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East Hampton Man Faces Federal Mail Fraud Charge

East Hampton Man Faces Federal Mail Fraud Charge

The East Hampton business owner and his brother are accused of defrauding Siemens Corp. of more than $260,000.
Rocky Hill Scuba Master's Lessons for Emergency Responders [VIDEO]

Rocky Hill Scuba Master's Lessons for Emergency Responders [VIDEO]

Scuba Shack owner Ed Hayes is teaching the intricacies of underwater rescue to emergency responders downstate.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Target Offering Free Credit Monitoring

Target Offering Free Credit Monitoring

The national retailer is offering a one-year service in the wake of a data breach that left millions of people's financial accounts compromised.
Leading Mortgage Bank to Establish HQ in Connecticut

Leading Mortgage Bank to Establish HQ in Connecticut

State pledges $3.5 million loan to Total Mortgage Services, LLC for new headquarters building in Milford.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.
MTA Names New Metro-North Railroad President

MTA Names New Metro-North Railroad President

The head of the MTA says Joseph Giuletti, most recently of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, takes over "at a critical moment."
Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

The retailer had earlier said 40 million customers had sensitive data stolen, like credit card numbers, debit card PINs and email addresses.
7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

7 Trends to Watch at Work in 2014

Full-time hiring stalled, contract work up, survey reveals.