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Joe Mauceri is a New Yorker and Emmy-nominated reporter for PIX11 News.

While at News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, Joe covered major stories like Hurricane Sandy and the murder of Leiby Kletzky a young Hasidic boy who was kidnapped while walking home from school for the first time.

Joe has received awards from the Associated Press, the Radio and Television News Directors Association, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Joe grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and went to Regis High School before heading north to Syracuse University where he got his degree in Broadcast Journalism.

He started his career at WWAY, an ABC affiliate in Wilmington, N.C. tracking down corrupt politicians and backwards sheriff’s departments.

In his free time Joe enjoys playing sports, working out, and finding the hidden gems of New York.

Don’t hesitate to contact him with a story idea, comment, or concern.

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    I Am Brooklyn: Bay Ridge ice cream parlor serves up sweet treats to loyal customers

    BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — In this segment of I Am Brooklyn, we visit a 120-year-old ice cream parlor that’s been scooping homemade treats since the beginning. Anopoli Ice Cream Parlor and Family Restaurant has changed owners throughout its history but nearly everything inside has stayed the same. Joe Mauceri met with one of the owners to talk about what makes the shop so special.

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    City Council introduces new set of bills to improve construction site safety

    It’s a question that was echoing from the steps of City Hall Wednesday morning as City Council introduced a new set of bills to improve construction site safety. “How many more must die? How many more must die?” “What other industry, with 30 people over two years that have been allowed to die, and no action be taken?” asked Pat Purcell, Executive Director of the Greater New York Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust. Outside the walls of City Hall construction […]

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    Explore the enchanting Holiday Train Show at the NY Botanical Garden

    About the Holiday Train Show:  Running until January 16, the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden takes you on a ride through 150 of New York City’s mesmerizing landmarks. Now in its 25th year, the exhibition shows off model trains zipping through the historical displays, where you’ll spot familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, Coney Island amusement park, Queensboro Bridge and Rockefeller Center on a nearly half-mile of track. In addition to the exhibition, […]

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    You can barter for your coffee at this pop-up shop in Williamsburg

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — We’ve all been there — shelling out big bucks when we’re desperate for a cup of coffee to keep going. But artist Fran Ilich didn’t get it. “A coffee cup in Manhattan that costs $5, I don’t know who can afford that” said Ilich. “Coffee should be for everyone, right?” So starting this weekend he’s opening a pop-up coffee shop at El Museo Del Los Sures in Williamsburg. Rather than paying for their coffee, customers can barter goods […]

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    I Am Brooklyn: Brother, sister deliver Christmas trees for free, provide clothes for kids in need

    BROOKLYN — In Manhattan, some Christmas Trees are going for $1,000 each. But on the Brooklyn side of the bridge, there’s a brother-sister team that sells trees for just $12 a foot, and they’ll deliver anywhere in the city for free. On top of all that, they’re helping to make the holiday special for a couple of kids in need. To help give back this Christmas, Dan and Morgan Sevigny at Christmas Tree Brooklyn have partnered with Covenant House to […]

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    Dyker Heights residents angered by Christmas lights tourist buses blocking streets

    DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — The Christmas lights in Dyker Heights have become so popular that people come from all over the country to walk the neighborhood streets on cold December nights. But with tour buses full of tourists filling the neighborhood, local streets have become a tighter squeeze than Santa down a chimney. “We had buses that we’re unable to traverse the streets. Getting stuck behind double-parked cars, backing up, unable to make turns, creating gridlock,” said District Manager Josephine […]

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    How to protect your credit card information as ATM ‘skimming’ crimes increase

    NEW YORK — Whether it’s trying to get the best Black Friday deals in stores, or online in the comfort of your own home, millions of us will start our holiday shopping this weekend. Regardless of where you shop, how you shop could play a big role in protecting your personal information. This year, credit cards have updated security features to try and keep criminals at bay, but some people still prefer using cash. Lieutenant Timothy Fenfert at the NYPD’s […]

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    Brooklyn woman creates foldable paper bike ‘EcoHelmet’

    BROOKLYN — Oh the power of paper! It’s already used to soften the blow for military airdrops. Soon it could be used to protect your head in the event of a bike crash. Thanks to the convenience of Citibike, finding a ride in New York has never been easier. But finding a helmet is still as hard as the plastic shells we put on our heads. “Well, helmets are an infrastructure gap in cities and bike share,” said Industrial Designer […]

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    Police looking for carjacker who ditched vehicle, kept urn and World Series ring

    BROOKLYN — Police are looking for a carjacker who ditched the vehicle, but made off with two very unique and personal items. Cops say the robber stole an urn and a World Series ring before abandoning the car. Now they’re asking for your help. Sources say the victim is 49-year-old Bill White, former president of the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum. The car was reported stolen from West 27th Street in Chelsea last Wednesday. Two days later it was […]

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    Torahs valued at $200K returned to Brooklyn synagogue after being stolen

    MIDWOOD, Brooklyn —Four sacred Torah scrolls worth more than $200,000 that were stolen from a Brooklyn synagogue were all returned early Friday. But police are still searching for the suspect who stole them in the first place. The scrolls were stolen from the Avenue O Synagogue around 1 a.m. Tuesday. A congregant leaving the synagogue around 1:30 a.m. Friday discovered the Torahs in large bags by the synagogue’s doors. Surveillance video shows a man returning the Torahs wrapped in garbage bags. “It […]