Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Monday, March 24, 2008
Senator Charles Schumer and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly lobbied on behalf of two fallen New York City auxiliary police officers who were denied thousands of dollars in death benefits by the Department of Justice because they were volunteers.
Schumer and Kelly say the families of officers Eugene Marshalik and Nicholas Pekearo's ...
Friday, March 21, 2008
A thousand shiny new cars are filling up the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for the 108th annual New York City International Auto show.
That's surprising to some who look at the price of gas, the possibility of congestion pricing and the state of the economy - and wonder how anyone ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Local Tibetan groups say they'll continue protesting here in the city as long as there's unrest and violence back home.
Yesterday, hundreds of people gathered outside the U.N. as the deadline for Tibetan protesters to surrender to Chinese police drew near. Today, they'll be back outside the Chinese Consulate.
Tenzin Dorjee says ...
Monday, March 17, 2008
One sign that spring is on its way is yesterday's opening of Astroland on Coney Island.
Lovers of the old-school amusement park worried that the 2007 season would be its last, with plans to redevelop the beach front property looming.
Though Astroland's fate is still up in the air, it's back for ...
Friday, March 14, 2008
The TV monitors, credit card machines and GPS systems that many drivers worried would be an invasion of privacy are now permanent.
A spokesperson for the city's Law Department says, "This is a complete victory for the city and it will allow all taxi passengers to enjoy the benefits of these ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Lawmakers at the State Capitol say they're focused on going forward with the soon-to-be Gov. David Paterson. He takes over during what is always a hectic time in Albany, with a budget due by the end of the month. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
As it began to sink in that ...
Monday, March 10, 2008
WNYC's Kathleen Horan reports that moving the clocks forward one hour can really make a difference on the highways.
Alarm clocks are going off earlier than usual throughout the city, and the world. More than 70 countries observe Daylight Saving Time. But, what most people feel is the loss of shut-eye.
Thursday, March 06, 2008
REPORTER: Out of the 950,000 buildings in the 5 boroughs - the Department of Buildings has identified the 10 worst offenders - and posted them on their Web site.
DOB Commissioner Patricia Lancaster says the city is focusing their elevator enforcement program on the apartment owners who ignore their responsibilities.
LANCASTER: When ...
Thursday, March 06, 2008
The NYPD has charged more than three dozen people with running and operating an ID theft ring in Queens - but officials say the operation stretched as far as Asia.
The suspects allegedly used stolen credit card numbers from a supplier in China to manufacture forged credit and identification cards. The ...
Wednesday, March 05, 2008
Prior to the collapse, the Department of Buildings inspected the complex 5 times in the past year and issued 5 violations to the owner for failing to maintain the exterior wall of the building.
John Ryan works at East Side Floors on the same block and says he called the city ...
Wednesday, March 05, 2008
Demolition on the east Harlem building that collapsed yesterday has begun - and is expected to last a few days. But it will be halted during rush hours tonight to ensure safety.
REPORTER: Forensic engineers with the Department of Buildings are investigating the cause of the collapse but Commissioner Patricia Lancaster ...
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg has had control of the school system for 5 years and Albany will soon consider whether his successor should keep that power.
Several councilmembers criticized the mayor for not reaching out to the community enough. That was one point that Chancellor Joel Klein was willing to give opponents, ...
Friday, February 29, 2008
A hunt for Canada Geese starts tomorrow in 25 counties in upstate New York.
REPORTER: The state Department of Environmental Conservation, which approved the hunt, says the population of the geese has swelled to more than two hundred thousand. Spokeswoman Maureen Wren says those geese are creating a public nuisance with ...
Thursday, February 07, 2008
The city is asking automakers to come up with designs for a cab for the future
REPORTER: It would be one that will burn alternative fuels, and will be wheelchair-accessible. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Matthew Daus.
DAUS: Big on the inside and small on the outside - one that looks good that's ...
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
REPORTER: Brooklyn voter Glen Hinton says he liked both of the Democratic presidential candidates, but voted for Hillary Clinton because he believes she's the stronger choice.
HINTON: I feel comfortable with her being in that arena for so long. I think she could cope in a debate with whoever she's opposed ...
Tuesday, February 05, 2008
REPORTER: The ticker tape parade along lower Broadway will begin at 11 a.m. at Battery Place and head north to Chambers Street for a ceremony at City Hall.
Mayor Bloomberg is warning people to plan ahead.
BLOOMBERG: There will be a lot of people coming downtown, we have no idea how many ...
Friday, February 01, 2008
REPORTER: The circus isn't coming to Pier 40 just yet.
A vote on the 2 redevelopment proposals for the Houston Street park has been delayed until March.
One plan would provide a permanent home for Cirque de Soleil. The other would mostly leave the pier as is, only adding playing fields and ...
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Fans of Bobby Fischer are remembering the chess icon over chess boards around the five boroughs.
REPORTER: Fischer died on Thursday, leaving behind a legacy that includes being the only American to win the world championship. Fischer was raised in Brooklyn and attended Erasmus High School before dropping out at sixteen ...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
REPORTER: The Guard threw 9 different farewell parties across the state for the troops and their families.
Specialist Joseph Rolan posed for pictures and snacked with his family at the Armory in Manhattan.
A self-professed jokester, Rolan says he plans to use humor to keep his stress down while overseas.
ROLAN: It breaks ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Following the success of the Gates in Central Park, the city is undertaking another big public arts project. instead of billowing saffron fabric, though, this one will use water, lots of it. WNYC's Kathleen Horan explains.
REPORTER: Ever heard of waterfall art? Well by mid July that's exactly what you'll see ...