Community Bulletin Board
- Esty Announces Returns of $2.2 Million
- Post's Polaski is Academic All-American
- Waterbury Police Click It or Ticket
- Women's Forum Names Chairperson
- Sacred Heart H.S. Names Top Students
- Greater Waterbury Grads ~ Quinnipiac University
- Dolce Salon to Host 'Hair for Hearts' Fundraiser
- Local Photographer featured on Weather Website
- Connecticut Tour de Cure ~ June 8th
- Watertown Fundraisers for Ghana Well Project
- June Events at Naugatuck Museum
- Golf Tournament for Charlotte's Web of Prayer
Community Bulletin Board
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) announced that her office has returned over $2.2 million in savings to constituents since she took office. The refunds include over $900,000 in Social Security benefits, over $500,000 in veterans benefits, over $245,000 in Medicare refunds, and other savings from federal and state agencies, such as the IRS.
Junior Miranda Polaski (Agawam, Mass.) of the Post University women’s lacrosse team was named to the Capital One Academic All-American Division II Women’s At-Large Third Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Polaski boasts a 3.98 GPA and is currently working on a degree in Biology. She is the first member of the lacrosse team to ever earn the honor.
The Waterbury Police Department announces that it addressed 110 violations during the recent Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement mobilization. The majority of the citations issued were for drivers failing to wear their seatbelts. The Waterbury Police Department joined forces with the National Highway Traffic safety Administration and other state and local law enforcement agencies in support of this most recent Click It or Ticket mobilization. This collaboration featured high visibility and aggressive enforcement of CT seatbelt laws.
Ms. Mary Donato, daughter of Douglas and Gina Donato of Oakville, CT, has been named Valedictorian and Ms. Stephanie Amato, daughter of Alan and Kimberly Amato of Beacon Falls, CT has been named Salutatorian of the Class of 2014 at Sacred Heart High School, according to Mrs. Eileen Regan, President.
The following Waterbury Observer area students were awarded their degrees during Quinnipiac University’s 83rd undergraduate commencement exercises on May 18:
Middlebury: Kimberly Ferrara, Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Imaging
Naugatuck: Debora Rodrigues, Bachelor of Science in Health/Science Studies
Dolce LLC, Waterbury’s cutting edge hair salon, day spa and tanning boutique and cosmetology academy, is hosting its second annual hair show charity event to raise money for Reed Cardiology at Waterbury Hospital.
Anna Rinaldi-Cuevas, owner, master stylist and cosmetology instructor is proud to host Hair for Hearts, a charity hair show event on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Sin City Nightclub at 195 Freight Street in Waterbury, CT.
Images from local photographer Robert Marsala’s new book, “In a Different Light: Photographs of Abandonment,” are currently being featured on The Weather Channel’s homepage (http://www.weather.com/travel/abandoned-hospitals-new-york-connecticut-2...). The photographs, captured in both infrared and digital color, convey the entropy that occurs when nature slowly reclaims once-grand, man-made structures that were filled with people long forgotten over time.
The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to be part of a bicycle tour on June 8, 2014 at the Durham Fairgrounds in Durham, CT to help raise funds to change the future of diabetes and help stop this devastating disease.
In 2003, while on her first trip to Ghana, Carol Rubelmann had a vision from the Lord. In her vision, she saw people walking many miles on their quest for water. The water was not clean but highly contaminated with harmful bacteria and mold.