Annmarie Fertoli

Associate Producer at WNYC

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Retailers Open Extra Early, Tap Into New Technology to Draw in Customers

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Retailers are tapping in to new technology — specifically, smart phones — to boost holiday sales this season. And some are opening earlier than ever to draw in customers.

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Charity Estimates 8.5M Pounds of Food Delivered During Holidays

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The charity group City Harvest expects to deliver more food than ever this holiday season. The organization and other regional food banks may also get some help under a new initiative launched by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


Thanksgiving Travel Underway for Millions

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Undeterred by costlier gas and airfare, millions of Americans set out Wednesday to see friends and family in what is expected to be the nation's busiest Thanksgiving weekend since the financial meltdown more than three years ago.


Rain May Snarl Thanksgiving Commutes

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Wet weather forecast through Wednesday may snarl travel plans for hundreds of thousands of tri-state residents headed out of town for Thanksgiving.


Sculptures of Canned Goods to Be Dismantled, Donated to Charity

Sunday, November 20, 2011

About 100,000 canned goods — stacked in the shape of shoes, candles and even the Brooklyn Bridge — are on display at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan for one last weekend as part of a design and build competition to bring attention to world hunger.


Cornel West to Return to Union Theological Seminary

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Scholar and activist Cornel West is returning to the place where he got his start — the Union Theological Seminary in Morningside Heights.


Massive Blaze in Fire Island Pines Destroys Commercial District

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A devastating blaze in Fire Island Pines that took hundreds of firefighters nearly a day to bring under control destroyed most of the resort's summer businesses.


Lewis Chessmen Arrive at the Cloisters

Monday, November 14, 2011

Thirty-four chess pieces from the British Museum are making a U.S. appearance at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park.


Syms, Filene's Basement File for Bankruptcy

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The retailer Syms and its subsidiary, Filene's Basement, have filed for bankruptcy, and plan to liquidate their stores by January.

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Growth of Chain Stores Slows in NYC: Report

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Growth among national retailers is slowing down in New York City, according to a new report from the Center for an Urban Future.

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ASPCA: Carriage Horse Likely Had Underlying Medical Problems

Monday, October 31, 2011

A New York City carriage horse who died unexpectedly on his way to work in Central Park on October 23 likely had underlying medical problems, according to the results of a study released Monday.

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Jackson Heights Preps for City's No. 2 Halloween Parade

Monday, October 31, 2011

Revelers are set to flock en masse to the annual Village Halloween Parade —  but thousands of others are expected to turn out for the city's second-largest parade in Jackson Heights, Queens.


Zombie Campaign Creeps Forward at CDC

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Zombies are creeping back into public health and safety literature.


Brooklyn Museum Is City's Latest Cultural Institution to Hike Admission Price

Friday, October 28, 2011

The Brooklyn Museum announced a $2 hike in its suggested admission rates on Friday — up to $12 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors.


New FDNY Exam to Be Delayed

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The next FDNY entrance exam scheduled for January is likely to be delayed by at least a month.

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Benjamin Millepied, 'Black Swan' Choreographer, Retires from City Ballet

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The New York City Ballet has announced that its principal dancer is retiring after 16 years.

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Carriage Horse Death Brings Renewed Scrutiny to Industry

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The sudden death of a carriage horse on its way to Central Park Sunday morning has drawn renewed attention to the industry.

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Young, Low-Earning Independents Make Up Majority of Online Protest Traffic: Survey

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Visitors to the Occupy Wall Street website tend to be young, identified as Independents and make less than $50,000 a year, according to a recent unscientific survey conducted in collaboration with the group’s organizers.

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FDNY Discrimination Suit Heads Back to Court

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Representatives for the city and a group charging the FDNY with discrimination are due back in court Thursday. The Center for Constitutional Rights is expected to deliver a list of potential candidates for a court-appointed monitor to oversee the department's hiring practices.


NY, CT Methodists Pledge Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, October 17, 2011

More than 160 active and retired United Methodist clergy members in New York and Connecticut said they would defy the church's ban on performing same-sex marriages and perform ceremonies for all couples.

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