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Phil Hall

Phil Hall's writing for Westfair Communications has earned multiple awards from the Connecticut Press Club and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 10 books (including the 2020 release "Moby Dick: The Radio Play" and the upcoming "Jesus Christ Movie Star," both published by BearManor Media). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show," co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show "Nutmeg Chatter" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill's Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport and StockNews.com. Outside of journalism, he is also a horror movie actor - usually playing the creepy villain who gets badly killed at the end of each film.

Filmmaker Jason Blum donates $10M to Vassar College

This is the largest gift to the school from a male graduate.

Mohegan Tribe Chief Marilynn Malerba named U.S. Treasurer

She will be the first Native American to hold the position.

Rockland village of Kaser named New York’s poorest town

Kaser’s median household income was identified as $23,030.

Rockland deli owner killed by falling tree in highway accident

Apostolico's son and daughter were injured in the accident.

Greenwich mansion in Robert De Niro film listed at $8.25M

The property last sold in October 2002 for $2.075 million.

Covered Connecticut health program to launch next week

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will offer a participating plan as part of the program.

Study: 60% of ransomware victims lost a client due to an...

38% of victims lost multiple clients due to an attack.

Exclusive: Bob Stefanowski details the strategy in his campaign for Connecticut...

"I do think we're going win this time," he said.

Mamaroneck restaurant Augustine’s Salumeria to open June 21

The restaurant will be open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday.

Kempner Properties acquires Stamford multifamily building for $3.45M

The company plans to renovate the property's apartments.

PepsiCo expands partnership with NHL

The Gatorade brand is not part of the new agreement.

Fairfield University plans Austin outpost for nursing school

This is the first national expansion for the school.

Norwalk’s Zillion names Jamie Marcellus as chief revenue officer

Marcellus was formerly president of the HumanaCare, a Canadian health care company.

Stamford’s Tedmed Foundation to offer publication on medical misinformation

Issues of the new publication will be built around "50 Dangerous Beliefs."

Romanian national sentenced for role in ATM skimming scheme

Barbu faces deportation when his prison term concludes.