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Monday, November 10, 2014

Meet Simon Pearce In Person

... entary glass signing events: Friday, November 21, 11am-3pm, Westport, Connecticut Saturday, November 22, 11am-3pm, Greenwich, Connecticut For more information and to pre-order, please call your local store.

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/meet-simon-pearce-person-0?

Honoring Local Veterans -- Each Greenwich Public School Plans Tributes To Honor Those Who Have Served

In honor of Veterans Day, each Greenwich Public School has planned an event or program to honor those who have served - from the greatest generation of World War II to the current conflicts where U.S. military are assigned. On Tuesday, Nov. 11, as the nation honors veterans for their service to the country, students and staff throughout the Greenwich Public Schools will join the nation in recognizing Veterans for their contributions.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/honoring-local-veterans--each-greenwich-public-school-plans-tributes-honor-those-who-have-served?

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A 21-year-old Ohio man who caught fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train early Sunday in Greenwich has died, according to Meredith Daniels, a spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad. It is not known how the man, identified as Brian McClellan, got on top of the train or for what purpose, though there is speculation that he was performing some type of stunt based on daredevil-like photos posted to his Facebook page.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Ohio-man-s-death-on-top-of-train-in-Greenwich-5884466.php

Ohio man's death on top of train in Greenwich remains a mystery

A 21-year-old Ohio man who caught fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train early Sunday in Greenwich has died, according to Meredith Daniels , a spokeswoman for the Metro-North Railroad . It is not known how the man, identified as Brian McClellan , got on top of the train or for what purpose, though there is speculation that he was performing some type of stunt based on daredevil-like photos posted to his Facebook page.

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Ohio-man-s-death-on-top-of-train-in-Greenwich-5883784.php

Greenwich launches first annual Restaurant Week Thursday

Chef Luca Grimaldi plates a dish of Branzino Gratinato, branzino baked with a crust of almonds, pine nuts, parsley and bread crumbs served with roasted potatoes and cherry tomatoes, a popular menu item at Golden View Firenze on Railroad Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. Participating Restaurants: a Applausi a Beach House Cafe a Bella Nonna a Bistro Versailles & Patisserie a Blackstones Steakhouse a Bobby Q's a Char a Coast Seafood Restaurant a The Cos Cobber a Crew a The Drawing Room a Douro a Eatalian a Elm Street Oyster House a Famous Greek Kitchen a Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse a Gazebo Bar & Grill a The Gingerman a Golden View Firenze a Harvest a The JHouse a Le Penguin a L'Escale a Leafline Salad Co.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Greenwich-launches-first-annual-Restaurant-Week-5883763.php

Tom Brokaw, Brian Williams, David Letterman, other Celebs Raise Funds for Blood Cancer Research

... evening that raised $2.6 million for research and new clinical trials funded by the organization. The event in Greenwich was attended by 1,200 friends of Brokaw and multiple myeloma supporters who included Williams, an honorary member of the ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/tom-brokaw-brian-williams-david-letterman-other-celebs-raise-funds-blood-cancer-research?

Supporters Kick off Greenwich United Way Fundraising Year with 6th Annual Oktoberfest

The Greenwich United Way's sixth annual "Oktoberfest" took place Oct. 24 at Stamford's Loading Dock where supporters enjoyed an evening of Bavarian festivities organized by the two terrific event co-chairs Melissa Levin and Erin McCall. The night included Abigail Kirsch's gourmet German buffet dinner, regional beers and wines, music, dancing, a silent auction, games for the not particularly skilled, such as "Heads or Tails," , and more.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/supporters-kick-greenwich-united-way-fundraising-year-6th-annual-oktoberfest-0?

Greenwich Could See First Snowfall Of The Season This Week

Despite a sunny and unseasonably mild start to the week, Fairfield County residents could see the first snowfall before the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday will be more of the same with slightly warmer termperatures.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-county-could-see-first-snowfall-season-week

Greenwich Ranks In Top 20 In MaxPreps' Football Rankings

... 47-7, while the Blue Wave crushed Harding, 42-14. Fairfield Prep (7-2, seventh) is also among the state's top 10. Greenwich (6-3), which has won six straight games, is 15th in the state rankings, while Brien McMahon (7-1) is ranked 17th. Danbury ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/new-canaan-ranks-no-1-darien-no-3-maxpreps-football-rankings

Officials: Man Dies After Being Burned Atop Metro-North Train

... a 21-year-old Ohio native, was discovered atop a train shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday at the Riverside station in Greenwich, Connecticut, when crew members were performing an inspection after the Manhattan-bound train lost power. Crew members doused ...

