by Kurt Miller | Seymour First Selectman | Oct 9, 2014 10:16 am | Comments (0)
It’s not too late to sign up for the 5th Annual Pink ProMENade!!!
And please don’t think that you need to walk in high heels or wear a dress to take part.
Just as it is in the fight against breast cancer, we need the support of our friends and loved ones.
by Press Release | Oct 8, 2014 8:47 am | Comments (0)
Thomas Eighmie, Emergency Management Director for the Town of Seymour announces that the Office of Emergency Management will sponsor a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to begin January 26, 2015.
The training is free and applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
by Patricia Villers | Oct 7, 2014 8:41 pm | Comments (0)
Statistics show that one in four women suffers domestic abuse in her lifetime, BHCare President Roberta J. Cook told about 70 people at a vigil in Huntington last week.
But Shelton resident Marie Viglione doesn’t need statistics to know about the bleak realities of domestic violence — she lived through more than a half-decade of abuse on her own.
Viglione was a victim decades ago, before groups like BHCare’s Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services existed to help abuse victims.
by Press Release | Oct 7, 2014 3:00 pm | Comments (0)
Pictured are Seymour High School students pausing for a moment outside the Grand Ballroom of Southern Connecticut State University’s Michael J. Adanti Student Center, where a forum was conducted Monday (Oct. 6) about the 2014 midterm and gubernatorial elections.
The program reviewed polling data, television advertising and historical trends to examine the fight for control of Congress and the campaigns for Connecticut’s most hotly contested elections.
by STAFF | Oct 7, 2014 10:57 am | Comments (0)
There is a cut-a-thon and after-party Saturday in Seymour to support “Seymour Pink,” a grassroots effort to raise money to help battle breast cancer.
EnV Hair Lounge and Wig Center is hosting its third-annual Cut-a-Thon on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
by Patricia Villers | Oct 6, 2014 8:40 am | Comments (0)
Saturday was a day to celebrate life and make memories, despite less-than-cooperative weather.
A dreary drizzle failed to dampen the spirits of the more than 1,800 people who participated in the Pounding the Pavement for Pink 5K in Seymour.
I was happy to be a part of the third annual event hosted by Seymour Pink, a community’s fight against breast cancer.
by Press Release | Oct 2, 2014 11:17 pm | Comments (0)
State Senator Joseph J. Crisco Jr. (D-Woodbridge) was honored Thursday with a “Special Recognition Award” by the Valley Women’s Health Initiative for his legislative work over the past five years that has helped countless women secure extra ultrasounds and MRIs – all paid for by commercial insurance – in an effort to increase the early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
by Press Release | Oct 2, 2014 11:30 am | Comments (0)
“Legends of Fear,” a haunted hayride and a half-mile walking trail of terror, will be held throughout October at the Fairview Tree Farm at 484 Walnut Tree Hill Road in Shelton.
The haunted trail dates and time, according to the “Legends of Fear” website:
by Press Release | Oct 2, 2014 9:04 am | Comments (0)
The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the fourth annual Greater Valley Restaurant Week will be held from Monday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 10.
“This is the largest group of participating restaurants that we have ever had, and it is testament to the breadth and diversity of the Valley restaurant scene,” said Greater Valley Chamber President Bill Purcell.
by Krystina Morgan | Oct 1, 2014 4:57 pm | Comments (0)
Having flat-screen TVs would make the CT Transit bus ride a lot more fun, according to frequent rider Wilfredo Garcia.
“I would just like something to do,” said Garcia. “The bus ride home wouldn’t be so boring if there was something to watch.”
Garcia, 42, takes the bus every week day to get to and from work.