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Nov 252014
 
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Til 1 AM Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Wether Advisory for snow which is in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday to 1 a.m. Thursday. It calls for a snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches for our area. According to the report, we should expect a mix of rain and snow tomorrow morning that should [Read The Full Story]

Nov 252014
 
Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators Open House and Art Exhibit Dec. 7

In August, Orange Live published a story about the Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators (CTNSI), at the Yale West Campus in Orange offering art classes in natural science illustration. The courses were open to all levels and abilities. Well, now it’s time to see what the students have accomplished with the 2014 Student & Faculty Exhibit, Sunday, [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Four Bedroom Home For Rent/Sale Move-In Ready

Fantastic raised ranch with walkout in-law accessory apartment, ideal for related family. Located at 909 Mapledale Road, convenient to Route 15, Route 34 and I-95, this 4,400 sqft home has 4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms for just $2,500 per month (available immediately) Also for sale. Features a fabulous family room, dining room, library, master bath, office, [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Learn About 4,000 years of Jewish History in 90 minutes

The Institute for Learning in Retirement will offer a class at the Congregation Or Shalom synagogue, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road, Tuesday morning, Nov. 24, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. till noon. Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus will lead the class titled: “4,000 years of Jewish History in 90 minutes!”  

Nov 242014
 
Orange Lions Host Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 30

The Orange Lions Thanksgiving Dinner will take place at High Plains Community Center at 12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30. The Orange Lions Club began the tradition of a Thanksgiving Dinner for seniors. The Lions extended this invitation to all Orange Residents on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in 1989.  It met with some resistance in the [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Orange Police Join Holiday "Click It Or Ticket" Campaign

The Orange Police Department is taking part in the annual Click It Or Ticket safety campaign during the Thanksgiving Holiday week. Seat belts provide the best defense against impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers.  In fact, wearing your seat belt is the single most effective crash protection available.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Midweek Snowstorm Could Put A Chill On Thanksgiving Day 5K, Turkey Day Football, Travel Plans

There are conflicting forecasts for the upcoming snowstorm predicted for Wednesday and Thanksgiving. On WXEdge, Gil Simmons said the storm will begin Wednesday morning as rain mixed with a little snow then changing to wet snow around 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. He said he expects snow during the afternoon and evening across most of [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) Team Named Best New Team

Amity’s Real World Design Challenge team participated in a national competition in Washington DC last week. The team was judged by teachers and industry professionals on its presentation which focused on precision agriculture using unmanned aerial vehicles to detect pest infestation. Amity was recognized as the best new team at the competition.

Nov 242014
 
Author Matthew Dicks Visits Amity High Tuesday Night

The Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation and the Amity High School YA Book Club will sponsor Matthew Dicks, CT teacher and author of Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, in the AHS library; Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. This creative, quirky and heartwarming book is narrated by the (very real) imaginary friend of an eight-year-old boy on the autism [Read The Full Story]

Nov 242014
 
Santa's Helper Drop-Off Proceeds Seamlessly

More than 150 parents came to the Orange Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 on the Boston Post Road on Saturday to drop off gifts for the upcoming Santa’s Helper event. In past years people would arrive several hours early (much like Black Friday) often braving freezing temperatures to be first in line for the drop-off. Last year, [Read The Full Story]