Glenville should find money to repair road

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Having attended the latest town of Glenville Board meeting and listening to the residents of Touareuna Road voice concerns about the closing of part of their road, I have to speak up.Closing any road in the town is a hard decision, but it seems like money is the big obstacle here to repair or resurface this road.If the town of Glenville can spend huge dollars on sidewalks to nowhere in Mayfair, they can find the money for Touareuna Road.Bernard WitkowskiScotiaMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesSchenectady teens accused of Scotia auto theft, chase; Ended in Clifton Park crash, Saratoga Sheriff…last_img read more

Jawdropping QLD three-for-one deal is the ultimate in upsizing

first_imgBoth of the other two homes have double garages. 480 Cooroy Mountain Road, Cooroy Mountain, QLDA NOOSA hinterland property is the ultimate in upsizing, offering three oceanview homes in one package, and it even has a stream and waterfall running through the house.The deceased estate is located on over 14 acres within the Noosa shire, just 15 minutes from the heart of one of the most popular holiday spots in the state.It has three separate dwellings as part of a lifestyle package, with a resort-style inground pool, large water tanks, a borehole, and views of both the ocean and surrounding countryside. The stream cuts through two living areas.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours ago Bi-fold doors help embrace the outdoors.Located at 480 Cooroy Mountain Road, Cooroy Mountain, the property has a double storey studio with its own double garage on the lower level as well as another self-contained residence.The main house is a triple-storey property with the middle section dedicated to a living zone, complete with a “rear water fall and a stream dissecting living areas”.Agent Peter Flint of Elders Real Estate — Nambour and Maleny was marketing the main home as having bi-fold doors that open up to full appreciate the view, with a three sided balcony, executive style kitchen, formal and informal zones leading out to the pool. Water is a key part of the main residence. The resort-style pool. That’s one way to commune with nature.The lower level of all about indoor relaxation with a fully equipped media area while the top floor has a sprawling master bedroom, away from two other bedrooms that are located in the middle floor. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOKlast_img read more

RuwBouw Opts for Piet Brouwer

first_imgImage source: Piet BrouwerPiet Brouwer Electrotechnology recently successfully supplied a power supply system for the sand dredger Veluwemeer, which belongs to the RuwBouw Groep from Harderwijk. The new installation consists of a 1000 kVA containerized diesel generator that is placed on deck and supplies the desludging system with power.In addition, a 1000 kVA step-up transformer provides 15 kV for the suction pump system, which is connected to the desludging system via a floating cable.The power system has been designed in such way that it can be easily supplied from the public electricity grid in the future, if required.Image source: Piet Brouwerlast_img read more

