Why Is CPR An Important Life Skill To Gain?

CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and it is a lifesaving technique that can be used in a variety of emergencies such as drowning or sudden cardiac arrests. In cases where a person has stopped breathing and there’s no detectable heartbeat, CPR can sometimes help the individual escape death. You may associate CPR with a mouth-to-mouth […]

First Aid Training: How To Treat Dog Bites

In many instances, dogs are lovable creatures and we seldom see them as a threat to us. However, dog bites do occur for a number of reasons. For instance, your puppy may be nipping as it is in the teething stage. A more dreaded scenario is that stray dogs can get aggravated and attack bystanders. […]

Seymour and Oxford High School team up on Take a Stand Day

Seymour and Oxford high schools will team up for the eighth-annual joint town “Take a Stand Day!” in Seymour on Friday. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Seymour High School, 2 Botsford Road, Seymour. It is being sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation, Naugatuck Valley Savings & Loan, Griffin Hospital, […]

Rotary Club Recognizes First Responders

Pictured left to right – Bottom row: Ryan Hunt of Seymour Ambulance Association and Rotary Club President Charlene Wright. Top row: Officer Sergio Desiderato of the Seymour Police Department and Oxford Resident Trooper, TFC Michael Dyki. Credit Contributed by Joyce Barcley Three community first responders were recently recognized at a dinner reception held Cucina Rustica […]

Babysitting course offered in Seymour

The Seymour Ambulance Association is offering a Safesitter class on Aug. 13 and Aug. 15 from 9am – 1pm. Participants must attend both sessions. The course is designed to teach 11- to 13-year-olds babysitting techniques, children’s activities and child safety. Instructors have experience with children and are certified through SafeSitter as instructors. Students will learn […]

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