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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Journal News Publisher Departs.

... on now, executing them well in the field and serving our readers and customers well," he said. Hasson, 55, of Greenwich, Conn., arrived at The Journal News in June 2011 during the news organization's digital transition. She oversaw the publication's ...

http://whiteplainscnr.com/2015/02/26/journal-news-publisher-departs/

Greenwich retains FCIAC Boys Swim title

Greenwich swimmer Thomas Dillinger does the breaststroke in 200 IM event that he won during the FCIAC Boys Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Greenwich High School won the championship and Dillinger went on to win the 100 yard breaststroke event with a FCIAC record time of 55.89.

http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Greenwich-retains-FCIAC-Boys-Swim-title-6104549.php

New Haven a Key Part of Transportation Overhaul

Widening I-95 in both directions from New Haven could transform how people view the city and compare it to others in the region, according to New Haven economic development officials. Malloy rolls out infrastructure proposal as GOP says there is not a viable way to pay for it "The extra lane going all the way from New Haven to Greenwich to the New York border will change people's perception of being 70 miles from New York City," said Matt Nemerson, who handles economic development for the city.

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/New-Haven-a-Key-Part-of-Transportation-Overhaul-294280801.html

Things to do in and around Greenwich

For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6104305.php

Perspectives: How cold can it get?

... than they could be procured. So immediately Christ Church Nursery School, Neighbor to Neighbor and Christ Church Greenwich worked together to get many more blankets on the shelf (and it was minus-2 degrees the next day). Some families and children ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Perspectives-How-cold-can-it-get-6104295.php

Bartol: a visit to Long Ridge, a historical ride

... used it as the village's first inn. Photo: Contributed Photo It seems odd to me that, having lived a lifetime in Greenwich, I had never been in the hamlet of Long Ridge at the end of Long Ridge Road. It is a delightful place with a fun restaurant ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Bartol-a-visit-to-Long-Ridge-a-historical-ride-6104304.php

Malloy Budget Chief Defends Plan To Two Committees

... wanted to levy the surcharge only on those large companies, rather than small businesses. Sen. L. Scott Frantz, a Greenwich Republican who is the tax committee's ranking member, questioned the administration's term of "closing loopholes" for the ...

http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-finance-committee-0227-20150226-story.html

Malloy Budget Chief Defends Plan To Two Committees

... wanted to levy the surcharge only on those large companies, rather than small businesses. Sen. L. Scott Frantz, a Greenwich Republican who is the tax committee's ranking member, questioned the administration's term of "closing loopholes" for the ...

http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-finance-committee-0227-20150226-story.html

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in or Close to New Canaan

... and Lifeguards. Positions are full-time seasonal; must be...PREMIER 15 days ago from Patch.com NEWKforce - Greenwich, CTKforce is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant in the Greenwich, Connecticut (CT) area for one of our premier clients. ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/help-wanted-jobs-patch-or-close-new-canaan-0?

Greenwich elementary school parents question educators over digital initiative

Trish McGuire, principal of the Julian Curtiss School, speaks during the Greenwich Public Schools parent forum on its digital learning initiative held at the Cos Cob School in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, Feb. 24, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey Julie Hadley, a parent of an Old Greenwich School student, asks a question during the Greenwich Public Schools parent forum on its digital learning initiative held at the Cos Cob School in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday night, Feb. 24, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-elementary-school-parents-question-6103924.php

Residents to lawmakers: No tolls

Residents across the state, and especially in southwestern Connecticut, resoundingly told a legislative committee Wednesday they don't want highway tolls on the borders. "This is a nightmare for me," said Andrew Burke , a Greenwich business owner.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Residents-to-lawmakers-No-tolls-6102200.php

RBS Ceo concedes little future in Stamford

... it built with $100 million in state assistance, consolidating operations there in 2010 from its former RBS Greenwich Capital building on Greenwich Harbor and from New York City. RBS continues to list just over two dozen open jobs in Stamford, ...

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/RBS-CEO-concedes-little-future-in-Stamford-6104182.php

Help Wanted: Jobs on Patch in and Near Westport

Home Instead Senior Care - Shelton, CTImmediate openings for Caregivers in greater Shelton area to provide companionship, home helper and personal care assistance for seniors-day, night and live-in shifts, as well as...PREMIER 13 days ago from Patch.com Center For Family Justice - Bridgeport, CTTitle: Child Advocate Date: January 2015 Reports to: Manager of Advocacy Services Status: Permanent Full-Time, Non-Exempt Summary Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, short-...PREMIER 20 days ago from Patch.com NEWKforce - Greenwich, CTKforce is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant in the Greenwich, Connecticut area for one of our premier clients.

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/help-wanted-jobs-patch-and-near-westport-1?

Veteran Greenwich Police Officer Retires

Veteran Greenwich Police Officer David Stewart, a familiar face on Greenwich waters as a member of the department's Marine Section, has retired. A Greenwich native, Stewart graduated from Greenwich High School.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/veteran-greenwich-police-officer-retires-0?

