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I-Khanic Socks Designed in Connecticut

His motto… “Aim high, don’t be shy.” Inaam Khan, a mechanical engineer from Manchester, decided to develop his I-Khanic sock company after posting colorful shots of his own socks he wore to work in the corporate world. He started the company in 2017, and not even one year later he has sold more than one-thousand pairs Read more…

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The Northrups Know Gadgets

If you’re a camera and gadget person, chances are you know about a Connecticut couple on You Tube. Tony and Chelsea Northrup just passed the one-million subscriber mark since setting up their studio in their home six years ago, now they talk to people from all over the world about the latest items on the market Read more…

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“Fireside Chats With Nyberg” Featuring WTNH-TV Marketing Producer Fabio LoNero

So much fun talking to Fabio LoNero on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” We talked about cooking, and spoke a little Italian, I am trying to find him a nice girl to date…and on and on. Fabio is the marketing producer at WTNH News 8 and he is a sweet soul. Enjoy! Flowers provided by Preston Whiteway, the Executive Director of Read more…

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Come Fly With Connecticut’s Shoreline Aviation Seaplanes

There are just a handful of seaplane companies in America, and one is based in New Haven, Connecticut called, Shoreline Aviation. It was founded nearly 40 years ago by a classically trained Trombone player, who needed to get from here to there quickly for gigs so, John Kelly got his pilot’s license. At first land was his Read more…

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WTNH Sports Guy John Pierson On “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

Another fun “Fireside Chats With Nyberg with WTNH News 8’s sports guy, and father of four, John Pierson. I learned he knows how to mitre corners, in that he loves carpentry. Guest appearances by a soon-to-married Sam Kantrow in a shiny red car that isn’t his, and reporter Mario Boone and photographer, JP Coleman in a News 8 live Read more…

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Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years Lighting The World In Red

  Friday, July 20th, 2018, iconic buildings and major landmarks around the world and well-known structures in Connecticut will be lighted in RED for Special Olympics to mark its 50th Anniversary. The organization was started in 1968 by President Kennedy’s sister, the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Over the years… millions of people with intellectual disabilities have competed Read more…

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George Colli Stars on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

In this episode of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” I talk to investigative and political reporter, George Colli. He’s a Connecticut boy and his family owns restaurants in the state too. We had some technical difficulties on this show, and News 8’s Darren Kramer ended up lending two helping hands by holding the camera in the Read more…

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The Pentagon’s Security System Was Built In Connecticut

    Here’s something I bet you didn’t know, it turns out the Pentagon’s electronic security system was built at a second generation business in Connecticut.  It’s called Microboard Processing Incorporated, its complex electronic components are made in Seymour. Now headed by Nicole Russo after her father handed off the reigns, the 35-year old company has Read more…

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Radio’s Vinnie Penn Takes You On A Delicious New England Tour

WELI Radio’s Vinnie Penn of “The Vinnie Penn Project” is a lot of things. A talk radio host, a stand up comedian, a father, and a foodie. His latest book called “Route One Food Run” combines his love of music and food. He stopped in at restaurants along Route One from Connecticut all the way to Maine, talked Read more…

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Connecticut’s First Television Station, WTNH, Turns 70!

WTNH(abc) is Connecticut’s oldest television station, and the second oldest in New England. The station has come a long way since June 15, 1948, and in this special we take a look back at our history, complete with memories and stories from News 8 alumni throughout our seven decades. Hosted by Ann Nyberg and Keith Kountz, Read more…

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