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  • Watermen on the Pagan River face up to oysters' decline

    Watermen on the Pagan River face up to oysters' decline
    — Oyster trader Joe Melzer Jr. gets regular visits from the state Department of Health. His business, Pagan River Dockside Seafood Inc., is rarely tagged for a violation. Not so on a recent December morning. An inspector issued a citation after...
  • New Castle, Delaware

    New Castle, Delaware
    Go here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
  • 'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday

    'Ghost Hunters' duo set for Halloween Horror Nights appearance at Universal on Thursday
    Fans of the SyFy television series "Ghost Hunters" will be able to meet Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango during Halloween Horror Nights festivities at Universal Studios this Thursday night. The duo and a group of paranormal researchers investigate...
  • NYC Seeks Limits on Art Vendors in Popular Parks

    NYC Seeks Limits on Art Vendors in Popular Parks
    Manhattan's most famous parks are lined with artists selling their sculptures, paintings and photographs of quintessential New York scenes, all popular with tourists. But city officials say there are too many vendors and are trying to force many off the...
  • Brush with disaster close for Chicagoans

    It was a meeting members of the National Association of Business Economics would like to forget if only they could. About 250 of the country's prominent economists were gathered Tuesday morning at the New York Marriott World Trade Center hotel, wedged...
  • Beyond Miss Liberty

    The Statue of Liberty wasn't conceived with immigrants in mind, but no image of boatloads coming into New York Harbor is complete without her silent but emotion-charged presence. More recently, she has been witness to history of a different kind. As it...
  • Statue of Liberty Q&A

    Q. Was it always called the "Statue of Liberty"? A. Pretty much, though originally that was just the beginning of the name. "It was called the statue of `Liberty, Enlightening the World,' " according to National Park Service historian and author Barry...
  • New York continues the rituals of sadness

    NEW YORK - Even as the city finished preparations for today's one-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks, outside a small Catholic church in the Bronx yesterday morning it was business as usual in a most unusual year. For New York firefighters, it...
  • 'It will never be the same there'

    NEW YORK - How close did Rachel Florio live to the World Trade Center's towers? So close that when her husband would call from his office there to say he was working late, and she would tease him that he was really out with the boys, he would flick the...
  • Artists struggle to make sense of senseless act

    NEW YORK - Against a setting sun, a clarinetist blows fiercely into his instrument, the sound more anguished cry than musical note. Dancers, moving as slowly as a dream, climb atop a tomb-like vessel piled high with dark, pebbly dirt, alternately...