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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Nuns

Sister Peg Regan smiles as she discusses her organization's mission of education and support for women at Caroline House in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dailyrepublic.com/media-post/nuns/

College roundup: UB gymnasts top Southern Connecticut

Bridgeport 195.300, SCSU 188.975 : Highlights: B--The Purple Knights won all four events posting a 49.025 on the vault, a 48.825 on the bars, a 48.325 on the beam and a 49.125 in the floor exercise.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/College-roundup-UB-gymnasts-top-Southern-4318820.php

Ancrum, Central beat Trinity Catholic to claim FCIAC title

... for Trinity, which lost in the final for the second straight year and last won the title in 2008. Teams from Bridgeport have won the last four. "They are good and they are going to be even more scary next year," Trinity coach Mike Walsh said. "I ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Ancrum-Central-beat-Trinity-Catholic-to-claim-4318766.php

Love Farm Fresh Produce? Sport Hill Farm Offers Produce Shares

Patti Popp here from Sport Hill Farm 2013 to announce that we are taking applications for our 2013 CSA program and have TWO new drop off sites besides the farm pick-up. They are in: a€¢ Bridgeport at B'nai Israel 2710 Park Avenue from 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. a€¢ WESTPORT at Wakeman Town Farm 134 Cross Highway from 1:00p.m.-7:00p.m. CSA-Community ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston-ct.patch.com/blog_posts/sport-hill-farm-announces-csa-program-2013

Whale Weekend

... with the Sound Tigers entering the weekend with 51 points and needing to gain ground on the Whale (57 points). Bridgeport is in 12th place in the Eastern Conference, the Whale occupy the eighth and final playoff spot. The Sound Tigers are 0-4-1-1 in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/sports/hockey/hc-whale-weekend-0301-20130228,0,1235862.story?track=rss

Undocumented set to be freed

... them confined in detention centers -- could be freed. "I think they're releasing something like 20,000 people,'' Bridgeport immigration attorney Alex Meyerovich said Thursday. "It costs the government $140 a day to keep to each person in detention. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Government-set-to-free-the-undocumented-4318342.php

Bridgeport mayor addresses gun control

... towns are coming forward in support of Governor Malloy's gun control reform proposal. Thursday we heard from from Bridgeport's Mayor and the families of murder victims about why Connecticut's gun laws need to change. Twenty-one people were murdered ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/bridgeport-mayor-residents-talk-gun-control

Sex, Money, Murder leads to prison

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton sentenced Joseph "Fat Joe" Reyes, 28, the reputed leader of the Bridgeport-based Marina Village Bloods to 25 years in prison and Richard Daniels, 30, one of his lieutenants, to 19 years in prison.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=QRYbp4sM&pn=0

Donna B. Spigarolo to Be Honored at This Year's CAPP Educators' Communion Breakfast at SHU

... Association and the National Education Association. She also has served Habitat for Humanity in the greater Bridgeport area as chairperson of the partnering committee, member of the speaker's bureau, the 15th anniversary chairperson, president of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/education/Donna-B-Spigarolo-to-Be-Honored-at-This-Year-s-CAPP-Educators-Communion-Breakfast-at-SHU19542.shtml

Government set to free the undocumented

... them confined in detention centers -- could be freed. "I think they're releasing something like 20,000 people,'' Bridgeport immigration attorney Alex Meyerovich said Thursday. "It costs the government $140 a day to keep to each person in detention. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Government-set-to-free-the-undocumented-4318342.php

Byram restaurant changes name, but it's the same family

... and menu. Photo: Helen Neafsey In the 30-odd years since Famous Pizza and Souvlaki opened in the Byram section of Greenwich, owner John Karipedes , known as "John the Greek," became the recognizable face of his restaurant, standing in the window and ...



via Greenwich Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Byram-restaurant-changes-name-but-it-s-the-same-4318420.php

Byram restaurant changes name, but it's the same family

... and menu. Photo: Helen Neafsey In the 30-odd years since Famous Pizza and Souvlaki opened in the Byram section of Greenwich, owner John Karipedes , known as "John the Greek," became the recognizable face of his restaurant, standing in the window and ...



via Greenwich Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Byram-restaurant-changes-name-but-it-s-the-same-4318420.php

Reputed Bridgeport gang leader sentenced

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton sentenced Joseph " Fat Joe " Reyes, 28, the reputed leader of the Bridgeport-based Marina Village Bloods to 25 years in prison and Richard Daniels , 30, one of his lieutenants, to 19 years in prison.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Sex-Money-Murder-leads-to-prison-4318211.php

Rising sewer fees may raise stink

... negotiations to hire a new private operator, Severn Trent, based in the United Kingdom. Severn will replace KGI Bridgeport -- part of the U.K.-based Kelda Group -- which entered into a 10-year agreement to manage and maintain Bridgeport's wastewater ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Rising-sewer-fees-may-raise-stink-4318303.php

Proposed increase in minimum wage moves ahead

... are not a lot of places hiring right now," said Ludd. "If you want to work, you got be able to travel beyond Bridgeport." The state director for the National Federation of Independent Businesses said the legislature has to consider the impact the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Proposed-increase-in-minimum-wage-moves-ahead-4317686.php

Gun control efforts unite city and suburbs

Members of You Are Not Alone , a support group for Bridgeport mothers who've lost a child to acts of violence, Teresa Russell, Dawn Spearman, Jacqueline Pettway and Nicole Matthews, from left, stand together Thursday, Feb.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Gun-control-efforts-unite-city-and-suburbs-4318201.php

Donated city fire truck headed to Haiti

... dedicated to relief efforts and rebuiling Haiti, helped the city coordinate the donation. "I'm gratified that Bridgeport, in some small way, can help in the recovery effort in Haiti," Finch said in a statement. "The fire engine helped protect the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Donated-city-fire-truck-headed-to-Haiti-4317763.php

Bridgeport grenade probe continues

Receptionist Carmela DiSanto, left, greets visitors at the front desk of the Margaret E. Morton Government Center on Broad Street in downtown Bridgeport on Thursday, February 28, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-grenade-probe-continues-4318172.php

Sex, Money, Murder leads to prison

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton sentenced Joseph "Fat Joe" Reyes, 28, the reputed leader of the Bridgeport-based Marina Village Bloods to 25 years in prison and Richard Daniels, 30, one of his lieutenants, to 19 years in prison.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=QRYbp4sM&pn=0

Proposed increase in minimum wage moves ahead

The Democratic majority on the Senate's legislative Labor Committee on Thursday approved raising the state's minimum wage to $9.75 per hour from $8.25 by January 2015.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=l4ITc0KA&pn=0

Police: Bridgeport Woman Stole TV From Norwalk Wal-Mart

NORWALK, Conn. A 29-year-old Bridgeport woman was arrested on a warrant Wednesday in connection with the alleged theft of a $730 television from the Wal-Mart on Main Avenue in Norwalk, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-bridgeport-woman-stole-tv-norwalk-wal-mart

Foundation gives over $20,000 in 2012

... society was given $7,860 to fund the cost for its JPFF Trailblazers Program, which, in its fourth year, provides Bridgeport public school students with transportation to the center for nature science field trips. Lawyers for Children America: The ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Foundation-gives-over-20-000-in-2012-4318213.php

Corporate Philanthropy

... in Madison. The two largest Nutmeg State awards - $20,000 each - went to the Family Assets Program of FSW Inc. in Bridgeport, and the Sandy Hook School Support Fund of the United Way of Western Connecticut in Newtown. "With the onset of 2013, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.conntact.com/news/15907-corporate-philanthropy.html

Workplace Safety

... faces a total of $44,880 in proposed fines, chiefly for fall hazards identified during an inspection by OSHA's Bridgeport office that began in November 2012. OSHA found workers exposed to falls of 11 feet while they installed roofing without fall ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.conntact.com/news/15906-workplace-safety.html

With an English accent

Faith Fennelly, of Bridgeport, models one of the many vintage outfits that she has purchased.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/entertainment/article/With-an-English-accent-4317727.php

Trumbull Woman Stole $247,570

Angelina Velasquez, 46, of Trumbull, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons in Bridgeport to one count of bank fraud.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/articles/trumbull-woman-stole-247-570

