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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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On Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Officer Joe Turcsanyi of Greenwich Marine Police, will give a talk and demonstration at Greenwich Point, along with other members of the Greenwich Police, on cold water rescue techniques in Long Island Sound. The public is invited to try out equipment such as throw ropes, hooks and the special suits that rescuers need to safely perform as emergency responders.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-5920740.php

Giving Fund aims to help neighbors in need

Despite some encouraging signs that charitable giving might soon match pre-recession levels, local agencies are also seeing more residents who need food, rent or other assistance. At Family Centers in Greenwich, the impact of government spending cuts for food has meant the need for financial assistance has gone up, said Jim Vivier , vice president of the Greenwich and Stamford-based agency that served more than 23,000 people with health and family services last year.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Giving-Fund-aims-to-help-neighbors-in-need-5920691.php

Two homes sell on Indian Head Road in Riverside

... ales were the only ones recorded in Riverside's 06878 ZIP Code for the week. Three sales were recorded in both Old Greenwich's 06870 and Cos Cob's 06807 ZIP Codes, while the 06831 ZIP Code saw seven sales and 06830 saw 12 sales.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Two-homes-sell-on-Indian-Head-Road-in-Riverside-5920406.php

For the Record

The new pitching machine at YWCA Greenwich throws curves, sliders, changeups, and fastballs up to 95 mph. Photo: Contributed Photo For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5920387.php

Police make arrest in $50,000 fur coat heist in Connecticut

Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats on Wednesday from a high-end clothing shop in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a highway near New York City and arrested the driver before the passenger slipped behind the wheel and took off, crashing into a police cruiser during the ensuing chase and escaping on foot, police said.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/26/us-usa-connecticut-fur-idUSKCN0JA2BU20141126?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews

Guide to Thanksgiving football

What: Greenwich vs. Staples Where: Cardinal Stadium When: Thursday, 10 a.m. Last season's meeting: Austin Longi rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns in Greenwich's 27-7 road win over Staples. The loss kept the Wreckers out of the postseason.

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Plenty-at-stake-for-Greenwich-in-Thanksgiving-Day-5918030.php

Police make arrest in $50,000 fur coat heist in Co...

Police have arrested one of two men suspected of grabbing $50,000 worth of fur coats on Wednesday from a high-end clothing shop in Greenwich, Connecticut, and then speeding off in a getaway car to New York. State troopers pulled over the pair on a highway near New York City and arrested the driver before the passenger slipped behind the wheel and took off, crashing into a police cruiser during the ensuing chase and escaping on foot, police said.

http://whtc.com/news/articles/2014/nov/26/police-make-arrest-in-50000-fur-coat-heist-in-connecticut/

Storm mostly a no-show along the coast

A frosting of snow covers the top of the umbrella of Carl Carlson of Greenwich as he was walking on Greenwich Avenue during the first winter storm of the season in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. The National Weather Service is forecasting a twenty percent chance of snow showers between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Storm-mostly-a-no-show-along-the-coast-5919916.php

Thief Swipes Furs Worth Thousands from Saks Fifth Avenue on Greenwich Avenue

In a brazen Thanksgiving eve snatch-and-grab, a thief swiped several fur coats from Saks Fifth Avenue on Greenwich Avenue. The theft the furs worth more than $50,000 occurred about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the store located at 205 Greenwich Ave., according to Greenwich Police Capt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/thief-swipes-furs-worth-thousands-saks-fifth-avenue-greenwich-avenue-0?

Lombardo comes home to head Trumbull PDvisit|article-5919815|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|3

... have even applied for the job." Lombardo comes from a police family. His brother, Robert, is a lieutenant in the Greenwich Police Department, and he has a cousin who's a cop in Stamford. "Chief Lombardo was clearly our first choice," said Testani ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Lombardo-comes-home-to-head-Trumbull-PD-5919815.php

Special Thanksgiving delivery from Family Centers

Tracy Salvatore, of Old Greenwich, and her daughter, Lyla Salvatore, 4, pack a bag of donated food at Family Centers in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Special-Thanksgiving-delivery-from-Family-Centers-5919846.php

Police search for Saks thief

Fur coats worth more than $50,000 were reportedly stolen from the Greenwich Saks Fifth Avenue store on Wednesday, touching off a police chase across the state line that led to one arrest. The larceny at the department store at 205 Greenwich Ave. happened at approximately 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, according to Greenwich Police Capt.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Police-search-for-Saks-thief-5919921.php

Getaway Driver in CT Fur Heist is Caught in New Rochelle

In a brazen Thanksgiving eve snatch-and-grab, a thief swiped several fur coats from the Saks Fifth Avenue in Greenwich, who with a getaway driver then headed to New Rochelle. The getaway driver was caught by New York State Police on I-95 in New Rochelle, but the thief hopped into the driver's seat, sped away, then crashed the getaway car before fleeing on foot, according to Greenwich Police.

http://patch.com/new-york/newrochelle/getaway-driver-ct-fur-heist-caught-new-rochelle?

