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Isaac-Davy Aronson

Isaac-Davy Aronson appears in the following:

Group Requests Congressional Probe of Fossella

Monday, May 19, 2008

A watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, wants a Congressional ethics committee to investigate whether Staten Island Congressman Vito Fossella used government resources to have an extramarital affair.

Fossella took official trips in 2002 and 2003 with Laura Fay, who was, at the time, an Air Force officer ...

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Change to Misconduct Release Information

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Gov. David Paterson is expected to announce a proposal today that would require New Yorkers to be informed when their doctors are charged with misconduct, not just if they're convicted.

The proposed change is part of a broad patient safety measure that would give more power to the state Office ...

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CPR for the Arts

Friday, March 07, 2008

Sustainability is a big question for a lot of New Yorkers, and for New York’s artists. The Center for Performance Research is a new arts space that tries to provide some answers. It’s a performance and research laboratory located in an environmentally-friendly apartment building in South Williamsburg. Cultural critic Claudia ...

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Booker Delivers State of the City

Friday, February 08, 2008

Newark Mayor Cory Booker was optimistic last night in his 2nd State of the City address, saying new policies and programs were making development more attractive than ever in New Jersey's largest city.

Booker announced that the Children's Museum has decided to locate in downtown Newark, and he pointed to other ...

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Boos for "Green Carts" Plan

Friday, February 01, 2008

REPORTER: A group of elected officials and grocery store owners spoke against the plan to distribute 1,500 additional food vendor permits for so-called "Green Carts."

They worry bodegas will suffer because the carts will have lower prices, thank to less overhead.

But Joel Berg, of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, ...

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For NYers, Ball Drop Only Part of Celebrations

Monday, December 31, 2007

For New Yorkers seeking a New Year’s Eve celebration tonight, Times Square is just the beginning. Isaac-Davy Aronson looks at some of the city’s other festivities.

For something mellower, you might opt for Times Square’s sister celebration at Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. For good views of the fireworks there, and in ...

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Federal Officials Look at 9/11 Insurance Fund

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Federal officials will investigate why a one billion 9/11 insurance fund, created by Congress to cover claims of sick ground zero workers, is fighting the cases in court instead of distributing money. WNYC's Isaac-Davy Aronson reports.

With roughly 8,000 individual claims pending in federal court and at least 2 US senators ...

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Subprime Problems Affect New Yorkers

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

In a sign that New York City may be suffering from the subprime lending and mortgage crisis that’s rocked the stock market, a new report shows the number of home foreclosures in the city increased 55% last month, compared with July of last year. WNYC’s Isaac-Davy Aronson has more.

The report ...

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