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The Morro Castle monument in Asbury Park, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Remembering The Morro Castle & New Era Maritime Disasters

The Asbury Park Historical Society is holding its annual ceremony Monday in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Morro Castle maritime disaster, but this year’s event is taking on a more significant meaning.

09/08/2014

The lobby of the  Rosebud Theater in Westwood, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: NJ Movie House Showcases Films From Hollywood’s Golden Age

A visit to the Rosebud Theater in Westwood is like a trip down memory lane.

08/18/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Of America Helps Homeless Kids Get Ready For School With Operation Backpack

Volunteers of America is trying to get thousands of children living in homeless shelters across New York City ready for school with Operation Backpack.

08/11/2014

One of the cats rescued from a hoarder house by the New Rochelle Humane Society. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Dozens Of Cats Rescued From Hoarder House In Need Of Homes

The New Rochelle Humane Society is trying to find homes for dozens of cats and kittens that were rescued from a hoarder house in White Plains.

08/04/2014

A sign posted in New Rochelle by Habitat for Humanity of Westchester asking drivers to slow down. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Head Of Westchester’s Habitat For Humanity Wants Drivers To Slow Down

Habitat for Humanity not only rebuilds neighborhoods, it’s trying to make them safer.

07/28/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Aspiring Kindness

A charity in honor of one of three students killed in a fire at a Seton Hall University dorm 14 years ago is looking to make a difference and prevent other catastrophes.

07/21/2014

The book "Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim" helps teach kids about water safety. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Stew Leonard Family Turns Tragedy Into Mission For Water Safety

Summertime water safety is a serious matter for Stew Leonard, Jr. and his family, who have turned their personal loss into something positive.

07/14/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Help Sandy Victims Rebuild In Sea Bright

Volunteers are to the rescue in Sea Bright, where they have been working to rebuild homes that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

FILE -- Cleopatra's Needle, an ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, stands in Central Park. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Cleaning The Central Park Obelisk

A restoration project is underway for New York City’s oldest outdoor monument.

06/30/2014

Isabelle at Girl AGain Boutique in Hartsdale. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Westchester Boutique Helps Young Women With Autism Develop Skills

Girl AGain Boutique in Hartsdale specializes in second-hand American Girl dolls and accessories, but it isn’t your typical store.

06/23/2014

Musician Pete Seeger performs in the Clearwater Benefit Concert Celebrating Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday at Madison Square Garden on May 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Clearwater Festival To Honor Pete And Toshi Seeger

Singers at a festival this weekend at Croton Point Park will pay tribute to Clearwater’s late founders Pete and Toshi Seeger.

06/16/2014

Sister Mary Foley with Luke the therapy dog. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: NJ Therapy Dog And Handler Receive Special Award For Their Work

A New Jersey therapy dog and his handler have received a special award for their work in responding to schools and communities in the wake of tragedies and other disasters.

06/09/2014

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Stories From Main Street: CSI Meets New Rochelle High School

A high school final like no other was held Wednesday at New Rochelle High School.

06/02/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Reuniting Sandy Victims With Their Missing Treasures

Two friends in New Jersey are helping reunite victims of superstorm Sandy with their belongings that were washed away.

05/19/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

Stories From Main Street: Teaching Students About New Tappan Zee Bridge

New NY Bridge spokesman Brian Conybeare has been touring schools across the Hudson Valley to talk about the project. A recent presentation was recently held at Ossining High School.

05/12/2014

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