Ellery Center Fire Department Hosting Chicken BBQ Fundraiser Today

first_imgStock Photo: PixabayELLERY CENTER – The Ellery Center Fire Department is hosting a chicken barbeque fundraiser Sunday to support various local organizations.Fire Chief Jay Mease donated supplies needed to provide the 250 dinners that go on sale at noon at the fire hall, 4400 Dutch Hollow Rd, Bemus Point.Mease says meals will cost $10 and support five local charities.The Park United Methodist Church food pantry, Panama United Methodist Church food pantry, the Salvation Army, St. Susan Center Food Kitchen and UCAN City mission in Jamestown. Additionally, two bird houses will be on raffle.Mease says last week they sold out of 100 dinner in the first 20 minutes of the event. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Broadway Grosses: Constellations Shines Bright

first_img UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. You Can’t Take It With You ($445,041) 4. Honeymoon in Vegas ($440,476)*** 3. Chicago ($437,317) 2. Constellations  ($432,399)* 1. Disgraced ($404,998) Two shows that recently opened on Broadway to generally positive reviews are beginning to reap the benefit of good notices. Constellations, led by screen favorites Jake Gyllenhaal and 2015 Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson, inched toward full capacity at 99.6% in its first full week post-opening (plus one added performance). Expect grosses to climb as well as the Manhattan Theatre Club production continues at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meanwhile, Honeymoon in Vegas, which has had a more difficult time bringing in audiences, opened on January 15 to several thumbs up. In turn, the tuner saw its highest-grossing week since it began performances in November. We’ll continue to keep an eye on the show to see if critical reception can keep it afloat at the table. Five usual suspects took the top-grossing spots: The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin and Motown the Musical (which played its final performance on January 18). *Number based on nine regular performances **Number based on five regular performances ***Number based on three preview performances and five regular performances Source: The Broadway League Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending January 18: FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Elephant Man (102.79%)** 2. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 3. The River (102.33%) 4. Aladdin (100.01%) 5. Constellations (99.62%)* FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. The Lion King ($1,721,611) 2. Wicked ($1,684,664) 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,659,010) 4. Aladdin ($1,487,116) 5. Motown the Musical ($1,229,340)* UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. Disgraced (71.32%) 4. You Can’t Take It With You (68.53%) 3. Mamma Mia! (67.89%) 2. Chicago (66.79%) 1. On the Town (65.79%) View Commentslast_img read more

Trade group expects a record 78GW of new wind capacity worldwide in 2021

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Reuters:Wind energy will achieve record growth globally over the next five years, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) trade association said on Thursday, as the impact of COVID-19 has only been to delay, not cancel, projects.“While some project completion dates have been pushed into 2021 due to the pandemic, next year is expected to be a record year for the wind industry with 78 GW (gigawatts) of new wind capacity forecast to be installed in 2021,” GWEC said in an outlook report.In total some 348 GW of new onshore and offshore capacity are expected by the end of 2024, which would take cumulative wind power capacity to almost 1,000 GW, GWEC said.“Over 50% of the onshore wind capacity added between 2020 to 2024 will be installed in China and the U.S., led by installation rushes to meet subsidy deadlines,” it added.The costs of wind energy have fallen rapidly over the last few years and are expected to continue to decrease. Governments are also under pressure to cut carbon emissions, which is helping to shift investment away from fossil fuel and into renewable energy, such as wind.[Nina Chestney]More: Global wind energy set for five years of record growth: research Trade group expects a record 78GW of new wind capacity worldwide in 2021last_img read more

