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President Biden To Visit Westchester: Here's When President Biden To Visit Westchester: Here's When
President Biden To Visit Westchester: Here's When President Joe Biden will soon be making a stop in the region as part of a celebrity fundraising event. New, updated report: Biden's Irvington Visit To Impact Traffic, Cause Closures Biden will make his visit on Thursday, April 25 in Westchester County to a fundraising event in the village of Irvington-on-Hudson hosted by actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, according to the event's webpage.  The exact location of the event has not yet been announced. The cheapest tickets for the fundraising events will cost $3,300, while the most expensive will cost as much…
Man Drives Car Off Greenwich Roadway Into Coastal Rocks Man Drives Car Off Greenwich Roadway Into Coastal Rocks
Man Drives Car Off Greenwich Roadway Into Coastal Rocks First responders rescued an elderly driver in Fairfield County after he drove off the end of a roadway and landed on the rocks keeping him from driving into Long Island Sound. According to Assistant Chief Mark Zuccerella of the Greenwich Police, the incident occurred around 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, when the man drove off the end of Steamboat Road. "Due to low tide, no water rescue was needed," Zuccerella said. The driver sustained an ankle injury and was transported to Stamford Hospital.  Greenwich Police did not identify the driver.  The investigation into why the sub…
New Norwalk Restaurant Features Fresh Seafood, Rooftop Gathering Place New Norwalk Restaurant Features Fresh Seafood, Rooftop Gathering Place
New Norwalk Restaurant Features Fresh Seafood, Rooftop Gathering Place A new restaurant in Fairfield County offering fresh seafood, sushi, and craft cocktails is owned by a longtime local restaurateur familiar with the local culinary landscape.  The Pompano in Norwalk opened in early March at 16 North Main St., the former home of Evarito's, a Mexican-inspired restaurant with a rooftop bar owned by Christian Burns. Burns's restaurant credits include The Ginger Man in Greenwich and the former Cask Republic, beer taverns throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties. “The allure for me has always been this amazing location in the heart of SoNo and the space (1…
New Principal Named At School In Greenwich: 'I Am Humbled To Pick Up Baton' New Principal Named At School In Greenwich: 'I Am Humbled To Pick Up Baton'
Eduardo Calderón To Lead Greenwich's Julian Curtiss School A school in Fairfield County will soon be led by a new principal, officials announced. In an announcement on Thursday, April 11, Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Toni Jones revealed that Eduardo Calderón will take the helm of the Julian Curtiss School as its new principal effective on Monday, July 1.  Calderón will replace Trish McGuire, who will be retiring at the end of the school year.  Currently the principal of Cornerstone Academy for Social Action Middle School in the Bronx since 2020, Calderón also served as the principal of the Bronx's…
Girl Assaulted In Greenwich Park During Large Gathering Girl Assaulted In Greenwich Park During Large Gathering
Girl Assaulted In Greenwich Park During Gathering Police are investigating and asking the public for help after a teenage girl was allegedly assaulted in a park during a large gathering of juveniles in Fairfield County.  The incident occurred in Greenwich around 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, at Byram Park. According to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police officers responded to Byram Park on a report of a large group of juveniles and young adults who had gathered after hours.  As the group was being disbursed, officers located a teenage girl who had been the victim of an assault. The victim was transported to a hospital, whe…
New Pizzeria, Italian Kitchen Set To Debut In Greenwich New Pizzeria, Italian Kitchen Set To Debut In Greenwich
New Greenwich Pizzeria, Italian Kitchen Opening This Week A new pizzeria and Italian kitchen set to debut in Fairfield County will feature everything from pizza to entrees based on 50 years of family recipes, all in a family-friendly setting. Luca’s Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen will open in Greenwich on Friday, April 12, in the Glenville Shopping Center.  Luca’s is named after owner Joe Criscuolo’s father, who founded Pizza Post in Greenwich in 1972. Criscuolo was brought up spinning pizza dough and making fine Italian food at pizzerias in Fairfield County. He has helped run Pizza Post alongside his brother Matt for many years.  He atte…
School In Greenwich Reopens After Cracks Found Following Earthquake School In Greenwich Reopens After Cracks Found Following Earthquake
Greenwich School Deemed Safe To Reopen After Earthquake A Fairfield County school evacuated following last week's earthquake has reopened. Related: Cracks Discovered At School In Greenwich After 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake: Report Greenwich's Central Middle School was deemed safe to open on Monday, April 8, after cracks were found after the 4.8-magnitude earthquake that occurred on Friday, April 5, in New Jersey that was felt throughout the region.  "We are happy to share some good news with all of you," said Greenwich Superintendent of Schools Toni Jones and Central Middle School Principal Thomas Healy.  School officials said th…
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors 4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors Hours after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the northeast, several states are once again feeling the earth move in what appears to be an aftershock. Just after 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, the tremors of a 4.0 magnitude earthquake — an aftershock from an earlier 4.8 quake originating in New Jersey — could be felt across the Northeast. Similar to its earlier counterpart, the quake shook buildings across New York City, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, with some reporting feeling it in Pennsylvania and western Massachusetts. Original Story: 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeast T…
