Jennifer Lahmers, Fox5NY

Jennifer Lahmers


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Past articles by Jennifer:

New Jersey girl with epilepsy says a specially trained dog has changed her life

Marybeth Barrios and Walley are tied at the hip. But it's not just companionship that brought these two together. Marybeth, 12, has severe epilepsy. → Read More

Who is Anthony Scaramucci?

Before joining the campaign in April 2016, Scaramucci was a vocal critic of Donald Trump, the candidate. → Read More

Can President Trump pardon himself?

The president's new communications team takes the reins as the commander-in-chief is reportedly trying to fight back against the Russian investigation. → Read More

Residents, officials call for reopening firehouse in growing Queens neighborhood

Residents of Long Island City, Queens, say it is time to reopen a firehouse that closed over a decade ago because they fear the neighborhood has grown too quickly for current firehouses to keep up. Firefighters and City Council members rallied Friday to reopen Engine Company 261. → Read More

Mount Sinai hospital introduces special dog to patients

Doctors at Mount Sinai believe a new coworker who never went to med school can make a real difference. Professor Bunsen Honeydew is an 18-month-old golden doodle at the hospital's new Paws and Play program. → Read More

Shadow hangs over Puerto Rican Day Parade

The controversy over former militant Oscar Lopez Rivera is still threatening to cast a cloud over Sunday's National Puerto Rican Day Parade even though he is no longer being honored. Some critics are questioning why he is even being allowed to march in the parade. → Read More

NJ schoolkids build fidget spinners in science class

As classrooms everywhere ban kids from using the insanely popular fidget spinner, Christopher Columbus School No. 15 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, is taking a different spin by turning it into a science project. → Read More

Hunter student stuck on subway misses commencement, 'graduates' on train

Delayed on your way to work? That's one thing. Delayed on your way to the most important day of your life? A college graduate in Queens whose train was delayed so badly he missed his graduation ceremony. Or at least that is what he thought. No one has more reason to complain about train delays than Jerich Alcantara. This was the day he was supposed to officially graduate from Hunter College's... → Read More

Officer workers skipping sit-down lunches

"Let's do lunch." Haven't heard that in a while? Just like pay phones or Polaroids, the power lunch appears to be a dying tradition. People just aren't going to sit-down restaurants on their lunch breaks like they used to. → Read More

Rockaway Beach boardwalk finally rebuilt

Just in time for the unofficial start of summer, the long-awaited Rockaway Beach boardwalk will officially reopen this weekend. Superstorm Sandy destroyed the 5.5-mile stretch in 2012 and along with it the heartbeat of this beachside community. The area has fought hard to rebuild. → Read More

New York warns travelers about Zika virus

Vacation season is here and so are the mosquitoes. Health officials are reminding New Yorkers to watch out for the Zika virus when booking their trips because hundreds of locals have contracted the virus while traveling. → Read More

Cuomo: State takeover of Penn Station needs city money

As commuters brace for a so-called summer of hell at Penn Station, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for a state takeover of the embattled transit hub. With Amtrak planning to cut train service by 20 percent for six weeks while it makes some long-overdue repairs, Cuomo told Good Day New York that he has serious doubts about the timetable and if Amtrak can even get the job done. → Read More

Planet Hollywood security guard tackled Times Square driver

Ken Bradix runs security at Planet Hollywood, less than a block away from where Richard Rojas bailed out of his crashed car and tried to make a break for it. → Read More

Will wine in a can the summer drink trend?

We can crack it open. Yes, it's wine in a can. And everyone is buzzing that it could be the new drink of the summer. Pinot, rose, chardonnay: you name it, they can aluminum can it. → Read More

Grand Central's Campbell Apartment bar reopens

It is no secret anymore. The Campbell Apartment, an old-fashioned bar long hidden away in a corner in Grand Central Terminal, has officially reopened with a new look that is anything but discreet. → Read More

Crash rattles community in Teterboro Airport flight path

Monday's Learjet crash marks the sixth major accident at Teterboro since 2005. Each happened for a different reason: collisions, weight, weather. Neighbors who live under the flight path say the fact it could happen at any time for any reason puts them in a constant state of anxiety. → Read More

What is a situationship?

Somewhere between casually hooking up and meeting the parents there lies a secret relationship purgatory -- where a simple "what are we?" can take you from leaving your toothbrushes at each other's... → Read More

New Jersey's Tops named best diner in America

In a state known for its diners, one tops them all. In its list of best diners, Time Out Magazine named Tops Diner in East Newark, New Jersey, not only the best in the state but the best in the country. → Read More

Diversity problem at NYC's elite public high schools

New York City's most competitive and desired high schools need a lesson in diversity. That's what the Bronx and Brooklyn's borough presidents argue as they hold their latest public hearing aimed at overhauling the way students are admitted to the city's 9 specialized gifted and talented schools. → Read More

Female trash collector makes inroads in male-dominated field

It was a windy and bitter cold night in Queens and Mayra Cruz was just starting the graveyard shift hauling garbage for Avid Waste. By now this is old hat for the 29-year-old woman who drags dumpsters, pulls levers, and lifts bags of trash some 60 pounds into the hopper. → Read More