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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Suburban Jungle Realty educates homebuyers before they make a purchase

Alison Bernstein, owner and founder of The Suburban Jungle Realty Group and Patti Natiss, director of client relations at the company pose in their office in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/Suburban-Jungle-Realty-educates-homebuyers-before-4997538.php

Stanford wrestling, golf teams sign total of twelve

... has only been accomplished by 29 other in the history of California high school wrestling. Dempsey, a native of Greenwich, Conn., was the 2013 Prep National runner-up and is a two-time NHSCA National All-American, capturing fourth place in 2012 and ...

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/20/stanford-wrestling-womens-golf-signs-total-of-nine

Man charged in gun-for-drugs deal violates probation

A Darien man charged in a gun-for-drugs deal in Greenwich in September, was in court Tuesday, Nov. 12, charged with violating the terms of probation from an earlier arrest in Bridgeport.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Man-charged-in-gun-for-drugs-deal-violates-4996727.php

It's all about family at Hull house

Lloyd Hull has lived in Greenwich since 1958. "Summer Road was a dirt road when we moved here," he says.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/It-s-all-about-family-at-Hull-house-4996682.php

Greenwich traffic stop leads to gun charges

A Stamford couple has been arrested in Greenwich after the pair were discovered driving with stolen plates and with a loaded handgun concealed in their car, police said.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Greenwich-traffic-stop-leads-to-gun-charges-4996730.php

Fairfield County does galas

... Intensive Care Unit. Jack Moffly , co-founder of several lifestyle magazines covering communities including Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, said that 50 years ago there would only be one or two galas in the autumn and only one or two ...

http://www.westport-news.com/local/article/Fairfield-County-charities-turn-to-galas-to-raise-4996397.php

Fairfield County turns to galas

... Intensive Care Unit. Jack Moffly , co-founder of several lifestyle magazines covering communities including Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, said that 50 years ago there would only be one or two galas in the autumn and only one or two ...

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/local/article/Fairfield-County-charities-turn-to-galas-to-raise-4996397.php

Greenwich Police Charge Man with Violating Restraining Order

Greenwich police on Nov. 15 served an active warrant to a 45-year-old man on a charge of criminal violation of a restraining order.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-man-charged-with-violating-restraining-order

Analysis: Slowing buybacks could spell trouble for U.S. stocks

... the economy or that individual company's business," said Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. "While earnings per share are growing, it's not coming from organic growth in the economy, it's coming from ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/20/us-usa-stocks-buybacks-analysis-idUSBRE9AJ0VS20131120?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Merger gives Renzenberger an international presence

... services throughout North America, with a dominant market position in Canada. Hallcon is a portfolio company of Greenwich, Conn.-based Southfield Capital Advisors, manager of a $150 million private equity fund with four active investments. Merging ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2013/11/20/merger-gives-renzenberger-an.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_national+%28Bizjournals+National+Feed%29

Merger gives Renzenberger an international presence

... services throughout North America, with a dominant market position in Canada. Hallcon is a portfolio company of Greenwich, Conn.-based Southfield Capital Advisors, manager of a...

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2013/11/20/merger-gives-renzenberger-an.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_kansascity+%28Kansas+City+Business+Journal%29

Kennedy cousin poised for freedom in 1975 killing

... y failed to adequately represent Skakel in 2002 when he was convicted in Moxley's golf club bludgeoning in wealthy Greenwich when they were 15. Moxley's mother, Dorthy, says she remains convinced Skakel is guilty.

http://www.theday.com/article/20131120/NWS12/131129989/1047

The Greenwich Time Forgot To Report This....

SUPPORT FOR FOR RABID OBAMACARE ADVOCATE JIM HIMES IS RAPIDLY IMPLODING

It took Connecticut long enough, but it seems that forth district congressional voters are finally figuring out the Goldman Sachs Banker from Greenwich isn’t everything he was cracked up to be

The bad news? The country is stuck with Barack Obama for the next three-and-a-half years.

The good news? Thant in Connecticut's forth congressional district Dan Debecella is offering a contrast to his big spending, crony capitalist, welfare statist, global interventionist policies that has brought astagnet recovery to the state.

Anyway … according to the results of the latest Washington Post ABC News poll. Obama’s approval rating has plunged to 42 percent (compared to 55 percent who disapprove of his performance). Meanwhile only 41 percent approve of his handling of the economy (compared to 57 percent who disapprove) and only 33 percent approve of his handling of the implementation of Obamacare (compared to 63 percent who disapprove).

