Marc Garber

Host, WNYC News

Marc Garber appears in the following:

JFK Terminal Evacuated, Reopened

Saturday, January 16, 2010

A security breach at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport stalled flights and delayed passengers for hours on Saturday afternoon. Terminal 8 at Kennedy airport was evacuated just after 4PM.

According to a report from the Associated Press, the security breach involved a passenger getting ...


Judge Ends Federal Monitoring of NYC Water and Sewage Systems

Friday, December 25, 2009

Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a Christmas morning announcement that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will emerge from eight years of federal oversight.

The mayor paid a visit to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant after a federal judge this week ruled the DEP ...


Quinn Calls For Investigation of NYPD's Response to Bias Attack

Monday, September 28, 2009

Council Speaker Christine Quinn is calling on Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to investigate an improper police response to an alleged anti-gay bias crime in Hell's Kitchen early yesterday morning:

KELLY: When the police officers responded to the crime that they were not sensitive to the victim ...


Corzine's Office Served Subpoenas for EnCap Documents

Friday, July 31, 2009

Governor Corzine's office has been served with federal subpoenas in connection with a corruption investigation into the failed EnCap project in the Meadowlands. New Jersey State Attorney General Anne Milgram tells WNYC's Brian Lehrer the subpoenas are for documents issued during the Cody and McGreevey ...


Paterson is Not Laughing: Senators Called to Act

Monday, June 22, 2009

Governor David Paterson is ordering a special session beginning tomorrow if Senate lawmakers are unable to resolve their leadership standoff by end of day. Paterson says he could compel senators to stay in Albany every day, including weekends and the July 4th holiday, until they ...


NY Senate Control Remains Unclear

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

More than a week after Republicans staged a coup to take control of the New York state senate, it's still unclear who controls the chamber. Lawmakers emerged from a meeting last night with no decision, and once again, they're looking to a judge to resolve ...


NJ Holds Primary Election

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

New Jersey voters have until 8 p.m. to pick the candidates who will run in November's election. Early turnout appears light and no significant problems have been reported. The major statewide race is the Republican primary for governor.

Former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie and former Bogota ...


How the Lab IDs H1N1

Monday, May 04, 2009

Over the weekend, the City Health Department received what amounts to a swine flu I.D. kit from the CDC. WNYC’s Fred Mogul is one of only a handful of reporters who was allowed into the public health lab since the outbreak, and he joined us ...


Toy Fair Offers Budget Buys

Monday, February 16, 2009

The American International Toy Fair is underway in New York.

Mattel president Neil Friedman says the company understands money is tight.

FRIEDMAN: I think we have everything from price points to brands that consumers love. So we feel in a pretty good place, even though we are ...


New Jersey Doctor Killed in Iraq

Saturday, December 27, 2008

The Department of Defense reports that a New York City native has been killed in Iraq. Marc Garber reports.

REPORTER: The Pentagon says Major John P. Pryor died Christmas Day when a mortar round hit near his living quarters. The 42-year-old New Jersey doctor was a ...


Court Blocks Plan to Auction Landing Slots at Area Airports

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

A plan to auction off some airport landing slots at New York area airports has hit another snag. WNYC's Marc Garber has more.

The Bush administration's plan to auction some of the slots at LaGuardia, JFK, & Newark has been blocked by a federal appeals court.

The ...


Brooklyn Lubavitchers in Mourning After Mumbai Attacks

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Members of the Crown Heights-based Chabad Lubavitch movement are mourning three New Yorkers who were among six people slain during the attack on the orthodox Jewish group's Mumbai center. Marc Garber reports.

REPORTER: The sound of prayers being sung in Hebrew, at Chabad Lubavitch center in ...


City Inspectors Check Scales at New York's Airports

Monday, November 24, 2008

Several airlines are charging extra for handling your luggage, and city inspectors want to make sure the scales being used are accurate. WNYC's Marc Garber has more.

REPORTER: All 810 scales at LaGuardia and JFK were checked by the city Department of Consumer Affairs. Eighty-seven percent ...


Albany Special Session

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

A long awaited special legislative session to deal with the state's deepening fiscal crisis did not materialize. But there were plenty of fireworks.

And as the smoke clears, the state is as much in the red as it was when the day started.

WNYC's Bob Hennelly is ...


Union Foes Killing Property Tax Cap In State Legislature

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

A proposed property tax cap supported by Gov. David Paterson and most New Yorkers appears to be dead. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.

REPORTER: Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi, who headed Paterson's committee on the cap, says that after years of rising taxes, the time for a ...


Tibetan Protesters Hold "Die In" at UN

Monday, March 17, 2008

As protesters in Tibet face a deadline at this hour to surrender to Chinese military police, demonstrators are rallying here. Tibetan groups are holding a "die in" outside the United Nations.

The unrest in Tibet began March 10 - the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising ...


Tenants Bill Signed Into Law

Friday, March 14, 2008

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says the new legislation lends tenants more muscle in housing court.

Advocate Benjamin Dulchin says the new law addresses new housing problems.

DULCHIN: What you have now is not landlords who buy buildings with out understand the social contract, which is, yeah ...


Fireman's Kin Claim Negligence

Thursday, February 14, 2008

The family of a New York City fireman killed in a blaze at the former Deutsche Bank building is suing. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.

Relatives of firefighter Robert Beddia charge the owner of the condemned skyscraper and contractors hired to dismantle it turned the building into ...


Bribery Allegations at the Armory

Thursday, February 07, 2008

A former superintendent of the 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan has been indicted on charges of extortion and bribery. WNYC's Marc Garber reports.

State officials have charged that James Jackson demanded thousands of dollars from firms that wanted to use the site for events, including Marc ...