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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Things to do in and around Greenwich

The Friends of Greenwich Point and Bruce Museum will present iScales and Slime; Reptiles and Amphibiansi from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 12 at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park. Live animal presentations at 2 and 3 p.m. by the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6173742.php

Mannequins turn heads at The Rummage Room

Greenwich Fine Wines Manager Rob Petz, left, walks by and glances at "human mannequin" Mark Montgomery, the Pastor at First Congregational Church of Greenwich, in the window at The Rummage Room in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Mannequins-turn-heads-at-The-Rummage-Room-6173671.php

Greenwich woman avoids prison in food stamp fraud

A Greenwich woman avoided prison Tuesday when she pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 in food stamps, after state investigators determined she was living with the father of her five children and ineligible for the state program. Byram resident Valarie Morales , 38, of St. Roch Avenue, pleaded guilty to a first-degree larceny charge at state Superior Court in Stamford and was given a five-year suspended sentence and five years of probation by Judge Richard Comerford , and agreed to pay back the state $12,500.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Greenwich-woman-avoids-prison-in-food-stamp-fraud-6173612.php

Sit Through Several Traffic Light Cycles at 4 A.M. = A Drunk Driving Charge

Sitting through several traffic light cycles shortly before 4 o'clock in the morning is sure to attract the attention of Greenwich Police - especially if they happen to behind you at the traffic light. That's apparently what happened early Sunday to one Greenwich motorist stopped at the intersection of East Elm and Mason streets in central Greenwich, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/sit-through-several-traffic-light-cycles-4-am-drunk-driving-charge-0?

Patriot National Bank Welcomes Kenneth M. Eckert

... from Fortune 500 companies in the greater metropolitan area. In 1986 Ken went on to Bankers Trust Company in Greenwich where he managed a lending team, developing and maintaining a portfolio of loans from high net worth individuals throughout New ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/patriot-national-bank-welcomes-kenneth-m-eckert-0?

Greenwich Education Group, The Arch Street Teen Center Announce 2015...

Greenwich Education Group and The Arch Street Teen Center are celebrating National Poetry Month by looking for emerging poets. Their Poetry Contest is aimed at high school students in grades 9 - 12. Student poets may submit one original poem, of no more than 20 lines, accompanied by a completed entry form.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-education-group-and-arch-street-teen-center-announce-2015-poetry-contest-encourage-student?

Rowland appeals second conviction

... attorney who specialized in securities and commodities fraud cases, Fish helped prosecute hedge fund tycoon and Greenwich resident Raj Rajaratnam of Galleon Group for insider trading. Rowland, who was ordered to pay a $35,000 fine and serve three ...

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Rowland-appeals-second-conviction-6173321.php

Parkway School secretary fighting dismissal after phone theft; larceny case postponed to 4/21

Video surveillance, a Chanel purse and a missing iPhone 6 found on the side of the road are the elements of a criminal case brought against a Greenwich Public Schools employee who is fighting her dismissal after a larceny charge was filed against her last week. The school administration, meanwhile, sent out a notice Monday about the exit of Christine Martineau from the school system.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Parkway-School-secretary-fighting-dismissal-after-6173335.php

Billionaire Jones inks one of priciest mansion purchases in history of Palm Beach

... M. Schar sold the 32,830-square-foot home on 1.94 acres at 1300 S. Ocean Blvd to Tudor, a hedge fund manager from Greenwich, Conn. Forbes lists his net worth at $4.6 billion. The home is part of the Casa Apava estate that the Schars have been ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2015/04/01/billionaire-jones-inks-one-of-priciest-mansion.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_national+%28Bizjournals+National+Feed%29

Billionaire Jones inks one of priciest mansion purchases in history of Palm Beach

... M. Schar sold the 32,830-square-foot home on 1.94 acres at 1300 S. Ocean Blvd to Tudor, a hedge fund manager from Greenwich, Conn. Forbes lists his net worth at $4.6 billion. The home is part of the Casa Apava estate that the Schars have been ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2015/04/01/billionaire-jones-inks-one-of-priciest-mansion.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_southflorida+%28South+Florida+Business+Journal%29

Alexander (Alec) Garnett Newi, 44; Senior Vice President at Viacom Who Lived in Old Greenwich

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 1 with the funeral to be held at Christ Church Greenwich on Thursday, April 2. A devoted and loving parent along with Ashley, Alec is survived by his daughter, Mackenzie, 8; and his son, Crosby, 7; his mother, Sally Newi of Bonita Bay, Bonita Springs, FL; his sister, Lisa Long of Pleasantville, NY; and his brother, George H. Newi, Jr. of Marietta, GA. A native of Chappaqua, NY, Alec leaves a lasting legacy as a father, mentor and friend.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/alexander-alec-garnett-newi-44-senior-vice-president-viacom-who-lived-old-greenwich?

