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Entries Tagged as 'John LaBarca'

Simon Says … Tune In To Sonny Fox And Lombard Show

April 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events

Get ready for the back talk. OIB posters John Marshall Lee and Andy Fardy will be guests of those two grumpy warriors Jim “Sonny” Fox and Tom Lombard, hosts of a weekly radio show devoted to Bridgeport issues on WDJZ 1530 AM. Tune in Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. To join in on the conversation […]

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Simon Says! Sonny Fox On The Air Following John LaBarca

March 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

After a four-year absence from Bridgeport radio John LaBarca has returned as morning host at WDJZ radio as well his Italian House Party show Sunday morning. And wait, it gets better, guess who’s following LaBarca with their own show Wednesday mornings at 10? Someone please call the radio police! Regular OIB posters Jim “Sonny” Fox […]

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Conspiracy Is Part Of The Fun, Plus: Reno Rocks

July 25th, 2008 · 50 Comments · City Politics, Media, State Politics

I love vote cutting. That’s when supporters of the endorsed line conspire to help a friend on another line. There’s something of a plot going on between candidates on different lines. Some supporters of State Rep. Robert Keeley, who received the Democratic Party endorsement when Town Chairman Mario Testa broke a tie among delegate voters, […]

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Watt’s Up At WICC?

July 18th, 2008 · 82 Comments · Media

A few changes brewing at WICC. Word is Ann McManus, the general manager that took some heat in the wake of morning man John LaBarca’s firing last year, will be departing the station within days to form her own advertising agency. There’s no skinny that she’s being forced out. Generally, in the radio industry, if […]

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Mud Wrestling At Pleasure Beach, Plus: LaBarca Finds A Home

June 1st, 2008 · 42 Comments · Media, State Politics

Everyone wants to bring the pleasure back to Pleasure Beach, and it seemed like pols were tripping over each other Thursday, during an election cycle, to take credit for $150,000 to study future use for the long-neglected peninsula in the East End. State Rep. Don Clemons, who represents the district, facing a possible primary from […]

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