Other accurate predictors are:Ted Romero at 54 seconds off and also the fastest finisher on the 3 mile course at 23:36;Mark Bjorklund with a 64 second difference;Jacqueline Nolan was 144 seconds off; and Lynn Bjorklund recorded a 214 second differential.Accurate predictors on the 1 mile course:Logan Nolan, 9, was the top finisher with a time of 9:17; andLily Nolen, 7, was the first female at 16:31.Top female in 3 mile course:Sanna Sevanto recording a 25:56.Next week’s race is 6 p.m. Tuesday, on the trail in White Rock located 2.7 miles from the junction of N.M. 4 and Pajarito Road on N.M. 4 west toward Bandelier National Monument or approximately 10.3 miles from the Back Gate on N.M. 4 headed east. 1 and 3 mile trail runs will be available. Runners wait for the rain to ease for the weekly pace race Tuesday at East Park. Courtesy photoWaiting for the race to begin. Courtesy photoACRR News:Libby Nolen, 12, is the top predictor in the weekly pace race held Tuesday at rainy East Park with a 52 second differential from her predicted time. For more information call 505.672.1639 or visit www.atomicrunners.com.
Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionWe must prepare for worst of covidI have never been the kind of guy who runs around saying the sky is falling, but I will admit to spending an inordinate amount of time looking at the COVID-19 statistics. So with that in mind and a little common sense, I see a disaster coming.First, the virus didn’t go away when it got hot out, obviously.Second, if you want to preserve something, you put it in the refrigerator. So, the virus is going to hang around longer in the winter.Unlike summer, we will be all packed in together and students will be traveling all over the place, carrying it with them and bringing it home.Third, after the first wave of infections receded, the country reached a plateau of an alarming 1,000 deaths a day. The fall will bring the second wave, when researchers are predicting a doubling or tripling of that figure, and the total COVID-19 deaths recorded in the last six months (~200,000) will be matched in the next three months until New Year’s.The peak of the second wave will occur at different times in different parts of the country, just like the first wave, and we will not be spared.The date of the presidential election is irrelevant to the virus. There are no proven therapeutics and there is no vaccine.All we can (and must) do to protect ourselves is wear our masks and wash our hands. It’s not a lot, but it’s everything.Paul DonahueNiskayunaCity manager will be costly for cityBefore the campaign promises about city managers start, let me give you some facts.Only 14 of New York State’s 62 cities have a city manager. Proponents of abolishing our form of government brought the city manager of Watertown to Saratoga Springs as an example of the quality of leadership our city could hire. This city manager was later fired by the Watertown City Council. Watertown is currently being run by its fourth city manager in only 3 years.In New York state, under a city manager, Elmira’s taxes went up 17% in 2018 and 7% more in 2019.In Ogdensburg, the manager was just forced out by the City Council; while in Long Beach the past city manager is being sued for misappropriation of over $1,500,000.The group that is pushing to change our local government has already used tens of thousands of dollars from national and state city manager associations to sell their false promises.Our city works. Why change to being governed by an unelected and unknown city manager brought in from out of town and risk higher taxes and losing our quality of life?Joe DaltonSaratoga SpringsGlendale Nursing staff are real heroesI would like to thank the staff at Glendale Nursing Home for all of their hard work and dedication during these challenging times. I would especially like to thank the staff on the Mohawk Trial unit.This neighborhood cares for residents with dementia.My mother resides on this unit on the first floor and has a window where we can visit and watch the actual day-to-day care and love that she receives.These staff have their own lives, caring for their own families during this pandemic, but continue to give excellent care and love to our loved ones. They are true heroes. With all my heart, I thank you.Colleen MalloySchenectadyMore from The Daily Gazette:HIGH NOTES: PPEs, fighting hunger, backpacks and supplies for kidsFoss: Schenectady homeless assistance program Street Soldiers dealing with surge in needFoss: Schenectady Clergy Against Hate brings people togetherEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Make a game plan for voting. Do it now.
“I believe a lot more could be done with advanced computer vision and ADAS technologies to enhance drivers’, pedestrians’ and cyclists’ safety” said Charlois. “I am delighted to join the Foresight team and push their disruptive sensing technology into the marketplace.” Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., an innovator in automotive vision systems, has announced the appointment of seasoned executive Alain Charlois as vice president of strategic partnerships, effective July 1. Charlois will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and identifying potential strategic partners in the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving markets in North America and Europe.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement “Foresight’s unique vision technology has the potential to revolutionize automotive safety” said Haim Siboni, Foresight’s CEO. “Mr. Charlois’ unique skills and extensive industry relationships will allow us to generate additional interest in our offerings, help us identify and connect with potential corporate partners, and expand our presence in the ADAS and autonomous vehicles markets.” Charlois has extensive experience commercializing disruptive technology and scaling businesses in both the automotive and off-highway markets, holding leadership positions at international companies across Asia, Europe and North America. Charlois led the strategic business development and product strategy planning at automotive companies such as ZF-TRW Automotive, as well as startups such as Fallbrook Technologies and Phantom Intelligence. His deep automotive experience gives him a unique and invaluable perspective on ADAS sensors, autonomous vehicles and the associated ecosystem, according to Foresightl.
