Posts Tagged ‘Op-Ed’

On Topic: Youth-Targeted Tobacco Marketing Must Stop

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

How cigarette companies are marketing to children in downtown neighborhoods I took my first puff of a cigarette at 8 years old. I wanted to be cool and macho and fit in with the neighborhood kids. Access to cigarettes was easy; I looked no further than my local corner market. In those days, the cigarettes [&hellip
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Now Is the Time to Govern

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Cuomo will whittle state budget to the bone By Alan S. Chartock The first thing the new governor has to do is to get the state’s fiscal house in order. That must happen immediately because in a year, the state’s election cycle will start all over and if Andrew Cuomo waits until then, it will [&hellip
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No Sense

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To The Editor: Bicycles in a crowded, large city should never go fast (“Pedestrians, Bicyclists Need to Get Along,” Oct. 14). Is it a race, or is it recreation that takes place while others—young children, pedestrians, mothers with infants—are also enjoying the scene? By the way, the mere fact pedestrians get into the bike lanes [&hellip
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Matchmaker Falls Short

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Host tries and fails to match millionaires with New Yorkers By Lorraine Duffy Merkl Matchmaker, matchmaker, go back to L.A. Bravo’s reality series Millionaire Matchmaker is filming this season in Manhattan instead of Los Angeles. The show’s star, Patti Stanger, will fit in quite nicely with those competitive New Yorkers who often don’t live up [&hellip
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