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Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

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

WNYC

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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City Officials Keep an Eye on St. Augustine, Post-Irene

Monday, August 29, 2011

WNYC

New York City officials are keeping a close eye on one of the steeples of a more than 100-year old church in Brooklyn, following Tropical Storm Irene.

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The US Open Takes Center Stage in NYC

Monday, August 29, 2011

The U.S. Open, the final tennis major of the year, begins in New York City at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Monday despite minor damage from Tropical Storm Irene.

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NYS Requests Financial Records from Nonprofits

Thursday, August 25, 2011

WNYC

New York State is making good on a promise to closely examine the financial records of state-funded nonprofit organizations. A newly-created task force has asked non-profits to provide detailed information, including salaries of top executives earning over $100,000, annual revenue and how much money they pay out to grant recipients.

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Summer Streets Begins Along Park Avenue

Friday, August 05, 2011

On August 6, 13 and 20, New Yorkers will have access to about seven-miles of Park Avenue, without cars, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park.

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Explaining the Heat Index: How Forecasters Determine How Hot You Feel

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Each summer, weather forecasters start tell their audiences how hot it is according to the thermometer and how much hotter they feel, based on the heat index.

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Mayor Bloomberg Will Conduct Orchestra at City Center Reopening

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Following in the footsteps of Fiorello LaGuardia, Rudolph Giuliani and David Dinkins, Mayor Michael Bloomberg will conduct the Encores! Orchestra at the re-opening of New York City Center on October 25.

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Nassau County Voters Reject Coliseum Plan

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Nassau County voters have defeated a plan that would have allowed the county to use $400 million to redevelop the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and surrounding area on Long Island, which is home to the New York Islanders hockey team.

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New Federal Rules Aim to Expand Health Coverage for Women

Monday, August 01, 2011

Federal health officials have announced new regulations that would require insurers to cover a range of preventive care services for women without co-payments or deductibles, including contraception. The new rules would go into effect in January 2013.

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Brooklyn Philharmonic Goes Hyper-Local in 2011-12 Season

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Brooklyn Philharmonic has unveiled its 2011-2012 season, with performances in Brighton Beach, downtown Brooklyn and Bedford Stuyvesant, under its new artistic director, Alan Pierson.

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Brooklyn Beach Re-Opens Following Sewage Dump

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

City officials have re-opened Sea Gate in Brooklyn, one of four city beaches that was closed following a raw sewage spill from water treatment plant.

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City Closes Four Beaches Due to Spilled Sewage

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The city has now closed four beaches — one in Brooklyn and three on Staten Island — after a wastewater treatment facility dumped hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River following a four-alarm fire last week.

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