Tag Archives: charity

Project Purple  members Tony Minopoli, Tony Wiezler, Scott Smith, Laura Smith, Loretta Lesko, Genie Triccarico, Leo DiSorbo, Jenine Motasky, Robert Lesko, Tony Piccarillo, and Dino Verrelli pose for a group picture at the Shelton Thanksgiving Race Nov. 25.

Running to beat cancer

Just a few short months after Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli pledged to run 13 half-marathons (13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, his father…


Save Prospect to chart a charitable course

PROSPECT — Save Prospect Corp. isn’t done saving Prospect. The group of neighbors that originally formed to fight commercial wind turbines in town plans to change course now that its…

Naugy firefighters don red for troops

NAUGATUCK — “Naugatuck supports our troops.” That’s the message the Naugatuck firefighters are sending every Friday when they sport red T-shirts to raise money for local troops oversees. Naugatuck firefighters…

Santa brings gifts to twins Amelie and Evan Jose, both 3.

Prospect Fire Department donates to bereaved family

PROSPECT – Santa Claus came to town on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to the Jose family, who lost their father about a month ago. Volunteers at the Prospect Fire…

Naugatuck firefighter Tim Andrew, left, stands with his neighbor, Bob Veillette. Andrew plans to take part in the Empire State Building Run-Up in February to raise money for Veillette, who suffered a stroke in 2006.

Naugy firefighter to run up Empire State Building for neighbor

NAUGATUCK — Decades ago, while running near his Millville Avenue home, firefighter Tim Andrew would often spot another runner, an unknown neighbor. “I always wondered who he was,” Andrew said….

Local Photographer Participates in International Charity Model Search

NAUGATUCK —Jan. 1, 2011 – Local photographer, Regina Ceryak of Blue House Photos, is participating in the 2011 International Charity Model Search to select North America’s Cutest Kid and to…

Beacon Falls Pharmacy owner Bob Bradley, right, and his wife Marion, a pharmacist, celebrated the fifth anniversary of the business in November.

Pharmacy couple is delivering right prescription for Beacon Falls

For Beacon Falls Pharmacy owner Bob Bradley, charity just makes good business sense. Although a life-long resident of Beacon Falls, Bradley started getting more involved in the community when he…