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Monday, October 20, 2014

Malloy Challenges Foley, Then Chides Reporters

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today challenged Republican Tom Foley and reporters over Foley's refusal to disclose his state tax returns, suggesting the Greenwich businessman may be hiding income from an out-of-state company or a yacht he docks in Florida. "Is he paying taxes in other states? Did he have boat income in Florida, for instance, that has him paying taxes there?" Malloy said.

http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/50782/

Fairfield County Hall of Fame's pro wing welcomes Breslow, Chu

Craig Breslow, left, chats with Jack Connolly during the Sports Night awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Breslow, a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, is being inducted into the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame.

http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Fairfield-County-Hall-of-Fame-s-pro-wing-welcomes-5836038.php

Himes, Debicella square off againvisit|article-5835976|interleaved-95934-breaking-news|2

... a moderate and pragmatist who would seek to emulate the policies of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Himes, a Greenwich resident seeking re-election in the 4th Congressional District, portrayed his opponent as simplistic in his approach to ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Himes-Debicella-square-off-on-foreign-policy-5835976.php

Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report

... we're telling the truth." Malloy, who is locked in a tough battle for re-election against Republican Tom Foley of Greenwich, began his visit to Penn Globe by touring the factory floor and chatting with workers. The company, which makes ...

http://www.courant.com/politics/elections/hc-malloy-reacts-job-numbers-1021-20141020-story.html

Bedford's Samuel F. Pryor III, 86, Conservationist, Author, Attorney

Greenwich, Conn., native, Bedford resident and former Westchester Land Trust chair Samuel F. Pryor died on Friday, Oct.17 at the age of 86 surrounded by his family. A lifelong conservationist, he committed himself to organizations working on preservation of open space locally and nationally.

http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/bedfords-samuel-f-pryor-iii-86-conservationist-author-attorney

Gioia Tiberi places some water-filled bottles for ballast in the.... photo: 7021807 slideshow 847

Gioia Tiberi places some water-filled bottles for ballast in the base of her homemade sailboat during the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021807.php

Steve O'Brien, left, Ramze Zakka, right, and Ramze's son, Christian.... photo: 7021805 slideshow 847

Steve O'Brien, left, Ramze Zakka, right, and Ramze's son, Christian work on Zakka's boat prior to the start of the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021805.php

Teddy Dearing prepares to release his boat, The Jolly Roger, on a.... photo: 7021808 slideshow 847

Teddy Dearing prepares to release his boat, The Jolly Roger, on a test run in preparation for the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021808.php

Carol Zelenz helps her daughter, Marina Zelenz, prepare her.... photo: 7021806 slideshow 847

Carol Zelenz helps her daughter, Marina Zelenz, prepare her sailboat prior to the start of the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021806.php

David Zelenz prepares to release his model sailboat for the first.... photo: 7021804 slideshow 847

David Zelenz prepares to release his model sailboat for the first race of the day during the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021804.php

Contestants release their sailboats for the second race of the day.... photo: 7021809 slideshow 847

Contestants release their sailboats for the second race of the day during the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7021809.php

Scenes from the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community.... photo: 7022119 slideshow 847

Scenes from the 51st annual Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center Sailboat Regatta at Binney Park in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7022119.php

Malloy, Foley Debate New Jobs Report

... we're telling the truth." Malloy, who is locked in a tough battle for re-election against Republican Tom Foley of Greenwich, began his visit to Penn Globe by touring the factory floor and chatting with workers. The company, which makes ...

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-malloy-reacts-job-numbers-1021-20141020-story.html

Connecticut sees largest job gain in two decades

... For Gov. Dannel P. Malloy , a Democrat who is seeking re-election in next month's hotly contested rematch against Greenwich businessman Tom Foley , a Republican, the report provides bragging points for his efforts over the past four years. "Nearly ...

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Connecticut-sees-largest-job-gain-in-two-decades-5835509.php

Good Samaritan Saves Greenwich Woman's Handbag from Purse Snatcher

A Good Samaritan saved the day for an elderly Greenwich woman whose purse was snatched from her when she was a downtown Greenwich parking lot Monday. The unidentified woman was in a parking lot on Amogerone Crossway - off Greenwich Avenue - Monday morning when a "short, stocky man snatched her purse.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/good-samaritan-saves-greenwich-womans-handbag-purse-snatcher-0?

