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Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Comic Con Descends on New York City

Friday, October 12, 2012

Costumed superheroes and villains, comic book lovers, sci-fi fans and video game avatars will descend on the Javits Center this weekend for New York Comic Con. Industry-watchers will be keeping a close eye out to see what trends will emerge from the second largest comic convention in the country.

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City Council OKs LES Redevelopment Project

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The City Council has unanimously approved a mixed-used redevelopment project in the Seward Park area of the Lower East Side.

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Bloomberg Backs Cameron in UK

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in the United Kingdom, lending his support to Prime Minister David Cameron. He praised Cameron for what he called “government reform and accountability,” during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference.

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Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Steroids Shot

Friday, October 05, 2012

Health officials have identified about 75 medical clinics across the country to help track down patients who got a steroids shot linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.

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Group That Won Discrimination Suit Against FDNY Eyes Back Pay

Monday, October 01, 2012

The Vulcan Society, the group that brought a discrimination suit against the FDNY, is now turning its attention to back pay.

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Veterans Groups, Providers Weigh in on Presidential Order to Help Military Members

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Veterans groups and mental health care providers are watching closely, as a new presidential order designed to increase services for military men and women takes shape.

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Public Library Access Expands to 400 Schools

Friday, September 28, 2012

More students will have access to all the books in the city's public library systems this year, with plans to expand the program citywide by 2015.

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Prior to November Elections, Council Members Say Voting Issues Remain a Concern

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Some elected officials plan to use the coming weeks before the November elections to draw attention to problems at the voting booth.

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What to Look for as the 67th UN General Assembly Begins

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

World leaders will take the stage at the United Nations this week and next, for the 67th session of the General Assembly. The session began Tuesday afternoon, but world leaders aren’t expected to flood in until next week to begin discussing several pressing issues

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Camden Set to Impose Nighttime Curfew

Friday, September 14, 2012

The city of Camden, N.J, is imposing a curfew on businesses including restaurants and retailers, starting on Monday.

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NJ Poll Shows Obama with an Advantage

Friday, September 14, 2012

A Fairleigh Dickinson Poll shows President Barack Obama leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by a whopping 14 percent among likely Garden State voters.

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Merck Opts Out of American Legislative Exchange Council

Friday, September 14, 2012

New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Merck has decided to part ways with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a non-profit group that works to influence policy by bringing stakeholders together and creating model legislation.

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Model Boats Set to Launch From Polluted Newtown Creek

Saturday, September 08, 2012

A fleet of artist-made, remote-controlled model boats will launch from Newtown Creek this weekend as part of an effort to draw attention to the waterway between Queens and Brooklyn that is considered one of the nation’s most polluted.

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Komen Race Faces Fundraising Speed Bump

Thursday, September 06, 2012

The Greater New York City Chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure says participation and donations for its biggest fundraising event are "significantly down" this year, with just two days to go before the group's annual Race for the Cure on Sunday.

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Back to School Shopping in Full Swing

Monday, September 03, 2012

Back-to-school sales - online and at the local store - are beckoning families who need that new uniform or pair of sneakers, not to mention the items on the request list from school.

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Blue Moon Over Manhattan Friday Won't Actually Be Blue

Friday, August 31, 2012

On Friday night, a full moon – the second of the month – will light up the night sky.

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NY Area Volunteers Lend a Hand in the Gulf

Monday, August 27, 2012

In preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, the Red Cross of Greater New York is sending 30 volunteers down to the Gulf states.

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More City Parks Become Hot Spots

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

At least one park in each of the city’s five boroughs is Wi-Fi enabled. But Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe acknowledged there’s not yet an even distribution of park hot spots citywide.

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Air Force Week Returns to New York City

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Over the next few days you may see more jets flying over Manhattan. It’s not part of filming for a summer blockbuster or a presidential candidate coming to visit. The jets are here as part of Air Force Week.

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Report Finds Youth Exodus from the ‘Burbs

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Younger people are leaving the suburbs and upstate New York regions, but they continue to flock to New York City, according to a new report.

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