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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

In hot IPO market, exchange traded funds look beyond first day

... Corp, Groupon Inc and plans to add Twitter, rose as much as 58 percent this year. Renaissance Capital, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm that focuses on IPOs and has mutual funds that concentrate on the market, plans launch its first ETF later ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/09/etfs-ipo-idUSL1N0HQ1AS20131009?feedType=RSS&feedName=financialsSector

Relationships: Building bridges instead of walls

... desire to want to build a bridge instead of a wall. 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/Relationships-Building-bridges-instead-of-walls-4881659.php

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As a lifelong Greenwich resident, I care about what goes on with our local politics.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Letters-to-the-editor-4881673.php

Greenwich Police Hold Joint Training Session

The joint dive team and canine search and rescue team training in Greenwich on Oct. 6, 2013.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-police-hold-joint-training-session

Darien girls cross country team wins two out of three

Darien's Anne Johnston leads the pack as she heads to a win as Wilton, Norwalk, Darien and Greenwich High Schools girls cross country teams meet for a race at Greenwich Point in Greenwich, Conn., Oct. 8, 2013.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Darien-girls-cross-country-team-wins-two-out-of-4881735.php

Chopra, Huffington to Hold a Public Meditation at UVA on Oct. 15

... provoke considerable stress," he said. The center was made possible by a gift from Sonia and Paul Tudor Jones of Greenwich, Conn. Paul Jones is a 1976 graduate of the College. "I'm delighted to be a part of the conversation that Sonia and Paul have ...

http://www.nbc29.com/story/23647433/chopra-huffington-to-hold-a-public-meditation-at-uva-on-oct-15

Letter: When Selectman Marzullo 'Sees a Problem, He Gets it Solved'

... are of animals, you can't go wrong. Sherry Wernicke Riverside *Editor's note: More letters to the editor regarding Greenwich elections may be found in our elections and government categories.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/elections/p/letter-when-selectman-marzullo-sees-a-problem-he-gets-it-solved

Greenwich Secret Meeting -- FOIA Complaint

To:        Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
From:     Bill Effros
Subject:  Greenwich Secret Meeting--Soil Remediation
Date:      October 9, 2013

On February 26, 2013 the MISA Building Committee convened a massive “secret meeting” to discuss PCB soil remediation at Greenwich High School.  

Attending were 4 members of MISA-BC; 3 Selectmen; 7 Members of BOE; 12 Members of BET; 1 MISA-BC Outside Counsel; The Greenwich Town Attorney; 2 Members of DPW including The Director; The Grounds Director for GPS; 2 MISA Project Directors; 1 RTM Member; 2 MISA Contractors; The Greenwich Town Administrator; The Director of Parks and Recreation; and The Greenwich Managing Director of Operations.

The press and public were excluded.

At the meeting, the participants agreed to tell the press and public US-EPA had given approval for TOG to commence soil remediation at GHS:

“Obtained EPA Agreement to allow project to proceed
 in accordance with the remediation plan described by the EPA.”

MISA Building Committee
Quarterly Report for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2013


I ask the Commission to order all notes, site plans, computer files, records, email, contracts, and correspondence, in the custody of every participant at this meeting, be placed in the public record, and on The Town of Greenwich website, accessible to all members of the public; a civil penalty of $1000 be imposed on each secret meeting participant; and every MISA Soil Remediation action, taken at every subsequent public meeting, be declared “Null & Void”.

With reference to this secret meeting, The Greenwich Town Attorney recently stated:

“We do not have EPA approval as of this day.” 

John Wayne Fox
Greenwich Town Attorney
FOIA Commission Hearing
September 26, 2013

Guns in Our Schools: Citizens Debate Kindergarten Principal's Firearm Memo

... on this message. He made it clear that no one was harmed or threatened in any way on Wednesday, Oct. 2 when a Greenwich, CT police officer picked up her family member from the kindergarten in full uniform and a gun in her holster. "She was all ...

http://tarrytown.patch.com/groups/schools/p/guns-in-our-schools-citizens-debate-kindergarten-principals-firearm-memo

American Energy raises $1.7 bln

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, CT; Houston; London and Hong Kong. For additional information, please visit www.firstreserve.com. About GSO Capital Partners: ...

http://www.pehub.com/2013/10/09/american-energy-raises-1-7-bln/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fnews%2Fall+%28PEHub+News%29

Tax collector candidates square off

Tod Laudonia, Greenwich Tax Collector, sit in his office, at Greenwich Town Hall, in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday Oct. 8, 2013.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Tax-collector-candidates-square-off-4879963.php

Parker Hannifin Helps Investors Gauge U.S. Production: EcoPulse

... "willing to pay more for it," even after a weak quarter, said Jim Stellakis, founder and director of research at Greenwich, Connecticut-based research company Technical Alpha Inc. Last month Parker Hannifin traded close to relative highs set in ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-09/investors-gauge-u-s-output-by-parker-hannifin-ecopulse.html

Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary gives $500,000 to benefit Cardiology Department

On hand for the presentation of Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary's $500,000 gift to the hospital's Cardiology Dept.

