“Annie” Writer Jay Maeder Passes Away

Jay Maeder, a columnist and editor at The Daily News and The Miami Herald, as well as the last writer of the comic strip “Annie,” died this past Tuesday at the age of 67. He passed away in his sister’s home in Houston due to cancer. 

“A Daily News editorial he wrote about Joel B. Steinberg, who was released from prison in 2004 after being convicted of beating his 6-year-old adopted daughter to death in 1987, drew wide attention. It appeared in part on the front page, beginning, ‘Let him feel every New York eye burning straight through his rotten soul.’ 

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