincenza-incorvaia

Bedford Businessman Snacks On Bankrupt Hostess Brands



... Hostess in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in White Plains, the winning bid by Apollo and its partner Metropoulos & Co., of Greenwich, Conn., about $410 million. Hostess, whose headquarters is based in Irving, Texas, shut down operations in November. It is ...

http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/business/bedford-businessman-snacks-bankrupt-hostess-brands

Darien's Bowtell takes second place at CIAC Class LL diving championship



... definitely my best high school meet." Jake Bowtell of Fairfield Prep was the runner-up, earning a score of 510.00. Greenwich High's Andrew Bologna placed third (453.80), followed by Cardinals teammate Jeff Aselin (443.60). Samuel Hoyt of Glastonbury ...

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Darien-s-Bowtell-takes-second-place-at-CIAC-Class-4351639.php

Dartmouth's Chris Hanson Named Skillman Award Winner



... the 31-year history of the accolade, Hanson became just the second member of the Big Green to earn the honor. The Greenwich, Conn., native follows in the footsteps of Adam Farber who received recognition in 1992. For just the third time, the award ...

http://www.dartmouthsports.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=11600&ATCLID=206744769

Police and public schools brass top list of town earners



... and sick days and a lump sum for his years of service to the town. Ellen Flanagan , the deputy superintendent of Greenwich Public Schools , was third on the list with $177,963 in total compensation. Conspicuously absent from the top spot on the list ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/local/article/Police-and-public-schools-brass-top-list-of-town-336149.php

Frank DelVecchio, 94, Owned Banksville Liquor Store



... Corps. He was a salesman for Hartley & Parker Distributors until owning The Banksville Liquor Store just over the Greenwich border in Bedford. DelVecchio is survived by three children, Ralph DelVecchio (Phyllis), of Stamford, Lynda Nadin (Glenn), of ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/frank-delvecchio-94-stamford-wwii-vet-and-liquor-store-owner

Briggs Baugh, 85, Founder Of Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board



... He was a veteran of the Korean conflict and a graduate of Williams College. He founded and was the chairman of the Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board (GRAB) and published its quarterly newsletter, called "Grab Bag." He received an award from The ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/briggs-baugh-85-founder-greenwich-recycling-advisory-board

Greenwich Firm Saves Twinkies, Other Sweet-To-Eat Treats



In a $410 million deal, a Greenwich firm has saved Twinkies, which could be back on store shelves by summer, along with other Hostess goodies, the New York Times reported in its Dealb%k. Two investment firms reached a deal with Hostess Brands, which went bankrupt four months ago, to buy the company's treats, including Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls ... (more)

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwich-firm-saves-twinkies-other-sweet-eat-treats

Greenwich's Judge Judy Sued Over Cheap Purchase Of China



Judge Judy, the star of the TV show of the same name who has a home in Greenwich, is accused of buying more than $500,000 worth of china and flatware for just a tenth of it value, according to a story in the New York Daily News.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwichs-judge-judy-sued-over-cheap-purchase-china

Greenwich boys reclaim LL state swim title; Staples finishes 3rd



Fairfield Prep broke Greenwich High's 19-year stranglehold on the Class LL boys swimming title last year, but it didn't take long for the Cardinals to get the championship plaque back in their hands.

http://m.westport-news.com/westport/db_11299/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=kfZYlsFB&pn=0

Himes Discusses His Derivatives Bill on HuffPost Live at 2 PM Today



U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, the Fourth District Democrat who represents Greenwich in Congress, sent out an announcement today that he'll be in a live video chat at 2 p.m. on HuffPost Live.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/himes-discusses-his-derivatives-bill-on-huffpost-live-at-2-pm-today-afe99ad7

Return of the Twinkie -- Bankrupt Hostess to be bought by investment firms



... renaissance in recent years. Metropoulos' sons, Evan and Daren, work alongside their father at the firm, based in Greenwich, Conn. Still, reviving Twinkies and Ring Dings could be their highest profile turnaround. As for Apollo, the private equity ...

http://www.telegram.com/article/20130313/NEWS/130319892/1116

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day



... Pub & Restaurant - Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets; live radio broadcast from 95.9 FM the Fox; performance by Greenwich Pipes and Drums and Irish dancers throughout the day; live music from Bob Morril, Cray and Dempsey, Highland Rovers and Jeff ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Plenty-of-ways-to-celebrate-St-Patrick-s-Day-4348342.php

