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  • After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

    After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money
    NEWINGTON — James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business.
  • Homebuyers have to play the lottery at Tuscany

    Homebuyers have to play the lottery at Tuscany
    Inside a blissfully air-conditioned white tent on Saturday morning, 97 prospective homebuyers scribbled their names on blue index cards and tossed them in a tumbler. With only 58 lots to sell, GL Homes held a lottery on the opening day of Tuscany, a new...

    Film Review: 'Affluenza'

    The end credits for Kevin Asch's film "Affluenza" may not acknowledge "The Great Gatsby" as its obvious inspiration, but the film hews so closely to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel that it practically counts as source material. Recasting the great Jazz Age...

    Thousands may telecommute in case of New York train strike

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of New Yorkers could work from home instead of commuting in a plan laid out by transportation officials on Friday to address the threat of a strike at the Long Island Rail Road. After years of negotiations between...

    Long Island's shoreline still vulnerable two seasons after Sandy

    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Hamptons and a swath of Long Island's South Shore are facing the second hurricane season since Hurricane Sandy ripped apart the coast. Twenty months after the storm, much of the shoreline isn't any better protected than it...