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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Got Clams? How About Oysters? You Do in Greenwich

Greenwich shellfishing will be the focus of the First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center program on Sunday, March 1, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Ed Stilwagen of Atlantic Clam Farms and Jadar Nygaard of Hemlock Oyster Company will talk about "Commercial Shellfishing in Greenwich Waters" at 2 p.m. Visitors of all ages are welcome to enjoy a raw bar of oysters and clams and family-oriented activities throughout the afternoon. The activities include microscopic looks inside a clam, exploration of the marine touch tank, and a recreational shellfishing demonstration led by members of the Greenwich Shellfish Commission.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/got-clams-how-about-oysters-you-do-greenwich-0?

Greenwich's Nitkin employs deft touch managing 13 properties

For 30 years, Greenwich-based HB Nitkin Group has focused on turning undervalued commercial properties into mixed-use developments that would capture and retain reliable business tenants. When Helen Nitkin started the company with her now-deceased husband, Bradley, in 1984, the couple envisioned buying dilapidated commercial properties in New York and Connecticut, redeveloping them and repositioning them as prime retail and office spaces.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-s-Nitkin-employs-deft-touch-managing-13-6086230.php

City: RBS workforce down 800 jobs

... otherwise declined comment on behalf of the company. In 2006, RBS took a state offer to relocate its former RBS Greenwich Capital operations to Stamford, consolidating 700 employees from Greenwich with 550 workers from New York City and agreeing to ...

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/City-RBS-workforce-down-800-jobs-6086238.php

Belle Haven home sells for $26 million

The previous owners of 79 Harbor Drive in Greenwich, purchased this property at 209 Long Neck Point in Darien for $11.2 million, according to the Darien Town Assessor's office. An 11,000 square-foot-mansion in Belle Haven sold for $26 million last week, commanding the top price for any property transaction this year, according to records on file at Greenwich Town Hall.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Belle-Haven-home-sells-for-26-million-6086229.php

First Reserve Appoints Alex Krueger as Co-CEO

GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, February 16, 2015-- First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced the appointment of Alex T. Krueger as Co-Chief Executive Officer and President, as expected in the Firm's long-term succession plan. William E. Macaulay, Chairman and now Co-CEO of First Reserve, remains fully dedicated to First Reserve's activities as he has since its founding in 1983.

http://www.vcaonline.com/news/news.asp?ID=2015021722

Second Congregational Church Valentine's Day Benefit Raises $135,000 for Heart Care International

More than 100 people attended the Second Congregational Church's 13th annual Valentine's Gala and helped raise $135,000 to benefit Heart Care International. It was the latest demonstration of the Greenwich church's support for the Greenwich-based nonprofit organization, which provides life-saving heart care procedures for indigent children in underdeveloped countries.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/second-congregational-church-valentines-day-benefit-raises-135000-heart-care-international?

Liam McGee Left Company a " And The City a " A Better Place

Liam McGee, an Irish immigrant and son of a bus driver, once remarked, "there was nothing in my background that suggested I'd be doing anything like this." For the man who became the CEO and chairman of The Hartford, these comments were not too far from the truth.

http://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-montanez-hartford-liam-mcgee-0221-20150217-story.html

Son charged with stealing $178,000 from Greenwich father

A Madison man was arrested Tuesday by Greenwich police after his sister turned him in to police two months ago for allegedly stealing nearly $180,000 from their 92-year-old father. Thomas Herrmann , 59, of High Hill Circle, Madison, was charged with first-degree larceny, first-degree forgery and criminal impersonation.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Son-charged-with-stealing-178-000-from-Greenwich-6086027.php

Greenwich couple charged with drug possession, risk of injury to minors

Christopher Hughes, above, and Erika Rippel, of Church Street West, were charged with marijuana possession and risk of injury to a minor. Photo: Contributed Photo

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-couple-charged-with-drug-possession-6085935.php

