Monthly Archives: November 2011

Obituary: Lucille M. (Rzymska) Elnitsky

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Lucille M. (Rzymska) Elnitsky, 85, formerly of 40 Fairwood Road, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Apple Rehab Avon. She was the widow of Harry…

Naugatuck’s Nico Cari puts the pressure on Ansonia quarterback Elliot Chudwick. RA ARCHIVE

Ansonia runs past Naugy with late charge

NAUGATUCK — One of the largest crowds in quite some time ascended on Veterans Field Thanksgiving morning to take in the 112th meeting between Naugatuck and Ansonia. The Greyhounds were looking for their first back-to-back…

Woodland’s Kyle McClintick (6) hauls in a pass despite the defensive effort from Seymour’s Jon Wilson. RA ARCHIVE

Hawks flex their muscle on Thanksgiving eve

SEYMOUR — Matt Zaccagnini rushed for 211 yards and a touchdown, three other Woodland players scored, and the Hawks held Seymour to just 130 yards in a dominating, 28-7 win…

Last Saturday, the second annual Naugatuck alumni volleyball jamboree was hosted by Naugatuck volleyball coach Fred Scheithe and the Greyhounds. CONTRIBUTED

Season marks a different kind of success for ‘Hounds

NAUGATUCK — Records aren’t always the only measure of success. Take the Naugatuck girls volleyball team, for example. The Greyhounds finished 8-12 overall and lost a Class L first-round state…

The Phoenix Stage Company is presenting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a live radio play the next two weekends. - CONTRIBUTED

Borough theatre puts twist on holiday classic

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is taking a new twist on a classic Christmas tale. The theatre at 686 Rubber Avenue is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life – A…

Beacon Falls police officer Greg Nutcher stars in three short films which premiered Nov. 4 at Seymour’s Strand Theatre.

Beacon Falls police officer pursues acting dream

Greg Nutcher, a 42-year-old retired police detective who works part-time with the Beacon Falls Police Department, believes that his extensive work on the force prepared him for his true passion…

The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce will honor Laurie Yelding, president of Yelding, Inc., with the Lewis A. Dibble Award Dec. 8.

Community activism is businesswoman’s trade

NAUGATUCK — Local businesswoman Laurie Yelding succeeds at more than just printing. Besides running Yelding, Inc. Yelding is an active Rotarian and volunteer for the United Way of Naugatuck and…

Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Catherine Smith talks about the state jobs bill during the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation's annual meeting Nov. 28.

Business growth highlights annual NEDC meeting

NAUGATUCK — Some small businesses are flocking to the borough, thanks to the efforts of the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation. Noel Rutherford, sales engineer at Vitek Research Corporation, said the…

Naugatuck High School students performed skits, dances, and cheers at the pep rally Nov. 23 in preparation for the Thanksgiving football game vs. Ansonia the following day.
Woodland students screamed for the Hawks at their pep rally Nov. 23 before the big football game vs. Seymour that night.