Police launch crackdown on distracted driving

Municipalities that have received a federal grant to combat distracted driving: Bridgeport, Brookfield, Danbury, Derby, Greenwich, Milford, Monroe, Norwalk, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull and Westport State and local police have launched a new crackdown on drivers who text or talk on their cellphones while driving. The last big crackdown was for three weeks in September, when more than 7,000 motorists received citations for using their phone while driving.

http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-launch-crackdown-on-distracted-driving-6173213.php

LAN and PC Services Announces Child Online Safety Initiative

... vices.com, call 203-422-0686, visit www.lanandpcservices.com or write LAN & PC Services, Inc., 100 Melrose Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830.

http://www.prlog.org/12441779-lan-and-pc-services-announces-child-online-safety-initiative.html

Patriot National Bank Welcomes Richard A. Muskus

Patriot National Bank proudly announces the addition of Richard A. Muskus, Jr. to their management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. A lifelong Greenwich resident, 'Rick' is a second-generation banker who brings a wealth of commercial banking experience and a career that spans more than 20 years.

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/patriot-national-bank-welcomes-richard-muskus-0?

"Come Play!" with the Child Guidance Center at Annual Gala

... will help provide therapy and emergency crisis services for children, adolescents, and their families in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan. Currently, event sponsors include Barclays, Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, Centerview ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/come-play-child-guidance-center-annual-gala-0?

A weak start to IPO market in 2015

... for nearly half of this quarter's IPOs, but even that industry lagged its past performance, data from the Greenwich, Conn.-based investment adviser show. Biotech firms, which make up a large chunk of those that have gone public in recent months, ...

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/04/01/weak-start-ipo-market/dHWwenMnQu15DenRecOPWI/story.html

Scenes of comfort among works in Greenwich

"Home at Vesper Light," by Ridgefield, Conn., fiber artist Angela Liptack is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society. It runs through April 22. Photo: Contributed Photo "Shore Drive," an oil on canvas by artist Karen Schlansky is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Scenes-of-comfort-among-works-in-Greenwich-6172742.php

Expert array: Greenwich panel to offer notions on design

Linda Ruderman, owner of the Greenwich, Conn.-based Linda Ruderman Interiors, will be joining a panel of experts to discuss the "Art of Design," as part of a benefit for the Bruce Museum. The talk, set for Thursday, April 9, 2015, will be held at the Greenwich Country Club.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/articleGallery/Expert-array-Greenwich-panel-to-offer-notions-on-6172745.php

Scenes of comfort among works in Greenwich

"Home at Vesper Light," by Ridgefield, Conn., fiber artist Angela Liptack is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society. It runs through April 22. Photo: Contributed Photo "Shore Drive," an oil on canvas by artist Karen Schlansky is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society.

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Scenes-of-comfort-among-works-in-Greenwich-6172742.php

Scenes of comfort among works in Greenwich

"Home at Vesper Light," by Ridgefield, Conn., fiber artist Angela Liptack is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society. It runs through April 22. "Shore Drive," an oil on canvas by artist Karen Schlansky is among the works on display at the 98th annual Juried Exhibition of the Greenwich Art Society.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Scenes-of-comfort-among-works-in-Greenwich-6172742.php

Expert array: Greenwich panel to offer notions on design

Linda Ruderman, owner of the Greenwich, Conn.-based Linda Ruderman Interiors, will be joining a panel of experts to discuss the "Art of Design," as part of a benefit for the Bruce Museum. The talk, set for Thursday, April 9, 2015, will be held at the Greenwich Country Club.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Expert-array-Greenwich-panel-to-offer-notions-on-6172745.php

Arch Street Announces Caroline Jones Acoustic Contest for Teen Musicians

The teen center has partnered with the Greenwich musician to host a music contest for Fairfield and Westchester county teens.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/arch-street-announces-caroline-jones-acoustic-contest-teen-musicians-0?

