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Trail of Two Cities 5K Set for Nov. 4, 2017

first_imgThe Trail of Two Cities 5-kilometer run/walk will be held for the 22nd time on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. The popular 5K (3.1-mile) race offers spectacular views over the length of a point-to-point course from Ocean City to Somers Point. The route travels the length of the Route 52 causeway in the lanes usually reserved for cars.Registration is open now and long-sleeved race T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 500 to sign up. Pre-registration fee is $25, and participants can sign up by mail until Oct. 28 and online until Nov. 1. Forms for both can be found at www.ocnj.us/race-events.Race-day registration runs at 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. at the Ocean City Transportation Center (10th Street and Haven Avenue in Ocean City). The race starts there at 8 a.m. and finishes at Kennedy Park in Somers Point.Buses will be available at the finish line in Somers Point to transport runners to the start in Ocean City before the race from 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Buses also will be available transport runners back to Ocean City from Somers Point after the race. The awards ceremonies will be held at JFK Park after all participants have completed the course.Awards will go to the top overall male and female finishers, as well as to the top male and female runners in the following age groups: 8-and-under, 9-11,12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, & 80+.Packet pick-up will be available 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Ocean City Aquatic and Fitness Center (1735 Simpson Avenue) and at the Transportation Center until 7:45 a.m. on race morning.Immediate families up to four people can register for $75. Separate registration forms are required for each family participant. Families must pre-register and all registrations must be from the same household and mailed together.No pets, bikes, skateboards or roller blades are permitted. Event is held rain or shine. Course is police-controlled, and the causeway will be closed to inbound traffic that morning.For more information, call 609-399-6111, ext. 9300.last_img read more

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Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson Keeps His Cool as Local News Anchors Wig Out

first_imgLet’s go ahead and give Broadway favorite Christopher Jackson the key to the city after getting through this truly bizarre local news segment. Hamilton’s George Washington stopped by the Vegas buffet of crazy that is Fox’s Good Day New York, and he remained remarkably cool as Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto did the following:1. Conduct the interview while wearing colonial garb2. Consistently interrupt him3. Imply that the general public was apprehensive about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s abilities to write a hip-hop musical4. Genuinely not seem to understand how a hip-hop musical about American history could be something other than “mockery”5. Sign off with a freestyle rap joking about drive-by shootingsAgain, we can’t stress enough how well Jackson conducted himself in spite of all this. Later, he took to Twitter to write, “That’s life in the damn circus… #notsurprised #speechless.” Take a look at the seven-minute (?!) segment below if you can—if only for Jackson’s comments on the show and his impressively unfazed demeanor. Hamilton is currently playing the Richard Rodgers Theatre. from $149.00 Related Shows Star Files View Comments Christopher Jackson Hamiltonlast_img read more

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Danish coal consumption continues falling

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享CPH Post:Denmark has long championed the transition to more sustainable energy sources, and that is being reflected in a steep decline in coal consumption at a national level.New figures from the Energistyrelsen energy agency reveal that Danish coal consumption fell by 25.5 percent from 2016 to 2017, while the utilisation of sustainable sources rose by 11.4 percent over the same period.“It’s good news that energy from coal has dropped by more than a quarter in 2017. Despite the fluctuation from year to year, it shows that it’s going in the right direction in terms of restructuring the coal-powered power plants and the government’s goal to completely phase out coal by 2030,” said the energy minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt.The report showed that Danish consumption of coal has fallen by 81.4 percent since 1994, while oil consumption has declined by 89.5 percent.One of the principal factors in the significant decline in coal consumption from 2016 to 2017 is the transition to biomass at the central power plants, as well as a considerable increase in wind power utilisation.More: Denmark’s coal consumption plummets in just one year Danish coal consumption continues fallinglast_img read more

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Community response fund awards $78,000 in grants to non-profits

first_img(WBNG) — The COVID-19 Community Response Fund Alliance has announced its first round of grant recipients to seven local non-profits. The Community Response Fund Alliance is by the led United Way of Broome County and other charitable foundations. Recipients include: Since launching the fund, more than $327,000 has been donated from local foundations, corporations, individuals and philanthropic partners.center_img As of April 24, the alliance has awarded grants that total around $78,000. AchieveGood Shephered Communities FoundationThe Jewish Community Center of BinghamtonPublic Policy and Education FundCitizens Action of NYRescue MissionSalvation ArmyVolunteers of Americalast_img read more

