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The Valley Indy Totally Awesome Call-In Show!

by STAFF | Jul 17, 2017 7:46 am | Comments (0)

On Friday evening July 14, Valley Indy reporters Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry opened the phone lines to talk about whatever people wanted to talk about.

Amazingly, people dialed in!

Press play to listen, why don’t ya?

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Pets And Seymour Firefighters Join Forces For A Cause

by STAFF | Jun 27, 2017 5:51 am | Comments (0)

The Seymour Fire Department teamed with a nonprofit animal rescue in town to produce a calendar that will raise money for the nonprofit.

Click the play button above to learn more.

The 2018 calendar features Seymour firefighters along with dogs and cats from “Coco’s Animal Rescue Efforts of Seymour,” a volunteer organization that operates an animal shelton at 115 Silvermine Road in Seymour.

Click here to order your calendar online for $15.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With ‘2 Dudes’

by STAFF | Jun 12, 2017 6:16 am | Comments (0)

Press play to listen to Tony Bunosso and David Lenart of the podcast “2 Dudes Talking Disney” give their origin stories, share insider Disney stuff, and answer whether Walt Disney was the inspiration for HBO’s “Westworld.”

Recorded on video during “The Great Give” May 2, 2017.

Tony’s from Seymour, Dave lives in Derby.


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Ansonia Resident Turns High School Humiliation Into Inspiring Book Of Essays

by STAFF | Jun 8, 2017 10:05 am | Comments (0)

Decades after publicly humiliating a high school girlfriend about the smell of her body, Kwame had second thoughts. He finally apologized.

The former girlfriend, Stacy Graham-Hunt, found that the incident still hurt long after she had grown up and become a writer.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With Jay Carlucci Of The Dew Drop Inn

by Eugene Driscoll | May 30, 2017 5:15 am | Comments (0)

Jay Carlucci, his wife Kenna, and his staff have transformed The Dew Drop Inn from an infamous hole in the wall into a craft beer and wing lover heaven.

Click play to listen to Jay explain his journey on the latest “Navel Gazing” podcast.

Recorded during The Great Give, an online fundraiser for greater New Haven nonprofits May 4, 2017.

‘Navel Gazing’ With Ansonia Gore Hound Amanda Prescott

by STAFF | May 21, 2017 8:23 am | Comments (0)

Click play to listen to an interview with Amanda Prescott, a senior at Ansonia High School.

She’s into some strange stuff — stuff she hopes to turn into a career.

Prescott is a self-taught special effects makeup artist.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With Seymour Deputy Fire Marshal Timm Willis

by STAFF | May 15, 2017 6:25 am | Comments (0)

On this week’s “Navel Gazing” podcast, Seymour Deputy Fire Marshal Timm Willis talks about a cold case arson fire, fire prevention tips, and how he got into the world of fire investigation.

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Recorded live on Facebook during The Great Give May 3, 2017.

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Podcast: Roundtable Discussion On Ansonia’s New Downtown Plans

by STAFF | Apr 17, 2017 5:38 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti’s administration announced a new location for the city’s police department earlier this month with a concerted effort to publicize the change of plans.

The new plan calls for the outdated and overcrowded police station at 2 Elm St. to be moved to 65 Main St., a former Farrel Corp. office building.

The city had been planning to build a new police department on Olson Drive, having secured permission from voters to borrow up to $12 million for the project.

City Hall issued a press release on the changes that asked and answered its own questions. It is posted at the bottom of the article.

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Navel Gazing: Great Give Talk, Derby Sentencing Reaction

by STAFF | Apr 4, 2017 8:40 pm | Comments (0)

The photo for this podcast is what it looks like after broadcasting on the Internet for about 36 hours straight!

It was taken last year at the end of The Great Give, an annual online giving event. This year’s Great Give is scheduled for May 2 and May 3.

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Navel Gazing: Missy Lundeen, Richard Dziekan

by STAFF | Mar 27, 2017 7:50 am | Comments (0)

In the latest ‘Navel Gazing’ episode (recorded March 22), Missy Lundeen talks about efforts underway to help five families displaced after a fire in Ansonia.

Then we listen to Republican Rich Dziekan’s announcement that he’s running for mayor.

Photo courtesy of Katie Matto.

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