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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Trumbull ad man launches skateboard company

... are sold directly through contacting Shore via phone or email and are also available at Rampage Skate Shop in Bridgeport and Utopia Skate Shop in Norwalk. "My boards aren't for getting air or going down railings or other crazy things that kids love ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Trumbull-ad-man-launches-skateboard-company-4944912.php

Doris Ann Heidgerd

Doris Ann Heidgerd was born Sept. 25, 1925 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the only child of Anna Ohrmann and William Forsberg originally of Brevens Bruk, Smaland, Sweden.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20131031-PUBLICRECORDS04-310310369

Obituary: Mary Margaret Cotter Haslob, 95

... School Class of 1935, she married her high school sweetheart and moved to the area in 1942 where she resided in Bridgeport and then moved to Stratford. Mary was a wonderful wife, homemaker, and mother of five sons who always kept her on her toes. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/obituary-mary-margaret-cotter-haslob-95

Teacher charged with sex assault

This booking photo provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows former Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Teacher-charged-with-sexually-assaulting-student-4944425.php

Principal suspended for dragging small children

Nakeya Hargrove, mom of one of the two students Carmen Perez Dickson is accused of dragging through the hall at Tisdale School, holds some of her child's school work Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at her home in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Kindergartner-dragging-principal-is-suspended-4941767.php

Thumbs Up, Down

... statement "In politics, nobody does something for nothing." She has since apologized for the remark about former Bridgeport Mayor John Fabrizi crossing party lines to endorse Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst in Trumbull. Politics isn't pretty, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-thumbs-up-20131031,0,2806650.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Courant%2FEditorials+%28courant.com+-+EDITORIALS%29

Debate 3: The Final Round

... before Nov. 5 in a debate centered around business. The debate was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, so many questions dealt with taxes and economic development. Asked what his short-term and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/debate-3-the-final-round

Sound Tigers' Cantin looking to take 'bigger steps'

... on the right track," coach Scott Pellerin said. "He has to take bigger steps." Without Finley, 26, the oldest of Bridgeport's seven defensemen is Mike Keenan , 24, a rookie out of Dartmouth. Dallas Jackson , in his first full AHL season, is three ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-Cantin-looking-to-take-bigger-4944322.php

Game day: Sound Tigers at Worcester Sharks

ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has lost five in a row, the past two on the road.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Game-day-Sound-Tigers-at-Worcester-Sharks-4944337.php

'Rising Stars' concert a benefit for Music For Youth

... free Young Persons' Concert Series at the Pequot Library in Fairfield and the school music residency program in Bridgeport. Cummiskey said that the monthly library concerts have attracted many families. "Music for Youth brings the world's best ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2013/10/31/rising_stars_concert_a_benefit_for.htm

Be A Part Of Something BIG In November - It's Basket Brigade Time Again

... together and deliver baskets with a complete Thanksgiving dinner to families in need in the greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas. Help us make a difference and join us on Saturday, November 23rd for a special day of giving, fun & friendship. As ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://orangectlive.com/2013/10/31/be-a-part-of-something-big-in-november-its-basket-brigade-time-again/

Is Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the best place to trick-or-treat tonight?

... the metro's population density and the median income there. Eighteen states are represented in the top 25 metros. Bridgeport, Conn., came in fourth and San Jose, Calif., in fifth. Check out the full list over at MPI . Niraj Chokshi reports for ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2013/10/31/is-poughkeepsie-n-y-the-best-place-to-trick-or-treat-tonight/

Cops: teacher, student had sex

This booking photo provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows former Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-Ludlowe-teacher-faces-17-charges-of-4943678.php

Job Search Tools Available Through CT Department of Labor

... as well as programs for employers such as tax credits and incentive programs and recruitment assistance." Bridgeport: Get Connected With LinkedIn on Nov. 4; RA sumA Critique on Nov. 8; GED Orientation on Nov. 19; Exploring Technical ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://darien.patch.com/groups/job-hunting/p/job-search-tools-available-through-ct-department-of-labor

Bridgeport Art Trail a 4-day celebration of city's cultural assets

Work by living legend Chuck Close will be on view during the Bridgeport Art Trail Nov. 7-10 at the Housatonic Museum of Art at Housatonic Community College.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Bridgeport-Art-Trail-a-4-day-celebration-of-4943663.php

Community engagement key for schools

My name is Eric Stewart-Alicea and I am running for Bridgeport Board of Education .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Community-engagement-key-for-schools-4943952.php

Alphonso 'Jake' Cavaliere

... late Barbara Kassay Cavaliere, died unexpectedly yet peacefully at his home, Friday, October 25, 2013. Born in Bridgeport on February 17, 1931, he was a son of the late Alfonso and Josephine Cavaliere. He was a 1949 graduate of Central High School, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/alphonso-jake-cavaliere

Bridgeport Art Trail a 4-day celebration of city's cultural assets

Work by living legend Chuck Close will be on view during the Bridgeport Art Trail Nov. 7-10 at the Housatonic Museum of Art at Housatonic Community College.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bridgeport-Art-Trail-a-4-day-celebration-of-4943663.php

Cops: teacher, student had sex

... with having sex with an underage female student from the school. Glenn Mishuck , 47, of Ellsworth Street in Bridgeport, was charged Thursday with 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault for what police said was the number of sexual encounters he ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/local/article/Ex-Fairfield-Ludlowe-teacher-charged-with-having-4942640.php

Ex-Fairfield Ludlowe teacher charged with having sex with student

This booking photo provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows former Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Ex-Fairfield-Ludlowe-teacher-charged-with-having-4942640.php

Cops: Teacher had sex with student

... with having sex with an underage female student from the school. Glenn Mishuck , 47, of Ellsworth Street in Bridgeport, was charged Thursday with 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault for what police said was the number of sexual encounters he ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Fairfield-Ludlowe-teacher-charged-with-having-sex-4942640.php

Fairfield Ludlowe teacher charged with having sex with student

... with having sex with an underage female student from the school. Glenn Mishuck , 47, of Ellsworth Street in Bridgeport, was charged Thursday with 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault for what police said was the number of sexual encounters he ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Fairfield-Ludlowe-teacher-charged-with-having-sex-4942640.php

Former Conn. teacher charged with...

... he had a sexual relationship with an under-aged female student. Police say 47-year-old Glenn Mishuck of Bridgeport was charged Thursday with 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault. Mishuck, who taught at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, was being ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/former-conn-teacher-charged-with-sexual-assault_71679012

Fairfield Teacher Arrested On 17 Counts Of Sexual Assault Of Student

... said. Fairfield police opened an investigation in September and found that English teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, had a sexual relationship with a female student under the age of 18 from July to September, police said. Officers uncovered text ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-teacher-arrested-17-counts-sexual-assault-student

Cops: teacher, student had sex

... Through the course of an investigation it was revealed that FLHS teacher Glenn Mishuck , 47, of Ellsworth Street Bridgeport did have a sexual relationship with a female student under the age of 18, between July and September 2013. Text messages ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/local/article/Cops-Fairfield-teacher-had-sex-with-student-4942640.php

Fairfield Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

... they say he engaged in a long-running relationship with a student. Glenn Mishuck, 49, of Ellsworth Street in Bridgeport , is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Superior Court in Bridgeport. He was charged with 17 counts of second-degree sexual ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/fairfield/hc-fairfield-teacher-arrested-1101-20131031,0,6530347.story

Connecticut 6 Basketball Event Hypes Up Mid-Major Programs

The head coaches and many other representatives from Connecticut's mid-major men's basketball teams gathered Thursday morning at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn for the Connecticut 6 Tip-Off Breakfast.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-ct-six-breakfast-1101-20131031,0,4971434.story

Police: Fairfield Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student

... into an alleged sexual relationship with a female student. Glenn Mishuck, 47, of 186 Ellsworth Street, Bridgeport, was charged with 17 counts of second-degree sexual assault on Oct. 31 at approximately 8 a.m. According to police, detectives received ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-fairfield-teacher-had-sexual-relationship-with-student

Dennis A. Kealey, 70, Of Fairfield

Kealey was born March 12, 1943, in Bridgeport, son of John M. and Veronica Marion Kealey.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/dennis-kealey-70-fairfield

