The Valley United Way makes a real difference in the lives of hard working people who can’t make ends meet, communities who are responding to crisis, senior citizens who need support, and young people who are being prepared for a bright future.
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.
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.
As of 7 a.m. Saturday 41 percent of Eversource customers in Oxford were without power. More trucks are set to arrive today to clear trees and downed wires from Tuesday evening’s storm, Oxford First Selectman George Temple said in a “Code Red” robocall Friday.
In the wake of yesterday’s storms, which have left thousands of Connecticut residents without power, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) warns residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and asks that they take steps to prevent deadly CO poisoning.