Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez who supported the challenge slate for school board shares this video of the election night celebration at the Red Rooster.
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September 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
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September 8th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
In the closing days to Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Board of Education some mail pieces have gotten edgy. Political activists examine mail pieces to determine an appropriate response or how to spin it back in their candidates’ favor. Campaign operatives for the endorsed slate (Kathryn Bukovsky, Simon Castillo, Brandon Clark) aligned with Mayor Bill Finch […]
August 21st, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez has a taste for reviewing campaign finance reports he claims contain dubious information provided by city political operatives. He’s attempting to turn a Democratic South End political organization into a cause célèbre with his filing of a campaign finance complaint. Joel represented this political district when he served on the […]
August 3rd, 2013 · 31 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez shares this cathartic commentary about a life in the streets, selling drugs, reinventing himself and embracing redemption. He pukes up more about his life in this engaging narrative than the combined confessionals in the Diocese of Bridgeport. There’s a method to his madness, he says, bare it all and […]
July 30th, 2013 · 6 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Your electronic-graffiti host will be a guest tonight (Tuesday) on the cable access show Bridgeport Now hosted by Jennifer Buchanan. The program starts 8 p.m. on Channel 88. It is also streamed live at www.soundviewtv.org. The number to call in is 203-345-0103. Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez will also make a guest spot to […]
July 28th, 2013 · 54 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events
City officials on Friday announced beefed-up security measures at city housing projects for the next three months including police patrols in hallways and common areas. P.T. Barnum Apartments at the edge of the West End and Black Rock neighborhoods and the high-rise Greene Homes in The Hollow are hot spots for crime.
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June 16th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Thanks to all our OIB friends who attended the party at Bijou Theatre Saturday night. Great conversation and even a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sounds like a City Council meeting!