Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

...story has a happier ending. Her daughter pulled her out of the Amsterdam Nursing Home and rented a house in Smithtown, Long Island, with a patio and a backyard full of azaleas and trees. It was Ranzman's own space. She had round-the-clock...

Smoltz joins ex-teammates, manager in Hall of Fame

...plate."We changed the culture in Houston by making it a baseball city," said Biggio, who grew up on New York's Long Island.Biggio paid special thanks to coach Matt Galante, who worked tirelessly over six weeks of spring training as Biggio...

Class of 2015 Hall of Famers are formidable foursome

...Martinez finished his 18-year career with a 219-100 record and 3,154 strikeouts. BIGGIO WAS A FOOTBALL STAR in Long Island and poised to make his mark as a running back in college when he decided to accept a partial baseball scholarship at...

Comedian Judd Apatow poses serious questions about funny stuff

...access to great comic minds, which he pried for straightforward instruction: How do you tell a joke?Growing up on Long Island as a comedy nerd before there was such a thing (or many others like him), Apatow managed to land interviews with the...

Pete Rose bet on games as a player, report says

...then owed hundreds of thousands of dollars to gamblers."Bertolini nails down the connection to organized crime on Long Island and New York," Dowd said. "And that is a very powerful problem. The implications for baseball are terrible...

Columbia County couple quick to take advantage of gay marriage ruling

...don't really want to turn away customers."The two met online about 11 years ago after Perez had moved to Georgia from Long Island, N.Y. Hours of phone conversations quickly turned romantic after they met face-to-face a month later."It...

Nature, history buffs will find Connecticut town delightful

...golf course and posh mansions with panoramic views of Long Island Sound. Actress Katharine Hepburn notably lived here...perches on land that juts out into the river and the Long Island Sound, and the views from here couldn't be more spectacular...

Catherine Capozzoli

...Christian Burial will be Wednesday 10 am at The Good Shepherd Chapel, Bldg. 29608, Ft. Gordon. Burial will be in Long Island, New York. Please sign the online guestbook at www.poteetfuneralhomes.com

Belmont Park to limit crowd to ease chaos on day of race

...concession stands and staff, reconfigured parking lots and scheduled a post-race rock concert to slow the exodus. The Long Island Rail Road is also pouring in $4 million to upgrade the Belmont Park station.Christopher Kay, NYRA's chief executive...

Mary L. Milton   (LONG ISLAND, N.Y.)

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. - Ms. Mary L. Milton, 74, of Long Island, N.Y., departed this life on Tuesday...Robinson. She worked for North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital and retired in 1999...