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Meredith Ganzman is a digital reporter and news writer at PIX11 News. She has been a journalist in New York City for more than five years. She comes to PIX11 News from the 92nd Street Y, where she was a digital content producer and Facebook Live host. Previously, she was the lead arts and entertainment reporter for The Jewish Channel. Meredith’s work has been published on Playbill.com, Backstage.com and Broadway.com. She has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Recent Articles
  • Volunteers spend night on street to help homeless New Yorkers

    NEW YORK — To help homeless New Yorkers, the city asks for volunteers every year to spend one night on the street. It’s for a special project called the “Hope Survey” or Homeless Outreach Population Estimate. On Monday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., canvassers will scour the streets, parks and subway to figure out how many homeless people are living in the city. There are also about 200 people hired to act as homeless decoys in order to gauge the […]

  • Tens of thousands come out for 2018 women’s march in NYC

    The women have returned to the streets. Another march — a year in the making — is on. In New York City on the Upper West Side, the women’s march is back. Marchers got ready along Central Park West between 62nd and 82nd and streets. Tens of thousands will reportedly come out. Across country and around the world this weekend, hundreds of events are taking place. It’s the year-anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. In Washington D.C., about 10,000 are expected on […]

  • Community celebrates famed Manhattan bar Coogan’s lease renewal

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — A stalwart restaurant in Manhattan is here to stay. Lawmaker and locals rallied to Sunday for Coogan’s Bar and Restaurant. Last week, it was said the more than 30-year staple on West 169th Street would be closing. A massive rent hike from their landlord, New York Presbyterian Hospital, of $40,000 more a month was just too much for the neighborhood watering hole. However, on Friday those hungry to keep Coogan’s going got good news. Congressman Adriano […]

  • Woman arrested for fatally stabbing husband in Brooklyn: police

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A couple’s argument turned deadly after a woman stabbed her partner inside their Brooklyn home Friday night, police said. Rochelle Watson-Stanley, 29, was taken into custody after she called police about the incident about 8:17 p.m. When police arrived at the two-family home along Howard Avenue in Brownsville, they found a 51-year-old man stabbed in the neck. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to police, the man and Watson-Stanley are married […]

  • Golden Globe Awards tackle Hollywood’s sexual harassment scandals

    The Golden Globes will be walking a fine line Sunday night in tackling Hollywood’s sexual harassment scandals, according to award show expert Melissa Rivers. And fashion will play a big role even before the big show. On the red carpet you’re going to see a lot of celebrities dressed in one color — black. Entertainers say they’re showing solidarity with the women who have come forward about the widespread harassment allegations against powerful men in hollywood. The women of “Time’s […]

  • Mulchfest 2018: Here’s what you can do with your old Christmas tree

    Whether you look out your window and see a winter wonderland or a snowmageddon, one thing is clear the holidays are over. That means saying goodbye to your christmas tree. But don’t turn into a grinch, you can tree-cycle your fir. You’ve probably been to a food, movie or music festival before. But what about mulchfest? This weekend you can bring your christmas tree to locations across the city and bring mulch for your garden. For chipping sites or drop-off […]

  • Foods to kick off a lucky New Year

    It’s almost time to ring in the New Year. All that champagne guzzling and celebrating could work up an appetite —So if you’re feeling hungry and a bit superstitious, here are some foods that many believe will kick off a lucky streak in 2018. In Spanish and Portuguese cultures, eating 12 grapes at midnight symbolizes the 12 months of the New Year. Before we get to midnight, let’s talk dinner. Pork should be on the menu. Some think that because […]

  • New Yorkers and organizations come to the aid of the victims of the deadly Bronx fire

    BELMONT, the Bronx — More than 20 families are displaced this holiday weekend following Thursday night’s fatal fire in the Bronx. Residents escaped the blaze in the five-story building in Belmont into the freezing cold. Some said they left without their cell phones and even socks. This weekend, you can help the victims in what Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling one of the deadliest fires in the city in at least a quarter century. There will be a clothing […]

  • MTA sells old pieces as a selection of ‘memorabilia and collectibles’

    With Christmas a little more than a week away, and if you’re still looking for that perfect gift for the person who already has everything, the MTA may be able to help. The transit agency has old trash cans, beat up bus seats and subway signs that probably have some stories to tell all up for sale. As they say one agency’s trash, is another person’s treasure. The MTA said these items are unique and authentic collectibles that are useful […]

  • First snowfall of the season leaves 2 to 6 inches in New York area; drivers urged to travel with caution

    NEW YORK — The first snowfall of the season has tapered off as roads are being cleared and many are digging snow out of their driveways, but it has also left slick roads and streets across the New York region, with cities calling on drivers to travel with caution. Saturday’s snow left between 2 to 7 inches within the tri-state area, the highest total in the New York City area was recorded at about 4.6 inches in Central Park and LaGuardia […]