Wait … about one-third of America actually agrees with the perpetually wrong Jim Himes and thanks Obama has done a good job rolling out the failed Obamacare?

As for Jim Himes' Obamacare itself, 57 percent now oppose it compared to 40 percent who support it. Meanwhile 65 percent oppose the individual mandate tax that Jim Himes fought so hard for, compared to 34 percent who support it.

Those are terrible numbers, particularly when you consider the sample for the Post/ABC poll consisted of 31 percent Democrats and only 24 percent Republicans.

The was no comment offered from Jim Himes congressional office concerning the rapidly crumbling support for him and his beloved Obamacare.

An ABC News / Washington Post poll shows votes would chose Republican candidate Mitt Romney over President Obama, 49-45 percent, if they could have a do over.

And most of Connecticut's district 4 voters now wish that they could also have a mulligan on Jim Himes and the 2010 election.

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/mitt-romney-barack-obama-2012-election-poll-100044.html

Obama reached a new low in the ABC poll, with a 42 percent approval rating and 55 percent disapproval, and 57 percent of Americans oppose Obamacare, which host George Stephanopoulos called “brutal numbers for the White House.” Only 46 percent see Obama as a strong leader, and just 47 percent view him as trustworthy.

Full transcript:

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Our new ABC News/ Washington Post poll, which shows President Obama with the lowest support of his presidency. Those troubles with Obamacare hitting hard across the board. Seven out of ten Americans now think the country’s on the wrong track, and this comes amid new revelations that the administration was warned about the problems in the website as early as March. ABC’s Jon Karl is at the White House, and Jon, these are brutal numbers for the White House.

JONATHAN KARL: They sure are, George. The lowest job approval rating we have ever seen in the ABC News / Washington Post poll. Only 42 percent approving of the president’s job performance, 55 percent disapproving, and on the health care law, a record-high 57 percent say they oppose the law. Only 40 percent supporting it. George, look at this number. We asked voters if they could have a mulligan on the 2012 presidential election, who would they vote for. A plurality now say they would vote for Romney over Obama. But of course, that is one thing that President Obama does not have to worry about.

STEPHANOPOULOS: What a difference a year makes. Real signs that there were some red flashing lights back in March about the rollout of the website.

KARL: That’s right. It turns out we learned from the congressional committees investigating this that they asked a consulting firm to look at whether or not they would be ready, the McKinsey consulting firm. They found in a March report that was presented to White House officials in April that there were real problems. They thought the website would not be ready. Their biggest concern, George, was there was not enough time to do end-to-end testing, and of course we know that was exactly the case.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/19/obama-approval_n_4301696.html

John Bella Jr, 83, Of Greenwich, Retired Postal Service Employee

Bella was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Greenwich, to John Bella, Sr. and Ann Belicka. He attended Greenwich High School and graduated in 1946.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/john-bella-jr-83-greenwich-retired-postal-service-employee

Scooter Braun: 10 Things You May Not Know About Justin Bieber's Manager

... hung his reputation on little more than being a successful party promoter in Atlanta. Today, the 32-year-old Greenwich, Connecticut native is the owner of SB Projects, managing more than ten music artists, producing movies and investing in tech ...

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/earshot/justin-biebers-manager-scooter-braun-657356

Greenwich Student Named National Merit Semifinalist

Hammonds is a senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich and was named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-student-named-national-merit-semifinalist

Greenwich Junior League Prepares For 'Celebration of Sweetness'

The Enchanted Forest fund-raising event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich at 1800 E. Putnam Ave. in Old Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-junior-league-prepares-celebration-sweetness

Offer Your Input On Bridge Replacement In Greenwich

There will be a public information meeting Nov. 21 at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center to discuss the possible replacement of the Sound Beach Avenue bridge over Cider Mill Brook.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/offer-your-input-bridge-replacement-greenwich

Greenwich Library Earns Five-Star Rating For The Fifth Time

GREENWICH, Conn. -- It's one for the books: Greenwich Library has been named a five-star library for the fifth time by "Library Journal."

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-library-earns-five-star-rating-fifth-time

Violet Spezzano, 96; Lifelong Greenwich Resident, Bank Executive Secretary

From Legacy.com. Viola Pasqualina Spezzano, a lifelong Greenwich resident who worked as a bank executive secretary, passed away Saturday Nov. 9, 2013.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/violet-spezzano-96-lifelong-greenwich-resident-bank-executive-secretary

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