Holiday food distribution links sister parishes

Vassos Vassiliou, a volunteer from St. Michael's Church in Greenwich, carries turkeys to the waiting needy during the Thanksgiving food distribution at Blessed Sacrament Church at 275 Union Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Holiday-food-distribution-links-sister-parishes-5919732.php

Lombardo comes home to head Trumbull PD

... have even applied for the job." Lombardo comes from a police family. His brother, Robert, is a lieutenant in the Greenwich Police Department , and he has a cousin who's a cop in Stamford. "Chief Lombardo was clearly our first choice," said Testani ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Lombardo-comes-home-to-head-Trumbull-PD-5919815.php

Holiday food distribution links sister parishesvisit|article-5919732|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

... year, said Jackie Soares, one of the coordinators. "We're connected to St. Michael (the Archangel) Church, in Greenwich, as sister parishes, and they help us a lot,'' Soares said. The Blessed Sacrament gospel choir also performs at Masses in other ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Holiday-food-distribution-links-sister-parishes-5919732.php

Suspect Takes Off With $50K In Fur Coats From Greenwich's Saks Fifth Avenue

A suspect grabbed fur coats worth $50,000 in a brazen theft from the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Greenwich Avenue at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, said police, who have made one arrest in the case and are looking for a second suspect. After grabbing multiple fur coats and leaving the store without paying, the suspect jumped into a waiting sedan with at least one other passenger in it, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/suspect-takes-50k-fur-coats-greenwichs-saks-fifth-avenue

Armed Robbery in Greenwich Leads to New York State Police Chase...

A wild chase down a snowy and slushy I-95 began following an armed robbery in Greenwich, CT and ended with two New York State Police cars wrecked and one Trooper injured in New Rochelle. Two men were in the vehicle, a black Dodge Charger with New York Plates.

http://www.newrochelletalk.com/content/armed-robbery-greenwich-leads-new-york-state-police-chase-ending-multi-vehicle-crash-new-roc?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewRochellesTalkOfTheSoundBlogs+%28Most+Recent+Blog+Posts%29

Ten Thousand Villages Fundraiser to Benefit Child Guidance Center

Ten Thousand Villages in New Canaan to donate part of sales on Dec. 3 to Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. Ten Thousand Villages in New Canaan is hosting a holiday shopping fundraiser to benefit the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut , a regional children's nonprofit agency serving New Canaan, Darien, Stamford, and Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/ten-thousand-villages-fundraiser-benefit-child-guidance-center?

Moffly Media Hosts 7th Annual Light A Fire Awards In Westport

... Phillips (Lifetime Achievement). Moffly Media is the publisher of at home in Fairfield County, Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canaan/Darien, Stamford and Westport Magazines. In addition to Light a Fire, Moffly Media hosts Women In Business, The ...

http://westport.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/moffly-media-hosts-7th-annual-light-fire-awards-westport

Greenwich Schools Closed Wednesday With Snow Expected

Greenwich is expected to receive 3 to 5 inches of snow on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts 1 to 3 additional inches possible at night.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-schools-closed-wednesday-snow-expected

Serving Up Thanksgiving Greenwich Style

Ariana Sandoval and Irulan Williams giggled with glee as they held colorful paper plates laden with an early Thanksgiving dinner - turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and gravy. The pair of 11-year-olds were among the more than 400 Greenwich youngsters who were treated to the 12th annual holiday dinner served up in the gymnasium of the Boys & Girls Club Greenwich Tuesday evening.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/serving-thanksgiving-greenwich-style-0?

Greenwich Public Schools Are Closed Thanksgiving Eve

Nor'easter Heading Connecticut's Way; Woman Has a Dying Wish; Sandy Hook Promise Says Lanza Report is Incredibly 'Painful' Woman stuffs stolen mall merchandise in her kid's backpack, 'neglected dog' needs a new home, and a murder arrest is made. I am not sitting here, 15 whole feet away from my kids, because I am too lazy to get up and help them climb the ladder.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-public-schools-are-closed-thanksgiving-eve-0?

FinFolio's Portfolio Management Software Adds Windowsa PowerShell...

FinFolio's Portfolio Management Software adds Windowsa PowerShell integration that will allow IT professionals and power users to automate and streamline the import processes. Sonia Rosenbaum, Managing Director of Newgate Capital Management LLC in Greenwich, CT stated "we have found FinFolio's team to be responsive to our feature requests, enabling improved effectiveness of our portfolio management processes.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12350575.htm

Barbara L. Coe, 89

... Vt. - Barbara L. Coe, 89, of 178 Poplar Drive died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at North Adams Commons. Born in Greenwich, Conn., on May 6, 1925, daughter of Guy and Frances Burr Lent, she graduated from Greenwich High School with the class of 1943 and ...

http://www.iberkshires.com/obituaries_new.php?ob_id=10503&source=obits_block

Catalyst Said to Plan New $1.25 Billion Fund for Early Next Year

... has held preliminary talks with existing and potential investors, known as limited partners, the people said. Greenwich, Connecticut- based Atlantic-Pacific Capital Inc., which has worked with Catalyst on two previous funds, will act as the ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NFLZQ26TTDS501-18KIST2FTL15UFKUOKNFNJ4JK6

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