News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Collision on Termon – Glenveagh Road Facebook Twitter By News Highland – June 6, 2019 WhatsApp Previous article46 year man detained as Lyra Mc Kee murder probe continuesNext articleDungloe Rd near Fintown reopened following crash News Highland Twitter Update: The road has since reopened.There are diversions in place on the road between Termon and Glenveagh following a collision shortly before 4 o’clock.Gardai say the road is likely to remain closed for a time to allow the scene to be cleared.There are no reports of serious injuries. Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme
CTF-150 Commander Visits US Naval Forces Europe-Africa Back to overview,Home naval-today CTF-150 Commander Visits US Naval Forces Europe-Africa View post tag: US Naval Forces December 10, 2014 View post tag: CTF-150 View post tag: Commander View post tag: africa View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topic Share this article The incoming Commander of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) maritime security and counter-terrorism task force, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), conducted successful staff talks with the US Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) Command in Naples, Italy, on 1 December 2014.During the visit, Commodore Brian Santarpia and his staff met with Chief of Staff to Commander NAVEUR-NAVAF / Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Resources and Plans NAVEUR-NAVAF, Rear Admiral John Nowell, before taking part in briefings and discussions that also involved key headquarters staff.NAVAF leads the African Partnership Station (APS), a framework that collaboratively plans and coordinates maritime operations and theatre security cooperation activities to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. Command and staff level engagement during the visit enhanced mutual understanding, strengthened planning and coordination relationships, and allowed for the determination of opportunities for CTF-150 to compliment NAVAF efforts on the east coast of Africa during the Canadian command. Opportunities include, but are not limited to, important elements such as capacity building, focussed training, Exercise Cutless Express 2015 participation, and key leadership engagements.Combined Maritime Forces and NAVEUR-NAVAF share a long and enduring partnership. Both organizations have a mandate to assist African navies to secure the sea lines of communication through establishment of regional and local maritime capabilities.The incoming CTF-150 Commander said:Oceans are vast and all maritime nations ultimately face the same threats and challenges. A united effort is required to make sure the busiest ship routes in the world stay safe and secure for all seafarers.This close collaboration between commands and staffs involved in cooperating with maritime nations to further safety and security at sea is critical. I greatly appreciate the discussion with Rear Admiral Nowell and NAVEUR-NAVAF staff about future opportunities to work together.Commodore Brian Santarpia from the Royal Canadian Navy assumed command of CTF-150 on 4 December, 2014.[mappress mapid=”14666″]Press release, Image: Combined Maritime Forces View post tag: europe View post tag: visits Authorities View post tag: Naval
As a rocky season comes to a close, the Wisconsin volleyball team may have gained its greatest victory of the season Thursday when it landed the nation’s top volleyball recruit along with two other players.Top recruit Lauren Carlini, a 6-foot-2 setter/hitter from Aurora, Ill., Tori Blake, a 6-foot-3 middle blocker from Midland, Mich., and Haleigh Nelson, another 6-foot-3 middle blocker from Cary, N.C., all signed letters of intent to play at Wisconsin beginning in fall 2013.“We are really excited to be announcing our class of 2013,” head coach Pete Waite said in a statement released Thursday. “They fill a variety of needs for us and have some impressive resumes. We’re looking forward to having them on campus with us and playing for the Badgers. I know this group is going to do some amazing things during their careers.”PrepVolleyball.com ranked Carlini – a member of the USA Youth National Team – as the nation’s top recruit. She was also recently named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour All-America First Team.These honors all join Carlini’s 2011 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships Most Valuable Player award. She has also led her club team to numerous top-10 finishes, earning four AAU All-American awards along the way.“Lauren is an impressive player who has the skills to make a major impact on our program,” Waite said. “She’s a phenomenal setter who can raise the level of those around her. She has the size and jump to be an excellent player at the net, and her defensive skills are as good as any.”Blake is a two-time all-conference and all-region selection and will graduate from Midland High School in December and enroll at Wisconsin for the spring semester. She is ranked 89th nationally by PrepVolleyball.com.Nelson was also named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour All-America First Team. She led Cardinal Gibbons High School to its fourth-consecutive 3A state championship this past season and was also named most valuable player.
Host Russia romped to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup, trouncing Egypt 3-1 at St Petersberg and potentially sending the Pharaohs packing back home.A horrible own goal from Ahmed Fathi, the fifth in the tournament and third from an African side, opened a goal harvest in second half of a nail-biting encounter after a barren first.Wonder kid Cherrychev added a second for the host on the night, his personal third in the tournament before Dzyuba ended any Egyptian hope of a revival.Mohammed Salah who made his debut in the World Cup could only afford a consolation which came through a penalty after he was pulled down in the vital area.The scoreline was a heavy deception of a game that was thoroughly engaging with an incredible end-to-end stuff but in the end, it was all tale of contrasting emotions with the host happy to progress and Egypt on the brink of an early exit.They will bang their hope on a miracle, an unlikely victory by Saudi Arabia against Uruguay in Group A’s other game on Wednesday, if they are to stay in the tournament. But that will be a tall order. After the host tore Saudi to rags in tournament’s opener and Egypt lost to Uruguay in the group’s other game, it was more, a one leg in for Russia, one leg out for Egypt when they met at St Petersberg. But after 90 minutes of a gruelling action it looked more like both Egyptian legs will be out of the icy terrain of Russia, possibly to climb Mount Sinai in Egypt.A lot was expected from Moh Salah after he sat out of Egypt’s opener against Uruguay but the Liverpool man was given little room to operate by a hungrier, composed and more determined host who had a buoyant support base chanting for hours.The host pinned the Pharaohs in their own half in the opening embers of the game but the Egyptian defence appeared quite up to the task at least in the first half.The game lighted up quite well after Egypt responded with Marwan and Salah combining well in attack for the Pharaohs. Cagey as it was in the first half the chances were few and far in between. The greatest chance came in 41st minute and it fell to the Egyptians. A great dummy by Marwan sets up Salah who attempted to outwit his marker but when the ball was caught in between his legs the Liverpool man made a sharp turn and curled the ball towards the Russian goal. Ikor Akeenfeev was beaten but he looked on as the ball went inches wide.The goal drought story of the first half changed in the second. The Egyptian defence that looked quite resilient and kept the free-scoring Russian side quiet for 45 minutes crumbled in the second half and actually gifted the host an own goal.It was a dreadful start in the second half and it could not have been worse than an own goal from the Egyptian captain- Fathi.In just two minutes of the second half, Russia went on the attack with a cross which was parried towards the path of Zobnin who then advertised a rather poor attempt at rebound. His shot from the edge was misdirected and without technique. It was straying harmlessly out of touch for a goal kick until skipper Fathi decided to make it count against him with a horrible clearance which crawled into his net with the keeper watching.As if possessed, the Russians pounded the goal area of the Pharaohs in search of more goals. Golovin turned two of his markers inside out at the edge of the box but failed to whip in the cross for his compatriots to connect.In the 59th minute, Figuera Fernandes set up Cherrychev who slotted the ball past El Shanawy for Russia’s second on the night and almost ending the dreams of the Pharaohs. He scored a brace in the group’s opener after coming on as a substitute. He earned a starting place and did not disappoint.But that Cherrychev goal was not the end of the story. With just two touches from two men, Russia turned defence into attack and into a goal leaving a sloppy Egyptian defence wailing.It was a long freekick at the edge of the Russian goal area which Dzyuba controlled well on his chest before beating his marker and squeezing one through for the third Russian goal. Egypt fought back. Moh Salah got a consolation after he was pulled down in the vital area.
A passenger on a JetBlue flight to Palm Beach International Airport from New York’s JFK has been positively diagnosed with the coronavirus, according to Palm Beach Fire Rescue.The plane landed around 8:30 p.m. last night at PBIA and sat on the runway for hours as first responders called the Department of Health of Palm Beach County.They say passengers who were near the patient were given instructions on monitoring their health at home. According to PBC fire rescue officials, crews at PBIA are sterilizing the containment area where passengers deplaned. That area was separate from the main airport terminal.The aircrew and 114 passengers were stuck on the plane for hours.Just before 11 o’clock, the two people in masks and gloves walked off the plane.About 30 minutes later, other passengers were allowed off.Within an hour, all passengers had deplaned and were told to monitor their health over the next couple of days. They were allowed to leave the airport without seeing a doctor.
The Fraser Valley Phantom needed a gritty effort to knock off Kootenay Wildcats in B.C. Female Midget AAA Hockey League action this past weekend in Langley.The Phantom, leaders of the six-team league with a 10-1-3 record, posted wins of 1-0 and 3-1 during a two-game weekend series.Kootenay, 4-9-2 on the season, is fifth in league standings.Mikayla Ogrodniczuk scored the only goal of the game late in the opening frame to spark the Phantom to the win Saturday in the series opener.Sarah Mex pitched a shutout in goal for Fraser Valley. Sunday, Kootenay got off to a great start, taking a 1-0 lead into the first period intermission on a goal by Paige Chapdelaine of Cranbrook.But Fraser Valley struck for three second-period goals — two coming in a two-minute span late in the frame — to erase the Kootenay lead.Kirsten Martin led the Phantom with two goals.Kealey McMurty, finishing the game with two points, scored the other marker for Fraser Valley.Morgan Flynn of Castlegar and Natasha Singer of Kimberley are the two Kootenay netminders.Kootenay, currently locked in a five-game losing streak, host a BC Hockey Midger AAA Hockey League tournament weekend December 13-15 in Nelson and Castlegar.The Wildcats open with a game against Prince George Courgars before facing the Phantom, West Coast Avalanche and Okanagan Rockets.The game against Okanagan is in Castlegar at the Arena Complex.
ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 3, 2017)–Canadian-bred Perfect Pic slowed the early pace to a veritable crawl en route to a game neck win in Friday’s $58,000 allowance feature under Santiago Gonzalez. Trained by Jim Cassidy, Perfect Pic tried turf for the first time and got a flat mile over a firm Santa Anita surface in 1:36.47.Well beaten in the Grade I, seven furlong La Brea Stakes here Dec. 26, the 4-year-old Ontario Canadian-bred filly by Candy Ride took a first condition allowance going a mile and a sixteenth over a muddy surface on Jan. 13 and was off at 5-1 today in a field of seven older fillies and mares. She paid $13.40, $5.40 and $4.80.“The jock came out to the paddock and said ‘No speed, boss,’” related Cassidy. “I told him, ‘Slow, slow, slow.’ And that’s what happened.”Owned by Deron Pearson’s DP Racing, Perfect Pic got her third win from six starts and with the winner’s check of $34,800, increased her earnings to $125,945.French-bred Sweet Charity, who showed ample promise in her U.S. debut on Jan. 1, sat second the entire trip but couldn’t overcome the dawdling early pace, finishing second, a neck in front of Sheeza Milky Way.Off at 6-5 with Rafael Bejarano up, Sweet Charity paid $3.20 and $2.40.Sheeza Milky Way, who was ridden by Jamie Theriot, sat a close second at the rail throughout, tried to get on terms inside the winner a sixteenth out, but had to settle for third money while finishing 2 ¼ lengths in front of graded stakes winning Cheekaboo.Off at 8-1, Sheeza Milky Way paid $4.00 to show.Fractions on the race were 25.10, 49.57, 1:13.55 and 1:24.90.Santa Anita will present three graded stakes on a nine-race card Saturday, with first post time at 12:30 p.m.
A special and well-received highlight of the service was the recitation of the National Pledge and the singing of the National Song, Jamaica Land of Beauty, by 55 third generation children ranging from three to 14 years. Story Highlights Hundreds of Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica gathered at the Methodist Central Hall in Westminster, London, on July 29 for the Jamaica55 Independence Service of Praise and Thanksgiving, hosted by the Jamaican High Commission. Hundreds of Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica gathered at the Methodist Central Hall in Westminster, London, on July 29 for the Jamaica55 Independence Service of Praise and Thanksgiving, hosted by the Jamaican High Commission.In a special message, read by High Commissioner, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness said the 55th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the country’s journey over the years and the important contribution of Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora to the development of the country.“This year, as Jamaica celebrates its milestone 55th anniversary of political Independence, under the theme, ‘Celebrating Jamaicans at Home and Abroad’, it provides us with an opportunity to reflect, as a nation, on our progressive journey over the years, our vision for the years ahead and the important contributions of our people both here at home and in the Diaspora to the development of our beloved island home,” he said.He highlighted that Jamaica has been a powerhouse on the international scene and trailblazer in almost every field, producing internationally recognised Jamaicans in many areas, including music, sports, medicine, culture and academia.He also noted that despite the many challenges over the years, Jamaica has made significant social and economic progress and is now pursuing strategic economic policies to firmly place it on a path of sustainable growth and development.The Prime Minister also conveyed appreciation for the invaluable contribution of the Jamaican Diaspora to the development of the United Kingdom and in raising Jamaica’s profile overseas.In his sermon, Bishop Llewellyn Graham of the Church of God of Prophesy said that Jamaica is well known for many things, including having the fastest man and the oldest person on earth.He also noted that while Jamaica has made much progress since Independence and has produced many outstanding and renowned citizens, there are still challenges to overcome.The service featured a Dance of Praise, readings from the Deputy Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Jan Prendergast, and Commonwealth Scholar, Mr. Gordon Brown.The National Prayer of Thanksgiving was led by Danicka Reid, Miss Jamaica UK 2017, and Mr. Andre Coore, Chevening Scholar. Opera Singer Olive Murray delivered an inspiring rendition, while actress Dona Croll performed Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett’s Jamaica Elevate.A special and well-received highlight of the service was the recitation of the National Pledge and the singing of the National Song, Jamaica Land of Beauty, by 55 third generation children ranging from three to 14 years. In a special message, read by High Commissioner, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness said the 55th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the country’s journey over the years and the important contribution of Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora to the development of the country.
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, June 3, 2017 – Providenciales – Congratulations and commendation is extended to two Fire Safety Officers, Mr. Georgie Penn and Mr. Ronnie Simmons, who recently completed a one week course in Fire Investigation at Florida State College in the United States of America. Commenting on their success Fire Chief Mr. William C. Jennings said “The skills and knowledge they the officers gained during this training exercise will undoubtingly be of a great benefit to our team as they serve the community.”Hon. Vaden Williams M.P. and the staff from the Ministry of Home Affairs Transportation and Communication joins the Fire Department in lauding their accomplishments. Hon. Williams added that “enhancing the department’s ability to successfully determine the cause of a fire will go a long in mitigating future events.”Press Release: TCIG