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Friday, March 6, 2015

Greenwich postal worker charged with stealing money orders

A 22-year-old Greenwich postal worker, who is a person of interest in the theft of more than $300,000 in postal money orders from the Old Greenwich post office, was arraigned Friday on forgery and larceny charges. Within two hours of being arraigned at state Superior Court in Stamford, Keiyana Lawhorne posted $250,000 bond and was released.

http://m.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-postal-worker-charged-with-stealing-6120380.php

Bank robber tied to Greenwich heist busted in Jersey

The female suspect who wore a red wig and allegedly threatened to kill while holding up a bank in New Jersey -- tied by authorities to a January bank robbery in Greenwich -- was collared this week at an Atlantic City casino. Michelle Cantatore , 51, of White Plains, N.Y., was seen handling big stacks of cash at the Borgata Casino on the same day as the New Jersey heist, at the Glen Rock Savings Bank on Feb. 18. Court papers filed by the FBI say Cantatore is linked to the Jan. 30 robbery at the Greenwich Bank and Trust Company .

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bank-robber-tied-to-Greenwich-heist-busted-in-6119977.php

Greenwich postal worker charged with stealing money orders

A 22-year-old Greenwich postal worker, who is a person of interest in the theft of more than $300,000 in postal money orders from the Old Greenwich post office , was arraigned Friday on forgery and larceny charges. Within two hours of being arraigned at state Superior Court in Stamford, Keiyana Lawhorne posted a $250,000 bond and was released.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-postal-worker-charged-with-stealing-6119772.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Organist Randall Atcheson, minister of music and organist at First Presbyterian Church on Lafayette Place, will give free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church featuring music of Bach, Franck, Langlais and Liszt. Reception following.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6119939.php

Driving Without Headlights Leads to Motorist's DUI Arrest

Greenwich Police arrested a female driver on a driving under the influence charge after officers on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich saw her driving without her headlights turned on. When police stopped the driver on Sound Beach, near Cherry Lane, officers said the woman had red, glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol on her breath, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/driving-without-headlights-leads-motorists-dui-arrest-0?

'It's going to happen to you'

... state Rep. Caroline Simmons , D-144, and Rep. William Tong , D-147, of Stamford and Rep. Livvy Floren , R-149, of Greenwich, that would establish public-private partnerships to provide Internet security training and exercises. He spoke with Advocate ...

http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/It-s-going-to-happen-to-you-6119690.php

FBI Arrests Woman In NJ Bank Robbery; Cops Seek Link To Greenwich Crime

Despite the arrest Thursday of a woman from White Plains, N.Y., in connection with a New Jersey bank robbery, the FBI isn't making any connections to a late January bank robbery by a woman in Greenwich. " FBI is not confirming if the two robberies are linked," according to a release issued by Barbara Woodruff, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Newark Division that was issued Friday morning.

http://danbury.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fbi-arrests-woman-nj-bank-robbery-cops-seek-link-greenwich-crime

Greenwich High School Junior Earns Gold Medal at International Math Competition

Greenwich High School Junior Michael Kural earned a Gold Medal in an international math competition held last week in Bucharest, Romania. Michael received one of 10 Gold Medals awarded at the 2015 Romanian Master of Mathematics competition, held in Bucharest, from Feb. 25 to March 1. He was one of six students qualifying to represent the United States in the competition that included 100 students from 17 countries.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-high-school-junior-earns-gold-medal-international-math-competition-0?

Courtesy: Glen Rock Police Department/NJ.com

... gun was found not far from the scene. Police are not directly linking this robbery with the one that took place in Greenwich on January 30th when a suspect with a similar description robbed the Greenwich Bank and Trust on East Putnam Avenue.

http://wtnh.com/2015/03/06/wig-wearing-bank-robber-arrested/

Port Chester's Nessa Plans Saturday Fundraiser For Ukrainian Teenagers

A chance encounter between a Port Chester bartender and an international volunteer from Connecticut may give a boost to youth development programs in Ukraine. Al Corbelli, general manager and head bartender at nessa restaurant, 325 N. Main St., recently met Daven Karp, 24, of Old Greenwich, Conn., at nessa.

http://portchester.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/port-chesters-nessa-plans-saturday-fundraiser-ukrainian-teenagers

FBI Arrests Woman In NJ Bank Robbery; Cops Seek Link To Greenwich Crime

Despite the arrest Thursday of a woman in connection with a New Jersey bank robbery, the FBI isn't making any connections to a late January bank robbery by a woman in Greenwich. " FBI is not confirming if the two robberies are linked," according to a release issued by Barbara Woodruff, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Newark Division that was issued Friday morning.

http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fbi-arrests-woman-nj-bank-robbery-cops-seek-link-greenwich-crime

Suspect In Greenwich Bank Robbery Is Arrested

A woman suspected of robbing banks in New Jersey and in Greenwich, reportedly was arrested by the FBI in New Jersey on Thursday. "The Greenwich Police Department Detective Division has been working closely with the FBI and other state and local agencies, investigating the bank robbery of the Greenwich Bank and Trust.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/suspect-greenwich-bank-robbery-arrested-0?

FBI arrests red wig bank robbery suspect

... t far from the scene. Police noted the bandit shared a similar description of a suspect wanted in the robbery of a Greenwich, Connecticut, bank on Jan. 30.

http://nj1015.com/fbi-arrests-red-wig-bank-robbery-suspect/

FBI arrests red wig bank robbery suspect in New Jersey

... t far from the scene. Police noted the bandit shared a similar description of a suspect wanted in the robbery of a Greenwich, Connecticut, bank on Jan. 30.

http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/28278487/fbi-arrests-red-wig-bank-robbery-suspect-in-new-jersey

Greenwich Schools Open On Two-Hour Delay Friday

Because of icy conditions, schools in a number of Fairfield County districts will open on a two-hour delay on Friday.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-county-schools-open-two-hour-delay-friday

Americans poured $58 billion into pets in 2014

... pets can get facials and massages, said Bob Vetere, president and CEO of the pet-products association, based in Greenwich, Conn. Trips to the veterinarian were unchanged or slightly down last year, the report says, although expenditures per visit ...

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2015/03/06/americans-poured-58-billion-into-pets-in-2014.html

Two Greenwich Eateries Participating In Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

Greenwich chefs are gearing up to strut their stuff during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, which showcases the bounty of the area.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/two-greenwich-eateries-participating-hudson-valley-restaurant-week

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