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Richard Blassberg was born and raised to age 16 in the 41st Precinct, "Fort Apache" The Bronx.
He holds a degree in Psychology from Adelphi College, and a Law degree from Pace University School of Law.
A former Youth Board worker for the City of New York, and Probation Officer for the County of Westchester, Richard had worked for nearly three decades with formerly homeless, and disadvantaged individuals before changing gears, and employing his skills as a journalist for the former Martinelli Publications.
His stint with Martinelli led to his founding of the influential weekly, The Westchester Guardian, serving four years as its editor-in-chief, as well as reporting each week from the County and Federal District courts.
is the author of The Jeanine Machine, published in 2002, detailing some of Jeanine Pirro''s more egregious activities while District Attorney.
capacity as a project director and case manager for a leading Westchester agency working with formerly homeless, developmentally disabled adults in White Plains, he
came face to face with the prosecutorial misconduct of the Westchester District Attorney's Office, and the injustices of the criminal justice system that he
monitored and reported weekly for more than eight years.