Monthly Archives: December 2009

Who Tips Santa Anyway?

  The Queens Courier – December 31, 2009 – www.queenscourier.com “Hi ya, Doll!” That is the greeting from a Santa Claus in Queens – and my former high school student. Meet Frankie, a classic Italian-American wise guy wannabe. A rotund … Continue reading

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Texting Under the Influence

This article appeared in the 12/03/09 issue of The Queens Courier      The deadly cocktail of drinking and driving has met its match. Text messaging, now illegal in New York, is the number two cause of preventable automobile fatalities. As … Continue reading

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