Review: Outdoor Research Axiom Jacket

first_imgBefore receiving the Axiom to gear test I had never owned a shell. While I have owned jackets with liners, heavy duty down jackets, and GORE-TEX jackets I have never owned what one would call a shell. To be honest I didn’t really get the point of a shell, why wouldn’t I want more insulation or at least a zip out liner?It took a few trips before I really started appreciating the purpose of a shell, and now that I have come to this realization I love them. If you live in the Southeast you know that our winter has stuck around well past its welcome. But on the flip side this gave me a lot of days to test the Axiom out over a variety of activities. Before we get into that, let’s first go over some of the technology OR used to develop their award winning shell. First the shell is extremely light because it uses GORE-TEX Active Technology which is half the mass of the standard GORE-TEX membrane. This high tech material is extremely light and breathable, which allows OR to ditch pit zips on this shell further shaving weight. Second OR went with a very streamlined fit on this shell. We are an active bunch, so do we really need yards of extra fabric found on other jackets? I am glad OR realized this because having a well-fitting shell when hiking, biking, skiing, and more is important. The shell has a fully adjustable hood (non-removable), three large pockets, drawcord hem, cuff closures, and comes in blue, black, and green.So now that you have an idea of what this shell is packing, let’s get into how it performed. I went on a 5 mile hike on the Big Hollow Heartbreak loop in the GWNF with a friend in the wet and cold recently. This hike is no joke, a straight up assault on the mountain with technical rocks and steep pitches. Let’s first clear up something, I sweat, a lot. So breathability is pretty high on my list of needs out of clothing. The whole hike I kept the Axiom on. We were booking it, but I never felt overly hot or had the feeling it was like a rainforest beneath the shell. After this first test, I had a good feeling about the Axiom but wanted to see how it performed on the bike. Many times mountain biking in the winter calls for more than spandex. It gets colder and having something a little thicker on the descents can be a nice treat. I brought the Axiom on a few bigger rides, and while it kept me warm on the downs I ended up keeping it on over ridges too. The thing breaths so well and keeps you bone dry no matter how hard it rains, snows, sleets, hails, or whatever else the Southeast will try to throw at you.I guess you can say I am converted. I have seen the performance and flexibility a shell brings. Wear it with five layers of wool beneath it, wear it with just a t-shirt, hell wear it by itself. Instead of being limited by extra liners and bulky insulation, the Axiom instead delivers all day waterproof GORE-TEX breathability and leaves the rest to you. I would definitely recommend this shell to anyone looking for a multi-use, high performance, durable outer layer. Outdoor Research knocked this one out the park, be sure to check it out to beat the elements.Outdoor Research; $375last_img read more

The Best Running Party Under The Stars – Ragnar Trail Carolinas

first_imgA one-of-a-kind race, Ragnar Trail Carolinas is a two-day, overnight adventure relay run.Join us October 5-6 at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in South Carolina.The Ragnar Trail Carolinas is more than a race, it is a unique way to experience adventure and create memories with a team of friends. As a tribe of four to eight “Ragnarians,” you’ll work together to conquer a unique course from sunset to sunrise. Why? Why put yourselves through this? There are too many reasons to list here. Teams come together from all walks of life and various locations for a relay race that they will never forget. Through miles of trails with breathtaking views, there is something special about the Ragnar that keeps bringing people back.The Ragnar Trail Carolinas CourseRunners will challenge the 16.4-mile course across three loops that range from easy to hard. All of the courses are hand-picked by the Ragnar team. They are designed for runners, by runners, and are as challenging as they are beautiful. The Green Loop takes you through the woods and around a tranquil lake. The Yellow Loop takes runners along a 200-year-old road, over a bridge, and along a rollercoaster of singletrack. The hardest of the bunch, the Red Loop features miles of singletrack bliss, tough climbs, and a lake loop.The Ragnar VillageThe heart and soul of each event, the Ragnar Village is where each trail begins and ends. It is where runners start, finish, and exchange turns. Your home base features a bonfire, S’mores, live music, food, snacks, and of course, billions of stars. There are also glamping options available for teams looking to kick back in style after their run. Additionally, you’ll find partners and gear available to test out and purchase here. Mark your running calendar for October 5-6 and join the Ragnar Trail Carolinas for a camping adventure with friends, a chance to explore your freedom to roam, and an ultimate weekend you’ll never forget.Teams can find up-to-date information over at RunRagnar.com. Ready to get started? Register your team here.last_img read more

Added benefits of being a credit union member

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Aero Federal Credit Union explains the real meaning behind being a member at a credit union.by: Christina Pontisso“Not for profit, not for charity, but for service” this tagline was used many years ago to summarize the significance of credit union membership and still holds true today.Credit union membership is more than just ownership and cooperation — it’s also about working together with all credit union for the common good! continue reading »last_img

