Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Obama Proposes Domestic Spending Freeze

Monday, February 14, 2011

President Barack Obama has introduced his budget proposal, touting investments in ideas that will "out-build and out-innovate and out-educate, as well as out-hustle" the rest of the world. He delivered his budget plans at a middle school in Baltimore on Monday.


Obama Pledges Support, Confidence in Egypt

Friday, February 11, 2011

The resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sparking celebration among Egyptians worldwide. Hundreds of thousands chanted and cheered in Cairo's main square following Friday's announcement.


Specialty Stores Stock Up for Sweet Valentine's Day Sales

Friday, February 11, 2011

Valentine’s Day can bring big sales for businesses like flower shops, chocolate makers and jewelers. Specialty stores in Manhattan have been preparing for weeks.

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Rio De Janiero Fire Destroys Carnival Costumes

Monday, February 07, 2011

A fire in Rio De Janiero Monday morning torched costumes and other materials set aside for Brazil's world-famous Carnival.

Several warehouses and a samba school were burned in the blaze, which has reportedly destroyed thousands of costumes being stored for next month's Carnival. No serious injuries were reported, according to the BBC.


Protests Rage on in Egypt

Thursday, February 03, 2011

The White House continues to call for "free and fair elections," amid continuing protests in Egypt this week. Meanwhile, uprisings throughout the region, especially in Yemen, are also gaining ground. 


Protests in Egypt Continue for a Seventh Day

Monday, January 31, 2011

Monday marked the seventh day of protests in Egypt. Demonstrations are expected to continue on Tuesday, with protestors trying to mobilize one million people in Cairo, according to The Associated Press.


Bloomberg: If FDNY Doesn't Cut Staff, City Will Close Firehouses

Monday, January 31, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that the city will need to close firehouses if the FDNY doesn't make staff cuts at 60 engine companies. A deal that allows five firefighters, rather than four at those companies, expired on Monday — and the city does not plan to renew it.

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New Protests Erupt in Yemen as Demonstrations Continue in Egypt

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday marked the third day of protests against President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, and new protests against the ruling government in Yemen — the latest country in the region to experience demonstrations against the government.


Firefighters' Union Set to Take Legal Action to Snuff Staff Cuts

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The firefighters union plans to take legal action to prevent the city from cutting staff at 60 engine companies next month, claiming reducing personnel at some of the city's busiest companies would put the public at risk.