New Jersey Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno speaks to the press Jan. 20, 2014, in Union Beach, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Lt. Gov. Guadagno Won’t Be Going To Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is turning down an invitation to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.


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5 Best Spring Charity Events In NYC

There are plenty of ways to give back to your community. This spring, attend one of these fantastic charity events and help the many men, women, and children in need right here in New York City.


Polar spray event in Port Washington, Long Island on March 7, 2015 (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fire Department Helps Save Polar Plunge Fundraiser On Long Island

The water off Port Washington is hiding under 20 inches of ice, making the annual polar bear plunge impossible — even for so-called polar bears.


Smoke rises from an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, following a massive fire. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS880)

Yankees Radio Announcer Plans Fundraiser To Help Edgewater Fire Victims

A charity fundraiser is being planned in the form of a celebrity meet and greet in New City.


Joe D'Urso (right) and Peter Elkas (left) perform at CBS2 studios as a preview to the Light of Day Foundation's Winterfest (Credit: CBS2

Light Of Day Foundation’s Winterfest Raises Money For Parkinson’s Research

The Light of Day Foundation’s Winterfest main event is going on in Asbury Park, New Jersey Saturday.


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Bronx Principal Runs 100 Miles On School’s Track

Principal Daniel O’Keefe ran almost non-stop for 24 hours to raise money for school athletics and activities.


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Teen Honored At Alzheimer’s Research Fundraiser At Riverside Park

Kenneth Shinozuka, 16, was presented with the New York City Alzheimer’s Association’s first-ever Young Innovators Award on Sunday.


CBS 2's Diane Macedo sat down with Orchard Beach Classic Car and Motorcycle Show founder Joe Caldwell and comedian Vic Dibitetto (Credit: CBS 2)

Interview: Orchard Beach Car Show Raising Money For 9/11 Fund

The show is raising money for the Widows and Children of 9/11 Fund as well as other charities.


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.


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.


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.”


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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.


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.


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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.


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.