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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Ed Board Could Delay Vote on Greenwich Racial Balance Issue

The Greenwich Board of Education continues its fact-finding and public forums on how to reorganize Greenwich Public Schools to balance use of school buildings and equalize the numbers of minority students in certain schools.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/redistricting-greenwich-2013/p/ed-board-could-delay-vote-on-greenwich-racial-balance-issue

Boucher: Malloy is Blaming Connecticut's Troubles on Everyone Else

After attending a town-hall-style event with Governor Malloy held Monday night, Oct. 7, 2013 in Greenwich, State Sen. Toni Boucher issued the following statement: "To hear Governor Malloy talk, he has saved Connecticut from certain death at the hands of prior administrations.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/elections/p/boucher-malloy-is-blaming-connecticuts-troubles-on-everyone-else-greenwich

Accident On I-95 South Ties Up Traffic Near Port Chester-Greenwich Line

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. A vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on southbound I-95 near the Port Chester, N.Y.-Greenwich, Conn.

http://newrochelle.dailyvoice.com/news/accident-i-95-south-ties-traffic-near-port-chester-greenwich-line

Miles Kimball Co. now known as Silver Star Brands

... depth of the organization," and it needs a more encompassing name. Silver Star Brands is owned by Blyth Inc., of Greenwich, Conn. Silver Star Brands' headquarters will remain in Oshkosh. It has about 500 year-round employees and more than 1,000 ...

http://www.jsonline.com/business/miles-kimball-co-now-known-as-silver-star-brands-b99116070z1-226941611.html

Sarissa Capital Urges All Shareholders Of Astex Pharmaceuticals To...

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarissa Capital today issued the following open letter to shareholders of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. : We are one of Astex's largest shareholders, owning approximately 5% of the outstanding shares of the company.

http://www.freshnews.com/news/854178/sarissa-capital-urges-all-shareholders-of-astex-pharmaceuticals-to-not-tender-their-sha

Letter: Class Dads Support Bernstein for Board of Education

... Peter brings this same goal to serving on the Board of Education. We strongly support Peter Bernstein for the Greenwich Board of Education and ask that you vote for the Class Dad on November 5th. Brad Frankel Jim McElwain *Editor's note: More ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/elections/p/class-dads-support-bernstein-for-board-of-education

San Jose Is Land Of The Fittest, But Where Do The Fattest Boomers Live?

... the smallest percentage of obese residents, I would not pick Bridgeport - Stamford - Norwalk . My vote would go to Greenwich - Westport - Darien , where the women are mostly teeth and cheekbones, and the men trophy-wife and personal-trainer toned. ...

http://www.courant.com/features/too-shea/hc-shea-baby-boomers-1009-20131009,0,3768791.column

B5M.com Secures $16 Million Series B Financing and Aims to Become a...

SHANGHAI & GREENWICH, Conn.-- --B5M, China's leading independent shopping search portal, today announced a $16 million Series B investment round led by ClearVue Partners .

http://www.businesswire.com/news/topix/20131008006476/en

Omak Wood Products is back up and running

... Tribal Federal Corporation, brokered the deal in March to lease it instead to Wood Resources, a subsidiary of the Greenwich, Conn.-based Atlas Holdings, which operates three other mills in the country. The agreement includes a wood supply agreement ...

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2013/oct/08/omak-wood-products-is-back-up-and-running/

Darien Educator to Head Greenwich School Humanities Program

Antoinette Fornshell, the literacy curriculum coordinator for Darien Public Schools , has been appointed humanities program coordinator for Greenwich Public Schools.

http://darien.patch.com/groups/schools/p/darien-educator-to-head-greenwich-school-humanities-program

B5M.com Secures $16 Million Series B Financing and Aims to Become a...

SHANGHAI & GREENWICH, Conn.-- --B5M, China's leading independent shopping search portal, today announced a $16 million Series B investment round led by ClearVue Partners .

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20131008006476&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Historical African American Basketball Archive and Intellectual...

