Opinion

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath Numerous media reports about Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) include the words “lashed out” in the hed or lede, and New York Post calls him “America’s […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth Rolling into his City Hall office at 10 a.m. after working out at a gym near his home in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) habitually crashes […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (a/k/a De Zastero) time is simply more valuable than yours—unless you’re a donor:   He arrived 20 minutes late to the 13th annual memorial ceremony for the 265 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) deeply desires national name recognition. So much, that he spent four days in Iowa to caucus for Hillary Clinton in early […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Greed

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Greed

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Greed In an April 2016 article describing “a perfect storm” of five investigations involving Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero), his administration and his inner circle being conducted […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Gluttony

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Gluttony

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Gluttony New York City residents live in the state with the highest personal income tax in the nation; in one of the few cities in the US that assesses […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Envy

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Envy

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Envy Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) inexplicably began a quixotic rivalry with Gov. Andrew Cuomo early in his tenure as mayor. For his part, the governor delights […]

by · November 5, 2017 · Opinion
Matters of Faith: It’s The Right Thing to Do

Matters of Faith: It’s The Right Thing to Do

Taking responsibility means that you are no longer making excuses for who you are or what’s going on in your life.

Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

OPINION: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Attention Yankees Fans: You Have Entered “The Twilight Zone”

Attention Yankees Fans: You Have Entered “The Twilight Zone”

By William Coppola The only way I can describe what we all just witnessed in this ALDS between the young, Yankees and the heavily favored best team in the American League, Cleveland Indians, is to use the opening line to […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Opinion, Sports
The New York City Council Takes A Knee prior to the September 26 Stated Meeting. Credit: Madina Toure/Observer

Vernuccio’s View: Theatrics Overtake Our National Conversation

The actions of many of our elected officials have become juvenile expressions of outrage. In 2016, several House Democrats staged a sit-in on the floor of Congress, after losing a legislative battle.  Rather than retool their message and try again, they […]

by · October 11, 2017 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Women aren’t the only ones to get breast cancer — men are diagnosed with it, too. In fact, in 2017, about 2,470 men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease.

by · October 10, 2017 · Health, Health & Nutrition, Opinion
Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Most of the media has missed the actual key points of the President’s Afghanistan policy change. The impact of Mr. Trump’s significant changes to the manner in which the United States conducts that armed conflict will extend beyond the battle […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Op Ed, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

By William Coppola On Sunday, the NY Yankees sent out a press release regarding netting expansion. It read in part: “The New York Yankees announced today that they will expand the protective netting during the upcoming off season at both […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Opinion, Sports