Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Arbitrators: laid off school police officers must be reinstated with back pay
BRIDGEPORT - The school board two years ago was wrong to lay off five school police officers, and must pay for that error. How much - and whether the funds come out of education or City Hall's operating budget - are the outstanding questions. A state arbitration panel recently concluded that the five officers - Jeffrey Babey, Jonathan Forestier, Michael Bouchard, Dwayne Harrison and Stephen Vitka - should have been protected by a concessions pact that guaranteed their job security. As part of that 2016 deal between Mayor Joe Ganim's administration and the National Association of Government Employees, NAGE union members were guaranteed their jobs until June 30, 2018, in exchange for givebacks.