Category Archives: Fairfield County

Bridgeport’s Mercy Learning Center Is Lifting Women By Educating Them

 Can you imagine coming to the U.S. with little education and virtually speaking no english? It’s nearly impossible to get ahead. It is very difficult especially for women who are trying to raise children with very little money. One in five women in Bridgeport do not have a high school education, which means their children Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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Gianni Leito Is Headed For The Berklee College Of Music

  The state of Connecticut is full of talented musicians. Nineteen-year old Gianni Leito of Bridgeport was rejected from every music school he applied to one year ago, but now he’s headed to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. The 19-year old Fairfield Prep graduate learned a lesson from the rejection and persevered. Read more…

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Everything But The Kitchen Sink Milkshakes

I promise you, you have never seen a milkshake like this…it looks like a towering ice cream sundae on top of a milk shake. This is the brainchild of Alyce Kallman who has dubs her creations “Freak Shakes.” They are the cat’s meow in Bethel, Connecticut because families from all over are coming together to enjoy Read more…

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Record Your Music at Danbury’s Library For Free!

Need a recording studio for free? Well guess what, the Danbury Library just put one in and as long as you have a library card you can use it. You can do up to two, three hour sessions a month. For all of you who dream of one day becoming a national recording artist and Read more…

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Make Your Own Butter With Connecticut’s Churncraft

Have you ever thought about making your own butter? A family in Connecticut not only thinks about it, but they’re doing it. They’re manufacturing a new device that puts the old-fashioned back in your kitchen. It’s called Churncraft. They’ve only been in business since June. You turn the crank yourself and in 8-to-10 minutes you have fresh butter. Here are Read more…

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Frisbie Pie Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut Is Back!

If it was good enough in 1871, it’s good enough now. Bridgeport’s Frisbie Pie Company is back. The company closed its doors in the late 1950’s, but thanks to Dan O’Connor, the CEO, it’s up and running again. The new Frisbie’s Pies has only been in operation 8-weeks but already 7-thousand snack pies have gone out the door. Thirty Read more…

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Golf Event To Benefit Special Needs Children And Their Families In Connecticut

7th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Special Needs Children and Families Experiencing Hardship  Once again, St. Vincent’s Special Needs will partner with the Appelberg family to hold its 7th annual golf tournament in memory of Kristin Nicole Appelberg. In keeping with Kristin’s dream of improving the quality of life for children and adults in our Read more…

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“Steep” By Connecticut’s Bigelow Tea Company

Two Fairfield Companies Join Forces and Bring Refreshing News for the Area Economy Bigelow Tea, the US industry leader in specialty tea, recently announced the introduction of steep by Bigelow, a new line of organic teas with a fresh look and trendy appeal. To bring their new product to market, Fairfield-based Bigelow Tea enlisted the Read more…

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6th Annual “Penguin Plunge At The Park”

Come Make A Splash for Special Olympics On Saturday, April 2nd   WHAT:           If you’re looking for a family-friendly charity event to bravely enjoy the chilly beginnings of spring, the Monroe Police Department and Special Olympics Connecticut would like to invite you to join us for their 6th Annual “Plunge at the Park.” Participants should Read more…

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