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De Blasio's 2018 salary increase not sitting well with folks

When’s the last time you received a 15 percent raise and were authorized to gift yourself that raise? It’s good to be a public servant! 371 more words


Pathetic Suicide Sonnet

I have mixed emotions about this death

The murders he committed were social

The actions he did had a wider breadth

All of America remains crucial… 72 more words


Change the Defiant Child in Charge? Ain't Gonna Happen

Every day there’s another story in the news about Donald Trump’s behavior along with a lot of speculation about how he (a) might be changing, (b) is changing or (c) could possibly change if the going gets bad enough. 851 more words

Personal Views

Remembering the 1977 New York blackout 40 years later

Even before the lights went out, it was a steamy dark summer in New York back in 1977. Crime was at its highest level in years, the streets were filthy, a serial killer named Son of Sam was terrifying neighborhoods, and to boot, the city was on the brink of bankruptcy. 411 more words

Marvin Remembers

Back Stories: Former Gov. Cuomo, Mayor Koch Take Over The WCBS Studio

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In today’s Back Story, former WCBS General Manager Ed Kiernan recalls what it was like having the two most powerful men in New York in the studio. 115 more words

WCBS 880 Anniversary

Pod People

People are always insisting you should listen to their favorite podcast. Like you’re going to glean some arcane knowledge of the universe from it. Like a few minutes of listening to Joyce Carol Oates talk on… 1,240 more words

Short Story

Ask a New Yorker vs. Ask A Native New Yorker

New York City generates billions of dollars in tourist revenue every year. Seeing and experiencing New York City should be on everyone’s to-do list and if you haven’t been here, you’re missing out. 727 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker