by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 31, 2014 12:08 am | Comments (1)
The public got its first long look Thursday at the new Paul Pawlak, Sr. Park, and the long-anticipated fish bypass channel around the Tingue Dam in the Naugatuck River.
And you know what?
by Patricia Villers | Oct 30, 2014 8:54 am | Comments (0)
It’s the message that The Valley Goes Pink committee co-chair Susan Coyle of Shelton wants to convey.
Coyle survived breast cancer 25 years ago.
Her experience propelled her into becoming one of the original members of the committee created to raise money to build The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital in Derby.
by Press Release | Oct 28, 2014 3:59 pm | Comments (0)
The 6th Annual Griffin Hospital 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Center for Cancer Care set a record for participation with approximately 580 participants and raised more than $50,000 for patient needs.
The Oct. 18 event drew walkers and runners from throughout the Greater Naugatuck Valley and surrounding areas and featured a Survivors’ Tent for local cancer survivors to come and enjoy the festivities as well as gifts and refreshments.
by Press Release | Oct 27, 2014 11:34 am | Comments (0)
The Grateful Dog, a dog groomer offering high-end grooming services as competitive prices is coming to downtown Seymour!
This new business, which will be holding a Grand Opening ceremony Saturday, Nov. 1 at noon at its location at 98 Main St., seeks to become “Seymour’s premier groomer.”
by John Hannon | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 26, 2014 6:28 pm | Comments (0)
October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so the Seymour Fire Department’s Citizens’ Engine Co. #2 designed and sold custom T-shirts honoring the cause.
With breast cancer affecting many families of many of Citizens’ members, it was an effort fully supported by the all-volunteer fire company that has been serving the Town of Seymour for 130 years.
by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 23, 2014 4:28 pm | Comments (0)
Halloween is almost here!
We’ve searched high and low to scrape together a list of things to do.
Remember — life is better if you post your events on the Valley Indy calendar. It’s free.
Keep in mind the weather and other factors can cause events to change. We’ve inserted hyperlinks to websites and Facebook pages in an effort to give more information.
It’s a good idea to check those links as insurance before you head out.
Enjoy, and happy Halloween.
by Patricia Villers | Oct 21, 2014 7:43 am | Comments (0)
The lyrics from Irving Berlin’s “Anything You Can Do” may someeday hold true for Selena Hescock, a 9-yearold Seymour girl who plays Pop Warner football.
Selena plays for the Seymour Tigers’ Mitey-Mites, a team for ages 7-9.
About 1 percent of the 225,000 Pop Warner football players in the U.S. are female, according to a spokesman for the organization. One notable female quarterback is Samantha Gordon from the Salt Lake City area in Utah.
by STAFF | Oct 20, 2014 8:01 am | Comments (0)
A 30-year-old Seymour man is the Republican Party’s new nominee in the state House of Representatives’ 105th District, which covers Seymour, Beacon Falls, and parts of west Derby.
Robert Willis will be running against fellow Seymour resident Theresa Conroy, the Democratic incumbent who took the seat in 2012.
by Press Release | Oct 17, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour Registrar of Voters Office will be open this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for voter registration.
The Registrar’s Office is located in Seymour Town Hall, 1 First St.
If you have any questions, please call 203-881-5039.
by STAFF | Oct 16, 2014 5:44 pm | Comments (0)
The chief of the Derby Storm Ambulance and Rescue Corps said his volunteers were trained last week on how to handle patients with Ebola-like symptoms and are working with Griffin Hospital to coordinate a response should a person with symptoms of the disease appear locally.
“I think, all in all, we’re in pretty good shape to handle something should it happen,” Storms Chief David Lenart said earlier this week.
Ebola was the story of the day in Connecticut Thursday, after a Yale doctoral student was admitted to the hospital Wednesday night after showing “Ebola-like symptoms.”