From the University of Bridgeport: The University of Bridgeport is proud to announce that several of its student groups will team up with Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 to build a playground in memory of student Josephine Grace Gay who was killed last year at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.
Entries Tagged as 'Seaside Park'
December 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Firefighters, News and Events
October 18th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum, and on Thursday Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 25 years as president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, was introduced as the 2014 Barnum Festival ringmaster at Sacred Heart University where he graduated, and followed up with a teaching profession, election as Trumbull’s […]
September 5th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
On Tuesday, in addition to a citywide primary for Board of Education, Democratic primaries for City Council are on tap in four districts including the West Side where incumbents Evette Brantley and John Olson are opposed by Bob Halstead and Trish Swain. Bridgeport’s 132nd District runs west of Park Avenue to Brooklawn Avenue that meets […]
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July 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: This weekend, The City of Bridgeport will host two cultural events expected to bring large audiences of spectators–Bridgeport Arts Fest will be held on Saturday at McLevy Green in downtown; Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County will be held on Sunday beginning at Central High School and ending at Seaside Park.
June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
WEBE 108 FM will simulcast the Barnum Festival Sky Blast tonight at 9:30. Whether you’re at Seaside Park, on a boat or watching from a land vantage point, tune into WEBE. “WEBE108(107.9FM) is once again excited to be part of such a great Bridgeport tradition,” says Operations Manager Danny Lyons. “Tune in at 9:30 Friday […]
Barnum Festival Rocks! Jenny Lind Concert, Fireworks, Champions On Parade, Great Street Parade With Javier Colon
June 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Barnum Festival, the city’s annual salute to showman P.T. Barnum, is in high gear this weekend with the Jenny Lind concert Thursday at the Bijou Theatre, the fireworks Sky Blast Friday night at Seaside Park with musical simulcast by WEBE 108 FM, Champions on Parade drum corp competition at Kennedy Stadium on Saturday and […]
June 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Popular Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, whose desire for a gubernatorial run in 2010 was derailed by a federal corruption probe into his administration, says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2014. Lauretti told OIB of his plans Saturday night at the Barnum Festival Ringmaster’s Ball at Seaside Park. Lauretti, who has roots in […]