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St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on 105 Clifton Avenue this weekend. The Bishop will offer Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Saturday followed by a blessing of the cornerstone […] [Read More]

Bpt man gets 22 years for murder

HARTFORD-A federal judge sentenced a Bridgeport man to 22 years in federal prison for the  Oct . 10, 2012 robbery/murder of Dawayne Cobb. U.S. DIstrict  Judge Michael Shea imposed the term Tuesday on Johnnie Jefferson who was earning a living robbing drug dealers who he knew would not report the crime to police. This time […] [Read More]
Lorenzo Carter

Bridgeport felon indicted on new gun charge

BRIDGEPORT-A city man with prior state gun convictions was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Lorenzo Carter, 20, is accused of possessing a .22 caliber handgun on April 8. A year earlier he was arrested by police and agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, […] [Read More]

Dolphin’s Cove owner going to prison

NEW HAVEN-The owner of the popular Dolphin’s Cove Marina on Bridgeport’s east side will be spending two months in federal prison beginning in October. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall imposed the term Monday morning on  Maria Pinheiro who pleaded guilty March 25 to filing false tax returns. Pinheiro , 57, of Trumbull under […] [Read More]
Identical twins and Yaritza, left, and Yanitza Casillis celebrate outside of The Klein in downtown Bridgeport after commencement ceremonies for the Bridgeport Department of Adult Education Tuesday night. Both graduates received achievement awards.

Bridgeport Adult Education awards diplomas to 117

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Dept. of Adult Education on Tuesday night awarded 117 high school diplomas to seniors at a cap and gown ceremony that took place at The Klein in downtown Bridgeport The senior class speaker was Zulma Lorenzo, who had more than her share of obstacles on her path to a diploma. “I […] [Read More]

FBI head warns of ISIL here

NEW HAVEN-The FBI director said everyone of his field offices including Connecticut are dealing with attempts by ISIL to recruit “troubled souls” to kill in the English-speaking world. James Comey, a Westport resident who became the seventh director of the FBI some 20 months ago, said ISIL’s (or the Islamic State also referred to as […] [Read More]

Adult Education classes canceled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

BRIDGEPORT — Because of an electrical problem at Central High School, classes for tonight (Tuesday night) have been canceled, according to school officials. [Read More]

Truck rolls off Bridgeport boat ramp

BRIDGEPORT-Memorial Day 2015 will never be forgotten by Caesar Sanchez. A sunny day of riding the waves near Dolphin’s Cove turned into a total loss when his  2002 Dodge Dakota SXT rolled off the boat ramp out into 15 feet of water off Seaview Avenue and sank just after 4 p.m. Caesar Sanchez of Clinton, […] [Read More]