by Eugene Driscoll | Jun 15, 2017 6:50 am | Comments (0)
If, like me, you’ve been out of high school for a little bit, this video will take you back.
It’s footage from the Class of 2017 Ansonia High School graduation.
by STAFF | May 25, 2017 5:43 pm | Comments (0)
Welcome to the first installment of “Valley Youth Making A Difference,” brought to you by the Valley Council for Health and Human Services and The Valley Indy.
by Press Release | May 24, 2017 3:47 pm | Comments (0)
After 10 years of nearly reaching the annual campaign goal, Valley United Way is happy to announce they have met and exceeded the $1 million goal set for the 2016-2017 year.
Valley United Way has raised more than $1,050,000. That is $50,000 more than the campaign goal.
by Press Release | Mar 10, 2017 12:58 pm | Comments (0)
In spite of the frigid weekend temperatures, the 15th annual Valley Has a Heart Spooner House food collection drive Saturday (March 4) surpassed its fundraising goal by more than $1,000.
More than 5,000 food items were also collected. This time of year, more food is always needed, especially when the temperatures drop as they did last weekend.
by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 29, 2016 5:06 pm | Comments (0)
We have an idea for a Mystery Science Theater-like ‘listening party’ for the next U.S. Presidential debate.
However, we’re a nonprofit surviving on a shoestring budget — and proud of it!
So let’s see if this MIXLR embed is capable of picking up up to four microphones.
by STAFF | Dec 16, 2015 12:54 pm | Comments (0)
Mike Kellett, a member of Shelton’s White Hills Fire Company and Toys 4 Kids coordinator for the group, sent the Valley Indy the following email and pictures Tuesday:
Attached are a few photos of Santa and his smoke-eating elves along with the toys that were collected for Toys 4 Kids by White Hills Fire Company. Please share White Hills Fire Company’s most sincere thanks with your readers for their generosity.
Because of their overwhelming support we had more toys that the van could handle.
by STAFF | Aug 4, 2015 10:59 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia Police Officer Michael Castillo is getting national attention after a citizen spotted him giving a group of kids some help last week.
Last week Faith Bisson Taylor spotted Castillo helping a child fix his bike in front of the Target on West Main Street and snapped a picture she posted to the police department’s Facebook page.
As of Aug. 4 the photo has been liked by nearly 1,400 people and shared 394 times.
by Eugene Driscoll | May 1, 2015 3:48 pm | Comments (0)
Stay up all night with the Valley Indy as we spread the word about The Great Give!
Reporter Ethan Fry and I are planning to do a live webcast from our office in Ansonia for the duration of The Great Give.
The Valley Indy’s Great Give webcast will start at 8 a.m. on May 5 (Tuesday) and conclude at 8 p.m. on May 6 (Wednesday).
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 23, 2015 5:30 pm | Comments (1)
When Derby Public School Superintendent Matthew Conway called David Bishop Wednesday morning for a chat, Bishop didn’t believe his ears.
“I almost hung up on him. I thought someone was playing a joke,” said Bishop, 71.
by STAFF | Dec 15, 2014 3:40 pm | Comments (0)
Derby and Shelton police officers last week participated in two “Shop with a Cop” events in the area.
“Shop with a Cop” is an event organized by the Reach Foundation, based in Farmington.