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Monday, April 22, 2013

Witness: Sherman hid crucial info from Skakel

A University of Connecticut law professor testified on Michael Skakel's behalf Monday that attorney Mickey Sherman withheld critical information about back taxes he owed the government from his then-client, the Kennedy cousin convicted of murdering Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley.

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=pO0LP3U7&pn=0

Catterton Seeks $300 Mln for Second Growth Fund

The Greenwich, Conn.-based consumer-focused private equity firm is seeking $300 million for Catterton Growth Partners II L.P., a regulatory filing dated April 19 says .

http://www.pehub.com/197591/catterton-seeks-300-mln-second-growth-fund/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Crane's Fast retires as manufacturer reports record profit

... 12 years in his position. His successor will be Max Mitchell , 49, president and chief operating officer. Fast, a Greenwich resident, joined Crane in 1999 as president and chief operating officer and was promoted to CEO in January 2001. Mitchell, ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Crane-s-Fast-retires-as-manufacturer-reports-4454406.php

Apartment investment firm acquires Florida complex

... ty. Real estate veteran Scott Lawlor leads Waypoint Residential, which is a privately-held firm. It has offices in Greenwich, Conn., Atlanta, Boca Raton and Dallas.

http://www.housingwire.com/fastnews/2013/04/22/apartment-investment-firm-acquires-florida-complex?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+housingwire%2FuOVI+%28HousingWire%29

Mary Taracka, 84, Of Greenwich, Assistant Animator At Terry Tunes

Taracka was born July 22, 1928, to Joseph and Rose Taracka. After graduating from Greenwich High School in 1946, she began working as an assistant animator at Terry Tunes , the animation studio that produced the Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle cartoons, among many, many others.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/mary-taracka-84-greenwich-assistant-animator-terry-tunes

James Timothy Decaro, 90, Lifelong Greenwich Resident

... Dec. 16, 1922, in Riverside, son of Lorenza Castiglione Decaro (Deara) and James T. Decaro. He was educated in the Greenwich Public School system. He was first employed at the Conde Nast publishing company. Later, he worked for the Town of ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/james-timothy-decaro-90-lifelong-greenwich-resident

Rose M. Franco, 85, Lifelong Greenwich Resident

Franco was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Greenwich, daughter of Frank and Theresa Franco.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/rose-m-franco-85-lifelong-greenwich-resident

Philip Pompeii Nigro, 78, Of Greenwich

... Nigro. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Parish on Greenwich Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Nigro's name to St. Mary Church , 178 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/philip-pompeii-nigro-78-greenwich

East Hampton Man Guilty Of Middle School Bomb Hoax

A 21-year old East Hampton man pleaded guilty Monday to a charge associated with creating a hoax after he admitted placing a fake bomb outside the front door of the town's middle school.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-bomb-hoax-0423-20130422,0,5131210.story

Expert Witness Says Skakel's 'Shift' In Statements About Moxley...

... and Skakel were 15 - and neighbors - when she was beaten to death in the wealthy Belle Haven neighborhood in Greenwich. The state Supreme Court has upheld Skakel's conviction, and the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the case. In October, ...

http://www.courant.com/community/vernon/hc-michael-skakel-psychologist-day5-0423-20130422,0,6475000.story

SculpturesKatonah artist plants his creations at the New York Botanical GardenIN

... 26 pieces to the Botanical Garden show. Johnson has other restoration clients, too, mostly in Westchester and Greenwich, Conn. -- adding fine finishes and rich patinas to antique benches, dining tables, sundials and maidens, removing decades-old ...

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Reliable Biopharma raises $2 million, expands manufacturing capacity

... round is related to the facility expansion. RBC is led by President and CEO David Feldker and was acquired by Greenwich, Conn.-based private equity firm Med Opportunity Partners LLC for an undisclosed amount in 2007. "This expansion will provide the ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/blog/BizNext/2013/04/reliable-biopharma-raises-2-million.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_35+%28Hospital+Industry+News%29

How Japanese Monetary Policy Is Fueling The US Stock Market Rally

I visited with a few of our hedge fund accounts around Greenwich, CT last week. The consensus among the macro strategy funds is that the Nikkei has more upside because the yen has more downside.

http://www.businessinsider.com/yardeni-on-abe-spreads-2013-4?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+clusterstock+%28ClusterStock%29

VIX Has Biggest Weekly Increase of 2013 as Stocks Drop: Options

... sticky, it rushes up without going straight back down which we haven't seen before this year," Michael Purves, Greenwich, Connecticut-based Weeden & Co.'s head of derivatives research, said in a phone interview on April 19. "The markets are starting ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MLMPQ36JTSEC01-0M786IOT5GT7HA6O71SK0FR3SF

Deutsche Bank Margin Call on Vik Sparks $2.5 Billion Dispute

... 2006 interview that he operated the fund from Monaco , dividing his time between the principality and a mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut . He made more than $250 million with his brother selling stock in Xcelera Inc., an Internet firm they founded ...

http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/deutsche-bank-margin-call-on-vik-turns-into-2-5-billion-dispute.html?

Homex Out of Prison With Billionaire Slim's 20-Cent Gift

... same path," Jim Harper, director of corporate research at BCP Securities LLC, said in a telephone interview from Greenwich, Connecticut . "In this business, sometimes willingness to pay is equally important and sometimes more important than capacity ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-22/homex-out-of-prison-with-billionaire-slim-s-20-cent-gift.html

Weeden Investors, L.P. Announces the Acquisition of Prime Broker Saxis Group, LLC

... & Co. L.P. provides premier execution services to over 1,500 Institutions worldwide. Its headquarters are in Greenwich CT, with offices in Boston, Rosemont/Chicago, Greenbrae/San Francisco, and Minneapolis. Founded in 2009, Saxis Group, LLC is a ...

http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20130422005297/en/Weeden-Investors-L.P.-Announces-Acquisition-Prime-Broker

Group Runs Planned Monday To Remember Boston Tragedy

GREENWICH, Conn. A running group is asking runners in Connecticut to join together Monday for a run to reflect on and remember the tragedy at last week's Boston Marathon.

http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/sports/group-runs-planned-monday-remember-boston-tragedy

Learn More About Sharks And Rays In Greenwich

Scientist Simon R. Thorrold will give a talk on the study of sharks and rays in the North Atlantic on Sunday at Greenwich's Bruce Museum .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/learn-more-about-sharks-and-rays-greenwich

Greenwich Concert Highlights Women In Italian Opera

Singers Abby Powell and Amy Buckley and pianist Larissa Friedenberg will present "Bella Notte" at the Greenwich Historical Society's Vanderbilt Education Center on 39 Strickland Road at 7 p.m. on May 16.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-concert-highlights-women-italian-opera

Cautionary tales about wildlife

... not going anywhere so we might as well get used to them," she told an audience at a wildlife discussion Sunday. Greenwich Animal Control, along with the Wildlife Center of Fairfield County, held the wildlife education class Sunday at the Greenwich ...

http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=oT9Ysoj5&pn=0

Cautionary tales about wildlife

Kathie Kovacs, founding director, speaks at the wildlife education class at Greenwich Animal Control, in Greenwich, Conn., Sunday, April, 21, 2013.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Cautionary-tales-about-wildlife-4452117.php

William Brucker Runs Marathon For Greenwich Agency

GREENWICH, Conn. Stamford's William Brucker, communications director for Family Centers in Greenwich, will run the Vermont City Marathon on May 26 to raise funds for the agency's Early Care and Education program.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/william-brucker-runs-marathon-greenwich-agency

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