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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Things to do in and around Greenwich

The Greenwich Youth Choirwill sing Disney favorites from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Saturday at the Second Congregational Church at North Street and East Putnam. See listing for more details.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6126744.php

How Green is Your Thumb? Greenwich Community Gardens Offers Opportunities To Find Out

Greenwich residents who are interested in joining one of the two Greenwich Community Gardens -including returning community gardeners - can attend the one of the Garden Plot Sign-up Days, to secure their garden plots for the 2015 season. The Armstrong Court Community Garden is located on the western end of town and the Bible Street Community Garden is located in Cos Cob.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/how-green-your-thumb-greenwich-community-gardens-offers-opportunities-find-o-0?

Teens in Custody Following Greenwich HS Altercation

Greenwich Police spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray said, "We're still figuring out what happened over there.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/teens-custody-following-greenwich-hs-altercation-0?

Genevieve (Dolly) Imbrogno, 91; Long-Time Greenwich Resident Who Enjoyed Knitting, Crocheting

Genevieve married Lawrence Imbrogno on December 16, 1945. She was a long time Greenwich resident.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/genevieve-dolly-imbrogno-91-long-time-greenwich-resident-who-enjoyed-knitting-crocheting?

Police Release Photos Of Attempted Bank Robbery In Greenwich

Greenwich Police have released two photos of the suspect in the attempted robbery at the Chase Bank on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., a man in a Yankees baseball cap entered the Cos Cob branch of the Chase Bank at 371 Post Road and presented a teller with a note demanding money, police said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-release-photos-attempted-bank-robbery-greenwich

Greenwich girls lose at South Windsor

The Greenwich High girls basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 69-66 loss at top-seeded South Windsor in the Class LL playoffs on Tuesday. Abbie Wolf scored 22 points for the Cardinals, who end there season at 21-5.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/sports/article/Greenwich-girls-lose-at-South-Windsor-6126707.php

Protesters expected to greet proposal for pot grow, sales facility in Niwot

... building on North 79th Street and convert it to a marijuana growing and sales facility. But Ernie Craumer, a Greenwich, Conn. resident who's the principal and manager of Colorado Real Estate Holdings Inc. LLC - the company that currently owns the ...

http://www.coloradodaily.com/latest-stories/ci_27678127/protestors-expected-greet-proposal-pot-grow-sales-facility

Scott Ericson: Darien finally fulfills destiny by finally winning FCIAC title

Darien High School hockey players Craig Miller , foreground, and Jake Kirby background celebrate a Kirby goal, the fourth and what turned out to be the winning goal of the game for Darien during FCIAC boys hockey championship game between Greenwich High School and Darien High School at Terry Conners Rink in Stamford, Conn., Saturday, March 7, 2015. Darien took the championship with a 5-3 victory.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/sports/articleGallery/Scott-Ericson-Darien-finally-fulfills-destiny-by-6121387.php

Stratford picks Stratford Stage over Milford group for Shakespeare Theatre project

... and operator of Stratford's Shakespeare Theatre. The conglomeration includes principals from Lockwood and Mead, a Greenwich real estate development company, and Suzanne Cahill, chairman of Wall Street Theater Co. of Norwalk and Milford and a media ...

http://www.milfordmirror.com/28972/stratford-picks-stratford-stage-over-milford-group-for-shakespeare-theatre-project/

Greenwich Police Officer Retires After 23 Years of Service

After working his entire 23-year career on the midnight shift in the Greenwich Police Department's Patrol Division, Police Officer Joseph Ferraro Jr. has retired. Before joining the department on Oct. 26, 1992, Ferraro who was raised in Norwalk graduated from Sacred Heart University with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and worked for the Internal Revenue Service for six years.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-police-officer-retires-after-23-years-service-0?

FCIAC final between Greenwich, Darien has potential to be a classic

Bryan Archino, of Greenwich, left, and Will Massie, of Darien, center, two of the region's best high school goaltenders, shake hands at the Dorothy Hamill Rink in Greenwich on Feb. 3 after their game ended in a 3-3 tie. At right is Kevin Piotrzkowski of Greenwich.

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/sports/articleGallery/FCIAC-final-between-Greenwich-Darien-has-6117980.php

Freezing therapy for pain?

... Dr. Kelly Powers, a podiatric surgeon at Stamford Hospital/NY Presbyterian, and in private practice in Greenwich, Conn., told FoxNews.com. Freezing temperatures send the body into a "survival mode," which causes blood supply to flow to the most ...

