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Drivers should expect delays on S Meadow Street Tuesday

first_img ITHACA, N.Y. –– Crews doing sewer repairs on the 200 and 300 blocks of South Meadow Street will cause traffic interruptions Tuesday, May 18. Tagged: detour, ithaca, Meadow Street, sewer main, traffic center_img Anna Lamb The goal of the project is to repair a section of a damaged and blocked sanitary sewer main, and will begin at 9 a.m. The project is set to be completed by 3:30 in the afternoon.The right and center travel lanes of northbound South Meadow Street will be closed from the intersection of Clinton Street to the intersection of Green Street for the duration of the work.     No interruptions to water service are expected. Anna Lamb is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice.Questions? Story tips? Contact her at [email protected] More by Anna Lamb Your Public Safety news is made possible with support from:last_img read more

Prep Sports Roundup: 1/30

first_imgJanuary 30, 2021 /Sports News – Local Prep Sports Roundup: 1/30 Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailBoys BasketballRegion 16ALTAMONT, Utah-Cordale Taylor led the way with 15 points and the Altamont Longhorns got past North Sevier 52-48 in Region 16 boys basketball action Saturday. Darian Johnson posted 16 points in the loss for the Wolves.center_img Brad Jameslast_img

Kelly (Gaskill) Covey, Wellington: August 9, 1958 – August 19, 2013

first_imgKelly CoveyKelly S. (Gaskill) Covey, of Wellington, died Monday, August 19, 2013 at her home in Wellington at the age of 55.Kelly was born the daughter of Peggy (Langley) and Donald Gaskill, Sr. on Saturday, August 9, 1958 in Wellington.She was a store manager at the local Apple Market for several years. Following her employment, Kelly enjoyed volunteering at Birthline of Wellington. She was a dedicated Christian that loved her church family at the First Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Courtney Covey of El Dorado, daughter, Carlie Buck and her husband Steven of Wellington, father, Donald Gaskill, Sr. of Winfield, grandchildren: Brycent Ray Dean Ashley, Alexis Bianca Marie Ashley, Isabella Rose Buck, Gaberial Miles Buck and Sebastian Alexander Buck, brother, Donald Gaskill, Jr. of Indiana, step-sister, Guyleen Hall and her husband Red of Winfield and step-Father, Joe Golden of Wichita.She was preceded in death by  her mother, Peggy Golden.Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, August 26, 2013 with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m..Funeral services for Kelly will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in the First Free Will Baptist Church, 1219 N. Plum, Wellington.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Kelly Covey Funeral Fund established at Day Funeral Home, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington 67152. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.last_img read more

Adopt-A-Pet Dog of the Week

first_imgFacebook3Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet of SheltonHi! I’m Beau and I am about 8 years old and weigh 68 pounds. My time before was spent at the end of a chain. Here I have a nice roomy kennel with indoor and outdoor space. I get to run in the huge play yards without even a leash. They even take me for walks on the trails and I walk very politely without pulling too much. I really want to have a new home where I am the only dog.I impressed the people here at the kennel by responding when they asked me to do a sit and a down. I guess they can see that I really am a smart, sweet dog. I hope I am the dog you have been waiting for. I know I have a lot to learn but I’m ready to work with you if you have time and love enough to teach me how to be an even better friend and companion.We have many great dogs and always need volunteers.  To see all our current dogs, visit www.adoptapet-wa.org , our Facebook at “Adopt-A-Pet of Shelton Washington” or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton.  Contact us at [email protected] or (360)432-3091.last_img read more

3 reasons why the 49ers will beat the Saints by double-digits

first_imgThree reasons the 49ers should beat the Saints by double-digitsYou can’t say that the 49ers haven’t made it interesting down the stretch.Despite being the NFL’s last undefeated team — 8-0 not too long ago — and despite being tied for the NFL’s best record heading into Week 14, almost everything is on the line for San Francisco when they play the Saints in New Orleans on Sunday.The Niners (10-2) — who are somehow, someway, set to play in the NFC Playoff Wild Card Round as the No. 5 seed — can …last_img

