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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bridgeport bishops

... on May 11, 1980 in Baltimore, Md. Lawrence Shehan appointed the first bishop of the newly-erected Diocese of Bridgeport in Connecticut on Aug. 25, 1953. He served as Bridgeport bishop until 1961 when he returned to his native Baltimore as its ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-bishops-4699620.php

Lawyer Charged In Accident Injury Ring

A Bridgeport lawyer swindled millions from automobile insurance companies, according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday that accuses him of conspiring with others to boost settlements by exaggerating minor injuries, providing unnecessary drugs and bogus care and concocting phony medical records.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-insurance-fraud-lawyer-0801-20130731,0,4326384.story

Pope's pick 'a breath of fresh air'

... Pool Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori. Photo: Contributed Photo Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Pope-s-pick-a-breath-of-fresh-air-4699566.php

Vacant building demolished in East End

... that should not have to look at buildings like this," said Mayor Bill Finch . "For five years, the city of Bridgeport has been after the owner of this property." The white brick building at the back end of a grassy lot at 55 1/2 Revere St. has been ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Vacant-building-demolished-in-East-End-4699367.php

Lawyer charged in fraud scheme

Haddad, 65, who maintained a law office first in Trumbull and then Bridgeport, turned himself in to FBI agents holding a warrant for his arrest in connection with a $2.5 million insurance fraud involving medical treatment for motor vehicle accident victims.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Lawyer-charged-in-fraud-scheme-4699302.php

New bishop named for Bridgeport diocese

Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4699246.php

Endangered leopard comes to Connecticut

... located next to the lynx exhibit. The exhibit would not have been possible without the support of the City of Bridgeport, the Connecticut Zoological society, and through the generous donations of zoo patrons. If you would like to receive alerts for ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/endangered-leopard-comes-to-connecticut

Obituary: Janet Rookasin, 72, Red Hat Society Lady, Mother of Debra Grande

... Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Born in New York to the late Betty and Max Langer, she was raised in Bridgeport before becoming a Monroe resident for 48 years. She worked at Chalk Hill School as a paraprofessional for 20 years and also ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.orangectlive.com/2013/07/31/obituary-janet-rookasin-72-red-hat-society-lady-mother-of-debra-grande/

Judge refuses to reduce Miron's probation

... well beyond the money he owed the victims," he said. Miron's thefts came to light in May 2008, when Kearney, a Bridgeport police officer, complained to police that she had paid nearly $3,000 to Miron for a headstone for her deceased husband, Nelson ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Judge-rejects-Miron-plea-4698935.php

In his own words: Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

... how his new diocese differs from his current one. Brooklyn has 1.5 million Roman Catholics, 1 million more than Bridgeport. Brooklyn is also a 100 percent urban diocese, "while here we have everything-- urban, suburban, even exurban.'' On ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/In-his-own-words-Bishop-Frank-J-Caggiano-4698769.php

Freedom Survival Gear Now Offers International Shipping

... LLC (http://bongous.com) , an international freight forwarding service with U.S. operations based in Bridgeport, CT. Under the agreement, Freedom Survival Gear's international customers can register for a free Bongo International account, which ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prlog.org/12185069-freedom-survival-gear-now-offers-international-shipping.html

Hearings on train accidents

... accident sits at the end of the tracks. Investigators from National Transportation Safety Board have arrived in Bridgeport on Saturday May 18, 2013 to find the cause of the train collision that left more than 60 people injured. Photo: Contributed ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Hearings-scheduled-on-Metro-North-accidents-4698368.php

Hearings scheduled on Metro-North accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct investigative hearings into the May derailment of a Metro-North commuter train in Bridgeport and the subsequent death of a rail worker in West Haven.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Hearings-scheduled-on-Metro-North-accidents-4698368.php

Obituary: James A. Schofield, age 73, of Milford

... to Caryl Stirk Schofield, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bridgeport on December 24, 1939, he was the son of the late James A. and Hetty Smith Schofield. A 1957 graduate of Milford HS, he went on ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/8075/obituary-james-a-schofield-age-73-of-milford/

Diocese has new bishop

Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4697480.php

New bishop named for Bridgeport diocese

Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4697480.php

New bishop in Bridgeport

Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4697480.php

Couple caught trashing Bridgeport neighborhood

A Bridgeport couple faces illegal dumping charges after a police officer caught them throwing trash and window frames over a fence on Trowel Street in the city's East End neighborhood.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Couple-caught-trashing-Bridgeport-neighborhood-4697877.php

Diocese has new bishop

Frank J Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn has been appointed as the new Bishop of Bridgeport, succeeding William Lori.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4697480.php

Hot stuff: Gypsy swing, salsa spice up Levitt's lineup

... on Saturday night, Aug. 3, highlights six nights of free outdoor shows over the next week on Jesup Green . The Bridgeport band will perform at 8 p.m. as part of the summer entertainment series sponsored by the Levitt Center for the Performing Arts . ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Hot-stuff-Gypsy-swing-salsa-spice-up-Levitt-s-4697701.php

Subway Adds Soccer Legend Pele As Brand Ambassador

... Fred DeLuca opened a "submarine" sandwich shop with $1,000 borrowed from a family friend. From that one store in Bridgeport, CT, Subway expanded to be a global giant and helped DeLuca amass a $2.6 billion fortune. Subway passed McDonald's in 2011 to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2013/07/31/subway-adds-soccer-legend-pele-as-brand-ambassador/

Bridgeport Diocese Has New Bishop: Frank J. Caggiano Of Brooklyn

The diocese has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. press conference at the Catholic Center in Bridgeport to introduce Caggiano.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-bridgeport-bishop-announced-20130731,0,7156148.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Courant%2FConnecticutNews+%28courant.com+-+CONNECTICUT+NEWS%29

Bridgeport Diocese Has New Bishop: Frank J. Caggiano Of Brooklyn

The diocese has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. press conference at the Catholic Center in Bridgeport to introduce Caggiano.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-bridgeport-bishop-announced-20130731,0,7156148.story

New bishop named for Bridgeport diocese

An auxiliary bishop in Brooklyn, N.Y. has been named as the new spiritual leader of the Diocese of Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/New-bishop-named-for-Bridgeport-diocese-4697480.php

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Adventure Park coming to Frankenmuth

... Labor Day in Frankenmuth. Workers are building Adventure Park in a wooded area on the east side of the city. A Bridgeport, Connecticut company called Discovery Trees will operate the site. A number of employees will be needed to welcome guests and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.abc12.com/story/22968952/adventure-park-coming-to-frankenmuth

Bluefish fall to Patriots, 4-1

The Somerset Patriots used a three-run fifth inning to come away with a 4-1 win over the Bridgeport Bluefish Tuesday night at Harbor Yard.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-fall-to-Patriots-4-1-4696833.php

Two Charged In Fatal Shooting In Bridgeport

Two Bridgeport men have been charged by a federal grand jury with murder, robbery, drug and firearms offenses in connection with a fatal shooting in October 2012, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-drug-homicide-0731-20130730,0,6433810.story?track=rss

Mother of man shot by police plans to sue

The mother of a man shot and killed by a Bridgeport police detective has hired an attorney and plans to sue the city for negligence and recklessness.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Mother-of-man-shot-by-police-plans-to-sue-4696688.php

Freshmen learn the ropes of high school

Rising freshman Peasia Allen Hickman laughs with her group as they do a team building exercise Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Freshmen-learn-the-ropes-of-high-school-4696625.php

Bluefish watch: RHP Bilodeau returns after broken right fibula

... in 15 innings pitched for Triple-A Salt Lake this year at the time of his call-up. He played in three games with Bridgeport in 2012, compiling a 2.25 ERA and six strikeouts over four innings before he had his contract purchased midseason by the San ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-watch-RHP-Bilodeau-returns-after-broken-4696536.php

Rail service resuming after tree fall

... After an hour of work to clear the track, that train continued on its way while buses carted commuters between Bridgeport and Waterbury. A Metro-North train hit a tree that fell on the Waterbury Branch tracks Tuesday evening, stopping service on the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Rail-service-resuming-after-tree-fall-4696563.php

Be the choir at Summer Sings

... Handel's Messiah (Parts 2 & 3), conducted by Frank Martignetti, visiting professor of music at the University of Bridgeport . Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Ave. Fairfield's Southport section. Every Monday night in August, 8 p.m. $10 at the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Community-vocalists-invited-to-join-forces-for-4695903.php