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/03/09/cryotherapy-freezing-treatment-may-heal-injuries-slow-signs-aging/

GM faces union demands after stock buyback plan

... public challenges. "It will be a tricky one with the UAW," said Maryann Keller, an independent auto consultant in Greenwich, Conn. "GM just said they will give shareholders $5 billion in dividends and a $5 billion buyback. The union will want to be ...

http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/20150310/NEWS/150319995/gm-faces-union-demands-after-stock-buyback-plan?CSAuthResp=1%3A573566738305712%3A52284%3A7%3A24%3Aapproved%3A7AD6ADD9D8EFD19654176F436B2C99D8&=

Greenwich Church Adopts U.S. Marine Platoon

Sixty-five members of The First Presbyterian Church Greenwich gathered over the weekend in a collective show of support and compassion for U.S. Marines serving overseas. Last Saturday, 65 members of the congregation - 40 adults and 25 children - packed the supplies they purchased to send to their "adopted infantry platoon" of 60 United States Marines deployed to an undisclosed, war-ravaged region in the Middle East.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-church-adopts-us-marine-platoon-0?

Chinese Consumers Are More American Than Americans

... From Bloomberg : "It will be a tricky one with the UAW," said Maryann Keller, an independent auto consultant in Greenwich, Conn. "GM just said they will give shareholders $5 billion in dividends and a $5 billion buyback. The union will want to be ...

http://jalopnik.com/chinese-consumers-are-more-american-than-americans-1690506259

Niwot pot protest

Niwot Business Association members are to receive a presentation Tuesday night about a proposal to expand the former Elysian Fields Estate Auctions building on North 79th Street and convert it to a marijuana growing and sales facility. But Ernie Craumer, a Greenwich, Conn.

http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-news/ci_27678127/protestors-expected-greet-proposal-pot-grow-sales-facility?

Economic Calendar | March 10

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT and SEC filings.

http://www.sddt.com/Finance/article.cfm?Sourcecode=20150310tqg&_t=Economic+Calendar+March+10

Lindsay Nicole Ghiloni, 27; Associate Broadcast Producer, Avid Phish Fan, Lifelong Greenwich Resident

Lindsay Nicole Ghiloni, a lifelong Greenwich resident, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer on Sunday, March 8th. She was 27. Lindsay attended St. Roch's, Western Middle School, and Greenwich High before going to Miami University in Ohio.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/lindsay-nicole-ghiloni-27-associate-broadcast-producer-avid-phish-fan-lifelong-greenwich-resident?

Greenwich Teen To Compete in Miss Connecticut Competition

Convent of the Sacred Heart senior Pippa Leigh of Greenwich is a skater, singer and scholar. Now she also has the title as the first-ever Miss Hockanum Valley, which qualifies her to compete in the Miss Connecticut pageant in June.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-teen-compete-miss-connecticut-competition-0?

GM faces union demands following stock buyback plan

... public challenges. "It will be a tricky one with the UAW," said Maryann Keller, an independent auto consultant in Greenwich, Conn. "GM just said they will give shareholders $5 billion in dividends and a $5 billion buyback. The union will want to be ...

http://www.autonews.com/article/20150310/OEM01/150319997/gm-faces-union-demands-following-stock-buyback-plan?CSAuthResp=1%3A1173566722713248%3A423310%3A17%3A24%3Aapproved%3AF4F594117E7A5201928DA88064F2DE54&=

Coldwell Banker Honors Top Realtors In Croton

... Coldwell Banker system. The sales associates will be honored during a special celebration at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Conn. on May 14. There will be food, music and dancing. Each year, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recognizes the work ...

http://cortlandt.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/coldwell-banker-honors-top-realtors-croton

Greenwich Comedian Mixes Irish Roots, Family Antics For Palace Show

The Greenwich country clubs, the women in pearls, the use of "summer" as a verb: That has been the fodder for much of Jane Condon's comedy -- at least when she's performing in the tri-state area -- and it's what you can expect in her "Colleens of Comedy" show at The Palace in Stamford on March 13. You can also expect, since we're close to St. Patrick's Day, a host of Irish jokes, many of which stem from her childhood growing up as the youngest of four girls in a blue-collar town outside Boston with grandparents straight from the Emerald Isle. "Only the Irish say we don't have drinking problems, but I've been the designated driver since I was 11," she said.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-comedian-mixes-irish-roots-family-antics-palace-show

Manfredi Jewels Opens Second Location in Connecticut

Stamford Advocate: After 27 years of selling pearls on Greenwich Avenue, Manfredi Jewels opened a second location in New Canaan last month, branching out to another glittering town along Connecticut's Gold Coast. "I see this as an amazing opportunity," Roberto Chiappelliani, who has owned the business for almost three decades, said as he stood in the new shop at 72 Elm Street.

http://www.diamonds.net/(S(rgm5fg555yvpa32ilhs3kj55))/News/NewsItem.aspx?ArticleTitle=Manfredi+Jewels+Opens+Second+Location+in+Connecticut+&ArticleID=51594

Harvest Hill Beverage Co. to buy American Beverage Corp. ; PPG to...

... Juice brand from Nestle USA, according to the announcement from private equity firm Brynwood Partners VII L.P. in Greenwich, Conn., the majority owner of Harvest Hill. The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of the year. American ...

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/news-briefs/2015/03/10/Harvest-Hill-Beverage-Co-to-buy-American-Beverage-Corp-PPG-to-close-Iowa-factory-Pittsburgh-credit-unions-on-BauerFinancial-s-problem-list/stories/201503100055

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