Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
In Brownsville, Brooklyn, the neighborhood with some of the highest crime rates in the city, news of impending state gun legislation is met with tepid optimism.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Despite all the fund raising and promises of recovery, when it comes to getting small businesses in Queens up and running after Sandy, the federal government has approved 37 loans for the entire borough, while the city has given out only 28. In the Rockaways, where much of the area was without heat and power for weeks after the storm, it’s given 9 loans.
Monday, January 07, 2013
Members of the Community Meditation Center on the Upper West side met for the first time Sunday without their leader, Allan Lokos, who survived a plane crash with his wife in Myanmar last month.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Many Far Rockaway residents that were hit bad during Sandy are still living without heat this Christmas.
Monday, December 24, 2012
It’s the 100th year that the main post office in Manhattan has responded to letters addressed, “Dear Santa.” On Christmas Eve at the James Farley Post Office elves busily replied to letters and sent last minute packages to needy families in the area.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
At a banquet hall usually reserved for wedding receptions in Howard Beach hundreds of families affected by Sandy received an early Christmas surprise courtesy of the relief group Secret Sandy.
Friday, December 21, 2012
WNYC is telling the story of public housing in New York City through the lens of one family that has lived there for four decades. The Alstons arrived in the Queensbridge Houses in 1954 and have lived there ever since. This is part four of a four-part series.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
WNYC is telling the story of public housing in New York City through the lens of one family that has lived there for four decades. The Alstons arrived in the Queensbridge Houses in 1954 and have lived there ever since. This is part three of a four-part series.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
WNYC is telling the story of public housing in New York City through the lens of one family that has lived there for four decades. The Alstons arrived in the Queensbridge Houses in 1954 and have lived there ever since. This is part two of a four-part series.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
A day after the final courts-martial, the family of Pvt. Danny Chen said they were disappointed by the outcome of the trials of eight soldiers from their son’s platoon who were charged with hazing and abuse that culminated in his suicide two years ago.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Life After Sandy: Shared To-Do Lists in East Village Co-ops and DIY Residents of the Rockaways Pull Together
Monday, December 10, 2012
Monday, December 03, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will remain closed for the rest of the year, according to the U.S. National Park Service, as it continues to assess the damage from after Sandy.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Hurricane Sandy filled the roads on the Far Rockaway peninsula with sand, debris and downed power lines. As roads became cleared, the MTA began operating local buses during daylight hours, until recently when more lighting has become available and they’ve been able to run later buses. And while subway service was restored to most of the city, the A train, the only subway in the area, remains too damaged to reopen.
Friday, November 09, 2012
From Coney Island to Breezy Point tens of thousands homes are without power and either flooded or uninhabitable. That means many residents have relocated. And many hotels in Brooklyn are booked full.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Sanitation trucks rumbled down mud-caked streets past downed power lines as thick sheets of sleet fell on the few residents roaming the streets of Far Rockaway Wednesday as a Nor’easter began bearing down.