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Boland nets six in ice hockey Warriors’ win over Cazenovia

first_imgBoland quickly established himself against Cazenovia, notching a hat trick in the first two periods. It was needed, too, since the Lakers, still in search of its first win of the season, produced enough to only trail 5-3.Then the Warriors got away with three late unanswered goals, Boland remaining the main part of the attack as he pulled off the rare double hat trick, plus an assist.Most of the time, it was Nick Gagnon passing it to Boland as he notched five assists to go with a lone goal. Xavier Springer notched a goal and three assists, with Marco Palumbo getting two assists as Anthony Bentley earned a single assist. Tags: C-NSice hockeyliverpool At home again Friday night, Liverpool faced Ontario Bay and made it back-to-back wins, easily taming the Storm in a 5-1 decision.More balanced in its attack, the Warriors had Springer lead with two goals and one assist. Gagnon had three assists, with Boland and Anthony Bentley each getting one goal and one assist. Dylan Husted had the other goal, with assists also credited to Kyle Kirkby and Chris Zimmer.That same night, C-NS resumed its season at the Twin Rinks, hosting Ithaca, and its defense struggled to contain the Little Red in a 6-3 defeat.Matt Cramer still scored twice, with Carter Wisely getting the other goal, also joining Nick Tangretti, Nick Sciore and Holden Sarosy in the assist column. Kali Van Iuven was quite busty in the net, finishing with 50 saves.C-NS gets back-to-back games with West Genesee after meeting Watertown IHC on Wednesday. Liverpool is home next week for contests against Fayetteville-Manlius and Mohawk ValleyShare this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Connor Boland made sure he would never forget the last time the Liverpool ice hockey team took to the ice in 2019.Boland’s six goals all but carried the Warriors to an 8-3 victory over the Cazenovia Lakers last Monday afternoon at Lysander Ice Arena.Liverpool had not played since its third-place finish in the Dec. 20-21 Opitmist Tournament hosted by Cicero-North Syracuse that included a defeat by the Warriors to the Northstars 5-3.last_img read more

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Latest Update in Guyana’s Elections Gives Ruling Coalition Victory