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/11/10/officials-man-dies-after-being-burned-atop-metro-north-train/

Model dies after catching fire surfing Metro-North train

... his life after he was found burning on the New York City-bound train as it rolled into the Riverside station in Greenwich, Conn. around 5 a.m. Sunday. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority confirmed Monday that the Cleveland, Ohio native died of ...

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/model-dies-catching-fire-surfing-metro-north-train-article-1.2005528

Exclusive: XPO exec says Kansas City will be important strategic operation

... ecome a critical piece of its network of more than 200 operations in the United States and Canada. In October, the Greenwich, Conn., company (NYSE: XPO) announced it is setting up an operation at 215...

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2014/11/10/exclusive-xpo-exec-says-kansas-city-will-be.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_kansascity+%28Kansas+City+Business+Journal%29

Exclusive: XPO exec says Kansas City will be important strategic operation

... a critical piece of its network of more than 200 operations in the United States and Canada. In October, the Greenwich, Conn., company (NYSE: XPO) announced it is setting up an operation at 215 W. Pershing Road in Kansas City and plans to hire about ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2014/11/10/exclusive-xpo-exec-says-kansas-city-will-be.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_national+%28Bizjournals+National+Feed%29

What Are the Natural Hazards in Greenwich?

... many types of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding. The eight HMP municipalities include: Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Weston, Westport, and Wilton. South Western Connecticut has experienced an array of extreme ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/what-are-natural-hazards-greenwich-0?

36 Graduate Greenwich Police Women's Self-Defense Class

The women, who ranged in age from 18- to 55-years old, completed the five-week program that was conducted by highly-trained and experienced Greenwich Police officers. The graduates learned both physical and psychological techniques to overcome aggressors with the program's emphasis on situational awareness and avoidance.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/36-graduate-greenwich-police-womens-self-defense-class-0?

Mary Wetmore, 84, Of Greenwich

... husband, John. Calling hours are Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gallagher's Funeral Home , 31 Arch St., Greenwich, with a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, followed by burial at Saint ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/mary-wetmore-84-greenwich

Kathryn C. Diddel, 93, Of Greenwich

... Katha Diddel Sussman. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at St. Mary's Church in Greenwich. A memorial tribute and reception will be held in St. Mary's Hitchcock Room at 12 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/kathryn-c-diddel-93-greenwich

The Common Application

... and offers a glimpse into the applicant's personality. According to Sarah Lee, Director of College Counseling at Greenwich Education Group and former Harvard Law School Admissions Reader, "a successful college admissions essay must do three things ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/common-application-0?

Ohio man catches fire on top of Connecticut train

Railway crew members found an Ohio man on fire on the top of an MTA train in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday. Workers were sent to check on the train that had lost power at Riverside Station around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2014/11/10/Ohio-man-catches-fire-on-top-of-Connecticut-train/9781415604234/

Happy Birthday To Greenwich's David Stockman

Stockman, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 68 on Monday. The politician and businessman was born Nov. 10, 1946, in Fort Hood, Texas.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/celebrations/happy-birthday-greenwich-s-david-stockman

Author Who Lost Her Husband To War Speaks At Stanwich School In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. A woman widowed by war at the age of 23 has written a book about her experiences, and will discuss them in a free event at the Stanwich School in Greenwich on Monday evening.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/author-who-lost-her-husband-war-speaks-stanwich-school-greenwich

Man Found On Fire Atop Train In Greenwich Listed In Critical Condition

The 21-year-old man from Ohio who was found on fire on the top of a Metro-North train headed from Stamford to Greenwich was in critical condition late Sunday, NBC Connecticut reported. The train lost power at about 5:08 a.m. as it pulled into the Riverside station, NBC said.

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/news/man-found-fire-atop-train-greenwich-listed-critical-condition

'Ground game' helped Malloy, Democrats win

... ioned whether the party's get-out-the-vote effort was to blame for Foley's loss, declining to speculate on why the Greenwich businessman was defeated.

http://www.theday.com/state-news/20141110/ground-game-helped-malloy-democrats-win

Greenwich vs. Westhill

At right, Matt Lodato of Greenwich attempts to tackle Westhill quarterback Blake Newcomer who just gets the pass off during the high school football game between Westhill High School and Greenwich High School at Westhill in Stamford, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/hsfootball/slideshow/Greenwich-vs-Westhill-97272.php

Stamford archives: Week of Nov. 9

... be used to examine how to heighten and widen the East Main Street, Atlantic Street, Elm Street, Canal Street and Greenwich Avenue railroad underpasses from 13 feet, 1 inch to 14 feet, 6 inches, city traffic engineer Mani Poola said. "We have some ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Stamford-archives-Week-of-Nov-9-5882189.php

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