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Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'

State Shuts Down Bar For Serving Underage Drinkers, Two Cops Accused Of Moonlighting As Bouncers

April 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

The bar where two city cops have been accused of moonlighting as bouncers has been shut down by the state Department of Consumer Protection for serving more than 80 underage Sacred Heart University students.

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Santilli Named CEO Of Homes For The Brave

April 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Homes for the Brave: ABRI/Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to homeless Veterans and other individuals, is pleased to announce Vincent Santilli as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume his new position on Apr. 18, 2016.

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Off-duty Cops Worked As Bouncers For Bar Serving Underage College Drinkers

April 8th, 2016 · 47 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events

It’s never good when a bar serves 80 underage college students, even worse when off-duty police officers–against regulations–watch it going on as bouncers for the bar. Tuesday night city police raided Golden Star Cafe on Main Street in a round-up of Sacred Heart University students. To the surprise of the raiding party two off-duty city […]

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Downtown Has Brighter Face, A Resident’s Viewpoint

March 17th, 2016 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

Two Boots took a walk on Downtown Bridgeport. Some hand-wringing is going on over this. Communications professional Doug Davidoff who resides Downtown says the neighborhood has a lot more going on than the naysayers assert. He shares in this commentary that follows a response to OIB comments and perspective as a relatively new resident. I’ve […]

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Timpanelli Prepares For Business Leadership Exit After 28 Years

March 11th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

A 28-year run on any business level is mighty impressive. Paul Timpanelli, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council since 1988, is expected to announce soon his retirement from the business organization effective sometime this summer.

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Back Row To Front Row–Ganim Talks Budget, Police, Transparency And Development In Business Community Speech

March 3rd, 2016 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Update: video of speech. Accompanied by a brochure and video presentation, Mayor Joe Ganim on Thursday delivered the annual address to the Bridgeport Regional Business Council covering his first 100 days in office. Ganim opened his speech by jabbing BRBC chief Paul Timpanelli, thanking him for moving his table up a little bit from last year. […]

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SHU Students Victim Of Home Invasion

January 25th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From public safety spokesman Michael Giannotti: Patrol Units were dispatched to 3105 Old town Rd. (Saturday) regarding a home invasion/robbery with gunshot fired. Detective Bureau also responded and investigated. A crime scene was secured and photographed as well as packaging material (plastic bags), and a video surveillance monitor seized while on the scene. One 40 […]

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Where Finch Failed, Ganim Honors University Of Bridgeport

January 15th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

So many items can lead a list of reasons Joe Ganim vanquished Bill Finch in last September’s Democratic primary. Among them was Finch’s fantastical grudge against the University of Bridgeport that had once employed him. Rather than acting mayoral and embracing the university’s brain power, economic impact, expansion and cultural contributions, Finch selfishly made it […]

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