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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

If you build it . . . Customers have designs on local architect firm

This Greenwich waterfront home, designed by Granoff Architecs, features a metal roof, solar panels and dramatic landscaping.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/If-you-build-it-Customers-have-designs-on-4787265.php

Branching out: Greenwich teens support man's efforts to clean up historic cemetery

... left over from Superstorm Sandy from the Old Burying Ground at Byram Shore. Photo: Anne W. Semmes Teens from the Greenwich Youth Conservation Program were recently hard at work removing fallen branches and debris from the historic Old Burying Ground ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Branching-out-Greenwich-teens-support-man-s-4787290.php

Pictured: Catherine Zeta-Jones looks gaunt as she puffs on a...

... since her separation from husband Michael Douglas. The 43-year-old actress has been spotted in the wealthy town of Greenwich in Connecticut, where it seems she is spending time alone to reflect on her 13-year-marriage. Wearing full black, the ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2411782/Pictured-Catherine-Zeta-Jones-looks-gaunt-puffs-cigarette-outside-church-Michael-Douglas-separation--shes-wearing-wedding-ring.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Norwalk High's Boys Soccer Team Named 'Sports Persons of the Year'

... will be recognized at the 9th Annual Sports Night Awards Dinner on Monday, October 21, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich. In each community, a committee headed by a local town representative of the commission selects a Person of the Year. "Each ...

http://norwalk.patch.com/groups/sports/p/norwalk-highs-boys-soccer-team-named-sports-persons-of-the-year

Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

... died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. A memorial mass was held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at St. Timothy's Church in Greenwich, Conn., his son, Clarence R. (Bud) Grebey III said. Grebey was 85. Photo: AP NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Grebey, who led Major League ...

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Ray-Grebey-led-MLB-during-1981-strike-dead-at-85-4786692.php

Catherine Zeta-Jones steps out for first time since Michael Douglas separation

Separating from Michael Douglas has taken a toll on Catherine Zeta-Jones. The usually glamorous actress looked tired and pale on her way to church in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/catherine-zeta-jones-steps-time-michael-douglas-separation-article-1.1445870

Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

Grebey died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn., and a memorial mass was held Wednesday at St. Timothy's Church in Greenwich, Conn.

http://newsok.com/ray-grebey-led-mlb-during-1981-strike-dead-at-85/article/feed/586575?custom_click=rss

Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

... died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. A memorial mass was held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at St. Timothy's Church in Greenwich, Conn., his son, Clarence R. (Bud) Grebey III said. Grebey was 85. - Ray Grebey, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations ...

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2013/09/04/2766212/ray-grebey-led-mlb-during-1981.html#storylink=rss

Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

... died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. A memorial mass was held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at St. Timothy's Church in Greenwich, Conn., his son, Clarence R. (Bud) Grebey III said. Grebey was 85. NEW YORK - Ray Grebey, who led Major League Baseball labor ...

http://www.contracostatimes.com/athletics/ci_24014806/ray-grebey-led-mlb-during-1981-strike-dead

Houlihan Lawrence Hires Greenwich's Top Real Estate Agents

Houlihan Lawrence Expands into Connecticut with Opening of Greenwich Office The family-owned brokerage breaks into the Fairfield County market with a team of 17 top-producing Greenwich agents Greenwich, Conn. (September 4, 2013) - Houlihan Lawrence, the leading real estate brokerage in New York's Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, has opened its first Connecticut office in Greenwich with 17 of the community's top-producing agents. Previously affiliated with each of the top four brokerage offices in Greenwich, the agents comprising the new Houlihan Lawrence team have participated in home sales totaling more than $600 million since 2012. "We have assembled a team that establishes Houlihan Lawrence as an immediate force in Greenwich," said Houlihan Lawrence Managing Principal Chris Meyers. "Our Greenwich agents now have access to our existing brokerage network and our integrated marketing resources, enabling them to offer a superior level of service to their clients." Opening a Greenwich office has been a longtime strategic goal for Houlihan Lawrence, a family-owned and operated company whose ownership has established roots in the community. The firm's Chairman, Nancy Seaman, and her brother Chris Meyers are both longtime Greenwich residents and run the firm with their brother Stephen Meyers, President and Chief Executive Officer. "As Westchester County's luxury leader, our brand of service is well-suited for the Greenwich market," said CEO Stephen Meyers. "Given our track record helping clients buy and sell exceptional properties, we have both the tools and the talent to change the competitive landscape of the Greenwich brokerage community." The Greenwich office is managed by respected Greenwich resident David H. Haffenreffer, who joins from Prudential Connecticut Realty. David also worked in the Beverly Hills office of Sotheby's International Realty and spent 16 years as a financial news broadcast journalist with such organizations as CNN, Bloomberg and Reuters.

