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Monday, February 9, 2015

Us Stocks-Wall St ends down on Greece, China worries

... with little earnings and revenue growth," said Michael O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. "They are truly a reach for yield play, predicated on the low interest rate environment. There's a lot of air to come ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/09/markets-stocks-usa-idUSL1N0VJ2DI20150209?type=companyNews&feedType=RSS&feedName=companyNews

Bill would make driving with dog on lap illegal

A woman drives with a dog on her lap while making a left turn in Greenwich, Conn. A bill referred to the General Assembly's Transportation Committee would make it illegal for drivers to keep a pet on their lap while operating a motor vehicle.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Lawmaker-Make-driving-with-dog-on-lap-illegal-6071469.php

REFILE-XPO Logistics buys home delivery company to tap e-commerce boom

... of heavy goods apart from home delivery on the east coast and in Chicago and Canada. Jacobs, 58, has built Greenwich, Connecticut-based XPO into a one-stop shop logistics company since he took control in 2011, largely through acquisitions. The UX ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/09/xpo-logistics-ma-idUSWNAB05XQL20150209?feedType=RSS&feedName=mergersNews

Wintry mix makes for another messy Monday

... Kaliff Oswaldo Cortez, left, and Juan Ramirez clear snow from the front of an office building on Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The area received minimal snow accumulations, but quite a bit of freezing rain that created a ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/local/article/Southern-part-of-region-escapes-heavy-snow-6071044.php

Connecticut Keeps Close Eye On Its Super-Rich Residents

... spending reductions. Three of the half-dozen or so super-rich taxpayers in Connecticut use the services of the Greenwich accounting firm Marcum LLP, and each has a yearly income of more than $1 billion. Partner John J. Mezzanotte also said he has ...

http://www.courant.com/business/hc-ap-connecticut-rich-residents-dont-leave-20150209-story.html?track=rss

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

This July 26, 2013 aerial file photo shows the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen. In a Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans including Cohen, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them -- and the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.

http://dailyjournal.net/view/story/68b3ba04c5e643eaae9ebee84a0dde56/US--Super-Rich-Taxpayers/

We try to keep our billionaire residents happy so we don't lose out ...

... an effect on revenue that's noticed in the legislature and Department of Revenue Services. Aerial photo of the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen: Tax officials in Connecticut have admitted that they ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2946400/We-try-billionaire-residents-happy-don-t-lose-tax-dollars-admit-Connecticut-officials.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Former Baang property sells for $2.7 million

The former home of Baang bistro, at 1191 E. Putnam Ave.in Riverside, sold last week for $2.7 million. Photo: Maggie Gordon The former home of once-popular Riverside eatery Baang, a pioneer of Asian-fusion cuisine in Greenwich, sold for $2.7 million last week, documents on file at Town Hall show.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Former-Baang-property-sells-for-2-7-million-6071392.php

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

This July 26, 2013 aerial file photo shows the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen. In a Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans including Cohen, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them -- and the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/us/article/Connecticut-to-super-rich-residents-Please-don-t-6071181.php

Former Baang property sells for $2.7 million

The former home of once-popular Riverside eatery Baang, a pioneer of Asian-fusion cuisine in Greenwich, sold for $2.7 million last week, documents on file at Town Hall show. The property, located at 1191 E. Putnam Ave., was purchased by Alpha Realty & Development, in care of Pet Pantry Warehouse, which is located at 290 Railroad Ave. in town.

http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Former-Baang-property-sells-for-2-7-million-6071392.php

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

This July 26, 2013 aerial file photo shows the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen. In a Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans including Cohen, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them -- and the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.

http://www.timesunion.com/news/us/article/Connecticut-to-super-rich-residents-Please-don-t-6071181.php

Changing capitalism for a changing planet

... had the opportunity to meet with many brilliant business leaders at the Social Venture Network fall conference in Greenwich, Conn., where keynote speaker Alnoor Ladha, executive director of The Rules remarked: "Global climate change is not a ...

