August 20, 2018 /Sports News – Local USU Cross Country Commences Fall Camp Monday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Monday, Utah State cross country commenced its fall camp at Altamont, Utah in preparation for their first meet of the season September 1.Both the Aggies’ men and women are coming off their best seasons in school history, with each program advancing to the NCAA championships last November.The women will be led by returning star, Alyssa Snyder, a junior out of Coalville, Utah. Last year, she finished 25th at the NCAA championships, posting a time of 20:03.39, while she also became an All-American for her heroics.The men will be looking to replace legendary runner Dillon Maggard and junior Luke Beattie of Woodstock, Ill. seems to be the one who can be up to the task. Tags: Altamont/Alyssa Snyder/Dillon Maggard/Luke Beattie/USU Cross Country Written by Brad James
Spring and Summer Consignment Sale in OwensboroIt’s called an unforgettable shopping event. Hundreds of families buying and selling items at the spring and summer consignment sale this weekend in Owensboro. The Tot, The Teen and The Wardrobe pop up store at the Owensboro boys and girls club…FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
Directors of Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE:GMP) announced today a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the utility’s Common Stock, payable June 30, 2004 to holders of record at the close of business on June 14, 2004. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.88.Green Mountain Power Corporation (www.greenmountainpower.biz(link is external) ) is a Vermont-based energy services company serving 89,000 electric customers.
Vermont Law School, known for its top-ranked environmental law program, is pleased to announce that James Gustave Speth, currently dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be joining its faculty as of July 1, 2010.Speth has served as dean and professor at Yale since 1999. Prior to his time at Yale, he served as administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and chair of the UN Development Group. Earlier, he was founder and president of the World Resources Institute; professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; chairman of the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality; and senior attorney and cofounder of the Natural Resources Defense Council.Throughout his career, Dean Speth has provided leadership and entrepreneurial initiatives to many task forces and committees working to combat environmental degradation, including the President’s Task Force on Global Resources and Environment; the Western Hemisphere Dialogue on Environment and Development; and the National Commission on the Environment. Among his awards are the National Wildlife Federation’s Resources Defense Award; the Natural Resources Council of America’s Barbara Swain Award of Honor; a Special Recognition Award from the Society for International Development; the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Environmental Law Institute; and the Blue Planet Prize. His publications include The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability; Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment; Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment; Global Environmental Governance, and articles in Foreign Affairs; Environmental Science and Technology; Columbia Journal World of Business, and other journals and books.”Gus Speth is among a small number of thought leaders on international environmental law and policy. He will be extraordinarily valuable to Vermont Law School as we work to further strengthen both our policy work and our academic program,” said VLS President and Dean Jeff Shields. “Gus has been an extraordinary teacher, scholar and leader on environmental matters for 40 years. I am confident that his very best work will come over the next decade at Vermont Law School.”Speth said he was excited to be joining the VLS faculty.”This is a wonderful opportunity. The school is now a leading international center for the study and teaching of environmental law, with a great faculty and great students. I’m looking forward to teaching, writing, and pursuing some ideas from my previous books during my time at VLS, and I commend Dean Shields for the outstanding leadership he is providing.”Speth and his wife, Cameron, will reside in Strafford, Vermont.
