| May 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
You could call it dance, or you could say it's a "contemporary movement performance project with choreography." Either way, Maskulinity, directed by Ras Mikey C, who's the director of education for an arts and entertainment company called F.I.V.E. (an...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants.
June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org.
June 23, 9 a.m.,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Funk upon a rhyme!
In the days of the Funky bunch
The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one
Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head
To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat
By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Four Ansonia residents were given a pass on paying town taxes on their automobiles, although records obtained by the Valley Independent Sentinel show they owed a collective $16,666 in delinquent taxes (some dating back to the '90s). Two of the residents...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Arts and Crafts, or Mission, furniture is described in most catalogs and books as functional and simple, with straight legs and arms. Pieces have little decoration, just visible mortise-and-tenon joints. Light or dark oak was preferred. It was a short-...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It's important not to forget that food pantries still need assistance after the holidays. This weekend, Area Congregations Together Inc. is hosting its Valley Has a Heart food drive to benefit Shelton's Spooner House. The goal is to collect enough food...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Summer is on its way out. Enjoy these opportunities to get up and out:
Guilford Walking Tours: Sat.-Sun. through mid-September, 11 a.m. Guilford Town Hall, 31 Park St., Guilford, (203) 233-1026, historicguilfordwalkingtours.org. $8-$20.
Hike with the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
| May 25, 2010
| 3:23 AM
The first time he was arrested on charges of beating and kicking his wife, Selami Ozdemir was ordered into a family violence education program. Four months later, when he was arrested for hurting her again, Ozdemir posted bail, returned to his West...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 11:50 AM
The head cook at Emmett O'Brien Technical School in Ansonia was charged Monday with second-degree sexual assault of a minor, state police said.
Debra LaSasso, 28, a 1999 graduate of O'Brien Tech, is under investigation for allegedly having sex with a...