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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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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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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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Fireside Chats With Nyberg ~ Former News 8 Anchor Janet Peckinpaugh

On this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” former News 8 anchor, Janet Peckinpaugh. She was at the news desk from 1984 to 1987 at Channel 8. She told me stories I never knew about her. She was raised in Ohio and went to Indiana University. She is now a realtor and lives in Essex Read more…

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Will NASA Select New Haven’s Habitat For Mars?

A competition is underway right now through NASA. They’re looking fo America’s brightest to help figure out how to build sphere-like houses on Mars using 3-D printing technology and using materials that are already on the red planet…which isn’t much, but red martian soil….the place is pretty cold too. There are 18 groups across the country. Will the Read more…

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Fireside Chats With Nyberg~ Ex. Assistant Tina Cripps Nicoletti

On this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg,” Ansonia’s Tina Cripps Nicoletti. Tina who is the Executive Assistant to the television station’s General Manager, Rich J Graziano, is a good part of the glue that holds all of WTNH News 8 together. She can do it all. She’s the mother of two sons and is a heck of a Read more…

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Susie Hunter On Fireside Chats With Nyberg

Suzie Hunter is from Philly and has been with News 8 about one month as of April, 2018, so of course we had to find out all about her. She loves sports, especially baseball and has a blog called “Nacho Scout” where she judges food one stadium at a time. You’ll learn more about this Read more…

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A Look At Immigration Through The Eyes Of Caprice Taylor Mendez

Immigration is a hot button issue. Deportation, the rate of incarceration of immigrants, sanctuary cities,and also children of undocumented parents and what is happening to them. Caprice Taylor Mendez is working with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to help these families. Her parents came to the Elm City from Guatemala to give her a better life, she Read more…

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States of the Union, Reflections On The 2016 Presidential Election

Politically the landscape changes everyday. Headlines out of this White House or any other, can give you whiplash. Right after the 2016 presidential election Michaela Papa of New Haven wanted to know what people were thinking. She put the word out that she was accepting reflections from people, no matter their politics, to put them in a Read more…

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The FIXER Bag, Made In New Haven

  New Haven is home to a lot of innovators and entrepreneurs, always has been. Thom O’Leary has a brand new multi-purpose messenger bag with a lot of secret compartments. It’s being made in New Haven at a place called, De Martini Globe Canvas ,where messenger bags have been made for more than 70-years. The FIXER bag weighs just Read more…

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