Snapshot NY: Six-Time Olympic Fencer Peter Westbrook Helps Make 'A Lily-White Sport' More InclusiveIn 1984, Westbrook became the first African-American man to win an Olympic medal in fencing. He became a six-time Olympian. Since then, he's been driving the sport towards progress.
Snapshot NY: New Jersey Mason Johnny Langeraap Set To Compete In Bricklayer 500 World Championship In Las VegasFor generations, craftsmen have claimed to be the best of the best. But did you know there's now a Super Bowl of masonry to prove it?
Snapshot NY: South Bronx Native Hopes After-School Program Inspires Students To Graduate, Change Perception Of NeighborhoodFor kids growing up in the Bronx, there's a charity providing a program that gives them a place to go after school and help build their future.
Snapshot NY: Central Park An International Destination For Birds, And Bird WatchersYou might not associate New York City with wildlife, but it's a travel destination for bird watchers from all over the world, especially this month, during migrations.
Snapshot NY: Long Island Couple Hosts Special Food Market, Social Gatherings For Veterans In NeedThree times a week, Syd and Diane Mandelbaum turn their driveway into a special market for veterans.
Snapshot NY: Out-Of-Work Broadway Technician Finds Second Career As Artist Building Steampunk LampsLike a modern day Geppetto, Jesse Hancox takes inanimate materials and breathes life into them. The Broadway technician, out of work during the pandemic, found his second career by taking a chance.
Snapshot NY: USA Irish Dance Alliance Brings World Champions Together For The Delight Of The DanceSt. Patrick's Day celebrations look a little different this year, but one group of locals wants to keep a tradition alive at nursing homes.
Snapshot NY: At Hackensack Brewing Company, Beer Is All About DiversityCraft beers come in a plethora of styles. When it comes to the brewers, we’re not seeing the same amount of diversity, which makes one brewery in New Jersey special.
Snapshot NY: Movers Save People's Extra Food To Help Feed The HungryLong Island Cares is a centralized hub of food collection and deliver. Since the pandemic, visitors have increased by 43%.
Snapshot NY: Amra Sabic El-Rayess Flees Muslim Genocide In Bosnia, Becomes Professor At Columbia 'Cultivating Mindsets, Cultivating Togetherness'Amra Sabic El-Rayess is an expert on "othering" - where people in one group are treated differently.
Snapshot NY: Motorcycle Sidecar Tour Business Now Helps Health Care Heroes Get To WorkIt's a free service he's providing to keep health care workers going.
Snapshot NY: For Love Of SwimmingMany athletes have overcome adversity to achieve their goals, but one local swimmer recovered from an injury and found much more on her way to the top of the podium
Snapshot NY: NJ Artist Realizing His Dreams By Designing Custom Cleats For NFL StarsMichael Jordan shares the name of a sports legend, but this Mike has found his own glory by helping athletes show their personalities.
Snapshot NY: New Yorkers Grant Kids' Christmas Wishes Through 'Operation Santa'For the past 107 years, "Operation Santa" has allowed the public to respond to children's letters to Santa.
Snapshot NY: Father & Son Raising Thousands For Charity With Photographs Of GhanaThey're in the final stages of setting up their premiere exhibit in New York, a big step for two men who have no professional photography experience.