A brief ceremony this Monday morning will unveil a memorial bench at the in honor of
The ceremony, led by ., will take place at 10 a.m.
Goldstein, the beloved former WTNH chief meteorologist, passed away on Jan. 18 .
The bench was donated to the town by his widow, Arlene Goldstein.
It has been placed on the beach near the town's beach house there.
Dr. Mel, as most people knew him, was one of the most well-known figures in the state, having served as a full-time weatherman for the New Haven television station since 1986.
After becoming a meteorologist, Goldstein took a teaching job at Western Connecticut State University and started a bachelor’s degree program and the WestConn Weather Center for trainee weathermen and women.
He wrote two books about his specialty — "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weather" and "Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book," which includes the treasure trove of Connecticut weather data he had collected over the years.