Summer Delaney is an on-air digital reporter and producer for PIX11 News. She previously worked for Yahoo News in New York City. There she reported on breaking, political and trending news and produced interviews for Katie Couric and Bianna Golodryga.
Summer has also worked for Bloomberg News, ABC News, Atlantic Media and WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
A proud Maryland and D.C. native, Summer is a graduate from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
COBLESKILL, N.Y. —They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But century-old SUNY Cobleskill will soon become the first college to offer a bachelor’s degree in Canine Training and Management. “This program really fulfills our mission of providing opportunities for all learners, and access for all learners, to different types of academic programs,” said SUNY Cobleskill Provost Dr. Susan Zimmermann. Zimmermann said the idea came from existing courses in the school’s animal science track. The college also says that […]
Social networking company Myspace has apologized for apparently losing 12 years’ worth of music uploaded to its site, following a server migration error — a loss potentially amounting to 50 million songs. The Los Angeles-based company, which was once a leading music-sharing platform, announced that content uploaded to its site from its inception in 2003 up until 2015 may no longer be accessible. “As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos and audio files you uploaded more […]
STATEN ISLAND — Are you a superfan of “The Godfather”? You can now buy one of the houses featured in the movie for just over $1.37 million. The Tudor-style home is located at 120 Longfellow Ave. in Staten Island’s Emerson Hill neighborhood. According to the property’s listing, the home has four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms and sits on an almost .4 acres of land. An additional bonus? It has three fireplaces. Listing agent John Vernazza tells PIX11 News […]
MANHATTAN — At least 50 people have been charged in a nationwide college-admissions cheating scam, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. “If you can bribe people, what’s the sense of even going for an education?” said New York resident Burton Hardy. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that dozens of wealthy parents paid bribes to university coaches and standardized testing proctors to get their children into elite schools. “I’d assumed that this kind of happens all the time, and it’s just […]
NEWARK, N.J. — Customs agents have seized the biggest shipment of cocaine recovered at the ports of New York and New Jersey in 25 years. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 3,200 pounds of the drug contained in 60 packages were seized at Port New York/Newark on Feb. 28. The street value is estimated at about $77 million. It’s the biggest cocaine seizure at the ports since 1994. A CBP spokesman says the container was recovered from a ship that […]
SOHO —Barbie is turning 60 on Saturday, and to celebrate toy maker Mattel is opening a pop-up about the doll’s past, present and future. “You can get a historical overview of the original doll, all the way to our present day dolls,” said Lisa McKnight, Barbie’s Senior Vice President and Global General Manager. “We’ve got a Barbie Dream House that’s life-size for kids to interact with and so many more really exciting surprises.” Over the years, the doll has come […]
Get ready to set your clocks. On Sunday, Daylight Saving Time begins and we end Standard Time. So why do we fall back each November and spring forward in March? And is this a practice we still should follow? Here’s the tick-tock on Daylight Saving Time. And yes, it is Saving – no ‘s’ at the end. The idea of DST dates centuries back. Before many countries used to run on “Solar Time.” Most people blame Ben Franklin for inventing […]
Family Dollar will close 390 stores this year and make big changes to the stores it is keeping open as the discount chain seeks a turnaround. Family Dollar sells a variety of items for under $10 at rural and urban locations. Dollar Tree bought the company in 2015. But Family Dollar has struggled, and Dollar Tree is under heavy pressure from an activist investor to sell or revitalize the ailing line. Dollar Tree, which sells everything for $1 and caters more to […]
WOODHAVEN, Queens — It’s been called “the most famous bar you’ve never heard of.” Though you may not have visited Neir’s Tavern, you may recognize it from various “Goodfellas” scenes or from a feature in “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” “This place is located in a place where someone has to take you here; it’s almost like a secret,” said Neir’s Tavern owner Loy Gordon. It’s hard to believe Neir’s Tavern remains under the radar as the bar is celebrating its […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman told The Associated Press Tuesday. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the person who lives in the building or was visiting someone there reported seeing the three together the night in question last […]