WICC 600 Bridgeport Rescue Mission Radiothon

WICC 600 Bridgeport Rescue Mission Radiothon

The WICC 600 Bridgeport Rescue Mission Radiothon is Friday, November 13 from 6am to 6pm. Listen for interviews and testimonials from Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Every donation raised will go directly to Bridgeport Rescue Mission for food, clothing, shelter, and addiction recovery programs.

Your donations make it possible for them to help thousands of Bridgeport residents this holiday season, providing coats, meals and so much more!

Tune in to an amazing day full of great Auction Items and a great lineup of Special Guests. Your donation directly impacts someone in your own community!

Restore hope for tomorrow and transform lives forever…

Call 203-333-WICC (9422)

 

Melissa in the Morning

Melissa in the Morning

Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC600 listeners in the know, delivering the information that matters most to you.

Every week, enjoy live interviews from state leaders, business owners and local experts. Melissa has recently connected with Governor Ned Lamont, who has agreed to take YOUR questions bi-weekly on the show. Consistently, Melissa also talks to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and State Senator Tony Hwang. Local experts include infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health, Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau, The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and Bridgeport Health Director Lisa Morrissey.

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration,” “Marriage Advice” and “Crime on the Mind.” Community Inspiration highlights Connecticut residents who live normal lives doing extraordinary things. Every week, you can meet people of all ages who are inspiring their community and loved ones through their work, outlook on life, actions and good deeds. Marriage advice is a bi-weekly check-in with relationship consultant, Bob Donovan, who gives tips to a healthy marriage and perspective for couples to think about. Crime on the Mind features Lt. James Perez from the Fairfield Police Department, who travels around the country teaching crime prevention to other police departments. He gives us the top crimes happening right now and tips for the public to stay safe and be proactive.

You’ll hear weather and traffic on the 6’s from our chief meteorologist Bill Jacquemin and our traffic reporter Kellie Quinn.

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Seal of the President of the United States

Melissa in the Morning: Russian Interference

1. Senator Blumenthal claims this election has more Russian interference compared to 2016…true or overblown?? ((00:11)) 2. The difference between empathy and sympathy and WHY we need empathy NOW! ((06:08)) 3. Dr. Fred Browne looks at uptick in covid cases and why some young patients are dealing with lingering symptoms. ((13:34)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock /…Continue Reading

Everyone must wear a respirator before leaving the house to protect against Covid-19's virus and germs.

Melissa in the Morning: Skiing through the Pandemic

1. Ski Sundown previews what the upcoming season will look like during the pandemic. ((00:11)) 2. New state grants can help local businesses according to Bridgeport Regional Business Council. ((05:55)) 3. Commissioner for the Dept. of Housing talks about compensating landlords during the pandemic. ((12:43)) 4. Lt. Governor talks about the importance of narcan knowledge.…Continue Reading

Factory District on Harbor

Melissa in the Morning: Grant money for Bridgeport

1. Director of OPED clarifies where the CARES Act million dollars is going for Bridgeport. ((00:11)) 2. Fairfield First Selectwoman explains why covid numbers are high in town and what’s being done to curb cases. ((06:50)) 3. How do manage anxiety that stems from post election wins and losses. ((20:10)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

Young couple arguing about high bills with laptop and documents

Melissa in the Morning: Liking not Loving your Spouse

1. Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, explains how to like your spouse rather than just “love” them ((00:11)) 2. What are ten tips to keep our family members safe if they need care or a facility. ((08:44)) 3. Should absentee balloting stick around even after the pandemic is over? ((17:38)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

School Bus Stop Sign

Melissa in the Morning: School Check-in

1. Shelton superintendent gives us a report card on schools, cases, bus drivers and absenteeism. ((00:11)) 2. Strategy Leaders talks about small businesses and how entrepreneurs can survive the pandemic. ((09:02)) 3. NCC professor talks about spotting propaganda and why you need to be careful about what you read. ((17:26)) 4. Cooking with Claud: Broccoli…Continue Reading

Factory District on Harbor

Melissa in the Morning: Unused Money & Ghost Stories

1. Melissa presses Senator Blumenthal on the million dollars given to Bridgeport but apparently not being used for businesses. ((00:11)) 2. Tim Quin shares a true ghost story during his early reporter years before WICC. ((07:52)) 3. The BBB wants you to be careful donating to charities and not getting duped. ((16:11)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock /…Continue Reading

Woman with mask checking news on phone

Should people trust Covid Vaccines?

After news broke overseas about one of the leading companies making a covid vaccine, a lot of people have more doubts than EVER to get the covid vaccine. Dr. Browne says while the process is moving quicker than ever, there’s a great need and explains why you should consider getting it. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading

A symbol of a criminal's incarceration with a man imprisoned in a cell.

