Big trouble in little China

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Seawalls To Be Repaired

first_imgLong said the lack of a seawall in that section during Super Storm Sandy had resulted in the funneling of ocean water surging into the downtown section of the borough, which destroyed or badly damaged homes and businesses.She said the schedule for the work had not yet been determined since the contractor has not been selected but that FEMA knew the town was a summer community.“If all goes well,” Long said, the project portion in the town will be completed by the 2017 summer season.Shinske said another gap in the wall in Sea Bright that is to be closed is at the former site of the Tradewinds Beach Club. It is now a residential area, called Tradewinds Lane. Long said there was a 25- foot gap there.She said that other work in the borough during the project would include repairs to the seawall near the bridge that links the town to Highlands.The FEMA statement said that the project will repair the existing 4.7 miles of seawall as well as adding new wall where gaps exist. By Liz SheehanMONMOUTH BEACH – Work on repairing and filling in gaps in the Sea Bright-Monmouth Beach seawall, including placing a 600-foot portion of the wall in front of the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion and a 1,000- foot part in the downtown section of Sea Bright, is scheduled to begin this fall, and last for two years.Caryn Shinske, a spokesperson for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, said the bids for the project will be opened on Sept. 21. She said the final costs will not be known until then.But a statement released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in December said that the agency had allocated $31,344,834 to the project which it estimated would cost $34,827,594. Ten percent of the cost would be paid for by the state, according to the FEMA statement.Sue Howard, the mayor of Monmouth Beach, said Wednesday that she had received permission under the Coastal Area Review Act from the state to have an elevated deck built on the east side of the new seawall facing the ocean at the town’s beach club, as the existing deck will have its ocean view blocked once the new wall is built. She said that there would be ramps and stairs placed at the current entrances to the beach.The 600-foot portion of the new seawall would extend from the foot of Valentine Street to an existing section of the seawall just south of the pool at the beach club.Both residents and nonresidents can pay a fee to use the bathing pavilion and beach, although new nonresident memberships that include the pool are now closed.Sea Bright mayor Dina Long said the 1,000-foot gap between Woody’s restaurant and the Sea Bright Beach Club needs to be filled. She said that a temporary steel wall was now in place there, which would be replaced.last_img read more

San Francisco Giants 2019 transaction tracker

first_imgAt his introductory press conference in November, Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi stated that no transaction was “too small to not be worth a certain level of effort and detail.”Zaidi is a man of his word.Since his hiring, the Giants have completely turned over the back end of their roster and have made several significant moves in efforts to create more depth. It’s nearly impossible to follow every Giants transaction, but that’s why we’ve created your 2019 San …last_img

Deluxe Margaret Thatcher Blonde Old Lady Granny Short Curly Costume Wig – 1980’s fancy dress party

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When there are 366 days in a year…

first_img SharePrint RelatedGroundspeak Weekly Newsletter – February 22, 2012February 14, 2012In “Groundspeak’s Weekly Newsletter”2020 Geocaching HQ souvenir momentsDecember 10, 2019In “Learn”Groundspeak Weekly Newsletter – January 18, 2012January 18, 2012In “Groundspeak’s Weekly Newsletter” Leaping at GC322MF in Croatia.Share with your Friends:More This Leap Day, Get Outside!It only happens every four years. It gives us 366 calendar days which means we all have one extra day to go geocaching. So of course, we’re celebrating with a souvenir — actually, make that two!The first souvenir can only be earned on Leap Day itself — February 29 — by attending a geocaching event. The other souvenir can be earned all weekend long (February 27-29) by getting outside and finding a geocache. Plan an EventWhy does Leap Day exist?Leap Day exists to correct for the difference between the calendar year and the astronomical year. The 365 days of the calendar year represent Earth’s movement around the sun every 365 days. But Earth just ate a pizza and is actually moving a bit slower than that: it takes 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds for Earth to revolve around the sun.And so, the calendar is adjusted to compensate for that extra time, by adding an extra day to the year about every four years (but not every four years). If we didn’t correct for the difference between the two calendars, the northern hemisphere would eventually end up celebrating New Year’s Eve during summer. In the southern Hemisphere, more cities might see a snowy Christmas. By the year 2736, the US would celebrate the 4th of July in deep winter.And if you like swirling down an interesting internet search spiral on the mixed-up history of the Julian and Roman calendars, click here.last_img read more

U.P. Minister sweeps office

first_imgA day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his Cabinet colleague Upendra Tiwari on Thursday picked up a broom to clean his office in the Legislature here, pictures of which went viral on the social media.Armed with a broom and a mop, the Minister swept the floor of his office and the corridor leading to it in the Vidhan Bhawan here, which houses the Legislature.Pictures and video of Mr. Tiwari, who is the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Environment, Water Supply, Land Development and Water Resources and Forest, sweeping the office, cleaning the corridor went viral on the social media with the staff and officials there looking on. A stickler for cleanliness, Mr. Adityanath had administered a sanitation pledge to officials a day after he took over as Chief Minister and asked them to ensure that the pledge is effectively implemented on the lines of Swachh Bharat Mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The CM on Wednesday banned the use of pan and tobacco products in schools, colleges, hospitals and other government buildings.last_img read more

