Hi Steve....and welcome.
A lot of us up here in the northeast are still going through withdrawal after the loss of Milford, Newport, and American Amateur. However, we keep in touch and keep the flame alive.
There's a guy who posts here now and then who goes by the name of Superdave. He's from the New Haven area, and you might be able to hook up with him to throw it around outdoors when the weather permits.
If you're willing to travel a bit to play with a bunch of fellow jai-alai nuts, we have a group that plays in Brooklyn on Saturday mornings, weather permitting. If you're interested in details, drop me an e-mail. The addy is xxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx