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After an eight year hiatus, Tony returned to the FOX61 family in January, 2013, as a General Assignment News Reporter and fill-in Anchor.

During his first stint with the station, from 1993-2005, Tony was an award-winning sports anchor and reporter.

Tony’s return to FOX61 afforded him the opportunity to work with his father, Al Terzi, a FOX61 Anchor, for the first time in their extensive careers. In fact, on December 26, 2013, they became only the second father-son duo to co-anchor a newscast.

Tony and his wife, Susan, are the proud parents of two teenage sons.


Recent Articles
  • Facial recognition technology developed at Univ. of Bridgeport could help keep schools safe

    BRIDGEPORT —  Many innovative businesses were nurtured by the University of Bridgeport’s hi-tech business incubator, including one that is a partnership between the University and a company that specializes in digital forensics, which is coming together at the right time. Be it at schools or businesses, improved response times by first responders is paramount. The developers of FaceChecks facial recognition software believe they can help. “It’s a hi-tech company that specializes in providing biometrics and algorithms and software for automatic […]

  • 6-year-old Norwalk girl dies from flu complications

    NORWALK —  Six-year-old Emma Splan received a flu vaccination in September. Her parents learned the hard way that it didn’t matter. Her mother, Christy Pugh, was understandably too distraught Monday to conduct an interview, but she communicated through Facebook messenger with FOX 61 noting that her first grader passed away Sunday morning at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Emma Splan’s dance teacher describes this precious pupil, since the age of 18 months, with one word. “Everything about her sparkled,” said Michelle Sperry, Founder and Director of […]

  • New Haven police chief tired of congressional inaction

    NEW HAVEN —  When New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell spoke about the latest mass school shooting, he seethed. In a daily meeting at police headquarters Thursday, the primary directive was clear to all of the department’s district managers. “Make sure you go to the schools and talk with the students and talk with the principals to see how they’re doing,” Campbell said. The city’s schools already have armed cops and security guards on duty daily, keeping an eye out for people who […]

  • Questions still remain regarding alleged racial slurs used during a basketball game in Prospect

    PROSPECT —  A week after an emotional, physical, game between middle school boys basketball teams from Prospect and Naugatuck, it is still unclear whether racial slurs were used during the game. The Superintendent of Regional School District 16, said that in investigating alleged racial slurs by Prospect’s Long River Middle School boys basketball players and some parents, they interviewed everyone possible. Superintendent Michael Yamin said those queried included “parents that were at the game, teachers at the game, we interviewed […]

  • Racial slurs allegedly used during middle school basketball game in Prospect

    PROSPECT —  Boys basketball players and their coach, from Long River Middle School, in Prospect, have been accused of using racial slurs and encouraging overtly physical behavior in a game last Thursday afternoon against a middle school from neighboring Naugatuck. “My son said, when he was going to the locker room, the parents were yelling it — the N-word, from the bleachers,” said Byron Williams, whose son Vanni, plays for Naugatuck’s City Hill Middle School. Williams’ wife, Wygee Williams, took […]

  • New Haven social services agency serving over 25,000 back in business

    NEW HAVEN —  The lights were back on Monday at one of New Haven’s key social services providers. The Community Action Agency of New Haven, which has provided clients in need with energy assistance and other quality of life services for 40 years, locked the doors Friday when they say the couldn’t make payroll, so they had no choice but to tell most of their 41 employees to stay home. The President and CEO, Amos Smith, says CAA faithfully paid […]

  • 3 rescued from Middletown apartment fire

    MIDDLETOWN — Four people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in a fire that broke out in 824 unit section of the Northwoods Apartments East in Middletown Thursday morning. One resident said she was asleep until her dad awakened her after he heard cries of fire. “I was trying to get my cat out,” said Madiha Shafqat. “But, she went under the bed. So we didn’t know what to do. So we just had to leave our back door open […]

  • Guilford police respond to report that teens were playing with gun before fatal shooting

    GUILFORD —  The Guilford Police Department isn’t saying much regarding the investigation into the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Ethan Song last week, but did make it a point to address a newspaper article published Wednesday. The Hartford Courant cites law enforcement sources in reporting that police are investigating whether the two minor boys, in this Seaside Avenue residence, were playing a version of Russian Roulette when the shooting took place. The Courant’s sources also said the boys were not aware that […]

  • Widespread flu keeping local health departments, pharmacies on alert

    NEW HAVEN —  As of Jan. 27, Nearly 1,200 patients had been hospitalized with confirmed cases of the flu in Connecticut and 52 of them have died. Among those experiencing the strain: local health departments and pharmacies who are dealing with this flurry of flu the best they can. Most of them said they are making certain employees take the necessary precautions in terms of sanitizing their hands and their work areas. They are also asking those who are sick […]

  • Community still grieving the loss of Guilford teen who was fatally shot inside a home

    GUILFORD —  Still no word whether Guilford High School freshman Ethan Song died accidentally after being shot Wednesday afternoon inside of a Seaside Avenue home. The Superintendent of Guilford Schools called Thursday a long, sad day at Guilford High School. Friday, the same support was in place, including a special room. “A quiet place with food and coffee and a place to be if they’re not ready to be in class yet,” said Dr. Paul Freeman, Superintendent of Guilford Public Schools​. ​Dr. Freeman said a teacher […]