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. Weekly guests include Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, and State Senator Tony Hwang. Businesses features include Celco Heating and Air Conditioning and Bob Ferrigno from Treeland in Stratford. Local experts we have Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau and Bridgeport Health Director Maritzka Bond, and plenty of health resources from the local hospitals.
Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration” 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. 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.
1. CIAC coach weighs in on what a potential 2020 season will look like during a pandemic. ((00:10)) 2. Local pediatric office shares what it looks like to bring kids back to the doctor. ((06:30)) 3. Griffin Hospital talks about obesity and why pandemic weight has to go. ((13:38)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
1. Senator Richard Blumenthal talked about millions potentially going to nursing homes. ((00:10)) 2. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti talks about the possibility of the Columbus statue from Bridgeport coming to Shelton. ((07:12)) 3. The BBB talk about employment scams. ((13:16)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
The 2020 WICC600 Spector Eye Care Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth is happening all over Long Island Sound Saturday, August 29 & Sunday, August 30. The first place grand prize is $25,000 for the heaviest bluefish! Registration starts Monday, July 13 online, on phone or in person. Click here for more information on prizes and how…Continue Reading
1. Community Inspiration: Pantochino Productions ((00:10)) 2. I-95 billboard branding Christopher Columbus ((06:48)) 3. Mayor Ganim talks Columbus statue removal. ((13:20)) IMAGE CREDIT: Lori Dee/FacebookContinue Reading
Join Melissa weekdays at 8:50am as she chats with some WICC Notable Alumni. You’ll hear from some voices that are truly part of the fabric of the history of the station! They’ll discuss everything from memorable moments on the air, Bridgeport history, their thoughts on the topics of the day, or even breaking news. Guests…Continue Reading
Chris Caruso from the Italian American Society of Greater Bridgeport weighs in on the Christopher Columbus statues coming down across Connecticut. He also touches on the sudden removal of the Columbus statue at Seaside Park. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Melissa spoke with First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick in Fairfield to find out what REALLY happened with the Tree of Hope on the town green. After a facebook post erupted with hundreds of comments, Melissa got the real answer behind removing banners with America’s colors and the patriotic tree…turns out, it was permitting. Listen for more!…Continue Reading