Monthly Archive for October, 2010

: October, 2010

Garage fire reported on Asylum & Plymouth

The Bridgeport Fire department is reporting a garage near the corner of Asylum Street and Plymouth Street in the city’s north end is on fire with cars inside. Several units have reported to the

Obama in Bridgeport video

Obama-lovers aplenty; Himes supporters more scarce

Obama-lovers aplenty; Himes supporters more scarce

Mayor’s wife greets Obama-goers

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch’s wife outside the Arena:

Linguistics of a line

Most of the line to see the president is two to four-people wide. “We have that on our side,” said Ty Smith of Riverside, Long Island. Smith is parked near the back of the line, which extends from the

Too young to vote, but not to rally

Lizzie Collins, 10, of Glastonbury is toting an orange sign toward the back of the line that extends from the Arena at Harbor Yard to Seaside Park. It reads: “I love my president.” “I’ve seen him on

Presidential visit draws Bridgeport into Obama legacy

Ralph Maldonado, 53, of Williams Street, traveled to Washington, D.C. for Obama’s inauguration because he wanted to witness history. “Oh, my word,” he said, reflecting on that day while waiting to

Ganim with other pols at Obama rally

Ex-Mayor Joe Ganim hardly is ostracized after prison spell. He’s in the VIP standing ticket area, along with state pols including Rep. Andres Ayala Jr., D-Bridgeport, Speaker of the House Christopher

Moales at Obama rally

Rev. Kenneth Moales asks the crowd to stand hold hands and consider “the clarion call from our president.” “Yes we can,” the not quite full arena roared. Russell Simmons, rap superstar introduced