Cracks Discovered At School In Greenwich After 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake: Report Cracks Discovered At School In Greenwich After 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake: Report
Cracks Discovered At School In Greenwich After 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake: Report Cracks were discovered at a school in Fairfield County after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake was felt throughout the Northeast, according to a new report. Click here for a new, updated story: School In Greenwich Reopens After Cracks Found Following Earthquake Central Middle School in Greenwich was evacuated and moved to Greenwich High School after the cracks developed following the quake, which happened around 10:23 a.m. on Friday, April 5, according to NBC Connecticut. Engineers will conduct a further inspection over the weekend, the report said. Click here to read the NBC Connecticut …
Person Suffers Serious Injuries In Single-Vehicle Greenwich Crash Person Suffers Serious Injuries In Single-Vehicle Greenwich Crash
Serious Greenwich Crash Injures 1 One person was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Fairfield County.  The collision took place in Greenwich around 9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 31 at the intersection of King Street at Glenville Street. According to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police, first responders at the scene found an unresponsive driver inside the vehicle who was transported to an area hospital for immediate medical treatment. Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling north on King Street and for an unknown reason it left the roadway and struck a stone w…
Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident
Woman Charged With Manslaughter In Overdose Death Of Greenwich Resident A woman has been charged with manslaughter in the alleged overdose death of a Fairfield County resident. The death took place in Greenwich on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, according to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police. When officers arrived at the home in the western section of town, they found the 40-year-old unidentified Greenwich man dead, Slusarz said. Slusarz said items at the scene suggested the cause of death may be drug-related. An investigation determined the drugs were allegedly provided by Maria Noesi, age 43, of the Bronx, Slusarz said. Noesi was arrested in New York by wa…
'Great Estate' In Greenwich Listed At $22M 'Great Estate' In Greenwich Listed At $22M
'Great Estate' In Greenwich Listed At $22M If elegance and fine craftmanship are on your list of criteria for your next home, a $22 million custom-built Connecticut estate may be the one for you.  The 14,569-square-foot French-American "modern day Great Estate", located in the Fairfield County town of Greenwich at 471 Lake Ave., was custom-built in 2011 with European imports and the "finest craftsmanship," according to its Zillow listing.  Located in the wealthy "Golden Triangle" neighborhood of Greenwich, the 9-bed 13-bath residence boasts over 12-foot ceilings, custom millwork, and "beautifully scaled" interiors, accordi…
911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver 911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver
911 Call Leads Troopers To Greenwich I-95 Wrong-Way Driver A 911 call led Connecticut State Police to apprehend a wrong-way driver from New York in Fairfield County who was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 1:40 a.m. on Friday, March 22 on I-95 near Exit 3. According to Connecticut State Police, as troopers were dispatched to the location, Troop G desk personnel began observing DOT highway camera images and identified a red vehicle stopped on the shoulder south of the Exit 3 entrance ramp.  On the cameras, desk personnel saw the red vehicle begin traveling in reverse on the ri…
Thief Who Stole $1.5M Worth Of Luxury Cars In NJ, Rockland, Long Island, CT Gets 3½ Years Thief Who Stole $1.5M Worth Of Luxury Cars In NJ, Rockland, Long Island, CT Gets 3½ Years
Thief Who Stole $1.5M Worth Of Luxury Cars In NJ, Rockland, Long Island, CT Gets 3½ Years 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: The last of four men who admitted stealing more than $1.5 million worth of luxury cars in New Jersey, Rockland County, Long Island and Connecticut was sentenced to nearly 3½ years in federal prison. Malik Baker, 30, of Vauxhall, and his three co-conspirators stashed at least 10 of the vehicles at a central location in Irvington, NJ, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip Sellinger said. The Essex County-based quartet often used one stolen vehicle to swipe another, he added. In one instance, Sellinger said, the crew swiped a Maserati GranTurismo at the Jersey Shore in Manalapan an…
Stamford Man Busted In Greenwich Driving Over 100 MPH While Drunk, Police Say Stamford Man Busted In Greenwich Driving Over 100 MPH While Drunk, Police Say
Stamford Man Busted In Greenwich Driving Over 100 MPH While Drunk, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged with alleged DUI and reckless driving after being stopped by Connecticut State Police. The incident occurred in Fairfield County around 1:15 a.m., Wednesday, March 6 in Greenwich. According to Connecticut State Police, a trooper was parked on the right shoulder of I-95 southbound near Exit 3 in Greenwich for a traffic stop when a Toyota Tacoma passed their cruiser at an excessive rate of speed and failed to move over. After completing the prior traffic stop, the trooper followed the Toyota and clocked the vehicle traveling at speeds more than 100 mph in t…
