Tag Archives: Shelton

Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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The Wiffle Ball~ Invented In Connecticut

Wiffle Ball was invented in Connecticut in 1953? Did you know this is a third generation company is based in Shelton? There have been millions and millions of wiffle balls made since David N. Mullany invented the 8-hole plastic ball. The current President of Wiffle Ball Inc., Mullany’s Grandson whose name is also David Mullany.     Read more…

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Rallying Around A Connecticut Toddler

Lauren Irene Vieira was diagnosed with Leukemia on February 11th 2015. On the days leading up to her diagnosis her parents, Daniel and Katrina, grew alarmed due to a change in her personality. Like most children, Lauren was an active 16 month old whom loved playing with her older brother, Armando and canine brother, Dexter.  Read more…

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Shelton’s Handmade Holiday Market

Shelton, Connecticut’s Downtown Handmade Market, is a 5-date vendor festival. It will be held at the Conti Building on 415 Howe Avenue, Shelton. A Black Friday Kick-Off celebration on Friday, November 28 from 6:00-9:00pm will be sponsored by Liquid Lunch and wine from Linda’s Liquors in Shelton. Celebration will include handmade artisan vendors, live music, hors d’oeuvres and a Read more…

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Helping Wounded Veterans in Connecticut~ August 17th

    On August 17, hundreds of people in the area will come together at Huntington Green in Shelton for a fundraising run, the 5th Annual Sunset Run For The Warriors®, to increase awareness and to raise money for wounded veterans, their families, and the families of the fallen. Over 900,000 American soldiers have incurred non-fatal Read more…

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Donate A Suit And Make A Difference

Scott Sokolowski of Shelton, Connecticut, a veteran, is on a mission to help others who have served the nation get a job and to feel good about themselves when they show up for an interview as a civilian. His non-profit is called The Save A Suit Foundation . Sokolowski first started the program after a Read more…

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Six Generations of Jones’ Have Kept The Farm Running

Think about it. Six generations of Jones have tended to this beautiful acreage in Shelton, Connecticut. Much of the state knows the Jones Family Farms as a place to grab your pumpkins for Halloween, or strawberries and blueberries and to cut your own Christmas tree. The x-mas tree biz started out as a 4-H project Read more…

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