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Oct 252014
 

Screen Shot 2014-10-24 at 10.53.55 PMOn Oct. 7 at 7 a.m., Kenneth Donnelly, 39, of 8 Richards Ave, Seymour, surrendered himself at Orange Police Headquarters after learning of a warrant for his arrest.

The warrant stemmed from a single-car motor vehicle accident that occurred on July 18, 2014 on Route 34. (which Orange Live covered as it was happening.)

Donnelly was the driver of the involved vehicle, and was injured as a result of the roll-over accident. Officers pursued an investigation due to the crash, and that investigation led to the issuance of a warrant, which was served on the above date/time.

Donnelly was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), failure to drive in proper lane, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, illegal passing, and driving a motor vehicle with no insurance

He was released after posting $1,500 bond for court Oct. 21. 

Oct 252014
 

The AcademyThe Orange Historical Society will host a Tag Sale at The Academy this weekend.

This most likely is the last one until spring, so take some time to visit The Academy at 605 Orange Center Road on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The antique shop will be open as well so do some thrift shopping and holiday shopping at the same time. Don’t forget those fall weddings and hostess gifts for the unusual and distinctive collectibles.

For information call 203-795-3106

Oct 242014
 

music-notesAmity Music Department presents Music in Motion. 

The theme this year is Music in Motion: City Life.  

The Amity High School jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, color guard and choir will be featured throughout the show.  It is sure to be an entertaining evening of music and movement unlike anything you have seen before.  

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door, online at www.amityband.org, or by calling the Amity High School Box Office at (203) 392-2019.  

If you have children in a Region 5 middle school or BOW elementary school, purchase your tickets at the door and your child will be free with the purchase of an adult tickets.  

Show dates are October 24th & 25th at 7:30 pm in the John J. Brady Center for the Performing Arts. 

Click HERE for a Music in Motion video trailer. 

Oct 242014
 

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300Breach of peace

Officers responded to the parking lot of a restaurant at 385 Boston Post Road on a disturbance complaint, Oct. 18 at 8:05 p.m.

During the investigation, officers learned that Joseph Chipello, 59, of 378 Manley Heights Road, had gotten into a loud argument with a female companion, which caused bystanders to contact police for assistance.

Chipello was subsequently taken into custody and charged with second-degree breach of peace.

He was released after posting $250 bond for court Oct. 20.

Oct 242014
 

blood_drive-244x300-1The Amity Regional High School Chapter of the National Honor Society and the American Red Cross will be sponsoring a blood drive at Amity High School on Monday, Oct. 27.

In order to be eligible to donate blood, a student must be older than 17 and meet certain weight requirements.

Parents are asked to note that Amity does not request parent permission slips for students to donate blood. Please advise your child if you do not want him or her to donate blood. Parents may contact the main office at the high school and request that their 17 and 18-year-old children not be permitted to donate. 

Red Cross Blood Drive Information.pdf

 

Oct 232014
 

orange police duiDrinking while driving

Patrol officers observed a vehicle drive into the parking area of a business on the Boston Post Road that was closed at 3:34 a.m. on Oct. 5.

Upon stopping the vehicle, police administered standardized roadside sobriety tests on the driver, Paco Garcia, 27, of 14 Fox St., New Haven.

Garcia was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, drinking while driving and driving without a license.

He was released after posting $50 bond for court Oct. 20.

Oct 232014
 

IMG_2695Senior Night was a memorable one for the Lady Spartans Volleyball Team Thursday night as they defeated Woodland 3-1 in Woodbridge.

Amity won the first two matches 25-20; 25-19, then Woodland came through with a victory in the third match 28-26. The Lady Spartans would not allow their opponents another win, and rounded out the night with the winning game at 25-21.

Amity’s noteworthy players:

Briana Mirmina had 4 kills and 20 digs; Nina Luciani had 5 kills and Haley Pierson had 31 assists and 5 digs.

Woodland’s noteworthy players: 

Abbey Rosato had 6 kills, 3 blocks and 2 digs; Anna Khalid had 9 kills, 2 assists, 3 aces and 5 digs; Carla Piccolo had 11 digs, 3 kills and 4 aces and Cam Caswell had 18 digs and 2 kills.

RecordsAmity improved it’s season record to 17-3; Woodland fell to 16-4

Oct 232014
 

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 1.51.36 PMIn honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month My Gym Children’s Fitness Centers, 391 Boston Post Road, Orange is going pink to recognize all those who have battled and are battling Breast Cancer.

On Friday, Oct. 24, the center will be hosting “Donate to Play” during which all ages are invited to come into the gym and play with a parent or guardian at the cost of a monetary donation. All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

The staff is hoping for a good turnout to play for a great cause. 

Oct 232014
 

The-Lunchbox-PosterThe Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, will host this month’s “Film Buffs” feature next Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

The Lunchbox” (India 2013) A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

104 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Please pre-register in person or by telephone 203-891-2170.

Oct 232014
 

Watercolors from the 2013 show.

Watercolors from the 2013 show.

Art in the Library presents Waterworks XV, watercolors by the students of Audrey Galer, from Nov. 1- 30 in the second floor gallery at the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road.

Artists exhibiting their work include Shuba Balakumar, Frances Barsevich, Mary Beltramellow, Susan Clark, Amanda Coes, Renee Cohen, Molly Dineen, Bette Donohoe, Millie Farrell, Lina Gohovyan, Gabriela Guevara, Liz Harlow, Anita Heffernan, Joan Lakin and Shari Lipton. 

Also, Lindsay Marieb, Pat Miller, Al Munroe,  Mukul Mukherjee, Carolyn Pickup, Lisa Rehm, Barbara Rosen, Lydia Sanchez, Riva Silverfarb, Joan Stenner, Karen Stephens, Linda Stone, Betty Sword, and Mary Ann Verinas.

An Artist’s Reception will take place Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Art in the Library presents monthly art shows in the Library gallery and has scheduled shows through 2015. Each June there is a jurying process to plan for the year(s) ahead. The Committee has been in existence for 15 years. Artists seeking information about exhibiting their work should contact Audrey Galer at 203-795-3695.