Dear Mountain Mama,My question is somewhat personal – a month after registering for the Charleston Marathon and increasing my mileage, I’ve found more men interested in me. I’m hooked on the runner’s high I experience after long runs. But even more unexpected, I’m enjoying how running seems to be an aphrodisiac.Is there any evidence to support running improving my love life? What’s the connection between running and sex?Yours,Running ChickDear Running Chick,Thanks for registering and running the Charleston Marathon. I’ll be hosting meet-ups before and after the marathon, so stay posted for more details, and I’m looking forward to sharing some miles with you!I’m over the moon to hear about all the men chasing after you, but I’m hardly surprised. Runners are fitter, healthier, and have a positive body-image which all translates to one of the sexiest personality traits – confidence. The extra mileage of marathon training improves your endurance so if and when you hop in the sack with one of these guys, you’ll have the stamina to go the distance. Thirty to forty minutes in the sack is nothing compared to hours of running.Sex therapist and author of The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book, explains one aspect of running your way to a better sex life. “The oxygenation of blood plays a huge role in arousal – people who work out, especially with cardiovascular exercise, are going to have much better vascular health and better flow to the genitals.” Running can make you a better love in other ways too. Dr. Petra Boynton, a sex psychologist, explains how running creates body awareness. “You think about your breathing, the way that you’re moving, and focus on your technique, how you’re feeling and what feels good and what doesn’t. Apply these principles in bed as well, and it’ll improve your experience and your partner’s experience.”But beware of the effect running too many miles – keeping your sex life sizzling is another reason to avoid over-training. An athlete’s libido suffers when she puts in too miles without proper rest and recovery.Not only can running improve your sex life, getting your shag on might improve your running. Many female runners claim that having sex energizes them and enhances their emotional well-being, resulting in faster running times. A survey of 2,000 runners after the Flora London Marathon reported that runners who had sex the night before the race ran faster than those who’d abstained.Distance runner and three-time Olympian Lynn Jennings said, “sex the night before solidifies my core feeling of happiness.”Just as over-training can hurt your love life, too much sex can leave a runner tired and sore. Like all things in life, strive for a healthy balance in the bedroom and on the trails.Cheers to enjoying all the perks of marathon training!Mountain Mama
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Layer up, Long Island—it’s going to be another cold, blustery day.The arctic blast that descended on LI this week isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, it appears hell bent on hanging around for a few days. Sorry, folks.Forecasters predicted mostly sunny skies for Wednesday with the mercury reaching a high of 25. The wind chill, however, will make it feel like 5 to 10 degrees. And it’s going to get even colder when the sun goes down.The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for both Nassau and Suffolk counties from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday.Meteorologists at the NWS’ Upton office warned it will be dangerously cold outside, with wind chills coming in as low as 15 degrees below zero.“The frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside,” the agency said in a statement on its website. “Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite.”Subzero temperatures could also lead to hypothermia if the right precautions aren’t taken, the agency said.Strong wind gusts are expected throughout the day, potentially topping out at 37 mph, forecasters said.A reprieve from the cold won’t come for several days.The forecast for Thursday calls for a high of 19 during the day, with wind chill values potentially dropping to 10 degrees below zero.The mercury will rise slightly above freezing Friday and then plummet again overnight and remain below freezing throughout the day Saturday.As of now, forecasters are looking to Monday as the day when temperatures will once again hit 40.Until then, bundle up.The Town of Hempstead has opened up 16 warming centers for residents looking to escape the cold. They will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Below is the list of warming centers:Baldwin Senior Center, 1810 North Grand Avenue, BaldwinBellmore Senior Center, 2000 Bellmore Avenue, BellmoreCedarhurst Seniors in the Park, 200 Cedarhurst Avenue, Cedarhurst (open until 4:30 p.m.)East Meadow Senior Center, 1485 Front Street, East MeadowElmont Senior Center, 138 Elmont Road, ElmontFranklin Square Senior Center, 1182 Martha Place, Franklin SquareGreen Acres Senior Center, 400 Flower Road, Valley StreamLevittown Senior Center, 555 Newbridge Road, LevittownMerrick Senior Center, 2550 Clubhouse Road, MerrickOceanside Senior Center, 2900 Rockaway Avenue, OceansideRosa Parks Senior Center, 2 Babylon Turnpike, RooseveltSalisbury Senior Center, 460 Salisbury Park Drive, WestburyUniondale/Hempstead Senior Center, 840 Uniondale Avenue, UniondaleUniondale/Merrick Senior Center, 750 Jerusalem Avenue, UniondaleWantagh Senior Center, 1150 Seamans Neck Road, WantaghThe Hempstead Senior Center, 260 Clinton Street, Hempstead will also be open Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Check the Tompkins County Health Department’s website for updates. ITHACA, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Tompkins County Health Department revealed that a Wegmans Coffee Shop employee tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday. The Tompkins County Health Department received information regarding a Wegmans Coffee Shop employee at the 500 S Meadow St. location testing positive for the coronavirus. Officials say the individual worked multiple shifts in the past couple weeks. There is a Cayuga Health testing site located at The Shops at Ithaca Mall parking lot. It is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can pre-register online at cayugahealth.org/ or call the Cayuga Health Registration Line at 607-319-5708. The health department advises people who were in close contact with any Wegmans Coffee Shop employee between Monday, March 23 and Saturday, April 4 to get tested and self-quarantine. For more coronavirus coverage, click here.
