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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1. The phone or you?! Who’s in control; if the answer is truly the phone, we learned how to take back over with counselor Julius Dudics. ((00:10))2. Part two of a conversation with educator, Fran Rabinowitz, about post graduation employment opportunities for kids with disabilities. ((13:04))3. We got an update on the Portrait Project in…Continue Reading
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1. Dr. Boolbol of Nuvance Health broke down some of the fiction people believe when it comes to breast cancer risks. What’s real, what’s not? ((00:10))2. Halloween can be too much for kids with sensory issues. Springtide shared tips and tricks to make Halloween work for all kids. ((12:42))3. A congratulations to Chrissy Scarpati who…Continue Reading
1. Fran Rabinowitz, executive director of CT Association of Public School Superintendents, gave us a snapshot of what’s left over from no child left behind and what life lesson classes remain in school. ((00:10))2. Facebook news has taken over, what happens since the whistleblower situation and follow up outage? ((08:22))3. What’s the latest on Fountain…Continue Reading
1. David Eldridge who’s running for Shelton Mayor, responded to a racist comment made in 1992. What’s the context and what are his remarks years later? ((00:10))2. Max Richtman talked about the ceiling debt and what it could mean for people’s social security benefits. ((14:19))3. Congressman Himes says he will be back in Washington DC…Continue Reading