Cops: Fairfield teacher had sex with student

... Through the course of an investigation it was revealed that FLHS teacher Glenn Mishuck , 47, of Ellsworth Street Bridgeport did have a sexual relationship with a female student under the age of 18, between July and September 2013. Text messages ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-Fairfield-teacher-had-sex-with-student-4942640.php

Embattled Bridgeport principal suspended

Carmen Perez Dickson attends her dismissal hearing in front of the Bridgeport Board of Education, at Bridgeport City Hall, in Bridgeport, Conn., Sept.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Embattled-Bridgeport-principal-suspended-4941767.php

Sound Tigers drop 5th in a row

They've lost five in a row now, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers ' fleeting bright spots can't overpower the dark moments.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-drop-5th-in-a-row-4941275.php

Trending: Where trick-or-treating is best

Rainbow butterfly Maggie Lupa, 6, of Bridgeport, floats along Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 during the 5th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Block Party beginning at Ellsworth Park and ending at the Black Rock Branch Library.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Trending-Where-trick-or-treating-is-best-4941288.php

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Trending: Where in Fairfield County trick or treating is Best

Rainbow butterfly Maggie Lupa, 6, of Bridgeport, floats along Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 during the 5th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Block Party beginning at Ellsworth Park and ending at the Black Rock Branch Library.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Trending-Where-in-Fairfield-County-trick-or-4940559.php

Cops: Employee at Milford Car Dealership Stole Cars

A former employee of Bob's Buick GMC was arrested on a warrant Tuesday for allegedly stealing four cars from the Bridgeport Avenue dealership.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/cops-employee-at-milford-car-dealership-stole-cars

Attorney Alex Meyerovich selected for 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Star List

Oct. 30, 2013 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- M.C. Law Group is proud to announce that Immigration Attorney Alex Meyerovich was selected for the Super Lawyers "Connecticut Rising Star 2013" list.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prlog.org/12234393-attorney-alex-meyerovich-selected-for-2013-connecticut-super-lawyers-and-rising-star-list.html

Trending: Where Trick or Treating is Best

Rainbow butterfly Maggie Lupa, 6, of Bridgeport, floats along Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 during the 5th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Block Party beginning at Ellsworth Park and ending at the Black Rock Branch Library.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Trending-Where-Trick-or-Treating-is-Best-4940559.php

Fairfield Police: Woman Charged With Theft, Heroin Possession At Home Depot

... the store with stolen items in her bag, police said. Security told officers that Nanette Feliciano, 36, of Bridgeport, had gone into the store with two bags, a large purse and a large black canvas bag, police said. They reported observing her take ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-woman-charged-theft-heroin-possession-home-depot

Cops: Woman claims she was paid to shoplift at Home Depot

Nanette Feliciano , 36, told police she was paid by a Bridgeport salon owner to steal track lighting components from Home Depot , 541 Kings Highway Cutoff, on Tuesday evening.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Cops-Woman-claims-she-was-paid-to-shoplift-at-4939859.php

Kupchick's charge dropped

... are were dropped on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Photo: File Photo State Rep. Brenda Kupchick walked free from a Bridgeport courtroom Wednesday after state prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against her. "We feel this is the appropriate way ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Domestic-violence-charge-against-Kupchick-dropped-4939587.php

Band wins state title

The Somerset Berkley Regional High School Blue Raider Marching Band won the Massachusetts championship in Division 2A of the USBands competition in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20131030/PUB05/310300362/-1/rss35

Salesman charged with stealing cars from dealership

... allegedly took the title to four vehicles, sold them and kept the money. Patrick Reilly , 37, of Norman Street in Bridgeport, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday charging him with first-degree larceny and four counts of forgery, and is being held ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Salesman-charged-with-stealing-cars-from-4939211.php

Elizabeth Bulkley, 71, Retired Bookkeeper For Nutmeg Bowl In Fairfield

Bulkley was born March 15, 1942, in Bridgeport, daughter of Ronald and Florence Bulkley.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/elizabeth-bulkley-71-retired-bookkeeper-nutmeg-bowl-fairfield

Meet Scott Wich

... working to improve the community. I'm a member of the Trumbull Rotary Club, a Board Member of Leadership Greater Bridgeport, an affiliate of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, and a partner with one of the nation's oldest labor and employment ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/meet-scott-wich

Con Ed says it won't pay for Metro-North power crisis

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Despite admitting that its equipment failure apparently caused 12 days of chaos for Metro-North commuters last month, Con Edison on Monday told a congressional hearing that it won't compensate the railroad or its riders.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ble-t.org/pr/news/headline.asp?id=37748

Nystrom calls for review of Montville sex-offender facility

... to move the men last month. Nystrom's letter comes after the more recent revelation that Richard Sherbo, a former Bridgeport-area man who finished up a 30-year prison sentence for the abduction and rape of two 16-year-old girls, was placed in a home ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20131025/NWS01/310259928/0/zip06/Nystrom-calls-for-review-of-Montville-sex-offender-facility

This Old House ... in Byram

... may not even notice it ... unless they're waiting in traffic in the heavily-travelled intersection that joins Greenwich with Port Chester. The saltbox sits as a sentry on the state border, across two lanes of macadam where a triangular grass oasis ...



via Greenwich Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/this-old-house--in-byram

Sound Tigers, Wolf Pack both register "W's" on Sunday

Bridgeport netminder Anders Nilsson kept the Sound Tigers in the game, protecting the net for over five minutes while down a man - including over a minute down two sckaters - in Bridgeport's shootout victory..



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/sound-tigers-wolf-pack-both-register-w-s-on-sunday

Cheshire Town Council: The At-Large Candidates

... and has been a sportswriter for the New Haven Register for 29 years. He has been a sports broadcaster at WICC in Bridgeport and does videos for the Register. Nowak could make history as only the second sportswriter in Connecticut to win a local ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://cheshire.patch.com/groups/elections/p/cheshire-town-council-the-atlarge-candidates

Vavrek earns nod in Monroe

Among other attributes, Vavrek recognizes the value that a strong Bridgeport lends to the region, particularly to Monroe.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Vavrek-earns-nod-in-Monroe-4936676.php

Inspection leads to quarantine of urban farm

The state Department of Agriculture has quarantined the farm animals being kept by Chris Toole at the Bridgeport Animal Control property, in Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 29, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Inspection-leads-to-quarantine-of-urban-farm-4937745.php

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Robber strikes TD Bank branch in Bridgeport

The suspect who robbed the TD Bank at 4865 Main Street, in Bridgeport, Tuesday afternoon.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Robber-strikes-TD-Bank-branch-in-Bridgeport-4937574.php

Reader Submitted: Superstorm Sandy Residents With Unmet Needs Can Contact CT Rises Via 2-1-1

... and materials. Participating organizations include: American Red Cross Connecticut, Church World Service, City of Bridgeport , City of Norwalk , CT Department of Emergency Management, CT Food Bank, CT VOAD, CT State Independent Living Council, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hcrs-81453-bridgeport-20131027,0,3673495.story?track=rss

Black Rock Halloween Parade and Block Party

... Park and ending at the Black Rock Branch Library. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Rainbow butterfly Maggie Lupa, 6, of Bridgeport, floats along Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 during the 5th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Block Party beginning at Ellsworth Park ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/slideshow/Black-Rock-Halloween-Parade-and-Block-Party-73008.php

Sound Tigers have to solve special teams woes

Bridgeport ranks 28th among the AHL's 30 teams on the penalty kill after six games.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-have-to-solve-special-teams-woes-4937139.php

Game day: Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Hartford Wolf Pack

ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has lost four in a row and doesn't have a win in regulation.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Game-day-Bridgeport-Sound-Tigers-at-Hartford-4937149.php

Audubon teaches students field biology

Curiale School eighth grader Anny German, 14, of Bridgeport, carries a container of pond mud for analysis during a day of conservation science fieldwork at Connecticut Audubon's Larsen Sanctuary in Fairfield, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Audubon-teaches-students-field-biology-4936989.php

Power Companies Share Lessons Learned After Sandy

... by the shear amount of damage. The company had to rebuild its system and deal with flooded substations in Bridgeport. It's now making changes to be better prepared for a future problem. "Some of [the changes] include fortifying our substations for ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Power-Companies-Share-Lessons-Learned-After-Sandy-229762411.html

