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The 9/11 Never Forget Exhibit is a mini-museum inside a tractor-trailer. (Credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Mobile Exhibit Brings Tales Of 9/11 To Kids Across Country

The 1,000-square-foot trailer features video, audio, artifacts, World Trade Center steel and firefighter tools.

08/17/2015

Bucky Pizzarelli, Ed Laub (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Celebrating The 100th Birthdays Of Three Legends At Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival

Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli knew Frank Sinatra and Les Paul and told WCBS 880’s Sean Adams what it was like to play with them.

08/10/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Franciscan Brother Bikes 550 Miles To Help The Poor

He’s a brother on a bike pedaling for the poor.

08/03/2015

Teens participate in the Bergen County Youth Police Academy (Credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Teens Get Glimpse Of Police Life At Bergen County Camp

The Bergen County Youth Police Academy gives teens — super achievers and at-risk youths — a taste of law enforcement.

07/27/2015

The SU+RE House, a storm-proof house created by students at the Stevens Institute of Technology. (Credit: CBS2)

Student Designers Create Storm-Proof House In New Jersey

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.

07/15/2015

Flyer for Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center at New York Medical College (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Studying Lyme Disease In Westchester County

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.

07/06/2015

The Skinny House in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (Credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Mamaroneck’s Skinny House Designated National Historic Landmark

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.

06/29/2015

Poster for the 2015 Rockland-Bergen Music Festival

Stories From Main Street: Local Rocker Driving Force Behind Rockland-Bergen Music Festival

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.

06/22/2015

Bob Hurley Sr. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Legendary Basketball Coach Looking For Assist On High School’s Finances

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.

06/15/2015

Guitarist Les Paul arrives at the 2005 Songwriters Hall Of Fame induction ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel June 09, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Mahwah Museum Celebrates Les Paul’s 100th Birthday

The Mahwah Museum is celebrating legendary guitarist Les Paul’s 100th birthday.

06/08/2015

Mended Hearts is a group who assists  with heart attack patients (Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Give Support, Encouragement To Heart Patients

They’re not doctors, but they sure know a thing or two about heart surgery.

06/01/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Hair Salons Participate In ‘Mark The Spot’ Campaign

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.

05/25/2015

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

Stories From Main Street: Master Barber Gives Back To Westchester Community

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.

05/18/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Church Grows Food For The Needy

The Church of the Presentation is digging deep to help feed the less fortunate.

05/11/2015

Eight rental garden apartments were built in Tappan, N.Y., for homeless and disabled veterans. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Veterans In Rockland County Team Up To Provide Housing For Their Brethren

Rockland County Legislator John Murphy, a former Marine, and several other veterans scraped together the money to build eight rental garden apartments.

05/04/2015

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