Violence at Rivers casino far overstated

first_imgThere are a couple of points I would like to make in regards to Graham Higgins’ May 15 letter, “Dems brought us bad casino decision.” His reference to the charging of sports groups over $200 for each police car that has to be called to the field due to a disturbance is indeed a travesty. But if he wants the fee to be expanded to cover the casino. Why not expand it to cover all disturbances at any commercial establishment? Why discriminate against sports groups or the casino? By the way, what are we paying taxes for anyway? Also, his statement: “I believe we now have a casino teetering on lawlessness” is a gross exaggeration. There have been melees at other venues such as sports stadiums, etc., and they have never been branded as “places teetering on lawlessness.”I’m a frequent visitor of Rivers casino. Their security department and its procedures for maintaining a safe environment and for handling incidents are exemplary.Paul FoxSchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationSchenectady High School senior class leaders look to salvage sense of normalcySchenectady NAACP calls for school layoff freeze, reinstatement of positionsMotorcyclist injured in Thursday afternoon Schenectady crashSchenectady’s Lucas Rodriguez forging his own path in dance, theater, music Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img read more

Manchester industrial: Air apparent

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Marine Energy Event 2018: Unlocking the potential

first_img15:00 Offshore ExperienceCasestudies: Brouwersdam & OTEC for IslandsSpeakers (more speakers TBA):Berend Jan Kleute, CTO, BlueriseAndrew Smith, Director, Dejablue The 4th annual Marine Energy Event, taking place on 24 October 2018 from 13.00 – 17.00, provides an up-to-date market outlook for marine renewable energy projects – focusing on the latest developments in wave, tidal, ocean thermal, and salinity gradient power generation.Navigated by chairman Peter Scheijgrond (Member of the board, EWA – Dutch Energy from Water Association), delegates can expect real world case studies from across the globe as well as insights into the drivers for investors and supply chain to become involved in marine energy projects. 13:30 Market OutlookSpeakers (more speakers TBA):Peter Scheijgrond, Ocean Energy Expert, Dutch Marine Energy CentreAndre Hoogeveen, Project Manager, BAMMartin Edlund, CEO, Minesto 14:30 Break 17:00 Networking drinklast_img read more

Bassoe Analytics goes mobile!

first_imgThe article above was sponsored by Bassoe Offshore. If you’re interested in showcasing your expertise, analyses, and project endeavors on Offshore Energy Today via sponsored content, please contact our account manager Mirza Duran at Brought to you by Bassoe OffshoreOn the back of the success of the Bassoe Analytics website, Bassoe Analytics has decided to go mobile. Now you can access Bassoe’s open source offshore rig database when you’re on the go.Since we launched Bassoe Analytics in March 2018, we’ve seen our community of users grow well into the thousands.Bassoe Offshore has gradually added features and functionality to make offshore rig data more accessible to the market and create a platform for users to contribute knowledge they’d like to share.Now, Bassoe Offshore decided to take Bassoe Analytics one step further with a free mobile app.With the Bassoe Analytics app, you’ve got the offshore rig market in your pocket.  You’ll be able to use most of features from our web platform in a convenient and enhanced interface.  And you’ll find a wide range of commercial data, technical data, asset valuation data, and data visualizations for the offshore rig market, including:Contract backlogUtilizationContract fixturesRig specificationsSale and purchase transactionsRig valuesAnd just like the web version of Bassoe Analytics, you can contribute to making the database better for the community of users by editing data and adding rig photos right from your phone or tablet.If you’re already a Bassoe Analytics user, you can sign into the app with your current credentials.  New users can sign up right from the mobile app will also be able to access the web application.You can download the app from the Google Play or App Store via the links below. Get Bassoe Analytics on your device today!last_img read more

