Seymour

Free Asthma Education Program From NVHD And Griffin Hospital

by Press Release | May 22, 2018 12:04 pm

Eugene Driscoll Photo Does your child have asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways of the lungs. Although asthma has no cure, it can be managed so a person can live a normal, healthy life.

According to the 2016 Valley Community Index, 13 percent of adults and 10 to 16 percent of children living in the Valley have asthma.

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Valley Indy Radio: Retiring Seymour Police Chief Michael Metzler

by STAFF | May 21, 2018 5:54 am

Seymour Police Chief Michael Metzler is retiring in June after 30 years as the town’s top cop.

He also spent just over a decade on the job in Ansonia.

In this free-wheeling episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” Metzler talks about what it was like to patrol Ansonia in the late 1970s, how he tried to keep external politics out of the Seymour Police Department, and what’s changed in law enforcement since 1976.

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Storm Cleanup Progresses In Seymour

by Eugene Driscoll | May 17, 2018 7:45 pm

First Selectman Kurt Miller said he’s “cautiously optimistic” that power will be restored to much of Seymour by late Friday night.

Miller said Eversource, the utility company, published the restoration estimate on its website Thursday.

“I think that’s probably a number we can use realistically. That’s their hope for having 100 percent back,” Miller told The Valley Indy.

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Alberto’s In Seymour To Celebrate Grand Reopening Saturday

by Eugene Driscoll | May 17, 2018 4:58 pm

FACEBOOK In the modern economy, staying in businesses 22 years isn’t easy.

It’s especially tough for small businesses.

And it’s probably even tougher if you’re talking about a pizzeria in Tri-Town Plaza, Seymour’s under-developed and aging shopping center.

Yet Albert Zuncja isn’t just staying in business at Tri-Town, he just renovated his space to make it more inviting for sit-down diners.

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Much Of Oxford And Seymour Still Without Power, Two Tornadoes Confirmed

by Eugene Driscoll | May 17, 2018 7:07 am

The National Weather Service issued a statement late Wednesday saying that tornadoes touched down in Beacon Falls and Oxford Tuesday.

The Beacon Falls tornado had winds of 110 mph and moved along a 9.5 mile path between Beacon Falls and Hamden, according to the National Weather Service.

The Oxford twister had 100 mph winds and moved along a path of 4.5 miles. They didn’t give a precise location, but said it moved into Southbury. More detailed info could be released Thursday.

Meanwhile, storm wreckage and the loss of electricity forced officials in Oxford and Seymour to cancel schools Thursday.

Derby Public Schools will have a 2-hour delayed opening Thursday. Parents should closely monitor TV and radio Thursday morning to make sure the delay does not change.

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