Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

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Port Authority Aims To Empty Hangar Of World Trade Center Debris Soon

Thursday, June 16, 2016

A hangar at John F. Kennedy International Airport has been storing debris from the World Trade Center attacks since 2002. The remaining items will be distributed by the end of the summer.


Brooklyn Man Killed in Orlando Shooting Was a Family Man and Church-Goer

Monday, June 13, 2016

Enrique Rios, 25, is one of the 49 victims of the mass shooting that happened in Orlando over the weekend. He was born and raised in the Marcy Houses in Brooklyn. 

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Port Authority Hopes to Unload Last Remaining Artifacts from Ground Zero

Monday, June 06, 2016

Only a handful of items remain from the destruction of 9/11: a police car, some mangled steel, an elevator motor and various beams.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Praises CUNY's Diversity, Slams Trump

Friday, June 03, 2016

She contrasted a school that produced both Ira Gershwin and Colin Powell to the anti-immigrant politics of Donald Trump.


Shooting at Hip Hop Show Shines Light on Security Lapses

Thursday, June 02, 2016

A shooting at a T.I. show at Irving Plaza last month left one man dead and three others injured. Now the venue is postponing shows so it can review its security procedures.


How Bad Will Airport Security Lines Be This Memorial Day Weekend?

Friday, May 27, 2016

At a time when the TSA is under scrutiny for record long lines at the airport, officials and passengers are bracing for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

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Opponents of Natural Gas Pipeline Urge Feds to Stop Expansion

Monday, May 23, 2016

Activists are calling on Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to do more to stop a natural gas pipeline expansion underway in the Hudson Valley.


Beloved French Fry Joint Pommes Frites Back After Gas Explosion

Monday, May 23, 2016

Pommes Frites, the late-night, Belgian french fry joint, famed for its mayonnaise options, was destroyed last year in an East Village gas explosion. Now it's back, in the West Village.


Amid Concerns, New York Auctions Flood-Wrecked Wrecked Homes

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Most homes buyers steer clear of flood zones and badly damaged buildings. But at an auction in New York City, that's exactly what bidders wanted.


Pop-Up Shop in Soho Wants to Fix Your Broken Stuff

Friday, May 20, 2016

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. But if it is, bring it on downtown for the next couple of weeks, where a pair of handy theater professionals will make it whole again.

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TD Bank Coin Counters May Have Needed A Little Math Help

Friday, May 20, 2016

The bank is permanently pulling the plug on its coin counting machines, following reports that customers were being shortchanged.

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Prospect Park Finds Retro Way to Remove Weeds: Goats

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

This summer, Prospect Park has a retro way to remove unwanted weeds. They've hired eight goats.

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NYPD Targets Drivers Breaking Bike Lane Rules

Monday, May 16, 2016

The NYPD is recognizing "Bike Month" with a week-long crackdown on drivers who commit violations in bike lanes in all five boroughs.

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In a Flood Plain? Damaged by Sandy? These Home Buyers Aren't Fazed.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

This week, 115 Sandy-damaged homes went up for auction on Staten Island and Long Island. Hundreds of people turned out to bid on discounted properties in flood zones.

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Stonewall Inn Could be the Next National Park

Monday, May 09, 2016

The recognition would allow the National Park Service to tell the story of Stonewall.


America's Cup Sailing Back in NYC After Nearly a Century

Friday, May 06, 2016

Six sailing teams from around the world are expected to compete this weekend in Lower Manhattan. The race hasn't been held in New York waters since 1920.


This is How Trump's Hometown Crowd Reacted to His Indiana Victory

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

With John Kasich and Ted Cruz out of the race, Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee. So how did the New Yorker's victory play at home?

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Fairway Supermarket Files for Bankruptcy

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The iconic New York City supermarket, which began as a fruit stand on Broadway and 74th Street, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Historic Church Fire Deemed Suspicious

Monday, May 02, 2016

The fire destroyed the church's roof and interior in a blaze that started shortly after Orthodox Easter services. 

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4 Ways Donald Trump's Pro Wrestling Experience Is Like His Campaign Today

Saturday, April 30, 2016

At least none of Trump's political opponents have been strapped down and had their heads shaved by him.