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  • Has telecommuting blunted power of potential New York rail strike?

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For decades, it's been the mightiest weapon in the transit union's arsenal, enough to cripple commerce and bring governments to their knees. But has the age of telecommuting taken the edge off the transit strike? "Technology has...
  • After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

    After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money
    NEWINGTON — James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business. It was a terrible time for employment, one of only three months in the...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Valley Peaceful Southside at the Valley Inn

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Valley Peaceful Southside at the Valley Inn
    Where exactly is the "south side" of the classic Southside cocktail? Bartenders themselves have troubling pinning down its origins. According to beverage lore, the drink could be named after the South Side of Chicago or the Southside Sportsmen's...
  • Long Island rail strike may cost economy $50 million/day: N.Y. comptroller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strike by workers at New York's Long Island Rail Road could cost $50 million a day in lost economic activity, a blow for a region still overcoming the effects of the recession and Superstorm Sandy, the state's top financial watchdog...
  • Lehigh Valley right fit for plastics manufacture

    The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business. But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
  • Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise

    Huntington's new gallery rooms show promise
    Sometimes an art museum opens new galleries more as an expression of ambition and possibility for the future than as the culmination of a completed achievement. That seems to be the case at the Huntington in San Marino, which on July 19 will inaugurate...
  • Showtime's 'The Affair' looks at infidelity from multiple perspectives

    Don't judge a show by its title. "The Affair," which premieres on Showtime on Oct. 19, both is and isn't about infidelity.  "We really do think of the show as a show about marriage, actually, more than a show about an affair," said co-creator Sarah...
  • Jets Training Camp

    Jets Training Camp
    Site: Camp is at SUNY Cortland but there are practices in Florham Park, N.J., as well as Hofstra University. So Jets fans in N.J. as well as Long Island should be excited that they can see the team before the season starts. Practice: Team arrives July...
  • New York mayor delays Italy trip by a day after backlash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will delay a 10-day trip to Italy by a day after a wave of criticism over taking the longest holiday outside the city by a mayor in over a decade. De Blasio, a liberal who won November elections by...
  • N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns

    N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns
    Homicide investigators in Long Island, N.Y., are investigating the discovery of a dismembered body and other scattered human remains found in two towns earlier this month. On July 8, police found the partially dismembered body of a woman in a parking...
  • 'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged

     'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged
    It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness. "Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...