GFP Top Stories of the Week: January 9-13, 2017


Top Stories of the week on Greenwich Free Press: Jan 9-13, 2017

UPDATE: District 8 RTM Chair von Keyserling Charged with Sexual Assault 4

Greenwich Police reported that Christopher von Keyserling, 71, of 402 East Putnam Ave, in Cos Cob was arrested on Jan 11 and charged with sexual Assault 4th degree, a misdemeanor, following an incident at Nathaniel Witherell on Parsonage Road.

Reached by phone von Keyserling’s attorney Philip Russell said, “Any contact, if it occurred, it was trivial. And from my limited understanding was never meant to be malicious or sexual. The statute seems to require one or the other.”


Dr. Neil Wolff is Back in Business in Greenwich

Many in Greenwich will remember Dr. Neil Wolff for his 30 years running Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Cos Cob, though others know the father of four boys from his years spent coaching a total of 54 teams.

Since selling his practice in 2014, Dr. Wolff missed his work and has recently set up a mobile veterinary practice called Animal Concierge Housecalls.


By The Way, the Newest Bakery in Greenwich Offers Superlative Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Kosher Pareve Confections

By The Way Bakery along West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich is now one of four BTW stores and the bakery’s delicious confections are also now stocked at 12 Whole Foods locations with three more locations pending.

Everything baked in the By The Way kitchen is gluten-free, dairy-free and Kosher Pareve.


Catwalk Fitness Targets Your Core with Megaformer Machines

Hot pink is the theme and Cathy Wagner’s studio heats up quickly during a class at  Catwalk Fitness studio in Old Greenwich. Wagner is offering a special to Greenwich Free Press readers. Mention GFP and get a two-week unlimited pass to fitness for just $75.00.

Catwalk Fitness is located at 1345 Eat Putnam Avenue in Old Greenwich. Tel (203) 984-9484


Greenwich Police Chief Heavey Entertains RMA with Stories of FBI National Academy Training

On Wednesday Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey entertained a packed crowd of Retired Men’s Association members and the public with tales of his 10 week training at the FBI National Academy.

Heavey said he remembered as a boy, staying up late with his father on Lewis Street to watch The Untouchables. “I got a kick out of watching that with my dad, never thinking I’d get to go to the National FBI Academy,” he said.


Seated for the Planning and Zoning commission were Victoria Goss, Nick Macri, Peter Levy, Richard Maitland, Margarita Alban, Andy Fox and Dennis Yeskey. Jan 10, 2017 Credit: Leslie Yager

P&Z Mulls Attics & Basements: Packed House Testy at Times

Again, the room was packed with realtors, architects and developers turning out to support a proposal to exclude attics and basements from calculations of the Floor Area Ratio for Greenwich houses.


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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Expert to Present “Ten ways to raise your profile on search engines” at Greenwich Library

RSVP to attend GFP’s presentation of Donald McKenzie, a Greenwich native, who is great at explaining how SEO works. Limited space: The meeting room at the library holds 26 and as of Saturday there have been 18 RSVPs.


Anderson Associates Presents: Renting Your Home for the Summer – Is This For You?

Your home is a financial resource that can meet the increasing demand for summer rentals in our area.

Ashling Besgen and Amy Zeeve of Anderson Associates will explain the process, paperwork, and profitability of renting your home for a short term.

Monday, February 6th, 5:30-7pm at Greenwich Bank & Trust, 115 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich. Or…On Wednesday, February 8, 7-8:30 at Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Rd in Greenwich, through Adult Continuing Education. Registration is required. Please call: 203-629-4519 or email: Ashling@GreenwichLiving.net


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