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Friday, January 9, 2015

Box files for $160 million IPO after several delays

... early in a growing space," said Steve Sarracino , founder of venture capital firm Activant Capital Group LLC in Greenwich, Conn. "Now they're in a highly competitive and commodity business. They need to take what they have and provide more services ...

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Box-files-for-160-million-IPO-after-several-6005362.php

OM Group, Inc. (OMG): FrontFour Expresses Concern Over Stock...

FrontFour Capital Group , a Greenwich, Connecticut-based fund led by Stephen Loukas, David A. Lorber, and Zachary George , has boosted its position in OM Group, Inc. and went activist on the company. As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, FrontFour owns over 1.79 million shares of OM Group, up from 268,200 shares held earlier.

http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/om-group-inc-omg-frontfour-expresses-concern-over-stock-underperformance-and-targets-60-per-share-337495/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+InsiderMonkey+%28Insider+Monkey%29

Netscape co-founder revealed as buyer of Ron Howard home

... on the land before offering the full asking price for the equestrian compound. While Howard was often touted as a Greenwich resident, and was frequently seen shopping along Greenwich Avenue during his time in the area, the placement of the house ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Netscape-co-founder-revealed-as-buyer-of-Ron-6005450.php

Agency keeps watch on accounting standards

... FASB are among the 90-plus inductees of an Accounting Hall of Fame maintained by Ohio State University, including Greenwich resident Donald Kirk . "The 1960s -- referred to as the go-go years -- had resulted in the stretching of the boundaries of ...

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Agency-keeps-watch-on-accounting-standards-6005448.php

Photo

Our Cartoonist of the Week is 13-year old Elizabeth Bausman, who visits Greenwich from Moscow a few times each year. Elizabeth enjoys cartoons such as Popeye, Looney Toons, and Anime-style cartoons.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/For-the-Record-6005416.php

Just Across the Greenwich Border -- 'Barber of Seville'

Greenwich opera lovers can take a "virtual voyage" to Paris, Berlin, and Vienna, as The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College presents 'Opera at The Cinema,' a new series of film screenings of classic operas, shown in high-definition on the big screen in the PepsiCo Theatre. The series will feature the brightest stars performing on the world's greatest stages - the next best thing to being there.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/just-across-greenwich-border-barber-seville-0?

Jeb Bush makes his case at first fundraiser

At his first fundraiser for his new leadership political action committee, Jeb Bush told donors and former George W. Bush administration officials that he's seriously considering a run for president but has yet to make a final decision. According to two sources who attended the private event in Greenwich, Connecticut, Bush emphasized that he's aiming to spread his message to nontraditional GOP voters and ticked through his positions on immigration, education and foreign policy.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/08/politics/jeb-bush-fundraiser/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_allpolitics+%28RSS%3A+Politics%29

Irish tavern going in at Simon Pearce exhibit

Charles Haver, left, and Stewart Skolnick, right, of Haver & Skolnick Architects of Roxbury, stand in the middle of their installation of the S. Pearce Tavern, an authentic Irish pub they created at the Simon Pearce store at 125 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. The reception for the unveiling of the pub will take place Thursday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m., at Simon Pearce.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Irish-tavern-going-in-at-Simon-Pearce-exhibit-6005291.php

Stamford police briefs

A Greenwich hotel raid netted about a half an ounce of crack cocaine along with a Stamford man charged with selling it out of one of the rooms. Marlon Brown , 27, of Taff Avenue, Stamford was charged with possession of narcotics, sale of certain illegal drugs and possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Police-briefs-6005250.php

Malloy Wants Constitutional Amendment for Transportation

... to Malloy, is to show that there are places in Connecticut ripe for development that aren't named Stamford and Greenwich. "I believe that jobs that might have come to Connecticut either moved to or stared in Westchester or moved to northern Jersey," ...

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Malloy-Wants-Constitutional-Amendment-for-Transportation-288107821.html

Irish tavern going in at Simon Pearce exhibit

... are excited to partner with Haver & Skolnick Architects," said Christine Alston, retail manager at Simon Pearce's Greenwich shop, at 125 E. Putnam Ave. "We're looking forward to a dynamic interactive installation. It's a wonderful opportunity to ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Irish-tavern-going-in-at-Simon-Pearce-exhibit-6005291.php

Romney Tells Donors He's Mulling a Presidential Bid

... who announced last month that he's considering running and wooed Wall Street donors at fundraiser this week in Greenwich, Conn. It would be the third presidential campaign for Romney, a former Massachusetts governor. Should he go ahead with a ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-01-09/romney-tells-donors-hes-mulling-a-presidential-bid

Netscape co-founder revealed as buyer of Ron Howard home

... British Virgin Islands. It is the first marriage for 29-year old Hinze and the fourth time for 64-year-old Clark. Greenwich, Conn. - It seems Stephanie Seymour is no longer the only Victoria's Secret model to call Conyers Farm home. The New York ...

http://www.sfgate.com/realestate/article/Netscape-co-founder-revealed-as-buyer-of-Ron-6004761.php

Netscape co-founder revealed as buyer of Ron Howard home

... estate for $27.5 million. Check out the property. (Daniel Milstein Photography, Sotheby's International Realty) Greenwich, Conn. - It seems Stephanie Seymour is no longer the only Victoria's Secret model to call Conyers Farm home. The New York Post ...

