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Monday, December 8, 2014

Tanker Rates Jump as U.S. Refiners Boost Latin America Shipments

... last week to move oil products to Latin America and the Caribbean, according to Charles R. Weber, a shipbroker in Greenwich, Connecticut . "The best option is to export," George Los, an analyst at Weber, said by phone yesterday. "The export market ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-09/tanker-rates-jump-as-u-s-refiners-boost-latin-america-shipments.html

Photo

... watching animated movies such as "Toy Story," and painting with acrylic. Abe takes art classes at the YMCA of Greenwich (203-869-1630) with Lohmeyer (philliplohmeyer@yahoo.com), an artist from Cos Cob who also teaches private lessons at Jack Dog ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-5943893.php

Forecast: Pouring, Blowing, Maybe Flooding Tues.; Rain, Wed.; Snow(?) Thurs.

Rain, and plenty of it, along with high winds and some possible flooding are in the forecast for the next few days in Greenwich, according to the National Weather Service. Coastal flooding and high winds may accompany heavy rain on Tuesday, with more rain continuing Wednesday, then possible snow on Thursday, which is likely to turn into rain, according to the National Weather Service.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/forecast-pouring-blowing-maybe-flooding-tues-rain-wed-snow-thurs-0?

Sneakers, Booze, Groceries -- That's What a Nanny Is Accused to Buying with Employer's Credit Card

A woman hired as a many for a Round Hill Road family has been arrested for setting up a credit card account and going on a shopping spree. Greenwich Police say that Shyniqua L. Mcclintock, 23, of 7 Armstrong Ct., was hired by the family about six months before they reported in May 2014 that a fraudulent credit account was established and used to make several purchases, according to a Greenwich Police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/sneakers-booze-groceries-thats-what-nanny-accused-buying-employers-credit-ca-0?

For the Record

... watching animated movies such as "Toy Story," and painting with acrylic. Abe takes art classes at the YMCA of Greenwich (203-869-1630) with Lohmeyer (philliplohmeyer@yahoo.com), an artist from Cos Cob who also teaches private lessons at Jack Dog ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5943893.php

Protests build over grand jury decisions

... the entrance of the student center during the first lunch period, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Photo: Contributed Photo Greenwich High School seniors Dani Putrino, bottom left, Emma Stow, bottom center, and Charlotte Crouchley lie in the courtyard with ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Protests-build-over-grand-jury-decisions-5943836.php

For the Record

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http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/For-the-Record-5940048.php

Protests build over grand jury decisions

High school students in Ridgefield and Greenwich staged their own versions Monday of the "die-in," the protest sweeping across the country against police treatment of black Americans in light of the grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y. In Stamford, the local chapter of the NAACP called for city residents to march to the Stamford Government Center on Tuesday in reaction to the grand jury decisions. The NAACP has organized Tuesday's rally, called "Black out Tuesday" in concert with the Rev.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Protests-build-over-grand-jury-decisions-5943836.php

Greenwich chef launches new catering company

Good food is an integral part of the very fabric of Granit Balidemaj 's life, having grown up in the kitchen at Alba's, an Italian restaurant in Port Chester, N.Y. But at the age of 24, the Greenwich resident is stepping out from the comfort of a back-of-the-house kitchen by opening his own catering company, Granit Events & Catering . "At a restaurant, when you're cooking, you're back there in the kitchen, and it's more distant," said Balidemaj.

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Greenwich-chef-launches-new-catering-company-5943727.php

Greenwich HS Students Stage 'Die-In' Protest

It was a 'die-in' for about 100 Greenwich High School students who gathered in the courtyard of the Hillside Road campus Monday morning to protest what they said is "an undeniable pattern of racism and inequality in law enforcement in America." The "GHS Can't Breathe' protest was organized over the weekend on Facebook in response to grand juries not filing criminal indictments against Ferguson, MO Police Officer Darren Wilson who fatally shot Michael Brown, and against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo who used a choke hold on Eric Garner on Staten Island.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-hs-students-stage-die-protest-0?

Wilton Library Showcases 13 Artists in December

A baker's dozen of artists fill the walls of Wilton Library when "Together-A Collective Show from St. Philip Artists' Guild" opens on Friday, Dec. 12, with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is comprised of thirteen artists and features myriad styles, compositions, media including photography, and subject matter. The artists hail from the local area: Bruce Horan and Sergey Stepanenko - Darien; Amy Bilden - Greenwich; Sherry Becker, Melissa Chieffalo, Donna Davie, Ralph DiMarco, Tony Mobilia, David and Dollko Morico and Dolores Tema - Norwalk; Dorothy Robertshaw - Westport and Beverly Ward - Wilton.

http://patch.com/connecticut/wilton/wilton-library-showcases-13-artists-december-0?

Protest against police brutality held at Greenwich H.S.