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... For Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat who is seeking re-election in next month's hotly contested rematch against Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, a Republican, the report provides bragging points for his efforts over the past four years. "Nearly ...

http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Connecticut-sees-largest-job-gain-in-two-decades-5835509.php

It's Official, Abrams Is Off the Greenwich Ballot

... after he announced he was suspending the campaign. Abrams also sent official notification of his withdrawal to Greenwich Town Clerk Carmella Budkins, the Greenwich League of Women Voters and Greenwich Democratic Town Committee Chair Frank Farricker, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/its-official-abrams-greenwich-ballot-0?

Connecticut sees largest job gain in two decades

... For Gov. Dannel P. Malloy , a Democrat who is seeking re-election in next month's hotly contested rematch against Greenwich businessman Tom Foley , a Republican, the report provides bragging points for his efforts over the past four years. "Nearly ...

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Connecticut-sees-largest-job-gain-in-two-decades-5835509.php

Men's Basketball Vision Cup Sponsored by Santander Bank Raises over...

... Vision Cup Golf Tournaments. The next Vision Cup Golf Outing will take place May 14, 2015 at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich, Conn. To learn more about future Vision Cups, please visit friars.com or call Steve Napolillo, Sr. Associate Athletic ...

http://www.friars.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/102014aaa.html

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... For Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat who is seeking re-election in next month's hotly contested rematch against Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, a Republican, the report provides bragging points for his efforts over the past four years. "Nearly ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Connecticut-sees-largest-job-gain-in-two-decades-5835509.php

Greenwich Teen Faces Charge of Interferring with a 911 Call

An early morning argument over the use of a vehicle caused one the parties of the argument to call Greenwich Police. And police say that when the victim became fearful of the suspect and called 911 at about 1:30 a.m. Oct. 14, the suspect forcefully grabbed the phone and threw it against a wall of the suspect's home, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-teen-faces-charge-interferring-911-call-0?

Greenwich designer launching graduation line

Greenwich designer Katie Fong works on one of her custom dresses. Fong is launching a new line of graduation gowns later this week.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-designer-launching-graduation-line-5835118.php

Do You Remember This Mural?

... to produce artwork during the Great Depression. Several nearby Connecticut towns, including Stamford, Norwalk, Greenwich and New Haven, have raised money to restore their WPA art, preserving their precious heritage. Join us in adopting They Shall ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/milford/do-you-remember-mural-0?

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... and Westchester County communities in an evolving health care landscape. Tim Rorick, a managing director at the Greenwich office of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, represented the hospital in its search. "It's the only 46,000-square-foot building that ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Stamford-Hospital-to-occupy-Long-Ridge-Road-site-5835245.php

Stamford Hospital to occupy Long Ridge Road site

... and Westchester County communities in an evolving health care landscape. Tim Rorick , a managing director at the Greenwich office of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank , represented the hospital in its search. "It's the only 46,000-square-foot building that ...

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Stamford-Hospital-to-occupy-Long-Ridge-Road-site-5835245.php

Greenwich designer launching graduation linevisit|article-5835118|mobile_home_category_body-1685|2

"I've been doing custom design for about three years now, and last year, I had two girls approach me for graduation dresses at Greenwich Academy and it just made sense," said Fong, 24. "I love the idea of doing custom graduation dresses." Fong has been in business for two years, running her eponymous design company, which has evolved from a family tradition of entrepreneurship and creativity.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-designer-launching-graduation-line-5835118.php

Greenwich designer launching graduation linevisit|article-5835118|mobile_home_category_body-1685|2

"I've been doing custom design for about three years now, and last year, I had two girls approach me for graduation dresses at Greenwich Academy and it just made sense," said Fong, 24. "I love the idea of doing custom graduation dresses." Fong has been in business for two years, running her eponymous design company, which has evolved from a family tradition of entrepreneurship and creativity.

http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-designer-launching-graduation-line-5835118.php

Greenwich designer launching graduation line

Greenwich designer Katie Fong works on one of her custom dresses. Fong is launching a new line of graduation gowns later this week.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-designer-launching-graduation-line-5835118.php

Antoinette Scafa, 81, Retired From Greenwich's Public Works Department

... worked at Fawcett Publications for a short time and then in 1956 began a career spanning 45 years with the town of Greenwich. She retired in 2001 as accounts supervisor in the Department of Public Works. Scafa is survived by her brothers, Demetrio ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/antoinette-scafa-81-retired-greenwichs-public-works-department

