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Class Speaker: Academic Excellence – Jacob Feuerstein

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Jun 182019
 
Class Speaker: Academic Excellence - Jacob Feuerstein

Academic Class speaker Jacob Feuerstein may “really, really like the weather,” but, as you will hear, the weather wanted nothing more than take center stage and be heard over his extremely humorous monologue. — I’m sorry, but I don’t have the technology to fix it. The wind gusts picked up beachballs, pulled caps from heads, [Read The Full Story]

Graduation Speech: Cailey Esposito — Extracurricular Activities

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Jun 182019
 
Graduation Speech: Cailey Esposito — Extracurricular Activities

The Amity High School commencement ceremony took place on the football field in Woodbridge on a very windy Flag Day (June 14). Caps, beachballs, canopies, and our camera were blown around especially during the students’ speeches. Cailey Esposito was chosen to address her class for her outstanding achievement in extracurricular activities. The Video is shaky [Read The Full Story]

Graduation Speeches: Senior Class President

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Jun 182019
 
Graduation Speeches: Senior Class President

Amity Senior Class President Mounisha Anumolu was first to make a speech at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 14, in Woodbridge. During her speech, the high winds often kicked in blowing beach balls and caps all over the field. Here is a LINK to her speech.

Fantastic! — Amur Leopard Cubs Now On Display At the Beardsley Zoo

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Jun 182019
 
Fantastic! — Amur Leopard Cubs Now On Display At the Beardsley Zoo

The Beardsley Zoo welcomed two rare Amur Leopard cubs in January. The male looks like his parents (brown with spots) But his sister looks more like a panther. she also doesn’t have that magnificent tail — it had to be amputated after her mom cleaned her soon after birth. As far as her coloring, well, [Read The Full Story]

Orange Recycling Committee Meeting Agenda

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Jun 172019
 
Orange Recycling Committee Meeting Agenda

The Orange Recycling Committee will meet at the High Plains Community Center on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. Following is the meeting agenda: Call to Order Public Input Thank you to Mary-Jo Sierakowski Review and approve Minutes of May 9, 2019 Meeting Treasurer’s Report-Mark Moyher Update on Residential Recycling Participation Rates Old Business Simple Recycling/Waste Zero [Read The Full Story]

Orange Residents: Important Information About Your Tax Bills

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Jun 172019
 
Orange Residents: Important Information About Your Tax Bills

Tax bills are scheduled to be mailed the last week of June, the first installment due July 1, 2019. The final day to pay without interest or penalty will be August 2,  2019. Payments will not be accepted or processed until July 1, 2019.  Ct. State Statute 12‐163 If you want a  receipt, bring the [Read The Full Story]

How Much Do You Know About Father’s Day?

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Jun 162019
 
How Much Do You Know About Father's Day?

The History of Christmas, Veteran’s Day, Easter, and other holidays are well known. But what about Father’s Day? How did it begin, and why? Here’s a little history lesson from triviagenius.com: The official first Father’s Day is a point of minor contention. On June 5, 1908, a church in West Virginia held a service honoring fathers [Read The Full Story]

Photos: A Windy Graduation Day At Amity

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Jun 162019
 
Photos: A Windy Graduation Day At Amity

The 2019 Commencement Ceremony at Amity High School on Friday had Mother Nature on Its side as far as temperature goes, but the wind was brutal on the Grads as caps went flying during the procession and once launched, beach balls simply disappeared down the running track instead of sticking around the students’ seats. The [Read The Full Story]

Amity Middle School – Orange A Top Performer In New England Math Contest

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Jun 152019
 
Amity Middle School - Orange A Top Performer In New England Math Contest

Students from Amity Middle School in Orange participated in the New England Math League Contest earlier in the school year.  Edward Han, a seventh-grader on Team X, received a high score of 33 out of 35 questions.  He and his teammates received a total score of 141 points.  Amity Middle School in Orange was designated [Read The Full Story]

Final Installment of Block A Dinner Award Recipients

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Jun 132019
 
Final Installment of Block A Dinner Award Recipients

So many awards were presented at the Block A Athletic awards dinner on Sunday, that we had to post them in increments. Here is the final installment of this award series. Each year, the versatility award is presented to one male and one female student athlete who plays in multiple sports at Amity. Michael Young played [Read The Full Story]