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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: Ovarian cancer survivable if caught early

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Steve Israel (D-NY) today marked the close of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month by highlighting the need for this disease to stay in the consciousness all year long. DeLauro and Israel annually introduce a resolution urging designation of September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. “As […] [Read More]
The Tingue Dam in Seymour, along the Naugatuck River. A fish ladder was recently installed there.

DeLauro, Blumenthal Unveil First Step in Designating Naugatuck River Valley a National Heritage Area

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From a press release: NEW HAVEN, CT— Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Senator Richard Blumenthal today announced they have introduced the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act, which is the first step towards designating the area as a National Heritage Area. The legislation directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study […] [Read More]
eymour attorney Ralph Crozier, of Oxford, leaves Federal Court in New Haven, Conn. recently. Crozier will be testifying on his own behalf on Monday during his trial for money laundering for a client. He was found guilty on two charges on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Crozier found guilty of laundering drug money

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UPDATE: 1:58 PM Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier found guilty of conspiracy to launder money, attempted money laundering. Crozier is accused of accepting $30,000 from Bruce Yazdzik, a notorious Naugatuck Valley oxycodone dealer now serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison. Yazdzik, who admits he is seeking a reduction of his sentence by turning in Crozier, said […] [Read More]

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

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STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

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BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]

Naugatuck Valley Health District looking for a few good people

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SEYMOUR-The Naugatuck Valley is looking for a full-time public health specialist and a part-time health preparedness coordinator who would double as a medical reserve corps coordinator. The public health specialist will work closely with the NVHD Management team to implement projects in planning, health assessment, community health improvement, program evaluation, strategic planning and report and […] [Read More]
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47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]
Derby Alderman Carmen DiCenso points to damage in the Municipal Parking Garage a day after the Aldermen closed it as a safety hazard in February

4 Derby Parking Authority members resign

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DERBY-Four of the five Parking Authority members resigned this week accusing the city’s administration of undermining their effectiveness. The members, Joseph Moore; Delphine Krezel, Jack Moran and Anthony Szewczyk signed the two page letter that Moore hand-delivered to Mayor Anita Dugatto. Their resignations leave only Richard Bartholomew as an active member. Dugatto said she will […] [Read More]
Dardian Celaj

Feds find missing OC rapist in Naugatuck

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DERBY-Federal marshals captured a former bar owner who has ties to the Genovese Crime Family and the Albanian mob hiding out in a Naugatuck home loaded with firearms. The U.S. Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Force arrested Darian “Danny” Celaj, 36, who jumped bond earlier this month while awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in April to […] [Read More]

Simply Swing performs in downtown Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-The last of the city’s summer concert series will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in Veteran’s Park next to City Hall. Simply Swing, a 10-piece Newington-based band specializes in the music of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. It features Joe LaRosa as the drummer, his wife, Vivian as the lead vocalist and […] [Read More]
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