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Joe Jenkins

Managing Editor, Orange County

Joe Jenkins is a reporter who has worked for various publications including the Poughkeepsie Journal and the New York Daily News. He Graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 and received his master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. Joe is also a contributing columnist and analyst for various online sports publications.

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  1. Work On New Haven Line’s Catenary System Inches Toward Completion

    Work On New Haven Line’s Catenary System Inches Toward Completion

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Work to replace the catenary system along the New Haven Line is entering its final phases and is expected to be complete by the middle of 2018. The State of Connecticut does not allow third rail operations, so trains are powered by overhead wire called catenary, like the kind once seen on trolley cars. Some of the catenary lines being replaced were installed in ...

  2. Personal Beach Included With This $28 Million Westport Mansion

    Personal Beach Included With This $28 Million Westport Mansion

    WESTPORT, Conn. — One of the largest waterfront estates in Westport just had its price reduced by $4 million, but if you want the beach at home, you're still going to have to pay $28 million.The 8,482 Elizabethan Tudor Residence sits on 7.7 acres that features 365 feet of shoreline on Long Island Sound. The home has seven bedrooms, seven full baths and two half baths. There's a pool if ...

  3. Indian Filmmaker Picks Up Award At Ridgefield Independent Film Festival

    Indian Filmmaker Picks Up Award At Ridgefield Independent Film Festival

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Indian director Samar Salam made his first-ever trip to the United States from India to attend the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival and to accept the award for Best Documentary Feature for his work with Sudeshna Sharma on "The Ides of Childhood."The documentary is a journey through Kashmir, a country at war for decades, and tells a story of tragedy, ...

  4. Shelton's Curtiss Ryan Honda Delivers Body Armor For State Police K9

    Shelton's Curtiss Ryan Honda Delivers Body Armor For State Police K9

    SHELTON, Conn. – Shelton's Curtis Ryan Honda believes in keeping Connecticut's Police safe – even the officers and troopers who serve on four legs. The Honda dealership is sponsoring a bulletproof vest for Ugo, who has assigned to Trooper Pieter Groot since 2014 and works at Troop C in Tolland.Ugo is a four-year-old German Shepherd and trained in all aspects of handler protection, ...

  5. Ridgefield Seeks Applications For Police Officer

    Ridgefield Seeks Applications For Police Officer

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Ridgefield is accepting applications for new police officers.Applications are available online and at RPD headquarters. There is a $100 application fee that must be paid via certified check or money order. Applications are due on July 25 at 9 a.m.The department is anticipating one opening and will create an eligibility test that is scheduled to begin in August. For ...

  6. Ridgefield Estate Designed By Jazz At Lincoln Center Architect Hits Market

    Ridgefield Estate Designed By Jazz At Lincoln Center Architect Hits Market

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The man responsible for designing a landmark skyscraper in the New York City skyline has put his Ridgefield Estate on the market. Raphael Vinoly, who designed the Jazz at Lincoln Center, has listed 15-acre estate for $19.5 million. The 16,000 square foot house includes three bedrooms, seven bathrooms, indoor/outdoor pools, a penthouse office, staff quarters and ...

  7. Banker's Expanded Estate In Ridgefield Hits The Market For $3.9M

    Banker's Expanded Estate In Ridgefield Hits The Market For $3.9M

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – The former Ridgefield estate of banker Albert Wiggin has undergone extensive renovation and is now on the market for $3.89 million. The main home features 5,534 square feet, four bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. It also boasts media & billiard rooms, heated gunite pool, detached carriage barn with four bays and a gym.Click here to view the complete listing.

  8. Petition Seeks To Block New Pet Store From Opening At Trumbull Mall

    Petition Seeks To Block New Pet Store From Opening At Trumbull Mall

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — More than 800 people signed an online petition in less than 24 hours in an effort to keep an American Dog Club store from opening in the Westfield Trumbull mall. Sheri Goldberg, organizer of the petition, says that while pet stores look cute and tempt shoppers to find homes for the animals, the treatment of the dogs is substandard and often leads to poor ...

  9. Monroe Teen Hopes To Find Funding For Medical Alert Dog

    Monroe Teen Hopes To Find Funding For Medical Alert Dog

    MONROE, Conn. – For Monroe resident Kimberly Collis, getting a dog is so much more than having a furry friend for a game of fetch. It could save her life. The Mausk High School sophomore needs an alert dog that can help her battle her Type 1 Diabetes by detecting fluctuations in her blood sugar. Right now, Collis checks her blood sugar 8-10 times a day and has to wear an insulin pump. ...

  10. Monroe Teen Continues To Beat Terminal Prognosis Given At Birth

    Monroe Teen Continues To Beat Terminal Prognosis Given At Birth

    MONROE, Conn. – Monroe's Anthony Katz turned 16 on May 10, and while the birthday normally constitutes a landmark, for Katz it means so much more. Katz was diagnosed with x-linked myotubular myopathy, the most severe type of muscular dystrophy, at birth. He was not expected to live to his first birthday, News 8 reported. Despite the prognosis, Katz continues his battle against the ...

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