Beth Fertig

Beth Fertig appears in the following:

Beth's Diary

Thursday, September 13, 2001

In the days following the attacks, reporter Beth Fertig kept her friends and faimily informed through an e-mail diary. She writes candidly about her fears and experiences covering the collapsing towers and the aftermath.


Race for Mayor

Monday, September 10, 2001


On The Issues: Education

Friday, September 07, 2001

And then we’ll hear from an expert on education funding about what the candidates are proposing.

Where The Candidates StandFernando Ferrer (Democrat): "I don't believe that we can tinker around the edges when it comes to education. We've got to take the bold steps required to move our system forward. And ...



Tuesday, September 04, 2001

HOUSING - WHERE THEY STAND FERNANDO FERRER (Democrat) A comprehensive 10 year plan to address the city's housing emergency: A $1.3 billion dollar capital investment per year, including $300 million in city funds and $1 billion in leveraged resources. A production target of 150,000 units of affordable housing across this ...


Meet Herman Badillo

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The former congressman and Bronx borough president has made 3 previous runs for mayor… all as a Democrat. Now a Republican, he faces an uphill battle in next month’s primary against Michael Bloomberg. As WNYC’s Beth Fertig reports, Mr. Badillo believes he’s better prepared than ever because of his latest ...


NewTrial in Louima Case?

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Mr. Schwarz is serving a fifteen year sentence for helping Justin Volpe carry out the 1997 attack in a Brooklyn stationhouse. Yesterday, a federal judge heard testimony the defense hopes will lead to a new trial. WNYC's Beth Fertig covered both Louima trials, and was at yesterday's hearing.


Alan Hevesi: Politician or Bureaucrat?

Monday, August 13, 2001

He also audits the performance of city agencies and approves all contracts. As we continue to profile the mayoral candidates, WNYC’s Beth Fertig has this look at whether Mr. Hevesi’s job as controller says anything about the kind of mayor he’d be.


Hevesi May or May Not Receive Public Financing

Tuesday, August 07, 2001

Democratic mayoral candidate Alan Hevesi will not get some 3 million dollars in public financing that he was counting on for his campaign - at least not yet. The board is looking into whether Mr. Hevesi violated the law by accepting low-cost services from his political consultant.

1) BETH, THE ...


Ferrer's Record: Did He Save the Bronx?

Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Once a national symbol of urban blight, the Bronx IS coming back to life… with tens of thousands of new housing units. As we profile the candidates for mayor, WNYC’s Beth Fertig looks at what role Mr. Ferrer really played in that turnaround.


Governing From Federal Prison

Monday, June 25, 2001

One of the politicians Adolfo Carrion, expected to be running for Bronx Borough President, not sitting in jail. WNYC's Beth Fertig reports.


NYC's Water Supply

Saturday, June 16, 2001

Sixty three miles of tunnel, carrying more than a billion gallons of water each day for all five boroughs. But despite warnings that the city’s two existing tunnels are aging, and can’t keep up with growing demands, the third water tunnel is still a long way from being completed. As ...


Family Courts

Friday, May 18, 2001

In 1993 Diana Pichardo Henriquez's three year old son was taken away, after her boyfriend beat him so badly he ended up in the hospital with a broken leg. Diana was interviewed by a caseworker from the city's child welfare agency who asked her a lot of questions about the ...


Edward Hochman Steps Down From Rent Board

Tuesday, May 01, 2001

The man who was forced to step down as head of the Rent Guidelines Board says it's time to take politics out of the process. Edward Hochman was removed after Mayor Giuliani criticized last year's rent increases as too high. Mr. Hochman spoke with WNYC's B


Children With Disabilities In Foster Care

Monday, April 30, 2001

Children with disabilities are considered among the hardest cases to place in foster care. Many of these children have serious illnesses like cerebral palsy, or birth defects that require extensive medical treatment. New York City has been finding more homes for these children over the past few years. But officials ...