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Melissa in the Morning: This one is for the Boys

Melissa in the Morning: This one is for the Boys

1. A Stratford mother is bracing for the one year anniversary of losing her son to prostate cancer. We spoke with Dr. David Ahlborn about the disease and what YOUNG MEN need to know. ((00:10))2. Congressman Jim Himes says when it comes to abortion legislation, he’d rather take half a loaf than the whole thing.…

Melissa in the Morning: School Curriculum

1. Recently, some local teachers revealed school curriculum and teacher requirements have changed drastically…but how much truth is behind that? Fran Rabinowitz of the CT Association of Public School Superintendents weighed in on the conversation. ((00:10)) 2. Coming off the July Fourth weekend, how did State Police fair in responding to calls? We got the…

CT Humane Society Pet of the Week

CT Humane Society Pet of the Week

Meet River (Dwarf mix)  and Marsh (dwarf/ Holland Lop), our bonded pair of rabbits! They came to us when their family had to move and could not bring them. Both females about a year and a half. River has short brown fur and looks like a chocolate rabbit. Marsh on the other hand is white…

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Abortion and the Governor’s Race

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Abortion and the Governor’s Race

On “Connecticut Today,” host Paul Pacelli broke down a statement from Bob Stefanowski regarding the national controversy on abortion (0:34). Quinnipiac University Law School Professor Tim Ronan weighed in on this week’s guilty verdict in the Richard Dabate murder trial (12:02). Sacred Heart University Department of Government and Politics Chairman Dr. Gary Rose also joined…

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: More Gas Pump Pain

Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: More Gas Pump Pain

“Connecticut Today” host Paul Pacelli wondered how high gas prices have to go before people change their driving habits (0:29). Fiona Firine from the group “For Cameron” (forcameron.com) discussed National Fentanyl Awareness Day (9:52). Bridgeport Democratic State Rep. Steve Stafstrom discussed the conclusion of the latest legislative session (21:51). Image Credit: Getty Images

Melissa in the Morning: A Voice for Children

1. April marks child abuse awareness month. We spoke to the Director of Youth & Adult Services at Center for Family Justice to talk about child advocacy and support in CT. ((00:10))2. Three boats capsized in Connecticut waters last weekend. An officer with Bridgeport Police’s Marine Unit gave tips on when to go boating this…

Cooking with Claud: Valentines Cookies

INGREDIENTS:((Makes about 4 dozen cookies))— 1 cup of sugar— 3/4 cup butter; softened— 2 eggs— 1 teaspoon–2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour— 1 teaspoon baking powder Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes

Melissa in the Morning: The Infrastructure Law

Melissa in the Morning: The Infrastructure Law

1. Congressman Himes talked about the new law and what it directly means for CT. ((00:10))2. The most wonderful time of the year could be the most depressing time of the year for some. Counselor, Julius Dudics, shares the signs of depression and how to cope. ((13:25))3. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti is back after winning…

Things to Know: September 23rd

Things to Know: September 23rd

5 cute Connecticut towns for a perfect fall day CT Post Heavy rain, thunderstorms to hit CT, weather service says CT Post A look behind the scenes at Connecticut’s apple orchards CT Post The top 10 public high schools in CT for 2022, according to Niche CT Post You know it’s fall in Connecticut when……