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/health/Greenwich-Hospital-Auxiliary-gives-500-000-to-benefit-Cardiology-Department20910.shtml

Coastal Flooding, Cos Cob Art Colony Exhibit Opening - All Happening Today

Good day Greenwich! Here's a glimpse of what's happening around town today, Wednesday, Oct. 9. The National Weather Service has issued a "coastal flooding statement" for this afternoon.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/5-things/p/coastal-flooding-cos-cob-art-colony-exhibit-opening--all-happening-today

Eleanor Ingrid Olsen, 66, Of Greenwich, Nurse, Greenwich Hospital

Olsen was born Jan. 14, 1947, in Greenwich, to William Torp Olsen and Helen Comnes Olsen.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/eleanor-ingrid-olsen-66-greenwich-nurse-greenwich-hospital

Alice Loughran Hyland, 81, Lifelong Greenwich Resident

... 1950 and from New York Hospital as a radiology technician. For some 30 years she worked as an x-ray technician at Greenwich Radiology Group. After retirement she was a volunteer at St. Mary's Church's Social Concern Program and serving the Pacific ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/alice-loughran-hyland-81-lifelong-greenwich-resident

Letter: Appelbaum, Erickson Will 'Bring Historical Context' to Greenwich Ed Board

... through her finance background and RTM service. Together they are passionate advocates for public education in Greenwich in a fiscally responsible manner and in the context of a well thought out plan. Debbie and Laura understand that turning data ...

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/elections/p/letter-appelbaum-erickson-will-bring-historical-context-to-greenwich-ed-board

Greenwich Chamber, YMCA Offer Flu Vaccines

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will offer flu vaccines to all chamber members and the business community at the Greenwich YMCA on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwich-chamber-ymca-offer-flu-vaccines

Greenwich Hospital Names New Chief Medical Officer

Lipschutz, a Greenwich resident, joined the hospital in 2007 as chief quality officer and most recently served as chief medical officer/chief quality officer.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-hospital-names-new-chief-medical-officer

Greenwich Hospital Announces Appointment Of 5 To Medical Staff

Dr. Demetris Delos, a Greenwich resident, joins the department of orthopedics. Delos received his medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/business/greenwich-hospital-announces-appointment-5-medical-staff

Halloween Party In Greenwich Supports Kids In Crisis

GREENWICH, Conn. Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich and Sophia's Costumes will host a Halloween Party to benefit Kids In Crisis on Friday, Oct. 18, from 4-10 p.m. The party will be at the Arthur Murray Grand Ballroom of Greenwich at 6 Lewis St. in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/halloween-party-greenwich-supports-kids-crisis

Woman Faces Larceny Charge

A woman faces a fifth-degree larceny charge after Greenwich Police say she had a wallet and credit cards that didn't belong to her when she attempted to make a purchase in a downtown Greenwich drugstore.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/woman-faces-larceny-charge

Old Greenwich Diver Wins Bronze Medal in Pan American Championship

Old Greenwich resident and aspiring Olympic diver James Hopper won a bronze medal on the 3-meter springboard at the UANA Junior Pan American Diving Championships.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/sports/p/old-greenwich-diver-wins-bronze-medal-in-pan-american-championship

Free Depression Screenings Offered For Darien Residents On Thursday

... Depression Screening Day, according to a press release. Screenings are coming to Bridgeport, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, Norwalk, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Westport and Wilton. "Depression and anxiety affect 1 in 4 Americans in any ...

http://darien.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/free-depression-screenings-fairfield-county-thursday

Candy Peters Durniak Inducted into Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Real Estate

GREENWICH, CT, October 7, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Candy Peters Durniak, Real Estate Professional for Greenwich Fine Properties, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in real estate.

http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release-rss/candy-peters-durniak-inducted-into-worldwide-whos-who-for-excellence-in-real-estate-364395.php

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