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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Court tosses Conn. woman's libel claim

A New York federal appeals court has tossed a Greenwich woman's claims that she was libeled by local media when they did not delete stories about her arrest after charges were dismissed. The ruling by the three-judge panel acknowledged the consequences of a criminal arrest are wide-ranging and long-lasting, even when someone is later exonerated or the charges are dismissed.

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Appeals-court-tosses-Greenwich-woman-s-libel-claim-6046791.php

Warde tops Stamford in girls basketball showdown

... Stamford High at Kuczo Gym. "We were coming off a game where we were down nine points in the fourth quarter to Greenwich, rallied back, then lost 49-47," said Danko, recounting Warde's only loss of the season. "We were without our top scorer Iliana ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Warde-tops-Stamford-in-girls-basketball-showdown-6047238.php

Metro-North weathered the storm well

... Wednesday. Photo: Cathy Zuraw Passengers exit the Metro-North train arriving from New York at the station in Old Greenwich, Conn. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Metro-North Railroad is getting high marks for its performance during this week's blizzard, and ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/articleGallery/Metro-North-weathered-the-storm-well-6047117.php

Metro-North weathered the storm well

... Wednesday. Photo: Cathy Zuraw Passengers exit the Metro-North train arriving from New York at the station in Old Greenwich, Conn. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Metro-North Railroad is getting high marks for its performance during this week's blizzard, and ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Metro-North-weathered-the-storm-well-6047117.php

The Millionaires' Unit Documentary Film Screening

The Millionaires' Unit Documentary is being screened at the Greenwich Historical Society and tells the story of an elite group of men. On January 29, the Greenwich Historical Society is hosting the screening of The Millionaires' Unit Documentary from 3 pm to 5 pm.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/millionaires-unit-documentary-film-screening-0?

Metro-North weathered the storm well

... of full service Wednesday. Passengers exit the Metro-North train arriving from New York at the station in Old Greenwich, Conn. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Metro-North Railroad is getting high marks for its performance during this week's blizzard, and ...

http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Metro-North-weathered-the-storm-well-6046474.php

Rep. Fox proposes aid for businesses under siege by prolonged...

... on downtown Bridgeport developments. The Steam Table restaurant replaced China Pavilion on the lower part of Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Rep-Fox-proposes-aid-for-businesses-under-siege-6046526.php

Greenwich Ballet Students -- Connecticut Ballet To Hold Auditions for Spring Production

Connecticut Ballet will hold open auditions for children's dance parts for its spring 2015 production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' on Sunday, Feb. 1. The auditions will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Connecticut Ballet Center, 20 Acosta St. in Stamford. The company requires girls ages 9 to 15 with previous dance experience for children's character roles in the full-length production choreographed by Artistic Director Brett Raphael.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/greenwich-ballet-students-connecticut-ballet-hold-auditions-spring-production-0?

Former Riverside chorister relishes chance to perform

Charlie Baird will perform with the St. Olaf Choir during its 2015 East Coast tour, which brings him through Connecticut. For years, Baird performed with the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/articleGallery/Former-Riverside-chorister-relishes-chance-to-6046094.php

Former Riverside chorister relishes chance to perform

Charlie Baird will perform with the St. Olaf Choir during its 2015 East Coast tour, which brings him through Connecticut. For years, Baird performed with the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Conn.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Riverside-chorister-relishes-chance-to-6046094.php

All that Glitz: 1920s fashion roars into the present

Sophia Scarpelli, owner of Sophia's Costumes in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with vintage costumes from the Roaring Twenties displayed on mannequins at her store. The authentic and vintage costume shop is located at 1 Liberty Way in central Greenwich and has been in business for over 30 years.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/All-that-Glitz-1920s-fashion-roars-into-the-6046093.php

Former Riverside chorister relishes chance to perform

Charlie Baird will perform with the St. Olaf Choir during its 2015 East Coast tour, which brings him through Connecticut. For years, Baird performed with the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Former-Riverside-chorister-relishes-chance-to-6046094.php

All that Glitz: 1920s fashion roars into the present

Sophia Scarpelli, owner of Sophia's Costumes in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with vintage costumes from the Roaring Twenties displayed on mannequins at her store. The authentic and vintage costume shop is located at 1 Liberty Way in central Greenwich and has been in business for over 30 years.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/All-that-Glitz-1920s-fashion-roars-into-the-6046093.php

St. Paul Lutheran Church to Hold Spaghetti Creole Dinner

Legions of Greenwich High and Western Junior High School grads from the 1960s, '70s and '80s fondly remember the weekly 'Creole Spaghetti' days. Relive your culinary youth or if you're not a townie, experience what town natives enjoyed at St. Paul Lutheran Church's annual creole spaghetti dinner this weekend.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/st-paul-lutheran-church-hold-spaghetti-creole-dinner-0?

