In the early months of JG1, Joe Ganim, assisted by then-Governor Lowell Weicker, removed a mountainous pile of illegal demolition debris in the East End that was a scourge on the neighborhood. It was called Mount Trashmore. On Friday Ganim was joined by city officials and neighborhood political leaders across the street from the hulking […]
Entries Tagged as 'Steve Krauchick'
April 23rd, 2016 · 43 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
April 11th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
EMS from American Medical Response Sunday night rolled up to a person shot in the 1300 block of Iranistan Avenue (between Olive and Wood Avenue), according to Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local. They radioed for police assistance and police were very quick on the scene. Police report two men were shot late Sunday during an […]
March 30th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Firefighters, News and Events
Update, video: If you wanted to know what Bridgeport was like in the 1940s, Dolan’s Bar and Grill at Middle and Golden Hill streets next to the Downtown post office was the spot. The interior never changed. And the place certainly hit the spot for an eclectic group of eccentrics, be it local drunk, newspaper […]
March 19th, 2016 · 8 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement
They’re young and many of them are home grown. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video that provides insight into why they want to become city police officers.
February 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, News and Events
Bridgeport’s nocturnal videographer Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local is all too familiar with city fires, some tragic, many explosive and almost always destructive such as this early-morning blaze engulfing a garage in The Hollow.
January 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
It’s hard to know if Steve Krauchick, the ubiquitous videographer of Doing It Local, is a journalistic night owl or early bird. Capturing breaking news stories involving police and fire, he is both. A dispatch scanner can be a blessing, or a curse, depending on the story. And many of his voiceovers come with human […]
January 12th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report about an investment in public safety to assist police and fire department personnel driving in emergency conditions. When a police officer leaves the academy they continue to get training on everything except police driving refresher courses, that is until now. The city of Bridgeport has […]
August 2015 Highlights: Mayoral Primary Turns Ugly, Finch KKK Mailer Backfires, Ganim Fixes Hole In Fence, More Gun Violence
December 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
The most-watched mayoral race in Connecticut heated up in August with Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign kicking out an inflammatory mailer accusing Joe Ganim of representing a white supremacist. In fact, Ganim served as a paralegal for a law firm that represented an African American acquitted in federal court of providing arms to a white supremacist. […]
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