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.
They’re loyal and dependable guardians and protectors, just like the veterans whom they serve – America’s Vet Dogs.
The story of 9/11 is filled with horrible death and destruction, but also amazing stories of survival.
Hurricane Irene stormed through New Jersey last Sunday, but her after-effects are still very much being felt.
It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.
Mary Fetchet, co-founder of Voices of September 11th, is relieved that Osama Bin Laden is dead, but doesn’t want to dwell on it. Her 24-year-old son Brad was killed on 9/11.
In the old days, you might’ve had to wait to make your purchase, but you’d never be forced into a line that went out the door. Now, the “Cake Boss” admits he’s a victim of his own success.
Some political rivals are a world apart on the issues, but these two are physically ten feet apart in real life.
Since opening in 2009, the Apple store in Greenwhich has been the victim of five larcenies and burglaries.
A 200-kilometer mega-marathon relay race fundraiser starting in Brooklyn and ending in the Catskills kicks off this week.
Although no official confirmation has been made, residents of a gated community in northwest Greenwich claim to have seen a mountain lion.
Ben Ulene, 15, of Scarsdale, really hit a home run, and he didn’t even have to swing a bat.
While her husband Richard is away, Courtney is holding down the fort back home with three young children, taking over his domestic duties. But now, with a little help from a local landscaper, she won’t have to worry about the weeds, mulch, shrubs and fertilizer anymore.
In an effort to return oysters to Raritan Bay, New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and Rutgers scientists have been mapping every inch of the coastline, looking for suitable locations for restoration of reefs.
In some ways, Hoboken is a victim of its own success. A thriving nightlife means healthy businesses and a robust tax base but there’s a price to be paid and it’s meausre in decibels.
Here we go. Football is back — with a vengeance. There are about 1,000 veterans, draft picks and undrafted rookies that need to be signed by the Jets, Giants and 30 other NFL clubs.