Greenwich Man Is Facing Fugitive From Justice Charge

A man who Greenwich Police came to help after he spun off West Putnam Avenue during the snowstorm Monday night is facing a fugitive from justice charge. Police came to the aid of the driver who spun off the road near 777 W. Putnam Avenue just before 8 p.m. Jan. 26 and when officers checked his driver's license, they found there was an extraditable warrant issued by police in Delaware, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-man-facing-fugitive-justice-charge-0?

Greenwich United Way Names Seven New Board Members

... in light of the talents and experiences of departing Board members. Donna Byrnes is professionally affiliated with Greenwich Academy, as the Director of Development. She has a long relationship with the Greenwich United Way as the wife of former ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-united-way-names-seven-new-board-members-0?

Greenwich Resident Accused of Interfering with 9-1-1 Call

A Greenwich man was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and interfering with a 911 call in following what Greenwich Police described as a physical altercation with a family member.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-resident-accused-interfering-9-1-1-call-0?

Greenwich Arts Council Lecture Is Postponed

The lecture 'Marie-Antoinette - A Habsburg on the French Throne,' that was scheduled for Wednesday evening at the Greenwich Arts Council has been postponed. In an email alert, the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich and The Greenwich Arts Council announced the postponement.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-arts-council-lecture-postponed-0?

a Comeback billionairea Jim Clark buys Bunny Mellon mansion for $37M

... raised their four kids on the 17,000-square-foot, six-bedroom mansion in Conyers Farm, on the New York border with Greenwich, Conn. It comes with its own pool, "sports" barn, horse barn, greenhouse and observatory with a Meade telescope, according ...

http://nypost.com/2015/01/28/comeback-billionaire-jim-clark-buys-bunny-mellon-mansion-for-37m/

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (HMTV): Wexford Capital Discloses 5.86% Stake

The 710,641 shares obtained represent a new holding for Wexford, which did not report ownership of Hemisphere shares in its latest 13F filing. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based Wexford Capital was founded in 1994, and manages several funds and private equity portfolios.

http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/hemisphere-media-group-inc-hmtv-wexford-capital-discloses-5-86-stake-338577/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+InsiderMonkey+%28Insider+Monkey%29

Turning white into green

Mark Manero, of Manero Landscaping, throws ice melt on the sidewalk with his plow parked behind him along Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Turning-white-into-green-6045459.php

Turning white into green

Mark Manero, of Manero Landscaping, throws ice melt on the sidewalk with his plow parked behind him along Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Turning-white-into-green-6045459.php

Greenwich Home Prices Climb 11% In 2014

Greenwich real estate closed with a flurry of activity in 2014 and helped the market achieve an increase of over 11 percent in the median sale price for single-family homes. Theresa Hatton, executive vice president of the Greenwich Association of Realtors, reported 59 closings in December.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/greenwich-home-prices-climb-11-2014

Greenwich Residents Named to Colby College Dean's List

Several Greenwich residents were named to the dean's list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for the fall 2014 semester for their outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2014-15 year. The dean's list at Colby is highly selective, this fall reserved for students whose semester grade point averages were 3.68 or higher.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-residents-named-colby-college-deans-list

Master Trainer Csaba Pecsi Featured on FOX on The World Fitness Elite Show

Csaba Pecsi, a nationally recognized Fitness and Performance Expert, recently appeared as the focus of the TV show, World Fitness Elite. PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - GREENWICH, Conn.

http://www.prlog.org/12419057-master-trainer-csaba-pecsi-featured-on-fox-on-the-world-fitness-elite-show.html

Greenwich Seniors Invited To Apply For Scholarships From Association

The Greenwich Scholarship Association is an umbrella organization that awards scholarships from numerous organizations. Completion of this application automatically makes students with demonstrated financial need eligible for all scholarships GSA represents, including PTA and PTAC scholarships.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-seniors-invited-apply-scholarships-association

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