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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Stamford bodega owner skips court on drug charges

... may have learned she planned to ask the judge to raise his bond. Police last week raided Eduardo's small store on Greenwich Avenue, the third time in as many years, and charged him with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Stamford-bodega-owner-skips-court-on-drug-charges-6176280.php

Brunswick designated hitter Kevin Pendo connects with the ball.... photo: 7743187 slideshow 847

Brunswick designated hitter Kevin Pendo connects with the ball during the Bruins' baseball game against Poly Prep at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7743187.php

Brunswick's Teddy Sabato and Poly Prep shortstop Anthony Prato ask.... photo: 7743178 slideshow 847

Brunswick's Teddy Sabato and Poly Prep shortstop Anthony Prato ask the umpire for a call at second base during their baseball game at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7743178.php

The Brunswick bench congratulates Mike Marzonie, left, after he hit.... photo: 7743172 slideshow 847

The Brunswick bench congratulates Mike Marzonie, left, after he hit a solo home run during the Bruins' baseball game against Poly Prep at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7743172.php

Brunswick's Ryan Popp was the starting pitcher during the Bruins'.... photo: 7743173 slideshow 847

Brunswick's Ryan Popp was the starting pitcher during the Bruins' baseball game against Poly Prep at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7743173.php

Brunswick shortstop Billy O'Malley fires a ball to first base for.... photo: 7743175 slideshow 847

Brunswick shortstop Billy O'Malley fires a ball to first base for an out during the Bruins' baseball game against Poly Prep at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-7743175.php

Stamford bodega owner skips court on drug charges

... may have learned she planned to ask the judge to raise his bond. Police last week raided Eduardo's small store on Greenwich Avenue, the third time in as many years, and charged him with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/policereports/article/Stamford-bodega-owner-skips-court-on-drug-charges-6175876.php

Soccer legend, ESPN host, visits Greenwich Academy

Julie Foudy, a captain of the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team, busts a dance move as Mark Feiner, Associate Head of Schools, watches at Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Conn. Thursday, April 2, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Soccer-legend-ESPN-host-visits-Greenwich-Academy-6175908.php

Greenwich Common closed for upgrade

At left, Meghan MacKay, 16, and Sophie Cozine, 19, both of Wilton, sit on the stone wall that is a boundary of the Greenwich Common, Conn., Thursday, April 2, 2015. Starting on Monday, April 6, Greenwich Common will be closed for three to four months of constructive improvement as announced by the Greenwich Dept.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Greenwich-Common-closed-for-upgrade-6175955.php

Harold 'Hal' Rogers, 93, Of Stamford

... mentor to all who knew him. He and his wife moved to Riverside in 1962, where they became an integral part of the Greenwich community and where he coached hockey and baseball for many years. Rogers served on the Board of Trustees of The Brunswick ...

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/harold-hal-rogers-93-stamford

Greenwich Library Hosts Program On College Admissions

Paul Reginald Lowe of Greenwich Admissions Advisors will present a seminar titled "College Admissions: Beating the Odds" on Monday, April 6, on the second floor of the Greenwich Library from 6 to 7 p.m. Lowe will talk about how the tried and true methods of getting into good schools may not work anymore, and elements like 'connections,' good SAT and ACT scores and a high GPA The seminar will underline how admissions to Ivy League and other top schools aren't left to chance, what those top-flight schools are looking for and why 95 percent of students are rejected

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-library-hosts-program-college-admissions

Greenwich, Show Your Husky Pride As UConn Women Hit Final Four

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. As the University of Connecticut women's basketball team heads to the NCAA Final Four tournament, Friday, April 3, through Sunday, April 5, has been declared as "Husky Weekend" in the State of Connecticut, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/connecticut-urged-show-husky-pride-uconn-women-hit-final-four

SEC charges Greenwich man with insider trading

The SEC alleges that Greenwich resident Iftikar Ahmed , a general partner at Oak Investment Partners in Pickwick Plaza, and his friend Amit Kanodia of Brookline, Mass., profited from insider information about the proposed acquisition of Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. by Apollo Tyres.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/SEC-charges-Greenwich-man-with-insider-trading-6175937.php

Equinox's deal with Lift Digital leaves no reason to skip your gym workout

... technology platform from Lift Digital is going to be rolled out to four other Equinox markets: Boston; Dallas; Greenwich, Conn.; and an additional New York City location, starting in May. Based in Montreal, Lift Digital launched late last year as a ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2015/04/02/equinox-s-deal-with-lift-digital-leaves-no-reason.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_6+%28Investing+Industry+News%29

Greenwich home sales down in March

Home sales dipped in March, as the month rolled in like a lion and winter weather hung around even after the calendar flipped to spring. An analysis of residential real estate transactions on file at the Greenwich Town Assessor's office shows that the town saw closings for 58 homes in March, down from 64 in February.

http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/business/article/Greenwich-home-sales-down-in-March-6175758.php

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

... Iftikar Ahmed of Brookline, Massachusetts, and 47-year-old hedge fund executive Amit Kanodia of Greenwich, Connecticut, were charged with securities fraud in federal court in Boston. It's not clear if they have lawyers. BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie ...

http://www.abc6.com/story/28709330/news-minute-here-is-the-latest-news-from-the-associated-press

GNC Holdings Appoints Three New Shops To Its Agency Roster

Pittsburgh-based health and wellness company GNC Holdings has appointed three new agencies to handle the firm's ad assignments going forward after a review. Consigliere, with offices in Brooklyn, NY and Greenwich, CT has been selected for brand management and creative advertising.

http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/247036/gnc-holdings-appoints-three-new-shops-to-its-agenc.html

Connecticut man charged with insider trading

Two men from Massachusetts and Connecticut have been charged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors say netted more than $1 million. Forty-four-year-old Iftikar Ahmed of Brookline, Massachusetts, and 47-year-old hedge fund executive Amit Kanodia of Greenwich, Connecticut, were charged with securities fraud Thursday in federal court in Boston.

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Massachusetts-Connecticut-men-charged-with-6175357.php

Massachusetts, Connecticut men charged with insider trading

Two men from Massachusetts and Connecticut have been charged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors say netted more than $1 million. Forty-four-year-old Iftikar Ahmed of Brookline, Massachusetts, and 47-year-old hedge fund executive Amit Kanodia of Greenwich, Connecticut, were charged with securities fraud Thursday in federal court in Boston.

http://www.abc6.com/story/28708003/massachusetts-connecticut-men-charged-with-insider-trading

Weekend Opening for The Griff

Local duffers who've been champing at the bit to dust off their golf clubs and swing into spring finally will get their chance. The Griffith E. Harris Golf Course will open for the 2015 season on Saturday at 7:30 a.m., the Greenwich Parks & Recreation Department announced Thursday afternoon.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/weekend-opening-griff-0?

Virginia 'Jean' Brennan, 83; Greenwich Resident Who Volunteered at...

... had a sweet tooth. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Gallagher Funeral Home, 31 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Roch Church, ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/virginia-jean-brennan-83-greenwich-resident-who-volunteered-nathaniel-witherell-35-years?

How traders may navigate a jobs report on Good Friday

... data even if it were a regular trading day, said Andrew Wilkinson, chief market analyst at Interactive Brokers in Greenwich Conn. "The movement following a report like that is driven by traders at the margin, the short-term traders, and not ...

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-traders-may-navigate-a-jobs-report-on-good-friday-2015-04-02

A startup that wants to kill Lululemon just raised $6.5 million at a $74 million valuation

... Ravi Singh, who is also on YogaSmoga's board of directors. The New York-based company has retail locations in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Los Angeles as well as research-and-development locations in Massachusetts and California. Bali tells Business ...

http://www.businessinsider.com/yogasmoga-raises-65-million-at-a-74-million-valuation-2015-4?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+typepad%2Falleyinsider%2Fsilicon_alley_insider+%28Silicon+Alley+Insider%29

Greenwich's Murphy Presents Trophy To Driver At Empire City Race

Empire City Casino Vice President Ryan Murphy, of Greenwich, Conn., presented winning horse driver George Brennan with the Sagamore Hill Pacing Series championship trophy following Rediscovery's victory Tuesday at Yonkers Raceway. The mile was timed in 1:54 and the purse was $62,200.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/rediscovery-wins-sagamore-hill-pacing-series-yonkers-raceway

Real Estate Investing: The Best and Worst Markets for Property Taxes

... have high taxes and high property values, and the other has low taxes and high property values," Reilly says. In Greenwich, Connecticut, for example, where homes have high property values, homeowners pay half of the property taxes paid by their ...

http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/the-smarter-mutual-fund-investor/2015/04/02/real-estate-investing-the-best-and-worst-markets-for-property-taxes

Greenwich Health Department Is Offering Free Cholesterol Management Classes

There is still space available for the free Cholesterol Management Classes which begin on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. The Greenwich Health Department has organized the four-class course. Nancy Ryan, Nutrition Consultant and Diabetes Care Educator, will present a program on reducing the risk of heart disease.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-health-department-offering-free-cholesterol-management-classes-0?

Needs Clearinghouse Donation Helps Greenwich Domestic Violence Victim

The Greenwich-based nonprofit agency Needs Clearinghouse has partnered with the Greenwich YWCA's Domestic Abuse Services to help a domestic violence victim. This week, Needs Clearinghouse Co-President and Co-Founder Joe Kaliko presented a check to Greenwich YWCA Domestic Abuse staff members Jessie DiMuzio and Vanessa Wilson.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/needs-clearinghouse-donation-helps-greenwich-domestic-violence-victim-0?

Spring Bird Walks at Audubon Greenwich

... am @ Fairchild Garden): Meet in the Fairchild Wildflower Garden parking area on North Porchuck Road. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available.No charge ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/spring-bird-walks-audubon-greenwich-0?

Industrial Stocks Near Trend Break as Low U.S. Rates End Rallies

... may prompt additional selling," said Jim Stellakis, founder and director of research at Technical Alpha Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut -- see chart. The yield on 10-year Treasuries and the fund's relative performance have tracked each other because ...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-02/industrial-stocks-near-trend-break-as-low-u-s-rates-end-rallies

Car Thieves Strike Again in Greenwich

An SUV left unlocked in a resident's driveway was stolen a the second time this week a vehicle has been swiped in town. Car thieves have struck again, stealing another SUV that the owners left unlocked in their driveway with the keys inside, according to Greenwich Police.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/car-thieves-strike-again-greenwich-0?

Real Estate Buzz: Macy's may sell some top floors in Seattle

Several real estate sources have told the DJC that Macy's is selling the top four floors of its eight-story building in downtown Seattle as a "commercial condo interest." The sources would not speak for attribution but said Starwood Capital Group of Greenwich, Connecticut, is the buyer.

http://www.djc.com/news/re/12076202.html

Toppled electric pole causes truck fire, outages on East Putnam early Monday

A truck at a construction site on East Putnam Ave. in Greenwich, Conn. is engulfed in flames after a power line fell on it on Monday, March 30, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Toppled-electric-pole-causes-truck-fire-outages-6169307.php

Learning math in a new way

Marcos Zarta creates a table on an iPad with fellow fourth-graders Ashley D'Andrea, left, and Juliana Contadino during math class at North Mianus School in Greenwich, Conn. Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Learning-math-in-a-new-way-6174027.php

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