by Press Release | Sep 27, 2016 8:44 am | Comments (0)
The following press release was issued Sept. 24.The Connecticut Education Association (CEA), which represents 43,000 educators in the state, has endorsed Theresa Conroy for state representative.
“Theresa’s support of children, teachers and public education is clear. CEA is proud to endorse Theresa Conroy for state representative,” CEA President Sheila Cohen said in a prepared statement.
by STAFF | Sep 26, 2016 10:49 pm | Comments (0)
The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ended minutes ago at Hofstra University in New York.
So who won?
You tell us by voting in the poll below.
by STAFF | Sep 26, 2016 5:39 pm | Comments (0)
The Valley United Way will be kicking off its 49th annual community fundraising campaign Tuesday (Sept. 27) at Emmett O’Brien Technical High School from 5 to 7 p.m.
The school is at 141 Prindle Ave. in Ansonia. Click here for more information.
In advance of Tuesday’s kick-off, this year’s Community Campaign Chair, Shelton’s Jimmy Tickey, answered a few questions about the campaign and a recent canvassing effort via e-mail.
by STAFF | Sep 26, 2016 5:32 pm | Comments (0)
Firefighters in three towns dealt with shed fires over the weekend.
Luckily no injuries were reported.
In Shelton, firefighters put out a fire in a shed fire on Howard Avenue before it could spread to a house Saturday (Sept. 24).
The fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire but said Monday it did not appear suspicious.
by Press Release | Sep 26, 2016 10:45 am | Comments (0)
Seymour Oxford Rotary Club will welcome Carol Slajda of the Naugatuck Valley Health District on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the breakfast meeting at 7:15 A.M. at Route 67 Diner, Klarides Village, Route 67, Seymour.
Ms. Slajda will talk about childhood lead poisoning and assistance for homeowners.
by Press Release | Sep 23, 2016 11:17 am | Comments (0)
The Naugatuck Valley Health District (NVHD) will offer influenza vaccine clinics to residents of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton during the months of September, October and November.
Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age or older.
All residents are welcome to any of the clinics listed below, and appointments are not necessary.
by Comcast Cable | Sep 22, 2016 10:36 am | Comments (0)
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by Ethan Fry | Sep 21, 2016 4:41 pm | Comments (0)
Derby High School’s football game with Seymour was canceled this week after five players on the Derby team contracted coxsackie virus, aka hand, foot, and mouth disease, Superintendent Matthew Conway said.
by STAFF | Sep 21, 2016 12:57 pm | Comments (0)
It’s the tenth anniversary of “The Fat Lady Never Sings,” a book by Steve Reilly about the 1992 championship Derby baseball team.
Click play to listen to Reilly reflect on the team and the book with Mike Canicci on the seventh episode of “Valley Sports Rewind,” a podcast produced by ValleyIndy.org.
by STAFF | Sep 20, 2016 4:22 pm | Comments (0)
In two weeks Seymour Selectman Kurt Miller and nine pals will be pushing a car more than three miles to raise money for a local cancer organization.
The 5th Annual Pounding the Pavement for Pink 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1 in Seymour on River Street.