Boys Basketball Sectional Games On WRBI

first_imgTune to The Sports Voice-Country 103.9 WRBI for exciting coverage of Boys High School Basketball Sectionals on Friday Night.On Country 103.9 WRBI and,  Sectional 29 Doubleheader at Greensburg.  Game 1-Greensburg takes on Franklin County tipping off at 6.  Game 2 follows as Batesville battles Lawrenceburg.  WRBI’s Countdown To Tipoff will be at 5:30.  Andy Koors and Jack Smith will have the call.On 88.1, Sectional 45 Doubleheader at Southwestern Hanover.  Game 1-South Ripley will go up against Austin tipping off at 6.  Game 2 follows as Milan squares off versus Switzerland County.  Brian Samples and Shawn Halcomb will have the call.We will also keep you updated with the games at Sectional 60 at South Decatur.  Game 1-Rising Sun will take on South Decatur tipping off at 5.  Game 2 follows as Jac-Cen-Del will battle Oldenburg Academy.Indiana Sports Talk with Bob Lovell follows starting at 9:30.Good luck area teams at The Sectionals!last_img read more

Bulldogs Win Two Of Three At The Doc Morris Invitational

first_imgThe Bulldogs took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth, Werner tripled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs and Caleb Raab singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. GAME TWOWerner Strong At The Plate As Batesville Defeats Grant CountyFour hits from junior Quinn Werner paved the way to victory for Batesville over Grant County 10-7 on Saturday. Werner singled in the first, singled in the second, tripled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.Batesville earned the victory despite allowing Grant County to score five runs in the second inning to allow them to take an early lead. After Batesville scored one run in the top of the fifth, Grant County answered with one of their own. The Bulldogs scored when an error resulted in one run.Sophomore Shane Meer earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Batesville. He went four innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out three. Trey Heidlage threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Heidlage recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Batesville.Nate Slavin started the game for Batesville. He lasted two innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while walking one.The Bulldogs scattered 15 hits in the game. Werner, Joe Bohman, Raab, and Lane Oesterling each racked up multiple hits for Batesville.The win puts the Bulldogs 7-2 and 3-1 in the EIAC.GAME THREE Lane Oesterling was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs to achieve his third win on the year. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and six runs while striking out seven. Caleb Raab came into the game in the sixth and threw one pitch to get out of the inning with no runs scored. Freshman Sam Voegele entered the game out of the bullpen in the seventh and recorded the last three outs to earn the save for the Bulldogs.Batesville collected five hits and Cooper had two in the high-scoring affair. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.center_img Bulldogs Struggle To Find Groove Against St. Henry’sThe Bulldogs lost 11-5 in their third game of the Doc Morris Invitational, as they lost 11-5 to St. Henry’sIn the second inning, St. Henry got their offense started when Stewart’s sac fly scored one run for St. Henry’s.The Bulldogs took the lead 2-1 in the top of the fourth with back to back suicide squeeze bunts by Joe Bohman and Brayden Worthington.Henry pulled away for good with four runs in bottom of the fourth inning.The Bulldogs put up three runs in the seventh inning, as Trey Heidlage had an three RBI double in the inning.Kraus pitched St. Henry to victory. He went seven innings, allowing five runs on five hits and striking out seven.Freshman, Peters, took the loss for Batesville. He went four innings, allowing five runs on nine hits and striking out two.The loss takes the Bulldogs to 7-3 on the year and 3-1 in the EIAC. The Bulldogs will be get back to conference play on Monday, as they will take on Franklin County. Although Cooper was able to plate five runs in the second inning, the Bulldogs took the lead for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Nate Slavin’s sac fly scored one run for Bulldogs, Trey Peters singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Pearson threw a wild pitch allowing two runs across the plate for the Bulldogs and Caleb Raab singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.Raab, Peters, Quinn Werner, Joe Bohman, and Voegele each managed one hit each.The win puts the Bulldogs at 6-2 on the year and 3-1 in the EIAC. Batesville traveled to Erlanger, Kentucky to participate in the 30th anniversary of the Doc Morris Invitational, where each team plays three total games. The Bulldogs took on Cooper High School in game one, Grant County High School in game two, and St. Henry’s High School in game three.Bulldogs Hang on for Win Over Cooper Despite Early 5-Run InningBatesville weathered a scare by Cooper High School in the second inning where the Bulldogs coughed up five runs, but the Bulldogs still won 8-6 on Friday.last_img read more

