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.