Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

Valley Indy Podcast: Ansonia PD Swearing-In Ceremony

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 17, 2019 7:56 pm

As I reported Friday, veteran Ansonia police officer Andrew Cota was promoted to interim chief of police during a well-attended and warm ceremony in Ansonia City Hall.

For this “Navel Gazing” mini-podcast, I’ve published the audio from the ceremony, which included brief remarks from Mayor David Cassetti, the new chief’s father, and Cota himself.

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Valley Indy Radio: Ansonia Police Chief Kevin Hale

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 21, 2019 1:24 pm

Ansonia Police Chief Kevin Hale is retiring in February. 

In this podcast interview, he talks about growing up in Ansonia, how he got into law enforcement, how policing has changed in Ansonia, race relations in the city — and where he’s heading next.

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This podcast is sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.

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Valley Indy Radio: Lotsa Derby News!

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 11, 2019 11:29 am

In this very special episode (press the play button):

The Derby Fire Department is installing new chiefs 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Derby Middle School, 73 Chatfield St.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is scheduled to hold a “Valley Town Hall” 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Derby Middle School. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

A subcommittee of the Board of Aldermen said Derby can’t afford to repair the former VARCA building on Coon Hollow Road. The meeting’s audio is posted in the last 11 minutes of the broadcast.

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, And Have A Great New Year!

by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 24, 2018 12:36 am

As loyal readers know, The Valley Indy said goodbye to reporter Ethan Fry earlier this month because we could not raise enough money to keep him on the payroll.

The Valley Indy’s loss is The Connecticut Post’s gain, because Fry has already landed a gig there.

But he joined me Friday night for a free-wheeling LIVE edition of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast.’

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