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/energy-environment/232129-changing-capitalism-for-a-changing-planet

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

This July 26, 2013 aerial file photo shows the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen. In a Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans including Cohen, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them -- and the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.

http://www.wsbtv.com/ap/ap/general/connecticut-to-super-rich-residents-please-dont-le/nj7TL/

Southern part of region escapes heavy snow

... Kaliff Oswaldo Cortez, left, and Juan Ramirez clear snow from the front of an office building on Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The area received minimal snow accumulations, but quite a bit of freezing rain that created a ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Southern-part-of-region-escapes-heavy-snow-6071044.php

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

... 49 states is. Photo: Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press FILE - This July 26, 2013 aerial file photo shows the Greenwich, Conn., estate belonging to billionaire hedge fund owner Stephen Cohen. In a Connecticut, home to some of the richest Americans ...

http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/us/article/Connecticut-to-super-rich-residents-Please-don-t-6071181.php

Starwood Capital to Sell NYC's Baccarat Hotel to Chinese Insurer for $230M

... is across the street from the Museum of Modern Art. The hotel will be managed under a long-term contract by Greenwich, Connecticut- based Starwood's SH Group. "Sunshine shares our long-term strategic vision for Baccarat Hotels and will be an ...

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2015/02/09/356943.htm

Connecticut to super-rich residents: Please don't leave us

... spending reductions. Three of the half-dozen or so super-rich taxpayers in Connecticut use the services of the Greenwich accounting firm Marcum LLP, and each has a yearly income of more than $1 billion. Partner John J. Mezzanotte also said he has ...

http://www.ctpost.com/news/us/article/Connecticut-to-super-rich-residents-Please-don-t-6071181.php

Dancers Compete at Fred Astaire Ahead of ElderHouses Feb 28 Dancing with the Stars Gala Benefit

... dance partners perform. The idea behind the Team Match was to allow studio teams from all Fred Astaire studios in Greenwich, Ridgefield, Brookfield and Norwalk to compete for the top studio trophy. 'Our line up was well represented and the energy ...

http://www.onlineprnews.com/news/551240-1423497167-dancers-compete-at-fred-astaire-ahead-of-elderhouses-feb-28-dancing-with-the-stars-gala-benefit.html

Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Stock Drops Today After First Quarter Earnings Miss

... was $76.3 million, up from $71.3 million a year ago, but slightly below Reuters estimates of $76.73 million. The Greenwich, CT-based company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies, also said it would lower its monthly dividend to ...

http://www.thestreet.com/story/13039564/1/fifth-street-finance-fsc-stock-drops-today-after-first-quarter-earnings-miss.html?cm_ven=RSSFeed&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+tsc%2Ffeeds%2Frss%2Flatest-stories+%28TheStreet.com+Latest+Headlines%29

Snow, Freezing Rain, Sleet Makes For A Miserable Monday In Greenwich

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- For the second consecutive week, Fairfield County residents are battling a Monday morning snowstorm that has caused school cancellations and commuting headaches.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/snow-freezing-rain-sleet-makes-miserable-monday-fairfield

Your Guide to Tax-Efficient Investing

... says Kevin Kelly, managing partner and chief investment officer at Recon Capital Partners, headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. If money is earmarked for some specific purchase in the future, or just to finance normal life expenses, investors ...

http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/mutual-funds/articles/2015/02/09/your-guide-to-tax-efficient-investing

Occupy demonstration makes stop in Ridgewood

... is Sexy, conceptualized the idea of the multi-town protest tour, which will make stops in White Plains, N.Y., Greenwich, Conn. and Alpine. "Protestors usually protest in New York City, where the elite work," Halasa said. "We came up with this idea ...

http://www.northjersey.com/news/politics/occupy-movement-tours-suburban-neighborhoods-1.1267449

Greenwich's Hour-By-Hour Snow Forecast

... round of snow and ice will have an effect on this evening's commute home from work, and we'll let you know what Greenwich's hour-by-hour forecast is. The only good news - if you want to call it that - is the snow appears it will be light during the ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/weather-update-greenwichs-hour-hour-snow-forecast-0?

Does Starbucks affect your home value?

Michael Figuera, of Derby, and Amanda Baker, of Bronxville, N.Y., walk from their work to the Starbucks on Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/business/article/Does-living-near-Starbucks-affect-your-home-value-6065590.php

Wintry Mix Results In Slick Driving Conditions In Westchester

... at 7 a.m. An accident was reported on the northbound Merritt Parkway at Route 120A (Exit 27) on the Port Chester-Greenwich, Conn., border at 8 a.m. The right lane of northbound Route 9 is blocked between Bear Mountain State Parkway and Route ...

http://yonkers.dailyvoice.com/news/wintry-mix-results-slick-driving-conditions-westchester

