Holiday police stats: Crashes, DUIs, speeding all up

The Connecticut State Police was on duty this holiday week with increased patrols that began at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 and continued until December 26, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Troopers patrolled roads and highways across Connecticut focusing on drivers operating under the influence of alcoholic beverages and/or drugs as well as violations committed by aggressive drivers. The … read more

Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donations

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help ensure patients can get the treatment they need at a moment’s notice. In November 2016, a 100-foot maple tree fell on Mike McMahon, causing life-threatening injuries. He needed 11 units of blood during emergency surgery and another seven units to treat … read more

Law offices host holiday food drive

Nearly half a million Connecticut residents struggle with hunger and more than 127,000 children are food insecure. These are people from all walks of life — children, working parents, seniors or people living with disabilities. As a compassionate corporate citizen, Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers is hosting a food drive for the nonprofit Connecticut Food Bank at each of their five … read more

Bridgeport Hospital Foundation celebrates 30th anniversary

“Inspiration, Investment, IMPACT” is the theme of Bridgeport Hospital Foundation’s 30th anniversary. Not surprisingly, those words sum up the Foundation’s work since it was established as Bridgeport Hospital’s fundraising arm in 1988. “Our mission is to secure gifts for Bridgeport Hospital by building extraordinary relationships,” said Steve Jakab, Foundation president. “We match the philanthropic aspirations of donors with the highest … read more