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Orange County (New York)

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  • L.A.-O.C. housing market is least affordable in U.S., Zillow says

    L.A.-O.C. housing market is least affordable in U.S., Zillow says
    Los Angeles and Orange counties are the least-affordable housing market in the country. And it's likely to only get worse. That's according to new figures due out Thursday from real estate website Zillow, which found that renters here need to pay more...
  • Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes

    Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes
    DERBY — As the clock ticked away toward adjournment in Superior Court Wednesday, prosecutors faced the troubling realization that Dardian Celaj would — again — be a no-show. It was the second time in less than a week that the convicted...
  • Foxwoods Withdrawing From Catskills Casino Plan

    Foxwoods Withdrawing From Catskills Casino Plan
    New York's Catskills region won't get a Foxwoods casino. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is withdrawing plans to redevelop Grossinger's, an iconic Borscht Belt venue. Foxwoods Resort Casino and its local partner, Muss Development, said it could not...
  • Cordish, Penn National file for New York casino license

    Cordish, Penn National file for New York casino license
    The owner of Maryland Live casino — the state's largest and one of the top moneymaking casinos on the East Coast — and Penn National Gaming Inc. jointly applied Monday for a license to develop a $750 million hotel and casino in the Hudson...
  • Mohegan Sun Applies To Build $550 Million Catskills Casino

    Mohegan Sun Applies To Build $550 Million Catskills Casino
    The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority filed its application Monday to build a $550 million casino in the Catskills at the former Concord Resort Hotel in Thompson, N.Y. The project calls for a 252-room hotel; performance venues for music, comedy and...
  • A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black

    A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black
    A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
  • Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized
    Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks. One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
  • Dixie Longate rings up laughs and sales in 'Dixie's Tupperware Party'

    Dixie Longate rings up laughs and sales in 'Dixie's Tupperware Party'
    Showbiz has been this route before: a man playing a woman who sports a stereotypical regional and class-specific accent, outrageous hair and accessories, and a wit wicked enough to keep the character airborne on continual gusts of laughter. Spasms, even....
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • Casino operators join forces on New York venture

    Casino operators join forces on New York venture
    Two Maryland casino operators are teaming up in hopes of opening a casino and resort in the Hudson Valley-Catskills area of New York, and are considering other projects in that state, the companies announced. The Cordish Cos., which runs Maryland Live in...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...