19-Acre Greenwich Estate Listed For $28.5M Comes With Parking For 36 Vehicles 19-Acre Greenwich Estate Listed For $28.5M Comes With Parking For 36 Vehicles
19-Acre Greenwich Estate Listed For $28.5M Comes With Parking For 36 Vehicles A $28.5 million three-story estate for sale in Fairfield County is made for true car enthusiasts with room for 36 vehicles, and for those who entertain large events with wide-open spaces on 19 acres of land. Located in the heart of Greenwich, the estate at 97 Pecksland Road, is on the market for the first time since it was custom-built in 2009. The special car garage.  Zillow Protected by a gated entrance, the estate features park-like spaces with lawns to the front and rear of the main home, along with 10 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms. The first floor has an oversized livin…
Man Charged In Greenwich With DUI For Sleeping Behind Wheel, Driving On Sidewalk, Police Say Man Charged In Greenwich With DUI For Sleeping Behind Wheel, Driving On Sidewalk, Police Say
Man Charged In Greenwich With DUI For Sleeping Behind Wheel, Driving On Sidewalk, Police Say A Fairfield County was charged with allegedly driving under the influence after he was reportedly sleeping in his car in the roadway and then driving on two wheels on a sidewalk. Adian Ricardo Pryce, age 37, of Stratford, was charged on Friday, March 1 after Greenwich Police responded to reports of a driver asleep in his vehicle in the roadway. Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police said when officers arrived they stopped a dark-colored Lexus sedan driving with the passenger wheels on the sidewalk on Valley Road.  A check of Pryce's record showed he was driving on an expired regis…
Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT
Storm With Damaging Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In CT A potent storm system packed with damaging winds has knocked out power to thousands in Connecticut. At around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, Eversource reported around 3,400 customers with power statewide, and United Illuminated another 55. The most outages are in the following locations: Union (354), Wilton (221), West Hartford (216), Ridgefield (199), New Milford (145), Thompson (137), Greenwich (127), and Weston (101). The storm, ignited by a strong frontal system, has now pushed out off the East Coast. Thursday will be colder with a high temperature in the mid-30s, but wind-chill values…
Social Media Post Of Guns Causes Concern At Greenwich High School Social Media Post Of Guns Causes Concern At Greenwich High School
Social Media Post Of Guns Causes Concern At Greenwich High School Police in Fairfield County are investigating after learning of an anonymous social media posting that alleged there was a group of high school students in possession of a gun. The incident occurred in Greenwich on Tuesday, Feb. 27, and concerned Greenwich High School. Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police said the department became aware of the posting that Greenwich High School students "may be" in possession of a gun. "This posting caused grave concern amongst the community," Slusarz said. An investigation by the Police Department was immediately conducted and it was deemed that th…
Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn
Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn A Fairfield County man is behind bars after being charged with possession of child pornography and voyeurism. Deane Hamilton Flood, age 53, of Greenwich, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 21 following an investigation by the Greenwich Police Department's Special Victims Section. According to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police, the investigation revealed that Flood had child pornography and had also used his cell phone to record voyeuristic videos of numerous people. He was arrested without incident at his place of employment and was charged with three counts of voyeurism/sex pho…
New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch
New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch A new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Fairfield County that opened less than three weeks ago is already hitting five stars on Yelp for its food and service. Cava, located in Westport at 606 Post Road East -- one of 45 new restaurants the chain plans to open this year -- offers healthy food lovers just that with a wide array of bowls, pits, salads, dips, and dressings. “Our mission is to bring heart, health, and humanity to food, and everything we do at CAVA is grounded in that spirit of generosity, to our guests, our team members, and our community,” said Christian Starkes, the eatery'…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Fairfield County, Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
New Greenwich Restaurant Pairs Italian, Asian Offerings New Greenwich Restaurant Pairs Italian, Asian Offerings
New Greenwich Restaurant Pairs Italian, Asian Offerings If you love dim sum and pizza then you're in luck with a new Fairfield County restaurant that foodies are calling a real masterpiece of fusions of Asian and Italian.  Ollie's 99 in Greenwich at 99 Railroad Ave., hench the 99 in the name, offers not only Neapolitan-style pizza with a unique Asian flair, the restaurant also serves dim sum, sandwiches, salads, and other unique offerings that Yelpers say will keep them coming back for more. Yelper Shelley K. had this to say: "Ollie's 99 is a must-eat restaurant in Greenwich. The pancetta pizza and the curry chicken are my favorites by…
Greenwich Attorney Admits Possessing Child Porn Depicting Sexual Abuse Of Infants Greenwich Attorney Admits Possessing Child Porn Depicting Sexual Abuse Of Infants