The subject is light

... perspectives. "For the past eight years, I have focused primarily on the streets, buildings and railroad yards in Bridgeport, a location that holds a limitless visual potential if one will simply take the time and devote the attention to discern the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/The-subject-is-light-4317623.php

Police: Woman Stole TV From Walmart

A Bridgeport woman was arrested by warrant Wednesday for allegedly rolling a TV out of a Norwalk Walmart last month without paying for it, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://norwalk.patch.com/articles/police-woman-stole-tv-from-wal-mart

Two Charged In $1,800 Fairfield Shoplifting Case

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Two Bridgeport women were charged with attempting to steal approximately $1,800 worth of items from a Fairfield store Wednesday, according to police reports.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/two-charged-1800-fairfield-shoplifting-case

Ralph Painter Howe Jr., 74

Ralph Painter Howe, Jr., 74, was born Jan. 17, 1939, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Phyllis A. Howe and Ralph Painter Howe Sr.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://waldo.villagesoup.com/p/ralph-painter-howe-jr-74/966003

West Haven Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

... ite and found suspected child pornography, they said. Soderberg was arrested and taken to the Troop G barracks in Bridgeport, police said. He was in custody on $100,000 and was scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Milford Thursday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/west-haven/hc-west-haven-child-porn-arrest-0301-20130228,0,280123.story

St. Vincenta s Health Partners, Inc. Selects McKesson To Help Reduce Risk and Drive Better Health

... room," Raskauskas added. SVHP is jointly owned and governed by physicians and St. Vincent's Medical Center of Bridgeport, Conn. The organization will use McKesson Population Managera and McKesson Risk Managera to help serve their mission to offer ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.businesswire.com/news/topix/20130228005859/en

St. Vincent's Health Partners, Inc. Selects McKesson To Help Reduce Risk and Drive Better Health

... room," Raskauskas added. SVHP is jointly owned and governed by physicians and St. Vincent's Medical Center of Bridgeport, Conn. The organization will use McKesson Population Managera and McKesson Risk Managera to help serve their mission to offer ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20130228005861/en/St.-Vincent%E2%80%99s-Health-Partners-Selects-McKesson-Reduce

A soggy end to a snowy month

... web site, we're right about where we're supposed to be this time of year. The average daytime temperature in Bridgeport is 43 degrees; the record high for today is 67, in 1976. The coldest February 28th on record in Bridgeport is 10 degrees, in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/A-soggy-end-to-a-snowy-month-4315616.php

Obituary: Nanette 'Nan' Mlodzianoski, 95

... the Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center with her loving family by her side. Nan was born on Sept. 12, 1917 in Bridgeport and was the daughter of the late Paulino and Josephine Cipolla. Nan graduated from Harding High School in 1935 and was the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/articles/obituary-nanette-nan-mlodzianoski-95

Obituary: Lillian May O'Niel, age 87

... O'Neil , age 87, of Milford, beloved wife of Clifford O'Neil, died on Tuesday, February 26. Lillian was born in Bridgeport, CT on November 14, 1925 to the late Edward and Mamie McGovern Gorman. Survivors include her children: Susan O'Neil of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/obituary-lillian-may-o-niel-age-87

GoECart Joins Prestigious Stevie Awards Winners' Circle with the Coveted Gold Award for Computer

Feb. 27, 2013 - BRIDGEPORT, CT - GoECart today announced it has won a prestigious gold award in the seventh annual S tevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service competition.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prlog.org/12088952-goecart-joins-prestigious-stevie-awards-winners-circle-with-the-coveted-gold-award-for-computer.html

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Cops: Men stole off-duty officer's gear

Two men broke into an off-duty Bridgeport police officer's car and stole his bullet-proof vest, police hat and coat, which they later peddled on city streets, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=jwFwOUiq&pn=0

Cops: Men stole off-duty officer's gear

Two men broke into an off-duty Bridgeport police officer's car and stole his bullet-proof vest, police hat and coat, which they later peddled on city streets, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-Men-stole-off-duty-officer-s-gear-4314795.php

Call to limit gun sales in troubled cities

... increased to 115 in 2012, from 55 in 2002, and that violence mostly affected minorities living in big cities like Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven, the group said. "I support the proposal to protect the 140,000 citizens in Bridgeport. We have 25 ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Call-to-limit-gun-sales-in-troubled-cities-4314813.php

New Britain Assigns Panel To Report On Lessons From Blizzard Cleanup

... said good preparations helped the cleanup, and numerous council members agreed that other cities - including Bridgeport and New Haven - fared much worse. Mayor Tim O'Brien declared an emergency early and opened the emergency operations center ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/new-britain/hc-new-britain-snow-0228-20130227,0,5529014.story

Subway's DeLuca sees sandwich chain expanding to 50,000 shops

... Hut, has about 590 stores in India and more than 5,200 in China. DeLuca, 65, opened the first Subway store in Bridgeport, in 1965. Since then, the chain has expanded through franchising and has units in about 100 countries. McDonald's, the world's ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Subway-s-DeLuca-sees-sandwich-chain-expanding-to-4314631.php

Grenade at City Hall - threat or prank?

The State Police Bomb Squad and Bridgeport Police remove an inert explosive device from the Margaret E. Morton Government Center to a vehicle on State Street in downtown Bridgeport on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Grenade-at-City-Hall-threat-or-prank-4312942.php

Murder victims families talk gun laws

... Mozell of New Haven. Just two of the hundreds of unsolved handgun murders of mostly young people, in New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford over the past decade. Baldwin and Mozell were two of three mothers of handgun murder victims in those cities that ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/murder-victims-families-talk-gun-laws

Sensible proposal has little chance

The issue: Bridgeport Democratic state Rep. Jack Hennessy had the temerity recently to introduce a bill in Hartford that would end the practice of Bridgeport city employees serving on the City Council, the legislative body that also approves the salaries of city employees.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Sensible-proposal-has-little-chance-4313903.php

Soldier dad witnesses his baby's birth via Skype

Sarah Crudo, 28, of Stratford,Conn. holds her new daughter Nora, born at Bridgeport Hospital on Mon.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Soldier-dad-witnesses-his-baby-s-birth-via-Skype-4314147.php

Sensible proposal has little chance

The issue: Bridgeport Democratic state Rep. Jack Hennessy had the temerity recently to introduce a bill in Hartford that would end the practice of Bridgeport city employees serving on the City Council, the legislative body that also approves the salaries of city employees.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12482/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=ELiJHtFc&pn=0

Subway's DeLuca sees sandwich chain expanding to 50,000 shops

... Hut, has about 590 stores in India and more than 5,200 in China. DeLuca, 65, opened the first Subway store in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1965. Since then, the chain has expanded through franchising and has units in about 100 countries. McDonald's, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.northjersey.com/news/193632871_Subway_s_DeLuca_sees_sandwich_chain_expanding_to_50_000_shops.html

Bridgeport's Discovery Museum is going to space

NASA has selected 24 small satellites, including one from the The Discovery Museum and Planetarium , www.discoverymuseum.org , 4450 Park Avenue in Bridgeport, CT, to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as part of the NASA CubeSats project.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/bridgeport-s-discovery-museum-is-going-to-space?cid=rss

Sound Tiger DiPietro says he just needs game action

... didn't have an indication that the New York Islanders were going to send him down last week, but now that he's a Bridgeport Sound Tiger, the goalie plans to make the most of it. "It's going really well," DiPietro said at Webster Bank Arena after his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tiger-DiPietro-says-he-just-needs-game-4313680.php

Sound Tiger DiPietro says he just needs game action

... didn't have an indication that the New York Islanders were going to send him down last week, but now that he's a Bridgeport Sound Tiger, the goalie plans to make the most of it. "It's going really well," DiPietro said at Webster Bank Arena after his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310544/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=tJSeTM3v&pn=0

Catch North Stratfield's 'Jack and the Bean' Tonight, Friday

... who has performed in regional theaters, off-Broadway, in national tours, and at the Downtown Carbaret Theater in Bridgeport. "Wherever she goes, she wins the heats of young players and their parents," the troupe said of Verderber in its release. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/catch-north-stratfield-s-jack-and-the-bean-tonight-friday

