The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. They team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team. Terms were not immediately disclosed.
One of the prime targets for bullies in school are the new kids, the ones with no friends just trying to find their way around the building.
And there's one type of family who move so much they are almost always the new kinds: military families. Now, a former military brat and her mom have written a children's book to help show these kids how to cope in school.
Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to the authors of the book Military Bratz.
A spokesman for the federal Transportation Security Agency says TSA agents discovered a firearm in the carry-on luggage of a man who was trying to board a plane at the Burlington International Airport.
An outdoor elevator at pedestrian bridge Walkway Over the Hudson that opened to the public less than one week ago has been taken out of service to replace a part.
The New York State Parks system’s first outdoor elevator was taken out of service late Saturday. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Spokesman Randy Simons says the outdoor Walkway elevator, which opened to the public August 19, is being serviced after a routine check found that a part was not functioning as it should.
The University of Massachusetts is preparing to open its first satellite campus. The UMass Center at Springfield will welcome its first students two weeks from today.
The newest UMass campus is on the second floor of a Main Street office tower, where ten large classrooms have been constructed at a cost more than $5 million. UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy predicts students will be excited about the course offerings.
" It will be a slow start, but I am sure it will ramp up very quickly once we get operational there."