Wood & Wire quintet performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LLALive In Los Alamos News:Austin-based bluegrass phenoms Wood & Wire will open the fall concert series for Live in Los Alamos.Touring heavily behind last year’s album, North of Despair, which earned the band a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Record, the quintet will play 7:30 pm. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Fuller Lodge.While Wood & Wire deserve the accolades they get for their mastery of traditional bluegrass, it is their ability to stretch the genre that has many referring to them as Americana roots juggernauts. The show at Fuller Lodge promises to have many out of their seats and dancing, but there will be some room made for those who prefer to remain seated.According to the band’s official website, “Wood & Wire considers itself fortunate to exist ‘south of rich and north of despair’, buoyed by family and friends to keep them from the bottom. Never ones to shy away from hard work, Wood & Wire rely on their humble acoustic instruments and their own hands to make music meant to last.”As front man and lead songwriter Tony Kamel sings, “I ain’t trying to be the kingpin, I’m just trying to make a living.” An even more comfortable living could be on the horizon should the band’s trajectory continue; Los Alamos is lucky to have the band amidst that trajectory and ticket sales have been brisk. Get yours at Los Alamos Schools Credit Union for $15, at liveinlosalamos.com for $17.50, or at the door (if still available) for $20.The Texas tradition will be well represented the night of the show when Santa Fe’s Uncle DT’s Smokehouse pulls in to offer a full Texas style BBQ dinner ($10) to those who are in attendance. The restaurant won many fans when they catered an earlier Live in Los Alamos event and even turned many vegetarians on to the Texan style with their smoked tofu alternative. Beer and wine will be available from Bathtub Row when the doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.http://www.woodandwireband.com/photoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8iz5PE1nMk
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TOS (Transport & Offshore Services) has been awarded a three-year frame agreement to supply personnel to Van Oord, a contractor for dredging, marine engineering, and offshore energy projects. According to a press release issued by TOS on Tuesday, the contract will be managed from the company’s headquarters in Rotterdam and will involve ad-hoc and project-based assignments for offshore crew, maritime crew and construction crew.Wilko Kok, Van Oord Manager Fleet Ship Management Department said: “This process of engaging in long-term contracts with crew suppliers was driven by efficiency and quality; achieving more with fewer suppliers and choosing to work with the right suppliers. Based on what we’ve observed throughout the extensive tender process, we trust TOS will be able to live up to our expectations. We are looking forward to our cooperation.”Marleen Stuurman, Executive Manager Operations at TOS, added: “I’m glad to be able to announce that we have been awarded this crewing frame agreement. The fact that we have been selected as a preferred supplier reflects our continuous focus on quality, expertise and adding value to our clients’ operations. Extending our crewing and management offer is our top priority, so this agreement is strategically significant for the business.”[mappress mapid=”2688″]
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The conflict between the USA and Iran is ongoing and BIMCO warned that further retaliation must be expected. The association added that “Iranian retaliation can take place anywhere in the world, on land or at sea, where Iran and their Shia proxies have the possibility to hit the US or their allies, including the Persian Gulf, the Straits of Hormuz, the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, the Bab el-Mandeb and the Red Sea”.For shipping, the most likely targets are ships, crews or cargoes with direct links to the USA, or its closest allies. “It is expected that Iran will seek options for retaliation that include an element of plausible deniability of involvement, as this will make it more difficult for the USA to justify retaliatory action and help stoke up the political differences domestically in the USA, as well as between the USA and its usual allies,” added BIMCO. The association is therefore encouraging “basic precautions”, including reporting to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), strengthening the ship’s watertight integrity and firefighting capability and improve lookout and general awareness of how the situation develops.“Shipowners planning to send ships to the troubled region should carry out a thorough risk assessment and consider all relevant factors. Some shipowners will choose to stay away completely, while others will find it safe enough to carry out the voyage. Such a decision depends on the risk appetite of the shipowner and the outcome of the risk assessment,” said BIMCO.www.bimco.org
