It’s a simple thing, really. Humans have been doing it for thousands of years, around campfires, on paper, through the magic of electromagnetic waves and vacuum tubes, and now across the boundless expanse of cyberspace. Technology has shrunk our planet, allowing more of us to talk with one another, but no matter how sophisticated the communication device, the essence of storytelling remains the same. I consider it an honor to be your storyteller, to be your eyes and ears on the street, and I aim to transport you to the action.
My own story starts in New Jersey. I was born in Paterson and raised in Jersey City. After interning at WCBS 880, I graduated from New York University in 1995 and went to work at WRKL radio in Rockland County. I moved on to Associated Press Radio and NBC Mutual in New York City before returning to WCBS.
Every morning as I sit in my car and write my script, I remind myself of one thing- my job is to tell you a story, a clear, concise, accurate story.
Whether you’re listening to your radio or your computer, we’re really still just sitting around that old campfire.
The commuter railroad had advised riders earlier Monday to anticipate delays, but they say things are going well “so far.”
“We saw the connection between the family meal and an umbrella of protective factors,” said school health coordinator Carrie Steindorff. “It protects against drug use… It is also is a protective factor against obesity.”
$90,000 won’t buy you much of an apartment in Manhattan, but it can get you a lighthouse in New York Bay.
Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.
Money is tight. Times are tough. You need help. But where to turn? How about the New York Public Library’s Money Matters program?
The Times Square Alliance says it’s intended to simplify and de-clutter — and create a unified identity for the heart of Times Square.
Last Thurday, a 10-year-old boy told police that, as he was walking home from school around 3:15 p.m., a man tried to lure him to a vehicle.
A family of black bears — a mother and three cubs — seem to be regular customers at the Pomona restaurant on Route 202.
Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.
Chronic flooding along the rivers in Westchester County has towns and villages fed up.
For old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary’s Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.
The 99-unit Highlands at Rye apartment building remains dark and a strong odor of oil permeates the air after a fuel tank ruptured during the flooding spilling an estimated 2,000 gallons of oil.
Flood waters are long gone, but it is still a struggle in part of Little Falls.
Commuters are paying as much as 50 percent more to cross bridges and tunnels as the Port Authority’s controversial toll and fare hikes took effect.
You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.