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  • Mansion on Connecticut shore sells for record $120 million

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A waterfront estate in Connecticut featuring two private islands and a mile of shorefront has sold for $120 million, making it the most expensive residential home sale in U.S. history, real estate experts said on Monday. Copper Beech...
  • Investing: small banks, big dividends

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Not all banks have been dividend duds since the Great Recession, when many firms slashed payouts to pennies per share. A recent report by SNL Financial, a financial-services research firm, found that 20 banks had lifted their...
  • Delray resident finding recovery on the ice

    Tim Rigas gets great joy from being able to renew his love of ice hockey. It's made even sweeter by being able find a new community to help each other's sobriety. Rigas, who plays in the Palm Beach Skate Zone intermediate division, moved to Delray...
  • Preview: Islanders at Sabres

    The finish line can't come soon enough for the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres, who will close out the regular season with a late-afternoon matinee on Sunday in western New York. Both teams are assured of finishing last in their respective...
  • Stripper at New York nursing home leads resident's son to sue

    When Franklin Youngblood was sorting through his mother’s belongings at a nursing home in January 2013, he found a photograph of a man wearing only underpants hovering over her. He sued, alleging that East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on...
  • Nursing home sued over stripper show for residents

    Nursing home sued over stripper show for residents
    A Long Island nursing home hired male exotic dancers to perform for its patients, according to a lawsuit. The suit, filed March 13, claims that East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Suffolk County, N.Y., hired "male strippers to perform" as a...
  • Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers

    Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers
    A Long Island nursing home is being sued for allegedly hiring male strippers to celebrate the 85th birthday of one of its residents.  The son of the 85-year-old woman is suing East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, alleging that the nursing home...
  • New Mount Vernon exhibit introduces George Washington the landscaper

    As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
  • Stroudsburg High golfer soaks in Augusta experience

    Stroudsburg High golfer soaks in Augusta experience
    Breathtaking. That's how Brian Frey, a sophomore golfer at Stroudsburg High, described Augusta National. "Everything was perfect," Frey said of his first trip to the site of this week's Masters. Frey was one of 12 players in his age group to compete...
  • Major forest fire in New Jersey sends smoke odor to neighboring states

    Major forest fire in New Jersey sends smoke odor to neighboring states
    Reports of a smoky odor and haze in Philadelphia and parts of New York City, including Long Island, stem from a major forest fire burning in a remote area of New Jersey's Wharton State Forest. Emergency radio dispatches indicate firefighting activities,...
  • Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game

    Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game
    Surely, members of New York City's police and fire departments had the best of intentions when they agreed to take part in a charity hockey game on Sunday. But that goodwill fell to the wayside late in the second period of the annual event at Nassau...