Tony Aiello serves as a CBS 2 general assignment reporter. After spending eight years covering news in the Northern Suburbs, he’s now based at the CBS 2 Broadcast Center in New York City.
You’ll often find him behind the wheel of Mobile 2, our groundbreaking technology that allows live broadcasts from a moving vehicle.
Aiello joined CBS 2 in October 2002, after nearly five years at WNBC-TV. Prior to that, he served as a national correspondent for Dow Jones Television and the top syndicated business show, “The Wall Street Journal Report.” He also has worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Milwaukee, WI., Nashville, TN., and Greenville, SC.
In the course of his career, he’s been nominated for and has received many professional honors.
Aiello is active with community groups and Italian-American charities. He is board secretary of the Westchester Philharmonic, and a former trustee of ArtsWestchester. He is proud to represent CBS2 at many community events, and is happy to help raise funds and awareness for groups including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the March of Dimes, and the Food Bank for Westchester.
In 2002, he was asked to lead Westchester County’s official ceremony marking the first anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. He has also delivered keynote speeches for groups including the Enrico Fermi Scholarship Foundation, the Sons of Italy, and the National Parks Service.
Aiello graduated from Indiana University in 1985. He lives in New Rochelle, N.Y. with his wife Elizabeth and their twin sons.
The Papal Mass at MSG was filled with grace notes, like petals strewn on a path for the faithful.
For American Catholics, it was an amazing tableau: Pope Francis speaking from the podium in the House Chamber, with Vice President Joseph Biden seated behind him on one side, House Speaker John Boehner on the other.
When Pope Francis celebrates mass at Madison Square Garden on Friday, he’s expected to honor his predecessor, Blessed Paul VI, in both words and deeds.
On the eve of his visit to the U.S., here are a few facts you might not know about the 266th Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.
Spanish-speakers will have an advantage when Pope Francis visits the US next week. He’ll be speaking their language – a lot.
Oscar Fuller left Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday in no mood to talk — just as earlier the 31-year-old decided not to talk to the jury, declining to take the stand in his own defense.
Officials have counted about 30,000 trees on the garden’s 250 acres, and they’ve estimated the storm damaged about 4,500 of those trees.
Is the “Occupy Wall Street” movement anti-Semitic? Signs indicating that have surfaced. Yet when CBS 2’s Tony Aiello surveyed the situation Tuesday he found conflicting signs of both anti-Semitism and Jewish support.
An upstate man, imprisoned for years for a crime he didn’t commit, won his professional boxing debut, at age 52. When he raised his arms in victory he raised the hopes of a city struggling with poverty and crime.
There were new concerns Monday about a multimillion dollar highway project designed to make a dangerous road safer. Law enforcement is starting to wonder if the project is working as intended.
The only thing you’ll find in the mailboxes is dust and rust, since the Postal Service stopped delivering to 950 Union Ave., last week. They say no more mail, because they get wet!
Brooklyn Housing helped process more than 400 applications for the EHLP program. So far, only one homeowner is actually getting a loan.
It was a very odd case of arson — caught on camera. Police are looking for the shirtless firebug who torched a boat and five trucks. CBS 2’s Tony Aiello got a look at the surveillance tape on Wednesday.
CBS 2 got a camera through the X-ray machine the Secret Service set up outside the Warwick, where an entourage of Iranians could be seen milling around all day eating lunches provided by a local kebab joint.
On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he’ll travel here, to fight a Palestinian bid for United Nations membership as President Barack Obama tried to defuse a difficult situation.