Gerry deSimas, Jr., the editor and founder of the Collinsville Press, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Art McGinley Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance. The award, given in memory of the long-time sports editor of the now defunct Hartford Times, recognizes notable contributions to the Alliance and journalism in the state of Connecticut.
DeSimas will be recognized at the Alliance’s 73rd annual Gold Key dinner on Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. He is a communications specialist for Northeast Utilities, working as a writer, photographer and web editor. Continue Reading