About 70 students staged what is being called a "die-in" outside of the school in a courtyard, in which the students laid on the ground and pretended to be dead. Greenwich High School students protested Monday over what they say is a local and national problem of police discrimination against minorities.

http://connecticut.news12.com/news/students-at-greenwich-high-school-protest-against-michael-brown-eric-garner-decisions-1.9693964

Connecticut PE firm buys Houston energy maintenance company

Greenwich, Connecticut-based Littlejohn & Co. LLC, a private equity firm that focuses on midmarket turnarounds, announced plans to acquire Houston-based PSC Industrial Holdings Corp. from New York-based private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg LLC. Lindsay Goldberg recently sold its the common stock units of Houston's PetroLogistics and its general partner PetroLogistics GP LLC for $12 per share in cash when PetroLogistics was acquired by a Koch Industries subsidiary in July.

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/blog/money-makers/2014/12/connecticut-pe-firm-buys-houston-energy.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_42+%28Internet+Industry+News%29

"Paws" to Share the Holiday Spirit with a Shelter Dog

... awaits a forever home. Credit and debit cards are accepted, as well as PayPal. Shoppers at Pet Pantry Warehouse in Greenwich, Connecticut, also may make a donation on the store's special "Giving Tree." Family pets are celebrated as one of life's ...

http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/pets/Paws-to-Share-the-Holiday-Spirit-with-a-Shelter-Dog22337.shtml

December 9th 1980, Cpl. Kevin John Dempsey Was Born

of Greenwich was known as Jack by family and friends. Dempsey was prompted to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps after seeing images of the Twin Towers going down on September 11, 2001. He was an animal lover and cared for a stray dog while stationed at ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/december-9th-1980-cpl-kevin-john-dempsey-was-born-0?

Greenwich HS Students Plan 'Die-In' for Monday Morning

The protests that have followed grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in Ferguson, MO and New York City for the deaths of minorities, apparently will be coming to Greenwich. Students at Greenwich High School are planning a "die-in" at the Hillside Road campus on Monday morning, according to an announcement posted on Facebook by student government President Blake Reinken.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-hs-students-plan-die-monday-morning-0?

Louis Dafonte, 88; 'Baker Extraordinaire' Who Owned Homestyle Bakery in Cos Cob

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. A former Greenwich resident, Lou was owner and baker extraordinaire of Homestyle Bakery in Cos Cob.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/louis-dafonte-88-baker-extraordinaire-who-owned-homestyle-bakery-cos-cob-0?

Gabelli on His Botched Google Bid and the Beauty of Compound Interest

... of its peers in Morningstar's large-cap blend category. Bloomberg.com spoke with Gabelli, now a resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, about what he's learned from his decades of experience. Chasing fads. In the 1960s, it was bowling alleys. In the ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-08/gabelli-on-his-botched-google-bid-and-the-beauty-of-compound-interest.html

Greenwich Chamber Of Commerce Holds Holiday Party On Tuesday

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce will hold a special holiday party for members and nonmembers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The winners of the Greenwich storefront holiday decorations contest will be announced and pictures of the award winners will be shown. Fabulous food from Little Pub in Cos Cob will be available.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-chamber-commerce-holds-holiday-party-tuesday

Greenwich Teen Finishes 3rd In International Photo Competition

Fram-Schwartz, 19 and a student at Brandeis University, offers viewers a perspective that most people will never witness -- a rare opportunity to stare directly into the eyes of a jumping spider with his prize-winning photo. His ranking in the competition is impressive considering his young age.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-teen-finishes-3rd-international-photo-competition

Greenwich's Bruce Museum Will Participate In 'Hour Of Code' Lessons

GREENWICH, Conn. The Bruce Museum is taking its knowledge and expertise beyond the museum walls to participate in "Hour of Code," the "largest learning event in history," according to the worldwide teaching program's official website.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwichs-bruce-museum-will-participate-hour-code-lessons

Greenwich school officials using survey to gather input from public

Greenwich school officials have launched an online survey to gather public input for the district strategic plan. iWe want to involve as many people as possible,i says Board of Education Chairman Barbara O'Neill.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-school-officials-using-survey-to-gather-5942063.php

Greenwich art collector forges ahead with lawsuit

Seven Bridges Foundation founder and art collector Richard McKenzie stands next to the glass sculpture, Sentinel by Martin Blank. Photo: File Photo Greenwich collector Richard McKenzie Jr.claims in a lawsuit that this painting is a forged Renoir sold to him by New York art dealer Robert Fishko for $389,539.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-art-collector-forges-ahead-with-lawsuit-5942060.php

Greenwich school officials using survey to gather input from public

Greenwich school officials have launched an online survey to gather public input for the district strategic plan. iWe want to involve as many people as possible,i says Board of Education Chairman Barbara O'Neill.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-school-officials-using-survey-to-gather-5942063.php

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