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Billie Rama
January 20, 2020 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three men died in separate fires around the city, and officials say two of those fires are suspicious. A house that under construction burned in Queens Village overnight. Authorities found a body inside. The victim had been bound, police said. The home has been under...
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Food Bank For New York City MLK Day
Sonia Rincon
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 20, 2020 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the nation remembers his message of equality, peace and hope. Many do that by giving to others on this national day of service. #MLKDay is a day of service honoring Dr. King’s legacy at @FoodBank4NYC ’s community kitchen & food pantry in...
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Street where girl was followed in Hillsdale, NJ
Glenn Schuck
Billie Rama
January 17, 2020 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Residents are on edge in Bergen County after a stranger allegedly followed a girl into her driveway over the weekend. Police looking for a stranger who followed a girl who was walking her dog .. driving behind her and even into her driveway @HillsdalePDNJ @1010WINS pic...
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Bill de Blasio, Chirlaine McCray
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Billie Rama
January 17, 2020 - 10:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is reportedly floating the idea of his wife running as the next borough president of Brooklyn -- with a possible Quid pro quo of de Blasio backing current Borough President Eric Adams if Adams runs for mayor next year. According to a report in the Daily...
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Richard Carranza, New York City Schools Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education
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Billie Rama
January 17, 2020 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A town hall about school safety didn't go so well for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Some 400 parents showed up at M.S. 74 Nathaniel Hawthorne in Oakland Gardens, Queens. on Thursday night. One mother told the crowd her daughter had twice been attacked by another girl...
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Vegan bagel and smoothie
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John Montone
January 16, 2020 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If the number of vegan restaurants is a metric for determining how healthy a neighborhood is, then Manhattan has some pretty healthy hoods. There are 48 vegan or vegetarian restaurants in Midtown South alone. If the holiday splurge has your belly busting through your jeans,...
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Billie Rama
January 16, 2020 - 7:55 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Say what, mayor? Mayor Bill de Blasio has done a number things to anger New Yorkers during his time in office, but this takes teh cream cheese. On National Bagel Day Wednesday, de Blasio proudly proclaimed on Twitter that his favorite bagel comes from the Bagel Hole bakery...
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Neirs Tavern
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Billie Rama
January 10, 2020 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Saved! Neir's Tavern & Grill in Woodhaven, Queens, will not close its doors after nearly 200 years after all. A rent hike had prompted it to announce it was closing on Sunday. But a deal reached Friday night between the watering hole's owner and its landlord means it...
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Billie Rama
December 30, 2019 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a person who shot and wounded a for-hire driver and his passenger in Brooklyn early Monday. The shooting happened at around 2:30 a.m. on Jefferson Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The 20-year-old passenger had just left a party and was shot in the leg,...
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Jerry Herman
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1010 WINS Newsroom
December 27, 2019 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," died Thursday. He was 88. His goddaughter Jane Dorian confirmed his death to The Associated Press early...
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