Difference Makers: Stories from Main Street

Food Bank
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Marla Diamond
April 02, 2020 - 2:14 pm
New Yorkers can easily support their local restaurants and those in need of food during the coronavirus crisis with an app on their smartphones.
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Building Homes for Heroes
Building Homes for Heroes
Neil A. Carousso
April 01, 2020 - 5:09 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has halted life as we know it, and for the most vulnerable population, non-profit organizations in the Tri-State Area are stepping up to serve.
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Fuel the Frontlines
Office of the Queens Borough President
Marla Diamond
March 31, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Local chefs are banding together to feed busy medical workers at Queens hospitals.
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Feeding Nurses Coronavirus
Brooke Smalley
Peter Haskell
March 30, 2020 - 6:51 pm
At the frontlines of the coronavirus battle are the state’s healthcare workers, and New Yorkers are trying to do everything they can to show their appreciation.
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Ramzi Saber
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Sean Adams
March 09, 2020 - 1:12 pm
A Hudson County high school student made an out-of-this-world discovery recently.
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Polar Bear Plunge
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Erica Brosnan
March 05, 2020 - 4:33 pm
Need something to do this weekend? See dinosaurs come to life in Connecticut, get soaked in colors in Manhattan, experience Irish culture on Long Island or check out more things to do on the WCBS 880 "To-Do List."
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Andres Guerrero
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Sean Adams
March 01, 2020 - 4:00 pm
In this week’s “Difference Makers: Stories from Main Street,” Sean Adams meets the “MacGyver” of Blythedale Children’s Hospital.
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Danielle Kohn
Danielle Kohn
Sean Adams
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 pm
This week’s WCBS 880 “Difference Maker” is Danielle Kohn, aWestchester County teenager who was recently named the area’s first Youth Poet Laureate.
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Christine Peyreigne and Equinox the peregrine falcon
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Sean Adams
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 pm
This week’s WCBS 880’s “Difference Maker” is 22-year-old Christine Peyreigne, who has made it her life’s mission to protect some of Connecticut’s most vulnerable denizens.
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Ava Tsapatsaris, Felicia Mazzone and Georgette Cosentino
Ava Tsapatsaris
Sean Adams
February 09, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Three teenagers from Eastchester have managed to turn their hobby into a charity. Ava Tsapatsaris, Felicia Mazzone and Georgette Cosentino are this week’s WCBS 880 “Difference Makers.”
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