by Press Release | Oct 11, 2016 11:38 am | Comments (0)
Home fires have proven to be one of the largest disaster threats facing American families today, resulting more than 8 in 10 fire-related deaths.
To raise awareness about this issue and encourage families to be prepared, Griffin Hospital, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley and White Hills Vol. Fire Co. # 5 are teaming up to host “Make Safe Happen,” a free fire prevention program from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sat., Oct 15 at White Hills Fire Co. #5, 2 School St., Shelton.
by Press Release | Oct 11, 2016 11:21 am | Comments (0)
The 15th Annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be “treating” families to Halloween fun on Fri., Oct. 28 from 3-8 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia.
Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nurse Program, The Valley Community Foundation, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, and Griffin Faculty Physicians encourage families to put on their Halloween costumes and come to a “Halloween Hoopla,” featuring free healthy treats, games, and information on a variety of health, wellness and safety programs.
by Press Release | Oct 11, 2016 11:17 am | Comments (0)
Editor’s note: the following information was sent by the school.
by Press Release | Oct 11, 2016 10:41 am | Comments (0)
State Representative Linda M. Gentile, candidate for re-election in the 104th district (Ansonia/Derby) has earned the endorsement of the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. The association is the largest business organization in the state.
by Ethan Fry | Oct 11, 2016 7:52 am | Comments (0)
An Ansonia man who was pulling down nearly $70,000 per year as a supervisor in the state’s Judicial Branch has pleaded guilty to trading prescription drugs for illegal steroids.
Jeffrey Gentile, 34, was part of a criminal enterprise headed by Newtown Police Sgt. Steven Santucci, who conducted illicit business at least once inside the confines of the Newtown Police Department.
by STAFF | Oct 9, 2016 10:47 pm | Comments (0)
In a very special episode of ‘Navel Gazing,’ the Valley Indy podcast, Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti returns.
But this time, in addition to answering queries from the Valley Indy, the mayor takes questions from Valley Indy Facebook readers through live video.
Click play to listen.
by STAFF | Oct 9, 2016 3:15 pm | Comments (0)
To be perfectly frank, given the way the U.S. Presidential race has oozed into the sewer, we’re almost afraid to post this live chat of tonight’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
But here we go:
Watch the debate in the embedded NBC YouTube viewer below. Leave comments in the chat box under the viewer.
by Ethan Fry | Oct 5, 2016 7:27 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia’s Police Commission promoted four officers to new roles in the department’s detective bureau Wednesday (Oct. 5).
About 20 officials, friends, and family members packed the Erlingheuser Room in City Hall to watch as the police commissioners voted unanimously to promote Detective James Frolish to detective sergeant and Officers Brian Harte, Richard Esposito Jr., and Jonathan Troesser to the rank of detective.
Mayor David Cassetti had formally requested the promotions in a Sept. 29 letter to the commission at the recommendation of Police Chief Kevin Hale.
by Press Release | Oct 5, 2016 4:23 pm | Comments (0)
On Friday (Oct. 7), the Ansonia Police Department will participate in a nationwide event entitled “Coffee with a Cop”, at Starbucks located within the Target store at 20 West Main St.
“Coffee with a Cop” began in Hawthorne, CA in 2011 as a way for police officers and members of the community to come together to meet and talk over a cup of coffee. The idea is that a casual conversation in a relaxed setting is a great way to break through barriers.
by Press Release | Oct 5, 2016 3:09 pm | Comments (0)
State Senator Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) will host his annual Senior Fair from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway (Route 243) in Ansonia.