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Mary Magnani receives special honor from New York Senate on her 100th birthday (Credit: WLNY)

Long Island Woman Receives Special Tribute On Her 100th Birthday

There was hearty applause from hundreds of well-wishers in Bay Shore, along with hugs, kisses and birthday wishes for a woman born during World War I and who immigrated to America from Italy with her family.

04/13/2015

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Unique Spring Cleaning Ideas In NYC

Spring has arrived and it’s the perfect time to clean up your closet, your computer, and even your city. Here are five ways you can get ready for what’s ahead without breaking the bank.

03/25/2015

Volunteers at a soup kitchen in Morningside Heights. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. With Day Of Service

Hundreds of people across the Tri-State area will spend Monday helping others in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/19/2015

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The 6 Best Places To Volunteer In NYC

Spring is an ideal time to get out there and try something new. Have you thought about volunteering? Here are the six best places to offer your time and talents in New York City.

CBS New York–12/31/2014

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

Setting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.

11/10/2014

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How To Volunteer On Your Next Vacation

Take time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.

11/06/2014

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5 Events To Mark The 9/11 Anniversary In NYC

On this Sept. 11, we take a moment to remember those we lost as well as honor those who responded to the attacks that forever changed our lives. Below are five Sept. 11-related events happening throughout New York City. We will never forget.

09/11/2014

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

Volunteers prepare Passover donations at Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Soup Kitchen Notes High Demand Ahead Of Passover

At Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush, the line was out the door on Thursday as those in need picked up Passover essentials like matzo and kosher wine.

03/21/2013

Santa With Boy At Christmas Party In Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Help Make It A Merry Christmas For Those Less Fortunate

A Christmas Day party and gift exchange went off as planned in the basement of the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn just two days after a fire broke out inside the Episcopal church.

12/25/2012

Volunteers Hand Out Stuffed Animals In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Kansas City Girl, 4, Helps Deliver Thousands Of Stuffed Animals To Young Sandy Survivors

The Schells are handing out the 200 stuffed animals they were able to bring with them. Another 1,600 are being shipped to New York for free by a Kansas City trucking company.

11/12/2012

Pieces of houses devastated by Superstorm Sandy lay scattered on the ground November 2, 2012 in Union Beach. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Volunteers Help Sandy Victims In Union Beach Rebuild

Volunteers are pouring in across the Tri-State area to help the hardest hit victims of Sandy.

11/12/2012

Workers with The Father's Heart Ministry Center get a delivery of supplies from the  New York City Coalition Against Hunger and US Army National Guard on November 1, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath  of Hurricane Sandy. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Where To Donate Or Volunteer To Sandy Relief Effort

If you are looking for ways to offer support in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, many organizations are looking for extra manpower or resources to aid in the relief effort.

11/12/2012

Sandy Destruction In Atlantic City, N.J. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Jersey Red Cross Officials Urge Those Who Want To Help To Donate Money, Blood, Time

New Jersey Red Cross officials urged people who want to help out to not drop off goods or other material donations. Officials said they can get hard to handle and wind up actually hampering the delivery of aid.

11/01/2012

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Volunteers Help Drive The Barclays Golf Tournament On Long Island

Some of the world’s best golfers have been teeing off all weekend, thanks to an army of volunteers who are helping at the event. More than 1,800 volunteers in green shirts have been logging 12-hour days during the tournament.

08/26/2012

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