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Entries Tagged as 'Gene O’Neill'

And You Thought Cops Were Funny

June 18th, 2012 · No Comments · News and Events

If you’re the son of a retired Bridgeport police officer you gotta have a sense of humor. Author Ken O’Neill, son of man-about-town Gene O’Neill, has penned The Marrying Kind a comic novel about a gay couple that boycotts weddings. You can meet Ken Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at Rainy Faye Bookstore at Broad and John […]

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Blues Brothers Tribute For Blue Courage–Hidey Hidey Hidey Hi

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

Cecelia Callaway, daughter of the legendary Cab Callaway, is scheduled to appear at the Blues Brothers tribute spectacular this Friday at the Klein to raise moolah for a city police memorial.

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Blues Brothers For Blue Courage

June 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Gene O’Neill, retired city police sergeant, and Lisa Miro, director of Business Outreach for the city, are raising dough to support a city police memorial. Check this out from Geno: Bridgeport Police Memorial & Bridgeport Animal Shelter The City of Bridgeport, retired Police Commissioner Gene O’Neill and Lisa Miro, Director of Business Outreach for the City […]

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These Pols Are Popular, Plus: Lamont’s Jobs Plan

March 30th, 2010 · 26 Comments · City Politics, State Politics

I got my mitts on a list of the 77 Bridgeport delegates to the state Democratic Party convention in May when donkeys will endorse candidates for constitutional offices such as governor, attorney general, etc. (What? I’m not on it?)

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Tribal Warfare, More Sludge News, And Gene The Machine

March 26th, 2009 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, Interviews, Law Enforcement, State Politics

This means war. From the Hartford Courant: The Mohegan Indian tribe is threatening to withhold millions of dollars in slot-machine payments to the state if the legislature approves a plan to ban smoking at the casinos. In strongly worded letters to Gov. Rell and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal tribe officials said Wednesday that a pending bill to […]

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Blackmail At The Cove, A Rogue’s Gallery!

May 17th, 2008 · 35 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Don’t ya just love blackmail photos? Well, at OIB you never know when a photo will come in handy. A sampling from the party at Captain’s Cove, courtesy of Con Filardi and Sly Salcedo. (Warning, clicking on a picture gives you a full-sized version.) Sly Salcedo, left, and Joel Gonzalez conspiring to thwart District Leader Mitch “The Switch” […]

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