Go Birding with Audubon Greenwich

... Fee: $15 ($12 for Audubon or NEWS members). Note: Advance payment is required. To register, please contact Audubon Greenwich directly via email (greenwichcenter@audubon.org) or phone: 203-869-5272 x349. ***** Saturday, March 14 Family Nestbox ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/go-birding-audubon-greenwich-0?

50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, Feb. 27 - March 1

... perform at the Hartford Funny Bone on Thursday through Sunday . Find out more. The Green Fingers Flower Club of Greenwich presents the preview of its 2015 flower show this Thursday, Friday and Saturday . Find out more. Head to Rizzuto's in Westport ...

http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/slideshow/50-Things-to-do-this-weekend-in-Connecticut-Feb-104018.php

Madison Man Is Accused of Stealing $180,000 from His Elderly Father

A Madison man has been arrested on charges that he stole more than 90 checks from his 93-year-old father and forged them for a total of $180,000. The thefts was reported recently by relatives of the victim who lives in Greenwich, according to Greenwich Police Lt.

http://patch.com/connecticut/madison-ct/madison-man-accused-stealing-180000-his-elderly-father?

Darien 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.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Greenwich-Stamford-chefs-honored-at-Great-Chefs-6099393.php

View Press Release

... successful results for clients. Located in downtown Stamford, The Pickel Law Firm represents clients in Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Fairfield County and throughout the state of Connecticut. Hablamos espanol. To learn more, visit ...

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150226005870/en/Pickel-Law-Firm-Stamford-Sets-Firm-Record

Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

... Mom would love that program. Here is their website: virunga.org/projects/ ." Bettine Moore was born in 1924 in Greenwich, Connecticut. She married her high school sweetheart William Close, a surgeon, when they were just teenagers. They lived a life ...

http://www.people.com/article/glenn-close-mother-dead?xid=rss-topheadlines&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+people%2Fheadlines+%28PEOPLE.com%3A+Top+Headlines%29

Croton Actor Lands Role In' Moonlight And Magnolias' In Greenwich

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" unravel as comedic farce in the first of at least two productions Connecticut Playmakers is offering for its 68th year of Broadway-style theater in Greenwich. The play is called "Moonlight and Magnolias" and will be staged under Dan Friedman's direction at the First Congregational Church in Greenwich on March 20-22 and March 27-28.

http://cortlandt.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/connecticut-playmakers-staging-moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich

Greenwich Comedian To Perform At Stamford's Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre in Stamford is brimming with a variety of events sure to please even the grouchiest among us. Mark your calendars for the following, including two featuring area performers from Bridgeport and Greenwich.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/events/stamfords-palace-theatre-boasts-lineup-locals-national-acts

Greenwich Church Benefit Helps Heart Care International

GREENWICH, Conn. Second Congregational Church raised $135,000 to benefit Heart Care International, a Greenwich-based nonprofit organization that provides life-saving heart care procedures for indigent children in underdeveloped countries, at its 13th annual Valentine's Gala on Feb. 7. The event brought 110 people together for singing, dancing, home cooking and fellowship.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-church-benefit-helps-heart-care-international

Greenwich Historical Society Honors Unique Properties

The Greenwich Historical Society's Landmark Recognition Program will honor five distinctive properties that reflect Greenwich's unique architectural heritage at an April 19 reception. Properties include a stunning backcountry estate once home to Joseph Hirshhorn and the fabulous art collection he donated to the Smithsonian; the former Greenwich Post Office, now home to Restoration Hardware; French Farm, whose past owner was a preservation pioneer in Greenwich; a charming Cos Cob Victorian and the Riverside Avenue Bridge .

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-historical-society-honors-unique-properties

Connecticut Playmakers Staging 'Moonlight And Magnolias' In Greenwich

The madcap antics behind a script overhaul that led to the iconic film "Gone With The Wind" unravel as comedic farce in the first of at least two productions Connecticut Playmakers is offering for its 68th year of Broadway-style theater in Greenwich. The play is called "Moonlight and Magnolias" and will be staged under Dan Friedman's direction at the First Congregational Church in Greenwich on March 20-22 and March 27-28.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/connecticut-playmakers-staging-moonlight-and-magnolias-greenwich

Greenwich Land Trust Names New Land Steward

Aldrich is a 2012 University of Connecticut graduate with a degree in natural resources and a concentration in sustainable forestry management. He most recently battled invasive plants and insects as well as surveyed flora and fauna at Cumberland Gap National Park in Kentucky.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-land-trust-names-new-land-steward

Highway Divison Marks 28 New Streets In Greenwich For Parking Ban

Greenwich residents and merchants should be aware of the parking restrictions that are being enforced because of the recent winter storms. During severe snow events, the Board of Selectman has the option to declare a state of emergency and if the board decides to declare an emergency; a parking ban is immediately enacted.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/highway-divison-marks-28-new-streets-greenwich-parking-ban

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