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Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

Looking for sales help at The Jewish Star

The Jewish Star (where I’m the Publisher) is looking to add an advertising sales person to work in Long Island’s Five Towns. This is a great opportunity — part time or full-time.…

Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

Where have you gone, Ed Weintrob?

I have not posted here since Thanksgiving, and that is a serious sin in Bloggerland. I’ve been busy. Very busy. Happily busy. Yes, that’s my excuse. Among other projects, I’ve…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It might sound trite but it’s true nonetheless: This day spent with family and friends (and maybe some football!) helps put the recent troubles in context. Enjoy it! Photos from…

On Veterans Day, we remember

On Veterans Day, we remember

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the…

Happy!

Happy!

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for a whole lot of people in the New York area; right now, we could use something to smile about! Which brings us…

Waterfront dining, anyone?

Waterfront dining, anyone?

The giant Fairway supermarket in Red Hook is underwater — but that didn’t stop BrooklynPaper.com from accompanying its Day 2 Sandy coverage with an ad trumpeting the delights of al fresco…

Sandy’s a bee killer; heartbreaking tragedy strikes Brooklyn’s urban farmers

Sandy’s a bee killer; heartbreaking tragedy strikes Brooklyn’s urban farmers

Here’s another example of The Brooklyn Paper’s outstanding hyperlocal coverage of Hurricane Sandy: This was just posted in the newspaper’s liveblog— A million bees living on the banks of the East…

Weathering the storm: NYC’s hyperlocal winners and losers

Weathering the storm: NYC’s hyperlocal winners and losers

There are two ways of approaching a story like Sandy: Go whole hog or stay home. With all the talk about hyperlocal imperatives, the most local of New York’s traditional…

‘The Moral Paper Route’

‘The Moral Paper Route’

This prize-winning video short by Jared Fuller makes the case for free enterprise, freedom, and opportunity. “The Moral Paper Route” won a $40,000 prize from the American Enterprise Institute. Here’s a…

Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

Racist headline tops NY Daily News website

If an editor had substituted “Jew” or “Black” or “Arab” or “Irish” or “Italian” or whatever … would this homepage topper pass muster at the New York Daily News? —…

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