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Bridgeport Hospital Center for Geriatrics to offer free memory screenings Nov. 19 in Stratford

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The Bridgeport Hospital Center for Geriatrics, in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, will provide free, confidential memory screenings by appointment as part of National Memory Screening Day, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 12:30-4:30 p.m. The screening will be staged at its 95 Armory Road location in Stratford. For more information or to schedule an appointment, […] [Read More]
Categories: Health, Senior Citizens

19 Eli Whitney students get “Buzz Cuts for Cancer”

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We just received this press release: STRATFORD — Nineteen Eli Whitney students participated in the school’s Buzz Cuts for Cancer tradition to raise money for the Tommy Fund at Yale-New Haven Hospital. The students had their hair “buzzed”, and one student donated more than eight inches of her hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. These students […] [Read More]

Police charge two after early morning incident

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Two Bridgeport men are facing charges after police found them with a partially stripped car near the city’s center early Sunday morning. An officer responded to a call of a burglary in progress around 3 a.m. Sunday after someone reported two cars parked near an abandoned house on Gurdon Street. When police arrived, they detained […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Sticker shock: Man charged with slugging mechanic

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Deron Brooks wasn’t happy with the price of repair work done at a Stratford Avenue repair shop, and police say he registered his complaint with a punch to a mechanic’s face. The 32-year-old Brooks, who is from Bridgeport, was upset Monday afternoon about the cost of labor for work on his mother’s car and his […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Derby’s Griffin Hospital gets high marks

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DERBY-Griffin Hospital was named a 2012 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission and given a grade of A by the Leafrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. “We are extremely proud to receive this national recognition for our committment to […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia , Derby , Health , Oxford , Seymour | More

No changes in Ansonia election

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ANSONIA-Tuesday’s recount of several close races for alderman did not change the winners. Nancy Valentine, the former mayor and now Republican Registrar of Voters said the winners in the First Ward race are still Charles Stowe, a Republican and Peter Adamowski, a Democrat. The same is true in the Third Ward where Joseph Jeannette Jr. […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Elections, Politics, Town

Second man charged in 2007 killing

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Another man has been charged in the cold case murder of a man at a city housing complex six years ago. Garrett “Slim” Bostick, 29, of Bridgeport, was arrested Tuesday when he showed up for his parole appointment. Police have said that the murder victim, Juan Marcano, got into a fight with Bostick on on Feb. […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops

FBI seeks public help in identifying suspect in child sex case

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The FBI is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man with a southern accent who appears to be between 40 and 50 years of age and is a suspect in a child sexual exploitation case. The agency has released photos of the man, who is identified now only as John Doe 27. He has […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Courts, Crime