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Annmarie Fertoli

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Study Finds Cockroaches Stick to Their Homes, More or Less

Monday, September 30, 2013

We may share more in common with cockroaches than we'd like to think.

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New York Apple Growers Expect Record Crop

Monday, September 30, 2013

It's apple picking season, and growers say they're experiencing a much better crop this year.

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City Opera Struggles to Raise $7 Million By Monday

Friday, September 27, 2013

The people's opera might go belly up. The New York City Opera has until Monday to reach its fundraising goal of $7 million, or it will begin bankruptcy proceedings.

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Mall Security in the Wake of the Attack in Kenya

Thursday, September 26, 2013

WNYC

The deadly attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, is raising concerns about safety at our shopping centers. On Wednesday, a Long Island mall was temporarily on lockdown, while police searched for the suspect of a nearby shooting.

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11 in Region Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

WNYC

This year's list of the 24 fellows named by the MacArthur Foundation includes a number of musicians, writers and academics from the region, as well as a doctor pioneering a new type of health care network in the inner city.

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Fire Destroys Boardwalk Ravaged by Sandy

Friday, September 13, 2013

A raging fire has destroyed more than 50 local businesses and caused millions of dollars in damage in two Jersey shore resort towns
    
The fire destroyed the newly-rebuilt Seaside Park section of the boardwalk Thursday, but makeshift sand dunes saved the northern portion in neighboring Seaside Heights.

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After 23 years, Brooklyn Gets a New District Attorney

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn will have a new district attorney. Former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson defeated Charles Hynes for the Democratic nomination — and there's no major-party challenger in the general election.

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Merrill Lynch Agrees to Historic Settlement in Racial Discrimination Suit

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

As President Barack Obama led the nation in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, there was news that one of Wall Street's biggest firms has agreed to pay an historic settlement in a racial discrimination suit.

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Stolen Truck Knocks Down LI Power Lines, Wreaks Havoc

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

An MTA employee accused of stealing welding equipment - and taking out power lines in the process - is expected to be arraigned Wednesday on Long Island.  

Nassau County police say 51-year-old Joel Grassman drove a stolen bucket truck, with its boom up, along the streets of Elmont, bringing power lines and poles down in his wake. He also allegedly stole several pieces of welding gear.

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Police Say New NYPD Laws Make Them the Bad Guys: Union

Friday, August 23, 2013

The new law that makes it easier for people to sue the NYPD for profiling is making police officers into the bad guys, the head of the sergeants’ union says.

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Loss of Holliswood Means Loss of Inpatient Program for Vets, Families

Monday, August 19, 2013

The closure of Holliswood Hospital in Queens also means the loss of an innovative inpatient program to treat veterans from around the country and their families.

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Barclays Developer Gains a Foothold on Long Island with Nassau Coliseum Project

Friday, August 16, 2013

A major developer is taking the reigns at Nassau Coliseum.

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Barclays Developer Beats Out MSG in Nassau Coliseum Bid

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The developer of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was chosen to redevelop Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. Nassau Events Center is an affiliate of Forest City Enterprises, the company that's also developing the massive Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. NEC beat out the owners of Madison Square Garden, who also bid for the Coliseum project.

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Possible Anti-Gay Hate Crime Under Investigation in Chelsea

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Police are investigating a possible anti-gay hate crime that occurred shortly after midnight Wednesday morning in Chelsea.

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U.S. Senate Battle Begins in New Jersey

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

In New Jersey, a two-month campaign is beginning for U.S. Senate.

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Holliswood Hospital in Queens Closing its Doors

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A psychiatric hospital in Queens is closing its doors for good within the next few days. The facility's CEO says it's not making enough to operate.

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Stop-and-Frisk and Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

As the city considers appealing a judge's decision that stop-and-frisk is unconstitutional, Mayor Bloomberg continues to defend the tactic as vehemently as ever.

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A New York 'Middleman' in the Baseball Doping Scandal

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The baseball doping scandal dominating sports headlines this week has put an employee of a prominent New York sports agency, ACES, in the spotlight. In an article in The New York Times Wednesday, Steve Eder delves into the role a so-called middleman, Juan Carlos Nunez, may have played in the unfolding scandal.

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The Dirty, Buzzfeed, and the Changing Media Landscape

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Two days ago, chances are nobody had ever heard of The Dirty. But now the website is in all major headlines as the place where the latest X-rated pictures involving Anthony Weiner surfaced. Another website, Buzzfeed, also published a piece on the woman who allegedly received the pictures from Weiner. The fact that two online publications are at the center of this story is raising questions about credibility and the evolution of media.

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Plane Scare as Landing Gear Malfunctions on LGA Runway

Monday, July 22, 2013

WNYC

Officials say the plane skidded on its nose down the 7,000-foot runway before coming to a halt on a grassy area.

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