Courtneigh Davids, from Strandfontein, performs jazz, pop, house and fusion music under the stage name Judah. She is on the line-up for the Southern Mail Wynberg Family Festival. The fourth annual Southern Mail Wynberg Family Festival takes place from Friday March 27 to Sunday March 29, at Maynardville Park Carnival Grounds in Church Street, Wynberg.The sponsored by Athlone News’ sister paper, event aims to bring families together in a safe and fun-filled environment. In 2019, just over 16 000 people attended the event and organisers are expecting more people through the gates in 2020. Some of the Mother City’s finest artists and performers will display their talents on stage, with some even dropping brand new tracks, while small business owners will exhibit their innovative offerings on the grounds. Close to 1 000 vendors will be taking part in this year’s event, offering a wide variety of food, fashion, fun and gadgets.There will also be carnival rides, including bumping cars, the Tornado, Mexican Hats and swings.Organisers are hoping to create at least 600 part-time jobs over the festival weekend as stall vendors, security staff, cleaning staff, entertainers, crew, car guards, ticketing staff as well as for neighbourhood watch members, etc. They aim to provide local artists and entertainers with a platform to showcase their talent while earning an income; heighten the profile of Wynberg and showcase it as a safe and stable community to do business in; promote local economic development; contribute towards community and nation building; promote local pride and help build an inclusive city where everyone feels welcome regardless of race, gender or creed; and unite people through music, song and dance.Some of the top performers include Jarrad Ricketts, Judah, Mark Haze and Marce Underwood. KFM is back as the official radio partner and will broadcast selected shows live from the festival throughout the weekend. The festival is on Friday March 27, from 4pm to 10.30pm; Saturday March 28, from 11am to 10.30pm; and Sunday March 29, from 11am to 7pm. Entry costs R50 or R30 for pensioners and children aged between 6 and 12 years old. Tickets are available through Computicket or at the gates throughout the weekend.For more information, contact Cycle of Life on 021 391 0140/1 during office hours or email Sharon@mitchellsplainfestival.com
Share Tweet EducationLocalNewsSecondary SMA student makes history in CSEC exams by: – August 15, 2012 Cornell Jno. Baptiste getting his certificate from Msgr Reginald LaFleur during his graduation ceremony.For the first time a Dominican student has attained eleven (11) Ones in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.Cornell Javed Jno. Baptiste of the St Mary’s Academy has recorded 11 Ones however the Convent High school obtained the highest percentage pass rate which is 94.8%.The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development made the announcement during a press conference on Wednesday.One thousand, one hundred and fourteen (1114) student wrote the exams this year reflecting an increase compared to 2011 where nine hundred seventy (970) students took the exams.The top performing schools in this year’s CSEC with an overall pass rate of above 80 percent are the Convent high school – 94.8%, Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School – 89%, the St. Mary’s Academy – 80.3% and Nehemiah Comprehensive School who entered one student recorded a pass rate of 85.7%.Data revealed that the Seventh Day Adventist Secondary, St Martin’s Secondary, Portsmouth secondary and Castle Bruce Secondary schools obtained increases in their level of performance.According to Chief Education Officer Steven Hyacinth the results show a slight decrease in the number of grade 1 passes from 14% in 2011 to 13% this year and a small decrease in the number of grade 2 passes from 29% in 2011 to 26% this year.The island also recorded another first, when seven students from the Pierre Charles Secondary School who registered to sit the Theatre arts examination obtained 100% passes.Hyacinth said however, Mathematics continues to be a challenge with 27.9% of entries achieving acceptable grades in the exams.“Dominica’s performance in mathematics is below the regions rate of 33%”, he said.There was a decline in performance in English A, however Dominica’s performance in that subject represents 8.3 % pass above the region’s overall performance of 45% this year. An analysis of the 2012 results revealed that the overall percentage pass rate of students achieving grades 1, 2 and 3 which are acceptable grades in the CSES examination is 67.5% as compared to 74.6% in 2011.The top ten students are;• Cornell Javed Jno. Baptiste of the St Mary’s Academy – 11 Ones• Lean Dodds of the Convent High School (CHS) – 10 ones• Malik Stuart of the Pierre Charles Secondary School – 9 Ones and 1 Two• Arlene S Ferrol, Jelanie Letang and Zarisia J Alcendor of CHS – 9 Ones• Melissa Tonia Morgan of the Castle Bruce Secondary – 8 Ones, 3 Two’s 1 Three• Kitwanie S Carbon of CHS – 8 Ones and 3 Two’s• Kervelle M Guiste and Jamila S Pascal of CHS – 8 Ones Thirty five (35) students recorded at least 6 grade ones in the CSEC examinations.Dominica Vibes News Share Share 202 Views 5 comments Sharing is caring!