Furthermore, they point out that to date, HRK 14,5 million has been invested in the construction of the beach without VAT, while the total amount of investment in accordance with the Study of economic justification of investment in the beach “Kostabela” – Rijeka HRK 17.625.300,00, and that works in a high degree of completion. At the 206th session of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, an amendment to the Decision on the concession of maritime domain for the purpose of construction and economic use of Kostabela beach in Rijeka and the operation of sea water for swimming pools and thermotechnical devices was adopted. RELATED NEWS: Visualization Hilton Costabella Beach Resort Spa / Photo: JTH Costabella THE COSTABELLA RESORT IN THE RIVER BECOMES PART OF THE HILTON HOTEL CHAIN In the end, the explanation of the Government of the Republic of Croatia states that since this is a significant investment in the construction of the hotel complex and in the beach, which will significantly contribute to the tourist offer of the City of Rijeka, it is proposed to extend the deadline. Namely, the company JTH Costabella doo, which is the concession holder, requested an extension of the deadline for the completion of the construction of the beach. In its application, the Company states that on April 25, 2019, it signed a contract on branding the hotel complex and the beach with the Hilton group, which resulted in additional quality conditions and the construction of the entire resort, including the beach complex. The same resulted in changes in the already completed project documentation. The company further pointed out that according to the Construction Contract “Costabella Beach Resort”, the contractor’s obligation was to complete all works on the beach by October 15, 2019, but the contractor was unable to meet the deadline.
ITALIAN Transport Minister Claudio Burlando has signed an agreement with Mayor of Firenze Mario Primicerio paving the way for construction of a tunnel to carry the Roma – Milano high speed line under the city. High-speed project manager Italferr TAV SiS and Italian State Railways are party to the agreement, together with the national, regional and local governments.FS has been negotiating for many years over the need for a through station on the high-speed corridor to eliminate the reversal at Firenze’s Santa Maria Novella terminus. The 1500bn lire package now agreed includes 1084bn for the tunnel works and 330bn for other rail investment around the city – including a new light rail network.A 7 km cross-city tunnel will provide the vital link between the completed Roma – Firenze direttissima and the Firenze – Bologna section now under construction. It will include a low-level through station alongside SMN, which will continue to handle local services. The two stations will be connected to form a single interchange.Another 53bn lire will go on upgrading other stations in the region, with improved interchange between local trains and other urban public transport. Greater segregation of existing rail tracks will account for 128bn lire, and 149bn has been allocated for the construction of two light rail lines. FS has sold a 61% stake in its communications subsidiary Tele Sistemi Ferroviari to Finsiel, part of the STET group, for 125bn lire. o
WE HAVE lost count of the number of times that high speed maglev projects have been given green lights, go-aheads and approvals in Germany. The latest came at the end of April when Transport Minister Matthias Wissmann said the project to build a Transrapid line between Hamburg and Berlin would continue despite a 10% rise in capital cost and lower revenue forecasts. The extra cost is attributed to a 7 km longer route to take the line to Berlin’s future central interchange at Lehrter, while lower takings reflect acknowledgement that fewer passengers will hover between the two cities.Wissmann was announcing the results of a study into the viability of the project, now priced at DM9·8bn. Ever reluctant to abandon something treasured by politicians as evidence of Germany’s technological prowess, Wissmann maintained that Transrapid would still be viable. But he is a cautious man, and as on previous occasions, ensured he had a get-out. Before construction tenders are called next year a ’definitive operating and investment cost assessment’ must be drawn up, and if ’significantly higher costs’ are likely to be incurred, the decision will be revisited.The omens are not good. Just before Wissmann’s announcement the three German civil engineering giants, Philipp Holzmann, Bilfinger & Berger and Hochtief, withdrew. This was to some extent made up by Adtranz joining Thyssen and Siemens as industrial partners, who will together commit DM500m of their own funds, supply the mechanical and electrical equipment and guarantee that it will work. The government will fund construction of the guideway and DB will build and operate it. DB Chairman Heinz Dürr maintained that there was no greater risk for DB than with any other new line: ’the only risk is whether as many passengers as planned will ride it.’If the trials with Japan’s MLX-01 are anything to go by (RG 5.97 p299), the technical and financial risks are considerable. Just what they may be should be revealed by the results of trials in the Emsland with the next German maglev vehicle, Transrapid 08, now under construction in Kassel. This three-section vehicle weighing 188 tonnes is – like its Japanese counterpart – designed to run at 550 km/h, and it will be available for the federal railway office to test at the end of next year. Meanwhile, if the objective is to provide fast, frequent, and comfortable service at reasonable cost in a short timescale, upgrading the Hamburg – Berlin main line for ICE trains to run at, say, 225 km/h is surely the best option. o