Possible explosive device at City Hall Annex

The State Police Bomb Squad and Bridgeport Police remove an inert explosive device from the Margaret E. Morton Government Center to a vehicle on State Street in downtown Bridgeport on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Possible-explosive-device-at-City-Hall-Annex-4312942.php

Wind wreaks havoc on wires

Bridgeport is particularly hard hit, with several streets closed or impassable due to standing water.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Wind-wreaks-havoc-on-wires-4312770.php

Man charged for role in theft from off-duty cop's car

Guillermo Santana, of Bridgeport, has been charged in connection with the break-in of an off duty police officer's car in December.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Man-charged-for-role-in-theft-from-off-duty-cop-s-4312825.php

Wind wreaks havoc on wires

Bridgeport is particularly hard hit, with several streets closed or impassable due to standing water.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14216/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LLSCtRms&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Aquarion Water Seeks 16.8 Percent Rate Increase

... bill, adding up to $26.9 million in increased revenue, a news release said. Aquarion officials said the Bridgeport-based company has invested more than $143 million in critical water infrastructure upgrades since the last price increase. "The ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/42481/

GoECart Takes Gold Prize In 2013 Stevie Awards For Outstanding Customer Service

... attrition. In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy put the GoECart Customer Service team to the ultimate test. GoECart's Bridgeport, CT-based headquarters had to be evacuated for four business days with no power but thanks to the company's ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10467646.htm

Wind wrecks havoc on wires

Bridgeport is particularly hard hit, with several streets closed or impassable due to standing water.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Wind-wrecks-havoc-on-wires-4312770.php

Wind wrecks havoc on wires

Bridgeport is particularly hard hit, with several streets closed or impassable due to standing water.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Wind-wrecks-havoc-on-wires-4312770.php

Cargo Tonnage Up Significantly at HIA

... it. We were searching for a suitable new location, and this looks like a great fit." Volo also operates FBOs in Bridgeport, CT and Sebring, FL. The next SARAA Board meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 8:00 am, in the David C. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fox43.com/2013/02/27/cargo-tonnage-up-significantly-at-hia/

Ground Support Equipment Analyst

... organization's technical resource needs. Our client has an immediate need for Ground Support Equipment Analyst in Bridgeport, Connecticut (CT) to support ongoing projects. Responsibilities: Interface with Logistics Support Analysts, NAVAIR ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://jobview.monster.com/Ground-Support-Equipment-Analyst-Job-Bridgeport-CT-US-119611097.aspx

Survey: Obesity, cancer, aging major concerns

There are many differences between Bridgeport and its suburbs, but the city and its adjacent communities have a lot of the same concerns when it comes to public health.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=AYAhwWQt&pn=0

Educators tout technology and diversity of new school

... Regional Aquaculture Science & Technology School. Curtis saw the Aquaculture School, another regional facility in Bridgeport, open with 12 students in the early 1990s and expand to a state-of-the-art facility with enrollment of more than 500. He ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/10886/educators-tout-technology-and-diversity-of-new-school/

Silent DiPietro back in Bridgeport

Rick DiPietro's Tuesday began early at the Wonderland of Ice, 10 years after the last time he practiced there as a Bridgeport Sound Tiger.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310544/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=5UseJe9T&pn=0

Survey: Obesity, cancer, aging major concerns

There are many differences between Bridgeport and the suburban towns that surround it, but the city and its adjacent communities have a lot of the same concerns when it comes to public health.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Survey-Obesity-cancer-aging-major-concerns-4311162.php

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Prices rising and foreclosures dropping in region's housing market

... December of 2012. Only New York City prices dipped, and those were down less than a percent from a year ago. The Bridgeport-Stamford metro region is not included in the Case-Shiller index, but real estate agencies reported that prices in the region ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Prices-rising-and-foreclosures-dropping-in-4311124.php

Bridgeport cop recounts frigid water rescue

When city Police Officers Omar Jimenez and Daniel Gerardi pulled up to Captain's Cove Seaport for a report of a woman struggling in the frigid water Monday night, they found a 50-year-old city man holding on to a tow rope.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=92U8zzVE&pn=0

Silent DiPietro back in Bridgeport

Rick DiPietro 's Tuesday began early at the Wonderland of Ice, 10 years after the last time he practiced there as a Bridgeport Sound Tiger.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Silent-DiPietro-back-in-Bridgeport-4310766.php

Fairfield Foundation Makes More Than $20K In Donations

... Audubon Society's Center at Fairfield to continue funding the JPFF Trailblazers, a program that bring kids from Bridgeport's public schools to the sanctuary for field trips. Bridgeport students also got help through a $7,500 grant to the Wakeman ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-foundation-makes-more-20k-donations

Connecticut's most dangerous road

Motorists travel eastbound on Route 1 in Greenwich. At left, a motorist is stopped at the intersection with Byram Road.



via Greenwich Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Route-1-seen-as-state-s-deadliest-road-4310775.php

Fairfield University Presents "Immigration: Undocumented Students...

... Guadalupe, an undocumented student at Fairfield University who was born in Mexico and graduated from the Bridgeport, Conn. public school system, hopes to work in Information Systems one day. The outgoing Dolan School of Business freshman receives ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10472909.htm

Cook_healthy_crop

... Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 22, Nov. 20, SWIM Center for Cancer Care, St. Vincent's Medical Center, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, 203-576-6158, stvincents.org . Cardiac physicians from Bridgeport and Yale-New Haven Hospitals will discuss "New Therapies ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/10870/health-notes-nutrition-mammography-and-more/

UB men, women game days

SKINNY: Bridgeport is coming off a 67-60 victory at St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday behind Tanisha Carter's game-high 25 points.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/UB-men-women-game-days-4310396.php

Nanette "Nan" Cipolla Forth Mlodzianoski, age 95

... Hewitt Health and Rehabilitation Center with her loving family by her side. Nan was born on September 12, 2013 in Bridgeport and was the daughter of the late Paulino and Josephine Cipolla. Nan is survived by two sons William Forth and wife Johanne ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/4281/nanette-nan-cipolla-forth-mlodzianoski-age-95/

Twenty-One Flyers celebrates sixtieth anniversary

The Twenty-One Flyers, a flying club based at Sikorsky Memorial Airport, in Bridgeport, Conn., celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in January.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.aopa.org/aircraft/articles/2013/130226twenty-one-flyers-celebrates-anniversary.html

Cops: Man passed out in running car

... was nonresponsive when our officer stepped out of his car to check on him." Mizzoni, 34, of Stratfield Place in Bridgeport, was charged with driving under the influence, operating a motor vehicle under suspension, possession of less than a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-Man-passed-out-in-running-car-4309825.php

Good Samaritan Helps Rescue Woman From Long Island Sound In Bridgeport

The 24-year-old woman survived but was suffering from hypothermia and cuts, police spokesman William Kaempffer said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-bridgeport-water-rescue-0226-2-20130225,0,3242123.story?track=rss

Marlene Fay Sweitzer

Marlene Fay (Collins) Sweitzer, 79, of Monroe, died February 23, in St Vincent's Medical Center. She was born in Bridgeport, daughter of John J. and Clara Halvorsen Collins, and was the youngest of eight children. She was the wife of the late Donald ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/Obituaries/2013/02-February/2013-02-26__10-49-44/Marlene+Fay+Sweitzer

Thomas F. Matto, 87, Fairfield World War II Veteran

Matto was born in Bridgeport, Conn. Jan. 21, 1926 to Frank and Theresa Benitz Matto.