Vermont Utility Is the First to Offer Tesla Battery

first_imgTesla’s Powerwall battery will be installed in 500 Vermont homes next year, making Green Mountain Power the first utility in the country to offer a home battery option, SmartGrid News reports.The 7 kilowatt-hour battery, the smaller of two Powerwall options introduced by Tesla earlier this year, will provide four to six hours of backup power.Green Mountain plans to begin with ten customers in the Rutland area before offering it to customers in the rest of its service area. The price of the PowerWall battery and the SolarEdge inverter has been set at $6,500 (not including the cost of installation). Green Mountain is offering customers three payment options, including a lease that requires no upfront cost. In a statement, Green Mountain said the battery would allow utility customers to become more energy independent while allowing the utility to reduce peak demand on the grid.GMP President and CEO Mary Powell called the program a “game changer” that would move Vermont away from a century-old grid system to a more reliable and economical alternative. Three ways to payA Powerwall can be installed on homes with and without photovoltaic (PV) systems. Green Mountain is giving customers several ways of paying for the system: RELATED ARTICLES Tesla Will Sell Home BatteriesVermont Utility to Develop New Grid TechnologyThis Vermont Park Is Going Off-Gridcenter_img Lease. Customers pay nothing up front for the battery, but pay a monthly fee of $37.50, roughly $1.25 a day.Buy outright. Customers would pay the full $6,500 cost.Buy but share. Customers who pay the $6,500 purchase cost and share access to the battery would get a monthly credit on their bills of $31.76. That, the utility said, “represents the value of leveraging the battery to help lower peak energy costs.”The utility said the first batch of batteries would be arriving in January, with the balance to follow over the next several months. More than 500 customers had signed up for the program by Dec. 17, the utility said.The batteries can be installed indoors or outdoors, although they’re not designed to operate in temperatures below -4°F. The 220-pound batteries come with a 10-year warranty.Green Mountain has about 265,000 residential and business customers in Vermont. It previously announced plans to run the Emerald Lake State Park entirely on solar electricity with a system combining PV panels and Powerwall batteries. Tesla has announced plans to sell the Powerwall to residential customers in Australia.last_img read more

NBA: DeMarcus Cousins regrets being loyal to Sacramento Kings

first_imgJapan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, the three-time NBA All-Star revealed that he should have bolted out of the franchise much sooner than he did.“My biggest regret is, why didn’t I leave when I had the chance,” the mercurial big man told ESPN’s Marc J. Spears.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I had the chance, but I fought it. … I wanted to give it a chance. My representatives, they told me I shouldn’t stay. You know, being…I guess you can say stubborn and loyal, I wanted to make things work.”Before teaming up with another generational talent in Anthony Davis, Cousins shouldered much of the load for the lowly Kings, who failed to clinch a playoff spot throughout his tenure. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH 3-time major champ Wawrinka needs coach after Norman leaves CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the New Orleans Pelicans reacts during the second half of a game against the Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center on February 23, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFPDeMarcus Cousins is certainly in the upper echelon of centers in today’s NBA.Although his talent is undeniable, the 27-year-old Kentucky product remains hounded by his fair share of turmoil—particularly during the six and a half seasons he spent with the dysfunctional Sacramento Kings.ADVERTISEMENT QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohortcenter_img The constant losing only fueled Cousins’ frustration, which eventually led to his inevitable exit.“When you come in, you know it’s a business. How are you going to be loyal to something that hasn’t been loyal to any player that’s ever played this game? I was a fool,” he said.With his return to the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento looming, Cousins bared his expectation on facing his former team.“I’m excited to play in front of the fans and see their reaction,” he said.  “But as far as it just being like a revenge game or anything, I’m past it. I’m in a good place, I’m happy where I’m at. We have a chance to win. We’re playing for something. So I’m good.”The now revamped Kings will host the Pelicans on Thursday (Friday in Manila).  Khristian Ibarrola /raADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next View commentslast_img read more

