Nico Pennisi

Nico Pennisi joined the FOX 55 News team in October 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist.

Title: Multimedia Journalist
NPennisi@wfft.com

Nico Pennisi joined the FOX 55 News team in October 2020 as a Multimedia Journalist.

He was born and raised in Long Island, NY.

He graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

Nico is the Salutatorian of the School of Journalism Class of 2020.

This is his first job out of college and he couldn't be more excited to begin his professional career in Fort Wayne!

When he's not on camera, he loves cooking veggies, creating art and singing with his friends.

Nico's enthusiastic about connecting with the local community and telling their stories.

Recent Posts by Nico Pennisi

Firefighters battle fire at auto salvage yard near New Haven

Firefighters are on the scene of a blaze at an auto parts salvage yard Friday. Smoke was visible at the site, Stein Auto Parts, located at 6405 Parrott Road, for hours. Crews got the situation under control at around 11:30 a.m.

War Memorial Coliseum COVID-19 vaccination site 'ray of hope' as cases surge in Allen County

A vaccination clinic in Expo IV at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum COVID-19 will open to the public on Wednesday. The Allen County Health Department says the vaccine comes at no cost to the patient.

New Haven Fire Station expansion will be a multi-use space for COVID-19 testing and more

An expansion to the main New Haven Fire Station means more than just additional space for the department. The City says this comes after the station was used for a COVID-19 testing site in 2020. A ceremonial groundbreaking took place Monday morning.

Blue Jacket Executive Director reflects on Fantasy of Lights' record-breaking number of attendees

Blue Jacket’s Fantasy of Lights had a record-breaking number of attendees this year. FOX 55 speaks with the nonprofit’s Executive Director Tony Hudson about why he thinks they were so successful this year.

Cost of rent in Fort Wayne up 2.4 percent since the start of coronavirus pandemic

A new Apartment List report shows the cost of rent is up 2.4 percent in Fort Wayne since the start of the pandemic. Many residents say they moved to Fort Wayne for the low cost of living and affordable housing. That may be changing.

Purdue University Fort Wayne appoints first Chief Diversity Officer after growing student need

Purdue University Fort Wayne appoints MarTeze Hammonds, Ed.D., as its first-ever chief diversity officer.

Rep. Jim Banks: 'It is crucial teachers receive next round of COVID-19 vaccinations'

As the CDC recommends the next round of COVID-19 vaccinations go to front-line workers and those over 75, many say including teachers is crucial. Rep. Jim Banks (R, IN3) says getting vaccines to educators means more student success.

Need to get rid of an old TV in Allen County? You're in luck

The Allen County Department of Environmental Management is waiving television recycling fees for Allen County residents, starting Monday through March 31. This program is open to Allen County residents only. Households can recycle up to two televisions at no cost.

Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink peak season ends, still open through February

There are limited options for families looking for winter activities during the pandemic. Fort Wayne residents say Headwaters Park is a go-to spot because the ice skating rink is outdoors, socially distant and safe.

Allen County proceeds with caution as bar, restaurant restrictions loosen

The Allen County Department of Health lifted certain COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday, as Allen County remained in the state’s orange advisory level for two consecutive weeks. ACDH says that’s not a reason to celebrate just yet.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 578494

Reported Deaths: 9202
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion798821282
Lake43601664
Allen31380537
Hamilton27675303
St. Joseph26409369
Elkhart23873336
Vanderburgh18192211
Tippecanoe16999116
Porter14183158
Johnson14120277
Hendricks13560236
Madison10312209
Vigo10297171
Clark9952128
Monroe8933105
Delaware8638129
LaPorte8589153
Kosciusko777375
Howard7712136
Warrick624990
Hancock621995
Bartholomew616094
Floyd5971105
Wayne5811155
Grant5716108
Dubois533570
Boone523167
Morgan501485
Marshall487084
Henry483262
Cass464959
Noble453956
Dearborn443343
Jackson410145
Shelby394376
Lawrence374172
Clinton359838
Gibson348556
DeKalb333063
Montgomery329150
Knox323339
Harrison317242
Miami305043
Steuben300740
Adams291635
Ripley287145
Wabash286345
Whitley286324
Huntington278757
Putnam278046
Jasper274933
White262038
Daviess255671
Jefferson242738
Fayette239248
Decatur237382
Greene229259
Posey225626
Wells225146
LaGrange222061
Scott212837
Clay212432
Randolph204940
Jennings188635
Sullivan185831
Spencer176917
Fountain175125
Washington170216
Starke169241
Jay160521
Fulton156829
Owen155536
Carroll150115
Orange146333
Rush145618
Vermillion141633
Perry141327
Franklin139333
Parke12718
Tipton126232
Pike111325
Blackford105122
Pulaski93636
Newton87820
Brown84428
Benton83010
Crawford7229
Martin68013
Warren6427
Switzerland6035
Union6033
Ohio4547
Unassigned0372

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 807293

Reported Deaths: 9990
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin95508704
Cuyahoga80262964
Hamilton59783436
Montgomery40858396
Summit32488697
Lucas29495575
Butler29100225
Stark24048388
Warren18471135
Lorain17563207
Mahoning16430334
Lake14941134
Clermont14703103
Delaware1349574
Licking12353132
Trumbull12096297
Fairfield1184280
Greene11338132
Medina10815164
Clark10334261
Wood9742153
Allen9355126
Miami867373
Portage8628104
Richland8604111
Marion7231112
Tuscarawas6987172
Columbiana6922124
Pickaway689050
Wayne6599162
Muskingum648939
Erie5729117
Hancock529088
Ross518287
Scioto508753
Geauga469955
Darke450589
Ashtabula431467
Union422327
Mercer419485
Lawrence417051
Sandusky413262
Auglaize407059
Shelby404621
Seneca404354
Huron399738
Jefferson391565
Belmont378140
Putnam359370
Washington357039
Athens35469
Madison331128
Knox329022
Ashland322538
Fulton319043
Defiance311476
Crawford306769
Preble306434
Brown289617
Logan284828
Ottawa275534
Clinton272741
Williams265757
Highland255618
Jackson250743
Guernsey234625
Champaign233727
Fayette218929
Morrow21754
Holmes215562
Perry215317
Henry206147
Hardin200932
Coshocton194517
Van Wert193744
Wyandot186948
Gallia186226
Adams160815
Pike160116
Hocking157423
Carroll143216
Paulding137521
Noble116138
Meigs99021
Monroe93827
Harrison8428
Morgan75826
Vinton64013
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