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Kathleen Kiley
Kathleen Kiley is a journalist and writer. Her recent work includes the screenplay for the feature film Isn’t It Delicious, directed by Michael Patrick Kelly.

Entries by Kathleen Kiley

'Rev. Billy' Rallies for Beleaguered Newsstand Operator, While NYC Mayor Works on Solution

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 8:12 AM

With only a week left to find a solution before the court rules on the fate of Jerry Delakas' newsstand, the "Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir," threw in their support after their last performance at Joe's Pub Sunday afternoon.

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NYC Mayor May Come Through: 'Looking Good' for Beleaguered Newsstand Operator

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 4:07 PM

On the heals of a rally and prayers from the "Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir" Sunday afternoon, the beleaguered newsstand operator Jerry Delakas may get good news from the mayor's office today. After many vigils and rallies by the East Village community, Jerry may be about to work...

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Another Test for the New Mayor: Opening Jerry Delakas' Newsstand

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 5:31 PM

With so many people in line to meet New York City's new mayor on Sunday, there was little time but for a brief handshake and a smile for the photographer. But Kelly King, an East Village artist, and Jerry Delakas, a newsstand operator, wanted more than a handshake. They needed...

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A David and Goliath Fight Over an East Village Newsstand

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 2:59 PM

Since Jerry Delakas' Astor Place newsstand was shut down in December, a small group of New Yorkers in the East Village have been holding vigils in front of his newsstand in the hope that someone from the city bureaucracy will act on the insanity of putting a 64-year-old newsstand operator...

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ACT UP Members Reunite, Without the Anger -- At Least for Now

(7) Comments | Posted June 21, 2013 | 3:02 PM

Twenty-five years ago, when ACT UP began fighting for better health care and drugs to halt the virus decimating the gay community, I was studying journalism at New York University. It was the late 1980s, and Randy Shilts' book And the Band Played On had just...

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