Reporter/Anchor NY1 News. Opinions mine and not my employer. Mets, Jets, Rangers, Knicks and Syracuse fan. Born in the Bronx, raised on S.I. and in Queens.

Rockaway Gears Up for Beach Goers — The city Parks Department's 14 miles of public beaches open for the summer on Saturday, including Rockaway where they are expecting millions of visitors.

FDNY Set to Mark 150th Anniversary with First Open House in its History — If you have always wanted to check out the inside of a firehouse, here's your chance, as the FDNY is holding the first open house in its history to mark its 150th birthday. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report. Engine Company 21 is one of the city's first fire companies.

Aspiring 'Auto-Techs' Put Repair Skills to the Test at National Competition — These students are the wheel deal high school seniors from New York and around the country competing to determine who can best fix a car. NY1's Roger Clark filed this report. Richie and Nick are focused on one thing-finding out what is wrong with a BMW SUV.

New York Boat Show Sails Into Javits Center — The 110th annual New York Boat show has sailed into the Javits Center. From yachts to dingeys and everything in between, if you are in the market for a boat organizers say there's something for everyone at the event, including the kids. "Kids love to wander around and check out the boats, it's super super fun.

UWS Exhibit Sings Praise to Old Blue Eyes — A new exhibit takes a fresh look at Frank Sinatra, on the 100th anniversary of his birth. It's at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. NY1's Roger Clark filed this report. Before he was the crooning, chairman of the board, he was Francis Albert Sinatra of Hoboken, New Jersey-dapper even as a boy.

Cell Phones Now Allowed Back in City Public Schools — The eight-year-old ban on bringing cell phones to school ended on Monday after a Department of Education committee voted last week to repeal the ban, originally put in place under Michael Bloomberg. NY1's Roger Clark filed the following report.

Ceremony Marks One Year Since Gas Explosion Killed Eight in East Harlem — Mourners gathered Thursday morning in East Harlem to mark one year since the massive natural gas explosion that killed eight people and leveled two buildings. The explosion happened on Park Avenue near 116th Street around 9:30 a.m. on March 12, 2014. A moment of silence was observed around the time of the blast.

MTA Fare Hike Takes Effect This Weekend — Commuters in the city will be reaching a little deeper into their pockets starting this weekend. Single ride subway and bus fares are going up 25 cents from $2.50 to $2.75. The price of a seven-day MetroCard is increasing $1 to $31, and an unlimited monthly MetroCard goes up from $112 to $116.50.

Cathedral High Billiard Club Enjoys Table Donation — Shooting pool in school is cool at one Manhattan High School thanks to a generous donation. At Cathedral High School, the Billiards Club received a brand new pool table courtesy of Blatt Billiards NYC. Previously, the club had to travel to outside pool halls in order to practice their skills.

Kosher Food Pantry Helps Out Thousands Ahead of Passover — With the holiday of Passover just around the corner.. social service groups around the city are mobilizing to make sure Jewish families in need have kosher for Passover food. NY1's Roger Clark reports on one of the biggest food distribution programs under way. Sande Cohen depends on help to put food on the table year round.
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May 23, 2015

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