Michael Charles Betzig, 58, Of Greenwich

Survivors include his mother, one son, Michael Curtis Betzig; three sisters, Kate Spader, Betty Scanlon, and Karen Marache; and one brother, John Betzig Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Sts.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/michael-charles-betzig-58-greenwich

Bringing Israeli theater to U.S. audiences

Maureen Keller plays a psychologist who has one session with God in the Israeli Stage comedy-drama "Oh God" by Anat Gov which will be presented by the Greenwich JCC Feb. 23 at the Palace Theatre in Stamford. Photo: Contributed Photo Maureen Keller and Will Lyman will be featured in the Israeli Stage production of "Oh God" presented at the Palace Theatre in Stamford by the Greenwich JCC on Feb. 23. Photo: Contributed Photo Guy Ben-Aharon founded Israeli Stage in Boston in 2010.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Bringing-Israeli-theater-to-U-S-audiences-6083764.php

Greenwich Police Accepting Applications for Women's, Teen Self-Defense Classes

... twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. This time slot is limited to 25 students. Also, the Greenwich Police Department is accepting applications for the 2015 Spring Young Women's Self Defense Class. The five-week program is ONLY ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-police-accepting-applications-womens-teen-self-defense-classes-0?

Mardi Gras Pancake Supper at First United Methodist Church of Greenwich

First UMC Greenwich is located at 59 East Putnam Ave., across from the YMCA. The Pancake Supper menu includes pancakes bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, tea & coffee.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/mardi-gras-pancake-supper-first-united-methodist-church-greenwich-0?

Bringing Israeli theater to U.S. audiences

Maureen Keller plays a psychologist who has one session with God in the Israeli Stage comedy-drama "Oh God" by Anat Gov which will be presented by the Greenwich JCC Feb. 23 at the Palace Theatre in Stamford. Photo: Contributed Photo Maureen Keller and Will Lyman will be featured in the Israeli Stage production of "Oh God" presented at the Palace Theatre in Stamford by the Greenwich JCC on Feb. 23. Photo: Contributed Photo Guy Ben-Aharon founded Israeli Stage in Boston in 2010.

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bringing-Israeli-theater-to-U-S-audiences-6083764.php

Wholey's granddaughter in running for SI's swimsuit 'Rookie of the Year'

This just in, from Lois Wholey, 91-year-old matriarch of the family that owns the fabled Pittsburgh seafood company: her granddaughter, Kelly Wholey Rohrbach, is a "rookie" model in this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Ms. Rohrbach, 25, grew up in Greenwich, Conn., and graduated from Georgetown University in 2012, where she was a member of the women's golf team.

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2015/02/17/Wholey-s-Rohrbach-granddaughter-in-running-for-SI-s-Rookie-of-the-Year-swimsuit-model-Sports-Illustrated/stories/201502170177

Investors Get Taste of Interest-Rate Impact as Yield Stocks Fall

... is going to dramatically decline," Wilkinson, chief market analyst at Interactive, said in a phone interview from Greenwich, Connecticut. "Without a shadow of doubt, if the market views the Fed going in June, it's going to put this issue firmly on ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NJOIW96VDKHT01-02O903NKKBALUNQOCVI48BVO9G

Greenwich Art Society To Host 98th Annual Bendheim Exhibit

Starting on Wednesday, artists can enter the Greenwich Art Society's annual Bendheim exhibit. The show will be on exhibit March 27 to April 22. What : Entry of your work to the 98th Annual Bendheim Exhibit is coming up!! All show awards total over $2000 with a new Drawing Award included! When: Entry Times are Saturday, March 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 22 from 2 to 4p.m. Where: Enter works at the Bendheim Gallery, 2nd floor, Art Center, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-art-society-host-98th-annual-bendheim-exhibit-0?