first_img“There is no basis for an appeal. If such an attempt is made it will go nowhere because the language in the Constitution is clear and unambiguous. I can’t say they will not attempt but the chances of them being successful are extremely slim,” Robertson said on a radio programme here. GEORGETOWN, Guyana – In the latest twist in Guyana’s election saga, Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, submitted his report to the chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) showing that the ruling coalition, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), had won the disputed March 2 regional and general elections. In his letter to the GECOM chairperson, retired Justice Claudette Singh, the Chief Elections Officer said that he had “taken note of the guidance of the Court of Appeal…in the preparation of my report under Section 96 of the Representation of the People’s Act”. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senior Counsel, Basil Williams, who was one of the respondents in the constitutional matter, has also said that the CCJ cannot hear the appeal because of the enshrined law here. “In other words, approximately 55 per cent of all votes cast for general elections stand to be impacted due to either anomalies and/or voter impersonation or unreconciled ballot boxes. Specifically, 7.2 per cent of the votes cast were impacted by anomalies, 39.2 per cent were impacted by voter impersonation, 3.4 per cent impacted by both anomalies/irregularities and voter impersonation, and 5.7 per cent impacted by unreconciled ballot boxes,” he wrote then. Williams said the CCJ, while accepting its position as a superior court of record, has continuously recognised that it only possesses such jurisdiction and powers as conferred on it by the Agreement or by the Guyana Constitution or any other law of the Contracting Party. In its statement, the PPP/C said that the coalition has been doing “everything possible to thwart the will of the electorate and to prevent GECOM from declaring the true results of those elections”. According to Lowenfield’s new tabulation, the coalition received 171, 825 votes as compared with 166, 343 votes cast on behalf of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C). The CCJ has confirmed it has received the appeal filed by the opposition, but no date has yet been set for the hearing. The final report to the Chair and members of the Commission differ from the total vote recount. However, the three-member Court of Appeal did not grant all the remedies that had been sought by the private citizen, Eslyn David, in her motion and also agreed to a stay of three days on the judgement. Justice Reynolds in his ruling said Article 177 (4) confers jurisdiction over the Court of Appeal in respect to the validity of an election of a president or upon the interpretation of the constitution. The Trinidad-based CCJ is the country’s highest court, but attorney Mayo Robertson, who was one of the lawyers representing the private citizen, Eslyn David, in her constitutional motion against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), said the chances of the opposition being successful at the CCJ are “ very slim”. Earlier, the PPP/C said that it has filed an appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), appealing the Court of Appeal ruling. On Monday, the Court of Appeal ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a motion regarding the election of a president, interpreting also that “more votes” cast in the election should in effect be “more valid votes” cast But in his minority ruling, Justice Rishi Persaud, ruled that the motion was “premature” and “wholly ill- conceived”: and that the applicant should have awaited to take the matter before the High Court, after GECOM would have announced the official election results. CMC “In fact, the Court of Appeal has wrongly ruled that these two challenges must be done separately and in different Courts. To bring clarity to the law and to guard against the Court of Appeal wrongly giving itself jurisdiction, again, to either direct the Chief Elections Officer to submit a fraudulent and perverted report, or to protect a fraudulent and perverted report submitted by the Chief Elections Officer to the Commission, we have decided to file an appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice.” In its lengthy statement, the PPP/C, said that “moreover, the Court of Appeal in its pronouncement have plunged the law in total confusion and it is now no longer clear how an election of members of the National Assembly is to be challenged and how the election of the President can be challenged. He said that his report contains “a table showing the credible and valid votes cast in accordance with the Representation of the People’s Act”. In his first report to GECOM earlier this month, Lowenfield had claimed that the results did not meet the standard of fair and credible elections. Current President of Guyana, David Granger Based on his calculation, the coalition APNU will have 33 seats in the National Assembly, with the PPP/C gaining 31 seats and the parties on the Joined Lists gaining one seat. Justices Brassington Reynolds and Dawn Gregory ruled that GECOM had a responsibility to determine the final credible count based on quantitative and qualitative assessments of the observation report, in keeping with provisions of the original order and in the final paragraph of the amended order. David had mounted her challenge before the appellate court pursuant to Article 177 (4) of the Constitution, which states “the Court of Appeal shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any question as to the validity of an election of a President in so far as the question depends upon the qualification of any person for election or the interpretation of this Constitution….” Following the June 9 national recount of the votes cast in the election, the PPP/C said it had won the polls by a margin in excess of 15,000 votes. In light of this, the Attorney General submitted that an Appeal cannot lie to the Caribbean Court of Justice in respect of matters determined under article 177(4) of the Constitution. The PPP/C said that it anticipates that “this appeal will be heard and determined speedily by the Caribbean Court of Justice to enable the true results of the election be declared and Dr. Irfaan Ali be sworn in as the next duly elected President of Guyana”.last_img read more

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Last of three special editions of Touchline heavy on EPL New Year Day’s fixtures

first_imgJose Mourinho’s Chelsea lead the log three points with Champions Manchester City  chasing  the pack.Manchester United are gradually getting back into their old selves, with Arsenal and Liverpool also hitting the right notes at this point.Recent  managerial casualties has set  up  the tone  for what should be a frenetic next five months beginning with games on new year’s day.Chelsea, Arsenal and Man United  go away to Tottenham, Southampton and Stoke city respectively while Man City and Liverpool welcome Sunderland and Leicester City.Hear what pundits, Ishmael Martey and  Joy FM’s Francis Abban, had to say about this weekend’s crunch games on George Addo ‘s fast-paced video podcast TOUCHLINE .Touchline  features two pundits who are forced to deliver succinct and assertive opinions within a thoroughly limited time frame yet providing viewers a quick sense of what to expect during the weekend’s eagerly anticipated crunch games.  “Touchline with George Addo Jnr” is strictly online , Uploaded  on Friday Nights and could be accessed on Myjoyonline, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and soon to be introduced online platforms.Watch preview to EPL new year day’s fixtures in the video below.last_img read more

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U.S. Marshals Arrest Man in Miami for Shooting 8 People at Texas Bar

first_imgThe charges stem from a shooting that occurred last Friday in which a man with a rifle, who is believed to be Crew, began shooting at a group of people in the parking lot of a venue called Rebar.San Antonio police Chief William McManus says the man was part of a group that had been turned away from the bar due to being “inebriated.”McManus explains that the man asked: “Don’t you know who I am? I’m a UFC fighter from California.”He then obtained a gun from his car.Crew was arrested without incident and is in being held without bond at the Miami-Dade County Jail, according to jail records. Federal agents in Florida have arrested a man who is charged in a shooting that injury eight people outside a Texas bar last week.U.S. Marshals arrested 37-year-old Jenelius Crew on Thursday morning as he left a Miami hotel, San Antonio police announced in a statement.He faces eight counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to police.last_img read more

