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  • Westchester siblings breathe new life into the centuries old sport of squash

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR—Meet the Westchester siblings who are dominating the court and bringing new life to a nearly 200 year old sport of squash. They’re not champions just yet, but they aspire to be one day. That’s Caleb and Isabel Schumacher. Both are students at Briarcliff Manor High School. They got into the sport, thanks to some gentle nudging by their dad. “My dad played college squash. He really wanted us to get into it and about 8 years ago he […]

  • The Binghamton U. grad behind “Effortlyss” blog explains how social media influencers are changing advertising

    NEW YORK—They’re pictures that look like they belong in a magazine. Some of the most beautiful and exotic destinations in the world. They’re also carefully curated by the young woman behind the travel and lifestyle blog, Effortlyss. “This is one of my favorites. We found this swing in the ocean. It took an hour to get that shot,” Effortlyss founder, Alyssa Bossio explained. She’s only in her 20’s, but she’s part of a new and growing force known as social […]

  • ‘I care if it’s right’: Gloria Allred on what drives her fight for women’s rights, captured in new documentary

    NEW YORK—You’ve seen her passion, grit and fight at dozens of news conferences. “Whether what we do is popular or not, I really don’t care. I care if it’s right,” Gloria Allred said. A tireless and fearless advocate for those whose rights she believes have been violated or threatened, Allred’s legal career spans four decades. She was battling for women’s rights before people knew what they even were. “There would be no need for women’s rights if there were no […]

  • Northwell Health creates treatment program with a focus on the aviation industry

    FAR ROCKAWAY, QUEENS— “Life before I had the problem was suppressing, covering. It’s not something that I woke up yesterday saying you know what? Today I’m gonna deal with these issues by drinking and becoming an alcoholic,” Ron Negron said. Ron Negron started flying when he was only 14 years old. He flew with the civil air patrol and just a few years out of college, he was working for a major carrier out of JFK. That’s when the social […]

  • Students create life-changing tech for people with disabilities

    NEW YORK – They’re so-called tinkerers and innovators with a future in technology and they’re working with a segment of the population that is often among the forgotten. Together, they’re producing change and creating some unlikely friendships. Design League is a group of New York City high school students who are working to invent new technologies to make the world a better place. As part of Design League, students collaborate with members of the ADAPT Community Network. They brainstorm together […]

  • Urban Yoga Foundation bringing inner peace to urban communities

    BRONX—You can feel the energy change from busy to calm once you enter the library at P.S. 363 in the Bronx. These middle school kids get to practice an hour and a half of yoga at least once a week, thanks to the folks at Urban Yoga Foundation. “It really helps you think about your day and be relaxed and calm,” one student said. They’re at an age where things like yoga aren’t necessarily “cool,” but you can tell instructors, […]

  • Rita Moreno reflects on her seven decades as an actress, role on “One Day at a Time”

    NEW YORK—It seems wherever she goes, the spotlight shines on Rita Moreno. Known for her Oscar-winning role in West Side Story, this actress continues to turn heads at 86 years old. “Norman Lear approached me. He said to me, I’d love to have you in my new show and without even thinking. I said oh, ok, great! And about 10 minutes later I said wait, what is it?” Moreno explained. Although she is playing the beloved grandmother in the Netflix […]

  • Northwell Health’s new rehab robot is 1 of 8 in U.S., only one in NY

    Glen Cove, L.I. — He says looking back, it was gradual, but Jim Gallagher went from a seemingly healthy and active senior to having trouble standing and sitting properly. “My son had a destination wedding in Costa Rica. I couldn’t keep up with them. They were going and doing things,” Jim Gallagher said. After months of thinking it was a back problem, Jim finally went to a neurologist who sent him for an MRI of the brain. “When they took […]

  • Home modification service is changing lives of New Yorkers with disabilities

    NEW YORK — Devin Cutugno didn’t always live on the second floor of his house in Staten Island. “My mom passed away 10 years ago. We had to move up here. My sister was moving downstairs where we currently had lived for 25 years,” Devin’s mom Donna Cutugno said. But when his family was faced with the life-changing move, they thought they could solve the problem of getting Devin up and down the stairs with a chair lift. After meeting […]

  • “The Mighty Geese” are mighty breakdancing champs

    Woodbridge, N.J.—It’s hard not to get in the groove once you hear the beat. Meet The Mighty Geese, and their fearless leader, Loose Goose! These young break dancers get together every week to lock, pop and battle it out! “It’s not only about winning, its about fun,” one student said. Their dance school is part of the kids breakdancing league, which hosts battles all over the tri-state area. This is the first time “Across The Floor” in Woodbridge, New Jersey […]