Sep 202014
Fire Prevention Everyone/Everyday - Get Your Posters Ready

Orange Fire Marshal Tim Smith announced that the 2014 Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest, a statewide competition for fourth and fifth graders held from October to December, has begun.  The contest is a cooperative effort of elementary school teachers and the sponsors: Connecticut Fire Marshals Association, Office of The State Fire Marshal, Connecticut Fire Chiefs [Read The Full Story]

Sep 202014
Girls Volleyball: Amity Defeats Shelton 3-1, Micaela Cardozo Has A Big Day

The Lady Spartans Volleyball Team was on the road Friday and took on the Gaelettes at Shelton. Amity won three of the four games: 25-11, 23-25, 25-10, 25-22. (Shelton pulled ahead by two points in the second game) Here are the highlights: Amity Micaela Cardozo 12 kills 5 blocks 1 dig 3 aces Caroline DelVecchio 8 [Read The Full Story]

Sep 192014
Amity Cross Country: Boys and Girls Are Undefeated So Far

The Amity High School Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams are off to a wonderful start to the 2014 season. On Sept. 13, the boys placed first in the Wilton Invitational. On Sept. 16, the boys defeated Sheehan, Notre Dame – West Haven and Fairfield Prep. The girls defeated Sheehan, Lauralton Hall and Sacred Heart [Read The Full Story]

Sep 192014
Protect Yourself From Enterovirus D68

At the present time, there has been one confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 in the state of Connecticut. In general, infants, children and teenagers are the most likely to be infected with the virus. Symptoms of the virus include fever, runny nose, sneezing, cough and body and muscle aches. Only a small percent of those [Read The Full Story]

Sep 192014
Orange Country Fair: Saturday Schedule, The Marvelous Mutts Are Back

The Orange Country Fair takes place on the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, this weekend. Be aware that although the fair officially starts on Saturday, the Satellite Food Tent on the lower fairgrounds will be open Friday night at 6 p.m.  and the All Mighty Truck Pull will be taking place down there at [Read The Full Story]

Sep 192014
Adopt A Pet at Raymour & Flanigan on Saturday, Sept. 20

The Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, 538 Boston Post Road will host a free “Adopt A Pet” event featuring food, entertainment, fun, and of course animals, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. The team from the Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) will set up a special information and demonstration area with the theme of “Pet Preparedness” to coincide with [Read The Full Story]

Sep 192014
Orange Country Fair: Friday Night Schedule

The pre-fair schedule for tonight is as follows: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 5:30-8 p.m. Exhibit drop-off on the upper fairgrounds 6:00 p.m. All Mighty Truck Pull 6:00 p.m. Lower Fairgrounds Satellite Food Tent Opens

Sep 192014
Girls Swimming and Diving: Amity 96, Hamden 77 at Orange Pool

The Lady Spartans are off to a great start and are now 3-0 for the 2014 season. On Thursday night, the team used the new starting blocks at the Orange Town Pool for the first home meet and defeated Hamden 96-77. Amity’s Winning Events: 200 yard Medley Relay: A-2:00.25 Mollee Lasto,  Lydia Pokluda, Maggie Lasto, Hannah Babbitz [Read The Full Story]

Sep 182014
College Reps Visit Amity On Friday

Representatives from the following colleges and universities will be visiting Amity Friday, Sept. 19. Johnson & Wales University 8:30 a.m. Stevenson University 10 a.m. Boston University 10:30 a.m. Hofstra College 11 a.m. University of Mary Washington 1 p.m.