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EUROPE: Mercitalia Logistics Chief Executive Marco Gosso strongly criticised the performance of European infrastructure managers at the Transport Logistic trade show in München on June 6.Insisting that the FS subsidiary would ‘increase the pressure on infrastructure managers’, Gosso said that freight operators were still not being adequately compensated for day-to-day disruption caused by infrastructure problems. ‘Generally if a train does not run, we get the cost of buying the path back, but this is only a small portion of the overall cost of providing a service’, he said. Rail freight operators ‘will die’ if the question of operational economics is not addressed, he told Railway Gazette.Asked if the 2017 tunnel collapse at Rastatt in Germany had helped to focus minds on better supporting rail freight operators during disruption, Gosso felt that ‘nothing much has changed’. Mercitalia Logistics is ‘still asking DB Netz for damages’, he added, noting that three of the group’s subsidiaries were affected.Nevertheless, Gosso presented an upbeat picture of the company’s performance since it was established at the start of 2017 to bring together the Italian state railway’s heavily loss-making freight activities. Announcing that the first phase of Mercitalia’s strategic plan was now complete, Gosso said that the focus would switch from reorganisation to development. Losses across the group have largely been stemmed and it is starting to generate cash despite the challenging economics of rail freight. ‘The key to the turnaround is productivity. Delivering more services across the logistics chain while keeping our cost base the same’, he explained.In its 2019-23 industrial plan, Mercitalia will spend €1bn across its business, of which around €700m will be allocated to rolling stock. Operation of longer and heavier trains will be a priority, and Mercitalia Rail has already started to deploy the first of 60 Bombardier Traxx DC3 locos on domestic traffic. In line with these objectives, the company plans to run its first 2 200 tonne cereals train on June 12.International growth is another strategic priority, especially on the key trans-Alpine corridors through Switzerland and Austria. Mercitalia Rail CEO Gianpaolo Gotelli confirmed plans to develop two new intermodal terminals in northern Italy by 2023 to handle anticipated traffic growth related to the completion of the Ceneri Base Tunnel and the high-clearance Gotthard corridor. Segrate near Milano will be able to handle up to 44 trains per day while Brescia will accommodate around half that number; both terminals will be able to receive 750 m long trains.
Sharing is caring! Share Share 109 Views no discussions InternationalNewsPrintRegional Antigua PM rebuffs US report by: – March 17, 2017 Tweet Share Antigua’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne(Antigua Observer) A 2017 US State Department report that gave a scathing assessment of Antigua & Barbuda, has been fiercely rebuffed by Prime Minister Gaston Browne.The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) Volume II on Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, which was released in March 2017, described the nation’s Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) as “among the most lax in the world”.It also highlighted allegations by US prosecutors of a “corruption scandal involving the payout of close to $8 million in bribes by Brazilian construction contractor Odebrecht”.The mention of the alleged US $8 million in bribes is a doubling of the previous US $4 million bribe alleged. The US report noted that “the corruption allegations involve two high-level officials and two offshore banks in Antigua and Barbuda”.Browne dismissed the additional $4 million as an error on the part of the document’s authors, and labelled sections of the report “misleading” and “incorrect”.He said his government is prepared to challenge claims that the country’s CIP “remains among the most lax in the world”.The Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) leader said in Parliament, on Thursday, that it has written to the US State Department expressing its dismay with the “deception” in the INCSR 2017 report.Browne quoted a section of the letter which read: “The government of Antigua & Barbuda deeply regrets that the report misrepresents the situation in Antigua & Barbuda with regard to its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) and its anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism regime.”
Pasternack has launched a new line of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies that are ideal for distributed antenna systems (DAS) and are available in standard and custom lengths with same-day delivery.Pasternack’s new series of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies consists of 18 standard configurations that boast PIM levels of < -160 dBc. This product line is made with lightweight, flexible UL910 plenum-rated SPP-250-LLPL RF coaxial cable which can operate in temperatures from -55°C to +125°C. They are offered with the following connector types: 4.3-10, 7/16 DIN, 4.1/9.5 mini-DIN and Type-N, which also include right-angle connector options. These high-quality cables deliver low insertion loss and excellent VSWR, are 100% RF and PIM tested and come with the PIM test results marked on the cables. In addition to DAS systems, these cables are ideal for indoor wireless systems, wireless infrastructure, multi-carrier communication systems, WISP networks, small cell installations, and PIM testing applications.Pasternack will soon add even more options to this Low-PIM cable assembly line by adding 10 new connector options to choose from.Pasternack’s new low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies are in stock and ready for immediate shipment with no minimum order quantity. For detailed information on these products, click here.
