This Day in Black History: June

This Day in Black History: June

WYBC celebrates Black History EVERYDAY! Facts from www.blackfacts.com   June 1 1973 – WGPR becomes the first television station owned by African Americans. 1947 – Glory Van Scott, dancer, theater professor and stage actress was born today in Chicago.   June 2 1939 – Songwriter Janie Bradford was born today in Charleston, South Carolina. 1971 – Vice…

WYBC Lunch Club

WYBC Lunch Club

94.3 WYBC and Ricky D’s Rib Shack want to treat you and your co-worker to a free lunch with Juan Castillo, Wanda Coppage and Darryl Huckaby at the WYBC Studios in Downtown New Haven! Enter here to win!   Your browser does not support iframes. Please visit http://943wybc.clubviprewards.com/Contest/7IKQRX.      Lunch courtesy of Ricky D’s…

Katt Williams at Foxwoods

Katt Williams at Foxwoods

Comedian Katt Williams is coming to The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday June 23rd at 8pm. ***this is the new rescheduled date!*** Tickets are on sale at www.foxwoods.com.   About the show (via foxwoods.com) Legendary stand-up comedian, world-renowned actor, rapper and vanguard in an elite category of professionally-touring comics, KATT WILLIAMS has…

The City of New Haven Fireworks

The City of New Haven Fireworks

Join WYBC and the New Haven Parks, Recreation & Trees as we celebrate Independence Day with the annual City of New Haven 4th of July Fireworks Display on Wednesday July 4th. Official viewing will be at Wilbur Cross Football Field with music from WYBC and food vendors starting at 5:00 pm but you can see the…

The Off Color Comedy Tour at Mohegan Sun

The Off Color Comedy Tour at Mohegan Sun

The Off Color Comedy Tour, presented by Comix, featuring Keenan Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, David Allen Grier and Tommy Davidson is coming to Mohegan Sun Arena for one night only: Saturday July 7, 2018! Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com. Enter to win a pair of tickets!   Your browser does not support iframes. Please…

See WYBC at Metro PCS!

See WYBC at Metro PCS!

Join WYBC at Metro PCS this spring!   Tuesday June 12th from 3-5pm Meet Wanda Coppage at Metro PCS, 113 Derby Avenue in New Haven   Tuesday June 19th from 12-2pm Meet Banesha B. at Metro PCS, 80 Church Street in Downtown New Haven   Visit the 94.3 WYBC Tent and enter to win tickets…

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Photo credit: Robert Brennan   Sisters’ Journey June Survivor of the Month–  Kimberly Phillips In August 2015, I was getting ready to head back to work when I found a lump in my left breast. It was strange because I hadn’t been as consistent in doing my breast exams, but something told me to do it…

WYBC “I Rise” Student of the Month!

WYBC “I Rise” Student of the Month!

94.3 WYBC, New Haven Public Schools, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birks and Mayor Toni Harp are looking for the next “I Rise” Student! Education can and should empower all students to rise up and pursue their dreams. Each month 94.3 WYBC will highlight a student who went the extra mile in pursuit of something…