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Noodling the DOH Budget (Part II)


(Continued from Part I, 10/04/11) So I am noodling the DOH budget, calling people up and asking “How much is the budget for the New York State Department of Health?” and I have now been referred to the Records Access … Continue reading

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Noodling the DOH Budget (Part I)


How much is the budget for the NYS Department of Health?  That doesn’t seem like such a hard question, does it?  The answer should be pretty easily available, shouldn’t it?  I mean, the citizens are being constantly berated about the high … Continue reading

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The Institute, The Wall and My Home, Part II


             The problem, dear reader, is that McCarthy Manor’s front door is accessed by a circular driveway off Crouse Avenue and we travel by bus.  The tenants of McCarthy Manor—mostly disabled—travel on short buses owned and operated by Centro’s Call-a-Bus, … Continue reading

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