Bobby Simmons: Plantation life in Bridgeport

I wish to thank the Connecticut Post editorial board for its recent editorial highlighting the outrageous allegations leveled against your newspaper and a highly regarded reporter, Daniel Tepfer , by the chairman of the Bridgeport Board of Education and former campaign treasurer of Mayor Bill Finch .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Bobby-Simmons-Plantation-life-in-Bridgeport-4696107.php

Community Closet an open door to those in need

Volunteer David Baerga, of Bridgeport, brings in a load of donations dropped off Thursday morning, July 18, 2013 for the Community Closet in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Community-Closet-an-open-door-to-those-in-need-4696045.php

Community vocalists invited to join forces for Summer Sings

... Handel's Messiah (Parts 2 & 3), conducted by Frank Martignetti, visiting professor of music at the University of Bridgeport . Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Ave. Fairfield's Southport section. Every Monday night in August, 8 p.m. $10 at the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Community-vocalists-invited-to-join-forces-for-4695903.php

Subway robbed in Bridgeport

... E. Main St. was loading a deposit into the store's safe when an armed man in a hooded sweatshirt confronted her. BRIDGEPORT -- City police are investigating an armed robbery of an East Side sandwich shop that occurred Saturday. City police spokesman ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Subway-robbed-in-Bridgeport-4695939.php

Bridgeport Man Charged In July 17 Killing

BRIDGEPORT Police have charged a 34-year-old man in connection with a July 17 murder in Bridgeport's east end.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-homicide-arrest-0731-20130730,0,3156902.story?track=rss

Under the Stars: Glorious Music Everywhere

... balmy summer evening. So far this year - just to name a few - our state has hosted the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra 's Talcott Mountain Festival in Simsbury , the Hot ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-summer-music-glorious-this-year-20130730,0,4305534.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Courant%2FEditorials+%28courant.com+-+EDITORIALS%29

Discovery Museum Celebrates "First In Flight" on August 17

North Carolina boasts that it is "first in flight," but the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport will host its own First in Flight celebration next month amid growing debate that a Connecticut man might have beaten the Wright Brothers to it .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Discovery-Museum-Celebrates-First-In-Flight-on-August-17--217596021.html

Four 'Fish tabbed as All-Stars

Although they finished the first half of the 2013 season last in the Atlantic League 's Liberty Division, four members of the Bridgeport Bluefish have been selected to participate in the league's 16th annual mid-season All-Star classic, it was announced on Wednesday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/four-fish-tabbed-as-all-stars

Westporters' lawsuit over camp kiss, expulsion withdrawn

... after a boy kissed her. The lawsuit, which gained wide notoriety after it was filed Monday at Superior Court in Bridgeport, contended the girl was sent home from Camp Emerson in Hinsdale, Mass., last month. It also said a camp official falsely ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Westporters-lawsuit-over-camp-kiss-expulsion-4694112.php

PureSleepReviewer.com Reveals Key Ways To Stop Snoring Naturally

Bridgeport, CT -- Snoring is an issue that plagues many of us. While the severity of snoring depends on the bedmate's perception of the snoring , there are some snorers who offer no relief to their partners and it becomes a nuisance.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.emailwire.com/release/129717-PureSleepReviewercom-Reveals-Key-Ways-To-Stop-Snoring-Naturally.html

Suspect arrested in Bridgeport homicide

Dennis Salmond , 34, who is known as Sleepy, was arrested on North Avenue and is being held on a $1 million bond, Bridgeport police spokesman William Kaempffer said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Suspect-arrested-in-Bridgeport-homicide-4695136.php

Daniel B. Garlock, Sr., 66, Of Fairfield, Retired Union Carpenter

Garlock was born in Bridgeport and was a lifelong area resident. He was a retired Union Carpenter for Local 210.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/daniel-b-garlock-sr-66-fairfield-retired-union-carpenter

Suspect arrested in Bridgeport homicide

Dennis Salmond , 34, who is known as Sleep, was arrested on North Avenue and is being held on a $1 million bond, Bridgeport police spokesman William Kaempffer said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Suspect-arrested-in-Bridgeport-homicide-4695136.php

Latest Connecticut news, sports, business and entertainment

... refinements made by other insurance carriers planning to participate in the state's new insurance marketplace. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A 42-year-old Bridgeport man has pleaded guilty to a murder charge in the death of his girlfriend, whose head was ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstalkradiowhio.com/news/ap/military/latest-connecticut-news-sports-business-and-entert/nY7rF/

Camp Kissy-fit

... young woman to her parents, who were waiting for her at the gate, according to court documents filed yesterday in Bridgeport, Conn. "I don't understand why [Lein] acted this way," said the minor, who is called "Jane Doe" in the lawsuit to protect ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/camp_kissy_fit_2ZVOur6ApSwCVkepoUDfaO?

Monday, July 29, 2013

Clifford V. Johnson, Greenwood

... July 27, 2013, at Greenwood Village South. He was a resident of Greenwood. Cliff was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Bridgeport, Conn. He graduated from Glenville High School in Cleveland and worked as a jeweler, earning his degree from the American Institute ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://dailyjournal.net/view/obit/14705/

B'port kicks cricket teams out of park

Bridgeport has asked the two clubs that play cricket in Newfield Park to find another spot to set up their wickets.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/bridgeport-kicking-cricket-teams-out-of-park

Westport family sues after camp boots daughter for kissing boy

... armed guard," said the family's lawyer, Rosemarie Arnold . The lawsuit, filed Monday at state Superior Court in Bridgeport against Camp Emerson, of Hinsdale, Mass., seeks damages in excess of $600,000. Sue Lein, the director of the camp, which also ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Westport-family-sues-after-camp-boots-daughter-4694112.php

The ungathering of the Vibes

After a weekend at the Vibes, Casey Zawicki, left, of Cape Cod, and Lindsay Cook, and their two children, Orin, 5, and Ilea, 9 weeks, wait for auto help by their broken down van in Seaside Park in Bridgeport on Monday, July 29, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/The-ungathering-of-the-vibes-4694109.php

The ungathering of the vibes

After a weekend at the Vibes, Casey Zawicki, left, of Cape Cod, and Lindsay Cook, and their two children, Orin, 5, and Ilea, 9 weeks, wait for auto help by their broken down van in Seaside Park in Bridgeport on Monday, July 29, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/The-ungathering-of-the-vibes-4694109.php

Obituary: Richard a oeDicka Hosking, 77, of Milford

... longtime resident of Milford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, CT on July 6, 1936, he was the son of the late Charles and Alene Shaw Hosking. Dick served with pride and honor in the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/8024/obituary-richard-dick-hosking-77-of-milford/

3 arrested after gun tossed from car fires

Kevin Hodges, 23, of Bridgeport, was arrested Saturday, July 27, 2013, and charged with carrying a pistol without a permit, possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, unlawful discharge and reckless endangerment.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/3-arrested-after-gun-tossed-from-car-fires-4693958.php

Dead fans keep on truckin' at summer festivals

By GREGORY KATZ BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Gathering of the Vibes festival raises some challenging aesthetic questions: Among them, is it possible for a 1960s veteran with a long ponytail to wear tie-dyed shirt, shorts and socks without looking slightly silly, particularly if suffering from varicose veins? And where else but a summer festival devoted ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/7/29/dead_fans_keep_on_truckin_at.htm

Arlene F. Zayas, 73, Of Fairfield, Employee, Jewish Home For The Elderly

Zayas was born in Bridgeport to Angelo and Carmella Forti, she was a lifelong area resident.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/arlene-f-zayas-73-fairfield-employee-jewish-home-elderly

Hafiz Muhammad Saifullah Seyal, 62, Of Fairfield, Imam, ICFC

... of the Islamic Community of Fairfield County (ICFC). After immigrating to America, his first residence was in Bridgeport before moving to Fairfield. He was a former employee of Dictaphone and Pitney-Bowes of Stamford. Seyal is survived by his wife, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/hafiz-muhammad-saifullah-seyal-62-fairfield-imam-icfc

Francis J. Ficarra, 56, Of Fairfield

... an undergraduate degree from Bates College and a law degree from Quinnipiac Law School. He ran a law practice in Bridgeport for many years. Ficarra is survived by his wife, Stephanie (Lloyd) Ficarra; son, Robert Ficarra; daughter, Anniekaye Ficarra; ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/francis-j-ficarra-56-fairfield

Natural Nutrihealth Launches Prenatal Vitamins Ultra Blend

Bridgeport, CT -- Recent reports from major European commissions revealed that women are experiencing a decline in pregnancy rates.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.emailwire.com/release/129662-Natural-Nutrihealth-Launches-Prenatal-Vitamins-Ultra-Blend.html

