by STAFF | Jan 20, 2018 3:08 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Indy returns Monday with a podcast interview with Derby Mayor Rich Dziekan, who talks about how his administration is taking shape six weeks into his term.
It was another busy local news week in the lower Naugatuck Valley. Here is a look back at the most popular stories of the week.
by Press Release | Jan 19, 2018 11:34 am | Comments (0)
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that this year’s flu virus has thus far been particularly severe among people aged 65 and older, with that age group accounting for 70 percent of all patients who have been hospitalized with influenza.
In addition, DPH reports:
by Press Release | Jan 19, 2018 11:17 am | Comments (0)
People and Animals Working in Spirit (PAWS), Griffin Hospital’s pet therapy program, and Connecticut Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) will host a Pet First Aid Class on Sat., Jan. 27 at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.
by Press Release | Jan 18, 2018 7:02 am | Comments (0)
Please join Lorrie McFarland, prevention coordinator of BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness, to learn about suicide prevention.
The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Hotchkiss Hose Fire Co., 200 David Humphreys Road (across from the Bradley School).
by Press Release | Jan 17, 2018 11:10 am | Comments (0)
American Legion Emil Senger Post 10 and Catholic War Veterans St. Michael Post 1562 are honoring the “Four Chaplains” of the U.S. Army Transport Dorchester, a transport ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat in 1943.
The four chaplains comforted, inspired and guided the men as the ship sank.
Click here to read more about the incredible story.
by Melissa Nunez | CONTRIBUTOR | Jan 16, 2018 6:37 am | Comments (0)
As the “Celebration of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” began, Macedonia Baptist Church Minister Bruce Goldson reminded the audience that in times of division, one must recognize the importance of unity.
“As long as we stand together as one nation, under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all, we as a people and as a nation shall prevail,” Goldson said.
by STAFF | Jan 13, 2018 5:42 am | Comments (0)
It was a busy week at The Valley Indy.
Here are the stories that our readers read the most this week.
This post is sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.
by STAFF | Jan 13, 2018 5:19 am | Comments (0)
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Housatonic River near the Stevenson Dam at 4:49 a.m. Saturday.
At 4 a.m. the river near the dam was at 10 feet.
The flood stage is 11 feet.
by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 12, 2018 5:28 pm | Comments (0)
So you’ll probably be seeing a lot less Valley Indy news in your Facebook feed thanks to changes the social media giant announced Thursday.
by COMCAST | Jan 5, 2018 10:42 am | Comments (0)
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