Industry_News_Graphic



Hostess Brands Inc. announced on March 12 that the stalking horse bid submitted by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC, New York, and Metropoulos & Co., Greenwich, Conn., for the majority of the company's snack cake business, which includes both Hostess and Dolly Madison branded products, will be the bid presented for approval to the U.S.

http://www.snackandbakery.com/articles/86359-hostess-brands-selects-winner-bidder-for-majority-of-snack-cake-business

Twinkies' return on track with new owners secured



... no auction for its Wonder and other bread brands because of no additional interest following a stalking horse bid. Greenwich, Conn.-based Metropoulos and New York-based Apollo were selected in January for their $410 million joint offer for several ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/morning_call/2013/03/hostess-settles-on-twinkie-buyer.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_56+%28Restaurant+Industry+News%29

BET Committee Clarifies Police Staffing Issue



The Board of Estimate and Taxation Budget Committee has clarified its vote on 2013-14 staffing levels for the Greenwich Police Department, a vote that two weeks ago set the stage for a standoff between the committee and First Selectman Peter Tesei, who's also the town's police commissioner.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/bet-committee-clarifies-police-staffing-issue

School Security Upgrades Get Initial Finance Board OK



... initial approval for a $1.4 million interim appropriation to beef up security for the district's 15 schools. The Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation unanimously voted to recommend approval of the request to the full BET when it holds its ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/school-security-upgrades-get-initial-finance-board-ok

Island Beach Storm Repairs Now Total $1.77 Million [VIDEO]



"I can't rebuild what we've replaced two times in 20 years." That was the explanation Greenwich's Parks and Recreation Director Joseph Siciliano gave to the Board of Estimate and Taxation's Budget Committee Tuesday night of why it is now expected to cost nearly $1.8 million to replace the ferry dock at the town's premiere Island Beach .

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/island-beach-storm-repairs-now-total-1-77-million-video

Hostess Cupcakes, Twinkies Finds Their Savior



... for a brand that was basically left for dead." Last year, Forbes ranked the 66-year-old Metropoulos, a resident of Greenwich, Connecticut with Greek ancestry, as No. 377 on its list of U.S. billionaires. Over the last few decades, Metropoulos has ...

http://www.newsmax.com/US/hostess-twinkies-savior/2013/03/13/id/494419

Former FrontPoint Manager Monaco Said to Plan Hedge Fund



... the larger of the two managed by Eisman, who oversaw more than $1 billion at FrontPoint by 2010. FrontPoint, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund company overseeing $7.5 billion by early November 2011, closed last year after allegations of ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-13/former-frontpoint-manager-monaco-plans-financials-hedge-fund.html

Report: Shelton 80th Safest City in America, 5th in CT



Shelton has a new claim to fame. According to a report by Neighborhood Scout , Shelton is the 80th safest city in America with a population over 25,000. That ranking also makes it the 5th safest in Connecticut for cities of that population, behind the following towns, with the safest first: Greenwich Glastonbury Cheshire Vernon "The ranking is ... (more)

http://shelton.patch.com/articles/report-shelton-80th-safest-city-in-america-5th-in-ct

Recent Job Openings Near Greenwich



To find out more about these job openings, each of which has been posted in the Greenwich Patch "Jobs" section , click on the link at the end of each summary.

http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/recent-job-openings-near-greenwich

Greenwich Budget Board OKs School Security Upgrades



GREENWICH, Conn. The Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation gave preliminary and unanimous support to a $1.4 million proposal to enhance security in the town's schools at a budget meeting Tuesday evening.

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

Greenwich Budget Board Backs Off From Police Cuts



GREENWICH, Conn. After facing a strong rebuke from the Greenwich Police Department on its proposal to cut 10 police positions from the 2013-14 spending plan, the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation stepped back from that initial proposal at a meeting Tuesday.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-budget-board-backs-police-cuts

FEC Data: CT Contributions to Gun Control PACs



... residents did contribute $10,340 to the NRA Political Victory Fund, with the largest total donations coming from Greenwich ($2,500) and New London ($2,200). Connecticut residents did not contribute any money to the Brady Campaign PAC. The NRA fund ...

http://cheshire.patch.com/articles/fec-data-ct-contributions-to-gun-control-pacs-4ae30774

Former FrontPoint Manager Monaco Plans Financials Hedge Fund



... the larger of the two managed by Eisman, who oversaw more than $1 billion at FrontPoint by 2010. FrontPoint, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund company overseeing $7.5 billion by early November 2011, closed last year after allegations of ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MJJ3EN1A1I4H01-1I1LI87ADHG73099GQP54TTDV7

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