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Friday, February 20, 2015

Fish smokehouse to open on Mason Street

Mt. Kisco Smokehouse is opening up its first location in Connecticut, at 146 Mason St. in Greenwich. Pictured is their hand-sliced scotch.


Of interest in and around Greenwich

Arnold Stancel will be the guest speaker of the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich at its Feb. 25 meeting at First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place. He will speak on energy issues, OPEC, the United State's oil independence and natural gas.


Police investigating possible link between Glen Rock bank robber and heist in Connecticut

... 30, police claim a woman with short dark hair in a black coat with white boots and wearing sunglasses robbed the Greenwich Bank and Trust Co. in Greenwich, Conn., wielding a large handgun. An article in the Greenwich Times quotes a police spokesman ...


Snow and Ice to Hit Greenwich This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.


Joan Kondracki, Of Greenwich, 90

Joan Esther Kondracki, Greenwich resident and wife of former Mayor George Thomas Kondracki of Passaic Township, N.J., died Wednesday, Feb. 11, in her room at Nathaniel Withrell in Greenwich. She was 90. Kondracki graduated from St. John's University in New York as a member of the cadet nurse corps.


Fish smokehouse to open on Mason Street

Mt. Kisco Smokehouse is opening up its first location in Connecticut, at 146 Mason St. in Greenwich. Pictured is their hand-sliced scotch.


Direct Mail Legend Malcolm Decker Is Dead at 87

He beat a record for a direct mail subscription piece that stood for 30 years at the Wall Street Journal. Renowned direct mail copywriter and company founder Malcolm B. Decker, who topped a campaign that reigned for 30 years at the Wall Street Journal , died on February 16 at his home in Greenwich, CT.


Frozen Falls in Greenwich

But the sight of the frozen falls of the Byram River at The Mill complex on Pemberwick Road is just as glorious. Lifelong Greenwich resident Wendy Spezzano whose office in The Mill complex overlooks the falls, shared these photos of how the falls were transformed into an icy wonder overnight.


Phyllis Moss Kellogg Hotz, Charter Member of the Junior League of...

Born in Utica, NY, she married her beloved David in 1953 and soon moved to Greenwich where they raised their three wonderful children, Pamela Hotz Breves, David Prindiville Hotz, Jr., and Ross Walcott Hotz. They and their children, Jason, Nicole, Christopher, Michael, Allison, and Emily will cherish memories of homemade dilly beans, a vast collection of mice, Christmas Jack Horner Pies, ready treats and open arms when they came to visit.


Greenwich YMCA To Host Friday Family Dance

It's happening Friday, Feb. 20 from 7 to 9 at the Y. Other activities include games, cookie decorating and a photo booth.


Oscar Celebration At The Avon In Stamford Rivals The Real Thing

... supper is hosted by Bar Rosso of Stamford with the co-chairs of the Oscar Night Party being Sabrina Forsythe of Greenwich and Meredith DiMenna of Stamford. All proceeds from the Oscar Night Party go to benefit the general operations of the Avon ...


Us Stocks-Wall St climbs after news of draft debt deal for Greece

... message out there. You have to be cautious," said Michael O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. Shares of the Global X FTSE Greece 20 exchange-traded fund jumped 10.3 percent, while U.S.-listed shares of the ...


Us Stocks-Wall St climbs after news of draft debt deal for Greece

... message out there. You have to be cautious," said Michael O'Rourke, chief market strategist at JonesTrading in Greenwich, Connecticut. Shares of the Global X FTSE Greece 20 exchange-traded fund jumped 10.3 percent, while U.S.-listed shares of the ...


Greenwich High Grad Gets Promotion To White House Post

Greenwich native Jen Psaki got a promotion to the White House on Thursday, when she was named to head the communications team for President Barack Obama. Psaki, a 1996 graduate of Greenwich High School, will take over her new duties April 1. She is currently the spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department.


Wind-Chill Factors Well Below Zero Linger In Greenwich

Fairfield residents making their way out of the door Friday morning had to wonder if it could get much colder. The National Weather Service has issued a wind-chill advisory from noon Friday through 10 a.m. Saturday for the area.


3 Charged In Greenwich Shoplifting Incident That Ended With Smashed Cars

Three New York state residents are facing serious charges after a shoplifting attempt went awry and a number of vehicles were damaged on Greenwich Avenue as a suspect attempted to flee, Greenwich police said. The incident started at about 1 p.m. Tuesday when a man later identified by police as Lamonte Riddenhour, 38, of Mount Vernon, N.Y., drove a Honda Accord into several vehicles on Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, police said.


Frozen Splendor: Greenwich Welcomes Visitors In All Seasons

Greenwich does a great job of clearing snow, with just a bit left along the curbs, even after a snowy winter. GREENWICH, Conn.


Dudley, Lois

... Her husband of over 60 years, Alfred Dudley, predeceased Lois in 2012. Lois is a former resident of Fremont, Ohio, Greenwich, Connecticut and Ridgefield, Connecticut. She resided in Naples, Florida for over 20 years. She is survived by her son, John ...


Deadline Approaching For Greenwich Scholarships For Seniors

... arships. Demonstrated financial need is a pre-requisite in order to qualify. Applicants must also be a resident of Greenwich or attend Greenwich High School to qualify for any award.


Greenwich Girls Help Synchronized Skating Team Add To Medal Haul

The Southern Connecticut Synchronized Skating team won gold and silver at the Connecticut Synchronized Skating Classic last weekend at the Northford Ice Pavilion. "That felt amazing! I could feel that we were going to win gold," said Daniela Castagna, a Beginner 2 Sprite skater and Greenwich resident.


Illumina, Inc. (ILMN), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA), Valeant...

... Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) respectively, both the subject of mergers or rumored mergers. Viking Global is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund that was launched in 1999 by the former Tiger employees Andreas Halvorsen, David Ott, and Brian Olson. ...


David Einhorna s Greenlight Capital just makes a Da grade

... since then. The top-rated hedge fund in Alpha's report card was UK's Egerton Capital, with second place going to Greenwich, Conn.-based Silver Point Capital, a distressed debt firm founded by Goldman Sachs alums Edward Mule and Robert O'Shea. ...


TV Chef to Visit Bolingbrook High School

... Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). He began his culinary career washing dishes at a restaurant in his hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut. Immediately after graduating from high school, he trained at the Culinary Institute of America and, at the age ...


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