Tesla cuts number of stock colours to streamline production

first_imgNEW YORK, N.Y. – Tesla is dropping two of the seven colours it had offered to customers as it tries to streamline production.In a tweet early Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk said obsidian black and metallic silver will still be available, but at a higher cost.Tesla fans can still choose solid black and “midnight silver metallic,” as well as pearl white, deep blue metallic and red.The company, based in Palo Alto, California, has struggled to vault from a niche maker of expensive electric cars into a mass-market automaker. It missed several deadlines to produce 5,000 of its mass-market Model 3 cars per week but reached that milestone earlier this summer. Musk has promised that as it sells more Model 3s the company will turn a sustained net profit starting this quarter.A Tesla spokesman said dropping the paint colours is not an indication of any production problems. “We occasionally adjust pricing and available options to best reflect the value of our products and to streamline our manufacturing operations,” the company said in a statement.Customers should check for current pricing and packaging options on Tesla’s website, the statement said.There is a waiting list of more than 400,000 people who want to buy a Model 3, and some have been waiting since March 2016, when the company first started taking orders.Shares of Tesla closed down just over 2 per cent at $279.44 Tuesday after Nomura analyst Romit Shah downgraded the company from “Buy” to “Neutral” on worries about Musk’s erratic behaviour. The stock price has dropped 10 per cent since the first of the year. On Monday it rose 8.5 per cent on positive analyst commentary.Shah wrote in a note to investors Tuesday that Musk’s behaviour “seemingly flipped” in the second quarter with Twitter posts rising to 15 per day since May from four per day the previous 18 months. Musk has taunted short-sellers who bet against the stock, accused a British diver involved in a cave rescue of Thai soccer players of being a pedophile, cut off Wall Street analysts on a conference call, and smoked what appeared to be marijuana on a video podcast.The behaviour is likely to have contributed to recent executive departures including Chief Accounting Officer David Morton, who left last week after only one month on the job, Shah wrote.Tesla has potential to grow revenue and post substantial profits because it is vertically integrated, making its own batteries and many of its parts, Shah wrote. “Notwithstanding improving fundamentals, we believe Tesla is in need of better leadership and are moving to the sidelines until we see what happens with management,” Shah wrote.Tesla did not immediately comment Tuesday on the Nomura note.last_img read more

Civeo awarded accommodation contracts for Coastal GasLink pipeline construction

first_img“We are pleased to announce these contract awards, solidifying our position as the partner of choice for workforce accommodation solutions in Canada,” said Bradley J. Dodson, Civeo’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “The strength of our First Nation relationships was critical to these awards, and we look forward to collaborating with our partners to provide best-in-class accommodations along the Coastal GasLink pipeline project. Along with our recent acquisition of Noralta Lodge, this contract is a testament to our continued growing presence across Canada.”Civeo said it expects to deploy approximately $10 million in capital across all four facilities, the locations of which haven’t been announced. HOUSTON, T.X. – Houston-based Civeo Corporation announced today that it has been awarded contracts to supply accommodations for four locations along the Coastal GasLink pipeline project.The project will see a roughly 670-kilometre pipeline built from the Dawson Creek area to the proposed LNG Canada facility near Kitimat. The contracts are subject to a positive final investment decision from the LNG Canada joint venture, which is expected later this year.Civeo said that the accommodation facilities are collectively expected to reach total peak room count of over 2,000, with revenue over the term of the contract expected to be approximately $100 million. The company says that it will partner with a First Nation for each facility.last_img read more

RCMP remind public that vigilante justice could be considered a criminal offence

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Fort St. John RCMP are thanking the public for the report of a malnourished dog.On June 15, RCMP seized the dog and took it to the North Peace SPCA shelter.Police say SPCA staff brought the 16-year-old dog to a local veterinarian office to be examined and found the dog to be in very poor health. It was determined that the most compassionate plan of action was for the dog to be euthanized.RCMP contacted the owner and learned they had been MedEvac and hospitalized for the past two months. The owner entrusted their dog to the care of others on short notice while receiving medical care.Since then, the RCMP responded to a report of a mischief file at the owner’s address where a vehicle was vandalized as a result of some member of the public’s perceived lack of care for the dog.RCMP remind the public that residents should channel their frustrations in a more constructive manner and not to seek retaliation or revenge when only knowing one side of the story.Police say vigilante justice is not acceptable and, depending on the actions taken, could be prosecuted as a criminal offence.last_img read more

Hazare hails news of former SC judge Ghose being tipped for Lokpal

first_imgMumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday welcomed the news that former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was being considered for appointment as the chief of country’s first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman. Justice Ghose, who retired from the Supreme Court in May 2017, is a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Speaking to reporters, Hazare said, “I welcome the decision of appointing the country’s first Lokpal. The people’s movement for it, going on for 48 years now, has finally won.” Also Read – Squadrons which participated in Balakot air strike awarded citations on IAF Day Hazare has led several agitations and hunger protests demanding the appointment of Lokpal at the national level and Lokayukta in states. He had sat on a hunger strike in February-March in his native Ralegansidhi in Ahmednagar district over the non-appointment of Lokpal. The Lokpal Act, which envisages establishment of anti-graft body Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states to look into cases of corruption against certain categories of public servants, was passed in 2013.last_img read more