Sunday, July 5, 2015

In Astoria, Queens the talk is of the vote in Greece

In this neighborhood lined with Greek restaurants and coffee shops and churches, it's easy to find people talking about the no vote in Greece to an austerity referendum European leaders were hoping would pass. Some here say the people "back home" are cutting off their noses to spite themselves. Others say, they are standing up for themselves and moving toward self determination. But some who actually supported a no vote are worried about what's next for their countrymen and women in Greece.

Covering the story for 1010 WINS.

Murder in Bronx Park

Cops investigating the stabbing death of a 22-year-old woman who lives in the neighborhood near Bronx Park off the Bronx River Parkway. She'd been stabbed multiple times. Police were questioning her ex-boyfriend who is also the father of her child. The killing leaving many in this neighborhood feeling apprehensive about the park.

You can listen to the story here.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The 4th is for dogs, too

Suarez, decked out in his Independence Day finest, getting an early viewing spot for the Macy's Fireworks.

Thanking the troops

NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton thanking some of the 7,000 officers who gave up their holiday with family to protect the city during the Macy's Fireworks.

Fireworks rollcall

Cops at roll call under the FDR before taking their posts for the Macy's Fireworks in New York City. Covering the story for 1010 WINS.

Bratton briefs reporters

NYPD Police Commissioner William Bratton briefing 1010 WINS and other news outlets about precautions for tonight's Macy's Fireworks.