John Breunig, Stamford Advocate

John Breunig

Stamford Advocate

Stamford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Greenwich Time
  • The Middletown Press
  • Register Citizen
Past:
  • The News-Times
  • New Haven Register

Recent articles by John:

Kanye West breaks with Trump, claims 2020 run is not a stunt

NEW YORK (AP) - Kanye West says he is no longer a Trump supporter. The rapper, who once praised President Donald Trump and said the two share "dragon energy," tells Forbes that he is "taking the red hat off" - a reference to Trump's trademark red "Make America Great Again" cap. In a story published Wednesday, West also insisted that his weekend announcement that he's running for President was… → Read More

Letter: CT COVID charity grateful to benefit from Travelers Championship

Co-founders of Connecticut COVID-19 Charity Connection expresses appreciation for benefiting from Travelers Championship golf tournament. → Read More

Letter: Celebrating Columbus ‘for all Americans’

Stamford doctor recalls 1992 event celebrating 500th anniversary of Columbus' achievement as "A day for all Americans." → Read More

5 Connecticut natives named to MAAC men’s basketball 40th anniversary team

Connecticut natives Keith Bullock, Doremus Bennerman, Khalil Dukes, Jared Jordan, Rich Kelly named to MAAC men's basketball 40th anniversary team. → Read More

UConn women postpone 3 series in 2020-21

UConn will delay the games in the series with these non-conference opponents. The Big East schedules gives them four more conference games than the American. → Read More

Troopers announce increased July Fourth weekend patrols

Already, state police have seen an increase in the number of vehicles on the highways. → Read More

Closure, detour of Exit 4 ramp on I-95 begins Tuesday

The closure is necessary to facilitate work activities being performed by Eversource Energy to restore the roadway/ramp condition. → Read More

Harvey School honors student-athlete from Greenwich

Ryan Horowitz is expected to play Division I baseball at Bucknell University after graduating with honors. → Read More

Cheshire’s Ben Day eliminates defending champ at State Amateur

Cheshire's Ben Day, a member of the Country Club of Waterbury, beat Richard Dowling 4 and 3 to reach the quarterfinals of the 118th State Amateur. → Read More

John Breunig: Himes’ gaffe is forgivable, remaining silent on Black Lives Matter is not

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes mangled George Floyd's name during Greenwich protest. Columnist John Breunig says the greater mistake is made by those who don't speak at all. → Read More

Metro-North adding 115 percent increase in peak service since May

"The increase in service is due to a steady growth in ridership in response to the Phase 1 reopening in New York State," the railroad said. → Read More

John Breunig: Why we shouldn’t turn the page on China news

Greenwich native Evan Osnos, a New Yorker staff writer, shares his insights on China and his recent article on his hometown with columnist John Breunig. → Read More

John Breunig: Why we shouldn’t turn the page on China news

Greenwich native Evan Osnos, a New Yorker staff writer, shares his insights on China and his recent article on his hometown with columnist John Breunig. → Read More

Cops investigate hanging death of black man; 2nd in 2 weeks

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in the Southern California city of Palmdale are investigating the death of a 24-year-old black man found hanging from a tree near City Hall, which they originally described as an apparent suicide, prompting outrage in the community. A passerby reported seeing Robert Fuller's body around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Emergency personnel responded and found that he appeared… → Read More

Fox News removes altered photos of Seattle protest zone

SEATTLE (AP) - Fox News has removed digitally altered photos from its website after the Seattle Times on Friday noted misleading images used in the network's coverage about a Seattle neighborhood that's become a protest center against police brutality and racial injustice. As of Saturday, Fox News included an editors note posted at the top of at least three stories on its website covering the… → Read More

Officer charged in Floyd's death eligible for pension money

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is eligible to receive pension benefits during his retirement years even if he's convicted of killing George Floyd, according to the Minnesota agency that represents retired public workers. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the May 25 death of George. Video of the arrest shows… → Read More

‘Mangina Dialogues’ podcast moves to new platform with same focus on fun

In an unfunny year, 'Mangina Dialogues' looks to keep a focus on fun talk, joining new podcast stable of talk horses at Storic Media. → Read More

UConn soccer player loses lawsuit over obscene gesture

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that UConn did nothing wrong when it took away the scholarship of a soccer player who gave the middle finger to a television camera. Noriana Radwan, who eventually transferred to Hofstra, had argued that her punishment for the November 2014 incident was excessive and not in line with discipline meted out to male athletes who violated school… → Read More

John Breunig: Compass draws CT graduate back home

Columnist John Breunig profiles a standout first-generation college student from a Stamford immigrant family as her plans shift during the pandemic. → Read More

John Breunig: Compass draws CT graduate back home

Columnist John Breunig profiles a standout first-generation college student from a Stamford immigrant family as her plans shift during the pandemic. → Read More