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Our entire team putsNancyandAndrea[Bernstein]ries, lets do something else. Gonzalez you and your move at the heartboth had the instinct that there waswent on to win an award for her five-of all our work. something off here, and I had to askpart series Kids in Prison: Racial Dispari-Call973-732-3700forwww.MainStreetMovers.comabout this, recalls Katz. I wanted toties, Longer Sentences and a Better Way.a free, no obligation estimate. License # 39PC00104401 impress Nancy and I had asked Chris- When WNYC asked Gonzalez to be tie many questions before and knewa fill-in host for The Brian Lehrer Show, kind of how to get him not to evade aSolomon was a supportive proponent. Introducing our NEW store:little bit or at least try to get him notItsjustsuchaNancymove,says KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGN STUDIOto evade. And [Nancy] got every littleGonzalez. brought to you by Tile Design Inspirationsjuicy tidbit as the story unfolded overNancywas the next year or so onto the radio, andtotallyopen LightingVanitiesKitchen Cabinetsreally captivated listeners. tomeleav-Stone CountertopsPlumbing Katz would go on to write his bookingreport-on the former governor, called Ameri- ing,even Design Consultation canGovernor:ChrisChristiesBridgeifitmeant Visit us by appointment!to Redemption. She taught me radiolikewere Were right next door to our tile store. entirely. I didnt have any radio expe- notgoing 1901A Springfield AveMaplewood rience whatsoever he says, but Solo- to cover that201-463-2519 lilianacrispino@gmail.com mon stood next to my desk one dayone big sto- Sarah Gonzalez (L) appreci-tiledesigninspirations.com Follow us onand just showed me all the differentrybecauseates Solomon's support in her interest to cover topics such programs and then sent me to Arizonashethoughtas the social safety net.to cover Christie becoming the headthatit of the Republican Governors Associa- would be a good opportunity for me tion. She basically threw me into theto grow and try to develop a new skill.cauldron, and I had to figure it out.While Solomons charge is to cover She gave me less in the way of tech- stories throughout the state, it was a se-nical support and more in the way ofries she did as a freelancer that focused emotional supportbut also just theonherownbackyard.Shewasac-affirmation that I was able to hack it incepted as a 2008-09 Spencer Fellow in VISIT US DURING OUR NEW FALL HOURSthis radio thing even though Id neverEducation Reporting at the Columbia OR SCHEDULE A PRIVATE APPOINTMENTdone anything like it before. She wasUniversityGraduateSchoolofJour-just reassuring and supportive. nalism.Ihadbeenkindofscrimp-SarahGonzalez,whoiscurrentlying by on a freelancers income, she See us in person:We are now offering Privatea host and reporter for NPRs Planetsays. And this was an actual stipend Appointments and Walk-ins for a maximum of 2 people at aMoney, immediately knew she wantedthat was fairly close to a salary for the time following standard COVID protocols. to work with Solomon after her firstwhole year.See us online:You can also visit us at interview. She just felt like a real per- Solomonhadbeendrawntothe cityworkshopmsc.com and choose FREE LOCAL DELIVERY toSouthOrangeMaple-MAPSO, West Orange and Millburn with $50 min purchasewoodCommunityCo-or CURBSIDE PICKUP Tues - Sat 12 - 5 pm.alition on Race as a vol-unteerproject.Itwas something I was interest-Please scan this code to Supplier of exclusive,ed in and committed to, schedule a Private Appointment:quality menswear made she says. I had joined the in the U.S. and abroad schoolscommitteeand Fall Hours: Tues - Sat, 12-5 pm then as I was sitting in for CLOSED Sunday, Monday one of the first meetings 92 Baker Street | Maplewood andpeopleweretalking cityworkshopmsc.com | 973-577-2013 Sarah Gonzalez (L), Nancy Solomon, and Matt Katzaboutworkingonthe @cityworkshopmscwere a part of the lineup for the Maplewood Library'sachievement gap and lev-Ideas Festival in 2018. Photo credit: Franck Goldberg eling at the high school. 16/ matters magazine / fall 2020"