Martin County Fire Rescue Search for Victim of Alligator Attack

first_imgMartin County Fire Rescuers are searching for a person who was attacked by an alligator on Saturday.A Martin County Spokesperson said rescuers were dispatched to DuPuis reserve after receiving a call about a nearby alligator attack.The condition of the person is unknown at this time.The DuPuis Management Area is a 21,875-acre multi-use natural area located in northwestern Palm Beach and southwestern Martin counties.The property is interspersed with numerous ponds, wet prairies, cypress domes, pine flatwoods, and remnant Everglades marsh.It is unclear why the person was in the reserve, but the area is known for recreational activities such as hunting, camping, hiking, and fishing.No other information is available at this time.last_img

COURTS Pee Wee round of sixteen on today

first_imgTHE round of 16 segment of the ongoing COURTS Pee Wee Schools Football tournament commences today, at the Ministry of Education tournament.The event, which is also sponsored by the Ministry of Public Health, will see the segment commence at 13:00hrs, weather permitting.The full day’s fixtures are below:13:00hrs Redeemer vs St Agne’s 3713:00hrs Genesis vs Mae’s 3813:50hrs Timehri vs St Stephen’s 3913:50hrs Craig vs Soesdyke 4014:40hrs St Pius vs Uitvlugt 4114:40hrs Enterprise vs West Riumveldt 4215:30hrs Marian Academy vs Tucville 4315:30hrs North Georgetown vs St Ambrose 44last_img

Manchester United’s goal achieved but additions needed for next step

first_imgBy Simon EvansMANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester United’s 14-game unbeaten run to end the Premier League season, culminating in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Leicester City, pushed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side into the Champions League spots but now the club faces a crucial transfer window.The Norwegian delivered on United’s main goal for this season — they were never expected to challenge Liverpool or Manchester City for the title – but being back in Europe’s elite competition is just part of the journey back to the top.“That’s another stepping stone. You have to go and get fitter and stronger and more robust. That’s another part of the Champions League – the financial gain – but that’s not in my head. The club, they know what I feel we need and we’re going to try and pursue it,” he said.Solskjaer needs to strengthen his squad in two key ways. United must add more quality to their strongest 11 to bring them closer to the level of England’s top two but they also need greater strength in depth to cope with the additional demands of playing in the Champions League while competing domestically.“It means, better opposition next year and better games and we need to step it up definitely. It means every midweek when we have Champions League you have to go with your best team,” said Sosljaer. “It’s not like the Europa League where we can rest players and give a certain amount of minutes for young lads. Now we have to go for every game,” he added.UNITED PROGRESS United have made progress this year in improving their first choice lineup with pre-season acquisitions of defenders Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka vastly improving the back four.But the arrival of Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes in late January is rightly credited with transforming the season.When United trudged off the field after a 2-0 home defeat by Burnley on Jan. 22, they were six points behind Chelsea and 14 adrift of Leicester City but have finished above both clubs. Fernandes made his debut against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Feb. 1 and it is no coincidence that the team have not lost in the league with his presence in midfield.Solskjaer can be proud that he has also strengthened the starting lineup by improving Anthony Martial’s contribution in the centre-forward role and introducing and developing talented 18-year-old forward Mason Greenwood.French World Cup winner Paul Pogba’s return to fitness after the novel coronavirus lockdown has also contributed to United achieving their goal and Nemanja Matic, who looked set to leave a year ago, has been resurrected as a key holding midfielder. But United lack real competition for places in too many roles and the back-up fringes of the squad do not provide the quality of options that Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola can rely on.All of which adds up to a real challenge for club chief executive Ed Woodward and his team handling transfer deals.United still have the chance to add silverware this season in next month’s Europa League but, regardless of the outcome of that competition in Germany, fans will expect to see a number of new faces by the time the Premier League resumes in September.last_img read more