PortableTableReview.com Reviews Table Mate; Positive Findings

Bridgeport, CT -- Many homeowners are familiar with the necessity of tables. They prove themselves to be more than just inanimate objects.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.emailwire.com/release/129661-PortableTableReviewcom-Reviews-Table-Mate-Positive-Findings.html

Reliving Gathering of the Vibes

Bathed in blue from a spotlight, Nicole Breden, of Norwalk, watches the Ryan Montbleau Band perform, during the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-recap-67178.php

Featuring Norwalk's Kotulsky, U14 boys basketball team wins gold medal at Nutmeg State Games

... at the 2013 Nutmeg State Games. In pool play, USAD beat the CT Northstars (Hartford) 76-36, The Shehan Center ( Bridgeport ) 63-51, East Hartford Rough Riders 58-31, STAR Athletic Club (New London) 52-41. In the quarterfinals, USAD topped New Haven ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Featuring-Norwalk-s-Kotulsky-U14-boys-basketball-4693394.php

Bridgeport schools chief Paul Vallas allowed to stay in job during appeal

Bridgeport's embattled school superintendent, Paul Vallas, will get to stay on the job this fall as the Connecticut Supreme Court considers his case.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.districtadministration.com/news/bridgeport-schools-chief-paul-vallas-allowed-stay-job-during-appeal

Mystic-Groton defends its Junior League championship

... Sunday, committing back-to-back errors with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and allowing Black Rock of Bridgeport to score. As Mystic-Groton struggled to get that final out, pitcher Jayden Delaporta, between pitches to the next batter, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130729/SPORT04/307299964/1044

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Relive the Gathering of the Vibes

Bathed in blue from a spotlight, Nicole Breden, of Norwalk, watches the Ryan Montbleau Band perform, during the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-recap-67178.php

Interfaith gathering celebrates Ramadan

Imam Kashif Abdul-Karim, of the Muhammad Islamic Center of Greater Hartford, explains the significance of the Muslim observance of Ramadan during an interfaith event in downtown Bridgeport on Sunday, July 28, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Interfaith-gathering-celebrates-Ramadan-4692350.php

Gathering of the Vibes recap

Bathed in blue from a spotlight, Nicole Breden, of Norwalk, watches the Ryan Montbleau Band perform, during the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-recap-67178.php

Vibes goes out on high note

Children play on the VIBES sign at the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Vibes-goes-out-on-high-note-4692312.php

Heroin use trending in Northeast

... their cache in their 4-year-old daughter's Hello Kitty backpack. Police also arrested three people, including a Bridgeport man and an Ansonia woman, on July 18 in front of Sacred Heart Church in Stamford after finding 350 bags of "True Religion" ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Heroin-use-trending-in-Northeast-4692178.php

Jones, Bluefish stop Ducks

Hunter Jones pitched six innings of one-run, two-hit ball to lead the Bridgeport Bluefish past the Long Island Ducks 4-1 on Sunday at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Jones-Bluefish-stop-Ducks-4692094.php

City prepares for another storm season

Seaside Park in Bridgeport remains flooded on Monday, August 29, 2011, with sea water from the storm surge of Hurricane Irene.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-prepares-for-another-storm-season-4692033.php

Spirits up as Vibes winds down

The 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-4-67164.php

Chris Elsberry: While Boys' Club battles city, Bridgeport's youth suffer

Tarah Bernard, 13, leaps over a makeshift hurdle during a relay race in the gym of the Orcutt Boys & Girls Club at 102 Park Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/articleGallery/Chris-Elsberry-While-Boys-Club-battles-city-4689858.php

Denroy Morgan confesses

... of the United States and Europe. He has a new album in the works, recorded with the Anthem band which is based in Bridgeport, Connecticut. For now, however, he simply wants to tell his story through Confession Aloud. "I would love to reach as many ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Denroy-Morgan-confesses_14757695

Fish to get easier journey on Naugatuck River

... Two others are under construction, one in Old Lyme and the other at Glenwood Park on the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport. Beacon Falls and Naugatuck are two good spawning areas, said Robert Gregorski, president of the Naugatuck River Watershed ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dailyrepublic.com/features/fish-to-get-easier-journey-on-naugatuck-river/

Chris Elsberry: DeChent 'The Man' then at UB and now as Yonkers assistant principal

To the longtime, die-hard fans of University of Bridgeport basketball, he will forever be remembered as "The Man."



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Chris-Elsberry-DeChent-The-Man-then-at-UB-and-4690094.php

Ducks' Brownell shuts down Bluefish

The Bridgeport Bluefish were defeated by the Long Island Ducks 8-1 in Saturday night's game at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Ducks-Brownell-shuts-down-Bluefish-4691493.php

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Fruits and veg, by prescription: NYC launches new program

... told CTV's Canada AM from Boston Friday. That led Anand to team up with Wholesome Wave, a non-profit group in Bridgeport, Conn. that supports family farmers and community access to local produce. Together, they came up with the idea of a coupon ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/fruits-and-veg-by-prescription-nyc-launches-new-program-1.1384747?

Folks 'take in all that energy' at the Vibes

Day 3 of the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Folks-take-in-all-that-energy-at-the-Vibes-4691333.php

Bridgeport needle exchange faces layoffs

... in Connecticut -- is at a crossroads even as heroin use is surging. The two health department staffers who travel Bridgeport by van trading clean syringes for dirty ones to prevent the spread of blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis are facing ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-needle-exchange-faces-layoffs-4691307.php

Gathering of the Vibes - Day 3

Day 3 of the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-3-67145.php

Bridgeport needle exchange faces layoffs

... in Connecticut -- is at a crossroads even as heroin use is surging. The two health department staffers who travel Bridgeport by van trading clean syringes for dirty ones to prevent the spread of blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis are facing ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-needle-exchange-faces-layoffs-4691204.php

Photos: Day 3

Day 3 of the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-3-67145.php

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund To Conduct Free...

... and check for evidence of asbestos and mold. "This program and the canvassing efforts have been a huge success in Bridgeport and other local towns. Now, we're looking to touch as many customers as possible within the New Haven community," said ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/new-haven/hcrs-77727-new-haven-20130722,0,5671680.story

Bass Pro delayed until spring 2015

... that Missouri-based Bass Pro had agreed to be the anchor company at Steel Point, the long-fallow land along Bridgeport Harbor visible from Interstate 95. The company was lured to Connecticut with a package of unspecified financial incentives that ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bass-Pro-delayed-until-spring-2015-4690963.php

Made in Bridgeport: the movie

David Kooris, Bridgeport economic development director, gives documentary directors Vincent Vittorio and Nathaniel McGill and Fairfield County business leaders a tour of manufacturing facilities in the cityaAos South End.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Made-in-Bridgeport-the-movie-4690942.php

Police investigate death at Vibes

... the death of an attendee at the Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park. Photo: Denis O'Malley Bridgeport police officers patrol the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn. Friday, July ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Police-Apparent-overdose-death-at-Vibes-4689441.php

Harkins says gains made during first term

... in the South End. Harkins also credited his administration with settling a long-simmering disagreement with Bridgeport over Sikorsky Memorial Airport , which is entirely in Stratford, but owned by Bridgeport. This is one election that is the mayor's ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Harkins-says-gains-made-during-first-term-4690897.php

Great deal: Sales, summer, sun Saturday downtown

... Emily Fish at the counter during Fairfield's Sidewalk Sales on Saturday. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Janelle Smith of Bridgeport and daughter Gabrielle sample Unbakeables cookie dough bites near The Pantry on Saturday during Fairfield's Sidewalk Sales ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Great-deal-Sales-summer-sun-Saturday-downtown-4690875.php

N. Indiana museum preserves steam-powered car

... was an automobile manufacturer founded in 1899 in Watertown, Mass., but production transferred a year later to Bridgeport, Conn., where it continued in business until 1929. The firm produced small steam cars until 1903, then switched to larger ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstalkradiowhio.com/news/ap/automotive/n-indiana-museum-preserves-steam-powered-car/nY5zQ/

N. Indiana museum preserves steam-powered car

... automobile manufacturer founded in 1899 in Watertown, Massachusetts, but production transferred a year later to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where it continued in business until 1929. The firm produced small steam cars until 1903, then switched to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/3a608f6ed8a04870b444b729af75f56f/IN--Exchange-Steam-Powered-Car

WBAI in Crisis

... "Economic Update," and the "Radio Unnameable," with Bob Fass. Reginald Johnson is a free-lance writer based in Bridgeport, Ct. His work has appeared in The New York Times, BBC-Online, the Connecticut Post, his web magazine, The Pequonnock, and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.opednews.com/articles/WBAI-in-Crisis-by-Reginald-Johnson-130727-612.html

