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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greenwich stuns Warde in final seconds to reach FCIAC championship

Wide open after gathering the ball off a steal, Greenwich High School junior Alexa Moses immediately knew what she had to do with her team trailing by two points in the final seconds of Tuesday night's FCIAC semifinal round matchup against Fairfield Warde -- shoot a 3-pointer. Showing poise under pressure, Moses checked where her feet where, flicked her wrists and hoisted up a shot that hit nothing but net when it landed, giving the Cardinals a one-point lead with just 5.1 seconds remaining.

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Greenwich-stuns-Warde-in-final-seconds-to-reach-6099864.php

Greenwich resident Mark Teixeira juicing on The Ave

Founder Marcus Antebi, right, chats with investor Mark Teixeira and his wife, Leigh, during an opening party for Juice Press on Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Juice Press is a vegan organic raw juice and smoothie bar.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Greenwich-resident-Mark-Teixeira-juicing-on-The-6099736.php

Police: Woman Robs Darien Bank At Gunpoint

... Detective Division at 203-662-5330. In a similar robbery on Jan. 30, a white woman brandishing a gun robbed the Greenwich Bank and Trust branch at 1103 E. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich. That suspect was described as an approximately 40-year-old white ...

http://newcanaan.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-woman-robs-darien-bank-gunpoint

Manfredi Jewelers of Greenwich Opens Store in Downtown New Canaan

There is, again, a jewelry and watch store at 72 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, now that Manfredi Jewels has opened in the store there, the former location of Henry C. Reid & Son Jewelers. The Manfredi store, which officially opened this past weekend, is the first branch location for the store, founded in 1988 in downtown Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/manfredi-jewelers-greenwich-opens-store-downtown-new-canaan?

Conn. woman avoid jail after stealing from maid

Greenwich resident Shari Lampert avoided prison Tuesday when she was given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $3,000 from her maid after the woman broke a fixture in Lampert's $7 million backcountry mansion. Lampert, 56, made guilty pleas to charges of second-degree larceny and driving while under the influence and was given a one year suspended jail sentence and three years' probation by Judge Gary White .

http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-woman-makes-guilty-plea-to-stealing-6099436.php

Stamford Museum, Loft Artists join forces

... thought, `Oh yeah, I used to draw with a pen.'" The Stamford Museum received the prints in 1986 as a donation from Greenwich collector Peter Brant . Only two of the pieces are on display at the moment. Brophy hopes to mount a full Warhol exhibit at ...

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Stamford-Museum-Loft-Artists-join-forces-6099339.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

Activities in and around Greenwich

An example of a cover of sheet music shows the impact World War I had on music and vice versa. A group of Greenwich musicians, including Greenwich resident Stefanie Kies, will give two performances, Feb. 26 and March 1, for a program that explores the art of the covers and importance of the music in the The Great War.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Activities-in-and-around-Greenwich-6099547.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Photo: Contributed Photo Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

Greenwich stuns Warde in final seconds to reach FCIAC championship

The Greenwich High School girls basketball team pulled out a last-second victory over Warde in the FCIAC semifinals Tuesday, winning 47-44. Trailing by two with less than 10 seconds to go, Greenwich's Alexa Moses stole a Warde inbounds pass and then sank a 3-pointer to put the Cardinals up 45-44 with 5.1 seconds remaining.

http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Greenwich-stuns-Warde-in-final-seconds-to-reach-6099544.php

Stamford Museum, Loft Artists join forces

... thought, `Oh yeah, I used to draw with a pen.'" The Stamford Museum received the prints in 1986 as a donation from Greenwich collector Peter Brant . Only two of the pieces are on display at the moment. Brophy hopes to mount a full Warhol exhibit at ...

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Stamford-Museum-Loft-Artists-join-forces-6099339.php

Greenwich, Stamford chefs honored at Great Chefs event

Greenwich, Conn., chef Debra Ponzek, co-owner of Aux Delices, and Aaron Sanchez, chef and partner of Paloma in Stamford, Conn., are this year's honorees for Greenwich Hospital's 30th annual Great Chefs event, which benefits the hospital's outreach health services. It takes place Friday, March 6, 2015, at Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y. Aux Delices Owner Debra Ponzek smiles in front of a display of cakes and pies at Aux Delices in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Conn.

http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

New fire station construction behind schedule; cold blamed

Construction is dormant at the site of the Central Greenwich Fire Station located off Havemeyer Place in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Construction is dormant at the site of the Central Greenwich Fire Station located off Havemeyer Place in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/New-fire-station-construction-behind-schedule-6099262.php

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Release - Week 1

... 1 GP, 17:39 Mins., 1 GA, 3.40 GAA, 3 Svs., 75.0 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. No. 9 Loyola (Md.) Arnie Dickson , Cornell (So., M Greenwich, Conn.) 4G, 1A, 5 Pts., 4 GB, 4 DC, 1 CT, 66.7 Shooting %, 100.0 SOG % at Temple Yuna Hur , Brown (Fr., A/M Stony Brook, ...

http://www.ivyleaguesports.com/sports/wlax/2014-15/releases/Womens_Lacrosse_Weekly_Release_-_Week_2

Thomas H. Connell

Mr. Connell was born in 1934 in Old Greenwich, CT. In 1956 he received his bachelor's degree in English from Wesleyan University, and graduated from the U.S. Navy OCS after training as a diver, underwater swimmer and bomb disposal technician.

http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20150224/OBITUARIES/150229768/101063/NEWS11

