I spotted this cool find on Craigslist, a Bridgeport Police cruiser from 1964. It’s a Buick Special and appears to be in pretty good shape. The ad reads: Original unrestored 1964 Buick […]
Cash for My Artwork?
I’m hardly an artist, so I was really surprised when someone shelled out cash to buy one of my works of art, and I use that term loosely. It all started when […]
Want a Picture with the President?
A picture with a U.S. president is a great memento to have on your mantel or hanging in your office but it’s not easy to get. The trendy thing to do these […]
Shades of 1994 in 2014 Governor’s Race?
Twenty years ago voters in Connecticut were faced with a multiple choice dilemma for governor: a four way race. Could it happen this year? Democrat Jonathan Pelto and Republican Joe Visconti have […]
The Day the King Died
Forty years ago today I was a junior high school student enjoying the final weeks of the summer of ’77. I was playing golf at the Lost Brook Golf Course in Norwood, […]
Ted Kennedy Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
In response to my challenge made on the 11PM news last night at 11, Ted Kennedy, Junior promptly responded with an icy dousing that led to a priceless reaction to a bucket […]
Ice Bucket Challenge
I took the ice bucket challenge last night to help raise money for ALS research. A bucket of cold ice water as chilly as Long Island Sound in January was dumped […]
The First Big News Story I Ever Delivered
I really mean “delivered,” as in to a doorstep. It was August 9, 1974 and I was an elementary school paper boy in Norwood, Massachusetts. My brother Chris and I had a […]
McKinney on Foley, Malloy, Newtown, and Debates
With Tuesday’s primary looming, Republican candidate for governor John McKinney came in for a taping of Face the State that aired Sunday. Joined by Daniela Altimari of the Hartford Courant and Mike […]
Weicker: Don’t Fly the Flag Every Day
Former Governor and former U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker continues to make headlines, even as he enjoys life from the political sidelines at age 83. Forty years ago this summer, he was becoming […]
GOP Lieutenant Governor Debate
The three Republicans vying for the nomination for lieutenant governor debated this morning on Face the State at 11 on WFSB Channel 3. Penny Bacchiochi, David Walker and Heather Somers appeared in […]