Paul Vallas, former New Orleans superintendent, will keep Conn. job during appeal

... Superintendent Paul Vallas greets the new graduates of L.E. Rabouin High School in 2008. He's now under attack in Bridgeport, Conn. (Chris Granger, The Times-Picayune) The Connecticut Supreme Court has decided that Paul Vallas , the former Recovery ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2013/07/paul_vallas_former_new_orleans_1.html

Animal News Desk / Cathy Kangas

... were spayed and neutered. As a result of the grant, the outdoor populations of cats in some areas of Norwalk and Bridgeport were stabilized. After the animals are fixed, the feral cats are returned to their outside homes. Those cats who are ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/opinion/article/Animal-News-Desk-Cathy-Kangas-4690671.php

Animal News Desk / Cathy Kangas

... were spayed and neutered. As a result of the grant, the outdoor populations of cats in some areas of Norwalk and Bridgeport were stabilized. After the animals are fixed, the feral cats are returned to their outside homes. Those cats who are ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/opinion/article/Animal-News-Desk-Cathy-Kangas-4690670.php

PanacheSTOP the World: Charlie Crist Wants to Get Back on

... 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/4,781W/569.html

Report: Unfinished Easton Animal Shelter Suffers Financial Woes

... Newspapers investigation . At least 10 subcontractors, vendors and an employee of Carlson Construction LLC of Bridgeport -- the contractor for the animal shelter -- have a verified state Department of Labor claim that Carlson owes them tens of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/news/report-unfinished-easton-animal-shelter-suffers-financial-woes

Maxine B. Boykin, 86, Health Professional, Mother of Sandra E. Vining

Maxine B. Boykin, 86, of Bridgeport, CT went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.orangectlive.com/2013/07/26/maxine-b-boykin-86-health-professional-mother-of-sandra-e-vining/

The Greek Spot opens in Alfonzo's space in Milford

... meat, and the baklava sundae, are top-sellers. Leo Koutikas, owner of the New Colony Diner II on Main Street in Bridgeport, said his after 15 years of running his family diner, he wanted to pursue his dream of opening a Greek cafe, much like the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/The-Greek-Spot-opens-in-Alfonzo-s-space-in-Milford-4690221.php

Friday, July 26, 2013

Convicted, Westport Pay Dirt Schemer Sentenced

... after 18 months followed by five-and-a-half years of probation, according to the Superior Court clerk's office in Bridgeport. "When he comes out, he still has five-and-a-half years hanging over his heard, and if he violates his probation, there are ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/44550/

Cops walk a beat in housing complexes

A press conference was held at the Greene Homes housing complex located on Highland Avenue in Bridgeport on Friday, July 26, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-walk-a-beat-in-housing-complexes-4690198.php

Police: Apparent overdose death at Vibes

... the death of an attendee at the Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park. Photo: Denis O'Malley Bridgeport police officers patrol the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn. Friday, July ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/article/Police-Apparent-overdose-death-at-Vibes-4689441.php

Redman's home run gives Bluefish 2-1 win over Ducks

Prentice Redman 's two-run home run in the first inning was all the offense the Bridgeport Bluefish needed in a 2-1 win over the Long Island Ducks Friday night at Harbor Yard.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Redman-s-home-run-gives-Bluefish-2-1-win-over-4690179.php

Gathering of the Vibes gets into full swing

Katie Feinstein faces the Long Island Sound as she practices yoga at the annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-gets-into-full-swing-4690092.php

Reply

... that Whitehead beat the famed Kitty Hawk flight with a powered flight in the Lordship section of what was then Bridgeport - and now Stratford - with his No. 21 Flyer on Aug. 14, 1901, a full two years before the Wrights. "This debate has been ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/21473/malloy-signs-law-declaring-whitehead-first-in-flight/?replytocom=17883

Photos: Day 2

Day 2 of the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-2-67105.php

Day 1

The 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-1-67028.php

Boogie the pounds away at dance event

... effort Get Healthy Connecticut, a coalition of local businesses and organizations aiming to get people in Greater Bridgeport to eat better and move more frequently. "Dancing is just another way for people to be active, and to have fun and laugh," ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Boogie-the-pounds-away-at-dance-event-4688697.php

Westport Man Gets 18 Months In Prison For Yankee Stadium Dirt Scam

... said. Hayward, 54, was found guilty by a jury of first-degree larceny in May. His sentence was handed down in Bridgeport by Superior Court Judge John Blawie. The fraud began in 2008, when Hayward convinced the victim to invest $34,000 in a business ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/westport-man-gets-18-months-prison-yankee-stadium-dirt-scam

Gathering of the Vibes - Day 2

Day 2 of the 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-2-67105.php

Fairfield Police: Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of Teen

... said. According to the police report, the girl was visiting family in Fairfield from out of the country and met Bridgeport resident Hilario Perez-Canalizo, 32, at a gym in Trumbull a week ago. Her family notified police Thursday night that she was ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-man-charged-sexual-assault-teen

Strangefolk Jams With Gans And Crosby At Gathering Of The Vibes

This year's installment of long running festival the Gathering Of The Vibes kicked off last night at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.jambase.com/Articles/118995/Strangefolk-Jams-With-Gans-And-Crosby-At-Gathering-Of-The-Vibes

Stamford best bets: What to do in and around town this weekend

As was the scene in 2012, it is expected that Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn. will again be filled this weekend with tens of thousands of music fans of all ages.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Stamford-best-bets-What-to-do-in-and-around-town-4689028.php

Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport

The Gathering of the Vibes returns to Bridgeport's Seaside Park for its 18th annual music festival, held July 25 to July 28. The much-anticipated Gathering of the Vibes music festival will draw 20,000 to Bridgeport for its 18th year of music and entertainment.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/the-scene/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Returns-to-Bridgeport-214183841.html

Boogie the pounds away at dance event

... effort Get Healthy Connecticut, a coalition of local businesses and organizations aiming to get people in Greater Bridgeport to eat better and move more frequently. "Dancing is just another way for people to be active, and to have fun and laugh," ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Boogie-the-pounds-away-at-dance-event-4688697.php

FlirtAndWorkout Looks At Best Workouts For Women; Reveals Top System

Bridgeport, CT -- It seems that with each passing season, a plethora of new workout systems are released onto the marketplace.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.emailwire.com/release/129323-FlirtAndWorkout-Looks-At-Best-Workouts-For-Women-Reveals-Top-System.html

Man charged with sexually assaulting Fairfield teen

Hilario Perez-Canalizo, 31, of Bridgeport, was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor after police said he had oral sex and sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old Fairfield female.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/articleGallery/Man-charged-with-sexually-assaulting-Fairfield-4688548.php

Bad vibrations or bad karma? Fairfielders debate 'noise' from Gathering of Vibes

Debate has erupted on the Fairfield Police Department 's Facebook page after officials posted a message early Friday saying they had been receiving numerous complaints from town residents regarding noise generated from the Gathering of the Vibes music festival, which opened Thursday night for a weekend-long run at Seaside Park in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Bad-vibrations-or-bad-karma-Fairfielders-debate-4688481.php

Ann M. Grant, 73, Of Fairfield, Former Legal Secretary

Grant was born in Bridgeport to Raymond and Margaret Plunske. She was a graduate of Andrew Warde High School and Butler Business School.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/ann-m-grant-73-fairfield-former-legal-secretary

Helen Fleming

... six great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Fleming was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to the late John and Maryjanna (Gleba) Grzyb. She was raised in Clinton, attended local schools and was a graduate of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.telegram.com/article/20130725/COULTER01/130729889

Fairfield police get Vibes complaints

... Friday on the Fairfield Police page. "Please be aware that the Gathering of the Vibes takes place this weekend in Bridgeport and the sound from this event travels great distances. The FPD does not have control of this event nor do we have ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fairfield-police-get-Vibes-complaints-4688356.php

Connecticut Bus Accident Lawyer Joseph Morelli Comments On Serious Bus Crash On I-95 In Connecticut

... buses crash on I-95 in Stratford" (July 3, 2013). The injured passengers were taken to several hospitals in the Bridgeport, CT area, Eyewitness News 7 reported. "Even if you don't think you are injured after a bus accident, it's important that you ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/bus-accident/lawyer-ct/prweb10939866.htm

Obituary: Michael F. Nadhazi

... July 22, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Nadhazi was born on March 3, 1970 in Bridgeport a son of Joseph Nadhazi Sr. of Bridgeport and Patricia Gerics of Florida. He was a landscaper until he became disabled in 2007. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mycitizensnews.com/obituaries/2013/07/obituary-michael-f-nadhazi/

Beach closings in Connecticut becoming more frequent

Tod's Point proved not to be n attraction after The Greenwich Department of Health closed the water there and Byram Beach to swimmers Aug. 22, 2009.



via Greenwich Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Beach-closings-in-Connecticut-becoming-more-1456366.php

Mike Hogan: Still Got It?

