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Eternal Light Monument Cleaned Ahead Of Veterans Day Service

One of the city’s most meaningful landmarks got a cleaning on Saturday, ahead of a landmark anniversary.

11/02/2013

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Admits To Plot To Extort Girl Scouts

A homeless man who became infamous for shouting anti-Semitic slurs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square pleaded guilty Wednesday to a bizarre plot to extort the Girl Scouts.

09/18/2013

"Do Not Pass" sign on Glendale Road in Greenburgh, N.Y. (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Girl Scouts Make A Difference In Greenburgh

Some people might say these are dark times with Congress deadlocked and budgets out of balance. But in Greenbugh, there is a ray of hope. You can get results from town hall.

07/08/2013

Man dressed as Elmo walks through Times Square (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

DA: Times Square Elmo Impersonator Indicted On Extortion Charge

Dan Sandler, 49, has been charged with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts of America. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

06/05/2013

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Saddle Brook Girl Scouts Exceed Book Drive Goal By Almost 55 Times

The Girl Scouts’ slogan is “Do a good turn daily” and Troop 4324 in Saddle Brook certainly lived up to that.

04/12/2013

2.8.13 Girl Scout Cookies

Celebrating National Girl Scout Cookie Day

Friday is National Girl Scout Cookie Day, and local Girl Scouts emma Lopez Fonte and Katie Genari visited The Couch to bring us some snacks.

02/08/2013

Girl Scout Cookies (credit: girlscouts.org)

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Meant To Teach Girls Life Skills

It’s that time of year again when the Girls Scouts of America are out in full force to sell cookies.

02/03/2013

Girl Scouts visiting the George Washington Bridge on November 13, 2011. Credit: Girl Scouts of America

NY Girl Scout Troops Will Use Day Off To Help Families Affected By Sandy

The scouts will be stationed at 25 corporate offices and public venues on Monday, when schools are closed for Veterans Day.

11/10/2012

A Girl Scout birthday celebration
Credit: Girl Scout National Historic Preservation Center

N.J. Girl Scouts Mark Organization’s 100th Anniversary; L.I. Girls Celebrating Too

The historic American organization, which began as an 18-girl group in Savannah, Georgia, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Monday. Across the United States, over 3.2 million current girl scouts will commemorate the milestone.

03/12/2012

The George Washington Bridge is seen from the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Nov 2, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

George Washington Bridge Goes Green For Girl Scouts

The bridge connecting Fort Lee with Manhattan was lit in green in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.

11/02/2011

The George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ - Apr 30, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

George Washington Bridge Turns 80

It is a very special day for the world’s busiest bridge.

10/24/2011

Approach to George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 25, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

Lights On George Washington Bridge Getting New Color

The George Washington Bridge will be pretty in pink, and then green, to honor two causes.

09/27/2011

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White Plains Girl Scouts Team With Seniors To Make Activity Kits For The Homebound

Together, the “Heart of the Hudson” Girl Scout troop and seniors from Queens, made gift bags for homebound senior citizens.

05/20/2011

Operation Cookie: Nassau County Girl Scouts Send Cookies To Soldiers Overseas

About a million cookies in thousands of boxes are being sent off to U.S. soldiers overseas as a gift from Nassau County Girl Scouts.

04/19/2011

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Passaic Factory Fears China Will Get Girl Scout Work

Workers at a New Jersey factory fear they could lose their jobs if the Girl Scouts of the United States of America takes its business to China.

10/29/2010