News Corner February 25, 2015

... and contributions to the world of insert media. Smith will receive the award during a Feb. 25 event in Greenwich, Conn. Media Design Group adds direct response veteran Darwin Aguinaldo to its client services department as senior account director. ...

http://www.responsemagazine.com/direct-response-marketing/news/news-corner-february-25-2015-8221

Video: Greenwich High School Sports Wrap Up

We start off with some boys hockey. St. Joe's traveled to Dorothy Hamill Ice Rink to face Greenwich for the Cardinals final game of the regular season.

http://greenwich.itsrelevant.com/content/22323/Greenwich-High-School-Sports-Wrap-Up

MAC Solutions CT now in Greenwich, CT

is now open in Greenwich, CT and accepting clients in the tristate area. MAC Solutions CT is a sister company to LAN & PC Services. MAC Solutions CT offers professional Apple repair, training and integration. MAC Solutions CT has 5 full-time ...

http://www.prlog.org/12428781-mac-solutions-ct-now-in-greenwich-ct.html

Greenwich Land Trust Seeks Help with Barn Projects

Greenwich Land Trust staffers Chris and Steve spent some time out of the weather today working on the Mueller stewardship barns. We are dismantling existing structures in anticipation of building new benches and storage for our new youth and volunteer programs.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-land-trust-seeks-help-barn-projects-0?

Community Centers Inc. To Host Greenwich Fashion Show, Luncheon

Please join us for lunch and conversation with acclaimed Red Carpet Designer Kevan Hall for a Fashion Show and Luncheon benefit Wednesday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. at L'escale restaurant in Greenwich.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/community-centers-inc-host-greenwich-fashion-show-luncheon-0?

Sold: Houlihan Lawrence Acquires Shore and Country Real Estate

The real estate firm of Houlihan Lawrence has announced that it has acquired Shore & Country Properties, a residential brokerage in Greenwich. Shore & Country's 20 agents brokered about $165 million in home sales in 2014.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/sold-houlihan-lawrence-acquires-shore-and-country-real-estate-0?

Greenwich Woman's Club Hosts Tea for Members of Greenwich Adult Day Care

Members of the Woman's Club of Greenwich hosted the 3rd annual Silver Tea on February 20th for more than thirty-five members of Greenwich Adult Day Care at River House. Attendees enjoyed desserts and coffee or tea while they sang along with the piano music provided by Ned McDowell.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-womans-club-hosts-tea-members-greenwich-adult-day-care-0?

IU scientist part of international team launching fossil database

... College of Arts and Sciences. The project was led by Daniel Ksepka, curator of science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., and former postdoctoral fellow at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center -- known as NESCent -- and James Parham, ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/iu-scientist-part-international-team-launching-fossil-database

International team of scientists launches fossil database

IMAGE: Fossil calibrations for select groups: Here is a look at the way the new fossil calibration database will help to tell evolutionary time. view more GREENWICH, CT, February 24, 2015, Have you ever wondered exactly when a certain group of plants or animals first evolved? This week a groundbreaking new resource for scientists will go live, and it is designed to help answer just those kinds of questions.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/bm-ito022315.php

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... Casualties: Around 238,810 deaths and 213,540 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: Greenwich, Conn. Casualties: Around 2,447,850 deaths and 7,923,460 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: ...

http://www.timesunion.com/news/science-environment/article/Online-tool-lets-you-detonate-a-virtual-nuclear-6092689.php

Transportation Advocate Takes Issue With Safety Problems On Metro-North

Commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien is blunt in how he views Metro-North, even to the point of castigating the railroad in the title of a speech he gave to the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich. "Metro North: From First to Worst" is what he called the talk last week.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/transportation-advocate-takes-issue-safety-problems-metro-north

Greenwich Scouts Plan Neighbor To Neighbor Food Drive

Greenwich Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will participate in the "Scouting for Food" drive from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 7. Food donations may be brought to any of four drop-off locations: Glenville Volunteer Fire Company , Cos Cob Volunteer Fire Company , Sound Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Christ Church's Parish Hall Auditorium . Greenwich residents are encouraged to drop off non-expired items such as canned beans , canned fruit, tuna, boxed milk, pasta sauce, jelly, peanut butter and more.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-scouts-plan-neighbor-neighbor-food-drive

Advocate Takes Issue With Safety Problems On Metro-North In Greenwich Talk

Commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien is blunt in how he views Metro-North, even to the point of castigating the railroad in the title of a speech he gave to the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich. "Metro North: From First to Worst" is what he called the talk last week.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/transportation-advocate-takes-issue-safety-problems-metro-north

The Palace In Stamford Hosts ABBA Tribute, Comedy At Girls Night Out Events

... the theater will be hosting the "Colleens Of Comedy" on Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. Comediennes Jane Condon, a Greenwich resident and veteran of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," and Maureen Langan, a veteran of Caroline's on Broadway, will talk about ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/events/palace-stamford-hosts-abba-tribute-comedy-girls-night-out-events

Women's Forum Benefits The Center, Which Serves Greenwich

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education will present its third annual Women Empowering Women forum on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa. This year's panel discussion, "Building Your Personal Brand," will be moderated by Rebecca Surran of News 12 Connecticut.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/womens-forum-benefit-center-stamford

Purim Costume Party Planned For Kids In Greenwich

JCC Greenwich and PJ Library will host a Purim costume party for kids under age 5 at the YMCA on Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Children will enjoy an interactive, musical journey through the Purim story with special guest performer Isaiah Rothstein, spiritual educator at Carmel Academy, as well as story time with PJ Library, craft projects, a costume parade and snacks.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/purim-costume-party-planned-kids-greenwich

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