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: Taking A Ride In The Seat Of New York HistoryIf you've watched a ticker-tape parade in New York in the past seven decades, you've seen the same car lead the way down the Canyon of Heroes: a custom-built Imperial Phaeton.
Snapshot NY: Bringing The Heavens Down To Earth In The BronxOn any given street corner in the Bronx, you might find a portal to another world.
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.
Snapshot New York: Olympian Tries For Glory Amid Battle With Parkinson'sRoberto Carcelen is a cross country skiier. Now, at the age of 48, he's coming out of retirement and taking one more shot at Olympic glory.
'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.
'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.
Salvation Army Bell Ringer Shares Thrill Of Holiday Season GivingDerrick Dove is among the Salvation Army's top collecting bell ringers in the charity group's red kettle campaign.
Meet The Baker With A Badge: Local Police Chief Takes Stress Out Of Life By Making CupcakesThere are a lot of things we love about baking. It makes the kitchen smell great, it's creative, and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, it's a great stress reliever.
Brooklyn Man Has American-Themed Memorabilia Collection You Have To See To BelieveWe all collect something. We collect friends and knowledge and experiences. One man in Bensonhurst has gained fame for his collection of memorabilia.
Beloved MTA Conductor Retires After Many, Many Years Of Making NYC Commuters SmileFor the past three decades one conductor has done more than punch your tickets on the train. His welcoming smile is only matched by the laughs he gets from entertaining riders.
Superheroes Make The Day Of Local Campers Battling CancerSummer camps give children of all ages a chance to become more independent and teach social skills. At one camp the experience was enriched by some visitors with some pretty special abilities.
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: Community Gardens Fund Themselves With Hot SaucePeppers have become such a cash crop that 22 new community gardens in New York City have signed on this year.
Raptor Rehab: CT Woman Helps Nurse Birds Of Prey Back To HealthChristine Peyreigne runs a non-profit called “Christine's Critters,” which takes care of injured birds of prey who fall victim to the dangers of man in the wild.