Feb 282015

BEST POLICE Patch EVEROfficers responded to 387 Valleybrook Road regarding a domestic violence complaint on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1:18 a.m.

Investigation revealed that Timothy Lydon, 41, of 387 Valleybrook Road, Orange, had gotten into an argument with a female relative, and that the argument turned physical.

Lydon allegedly choked the victim and covered her face so she could not breathe.

Officers took Lydon into custody and he was subsequently charged with third-degree strangulation (a felony) and disorderly conduct.

He was held on $5,000 bonds for court later that day.

Feb 282015

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 5.54.27 PMMary Radziszewski will show you around this lovely house on a quiet lane at 838 Woodruff Road, Sunday, March 1, 12-2 p.m.

This 1,481 sq ft ranch has 3 bedrooms 1.1 bathrooms, newer septic, rear deck nice .25 acre yard, mature plantings, offered for $295,000 (recently reduced by $4,000).

Some upgrades to main family bathroom and the half bath is outfitted with a stackable washer/dryer.

Includes dishwasher, freezer, microwave, range/oven and refrigerator. Has central air and 1 fireplace.

Full basement is partially finished, attic has storage space.

Cable TV hookup, heating source: Electric, oil, Public Water.

MLS# N353080

Feb 282015

Yale_University_LogoThe Yale Information Technology Systems Department has a Summer Internship Program that runs from July 6-August 21. 

This is a paid internship, and the experience is resume-worthy.

Applications are now available in the High School Career Center. Students will need to complete and hand in applications by Friday, March 20.

An Amity High School committee will select the top four applicants to send through to Yale for the additional selection process.

Students will be notified in May if they are selected to participate, after an interview in April.

The following are the qualifying factors:

1.       Orange residents only

2.       US Citizen

3.       Incoming Junior and Senior (so current 10 and 11 grade students)

4.       Students must demonstrate strong aptitude

5.       Well rounded

6.       An interest in Information Technology


Feb 282015

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 5.22.31 PMZoey Girl Pet Services, 185 Boston Post Road, will host its second Doggy Playtime Sunday, March 1.

Small dogs session will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and large dogs (over 50 lbs) will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

This is a great time to bring your canine buddy to get out of the cold and have fun playing and meeting new friends!

Toys and treats will be provided (for the humans also!)

For just $10 this is a GREAT deal!

No reservations required, just show up.

Their next play date will be on Sunday, March 15 at the same times.

Feb 282015

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 12.39.22 PMLooking for a sweet family home in a nice neighborhood?

Check out this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3,645 sq ft cape at 44 Russell Avenue, Orange.

Has Central air, fireplace, attached garage, nice porch for relaxing and a open green 1.14 lot offered for $329,900 (Reduced by $40,000!!!)

Has 11 spacious rooms for entertaining, partial basement with hatchway, Natural Gas hot water/heat, septic system, public water supply. Home is handicap accessible.

Call Barry Mackiewicz at Century 21 A-Gold Action Realty Inc. 860-589-1111.

Feb 282015

oThe Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host its 6th annual Pancake Supper  at Chip’s Restaurant, 321 Boston Post Rd., Orange on Wednesday, March 4, with two seatings. There will be an early seating at 5:30 p.m. and late seating at 6:30 p.m.

The special menu includes Pancakes, Eggs, choice of Bacon or Sausage and a beverage.

Cost is $10 for Adults, $5 Children 10 and under. Tickets must be purchased in advance as a limited number of seats are available.

Tickets may be purchased from any Auxiliary member or at Knight’s Inc. 286 Boston Post Rd. Orange.

All proceeds benefit the Orange Volunteer Fire Department.

For further information, email Lynn@ [email protected] or visit their website at www.orangevfd.com

Originally Published on: Feb 11, 2015 @ 18:13


Feb 272015

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300Shoplifting Arrest

Orange police responded to Target, 25 Boston Post Road, twice within an hour on Feb. 19.

The first reported shoplifting came in at 7:17 p.m.

During the investigation, officers learned that Reginald Williams, 45, of 79 Sylvan Ave #2, New Haven, took $563.30 worth of clothing and baby formula from the shelves, then left the store without paying.

Williams was stopped outside by store security agents, and detained for police.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with fifth-degree larceny and possession of marijuana.

Williams was held on $2,000 bond for court March 5.


Second Arrest

Just 28 minutes later, officers returned to the store on a complaint of a violent shoplifter.

Upon arrival, officers learned thatAlicia Santiago, 23, of 1565 Ella Grasso Blvd, New Haven, and Taylor Allen, 31, of 89 Coleman St #536, West Haven, had taken $307.45 worth of toys, clothing, baby items and household goods, and left the store without paying.

When confronted by store security agents outside the store, Santiago allegedly struck a Target employee before she and Allen fled the scene.

Officers located both of them a short distance away and took them into custody.

Santiago was charged with third-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and second-degree breach of peace.

She was released after posting $500 bond for court March 5.

Santiago also had a warrant from the New Haven Police Department which was served by Orange officers.

Allen was charged with sixth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer and was released after posting $1,000 bond for court March 5.


Feb 272015

IMG_7637The Amity Girls Varsity Dance Team will be competing in the States at Hamden High School this Saturday, Feb. 28.
Since the beginning of the school year, the girls have been practicing and perfecting their routines and no one can deny that 2014-15 is their best year ever.
The Lady Spartans will be dancing POM at 12:45 p.m. and performing their awesome kickline at 3 p.m.
These girls work just as hard as any of our other Amity athletes and deserve to have a big presence in the stands for this competition. So come on out to Hamden High on Saturday and cheer them on to victory.
Admission is $5 for students $10 for adults. Wear your Black and Gold!
Originally Published on: Feb 24, 2015 @ 22:32