Fifth Street Asset Management IPO: Looking Attractive

FSAM, a Greenwich, CT-based alternative asset manager, with ~ $5.6 billion AUM, is set to IPO on the NASDAQ on Wednesday, October 22. Founded by financial whiz Leonard Tannenbaum, FSAM supplies capital and arranges debt financings to businesses ranging from $25-$500 million, in conjunction with PE firms. In 2013, FSAM reported a 24.1% increase in net income and 34.7% increase in revenues, respectively, over 2012.

http://seekingalpha.com/article/2575245-fifth-street-asset-management-ipo-looking-attractive?source=feed_tag_ipo_analysis

Greenwich Man Is Held on Assault Charge

A 22-year-old Greenwich man is being held on assault and disorderly conduct charges following a dispute with a family member during which a person over 60 was assaulted. According to a Greenwich Police report, the Oct. 15 incident took place in an apartment in the 200 block of Mill Street in the Byram neighborhood of town.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-man-held-assault-charge-0?

First County Bank To Move Executive Offices in Stamford

... founded over 160 years ago, is a $1.3 billion independent mutual community bank with 15 branches in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk and Westport. "We are thrilled that First County Bank, a highly regarded bank in our community, has ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/first-county-bank-move-executive-offices-stamford-0?

KYOCERA and Healthy Planet Partners Combine Strengths to Lower Solar Investment Capital Costs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. & GREENWICH, Conn.-- --Kyocera Solar, Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, and Healthy Planet Partners , a Clean Energy Solutions Fund that finances renewable energy and efficiency projects that optimize performance in commercial buildings, today announced a strategic partnership that will result in lowering capital costs for solar developers and benefit Power Purchase Agreement customers.

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20141020005306&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

Ed Regan, New York Pol and Osborn Resident, Passes at 84

Ed Regan, a widely respected Republican who served as New York State comptroller from 1979 to 1993, passed on Saturday. "Edward V. Regan, a Buffalo Republican who knew little about high finance when he became the New York State comptroller but soundly managed billions in public pension funds and monitored hundreds of municipalities and state agencies for 14 years, died on Saturday in Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.myrye.com/my_weblog/2014/10/ed-regan-new-york-pol-and-osborn-resident-passes-at-84.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MyRye+%28My+Rye%29

Ex-Greenwich Swim Coach Sent to Jail; Billionaire Donates $20 Million ...

Stranger 'elopes' with wedding gifts, daycare worker busted on video for yelling at a child, Gabby Gifford's comes to CT.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/ex-greenwich-swim-coach-sent-jail-billionaire-donates-20-million-hospital-town-prepares-ebola?

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Colin Wilson

Wilson, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 25 on Monday. The hockey player was born Oct. 20, 1989, in Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-colin-wilson-0

Greenwich Billionaire Cohen Donates $20 Million To Stamford Hospital

In the largest single gift ever to Stamford Hospital, Greenwich hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen and his wife Alexandra have made a donation of $20 million through their foundation. The gift from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation will create the Cohen Children's Institute at Stamford Hospital.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/billionaire-cohen-donates-20-million-stamford-hospital

Himes, Debicella Attack Records In Congressional Debate

... at Wilton High School hosted by chapters of the League of Women Voters from Wilton, Bridgeport, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Stamford, Westport and Weston. On the issue of campaign contributions, Himes said ...

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/politics/himes-debicella-attack-records-congressional-debate

Stamford Event Creates Connections In English And French

Experts say the best way to learn a foreign language is by speaking it. And those in Fairfield County looking to learn French now have an opportunity to do so through a new social event in Stamford called Parlez Vous Franglais? The events were created by Kymberley Baker of Greenwich and consist of short "speed-chatting" conversations.

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/stamford-event-creates-connections-english-and-french

Frost Advisory Is In Effect For Greenwich

A freeze warning is in effect for Northern Fairfield County and a Frosty Advisory for the rest of the county from midnight to 8 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight low temperatures are expected to be in the low to mid 30s in northern Fairfield and between 35 and 37 degrees along the coast with winds gusting as high as 23 miles per hour.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/freeze-warning-effect-parts-fairfield

Greenwich, Stamford reservoirs below normal

... the North Stamford Reservoir, is 64 percent full, 3 percent below the 40-year average, Fazekas said. Basins in Greenwich's reservoir system, including the Rockwood and Putnam reservoirs, were at 50 percent capacity Wednesday, or about 18 percent ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-Stamford-reservoirs-below-normal-5833799.php

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