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Monday, July 7, 2014

Flooding in Stamford from Superstorm Sandy, Oct. 29, 2012.

... are as follows: A Summer Place will facilitate the relocation of senior housing at Czescik Homes (108, 172, 186 Greenwich Avenue) from out of the Mill River Corridor and that tidal estuary's 100-year flood plain. o There are 50 moderate-income ...

http://wtnh.com/2014/07/07/money-to-replace-elderly-homes-in-stamford/

Extinct bird species had biggest wingspan everExtinct bird species...

... than anything alive today. It's so spectacularly weird," says paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., author of a new study describing the bird. "If you could imagine the shadow this thing would've cast back in the day, ...

http://www.wtsp.com/story/tech/2014/07/07/extinct-bird-giant-wingspan/12087039/

Fossil found in SC reveals bird with huge wingspan

... was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.wbtv.com/story/25958704/fossil-found-in-sc-reveals-bird-with-huge-wingspan

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The Tobacconist has been selling cigars for 40 years, and customers at the Greenwich store have always been able to find a leather chair to sneak a puff.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Tobacconist-to-offer-cigar-smokers-a-place-to-puff-5605311.php

Ancient Bird Had Largest Wingspan Ever

... with a beating heart would have been struck with awe," said paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who led the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "This bird would have just ...

http://www.voanews.com/content/fossils-ancient-bird-largest-wingspan-ever-/1952747.html

Study: Fossil soaring bird found in SC had huge wingspan

This undated image provided by the Bruce Museum shows a reconstruction image of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi, as identified by Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.islandpacket.com/2014/07/07/3200056/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had.html?sp=/99/100/

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

... n was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land.

http://www.abcnews4.com/story/25958827/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan

Fossils reveal biggest flying sea bird: 'Creature from fantasy...

... was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.canada.com/news/world/Fossils+reveal+biggest+flying+bird+Creature+from+fantasy+novel/10008490/story.html

Greenwich's Patriot National Bank Wins Fourth Straight Baseball Title

The Patriot National Bank team from the Junior Babe Ruth Leagues secured its fourth consecutive league title recently with a 9-7 win over Fire House Deli. Solid hitting led the way with Chris Marks getting three hits and Peter Bass and Scott Scopelliti adding two each.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwichs-patriot-national-bank-wins-fourth-straight-baseball-title

Wingspan of the largest bird in history revealed

... National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre in Durham, North Carolina and now curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. A comparative wingspan line drawing of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi. At bottom ...

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11289557&ref=rss

Extinct bird species had biggest wingspan ever

... than anything alive today. It's so spectacularly weird," says paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., author of a new study describing the bird. "If you could imagine the shadow this thing would've cast back in the day, ...

http://www.wkyc.com/story/tech/2014/07/07/extinct-bird-giant-wingspan/12087039/

Foley Launches First TV Ad As Dems File Complaint

Greenwich Republican Tom Foley released his first TV commercial in the race Monday, marking the first statewide ad for any of the GOP candidates.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-foley-tv-ad-0708-20140707,0,2900700.story

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

... Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka (SEP'-kuh) of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.kfvs12.com/story/25957485/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan

World's largest flying bird unlike any alive today

... remarkable species,"study author Daniel Ksepka, a paleontologist and curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, told Live Science. "It really pushes the limits of how big we think flying birds can get. Getting a chance to add ...

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/worlds-largest-flying-bird-was-twice-as-big-as-any-alive-today/

Largest Ever Flying Bird - a Prehistoric 'Dragon' - Found in South Carolina

... looking up. It would've been a fantastic animal," says Dan Ksepka, curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. "It would've been just frightening." Its skull was huge, packed not with teeth made of enamel and dentyne like ours ...

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/07/07/largest-ever-flying-bird-a-prehistoric-dragon-found-in-south-carolina

Biggest flying bird ever: How did it get off the ground?

... how did the giant take flight with such huge wings? Dr. Ksepka, a new curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. developed a computer simulation to explain just that. The bird likely launched itself from the ground or ocean surface ...

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0707/Biggest-flying-bird-ever-How-did-it-get-off-the-ground

Extinct bird species had biggest wingspan ever

... than anything alive today. It's so spectacularly weird," says paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., author of a new study describing the bird. "If you could imagine the shadow this thing would've cast back in the day, ...

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/tech/2014/07/07/extinct-bird-giant-wingspan/12087039/?from=global&sessionKey=&autologin=

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

In this undated image provided by Daniel Ksepka via the Bruce Museum, Daniel Ksepka, curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., studies the skull of Pelagornis sandersi, identified by Ksepka as the largest-ever flying bird.

http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2014/07/07/3590202/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had.html#storylink=rss

Extinct bird species had biggest wingspan ever

... than anything alive today. It's so spectacularly weird," says paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., author of a new study describing the bird. "If you could imagine the shadow this thing would've cast back in the day, ...

