Hey, there’s another election going on and the deadline to vote is this Friday. The resignation of Willie McBride as the city employee representative on the Civil Service Commission has triggered a vote among city employees to replace him.
Entries Tagged as 'Val Sorrentino'
August 6th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
December 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
A new year, a new beginning, a new life. Think about the things that matter. Val Sorrentino and Karen Silvernail came together in 2012 so 2013 and beyond will endure for them, their families and anyone who wants to follow their example. Karen donated a kidney to her friend Val. They share the poignancy below […]
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June 1st, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment
On August 2, Karen Silvernail will be donating a kidney to her friend Valerie Sorrentino, business manager of LIUNA Local 200, an employee of the City of Bridgeport. Karen is an exercise instructor and personal trainer at the Trumbull Y. After donating the kidney, she will be out of work for several weeks with no […]
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April 26th, 2012 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
Dozens of members of Connecticut Laborers’ District Council www.ctlpl.com led by Business Manager Charles LeConche protested in front of the City Hall Annex on Broad Street Wednesday morning, charging workers of an affiliated union have come under attack by Mayor Bill Finch and administration officials.
Mayor Statement On Latest Murders, Plus: Loads Of Police Applicants, Good Stuff Downtown, And Ganim Freedom Video
July 19th, 2010 · 24 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics
Evening Update: Statement from Mayor Finch regarding recent homicides: “I am very concerned about the recent tragic incidents in our City. I am in constant communication with Police Chief Joe Gaudett and I have directed him to utilize every asset available to confront this problem head-on. “I am proud of our police department’s swift […]
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July 8th, 2009 · 40 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Holy Ben Franklins! One of Chris Dodd’s Republican opponents for 2010 Tom Foley of Greenwich, former Ambassador to Ireland, has announced he’s already raised a cool $500K. Another Republican, former Congressman from eastern Connecticut Rob Simmons, says he’s in the $600K range. Poor Waterbury Republican State Senator Sam Caligiuri, mired in legislative session, has only […]
March 14th, 2009 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
I’ll tell ya how old I’m getting; I was a scribe covering the remedy order that U.S. District Court Judge T.F. Gilroy Daly issued in 1983 to resolve racial discrimination in the Bridgeport Police Department. Daly assigned a special master to oversee his order that created balance in assignments, promotions, dispute resolution, etc. Critics of […]
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