Wintry Mix Results In Slick Driving Conditions In Westchester

A mixed bag of winter precipitation has resulted in slick roads throughout the area during the Monday morning commute, with traffic volume much lighter than normal. Icing was reported on the northbound Taconic State Parkway at Route 35/202 in Yorktown Heights at 7 a.m. An accident was reported on the northbound Merritt Parkway at Route 120A on the Port Chester-Greenwich, Conn., border at 8 a.m. The right lane of northbound Route 9 is blocked between Bear Mountain State Parkway and Route 202/Route 6 because of a disabled vehicle in an incident reported at 8 a.m. Most of Westchester is expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow with 3 to 6 inches possible in areas farther north, including Putnam County.

http://greenburgh.dailyvoice.com/news/wintry-mix-results-slick-driving-conditions-westchester

Wintry Mix Results In Slick Driving Conditions In Westchester

A mixed bag of winter precipitation has resulted in slick roads throughout the area during the Monday morning commute, with traffic volume much lighter than normal. Icing was reported on the northbound Taconic State Parkway at Route 35/202 in Yorktown Heights at 7 a.m. An accident was reported on the northbound Merritt Parkway at Route 120A on the Port Chester-Greenwich, Conn., border at 8 a.m. The right lane of northbound Route 9 is blocked between Bear Mountain State Parkway and Route 202/Route 6 because of a disabled vehicle in an incident reported at 8 a.m. Most of Westchester is expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow with 3 to 6 inches possible in areas farther north.

http://harrison.dailyvoice.com/news/wintry-mix-results-slick-driving-conditions-westchester

Greenwich Schools Reach Decision on Holding Classes

According to announcements on their websites, Convent of the Sacred Heart, Brunswick School, Greenwich Academy, Carmel Academy, The Stanwich School, Greenwich Country Day, and Eagle Hill schools will open 90-minutes late.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-schools-reach-decision-holding-classes-0?

Lawmakers Consider Uber's Rideshare Business

... on the market, as well as passenger safety. According to the New Haven Register, the lead plaintiff in the case is Greenwich Taxi. The company's manager, Anthony Boskello, said Uber and Lyft pose a "very serious threat" to safety. In a written ...

http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/lawmakers_consider_ubers_rideshare_business/

Greenwich's Witherell Nursing Facility Offers Tips To Residents' Families

The Nathaniel Witherell nursing facility in Greenwich wants the family members of its residents to connect with the medical staff and their loved ones. First, The Witherell invites family members to attend Care Plan meetings, which take place within two weeks after residents move into the facility and every quarter thereafter.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/greenwichs-witherell-nursing-facility-offers-tips-residents-families

Greenwich Residents Named Co-Chairs Of 'Time For Lyme' Gala

The Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance announced that Greenwich residents Amy Marisa Balducci and Riann Smith will co-chair the annual "Time for Lyme" Gala. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-residents-named-co-chairs-time-lyme-gala

Learn To Use Newspapers To Find Ancestors In Greenwich Library Program

The Greenwich Library will sponsor a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 14, t to help people research their genealogy through newspaper databases at 2 p.m. Genealogy researcher and teacher Janeen Bjork will present a survey of the major newspaper websites and a look at optical character recognition, or OCR. OCR is the technology that allows newspapers to be "read" and indexed by computers, making it possible to search newspapers online.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/learn-use-newspapers-find-ancestors-greenwich-library-program

Greenwich, CT Law Firm Expands its Family and Matrimonial Law Practice

Attorney Erika Otocka's commitment to serving families in need began long before she obtained her law degree. Ms. Otocka volunteered at Kids in Crisis in Greenwich, Connecticut; counseled abused and neglected children at the Mid-Fairfield Child Guidance Center in Norwalk, Connecticut; worked in the Greenwich public school system as an aide to children with special needs; and volunteered in both the adolescent unit and at Barrett House at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12498562.htm

Staten Island youth tennis: Miriam Aziz and Mia Kintiroglou win National Empire 12-U...

... Aziz and partner Mia Kintiroglou of Livingston, N.J. defeated Elise Wagle (Niskayuna, N.Y.) and Madison Sieg (Greenwich, Conn.), 6-3 6-4, to capture the USTA National Empire 12-U Doubles Sunday at the Hardscrabble Tennis Club. Aziz and Kintiroglou ...

http://www.silive.com/youthsports/index.ssf/2015/02/staten_island_youth_tennis_mir_4.html

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