Mighty Moeen spins England to victory and 3-1 series win

first_imgMANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Spinner Moeen Ali crowned his excellent series by taking five wickets as England beat South Africa by 177 runs in the fourth Test yesterday to secure a 3-1 series victory.South Africa, needing 380 to win, were bowled out for 202 on the fourth day with Man-of-the-Series Moeen taking 5 wickets for 69 runs and James Anderson claiming 3 for 16.The only real resistance came from Hashim Amla (83) and skipper Faf du Plessis (61), who put on a 123-run fourth-wicket partnership.But three quick wickets from Moeen put an end to any thoughts of a miracle and ensured England their first home series win over South Africa since 1998.Moeen, who scored an unbeaten 75 in England’s second innings, became the first player to score 250 runs and take 25 wickets in a four-match Test series.“What a series he has had,” said England all-rounder Ben Stokes. “He has come on leaps and bounds as a cricketer and this series has really defined him as a player for us.”It was always going to be a testing time for the tourists’ top order. Stuart Broad struck in the fourth over with a beautiful delivery that straightened off the seam and clipped Dean Elgar’s edge, to the delight of Jonny Bairstow, who grabbed the catch.Heino Kuhn then edged Anderson to Cook at slip and on the final ball before lunch Temba Bavuma was given out caught behind, after review, from the bowling of Toby Roland-Jones.There was no meek surrender though, Amla and du Plessis batting with skill and focus in a partnership that threatened to at least make contest of the Test.But spinner Moeen made the breakthrough, half an hour before tea, with a sharply turning delivery catching Amla leg-before on the back-foot, and he was dismissed following a successful review.Ali then dealt with Quinton de Kock, driving out of the rough and edging to Alastair Cook in the slips, and picked up the wicket of Theunis de Bruyn, caught by Stokes.The spinner then picked up two more wickets as England made short order of the tail after tea.“The way we have played as a unit, especially in these last two games has been brilliant,” said England skipper Joe Root, who had enjoyed success in his first series in charge.ENGLAND 1st innings 362 (J. Bairstow 99, B. Stokes 58, J. Root 52; K. Rabada 4-91)SOUTH AFRICA 1st innings 226 (J. Anderson 4-38)ENGLAND 2nd innings (o.n 224-8)A. Cook c de Bruyn b M. Morkel 10K. Jennings c Amla b Rabada 18T. Westley c sub. b M. Morkel 9J. Root b Olivier 49D. Malan c de Bruyn b Maharaj 6B. Stokes c du Plessis b Olivier 23J. Bairstow c Rabada b Olivier 10M. Ali not out 75T. Roland-Jones c Maharaj b Rabada 11 S. Broad c de Bruyn b M. Morkel 5J. Anderson c de Bruyn b M. Morkel 2Extras: (b-9, lb-13, nb-1, w-2) 25Total: (all out, 69.1 overs) 243Fall of wickets: 1-16, 2-30, 3-55, 4-72, 5-129, 6-134, 7-153, 8-211, 9-237.Bowling: M. Morkel 13.1-2-41-4 (nb-1), K. Rabada 17-4-50-2 (w-2), K. Maharaj 27-5-92-1, D. Olivier 12-5-38-3.SOUTH AFRICA 2nd innings (Target: 380 runs)H. Kuhn c Cook b Anderson 11D. Elgar c Bairstow b Broad 5H. Amla lbw b Ali 83T. Bavuma c Bairstow b Roland-Jones 12F. du Plessis c Bairstow b Anderson 61Q. de Kock c Cook b Ali 1T. de Bruyn c Stokes b Ali 0K. Maharaj not out 21K. Rabada c Westley b Anderson 1M. Morkel c Root b Ali 0D. Olivier c Stokes b Ali 0Extras: (b-4, lb-3) 7Total: (all out, 62.5 overs) 202Fall of wickets: 1-10, 2-18, 3-40, 4-163, 5-173, 6-173, 7-183, 8-195, 9-202.Bowling: J. Anderson 14-7-16-3, S. Broad 12-5-24-1, T. Roland-Jones 9-1-52-1, M. Ali 19.5-1-69-5, B. Stokes 6-1-26–0, J. Root 2-0-8-0.last_img read more

Huddersfield end Man United unbeaten run

first_img0Shares0000Huddersfield end Man United unbeaten runLONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 21 – Manchester United fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday as Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Manchester City moved five points clear at the Premier League summit.Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre scored at the John Smith’s Stadium to give Huddersfield a first win over United since 1952 and condemn Jose Mourinho’s side to their first loss of the campaign. United, who drew 0-0 at Liverpool last weekend, replied through half-time substitute Marcus Rashford.City took full advantage by beating Burnley 3-0, with Sergio Aguero equalling Eric Brook’s all-time club scoring record of 177 goals.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Yanks Sign Perfect Tanaka For $155M

