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Stories From Main Street: Yankees Fan Walking Up East Coast For Wounded Warriors

At 65, retired teacher Richard Albero from New Jersey found himself asking the big questions: “What’s it all about? Why am I here? What have I done?”

04/20/2015

Independence Day Clothing was designed for autistic children. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Former TV News Anchor Develops Clothing Line For Autistic Children

Lauren Thierry teamed up with a designer and developed a special clothing line. Independence Day Clothing can be worn inside and out, backward and frontward.

04/13/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Teen Intern Bringing Free Self-Defense Classes To Greenburgh

For her summer internship with the town, Emily Salwen is putting together a free self-defense course.

04/06/2015

The New Rochelle YMCA needs $400,000 to pay for repairs. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Effort Underway To Keep New Rochelle YMCA Afloat

Staff members made a video appealing for donations. They need $400,000 to help pay for $1.4 million in repairs.

03/30/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Gilda’s Club Social Media Fundraiser Hopes To Bring Out Inner Comedians

Gilda Radner had a rare gift. Even in her darkest days fighting cancer, the comedian knew laughter could be good medicine.

03/23/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Westchester County Caring For Caregivers

The emotional and physical challenges of caring for an ailing loved one at home can take a toll. Westchester County is there to help care for caregivers.

03/16/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Rye Town Supervisor Fights To Dissolve Town

Town of Rye Supervisor Joe Carvin would just love to put himself out of a job. He wants to dissolve the town.

03/09/2015

Former U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Maureen Morgan (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland County Honors Navy Veteran

Last week, the county presented its annual Freedom Award to Maureen Morgan, of Pomona, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1979-83.

03/02/2015

John Sterling speaks at The Jorge Posada Foundation's Decade of Difference celebration in 2011. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Jorge Posada Foundation)

Stories From Main Street: Yankees Announcer John Sterling Helping Neighbors After Devastating Fire With Star-Studded Fundraiser

Sterling and his radio partner, Suzyn Waldman, will host a fundraiser with sports celebrities Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at D&D’s Restaurant & Pub in New City, New York.

02/23/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Inside The World Of A Police K-9 Training Facility

A police K-9 training facility in the Hudson Valley takes us inside the world of a cop’s best friend.

02/16/2015

Alex Rosner and his accordion which is now on display on Long Island. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Holocaust Survivor’s Accordion Part Of New Exhibit On Long Island

An amazing tale of survival — involving Schindler’s list, a boy and his accordion — are all part of a new exhibit on Long Island.

01/19/2015

Anna Giordano's We Future Cycle is a recycling and composting program being used in eight school districts. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Activist Mom Gets Westchester Schools On Board With Recycling

Anna Giordano started We Future Cycle, which is now in eight school districts.

01/12/2015

Willow Run Garden Center (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Family Decides To Sell Cresskill Garden Center

A Christmas tradition is coming to an end in New Jersey as another family owned garden center is set to close.

01/05/2015

British and German troops make a Christmas and New Year truce in the trenches of the Western Front.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Looking Back At The Christmas Truce Of 1914

A century ago there was peace on earth, at least for a fleeting moment as the guns fell silent and enemies embraced during the Christmas truce of 1914.

12/22/2014

Mary Grace Henry makes and sells hair accessories and donates the money to pay for the tuition of girls in Africa. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Westchester Teen Starts Business, Pays To Educate Girls In Africa

At 17, Mary Grace Henry is already an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. The Harrison teen has making and selling hair accessories to help pay to educate young girls in Africa.

12/15/2014

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