Posts Tagged ‘sonia sotomayor’

I was lucky enough to get in to see Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the 92nd Street Y last week where she was interviewed by Fordham Law professor Thane Rosenbaum (what a head of hair on that guy!) who finished off the night by proclaiming Sotomayor “a national treasure.” He’s so right. There is […]

Sometimes, the Catholic Archdiocese of New York reminds me of the haughty leaders of The Capitol in the novel and movie “The Hunger Games.” In the last couple of weeks, the Archdiocese, as it does nearly every year, released its hit list of schools that it deems expendable come June unless those schools come up […]

It was kind of like a weird dream. There I was back in my old grammar school — Blessed Sacrament on Beach Avenue in the Bronx — looking at the wooden closets where I hung my coat every morning when, suddenly, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came through the door. Both of us went to […]

I was lucky enough to be quoted in a New York Times article this past week about Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor, and her years at Blessed Sacrament grade school which we both attended at the same time. As a result of that article, I’ve heard from a ton of people from the old days […]

I’m talking about the humble subway turnstile. Really! Imagine if I told you that I was going to devise a transportation system used by millions of people each day and that everyone of those people would have to use the same way in and same way out — at the same time. What??!! You’d tell […]

I read all the newspaper stories today about Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, and while they all mentioned her Catholic School education at Cardinal Spellman High School, not one mentioned that — for the EIGHT years before that — she attended Blessed Sacrament School on Beach Avenue. So did I — at […]