12 days agoMislintat: Arsenal striker Aubameyang too selfless to play for elite club

first_imgMislintat: Arsenal striker Aubameyang too selfless to play for elite clubby Paul Vegas12 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveStuttgart chief Sven Mislintat says Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is too selfless to play for an elite club.Aubameyang has been linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona throughout his career.But former Gunners scout Mislintat, who signed the striker from Borussia Dortmund, was quoted by The Athletic saying: “He is one, maybe the only one, this exceptional top striker, who is an absolute team player.”Perhaps this attitude cost him the opportunity to play for clubs like Real Madrid or Barcelona.”A striker like Neymar or (Sergio) Aguero, for example, would never give up a penalty. I like his attitude. He is good for the team atmosphere.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Rogers Q1 profit adjusted earnings soar on revenue growth

first_imgTORONTO – Rogers Communications Inc. saw its first-quarter profit soar from the same time last year as its wireless division experienced a growth spurt that exceeded analyst estimates.The wireless, cable, internet and media company’s net profit was $425 million, up 37 per cent from $310 million in the comparable period last year.Adjusted earnings grew even more, rising by 45 per cent to $477 million, while total revenue was $3.63 billion, up eight per cent from $3.37 billion last year.The net profit reported by Rogers, under a new accounting standard that it adopted for this year, amounted to 83 cents per share, up from 60 cents per share.Growth in consolidated EBITDA, earnings before taxes and other items, was 11.1 per cent — above the consensus estimate of 5.9 per cent.More than half of total revenue for Rogers was from the wireless division, which was up nine per cent to $2.19 billion.Rogers chief executive Joe Natale told analysts in a conference call after the results were released Thursday afternoon that the overall wireless marketplace, including the company’s rivals, appears to have had healthy growth during the quarter.In addition, he said, Rogers made progress in reducing the loss of customers — or churn — by proactively looking for ways to retain customers and investing in improvements at its call centres.“If you look at what we’ve been focused on, we’ve been focusing on doing a better job of managing our base of customers and really kind of looking through our base and looking at retention — proactive retention opportunities,” Natale said.He said the investments in systems “will continue to pay dividends for us.”Among the wireless performance metrics that contributed to the quarter was 95,000 net postpaid additions — compared with 60,000 a year earlier — and reduced postpaid churn of 1.08 per cent, down from 1.1 per cent a year earlier.The consensus estimate had been for about 55,000 net postpaid additions and churn of 1.13 per cent.The first quarter’s wireless results were a stark contrast to the fourth quarter, when 72,000 net subscriber additions were below estimates.Natale said estimated on a Jan. 25 analyst call that technical problems in December, during a seasonally important period, had cost Rogers about 35,000 net additions to its subscriber base in the fourth quarter.Rogers has one of Canada’s three national wireless networks, operating under the Rogers, Fido and Chatr brands.It also owns the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team through its media division and one of Canada’s largest cable TV networks, based mostly in Ontario and Atlantic Canada.Natale said revenue growth at the Rogers media division — which was up 12 per cent from a year ago to $532 million — was primarily due to sports.Companies in this story: (TSX:RCI.B)last_img read more

Bruce admits team suffering from lack of confidence

first_imgAston Villa manager Steve Bruce believes his team is suffering from lack of confidence after their stalemate against Bristol City on Friday.The Villans played out a 1–1 draw with Bristol and are currently winless in their last nine games. However, Bruce admitted that his side were not at their best and put the poor encounter down to a lack of confidence.But he felt Villa should have won the game. He blasted the decision to disallow Tammy Abraham’s first-half goal, as well as the decision not to award a penalty to his team after a Bristol player handled the ball in the box.“I thought we deserved to win,” he added, according to Birmingham Mail.“The referee has made an awful decision in the first half.”“We could have had a penalty in the second half. Away from home, you need those decisions.”Steve BruceAllardyce praises Newcastle’s Steve Bruce Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Sam Allardyce believes Steve Bruce is a better fit at English Premier League side Newcastle United than he would ever have been.“When you put all those factors together, I thought if any ]team was going to win it would be us.”“It was never going to be easy. But after an awful start, the resilience of the players and the determination. For me, we were the better team.”Meanwhile, Jamie McAllister has jumped to the defence of Steve Bruce after chant of him getting the sack were made by Villa supporters.McAllister, who is the assistant manager of Bristol City told reporters that:“I think it’s crazy. He’s a top manager and has got a top side.”last_img read more