Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast
Eugene Driscoll | Aug 13, 2018 9:09 pm
Aimee Misset, the new principal of Derby’s Irving School, is the latest guest on “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast.” VIDEO
Click play to listen Misset talk about growing up in Brookfield, and why she decided to go into the education field.
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Meet The New Irving School Principal’
Eugene Driscoll | Aug 6, 2018 9:23 pm
Lorie Vaccaro is the president of the Ansonia Board of Aldermen and this week’s guest on “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast.” VIDEO
Click play to listen to Vaccaro talk about his latest role in Ansonia — chairman of the Ansonia Charter Revision Commission.
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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. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Alderman Lorie Vaccaro Talks Ansonia Charter Revision’
Eugene Driscoll | Aug 6, 2018 6:13 am
Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller makes a return appearance on ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast’ to answer questions from residents and readers on Facebook. VIDEO
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The questions include:
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Kurt Miller Answers Your Questions’
Eugene Driscoll | Aug 2, 2018 4:52 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. VIDEO
Caggiano was a Derby High School special education teacher before being named assistant principal and athletic director.
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: New Derby Middle School Principal Rachael Caggiano’
Eugene Driscoll | Jul 25, 2018 2:23 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. VIDEO
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. Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Dino Verrelli Of ‘Project Purple’’
STAFF | Jul 23, 2018 5:23 am
The Valley Indy invited Seymour’s Chris Bowen onto “Navel Gazing” to explain “Gamergate” and whether the nasty online movement is infecting “Star Wars” fans. VIDEO
Bowen previously ran a website that kept tabs on the video game industry in addition to publishing video game news and reviews.
Click play to listen to the conversation.
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Toxic Fandom And The ‘Star Wars’ Universe’
STAFF | Jul 18, 2018 4:55 am
Shelton High School varsity football Coach Jeff Roy sits down with ‘Valley Sports Rewind’ host Mike Cannici to talk about his days playing as a Gael in the early 1980s. VIDEO
Roy then talks about his college playing days, before transitioning into a Shelton coach in the 1990s.
Just press play to listen!
Continue reading ‘Valley Sports Rewind: Shelton Football Coach Jeff Roy’
Eugene Driscoll | Jun 13, 2018 1:43 pm
Own a toilet? VIDEO
Live in Derby in a single-family house?
Then you’ll be receiving a $257 bill in a few months. And you’ll probably be receiving the extra charge for at least the next 20 years.
Continue reading ‘Derby Property Owners: You’ll Start Paying For The Sewer Referendum Very Soon’
STAFF | Jun 12, 2018 12:16 am
In this episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” the reporters address accusations of bias — and camera touching — from leaders of Ansonia Public Schools. VIDEO
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Click here to watch the video referenced at the start of the show.
STAFF | May 31, 2018 1:04 pm
In this episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ reporters Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry try to break the Ansonia school funding battle into the simplest components.
The school board has a lawsuit pending against city government for taking $600,000 away from the schools earlier this year.
Continue reading ‘Valley Indy Radio: Ansonia Budget Battle’