... through three hours of traffic to see Bob play with Wilco and My Morning Jacket at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut . (Their "Americanarama" tour comes to Hoboken, Jones Beach and Camden, NJ, this weekend .) If there are five levels ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-hogan/bob-dylan-in-concert_b_3654022.html

Endangered leopard comes to Connecticut

... located next to the lynx exhibit. The exhibit would not have been possible without the support of the City of Bridgeport, the Connecticut Zoological society, and through the generous donations of zoo patrons. If you would like to receive alerts for ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/endangered-leopard-comes-to-connecticut?cid=rss

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Bluefish score twice in eighth for 4-2 win over Ducks

Iggy Suarez and Brandon Chaves each had an RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Bridgeport Bluefish a 4-2 win over the Long Island Ducks Thursday night at Harbor Yard.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-score-twice-in-eighth-for-4-2-win-over-4687940.php

Gray skies, high spirits at Vibes

Travis Gray of Wild Adriatic performs during the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Gray-skies-high-spirits-at-Vibes-4687791.php

Priest facing firearm charges to be released

... The U.S. Attorney's office says he will be released Friday on $500,000 bond and confined to his sister's Bridgeport home. Police are also investigating a complaint of alleged child sexual abuse against Gotta that prompted the Archdiocese of Hartford ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/crime/article/Priest-facing-firearm-charges-to-be-released-4687183.php

Board ignoring responsibilities

It's likely that the traveling sideshow that is the Bridgeport Board of Education will be off the front page over the next few days in deference to the professional entertainers who will be in town for The Gathering of the Vibes.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Board-ignoring-responsibilities-4687584.php

Bridgeport Schools Chief Allowed To Stay In Job During Appeal

Bridgeport's embattled superintendent, Paul Vallas, will get to stay on the job this fall as the Supreme Court considers his case.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/education/hc-vallas-allowed-stay-0726-20130725,0,5142796.story

Police: Man Charged With Assault At Fairfield Home Depot

... merchandise was arrested after an employee who confronted him was struck in the face. The police report says that Bridgeport resident Randolph Harrell, 57, attempted to leave the store with an Echo chain saw and a Dewalt drill combo kit, a total ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/police-man-charged-assault-fairfield-home-depot

Cops: Man tried to return stolen merchandise for cash

... at TJ Maxx, 425 Tunxis Hill Cutoff, on June 22. The merchandise taken by the suspect was purchased at a store in Bridgeport earlier that day, and the man seen in surveillance video breaking into the car is believed to be the same man who tried to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Cops-Man-tried-to-return-stolen-merchandise-for-4687093.php

Court: Vallas can keep job during appeal process

Paul Vallas addresses a rally supporting him at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit at 790 Union Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Vallas-to-keep-job-during-appeal-process-4687254.php

Fairfield Police Ask For Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

... to police, the man was seen on a security camera a short time later attempting to return the items for cash at a Bridgeport business claiming to be the victim's husband. The suspect is described as a white male with a weathered complexion, between ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-ask-assistance-identifying-theft-suspect

Police: Teen Charged In Connection With Three Fairfield Car Break-Ins

... into in Fairfield and police found one suspect that night and the second turned himself in to police Wednesday. Bridgeport resident Hector Morales, 19, surrendered on an outstanding warrant. He was charged with three counts of burglary in the third ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-teen-charged-connection-three-fairfield-car-break-ins

Gathering of the Vibes - Day 1

The 18th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/slideshow/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-Day-1-67028.php

'Pop Art' exhibition on view in Bridgeport

"Bridgeprot Charm City 1" by Bridgeport artist MIA Lipstick is on view in "Pop Art Bridgeport," an exhibition at Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/Pop-Art-exhibition-on-view-in-Bridgeport-4686913.php

Summer free Shakespeare season winds down

Executive producer Bert Garskof and producing artistic director Ellen Lieberman are presenting the Connecticut Free Shakespeare production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at McLevy Green in Bridgeport and on the grounds of the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre in Stratford.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Summer-free-Shakespeare-season-winds-down-4686533.php

Norwalk teen builds his brand

Philip Post, of Norwalk, recently opened a retail store for his Dertbag clothing line, in the Arcade Mall, Bridgeport, Conn., July 19th, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Norwalk-teen-builds-his-brand-4686387.php

Microgrid grants will power key services

... the senior center in the event of a citywide power outage. "This is an exciting day for all of us in the city of Bridgeport," Mayor Bill Finch said during a news conference outside the Margaret E. Morton Government Center . The city is one of eight ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Microgrid-grants-will-power-key-services-4686392.php

Chantal Chomortany Porter, 54, Native Of Fairfield

... was born Sept. 20, 1958, to Allan and Evelyn Convertito Chomortany, of Fairfield. She grew up in Fairfield and Bridgeport, and was a graduate of Bassick High School in 1977, and Western Connecticut University in Danbury. She moved to Kansas 14 years ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/chantal-chomortany-porter-54-native-fairfield

Police Make Arrest After New Haven Amber Alert

... daughter, Azryrah, at knifepoint rom an apartment on Norton Street on Monday and driving them in the direction of Bridgeport. Police issued an Amber Alert and searched for Rhoden's 2002 blue Buick Century with Connecticut license plate 410-ZVD. Two ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/New-Haven-Police-Investigating-Kidnapping-216484081.html

The Home Team / Still comfy after all these years

... outside to light up, and his endless array of sweaters dazzled the eye. When Mike would get all worked up about Bridgeport politics, and Mario would have to calm him down. When Ann, manning the third chair, told all her teenage customers, in her ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/opinion/article/The-Home-Team-Still-comfy-after-all-these-years-4685966.php

Man shot to death in Bridgeport

Police are searching for the man who shot and killed another man in Bridgeport on Wednesday evening.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/man-shot-to-death-in-bridgeport

Bridgeport police investigate fatal shooting

... for 36-year-old Jose Miguel Torres in connection with the shooting. They say he's considered armed and dangerous. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Bridgeport police are searching for a man they say gunned down another man in the city. Investigators say ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Bridgeport-police-investigate-fatal-shooting-4685679.php

PanacheSTOP the World: Charlie Crist Wants to Get Back on

... 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/4,77/569.html

Gathering keeps evolving

Kung Fu keyboardist Todd Stoops hangs out during an advance tour Wednesday, July 24, 2013 before the start of the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Gathering-keeps-evolving-4685562.php

Bluefish fall to Blue Crabs 5-4

The Bridgeport Bluefish closed out a 10-game road trip with a 5-4 loss to the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Wednesday morning.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-fall-to-Blue-Crabs-5-4-4685568.php

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Woman accused of stealing $250,000 in watches

... Army employee. She was held in custody on a $50,000 bond, and is slated to answer the charge at Superior Court in Bridgeport. The court date was unavailable at press time. Carattini-Bancroft is charged with first-degree larceny, a felony for her ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Tick-tick-tick-you-re-under-arrest-4685412.php

Easy come, easy go for Montessori school

... New Haven Federation of Teachers supported the plan. The same plan, proposed for the former Whittier School in Bridgeport, was opposed by teachers and a good number of parents who said the plan would divert resources away from traditional public ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Easy-come-easy-go-for-Montessori-school-4685399.php

The wreaths across America Escort will be entering CT on the journey to Arlington National Cemetery

... there at 7:30 am for their first stop of the day at Southington High School. Around 9:30 am they head down to Bridgeport for a stop at Homes for the Brave at 10:30. After a ceremony there, the next stop is Sikorsky Aircraft for another ceremony ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/the-wreaths-across-america-escort-will-be-entering-ct-on-the-journey-to-arlington-national-cemetery

New deals around town

... leases -- one representing Caregivers Home Solutions (Caregivers), which has moved from Clinton Avenue in Bridgeport to 2875 Main St., in Stratford. Caselli Martin Real Estate represented the landlord. Wood was the sole broker for a new delicatessen ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/New-deals-around-town-4685315.php

Man shot dead near city school

... was shot at Clermont Avenue and Pixlee Place at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013. He was driven by a friend to Bridgeport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The shooting occurred within 100 yards of Hall School on Clermont Avenue. Photo: ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-ID-homicide-victim-4685190.php

Gathering of the Vibes keeps evolving

Kung Fu keyboardist Todd Stoops hangs out during an advance tour Wednesday, July 24, 2013 before the start of the 18th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Gathering-keeps-evolving-4685231.php

Summer salads shine

... Blanch snow peas for 1 minute. Drain. I was reminded of my favorite summer salad by reader Celia Turetsky of Bridgeport, who wrote that her mom made a tomato/cucumber salad dressed with sour cream and seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic powder, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Summer-salads-shine-4685116.php

Microgrid grants will power key services

... the senior center in the event of a city-wide power outage. "This is an exciting day for all of us in the city of Bridgeport," Mayor Bill Finch said during a press conference outside the Margaret E. Morton Government Center . The city is one of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Microgrid-grants-will-power-key-services-4685044.php

Gomes says school board had it coming

Board of Education Chairman Kenneth Moales Jr. tries to calm Former state senator Edward Gomes whho was yelling at him during a Board of Education meeting at Bridgeport City Hall in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Gomes-says-school-board-had-it-coming-4684987.php

Driver found on car roof after 4-car crash

... unable to answer questions. He did not have a visible injuries and was taken to St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport. According to the report, the man was driving west on Kings Highway East near Jennings when he hit a car stopped for a red ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Cops-Driver-incoherent-on-car-roof-after-4-car-4682144.php

Two firefighters live on in memory

Marianne Velasquez, widow of Bridgeport fire Lt. Steven Velasquez, and her daughter, Salina, 4, receive a bouquet of flowers during a ceremony honoring Velasquez and Firefighter Michel Baik outside the Ladder 11 firehouse on Ocean Terrace in Bridgeport, Conn on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Two-firefighters-live-on-in-memory-4683975.php

Stuck in neutral on $400,000 driveway

... to project developer Manuel "Manny" Moutinho's waterfront mansion in Stratford. Photo: Autumn Driscoll A pair of Bridgeport residents checks out the new City of Bridgeport-owned driveway recently completed to access the waterfront home of Mark IV ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Stuck-in-neutral-on-400-000-driveway-4682753.php

Young man dubbed a naked intrudera sentenced to 10 years, suspended after three

... and was listed in critical condition for several weeks before being released from the hospital and taken to a Bridgeport corrections center. Prue most recently lived in Rolesville, N.C., and is formerly of West Haven and Trumbull. According to news ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/7936/young-man-dubbed-naked-intruder-sentenced-to-10-years-suspended-after-three/

Gathering of the Vibes 2013 schedule

Phil Lesh and his band will perform Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, at the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/article/Gathering-of-the-Vibes-2013-schedule-4681819.php

Early Vibes stalwart is back

Warren Haynes, second from right, and Gov't Mule will perform Saturday, July 27, at the Gathering of the Vibes at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/vibes/article/Gov-t-Mule-This-early-Vibes-stalwart-is-back-in-4681814.php

Use Mobile Transactions to Drive Revenue Growth

... "Adoption of mobile is unprecedented, surpassing even email adoption a decade ago," says Carissa Ganelli, CEO, , Bridgeport, CT. "More people than ever are accessing the Internet today, and it is driven mainly by mobile," she adds. Mobile commerce ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/use-mobile-transactions-drive-revenue-growth

Gov't Mule: Vibes stalwart back in groove

Warren Haynes, second from right, and Gov't Mule will perform Saturday, July 27, at the Gathering of the Vibes at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Gov-t-Mule-Vibes-stalwart-back-in-groove-4681582.php

Lamonte, Gerald Anthony

... 52, died June 22, 2013 in El Paso, Texas, cause of death pending. Mr. Lamonte was born August 20, 1960 in Bridgeport, CT and moved to Lakeland 34 years ago from Monroe, CT. He worked as a truck driver for Rowland Transportation. He enjoyed swimming ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theledger/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=166015115

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Bluefish hold on for win over Blue Crabs

Daniel Mayora had five RBIs, including a two-run home run, to lead the Bridgeport Bluefish in an 8-4 win over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Tuesday night at Regency Furniture Stadium.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-hold-on-for-win-over-Blue-Crabs-4682884.php

School board votes to pay, not search

Board of Education Chairman Kenneth Moales Jr. tries to calm Former state senator Edward Gomes whho was yelling at him during a Board of Education meeting at Bridgeport City Hall in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/School-board-votes-to-pay-not-search-4682825.php

Republican ticket seeks to gain ground

... Education, meanwhile, were: David Burnell , an adjunct professor of business and engineering at the University of Bridgeport ; John Weldon , a former candidate for City Council in Black Rock; and Joe Larcheveque , the father of three children at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Republican-ticket-seeks-to-gain-ground-4682737.php

Ordinance Committee review delayed

... ruled that Stratford should have never issued Moutinho his permits. The town last week wrote to Finch that if Bridgeport did not appeal the ruling in two weeks, the city must tear up the driveway. Council members including McCarthy, who sits with ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Ordinance-Committee-review-delayed-4682753.php

Llodra helps launch Herbst's reelection bid

... School . His mother is a retired Milford school principal who piloted the state's first all-day kindergarten in Bridgeport. He uses Twitter to update constituents and crow about positive things taking place in his town, from restaurant openings and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Llodra-helps-launch-Herbst-s-reelection-bid-4682791.php

Bridgeport Man Charged With Sexual Assault

The victim told police that she was forced, at knife point, to a secluded area where the suspect then assaulted her. She then alerted several people in the area that she had been assaulted and they attempted to chase the suspect down, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-sex-assault-0724-20130723,0,5113951.story?track=rss

3 Freaky Real-Life Warren Files That Should Be Considered for 'The Conjuring 2'

... the future?" To which little Lorraine simply said, "Yes." When Ed was 16, he worked at the Colonial Theatre in Bridgeport, Connecticut as an usher -- the same theater Lorraine visited frequently with her mother. Ed and Lorraine talked a bit each ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.movies.com/movie-news/the-conjuring-2-story/12955?wssac=164&wssaffid=news

UI hardens substations against high water

Workers create a flood barrier wall by filling Hesco bags with sand around the perimeter of United Illuminating's Congress Street Substation in Bridgeport, Conn on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/UI-hardens-substations-against-high-water-4682439.php

Police arrest sex assault suspect

... Kaempffer said. Officers directed to the area he fled found the suspect, identified as Arturo Hernandez , of Bridgeport, hiding in a Dumpster. When Detective James Borrico lifted the receptacle's lid he found Hernandez on top of the trash bags ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-arrest-sex-assault-suspect-4682421.php

UI hardens substations against high water

Workers create a flood barrier wall by filling Hesco bags with sand around the perimeter of United Illuminating's Congress Street Substation in Bridgeport, Conn on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/UI-hardens-substations-against-high-water-4682439.php

A `somber day' three years later

Three years ago today, on an afternoon not unlike the suffocating ones of the recent heat wave, Bridgeport firefighters responded to an incident that department members would tell you should have been routine: fire in a typical Bridgeport three-story wooden house at 41 Elmwood Ave. on the city's West Side.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/A-somber-day-three-years-later-4682298.php

Higher authority says church safe for occupancy?

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit holds Sunday Mass on Union Ave. in Bridgeport, Conn, on July 21, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Higher-authority-says-church-safe-for-occupancy-4682085.php

Musical '13' at Bridgeport Bijou

The Jason Robert Brown musical "13" is being presented at Bridgeport's Bijou Theatre Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27. Photo: Contributed Photo A musical about kids performed by kids -- "13" -- is being presented at the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport Thursday, July 25, through Saturday, July 27. The music and lyrics are by Jason Robert ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Musical-13-at-Bridgeport-Bijou-4681977.php

Higher authority for church without certificate of occupancy?

... by the local building official that the building is safe. It is also unclear how many other buildings in Bridgeport have been extended the same courtesy, and are allowed to remain open without a certificate of occupancy. Despite the fact that Mayor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Higher-authority-for-church-without-certificate-4682085.php

Obituary: John J. Berky, 74 of Trumbull, formerly of Milford

John J. Berky, age 74 of Trumbull passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at Bridgeport Hospital.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/7919/obituary-john-j-berky-74-of-trumbull-formerly-of-milford/

Gov't Mule: This early Vibes stalwart is back in Bridgeport groove

Warren Haynes, second from right, and Gov't Mule will perform Saturday, July 27, at the Gathering of the Vibes at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Gov-t-Mule-This-early-Vibes-stalwart-is-back-in-4681582.php

Snoozing driver charged with DWI

David Calderon , 30, of 18285 North Ave., Bridgeport, was arrested July 20 on a charge of driving while intoxicated after police found him asleep at the wheel.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Snoozing-driver-charged-with-DWI-4681319.php

Where to get rich? How about Colorado Springs?

