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Annmarie Fertoli

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FDNY Discrimination Suit Heads Back to Court

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Representatives for the city and a group charging the FDNY with discrimination are due back in court Thursday. The Center for Constitutional Rights is expected to deliver a list of potential candidates for a court-appointed monitor to oversee the department's hiring practices.

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NY, CT Methodists Pledge Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, October 17, 2011

More than 160 active and retired United Methodist clergy members in New York and Connecticut said they would defy the church's ban on performing same-sex marriages and perform ceremonies for all couples.

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Local Farmers Import Pumpkins From Out of State

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Pumpkin farmers have been forced to look out of state the make sure they have enough vegetables for the season after a soggy summer dampened prospects for a fruitful fall.

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New York's Comic Con Kicks Off in Manhattan, Superheroes and All

Friday, October 14, 2011

If you see a superhero walking around Midtown Manhattan this weekend, chances are he or she is here for Comic Con. The convention kicked off Thursday, and it is about more than just comics. Movies, television shows, books and video games — not all of them based on comics — are represented, and so are the fans.

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Sen. Schumer Pushes for LIRR Passenger Bill of Rights

Monday, October 10, 2011

The Long Island Rail Road is facing criticism over its handling of emergencies and disruptions this year — and that's prompted New York Senator Charles Schumer to call for a bill of rights for commuters so they're informed of changes.

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Federal Judge Orders Monitor to Oversee FDNY Hiring

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

A federal judge in New York wants an independent monitor to oversee the FDNY's hiring and recruiting practices.

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Second Annual Latin Media and Entertainment Week Kicks Off

Monday, October 03, 2011

The city's second annual Latin Media and Entertainment Week kicks off Monday and will include free events, concerts and business networking sessions aimed at promoting the city as a destination for Latin culture.

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More Rain on the Way for NY, NJ

Friday, September 23, 2011

Heavy rain is renewing concerns about flooding in New York and New Jersey — and the metropolitan area is under a flood watch through Saturday evening.

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Subway Platform Cell Phone Service Debuts Next Week

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Waiting for a train, might involve a lot more talking — at least in certain places. As part of a pilot program, straphangers will finally get cellphone service at some subway platforms.

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Bronx Officials Want to Turn Yankee Parking Garage into Hotel

Monday, September 19, 2011

Calling all developers: Community leaders in the Bronx are looking for proposals to replace an underutilized garage near Yankee Stadium with a hotel and conference center.

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Apples are Ripe for the Picking in NY, NJ Despite Irene's Wrath

Monday, September 19, 2011

Apple-picking season is underway in New York and New Jersey, despite the damage from Tropical Storm Irene.

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LIPA Facing Large Bill to Get Lights On After Irene

Friday, September 16, 2011

The Long Island Power Authority is estimating that the cost of restoring power 523,000 of its customers in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene is about $176 million.

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City Smoking Rate Drops to 14 Percent

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the number of smokers in the city has dropped to an "all-time low" of 14 percent — crediting recent policies such as the Smoke Free Air Act and the Health Department's education campaigns.

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FDNY Boasts More Minority Applicants

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The FDNY said nearly half of the applicants for its new exam are minorities as the department continues its efforts to recruit and attract a more diverse force.

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More Rain Forecast for Region

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee will cause rain to fall across the region through the weekend — as many in the area are still recovering from past storms.   

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Home, Business Owners Eligible for Loans for Irene Damage

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Home and business owners in federally-declared disaster areas — like those in New York and New Jersey — may be eligible for loans from the Small Business Administration.

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Firefighters Disappointed Over Exclusion from 9/11 Ceremony

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

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New York City firefighters said they're disappointed the city isn't making room for them at this Sunday's ceremony honoring the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The mayor's office said due to space constraints at the newly-opened Memorial Plaza, the priority is to accommodate victims' families, and that first responders can gather in neighboring Zuccotti Park.

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Surf Competition Comes to Long Island, Despite Storm Damage

Saturday, September 03, 2011

A major surf competition with some of the world's best surfers — and $1 million in prize money — is descending on Long Island this weekend, despite the damage from Tropical Storm Irene.

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Beaches Open as Storm Cleanup Continues

Thursday, September 01, 2011

The New York City Parks Department has some good news for beach-goers. Commissioner Adrian Benepe said all city beaches will be open on Friday, just in time for the Labor Day weekend.

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Advisory Issued Following Storm-Related Sewage Spill in the Hudson

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Officials have warned Westchester residents not to come in contact with the Hudson River because of a sewage spill in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.

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