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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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Actress Glenn Close To Receive “Spirit of Katharine Hepburn” Award

Glenn Close to Receive 2nd Annual  Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award   Old Saybrook, CT (May 25, 2017) Acclaimed actress Glenn Close has been named the recipient of the 2nd annual Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award. The award, given by the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, is bestowed yearly upon an individual who embodies the Read more…

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My Life In Television News: From Typewriters And Film To Digital

It really is like magic these days. A live interview with social media maven, Vanessa Wojtusiak at WTNH-TV(abc) with an ipad and iphone. I started in television news in 1979 in my hometown of South Bend, Indiana, then I took off for Oklahoma City and then to the Nutmeg state, and my how the business 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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One 6 Three, The Pizza Joint In New Haven

There’s a pretty new kid on the pizza block in New Haven, Connecticut. One-six-three, The Pizza Joint, in the East Rock section of town… dared to enter into a city where some of the nation’s most famous pies exist. This small business, opened in February of 2016, is owned by a young engaged couple who will marry Read more…

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Go For A Ride On The Elm City Party Bike

The Elm City Party Bike, a small business on wheels, is getting a lot of support from other businesses in New Haven. It arrived in in March and went public for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, since then its owners have been booking dozens of two hour tours around the city. For 30-dollars you hop on board Read more…

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“Becoming British”

Thom Brooks was raised in Guilford, Connecticut.He went abroad to the United Kingdom as a student, first to Ireland and then to England and decided he would stay. He became a British citizen in 2011…he describes in his book, called “Becoming British” what life is like as an immigrant. He he now heads the Law School at Read more…

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A Palm Tree Grows In Connecticut

Brandon Hall of Fairfield, Connecticut got an idea after taking a vacation to Cancun. He was surrounded by palm trees, loved it, and wanted to figure out how to bring them to Connecticut to extend that vacation feel you have when you’re away. He figured it out, and since 2014 has been serving the tri-state area, Read more…

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Helping Chronically Ill Patients, One Pair Of Socks At A Time

  A Senior at Wake Forest University who is from Durham, Connecticut is setting out to help the chronically ill in this country. Jake Teitelbaum has founded the Resilience Project. Socks are designed with the help of patients, who put their own spin on them to provide a little sunshine. They are then sold and those Read more…

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