Former City Councilman Ralph Mojica has filed paperwork to try to reclaim his former seat on the city’s legislative body challenging incumbents Denese Taylor-Moye and Jack Banta in the 131st District that covers the South End, Downtown and the West End. Big Mojo served on the council for several years. He supported Chris Caruso for [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Sacred Heart University'
Paging Zombie Land–Can Mojica Drum Up The Mojo For A City Council Challenge? Election Year For The Council
April 30th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, News and Events
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Angel DePara·Bill Finch·Bob "Troll" Walsh·Bob Curwen·Bridgeport Bluefish·Carlos Silva·Chris Caruso·Christina Ayala·Citizens Working for a Better Bridgeport·Denese Taylor-Moye·Dottie Guman·Ed Gomes·Howard Austin·Jack Banta·Jim Holloway·John Fabrizi·John Gomes·John Olson·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Manuel Ayala·Maria Valle·Marty McCarthy·Michelle Lyons·Mike Marella·Ralph Mojica·Rich Paoletto·Sacred Heart University·Steven Stafstrom·Sue Brannelly·Tom McCarthy·Warren Blunt
March 23rd, 2013 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Jacqui Kelleher will formally step down as president of the Board of Education Monday night, according to the agenda of the school board meeting. Kelleher, a cordial presence on the board, was challenged to keep board meetings moving at a reasonable pace during her six months in the role in the face of opposition from [...]
March 4th, 2013 · 47 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
The battle for control of the Board of Education continues Monday (tonight) with a scheduled special meeting for “Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Superintendent’s Performance Evaluation,” according the school board agenda. The meeting will take place 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, Conference Room 305, 45 Lyon Terrace. The nine-member school board is split with four [...]
Tags: Bobby Simmons·Excel Bridgeport·General Electric·Harding High School·Hernan Illingworth·Jacqueline Kelleher·Jessica Martinez·John Bagley·Ken Moales·Leticia Colon·Maria Pereira·Paul Vallas·Sacred Heart University·Sauda Baraka·Tom Mulligan
February 26th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Journalists deserve praise for breaking stories, but it’s vomit time when it becomes an institutionalized jerk off. Lately Hearst Newspapers, owner of the Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate and Danbury News-Times, has hauled out the arousal gel time and again.
January 17th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Monsignor Kevin Wallin, the ex pastor of St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport and a long-time member of the Sacred Heart University Board of Trustees has been indicted by a federal grand jury with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. In 2010 Wallin was honored at Sacred Heart University’s annual Discovery Awards and Scholarship Dinner that benefits low-income students [...]
January 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News and Events
News release from SHU and Bank of America: Bank of America recently awarded Sacred Heart University a $15,000 grant to support the university’s minority scholars program, a mentoring and retention program that targets low and moderate-income undergraduate minority students majoring in the fields of mathematics, science, information technology and the quantitative business disciplines.
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November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.
Tags: Bill Finch·Brian Lockhart·Bridgeport Bluefish·Chris Shays·CT Post·Dan Malloy·David Kooris·Dick Blumenthal·Elaine Ficarra·Gathering of the Vibes·George Estrada·Hearst Corporation·Joe McGee·Mary-Jane Foster·Paul Timpanelli·Phil Kuchma·Sacred Heart University·Seaside Park·Tom McCarthy·University of Bridgeport