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  • New York mayor takes it on the chin in city media

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won his job in a landslide last November, but is finding out that staying so popular is not easy. On Thursday, he was labeled "an ass" on the cover of one city tabloid after being skewered in another...
  • Mohegan Tribe Announces Joint Venture With Long Island Company

    The Mohegan Tribe announced Monday it is teaming with a Long Island company that sells copy machines and other office equipment, along with related software and services for digital copying, scanning and color graphics. The tribe has a joint venture with...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Affluenza'

    The end credits for Kevin Asch's film "Affluenza" may not acknowledge "The Great Gatsby" as its obvious inspiration, but the film hews so closely to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel that it practically counts as source material. Recasting the great Jazz Age...
  • Police find woman's severed head in bushes outside New York home

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Brooklyn woman faces murder charges in the killing of her neighbor whose dismembered body was discovered in New York near sites where other severed human limbs were found this month, police said on Thursday. Leah Cuevas, 42, was...
  • Elon Musk promises $1 million, Supercharger for New York's Nikola Tesla Museum

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors Earlier this year, Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal, penned a gushing review of his Tesla Model S, and followed it up with a request to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for $8 million to help build a...
  • Long Island's shoreline still vulnerable two seasons after Sandy

    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Hamptons and a swath of Long Island's South Shore are facing the second hurricane season since Hurricane Sandy ripped apart the coast. Twenty months after the storm, much of the shoreline isn't any better protected than it...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Rivals become allies in Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    Under Armour All-Americans Taylor Hensh and Tianna Wallpher have never played lacrosse together, but that doesn't mean they're not familiar with each other's games. For four years, they faced off in one of the hottest rivalries in Maryland high school...