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We Can All Learn Some Humility From Hunter Pageau

On NYBERG, a second appearance on the show for Hunter Pageau of North Haven who is now 13. Hunter has an extremely rare disorder known as SMARD, spinal muscular atrophy with respiratory distress. There are only about 80 cases documented in the world. Hunter spreads awareness about his disease as a student at North Haven Middle School. He’s a Read more…

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New Milford, Connecticut’s Hidden Gem, Harrybrooke Park

It’s a place called Harrybrooke Park, New Milford, Connecticut’s hidden gem since 1965. Open 365 days a year, the land and home was left to the “people” of the town by its late owner, Frank Harden. Harden from Ireland, was a very wealthy man because of handkerchief business in New Jersey. He and his wife wanted a country Read more…

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A Branford, Connecticut Mom Starts “Smile Anyway” After Addiction Takes Her Son.

Losing a child to addiction is gut wrenching It’s happening all too often in Connecticut. Amy Johansson’s son, Eric, died that way at the age of 24. Her family was devastated. This Branford Mother is now on a journey to help save lives so that others don’t know her pain. Johansson has formed a non-profit called “Smile Anyway,” Read more…

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Connecticut Architecture, Stories of 100 Places

Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Just out is a book called Connecticut Architecture, Stories of 100 Places in the Nutmeg state. It took architectural historian, Christopher Wigren five years to put it together. From buildings to bridges and landscapes, it celebrates the state’s heritage. The book has hundreds of photos, artwork and descriptions for Read more…

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Connecticut, Get To Know This Beautiful State

Bringing back tourism dollars to the state of Connecticut is what the three year old Connecticut Tourism Coalition is all about. Their mantra, for every dollar you spend in marketing, you get at least three back if not more, to put back into state coffers. The President of the coalition, Stephen Tagliatela, has been selected to be Read more…

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Pizza In New Haven

Coming December 1st, 2018 to a book store near you, is the first true history of pizza in America, which of course is rooted in New Haven. The book is called, aptly enough, “Pizza in New Haven” and authored by Colin Caplan who was born in raised on pizza in the Elm City. This is a deep Read more…

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Meteorologist, Garett Argianas Featured on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

Join us for this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” where Meteorologist Garett Argianas tells us about his love for weather, which includes an explanation of a “wet bulb.” Yep, that was a new one on me too.

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A Children’s Bear Or A Book Can Help End Homelessness in Connecticut

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness is doing a tremendous job at working to get families out of shelters and into a home. But there is a lot more to do and you can be a part of the solution. There are many programs set up by C-C-E-H including buying one of two books or one of Read more…

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New Haven’s Singer Songwriter Frank Viele

On tonight’s NYBERG, Singer, songwriter, Frank Viele of New Haven, just keeps falling up. There’s a good reason for that, he’s got a lot of talent, and he’s smart. He’s a musician with a business degree. As Viele travels the country with various artists, he collects vinyl albums. He has about 3-thousand of them. They’re all alphabetized Read more…

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A Quinnipiac University Senior Has A Successful Food Business Called Yimello Smoothies

His Mom and Dad own diners in the Connecticut, so he’s been around the food business his whole life. 21-year old Kostas Sousoulas is a senior at Quinnipiac University but already has his own business with help from the school, called Yimello Smoothies. He has a food truck which serves these all natural fruit concoctions and Read more…

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