Bank Robbery Reported on Bridgeport/Trumbull Border

A bank robbery has been reported at TD Banknorth at Old Town Road and Main Street, near the border of Bridgeport and Trumbull.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/breaking-news/p/bank-robbery-reported-on-bridgeporttrumbull-border

Trumbull Dem. Chair Regrets Fabrizi Statement

... she said Monday. Herbst said he was not expecting an endorsement from Fabrizi, the former democratic Mayor of Bridgeport. Fabrizi spoke at a recent fundraiser for Herbst. The first selectman added that his mother, Deborah Herbst, has known Fabrizi ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/trumbull-dem-chair-regrets-fabrizi-statement

Meet Steven Elbaum

... activities - including leadership positions in the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford and Jewish Family Service in Bridgeport. This year I was given the opportunity to give something back to the Town by running for a seat on the Zoning Board of Appeals. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/meet-steven-elbaum

NCAA announces regional tickets on sale Friday

... MA will hold their regionals March 29-30. The East Regional tournament takes place at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT while the Midwest Regional is at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The East and Midwest Regionals are scheduled for March ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/ncaa-announces-regional-tickets-on-sale-friday?cid=rss

After Striking Curb Twice, 70-Year-Old Faces DWI Charge

... to an abrupt stop, according to the report. The driver, identified as Edilma M. Smith, 70, of Madison Avenue, Bridgeport, had an odor of alcohol on her breath and failed field sobriety tests, according to the report. Smith was charged with driving ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/after-striking-curb-twice-70yearold-faces-dwi-charge

Just In: Puppy Doe suspect probed in church theft case

... see the truth at the start of this article. Too many articles like this would have started with " ... a man from Bridgeport, Conn." People have to start waking up to the truth, including our elected officials. It's a shame we don't punish evil ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/herald_bulldog/2013/10/puppy_doe_suspect_probed_in_church_theft_case

Bridgeport man killed in weekend crash

A Bridgeport man was killed Sunday morning after he was ejected from his SUV after it went airborne and hit a highway sign and a large tree on Interstate 95 south of Exit 74 in East Lyme.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-man-killed-in-weekend-crash-4935592.php

Unconventional Portraitist Chuck Close Presents Three Shoreline Exhibits

... a top-notch exhibit on the walls now of work by the unconventional portraitist. The Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport has one coming on Thursday, Nov. 7. And the Westport Arts Center has one coming on Friday, Nov. 22. The name of the exhibit at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-artweek-1031-20131029,0,6031514.story

Letter: Is the Tide Turning Against Abortion?

On October 19th around 125 people prayed in a Living Rosary for an End to Abortion in America at St. Margaret's Shrine in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/letter-is-the-tide-turning-against-abortion

Chuck Close Events In Greenwich, Westport, Bridgeport

... a top-notch exhibit on the walls now of work by the unconventional portraitist. The Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport has one coming on Thursday, Nov. 7. And the Westport Arts Center has one coming on Friday, Nov. 22. The name of the exhibit at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctnow.com/entertainment/hc-artweek-1031-20131029,0,2171708.story?track=rss

Bistro B Opens in Downtown Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT - Downtown Bridgeport continues to have new life breathed into it.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/food/Bistro-B-Opens-in-Downtown-Bridgeport20996.shtml

Woman charged with stealing groceries - " and price scanner

Stephanie Rossi, 23, of Bridgeport, allegedly stole more than $600 worth of groceries and the grocery scanner Saturday from Stop & Shop.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Woman-charged-with-shoplifting-groceries-and-4932924.php

12 Strange Weather Features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. Snow: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2013/10/28/309489.htm

Westport Letter: In Support Of Lisa Wexler For Probate Court Judge

... our money and our homes? Westport needs a good judge. I have met both candidates. I met Kiernan Costello, a Bridgeport divorce attorney (juris doctorate from Pace University), who would not help me when I was at my most vulnerable because I was ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/opinion/westport-letter-support-lisa-wexler-probate-court-judge

Conn. wants Con Ed to pay for Metro-North blackout

... on Metro-North's New Haven Line. Con Edison President Craig Ivey said Monday at a congressional field hearing in Bridgeport, Conn., that the utility does not plan to reimburse the MTA for refunds that its subsidiary Metro-North has provided to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/conn-ed-pay-metro-north-blackout-article-1.1499744

Stratford Democrats' 'Flawed Slate'

Originally published as a blog post by Reagan Night Bridgeport and Waterbury are ridiculed for their incessant habi s of nominating unqualified and ethically questionable candidates for office.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/groups/elections/p/stratford-democrats-flawed-slate-usersubmitted-post

United Illuminating: One Year After Sandy, What Has Changed?

... In late spring, UI began $11 million in short-term improvements to fortify seven electric substations - four in Bridgeport and three in New Haven - that were threatened by flooding in the past. The measures included installing pumps and back-up ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://easthaven.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/united-illuminating-one-year-after-sandy-what-has-changed

Monday, October 28, 2013

Canceled housing hearing spurs talk

... officials score what are expected to be the numerous applications competing for $6 million in housing grants. Bridgeport wants at least $1 million. Jimmy Miller , the authority's interim director, said by phone Monday that he and his staff are ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Canceled-housing-hearing-spurs-talk-4934038.php

Top Dem bashes Fabrizi for backing Herbst

... nemesis in her Trumbull hometown. Connecticut Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo is fuming that former Bridgeport Mayor John Fabrizi has crossed party lines -- by appearing at Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst's fund raiser last Thursday ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Top-Dem-bashes-Fabrizi-for-backing-Herbst-4933995.php

Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Milford Mall

A Bridgeport woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing $211 worth of merchandise from the JCPenney store at the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/woman-arrested-for-shoplifting-at-milford-mall

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newschannel5.com/story/23781274/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

Porco's Karate Academy Celebrates 30 Years of Martial Arts Excellence

... of Master Robert Beaudoin (now the Grandmaster of the World Tang Soo Do Association) in an old college gym in Bridgeport, CT. By the age of 17, he was teaching weekly classes at Sacred Heart University and continued his training until being drafted ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://newtown.patch.com/groups/newtown-sports/p/porcos-karate-academy-celebrates-30-years-of-martial-arts-excellence

Cockeyed Weather

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtop.com/884/3491433/Cockeyed-Weather

Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre to Present ANNIE, JR., 11/10-12/29

... continues through Sunday, December 29 (2013) at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre located at 263 Golden Hill Street; Bridgeport, Connecticut. Annie, Jr. with music by Charles Strouse , lyrics by Martin Charnin and book by Thomas Meehan features the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/Downtown-Cabaret-Childrens-Theatre-to-Present-ANNIE-JR-1110-1229-20131028

Here's the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

... home engulfed in flames. Police say two other adults escaped from inside the house and sustained minor injuries. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - The two top officials at Metro-North Railroad and ConEdison say they're working together to prevent future ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/23809466/heres-the-latest-connecticut-news-from-the-associated-press

Gus P. DeSanty, 84

... away Thursday, October 24th after a courageous battle with cancer at the Maefair Health Care Center. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late James and Millie DeSanty, he was a Monroe Resident for 47 years prior to moving to Milford then onto ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/gus-p-desanty-84

Trumbull Dems Pan Fabrizi's Endorsement of Herbst

... a construction proposal on the former P.J.'s Garden Center site. She also noted Herbst has publicly criticized Bridgeport. "They are supporting our campaign because I firmly believe that they recognize that this campaign is about putting Trumbull ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/trumbull-dems-pan-dem-fabrizis-endorsement-of-herbst

Losses make for a frustrating start for Sound Tigers

Six games, one-thirteenth of the way through an AHL season as Ryan Strome put it, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers have yet to win in regulation.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Losses-make-for-a-frustrating-start-for-Sound-4933652.php

Fitch Rates Milford, CT's Series 2013 GOs 'AA+' and BANs 'F1+'

... that such shifts are highly unlikely. The city of Milford is located in New Haven County between New Haven and Bridgeport. The city has 17 miles of shorefront property along the Long Island Sound and a 2012 population of 52,981. Residents benefit ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.businesswire.com/news/topix/20131028006666/en

Fairfield Police: Woman Charged In Theft Of Groceries, Scanner

... at the Stop and Shop grocery store on Kings Highway Cutoff contacted police after seeing Stephanie Rossi, 23 of Bridgeport, on the security cameras. She was known to the store security from previous incidents. Rossi reportedly filled several bags ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-woman-charged-theft-groceries-scanner

