Harry Neigher was one of a kind–”Dutch Schultz has given the Bridgeport Police Department 24 hours to get out of town”–and as well, photographer Frank Gerratana, both of whom chronicled political and entertainment personalities for the Bridgeport Herald, later the Sunday Herald. Their work will be featured at an exhibit opening with a panel discussion […]
Entries Tagged as 'Frank Gerratana'
September 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
January 7th, 2015 · 5 Comments · News and Events
November 2nd, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
OIB friend Frank Gerratana supplied a montage of images his dad took during his years as lead photographer of the old Bridgeport Herald. If an important pol set foot in Bridgeport, Gerratana was there to chronicle it in photos those many decades ago.
May 17th, 2014 · 5 Comments · State Politics
November 21st, 2013 · 5 Comments · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: On Friday, Nov. 22, Mayor Bill Finch will join leaders from around the country and the world in remembering the life of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy by asking local churches to ring their bells at 1:15 p.m. (EST), and observe a moment of silence at 1:30 p.m.(EST) (President Kennedy was shot […]
November 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy. JFK’s campaign stop in Bridgeport on November 6, 1960 jammed downtown with supporters. He spoke first at the municipal airport in Stratford, traveled by motorcade to other Connecticut cities before his campaign stop at the city train station.
November 2nd, 2011 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning
Kudos to an OIB friend supplying a sweet piece of pictorial history. As a followup to the Steel Point item on Tuesday Dr. Frank Gerratana, whose father was photography chief for the old Bridgeport Herald, shared an aerial taken by his dad circa 1957 as construction of the Connecticut Turnpike advances across the harbor on the East Side […]