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Flushing, NY, from Louis & Gabrielle. (Credit: Louis E Sarmiento)

Experts Weigh In With Techniques To Heat Your Home And Reduce Energy Bills

The frigid temperatures are sticking around for a while, but there are Still things you can do to make your house warmer and lower your energy bills.


FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: State Grant Will Bring Social Services To 40 City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.


Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Grant To United Way To Help With Long-Term Sandy Recovery Effort

The donations collected after Sandy struck on Oct. 29 will go to communities in seven states: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.


A memorial along the side of a rode in Newtown, Connecticut - Dec. 21, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Nation Reaches Out To Help Newtown Come Back From Massacre

In the week since the horrific school massacre, a generous outpouring of offers to help have been pouring into Newtown from all over the country.


Mourning After The Newtown Elementary School Massacre

United Way Of Western Connecticut Working With Newtown Leaders To Help Begin Healing

The United Way is now working with a committee of residents and local leaders to decide how to spend money that was donated in the wake of the shooting.


Seagate Beach Club on Coney Island (Karen Cofresi/Facebook)

Sandy-Decimated Parts Of Brooklyn Showing Signs Of Resurgence

In Coney Island, some free meals for victims of Superstorm Sandy went untouched. Maybe the area is finally starting to get back to normal. Of the 1,000 hot meals prepared for lunch at Our Lady of Solace Church on Friday, about 600 were served.


Fairfield, CT - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Storm Preparedness Drill Continues In Connecticut

The idea is to boost communication and response. The devastating Halloween weekend freak snowstorm wiped out power to most residents, some for more than a week.


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Jets Legend Joe Namath: ‘No Doubt,’ Sanchez Better Than Tebow

The Jets legend made it clear Tuesday night that he favors Mark Sanchez to be the starting quarterback for his old team over Tim Tebow.


Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

United Way Increasing Focus On Combating Hunger In NYC

The non-profit has launched a 90-day social media campaign, called “What’s on the Table?” to increase the awareness of New Yorkers to issue of hunger in New York City and how people can donate, advocate and volunteer.


Westchester 9/11 Serve and Learn Logo

Pre-9/11 Service And Learning Event Planned In Westchester County

As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, more than a hundred non-profits have already registered for Westchester County’s Serve and Learn: Westchester Remembers 9/11 event on September 9.



Westchester County Teams Up With United Way To Create Non-Emergency Help Line

Finding help in Westchester County is now just a simple phone call away


Westchester County Offers Two-Day Financial Helpline

Westchester County and United Way are teaming up to offer a financial helpline to give free and reliable advice on any and all money matters.


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As Winter Nears, Federal Heating Assistance Could Expire

Winter weather will be upon the tri-state soon enough, but state and federal programs designed to assist homeowners heat their homes could soon run out of money.