... pleased with its educational and legacy value for kids today. The Black Fives Foundation ( BlackFives.org ), a Greenwich, CT-based non-profit that researches, preserves, exhibits, and promotes the pre-1950 history of African American basketball to ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/bff/1/prweb11190500.htm

Greenwich Schools Taps Darien Educator as Humanities Program Leader

Antoinette Fornshell, the literacy curriculum coordinator for Darien Public Schools, has been appointed humanities program coordinator, for Greenwich Public Schools.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/schools/p/greenwich-schools-taps-darien-educator-for-humanities-program-leader

Barbara Jean deGeofroy, 68, Of Greenwich, Private Duty Nurse

She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1963. She worked at the Greenwich Library, General Dynamics and Clairol/Bristol Myers.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/barbara-jean-degeofroy-68-greenwich-private-duty-nurse

Workshop for Women to Celebrate Inner and Outer Beauty in Greenwich

Ellela Cosmetics and Lashes on Greenwich Avenue has joined forces with world-renowned author, speaker, women's empowerment coach and TV guest expert Allyson Spellman for a revolutionary workshop for women on October 27th.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Workshop-for-Women-to-Celebrate-Inner-and-Outer-Beauty-in-Greenwich20917.shtml

Commercial property deals

... building owner, Old Hill Offices. JP Morgan Chase Bank has signed a 10-year renewal space at Pickwick Plaza 3A in Greenwich two years before its lease expires. The bank is located in a 4,000-square-foot, multi-level space in the complex on Greenwich ...

http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/realestate/article/Commercial-property-deals-4862565.php

Celebrating Greenwich's Volunteers

Volunteerism is synonymous with the Town of Greenwich. And to honor those committed residents who collectively give countless hours of dedication and time to nonprofit organizations in town, Monday, Oct. 7 was Greenwich Volunteer Day when more than two dozen individuals and organizations were honored for their yeoman's work in the community.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/volunteering/p/celebrating-greenwichs-volunteers

Fall Lecture Series at the Silvermine Arts Center

Silvermine School of Art Faculty Member, Dmitri Wright from Greenwich, will present his lecture "The Science and Poetry of Impressionism: Ideas for Contemporary Impressionist Painters," on Sunday, November 3rd The popular fall lecture series returns to the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan with two very exciting lectures featuring Silvermine ... (more)

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Art/Fall-Lecture-Series-at-the-Silvermine-Arts-Center201320897.shtml

Featured Adoptable Dogs: Ollie, Sugar Bear and Snoopy

... Bear email PPR at ProjectPreciousRescue@gmail.com Snoopy is available for adoption from Adopt-A-Dog just over the Greenwich line in Armonk, NY. She is considered special needs, as she (and her other 5 siblings) are prone to seizures. All came from a ...

http://norwalk.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/featured-adoptable-dogs-ollie-sugar-bear-and-snoopy

Find A Job In Weston

Greenwich triathlete Amy Dixon will receive the Chelsea Cohen Courage Award from The Fairfield County Sports Commission at its annual Sports Night Dinner on Oct. 21.

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/business/find-job-weston-7

Greenwich Triathlete Amy Dixon To Receive County Courage Award

Greenwich triathlete Amy Dixon will receive the Chelsea Cohen Courage Award from The Fairfield County Sports Commission at its annual Sports Night Dinner on Oct. 21. Bob Ehalt, a former editor and writer with The Advocate of Stamford and The Hour of Norwalk, will receive the Bill Gonillo Local Media Award at the dinner, which will will be held at ... (more)

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwich-triathlete-amy-dixon-receive-county-courage-award

Greenwich Driver Faces DWI Charge

A motorist faces a driving while intoxicated charge after he was seen by Greenwich Police making several motor vehicle violations as he drove Sunday evening.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-driver-faces-dwi-charge_15360ae8

Literacy Volunteers Seeks Tutors For Literacy/ESL Classes

GREENWICH, Conn. Literacy Volunteers, a program of Family Centers, is seeking volunteers to teach adults to read, write and speak English.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/literacy-volunteers-seeks-tutors-literacyesl-classes

Greenwich Letter: Class Dads for Bernstein for Board of Education

... her. Peter brings this same goal to serving on the Board of Education. We strongly support Peter Bernstein for the Greenwich Board of Education and ask that you vote for the Class Dad on Nov. 5..

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/greenwich-letter-class-dads-bernstein-board-education

Chrysler IPO may beat a buyout

... if a bunch of activist investors get involved," said Ken Elias, a partner with Maryann Keller & Associates in Greenwich, Conn. "They'll question everything." Chrysler executives often say the teamwork and respect that has characterized Fiat's ...

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