... comes courtesy of the website CreditDonkey.com, which ranked the Colorado town No. 9 on its list -- a tie with Bridgeport, Conn. The rankings are based on the number of patents granted, local economic growth and the percentage of high-income ...



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Who Needs San Diego or New York - Connecticut Has It's Own ComiCONN

... collectibles, sci-fi and cosplay returns with nearly 200 exhibits, batmobiles, artists from Marvel & DC and more. Bridgeport, CT, July 23, 2013 --( PR.com )-- ComiCONN Returns to Connecticut for its Fantastic 4th Convention. Look up in the skyokay, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.pr.com/press-release/502082

City Democrats stick with incumbents

... Andre Baker , who will wage a primary battle for a school board seat instead. Castillo, 74, is a familiar face in Bridgeport, after serving in many appointed capacities, including as a member of the fire and parks commissions. Clark, who lives in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-Democrats-stick-with-incumbents-4680496.php

Monday, July 22, 2013

Schools need to leave Vallas behind

In the aftermath of the court ruling that Paul Vallas is legally unqualified to serve as a superintendent in the state of Connecticut, and the subsequent ruling that he must vacate his post immediately while the appeal of the ruling goes through, too many questions remain for Vallas to remain head of schools in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Schools-need-to-leave-Vallas-behind-4680093.php

City Democrats largely stick with incumbents

... Andre Baker , who will wage a primary battle for a school board seat instead. Castillo, 74, is a familiar face in Bridgeport, after serving in many appointed capacities, including as a member of the fire and parks commissions. Castillo, who is now a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-Democrats-largely-stick-with-incumbents-4680496.php

Kidnapped infant found in Bridgeport

... at the time of the kidnapping, Hartman said. Detectives from the New Haven Police Department , along with Bridgeport police officers, recovered the child at about 5 p.m. on Colorado Avenue near the home of a relative of Rhoden. Police also took ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Kidnapped-infant-found-in-Bridgeport-4680212.php

Around the Rosy Open for Business

... tainer Michael Bolton of Westport, Bolotin said she just completed her Master's in education at the University of Bridgeport in May. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/44484/

Police: Fleeing driver crashes into highway barrier

... after the vehicle struck safety barrels at the top of an I-95 exit ramp early Sunday. Michael Ignatowski , 41, of Bridgeport, was fleeing from police when the crash occurred, according to the State Police accident report. Ignatowski was unconscious ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Police-Fleeing-driver-crashes-into-highway-4679624.php

Obituary: Mary Rose Bonaccorso, 68, of Shelton

... her loving family by her side. She was the devoted wife of Russell Bonaccorso, Sr. for 45 years. She was born in Bridgeport, CT on Dec. 25, 1944. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Helen McMahon Noonan and was a Shelton resident for the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/22161/obituary-mary-rose-bonaccorso-68-of-shelton/

Obituary: Anthony P. Tedesco, 87, of Trumbull

... on Friday July 19, 2013. A butcher for over 65 years, at the age of 17, Tony opened the Paradise Superette in Bridgeport for which he operated for many years. Tony will always be known for his delicious sausage and his homemade wine. He was a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/7885/obituary-anthony-p-tedesco-87-of-trumbull/

Springs ranks in top 10 a make it richa list

Colorado Springs tied with Bridgeport, Conn., for the ninth small city to "make it rich in," according to CreditDonkey.com.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://csbj.com/2013/07/22/springs-ranks-in-top-10-make-it-rich-list/

U.S. Transportation Secretary visiting Connecticut

... Foxx's visit comes after several recent rail mishaps, including a collision betweeen two Metro North trains in Bridgeport, a derailment in the Bronx on Friday and a transformer fire in Milford that briefly delayed commuters. A Metro North employee ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/U-S-Transportation-Secretary-visiting-Connecticut-4679038.php

Public-Access Cable: Anyone's A Star

... with Tourette's syndrome. LA Weekly compared watching it to taking LSD. Program: The Lone Shark Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut (1991-2001) Details: Created and hosted by Jim Sharky and Sean Haffner, The Lone Shark was known for pushing the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/22/Public-Access-Cable-Anyones-A-Star/

PanacheSTOP the World: Charlie Crist Wants to Get Back on

... 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/4,776/568.html

Back and forth on Whitehead flight claims

... saw Gustave Whitehead fly more than two years before the Wright brothers' flight. Richard Howell , editor of the Bridgeport Sunday Herald, was present at the Aug. 14, 1901, Whitehead flight and reported it in the Aug. 19, 1901, edition of the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Back-and-forth-on-Whitehead-flight-claims-4675107.php

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Obituary: Kathryn E. Ahern Hiza, 79, Beloved Wife, Mother,...

... summer afternoon, with her husband and son at her side, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Born February 13, 1934 in Bridgeport, CT, she was the daughter of the late James and Kathryn McCormick Ahern. Kathryn was the devoted wife of Robert J. Hiza, proud ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.orangectlive.com/2013/07/21/obituary-kathryn-e-ahern-hiza-79-beloved-wife-mother-grandmother-beach-girl-funeral-on-monday-july-22/

International Children's Art Show

"Waiting for Santa" by Jasmine Julian, 11, of the John Winthrop School in Bridgeport is one of 150 works displayed in the 17th International Children's Art Show, open through Sept.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Art/International-Children-s-Art-Show20629.shtml

Faith in the face of foreclosure

Cathedral of the Holy Spirit holds Sunday Mass on Union Ave. in Bridgeport, Conn, on July 21, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Faithful-optimistic-despite-money-woes-4678012.php

Proposal calls for supermarket, housing in Bridgeport

... with the city's Office of Planning and Economic Development . To accomplish this, the city has been working with Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust on a proposal to build a three-story, mix-used building at 1815-1823 Stratford Ave. Besides building and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Proposal-would-bring-in-food-housing-4678025.php

Mother seeks headstone for murdered girl

Family and friends hang a sign for a memorial service and fundraiser for Ke'Ijahnae "Nu Nu" Robinson at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Mother-seeks-headstone-for-murdered-girl-4678058.php

City begins Brooklawn Avenue Streetscape improvements

Mayor Bill Finch announced recently that the City of Bridgeport will begin a streetscape improvement project for Brooklawn Avenue between Villa and North Avenues.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/Local_2/City-begins-Brooklawn-Avenue-Streetscape-improvements20588.shtml

Brock Peterson called up to Majors

Brock Peterson, a member of the 2011-12 Bridgeport Bluefish, was called up to the Major Leagues Saturday by the St. Louis Cardinals.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/baseball/Brock-Peterson-called-up-to-Majors20567.shtml

Shelton High robotics team hones skills for 'real world'

... and fund raising. Members served as mentors for lower-grade schools in Shelton as well as Harding High School in Bridgeport. "We want to spread out the excitement of engineering," Niski said. The robotics team is officially known as the Gaelhawks, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/22043/shelton-high-robotics-team-hones-skills-for-real-world/

Rotary Club makes a difference with Sunset Run

... such an amazing program," Sutton-Darr said. "We are helping a single-mom veteran by building a house for her in Bridgeport. It's scheduled to be done in November. We have members of the rotary not only helping to raise money, but driving nails and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Rotary-Club-makes-a-difference-with-Sunset-Run-4676011.php

Fish to get easier journey on Naugatuck River

... Two others are under construction, one in Old Lyme and the other at Glenwood Park on the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport. Beacon Falls and Naugatuck are two good spawning areas, said Robert Gregorski, president of the Naugatuck River Watershed ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/07/21/3506302/fish-to-get-easier-journey-on.html

Pressley's home run gives Skeeters 4-2 win over Bluefish

Josh Pressley hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, breaking a 2-2 tie and giving the Sugar Land Skeeters a 4-2 win over the Bridgeport Bluefish Saturday night at Constellation Field.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Pressley-s-home-run-gives-Skeeters-4-2-win-over-4677357.php

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Former Bluefish Peterson called up by Cardinals

Brock Peterson, a member of the 2011-12 Bridgeport Bluefish, was called up to the major leagues Saturday by the St. Louis Cardinals .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Former-Bluefish-Peterson-called-up-by-Cardinals-4677128.php

Kevin Duffy: Bridgeport trio tries to rise above the streets through basketball

Friends Corey Baldwin, left, Jamill Powell, center, and Jerome Parkins, pose at Went Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Kevin-Duffy-Bridgeport-trio-tries-to-rise-above-4677090.php

