The New York Thruway Authority could have done a better job in dealing with a snowstorm that caused accidents and shut down a section of interstate highway near Buffalo, New York, an agency spokesman said Friday.
For years, Pat and George Breault gave little thought to their spending. The couple, both IT project managers, earned a handsome $235,000 a year -- more than enough to cover their basic living expenses as well as the extra-curriculars they enjoyed, such as dining out, taking cruises, and entertaining at their second home, a condo at Catawba Island on the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio, where they hoped to retire one day.
When pitcher Josh Faiola walks out of the dugout on opening day with the Lake Erie Crushers, he'll already have a large group of fans in the stands -- his new roommates at the Belvedere of Westlake assisted living facility.
A Navy team including some 200 industry experts and scientists has been working furiously since January to modify the Aegis air-defense missile system so it can shoot down a failed satellite officials say could fall to Earth, a Pentagon official told CNN.
All night long, he had remained as granite-faced as his famously stoic Yankees counterpart, as cool as the breeze blowing in from Lake Erie. But when the big man bounced off the mound after escaping, Copperfield-like, a bases-loaded quandary in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the Division Series, he did so with an emphatic fist pump and a yell to the heavens.
Canadian authorities called off efforts Sunday to find survivors of a commuter plane that crashed into the icy waters of Lake Erie, leaving 10 people presumed dead, eight of whom were men returning from a hunting trip.