Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Tri-State Residents Aid Ongoing Relief Efforts in Tornado-Torn Missouri Town

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Local volunteers continue the response effort in the nation's heartland nearly a week after one of the worst tornadoes on record ripped through Joplin, Missouri, killing more than 130 people and injuring hundreds of others.


Tri-State Residents Reach Out as Twister Death Toll Climbs

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Volunteers from the tri-state area are helping out with relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri, where a deadly tornado ripped through the community of 50,000 over the weekend, leaving at least 120 dead and more than 750 injured as it ferociously tore through homes and businesses.


Pol: Hotels Should Equip Maids With Personal Security Buttons

Monday, May 23, 2011

A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require hotel maids to be equipped with personal security devices, in the wake of the recent arrest of ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who's been accused of sexually assaulting a hotel worker at the upscale midtown hotel Sofitel. 

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City Teachers Travel the World, Bring Back New Lessons for Their Students

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Students aren't the only ones looking forward to summer adventures. Dozens of city teachers are heading abroad on travel grants, and hoping to bring their experiences back to the classroom in the fall.


Brooklyn, Manhattan Buildings Get Landmark Status

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Two buildings hailed by the Landmarks Preservation Commission as "symbols of the city's rapid growth at the beginning of the 20th century" received landmark status on Tuesday, a designation that protects the structures from demolition, and requires a permit for any major changes, according to the commission.

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LIRR Warns of Service Changes Through Mid-Week

Monday, May 09, 2011

Long Island Rail Road commuters should prepare for fewer and more crowded trains during morning and evening rush hours this week.


New York Volunteers Help Storm-Damaged South

Sunday, May 08, 2011

New Yorkers are among those helping out in the South, where weather officials say a record 300-plus tornadoes devastated the region late last month. Alabama suffered the worst damage and the most casualties.


More Cancellations for James Levine

Friday, May 06, 2011

Conductor James Levine is pulling out of the Metropolitan Opera's Japan tour, and the Tanglewood Festival in Massachusetts this summer. The Met has announced that he'll spend the summer recuperating from back pain, on the advice of his doctors.


Levine Pulls Out of Met Performance

Thursday, May 05, 2011

The Metropolitan Opera has announced that James Levine is pulling out of Thursday night's performance of Die Walküre, due to illness. He'll be replaced by Derrick Inouye, who has conducted other performances at the Met including Tosca and Don Pasquale.


Levine Pulls Out of Met Performance

Thursday, May 05, 2011

The Metropolitan Opera has announced that James Levine is pulling out of Thursday night's performances of Die Walküre, due to illness. He'll be replaced by Derrick Inouye, who has conducted other performances at the Met including Tosca and Don Pasquale.


Your Chirps About Best Bird-Watching Spots

Thursday, May 05, 2011

There are many spots to bird watch in the city — whether seeking pigeons in Times Square or sparrows in the park. In celebration of Bird Week, WNYC and The New York Times have been asking for your favorite bird-watching spots.

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Muslim Groups React to Bin Laden's Death With Mixed Emotions

Monday, May 02, 2011

New Yorkers of all faiths are reacting to the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with mixed emotions.


New York Red Cross Helps Out in Storm-Damaged South

Friday, April 29, 2011

The New York chapter of the American Red Cross is sending aid and volunteers to Alabama, the hardest-hit of the southern states damaged by a series of tornadoes this week.


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.


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.


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.