Melissa in the Morning: Olympic Swimming

Melissa in the Morning: Olympic Swimming

1. Jamie Barone was a founder of the aquatics program at Chelsea Piers in Stamford. How he has been a big part of training Olympic athletes and his connection to the games. ((00:10)) 2. Is it OK to remain friends with people of the opposite gender after you get married? Marriage consultant, Bob Donovan, gives…

Tilapia

Tilapia

RECIPE: 1. Coat your pan with olive oil and Italian seasoning before placing tilapia in the pan to cook. 2. Pan fry the fish on both sides for about 2-3 minutes each or until brown. 3. Place fish to the side. 4. Add 1-2 tablespoons of capers, 1/4 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of white…

Melissa in the Morning: What now with Covid?

Melissa in the Morning: What now with Covid?

1. Governor Lamont answered your questions from Sikorsky Airport plans to car thefts and of course covid! ((00:00)) 2. The Farm Aid Festival is back in CT and benefiting our farmers. Learn how you can enjoy music and support the industry. ((1547)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: And how MUCH will that Cost?!

Melissa in the Morning: And how MUCH will that Cost?!

1. Senator Richard Blumenthal talked about the importance of improving Metro North. He says it’s something he believes needs more funding in the latest jobs package…but how much is that going to cost? ((00:10)) 2. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southwestern CT needs your help to collect school supplies for kids. Here’s a link to…

Melissa in the Morning: Upgrades to Sikorsky Airport

Melissa in the Morning: Upgrades to Sikorsky Airport

1. A 7-million dollar grant will bring upgrades to Bridgeport’s Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Dan Onofrio of BRBC talks about the possibility of the airport becoming more commercial in future. ((00:10)) 2. Westport is bringing in dozens of new businesses! First Selectman Jim Marpe shares how the town is attracting new businesses and making more improvements…

Melissa in the Morning: What’s REALLY happening with Para’s?

Melissa in the Morning: What’s REALLY happening with Para’s?

1. Stamford Mayor David Martin admits that some paraprofessional positions were cut for kindergarten classes in the district. But there are also a lot of para jobs available? What’s the deal? ((00:10)) 2. More than 60 percent of Americans say they have experienced loneliness prior to the pandemic. So how do we combat the problem?…

Melissa in the Morning: Taxpayers Paying a Boatload

Melissa in the Morning: Taxpayers Paying a Boatload

1. Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick is furious with the former CFO of the town. Why she says taxpayers are paying the price for crimes they didn’t commit. ((00:10)) 2. The Maritime Aquarium is hosting a “Sensory Friendly Evening” next week. What does that mean and why make the extra effort? ((14:14)) 3. Police are…

Melissa in the Morning: Vaccine Advertising

Melissa in the Morning: Vaccine Advertising

1. Congressman Jim Himes addressed covid numbers going up and why people should get the vaccine. But is there a better way to handle negative propoganda around the shot? ((00:10)) 2. Senator Kevin Kelly talked about the approval of the emergency powers for the governor and why there are bigger implications behind the decision. ((10:51))…

Roast Beef and Gravy

Roast Beef and Gravy

INGREDIENTS: — Olive oil — 2-3 lbs of roast beef — 2 beef bouillon cubes — Worcestershire sauce — Dried basil — 1/2 cup flour — 1 cup of water RECIPE: 1. Cook roast beef in olive oil until brown on all sides 2. Crush beef bouillon cubes and put into pan. 3. Mix together…

Melissa in the Morning: Mandating Vaccines

Melissa in the Morning: Mandating Vaccines

1. Dr. Browne talks about hospitals mandating all healthcare workers to get the covid vaccine. ((00:10)) 2. Budget cuts and layoffs could mean a big blow to the 9-11 museum in NYC. Sen. Blumenthal is now digging into the issue. ((10:41)) 3. Our cyber security expert talked about ransomware attacks and mitigation options. ((19:39)) 4.…