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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

First County Bank Foundation announces grants to Greenwich nonprofits

A participant enjoys a snack from the Greenwich YMCA Healthy Snack Program which received a $2,500 grant from First County Bank Foundation. Photo: Contributed Photo The First County Bank Foundation announced this week that it recently awarded seven Greenwich-based nonprofit groups a total of $33,500 in grants to support these organizations with their mission to provide needed services in local communities.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/First-County-Bank-Foundation-announces-grants-to-5854302.php

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Swept by St. Joseph in its season-opener, the Greenwich High School volleyball team began its FCIAC Tournament quarterfinal round match against those same Cadets Tuesday by dropping the first game. Yet what transpired thereafter was totally different from when the two squads met on Sept.

http://m.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Greenwich-downs-St-Joseph-advances-to-FCIAC-5854368.php

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A participant enjoys a snack from the Greenwich YMCA Healthy Snack Program which received a $2,500 grant from First County Bank Foundation. The First County Bank Foundation announced this week that it recently awarded seven Greenwich-based nonprofit groups a total of $33,500 in grants to support these organizations with their mission to provide needed services in local communities.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/First-County-Bank-Foundation-announces-grants-to-5854302.php

Himes seeking fourth term

... took a position with the Enterprise Foundation, working on housing and poverty. He also took up leadership of the Greenwich Democratic Party , before running for Congress in 2007. "We were enmeshed in two wars, in an economic meltdown, and a lot of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Himes-seeks-fourth-term-against-familiar-foe-5853874.php

Greenwich beats Staples in FCIAC boys soccer semifinals

Greenwich's Nick Bartels celebrates a first half goal during the Cardinals' 3-2 defeat of Staples during the FCIAC boys soccer semifinals at Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, October 27, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/sports/article/Greenwich-beats-Staples-in-FCIAC-boys-soccer-5854128.php

If Dolan Sells the Knicks, Give Hedge Fund JAT (Some) Credit

... a slate of three candidates for the MSG's board, to force some of its goals, these people said. Founded in 2007, Greenwich, Connecticut-based JAT Capital has $2.5 billion under management and is focused on technology, media and telecommunications ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NE5WZR6KLVRH01-4TUHAR03TFP4NHRBRHS5S4D40J

Hutchinson Parkway Reopens After Truck Slams Into Bridge, Catches Fire

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The northbound Merritt Parkway and northbound Hutchinson River Parkway on the Connecticut-New York border reopened early Tuesday evening after being closed for nearly eight hours after a tractor-trailer truck slammed into a bridge and caught fire.

http://yonkers.dailyvoice.com/news/merritt-reopens-greenwich-after-truck-slams-bridge-catches-fire

Truck carrying butter catches fire after crash

... northbound on the parkway at around 11:20 a.m. when it hit the King Street Bridge. Firefighters from Rye Brook and Greenwich, Connecticut were able to control the fuel spill fire in a matter of 15...

http://westchester.news12.com/news/truck-carrying-butter-catches-fire-after-hitting-overpass-on-hutchinson-river-parkway-1.9555804

Rush Hour Nightmare in Aftermath of Truck Fire on Merritt...

The tractor trailer truck and fire on the Greenwich/Rye Brook border where the Hutchinson River Parkway merges into the Merritt Parkway continues to be a driver's nightmare for the Tuesday evening commute. The northbound lanes are still closed as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/update-rush-hour-nightmare-aftermath-truck-fire-merritt-parkway-greenwichrye-brook-border?

Old Greenwich Man Faces Burglary, Larceny Charges

An Old Greenwich man is facing burglary and larceny charges in connection with thefts from parked cars in that neighborhood. According to police spokesman Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/old-greenwich-man-faces-burglary-larceny-charges-0?

Greenwich Cops Say Avoid the Northbound Merritt There: Truck Fire Shuts Parkway at NY Border

The tractor trailer truck and fire on the Greenwich/Rye Brook border where the Hutchinson River Parkway merges into the Merritt Parkway continues to be a driver's nightmare for the Tuesday evening commute. The northbound lanes are still closed as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

http://patch.com/connecticut/weston-ct/greenwich-cops-say-avoid-northbound-merritt-there-truck-fire-shuts-parkway-ny-border?

