Articles by: Lewis H. Goldstein

Prior to interview Comptroller DiNapoli met with public and party officials of Bronx County, L-R Front Row - Lewis Goldstein, Vice Chair BDCC; Assemblyman Jose Rivera; Assemblyman Victor Pichardo; Assemblyman Michael Benedetto;  BDCC Exec. Comm. Chair, Assemblyman Carl Heastie; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.:  Back row L-R Bruce Feld, Former District Leader 81st AD; Michael Blake, Democratic Candidate for NYS Assembly; George Clarke, District Leader, 82nd AD-Part A; Senator Jose Serrano; Assemblyman Marcos Crespo; Councilman Andy Cohen, Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson; Congressman Eliot Engel.

Accolades for Comptroller DiNapoli from a Grateful Borough

On Wednesday, October 8th Bronx elected officials, political activists and most importantly community activists lauded Comptroller Tom DiNapoli at a press conference held at the offices of The Bronx Democratic County Committee. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said: “ […]

by · October 15, 2014 · Local News, Politics
I Marched in The Bronx Columbus Day Parade with a Rainbow Flag.  Here’s Why.

I Marched in The Bronx Columbus Day Parade with a Rainbow Flag. Here’s Why.

I was proud to march in the annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade. I marched because of my respect for the Italian Community, the Morris Park Community, and for the inclusivity of this great community in this Borough of inclusivity. I […]

by · October 13, 2014 · Editorials, Local Events
Our Public Advocate Leticia "Tish" James

Important News From Public Advocate Tish James

News About the Worst Landlords, Sexual Abuse on Campus, Domestic Violence: News from Our Public Advocate Tish James:  THE 2014 LANDLORD WATCH LIST IS OUT! For too long our city has allowed bad actors to continue to operate in housing. […]

Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Members of the Hispanic and Jewish communities celebrated the convergence of Hispanic Heritage Month and Sukkot at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) on Monday, October 6. The timeliness of the shared celebration highlighted the important contributions made by both the […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials
Interview with State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli: Strong & Independent

Interview with State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli: Strong & Independent

On Wednesday, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli sat with me for an exclusive interview. The interview covered major issues confronting The Bronx, New York City and New York State. Sal Conforto and I discussed with him his relationship to the Bronx as […]

by · October 9, 2014 · Editorials, Interviews, Politics
The word processor for my cochlear implant.  A true miracle.  With the implant my hearing has gone from around 20% to 90%.

A Miracle to Restore Hearing For All

I was born deaf in my left ear. Nobody actually knew that until I was in the fourth grade or higher. In fact, in elementary school I was chastised for not paying attention. I still have report cards where teachers […]

To Die With Dignity

To Die With Dignity

As I age there is one thing I am very sure and emphatic about. When the time comes I want to die with dignity at home. We are reading and hearing about many seniors who have lived their lives with […]