Liberty Science Center presents Langer with Genius Award


first_imgIn celebration of science and creativity, Liberty Science Center’s Genius Gala 5.0 honored four with its Genius Award on May 20. The recipients were Harvard Professor Ellen Langer, who is known for her pioneering work in the effects of mindful behavior; renowned architect Frank Gehry; California Institute of Technology Professor Kip Thorne, and Jack Horner, considered the world’s most famous paleontologist.“Our four 2016 Genius Award winners are singularly brilliant men and women,” said Liberty Science Center President and CEO Paul Hoffman. “These out-of-the-box geniuses deserved to be honored in an out-of-the-box way.”All the honorees and performers generously volunteered their time and talents in support of the not-for-profit Science Center’s mission to expose learners of all ages to the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology. Read Full Storylast_img read more

Vehicle fire at Oak Tree Inn was contained quickly Thursday


first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — There was some excitement Thursday evening at 9:40 p.m. in Wellington as this video by JoAnn Buckman, owner of nearby Manila Liquor can attest. A car parked in the Oak Tree Inn east parking lot caught on fire. The fire was confined to the engine compartment with $500 in damage. Wellington Fire Chief Tim Hay said it was caused by an electrical malfunction. No one was hurt.Hay said the vehicle was of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroader. Editor’s Note — If you have video of some excitement in Sumner County on your smart phone, don’t hesitate to send it to us here. We will give you full credit. Our e-mail is sumnernewscow@gmail.com or text us at 620-326-0717. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

PBA: Phoenix makes case for quarterfinals spot, sinks Globalport


first_imgView comments LATEST STORIES Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan ONE: Miado looks to boost stock in clash vs Thai powerhouse The Fuel Masters, prior to facing the Batang Pier, lost three of their last four games when they put up double-digit leads.“It’s good that we’re still breathing. And this is what we’ve been waiting for, for us to have a breakout game wherein we’ve managed to hold on to the lead,” added Alas in Filipino.Matthew Wright finished with 24 points, on 6-of-8 shooting from three, for Phoenix while RJ Jazul missed out on a double-double after putting up 11 points and eight boards.Malcolm White had 24 points and six rebounds to lead the Batang Pier.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Fuel Masters got to a 4-6 record to keep their head afloat while the Batang Pier dropped to 4-5.Eugene Phelps dropped a ridiculous triple-double of 37 points, 23 rebounds, and 10 assists—the first 30-20 triple-double in 20 years—for Phoenix in a game that was ultimately decided in the first 12 minutes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownPhoenix raised fire and brimstone in the first quarter, scorching the Batang Pier for a 41-22 lead that eventually became the foundation for the Fuel Masters’ 135-point franchise record of most points in a single game.“Hopefully this will be the start of something big for us,” said Phoenix head coach Louie Alas whose team has suffered disappointing losses despite leading by double digits. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Phoenix continued to fight for a quarterfinals spot after destroying Globalport, 135-108, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacueeslast_img read more

ATHLETICS: GREAT TURN-OUT FOR SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY IN CARRICKFINN


first_imgRosses AC notesOn Friday last there was a great turnout at the Schools Cross Country in Carrickfinn. More than 300 runners took to the line to represent their Schools and for many it was the first time to race. Huge thanks to all the officials who ran off the event so efficiently. Category winners were: Small Schools – Keadue NS. Medium Schools – Scoil Mhuire, Doire Beaga. Large Schools – Scoil Chróine, Dungloe. The top 8 in each race move forward to the County final on November 15th.This Sunday sees the Cross Country season kick off in Carndonagh for the Masters and Even Ages. Athletes travelling by car to the Cross Country on Sunday in Carndonagh, please arrive an hour before your proposed race time. More details on facebook page. Masters Women starts at 12pm followed by the Masters Men at 12:20 approx. Followed by Under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 girls and boys.Well done to Edward Harkin who was first senior man home in the Mooathon 10k at the weekend in a time of 37:28.Cross country training continues in Magheragallon, Maghery and in Mullaghderg every Monday at 6 pm. This is open to everybody from 7 years upwards so come along and get involved. Sportshall Athletics – Monday 12 October: Sportshall Athletics starts in Ionad Spóirt na Rosann gym in Dungloe at 7 pm. The Dublin Marathon training group completed a 35k long run last Sunday which is the longest run for most. Training will be tapering off now for the next few weeks with the October 26th date not far away. Sessions are still happening in the estate on a Wednesday evening at 7pm with long runs at the weekend.A Level One Coaching Course will take place at a Donegal venue- 9/10 October & 30/31 October. Anybody interested please contact Ita Gallagher or Elise Gillespie, Rosses AC Secretary.Some Upcoming fixtures: Sunday 4th October, Carndonagh, Donegal Juvenile Even Ages (u10-u18) & Masters Cross Country. 11th October, FV Center, Donegal Juvenile Uneven Ages (u11 – u19) & Novice Cross Country. 15th October, Lifford, Donegal Primary Schools Cross CountryPaul McGee continues to coordinate and lead the training groups and anybody looking to be part of this group is very welcome – contact Paul McGee on 0879256528. Training in the estate is Wednesday evenings at 7pm.ATHLETICS: GREAT TURN-OUT FOR SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY IN CARRICKFINN was last modified: September 29th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Rosses AC noteslast_img read more