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Annmarie Fertoli

Annmarie Fertoli appears in the following:

Veterans' Swimming Program Helps With Physical, Mental Barriers

Thursday, June 06, 2013

“When you feel yourself getting stronger physically, you feel stronger mentally. You feel empowered, you don’t feel like a victim, now you feel like a victor.”

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Columbia Students Build Solar Generator

Friday, May 24, 2013

What started as a green idea to fuel a cross-country trip is now serving as a clean energy source in the Rockaways.

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Cicadas Stirring up on Staten Island

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Cicadas are starting to emerge on Staten Island’s south shore.

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Homeless Women Vets Face Tougher Struggles

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Homelessness among female veterans is on the rise in the United States, even as the overall rate of homelessness among veterans is going down.

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Speaker Silver Proposes Changes in Wake of Lopez Scandal

Monday, May 20, 2013

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he is taking new steps to prevent sexual harassment in the legislature, after coming under fire for his handling of complaints against former Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who resigned Monday.

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Sexual Assault ‘Epidemic’ in Military Says Sen. Gillibrand

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking the military to task after an annual review showed the number of sexual assaults in the military increased.

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New Crop of Cookbooks Highlight Cooking at Home in NYC

Thursday, May 02, 2013

New York is home to thousands of restaurants, but a new crop of cookbooks may inspire you to stay in the kitchen and cook, rather than order takeout.

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NYPD Commissioner Calls for More Surveillance Cameras

Monday, April 22, 2013

Could more cameras in New York City help prevent attacks like the one at the Boston Marathon? That's what Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the NYPD is looking into.

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Last Chance Foods: Maple Syrup

Thursday, April 11, 2013

This year's syrup season ran slightly longer than usual, due to a cold March. Here's how to make hay while the sun shines, so to speak.

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Bronx Musician Willie Colon Sings About Venezuelan Election

Thursday, April 11, 2013

A salsa musician and Bronx native is stepping into the fray, in the lead-up to the Venezuelan presidential elections this Sunday. Willie Colon released a song that's criticizing the Nicholas Maduro, the candidate picked by the late Hugo Chavez. The song is called Mentira Fresca, or fresh lie, and is getting lots of attention.

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Punk, Shoes and Videos Take Museums This Spring

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Music video enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and punk rock aficionados: This spring season of museum offerings has something for each of you, from a shoe show, to a punk exhibition, to a retrospective that pays homage to the art of the music video.

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CUNY Administration, Union At Odds Over 'Pathways' Initiative

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The union representing faculty and staff at the City University of New York opposes an initiative that’s aimed at making it easier for students in the two-year community colleges to transfer to four-year college programs. Union leaders say the curriculum changes, known as Pathways, are too restrictive, and that they water down CUNY’s academic standards.

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LIRR Disruptions to Last Through the Work Week

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The MTA says Long Island Railroad trains will be cancelled and re-routed through Friday, all due to a train derailment on Monday night.

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Suspect in Expectant Couple Hit-Run Faces More Charges

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The man accused in a fatal hit-and-run that killed an expectant Brooklyn couple and their unborn child is facing additional charges.

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Senate Subcommittee To Hold Hearing on Sexual Assault in the Military

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A Senate Subcommittee led by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is hoping to shed more light on sexual assault in the military. Those testifying at the Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel on Wednesday include advocates for victims of sexual assault as well as members of the military.

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Talk: Exploring the Role of the City's Public Libraries

Monday, March 11, 2013

From help learning computer skills, to mastering English as a Second Language, the city’s public libraries are playing a bigger role in their communities. That’s the finding of a recent study by the Center for an Urban Future, and it’s also the topic of a symposium the group is hosting at the New York Public Library on 42nd Street on Monday.

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Thousands Join Anti-Gun Control Rally

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A rally against New York’s newly enacted gun control laws drew one of the largest crowds to the State Capitol in recent decades.

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February Arts Preview

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Chelsea arts scene is expanding and thriving, even though several galleries flooded and had their collections damaged during Sandy. Dan Duray, of the Observer’s Gallerist page, said the community has bounced back quickly and is experiencing a boom.

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Neuroscientists React to Obama's Push for Brain Research

Friday, February 22, 2013

WNYC

The human brain is getting a lot of attention this week, as details emerge about the brain mapping effort President Barack Obama alluded to during his State of the Union address.

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Birds, Music and the Brain

Friday, February 22, 2013

Next month, President Obama is expected to announce details about dedicating resources to a massive study of the brain. That’s music to the ears of neuroscientists at Columbia University, where some of the research will be centered.

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