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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Greenwich Board of Ed Receives State Leadership Award

The Greenwich Board of Education was presented with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Level One Leadership Award during the annual CABE / CAPSS Convention held at the Mystic Marriott on Friday, November 14 - Saturday, November 15, 2014. Accepting the award from the Commissioner of Education, Stephan Pryor were Greenwich Board of Education Chair Barbara O'Neill, BOE Vice-Chair Jennifer Dayton and BOE members Laura Erickson, Debbie Appelbaum and Peter Bernstein, and Superintendent of Schools William S. McKersie.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-board-ed-receives-state-leadership-award-0?

Suspect pleads not guilty in crash that killed Greenwich woman, Stamford man

Felicia Burl appears in State Superior Court with her attorney, Mark Sherman, on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Burl is accused of being the driver in a hit-and-run which killed two people and seriously injured another.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Suspect-pleads-not-guilty-in-crash-that-killed-5936239.php

Arsenic found in ground near Byram Park pool

The Byram Park Pool area inside the park in the Byram section of Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. According to town officials, soil samples processed last week show elevated levels of arsenic in a grassy area near the pool.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Arsenic-found-in-ground-near-Byram-Park-pool-5936071.php

'Premium' gift cards fly off shelves in Greenwich Starbucks

The display for Sterling Silver gift cards at the Starbucks location on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. Photo: Neil Vigdor GREENWICH -- A $200 gift card loaded with only $50 may seem like an ultimate example of frivolity.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Premium-gift-cards-fly-off-shelves-in-Greenwich-5936198.php

Ericson: Mental toughness the key to success for blue collar Blue Wave

... 2013, rallied them over Hand and Middletown in the Class L playoffs last season, fueled them through a slugfest at Greenwich, brought them back from 17 down against St. Joe's this year and carried them from 21 down against New Canaan in last week's ...

http://m.dariennewsonline.com/sports/article/Ericson-Mental-toughness-the-key-to-success-for-5936218.php

'Premium' gift cards fly off shelves in Greenwich Starbucks

A $200 gift card loaded with only $50 may seem like an ultimate example of frivolity. But here in southwestern Connecticut, the sterling silver Starbucks gift cards are selling faster than peppermint mochas, with the Greenwich Avenue coffee shop selling clear out of the limited-edition tag earlier this week.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Premium-gift-cards-fly-off-shelves-in-Greenwich-5936198.php

Over There: Greatest Hits of the Great War offers a range of emotions with WWI songs

PRLog - Dec. 4, 2014 - GREENWICH, Conn. -- Yvonne M. McCormack Talk of the Town PR 717-659-1411 yvonne@talkofthetownpr.com www.talkofthetownpr.com Over There: Greatest Hits of the Great War offers a range of emotions with WWI songs December 4, 2014 Greenwich, CT - "Sparkling" is how Operametro.com described Brett Kroeger on stage, noting the way her "lovely voice shines in the upper range."

http://www.prlog.org/12402535-over-there-greatest-hits-of-the-great-war-offers-range-of-emotions-with-wwi-songs.html

Most Greenwich Schools Earn High Marks In Advocacy Group Report

Most Greenwich schools performed above the state average, and no schools were graded as substandard, according to a report by education advocacy group Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now. ConnCAN's report cards assign letter grades to every school in the state in an effort to help families get information about school performance in a given area.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/most-greenwich-schools-earn-high-marks-advocacy-group-report

Stamford's Jill Smyth collaborates on Merritt history

... the same since it opened in 1938. Two members of the Conservancy - Jill Smyth of Stamford and Laurie Heiss of Greenwich - are the authors of a new book about the history of the unique road. Photo: Contributed Photo The beauty and function of the ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Stamford-s-Jill-Smyth-collaborates-on-Merritt-5935526.php

Christmas tally is for the birds

A Black-capped Chickadee rests on a branch during the annual Christmas Bird Count at the Greenwich Audubon on Riversville Road in Greenwich, Conn., on Dec. 18, 2011. The count returns this year on Dec. 14, 2014.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Christmas-tally-is-for-the-birds-5935518.php

Stamford's Jill Smyth collaborates on Merritt history

... the same since it opened in 1938. Two members of the Conservancy - Jill Smyth of Stamford and Laurie Heiss of Greenwich - are the authors of a new book about the history of the unique road. Photo: Contributed Photo The beauty and function of the ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Stamford-s-Jill-Smyth-collaborates-on-Merritt-5935526.php

Stamford's Jill Smyth collaborates on Merritt history

... director of the organization, a post that was previously held by the writer's collaborator, Laurie Heiss, of Greenwich. The uniqueness of the Merritt is reflected in its position on the National Register of Historic Places, alongside such ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Stamford-s-Jill-Smyth-collaborates-on-Merritt-5935526.php

Christmas tally is for the birds

A Black-capped Chickadee rests on a branch during the annual Christmas Bird Count at the Greenwich Audubon on Riversville Road in Greenwich, Conn., on Dec. 18, 2011. The count returns this year on Dec. 14, 2014.