West Babylon Man Found Dead After Boat Capsized in Fire Island Inlet

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 50-year-old West Babylon man was found dead Monday, a week after the boat he was on capsized in the Fire Island Inlet, Suffolk County police said.Roberto Vazquez’s body was found about one mile from the Fire Island Inlet. He had been missing since the 21-foot fishing boat he was on overturned near Buoy 3 shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11.The U.S. Coast Guard, Suffolk County police Marine Bureau officers and NYPD Special Operations Division had responded with an aviation unit and divers to assist in the search.A 36-year old Wyandanch man and a 30-year old Amityville man, who were also on the boat, were rescued from the water and taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for evaluation.last_img read more

Cesc Fabregas praises Arsenal’s bravery in dramatic draw with Chelsea

first_img Comment Cesc Fabregas praises Arsenal’s bravery in dramatic draw with Chelsea Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 22 Jan 2020 8:13 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link23Shares Advertisement Chelsea and Arsenal played out an entertaining draw on Tuesday night (Picture: Getty Images)Former Arsenal and Chelsea Cesc Fabregas has praised both his old clubs after their thrilling draw at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night, picking out Arsenal’s bravery for battling back with 10 men.A cracking London derby ended 2-2 and was full of incident, with David Luiz being sent off for Arsenal just 26 minutes in and Jorginho scoring the resulting penalty.It was all Chelsea from there on in, but Gabriel Martinelli broke from a corner and capitalised on an N’Golo Kante slip to equalise just after the hour mark.Cesar Azpilicueta eventually put the Blues back ahead with six minutes to play, after a barrage of pressure, but Hector Bellerin was the unlikely hero, producing a superb finish as the full-time whistle approached.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTRemarkably, Arsenal managed just two shots compared to Chelsea’s 19, but the game ended level and Fabregas enjoyed every minute of it.The Spaniard  tweeted: ‘Love games like this. Both teams went all in. Also very difficult to play that well and be that brave at the bridge with 10 men for the longest part of the game and being in behind twice. Well done @arsenal and @chelsea 👏🏻’Love games like this. Both teams went all in. Also very difficult to play that well and be that brave at the bridge with 10 men for the longest part of the game and being in behind twice. Well done @arsenal and @chelsea 👏🏻— Cesc Fàbregas Soler (@cesc4official) January 21, 2020 Fabregas made just over 300 appearances for Arsenal and just shy of 200 for Chelsea, although his period with the Blues was much more successful.Cesc won two Premier League titles an FA Cup and the Europa League with Chelsea, while he claimed just one FA Cup during his spell at the Emirates.The Spain international recently revealed that he held discussions over a move to Manchester United before he made the switch to Chelsea, although it was never close to getting done.‘I wouldn’t say close but I did talk to David Moyes a couple of times,’ he tweeted.The 32-year-old is now playing at Monaco in Ligue 1, where he has made 15 appearances this season, yet to score a goal.MORE: Frank Lampard blames Emerson Palmieri for Arsenal equaliser and slams his Chelsea teamMORE: Bruno Guimaraes breaks silence on Arsenal transfer links as Edu attempts to close deallast_img read more

Samsung Heavy Clinches Order for Special-Purpose Ships

first_imgSouth Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has received a contract to construct two special-purpose ships for a European company.According to the shipbuilder’s stock exchange filing, the deal has a value of around KRW 266.1 billion (USD 240 million).The special-purpose units are scheduled for delivery to the unnamed owner by the end of January 2021.Samsung Heavy did not unveil any further details related to the units on order.In a separate statement, the shipbuilder said it agreed with Ocean Rig to delay the delivery of a drill ship from January 2019 to September 2020.World Maritime News Stafflast_img

RSVP today for Franklin County Lunch and Learn

first_imgBrookville, IN—The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Free Lunch & Learn at Third Place in Brookville on Wednesday, December 18.  ETC will be discussing how a hosted phone solution will increase business productivity.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, December 17 by emailing info@fcchamber.netlast_img