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Sally Jessy Rapahel

In May of 2017, I got to spend some time with the first lady of TV daytime talk, Sally Jessy Raphael. Sally preceded Oprah by about three years. She brought her show to WTNH in June of 1987. I came to the station six months prior, so I got to see her nationally syndicated show Read more…

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Here’s to 30 years, Connecticut!

On this date, January 16th, 1987, 30 years ago, I came to WTNH-TV, I was a mother of one, the twins had not arrived, that would be in 1989. In 1987, which seems like a lifetime ago, we were Action News 8. One gallon of gas cost 89 cents on average, a US Postage Stamp Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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The Finale of “Downton Abbey” At The Shubert Theater

Yes, it’s here, the end of “Downton Abbey. Those six seasons just flew by, so many gorgeous costumes so little time.  If you would like to be in the same place with a whole bunch of fans, here’s your place, the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.  

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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David Letterman, Chris Dimino, And The Keyboard Waffle Iron

On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 “The Late Show with David Letterman” wrapped up on television after 33 years. Letterman and the show are iconic. On “NYBERG” we’re delighted to introduce you to one of the guys…the Graphics Art Director…who helped to make the show open you saw every night and other things within the program that Read more…

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The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut

Well this is a love! After spending most of my life in television news, I could live here…the history of communcations under one room at The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Take a look at the vintage photos they are featuring on their Facebook Page. The museum is located in Windsor, Connecticut.  

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“Cover Me Boys, I’m Going In!”

The former Director of News at News Channel 8, Keith Hirshland was here in the late 1980’s and after he left he went on to be on the ground floor of ESPN 2, and was among the first to be hired in 1994 at the newly-formed Golf Channel where he produced tournaments around the world. Read more…

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Paula~Mom Extraordinaire and Lifestyle Editor

To me Paula Modarelli Cocozza of Fairfield, Connecticut is a grownup Gidget, as in the 1960’s show starring actress Sally Field. Something was always going on in Gidget’s life, she was vibrant and fun and had oodles of positive energy, just like Paula. One thing Paula has that Gidget didn’t, a wonderful infectious laugh. You Read more…

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Pat Keogh Is The Sound Man

Pat Keogh has been making music for as long as he can remember. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and the Berklee School of Music he is a former member of “Kool and The Gang.” He was on tour doing his guitar thing all over the world. Pat is still making music, but now Read more…

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