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2014/07/07/extinct-bird-giant-wingspan/12087039/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-techtopstories

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

This undated image provided by the Bruce Museum shows a reconstruction image of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi, as identified by Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/Study-Fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan-5604695.php

Fossils reveal biggest flying sea bird: 'Creature from fantasy...

... was released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/07/07/fossils-reveal-biggest-flying-sea-bird-creature-from-fantasy-novel-had-wingspan-taller-than-a-giraffe/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NP_Top_Stories+%28National+Post+-+Top+Stories%29

A newly declared species may be the largest flying bird to ever live

... to lift it unaided. The answer came from Dan Ksepka, the paleontologist and science curator of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., who modeled a probable method of flight for the long-extinct bird, named as a new species this week in the ...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-newly-declared-seabird-species-may-be-the-largest-to-ever-live/2014/07/07/0940783c-05e4-11e4-8a6a-19355c7e870a_story.html?wprss=rss_homepage

Extinct bird breaks records with 7-metre wingspan

... with a beating heart would have been struck with awe," said paleontologist Daniel Ksepka of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who led the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "This bird would have just ...

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/biggest-flying-bird-ever-gets-identified-from-fossil-1.2698978?cmp=rss

World's Largest Flying Bird Was Like Nothing Alive Today

... remarkable species,"study author Daniel Ksepka, a paleontologist and curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, told Live Science. "It really pushes the limits of how big we think flying birds can get. Getting a chance to add ...

http://www.livescience.com/46679-largest-flying-bird-discovered.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Livesciencecom+%28LiveScience.com+Science+Headline+Feed%29

Video: What Does the Fourth of July Really Mean?

The Fourth of July holiday is approaching, and many Americans are getting into the patriotic spirit. Greenwich residents share what the Fourth of July and the "American Dream" means to them. "To me, it means an enjoyable summer weekend with my family ...

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/19243/What-Does-the-Fourth-of-July-Really-Mean-

Study: Fossil Soaring Bird Had Huge Wingspan

... Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka (SEP'-kuh) of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=329578622&ft=1&f=

Bruce Museum scientist identifies world's largest-ever flying bird

This is a reconstruction of the world's largest-ever flying bird, Pelagornis sandersi , identified by Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-07/bm-bms070214.php

Study: Fossil soaring bird had huge wingspan

... Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Daniel Ksepka (SEP'-kuh) of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, who wrote the paper, said the creature probably did not land on water. And it was apparently clumsy on land. The ...

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2014/jul/07/study-fossil-soaring-bird-had-huge-wingspan/

Greenwich Police Arrest 2 During Holiday Drunk Driving Enforcement

Greenwich Police continued their holiday drunk driving enforcement efforts over the Fourth of July weekend - an effort that resulted in two drivers under arrest.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/greenwich-police-arrest-2-during-holiday-drunk-driving-enforcement

Vivian J. Roth, 90, Former Greenwich Resident

Roth was born May 24, 1924, in Greenwich, Conn., to Paddy and Caroline Joye. She graduated from Greenwich High School and shortly after began her first position at Franklin Simons department store in Greenwich, Conn.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/vivian-j-roth-90-longtime-port-chester-resident

Greenwich Seminar: The Growing Threat to Business Computer Systems

From the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce: In the past few weeks it was reported that a hedge fund cyberattack was so well thought out that it targeted a specific employee, got access to the network and then modified the company's trading systems by slowing them enough to make them ineffective.

http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/greenwich-seminar-the-growing-threat-to-business-computer-systems

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Tom Kuntz

Kuntz, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 42 on Monday. The filmmaker and director of commercials was born July 7, 1972.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-tom-kuntz

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Timothy Shawn Teufel

Timothy Shawn Teufel, who grew up in Greenwich, turns 56 on Monday. The Major League Baseball second baseman was born July 7, 1958, in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-timothy-shawn-teufel

Check Your Train Schedule, Greenwich: Metro-North Makes Adjustments

... change. Also, to relieve overcrowding, the 6:20 a.m. train from New Haven to Grand Central will add stops at Old Greenwich, Riverside and Cos Cob, but will no longer stop at the stations at Port Chester and Rye, N.Y. To accommodate customers at ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/check-your-train-schedule-fairfield-county-metro-north-makes-adjustments

Greenwich female police captain files bias suit

The Greenwich Police Department's first female captain has filed a state discrimination complaint against the town's top police officials.

http://www.theday.com/article/20140707/NWS12/307079947/-1/NWS

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