Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

Valley Indy Radio: CT Horror Fest’s Christine Caprilozzi

by STAFF | Sep 9, 2018 7:07 am

Seymour’s Rob and Christine Caprilozzi run the Horror News Network, the group behind the Fifth Annual CT Horror Fest, happening Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Danbury Arena.

In this episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ Christine talks about his year’s show, which features legendary actress Pam Grier, Connecticut native Bill (“The Devil’s Rejects”) Moseley, and three cast mates from the original “Halloween.”

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Valley Indy Radio: Always Keep Your Mouth Shut?

by STAFF | Sep 6, 2018 9:23 pm

In this very special episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ Eugene reads a letter written after Ethan reacted to an Ansonia news item with a “laughing” emoji.

Ethan explains why he chose to react that way, prompting Eugene to advise reporters to act like they’re being watched at all times. The reporters do not agree on the matter.

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Valley Indy Radio: State House Candidate Joseph Jaumann

by STAFF | Aug 14, 2018 2:56 pm

On this episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, we’re speaking with Joseph Jaumann, the Ansonia resident and Republican nominee in the 104th state House of Representatives District.

The district includes Ansonia and Derby, and is currently held by Rep. Linda Gentile, a Democrat from Ansonia who opted not to seek another term.

Click play to listen to Jaumann answer questions such as:

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Valley Indy Radio: State House Candidate Kara Rochelle

by STAFF | Aug 14, 2018 2:56 pm

On this episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, we’re speaking with Kara Rochelle, the Derby resident and Democratic nominee in the 104th state House of Representatives District.

The district includes Ansonia and Derby, and is currently held by Rep. Linda Gentile, a Democrat from Ansonia who opted not to seek another term.

Click play to listen to Rochelle answer questions such as:

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Valley Indy Radio: Alderman Lorie Vaccaro Talks Ansonia Charter Revision

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 6, 2018 10:23 pm

Lorie Vaccaro is the president of the Ansonia Board of Aldermen and this week’s guest on “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast.”

Click play to listen to Vaccaro talk about his latest role in Ansonia — chairman of the Ansonia Charter Revision Commission.

Click here to read a previous story on the commission, and click here for a letter to the editor saying City Hall had not done enough to let the public know that major changes could be on the way for Ansonia government.

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Valley Indy Radio: New Derby Middle School Principal Rachael Caggiano

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 2, 2018 5:52 am

Newly-appointed Derby Middle School Principal Rachael Caggiano makes her first “Navel Gazing” appearance to talk about making the transition from teacher to administrator.

Caggiano was a Derby High School special education teacher before being named assistant principal and athletic director.

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Valley Indy Radio: Dino Verrelli Of ‘Project Purple’

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 25, 2018 3:23 pm

When Dino Verrelli’s father, Giovanni, died from pancreatic cancer in 2011, Dino had already started working on creating a nonprofit group to raise money for research and to provide financial aid to people stricken with the disease.

Today ‘Project Purple,’ the nonprofit created in memory of his dad, is a $1 million-a-year charity with national reach providing research grants to universities and money to people with pancreatic cancer.

Click play to learn about ‘Project Purple’ and its origins in the Naugatuck Valley. We’re also available on iTunes.

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