stories from main street
The Bergen County Youth Police Academy gives teens — super achievers and at-risk youths — a taste of law enforcement.
Local destruction after Superstorm Sandy prompted a team of student architects and engineers to come up with a new plan for coastal communities that are at risk during natural events.
The Tri-State region is a hot spot for ticks and Lyme disease and in the Westchester hamlet of Hawthorne there’s a specialized center for treating potentially dangerous tick bites.
Just 10 feet wide, Mamaroneck’s Skinny House attracts quite a bit of attention. Now, it shall be known as a monument to America’s great melting pot.
After years of hitting the road, Joe D’Urso of the rock band Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan decided to start a music festival in his own backyard.
St. Anthony High School basketball coach Bob Hurley has four national titles and 12 state championships, and seven of his players made it to the NBA.
The Mahwah Museum is celebrating legendary guitarist Les Paul’s 100th birthday.
They’re not doctors, but they sure know a thing or two about heart surgery.
Salons participating in the event to raise money for melanoma research are offering discounted hair cuts: $25 for adults, $15 for children under 10, and blowouts are $25.
Barton entered that program when he was 17 and never looked back. Now he’s giving back with free barber classes. Students give free barber classes at the center.
The Church of the Presentation is digging deep to help feed the less fortunate.
Rockland County Legislator John Murphy, a former Marine, and several other veterans scraped together the money to build eight rental garden apartments.
Stories From Main Street: Early Intervention Programs For Kids With Disabilities Face Financial Obstacles
Jawonio’s Jerry Staller said that over the years funding for early intervention programs has not kept pace. Some therapists have even called it quits.
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?”
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.