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Annmarie Fertoli

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5Pointz, a Graffiti Landmark, Faces an Uncertain Future in Queens

Friday, April 29, 2011

In Long Island City, Queens, there's a five-story, mostly empty warehouse where graffiti is legal. It’s called 5Pointz, and for years, the building's owner has allowed graffiti artists to spray paint most of the facade.

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City Distributes Free Rain Barrels to Conserve Water

Friday, April 22, 2011

Once again this spring, the city is offering 1,000 free rain barrels to residents of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx as part of a program to help reduce the amount of water that flows into the city's sewer system.

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Coney Island's Scream Zone Set to Open Saturday, Needs 'Finishing Touches'

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Despite the fanfare surrounding the unveiling of Coney Island's Scream Zone Wednesday, the park's opening has been set for Saturday, officials said.

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Most New York Eateries Confident in Japan Food Imports

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Food imports from Japan make up less than four percent of all U.S. food imports, according to radiation safety information on the FDA's website, but some in the food industry are still taking precautions even though the agency said "little or no products" are being imported from the tsunami battered region.

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Carousel Operator Owes City for Repairs, Claims Comptroller

Friday, April 15, 2011

A carousel operator took the city for a ride by keeping poor records of its financial transactions and failing to maintain sanitary conditions, New York City Comptroller John Liu charged on Friday.

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FDNY to Obey Traffic Laws, Cut Siren for Some Responses in Expanded Program

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The FDNY is expanding a program that requires firefighters to follow traffic laws, operate at reduced speeds and turn off lights and sirens when responding to certain non-life threatening emergencies to Brooklyn and Staten Island after a successful pilot program in Queens.

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Autism Advocates Push for Coverage Bill in Albany

Monday, April 04, 2011

April is Autism Awareness month, and advocates are pushing for new legislation in Albany sponsored by Autism Speaks that would require insurance companies to cover treatment for the developmental disorder.

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April Fool's Winter Storm Takes Aim at East Coast

Thursday, March 31, 2011

This is snow joke: An April Fool's storm that will unleash a wintry mix on the Northeast late tonight and into tomorrow, according to the Natinoal Weather Service.

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Bronx Zoo Continues Search for Missing Snake

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Bronx Zoo is still searching for a venomous cobra five days after the 20-inch female snake slithered out of the World of Reptiles. "It's the snake's game," said the zoo's director, who said finding the reptile could take days or weeks.

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March Cold Snap Actually Pretty Normal

Monday, March 28, 2011

It may feel like spring is off to a pretty cold start. But the National Weather service said cooler temperatures — and even some snow this time of year — aren't that unusual.

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Fiscal Emergency Declared in Nassau County

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wages for county employees will be frozen in Nassau County after a state oversight board declared a fiscal emergency in the wealthy Long Island community.

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Four New York City Buildings Receive Landmark Status

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Four very different buildings in New York City have received landmark status, including one that is now the city's youngest landmarked building.

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NY Lawmakers Seek Protections at Military Funerals

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Demonstrators at military funerals in New York could face new guidelines under a measure currently before the legislature. State Senator Lee Zeldin and Assemblyman Dean Murray drafted the Specialist Thomas Wilwerth Military Dignity Act, which they said would create a larger buffer zone — between 500 and 2,500 feet — between mourners and protesters at military services.

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Consumer Affairs Warns NJ Residents: Don't Get Swept Up in Flood Scams

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

New Jersey's Division of Consumer Affairs is sending teams to flood-damaged areas to warn residents about possible scams.

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Gov. Christie Declares State of Emergency in New Jersey

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Gov. Chris Christie has declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey, with the forecast calling for heavy rain — and the threat of floods — over the next few days.

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ID Theft Is Consumers' No. 1 Complaint, Says Federal Trade Commission

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Fewer New Yorkers are submitting complaints about identity theft, but the state still ranks No. 8 in the nation when it comes to the number of complaints on a per capita basis, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

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Education Groups Weigh in on NJ Task Force Proposals

Friday, March 04, 2011

A state task force in New Jersey released a set of recommendations designed to improve the state's education system.

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Government, Opposition Forces Clash in Libya

Friday, March 04, 2011

Supporters and opponents of longtime Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi continue to fight for control over the country's major cities, as international pressure calling for Gadhafi's resignation mount.

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Met Director 'Increasingly Concerned' Over Egyptian Historical Sites

Thursday, March 03, 2011

The director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art said he's "increasingly concerned" about security at historical sites in Egypt and is urging action on the part of Egyptian authorities that they be protected.

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Protests Spread in Iran, Bahrain, and Yemen

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Demonstrations are sprouting up in the Middle East, on the heels of recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia. Protestors are taking their message to the streets in Iran and Bahrain, among others this week.

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