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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.

17 hours ago

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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

Jawonio will host its fundraising dinner April 30, 2015, in New City. Brandon Kline, 17, will be the guest of honor. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

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.

04/27/2015

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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

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