Amtrak chief: Northeast Corridor vulnerable to disruption

... Corridor, Amtrak chief executive Joseph Boardman said Monday. Testifying before a congressional subcommittee in Bridgeport, Conn., about the effects of a September power outage that crippled Amtrak and Metro North service north of New York, Boardman ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20131029_Amtrak_chief__Northeast_Corridor_vulnerable_to_disruption.html

Woman charged with shoplifting, violating probation

A Bridgeport woman will be arraigned in court later today after a background check found she had outstanding warrants, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Woman-charged-with-shoplifting-violating-4932527.php

Trumbull Cops: Woman Tousled with Security

... after allegedly fighting with store security and fleeing in her car. Deidre Jamene Lindsay, 44, of Old Town Road, Bridgeport, is charged with third-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny, failure to wear a seatbelt, reckless driving, engaging police ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/trumbull-cops-woman-tousled-with-security

Metro-North, ConEdison vow to prevent outages

... month. ConEdison President Craig Ivey and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut testified Monday in Bridgeport during a congressional field hearing organized by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Ivey said a forensic analysis should be ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20131028/NWS12/131029726/1069/rss

De Blasio for Mayor - On The WFP line

... to tackle the student debt crisis that the WFP and some far-sighted elected officials initiated in Oregon. In Bridgeport, Connecticut, they are working with public school parents and teachers in the fight against the high-stakes testing of the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.thenation.com/blog/176859/de-blasio-mayor-wfp-line

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Bridgeport crash

A Serious Accident Investigation Team remains on the scene at Fairfield Avenue near Whittier Street in Bridgeport, where the motorcyclist was struck shortly before 7 a.m., police department spokesman William Kaempffer said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Motorcyclist-severely-injured-in-Bridgeport-crash-4932017.php

12 strange weather features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.lincolndailynews.com/News/news102813_ab.shtml

Manchester High Marching Band Wins Top State, New England Honors

The MHS musicians earned the honors in Division 1A at the the USBands New England States Championship Competition at JFK Stadium in Bridgeport , band Director Keith Berry announced.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/manchester/hc-manchester-band-wins-1029-20131028,0,5426667.story

Threat Made Against CT Attorney General's Office

... see where two guardsmen were shot by a fellow guardsman. Investigators responded and located Brown at his home in Bridgeport. He was charged with Threatening 2nd and Breach of Peace 2nd.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Man-Arrested-After-Violent-Threat-Against-States-Attorney-Generals-Office-229254801.html

Fairfield University Alumnus, Author Joseph Carvalko To Visit

... of which Carvalko is a graduate, in the release. "His prose is wiry and wise, steely yet soulful." Carvalko is a Bridgeport native and works as a writer and a lawyer. His book "was inspired by a case he tried in federal court to locate a Korean War ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-university-alumnus-author-joseph-carvalko-visit

Bridgeport plans 1,000 solar panels...

The Connecticut Post reports that Tony Marone, senior vice president of customer and business services for UIL Holdings, says early estimates place the project's cost at between $25 million and $30 million.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/bridgeport-plans-1000-solar-panels-at-exlandfill_39298678

East Haven High School Takes 2nd Place at States

... they brought home the Caption Award for Best Effect at this year's USBands New England States Championship in Bridgeport, CT on October 26th, 2013. This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://easthaven.patch.com/groups/ehhs-yellow-jacket-marching-band/p/east-haven-high-school-takes-2nd-place-at-states

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Town Council Chair Seeks Another Term

... affiliation. My attendance record is outstanding and I manage to juggle my very active life as a volunteer in the Bridgeport school system, working with student teachers for Sacred Heart University and the University of Bridgeport. I spend numerous ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://monroe.patch.com/groups/elections/p/town-council-chair-seeks-another-term

Plans for financial services center in Bridgeport

The AGI Rubber Co. at 141 Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, October 24, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Plans-for-financial-services-center-in-Bridgeport-4931114.php

The Weekend in Photos, Oct. 25-27, 2013

Megan Ey of Bloomingburg, NY, performs the song and dance number "Time Warp" from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" with the University of Bridgeport University Singers at the 12th Annual "Pipescreams!" concert at United Congregational Church in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Oct-25-27-2013-72823.php

Closing of Barnum Duckpin Bowling Lanes surprises many

... heard good things about it over the years. Barnum Duckpin is owned by Lenny DiNardo , the son of controversial Bridgeport developer Sal DiNardo , who renovated the bowling alley and did a complete overhaul of the restaurant after he bought it in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Closing-of-Barnum-Duckpin-Bowling-Lanes-surprises-4931022.php

Iraq vet treks through Darien on 7,000 mile hike

... War Veteran in the midst of a 7,000 mile fundraising hike across the country, stopped at the War Memorials in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday June 22, 2011. Many local veterans came by to thank him, on left is Joe Minto, to right is Joe LaFontaine, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Iraq-vet-treks-through-Darien-on-7-000-mile-hike-1441117.php

Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men

... which can be hard to find for men. The organization put DeVito, 51, in contact with Becker, a 45-year-old Bridgeport resident who had previously reached out to the organization. The two became fast friends, both struggling with painful treatment and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-men-with-breast-cancer-20131028,0,1441901.story

12 strange weather features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://washingtonexaminer.com/12-strange-weather-features-of-superstorm-sandy/article/feed/2111474?custom_click=rss

12 strange weather features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/10/27/5281276/12-strange-weather-features-of.html

From record-setting size to being cockeyed: 12 weird weather features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.startribune.com/nation/229453971.html

Three charged in check counterfeiting scheme

... Thursday, but was unsuccessful, police said. He did, however, manage to cash one of the counterfeit checks at the Bridgeport branch of Fairfield County Bank that morning. Lewis, who lives in the Bronx, N.Y., was charged with second-degree forgery ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Three-charged-in-check-counterfeiting-scheme-4930056.php

Historic House Saved From Demolition Tops Westport's Week In News

... Vice President for Professional Development of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. A 23-year-old Bridgeport man was charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile girl in Westport after he turned himself in to police on a warrant.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/news/historic-house-saved-demolition-tops-westports-week-news

Trumbullite to Head Barnum Festival

He was chosen at a special event at Sacred Heart University. Timpanelli is president and chief executive officer the Bridgeport Regional Business Council.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/trumbullite-to-head-barnum-festival

Baker, Baraka and Larcheveque for school board

The presence of widely known Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas and his uncertain future put Bridgeport squarely in the middle of the national debate on education reform.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Baker-Baraka-and-Larcheveque-for-school-board-4926795.php

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.goerie.com/article/20131027/NEWS07/310279899/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

In Context: War Report, Segment 1

The War Report is a monthly feature of the weekly series In Context produced by MDR Productions, Inc. In Context originates at Pacifica affiliate WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT whose signal reaches most of Connecticut and parts of New York.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/72047

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Bridgeport may settle lawsuit

Nothing remains, not even trash, on the beach where the silent disco took place after a weekend of Gathering of the Vibes in Seaside Park in Bridgeport on Monday, July 29, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-may-settle-lawsuit-4929641.php

Sound Tigers shut out by Crunch in first road game

In 20 horrific minutes, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers ' first road game turned into a 5-0 loss to the Syracuse Crunch at the War Memorial in Syracuse, N.Y. The Crunch scored all five goals in the second period, dealing Bridgeport its fourth loss in a row.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-shut-out-by-Crunch-in-first-road-game-4929577.php

Carving out Halloween fun: Jack o' lanterns take shape at Earthplace

... Daniel Rubin, 16, of Fairfield; Jacob Cole, 15, of Ansonia; Ian Ward, 15, of Fairfield; Danial Ambrose, 18, of Bridgeport; Kevin Kandetzki of Milford and Jo Senna of Trumbull. Photo: Todd Tracy Ethan Kobak, a Staples High School junior, was on hand ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Carving-out-Halloween-fun-Jack-o-lanterns-take-4928960.php

Bridgeport flips switch on new solar plan

... panels on the debris piles at the old landfill at Seaside Park Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Bridgeport has plans to install solar panels on the debris piles at the old landfill at Seaside Park. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Bridgeport ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-flips-switch-on-new-solar-plan-4923339.php

