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Jeff Jacobs: Year-long journey after horrific injury leads official back to ice

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

The Register Citizen
By Jeff Jacobs
Feb. 3, 2023

NORTH HAVEN — It was three minutes into the first period last Valentine’s Day when players from North Haven and Immaculate collided in the neutral zone at Northford Ice Pavilion. Tumbling to the ice, the two wiped out Marty Tangredi along the sideboards.

The long-time hockey official quickly got himself to a sitting position and reached back behind him for the ledge of the boards to pull himself up.

“I thought I was OK,” Tangredi said. “I wanted to be OK. I looked down at my leg.”

He wasn’t OK. He wasn’t going anywhere.

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Brother of lt. governor recovering after being hit by a car, having leg amputated

Monday, Jan 30, 2023

WTNH Channel 8
By Dennis House
January 27, 2023

WTNH) – The victim of a hit-and-run on the shoreline is battling back after life-changing injuries. It’s a story that made headlines across the state.

The brother of Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz was hit while biking in Guilford and the driver took off. The injuries were so bad that John Bysiewicz had to have part of his leg amputated. He almost died if a good Samaritan didn’t stop and helped him.

John is at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford after being at Yale New Haven Hospital. Since then, he has been going through physical therapy to learn how to walk again.

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On the road back: John Bysiewicz, triathlete and longtime race director, working his way back from tragic accident that cost part of his leg

Thursday, Jan 26, 2023

Hartford Courant
By Lori Riley
January 26, 2023

WALLINGFORD — It was an unusually warm afternoon last Nov. 12 when John Bysiewicz finished up work and decided to go for a bike ride.

Bysiewicz, 60, of Branford had directed a 5K road race that morning, one of the many on his JB Sports road race calendar, in Cheshire. A competitive triathlete, he biked a lot and the route he took along Route 146 from Branford to Guilford was one of his regular ones.

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The Big One

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2022

Published book and upcoming movie details former Gaylord patient’s journey to “shoot for the sun” after horrific accident. Author Mike Krysiuk of Westport is on a mission to empower youth to “be their authentic selves” and avoid “walking in the shadow of others.” It’s sage advice that the Westport resident firmly believes could have changed his own destiny … had he only followed it, himself. The “big crowd” It was the spring of 1974 and Mike, a 17-year-old varsity baseball pitcher, had just ended a game with an astonishing sinker when a stranger rushed towards him, eager to shake his hand. He was a scout with the New York Mets, he said, and was impressed with Mike’s performance. With a promise to follow up with the high school senior, the gentleman...
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