Greenwich Attorney Admits Possessing Child Porn Depicting Sexual Abuse Of Infants A 37-year-old attorney from Connecticut faces decades in prison after admitting to accessing and possessing child pornography, including images depicting the sexual abuse of infants.  Fairfield County resident Christopher Bates, Jr. of Greenwich pleaded guilty to a child exploitation offense on Wednesday, Feb. 7, according to the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut.  Earlier Report - Greenwich Man Charged With Child Porn Offenses, Including Possessing Images With Infants  According to federal officials, Bates' arrest resulted from an international law i…
Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says
Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says A new report shows that the Fairfield County commercial market ended the year in a good place. Bolstered by the Greenwich office and retail markets, the Fairfield County commercial market completed 2023 on "a generally positive note," according to the Houlihan Lawrence Fairfield Commercial Market report released on Tuesday, Feb. 6. According to the report, Greenwich retail rental rates ended 2023 at the best levels ever seen in late Spring. Greenwich office occupancy and lease rates remained remarkably stable over the second half of 2023.  However, the greater…
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich A 78-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a Range Rover on a Fairfield County roadway. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 8:45 a.m., Monday, Feb. 5 on Railroad Avenue in the area of Field Point Road. According to Capt. John Slusarz, of the Greenwich Police, the woman was hit when a 35-year-old Stamford resident driving a Range Rover, was turning left from Field Point Road when he struck the woman crossing the street.  The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Slusarz said. The woman, of Flushing, New …
Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say
Greenwich Woman Nabbed For DUI Following Hit-Run Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County woman was charged with allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence after she was stopped for fleeing the scene of a crash. Traci Dawn Clark, age 48, of Greenwich, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 30 after she failed to maintain her lane and collided with another vehicle causing damage, said Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police. After Clark left the scene of the crash, the other driver involved followed her and called police to provide her location, allowing police to locate her and make a motor vehicle stop, Slusarz added. Slusarz said an investigation during th…
Greenwich Man Charged With Assault, Attacking Officers During Dispute Greenwich Man Charged With Assault, Attacking Officers During Dispute
Greenwich Man Charged With Assault, Attacking Officers During Dispute A Fairfield County was charged with alleged assault and resisting arrest after hitting another man in the face. Gudmundur Thor Kjaernested, age 18, of Greenwich, was arrested on Friday, Jan. 26 after police responded to a home for a disturbance. According to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police, when officers arrived, the victim said Kjaernested had hit him in the face.  When police attempted to arrest him, Slusarz said he became "agitated" and shouted obscenities, and then attempted to physically attack officers and medical personnel. Kjaenested was charged with: Assault Dis…
Fairfield County Man Killed In Double-Fatal I-95 Crash Was Lead Singer For Popular Band Fairfield County Man Killed In Double-Fatal I-95 Crash Was Lead Singer For Popular Band
Fairfield County Man Killed In Double-Fatal I-95 Crash Was Lead Singer For Popular Band The lead singer for one of the most popular bands in Connecticut killed in a three-vehicle crash on I-95, is being remembered for his voice, and for being a nice person. IDs Released For Victims In Double-Fatal I-95 Fairfield Crash: Police Seek Witnesses William "Billy" Foster, of the band Billy and the Showmen, died in the town of Fairfield around 12:10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 26 just before Exit 22. According to Connecticut State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed a tractor-trailer and two cars were traveling on I-95 northbound when the second vehicle identified as a 2018 Che…
Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home
Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home Police in Fairfield County have extradited a man involved in an alleged foreign national theft ring that moves from state to state wanted in the theft of $1.65 million in jewelry taken during a burglary. Greenwich Police charged Stefano Cortes-Munoz, age 30, of Santiago, Chile, with felony larceny and burglary in the Wednesday, May 18, 2022 burglary of a home in Greenwich. Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police said the group forced open a rear window and stole a safe containing several pieces of high-end jewelry.  The scene was processed by detectives and Cortes-Munoz was later i…
Late Show Bandleader Paul Shaffer Lists $2.75M Bedford Home Late Show Bandleader Paul Shaffer Lists $2.75M Bedford Home
Late Show Bandleader Paul Shaffer Lists $2.75M Bedford Home Paul Shaffer, who is well-known for serving as bandleader during the entire run of the Late Show with David Letterman, has listed his gated Northern Westchester estate for $2.75 million, according to a report by Realtor.com.  The 8-acre, 4,958 square foot property, located in Bedford's Middle Patent Estate area on Cedar Hill Road, includes four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, according to a Realtor.com report from Tuesday, Jan. 16.  Shaffer, who was Letterman's sidekick for the entirety of both Late Night With David Letterman and the Late Show, originally bought …