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Coney Island Sand Sculpting Competition on Aug. 16, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Coney Island’s Sand Sculpting Competition Raises Funds For Sandy Victims

The 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition raised money for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

08/16/2014

Paddleboarders take part in the Sufers' Environmental Alliance's SEA Paddle NYC fundraiser (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Group Fundraises For Autism Programs With Paddleboarding Event

Dozens of paddleboarders took to the water Monday in an effort to raise money for autism and environmental programs.

08/11/2014

Indiana Governor Mike Pence. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

N.Y. GOP Chairman: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Has ‘Presidential Qualities’

New York Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox on Thursday said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has “presidential qualities.”

06/26/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Man Paralyzed In Surfing Accident Bolstered By Supporters

The New City husband and father was paralyzed following a surfing accident at the Jersey shore last fall.

04/28/2014

A 15-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured after an SUV went out of control, slammed into a bunch of cars and then hit a group of people outside a carnival in Yonkers on Oct. 11, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

2-Day Benefit To Be Held For Family Impacted By Fatal Yonkers Crash

Witnesses said an out-of-control Jeep ran over two of the Gill sisters on Oct. 11, killing 15-year-old Kalie. Her 12-year-old sister Lindsey remains hospitalized.

11/11/2013

Run For Typhoon Victims

Runners Take To Central Park Paths To Raise Funds For Typhoon Victims

The devastation sparked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has prompted people in the Tri-State Area to act – especially those with personal ties to the country.

11/10/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Continues Attacking De Blasio With Two Weeks To Go Before Mayoral Election

Lhota’s significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign’s first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio’s aggressiveness.

10/21/2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 24, 2013. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Host Fundraiser For Bill De Blasio

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed the Democratic nominee last week.

09/26/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: Damon, Affleck Set To Host Fundraiser For Cory Booker

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will be among the headliners for a Hollywood fundraiser on behalf of New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker, according to a published report.

08/27/2013

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Bridal Gowns New And Used Up For Sale To Fight Cancer

The busy summer wedding season is just about here, and on Sunday, brides-to-be were getting a bargain on gowns while also helping the fight against cancer.

05/19/2013

Mosaic Trail

Artist Seeks To Restore Iconic Mosaic Trail In The East Village

The creator of a trial of mosaic artworks mounted on lamp posts in the East Village is planning to restore and rebuild many of his creations that have been damaged over the years.

05/05/2013

Rutgers Dance Marathon 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Students Hope Rutgers Dance Marathon Outshines Hoops Scandal

The annual Rutgers University Dance Marathon is going on at the school’s now-infamous practice basketball court.

04/07/2013

Make-A-Wish Wine And Wishes Fundraiser logo (credit: Make-A-Wish Foundation)

Make-A-Wish Foundation To Hold Annual Fundraiser

The 10th annual Wine and Wishes fundraiser is Thursday, March 14 at Chelsea Piers.

03/10/2013

Nassau Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Katie Beers Teams With Islanders On Fundraiser For Missing And Exploited Children

Beers will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh at a game Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

03/04/2013

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Fundraiser Held To Benefit LGBT Youth Center Destroyed By Sandy

A fundraiser was held Sunday for a drop-in center in Chelsea for LGBT youth, which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy two weeks ago.

11/11/2012

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