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

City of Bridgeport's New Ambulance is Fleet's First with Four-Wheel Drive

Posted on July 25, 2014

Earlier this month, the Bridgeport Fire Department took delivery of a piece of equipment that could prove to be the di...

Family, Friends Gather at Hinkle Lake as Memorial Unveiled to Honor Heroism of the Late Oscar Leonard Jeffers

Posted on July 24, 2014

The words coming from Deana Jeffers Willis were far from hollow. She spoke softly and eloquently about lessons she lea...

Temporary Road Fix on Main Street Near Dairy Queen Complete; Crosswalk Redone by State DOH Workers

Posted on July 24, 2014

The temporary fix to what a former West Virginia Division of Highways official called a likely “subsurface failu...

Witness Sought by Police in Bridgeport Armed Robbery Located, Interviewed

Posted on July 23, 2014

A woman that was being sought as a potential witness to the July 7 armed robbery at the Huntington Bank in White Oaks...

Troublesome McDonald's, Main Street Intersection Sees Late-Morning Accident

Posted on July 22, 2014

An accident that involved a pair of vehicles along what is becoming a troublesome spot of U.S. Route 50 left two cars...

Morning Head-On Vehicle Collision on Route 73 Sends One to Local Hospital

Posted on July 22, 2014

A morning vehicle accident along State Route 73 (Route 131) caused traffic headaches and resulted in injuries, accordi...

City's 2014 Asphalt Paving Program Wrapping Up; Additional Roads Added

Posted on July 21, 2014

Despite frequent rain and less than cooperative weather, the asphalt paving of streets in the City of Bridgeport will...

BHS Alum Nesler Featured in Latest Edition of West Virginia Focus Magazine

Posted on July 21, 2014

Media attention isn’t anything new for Bridgeport High School and West Virginia University graduate Luke Nesler....

Workers Remove Trees, Do Earth Work for New LED Billboard on U.S. Route 50

Posted on July 21, 2014

At this time last week, one lane of U.S. Route 50 East, below the intersection with Emily Drive near the Home Depot Pl...

Laboratory Corporation of American Expands Operations to Charles Pointe

Posted on July 20, 2014

It’s an international company with 34,000 employees and now part of that workforce has a new home in Bridgeport....

BHS Grad Alaina Shreves to Continue Cheer Career at William & Mary College

Posted on July 20, 2014

So many athletes are able to recall their final moment of competition. Whether it’s with the ultimate thrill of...

From the Bench: How Jerome Axton's Love for Hoops Has Him Beating Cancer

Posted on July 20, 2014

When Jerome Axton was diagnosed in April with osteosarcoma – a bone cancer commonly associated with teenagers an...