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Charles Sandlass, a retired computer instruments worker who competed in numerous wheelchair sports competitions, died Wednesday at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Family members said no cause of death has been determined. He was 74 and lived in...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticHalfway through his set at the Belmont on night one of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Queens, N.Y., rapper Action Bronson left the stage and entered the crowd of hundreds scrunched onto the outdoor patio. Bronson, a hulking man with a...
Last April, The New York Times reported on a startling spike in the deaths of horses running at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens. The investigation found widespread use of drugs to prop up horses that were worn out, broken down or otherwise unfit for...
The Hartford CourantVantis Life Insurance Co. reports that its new recurring premium was just more than $4 million in 2012, an 18 percent increase from the year before. Vantis, based in Windsor, sells life insurance products through banks, credit unions and brokers across...
Tags: Long Island, Astoria
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
In an unusual twist, a former inmate and registered sex offender has been arrested on suspicion of sneaking into a New York jail. Matthew Matagrano, 36, allegedly posed as a Department of Corrections investigator to con his way into Rikers Island, where...
Tags: Prisons, Crimes, Sex Crimes, Lawyers, Politics
Three Century Villagers are vying to replace term-limited City Commissioner Marty Popelsky. They are unsuccessful 2009 candidate Donna Capobianco, former Housing Authority member Caryl Berner and Century Village activist Richard Rosenzweig. Berner and...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTHIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH LATE NATIONAL NUMBERS: Katie Couric may have been mad about Oscar for “20/20″ on Wednesday, but Orlando viewers weren't. The ABC special about the Academy Awards placed No. 9 in the ratings with 78,700 viewers....
Robert C. Richardson Won Nobel Prize for physics in 1996 Robert C. Richardson, 75, a Cornell University professor who shared a Nobel Prize for a key discovery in experimental physics, died Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y., from complications of a heart attack,...
Who knew "American Idol's" new sudden-death round would be so satisfying? "One song, one chance, no mercy," Ryan Seacrest told us ominously. And certainly the five women eliminated from the competition after singing a song of their choosing from any...
Tags: Keith Urban, Randy Jackson, Music, Entertainment, Mariah Carey
James Conlon is a born and bred New Yorker but sunny Los Angeles apparently agrees with him. The 62-year-old conductor has renewed his contract with the Los Angeles Opera for five more years, and will remain music director at least through the end of the...
During a packed town hall meeting at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Tuesday, campus police said as many as 30 people may have witnessed the death of student Edmond A. St. Clair over the weekend and asked students with information to come...
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