Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast
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. VIDEO
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.
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Podcast: Ansonia PD Swearing-In Ceremony’
Eugene Driscoll | Feb 13, 2019 4:27 pm
For this episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” I’m joined by Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller and Stephan Behuniak for a wide-ranging discussion of issues in Seymour.
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Continue reading ‘Miller And Behuniak Answer The Tough Questions In Seymour-Centric Podcast’
STAFF | Feb 10, 2019 12:51 pm
In this very weird episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” reporter Eugene Driscoll joins a team of cult-movie buffs and movie professionals to preview Stephen King Night 2, the latest CT
CULT CLASSICS screening at The Strand in Seymour, CT. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Wacko Movies Screening At The Strand In Seymour’
Eugene Driscoll | Jan 23, 2019 11:32 am
The latest episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast” features something I’ve never done before: taking the podcast on the road. VIDEO
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Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: A Haunted Restaurant, The Boys And Girls Club, And All Sorts Of Derby News’
Eugene Driscoll | Jan 21, 2019 1:24 pm
Ansonia Police VIDEO 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. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Ansonia Police Chief Kevin Hale’
Eugene Driscoll | Jan 14, 2019 4:04 pm
The Derby Board of Aldermen/Alderwomen voted 7-2 Thursday to approve a three-year tax break of about $47,000 for the company that redeveloped a former nursing home on Marshall Lane.
Click here for a previous story. Continue reading ‘After Debate, Derby Grants Tax Break For Marshall Lane Dormitory’
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. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Lotsa Derby News!’
Eugene Driscoll | Jan 9, 2019 12:21 pm
The City of Ansonia is receiving a $39,000 grant to figure out the best route to connect the city’s burgeoning river walk to Seymour.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced the grant in a prepared statement Tuesday. The money is part of $3 million in allocations approved by the state bonding commission.
Continue reading ‘Ansonia Eyes River Walk Connection To Seymour’
Eugene Driscoll | Jan 7, 2019 12:18 pm
OK, this episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast” is a little weird, I guess. VIDEO
The NY Times recently did a “Living In” feature on my hometown of Somers, N.Y., an affluent New York City suburb. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: I Was Triggered By A New York Times Puff Piece’
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.’ Continue reading ‘Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, And Have A Great New Year!’