by Press Release | Jan 28, 2016 11:21 am | Comments (0)
The 14th annual Kick-Off to Kindergarten Registration will be held for families of Kindergarten eligible students on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon at Mead School, 75 Ford St.
A free pancake breakfast, games, fun activities, a free Ansonia Public School uniform shirt and more will be provided to participating families of eligible children.
To be eligible for Kindergarten, children must be 5 years of age on or before December 31, 2016. No exception can be made regarding the age of admission.
by Press Release | Jan 28, 2016 9:27 am | Comments (0)
Join Mayor David Cassetti and the City of Ansonia for “An evening with Champions” to Celebrate The Coppers winning The National Cheerleading Championship and the Chargers NVL Championship!
Monday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m., Ansonia High School Auditorium.
by STAFF | Jan 27, 2016 4:07 pm | Comments (0)
The Board of Directors at Valley Emergency Medical Service (Valley EMS) voted Jan. 14 to make the executive director’s position part time.
In addition, the board created a new position, “operations manager,” and they’ll be hiring a finance director to look at the books.
by STAFF | Jan 27, 2016 9:36 am | Comments (0)
An impaired driver heading the wrong way on Route 8 led police on an approximate 33-mile chase up the Naugatuck Valley early Wednesday.
The driver, identified by police as 54-year-old Thomas Plesz of Fairfield, is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Derby today (Jan. 27) to face seven criminal charges, including:
by Press Release | Jan 26, 2016 2:45 pm | Comments (0)
There will be a benefit for the Ansonia Animal Shelter on Sunday Jan. 31 at the AM Club, 30 Hawthorne Ave. in Derby, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The price of the ticket is $20.
by Press Release | Jan 26, 2016 2:36 pm | Comments (0)
A dedication ceremony honoring Dominick Golia, director of the Nutrition Program for Ansonia Public Schools, was held Jan. 20 at Ansonia High School.
Nearly 100 family, friends and colleagues watched as Mr. Golia’s family unveiled the new sign on the AHS cafeteria, now named the Dominick Golia Cafeteria.
by Press Release | Jan 26, 2016 12:16 pm | Comments (0)
Valley United Way is accepting nominations for the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award.
The award, which is the Valley’s oldest and most prestigious award for community service, has been presented annually since 1971.
Alice Russ Cochran of Shelton was named the first winner.
by STAFF | Jan 26, 2016 11:30 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia police issued an advisory Tuesday about two recent home burglaries.
There have been two break-ins in two weeks, according to police. The crimes happened in the area of Highland Avenue, Beverly Drive and Webster Drive, according to a Facebook post from the department.
by STAFF | Jan 26, 2016 5:07 am | Comments (0)
Roy Tidmarsh, owner of Tidmarsh’s Home Bake Shop on Westfield Avenue, died Monday at Griffin Hospital in Derby.
Tidmarsh served the community many ways, from tax board chairman to volunteer firefighter.
by STAFF | Jan 25, 2016 4:10 pm | Comments (0)
On Monday morning’s “Valley Navel Gazing,” reporters talked to “grant gal” Valerie Knight-DiGangi, a program officer with the Valley Community Foundation, about “grant season” for local nonprofits.
Then state Rep. Jason Perillo, R-Shelton, came on the air to talk about a recent organizational shakeup at Valley Emergency Medical Services, the lower Valley’s nonprofit paramedic service.
The complete episode is embedded below. Knight-DiGangi’s interview starts at about the five-minute mark. Perillo’s interview starts about 30 minutes in.