Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Cuomo's Convention Center Proposal Draws Support, Skeptics

Thursday, January 05, 2012

The governor’s plan to redevelop the Javits Center in Manhattan and build a new convention center in Queens outlined has picked up support from the borough’s chamber of commerce and the Real Estate Board of New York.


Ski Resorts Cope with Warmer Start to Winter

Sunday, January 01, 2012

The warm start to winter hasn't been a boon for everyone - especially ski resorts that rely on colder temperatures for business.

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Fans Gear up for Sunday's Giants-Cowboys Division Title Match-Up

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Football fans are getting ready for Sunday's match-up between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, a game that'll send one team to the playoffs, and the other back home to wait until next season.

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Times Square Visitors Destroy 2011 Memories to Ring in the New Year

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New year, new start. That's the idea behind the 5th annual "Good Riddance Day" in Times Square. Dozens of people in attendance on Wednesday brought items to destroy, or wrote memories they'd rather forget on papers to shred.

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Nurses Strike at St. Luke's May Be Averted

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

A planned nurse's strike at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital next Tuesday may be averted, now that their union and the hospital's management have reached a tentative, four-year contract agreement.


St. Luke's-Roosevelt Nurses Threaten Strike Next Month

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Despite negotiating overnight and into the early morning hours on Thursday, nurses at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital said they've been unable to reach a contract agreement with management, and are now threatening to strike on January 3.

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Group OKed to Make Home Visits to Black FDNY Applicants

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A federal monitor overseeing the FDNY’s hiring process is allowing the Vulcan Society, a group of black firefighters, to follow up directly with black candidates who haven’t completed their paperwork for an upcoming entrance exam by making home visits.

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55 Indicted in Alleged City Fraud Ring

Friday, December 16, 2011

Fifty-five employees were indicted for allegedly taking part in an identity theft and cyber-fraud ring, the Manhattan District Attorney's office announced Friday.


State Drive to Benefit Flood-Damaged Communties Upstate

Thursday, December 15, 2011

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking New Yorkers to help out upstate communities devastated by flooding earlier this year by donating items to a holiday drive.


Wireless Users May Receive Test Alerts Thursday

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

New York City-area residents who use AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon devices may receive text and audio alerts from emergency officials Thursday, but they're only a test.


Matisyahu, Clean-Shaven for the First Time in 10 Years

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Jewish rapper Matisyahu shocked fans this week by shaving off his trademark beard. The White Plains artist joined John Schaefer on WNYC's Soundcheck Wednesday to talk about his recent transformation. Watch video of the interview here.

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Frick Collection Opens New Portico Gallery

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Frick Collection has opened a new, glass-enclosed portico gallery. It's the museum's first major addition in more than three decades. The inaugural exhibition in the Frick's new gallery is a collection of Meissen porcelain from a private collection.


St. Ann's Warehouse Signs 3-Year Lease in Dumbo

Monday, December 12, 2011

St. Ann's Warehouse has found a new home -- in its same old neighborhood. The avant-garde theater company, currently located on Water Street, has signed a three-year lease on a 19,000-square foot warehouse at the corner of Jay Street and Plymouth Street.


Tibet, Through the Lens of Comics

Friday, December 09, 2011

Conceptions of Tibet are the subject of a new exhibit at the Rubin Museum of Art that aims to examine the region through the lens of comics.

The exhibit, "Hero, Villain, Yeti," includes more than 50 comic books from the U.S. Europe and Asia and features characters like the Green Lama and Bugs Bunny.

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City Opera Seeks Federal Mediator

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Nearly a week after declaring an impasse in negotiations with its orchestra and chorus, New York City Opera is looking into getting a federal mediator involved.

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Postal Service Seeks Changes to First-Class Mail Delivery

Monday, December 05, 2011

It may take a bit longer for your first-class mail to reach its destination.


Niche Market: Model Trains

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market takes a peek inside a different specialty store and showcases the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity.

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Retailers Open Extra Early, Tap Into New Technology to Draw in Customers

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Retailers are tapping in to new technology — specifically, smart phones — to boost holiday sales this season. And some are opening earlier than ever to draw in customers.

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Charity Estimates 8.5M Pounds of Food Delivered During Holidays

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The charity group City Harvest expects to deliver more food than ever this holiday season. The organization and other regional food banks may also get some help under a new initiative launched by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


Thanksgiving Travel Underway for Millions

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Undeterred by costlier gas and airfare, millions of Americans set out Wednesday to see friends and family in what is expected to be the nation's busiest Thanksgiving weekend since the financial meltdown more than three years ago.