Category Archives: NYBERG Interviews

“Her Song” An Anti Bullying Musical With A Powerful Message

What do you do about the nationwide epidemic of bullying in schools? Social media is playing a big part in this cruelty. Song writer, Jill Nesi of Madison has produced a musical that is getting statewide acclaim. It is called “Her Song” and it just debuted at the Ivoryton Playhouse. The Commission on Women, Children and Seniors and Read more…

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Create Your Own Showstopping Sand And Snow Castles

A New Milford, Connecticut man got an idea to build a better sand castle and he’s turning that into a business. The lightbulb went off when Kevin Lane was on a vacation with his family in at Laguna Beach, California and “Create A Castle”  was born. Lane has fashioned plastic casings and other items and put Read more…

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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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Advancing The Fashion Industry By Helping Designers Of Tomorrow

For 80 years the Fashion Scholarship Fund, based in New York City, has been helping designers in the fashion industry get ahead. FSF’s mission is to encourage gifted and enterprising young people to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing, and business. Executive Director, Doug Evans and his board is working with 61 colleges and universities Read more…

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Singer-Songwriter, Maya McClean

  Maya McClean  is an Australian singer-songwriter. She has a fraternal twin sister and their dream when they were young was to meet Michael Jackson and work with him, dancing and singing. They actually met Jackson when they were 14 in Sydney. They didn’t end up working with him, but they did for 13 years work with music star, Read more…

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The Adam Greenberg Story: “Get Up, The Art of Perseverance”

Branford, Connecticut’s Adam Greenberg’s dream to play in major league baseball ended with his debut with the Chicago Cubs. The then 24-year old, stepped up to the plate ready to hit and instead HE got hit in the head with a 92-mile an hour pitch. It knocked him to the ground and he suffered a compound skull Read more…

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Mr. New Haven, Tony Rescigno

At the end of 2017, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce President, Tony Rescigno, will call it quits. The 72-year old Rescigno has served the city in which he was raised for 17 years. He feels good about where he’s leaving the city and hopes to have a hand in hiring the chamber’s next chief. He wants Read more…

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Sally Jessy Raphael

In May of 2017, I got to spend some time with the first lady of TV daytime talk, Sally Jessy Raphael. Sally preceded Oprah by about three years. She brought her show to WTNH in June of 1987. I came to the station six months prior, so I got to see her nationally syndicated show Read more…

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Go Camping With Tentrr

Michael D’Agostino, formerly of West Hartford, Connecticut left his job on wall street having had enough of the New York City rat race and started his company called Tentrr which is all about peace and quiet. Think of it as a kind of Airbnb for camping. It connects hospitable landowners with nature-starved urbanites…the service didn’t exist, so Read more…

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