Mirela Iverac

Reporter, WNYC News

Mirela Iverac appears in the following:

NY Travelers Undaunted by Al Qaeda's Alleged 9/11 Anniversary Train Plot

Friday, May 06, 2011

A day after it was revealed that al-Qaeda had allegedly planned attacks on railways in the U.S., most New Yorkers, commuters and visitors to the city said they did not feel worried.


For Emergency Workers, A Presidential Visit Stirs Emotion

Thursday, May 05, 2011

On his way to Ground Zero, President Barack Obama visited the First Police Precinct station in Lower Manhattan on Thursday afternoon, where he met with emergency workers, many of whom were among the first responders on September 11, 2001.


In New York's Little Pakistan, Subdued Joy in the Days After Osama's Death

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Residents of Little Pakistan, in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, said they were surprised to hear that America's No. 1 enemy had been captured in Abbottabad. But even with all the ...

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Bloomberg: New York's Spirit Is Stronger Than Ever

Monday, May 02, 2011

At the World Trade Center site, where nearly 3,000 people lost their lives almost 10 years ago, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other public officials expressed their gratitude on Monday that America had fulfilled its commitment by bringing Osama bin Laden to justice.


New Yorkers Flock to Ground Zero After Osama bin Laden's Death

Monday, May 02, 2011

Throngs of New Yorkers — many waving American flags and erupting in chants of "U-S-A!" — gathered at Ground Zero following the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces nearly 10 years after the terror mastermind brought down the Twin Towers. 


The Tragic Path to a 4-Year-Old's Death

Friday, April 29, 2011

Four-year-old Marchella Brett-Pierce lived her life largely unnoticed. She was beaten, deprived of food and water and force-fed Benadryl. But her highly visible death last year brou...

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Mourners Remember Slain Photographer in Church Where He Was to Be Wed

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photojournalist Chris Hondros, killed in Libya last week, was remembered Wednesday as someone who hoped to bring change through his images during a tearful service that drew more than 1,000 family members, friends and colleagues to the same Brooklyn church where he was to be married in this summer.  


For Civil War Reenactors, 150th Anniversary Is a Quiet Occasion

Monday, April 11, 2011

The sesquicentennial anniversary of the Civil War is on Tuesday. But for reenactors and others who bring the battle scenes to life on a regular basis, commemorating the 150 years since the first shot of the Civil War was fired in Fort Sumter the day will pass quietly.


Still on the Beat, A Former South Bronx Detective Pens Crime Novel

Thursday, April 07, 2011

For nine years, Edward Conlon worked as a detective in the South Bronx solving homicides. Now, drawing on insights he gained from his nearly decade-long career on the job, he has pu...

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On Heels of Re-Election Bid, Obama Says He Has More Work to Do

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Just days after announcing he would run for re-election, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said his administration had more work to do but also highlighted his accomplishments over the past two years as commander in chief.

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AG Holder: MLK Jr.'s Dream Has Not Yet Been Realized

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The dream outlined by Martin Luther King Jr. has still not been realized four decades later, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday at the National Action Network conference in New York.


NYC Is Losing 50K Drop-Outs to the Street, Claims Education Secretary Duncan

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said there are 50,000 drop outs in New York City — and they're being lost to the streets.


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Winning? Charlie Sheen Fans Shedding Tickets to Live Show

Monday, April 04, 2011

Tiger blood might be running through Charlie Sheen’s veins, but it is not helping him win over New Yorkers. Many of those who bought tickets for his live show at the Radio City Musi...

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Good-Bye, Gerry: Pols, Family Mourn Loss of ‘Trailblazer’ Geraldine Ferraro

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Friends, family and political heavyweights – including a former president – gathered at an upper East Side church Thursday to pay final respects to trailblazer Geraldine Ferraro, a woman who tore down barriers for females in politics and was the first female candidate for U.S. vice president on a major party ticket.


Obama-Driven Business Boom Likely for Harlem's Red Rooster

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

While there’s much emphasis on the president's choice of location as a way to re-energize his base and some grumbling about the soiree's pricey tickets, it seems likely — based on O...

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Some New Yorkers Call Parks, Cemeteries Home, Census Shows

Friday, March 25, 2011

The 2010 Census data revealed many interesting facts about the city's population — including that some New Yorkers call the city's larger parks and cemeteries home.

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City Census Reveals Dramatic Swing in Racial Make-Up, Modest Population Increase

Thursday, March 24, 2011

The population of New York City has increased by only 2.1 percent since 2000, but the racial make-up continued changing significantly, according to the 2010 census released Thursday...

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