Bridgeport may settle $200K wrongful death lawsuit

... whether to pay $200,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit the teenage drowning victim's family brought against Bridgeport and its parks department. The boy, according to news reports from six years ago, was swimming at West Beach July 6 when he ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-may-settle-200K-wrongful-death-lawsuit-4928558.php

Westport OKs moratorium on medical pot sales

... two application to open medical marijuana dispensaries on a stretch of the Post Road near that town's border with Bridgeport. After hearing neighborhood opposition to an application for a medical marijuana dispensary at 220 Post Road filed by ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Westport-OKs-moratorium-on-medical-pot-sales-4928853.php

In Memoriam: Chileon 'Chick' Dickerson, 84, Korea Vet

... October 24, 2013 in Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Mary (Beers) Dickerson. Chick was born in Bridgeport on September 12, 1929 a son of the late Chileon and Jeanette (Nichols) Dickerson. A self-employed Plumber by trade, Chick was a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://newtown.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/in-memoriam-chileon-chick-dickerson-84-korea-vet

City may settle $200K wrongful death lawsuit

... whether to pay $200,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit the teenage drowning victim's family brought against Bridgeport and its parks department. The boy, according to news reports from six years ago, was swimming at West Beach July 6 when he ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-may-settle-200K-wrongful-death-lawsuit-4928558.php

Nystrom calls for review of Montville sex-offender facility

... to move the men last month. Nystrom's letter comes after the more recent revelation that Richard Sherbo, a former Bridgeport-area man who finished up a 30-year prison sentence for the abduction and rape of two 16-year-old girls, was placed in a home ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20131025/NWS01/310259928/1070/nws

Two Arrested After Customer Tips Off Fairfield Staples To Shoplifting

Willie Simmons, 50 of Bridgeport, was released by Fairfield Police on a written promise to appear before being turned over to State Police Troop G for transport to Troop I and given a court date of Nov. 5. Anthony Price, 49 of Bridgeport, was released on a written promise to appear by Fairfield Police at court on Nov. 5. FAIRFIELD, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/two-arrested-after-customer-tips-fairfield-staples-shoplifting

Fairfield Jewelry Store Reports Suspicious Car In Parking Lot

... across the back seats, police said. The employee got the license place number, which led police to a residence in Bridgeport, police said. The incident was still under investigation, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-jewelry-store-reports-suspicious-car-parking-lot

Norwich mayor calls for suspension of sex offender treatment facility

... to move the men last month. Nystrom's letter comes after the more recent revelation that Richard Sherbo, a former Bridgeport-area man who finished up a 30-year prison sentence for the abduction and rape of two 16-year-old girls, was placed in a home ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20131025/NWS01/131029786/1070/FRONTPAGE

After A Dry Year, Moderate Drought Conditions Declared In Wilton

... of Fairfield County stretching into New Haven County have been declared as having moderate drought conditions. Bridgeport and the immediate surrounding area is currently 6.76 inches below normal for rainfall. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/news/after-dry-year-moderate-drought-conditions-declared-norwalk

Bluefish to honor one of their all-time greats, Angel Espada, on Sunday

When the Bridgeport Bluefish were conceived in 1998, it marked the return of professional baseball to the Park City after a 50-year absence.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/bluefish-to-honor-one-of-their-all-time-greats-angel-espada-on-sunday

Friday, October 25, 2013

Democrat Fabrizi endorses GOP's Herbst

... Herbst, the town's incumbent first selectman, and dozens of the party faithful was the appearance of former Bridgeport mayor John Fabrizi , a Democrat. Fabrizi accompanied State Marshal Thomas Foldy , another Bridgeport Democrat, to the GOP ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Democrat-Fabrizi-endorses-GOP-s-Herbst-4927365.php

Masked men swipe electronics in home invasion

The scene of a home invasion with an assault at 157 Coleman Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Masked-men-swipe-electronics-in-home-invasion-4926260.php

Norwich mayor calls for suspension of sex offender treatment facility

... Chief of Police receives these notifications." Nystrom's letter comes after the recent revelation that a former Bridgeport-area man who finished up a 30-year prison sentence for the abduction and rape of two young girls was placed at a home in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20131025/NWS01/131029786/1047/rss01

Special ed complaint filed against city schools

... first grade and repeated sixth grade when he failed every subject. "In spite of these very serious red flags, Bridgeport schools never held a meeting to discuss (the student's) suspected educational or emotional disabilities or potential support ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Special-ed-complaint-filed-against-city-schools-4926914.php

Southport woman wins $9.2M malpractice award against Bridgeport Hospital

A Southport woman who walked into Bridgeport Hospital with a urinary tract infection and was discharged 75 days later in a hospital bed, was awarded $9.2 million by a jury Friday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Southport-woman-wins-9-2M-malpractice-award-4926552.php

Students get tips from circus trainers

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus gives a special seminar on "Working with Big Cats" to students from Trumbull Agri-Science classes and Zoological and Biotechnological Sciences students from the new Fairchild Wheeler Magnet School in Bridgeport Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at the Webster Bank Arena.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Big-cats-in-Bridgeport-4926690.php

3D Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and iPoint TV Enter Into...

... signed an agreement to distribute and build content from the content provider Film Chest Media Group, Inc. from Bridgeport, CT. TDEY expects to place a full page of 3D content to be viewed by its fan page followers direct from the site. This opens a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.macreportmedia.com/ViewSubmission.aspx?submissionRequest=25252

First in Flight? It's a three-for-all

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2013/oct/25/first-in-flight-its-a-three-for-all/

UConn Hoops Coming to Bridgeport

Geno Aueriemma, shown here during the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Tournament this past March, likes the idea of playing regular-season games in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/uconn-hoops-coming-to-bridgeport

Today*s Star: John Mayer

John Mayer has had quite the career thus far. If you didn't know by now, John was born in Bridgeport and raised in Fairfield, CT.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.star999.com/homepage/2013/10/25/todays-star-john-mayer

Southport Woman Awarded $9.3 Million In Medical Malpractice Suit

A Superior Court jury awarded $9.3 million to a 72-year-old Southport woman who suffered life-long injuries after a drug overdose at Bridgeport Hospital.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgepoprt-hospital-verdict-1026-20131025,0,5756471.story?track=rss

12 strange weather features of Superstorm Sandy

... recorded water levels at the Battery in New York, Kings Point, N.Y.; Bergen Point, N.Y., Sandy Hook, N.J., Bridgeport, Conn., and New Haven Conn., according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 3. SNOW: This is the first time the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/10/25/5271395/12-strange-weather-features-of.html

Bridgeport Hospital ordered to pay $9.2 million

A Southport woman who walked into Bridgeport Hospital with a urinary tract infection and was discharged 75 days later in a hospital bed, was awarded $9.2 million by a jury Friday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-Hospital-ordered-to-pay-9-2-million-4926229.php

3D Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and iPoint TV Enter Into Negotiations ...

... signed an agreement to distribute and build content from the content provider Film Chest Media Group, Inc. from Bridgeport, CT. Film Chest is the leader in Classic movies and shows. The App3DTV application has grown with its subscribers and the 3D ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.sys-con.com/node/2849730

Bridgeport, UI to partner in turning old landfill into Green Energy Park to generate solar power

The City's former municipal landfill site will be the future home of a new green energy park, generating clean and renewable energy for the residents and businesses of Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Bridgeport-UI-to-partner-in-turning-old-landfill-into-Green-Energy-Park-to-generate-solar-power20981.shtml

Threat Made Against CT Attorney General's Office

... see where two guardsmen were shot by a fellow guardsman. Investigators responded and located Brown at his home in Bridgeport. He was charged with Threatening 2nd and Breach of Peace 2nd.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Man-Arrested-After-Violent-Threat-Against-States-Attorney-Generals-Office-229254801.html

The Top of the Mountain

... October 17, at Quinnipiac University in Hamden. Chris is pictured here (second from left) with Paul Janensch of Bridgeport, professor emeritus of journalism, Karin Schwanbeck of Cheshire, associate professor of journalism, Ben Bogardus of New Haven, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/news/features/2013/10/25/top-mountain/171201

States fight about historic first flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20131025/NEWS02/710259895/States-fight-about-historic-first-flight

