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Shelton Rehab Center Participates In Mock Facility Evacuation

by press release | Oct 23, 2018 11:42 am

Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center at Wesley Village, offering skilled nursing and short-term rehab, recently participated in a mock facility evacuation.

Conducted by the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan (LTC-MAP), the purpose of the exercise was to evaluate the interaction of the LTC-MAP members in each region in preparation for internal events (fire, power failures) and external events (hurricanes, ice storms, tornadoes, etc.).

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Oct. 27 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

by Press Release | Oct 23, 2018 11:05 am

After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds (nearly 5,000 tons) of expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events over the past eight years, the Drug Enforcement Administration expects to reach a total of 10 million pounds collected following the upcoming fall 2018 Take back event.

DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will hold the 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country on Saturday, October 27. The service is free and anonymous.

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Cemetery Tour Oct. 28 In Shelton

by Press Release | Oct 22, 2018 2:18 pm

Update Oct. 27: Due to rain the tour has been postponed to Sunday (Oct. 28) at 1 p.m. Check the historical society’s Facebook page to confirm it’s happening.

Original post follows below.

Long Hill Burying Ground is the oldest cemetery in Shelton.

Tucked away on lower Long Hill Avenue near the intersection of Constitution Blvd. adjacent to Route 8, it will be the location of a program, If These Stones Could Talk, jointly presented by the Shelton Historical Society and the Long Hill Burying Ground Association on Saturday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m.

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Ansonia Rotary Recognizes First Responders

by Press Release | Oct 18, 2018 10:05 am

Four outstanding first responders in the City of Ansonia were celebrated Tuesday evening at the Ansonia High School cafetorium.

The 19th Annual Service Awards dinner was organized by the Ansonia Rotary Club to recognize outstanding service in the community. The four honorees were: Eileen Ehman and Eileen Krugel, Ansonia Fire Department; Detective Brian Harte, Ansonia Police Department; and Cameron Hunt, Ansonia Rescue Medical Service (ARMS).

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