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Stamford Police Make Arrest After Months-Long Investigation

... threatening, third-degree assault and carrying a dangerous weapon. Michael Gaglio , 46, of North Ave. in Bridgeport, charged Friday morning with third-degree identity theft, illegal use of a credit card and sixth-degree larceny. Wilfredo Alberto ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stamford.patch.com/articles/stamford-police-make-arrest-after-months-long-investigation

Guilty Plea In 2012 Killingworth Bank Robbery

... Bank in Killingworth. Dario Pabey, 32, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons in Bridgeport to one count of bank robbery for his role in the robbery. According to court documents and statements made in court, on the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://thehaddams-killingworth.patch.com/articles/guilty-plea-in-2012-killingworth-bank-robbery

Southington Police Blotter: Odd Parking Job leads to DUI Arrest

... under the influence and parking illegally on a sidewalk , Feb. 23. Sandy M. Maignan, 19, of 120 Voight Ave. in Bridgeport, was charged with sixth-degree larceny , Feb. 23. Dylan Hinze, 20, of 38 Bonnie Drive in Farmington, was charged with operating ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://southington.patch.com/articles/southington-police-blotter-odd-parking-job-leads-to-dui-arrest

Old Saybrook Physical Therapist Sentenced; Agrees to Pay Back $328,828

Todd Roberts, 47, of Old Saybrook, was sentenced Feb. 25 by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to three years of probation for obstructing a federal audit.



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Monday, February 25, 2013

School Safety Task Force Endorses Increased Security

... at their schools. "We have a lot of different kinds of communities," Boucher told Patch Friday. "Cities like Bridgeport and Hartford, and small little towns like Coventry and Killingworth. Their needs are vastly different. Their needs for special ...



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City Council borrows $110M to pay bills

It was fitting that as City Council members borrowed $110 million to pay Bridgeport's bills, there was a chill in their meeting room Monday night.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-Council-borrows-110M-to-pay-bills-4307885.php

In the Zone: Stewart has Nauset on the beam

... eventual state champion Barnstable. A few injuries and three years later, Stewart is headed to the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut on a partial academic and gymnastics scholarship - and as the reigning state all-around champion - hopeful ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130222/SPORTS/302220323/-1/SPORTS

Female Rescued From Long Island Sound In Bridgeport

Reports of a person asking for help near Yacht Street and Bostwick Avenue were called in to police at 7:48 p.m. Police and firefighters responded. The woman may have been pulled from the water by civilians, police said. She had difficulty answering questions at the scene.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-water-rescue-0226-2-20130225,0,7182218.story

Protestors clash over school superintendent

People attend a rally, objecting to the renewal of Supt. Paul Vallas' contract, in front of Harding High School, in Bridgeport, Conn., Feb.



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Bridgeport's blizzard bill about $1.7 million

Pedestrians continue to struggle to get around the city as they walk around vehicles and snowbanks on Main St. in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday Feb. 11, 2013. Pedestrians continue to struggle to get around the city as they walk around vehicles and ...



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Eating meatless can be easy

... amount you might have spent on dinner that evening. All proceeds will benefit the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. For information, check: www.stanthonyffld.or g "I'm off to a great start," my friend said last week. "I had sausage and peppers and ...



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PD: Felon With 21 Convictions Had Loaded 2-Shot Derringer in SUV

A Bridgeport man sleeping inside his SUV with the engine running was found with a loaded handgun and turned out to be a felon with 21 prior convictions, according to Middletown Police.



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New event for women launched on Thursday

... Southern Connecticut Women's Expo! The event will take place September 21 & 22 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. This event will attract thousands of women looking to shop for the latest products and services in fashion, beauty, health, ...



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BWW Reviews: Freckleface Strawberry in Bridgeport

It seems that every celebrity is writing, has written, or wants to write a children's book.



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Parents rally this afternoon to oppose Vallas

... its March 11 meeting. Taylor Leake , the Working Families spokeswoman, said that several parents with children in Bridgeport's public schools, a former state senator and a school board member are all scheduled to speak. Leake wrote in a press ...



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EatDrinkShopCook: Don't give up tasty meals during meatless Lent

... amount you might have spent on dinner that evening. All proceeds will benefit the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. For information, check: www.stanthonyffld.or g "I'm off to a great start," my friend said last week. "I had sausage and peppers and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/EatDrinkShopCook-Don-t-give-up-tasty-meals-4305899.php

Police Blotter -- Monday, Feb. 25

... of release. He was arraigned the same day in Meriden Superior Court. Janell Williams, 27, of 192 Edwards St., Bridgeport, was charged Jan. 25 with sixth-degree larceny. Williams was released on a promise to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Feb. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://hamden.patch.com/articles/police-blotter-monday-feb-25

Man Charged for Hit-and-Run at Miller Nissan in Fairfield

It does not indicate convictions.] A Bridgeport man was arrested in connection with an accident involving vehicles at Miller Nissan on Kings Highway East in Fairfield.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/man-charged-for-hit-and-run-at-miller-nissan-in-fairfield

Man Who Killed Himself in Fairfield Standoff Id'D

... that the 40-year-old Garni had several firearms registered in his name that he kept at the condo. Fairfield and Bridgeport police dispatched emergency services units and police negotiators from Fairfield and Norwalk also were sent to try to contact ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130225/NWS12/302259941/-1/nws

The WilliesTIMES Square Bomb is a Puzzler

... investigators that the plates were taken from another vehicle left there for repairs. CNN reports that a nearby Bridgeport, Conn., used car lot may have owned the car, but that factoid was not confirmed. Since the events described happened after ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.american-reporter.com/4,666/543.html

Sound Tigers play well, still fall in shootout

... tight defense, they needed strong penalty killing, they needed a spark of offense to get them over the top. The Bridgeport Sound Tigers got two of the three Sunday. They got a point out of a competitive game to close out a three-games-in-three-days ...



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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Man who shot himself said to have 'a temper'

... had barricaded himself, and evacuated residents from several nearby units as a safety precaution. Fairfield and Bridgeport police dispatched their Emergency Services Units to the scene, and police negotiators from Fairfield and Norwalk also were ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Man-who-shot-himself-said-to-have-a-temper-4304752.php

Sound Tigers play well, still fall in shootout

Sound Tiger Brandon DeFazio looks to score against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goalie Brad Thiessen in the first period of their AHL matchup at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Sunday, February 24, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-play-well-still-fall-in-shootout-4304727.php

Man who shot himself said to have 'a temper'

... had barricaded himself, and evacuated residents from several nearby units as a safety precaution. Fairfield and Bridgeport police dispatched their Emergency Services Units to the scene, and police negotiators from Fairfield and Norwalk also were ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/policereports/article/Man-who-shot-himself-said-to-have-a-temper-4304530.php

Council passes on restaurant review

... Development Committee chairman. "None of us feel it belongs in our committee." State Rep. Jack Hennessy , D-Bridgeport, who represents the North End, said he feared Testa would exert undue influence over council members. He wants the group to take a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Council-passes-on-restaurant-review-4304618.php

Man sentenced for church thefts

A Bridgeport man who admitted to stealing more than $1,000 from a Greenwich church during Sunday services last May has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/connecticut/Bridgeport-man-sentenced-for-church-thefts

Neighbor: Man in standoff had 'temper'

... had barricaded himself, and evacuated residents from several nearby units as a safety precaution. Fairfield and Bridgeport police dispatched their Emergency Services Units to the scene, and police negotiators from Fairfield and Norwalk also were ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/policereports/article/Man-who-shot-himself-said-to-have-a-temper-4303459.php

Coming Up for EHHS Sports: Week of a Feb. 25, 2013

... or event ! There are two regular-season games left for the Yellowjackets as the hockey team travels to Bridgeport to take on Fairfield Prep on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. and the girls' basketball team closes out the regular season at Trinity Catholic on Feb. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://easthaven.patch.com/articles/coming-up-for-ehhs-sports-week-of-feb-25-2013

Man who shot himself said to have 'a temper'

Fairfield police along with the town's ESU as well as Bridgeport's ESU and officers from Norwalk on scene at a standoff at the Sunny Ridge Condominiums on Sunny Ridge Avenue in Fairfield, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Man-who-shot-himself-said-to-have-a-temper-4303459.php

Police ID man who shot self during standoff in Fairfield

Fairfield police along with the town's ESU as well as Bridgeport's ESU and officers from Norwalk on scene at a standoff at the Sunny Ridge Condominiums on Sunny Ridge Avenue in Fairfield, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Police-ID-man-who-shot-self-after-standoff-4303459.php

Police ID man who shot self during standoff

... had barricaded himself, and evacuated residents from several nearby units as a safety precaution. Fairfield and Bridgeport police dispatched their Emergency Services Units to the scene, and police negotiators from Fairfield and Norwalk also were ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/policereports/article/Police-ID-man-who-shot-self-after-standoff-4303459.php

Police ID man who shot self after standoff

Fairfield police along with the town's ESU as well as Bridgeport's ESU and officers from Norwalk on scene at a standoff at the Sunny Ridge Condominiums on Sunny Ridge Avenue in Fairfield, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Police-ID-man-who-shot-self-after-standoff-4303459.php

Talented Teen Dancers Sought for Summer Arts Program at Wesleyan

... of recommendation. Auditions and interviews will be held during March 2013 in Hartford, Middletown, New Haven and Bridgeport. Some financial aid is available, based on need and talent. Students can apply for financial assistance by completing the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://middletown-ct.patch.com/announcements/high-school-students-sought-for-popular-summer-arts-program-at-wesleyan-5aab98ce

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council Moves to...

