This Day in Black History: August

This Day in Black History: August

WYBC celebrates Black History EVERYDAY! Facts from www.blackfacts.com   August 1 1899 – Blacks voted for the first time in a state election in the South, contributing to Republican sweep in Tennessee 1944 – Adam Clayton Powell elected first Black congressman   August 2 1951 – While manning his machine gun during a surprise attack on…

Enter to win: Mary J. Blige at Foxwoods

Enter to win: Mary J. Blige at Foxwoods

Mary J. Blige is coming to The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday September 5, 2019 at 8pm. Tickets are on sale at www.foxwoods.com. Enter to win a pair of tickets! Your browser does not support iframes. Please visit http://digitalivy.com/8YSXDJ.   

WYBC Town of the Week: HAMDEN

WYBC Town of the Week: HAMDEN

94.3 WYBC and Citgo are saluting all the great towns in the Greater New Haven area! Keep an eye out for the WYBC Van and Street Team all summer long as we celebrate “Town of Week”! Each weekday at 12 noon we’ll be visiting area parks, town greens and some of our favorite businesses giving…

Enter to win: She Got Jokes Too

Enter to win: She Got Jokes Too

She Got Jokes Too: a new comedy show hosted by B-Phlat and featuring Mugga Phoenix, Vanessa Fraction, Big Momma, Barbara Carlyle, Kelly Kellz and Taylor Moore plus music from DJ Platinum and and DJ Herman Ham comes to The Shubert Theater in New Haven on Saturday September 28, 2019. The show benefits The National Veterans…

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Photo courtesy of Sisters’ Journey   Sisters’ Journey Survivor of the Month –  Karen Barrow Read her story (thanks www.sistersjourney.org) Hello. My name is Karen Barrow, but everyone calls me “Kat.” I was 48 years old when I was diagnosed on August 5, 2011 with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. I had always gone for regular mammograms, but…

The Greater New Haven NAACP’s Family Wellness Expo

The Greater New Haven NAACP’s Family Wellness Expo

The Greater New Haven NAACP presents The 28th Annual Family Wellness Expo on Saturday September 28th from 10am-2pm at The Floyd Little Athletic Center, 480 Sherman Parkway in New Haven. Featuring activities for children, entertainment, fitness demonstrations, health screenings, refreshments, prizes and more! For more info email healthgnhnaacp@gmail.com.

Enter to win: Holla Back Excellence Awards 14

Enter to win: Holla Back Excellence Awards 14

WYBC and Sweet Sounds of Praise welcomes The Holla Back Excellence Awards 14 to The Hillhouse Auditorium on Saturday October 5th. Featuring National Gospel Recording Artist Jason Nelson and special guest comedian Laughin’ Lenny. Tickets are on sale at www.hollabackgospelawards.com or by calling 203-314-4839. Enter to win a pair of tickets! Your browser does not…

No Excuses March For Education

No Excuses March For Education

Join the movement and march to the New Haven Green in the “No Excuses March For Education” on Thursday September 26th. Registration begins at 9am and the March starts at 10am from The New Haven Adult & Continuing Education Center. For more info call 203-492-0213 or visit www.nhaec.org.

New Haven Chili Fest & Classic Car Show

New Haven Chili Fest & Classic Car Show

Come out and support the Community Action Agency’s 27th Annual Chili Fest as it returns to East Shore Park in New Haven on Saturday September 21st from 11am-5pm! Admission is FREE, but the Community Action Agency will graciously accept non-perishable food donations! Taste some of the best chili from chili cooks from across Connecticut as…

WYBC Albertus Magnus College “Workforce Scholar of the Month”

WYBC Albertus Magnus College “Workforce Scholar of the Month”

94.3 WYBC, Albertus Magnus College and Albertus Magnus College President Dr. Marc M. Camille are celebrating the “Workforce Scholar of the Month!” At Albertus Magnus College, they have faith in your future. To learn more visit www.albertus.edu/adult.   This Month We Honor: Tracy Bowens Senior at Albertus Magnus College Tracy is currently a senior at Albertus…