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Ansonia Class Of 1996 Reunion Info

by Press Release | Aug 23, 2016 12:41 pm | Comments (0)

The 20th reunion for Ansonia High School Class of 1996 will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at The Hops Company in Derby starting at 7 p.m.

The cost is $50 per person.

Contact Carrie Younkin (203-954-9357) or Patrick Lynch (203-619-1251) to reserve your spot or to get more information.

Financial Aid For Students Interested In Music

by PRESS RELEASE | Aug 23, 2016 12:16 pm | Comments (0)

The following information was submitted by the Neighborhood Music School

Neighborhood Music School (NMS) invites residents from towns located in the Naugatuck Valley to apply for financial aid for its lessons, classes and ensembles.

Funds are available to those who qualify through a generous grant from the Katharine Matthies Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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Carter: Blumenthal Giving ‘Lip Service’ To Sikorsky Workers

by Dan Carter | GUEST COLUMN | Aug 22, 2016 5:18 pm | Comments (0)

Dan Carter, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s re-election in November, sent the following statement to the Valley Indy after a press conference held Monday at which Blumenthal said he is working to keep a maintenance contract for presidential helicopters at Sikorsky Aircraft in Connecticut.

Once again Connecticut loses jobs to Florida. And the best Dick Blumenthal can do is pen a letter to the Secretary of the Navy asking him to reconsider.

Instead, maybe Senator Blumenthal should send a letter to Governor Malloy and Democrats in the legislature asking them to embrace economic policies that make Connecticut a better place to grow business and create jobs.

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Blumenthal: Don’t Move Presidential Chopper Maintenance South

by Ethan Fry | Aug 22, 2016 5:14 pm | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal tried Monday to step up public pressure on the Navy to keep a maintenance program for presidential helicopters in Connecticut.

Flanked by Teamsters at a union hall in Stratford, the senator said more than 30 employees of Sikorsky Aircraft could lose their jobs if the Navy follows through on a plan to maintain the choppers in Florida.

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Ansonia Fire Museum Hosts Open House

by Jack Kramer | Aug 22, 2016 4:53 pm | Comments (0)

photo:jack kramerAnsonia’s long tradition of volunteer firefighting went on public display over the weekend during an open house at the Ansonia Fire Museum.

The museum, located at 50 Howard Ave., the former Charles H. Pine High School, hosts a collection of old fire trucks and fire memorabilia.

The displays hark back to a volunteer firefighting tradition that spans more than a century in Ansonia.

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‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Appearing Saturday At ‘CT Horrorfest’

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 22, 2016 4:16 pm | Comments (0)


You know you’ve a good podcast episode going when the guest says “these are not normal questions” less than three minutes into the interview.

Zach Galligan said exactly that during his appearance Monday morning on “Navel Gazing,” the Valley Indy podcast.

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Ansonia Recreation Sponsoring Trip To Mets Game

by Press Release | Aug 22, 2016 2:54 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia’s Recreation Department is sponsoring a bus trip to see the New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals Sept. 4.

Tickets are for Section 138. Game time is 8 p.m.

Cost is $50 per person.

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Ansonia 2016-2017 School Bus Routes

by STAFF | Aug 22, 2016 1:28 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia school officials sent the city’s 2016-2017 school bus routes to the Valley Indy Monday (Aug. 22).

In addition to the city’s four public schools, there are also routes for Emmett O’Brien and Platt technical schools, as well as Assumption School.

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‘Navel Gazing’ About The Trump Rally Story With Brian Perkins

by STAFF | Aug 22, 2016 6:33 am | Comments (0)

Why did the Valley Indy publish a story last week about Ansonia Board of Alderman President Phil Tripp confronting a protester inside a Donald Trump rally at Sacred Heart University?

Ansonia resident Brian Perkins (pictured below) was one of several readers on Facebook who took issue with the story.

He called the Valley Indy one-sided and corrupt, so we invited him on “Navel Gazing,” the Valley Indy podcast, to discuss the story.

Click the play button below to listen:

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‘Rock The Valley’ Is Saturday In Ansonia

by STAFF | Aug 18, 2016 2:24 pm | Comments (0)

“The Cast of Beatlemania” is headlining the third annual “Rock the Valley” Saturday at Nolan Field in Ansonia.

The all-day music festival is from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and features vendors of all kind. Click here for the event’s Facebook page.

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Roadkill
Aug 21, 2016 2:24 pm
Address: 42 Howe Ave Shelton, CT
Rating: 1

Large dead possum at the corner of Howe Ave and Edgewood Ave

Dollar Store / Tree
Aug 12, 2016 9:47 am
Address: 212-216 Main Street Derby, Connecticut
Rating: 3

This area is in need of a Dollar Store or Dollar Tree (e.g.) There is not one for miles....

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Ansonia Riverwalk - An Embarassment
Aug 9, 2016 9:58 pm
Address: Ansonia Riverwalk Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 11

This weekend I took a friend down to the Greenway / Riverwalk off Division Street....

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