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The Party Next-door


To the Editor of the Post-Standard: On Nov. 1, Syracuse.com posted on-line the most recent in your series of stories about tailgate parties. (http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_tailgate_of_the_week_meet_the_man_behind_the_pig_roast_feast_photos.html) I write to you in the spirit of journalistic integrity and telling both sides of the … Continue reading

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My Reaction to the Police Response to the Incident


The incident took place on Sunday night.  The following day was Memorial Day and the temperature was 92 degrees, so I stayed in my air conditioning and did not follow up on either the incident or the police inaction.  On … Continue reading

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The Incident


Today I have to file a citizen’s complaint against a policeman.  This is not going to be a good day. To understand what happened, you have to understand the culture of these high-rise HUD-subsidized apartment buildings.  You have one or … Continue reading

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