Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

Port Authority Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges

Monday, March 01, 2004

Security has become a way of life -- guards at the entrance to residential buildings, shopping malls, every kind of work place, schools and of course the airports. But who's watching the watchers? Monday, in an Essex County court room, a security firm that does ...


NJ Plans Overhaul of Child Welfare System

Thursday, February 19, 2004

New Jersey officials have laid out an ambitous plan to overhaul the state's troubled child welfare system. It would costs hundreds of millions of dollars and aims to change an agency maligned in recent cases of neglect and abuse. This all came about because of ...


Urban Hospitals Under Duress

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Local Essex County residents continue the fight to save their community hospital. Throughout New Jersey, hospitals are fighting a mounting wave of red ink caused by an increase in uncompensated care provided for the uninsured the undocumented and the indigent.


McGreevey Marks Half-Way Point

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

New Jersey Governor James McGreevey marks the half-way point in his first term in office with his State of the State address. WNYC's Bob Hennelly surveyed voters and spoke with the Governor about his job performance.


New Jersey Child Advocate

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

The first New Jersey Child Advocate was appointed by Governor McGreevey in September. In his new post, Kevin Ryan reports directly to the public and has been granted subpoena power. The former chief of staff of New Jersey's Department of Human Services is the father ...


Skyscraper Safety

Monday, December 29, 2003

David Childs is one of the architects whose design for the Freedom Tower was recently unveiled. It is pledged to be the safest high rise in the world . Yet as Bob Hennelly reports, that may be quite an undertaking given that the standards for ...


Independent 9/11 Commission To Hold Public Hearings

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

The independent 9-11 commission will hold public hearings today at Drew University in Madison New Jersey. The commission, set up by congress, is undertaking the largest investigation in US history. Bob Hennelly reports.

Today's public session here at Drew comes at pivotal moment for the Commission. After ...


Democrats Make Big Gains in NJ

Wednesday, November 05, 2003

The Democrats enjoyed a strong victory in New Jersey defeating the top elected Republican official and gaining majorities in both the Senate and the Assembly. All this during mid-term elections with a Democratic governor in the state house who suffrs from low popularity ratings.


Record Amounts of Cash Spent in NJ State Elections

Thursday, October 30, 2003

As New Jersey's most crucial legislative campaign in a generation comes into the home stretch the flood of negative campaign ads has yet to crest. Bob Hennelly has more on the state's most expensive battle for the state house ever.


New Jersey Election Just Days Away

Thursday, October 23, 2003

So with just a few more campaign days before the election that will decide who controls the closely divided New Jersey legislature how are voters feeling about their options? Reporter Bob Hennelly took the Garden State Parkway to find out.

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Boxed In New Jersey

Monday, October 06, 2003

While the latest national job numbers show some improvement, the manufacturing sector continues its more than three year decline. Locally, the decline of that sector has left lots of physical evidence that reporter Bob Hennelly has found on the New York-New Jersey waterfront.


Ridgewood, NJ: Two Years Later

Wednesday, September 10, 2003

As residents of the NY Metro area quietly reflect on how the world around them is different since the attack which brought down the Twin Towers -there are small memorials and services planned in many of the towns that circle the city. Close to 700 of ...


NJ To Improve Accountability Of Local Cops

Monday, August 25, 2003

In 1999, when New Jersey Officials admitted the state police engaged in racial profiling, there was a tremendous effort to improve the accountability of the 2700 state troopers. The state had to pay millions in claims filed against officers and commit to federal monitors to ...


McGreevy's Political Missteps

Wednesday, July 30, 2003

During the first two years of the McGreevy Administration, the New Jersey Governor has suffered from a series of political missteps. Bob Hennelly has more on the how the furor over the selection of the state's Poet Laureate position led to its abolishment.


Corruption in New Jersey

Tuesday, June 17, 2003

In New Jersey state and federal prosecutors are busy with several high profile public corruption probes. Polls show a major erosion in public trust with voters estimating that half of all their elected officials are corrupt. Bob Hennelly has more.


New Jersey Elections

Monday, June 02, 2003

In New Jersey an unprecedented number of primary challenges in tomorrow's state legislative races have sent campaign spending into the stratosphere. Bob Hennelly has more.


Attracting Filmmakers to NJ

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

New Jersey has a long history of film-making. The Marlon Brando classic "On the Waterfront" was the FIRST film made in the Garden State to win the Oscar for Best Picture. There is now a debate over how New Jersey can continue to be a "contender" ...


Local School Board Elections in NJ

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Voters go to the polls in New Jersey to vote on local school boards. Voters are in short supply. Bob Hennelly has more. The polls in New Jersey close at 9 o'clock tonight.


Security Problems at Newark Airport

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Coordinating private protection and public policing has been a major goal specifically when it comes to airport security. But there may be a downside as Bob Hennelly reports from Newark on a major security firm founded by a former Newark police officer.


NJ Cuts The Arts

Monday, March 10, 2003

Not since World War II have so many state governments found themselves so deeply in debt. In New Jersey, Governor McGreevey says a multi-billion dollar budget gap left him no choice but to cut funding to the arts. These cuts amount to less than one ...