Benjamin Lesser

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Jewish Guild For The Blind Hires Back Music Therapist For Seniors After Voice Investigation

    We've got some good news to report this Friday: the Jewish Guild for the Blind has hired back its music therapist, Debbie Moran, after a cover story and an on-going series in the Voice highlighted problems at the nonprofit organization. In March the Voice reported how Moran, who had worked with eld ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    News: Congressman Gary Ackerman Made Out on Defense Stock

    ​The Read of the Day is the Daily News account of how Queens congressman Gary Ackerman made a nice meeting between Israeli officials and a defense contractor - and then sold the contractor's stock for a tidy profit. Newsmen Benjamin Lesser and Greg Smith report that Ackerman first bought stock ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 16, 2008

    Ray-Gun Kelly

    Stopping-and-frisking (and now tasering) his way to becoming New York's next mayor?

  • Dance

    July 4, 2006

    Heartfelt Balanchine

    A young company performs an old master's work as if it were today's good news