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Stories From Main Street: Westchester Police Academy, Crime Lab Changes With The TimesAt the county's revamped police academy and crime lab in Valhalla, all police cadets now train for an active shooter.
Stories From Main Street: NJ Community Rallies Behind Young Boy With Brain CancerA high school football star befriended a young boy with brain cancer and inspired a whole community to do good acts.
Stories From Main Street: After-School Program Gives Kids A Taste Of Working In RadioAn after-school program in Greenburgh is giving middle school students the opportunity to work on an Internet radio show.
Stories From Main Street: Students Learn Valuable Lessons About Environment In MamaroneckA middle school in Mamaroneck is the first public school in Westchester County to use the Rocket, an industrial size composter.
Stories From Main Street: Ramapo Police Offer Women Free Self-Defense TrainingOfficer Omar Olayan, who runs free Rape Aggression Defense Training classes, said the program teaches you "how to protect yourself in a life and death situation, and get out of it and escape."
Stories From Main Street: My Brother's Keeper Brings Police, Youth To Same TableThe Youth-Police Initiative is just one piece of My Brother's Keeper, President Barack Obama's challenge to keep black and Latino youth on track.
Stories From Main Street: NJ Hi-Railers' Small Model Trains Are Larger Than LifeThere's a mile of track, more than 360 switches and six loops. It's longer than half a football field. Video monitors watch the tunnels because some of the locomotives are expensive.
Stories From Main Street: Remembering Frank Sinatra 100 Years After His BirthOn what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, one of his close friends is opening up about the man and his legacy.
Stories From Main Street: New Rochelle Man Runs 100 MarathonsDente started the odyssey when his wife was being treated for breast cancer. It was his way of showing solidarity -- they would struggle together.
Stories From Main Street: In 30th Year, Hungerthon Needed More Than Ever, Organizers SayThe 30th annual Hungerthon will be held Tuesday on WCBS 880. For more information, visit
Stories From Main Street: Long Island Woman Helping Others After Losing Son To HeroinKoenigsdorf started the Jake Koenigsdorf Foundation. She raises money and pays for addicts to enter treatment.
Stories From Main Street: Connecticut Nonprofit On Mission To Get Veterans Interview ReadyWhen America's servicemen and women shed their uniform, it's time for them to nail an interview and get a job. One Connecticut nonprofit is on a mission to help.

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