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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
  • One student brought to hospital in New Haven pepper spray incident 

    NEW HAVEN – A scare at a New Haven magnet school Tuesday morning as a pepper spray incident left students crying and screaming, according to one of the Edgewood School students. At approximately 10:30 a.m., first responders were called here to the K through 8 school for a different tune being sung in the music room. As relieved parents and students exited the school late this morning, some spoke of their experience. “The pepper is really strong and my nose started burning a lot,” said […]

  • Coast Guard remembers 40th anniversary of cutter disaster

    NEW LONDON — October 20, 1978, the Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga, after being struck by an Argentine coal freighter, sunk in Chesapeake Bay with 29 men aboard. 11 died. That incident has not been forgotten by the United States Coast Guard Academy. “It was a cold, clear night, with nearly a full moon,” said Dr. Peter Eident, who was the keynote speaker Friday morning during the 40th anniversary memorial service. And, there’s a good reason he was chosen. Eidente, an […]

  • New Haven plans to make crosswalk where daycare kids were hit, safer

    NEW HAVEN — An August accident in which two children in a day care group were hit by a car at a busy New Haven intersection, which has no traffic light, is still causing concern for the kids, parents and school staff. But, the city said they will be taking action to make the intersection safer. Unfortunately, the work is not expected to begin until at least next spring, as part of a larger, nearly $3 million traffic calming project. […]

  • Hughes sentenced to a minimum of 45 years in prison in shooting death of Good Samaritan

    NEW LONDON – It’s been nearly two years since a Good Samaritan was killed outside of a Groton bar. But, Wednesday, the healing process took another step for the victim’s family. Joey Gingerella was in a good place, winning his battle with opioid addiction. But, on the night of Dec. 11, 2016 he was in the wrong place. “As his mom, I should’ve been there to hold his hand and kiss him goodbye,” said a weeping Tammy de la Cruz, […]

  • Family seeking sanctuary in Old Lyme church plans to go back home to New Britain

    OLD LYME — Seven months after taking sanctuary in a church to avoid deportation, a family from Pakistan is planning to return to their New Britain home and resume operations of their pizza shop as they await a ruling on their residency status. The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, which took in the family, said Tuesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have indicated they are not opposing the couple’s stay request pending with a federal appeals court. Malik […]

  • New Haven police investigating after woman struck by car, killed

    NEW HAVEN – Just before 1 a.m., Wednesday, New Haven police were called to Woolsey St. on a report of a woman dead in the road, while a car drove away, Police will only describe the person, who was killed, as an unknown adult female. However, sources tell FOX61 she was a 27-year-old woman, who was several months pregnant. Residents of this neighborhood said the woman was hit and dragged down Woolsey St. toward Poplar St. Police say they are looking for a red Toyota […]

  • Family of victim killed in North Stonington hit-and-run speaks out

    NORTH STONINGTON —  Connecticut State Police are still searching for the vehicle and person responsible for hitting and killing a 25-year-old woman, who was walking along Route 2 west in North Stonington early Tuesday evening. Krystal Riske and her boyfriend, Kyle Orr, were walking along the Route 2 westbound shoulder, approximately one half mile north of the rotary, when a vehicle veered slightly off the road and struck both pedestrians, killing Riske. Walking along this stretch of Route 2 is risky […]

  • Lawmakers want federal disaster funds for tree removal

    HAMDEN – Since the May 15th super cell thunderstorms and tornadoes, some Connecticut homeowners have faced costs of up to tens of thousands of dollars to remove this debris. But, with natural disasters occurring with more frequency, Connecticut’s Congressional delegation is trying to remove these financial burden. On Alan Edelman’s eight acre property, approximately 150 trees came down in the May tornado. And, because of current laws, that tree removal is largely on him. May’s tornado has left many Hamden […]

  • Rescue crews respond to a boating incident in Milford

    STRATFORD — In a distress call Monday morning, a man told a Stratford 911 dispatcher his boat was taking on water at the mouth of the Housatonic River. Just after 9 a.m., the boat had crashed into the break wall. “Us, the Milford Fire Department and the United States Coast Guard responded out with marine assets from the Birdseye boat ramp,” said Assistant Chief Michael Camperlengo of the Stratford Fire Department. Marco Setti, of Bridgeport, is an extremely thankful boater. […]

  • VOTE: Whose side are you on: Yankees or Red Sox?

    Arguably the fiercest rivalry in sports renews in the postseason for the first time in 14 years. In 2004, The Red Sox trailed the Yankees three games to none in the American League Championship Series, before winning the final four games to earn a spot in the World Series. FOX61 hit the streets to ask who’s gonna win this series. “The Yankees,” exclaimed Ian Pettigrew of New Haven. “This team is built to win it. We added Giancarlo Stanton last […]