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  • Senior Day Honorees

    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,...
  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    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....
  • Helen E. Bryant, department store manager

    Helen E. Bryant, department store manager
    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...
  • Chinese firm gives $20 million to motion picture academy's film museum

    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...
  • J. Cole, Janelle Monae to headline VH1 Super Bowl kickoff shows

    J. Cole, Janelle Monae to headline VH1 Super Bowl kickoff shows
    J. Cole, Janelle MonĂ¡e, 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...
  • Turkeys continue Thanksgiving tradition by invading Staten Island

    Turkeys continue Thanksgiving tradition by invading Staten Island
    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...
  • Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214

    Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214
    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...
  • How to grout a ceramic tabletop

    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...
  • New Head Of State Police Has Background In Running Prisons

    New Head Of State Police Has Background In Running Prisons
    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...
  • Tips for visiting the Statue of Liberty

     
    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...
  • 'Big Brother' finale: One winner, 100 apologies for racial slurs

    'Big Brother' finale: One winner, 100 apologies for racial slurs
    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...