Greenwich Town Party Seeks Nominations for Town Heroes Campaign

Who is your hero? Nominate them for our a a#a ZGTPheroesa campaign to give them a chance to win free tickets! 50 heroes will be receiving GTP tickets! 1.) Emailing us at gtpheroes@greenwichtownparty.org with a picture and story of your hero 2.) Upload a picture and story to our wall with our hashtag "#GTPheroes"

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-town-party-seeks-nominations-town-heroes-campaign-0?

Woman Faces Larceny Charge Following Theft from Saks Fifth Avenue

A woman is facing a fifth-degree larceny charge in connection with the theft of a pricey blouse from the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Greenwich Avenue. The woman was identified by the store's asset protection staff as having "exited the store without paying for a white Akris Punto blouse," according to a Greenwich Police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/woman-faces-larceny-charge-following-theft-saks-fifth-avenue-0?

Greenwich Library Cult Films to Screen 'Donnie Darko'

Greenwich Librarian Ed Morrissey's new monthly film series devoted to bringing patrons classic cult movies from Hollywood, Europe and the rest of the world, continues next week. In this offbeat, debut feature film by writer/director Richard Kelly, Donnie, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large, creepy bunny rabbit that manipulates him into committing a series of crimes after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-library-cult-films-screen-donnie-darko-0?

Greenwich Historical Society's Landmark Recognition Program Will Honor 5 Distinctive Properties

A former post office, a farm, two homes and a bridge - those are the five properties selected to be honored for The Greenwich Historical Society's Landmark Recognition Program this year. A reception will be held at The Greenwich Country Club on April 19 where the distinctive plaques commemorating the honor will be presented.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-historical-societys-landmark-recognition-program-will-honor-5-distinctive-properties?

Automakers profit from luxury models, N. America, China -McKinsey

... even for brands that traditionally have not played in that segment of the business. "Pickups driving around Greenwich, Connecticut, they're not going to job sites," said Steve Cannon, head of Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz brand in the United States. ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/01/autos-profit-idUSL2N0WY0TQ20150401?feedType=RSS&feedName=cyclicalConsumerGoodsSector

Automakers profit from luxury models, North America, China -McKinsey

... even for brands that traditionally have not played in that segment of the business. "Pickups driving around Greenwich, Connecticut, they're not going to job sites," said Steve Cannon, head of Daimler AG's ( The big emerging markets - Brazil, Russia ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/01/us-autos-profit-idUSKBN0MS4JZ20150401?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

YMCA of Greenwich Is Offering a 'Y for All' Membership Program

We believe everyone has a right to call the Y home. Through our "Y For All" Membership Program, the YMCA of Greenwich provides assistance to youth, adults and families based on individual needs and circumstances.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/ymca-greenwich-offering-y-all-membership-program-0?

Coldwell Banker Sales Associates In Greenwich Earn Diamond Society Award

Sales associated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Greenwich were recognized with the Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society award. The honored sales members were Kaye Lewis, Mimika Blanc, Katherine Donnelly, Cristy Fraser, Nora Giovati, Brian Amen, Emile de Neree, Suzan Rose, Liz Obernesser, Evangela Breitbart, Blanche O'Connell, Diane Dutcher and Jay Cook.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/coldwell-banker-sales-associates-greenwich-earn-diamond-society-award

Greenwich High Former Attire Club Offers Free Prom Dresses

GREENWICH, Conn. Neighbor to Neighbor and the Greenwich High School Former Attire Club have teamed up to offer free gently used prom dresses to area girls this week.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/greenwich-high-former-attire-club-offers-free-prom-dresses

Steven Winter Associates' Projects Receive Top Honors in CT Zero...

Innovative residential projects in South Glastonbury, Watertown, New Haven, and Greenwich recognized for their outstanding commitment to energy-efficient design and construction. Results are in for the fifth annual CT Zero Energy Challenge , which featured 11 new homes from across the state exemplifying high-efficiency design.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12619435.htm

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