Ilya Marritz

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Map | The Region’s Pockets of Wealth and Poverty

Thursday, December 06, 2012

New numbers from the federal government show how incomes vary across New York and New Jersey.

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New York Faces Billions in Tax Hikes if Fiscal Cliff Not Averted

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

New Yorkers will face a 43 billion dollar tax hike next year if Washington does nothing to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.


Downtown Businesses Still Struggle After the Storm

Thursday, November 29, 2012

One month after Sandy, business is still very much disrupted in downtown Manhattan.

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Sandy Forces Nathan's To Shut For First Time

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

For the first time in its history, Nathan's Famous on Coney Island will be closed this winter.

Sandy Forces Nathan's To Shut For First Time
For the first time in its history, Nathan's Famous on Coney Island will be closed this winter.
Just like so many other buildings along Surf Avenue, Sandy caused significant flooding and damage to the store.
Matt Soohoo, a visitor from California, journeyed about an hour from Manhattan, only to be disappointed when he arrived at Nathan's.
"I'll probably walk on the boardwalk a little bit. Man, I just wish I had a Nathan's dog too," Soohoo said.
Since opening in 1916, Nathan's  landmark store had operated every single day 365 days a year, until Sandy forced it to close. About 50 staff have been laid off. 
In a statement, Nathan's Famous said it aims to reopen in the Spring, leaving plenty of time to prepare for the Fourth of July annual hot dog eating conte

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Group Warns of Possible Insurance Problem Post-Sandy

Sunday, November 25, 2012

A consumer group is warning that some people whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of Sandy may be denied coverage.

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Sandy’s Other Toll: Fish Out Of Water

Friday, November 16, 2012

More than two weeks after Sandy devastated lives across New York and New Jersey, one strange reminder of the storm has come to light: a mass of dead fish near commuter rail train tracks in New Jersey’s Meadowlands.

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Concerns Grow Over Flooding From an NJ River That’s Also a Superfund Site

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Passaic River in New Jersey isn’t one of those waterways with its source in a pristine mountain lake.

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City Readies $500M Outlay for Schools and Hospitals Damaged by Sandy

Monday, November 12, 2012

New York City is poised to spend half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals damaged by the storm known as Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday.

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How Sandy Affected Rivers, Streams, Tap Water

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

When Sandy blew through our region, the record storm surge flooded basements and roads, knocked out water supplies, and forced water treatment plants to close. A week later, all is far from fixed.


Don't Wait for Insurance Inspector, New York Tells Homeowners with Claims

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

With another storm on the way, New York State is changing the procedures on home insurance claims following Sandy.


Even as Power is Restored, Some Buildings Remain Dark

Friday, November 02, 2012

For someone without power,  that longed for moment is when the clock radio starts blinking 12:01 or the refrigerator's calming hum returns.

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For Some Stock-Pickers, Life Is Tweet

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

What if Facebook likes and Twitter posts could give investors clues about market trends? The idea may not be as farfetched as it sounds.

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New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.


Unemployment Down Across Region

Thursday, October 18, 2012

After months of rising joblessness, the unemployment rate in New York and New Jersey is starting to fall.


Decades Late, FDR Memorial Park Dedicated on Roosevelt Island

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Four Freedoms Park, a memorial envisioned decades ago to honor the memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was dedicated Wednesday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and former President Bill Clinton.


Cornell Reveals Plan for Roosevelt Island Campus

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Cornell University is for the first time detailing its plans to transform a 12.5-acre site on Roosevelt Island into what university officials claim will be the first information-age research campus designed from the ground up.


Federal Panel to Hear Albany’s Arguments Against Indian Point

Friday, October 12, 2012

Washington and Albany may be headed for a confrontation. The Cuomo administration is headed to court to argue against extending the operating licenses for a controversial nuclear power plant.


Exit Interview: Nicholas Lemann Steps Down as Dean of Columbia Journalism School, and Doesn't Plan on Tweeting

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

After 10 years on the job, Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, will give up his leadership role at the end of the academic year.


A Rising Stock Market Lifts Only Part of Wall Street

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

While the giants of the securities industry are seeing their profits rise, the number of jobs on Wall Street has slipped, and employees can expect smaller bonuses at the year’s end, according to a report from New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

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NYPD Commissioner Says Grand Jury Will Probe Guardsman Shooting

Monday, October 08, 2012

It's not clear why a New York police officer shot and killed an unarmed Army reservist on the Grand Central Parkway last week but Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says a grand jury investigation would be the best way to find out.

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