Month: September 2017

Relief Efforts For Puerto Rico

Council of Churches -Convey of Hope Date: Ongoing Time: Drop off donations Monday 10am-1pm, Tuesday 7pm-9pm, Wednesday 10am-1pm & Sunday morning 8am-2:30pm Place: Church of God Center of Life, 594 Harral Ave, Bridgeport, CT Accepting monetary donations for Convey of Hope For more information call Pastor Yolanda Hernandez (203) 449-4386   CTBPT United for PR Radio Telethon, Date: Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 Time:1pm-6pm Place: Sazon y Mambo, 1691 Main Street Accepting cash or checks, water, feminine products, waterproof flashlights, medicine, powered milk for babies & adults, diapers, wipes, antibacterial wipes, generators, chainsaws for Puerto Rico’s Mayor’s Association Federation For information call (203) 336-3636 For radio telethon call (475) 209-8788   El Flamboyan PR Relief Effort Date: ongoing Time: Drop off…

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Bridgeport News: Two House Burn On Lee Avenue

1:44am--#Bridgeport heavy fire to two houses 41 and 51 Lee Avenue. Firefighters quickly had 51 Lee Avenue under control but firefighters could not make entry to 41 Lee Avenue due to heavy fire in the stairwell. After a short time the fire was so heavy in 41 the evacuation tones were sounded and the firefighters were ordered out of the building and fought the flames from the exterior. Within the hour the fire was under control. Firefighters from surrounding towns provided mutual aid to cover the empty firehouses. As of 2:40am there were no reported injuries. I will have a full video report Saturday evening but you can see the fire on my Facebook Livestream here:      

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Southport Galleries Presents Abstract Women

Southport Galleries presents Abstract Women, a lively exhibition of contemporary paintings with selective works by six leading edge, female artists with strong local roots: Katherine Evans, Katy Ferrarone,  Ellen Hermanos, Beth Munro, Kim Romero, Helen Werngren.  The exhibit runs from October 20 - November 18. Curatorial Director Philip Eliasoph cites the famous words of artist, Georgia O’Keeffe: 'I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other — things I had no words for.'  “It is in that spirit we present the talented voices of these women addressing today’s trending styles in contemporary art, with six signature variations,” continues Dr. Eliasoph.   Southport Galleries Co-Directors Sissy Biggers and Jennifer Cargill invite patrons to compare and contrast…

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