http://www.topix.com/city/greenwich-ct/2013/09/130904GGJ8IT

WHS 3-Sport Standout Pearsall Named 'Sports Persons of the Year'

... will be recognized at the 9th Annual Sports Night Awards Dinner on Monday, October 21, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich. In each community, a committee headed by a local town representative of the commission selects a Person of the Year. "Each ...

http://wilton.patch.com/groups/sports/p/whs-3sport-standout-pearsall-named-sports-persons-of-the-year

Westhill Track Star Named Stamford Sports Person of the Year

... will be recognized at the 9th Annual Sports Night Awards Dinner on Monday, October 21, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich. In each community, a committee headed by a local town representative of the commission selects a Person of the Year. "Each ...

http://stamford.patch.com/groups/sports/p/westhill-track-star-named-stamford-sports-person-of-the-year

Houlihan Lawrence Hires Greenwich's Top Real Estate Agents

Houlihan Lawrence Expands into Connecticut with Opening of Greenwich Office

The family-owned brokerage breaks into the Fairfield County market with a team of
17 top-producing Greenwich agents

Greenwich, Conn. (September 4, 2013) – Houlihan Lawrence, the leading real estate brokerage in New York’s Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, has opened its first Connecticut office in Greenwich  with 17 of the community’s top-producing agents.  Previously affiliated with each of the top four brokerage offices in Greenwich, the agents comprising the new Houlihan Lawrence team have participated in home sales totaling more than $600 million since 2012.

“We have assembled a team that establishes Houlihan Lawrence as an immediate force in Greenwich,” said Houlihan Lawrence Managing Principal Chris Meyers. “Our Greenwich agents now have access to our existing brokerage network and our integrated marketing resources, enabling them to offer a superior level of service to their clients.”

Opening a Greenwich office has been a longtime strategic goal for Houlihan Lawrence, a family-owned and operated company whose ownership has established roots in the community. The firm's Chairman, Nancy Seaman, and her brother Chris Meyers are both longtime Greenwich residents and run the firm with their brother Stephen Meyers, President and Chief Executive Officer. 

“As Westchester County’s luxury leader, our brand of service is well-suited for the Greenwich market,” said CEO Stephen Meyers.  “Given our track record helping clients buy and sell exceptional properties, we have both the tools and the talent to change the competitive landscape of the Greenwich brokerage community.”

The Greenwich office is managed by respected Greenwich resident David H. Haffenreffer, who joins from Prudential Connecticut Realty. David also worked in the Beverly Hills office of Sotheby’s International Realty and spent 16 years as a financial news broadcast journalist with such organizations as CNN, Bloomberg and Reuters.

“The strength of our new team speaks volumes to the resonance of Houlihan Lawrence’s reputation within the Greenwich community,” said Haffenreffer.  “Our agents were attracted by the firm’s committed local ownership, cutting-edge marketing, and an agent-friendly culture that fosters growth. It’s clear that Houlihan Lawrence shares the agents’ commitment to providing exceptional client service.”

The new office is located at 100 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich’s premier commercial property located just steps from Greenwich Avenue.

Houlihan Lawrence’s brokerage network of 1,200 agents carries a reputation for outstanding dedication to the local communities it serves, and the Greenwich office extends this philosophy with a roster of some of the community’s leading agents. Houlihan Lawrence’s current Greenwich team includes:

·         BK Bates
·         John Bates
·         C. John L. Bates
·         Julie Church
·         Kathryn Clauss
·         Debby Gardiner
·         Ginny Hamilton
·         David Haffenreffer
·         Robin Kencel
·         Sally Maloney
·         Joanne Mancuso
·         Ellen Mosher
·         Lindsay Sheehy
·         Angela Swift
·         Ted Thaxter
·         Barbara B. Wells
·         Peter J. Wells

For additional information on Houlihan Lawrence, or to connect with the Greenwich team, please visit www.houlihanlawrence.com/greenwich or call 203.869.0700.
  
