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  • Team USA Handles Canada In Bridgeport Tune-Up

    Team USA Handles Canada In Bridgeport Tune-Up
    BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound. From the lights of I-95 to the...
  • Widow fights Army ruling of Green Beret's death as overdose

    Debbie Venetz heard the doorbell ring and saw those familiar Army boots as she peeked through the window onto her front steps. Her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz, was back from Afghanistan, in time for their daughter's seventh birthday party the...
  • Roy Roberts: Manchester High's New Ass't Principal, Football Coach

    Roy Roberts, the new head varsity football coach and freshman assistant principal at Manchester High School, is ready to make an impact on and off the field. Roberts, 36, is originally from Long Island but has lived in Manchester since he graduated...
  • Bethlehem Catholic boys basketball team hosting a tournament at Moravian

    Bethlehem Catholic boys basketball team hosting a tournament at Moravian
    Bethlehem Catholic's boys basketball program will be hosting its 3rd annual Fall Shootout Event at Moravian College on Saturday, Sept. 27th. Head coach Mike Frew, a Moravian College graduate, said: "Each year we have joined forces with Moravian...
  • New York man pleads guilty to trying to join al Qaeda

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to join the militant group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, considered to be one of the most active wings of the network, prosecutors said. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, was arrested...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Returns to 'The View' Healthier and Happier

    The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though her controversial...
  • Detractors, Advocates Agree City Is At A Crossroads Over Downtown Plan

    Detractors, Advocates Agree City Is At A Crossroads Over Downtown Plan
    BRISTOL — Facing several skeptical faces and a couple of hard glares from a row of city officials Tuesday night, the head of Renaissance Downtowns made a fresh pitch: His company is willing to try to create a Depot Square project without public...
  • Wine-tasting makes for a delectable late-summer event

    Trays of hors d'oeuvres complemented a wide selection of wines, spirits and craft beers at the bucolic Church Farm setting for the Friends of the Babcock Library's annual wine-tasting. The Sept. 13 event included much more than food, with an art show...
  • New York wine makers vie with France's top Merlot producers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Long Island wineries are smaller, younger and have less experience than their French counterparts, but some local vintners think the Merlot wines they produce compare favorably with those made in Bordeaux. Many different types of...
  • Llega a Nueva York servicio de taxi solo para mujeres

    Llega a Nueva York servicio de taxi solo para mujeres
    Nueva York va a ser testigo próximamente del nacimiento de una aplicación para taxis manejados por mujeres solo para mujeres, según informa The New York Times. Prestando servicio a la ciudad de Nueva York y a las zonas suburbanas de Westchester y Long...
  • Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others

    Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others
    Ron Feldman was a consummate musician and teacher, but his interest went far beyond showing a student how to sing or hit a certain note. "It didn't just stop at the music with him," said Matt Bloodwell, a longtime friend of Feldman's and former student....