Mayor Ganim, Chief Thode Recognize Firefighters for Heroic, Successful Efforts to Save Life of 4-Year Old Boy

Mayor Ganim, Chief Thode Recognize Firefighters for Heroic, Successful Efforts to Save Life of 4-Year Old Boy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Josue Jorge, Josue.Jorge@Bridgeportct.gov (Jun. 22, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim and Chief Thode recognized Firefighters from Ladder 11 of the Bridgeport Fire Department for successful, heroic efforts to save the life of an unconscious four-year old boy at 2407 Fairfield Avenue on June 19th, 2020. At 9:18 a.m. on […]

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

ALONG WITH RESIDENTS, AND PATIENTS IN RECOVERY AT CITY OF BRIDGEPORT SENIOR CENTERS for more information: Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201 (Apr. 30, 2020) — WHO:            Mayor Ganim, Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, U.S. Delegation representatives, State Delegation representatives, City Council, Bridgeport Police and Fire Department, Emergency Management, American Medical Response, Shriners Pyramid Pipes and Drums, Fairfield […]

City of Bridgeport to Recognize Police Officers Who Rescued Victims in Traumatic Incidents

City of Bridgeport to Recognize Police Officers Who Rescued Victims in Traumatic Incidents

MEET AND GREET WITH THE BPD OFFICERS INVOLVED IN ACTS OF HEROISM THAT MADE NATIONWIDE NEWS For More information:  Scott.appleby@bridgeportct.gov (Feb. 28, 2020) — WHO:            Mayor Joe Ganim, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Police Chief Armando Perez, Bridgeport Police Officers, City Council, community members, WHAT:          Mayor Ganim and Senator Blumenthal will join Chief AJ Perez […]

Mayor Ganim Stands in Solidarity with People of All Faiths

Mayor Ganim Stands in Solidarity with People of All Faiths

BRIDGEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT TO INCREASE PRESENCE AT PLACES OF WORSHIP for More Information:  Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201, josue.jorge@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 30, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Today, Mayor Ganim released a video addressing the recent attack in a Rockland County town where five people were stabbed in a rabbi’s home. As he condemns the actions of […]

Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport, and Local Fire Departments Honor Brave Men and Women on Veterans Day

Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport, and Local Fire Departments Honor Brave Men and Women on Veterans Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201, josue.jorge@bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 14, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Early Monday morning Mayor Ganim joined the Veterans Council of Greater Bridgeport, community members and local officials to honor veterans. Events began with a flag raising at Veterans Memorial Park on the North End and ended at a Veterans […]

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

T-SHIRT PROCEEDS & DONATIONS TO SUPPORT HOMES FOR THE BRAVE from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov             (May 5, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT –Mayor Ganim was joined by Senator Blumenthal to help members of the Bridgeport Fire Department launch their T-Shirt Campaign that will benefit Homes for the Brave.  The […]

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

30 COMPANIES TO PARTICIPATE from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 10, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) Eric Christmas, President & CEO of Career Resources, Inc. Scott Wilderman, City Council, and community members WHAT:            Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport’s Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs […]

Mayor Ganim Joins Governor Lamont to Announce $100 Million Donation to Connecticut Public Schools

Mayor Ganim Joins Governor Lamont to Announce $100 Million Donation to Connecticut Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 5, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today joined Governor Lamont, First Lady Annie Lamont, leaders in the General Assembly, and students at a public event in East Hartford for the announcement of two major donors who are providing gifts of $100 million dollars […]

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

“CHANGE YOUR MIND” from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov               (Mar. 28, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport Health Director Maritza Bond, supporters and community leaders to recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month with a vigil on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at McLevy […]

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Jan. 30, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, OPED Director Tom Gill, St. Raphael Teachers and Students, community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will read to students at St. Raphael School to celebrate “Catholic School Week.” WHEN:          Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:30 AM WHERE:       […]

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 12, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Greater Bridgeport Christian Fellowship Church Pastor and Marine Toys for Tots Coordinator Eric Torres, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Joe Ganim will present an over $2,000 check donation on behalf of the City of Bridgeport to Toys […]