After A Dry Year, Moderate Drought Conditions Declared In Greenwich

... of Fairfield County stretching into New Haven County have been declared as having moderate drought conditions. Bridgeport and the immediate surrounding area is currently 6.76 inches below normal for rainfall. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/after-dry-year-moderate-drought-conditions-declared-norwalk

Connecticut joins 1st flight fight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.recordpub.com/ap%20state/2013/10/25/connecticut-joins-1st-flight-fight

States in fight over first flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20131025/NEWS03/310259976/1006/NEWS

Clemens a no-show for BP; Bluefish claim they never said he would throw

... Bluefish have a difficult time putting fannies in the seats at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.. Bob Phillips : The Bridgeport Bluefish rank dead last among the eight teams in the Atlantic League in attendance . By a long shot. In fact, the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/clemens-a-no-show-for-bp-bluefish-claim-they-never-said-he-would-throw

Obituary: Raymond Yassak, U.S. Army Vet, 81

... on Oct. 22, 2013 after a long illness in the Masonicare at Newtown. Raymond was born on Nov. 14, 1931 in Bridgeport and was the son of the late Charles and Justina Holmack Yassak. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/obituary-raymond-yassak-us-army-vet-81

Politicians from Ohio, N.C. dispute Connecticut's first in flight claim

... thinks both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



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Three states in dogfight over claims to first flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20131025/NATION/310250040/-1/rss12

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Flying in the face of history

... Day to honor the first powered flight." They say it was by Gustave Whitehead, a German-born aviator who made Bridgeport, Conn., his home. Reportedly, he flew the "Condor" on Aug. 14, 1901, in Stratford, Conn. What Whitehead didn't do, for sure, was ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/x2082475453/Flying-in-the-face-of-history

Gallant ready to return to Sound Tigers

... hasn't been able to play since then because of injury. Gallant is hopeful he can return Saturday, when the Bridgeport Sound Tigers play their first road game against the Syracuse Crunch. "The last week, I've just been going on early with Bogy and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Gallant-ready-to-return-to-Sound-Tigers-4923951.php

Student Space fills gap, makes connections

From left; Central High School seniors Stephanie Brown, 17, Lashaya Gibson, 18, and Shanna-Kaye McLarty-Jenkins, 16, talk about planning for college with Development Coordinator Askar Morisseau in the Student Space room at Central High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Student-Space-fills-gap-makes-connections-4924118.php

Nothing funny about Milford shooting

... graduate had launched a stand-up comedy routine at a local restaurant and he was going to attend an open mike in Bridgeport this weekend, according to his Facebook page. Shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday, Trooper James Scott , a 15-year veteran, pulled ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Nothing-funny-about-Milford-shooting-4924037.php

Trumbull Cops: Man Exposed Himself to Clerk Twice

A Bridgeport man is accused of exposing himself twice to a clerk at the Westfield Trumbull Mall and trying a third time.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/trumbull-cops-man-exposed-himself-to-clerk-twice

NC, Ohio fight to retain first flight bragging rights

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wral.com/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight/13031320/

Amel V. Pagnozzi, 90, U.S. Army Veteran

... of the late Hilda Silva Pagnozzi, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport on April 28, 1923, he was a son of the late Annibol and Carmela Rustica Pagnozzi. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/amel-v-pagnozzi-90-us-army-veteran

Connecticut's claim to be home of first successful airplane...

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/10/connecticuts_claim_to_be_home.html

Pillar of Strength Geraldine Mann, 71

Obituary provided by Cornell Memorial . Geraldine M. Mann, 71, of Brookfield, beloved wife of Donald Mann, died peacefully at Danbury Hospital on Friday, Oct. 18. She was born in Bridgeport on March 3, 1942, daughter of the late Harold D and Helen A. Sayles.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://brookfield.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/pillar-of-strength-geraldine-mann-71

Best bets: What to do in and around Bridgeport this weekend

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will bring its "Dragons" circus to Bridgeport, Conn.'



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Best-bets-What-to-do-in-and-around-Bridgeport-4923612.php

Growing Our Movement: St. Louis Bank Workers

... 2012, according to Moody's Analytics . In fact, St. Louis beat out Washington, DC, Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth and Bridgeport, Conn., as the metropolitan area that added the most financial sector jobs. The response to the outreach was overwhelming. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.cwa-union.org/news/entry/growing_our_movement_st_louis_bank_workers/

City flips switch on new solar plan

... on 9 acres there. The panels would produce 5 megawatts of power. "That's gonna' change the image of the city of Bridgeport," said Mayor Bill Finch . "I know it's been a long crawl to get here but we made it." Finch, often called the "green" mayor, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/City-flips-switch-on-new-solar-plan-4923339.php

3 states tussle over bragging rights...

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wivb.com/news/politics/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight_19960708

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20131024/NEWS11/131029837

Thriving at 75: Ganim's Garden Center grows with the times

... into a very different family business. The fourth-generation company -- which began as Ganim's Outdoor Market in Bridgeport and has evolved into Gamin's Garden Center & Florist LLC on Kings Highway Cutoff, is marking its 75th anniversary. In 1938, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Thriving-at-75-Ganim-s-Garden-Center-grows-with-4923129.php

Parents support Row C for Board of Education

I am a parent of Bridgeport public school students and an elected district community representative on the Parent Advisory Council.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Parents-support-Row-C-for-Board-of-Education-4923254.php

Choosing what is right for our children

... We must put an end to policies and programs that fail our kids and implement strategies that afford every Bridgeport child a high-quality education and hope for a bright future. Common Core standards, the merits of standardized testing with timely ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Choosing-what-is-right-for-our-children-4923255.php

City has a right to expect better

Bridgeport residents -- and the city's reputation -- are taking it on the chin these days through the inexplicably cavalier behavior of officials they elected to represent them.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/City-has-a-right-to-expect-better-4923281.php

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.klkntv.com/story/23781274/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

3D Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and iPoint TV Combine Relationships...

... signed an agreement to distribute and build content from the content provider Film Chest Media Group, Inc. from Bridgeport, CT. Film Chest Media Group (FCMG) is a privately-held media company with offices in New York City and Bridgeport, CT. FCMG ...



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3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight 4 minutes

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.hudsonhubtimes.com/ap%20state/2013/10/24/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.waff.com/story/23781274/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

3 states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

... believes both are wrong. There, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight. The state went on record saying Whitehead made his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wmdt.com/story/23781274/3-states-tussle-over-bragging-rights-to-1st-flight

Chainsaw, Leaf Blower Reported Stolen From Fairfield Yard, Store

... agent got the license plate number before the paper was affixed, police said. Police tracked the car to a home in Bridgeport but did not find the suspect. The man there is also a suspect in a shoplifting at Super Stop & Shop on Oct. 11.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/chainsaw-leaf-blower-reported-stolen-fairfield-yard-store

Historian to speak on the world tour of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb

... feature Eric Lehman, who is an historian, travel writer and the director of creative writing at the University of Bridgeport, Conn. His essays, stories, and reviews have been published in dozens of journals, newspapers and magazines. He is the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20131024/PUB04/310240370/-1/rss34

OR: LTD General Manager Gets 2 Percent Pay Raise

... he came on board in July 2011 after serving for seven years as chief executive officer of the transit agency in Bridgeport, Conn. The Lane transit agency's human resources committee recommended the raise, saying it was consistent with what other ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.masstransitmag.com/news/11200444/ltd-general-manager-gets-a-pay-raise

Thomas David Monks, 76, Supervisor, MK Labs In Fairfield

Monks was born July 8, 1937, son of Joseph and Catherine Monks. He was raised in the North End of Bridgeport, and moved to Easton 28 years ago.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/thomas-david-monks-76-easton

Mildred O. Van Sack, 94, Former Fairfield Resident

Van Sack was born in Bridgeport, daughter of George and Helma Verrelle. She and her family resided in Fairfield.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/mildred-o-van-sack-94-former-fairfield-resident

Mary Horvath Balogh, 82, Longtime Fairfield Resident

... citizen in 1967. She was a resident of Fairfield for 50 years. She was employed by Cornwall & Paterson Co. in Bridgeport before retiring after 30 years of service. Balogh is survived by her son, Richard G. Balogh (Laura- Belle Nichols) of Fairfield; ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/mary-horvath-balogh-82-longtime-fairfield-resident

Film looks at male breast cancer

Bill Becker , a 45-year-old Bridgeport resident, was diagnosed in 2011 with breast cancer.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/Film-looks-at-male-breast-cancer-4921480.php

Film looks at male breast cancer

Bill Becker , a 45-year-old Bridgeport resident, was diagnosed in 2011 with breast cancer.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Film-looks-at-male-breast-cancer-4921480.php

Hands of service

... Holy Trinity Lutheran Church , Trumbull, Conn., packaged enough macaroni and cheese meals to feed 10,000 in the Bridgeport, Conn., area, and donated cases of bagged meal mixes to a food bank. More than 25 percent of Holy Trinity's members ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.thelutheran.org/article/article.cfm?article_id=11718

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Parents, students mad about principal's firing

... school grant could put the academy in jeopardy, he said. The school opened in August to 150 freshmen, most from Bridgeport, and is scheduled to grow into a 600-student, 9-12 magnet high school training students in military and public safety careers. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Parents-students-mad-about-firing-4921399.php

GOP candidates blast council record

Left to right; candidates Steve Stafstrom , Sue Brannelly , Phil Blagys and Rick Torres Bridgeport 130th City Council District candidates participate in forum held at the Black Rock branch library, Bridgeport, CT on Wednesday, October, 23rd, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/GOP-candidates-blast-council-record-4921417.php

UConn Hoops Coming to Bridgeport

Geno Aueriemma, shown here during the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Tournament this past March, likes the idea of playing regular-season games in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/uconn-hoops-coming-to-bridgeport

Roger 'The Rocket' Clemens to throw BP in BP today

... over when both played for the Sugar Land Skeeters last year. The Rocket will be throwing batting practice in Bridgeport today before Cody's game against the Bluefish.. Bob Levey/Getty Images Roger Clemens is expected to be on hand to throw batting ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/roger-the-rocket-clemens-to-throw-bp-bp-today

Michael Skakel: Imprisoned Kennedy nephew gets a new murder trial

... a court for a reduction of his sentence after his conviction for the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley. (YouTube) The Bridgeport States Attorney will be appealing the judge's decision to toss out Skakels 2002 murder conviction of 15-year-old Martha ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/michael-skakel-imprisoned-kennedy-nephew-gets-a-new-murder-trial?cid=rss

Moutinho's Mark IV sues town of Trumbull

... dealings are the subject of an FBI probe, is suing the Town of Trumbull on another sewer contract. Moutinho's Bridgeport-based company, which has a reputation for low-ball bidding and then jacking up prices through change orders, is suing Trumbull ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Moutinho-s-Mark-IV-sues-town-of-Trumbull-4921380.php

In Memoriam: John Bashar, 90

... CT, lost his battle with cancer on Monday October 21, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Bridgeport, CT and resided there for most of his life until he retired to Ocala, FL where he enjoyed the Florida life for 23 years. John and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://southbury.patch.com/groups/obituaries/p/in-memoriam-john-bashar-90

Yearlong Investigation Leads to Sexual Assault Charge in Westport

Joseph Carey, 23, of Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor on Oct. 23. According to police, Carey turned himself in on an outstanding warrant stemming from a November 2012 incident where he allegedly choked and sexually assaulted a female juvenile that was visiting her family for Thanksgiving.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://westport.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/yearlong-investigation-leads-to-sexual-assault-charge-in-westport

Film: Men battle breast cancer, too

Bob DeVito, of Waterbury, Conn. and Bill Becker of Bridgeport, Conn. are featured in the film Times Like These, about male breast cancer.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Film-Men-battle-breast-cancer-too-4920902.php

Man Gets 6 Years In Prison For Part In Darien Car Burglary Spree

A 20-year-old Bridgeport man was sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a one-night burglary spree in June 2012 that struck 17 cars and two residences in Darien, according to a story in the Stamford Advocate.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://darien.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/man-gets-6-years-prison-part-darien-car-burglary-spree

Connecticut FBI Chief Offers A Bumbling Clarification

... by Courant writer Jon Lender on what "liberties" the press took with her story, she replied by email that a Bridgeport newspaper story reported the names of two agents she supposedly worked with on the Rowland case who had actually retired before ...



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Michael Skakel: Imprisoned Kennedy nephew gets a new murder trial

... a court for a reduction of his sentence after his conviction for the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley. (YouTube) The Bridgeport State's Attorney will be appealing the judge's decision to toss out Skakel's 2002 murder conviction of 15-year-old Martha ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/michael-skakel-imprisoned-kennedy-nephew-gets-a-new-murder-trial

Man in 2011 chase convicted of hammer slaying

Thomas Gardner is arraigned in Superior Court, on Golden Hill Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/crime/article/New-Bedford-man-convicted-of-hammer-slaying-4918741.php

Predicting the mayor's Election Day ballot

... I have been pondering that question ever since the Sept. 10, 2013, Democratic primary, when the Democrats of Bridgeport, emphatically and unmistakably, repudiated the Finch machine and what it has come to represent. Challengers, including three ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Predicting-the-mayor-s-Election-Day-ballot-4920372.php

Doing what's right for Bridgeport's youth

The Bridgeport public school system reports to the superintendent of schools. The superintendent reports to the Board of Education .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Doing-what-s-right-for-Bridgeport-s-youth-4920370.php

Cops: Westport juvenile assaulted

Joseph Carey, 23, of Bridgeport, has been charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile female visiting her family in Westport last Thanksgiving.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Man-charged-with-sexually-assaulting-Westport-4920115.php

Police Arrest Bridgeport Man on Sexual Assault Charge

After almost a year-long investigation, Westport police today announced the arrest of a 23-year-old Bridgeport man on sexual assault charges involving a female juvenile visiting her family for Thanksgiving last November.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/45764/

Trumbull Cops: 2 Shoplifted

Braulio Moncion, 37, of East Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, is charged with sixth-degree larceny.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/trumbull-cops-2-shoplifted

Begley Prepares For His Guest Ringmaster Appearance At The Circus

... your Flash plugin . Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents DRAGONS opens tonight at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport and runs through Sunday 10.27. Ringmasters Johnathan and Paulo stopped by to tell me about the show and give me some advise for ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.star999.com/homepage/2013/10/23/begley-prepares-for-his-guest-ringmaster-appearance-at-the-circus

On change and the stern side of the Bible

... St. Mary Church in Greenwich and the founding director of the St. Maximilian Kolbe House of Studies for boys in Bridgeport. You can reach him at 203-869-9393. There is a Gospel reading that ends with the sentence, "Using exhortations of that sort, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/On-change-and-the-stern-side-of-the-Bible-4919841.php

Is Somebody Talking About You? New Single 'Voice Prints' By Naomi Neuts

... on a number of radio stations including CITR 101.9 FM Radio at the University of B.C., WPKN 89.5 FM Radio in Bridgeport, CT. and Radio Clandestino on Live365. Listen to Voice Prints: What's really impressive is the way Naomi is tackling the 'nuts ...



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Margaret Anna Geoghegan, 92, Formerly Of Weston

... a Masters of Social Work degree at the age of 56. She was also a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Bridgeport. She worked at the Hall-Brooke Hospital in Westport and the Yale-New Haven Hospital before establishing her own successful ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/margaret-anna-geoghegan-92-formerly-weston

All-female Pink Collar Comedy Tour stops in Bridgeport

Pink Collar Comedy Tour feauring Carrie Gravenson, Erin Judge, Kaytlin Bailey and Abbi Crutchfield comes to Bridgeport's Acoustic Cafe on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. Photo: Contributed Photo Pink Collar Comedy Tour feauring Carrie Gravenson, Kaytlin Bailey, Erin Judge and Abbi Crutchfield comes to Bridgeport's Acoustic Cafe on Friday and ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/music/articleGallery/All-female-Pink-Collar-Comedy-Tour-stops-in-4917609.php

Darien burglar gets six years

A 20-year-old Bridgeport man was sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a one-night burglary spree in June 2012 that struck 17 Darien cars and two town residences.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/policereports/article/Darien-burglar-gets-six-years-4917958.php

Andrew S. Piretti, 72, Former Fairfield Resident

Andrew S. Piretti of Richmond, and formerly of New York City and Fairfield, Conn., died Monday, Oct. 21. He was 72. Piretti was born Nov. 3, 1940, in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/andrew-s-piretti-72-former-fairfield-resident

