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Economic woes will soon force a family owned duck farm on Long Island to close. (Credit: CBS 2)

Owners: Increased Economic Burden Will Spell The End For Family Owned LI Duck Farm

For three generations Chester Massey, his father, and his sons have been raising world-famous Long Island ducklings from the cradle to the dinner table. By year’s end they will mark the end of an era.

09/10/2014

Jose Offerman in 2000. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jury Orders Jose Offerman To Pay Nearly $1M In Bat Attack Case

A jury Tuesday awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who wanted $4.8 million.

07/29/2014

Long Island Ducks founder and CEO Frank Boulton. (Photo: CBS)

Schwartz: 15 Years Later, Long Island Ducks Are Still Quacking

It was opening night, so I hopped in my car and drove to the ballpark. The atmosphere was electric as the fans packed into the chilly stadium for all of the festivities. But, it wasn’t a Yankees or Mets game.

05/02/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: The Long Island Ducks Are Open To A-Rod Possibility

The Long Island Ducks are reportedly open to allowing A-Rod to play for them in the Atlantic League.

01/12/2014

Jose Offerman (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Red Sox, Mets Infielder Jose Offerman: I’m ‘Not Missing’

Jose Offerman said Monday he is not trying to avoid a U.S. lawsuit for attacking two opposing players with a baseball bat in Connecticut six years ago while he was playing for the Long Island Ducks.

11/11/2013

Jose Offerman (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox Infielder Jose Offerman Is Missing Amid Attack Suit

Jose Offerman hit two Bluefish players, John Nathans and pitcher Matt Beech, with a bat. Nathans suffered a head injury that ended his career, and Beech broke the middle finger on his non-throwing hand. As a federal lawsuit over the attack heads to trial, Offerman is nowhere to be found.

11/09/2013

Carlos Zambrano (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Carlos Zambrano Signs With L.I. Ducks, Joins Dontrelle Willis In Rotation

According to Ryan Dunleavy of the Courier News, Carlos Zambrano signed a contract with the Ducks earlier this week. The 31-year-old, formerly one of the top pitchers in the National League, was a three-time All-Star in the majors and the NL wins leader in 2006.

05/08/2013

Armando Benitez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Former Met, Yankee Armando Benitez Resurfaces With Independent Long Island Ducks

One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.

05/25/2012

Long Island Ducks owner Frank Boulton and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano - Mineola, NY - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Pushing For Minor League Baseball Team In Uniondale

You’ve heard about the Subway Series. Well, how about the Expressway Series?

07/11/2011