Di Inggris, Leyland Atlantean merupakan bus tingkat yang mempunyai masa produksi cukup lama yaitu 1958 hingga tahun 1986. Atlantean merupakan pioner bus tingkat yang berpintu masuk depan serta penempatan mesin mesin belakang .Tentang dapur pacu, Atlantean menggunakan Diesel 6 silinder seri 0680 bertenaga 150 hp, tenaga dari mesin kemudian disalurkan via transmisi matik Voith pneumolyc , kelistrikan bus menggunakan system 24 v, dilengkapi dengan boster baterai, sistem kemudi sudah menggunakan power steering, sehingga memudahkan manuver bus. Di jamannya bus ini sudah tergolong canggih, sistem buka tutup pintunya sudah otomatis dengan sistem pneumatis yang diatur oleh sang pengemudi.Selain di Jakarta, Leyland Atlantean diketahui juga dioperasikan di Surabaya dan Semarang. Diluar Jakarta bus ini dioperasikan oleh Perum Damri (Djawatan Angkutan Motor Republik Indonesia). Total ada 108 unit Atlantean yang didatangkan ke Indonesia.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedSi Jangkung Merah dari Inggris Pernah Jadi Primadona Transportasi Jakarta05/11/2017In “Bus dalam kota”Bus Tingkat di Indonesia, Transformasi dari Moda Angkutan dan Wisata09/03/2017In “Bus dalam kota”Bus Listrik Untuk TransJakarta, Antara Harapan dan Realita30/11/2017In “Bus dalam kota” Setelah lebih dari satu dekade tak mengenal bus tingkat, kini dibawah manajemen TransJakarta warga DKI Jakarta bisa menikmati kembali sosok bus tingkat modern berstandar Eropa. Namun flashback ke pertengahan 90-an, sebagian dari Anda mungkin masih teringat bus tingkat milik Perusahaan Pengangkutan Djakarta (PPD) dengan warna biru abu-abu, inilah Leyland Atlantean, generasi kedua bus tingkat yang beroperasi di Jakarta.Berbeda dengan bus tingkat TransJakarta yang kini digadang untuk melayani rute wisata, maka PPD mengerahkan Leyland Atlantean benar-benar untuk transportasi komuter, terutama pada jalur Blok M – Salemba – Pasar Senen. Dari sejarahnya, Leyland Atlantean masuk ke Indonesia pada tahun 1983. Asal muasalnya berasal dari program hibah Pemerintah Inggris. Ada yang menyebut bahwa hibah armada Atlantean terkait imbal balik pengadaan jet latih tempur Hawk M53 untuk TNI AU yang dibeli dari Inggris pada tahun 1980.Dibandingkan bus reguler, maka Atlantean dapat membawa 106 penumpang sekali jalan. Jenis yang masuk ke Indonesia adalah tipe Leyland Atlantean An 68/2R dengan karoseri Alexander (diproduksi antara tahun 1972-1984). Bus dengan panjang 10.2 meter ini masuk ke Indonesia secara bertahap baik itu langsung dari inggris maupun bekas pakai Singapura.
FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Peninsula Crimes Stoppers is a partnership between law enforcement, the media, and the community to obtain anonymous tips related to crimes on the Peninsula. Peninsula Crime Stoppers started in 1983, it’s a non-profit organization which provides cash rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest in felony crimes. Story as aired: Residents can now submit anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers on an App, and on Facebook. You can submit a tip online www.peninsulacrimestoppers.com or on their hotline 907-283-TIPS. You can also download the App P3 Tips. The Peninsula Crime Stoppers KPD coordinator Officer Ryan Grimm: “With this new technology our number of tips has increased from years past. I do believe it is helping.” Crimes Stoppers offers anonymity to people who provide information generated to assist local PD in solving crimes. The App can be downloaded from the App store P3 Tips. Funds for rewards comes from donations and grants, with no tax dollars involved. It is managed by a group of 11 volunteer board of directors, which oversees the Crime Stoppers operation and determines the reward values.
FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation told federal regulators that they are confident the Alaska LNG project’s steel pipeline could withstand Cook Inlet’s strong currents along the 29-mile underwater route to the gas liquefaction plant in Nikiski. “The analysis indicates that the installed pipeline would be stable and not subject to lateral movement,” AGDC said. The state team added that stability designs would be “further evaluated … when updated geotechnical information is available.” The water-crossing information is among the remaining batches of answers the AGDC owes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which is expected to publish its draft environmental impact statement this month. The analysis showed that any hits by boulders of the size modeled “can be easily absorbed by the pipeline steel alone,” AGDC told FERC. “The strong tidal currents of Cook Inlet could potentially move debris and boulders across the pipeline,” AGDC reported in a May 24 filing with FERC. The project team analyzed what would happen if boulders as large as 10 tonnes (22,000 pounds) fell on the 42-inch-diameter pipeline, which would be laid — not buried — on the seabed floor. The analysis also looked at the risk of 15-tonne boulders “traveling at the maximum identified Cook Inlet bottom current velocity of 4.8 knots.” BP, and ExxonMobil announced at the end of May their intent to invest $20 million to advance the state’s $43 billion Alaska gas line project. For additional protection, the 1.25-inch-thick steel pipe would be coated with 3.5 inches of concrete before the lengths are welded together and lowered to the seafloor. The pipe in Cook Inlet would be substantially heavier than the pipe along the rest of the 807-mile route from Prudhoe Bay to Nikiski, most of which would range between 0.677 and 0.862 inches thick.