Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Cash-Strapped Long Island Philharmonic Hopes to Strike a Chord With Funders

Friday, July 22, 2011

The Long Island Philharmonic has been performing for more than 30 years, but it's now one of many local music organizations left grasping for funds during a time of dwindling support from the government and local organizations.

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Con Ed Says to Expect Outages Amid Heat Wave

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The metropolitan area is under an excessive heat watch through Friday evening — and Con Ed is telling New Yorkers to brace for heat-related power outages.

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Teacher Bonus Program Is Ineffective, Study Shows

Monday, July 18, 2011

A non-profit group has found that the city's financial bonus program for teachers hasn't improved student achievement.

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Senator Takes Up Asthma Initiative in the Bronx Where Rates Are Among Nation's Highest

Monday, July 18, 2011

A state Senator from the Bronx — home to some of the highest asthma rates in the country — is teaming up with the city's Department of Education and health care professionals for a new citywide asthma initiative.

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Caylee's Law Aims to Toughen Penalties for Failure to Report Missing Kids

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Some New Jersey lawmakers want to toughen the penalties for failure to report a missing or deceased child by making them crimes felonies in the wake of the high-profile Casey Anthony case.

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Sign-Up for New FDNY Exam Could Begin Within Days

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Registration for the new FDNY entrance exam could begin within a matter of days, according to the New York City Law Department.

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Muslim Group Honors Common Values, Patriotism Over July 4th Weekend

Sunday, July 03, 2011

As the nation celebrates its Independence, a Muslim group with hundreds of members in the tri-state area is honoring the values it believes all Americans share this Fourth of July weekend.

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New Jersey Continues Fight to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Same-sex couples in New Jersey are fighting for equal recognition in their state less than a week after New York legalized same-sex marriage. Lambda Legal has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the group Garden State Equality and seven couples who say civil unions are separate, but not equal.


New Sunscreen Rules a Plus But More Could Be Done, Experts Say

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Experts are taking stock of long-awaited sunscreen rules approved by federal health officials this week that include tossing popular terms such as sunblock, waterproof and sweatproof from the sun proection lexicon.

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Thousands of Macy's Workers Threaten Strike

Monday, June 13, 2011

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union announced on Monday that 4,000-plus members voted to authorize the union to call a strike. It would affect four Macy's stores, including the one in Herald Square.

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Belmont Stakes Draws People to Elmont, But What's to Keep them There After the Race?

Friday, June 10, 2011

Some Elmont residents say the community doesn't reap much benefit, because there's nothing to keep visitors there after the big race.

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Union: Julie Taymor Owed Money for Work on 'Spider-Man' Musical

Thursday, June 09, 2011

The union representing Julie Taymor, former director of "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," said she's owed royalties for her work on the show.


Judge Says Appointee Should Handle FDNY Claims Process Following Discrimination Suit

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

A federal judge who deemed the FDNY's entrance exam racially-discriminatory has issued new guidelines to speed up a claims process that could provide compensation for thousands of fire department candidates who allege discriminatory hiring practices.


Long Island Beach-Goers Say Ongoing Murder Probe Won't Affect Summer Plans

Friday, June 03, 2011

The grisly discovery of 10 sets of human remains along a desolate strip of a Long Island beach highway where authorities believe at least two killers have used the area as a body dumping ground has apparently done little to deter beach-goers from changing their summer plans.


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.