http://www.timesunion.com/realestate/article/Netscape-co-founder-revealed-as-buyer-of-Ron-6004761.php

Some things I'll never understand

... Our roads and bridges are in dangerous need of repair -- Does anyone remember the Mianus River bridge collapse in Greenwich? -- and our train system has fallen shockingly far behind those in Europe and Asia. This is not just bad for public safety ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Some-things-I-ll-never-understand-6004645.php

Box seeks valuation of $1.6 billion in U.S. IPO

... early in a growing space," said Steve Sarracino, founder of venture capital firm Activant Capital Group LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. "Now, they're in a highly competitive and commodity business. They need to take what they have and provide more ...

http://www.sltrib.com/home/2039518-155/box-seeks-valuation-of-16-billion

Netscape co-founder revealed as buyer of Ron Howard home

... on the land before offering the full asking price for the equestrian compound. While Howard was often touted as a Greenwich resident, and was frequently seen shopping along Greenwich Avenue during his time in the area, the placement of the house ...

http://m.newstimes.com/realestate/article/Netscape-co-founder-revealed-as-buyer-of-Ron-6004733.php

A Tribute to Greenwich's Fallen Selectman

For nearly an hour, colleagues, town employees and friends paid tribute to the much-respected and beloved Greenwich Selectman Dave Theis at Thursday's Board of Selectmen meeting. It was the first meeting of 2015 for the board and the first since the unexpected death of Theis on Dec. 23 .

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/tribute-greenwichs-fallen-selectman-0?

Thank a Greenwich Cop Today on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

... cers are injured in the line of duty and over 300 officers commit suicide. Here are some ways citizens can support Greenwich Police officers and law enforcers nationwide according to a COPS press release:

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/thank-greenwich-cop-today-law-enforcement-appreciation-day-0?

There's Ice Skating in Greenwich ... Just Not on Local Ponds, River

Don't let this week's cold snap lure you or your kids into thinking it's safe to skate on Greenwich ponds and rivers. The Parks and Recreation Department has posted those red and white warning signs to stay off the ice in Binney Park, Bruce Park and the Mianus River pond.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/theres-ice-skating-greenwich-just-not-local-ponds-river-0?

Report!t Recap a " January 9, 2014

The sun has set on 2014 - and on New Year's Eve before the ball dropped in New York City, Hilkka sent some beautiful shots from Greenwich as the sun dropped behind the Big Apple. And as the sun rises on 2015, we are ushering in some colder weather.

http://wtnh.com/2015/01/09/reportt-recap-january-9-2014/

Greenwich Ballet Academy Announces Spring and Summer Auditions

PRLog - Jan. 9, 2015 - GREENWICH, Conn. -- Students of all ages interested in participating in fun, challenging and exciting pre-professional classical ballet training will be able to audition for the Greenwich Ballet Academy Spring and Summer sessions this month.

http://www.prlog.org/12412698-greenwich-ballet-academy-announces-spring-and-summer-auditions.html

Box Seeks Valuation of as Much as $1.6 Billion in U.S. IPO

... early in a growing space," said Steve Sarracino, founder of venture capital firm Activant Capital Group LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut. "Now, they're in a highly competitive and commodity business. They need to take what they have and provide more ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NHWTC86TTDTJ01-5KD4K3UPJH3TVN3RLEDBJFJ3P3

FBI Closes Investigation into Greenwich Honeymooner's Disappearance

Nearly a decade after he disappeared while on his honeymoon cruise, the FBI in New Haven has closed its investigation into the disappearance of Greenwich resident George Smith IV. In an announcement posted on the Justice for George Smith Facebook page , Smith's family announced on Wednesday they "attended a meeting at the New Haven FBI during which we were informed by Patricia M. Ferrick, the special agent in charge of the FBI's New Haven Division, that the Connecticut FBI is closing the investigation into George's death.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/fbi-closes-investigation-greenwich-honeymooners-disappearance-0?

Free Chipotle on January 26? Mark that Date, Burrito Lovers

... in the country will be given back their receipt to get a free item on the next visit. There's a Chipotle at 49 Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Once you've bought your sofrita, you can claim your free grub between ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/free-chipotle-january-26-mark-date-burrito-lovers-0?

Are Land-Use Regulations Protecting Greenwich Residential Neighborhoods?

In a Greenwich Time letter to the editor on November 30, 2012 titled "Keep the synagogue discussion civil" the letter writer, a member of Greenwich Reform Synagogue, comments on various topics in one paragraph he states.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/are-land-use-regulations-protecting-residential-neighborhoods-0?

National Review: Romney Open to Challenging Jeb in 2016

... of the core group that we had before." The National Review noted that Bush on Wednesday attended a fundraiser in Greenwich, Conn. organized by cousin Debbie Walker Stapleton. "Donors and political strategists alike were buzzing about the optics of ...

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Mitt-Romney-Jeb-Bush/2015/01/09/id/617540/

Accidents On Merritt Parkway In Stamford, Greenwich Slow Morning Commute

An accident on the Southbound Merritt Parkway at North Street in Greenwich occurred at 7:46 a.m. An accident occurred near the same time on the Southbound Merritt at Exit 35 in Stamford. Traffic was slow moving in both directions on Interstate 95 as well, although there were no accidents as of 8 a.m. Snow was expected to taper off by mid-morning.

http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/accidents-merritt-parkway-stamford-greenwich-slow-morning-commute

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