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Good News

Inspirational and positive stories from Patch and contributors.
Good News: Found Money, Helping Charities, Firefighter Honored

Good News: Found Money, Helping Charities, Firefighter Honored

Inspiring headlines from around the region.
Suffolk County Hosts 'Stand Up for the Homeless'

Suffolk County Hosts 'Stand Up for the Homeless'

Event draws more than 850 participants
Good News: Wounded Warrior Weekend, Unity, Graffiti Removal

Good News: Wounded Warrior Weekend, Unity, Graffiti Removal

Inspiring headlines from around the region.
Good News: Averting Potential Carbon Monoxide Tragedy; 100th Birthday

Good News: Averting Potential Carbon Monoxide Tragedy; 100th Birthday

Inspiring headlines from around the region.
Good News: Ice Bucket Fever, Pillows for Homeless, Backpack Giveaways

Good News: Ice Bucket Fever, Pillows for Homeless, Backpack Giveaways

Inspiring headlines from around the region in the past week.
Long Island Native's Muppet Dub Goes Viral

Long Island Native's Muppet Dub Goes Viral

Adam Schleichkorn's video was featured on multiple sites and was seen nearly 60,000 times in one day.
Good News: Surf For All, Kayla's Country Fest

Good News: Surf For All, Kayla's Country Fest

Inspiring headlines from around the region.
Rechler Equity Helps Homeless Families on East End

Rechler Equity Helps Homeless Families on East End

The Plainview firm served as the presenting sponsor of the annual Maureen’s Haven Lobster Bash.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
'Coupon Queen' Gets $800 Grocery Bill Down to $7, Gives Savings Away

'Coupon Queen' Gets $800 Grocery Bill Down to $7, Gives Savings Away

A New York woman is so good at bargain shopping that she's used her skills to donate groceries and other goods to charity. Learn how you can follow her lead locally.
Charitable Children: 'No Matter What Age You May Be, You Can Change the Life of Another'

Charitable Children: 'No Matter What Age You May Be, You Can Change the Life of Another'

As a part of our "Everyday Inspirations" series, we look at how children across the country are making big impacts locally.
Harp Healing: Woman Uses Music Therapy to Help Hospital Patients

Harp Healing: Woman Uses Music Therapy to Help Hospital Patients

After losing three people close to her in eight months, Edie Elkan picked up a harp for the first time in 28 years. Now she runs a program training others to play the instrument for patients
Nominate 'Everyday Inspirations' in Your Town

Nominate 'Everyday Inspirations' in Your Town

Patch wants to share stories about people who work every day to change others' lives for the better.
Vietnam Vet Gets New 'Wheels'

Vietnam Vet Gets New 'Wheels'

John Behan encouraged a fellow Montauk native when he broke his neck; Now Larry Keller is encouraging him to do things he hasn't been able to do in 50 years thanks to his new Action Trackcha
Good News: Global Classroom, Special Olympics

Good News: Global Classroom, Special Olympics

Some stories put a smile on your face. Here's our wrap-up from the region.
Haerter Medal Supporters: Call Obama

Haerter Medal Supporters: Call Obama

Organizer of latest petition asks that those who want the hero Marine to get the Medal of Honor also leave a message at the White House.