Profiles

Jeff Toquinto

Jeff Toquinto

jeff@connect-bridgeport.com

Jeff Toquinto is the Communications Director/Administrator of Connect-Bridgeport. He is a 1992 cum laude graduate of Fairmont State College with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in History. He has spent nearly 20 years in the journalism field, most of it involving the coverage of Bridgeport, while also spending four years working with two architectural/engineering firms.

Recent Posts

ToquiNotes: For Jerome Axton, It's Time to Let the Battle Begin

Posted on April 19, 2014

One of Jerome Axton’s former basketball coaches talks about his work ethic in glowing terms. He described him as...

Bridgeport Fire Department in Need of Lieutenant; Vacancies Also Need Filled

Posted on April 18, 2014

A promotion will soon be taking place at the Bridgeport Fire Department, and it has nothing to do with the arrival of...

Storm Water, Sewer Projects on Way to Impact Several Sections of City

Posted on April 18, 2014

It’s probably not as fast as many residents and some businesses want and it will probably never be enough, but u...

BHS Track Coaches Hoping Saturday's 13th Annual Harry Green Invitational Proves Lucky

Posted on April 18, 2014

It’s become a Harrison County track tradition and Bridgeport High School is its proud host. Saturday, the tradit...

Jaws of Life Needed to Assist in Early Afternoon Wreck on Meadowbrook Road

Posted on April 16, 2014

Multiple agencies, led by the Bridgeport Police and Fire Departments, responded to a single vehicle accident that left...

Photos: BMS Student-Athletes Honored by Bridgeport City Council Monday

Posted on April 16, 2014

In what proved to be a relatively short meeting, the Bridgeport City Council spent much of its session honoring student at...

Two Years, Two Million-Plus Visits Later, Connect-Bridgeport Says "Thank You" to Community

Posted on April 16, 2014

Tuesday was more than just a mid-April snow and the final day to file your income taxes. Tuesday also marked the secon...

Vehicles Disabled, Traffic Impacted by Late Morning Wreck on Interstate 79

Posted on April 15, 2014

Whether or not the rain was a factor in a late-morning wreck along Interstate 79 remains to be seen, but the precipitation...

On Night Where Council Honors BMS Student-Athletes, Program Protecting Children from Predators Unveiled

Posted on April 14, 2014

During a night when Bridgeport City Council recognized dozens of youth for success as student-athletes, Mayor Mario Bl...

WVDOH Scraps Detour Plans for Oral Lake Road Due to Safety Concerns

Posted on April 14, 2014

When residents and elected members of the Harrison County Board of Education learned recently that the West Virginia D...

Simpson Elementary Tower Demo Likely to Start Late May; Process Might Force Students to Spend Final Classroom Days Out of Building

Posted on April 13, 2014

Sometime between May 28 and June 5, the initial work on a major project at Simpson Elementary School will be taking pl...

Ground Broken on $13 Million-Plus Medical Facility That's Only One in State

Posted on April 13, 2014

The heavy equipment has arrived and the earth has begun to move for a new $13 million-plus facility at United Hospital Cen...