Month: April 2014

Ansonia News: Child Falls From 3rd Story Window

5:23pm–#Ansonia CT–Earlier first responders were dispatched to  51 Garden Street for a pedestrian struck.  The was revised to be a child that fell out of a three story window near this address and is in serious condition.  He has been transported to Yale New Haven Hospital.  Prayers are needed please.

Fairfield News: Smoke Inside Trinity Baptist Church

7:12pm–#Fairfield CT–Firefighters on scene at 300 North Benson Road, the Trinity Baptist Church for smoke inside the building.  Firefighters reporting a light haze throughout the structure with and odor of burning inside.  This might be related to the downed power lines on Meadowbrook Road where on e of the electrical phase primaries are on the road the utility pole is on fire.  This can affect 3 phase motors.  Firefighters are using thermal imaging cameras in their investigation.

Bridgeport News: Students Pricked by Needles

We received a couple of messages from readers and News12’s Brandon Walker had reported of 5 students being pricked by needles brought in by a student at Hallen School .  Here is the letter that went home with students today from the principal:


April 30, 2014

Dear Parent or Guardian:

There has been an incident yesterday at Hallen School that I would like to share with

each and every one of you. We at Hallen School pride ourselves on having a safe and secure

environment and take every precaution to ensure that our school setting is a thriving learning


With that said, we are sharing what happened because communication between home

and school is vital and necessary. A third grade student brought in five needles to Hallen School

yesterday. Once this was discovered, there was a thorough investigation by our staff and school

security. We have checked on the third grade students who came in contact with the needles, made

our medical personnel aware of it and took the required actions for their safety. Please know that

Hallen School has and always will continue to make “safety our first priority”. You have entrusted

your most precious possession, your child in our care. We are honored to teach your child every

day at Hallen School.


Deborah Santacapita

Deborah Santacapita, Ed.D