The gold rush for medical marijuana

Joseph Palmieri Jr. has plans to start a medical marijuana grow operation in a facility he owns on Burr Court in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/The-gold-rush-for-medical-marijuana-4677077.php

Security is first and foremost for Vibes organizers

National Construction Rentals employees Miguel Frias and Francisco Stephens, left, erect fencing in preparation for the upcoming Vibes Concert at Seaside Park along Broad Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Security-is-first-and-foremost-for-Vibes-4677067.php

Plan to give developer $741,709 raises questions

... Manuel Moutinho to construct a new driveway leading to his Stratford mansion on airport property owned by Bridgeport. Council members were shocked to learn the driveway funds were wrapped into a bond request for airport improvements that came before ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Move-to-give-developer-741-709-raises-questions-4677070.php

Reader Submitted: Emily Danger Performs At The Bijou Theater

Dark cabaret rock band Emily Danger will be making their Connecticut debut at the Bijou Theater in Bridgeport on Friday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hcrs-77591-bridgeport-20130717,0,977330.story?track=rss

GBS moves into new era with a surplus

The Greater Bridgeport Symphony holds a rehaersal at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/GBS-moves-into-new-era-with-a-surplus-4676847.php

Easton official takes shelter concerns to FBI

... money to cover all of them." There are numerous judgments against the contractor, Carlson Construction, LLC of Bridgeport, and several more lawsuits with upcoming trial dates against the firm, which is owned by Robert S. Carlson of Easton. A Hearst ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Easton-official-takes-shelter-concerns-to-FBI-4676858.php

Easton official takes shelter concerns to FBI

... money to cover all of them." There are numerous judgments against the contractor, Carlson Construction, LLC of Bridgeport, and several more lawsuits with upcoming trial dates against the firm, which is owned by Robert S. Carlson of Easton. A Hearst ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Easton-official-takes-shelter-concerns-to-FBI-4676810.php

AmericanaramA in Bridgeport: Dylan sings the blues, Wilco cover the Kinks

As previously reported, Bob Dylan pulled another surprise in the "number 14" slot at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, last night.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/americanarama-bridgeport-dylan-sings-the-blues-wilco-cover-the-kinks

CT man sentenced for threating letters

The U.S. Attorney's office says 46-year-old Roland Prejean, formerly of Thomaston and Morris, was sentenced to five years and 10 months Friday in federal court in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/crime/ct-man-sentenced-for-threating-letters

Train commuters roll with the punches

... to Grand Central was canceled outright and the 4:39 was a slightly late choreographed diesel-powered shuttle to Bridgeport combined with an electrified connection to Manhattan. "I just caught an earlier train," said Alogna. "I got the notification ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/traffic/trains/transformer-fire-knocks-out-metro-north

East Stroudsburg teen accused of kidnapping

... Maine state police said Friday that Ricardo David Perry, 18, of East Stroudsburg and Eugene Charleston, 19, of Bridgeport, Conn., were arrested and were being held without bail at the Kennebec County jail. Lt. David Tripp told the Kennebec Journal ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130720/NEWS90/307200308/-1/rss01

On Native GroundANOTHER Batch of Privatization Snake Oil

... 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/4,776W/567.html

GBS to celebrate 'old friends, new faces'

The Greater Bridgeport Symphony will open its 68th season on Sept. 28. Shown are muscians at rehearsal earlier this year.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/GBS-to-celebrate-old-friends-new-faces-4676349.php

Jam Central Station 7.20.13: Summer Music Festival Extravaganza Part 3

... 5 awesome festivals to check out in the final installment of our Summer Festival Preview! July 25-28 Seaside Park Bridgeport, CT Gathering of the Vibes started out as an annual celebration of all things Dead and has since grown to be the premier jam ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.411mania.com/music/columns/291279

Rare Amur leopard now at home at Bridgeport zoo

Sofiya, an Amur leopard, explores her new home at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Rare-Amur-leopard-now-at-home-at-Bridgeport-zoo-4676324.php

On superintendents and certifications

... During the summer of 2012, I applied for a clinical fellow position as a speech language pathologist in the Bridgeport public school system. I wanted to work in the Bridgeport public schools after I had a wonderful experience during my clinical ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/On-superintendents-and-certifications-4675108.php

Bob Dylan digs up old blues tune for Bridgeport, Connecticut, concert

... one of those nights. Bob Dylan played another unexpected cover version in the "number 14" spot earlier tonight in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The song was the debut of "Let Your Light Shine On Me" by Blind Willie Johnson. Dylan and his band was joined ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/bob-dylan-digs-up-old-blues-tune-for-bridgeport-connecticut-concert

Bluefish hit three homers in win over Skeeters

Mike Parisi pitched shutout ball over eight innings and the Bridgeport Bluefish hit three home runs in a 7-3 Atlantic League win over the Sugar Land Skeeters Friday night at Constellation Field.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Bluefish-hit-three-homers-in-win-over-Skeeters-4676245.php

Silver Alert Issued for 18 Year Old Peyton Rickhof Missing Since 7/18/13 in Fishers, Indiana

... the time," Officer Weger said. Silver Alert Issued for 15 Year Old Breanne Lilley Missing Since March 16, 2013 in Bridgeport, CT (Update: Found Safe)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://scaredmonkeys.com/2013/07/19/silver-alert-issued-for-18-year-old-peyton-rickhof-missing-since-71813-in-fishers-indiana/

Friday, July 19, 2013

Termination hearing continues for principal

Carmen Perez Dickson, right, attends her dismissal hearing in front of the Bridgeport Board of Education, at Bridgeport City Hall, in Bridgeport, Conn., July 15th, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Termination-hearing-continues-for-principal-4676085.php

$72 Million In Sandy Relief Funds On Way

... was necessary because the area took the brunt of last year's devastating storm. "The coast from Greenwich to Bridgeport got absolutely hammered," Himes said Friday. "This aid has been long delayed. I'm glad it's finally being addressed." The state's ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-sandy-federal-money-0720-20130719,0,4856505.story

Dylan die-hards brave long distances, heat

Peter Lounsbury, foreground, and his friend Robert Edwards, both from Naugatuck, take advantage of the little bit of shade to wait in line for the Bob Dylan concert at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Dylan-die-hards-brave-long-distances-heat-4675831.php

Charges dropped in bizarre extortion plot

... 8, 2010, had the monk arrange to meet Thuy Nguyen in the parking lot of the Westfield mall to give her the money. Bridgeport police set him up with a hidden microphone and the Secret Service supplied him with counterfeit money. Members of the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Charges-dropped-in-bizarre-extortion-plot-4675832.php

Bridgeport Seeks To Keep Vallas Working

A lawyer for the city of Bridgeport filed a motion with the Connecticut Supreme Court Friday seeking to keep Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas on the job while the court debates his future.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/education/hc-supreme-court-vallas-0720-20130719,0,4155172.story

BRIEF: Police seek help in ID'ing suspects [Connecticut Post, Bridgeport]

(Connecticut Post (Bridgeport) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 19--NORWALK -- Police have released security-camera photos from a May 5 theft of two smartphones from the AT&T Store, and are asking for the public's help. Two black men entered the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://technews.tmcnet.com/news/2013/07/19/7289071.htm

A ride in a 1957 MG Magnette saloon: Roadsters aren't the only cars that made MG famous

... U.S. and Canada, we ask Collins just how he came by this Magnette. "I bought it in 2003, it was at a dealer in Bridgeport Connecticut not far from an office where I worked in," he says. "I saw it in Hemmings actually, and this dealer had had for a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130719/CARNEWS01/130719789?

Heat, transformer fire delaying Metro-North trains

... The diesel-powered trains had been used at the start of the morning rush to shuttle Manhattan-bound passengers to Bridgeport, where they switched to the usual electricity-powered trains to Grand Central Terminal. The 4:21 didn't stop in Milford at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Transformer-fire-heat-delaying-Metro-North-trains-4674264.php

Metro-North delays persist

... The diesel-powered trains had been used at the start of the morning rush to shuttle Manhattan-bound passengers to Bridgeport, where they switched to the usual electricity-powered trains to Grand Central Terminal. The 4:21 didn't stop in Milford at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/local/article/Transformer-fire-heat-delaying-Metro-North-trains-4674264.php

Charges dropped in bizarre extortion plot

... 8, 2010 had the monk arrange to meet Thuy Nguyen in the parking lot of the Westfield mall to give her the money. Bridgeport police set him up with a hidden microphone and the Secret Service supplied him with counterfeit money. Members of the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Charges-dropped-in-bizarre-extortion-plot-4674934.php