Hutchinson River Parkway Closed After Truck Slams Into Bridge, Catches Fire

GREENWICH, Conn. -- A tractor-trailer truck slammed into a bridge and caught fire on the Connecticut-New York border, closing the northbound Merritt Parkway and northbound Hutchinson River Parkway on Tuesday morning, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.

http://briarcliff.dailyvoice.com/news/merritt-closed-greenwich-after-truck-slams-bridge-catches-fire

Truck Fire Shuts Down Merritt Parkway Entrance on Greenwich/Rye Border

Greenwich Fire crews are responding a what is reported as a tractor-traiiler fire on the northbound Merritt Parkway on the Greenwich/Rye Brook border. The incident was reported about 11:23 a.m. Tuesday and described as a truck fire just north of the King Street exit 27, and between the northbound rest stop plaza in Greenwich, according to emergency radio dispatches.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/truck-fire-shuts-down-merritt-parkway-entrance-greenwichrye-border-0?

Former Shaw execs seek $750 million for energy fund

... Energy Services Fund LP's filing with the SEC is Bernhard Capital Partners' first investment fund. BCP has hired Greenwich, Connecticut-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc. to help raise the funds. Few other details are available in the filing. ...

http://theadvocate.com/news/10649196-123/former-shaw-execs-seek-750

First County Bank Foundation Grants $33,500 to Greenwich Nonprofits

First County Bank Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded seven Greenwich-based nonprofit agencies a total of $33,500 in grants to support the organizations' work, providing needed services in the community. "Unfortunately there are so many people and families in this area who are in need.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/first-county-bank-foundation-grants-33500-greenwich-nonprofits-0?

Thomas P. Schinto, 65, Formerly Of Greenwich, Waiter, Manero's Steak House

Schinto was born March 17, 1949, in Greenwich, Conn. He graduated from Greenwich High School in 1967.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/thomas-p-schinto-65-formerly-greenwich-waiter-maneros-steak-house

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Greenwich High School standout forward Nick Bartels walked gingerly off the field with the assistance of Cardinals trainer Pete Falla during the 38th minute of Monday night's FCIAC Tournament semifinal round showdown against Staples due to a shin injury. But nothing was going to keep the Cardinals' leading scorer on the sideline once the second half commenced.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-boys-soccer-falls-to-Greenwich-in-FCIAC-5852482.php

Staples boys soccer falls to Greenwich in FCIAC semis

Greenwich's Nick Bartels celebrates a first half goal during the Cardinals' 3-2 defeat of Staples during the FCIAC boys soccer semifinals at Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, October 27, 2014.

http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-boys-soccer-falls-to-Greenwich-in-FCIAC-5852482.php

Letter: Greenwich GOP Chairman Attacks Democratic Candidate

Democrat Jill Oberlander, running against Republican Mike Bocchino for state representative in Greenwich's 150th District, keeps pressing an argument that, since Democrats have a majority in the state legislature, Greenwich needs to elect a Democrat to Hartford "to have a seat at the table." She never mentions that the Democrats' majority is mostly due to winning all 18 seats representing Bridgeport, New Haven and Hartford.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-greenwich-gop-chairman-attacks-democratic-candidate

Greenwich Letter: Support Mike Bocchino In State Rep Race

... 20 years and have had the opportunity to experience his hard work and achievements over this period. Mike is a Greenwich resident who grew up in the community in which he works, raises his family, and fights so hard to preserve. Being the president ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/opinion/greenwich-letter-support-mike-bocchino-state-rep-race

Greenwich Triathlete Heads To Vermont With Hopeful, Heavy Heart

In her last race in Connecticut on Saturday, Karen Newman won the women's division of the Ghost and Goblin 5k in Westport. GREENWICH, Conn.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-triathlete-heads-vermont-hopeful-heavy-heart

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