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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Tom Lombard'
April 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
March 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment · City Council, Cops, News and Events
OIB reader Tom Lombard captured this police arrest Tuesday night of Craig Copley who has a history of threatening to take out public officials including Ronald Reagan, FBI agents and federal judges. Copley allegedly threatened to add Mayor Bill Finch and City Council members to his list just before a public hearing by the Charter [...]
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 [...]
February 22nd, 2011 · 21 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
UPDATE: The Rev. Charlie Stallworth, aided by the might of the Greater Bridgeport Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, won the special election Tuesday to fill the state legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso who took a job with the Malloy administration. Bridgeport police officer Verna Kearney, led by backers of Caruso, finished second. Stallworth won by 99 votes pending [...]
February 22nd, 2011 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Well here we go. It’s special election day to fill the legislative seat vacated by Chris Caruso. The Big Wave is supporting city police officer Verna Kearney. Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa and Mayor Bill Finch support Rev. Charlie Stallworth, a member of the city’s Police Commission, who’s galvanizing fellow ministers to urge their peeps to the [...]
February 21st, 2011 · 26 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Governor Malloy tonight (Monday) is scheduled to visit City Hall Annex, 999 Broad Street, to kick off his campaign to schmooze his budget proposal. What would you like to ask the gov about his budget?
February 18th, 2011 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
This is so disappointing. I checked in with Town Clerk Alma Maya expecting a last-minute flood of absentee ballots for the special election to fill Chris Caruso’s state legislative seat. Only a handful of absentee ballots have arrived. What’s going on around here? No self-respecting Bridgeport pol can resist stuffing the ballot box. Has everyone gone [...]