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Ray's Saga, Cont.

The Villager still hasn't been able to procure official papers—and Social Security checks—for Ray Alvarez, the ailing owner of Ray's Candy on Avenue A and East 7th. But there is some progress: "Alvarez said he’s now got two lawyers helping him. They’re trying to track down a copy of his long-lost Turkish Navy ID that he used to get his green card...If anyone needs some stimulus funds, it’s Ray. He said last Saturday, with its beautiful weather, was the first day he made any money in a long time." [The Villager; previously]

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