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Aired: May 13, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Shannon Crawford
Producer: Jacki Bryk
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but for people with disabilities, they can also be their biggest helpers. In our New Yorker of the week, we meet one woman who is training dogs to be more than pets so their owners can do more than they thought possible.

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Aired: April 25, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter/Producer: Clodagh McGowan
Eighteen months after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the tiny ocean community of Breezy Point, the volunteer power is still going strong. Clodagh McGowan introduces you to Jim Killoran, the man spearheading the relief efforts.
 

 
 

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Aired: April 11, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter:  Averi Harper
Producer: Jenna Dagenhart
Jaclyn Murphy was diagnosed with a childhood brain tumor. But it didn’t stop her from joining the Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse Team. Averi Harper reports on how Murphy turned her experience into a foundation that has matched children battling brain tumors with more than 500 University sports teams.

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Aired: April 4, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Marisa Marcellino
Producer: Patricia Guerra
In this New Yorker of the Week piece, we meet Aurora Anaya, a Chicana entrepreneur who started a book shop in East Harlem geared towards featuring and showcasing the works of Latino authors.
 

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Aired: March 28, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Kenley Hargett
Producer: Marika Washchyshyn
In the wake of a deadly explosion in East Harlem, community members react by raising funds to help those in need. Landon Dais, a hard-working, selfless leader in the community, knew he needed to do his part – organizing the Help for Harlem fundraiser at MIST in Harlem. Kenley Hargett brings us this episode of New Yorker of the Week.

 

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Aired: March 14, 2014 | Comments Off
STEM from Dance

Reporter: Cho Park
Producer: Julie Cerullo
Cho Park takes a closer look at STEM from Dance, a dance and tutoring program founded by MIT grad, Yamilée Toussaint, to encourage girls to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.
 

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Aired: February 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Reporter: Jacki Bryk
Producer: Priscilla Riojas
Jackie Ceonzo is a true demonstration of when push comes to shove-create your own way. Jackie Bryk Takes you inside SNACK.

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Aired: May 9, 2013 | One Comment
Planting Seeds of Change: One New Yorker’s campaign to bring fresh produce to the South Bronx

Reporter: Shayna Estulin
Producer: Reena Diamante
Our New Yorker is trying to make her neighborhood more healthy by creating a campaign to get more fresh food to an area without much options for fruit and vegetables.

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Aired: April 26, 2013 | Comments Off
Angel Perez Coaches on the Field and in the Classroom

Reporter: William Denselow
Producer: Mea Ashley
Last week marked the start of the softball season for one East Harlem team. But for its coach, Angel Perez, the season started a long time ago. William Denselow reports on our New Yorker of the Week.

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Aired: April 22, 2013 | Comments Off
The Harmony Program Gives Harlem Kids Free Music Lessons

Reporter: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill
Producer: Madeleine Hunt
 
This week’s New Yorker of the Week is Julie Desbordes, professional musician and orchestra director for the Harmony Program. Amelia Martyn-Hemphill reports from PS129 in Harlem, where the program is providing free music lessons and instruments to Harlem students.
 
 

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