Stories From Main Street: Food Scrap Recycling Comes To GreenburghOrange peel, and old oatmeal with bits of toast make great compost. Food scrap recycling has come to Greenburgh.
Stories From Main Street: N.J. Girls' Basketball Coach Remains Humble After Historic 1,000 WinsJeff Jasper made history as a buzzer went off last week, becoming the first New Jersey girls’ high school basketball coach to notch 1,000 victories.
Stories From Main Street: A Success Story Sacred Heart High School In YonkersAfter nearly a century of service, Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers was on the brink not so long ago. Thanks to an alumnus and a new leadership team, the school has made a major comeback.
Stories From Main Street: Chief John Murray Engages Special Needs Children About Fire SafetyA 50-year veteran fire chief and safety instructor is doing his part to make sure fire safety and prevention training is accessible to everyone – especially some children he says are too often “abandoned.”
Stories From Main Street: Habitat For Humanity's Jim Killoran Building A Better FutureJim Killoran has been swinging a hammer for social justice for more than 30 years. As the head of Habitat for Humanity in Westchester County, he marshals an army of volunteer builders.
Stories From Main Street: Mary Ann Uzzi Helps Make Paramus Stigma-FreeWhat happens when you uncover a secret about mental illness in your own family? In the case of Mary Ann Uzzi, of Paramus, New Jersey, you start a program to dispel the stigma around mental illness and make sure others in crisis have access to help.
Stories From Main Street: New Brunswick Soup Kitchen Serves Up More Than Just FoodThe first thing you notice at Elijah's Promise, a social service agency and soup kitchen in New Brunswick, is the inviting aroma. Then you see the pleasant decor, tables for four, flowers, soft lighting.
Stories From Main Street: Community Garden Makes A Difference In The BronxIn the Bronx, a once blighted plot on Prospect Avenue now has fertile soil that helps feed a community.
Stories From Main Street: Separating Fact From Fiction In The NewsAt Stony Brook University, students are being taught to look at news with a critical eye.
Stories From Main Street: Making A Difference, One Baseball At A TimeA Connecticut teenager is going to bat for children who might not have the same opportunities that he's enjoyed.
Stories From Main Street: Staten Island Museum Differs On Telephone’s InventorWhen asked who invented the telephone -- most Americans would probably answer 'Alexander Graham Bell.'
Stories From Main Street: Inside Look At New MTA K-9 Training FacilityThe MTA Police Department’s Canine Unit keeps watch on trains, buses and at stations from Montauk to Poughkeepsie and New Haven.