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Wall Street Cronies Live It Up, The Rest Of Us Just Live

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Business, Posts

This year, Wall Street bankers are expected to receive $23.9 billion in bonuses, while more than one-fifth of New Yorkers are below the national poverty line of $10,000 per year, per person. And About one eighth of all New Yorkers have trouble just making ends meet. That might sound like a small fraction, but it [&hellip
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Transgender Makes Headlines

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

This fall, NYC teased its transgender residents with talk of relaxing the ever so strict birth certificate rules, which only reflect a change in one’s gender upon sex reassignment surgery. But alas, no such luck. Then things were looking up again for the transgender community when 20-year-old transgender Alyssa Rodriguez won a lawsuit against the [&hellip
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Spitzer No Likey Pharm Parties

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

The outcome of an investigation by the office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is lots and lots of cash—$10 million to be exact. Cardinal Health Inc., one of the U.S. prescription drug fat cats., is paying up to avoid further exploration into a secondary pharmaceutical trading market. On Tuesday, Spitzer announced that [&hellip
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It’s A Small, Teeny Tiny, Too Damn Crowded World—After All

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts

By the year 2030 (that’s only 23 years away folks—so by the time you’re whatever age you are now plus 23), New York City’s population could be so friggin’ large that rush hour will be more like rush 24-hours-a-day, not to mention power supply problems and lack of housing. Well,  that last one was pretty [&hellip
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How Daniel Ross Stole Christmas

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

To continue with our coverage of Christmas dirty doings, here’s a story about Daniel Rios, a young Yonkers man who reminds us that there’s a little Grinch inside everyone (I mean figuratively, ew). Picture this: You’re at a Christmas party and all of sudden realize how flippin’ hard-up you are. You down some champagne, all [&hellip
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Stealing From The Church

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Not all was jolly and jovial on Christmas day. Somewhere between $20 and $30 grand was stolen from St. Mel’s Roman Catholic Church in Queens shortly after morning Mass. God works in ironic ways, we guess. Police say that the safe contained donations for needy children. The Rev. Christopher J. Turczany marvels at the fact [&hellip
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