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3.21.13 Bachelor Houses

‘Bachelorette’ Couple Teams Up With Habitat For Humanity

Ashley Hebert and her husband JP Rosenbaum found love on hit show “The Bachelorette,” but now they’re on a new mission.

03/21/2013

Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sandy Relief Group Assisted By Grant From Robin Hood Foundation

The grassroots charitable group Friends of Rockaway is helping those who need work done on their homes and those who need a place to work.

02/27/2013

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Report: A-Rod’s Foundation Donated 1 Percent Of Proceeds In ’06

There’s yet another headache surrounding Yankees star Alex Rodriguez — and this one has nothing do to with allegations of doping.

02/26/2013

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IHOP Marks Annual Pancake Celebration With Free Flapjacks

IHOP will be offering a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes to restaurant patrons all day Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

02/05/2013

Mark Svensson and his wife Ismini (via Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Native To Perform Good Works In All 50 States

A person needs courage to follow the road not taken. Rockland County native Mark Svensson and his wife Esmine are taking that chance.

01/14/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Bronx Woman Accused Posing As Victim’s Aunt In Newtown Charity Scam

Thirty-seven-year-old Nouel Alba was arrested Thursday and charged with lying to FBI agents.

12/27/2012

A sign adorns a memorial for shooting victims on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Conn. Officials Warn About Possible Charity Scams Involving Sandy Hook

Officials urged people on Wednesday to be careful about donating to charities that claim to benefit victims of Friday’s Newtown shootings.

12/19/2012

Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum at the LadyAID launch in Nashville (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Lady Antebellum Creates LadyAID

The new charitable initiative will work with key organizations to benefit children in need on the local, national, and global levels.

12/05/2012

John Feal (file / credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

FealGood 9/11 Charity May Not Be Able To Continue Operating Effectively

The president of the FealGood Foundation, which assists first responders and others who were injured in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said his organization may not be able to keep operation efficiently next year.

12/03/2012

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Carrie Underwood Surprises Kids At Hospital

The “Blown Away” singer, it seems, has a heart of gold.

11/30/2012

Jack Ingram

Jack Ingram Teams With Matthew McConaughey, Mack Brown To Benefit Kids

The trio just announced a special two-day event in Texas next year, which will benefit underserved kids.

11/29/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christie’s Sandy Relief Charity Raises $18.2 Million In First 24 Days

A charity launched by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Christie, has raised $18.2 million in its first 24 days to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

John Starks works the phones at the CBS Cares Hurricane Relief Fund (credit: Red Cross NY)

CBS Joins Red Cross, Celebs, Athletes To Raise $249,663 For Sandy Victims

WLNY TV 10-55 joined CBS 2 and six CBS radio stations in a team effort with the Red Cross, celebrities and generous viewers for a special day of fundraising on Thursday.

11/09/2012

UJA-Federation of New York Logo (file / credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

UJA-Federation Of New York Employee Sentenced In ID Theft Ring

One of the insiders involved in a major identity theft ring that stole the identities of over a thousand victims and stole over $2 million from various banks has been sentenced.

10/19/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

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