Articles by Tom Dworetzky

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School Report: From Good Works to Bad Behavior

The world of New York education made news lately--good, bad, cultural and ugly. It does seem sometimes that the latest energy adrift in the zeitgeist gets played out in school yards across the town, and today is no exception.

Sheena Wagstaff to Curate Metropolitan Museum's Contemporary Art

Changes are coming for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the hopes of becoming a serious contender in the arena of contemporary art, the museum is bringing prominent London curator Sheena Wagstaff on board to head the museum's Modern and Contemporary Art Department.

Bronx Green Retrofit Initiative Launched

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation to launch the Green Jobs/Green Bronx Outreach Program on Tuesday.

Santorum: Here's My Modest Marriage Proposal

I was talking with a young friend, eager to have a career in writing, and he looks up to me and seeks my mentoring. I found myself thinking about Rick Santorum, that genial Torquemada, his views on gay marriage and the impacts of economic problems on marriage--straight or gay--and raising children.

MTA Delays This Week

Straphangers will be treated to an extra dose of mind-altering irritation on their commutes this week. Service to the subway tracks could add up to 20 minutes to an average trip. Make sure you know when and where to catch the train for the next few days in order to avoid delays.

New York Casino: Cuomo Bets on Aqueduct; Cabbies Rejoice

Governor Cuomo has proposed tearing down the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side and is proposing that Aqueduct Raceway, now a racino (raceway & casino) be developed into a full-fledged convention center, which might then be called a Crackino, that is, a convention-track-casino center.

New York Casino: Cuomo Bets on Aqueduct; Cabbies Rejoice

Governor Cuomo has proposed tearing down the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side and is proposing that Aqueduct Raceway, now a racino (raceway & casino) be developed into a full-fledged convention center, which might then be called a Crackino, that is, a convention-track-casino center.

New York Subways: Crime Underground Means Hard Time

A word-processor finds himself in the holding cell of a precinct house, having been arrested for putting his backpack down in an empty seat next to him in an empty subway car, as he went to his temp job, working the night shift at a firm in lower Manhattan.

Sniper Charged in 2010 Slaying

After more than a year, police have finally found a suspect that may be responsible for the September 2010 murder of Jorge Martinez, a bread deliveryman from Brooklyn.

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US Expands Russian Sanctions

The Biden administration on Friday added further sanctions on Russia and Russian entities following Putin's annexation of four regions in Ukraine.