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Entries Tagged as 'Bob Fredericks'

Recalling 40 Cent Drafts At Dolan’s, Vacant Building Hit By Fire

March 30th, 2016 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Firefighters, News and Events

Update, video: If you wanted to know what Bridgeport was like in the 1940s, Dolan’s Bar and Grill at Middle and Golden Hill streets next to the Downtown post office was the spot. The interior never changed. And the place certainly hit the spot for an eclectic group of eccentrics, be it local drunk, newspaper […]

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Fredericks In New York Post State Of Mind, Leaves Connecticut Post

January 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

It was a helluva three months for Bob Fredericks in his return to the Connecticut Post as managing editor–storm Sandy, election coverage and then helping direct Hearst Connecticut coverage of Sandy Hook shootings–but the veteran journalist says his heart may be in Bridgeport but his head is in Broadway. On Wednesday he completed his short stay back […]

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Surfin’ Safari! Veteran Post Reporter Sues Employer, Claims Age Discrimination

December 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Media, News and Events

Veteran Connecticut Post reporter Anne Amato, still on the payroll, is suing the Hearst Corporation, the paper’s owner, for picking on old scribes. Is this grounds for a discrimination lawsuit? Seems like a bunch of grizzled scribes, in a sea of younger journalists, are still around and still producing for the Post. Amato claims, however, […]

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CT Post Sweetens City News Coverage

December 5th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

With new management comes editorial changes and the early trend shows more Bridgeport news coverage from the Connecticut Post. Will it last?

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He’s Baaack! Fredericks Returns To Connecticut Post–Pols Beware

October 22nd, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Bob Fredericks bleeds Bridgeport. He’s also unafraid to extract a pint of blood from wayward pols. This week he’s scheduled to return to the Connecticut Post, as managing editor, where he had previous stints as reporter and an editor. Fredericks is serving a life sentence in journalism. It’s what he knows and loves. His presence […]

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Fredericks Returns To CT Post

October 8th, 2012 · 4 Comments · News and Events

One thing about Bob Fredericks, if he likes you he will let you know, if he doesn’t he will let you know. The Black Rock resident is committed to the city, even when he worked in other places. If the corporate suits from Hearst don’t mess with him, you’ll see more local coverage. From the […]

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The Smell Of Ink, Plus: New Trees For Saints

April 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events, State Politics

I’ll be checking out the gubernatorial forum this morning at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. Stay tuned for a report. A new community print newspaper, yes a publication with ink on paper (as opposed to knuckleheads like me with a web handle) debuts this week. Look for The Independent in your local stores, shops and bars. […]

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Detention For Jodi, Plus: Put On Your Promotional Cap

December 29th, 2009 · 18 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Afternoon Update: Governor Jodi Rell is determined to shoehorn a juvenile detention center for girls on the Upper East Side. She’s moving ahead to approve the dough through the State Bond Commission that she chairs. Ya know what I say … stick it in Brookfield! Thanks to Bob Fredericks for the heads-up on this. See […]

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