by Press Release | Jul 17, 2014 5:10 pm
Derby Aldermen Thursday (July 17) accepted the challenge from the Ansonia Aldermen regarding a wager for Saturday’s Antique Baseball Game.
Should the Ansonia Coppermen lose, the Ansonia Board of Aldermen will be required to serve lunch at the Derby Senior Center and if the Derby Osbornedales lose, the Derby Board of Aldermen will be required to serve lunch at the Ansonia Senior Center.
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by STAFF | Jul 13, 2014 8:35 pm
A vintage baseball game between teams from Ansonia and Derby takes place this month, and officials from Ansonia are confident their team will come out on top.
The game will hark back to the late 19th century, when teams of tradesmen from the two cities would form baseball teams and play against one another.
The match-up is part of the city’s “Summerfest,” an eight-hour festival July 19 at Nolan Field on Wakelee Avenue.
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by Press Release | Jun 23, 2014 2:38 pm
As part of Ansonia’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, the Ansonia Fire Museum will sponsor an open house and touch-a-truck Saturday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The museum is located at 50 Howard Ave.
Come and see antique fire equipment and other items from Ansonia’s history.
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by Press Release | Jun 23, 2014 1:42 pm
The Ansonia Summerfest will be held at Nolan Field on July 19, 2014, with a rain date of July 20, 2014.
This old-fashioned Americana themed event is part of Ansonia’s yearlong 125th Anniversary Celebration and will include fireworks, music, a vintage baseball game and fun for the entire family.
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by Press Release | Jun 12, 2014 4:09 pm
A health fair is coming in Ansonia, and it is being billed as part of the year-long celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary.
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by Press Release | Jun 12, 2014 3:53 pm
In honor of the city’s 125th Anniversary, The Original Antonio’s of Ansonia is hosting a “Kid’s Pizza Clinic” every Saturday this summer, from June 28 to August 30 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Bring your child to 314 Main St. to create their own pizza pie!
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by Press Release | Jun 12, 2014 2:37 pm
Step back in time and join us for CT Open House Day on Saturday, June 14th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy a tour of the General David Humphrey’s House and/or an outside, walking tour of the Historic Elm Street district, led by our costumed Docents.
Colonial chores, activities, and demonstrations will be performed throughout the day.
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by Press Release | May 19, 2014 1:10 pm | Comments (1)
THE GREAT BASE BALL RE-MATCH?
Ansonia Coppermen vs. Derby Osbornedales!
In honor of Ansonia’s 125th birthday, an open request is going out for ballplayers interested in representing two 19th century baseball teams – Ansonia Coppermen and Derby Osbornedales.
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by Press Release | Mar 31, 2014 3:26 pm
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley celebrated Ansonia’s 125th anniversary during National Boys & Girls Club week with Ansonia Mayor Dave Cassetti and Ansonia City Hall staff.
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by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 1:37 pm
Ansonia is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year through city-wide events.
The Cultural Commission’s Melissa Torres, who Mayor Cassetti has appointed to coordinate the year-long activities, is looking for sponsors.
Torres would like to give local businesses the opportunity to be key players in all festivities in exchange for name recognition at ANSONIA 125 events, which will include the usual Ansonia annual events as well as new ones created uniquely for the anniversary.
Continue reading ‘Ansonia To Talk 125th Anniversary March 10’