Snapshot New York: Steve Derewicz, 85, Has Been Fighting Fires For 55 YearsAt the age of 85, Steve Derewicz stands as the eldest among the bravest.
'I Don't Quit At Anything I Do': From Foster Care To The NYPD, Bodybuilder Julie Camacho Tackles Life's ObstaclesThrough intensive weight training, Julie Camacho has remolded herself into a competitive bodybuilder. But that's not her biggest transformation.
'They Give Me A Reason To Live': Truck Driver's Passion Is Saving AnimalsMike Stura isn't a farmer. He's a truck driver who defends the defenseless.
It's Possible The Country's Next Great Stand-Up Comic Is Taking Part In The 'Kids 'N Comedy' WorkshopIt's not often you hear the phrase "family friendly comedians." For kids looking for a more creative way to use their funny bone, one 13-year-old is learning how to make comedy a career.
One Man's Unbridled Passion About Archery May Drive His Prized Pupil To The 2020 Olympics In TokyoThe epicenter of archery is not New York, yet. One coach is introducing the sport to minority youth, and the results are better than anyone could've expected.
Chalk Artist's Fleeting Creations A Homage To The Enduring Nature Of New YorkersValentine's Day is often celebrated with gifts of jewelry or flowers, but one man finds a way to spread joy with art that doesn't last.
Kids Helping Hospitalized Kids Is The Name Of The Game At The Little St. Nick FoundationNot many charities allow kids to be part of the volunteer staff. But for one non-profit on Long Island the spirit of the organization is based on kids helping kids.
One Woman's Mission: Saving Dogs In Danger After Natural DisastersThere are plenty of homeless dogs in New York, but in other places the situation is more dire. Saving them is not cheap, but one woman chose a love for dogs over a love for money.
'Jump In ... We'll Go Take A Ride': Police Officer's Gesture Provides Big Lift To Grieving New Jersey FamilyLast year, the community of Wyckoff mourned the passing of a high school star athlete, Ben Landel. Recently, a police officer helped the Landel family recover a precious family possession.
After-School Program 'BUILD' Transforms NYC Student Into Promising BusinessmanIt has often been said the key to success is handling failure. Educators are passing along that wisdom through a non-profit after-school program.
'They Are The Epitome Of New York': Author Explains Why Pigeons Fit In With Hustle And Bustle Of Big AppleIn an urban environment like New York City, one of the few connections with nature is the pigeon. It's a bird largely ignored, but one man is bringing the beauty of the pigeon into focus.
Snap Shot NY: 96-Year-Old Judge Has A New Hobby... Ice Dancing?If you stop by the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, you might get a glimpse of a man whose real job deals with people skating on thin ice.
Dodgeball Brings Out The Underdog In Upstate Phys Ed TeacherAt some point in our lives we've all played dodgeball. Or at least seen the movie. But did you know there's a World Cup of Dodgeball? And the captain of Team USA is a New Yorker.
Snapshot NY: Octogenarians Recapture Youth On Field Of DreamsTwice a week, these Long Island octogenarians grab their gloves and along with it, a little bit of their youth.
Snapshot: Beekeeper Turns Rooftops Into Buzzing ApiariesWhen you think of beekeeping, a city skyscraper might not be where you would think to look.