Jeff Jacobs, Stamford Advocate

Jeff Jacobs

Stamford Advocate

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • New Haven Register
  • Greenwich Time
  • The News-Times
Past:
  • The Middletown Press
  • Register Citizen
  • GameTimeCT
  • Connecticut Post
  • Hartford Courant

Recent articles by Jeff:

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to… → Read More

18 New Haven police cadets sworn-in

The cadets will have 6 months of training and when sworn-in as police officers will continue with in-the-field training. → Read More

New Haven Symphony Orchestra cancels live concerts for remainder of year

The year the music died: Add New Haven Symphony Orchestra to list of arts organizations canceling live performances through the end of 2020. → 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

Milford cops: 3 shoplifted $800 in goods from Boscov’s

All were charged with sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy. → Read More

Area people of note, July 1, 2020

* West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, back center, recognized Girl Scouts of the West Haven Service Unit at City Hall in March. During the half-hour ceremony, Rossi, a former Girl Scout and troop leader, answered questions for 25 minutes before reading a mayoral proclamation declaring Girl Scout Day in West Haven. The event was coordinated by Troop 60298 leader Carrie Malangone, Troop 60321 leader… → Read More

East Haven sets summer concert series, with coronavirus safety measures

Free concerts will be held on the Green on Sundays. Masks and social distancing are required. → Read More

Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads

Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content. Starbucks said Sunday that its actions were not part of the "#StopHateforProfit" campaign, but that it is pausing its social ads while talking with civil rights organizations… → Read More

Q&A: What UConn is saying about athletic cuts

Faced with a directive from the university to eliminate about $10 million in institutional financial support over the next three years, the UConn athletic department announced Wednesday it will cut four sports: men's cross country, men's swimming and diving, men's tennis, and women's rowing. UConn will also reduce operating expenses by 15 percent, mostly through regionalized non-conference… → Read More

Greenwich school district appoints new K-8 curriculum leader

The longtime principal at Glenville School will be moving to a new position with the district's administrative team. → Read More

UConn Trustees meet to talk needed cuts due to coronavirus pandemic

The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees are meeting Wednesday to outline the fall semester and the cuts necessary due largely to the COVID-19 shutdown. → Read More

Rapper Hurricane Chris arrested for murder in Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Rap artist Hurricane Chris, known for the hit "A Bay Bay," has been arrested on a murder charge in Louisiana. The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dooley Jr., was arrested early Friday on one count each of second-degree murder and illegal possession of stolen things, Shreveport Police said in a news release. Dooley, 31, of Shreveport, was being held without bond at… → Read More

Rapper Hurricane Chris arrested for murder in Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Rap artist Hurricane Chris, known for the hit "A Bay Bay," has been arrested on a murder charge in Louisiana. The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dooley Jr., was arrested early Friday on one count each of second-degree murder and illegal possession of stolen things, Shreveport Police said in a news release. Dooley, 31, of Shreveport, was being held without bond at… → Read More

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON (AP) - Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died. He was 88. Holm died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related. A star of stage and screen, Holm won a Tony Award for best featured actor… → Read More

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON (AP) - Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died. He was 88. Holm died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related. A star of stage and screen, Holm won a Tony Award for best featured actor… → Read More

Jeep SUVs recalled to fix problem that can cause power loss

DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 95,000 Jeep Cherokees worldwide because a transmission problem can cause the small SUVs to lose power unexpectedly. Also, when drivers shift into park, the transmissions may not go there, increasing the risk of a rollaway crash. The recall covers certain Cherokees from the 2014 through 2017 model years and includes about 2,700 replacement parts.… → Read More

Jeep SUVs recalled to fix problem that can cause power loss

DETROIT (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 95,000 Jeep Cherokees worldwide because a transmission problem can cause the small SUVs to lose power unexpectedly. Also, when drivers shift into park, the transmissions may not go there, increasing the risk of a rollaway crash. The recall covers certain Cherokees from the 2014 through 2017 model years and includes about 2,700 replacement parts.… → Read More

Cops: Milford home health aide used another’s account to pay bills

Jessica Cash., who police said was working as an aide in 2019, is accused using more than $4,000 to pay her own bills. → Read More

Orange police seek driver in Route 34 hit and run crash

The collision happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020 on Derby Avenue at Birchwood Road. → Read More

Q poll: Where Americans stand on racial discrimination, police

The poll also revealed wide gaps by political parties and race. → Read More