Connecticut Meteorologist Retires

By Kevin Eck 

News 12 Connecticut meteorologist Paul Piorek is retiring after 25 years.

Piorek started at News 12 in 1989 while also teaching science and language arts. He was named Connecticut’s Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher in 1993.

“I am the last original member of the first morning newscast in June of 1995,” Piorek wrote on the station’s facebook page. “Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your mornings for all these years.”