Man Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking: Feds + Snow Warning

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Welcome back, Bridgeport. Here's all the local news, events, and community posts you need for Friday, Jan. 21.

First, today's weather:

Partly sunny and very cold. High: 24 Low: 11.

Here are the top stories in Bridgeport today:

  1. Bridgeport Man Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking: Feds: A Bridgeport man will serve time in federal prison for trafficking heroin. (Bridgeport Patch)

  2. Police: Man seriously wounded in Bridgeport shooting: The shooting injured two people in the parking lot of a store. (CTPost)

  3. Bridgeport Weekend Events: See What's Happening In The Area (Bridgeport Patch)

  4. City Of Bridgeport: Mayor Ganim Advises Residents To Prepare For Upcoming Snow Conditions (Press Release Desk)

  5. City of Bridgeport ranks in top 10 among worst cities for STEM opportunities (News 12 Connecticut)

  6. Bridgeport Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead (Bridgeport Patch)

  7. Bridgeport Resident Wins $10K Lottery Prize (Bridgeport Patch)

  8. Bridgeport Prospective Homeowners: See 5 New Houses On The Market (Bridgeport Patch)

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Today in Bridgeport:

  • Harding Pride ☺ - Harding High School (12:00 AM)

  • End of Term I (Events) - Park City Prep Charter School District (12:00 AM)

From my notebook:

  • Bridgeport, Connecticut Animal Control: "DOG OF THE DAY! Luca! Luca is bounding in to let everyone know he's still up for adoption! Looking for the most sweet, happy, and playful pup? Then Luca is for your! Applications available here: bridgeportct.gov/animalcontrol All adoptio..." (Facebook)

  • City of Bridgeport, CT - Government: "A half-billion tests are available for order and will be mailed directly to American households. Order a test online at COVIDTests.gov. The program will limit the number of tests sent to each residential address to four tests. Tests will..." (Facebook)

  • Bridgeport Public Library: "For Bridgeport history, check out the Bridgeport History Center https://bit.ly/3jab7nH_Bridgeport_History_Center" (Facebook)

  • Bridgeport YMCA: "Who doesn’t love pizza! And these preschoolers are learning how to be pizza chefs and restaurant owners." (Facebook)

  • Bridgeport, Connecticut Animal Control: "Wow, I wish we could get that excited while shoveling snow! https://fb.watch/avXKswslrT/" (Facebook)

  • Bridgeport YMCA: "Pizza making dramatic play with a math, social, a creative component." (Facebook)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Bridgeport Northend: "Hello family. - my name is Odilene Miranda, i work as a cleaner, deep cleaning, we organize your house, cleaning works. I have good references, indications and 14 years of experience.If you're looking for it, I'm here, with great affect..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Beardsley Park: "It's funny how people don't have the patience's to watch a 45min presentation that will change their life forever. - But have the patience's to go to work for 40 yrs for 8 to 12 hrs a day. It's crazy how people feel that 2 to 5 yrs in ..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Park Ave/ Capitol Ave: "Good night. - If you need to clean. your house, call me I'm available. I live in Bridgeport." (Nextdoor)

  • Nicki Faircloth, Neighbor: "January 19, 2022FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFairfield County’s Community Foundation Offers More Than $1 Million in Scholarship Funding to Local StudentsHigh School Seniors, Undergraduates, and Graduate Students in 9 Communities Can Apply Onl..." (Patch)

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Chris Rhatigan

About me: Chris Rhatigan is a freelance writer and editor.

This article originally appeared on the Bridgeport Patch

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