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Brittany Ozarowski is accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to raise money. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Long Island Woman Faked Having Cancer To Get Money For Drugs

Under the heading “Help Save My Life,” prosecutors said Brittany Ozarowski posted pictures of herself sitting in a wheelchair on a website saying she had “few options left.”

04/10/2013

Lisette Watters and her sister Caroline (credit: Twitter)

Queens Teen Hopes To Become Leukemia And Lymphoma Society’s Youngest Woman Of The Year

At just 15-years-old, Lisette Watters of South Ozone Park has already spent more than a decade helping in the battle against leukemia.

04/08/2013

Dave Goldman

Local Teacher, Musician Raises Money For Cancer Research

Dave “Teacherman” Goldman is a Long Island native, high school English teacher — and a musician who has just released his first album.

04/01/2013

Sarah Grace Foundation (credit: Sarah Grace Foundation website)

Long Island Charity That Helps Kids With Cancer To Hold Annual Fundraiser

The Night of Laughter annual fundraiser will be held on April 12 at the Milleridge Inn in Jericho. All of the money raised will benefit the charity.

03/31/2013

Orangetown Police Officer Michael Sullivan (credit: NYCPBA)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Teen Honors Memory Of Late Cop Who Saved Him

A Rockland County teenager is honoring the memory of the man who saved his life by helping save the lives of others, one pint at a time.

03/11/2013

Lance Armstrong (file / credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

AP Source: Lance Armstrong Says ‘I’m Sorry’ To Livestrong Staff

Stripped last year of his seven Tour de France titles because of doping charges, Armstrong addressed the staff Monday and said, “I’m sorry.” The person said the disgraced cyclist choked up and several employees cried during the session.

01/14/2013

The U.S.S. Curtiss burns at Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941 (credit: U.S. Navy)

Stories From Main Street: Pearl Harbor Survivor In Union Leaves Story For Generations To Come

The sights, the sounds, and smells of the attack on Pearl Harbor are forever seared into Union resident Tom Mahoney’s memory. Now he’s trying to make sure that those memories don’t die with him.

12/03/2012

Woman Drinking Out Of Water Bottle

Chemical Found In Many Household Plastics Could Be Playing A Role In Unwanted Weight Gain

BPA has been banned from children’s products, by the FDA, due to a link between the chemical and certain cancers and behavioral disorders.

11/28/2012

Shannon Ford with her children and Minnie and Mickey Mouse (credit: HOPESHINESFORSHANNON.COM)

Stories From Main Street: New York Mets Go To Bat For One Of Their Own In N.J.

Today, we have a story of people really stepping up the plate for someone in need.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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N.J. Colon Cancer Survivor To Hold 24 Hour Soccer Marathon Fundraiser

A 24-hour soccer marathon will take place in New Jersey this weekend in an effort to raise money for colon cancer research and advocacy.

10/03/2012

Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.

09/25/2012

Jamey Johnson and his dog Hank

Jamey Johnson, Jessi Colter Playing Benefit To Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Taking place in Normandy, Tennessee, the concert with Jamey Johnson and Jessi Colter (Waylon Jennings’ widow) will benefit the fight against pancreatic cancer.

09/13/2012

Women Running

‘MovingOn’ Exercise Program Designed For Breast Cancer Survivors

This Sunday is the Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race For The Cure. As well as raising much needed funding for research, the race celebrates and honors those who have lost the battle against breast cancer. TV 10-55’s Lisa Kerney profiled an exercise and recovery program called “Moving On.”

09/07/2012

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Eye On New York: Handling Childhood Anxiety, The Fall Movie Lineup, The Fight Against Cancer

The beginning of the school year is just around the corner and experts have seen a growing trend in childhood anxiety, CBS 2’s Katie McGee found out what parents can do to combat the problem.

08/26/2012

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