The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council has moved its regional headquarters to 333 State Street in Bridgeport, CT.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.americanbankingnews.com/2013/02/24/greater-new-england-minority-supplier-development-council-moves-to-bridgeport-ct-grand-opening-thursday-february-28th/

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council Moves to...

The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council has moved its regional headquarters to 333 State Street in Bridgeport, CT.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10457507.htm

School Safety Task Force Endorses Increased Security

... professionals at their schools. "We have a lot of different kinds of communities," Boucher said. "Cities like Bridgeport and Hartford, and small little towns like Coventry and Killingworth. Their needs are vastly different. Their needs for special ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://woodbury-middlebury.patch.com/articles/school-safety-task-force-endorses-increased-security-4f34745f

Karen M. Collins

... 72, of Dale City went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Karen was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on Dec. 17, 1940. She was a loving wife of 52 years to Jon Collins Sr. and a loving mother of five children. Mitzi is ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2013/022013/02242013/756294

Man kills self in standoff at Fairfield condo

... incident about 7:30 p.m. A negotiator tried to make contact with the suspect, who barricaded himself in the unit. Bridgeport and Norwalk police units also responded to the standoff, made even more tense by the revelation that the man had several ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/policereports/article/Man-kills-self-in-standoff-at-Fairfield-condo-4303459.php

Monarchs defeat Sound Tigers 3-2

It's the kind of break the Bridgeport Sound Tigers could use to snap out of their power-play drought, to snap a five-game losing streak that dropped them below .500 on Saturday.



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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Early College program starts shaky, but shows promise

... who started the program last fall and took classes at Housatonic, Fairfield University or the University of Bridgeport, 26 students -- or one out of three -- earned college credit. Of the remaining students, 14 dropped out and the others received ...



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For those who need care, there's no place like home

... not seem like triumphs, but they are to the 46-year-old Hall who, a little more than a year ago, was living at Bridgeport Health Care Center, a nursing home in the city. Various health problems -- including frequent, severe seizures -- meant Hall ...



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Early College program starts shaky, but shows promise

Central High student Jean Joseph, of Bridgeport, turns in a quiz to his professor, Annmarie Kennedy, in his pre-calculus class at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Thursday, January 31, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Early-College-program-starts-shaky-but-shows-4303421.php

Thief of church offerings collects 18 months in jail

... in prison. Appearing in Stamford Superior Court before Judge Gary White, Angelo T. Younger, 48, of 45 Mead St., Bridgeport, made guilty pleas to sixth-degree larceny, being a persistent larceny offender and failure to appear at court. In return for ...



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Stags show little in BracketBuster loss to Albany

... Keith Matthews puts up the ball as Albany's John Puk defends Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Fairfield's Josip Mikulic puts up the ball during game action against the University of Albany ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Stags-show-little-in-BracketBuster-loss-to-Albany-4303132.php

Cops: Mom with toddlers tried to shoplift

Muniraben Vahora, 39, of Wood Avenue, Bridgeport, was charged with sixth-degree larceny Thursday after she allegedly tried to steal $384 worth of merchandise from Kohl's department store, 290 Tunxis Hill Road.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Cops-Mom-with-toddlers-tried-to-shoplift-4303011.php

Thief of church offerings collects 18 months in jail

Angelo T. Younger, 48, of 45 Mead St., Bridgeport, plead guilty on Feb. 22, 2013 to sixth-degree larceny, being a persistent larceny offender and failure to appear at court.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Thief-of-church-offerings-collects-18-months-in-4303053.php

School Safety Task Force Endorses Increased Security

... at their schools. "We have a lot of different kinds of communities," Boucher told Patch Friday. "Cities like Bridgeport and Hartford, and small little towns like Coventry and Killingworth. Their needs are vastly different. Their needs for special ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/school-safety-task-force-endorses-increased-security-137367d1

New England braces for third snowstorm in three weekends

A neighborhood near Bridgeport, Conn., is buried in snow Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in the aftermath of a storm that hit Connecticut and much of the New England states.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/new-england-braces-snowstorm-weekends-article-1.1271535?localLinksEnabled=false

School Safety Task Force Endorses Increased Security

... at their schools. "We have a lot of different kinds of communities," Boucher told Patch Friday. "Cities like Bridgeport and Hartford, and small little towns like Coventry and Killingworth. Their needs are vastly different. Their needs for special ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://bethwood.patch.com/articles/school-safety-task-force-endorses-increased-security-02136e20

Thief of church offerings collects 18 months in jail

... Friday to 18 months in prison. Appearing before Judge Gary White, Angelo T. Younger, 48, of 45 Mead St., Bridgeport, made guilty pleas to sixth-degree larceny, being a persistent larceny offender and failure to appear at court. In return for the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14217/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=lkhH5jKl&detailindex=1&pn=0&ps=4

Thief of church offerings collects 18 months in jail

... Friday to 18 months in prison. Appearing before Judge Gary White , Angelo T. Younger , 48, of 45 Mead St., Bridgeport, made guilty pleas to sixth-degree larceny, being a persistent larceny offender and failure to appear at court. In return for the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Thief-of-church-offerings-collects-18-months-in-4302040.php

Poulin goes out in less than memorable loss for Sound Tigers

If this is how Kevin Poulin goes out as a Bridgeport goalie, it was not the most memorable evening for the Sound Tigers.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Poulin-goes-out-in-less-than-memorable-loss-for-4301935.php

Friday, February 22, 2013

Paul T. Corvino

... Corvino, 61, died Feb. 20, 2013, in Bangor, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Bridgeport, Conn., a son of Paul S. "Corky" and Marion E. (BeCava) Corvino. Paul grew up in Stratford, Conn., and was a 1970 graduate of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://bangordailynews.com/2013/02/22/obituaries/paul-t-corvino/

UB men, women game days

SKINNY: Bridgeport is coming off a 66-62 home win versus Queens behind Aziza Patterson 's game-high 22 points.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/UB-men-women-game-days-4301635.php

Charles Walsh: Mostly proud of his semi-alma mater

As a semi-alumnus of the University of Bridgeport , it came as a pleasant surprise when I read that the school's online degree program was recently named "among the top in the nation" by U.S. News and World Report.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Charles-Walsh-Mostly-proud-of-his-semi-alma-mater-4301476.php

School Safety Task Force Endorses Increased Security

... at their schools. "We have a lot of different kinds of communities," Boucher told Patch Friday. "Cities like Bridgeport and Hartford, and small little towns like Coventry and Killingworth. Their needs are vastly different. Their needs for special ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/school-safety-task-force-endorses-increased-security-76b03ce2

Accused killer pleads to deal

Dominic Perez, of Dover Street, Bridgeport is charged with one count of murder for the fatal shooting Nov.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Accused-killer-pleads-to-deal-4300830.php

NHL's Islanders Place Former Top Pick Goaltender Rick DiPietro on Waivers

... 31-year-old DiPietro clears waivers, he will be assigned to the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate in Bridgeport, Connecticut , Newsday reported , citing two unidentified people with knowledge of the decision. DiPietro is owed $4.5 million ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-22/nhl-s-islanders-place-former-top-pick-rick-dipietro-on-waivers.html