The Cleveland Browns have all but locked up the number one pick in the NFL Draft this year. So while most people watch the playoffs and cheer on their team, Cleveland will be scouting the next player to bring into town in hopes of finding their franchise star.That pick could be used on Texas A&M star Defensive End Myles Garrett, who has yet to declare for the NFL Draft but is expected to soon. Garrett is a Junior who has impressed scouts throughout his college career. The stat that stands out the most is the amount of sacks he has made, as he has totaled 32.0 sacks in his career. That stat would stand out to any team in a position to draft Garrett. It just so happens the team that has first choice plays in the cold.So, why is the climate of Cleveland, Ohio being brought up right now?According to Brent Zwerneman from the Houston Chronicle, Garrett was asked about his preference of what team he wanted to go to. Garrett smiled and said “Doesn’t matter … but I’d like not to go anywhere cold.”Though Garrett intended this to be a joke, it won’t be laughed off by NFL Draft Insiders, scouts and whoever else has an opinion on who their favorite team should take. Every single thing these players say and do will be over-analyzed, as teams are trying to figure out who’s the next Cam Newton and who’s the next JaMarcus Russell. So Garrett was very smart to follow up by talking about his desire to be a star for any team that drafts him. “Whoever picks me up, I’m going to try and play my best for, to be the best player on the field at any given time. It doesn’t matter who picks me up, I’m going to try and be a franchise player for them.”So, take the quote from the Garrett very lightly. It was a joke from a college kid excited to be where he’s at. But while trying to make light of the situation, Garrett might have opened up a discussion for months to come on the road to Draft Night. Elijah Mooneyham has been a dedicated sports fan his whole life. Born and raised in Cleveland, he has his best days when his hometown teams are winning. Elijah is currently on-air talent/producer on two shows, The Main Event and The Moon Hour, where you can find on AllSportsCleveland.com. He also has an insane passion for professional wrestling, so catch his opinions on the world of professional wrestling. Eli Mooneyham Related Topics2017 NFL DraftMyles Garrett
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos as a member of the Federal Government delegation to the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, made the announcement when he led a delegation of the International Paralympics Committee (IPC) on a visit to the governor.Dalung said that President Muhammadu Buhari approved Ambode as one of the Federal delegation to lead and represent him and other Nigerians in Russia at the World Cup.“The president’s approval of Ambode as a member of the delegation is borne out of the conviction that he is one of the governors that has invested heavily in sports development.“Nigeria as a country is in the bid to host an international Paralympic Championships in Lagos, come 2019, and as part of the requirements for qualification.“The international delegation is in Nigeria to also conduct training and inspect facilities“The international delegation was sent to Nigeria to conduct training for the leadership of the Nigerian Para Powerlifting Federation (NPPF) and stakeholders on the responsibilities of the hosting rights for the 2019 World Power Paralympics Championship.,’’ he said.Ambode in response praised the president for appointing him as one of the delegates.
Related Topics By Catrina OlsenIt was an extremely emotional game for Senior Wildcats as they played their last game on their home field. For seniors Sammie Stefan and Lauren Shaw. The girls showed up to play their game. After the game, they were shocked to hear about the 46 consecutive scoreless innings Holy Name had. They focused on their team and their players and that showed without a doubt.With Holy Name getting on the board early in the first inning with Vanessa Whitlow having a single, stealing second which placed her in scoring position. With a single from Mary Novosel, Whitlow scores. Holy Name 1, Keystone 0 going into the bottom of the first.With a late start at the bottom of the first Keystone manages to scrap a run. With a single from Shaw that put one person on the bases. With a double from Madi Cendrosky, Shaw scored. Holy Name 1, Keystone 1 going into the second inning.Through the second inning and into the bottom of the third, the score remained tied at 1.Senior pitcher, Shaw, had this to say about the team: “They (Holy Name) had really tough hitters, they were very aggressive, my defense was solid, and offense came right back…they (Keystone) came back and answered everything they gave.”The bottom of the third was a big hitting inning for the Wildcats. Paige Hartley started off the momentum for the Wildcats with a single. Followed by a double by Stefan, with an RBI. With a follow up RBI double by Cendrosky that brought the score Holy Name 1, Keystone 3.That score stood until the bottom of the bottom of the sixth inning where Keystone broke out the bats. With a lead off solo homerun by Stefan, that was the spark that the Wildcats used to continue the scoring. Cendrosky had a single, stole second and third. With two walks by Autumn Acord and Brooke Piazza. With a single by Angel Minisall had an RBI of Cendrosky. With the final run of the game being scored by Acord on a passed ball. The final score of the game read Holy Name 1, Keystone 6.“Coach P has been working on aggressive baserunning and so I knew it was my job to get around the bases and score, it was my goal to get home, so I made sure I did it.’ Said Stefan who went 3 for 3 at the plate with a single, double and a homerun.“It’s not about personal statistics it’s about the team.” Stated Stefan.Keystone advances to play in the Tiffin Regionals on May 24. NEO HS Staff