About Houlihan Lawrence
For over 125 years, Houlihan Lawrence has been committed to providing an exceptional real estate experience by combining unsurpassed local expertise with the most comprehensive level of support available. Founded in 1888, the family-owned company has steadily grown to 26 offices and over 1,200 agents in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties in New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Houlihan Lawrence harnesses its smarter data, advanced marketing resources, global reach and hyper-local insights through dedicated divisions in key real estate areas to provide superior service to clients. Houlihan Lawrence’s specialized service areas include: Luxury Country Properties, which reaches beyond the local marketplace to attract discerning buyers from around the world; Global Relocation, which works closely with local Fortune 1000 companies to provide full-service relocation assistance; Houlihan Lawrence Project Marketing, which works exclusively with and for developers of single-family and multi-family projects; and the Commercial Real Estate Group, which provides full-spectrum services to owners, purchasers and tenants of commercial land and property. 

Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

... died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. A memorial mass was held Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at St. Timothy's Church in Greenwich, Conn., his son, Clarence R. (Bud) Grebey III said. Grebey was 85. - Ray Grebey, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations ...

http://www.bradenton.com/2013/09/04/4698904/ray-grebey-led-mlb-during-1981.html#storylink=rss

Car Keyed in Pemberwick Over Labor Day Long Weekend

A Honda Civic at 72 Pemberwick Rd. was found with fresh key marks on Monday, according to Greenwich Police.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/car-keyed-in-pemberwick-over-labor-day-long-weekend

Adopt-A-Dog Needs Volunteers for Puttin' On the Dog, Sept. 22nd

... people and their dogs who enjoy the day's many activities which are scheduled between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Greenwich's Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. The Puttin' On The Dog Festival is Adopt-A-Dog's primary resource to generate the critical ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/adoptadog-needs-volunteers-for-puttin-on-the-dog-sept-22nd

School lockdown in Conn.

... has been sentenced to three months of confinement and a bad conduct discharge from the service. Authorities say a Greenwich High School student committed suicide after the first day of school and bullying may have been a factor. Authorities say a ...

http://www.myfoxny.com/story/23338132/school-lockdown-at-conn

Playing it safe: Locksmith is a key part of the community

When I first walked down the steps into the Charles Stuttig Locksmith shop on Greenwich Avenue, I smiled, thinking that this had to be the smallest shop on the Avenue.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Playing-it-safe-Locksmith-is-a-key-part-of-the-4786274.php

More

... of this argument were silent. Only the state can answer the questions, so an opinion from the state would allow Greenwich to decide whether to continue moving forward or to mount a challenge based on this point (or on the totality of the racial ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Letters-to-the-Editor-4786298.php

Consider your motives before offering advice

... Umetukah -- A Happy, Healthy & Peaceful New Year!! Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz is Senior Rabbi at Temple Sholom of Greenwich,co-founder of the Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship and a past-president of the Greenwich Fellowship of ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Consider-your-motives-before-offering-advice-4786296.php

Dollars and sense: Dealing with the high costs of trash

... parks (Binney, Bruce, Byram, North and Pinetum), school grounds, athletic fields and the numerous lesser-known Greenwich parks is nearly $220,000/year, a cost that does not include Greenwich Point or the town's smaller, lesser known parks, fuel, ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Dollars-and-sense-Dealing-with-the-high-costs-of-4786288.php

Fund Manager Who Donated To Anti-Gay Marriage Initiative Arrested In Prostitution Sting

... page. It's located in a nondescript office park off Interstate 5 in Southwest Portland, not a glass tower in Greenwich, Conn. Founder lives in Sherwood and doesn't grace society pages or preside over art gallery openings. A newspaper archives search ...

http://www.businessinsider.com/fund-manager-arrested-in-prostitution-sting-2013-9?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+clusterstock+%28ClusterStock%29