Melissa in the Morning: Incarcerated Parents

1. Congressman Jim Himes explains how two grants help people getting out of jail and their young children. ((00:11)) 2. How the pandemic has triggered addictions, and not just alcohol or drugs. ((07:21)) 3. NYC YMCA’s are struggling…so what about Connecticut branches? ((13:53)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Investigating Elder Abuse

1. Paul Greenwood, a former district attorney, dives into the signs of abuse and what you need to know for your loved ones’ care. ((00:11)) To register for the October 20th public forum at 3PM:  https://onlinexperiences.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=9F32A3D6-A87D-4C35-98BF-1A297FE2D328 2. The Lt. Governor talks about an initiative to get high schoolers into voting and gives an update on…Continue Reading

Stethoscope or phonendoscope on a doctor's white desk on cloudy morning. Treatment of cold or flu.

Melissa in the Morning: the ACTUAL facts on ACA

1. Healthcare expert addresses the truth about why Obamacare is broken. ((00:11)) 2. Governor Lamont touches on if the travel advisory list should even exist anymore and what businesses should do to get some relief. ((13:57)) 3. Congressman Jim Himes touches on help for Connecticut veterans. ((26:11)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

CT Today with Paul Pacelli

CT Today with Paul Pacelli

Weekdays 2PM-6PM | Email Paul here

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli gives listeners throughout Greater Bridgeport, Fairfield County and all of Southern Connecticut a chance to catch up and chime in on the big news of the day. The show features interviews with local, state and national news makers as well as phone calls from listeners who want their voices heard on issues that they care about. And of course, there’s traffic and weather together every 10 minutes on the 6s.

Things to Know Thursday October 29th

Things to Know Thursday October 29th

What you need to know about the remnants of Zeta and other wild weather heading to CT CT Post

Bridgeport DMV office closed for ‘deep cleaning’ due to COVID case CT Post

Shelton developer proposes 80 apartments, retail on Canal Street CT Post

Fairfield’s state candidates face off on jobs, finances and tolls CT Post

Several busted for running illegal club in Waterbury WFSB

Get a look at your town’s ballot WFSB

Norwalk school, All Saints class go remote due to COVID cases The Hour

More than 500K early CT votes are in. We break down what it means. The Hour

Need help parenting in a pandemic? Darien mom provides TikTok hacks WTNH

Gov. Lamont in talks with Massachusetts governor to get Bay State off CT COVID-19 Travel Advisory list WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Russian Interference

Melissa in the Morning: Russian Interference

1. Senator Blumenthal claims this election has more Russian interference compared to 2016…true or overblown?? ((00:11))
2. The difference between empathy and sympathy and WHY we need empathy NOW! ((06:08))
3. Dr. Fred Browne looks at uptick in covid cases and why some young patients are dealing with lingering symptoms. ((13:34))

IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Why you need to avoid gatherings

Why you need to avoid gatherings

Dr. Browne looks at the uptick in covid cases in Connecticut and explains why gatherings are the biggest problem. Also, he talks about young people who get covid and have symptoms months later…why that’s not so rare and nothing to dwell on necessarily.

IMAGE CREDIT:
iStock / Getty Images Plus

Things to Know Wednesday October 28th

Things to Know Wednesday October 28th

CT COVID deaths top 4,600 as state records 490 new cases CT Post

Trumbull expands reopening of elementary schools CT Post

UConn suspends free tuition program for low-income families CT Post

Early Warning Weather Alert: Rain begins Thursday, ends as snow for some Friday WFSB

AHL delays start of 2020-2021 season to February WFSB

Police: Westport on pace for record number of car thefts The Hour

Westport selectmen approve new downtown crosswalks The Hour

College students in Fairfield told to avoid travel, Halloween gatherings The Hour

Massachusetts added to Connecticut COVID-19 Travel Advisory list WTNH

2021 Boston Marathon postponed, ‘at least’ until the fall due to pandemic WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Skiing through the Pandemic

Melissa in the Morning: Skiing through the Pandemic

1. Ski Sundown previews what the upcoming season will look like during the pandemic. ((00:11))
2. New state grants can help local businesses according to Bridgeport Regional Business Council. ((05:55))
3. Commissioner for the Dept. of Housing talks about compensating landlords during the pandemic. ((12:43))
4. Lt. Governor talks about the importance of narcan knowledge. ((17:00))

IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Things to Know Tuesday October 27th

Things to Know Tuesday October 27th

Massachusetts craft beer giant to open distribution center in Stratford CT Post

‘Its natural state’ – Milford Land Trust cleans up newest property CT Post

Judge delays civil trial on Bridgeport top cop challenge CT Post

Lamont: Stricter enforcement of COVID rules possible after bar incidents CT Post

Today is the last day CT residents can register to vote ahead of this year’s election WFSB

No plans for CT to rollback any reopening phases despite spike in state COVID cases WFSB

Westport museum tries to set world record with largest abstract painting The Hour

Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath The Hour

Pratt & Whitney chooses North Carolina for new factory, but reports big loss Stamford Advocate

Gov. Lamont cracks down on bars masquerading as restaurants amid pandemic restrictions WTNH

Melissa in the Morning: Grant money for Bridgeport

Melissa in the Morning: Grant money for Bridgeport

1. Director of OPED clarifies where the CARES Act million dollars is going for Bridgeport. ((00:11))
2. Fairfield First Selectwoman explains why covid numbers are high in town and what’s being done to curb cases. ((06:50))
3. How do manage anxiety that stems from post election wins and losses. ((20:10))

IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus