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Monday, April 6, 2015

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Dr. Susan Bissell is the guest speaker at the next Retired Menis Association luncheon, set for 10:30 a.m. April 8 at the First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place. Biissell, UNICEF Chief of Child Protection, will be speaking on UNICEFis release of some 3,000 South Sudanese child soldiers.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6179233.php

Former post office to win preservation award

The former Greenwich Post Office, which now houses Restoration Hardware, is receiving an award form the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. Photo: Contributed Photo The former post office building at 310 Greenwich Ave., which now houses a Restoration Hardware store, will receive an award from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation on Wednesday evening.

http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Former-post-office-to-win-preservation-award-6182633.php

Former post office to win preservation award

The former Greenwich Post Office, which now houses Restoration Hardware, is receiving an award form the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. Photo: Contributed Photo The former post office building at 310 Greenwich Ave., which now houses a Restoration Hardware store, will receive an award from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation on Wednesday evening.

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Former-post-office-to-win-preservation-award-6182633.php

Mead Point property sells for $19.9 million

There was no room for silly jokes on April Fools' Day in Greenwich as the Tax Assessor's Office recorded more than $28 million in residential real estate sales that day, including a $19.9 million transaction on Mead Point. The property at 573 Indian Field Road, which sits on a little more than 2 acres, was quietly snapped up by Russian tech mogul Ratmir Timashev, according to the official transaction record.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Mead-Point-property-sells-for-19-9-million-6182632.php

Former post office to win preservation award

The former Greenwich Post Office, which now houses Restoration Hardware, is receiving an award form the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. The former post office building at 310 Greenwich Ave., which now houses a Restoration Hardware store, will receive an award from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation on Wednesday evening.

http://m.ctpost.com/business/article/Former-post-office-to-win-preservation-award-6182633.php

Things to do in and around Greenwich

Head Coach Nick Cavataro of the nationally ranked YWCA Dolphins Swim Tea will be honored at the YWCA Greenwich Persimmon Ball's black-tie dinner dance fund raiser set for 6:30 p.m. April 10 at the Hyatt Regency. For information, or contact Amanda Macedo at 203-869-6501, ext.102 or email a.macedo@ywcagreenwich.org.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Things-to-do-in-and-around-Greenwich-6182601.php

Holocaust survivor tells students about duty, hope and perseverance

Auschwitz survivor Anita Schorr, now of Westport, tells her story of Holocaust survival at Central Middle School in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, April 6, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/Holocaust-survivor-tells-students-about-duty-6182225.php

BWW Reviews: brownsville song in New Haven

... who is always looking for more challenging work. Her articles and photos have appeared in Connecticut Magazine, Greenwich Magazine, Stamford Plus, The Advocate, Greenwich Time, The Minuteman, Connecticut Jewish Ledger, The Jewish Chronicle, The ...

http://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/BWW-Reviews-brownsville-song-in-New-Haven-20150406

Nicholas J. Groglio, 89, Of Carmel, Formerly Of Rye

... his service. After he returned home, Groglio married Mary Cicoria of Port Chester and worked at Arnold Bakery in Greenwich, Conn., retiring as superintendent of production in 1983. He is survived by his wife; daughter, Marianne and husband, Joseph ...

http://rye.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/nicholas-j-groglio-89-carmel-formerly-rye

Mercedes Thinks Americans May Want a Luxury Pickup

... the segment seems questionable. Who wants a luxury pickup? Cannon says it's not crazy: He sees neighbors in swanky Greenwich, Connecticut driving what he calls full-size "lifestyle pickups" - and thinks they might want something a bit smaller, with ...

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/mercedes-thinks-americans-may-want-luxury-pickup/

Greenwich's Gretchen Carlson to Emcee Upcoming 'Time for Lyme' Gala

Lyme Research Alliance & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance's annual Gala is Saturday, April 11 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, Old Greenwich. Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance's annual "Time for Lyme" Gala is just days away and promises to be an exciting night with celebrities, esteemed scientists and community leaders in attendance.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwichs-gretchen-carlson-emcee-upcoming-time-lyme-gala-fox-news-host-gretchen-carlson-emmy-award?

Greenwich Man Faces Charges He Assaulted Woman, Dragged Her by the Hair

A Greenwich resident has been arrested on charges he assaulted a woman and dragged her out of his apartment by the hair. The suspect was arrested about 10 a.m. Saturday after the victim went to Greenwich Police headquarters to report the incident, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-man-faces-charges-he-assaulted-woman-dragged-her-hair-0?

Port Chester Teen Charged with Breaking into Parked Cars in Greenwich

A 19-year-old from Port Chester is facing burglary and larceny charges in connection with the daytime burglaries of parked cars in the area of West Putnam Avenue and Columbus Avenue in Greenwich. Greenwich Police were called by a witness who saw "a suspicious subject attempting to enter parked cars" in the area of 364 W. Putnam Ave. at 10:24 a.m. March 30, according to a police report.

http://patch.com/new-york/portchester/port-chester-teen-charged-breaking-parked-cars-greenwich?

Old Greenwich Resident Is Named Magazine Publisher

His appointment and that of Merrill Squires, also of Old Greenwich, and John von Stade of Darien, as senior advisors, were announced by Unger Publishing, a Stamford-based media company that publishes the magazine, on Monday. "After spending more than 20 years at Time Inc. in sales and management positions, Bill's experience will help Unger Publishing continue to expand its print and digital efforts," CEO and Founder Unger Publishing and Serendipity magazine Suni Unger said in a statement.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/old-greenwich-resident-named-magazine-publisher-0?

Mercedes Might Actually Sell Its Mid-Size Luxury Pickup In The USA

... be as a commercial vehicle, but as a luxury passenger pickup. MBUSA CEO Steve Cannon said that if you go around Greenwich, CT, you see a ton of pickups, and not all of them are being used to get to job sites. You might think that means that Mercedes ...

http://jalopnik.com/mercedes-might-actually-sell-its-mid-size-luxury-pickup-1695916641

Spring Concert of Stamford Symphony and Greenwich Choral Society a Mixed Blessing

In the tradition of its annual collaborative pre-Easter concert, the Stamford Symphony and Greenwich Choral Society presented two works by wildly disparate composers, John Cage and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The pairing was a jarring juxtaposition for listeners, as the minimalist, 20th century Glass work preceded an oddly musically unbalanced Mozart Requiem.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/spring-concert-stamford-symphony-and-greenwich-choral-society-mixed-blessing-0?

Foreclosure Sales Lead Off Recent Million-Dollar Deals

... this week with an apartment complex, mansion and high-rise condo. An affiliate of Ellington Management Group of Greenwich, Connecticut, recovered the 258-unit Westland Heights Apartments project at 418 Markham Mesa Drive in a $5.5 million ...

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/104340/westland-heights-apartments-sold-in-55-million-foreclosure

Sherman Baldwin, 87

Sherman Lyon, "Sir" 87, of Bass River, Peru, VT, and formerly of Greenwich, CT, died peacefully Thursday March 5, 2015 at his home on Cape Cod after a brief illness. He had spent the previous weekend celebrating his birthday with famiy and friends.

http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20150406/OBITUARIES/150409647/101063/rss04

JCC Hosting Holocaust Remembrance Program In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. A community-wide remembrance program to honor the survivors and the memory of Holocaust victims from 70 years ago will be hosted by JCC Greenwich and UJA Greenwich at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave. The entire community is invited to attend the free program, which begins with a screening of "Numbered," the prize-winning documentary that tells the stories of Auschwitz survivors whose tattooed numbers add up to resilience of the spirit.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/jcc-hosting-holocaust-remembrance-program-greenwich

U.S. pickup for Mercedes? Decision by Dec. 31, CEO Cannon says

... network that handles the Sprinter van. "Not every pickup in the U.S. is going to job sites. Just drive around Greenwich, Conn., and see how many pickups there are," Cannon said, referring to the wealthy community known for its ritzy homes and ...

http://www.autonews.com/article/20150406/OEM04/304069963/u-s-pickup-for-mercedes-decision-by-dec-31-ceo-cannon-says?CSAuthResp=1%3A17735694661377%3A423310%3A17%3A24%3Aapproved%3AE7EC979EB56D2CDFC9D79D23B5894681&=

A birds of prey demonstration highlight of Audubon kickoff

Master falconer Brian Bradley works with birds of prey during the demonstration he gave as part of an Audubon Connecticut event at the Round Hill Club in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday night, April 2, 2015. Photo: Bob Luckey A Harris Hawk in flight during a demonstration by Master falconer Brian Bradley, right, who was showing birds of prey during an Audubon Connecticut event at the Round Hill Club in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday night, April 2, 2015.

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/articleGallery/A-birds-of-prey-demonstration-highlight-of-6180644.php

Stamford archives: The week of April 5

... people it's not a priority," Lee said, "and I think we have to make it a priority." Six-year-old Tyler Season of Greenwich Country Day School entered his first chess tournament at 10 a.m. yesterday, and at 4:30 p.m. he was still plucking chess ...

http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Stamford-archives-The-week-of-April-5-6180637.php

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