| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Bria Hartley: A WBCA All-American as a sophomore, she has recovered from an injury-filled junior season with the best year of her career. … Maya Moore is the only other player in program history to have amassed at least 1,500 points, 500 rebounds,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films.
That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
"I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood.
The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:53 AM
J. Cole, Janelle Monáe, the Goo Goo Dolls and TLC are among the headliners for VH1’s ambitious series of pre-Super Bowl concerts across New York, the network announced Thursday.
Late last year, the network said it had teamed with the NFL to...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:22 AM
If you're looking for a turkey this Thanksgiving, just visit Staten Island.
Hundreds and even thousands of turkeys have made their way to the New York City borough over the past 13 years.
The feral turkeys have become a growing problem with...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Fifty years ago Sunday, mere days before the Christmas holiday, dozens of families from Elkton and north along the northeast corridor to Staten Island, N.Y., were changed in an instant. The mid-air explosion of Pan Am Flight 214 over Elkton became...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR TIM: My wife wants me to build a wood table that our family could gather around for feasts. She desires a contemporary design using ceramic tile with the tile inset into the center of the table. Have you done this before, and what should I be aware...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Dora B. Schriro, a respected lawyer who has spent most of her career running prisons in New York City, Arizona and Missouri and who has never served as a police officer, was named Monday as state police commissioner.
Schriro was the only candidate...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:22 AM
She’s back! After being closed for 18 months, the Statue of Liberty reopened on the Fourth of July, and visitors flocked to see her. The National Park Service spent $77 million to fix infrastructure on Liberty Island and nearby Ellis Island, which...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Andy Herren, a professor from Chicago, was the big winner of "Big Brother," scoring the grand prize of $500,000 after being crowned by a jury of his fellow houseguests.
But Herren's victory during the live finale of the CBS reality show, which...