Darien burglar gets six years

A 20-year-old Bridgeport man was sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a one-night burglary spree in June 2012 that struck 17 Darien cars and two town residences.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Darien-burglar-gets-six-years-4918366.php

Sound Tigers' Halmo making most of opportunities

Sound Tiger Mike Halmo goes down along the boards during the second period of their AHL hockey matchup with Springfield at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-Halmo-making-most-of-opportunities-4918374.php

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Connecticut Magazine Ranks Ridgefield as #1 Town in State

... the magazine based it on median house prices. Population ranking put Greenwich in the same category as Bridgeport, an odd grouping, and writers Ben Doody and Jennifer Swift explained in the article people probably look at house prices before looking ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ridgefield.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/connecticut-magazine-ranks-ridgefield-as-1-town-in-state

Herbst, Mark Attack Each Others' Records, Outlook

... he added. But one of the bigger increases has been in sewer use fees, which Herbst blamed on the city of Bridgeport which processes Trumbull's effluent. He said Bridgeport has its own Water Pollution Control Authority issues and is passing on the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/elections/p/herbst-mark-attack-records-outlook

College roundup: Fairfield women's golf team 2nd in Quinnipiac Classic

... out the Stags' effort was Sara Quinn who shot 182, with five pars, to finish 22nd. Records: Stonehill 12-10, Bridgeport 10-2. Highlights: B-- Biljana Savic had 21 assists, Fernanda Silva had 17 assists and Martina Santia and Sarah Rosa had 10 digs ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/College-roundup-Fairfield-women-s-golf-team-2nd-4918097.php

Take a stroll through Bridgeport's past

Stolling Italian performers are part of "Cars & Cannoli," a show of vintage and custom autos, motorcycles and bicycles on Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Stroll-through-Bridgeport-s-past-at-Cars-4917650.php

Stratford Students Shine at Karate Graduation

Originally posted as an announcement on Stratford Patch Congratulations to the students from Stratford, Shelton and Bridgeport who graduated at the Martial Arts Connecticut Karate Graduation on Oct. 12, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/stratford-students-shine-at-karate-graduation_d470ea1d

Stratford Drag Racer Has 'Anger Management' on Display

... with his cars and racing in "Anger Management," he works as a technician for Fair Auto Paint and Body Supply in Bridgeport. "Body shops buy our paint," Meneo said. "I train the body shop painters on how to use our products." Anthony may soon follow ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/drag-racer-has-anger-management-on-display_726aa9be

"Rev. Scofflaw" turns himself in

... or visits to both his home and church. Speaking generally, State's Attorney John Smriga , chief prosecutor in Bridgeport, said turning himself in could help Moales' case when he does get his day in court. "It's one circumstance that's in his favor," ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Rev-Scofflaw-turns-himself-in-4917711.php

"Big Jim" Joins Mornings in Bridgeport

Connoisseur Media's Bridgeport, CT HOT AC, Star 99.9 , is adding 'Big Jim' to its morning show with Anna Zap.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.radioink.com/Article.asp?id=2714421&spid=24698

Halloween concert a scream for all ages

A costume parade and competition are part of the "Pipescreams" concert and Halloween extravaganza, Sunday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. at United Congregational Church in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Halloween-concert-a-scream-for-all-ages-4917515.php

Fright on! A guide to the region's Halloween parties, attractions

The 5th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Block Party, taking place at the Black Rock branch of the Bridgeport Library on Saturday, Oct. 29, is one of many ways to celebrate Halloween in the region.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fright-on-A-guide-to-the-region-s-Halloween-4917647.php

All-female Pink Collar Comedy Tour stops in Bridgeport

Pink Collar Comedy Tour feauring Carrie Gravenson, Erin Judge, Kaytlin Bailey and Abbi Crutchfield comes to Bridgeport's Acoustic Cafe on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26. Photo: Contributed Photo Pink Collar Comedy Tour feauring Carrie Gravenson, Kaytlin Bailey, Erin Judge and Abbi Crutchfield comes to Bridgeport's Acoustic Cafe on Friday and ... (more)



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Bridgeport Republicans see an opening

... Town Committee won a spot in next month's City Council and Board of Education elections. That could mean Bridgeport voters are so unhappy with the party in power that they could finally be making space at the table for people outside the so-called ...



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Letters fly over Trumbull-AFB contract

... that these invoices were unanimously approved for payment at a public meeting," wrote Edward R. Scofield , of the Bridgeport law firm of Zeldes, Needle & Cooper , which represents Barbarotta and AFB Construction. "When my client's President, Mr. ...



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New Haven Line shutdown: Con Edison, Metro-North execs to testify before Congress

The presidents of Con Edison and Metro-North Railroad are scheduled to testify at a congressional hearing in Bridgeport, Conn., next week about last month's power failure on the New Haven Line.



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Drag Racer Has 'Anger Management' On Display

... with his cars and racing in "Anger Management", he works as a technician for Fair Auto Paint and Body Supply in Bridgeport. "Body shops buy our paint," Meneo said. "I train the body shop painters on how to use our products." Anthony may soon follow ...



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At Diaper Bank, Harp Promises Change From Bottom Up

... regionally as the sole distributor of the essential hygienic item to low-income moms in New Haven, Hartford, Bridgeport, and Middlesex County. There Democratic mayoral candidate Toni Harp highlighted her leadership in addressing what she termed an ...



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Bethel church sued for sex claims

... a 13-year-old girl was deceived and harmed," said the lawyer representing the family, Cindy Robinson of the Bridgeport law firm Tremont & Sheldon . In July 2011, Anastasia was sentenced to one year in prison and five years' probation after pleading ...



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Robert J. Smith, 85, of Trumbull

... Robert J. Smith, age 85, of Trumbull and recently a resident of Maplewood at Orange, died Oct. 18, 2013. Born in Bridgeport, CT on January 6, 1928, to the late Robert and Mabel Smith, Bob is predeceased by the "love of his life" Ruth E. Smith and ...



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Man Charged With Credit Card Theft in Fairfield

Robert Ford, 39, of Bridgeport, was charged with credit card theft and illegal use of a credit card on Oct. 18 at approximately 10:15 a.m. According to police, Ford allegedly stole credit cards from a wallet inside an unlocked Toyota Tacoma parked in Fairfield on Aug. 30 and used them at area car washes, McDonald's and Cumberland Farms.



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Connecticut Native Named Umpiring Crew Chief For World Series

... one as the crew chief in 2010. The 59-year-old, who made his debut as a big-league umpire in 1984, is a native of Bridgeport and graduate of Central Connecticut State. The umpiring crew will also include regular-season crew chiefs Dana DeMuth and ...



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Community Encouraged to Share Memories of the Late 'Jack' Warner

John "Jack" Warner, 50, of Asheville, died, Tuesday October 1, 2013. Born in Bridgeport, CT, Jack grew-up in Canton, CT and was a long time resident of Asheville as well as St. Petersburg, FL.



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Edward 'Ted' J. Boniface Sr., PBE Owner, Partner, Dies

... He was 71. The son of the late Edward Boniface and Dorothy Goldsmith Boniface, he was born on May 8, 1942, in Bridgeport, Conn. Mr. Boniface was the owner of Multi Generations Excavating of White Lake, a member of the MountainView United Methodist ...



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Frozen beverage machine stolen in Bridgeport

An employee at the store told police that the robbers told him he would be "Swiss cheese" if he didn't help them load the machine into their van on Monday night.



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Norwalk Marching Bears Head To Syracuse On Winning Streak

... The Cavalcade of Bands, on Nov. 2. The season wraps up with the MAC Championships on Nov. 9 at Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport.



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Help Wanted: Available Jobs in Greenwich Region

... local job openings below. IT Project Managers , Trumbull. Source: CareerBuilder.com "Long-term contracts in the Bridgeport area for IT Project Managers. Seeking professional project managers with a background working in large, global, Fortune 500 ...



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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 ...



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The Case for Gun Liability Laws

... had filed civil lawsuits against gun manufacturers - including a $100 million suit against the gun industry by Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1999. The pain inflicted on negligent manufacturers was real and it was expensive. In 2003, Bryco Arms declared ...



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