Marc Garber

Host, WNYC News

Marc Garber appears in the following:

Vote on Controversial Newark Power Plant Expected This Week

Tuesday, May 08, 2012


A vote on whether to allow Hess to build a controversial natural gas power plant in Newark will go in front of the city's planning board this week.

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Proposed Hess Plant in Newark Faces Community Opposition

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Some Newark residents will continue voicing their opposition to a proposed natural gas power plant at a Planning Board meeting at City Hall Wednesday night.


Mayor Is Hurting Small Business With ‘Trivial’ Violations, De Blasio Says

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio claimed the systematic "overzealous” enforcement of what he calls "trivial" violations by city regulators is hurting small businesses.


Fastrack Returns to Manhattan's West Side

Monday, April 23, 2012

The MTA will be partially closing the A, C and E subway lines overnight again this week.


Brooklyn Botanic Garden Readies for Cherry Blossom Crowds

Saturday, April 14, 2012


The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s collection of Japanese flowering cherry trees is the inspiration for it’s 31st annual, two-day “Sakura Matsuri,” or cherry blossom festival, which takes place the last weekend in April.


New NYPL Feature Allows Access to 1940 NYC Telephone Books

Monday, April 02, 2012


The New York Public Library is introducing a new research tool to help track down past city residents through old telephone directories. The release of this new feature coincides with the first-ever online release of the 1940 U.S. Census Bureau data by thee National Archives.

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DEP, Upstate Landowners Discuss Alternative Fracking

Thursday, March 29, 2012

An upstate New York landowners group may have found a way to get around the state's de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling — by using propane instead of water for hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking.

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Bloomberg Criticizes Unions' Withdrawal From Summit to Protest Pension Plan

Friday, March 23, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized a group of labor unions on Friday for withdrawing financial support from a high-profile legislative summit in Albany over the recent approval of the state's new pension system.


Building Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Racketeering Charges

Friday, March 23, 2012

A former city housing official pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering conspiracy and bribery charges.


Parking Fees Raised at Some Area Beaches

Monday, March 12, 2012


People looking for a nice day at the beach this summer may be in for some sticker shock. Parking a car at some area beaches will cost 50- to 100-percent more this summer than last.

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Spring Ahead! Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

Friday, March 09, 2012

Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend so set your clocks ahead one hour by 2am Sunday.

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Sotheby's to Sell Munch's 'The Scream' in the Spring

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Sotheby's auction house announced Tuesday that one of four versions of Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" will go on the block on May 2. It estimates the work will sell for $80 million or more.


Parade Expected to Snarl Traffic, Transit

Monday, February 06, 2012

Getting around Lower Manhattan will be a challenge Tuesday due to the ticker-tape parade celebrating the Giants Super Bowl win. Some subway stops and roads are expected to be closed.


Cuomo Makes Edible Super Bowl Bet With Mass. Governor

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo is putting up yogurt, bagels, and cheesecake against pies, chowder, and chips in a Super Bowl bet with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.

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MTA Rejects Councilman's Offer to Pay for Shuttle Bus

Monday, January 23, 2012

The MTA said an offer by a City Councilman from Queens to pay for shuttle bus service along the No. 7 line while it is shut down on the weekends is not feasible.


UES Residents Rally to Keep a Privately Owned Playground Public

Sunday, October 16, 2011

A group of Upper East Side residents rallied Sunday to show their opposition to a plan to raze a playground to make way for a new building based on deal made over 25 years ago.