Stratford had CT's first case of identified West Nile Virus

... to mid-September. This season, circulation of WNV positive mosquitoes is highest in coastal towns from Greenwich to Branford and in central Connecticut in Glastonbury. "Although mosquito populations are declining, we continue to find mosquitoes ...

http://www.milfordmirror.com/8604/stratford-had-cts-first-case-of-identified-west-nile-virus/

Greenwich Driver, 18, Uninjured following Rollover, Fire on Pecksland

An 18-year-old town woman suffered minor pain on Aug. 30th after veering off of a western Greenwich road following what she says was an oncoming car in her lane, according to police.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/18yearold-greenwich-driver-uninjured-after-car-rolls-over-catches-fire-on-pecksland-rd

Greenwich Police Cadet Explorers Honored in Hartford

Greenwich Police Cadet Explorers participated along with 375 other Police Cadets in the 4th Annual Cadet Police Academy which was held at the University of Hartford from July 28 to August 3, 2013.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-police-cadet-explorers-honored-in-hartford

How Cool is This Early Halloween Window at Sophia's

... t brightened up the evening dog walk and I couldn't resist taking a photo. Sophia's is located at 1 Liberty Way in Greenwich. Tel. (203) 869-5990

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/how-cool-is-this-early-halloween-window-at-sophias

Letter: Greenwich Superintendent Addresses Student's Suicide, Bullying

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Superintendent of Schools William McKersie sent the following letter to parents and students in response to the suicide of 15-year-old Bart Palosz last week: The first week of school was one of great highs and a tragic low.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/letter-greenwich-superintendent-addresses-students-suicide-bullying

Josephine Savona, 79, Formerly Of Stamford, Worked For Cytec

Savona was born Dec. 28, 1933, to Philip and Margaret Murphy of Greenwich. She worked at American Cyanamid in neighboring Stamford for many years.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/josephine-savona-79-greenwich

The Many Mansions Of Hedge Fund Billionaire Steve Cohen

... they didn't name the hedge fund's founder, Steve Cohen . But the filing did mention an "individual residing in Greenwich, Connecticut," which is where the 57-year-old investor, worth $9.4 billion, has his principal, massive home. No matter his legal ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2013/09/04/billionaire-property-portfolio-steve-cohens-castles/

Greenwich Police: August Officers of the Month

... an irregular course causing an imminent danger to all those on the water and along the shoreline, according to the Greenwich Police Dept. Marine Law Enforcement Units from the region, including Greenwich, responded and made numerous attempts to stop ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-police-officers-of-the-month

Fairfield County Sports Commission Announces Sports Persons Of The Year

Each local sports honoree will be recognized at the ninth annual Sports Night Awards Dinner to be held at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. In each of the 15 communities, a committee headed by a local town representative of the commission selected a Sports Person of the Year.

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/sports/fairfield-county-sports-commission-announces-sports-persons-year

RICHMAC Funding LLC Opens St. Paul, MN Office

RICHMAC Funding LLC, a member of The Richman Group of Companies, headquarterd in Greenwich and one of the nation's leading multifamily housing organizations, has opened an office in St. Paul, MN.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11063058.htm

Spurred by Tragedy, Grassroots GHS Connections Club Catches on Fast

... with the kids who are also the problem, which include me. My thought for GHS Connections and what can be will put Greenwich High School on the right path to redemption... ...This Connection Club has the potential to be so much more...This club may ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/schools/p/spurred-by-tragedy-grassroots-ghs-connections-club-catches-on-fast

New Canaan Baseball Teamed Named Sports Persons of the Year

... will be recognized at the 9th Annual Sports Night Awards Dinner on Monday, October 21, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich. In each community, a committee headed by a local town representative of the commission selects a Person of the Year. "Each ...

http://newcanaan.patch.com/groups/sports/p/new-canaan-baseball-teamed-named-sports-persons-of-the-year

No more delays: Construction of Foxwoods mall ready to begin

... shopping centers in the United States and Canada, is partnering on the project with Gordon Group Holdings of Greenwich. The Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods would be built on land the partners are leasing from the Mashantuckets. The mall, scheduled to ...

http://www.theday.com/article/20130903/BIZ02/130909956/1047/NWS1501

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