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The Sister’s Project, Providing Financial Support For Those Affected By Cancer

  The Sisters’ Project is an organization of 11 people who have been touched by cancer in one way or another, and they are going out of their way to makes things a little brighter for individuals and families who are affected by the dreaded disease. At this writing, the non-profit based in Wallingford, Connecticut, Read more…

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Get Your Baked Goods At The Drunk Alpaca

Jessica Oen and Stephania Halverson have a passion for baking and so this year, in 2016, they waded into their small business venture and “The Drunk Alpaca” was born. Currently the pair is taking their baked goods to farmer’s markets all around the state of Connecticut, but the dream is to someday have a bakery Read more…

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The Powerful Story of “Rais” Bhuiyan

  This is a powerful story of Muslim American, Rais Bhuiyan. He was shot in a convenience store at age 27 in Dallas and left to die. It was 10 days after 9-11..the gunman had killed two other Muslims blaming them for what happened to America. Bhuiyan had come to the United States from Dhaka, Bangladesh to find 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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Invented In Connecticut, Laser Blocking Eyewear For Pilots

Yes, Dr. Nicholas Perricone is a dermatologist known around the world for his age-defying line of makeup, but did you also know this Madison, Connecticut resident is an inventor of defense gadgets? He is CEO of his company called PerriQuest In Meriden, Connecticut, his motto at the company is: “innovations to safeguard those who serve.” Read more…

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A Chat With U.S. Senator, Chris Murphy

On “NYBERG,” I chatted with the junior Senator from Connecticut, democrat, Chris Murphy. We covered a lot of ground in this interview, gun control, mental health, the lack of consensus in Congress and on and on. I also asked him about the state of the world right now in a time of terrorism. The Senator spoke frankly Read more…

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The Mystic Blues Festival ~ June 26-28

The annual Mystic Blues Festival is coming up on the last weekend in June. Founder Chris Leigh came on NYBERG with singer, songwriter, Beehive Queen, Christine Ohlman. Ohlman is also a member of the Saturday Night Live Band and will be the finale of the event at the Mystic Shipyard. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to Read more…

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Yep, There Really Was A “NYBERG” Car

The photos come from a posting on The Old Motor.com  These photos were taken in Asheville N.C. during 1914. The Old Motor.  I have known about “The Nyberg” for most of my life because my last name is NYBERG. we had some photos of the cars and fire engines and such around the house. The NYBERG, Read more…

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Tasty Kale Chips, Made In Connecticut

Kale Chips? This was my first go ’round with tasting this food, but I like it, a lot. So far they come in five flavors, but there will be more variations to come. In 2011 two Connecticut guys, one in the insurance business, Larry Brownstein and the other in web design, Tom Brophy started eating Kale Read more…

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Windsor, CT’s Big Al Anderson (NRBQ)

If you were around in Connecticut in the 1960’s thru the 80’s you might remember the bands Wildweeds and The New Rhythm and Blues Quartet or N-R-B-G. Big Al Anderson, an original member of both of those bands who is from Windsor,came on to talk some about his life on the road, sobriety, and what Read more…

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