first_imgNEW YORK –  The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed on Jan. 22 to a $155 million, seven-year contract.In addition to the deal with the 25-year-old right-hander, the Yankees must pay a $20 million fee to his Japanese team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles.After missing the playoffs for just the second time in 19 years, the Yankees went on a free-agent spending spree this offseason, also adding catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. The four big deals totaled $438 million.“We’re going to do what we’ve got to do to win,” Yankees co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “Anybody that questioned our commitment to winning is going to have to question themselves.”Big league teams had until Jan. 24 to reach an agreement with Tanaka, who was 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last year as the Golden Eagles won the Japan Series title.His agreement calls for $22 million in each of the first six seasons and $23 million in 2020, and it allows the pitcher to terminate the deal after the 2017 season and become a free agent. He also gets a full no-trade provision.Tanaka receives a $35,000 moving allowance, an annual $100,000 housing allowance to be used in New York or near the team’s spring training facility in Tampa, Fla., and an interpreter of the pitcher’s choice at an $85,000 yearly salary. In addition to his own flight to the U.S. for each season, Tanaka annually will be provided four first-class round trip tickets between New York and Japan.Tanaka’s deal is the highest for an international free agent and the fifth-largest for a pitcher, trailing only the seven-years deals of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw ($215 million), Detroit’s Justin Verlander ($180 million), Seattle’s Felix Hernandez ($175 million) and CC Sabathia ($161 million under his original agreement with New York).Tanaka replaces the retired Andy Pettitte in the rotation, joining Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda and Ivan Nova. David Phelps, Adam Warren, Michael Pineda and Vidal Nuno are in the mix for the No. 5 slot.“We had to make sure we had enough pitching to go together with our new lineup,” Steinbrenner said.New York had great success in the Japanese market when it signed outfielder Hideki Matsui, a star from 2003-09 who was the World Series MVP in his final season in pinstripes. But the Yankees had failures with Hideki Irabu and Kei Igawa, pitchers who failed to file up to their potential.Combined with deals to re-sign Kuroda and Brendan Ryan, and to add Kelly Johnson, Brian Roberts and Matt Thornton, the Yankees’ offseason spending on free agents totals $471 millionTanaka’s deal pushes the Yankees’ payroll for purposes of the luxury tax over $203 million for 20 players with agreements. Barring trades, there is little chance New York will get under the $189 million tax threshold.Yankees Managing General Partner Hal Steinbrenner had been saying for two years that getting below the tax threshold in 2014 was a goal but wouldn’t get in the way of fielding a contending team. In addition to losing tens of millions of dollars in revenue sharing annually, the Yankees have paid $252.7 million in luxury tax over the last 11 years.“There has been criticism of myself and my brother the last couple years that, gee, if our dad was still in charge, we’d be spending this and spending that and doing whatever it takes to win,” Hank Steinbrenner said, referring to late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.“He didn’t have revenue sharing, at least for most of his time,” Hank Steinbrenner added. “That’s what these people in the sports media don’t seem to get. If it wasn’t for revenue sharing, we’d have a payroll of $300 million a year if we wanted to. So we’re doing this despite having to pay all that revenue sharing.”Tanaka was the first player available under the new agreement between Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball, which caps posting fees at $20 million and allows multiple big league teams to negotiate. Under the previous system, in place from December 1998 through last offseason, there was no limit on the bid for negotiating rights and only the team with the top bid could try to sign the player.Under that system, Boston obtained pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from the Seibu Lions before the 2007 season for $51,111,111.11 and agreed to a $52 million, six-year contract. Texas got pitcher Yu Darvish from the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters before the 2012 season for $51,703,411 and gave him a $56 million, six-year deal.(Ronald Blum, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

Pakistan finish on a high but fail to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

first_imgPakistan bowed out of World Cup 2019 despite a 94 run win over Bangladesh in their last group match of World Cup 2019 at Lord’s.Pakistan needed to score in excess of 350-400 and beat Bangladesh by more than 300 runs to have any chance at qualifying for the semis with a better run-rate than New Zealand. But Pakistan managed to post 315/9 putting at rest all hopes of making it to the last-4.However, the win should come as consolation for the Pakistan side who had the worst possible start to their World Cup 2019 campaign. On Friday at Lord’s Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to bat with the intention of scoring big.Opener Imam ul Haq scored a fluent century while Babar Azam missed out on his 2nd hundred of the tournament by just 4 runs as Pakistan looked like they could end up realizing their hopes of setting up a 400+ total. But the duo didn’t find enough support from the rest of the lineup with Imad Wasim being the next top-scorer with 43 runs to his name.It was Imad whose lusty death-overs hitting helped his side cross 300 as Mustafizur Rahman with his bowling variations picked up his 2nd 5-wicket haul in as many matches, restricted Pakistan to a chaseable total.In reply, Bangladesh innings never got going with all-rounder Shakib al Hasan again top-scoring with 64 runs but there was hardly any support for him otherwise. As many as 5 other batsmen got off to a start but failed to build on as Pakistan bowlers kept chipping away at the wickets.advertisementMost impressive was Shaheen Shah Afridi who picked up a 6-fer off his own thus becoming the youngest ever to pick a 5-wicket haul in World Cup history. Wahab Riaz bagged the crucial wicket of Shakib al Hasan while Mohammad Amir and Shadab Khan also picked one wicket apiece.Also Read | World Cup 2019 semi-finalists: Australia, India, England, New ZealandAlso Read | What happened last time India met Sri Lanka in World Cup?Also See:last_img read more