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Christmas-tally-is-for-the-birds-5935518.php

Former spymaster reveals the art of espionage

... director. He has since written a memoir, which is part history lesson, about life as a spymaster. He will be in Greenwich, Conn., on Dec. 12, 2014, to talk about his work in the agency, and since his retirement in 1998, during a fundraising luncheon ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Former-spymaster-reveals-the-art-of-espionage-5935519.php

Christmas tally is for the birds

A Black-capped Chickadee rests on a branch during the annual Christmas Bird Count at the Greenwich Audubon on Riversville Road in Greenwich, Conn., on Dec. 18, 2011. The count returns this year on Dec. 14, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Christmas-tally-is-for-the-birds-5935518.php

Byram Park Playground, Pool Area Closed After Soil Tests Show Presence of Arsenic

The playground area of Byram Park has been closed to visitors after soil tests conducted in preparation for the proposed pool project turned up high levels of arsenic, town officials announced Thursday. During an update on the proposed project through the auspices of a partnership between the Town of Greenwich and the Junior League of Greenwich, town Superintendent of Buildings, Maintenance and Construction Alan Monelli unveiled the findings of soil tests to the Greenwich Board of Selectmen.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/byram-park-playground-pool-area-closed-after-soil-tests-show-presence-arseni-0?

This waterfront home at 23 Hendrie Extension in Old Greenwich sold for $9 million earlier this year.

... for $1.7 million earlier this year. Photo: Contributed Photo This waterfront home at 23 Hendrie Extension in Old Greenwich sold for $9 million earlier this year. Photo: Contributed Photo This waterfront home at 23 Hendrie Extension in Old Greenwich ...

http://www.westport-news.com/business/article/Property-Rounds-Waterfront-properties-making-a-5933196.php

Hoover Announces Partnership With First Reserve

... and downstream, including resources, equipment and services and infrastructure. First Reserve has offices in Greenwich, Connecticut; Houston; London; and Hong Kong. For more information, vist www.firstreserve.com. About Hoover Hoover Container ...

http://www.oilandgasonline.com/doc/hoover-announces-partnership-with-first-reserve-0001?atc~c=771+s=773+r=001+l=a

The Craftsman Cometh

... between interior and exterior spaces. Kevin Dotolo Francine Ehrlich, an agent at Sotheby's International Realty in Greenwich, Conn., rebuilt this 9,000 square foot home in 2008, aiming for craftsman style blended with modern elements. It is ...

http://online.wsj.com/articles/home-buyers-embrace-the-contemporary-craftsman-look-1417713015?mod=topix

Brunswick's Opong Bramble shoots while under pressure from Taft's.... photo: 7225031 slideshow 847

Brunswick's Opong Bramble shoots while under pressure from Taft's Sam Barrett during their basketball game at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225031.php

Brunswick coach Robert Taylor gives orders to his team during their.... photo: 7225036 slideshow 847

Brunswick coach Robert Taylor gives orders to his team during their basketball game against Taft at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225036.php

Dwight R. Sullivan, 67, Of Greenwich

Sullivan was born March 29, 1947, in Bronxville, to Cornelius K. Sullivan and Hope North Sullivan. He grew up in Old Greenwich, attended Greenwich High School, graduated from Wilbraham Academy, earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Colgate University in 1970, and received an M.B.A. from Columbia University in 1974.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/dwight-r-sullivan-67-greenwich

Brunswick's Nacho Nwana and Taft's Sam Barrett compete for the.... photo: 7225028 slideshow 847

Brunswick's Nacho Nwana and Taft's Sam Barrett compete for the rebound during their basketball game at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225028.php

Taft's Ethan Lee-Tyson, left, and Sam Barrett attempt to strip the.... photo: 7225030 slideshow 847

Taft's Ethan Lee-Tyson, left, and Sam Barrett attempt to strip the ball from Brunswick's Bill O'Malley during their basketball game at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225030.php

Brunswick's Bill O'Malley is sandwiched by Taft's Jared Stape,.... photo: 7225027 slideshow 847

Brunswick's Bill O'Malley is sandwiched by Taft's Jared Stape, left, and Ethan Lee-Tyson during their basketball game at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225027.php

Taft's David Gayas and Brunswick's Nacho Nwana compete for the.... photo: 7225024 slideshow 847

Taft's David Gayas and Brunswick's Nacho Nwana compete for the loose ball during their basketball game at the Brunswick School's lower and middle school campus in Greenwich, Conn., on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7225024.php

This home at 1 Stony Point Road in Westport sold for $1.7 million earlier this year.

... for $1.7 million earlier this year. Photo: Contributed Photo This waterfront home at 23 Hendrie Extension in Old Greenwich sold for $9 million earlier this year. Photo: Contributed Photo This waterfront home at 23 Hendrie Extension in Old Greenwich ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/business/article/Property-Rounds-Waterfront-properties-making-a-5933196.php

NYC Christmas tree lighting amid protests, police

... me here. I don't like standing around in a crowd," he said with a wry grin. Patricia Donnelly, 70, came from Greenwich, Connecticut, to see the lighting for the first time in 20 years. "It was very different then," she said, standing in a crowd ...

http://www.TucsonNewsNow.com/story/27544976/nyc-christmas-tree-lighting-amid-protests-police

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