July 31st, 2011
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A new club in town — Wakeman opens expanded facility

For years, it had been a dream of Burroughs Community Center Executive Director Kevin Simmons to expand the facility to better serve more children in the Black Rock neighborhood and throughout the city of […] Continue Reading…


City rocks to good Vibes

Hey, man check out the Vibes! I mean once upon a time we old guys and gals used to talk in terms of “Good Vibrations.” Okay. Maybe, I’m dating myself. I’m still not that […] Continue Reading…


Trinidad and Tobago group to celebrate at Seaside Park

Bridgeport is well known for its diversity of people. There are at least 52 ethnic groups within the city boundaries. The community of Trinidadians and Tobagans is one of them. Thus, the Trinidad and […] Continue Reading…


Summer camp puts teens in director’s chair

It was 93 degrees outside on Tuesday, July 12, but the heat didn’t deter a handful of teens at Warren Harding High School from turning on bright lights and cameras in order to film […] Continue Reading…


The pursuit of political power and its dangers

Political power is generally defined as the capacity to influence the public affairs of a community, a state and/or a nation. Political power may be acquired through either the electoral process or the appointive […] Continue Reading…


Music still a vehicle for social change

So let’s be honest here: Music has a large impact on social change and vice versa. It’s interesting to look at music from a sociological aspect. Is music a reflection of a social shift […] Continue Reading…


Adolescence And Our Society: The humanization of the rational being is hard

Adolescence, the path of transcendence, which defines appearance and forms identity through brain maturity, requires the joint work of society. Predestined to the magnificence of being human, conception starts, and parents begin the responsibility […] Continue Reading…


Time for Sound Tigers fans to step up

Brent Thompson has been named head coach of their American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and what does that mean? Although the Bridgeporters don’t wan’t to admit it, their fate hangs on […] Continue Reading…


Old city church reborn — Former St. Paul’s Lutheran has new name, new pastor

From 1884 until recently, the Bridgeport church that currently houses Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors Lutheran Church was known as St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. But over the last 127 years, the congregation has become increasingly […] Continue Reading…


Police brass get earful on crime

Most Bridgeport residents realize that as much as they may love their hometown, crime is an ever present problem and is growing in these lean economic times. And no Park City neighborhood is exempt […] Continue Reading…


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