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Stories From Main Street: Mamaroneck Man Searches For Remains Of World War II Hero In Long Island Sound
When the weather is clear, chances are that you will find Bob Contreras from Mamroneck crisscrossing the Long Island Sound near Rye and Greenwich, searching for a missing plane and a World War II hero.
Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.
In 2010, 40-year-old Dede Frontera learned that her breast cancer had metastasized. All she wanted to do was leave a video message for her then 8-year-old daughter Nicole.
Just about every kid has dreamed of it, but Ed Jarrett from Maine is doing it. He’s the king of the castle, the sand castle, that is.
Superstorm Sandy was so devastating and so traumatic. Something like that can be truly scarring for children, and one former New Jerseyan is trying to help them through it.
An unusual and wonderful development for one Yonkers mother has led to her to try and seek out other mothers who need the help she didn’t have.
On September 11, 2001, evil and hatred made many people run away from the World Trade Center. Now, and for years to come, love will bring people back… to run.
They could have been at the mall or playing video games, but instead a bunch of kids from north of the city suited up and became firefighters over spring break.
Stories From Main Street: New Rochelle Man Runs Monthly Marathons In Honor Of His Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle
Tom Dente starting running marathons in a typical way. But then his wife Liz was diagnosed with breast cancer and running took on new meaning.
Manasquan was one of the Monmouth County communities hardest hit by Hurrricane Sandy, but an event coming up hopes to help the borough out.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.
A Rockland County teenager is honoring the memory of the man who saved his life by helping save the lives of others, one pint at a time.
The March 7 concert will feature the music of Prince with help from Elvis Costello, the Roots, D’Angelo, Betty Lavette, Sandra Bernhard, Blind Boys of Alabama, Maya Rudolph, Talib Kweli, and Madeleine Peyroux.
“Now, I think, America may wake up to the priorities of taking care of our kids and making sure that they’re nurtured and feel safe,” Yarrow told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams.
For families coping with autism, life is a little bit easier because of 17-year-old Nick Lombardi from Ardsley, and it all stems from his own experiences with his younger brother.
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