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Connecticut’s Gaylord Helps Those With Traumatic Injury Get Back Into Life

There’s a place in Connecticut, a non-profit, which treats people who have had a stroke, a brain or spinal cord injury, or have had an amputation find the way forward. Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford has been around in many forms since 1902. It’s a rolling 400-acre former farm, which in its early years was Read more…

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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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“Shred Cancer” Event in Connecticut For Cancer Research

Every year a national shredding company holds a “Shred Cancer” event to raise money for cancer research for the American Institute for Cancer Research. The SHRED CANCER event is being held simultaneously at three locations in Connecticut on Saturday June 4th from 9am to Noon. PROSHRED Security of Wallingford is asking for a donation of $10.00 per Read more…

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Trot Along The Winter Wine Trail In Connecticut

The CT Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail is made up of a select few wineries from the CT Wine Trail. We are all teaming up to offer you a Mini-Passport Program from January 2nd through April 3rd. Participating wineries are Bishop’s Orchards Winery in Guilford, CT,Gouveia Vineyards and Paradise Hills Winery, both in Wallingford, CT. Read more…

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From Tragedy To Purpose, That’s William Gannon’s Life

William Gannon was just a normal kid growing up in Wallingford with dreams of one day playing in the National Football League. But in an instant that all changed. At age 17 he was a passenger in a car that crashed…two of his friends died and his injuries would leave him with a limp. Tragedy Read more…

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One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Treasure

Tim Sway of Wallingford, Connecticut loves trash…if it’s found on the side of the road even better. Sway calls himself an upcyclist. He takes bits from here and there and makes new things out of them, tables and chairs and widgets. To him old stuff has a history…he says can spot a wood pallet from Read more…

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Pentatonix: A Cappella Perfection Rocks The Oakdale

This was an absolute treat, hearing the perfectly harmonious a cappella group called “Pentatonix.” The Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut was packed with high school kids who sing a cappella at their schools, lovers of perfect-pitch music. Pentatonix has no musical instruments, just their voices, though they did insert an electric cello, but that was Read more…

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Favorite Recipe ~ from Michael Buckley ~ Meatloaf

Michael Buckley, Connecticut’s You Tube sensation who developed the  “What The Buck Show” shares his favorite recipe with Network Connecticut. This is really a sweet story. Michael tells me his late neighbor, Toni Zappala lived across the street from him in Meriden. Michael bought the house in which he loves now because  he loved Toni’s daughter Read more…

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HUBCAP: Growing Wallingford’s “Main Street”

Business, community and education put them all together in towns across the state in an empty storefront and you have an incubator called “HUBCAP” that can crank out new and successful businesses. This is a way to revitalize main streets in Connecticut and get high school students thinking about their future in this state. That’s 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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