In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County

Tent city

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Employees with Starr Tent, of Mt. Vernon, NY, assemble and raise an 80 x 200 party tent on Wednesday for Saturday’s “Stamford on the Sound” event at Commons Park. All the proceeds raised from this inaugural festival will benefit disaster relief efforts for the people of Japan. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate Stamford looks more like ‘tent […] [Read More]
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A cop’s best friend

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MTA Police Officer Kevin Pimpinelli rides the escalator at the Stamford train station with his K-9 unit partner “Mullen” on Tuesday. Mullen recently won top dog honors in the U.S. Police Canine Association’s annual finals. There’s a certain amount of intimidation that comes along with seeing a police officer and his 85 pound German Shepherd […] [Read More]
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State Capitol Top Ten List

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The 2011 Legislative session wrapped up on Wednesday at midnight and for the first time in my journalistic career I was there to witness the madness. Thankfully we have a staff of ace political reporters whose job it is to outline the intricacies of lawmaking, caucuses and lobbyists because the whole process was mind-boggling. But […] [Read More]
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TCHS Class of 2011

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TOP: Graduates gather in classrooms before the start of the Trinity Catholic 2011 Commencement Exercises. ABOVE: The Trinity Catholic High School Class of 2011 celebrate after receiving their diplomas at the event on Saturday. I photographed my first graduation of the season today and although this day marks the start of a new and exciting […] [Read More]
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Summer view

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I was at The Italian Center today covering the Book & Author Luncheon, presented by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.  As I waited for the event to begin I glanced out the window and this scene caught my eye. My birthday falls in June and growing up it always coincided with the last day […] [Read More]
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Kickin’ back

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Staples High School celebrates their 5-3 win over Danbury High School in the FCIAC baseball championship at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport on Saturday. [Read More]
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No ordinary weekend

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TOP: Veteran Ralph Bocuzzo joins other veterans, faculty and students at the New Canaan Veterans’ Symposium at New Canaan High School on Friday. ABOVE: Members of the US Marine Corps Parris Island Band prepare backstage before performing at the event. The title of my post “No Ordinary Weekend” was the theme of the film played […] [Read More]
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A Saturday memorial

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Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9617-Springdale and other volunteers place American flags on veterans graves at St. John’s Cemetery on Saturday in honor of Memorial Day. Read The Advocate story: HERE [Read More]
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