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

APPROVED PROJECTS INCLUDE: RECONSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS STREET BRIDGE, FORMER REMINGTON INDUSTRIAL SITE, AND IMPROVEMENTS TO SIKORSKY AIRPORT from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 333-2843, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 11, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today attended the state bond commission meeting as they approved $14.6 million for key infrastructure and economic development projects for the City […]

2018 Gubernatorial Election Voter Turnout in Bridgeport Hits 8-Year High

2018 Gubernatorial Election Voter Turnout in Bridgeport Hits 8-Year High

Over 25K Bridgeport Voters Headed to the Polls on Election Day from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 8, 2018) — Bridgeport – Mayor Joe Ganim is proud to announce today that the 2018 gubernatorial election produced the highest number of Bridgeport resident voters than in the last two prior elections. Over 25,000 Bridgeport residents […]

Mayor Ganim to Honor Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative for Their Commitment to Second Chance Opportunities for Returning Citizens

Mayor Ganim to Honor Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative for Their Commitment to Second Chance Opportunities for Returning Citizens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Oct. 18, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Career Resources CEO & President Scott Wilderman, State Representatives, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will present a proclamation of achievement to the Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative and celebrate the signing of the ordinance that encourages developers, who receive […]

Mayor Ganim to Sign Bridgeport Ordinance to Ban 3-D Printed Weapons and Ghost Guns

Mayor Ganim to Sign Bridgeport Ordinance to Ban 3-D Printed Weapons and Ghost Guns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White, Director of Communications, Office of the Mayor (Oct. 9, 2018) — WHO:                   Mayor Joseph Ganim, Police Chief Armando Perez, CT Against Gun Violence Executive Director Jeremy Stein, Representatives from Congressman Jim Himes and Senator Chris Murphy’s Office, members of Bridgeport state Legislative Delegation, City Council and community members WHAT:                 […]

Funding Available for Bridgeport Landowners Impacted by Hurricanes

Funding Available for Bridgeport Landowners Impacted by Hurricanes

HOMEOWNERS FINALLY HAVE AN OPTION TO RESTORE THEIR LAND from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, Rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Oct. 3, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim is announcing that The United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service has been granted funding that will help landowners with property who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy and Irene. […]

Mayor Ganim to Recognize Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode for Receiving Prestigious National Award

Mayor Ganim to Recognize Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode for Receiving Prestigious National Award

Chief Thode Presented with ‘Alan Brunacini fire Service Executive Safety Award’ by International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Safety, Health & Survival Section from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Aug. 17, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Jose Ganim, Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode, Representatives of Bridgeport Fire Department Engine 1 and Ladder 5, and Rescue 5, City Council […]

Ganim Applauds Opening of New ‘WORTH’ Unit at York Correctional Institution to Reduce Recidivism for Incarcerated Women Once Released

Ganim Applauds Opening of New ‘WORTH’ Unit at York Correctional Institution to Reduce Recidivism for Incarcerated Women Once Released

MAYOR ATTENDS OPENING OF NEW UNIT AT YORK WOMEN’S PRISON IN NIANTIC, VOWS TO CONTINUE SUPPORT FOR EX-OFFENDERS TO GET A TRUE SECOND CHANCE from Av Harris (203) 814-7992, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 9, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today is praising the Connecticut Department of Corrections and Commissioner Scott Semple for launching a […]

Advisory: Mayor Ganim, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, State of CT Department of Veteran Affairs to Honor Local Veterans with a Pinning & Medal Ceremony

Advisory: Mayor Ganim, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, State of CT Department of Veteran Affairs to Honor Local Veterans with a Pinning & Medal Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, City of Bridgeport, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Jun. 19, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, City of Bridgeport Office of Veteran Affairs staff members, Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Representatives from the State of Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs, City Council members WHAT:          Mayor Joe Ganim […]

Mayor Ganim, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, State of CT Department of Veteran Affairs to Honor Local Veterans with a Pinning & Medal Ceremony

Mayor Ganim, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, State of CT Department of Veteran Affairs to Honor Local Veterans with a Pinning & Medal Ceremony

VETERANS INTERESTED IN BEING HONORED MUST REGISTER WITH THE OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (May 15, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, City of Bridgeport Office of Veteran Affairs staff members, Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Representatives from the State of Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs, City […]