Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Black and Latino Freshmen Enrollment Falls at CUNY Post-Recession: Report

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The number of black and Latino students enrolling as first-year freshman at CUNY’s four-year colleges declined post-recession, according to a new report.

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Union Contests Expansion of County Exec’s Power in Nassau

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A New York labor union is trying to block a measure that would give Nassau County’s executive power to make $40 million cuts in the budget without legislative backing.


Cuomo on Minimum Wage Bill: 'I Wouldn't Bet on It'

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo doesn’t have much hope lawmakers will approve a bill to raise the minimum wage before the end of the current legislative session on June 21.

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Want Sunday Brunch Before Noon? Be Prepared to Sit Inside

Saturday, May 12, 2012

A debate over early outdoor seating is brewing after several Brooklyn eateries received summonses in the past few weeks. The reason? Operating sidewalk cafes before noon on a Sunday.

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FDNY Reports Record Number of Minority Test Takers

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

A record-number of minorities took this year’s revamped firefighter entrance exam thanks to recruiting efforts aimed at minorities, according to the FDNY.


Rutgers Board Rejects Merger Plan

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Board of Trustees at Rutgers University has voted down a plan that would allow Rowan University to absorb its Camden campus.

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Arson May Have Sparked LI Blaze

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Arson may have sparked the fire that burned through 1,000 acres of brush and forced evacuations on Long Island last month, officials said Thursday.


For Some Vets, Military Skills are Translating to Civilian Jobs

Sunday, April 29, 2012

The unemployment rate for newer veterans stands at 10.3 percent, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But for some, the job skills they gained in the mi...


WBLS Absorbs KISS-FM; ESPN Takes Over Frequency

Friday, April 27, 2012

98.7 KISS-FM is no more. The soul and R&B station will find a new home and name on the dial: 107.5 WBLS.

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2 NJ Troopers Suspended Amid Highway Escort Probe

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

New Jersey officials are investigating allegations that state troopers escorted “high-end” sports cars, without permission, along several state highways last month.


Assaults on Social Service Workers On the Rise: City Agencies

Monday, April 23, 2012

New York City’s social service agencies are supporting a bill that would make assaulting their employees a felony, up from a misdemeanor offense


LIRR Moves to Ban Alcohol on Some Overnight Trains

Monday, April 23, 2012

The Long Island Railroad is launching a pilot program banning alcohol on overnight weekend trains out of Penn Station, beginning next month.


Vets Helping Vets, and Healing in the Process

Monday, April 23, 2012

Recent vets are confronting life back home, as combat missions in Iraq have wrapped up. Some of them are choosing to use their war-time experiences to help other vets who're having a harder time making the transition back to civilian life.

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Red Flag Warning Issued for Metro Area

Monday, April 09, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning for the metropolitan area, effective until 8 p.m. on Monday. It’s the third such warning that there’s an increased risk of fires this month, according to the NWS.


4 New York Counties Set to Receive Funding for Vets Peer Pilot Program

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Under the state’s new budget plan, four New York counties — Suffolk, Saratoga, Jefferson, and Rensselaer — are set to receive $200,000 each, to launch a pilot peer support program to help veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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'Discarded Cigarette' Cause of Macy's Fire: FDNY

Thursday, April 05, 2012

The FDNY said a "carelessly discarded cigarette" sparked a fire in the sub-basement of Macy's flagship store in Herald Square, forcing a temporary evacuation of the iconic store on Wednesday afternoon.


DA Tosses Charges Against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez in OWS-Related Arrest

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

The Manhattan District Attorney dropped charges Wednesday against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez who was arrested during the clearing of Zuccotti Park last year.

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As Indian Point Seeks Relicensing, NY Officials Call for Better Evacuation Plan

Monday, April 02, 2012

New York lawmakers and environmental officials are calling for a more comprehensive evacuation plan at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, and they want that plan to be a condition for the plant’s relicensing.

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DEP Proposes 7 Percent Water Rate Hike

Friday, March 30, 2012

Water rates could go up by 7 percent for about 836,000 customers in New York City beginning on July 1.


Metro-North Plans to Add More Quiet Cars to Peak Trains

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Metro-North plans to expand its so-called quiet car program to all peak trains on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines beginning next month.

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