by Press Release | May 12, 2016 11:07 am | Comments (0)
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) invites all those interested in becoming citizen scientists to join DEEP staff and volunteers for a training session at Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Ave. in Derby.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 10:31 am | Comments (0)
The Ansonia Soccer Club sent the following info about an event happening Sunday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Abe Stone Park in Ansonia:
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 10:13 am | Comments (0)
The following info was sent by Sam Pollastro, chairman of the Derby Republican Town Committee:
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 10:05 am | Comments (0)
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven announced that approximately $1.4 million will be distributed to area nonprofits thanks to more than 8,130 donors who made over 11,600 gifts during The Great Give.
It was the most successful Great Give event ever, as measured by dollars raised, number of gifts made and number of donors supporting the nonprofit sector serving Greater New Haven and the Valley.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 9:22 am | Comments (0)
Center Stage artistic director Gary Scarpa has announced that auditions for the theatre’s Youth CONNection summer production of In the Heights will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. High school and college students up to age 23 are eligible to audition.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 9:16 am | Comments (0)
Rich DiCarlo sent along the following “Rock the Valley” info:
by Eugene Driscoll | May 11, 2016 5:37 pm | Comments (0)
A 38-year-old man who allegedly beat his girlfriends, intimidated his neighbors by slashing their tires, and had drug addicts swarming his Dwight Avenue house like bees to honey was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison Wednesday.
All in all it was a pretty good outcome for James Costanzo, especially since federal prosecutor David X. Sullivan essentially described him in court as a narcissistic manipulative bully with no redeeming qualities.
by Melissa E. Giugno | Contributor | May 10, 2016 1:35 pm | Comments (0)
Alex Danka once again outlasted the competition by consuming a dozen tacos to win the annual Cinco de Mayo taco-eating contest at Hot Tamale in Seymour.
Money raised at the event is donated to the Valley’s Meals On Wheels program, operated by TEAM, Inc. a nonprofit community action agency in Derby.
This was the second year in a row Danka, the president of the Seymour Land Trust, won the contest.
by Ethan Fry | May 10, 2016 11:05 am | Comments (0)
On Wednesday morning a federal judge is scheduled to hear two very different stories about James Costanzo.
Costanzo, facing up to six years in prison for running a black market pharmacy from his house on Dwight Street in Ansonia, will present himself as a victim of circumstance, a drug addict who turned to selling pills to support his own habit.
But federal prosecutors will describe Costanzo as a calculating criminal who threw his girlfriend through a glass table and bragged about smashing a man’s face into an oven door.
by STAFF | May 10, 2016 10:55 am | Comments (0)
About 30 people gathered April 30 at the athletic fields at the Ansonia Nature Center for a poignant ceremony honoring the memory of Leah Rondon, a 6-year-old girl killed in a traffic accident last year.