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Davis looks ahead after surprising Olympic loss

first_imgShani Davis of the U.S., left, and Koen Verweij of the Netherlands rest after competing in the men’s 1,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Shani Davis went from sure thing to nothing in 2½ laps.The two-time defending Olympic champion in the 1,000 meters got shut out of a medal on Wednesday, finishing eighth in a race he has dominated in recent years.Now, the 31-year-old from Chicago has three days to clear his mind and make adjustments before he skates in the 1,500 on Saturday at Adler Arena.Davis was one of the U.S. speedskating team’s best hopes for a gold medal. The Americans have yet to make the podium through the first five days of competition.“It’s unfortunate for us,” he said. “Now we move forward and try to figure out what we can possibly do to fix it.”Davis has never won the 1,500 at the Olympics, earning silver medals in 2006 and 2010. But it’s his other strong event, one of his “babies” as he calls the two sprint races.Davis planned to study video of the loss to “see what these guys were doing that I wasn’t doing.”“I just got to try to piece it together and figure it out for myself so I can possibly fix it for the 1,500,” he said.In the 1,000, Davis had a slower opening than gold medalist Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands, and then lost 0.35 in the first full lap. He slowed in the final lap and finished in 1 minute, 9.12 seconds. Racing against Davis, Dutchman Koen Verweij overtook the American at the finish line in the next-to-last pairing.“Watching it was agonizing,” said Canadian Gilmore Junio, who gave up his spot in the race to teammate Denny Morrison, who took the silver.Groothuis won in 1:08.39, more than seven-tenths of a second ahead of Davis. Michel Mulder of the Netherlands earned the bronze to go with his gold from the 500.“I think a lot of people were shocked with how fast the times were,” Brian Hansen said.He and the other Americans fared worse than Davis.Hansen of Glenview, Ill., finished ninth, Joey Mantia of Ocala, Fla., was 15th and Jonathan Garcia of Houston was 28th.“We have a lot of depth in this race,” said Hansen, who became nauseous after his race. “We didn’t show it out there, but we do.”Besides Davis, Hansen and Mantia, Jonathan Kuck of Champaign, Ill., will skate in the 1,500.“I can’t let it get me down because I have other races to skate,” Davis said, “but I’m pretty sad about it.”last_img read more

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Ellington ties career-best with 28 as Heat top Mavs

first_imgMiami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) shoots under pressure from Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris (34) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game. APMIAMI — Wayne Ellington tied a career high with 28 points, Josh Richardson scored 24 and the injury-ravaged Miami Heat never trailed on the way to beating the Dallas Mavericks, 113-101 on Friday (Saturday Manila time).Tyler Johnson scored 19 and Bam Adebayo scored 14 for Miami, which shot 64 percent — second-best in franchise history. The Heat started both halves with 12-0 runs and went 16 for 25 from 3-point range.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Waiters missed the final 13 games of last season with a left ankle sprain, and it’s nagged him at times ever since.Nowitzki made back-to-back 3s late in the third, pulling Dallas within 77-73. The Mavs had two possessions with a chance to take the lead in the fourth, misfiring on both, and Miami scored 31 points in the final 8 1/2 minutes.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Ellington made 3s on back-to-back possessions early in the fourth, pushing what was a two-point Heat lead out to 90-82. He connected on his seventh 3 with about four minutes left for a 99-88 lead, and Miami stayed in control the rest of the way.Richardson made 11 of 14 shots for Miami, which has won four of its last five.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkYogi Ferrell scored a season-high 23 for the Mavericks. Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes each had 20 for Dallas, which got outrebounded 35-22. The 22 rebounds were the fewest by an NBA team this season.Miami guard Dion Waiters left in the first quarter after turning his long-problematic left ankle on a drive, meaning the Heat now have seven players dealing with injuries. Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic, James Johnson and Justise Winslow all remained out with various injuries, Rodney McGruder and Okaro White are likely not returning anytime soon, and now Waiters is ailing again. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finalscenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Nets rout Wizards to end four-game losing streak LATEST STORIES View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenselast_img read more