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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]
"Rising Stars" drew big crowds at the Stratford Library in previous outings.  The latest will take place on June 13th.

Rising Stars event for teens at the Stratford Library June 13

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library’s Teen Services Department will hold its semi-annual “Rising Stars @ SLA” program on Saturday, June 13 from 1-5 pm in the Lovell Room. A town-wide creative arts performance event geared to all Stratford teens, the program is free and open to the public. “This is really […] [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]
These are but a few of the 10,000 plus books which will be part of Stratford Library's annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015.

Stratford Library book sale set for June 4-7

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, Connecticut will hold its annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. The sale, which is a major fund-raiser for the library, is being organized again this year by the SLA Board of Trustees under Co-chairmen Karla Glad […] [Read More]
Categories: Literature, Stratford
A combine cuts rice in a field near Tucker, Arkansas, a state that grows nearly 60 percent of the USA's rice production. (AP Photo)

DeLauro: Let’s get arsenic out of rice

From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has introduced legislation to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic, the most toxic form of arsenic found in foods, that is permitted in rice and rice-based products. The R.I.C.E (Reducing food-based Inorganic Compounds Exposure) Act would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set a […] [Read More]
The market will run every Monday on Paradise Green until the end of October from 2 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

Farmer’s Market in Stratford to begin June 15th

From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Health Department is pleased to announce the 2015 opening day of the Stratford Farmers Market on Monday, June 15th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Paradise Green in Stratford. The market will run every Monday until the end of October from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, rain or […] [Read More]