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Wallingford woman admits to making child porn

BRIDGEPORT-A woman convicted in state court of sexually assaulting a minor is back in trouble. Angela D. Martin, also known as Angela Haussman,29, of Wallingford pleaded guilty Friday to producing child pornography showing her perform sexual acts on a three-year-old girl she was babysitting for last summer. Martin entered her guilty plea during proceedings before […] [Read More]

Bpt man admits to stealing tax refund checks

HARTFORD-The last of three Bridgeport men arrested in a scheme that involved filing false federal tax returns, obtaining $137,861 in refund checks and then cashing them at local GE credit union branches pleaded guilty in federal court here. Carlos Mateo, 45, of Bridgeport waived his right to a federal grand jury indictment and pleaded guilty […] [Read More]

Blumenthal to address Ukrainian-Americans Sunday

NEW HAVEN-U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will discuss U.S. sanctions and possible escalation against Russia as their incursion into Ukraine continues. The Senator will meet with members of the Ukrainian-American community at noon Sunday in the St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church hall, 568 George Street. The event is open to the public. Blumenthal is expected to […] [Read More]

SCSU to Discuss Ukrainian Crisis

NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University will host a panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which will attempt to analyze Russian President Vladimir Putin’s next move. The discussion will take place March 31 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and a […] [Read More]

Trumbull Synagogue to host Family Passover Seder

TRUMBULL-Congregation B’Nai Torah will host a family Passover Seder on April 15 in their facility at 5700 Main Street. The dinner will include soup, gefilte fish, crudités, an entrée, dessert and beverages. Adult meals are $40 and include an entrée of chicken, fish or eggplant marinara. Children under age 8 can have chicken tenders and […] [Read More]

Cracker Jack BB Card Discussion

TRUMBULL-As another baseball season approaches, all talk turns to cards–baseball cards. And there are few cards more valuable than the Cracker Jack cards issued in 1914 and 1915. On Saturday, March 29 Tom and Ellen Zappala will discuss those cards and their new book “The Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball Prized Players” in a talk and […] [Read More]

Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg

NEW HAVEN-Here’s the opportunity to learn to color a traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg from an expert. Gloria Horbaty, a former Newtown resident and president of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America’s New England branch will teach a class March 29 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 565 George […] [Read More]
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VF Fitness fundraiser for Kristjan Ndoj Family

SHELTON-VFitness, 865 River Road will be conducting a fund-raiser Friday night from 6-8 p.m. for the family of Kristjan Ndoj, the 15-year-old Shelton youth who was shot to death earlier this month. Michelle Collings, owner of VFitness, said those 15 and older can participate in a spinning class which is an indoor cycling fitness program […] [Read More]

Naugatuck Valley Landlords meet tonight

SHELTON-The Naugatuck Valley Chapter of the Connecticut Property Owners Alliance Inc. will conduct their first meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall auditorium. The event is open free to the public. Mayor Mark Lauretti and former New Britain Mayor Tim Stewart, now the chairman of the New Britain Chamber of Commerce will be […] [Read More]
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Derby native promotes reading in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-Stephanie Ditko, a Derby native and vice president of the Sacred Heart University Education Club helped organize a book collection, cash donation and a day of reading at the Discovery Magnet School. The club, composed of education majors, collected more than 1,000 books and a $300 donation which they handed to Sangeeta Bella, the school’s […] [Read More]