Stories From Main Street: Food Scrap Recycling Comes To GreenburghOrange peel, and old oatmeal with bits of toast make great compost. Food scrap recycling has come to Greenburgh.
Stories From Main Street: N.J. Girls' Basketball Coach Remains Humble After Historic 1,000 WinsJeff Jasper made history as a buzzer went off last week, becoming the first New Jersey girls’ high school basketball coach to notch 1,000 victories.
Stories From Main Street: A Success Story Sacred Heart High School In YonkersAfter nearly a century of service, Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers was on the brink not so long ago. Thanks to an alumnus and a new leadership team, the school has made a major comeback.
Stories From Main Street: Chief John Murray Engages Special Needs Children About Fire SafetyA 50-year veteran fire chief and safety instructor is doing his part to make sure fire safety and prevention training is accessible to everyone – especially some children he says are too often “abandoned.”
Stories From Main Street: Habitat For Humanity's Jim Killoran Building A Better FutureJim Killoran has been swinging a hammer for social justice for more than 30 years. As the head of Habitat for Humanity in Westchester County, he marshals an army of volunteer builders.
Stories From Main Street: Mary Ann Uzzi Helps Make Paramus Stigma-FreeWhat happens when you uncover a secret about mental illness in your own family? In the case of Mary Ann Uzzi, of Paramus, New Jersey, you start a program to dispel the stigma around mental illness and make sure others in crisis have access to help.
Stories From Main Street: New Brunswick Soup Kitchen Serves Up More Than Just FoodThe first thing you notice at Elijah's Promise, a social service agency and soup kitchen in New Brunswick, is the inviting aroma. Then you see the pleasant decor, tables for four, flowers, soft lighting.
Stories From Main Street: Community Garden Makes A Difference In The BronxIn the Bronx, a once blighted plot on Prospect Avenue now has fertile soil that helps feed a community.
Stories From Main Street: Separating Fact From Fiction In The NewsAt Stony Brook University, students are being taught to look at news with a critical eye.
Stories From Main Street: Making A Difference, One Baseball At A TimeA Connecticut teenager is going to bat for children who might not have the same opportunities that he's enjoyed.
Stories From Main Street: Staten Island Museum Differs On Telephone’s InventorWhen asked who invented the telephone -- most Americans would probably answer 'Alexander Graham Bell.'
Stories From Main Street: Inside Look At New MTA K-9 Training FacilityThe MTA Police Department’s Canine Unit keeps watch on trains, buses and at stations from Montauk to Poughkeepsie and New Haven.
Stories From Main Street: Beloved NJ Teacher With ALS Gets Home MakeoverThere were cheers and tears during an emotional unveiling of a renovated house for a beloved math teacher who has ALS.
Stories From Main Street: Preserving Rockland County's Past For PosterityNew City's history librarian, Brian Jennings, has compiled more than 60 audio interviews with Rockland residents. The project is called "Share, Listen, Learn: Stories of Rockland County."
Stories From Main Street: Connecticut Ocean Farmer Hopes To Make Kelp The New KaleKelp is not just for sushi anymore. That's the message Bren Smith, Thimble Island Ocean Farm in Branford, Connecticut, is trying to spread.