Seymour

Deleted Scene From Gordon Ramsay’s Show Features Seymour Pink

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 6, 2019 6:33 am

Like probably many of you, I was bummed watching the Stone’s Throw episode of “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” on FOX television Jan. 30 because it failed to mention Seymour Pink‘s role in the restaurant’s “rebirth.”

(If you have no idea what I’m talking about, please read this column)

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‘24 Hours To Hell And Back’ Made Me Want To Hug Stone’s Throw Owners

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 31, 2019 7:22 am

Courtesy 2019 FOX Broadcasting/Jeff Neira/FOX Despite shots of moldy strawberries and slimy chicken, a Seymour restaurant came off reasonably well during Wednesday night’s airing of “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back.”

I mean, who didn’t want to hug Stone’s Throw owners Tara and Peter Hamme by the end of the episode?

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With Few Options, Lamont Considers Taxing Groceries

by KEITH M. PHANEUF and MARK PAZNIOKAS | Jan 28, 2019 7:37 am

Gov. Ned Lamont wants to end Connecticut’s cycle of budget deficits, deliver property-tax relief and amass a fiscal bulwark against the next recession.

But to do it, he may push wary legislators to extend the sales tax for the first time to groceries, medications and other long-exempt items.

Lamont pledged during the 2018 campaign that he would not raise the income tax or empty the state’s budget reserves to close a shortfall of $1.5 billion projected for the coming fiscal year, saying neither of those measures would bring fiscal stability to a state that has struggled to balance its budget in every year but one from 2007 to 2017.

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Seymour High School Assistant Principal Still On Administrative Leave

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 25, 2019 6:20 am

A Seymour High School assistant principal remains on paid administrative leave after being charged with driving under the influence last month.

Paul Lucke, 43, was arrested Dec. 1 after being stopped by Naugatuck police at 12:43 a.m. on Bridge Street, according to a police arrest log. He was also cited for several motor vehicle violations.

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Valley Youth Making A Difference: Seymour’s Reagan Kalish And Ashley White

by Submitted | Jan 25, 2019 6:11 am

Seymour Middle School students Reagan Kalish and Ashley White recently raised money to help a local family whose house was badly damaged by fire.

“The Fight After The Flames” quickly gathered monetary donations and items.

The girls worked closely with the assistant principal at the time, Ernie DiStasi, and the head of security, Mr. Richard Kearns, to get the victims of these fires the essentials they need.

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New Podcast Later Today

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 22, 2019 11:41 pm

Updated: it’s posted here.

Hello Valley Neighbors,

Stay tuned later today for the best podcast I’ve recorded in 10 years.

It features interviews with the Boys and Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, Derby Mayor Rich Dziekan, Derby chief of staff Andrew Baklik, and Mike Picone, owner of Twisted Vine in Derby.

The Most-Popular Stories Of The Week

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 19, 2019 7:14 am

Here is a list of the stories you read the most this week, sponsored by CT Cult Classics.

CT Cult Classics returns to The Strand Theater Feb. 23 with a Stephen King double feature. They’re featuring “Maximum Overdrive,” a movie so bad it’s good (and King’s sole directorial effort to date) and “Carrie,” the 1976 classic directed by Brian DePalma and starring Sissy Spacek.

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