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by STAFF | Apr 22, 2017 7:26 am
The Annual Valley Indy Great Give Webcast is scheduled to happen during The Great Give Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3!
Scroll down to see the schedule, which is still being finalized.
This year the live video feed will stream on The Valley Indy’s Facebook page.
That means readers and viewers will be able to “talk” to us throughout The Great Give by leaving comments under the live videos on Facebook.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 20, 2017 8:54 pm
Most people arrested for growing pot in their homes don’t try to draw attention to that fact.
But a Seymour man going to court Friday on marijuana cultivation charges says his case should be thrown out because he grew the plants for his personal medical use. He’s asking others show up to court to support him.
by STAFF | Apr 19, 2017 6:11 pm
Posted to: Derby, Valley Sports Rewind
Derby native Andy Dunaj Jr. sits down with Valley Sports Rewind host Mike Cannici to talk about growing up and playing football in Connecticut’s smallest city.
Click the play button to listen.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 18, 2017 10:39 pm
Cops called him the “Blue Shoe Bandit,” a reference to the distinctive sneakers he wore while allegedly committing robberies up and down the Route 8 corridor, including one Derby business he hit twice.
According to police, he robbed 10 businesses in eight towns in three months.
by STAFF | Apr 17, 2017 5:38 pm
Posted to: Ansonia, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti’s administration announced a new location for the city’s police department earlier this month with a concerted effort to publicize the change of plans.
The new plan calls for the outdated and overcrowded police station at 2 Elm St. to be moved to 65 Main St., a former Farrel Corp. office building.
The city had been planning to build a new police department on Olson Drive, having secured permission from voters to borrow up to $12 million for the project.
City Hall issued a press release on the changes that asked and answered its own questions. It is posted at the bottom of the article.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 17, 2017 7:01 am
A bill that could make it easier to get polluted properties cleaned up passed the state House of Representatives last week by a wide margin, state Rep. Linda Gentile, D-Ansonia, announced.
“It’s another important tool in the toolbox in the development of these brownfield properties,” Gentile said during a walking tour of potential Ansonia redevelopment projects along East Main Street April 13.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 14, 2017 10:41 pm
A humble man with a loving family and a close-knit group of friends who was taken far too young.
That was the crushing sentiment on Fifth Street in Derby Friday evening where some 300 mourners paid their respects to the family of Shyheim Samuel during a prayer service in front of his house.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 13, 2017 7:19 pm
DERBY — New Beginnings Church of God in Derby is organizing a prayer vigil for the people — and the Derby neighborhood — affected by this week’s deadly car crash in Seymour.
The crash took the life of Shyheim Samuel, 20, of Derby.
The vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday (April 14).
by STAFF | Apr 12, 2017 10:59 am
Seymour Deputy Police Chief Paul Satkowski said his department is pursuing criminal charges against the driver of the car that crashed into a utility pole on Rimmon Street last night.
The crash left a 20-year-old man dead. He was a passenger in the car.
The man who died has been identified as Shyheim Samuel of Derby.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 12, 2017 10:27 am
UPDATE:Seymour police have identified the man killed in Tuesday’s horrific crash on Rimmon Street as Shyheim Samuel, of Derby, according to several news outlets. He lived on Fifth Street.
He was 20 years old.
Original post follows:
One person is dead after a car full of teenagers collided with a utility pole on Rimmon Street in Seymour Tuesday.
There were six people total in the car. They ranged in age from 14 to
18 years old 20 years old, according to police.