Byram Couple Is Busted on Drug Charges After Police Seize Nearly a Pound of Pot

A Byram couple is facing numerous drug charges after Greenwich Police investigated "multiple complaints" about drug activity in the New Lebanon School neighborhood. Narcotics Division investigators executed a search warrant for the second-floor apartment of 35 Church St. West late Feb. 13 and arrested the couple who had a seven-week-old baby and a five-year-old inside the apartment, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/byram-couple-busted-drug-charges-after-police-seize-nearly-pound-pot-0?

Chance Of Snow Will Continue Wednesday, Thursday In Greenwich

Wintry weather refuses to give Fairfield County a break, with another bout of snow set to hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday will remain mostly cloudy and very cold with high temperatures of about 20 degrees and wind chill values in the single digits.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/chance-snow-will-continue-wednesday-thursday-fairfield

Fairfield Country Day Camps Offer Variety And Flexibility

... Pre-Kindergarten through nine for 75 years. Fairfield Country Day School is proud to support community news & The Greenwich Daily Voice. Visit fairfieldcountryday.org to learn more.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/fairfield-country-day-camps-offer-variety-and-flexibility

The Whole Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth

The Greenwich Department of Health Dental Health Division will celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month by holding two free after school program sessions at the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday, March 4. The programs - "The Whole Tooth and Nothing But The Tooth" - are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and again at 4 p.m., will feature a puppet show and the guest appearance by 'Mr. Marshmallow Tooth.' The fun and educational presentation will emphasize nutrition and how to make healthy lifestyle choices.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/whole-tooth-and-nothing-tooth-0?

The Whole Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth

The Greenwich Department of Health Dental Health Division will celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month by holding two free after school program sessions at the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday, March 4. The programs - "The Whole Tooth and Nothing But The Tooth" - are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and again at 4 p.m., will feature a puppet show and the guest appearance by 'Mr. Marshmallow Tooth.' The fun and educational presentation will emphasize nutrition and how to make healthy lifestyle choices.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/whole-tooth-and-nothing-tooth-0?

The Whole Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth

The Greenwich Department of Health Dental Health Division will celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month by holding two free after school program sessions at the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday, March 4. The programs - "The Whole Tooth and Nothing But The Tooth" - are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and again at 4 p.m., will feature a puppet show and the guest appearance by 'Mr. Marshmallow Tooth.' The fun and educational presentation will emphasize nutrition and how to make healthy lifestyle choices.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/whole-tooth-and-nothing-tooth-0?

Analytics Squeeze Value Out of IoT

... should do more than "look pretty on a dashboard," as Steven Sarracino, founder of Activant Capital Group, LLC, in Greenwich, Conn., pointed out. The need for more guidance was also captured in a fleet report by Tracking Automotive Technology: TU ...

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=2171&doc_id=276630&itc=ebnonline_sitedefault

Krueger named Co-CEO of First Reserve

... recently in a leadership role for the private equity portfolio. PeHUB reported news of the promotion on Friday. GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - First Reserve, the largest global private equity and ...

https://www.pehub.com/2015/02/krueger-named-co-ceo-of-first-reserve/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Performance Of 'A Little Night Music' Comes To Riverside Church

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich residents are invited to attend a performance of "A Little Night Music" on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. "A Little Night Music" will take place at the St. Catherine of Siena Church.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/performance-little-night-music-comes-riverside-church

Manhattanville Art Professor Shares Civil Rights Inspiration In Greenwich

Icons such as the Freedom Riders, Robert Moses and James Meredith are celebrated in the "Icons of the Civil Rights Movement" exhibit. GREENWICH, Conn.

http://harrison.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-art-exhibit-celebrates-icons-civil-rights-heroes

GOP says sales tax cut won't give much benefit

... larger burdens on families across the state. I hope that this is not the case." State Sen. L. Scott Frantz , R-Greenwich, a frequent critic of Malloy on fiscal issues, said he wanted to find out more about the plan before discussing it in depth. He ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/GOP-says-sales-tax-cut-won-t-give-much-benefit-6084492.php

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