Rick DiPietro placed on waivers by Islanders

... the New York Islanders placed him on waivers for the purpose of sending him to their minor league affiliate in Bridgeport, Conn. The Islanders were the subject of heavy criticism in 2006 when they signed DiPietro to a groundbreaking 15-year deal ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/islanders/2013/02/22/rick-dipietro-placed-on-waivers-by-new-york-islanders/1939113/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UsatodaycomNhl-TopStories+%28Sports+-+NHL+-+Top+Stories%29

Coginchaug Earns 15th Seed in Class M State Tournament

... in the 2013 Class M girls basketball tournament. The Blue Devils will play No. 18 seed Bullard Havens Tech of Bridgeport (12-8) on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in Durham. The winner of the game will play the winner of the No. 2 Notre ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://durham.patch.com/articles/coginchaug-earns-15th-seed-in-class-m-state-tournament

Shelton Man Charged with Burglary in Easton

... burglaries, police applied for a warrant for Buckley's arrest. Buckley was held on $10,000 bond and arraigned in Bridgeport. On Feb. 15, Leonard Stanziale, 59, of Oxford turned himself in on a warrant Easton Police held for his arrest regarding ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston-ct.patch.com/articles/shelton-man-charged-with-burglary-in-easton

Woman Allegedly Stiffed Cab Driver on $50 Fare

... driver over an approximately $50 fare. Police said the cab driver reported that he had picked up Ettinger at the Greenwich Train Station and that she asked to be driven to a friend's house in the Byram area. Unable to locate her friend's house, ...



via Greenwich Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/woman-allegedly-stiffed-cab-driver-over-50-fare

Obituary: David Lee Collins, 56, Loving Father

... Fairfield Center. His funeral service will be celebrate on Saturday at 11 a.m. in United Congregational Church, Bridgeport with Reverend Sara Smith, Esq. officiating. His interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Norma F. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/obituary-david-lee-collins-56-loving-father

Poll: What Movie Should Win Best Picture, Armonk?

ARMONK, N.Y. The family of former Byram Hills High School graduate Jamie Love has scheduled a memorial service on Saturday afternoon at the North Greenwich Congregational Church in Greenwich, Conn.



via Greenwich Newswire http://armonk.dailyvoice.com/news/poll-what-movie-should-win-best-picture-westchester

Obituary: Rosemary R. Brons Gabianelli, age 88

... at Milford Health Care. Daughter of the late Julius and Mary Kekacs Brons, she was born on August 14, 1924 in Bridgeport. Rosemary was devoted to her family and was a kind, generous and loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/obituary-rosemary-r-brons-gabianelli-age-88-31cfc268

In the Zone: Stewart has Nauset on the beam

... eventual state champion Barnstable. A few injuries and three years later, Stewart is headed to the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut on a partial academic and gymnastics scholarship - and as the reigning state all-around champion - hopeful ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130222/SPORTS/302220323/-1/NEWS

New London wins grant for gifted-and-talented academy

... to house the program in Harbor School, but that depends on the availability of the building. Willimantic and Bridgeport are the two other districts expected to begin training their teachers under the "schoolwide enrichment model" this summer. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130221/NWS01/130229925/1018

Next stop: 2nd train station for Bridgeport?

A Metro North train heads past a derelict factory, site of the proposed new train station on Barnum Ave on Bridgeport's East Side on Monday, September 24, 2012.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Next-stop-2nd-train-station-for-Bridgeport-4299024.php

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Meth priest's alleged drug suppliers in court

... a U.S. magistrate for their arraignment. The 61-year old Wallin, who was secretary to two Catholic bishops in Bridgeport, later the popular pastor of St. Peter Church in Danbury, and then St. Augustine's Cathedral in Bridgeport , was suspended from ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Meth-priest-s-alleged-drug-suppliers-in-court-4298759.php

Meth priest's alleged drug suppliers in court

... a U.S. magistrate for their arraignment. The 61-year old Wallin, who was secretary to two Catholic bishops in Bridgeport, later the popular pastor of St. Peter Church in Danbury, and then St. Augustine's Cathedral in Bridgeport, was suspended from ...



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Bridgeport Man Charged With Illegal Firearm Possession

Failing to stop at a stop sign led to a firearms arrest for a 23-year-old man Wednesday, police said.



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New London awarded grant for gifted and talented academy

... to house the program in Harbor School, but that depends on the availability of the building. Willimantic and Bridgeport are the two other districts expected to begin training their teachers under the "schoolwide enrichment model" this summer. ...



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Correction

A chart on the front page of Thursday's Connecticut Post incorrectly listed the median incomes of three, southwestern Connecticut communities: New Fairfield is No. 26 at $102,159; Derby is No. 44 at $55,478 and the 06607 zip code in Bridgeport is No. 52 at $32,290.



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Residents angry over towing and tickets

... "We were fielding calls all night that vehicles were just being left in the intersections," said Sgt. Paul Grech, Bridgeport Police. "Plows couldn't go through, emergency vehicles couldn't go through, so we had to remove the vehicles for peoples' ...



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Norwalk can't build off fast start, falls to Central

With Bridgeport schools closed all of last week in the wake of the historic snowstorm, the Central boys basketball team hasn't had an opportunity to practice.



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Correction

... communities: New Fairfield is No. 26 at $102,159; Derby is No. 44 at $55,478 and the 06607 zip code in Bridgeport is No. 52 at $32,290. A chart on the front page of Thursday's Connecticut Post incorrectly listed the median incomes of three, ...



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ArtsNotes: No yawning allowed, plus updates on area happenings

... by Middletown artist Gil Scullion. His show will open Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Housatonic Musem of Art in Bridgeport. Photo: Contributed Photo "It's the Same Thing Every Night" depicts a standoff between sleeplessness and slumber in this ...



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Elderly Couple Victimized in 'Distraction Type' Burglary

... ntify an Aquarion employee may contact Aquarion Customer Service at (203)-445-7310. Customers outside the Greater Bridgeport area can call 1-800-732-9678.



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Memorial Service for Armonk's Jamie Love Scheduled

ARMONK, N.Y. The family of former Byram Hills High School graduate Jamie Love has scheduled a memorial service on Saturday afternoon at the North Greenwich Congregational Church in Greenwich, Conn.



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Opinionator | Disunion: Tom Thumb Gets Hitched

... even knocking war reports off the front pages for a while. Barnum plucked Stratton, a poor carpenter's son from Bridgeport, Conn., from obscurity at the age of 4 in 1842 because of his remarkable size. The boy's growth had halted between the ages of ...



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New London awarded grant for gifted and talented academy

... pioneered through the University of Connecticut. Dr. Joseph Renzulli said today that New London, Willimantic and Bridgeport are the three districts that will begin training their teachers under the "schoolwide enrichment model" this summer. He said ...



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Plane skids off Sikorsky runway

... runway at Sikorsky Memorial Airport on Thursday morning, but the pilot was able to escape without injury. Several Bridgeport Fire Department engines were dispatched to the airport, which is owned by the city of Bridgeport, shortly after 10:30 a.m., ...



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Suspect charged in Stratford holdup

A Bridgeport man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 27 armed robbery of the Game Stop on Barnum Avenue Cutoff.



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Plane skids off Sikorsky runway

... runway at Sikorsky Memorial Airport on Thursday morning, but the pilot was able to escape without injury. Several Bridgeport Fire Department engines were dispatched to the airport, which is owned by the city of Bridgeport, shortly after 10:30 a.m., ...



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Suspect charged in Stratford holdup

A Bridgeport man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 27 armed robbery of the Game Stop on Barnum Avenue Cutoff.



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Calling the shots: Fans rule in Globetrotters latest tour

Anthony "Buckets" Blakes and the rest of his Harlem Globetrotters teammates will be making a stop in Bridgeport, Conn., Friday, Feb.



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Group works to preserve hangar with a history

... An engine roars just yards away as a Cirrus accelerates down Runway 24 at Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Bridgeport, Conn., while a small band of history buffs gathers in the biting cold, showing off their new rental. They speak of "mostly ...



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Fake $100 Bill Turns Up in Byram

Greenwich Police and the Secret Service are investigating the use of a counterfeit $100 bill at a deli in the Byram neighborhood of Greenwich.



