NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - More than 50 people, including two celebrities and a lawyer from Connecticut, face charges for their suspected involvement in a college bribery scheme.,Investigators said more than 30 wealthy parents, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, Connecticut lawyer Gordon Caplan, and nine coaches were involved.,Among those coaches was a former soccer coach at Yale.,Investigators said Singer mailed former Yale soccer coach Rudy Meredith a check for $400,000.,According to court documents, Singer would take "Yale applicant 1's art portfolio" then "'revise' the materials to 'soccer.'"
Pam Landry, WQUN-AM operations manager with radio personality Brian Smith, formerly of WPLR’s “Smith Barber” show, at the WQUN studios in Hamden in 2017.,Pam Landry, WQUN-AM operations manager with radio personality Brian Smith, formerly of WPLR’s “Smith Barber” show, at the WQUN studios in Hamden in 2017.,Photo: Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media
Photo: Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media
There was very little change in the top 10 of the latest Connecticut boys basketball top 10 rankings, with minor shuffling in the middle of the list and just one new entry at the bottom.,Sacred Heart, East Catholic, Windsor and Bassick retained the top four spots.,Here are the top 10, with first-place votes and last week's ranking in parentheses, as well as all other teams receiving votes.,Voters: Paul Augeri, Middletown Press; Bill Bloxsom, Milford/Trumbull Pubs; Mike DiMauro, The Day of New London; Scott Ericson, Stamford Advocate; Dave Grant, WATR-AM; Larry Kelley, Norwich Bulletin; Sean Krofssik, Record-Journal; Mike Madera, GameTimeCT; Kyle Maher, Journal-Inquirer of Manchester; Joe Morelli, New Haven Register; Keith O'Brien, Game Day CT Sports; Joe Palladino, Republican-American; Dave Phillips, Shore Line Newspapers; John Pierson, WTNH; Marc Robbins, CT Sports Now; Dave Ruden, The Ruden Report; Ben Talbott, Bird's Eye Sports; Richard Zalusky, The Chronicle; Joe Zone, WFSB.,To sign up for free, local breaking news alerts from more than 100 Connecticut communities, click here.
On June 13, an emergency text alert advising Wyoming Valley residents to “take shelter now” was sent to area cell phones at 9:55 p.m.
Barely five minutes later, 130 mph winds tore a path of destruction across the Arena Hub Plaza and surrounding commercial areas in Wilkes-Barre Township.,It was like raining in the building,” said Joe Stager, manager at at Barnes & Noble in the Arena Hub Plaza who was closing up for the night with employees Mary Zoltewicz, Patrick Abdalla, Rachel Trojan and Tara Steffon as the storm plowed into the store.,Embattled Wilkes-Barre Police Chief Marcella Lendacky retired in June following the March release of a report by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association that depicted a department in turmoil, with morale at a low point.,More than 10,000 turned out for the Trump rally, which dwarfed a last-minute Nov. 4 “Pennsylvania Votes Blue” Democratic rally that drew Casey, former Vice-president Joe Biden and other candidates to a cramped corridor at Pittston Area High School on a Sunday night.,On the other hand, Reading-based Boscov’s whose Wilkes-Barre store remains a fixture on the downtown business scene, had a very good year.
NASHUA – A 2006 Nashua High School South graduate earned a Grammy nomination for directing a music video titled “I’m Not Racist,” a work viewed more than 106 million times on YouTube.,In February, Ben Proulx will learn if he and American rapper/songwriter Joyner Lucas will win the Best Music Video Grammy.,In high school, Proulx was a part of the school’s Video Production & Broadcasting Program.,In 2015, Proulx noticed Joyner Lucas after watching his music video, “Ross Capicchioni.”,Just a few weeks ago, Lucas and Proulx found out they were nominated for the Best Music Video Grammy.
Joseph DeMartino, Jr, age 86, formerly of Norwalk, died on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Milford Healthcare Center.,Born in Norwalk, the son of the late Joseph Sr and Angelina (Vena) DeMartino, he was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in both the Army and National Guard.,He had retired from the Parks and Recreation Dept. for the City of Norwalk after 35 years of service.,For the past 10 years Joseph lived in Milford with Scott & Deidre Anderson and their daughter Olivia, and enjoyed their company and care.,Predeceased by his wife, Marie (Romanelli) DeMartino, a sister and brother, he is survived by three sons; Scott, William and Mark Anderson and their families, including grandchildren Kevin Anderson, Lisa Gale and Ryan Anderson as well as nieces and nephews.