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Christine Negroni’s “The Crash Detectives”

  Captain Sully Sullenberger, who landed on the Hudson in January of 2009, saving all on board, says investigator, Christine Negroni clearly understand the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety. When an air disaster happens, ABC news calls in Negroni in order to report such an event responsibly. In her second book “The Read more…

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Custodio Gomes Writes Poetry To Inspire

Custodio Gomes is a poet from Bridgeport. Originally from  Cape Verde, West Africa, he writes to inspire others. His parents struggled to bring the family to America to live a better life, to get an education, and he has never forgotten that. He is passing on to others lessons learned. Gomes who worked very hard as a youngster to Read more…

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Are You On “The Happiness Track?”

Emma Seppala of Madison, Connecticut wants you to get on “The Happiness Track.” She has degrees from three Ivy League schools, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia, high achieving places but saw all around her people pushing for excellence to the detriment of their happiness. A trip to China showed her that many who don’t have a lot Read more…

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Portugese-fusion Chef At Univ. Of New Haven To Benefit The Hungry

George Mendes, a chef originally from Danbury, Conn. who owns a restaurant in New York City and is the author of a memoir/cookbook will be the guest speaker at University of New Haven on Friday, Feb. 5 at the annual dinner, “Love is a Full Plate”, to raise money to fight hunger in Connecticut. George Read more…

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“The Signs Of Connecticut,” All 169 Of Them!

At age 27, Thomas Fatone of Shelton set off to document the state of Connecticut’s “blue town history signs.” The journey took him 13 years and a lot of gasoline. What he learned will last a life time. He photographed all the signs and wrote about what happened to him while he was in each town. Along Read more…

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From Tragedy To Purpose, That’s William Gannon’s Life

William Gannon was just a normal kid growing up in Wallingford with dreams of one day playing in the National Football League. But in an instant that all changed. At age 17 he was a passenger in a car that crashed…two of his friends died and his injuries would leave him with a limp. Tragedy Read more…

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“Slices of Life” An Afternoon With Ann Nyberg

Together we will create a floral design to add spice to your own holiday slices of life with your family. An afternoon of mulled cider, apple treats, stories and floral fun.  Workshop, including flowers and Ann’s book! November 14th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Connecticut Florist’s Association’s New Floral Education Center in Cheshire Read more…

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In the Company Of Legends ~ Bacall, Carson, Fonda, Garland, Hepburn, Newman, Sinatra, Stewart

David Heeley and Joan Kramer have lived incredible lives as documentary filmmakers. Name an actor in the age of old Hollywood or television and they have interviewed them and put them in their films. Heeley says of all the greats they loved getting to know four-time Academy Award winning actress, Katharine Hepburn. There are so Read more…

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“The Kalamazoo Gals,” The Story Of The Hidden Guitar Factory

 John Thomas, a Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University who is passionate about music a lover of guitar music has uncovered a story that has never before been reported.  It turns out that during World War Two there were 70 women making guitars for Gibson in a plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Gibson had denied that they were Read more…

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Introducing My First Book, “A Storyteller’s Diary”

You only go around once in a life time, so make it count, live your life with urgency and don’t look back thinking geeze, I should have done this or that. I never in a million years thought I would write a book. The kind of writing I have done my whole career in television Read more…

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