by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Apr 24, 2014 10:36 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia Economic Development Commission Chairman Vinnie Scarlata resigned from the position Thursday, citing a lack of time to dedicate to the role.
Commission members lauded Scarlata, who will remain on the commission, for his work bringing “progressive” ideas to the city while it struggled post-recession with no full-time economic development director.
by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Apr 24, 2014 10:26 pm | Comments (0)
Construction crews from Edo Construction Co. began work on improvements to West Main Street in Ansonia this week.
The project — funded with a $430,000 grant — will improve sidewalks and pavement on the downtown road.
“You are changing the landscape, essentially,” Sheila O’Malley, the city’s Economic Development Director, told the Economic Development Commission Thursday. “You are improving the aesthetic quality of that part of town. It needed a facelift.”
by Press Release | Apr 24, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (0)
The US Navy Band Northeast and the Silver Dolphins Drill Team will be joining Ansonia’s 125th anniversary celebration with performances at Emmett O’Brien Technical School on Wednesday, April 30, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
The Ansonia American Legion Gordon–Visselli Post 50, Jack Granatie, Commander, is sponsoring the event.
Navy Band Northeast, which is based at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, is comprised of many ensembles and will be deploying their “popular” music band, Rhode Island Sound, that specializes in top 40 tunes.
by Press Release | Apr 23, 2014 10:03 pm | Comments (0)
Valley residents are invited to answer the call of prayer on Thursday, May 1 in observance of the 63rd annual National Day of Prayer at 6 p.m. at the Ansonia Veteran’s Memorial Park, located next to Ansonia City Hall at 253 Main St.
The National Day of Prayer affords residents the opportunity to join together to pray for our country, cities, our service men and women (fire, police and military) and our people. It is an unprecedented opportunity to see the Lord’s healing and renewing power made manifest as we call on citizens to humbly come before His throne.
by Press Release | Apr 23, 2014 1:41 pm | Comments (0)
The 108th Ansonia Memorial Day Parade will be held Sunday, May 25 at 2 p.m.
The parade starts at Nolan Field and proceeds along Wakelee Avenue, down Jackson Street, passing in review at City Hall and proceeding to Big Y Shopping Plaza on Main Street.
The parade is in honor of all veterans and a brief ceremony will be held at the front of City Hall to honor the veterans. The theme of this years’ parade is “Ansonia’s Tribute To Those Who Served and Who are Now Serving Around the World.”
by Press Release | Apr 23, 2014 9:09 am | Comments (0)
Mrs. Kathleen Molner, Principal, has announced that the following students have attained Honor Roll status for the third marking period.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 21, 2014 4:50 pm | Comments (0)
A years-long dispute over water runoff prompted a 73-year-old Woodbridge Avenue man to shoot his next-door neighbor Easter morning, according to police.
On Monday a judge at Superior Court in Derby ordered the man, Steven Sentementes, held on $600,000 bond, noting the serious nature of the charges against him.
The judge also pointed out the charges could be even more serious if not for the heroic actions of the neighbor Sentementes is accused of shooting, who police say tackled Sentementes and held him down until cops arrived despite bleeding profusely from multiple gunshot wounds.
by Press Release | Apr 21, 2014 10:47 am | Comments (0)
For the second straight year, Griffin Hospital will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (April 22).
The event, held during the 17th annual Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, will be held at the Center for Cancer Care at 350 Seymour Ave. in Derby.
by STAFF | Apr 20, 2014 8:51 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia Police said a dispute between neighbors led a 73-year-old man to force his way into a Woodbridge Avenue residence Sunday morning and shoot another man.
The victim, a 39-year-old, “appeared to have been struck at least three times,” according to a prepared statement from police, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
by STAFF | Apr 20, 2014 1:31 pm | Comments (1)
Firefighters from Ansonia and Derby extinguished a brush fire in the woods of the Ansonia Nature Center Saturday afternoon.
There were no injuries reported.
Saturday was extremely dry, so much so the National Weather Service warned the area was at risk for brush fires.