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Veiock, Laurel E.

... failure. She was a resident of the Florida Presbyterian Homes in Lakeland. Laurel was born December 1, 1930, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was a Civil Service employee for over 35 years and worked in ...



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Cops: Woman Stole $2,700 in Items from Kohl's, Other Stores

It does not indicate convictions.] A Bridgeport woman was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing over $2,700 in merchandise from various stores, including Kohl's in Fairfield, police said.



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Obituary: John 'Jay' Steeneck, 49, Longtime Fairfield Resident

Jay was born to John H. and Beatrice DuPont Steeneck on May 1, 1963 in Bridgeport.



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Bridgeport cars towed, owners furious

About 400 car owners will have to pay Bridgeport $74,000 in parking and towing fees from the Feb.



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Trumbull St. Catherine K of C Recounts Prayer Vigil

Catherine of Siena Knights of Columbus - Trumbull This past Sunday, the St. Catherine of Siena Knights of Columbus in Trumbull adopted a Day of Prayer at the Summit abortion clinic in Bridgeport as part of the national 40 Days For Life commitment.



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Priest falls from rising star to drug suspect

The Bridgeport rectory where diocesan workers say Monsignor Kevin Wallin, who was removed as pastor, had sex parties.



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Trumbull Cops Identify Alleged Robber of Wells Fargo Bank

Rondell Eugene Williams, 31, of Rainbow Road, Bridgeport, is accused of robbing the Wells Fargo Bank in Trumbull on Nov.



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Bluefish bring back RBI leader Lopez, sign Garvey

BLUEFISH BRING BACK LOPEZ: The Bridgeport Bluefish have announced the signings of infielder Luis Lopez and outfielder Robbie Garvey.



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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bluefish bring back RBI leader Lopez, sign Garvey

BLUEFISH BRING BACK LOPEZ: The Bridgeport Bluefish have announced the signings of infielder Luis Lopez and outfielder Robbie Garvey .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-bring-back-RBI-leader-Lopez-sign-Garvey-4295351.php

Blizzard tickets, towing fees reach $74,000

A pizza delivery car is stranded in the snow off Waldemere Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Blizzard-tickets-towing-fees-reach-74-000-4295444.php

US couplea s elopement results in 80 years of marriage

... have been very much in love and have been for a few years." The Betars grew up in a Syrian emigrant community in Bridgeport, Conn. John, who is about four years older than Ann, used to drive her to school in his Ford Roadster. Ann was supposed to ...



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Chris Elsberry: UB basketball forgotten by some, not by community

UB men ranked The University of Bridgeport men's basketball team is ranked No. 9 in the East Region in the first NCAA regional rankings of the 2012-13 season.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Chris-Elsberry-UB-basketball-forgotten-by-some-4294964.php

Forced to plan for the worst

If recent history is any indication, Bridgeport will be hit again with a storm as serious as the one that dumped almost three feet of snow on the city a week and a half ago.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Forced-to-plan-for-the-worst-4294523.php

Bridgeport gun buyback nets 650 weapons

After a temporary suspension because of last week's snowstorm, the Police Department's gun buyback program is back in full swing.



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Legislator lobbies for Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport got a big boost in the state budget-setting process Wednesday when a leader of a key legislative committee sang its praises.



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Forced to plan for the worst

If recent history is any indication, Bridgeport will be hit again with a storm as serious as the one that dumped almost three feet of snow on the city a week and a half ago.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12482/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=eKRAnr53&pn=0

Bridgeport nuns inspired to teach, not preach

... whoever, wherever there is a need," he said. "You can't pick and choose." And that's what Eunice Alonzo , 28, of Bridgeport, thinks the nuns would have to do if they added the Catholic doctrine to their curriculum. She tells a story similar to the ...



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Legislator lobbies for Beardsley Zoo

James El-Hage, 7 of West Haven, rides his favorite carousel animal, the tiger, during a visit to the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Legislator-lobbies-for-Beardsley-Zoo-4294571.php

Bridgeport gun buyback nets 650 weapons

After a temporary suspension because of last week's snowstorm, the Police Department's gun buyback program is back in full swing.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-gun-buyback-nets-650-weapons-4294897.php

Stamford Gas Prices Continue To Increase

... England. Prices at several Stamford and Greenwich stations are currently well above $4 per gallon , and for the Bridgeport region, which encompasses lower Fairfield County, the average price for unleaded regular was $4.07 as of Wednesday, according ...



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A Way To Step Into Stocks In A Rallying Market

... and faring well so far this year. Peoples United ( PBCT ) has the highest dividend on the list. The S&L, based in Bridgeport, CT, isn't too far from its 5-year lows. American Express ( AXP ) isn't too far from its all-time high near 65 set in 2007. ...



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Police Arrest Suspect in Theft from Walgreens

... the Monroe Police Department. No arrested person is guilty until so judged in a court of law. Police arrested a Bridgeport man Tuesday for the alleged theft of 10 packs of cigarettes from Walgreens Pharmacy, 275 Monroe Turnpike, on Dec. 26. Rondell ...



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Lopez returns to Bridgeport

The Bridgeport Bluefish announced Tuesday the signings of infielder Luis Lopez and outfielder Robbie Garvey.



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Milford city planner suspended

... crime. Nor was the Milford housing developer. Lenoci served time in prison as a result of his guilty plea in the Bridgeport corruption probe that snared former Mayor Joseph P. Ganim . In the latest incident, Sulkis told Dorney on July 1 that he'd ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Milford-city-planner-suspended-1542162.php

Woman Charged With $2,700 In Thefts At Fairfield Stores

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport woman was accused of shoplifting more than $2,700 worth of items from stores in the Fairfield area Monday, according to police reports.



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Hostess Workers Eligible For Benefits

... worker separations. The Connecticut-based Hostess workers were employed in Cheshire , East Windsor , Norwich , Bridgeport and Montville . About 18,000 workers in 48 states have been certified to receive the benefits. Those benefits include ...



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Students from Fairfield and Bridgeport collaborate on "Our...

From Friday, February 22nd through Sunday, March 10th, Fairfield Museum and History Center will host its annual collaborative exhibition between Fairfield's Unquowa School and New Beginnings Academy of Bridgeport , "Our Nation's Generations: American Roots." The opening reception for the exhibition will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, ... (more)



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Bail Enforcement Agent Brings Wanted Man to Westport PD

... for three active failure to appear warrants, police said. The Westport Police Department charged Salazar, 27, of Bridgeport, with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under suspension and other motor vehicle charges in February, 2012. He failed to ...



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Bridgeport Man Charged With Breaking Into Hickey's Deli, Leads Police on Foot Chase

A 20-year-old Bridgeport man is facing numerous charges after he allegedly tried to break into Hickey's Deli on East Main St.



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Positivity: US couple's elopement results in 80 years of marriage

... have been very much in love and have been for a few years." The Betars grew up in a Syrian emigrant community in Bridgeport, Conn. John, who is about four years older than Ann, used to drive her to school in his Ford Roadster. Ann was supposed to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bizzyblog.com/2013/02/20/positivity-us-couples-elopement-results-in-80-years-of-marriage/

Wilton Man Charged with Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest

... she refused a breath test. Neeves was released on a promise to appear in court Feb. 28. Vanessa Berrios, 25, of Bridgeport was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to obey a traffic signal and violation of markings after a ...



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Staycation - Part I - The Beardsley Zoo

... play the part of tourist in our own backyard. We picked Judy up from the train and headed to the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bridgeport got hit really hard by last week's blizzard and only just re-opened a few days ago. We were ...



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Patricia O'Looney, Bridgeport resident, driving force in MS research, dies

... and was a major force in improving treatments for the disease, died Saturday after a long illness. O'Looney, a Bridgeport resident, was 57. O'Looney was vice president of biomedical research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a New ...



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Blizzard a lesson for Bridgeport

Five of the men charged with shepherding the city through the heart of this month's blizzard and digging neighborhoods out from beneath 30 inches of snowfall pledged Tuesday night to do better.



