Briella Tomassetti, Fox5NY

Briella Tomassetti


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Briella:

Halloween Is Saved: New York kids eager to trick-or-treat

Dr. Anthony Fauci gave kids the stamp of approval to go out and satisfy their sweet tooth on Halloween. → Read More

NJ residents continue monumental Ida cleanup after being blindsided by storm

Ida's floodwaters made some roads look more like rivers and some New Jersey residents had to be rescued by boat. → Read More

11-story Ferris wheel coming to Times Square

Times Square is getting a new attraction to help lure in tourists - a giant Ferris Wheel, over 100 feet high. → Read More

NYPD: Unvaccinated officers must wear masks or face discipline

The NYPD has a new mandate for its unvaccinated officers: Mask-up on the job or face discipline. → Read More

Wisconsin dad breaks push-up record to honor first responders

Nate Carroll of Wisconsin averaged 4,111 push-ups every day for 365 days. → Read More

Very good boys, girls become NYPD's newest counterterrorism dogs

A new class of police K9s is ready to help the NYPD fight crime on New York City's streets. → Read More

Iconic comedy club Caroline's on Broadway set to reopen

The iconic Caroline's on Broadway is set to reopen and finally host its first comedy show in more than a year. → Read More

LI road's dangerous reputation has residents calling for change

There are calls for change on a dangerous stretch of Mineola Avenue in Roslyn on Long Island. → Read More

Open Streets return in Brooklyn

Local officials say they hope to raise enough money to keep the program running through 2021. → Read More

Bringing dance into Bronx classrooms

Accent Dance NYC has reached more than 1,000 children in the Bronx across about a dozen schools. → Read More

NJ woman's act of kindness creates kidney donor chain

A NJ woman is being credited with saving four lives after donating her kidney to a total stranger. → Read More

Nursing home celebrates New Year's Day with vaccinations

The Daughters of Israel skilled nursing facility in West Orange received doses of the vaccine. → Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout continues in NJ

More essential workers in New Jersey rolled up their sleeves Thursday for a shot of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

NYC restaurants frustrated by constant outdoor dining rule-changes

Restaurants in New York City say they can't keep up with the always-changing guidelines for outdoor dining. → Read More

With coffee sales up, cafes pivot to new sales approaches

COVID-19 may be keeping more people indoors, but it’s still hard to beat that morning caffeine craving. → Read More

Brick-oven pizzeria sets up shop on a sidewalk in Queens

Two pizza makers make pizza in a wood-fired oven right on a street in Queens. → Read More

Chinatown's pandemic crisis continues

Businesses in Chinatown that haven't already closed continue to struggle amid the pandemic. → Read More

Local food banks having trouble meeting need during COVID pandemic

World Food Day was created to call attention to the number of people suffering from chronic hunger across the globe, and the pandemic has made the problem more dire. → Read More

New Yorkers stepping up to help during COVID-19

Volunteers are needed more than ever to provide relief from the destruction of COVID-19 and New Yorkers are stepping up. → Read More

Cuomo: NY could withhold funds from schools in COVID red zones

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that schools located in COVID-19 hot spots across New York must be closed or the state would withhold funding from the ones that remain open. → Read More