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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

'Humbling storm' for city officials

Wake Street resident Ivan Case expresses his displeasure with the city's blizzard response during a public hearing at City Hall in Bridgeport on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Blizzard-a-lesson-for-Bridgeport-4292053.php

Amsterdam's Tulip Museum has Bridgeport roots

Colorblends, Co-owner Tim Schipper stands amidst a few of the hundreds crates of bulbs, at the company's Bridgeport facility on Barnum Avenue in Bridgeport, Tuesday, Oct.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/default/article/Amsterdam-s-Tulip-Museum-has-Bridgeport-roots-166530.php

DARE shifts emphasis in 5th-grade program away from marijuana

... going on, probably from what they see on TV." However, according to Robert Francis , executive director of the Bridgeport-based Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership, DARE isn't necessarily the vehicle to do it. "I am not sure they are the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/DARE-shifts-emphasis-in-5th-grade-program-away-4291145.php

Sound Tigers mix, match lines

... and you see how it looks on a particular shift." The regular lines split up after a Norfolk penalty early in Bridgeport's 3-2 overtime loss Sunday; that was the first of eight Admirals power plays. It so happened that Mike Halmo scored on the second ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-mix-match-lines-4291409.php

Help cities battle blight

A proposal that could bring relief to Bridgeport and other cities scarred by blight is inching its way through the state Legislature.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Help-cities-battle-blight-4291127.php

Bill would lift Butler students out of limbo

Students left stranded by the abrupt closing of Butler Business School in Bridgeport and its sister facilities would get certificates of completion directly from the state under a bill making its way through the General Assembly .



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Bill would lift Butler students out of limbo

Students left stranded by the abrupt closing of Butler Business School in Bridgeport and its sister facilities would get certificates of completion directly from the state under a bill making its way through the General Assembly.



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Help cities battle blight

A proposal that could bring relief to Bridgeport and other cities scarred by blight is inching its way through the state Legislature.



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DARE shifts emphasis in 5th-grade program away from marijuana

... going on, probably from what they see on TV." However, according to Robert Francis , executive director of the Bridgeport-based Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership, DARE isn't necessarily the vehicle to do it. "I am not sure they are the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/DARE-shifts-emphasis-in-5th-grade-program-away-4291266.php

Boating death suit heads to court

A federal judge has ruled that a civil lawsuit against the founder of Connecticut-based Stew Leonard's grocery store chain must be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/crime/virgin-i-boating-death-suit-heads-to-conn-court_34389210

Fairfield Prep hockey beats ND-Fairfield

... built a two-goal third-period lead and held on, beating the Lancers 2-1 Monday at the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport. "We blocked a lot of shots," Prep coach Matt Sather said. "We cleared out a lot of rebounds ... that's definitely our defense, but ...



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UB's Dodoo ECC women's player of week

Bridgeport graduate student Priscilla Dodoo has been selected as the East Coast Conference's Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season.



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Patricia O'Looney, Bridgeport resident, driving force in MS research, dies

... and was a major force in improving treatments for the disease, died Saturday after a long illness. O'Looney, a Bridgeport resident, was 57. O'Looney was vice president of biomedical research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society , a New ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Patricia-O-Looney-Bridgeport-resident-driving-4290930.php

Store Owner Shot In Bridgeport; Police Suspect Robbery Attempt

Felix Reyes, 65, the owner of East Side Sport at 959 East Main St., was shot once, said police spokesman William Kaempffer.



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Bridgeport, Norwalk seek money in crash

The Connecticut Post reports that Norwalk has sued for reimbursement from Bridgeport for compensation to Norwalk officer Rafael Fonseca Jr.



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Suit over ex-Westporter's death on Stew Leonard Sr.'s boat set for state court

... U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how ...



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Suit over ex-Westporter's death on Stew Leonard Sr.'s boat set for state court

... U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Suit-over-ex-Westporter-s-death-on-Stew-Leonard-4289516.php

Virgin I. boating death suita

A federal judge has ruled that a civil lawsuit against the founder of Connecticut-based Stew Leonard's grocery store chain must be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport.



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Obituary: Peter Popadic, 72

Peter M. Popadic, age 72, of Stratford, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 in Bridgeport Hospital.



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Frederick L. Moffett, of CT State Police, dies at 83

... late Evelyn Coddington Moffet, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Milford Hospital. Born in Bridgeport on September 16, 1929 to the late Anna Yuckienuz Moffet; Fred was a graduate of Harding High School. He was his employed as ...



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Stew Leonard Sr. headed to court in boating death

... U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Stew-Leonard-headed-to-court-in-boating-death-4288023.php

Students fight for financial aid to undocumented

... students to receive financial aid funded by tuition. Senate Bill 475, introduced by state Sen. Andres Ayala , D-Bridgeport, would allow students who are eligible for in-state tuition -- regardless of immigration status -- to receive financial aid ...



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Stew Leonard headed to court in boating death

... U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how ...



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The WilliesTIMES Square Bomb is a Puzzler

... investigators that the plates were taken from another vehicle left there for repairs. CNN reports that a nearby Bridgeport, Conn., used car lot may have owned the car, but that factoid was not confirmed. Since the events described happened after ...



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Bridgeport officer to be honored

David Neary , a member of the city's Police Department for 15 years, is being honored for his work with the Special Olympics.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-officer-to-be-honored-4288093.php

Undocumented students fight for financial aid

... students to receive financial aid funded by tuition. Senate Bill 475, introduced by state Sen. Andres Ayala, D-Bridgeport, would allow students who are eligible for in-state tuition, regardless of immigration status, to receive institutional ...



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Monday, February 18, 2013

Needham, Stags tip Iona

Fairfield's Maurice Barrow drives the ball to the basket against Iona defender David Laury in the first half of their MAAC basketball matchup at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Monday, February 18, 2013.



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Fairfield Prep hockey beats ND-Fairfield

Notre Dame of Fairfield goalie Stone Denbok makes a save on Fairfield Prep's Kenny Kochiss during the first period of their hockey matchup at the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport on Monday, February 18, 2013.



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DVCC joins global movement to end violence against women

H'Vanna Samuels, left of Bridgeport, and DVCC counselor Nancy Berkowitz, dance in support of One Billion Rising, a global movement to end violence against women and girls, during a rally on The Green in Norwalk on Thursday, February 14, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/DVCC-joins-global-movement-to-end-violence-4282819.php

Undocumented students fight for financial aid

... students to receive financial aid funded by tuition. Senate Bill 475, introduced by state Sen. Andres Ayala , D-Bridgeport, would allow students who are eligible for in-state tuition -- regardless of immigration status -- to receive institutional ...



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Towns seek federal help for blizzard clean up

... said that because the storm caused a lot of headaches in the big cities along Fairfield County's coast, including Bridgeport, it seems unlikely FEMA would bypass the county. "There's not a lot of difference between 22.5 inches of snow and 28 inches ...



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Stew Leonard headed to court in boating death

... District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how his ...



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Did mayor ignore blizzard advisory?

Roads in Bridgeport, Conn. remain congested with snow Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 following a weekend storm that dumped up to 3 feet across the state.



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Blight bill would fine landlords

... to pierce the so-called corporate veil and find out the true owners of many properties. Rep. Auden Grogins, D-Bridgeport, who successfully promoted last year's bill, which was signed into law and took effect October 1, acknowledged the problem ...



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Stew Leonard Sr. headed to court in boating death

... seas," U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant ruled Monday that the civil case should be heard in Superior Court in Bridgeport. "Leonard's delay tactics cannot postpone this case any longer; he will finally have to face a Bridgeport jury and explain how ...



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Undocumented students fight for financial aid

... students to receive financial aid funded by tuition. Senate Bill 475, introduced by state Sen. Andres Ayala, D-Bridgeport, would allow students who are eligible for in-state tuition -- regardless of immigration status -- to receive institutional ...



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ME National Guard Soldiers return from snow clearing in Connecticut

The 185th Engineer Support Company took some front end loaders down to Bridgeport, Connecticut and surrounding towns.



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Bridgeport patrolman to be honored

... inclusion and respect for individuals of all abilities. Neary has supported Special Olympics as a member of the Bridgeport Police Department for more than 10 years. Tickets, which must be reserved in advance, are $25.00 per person and may be ...



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Blight bill would fine landlords</