Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Clean chimneys not only make your house smell fresher, they also make it safer and look brand new, but which chimney cleaning service is the best?Long Islanders voted Island Chimney Service the Best Chimney Cleaning Service on Long Island in the 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest.Don’t let a dirty chimney spoil your next open fire. Let the experts at Island Chimney Service make sure your home fires are burning bright and clean. The full-service, licensed, bonded and insured chimney, masonry and construction company prides itself on thoroughly cleaning the chimney from top to bottom.Island Chimney Service provides a 13-point safety inspection along with free estimates for any work that may need to be done. They don’t just clean chimneys, they do flashing, masonry, relining, caps, animal removal, water leaks and much more. Island Chimney Service offer around the clock emergency service for unexpected emergencies.To find all the other 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Vote for your favorite businesses and people in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island program Oct. 1 through Dec. 15.Island Chimney Service is located at 1650 Sycamore Ave. in Bohemia. It can be reached at 631-567-4752 or islandchimneyservice.com
highlights New Delhi: After four years, the ICC Cricket World Cup returns and it is back at the ‘home of cricket’. England and South Africa will start off the tournament in the opening game at The Oval. For England, this will not be the first time where they will feature in the opening game of the Cricket World Cup. For South Africa, this will only be their second time that they have featured in the opening game of this quadrennial event. How did England and South Africa fare in when they played on the very first day of the World Cup? The answer is contrasting, with South Africa, in particular, tasting a heartbreaking loss while England has dominated.The first game of the World Cup involved England and India at Lord’s and the hosts made a great start with Dennis Amiss smashing 137. However, the match was remembered for Sunil Gavaskar’s 174-ball 36 and England won by a massive margin of 202 runs. In 1979, England was once involved on the opening day of the tournament and they registered a comfortable six-wicket win against Australia. The winning run continued in the 1983 World Cup when they took on New Zealand at The Oval, winning by 106 runs with Allan Lamb hitting a century. England has lost just once in the ICC Cricket World Cup opening day encounter.South Africa have lost once when they played West Indies in 2003 World Cup.England is hosting the World Cup for the first time since 1999. England played the second match on the opening day of the 1992 World Cup when they took on India in Perth. Robin Smith’s 91 and Dermott Reeve’s 3/38 helped them beat India by nine runs. In the 1999 World Cup opener at Lord’s, England was boosted by a knock of 88 from Alec Stewart and Alan Mullally’s 4/37 to help them beat defending champions Sri Lanka by eight wickets. In the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, England took on Australia in Melbourne but they tasted defeat. Aaron Finch blasted 135 and Glenn Maxwell smashed 66 off 40 balls.Steve Finn took a hat-trick and ended with 5/71 but Australia registered 342/9. In response, Mitchell Marsh took 5/33 and England lost by 111 runs, their first loss ever in the opening game of the tournament.For South Africa, they featured in the opening game of the World Cup only once and it was when they hosted the tournament in 2003. South Africa took on West Indies in Newlands, Cape Town and chose to bowl. They had reduced the West Indies to 67/2 in 25 overs. Brian Lara, though, had other ideas and he blazed away to a brilliant century. Carl Hooper’s run-a-ball 40 and an 18-ball 40 from Ricardo Powell helped West Indies reach 278/5. South Africa was docked one over due to their slow over-rate but in response, Gary Kirsten smashed 69 and Mark Boucher put South Africa on course with 49.However, it was Lance Klusener’s knock that stole the show. The left-hander regularly cleared the boundaries and his 57, which included five sixes helped South Africa near the target but West Indies held their nerve and won by three runs. The one over which was taken away proved to be costly for South Africa. How will both England and South Africa fare this time in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup? For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
The organisers of the maiden League of Sports Editors Night of Excellence put together to honour some of the brightest brains in sports journalism and beyond have promised a night to remember.Tony Ubani, who presides over the Sports Editors body said at the weekend that the event scheduled to hold today, December 20 at the Pearlworth Hotel and Suite, in the heart of the Lagos State capital, Ikeja is to be graced by the high and mighty in sports journalism, administration and relevant bodies. Take off time is 7.30pm.Among those who have already signed up for the event is Nigeria Olympic Committee President, Habu Gumel, who less than a fortnight ago, was elected the vice president of the world volleyball body, FIVB . Also on the VIP list is former Scribe of the NFF, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, Chief of Staff to the Imo State Government, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu and NFF President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.“The role-call of those to be honoured on the night is already too huge too start mentioning but all the star writers, broadcasters and administrators on the honours list have already given their words to be physically present at the awards night,” Ubani hinted.Security, he assured is water tight, adding that the organiser’s don’t want to take the peaceful atmosphere in Lagos at this period for granted.“We are hoping for the best, mistakes maybe made but one assurance I can give is that we can only get better, ” Ubani concluded.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
How lucrative running your own business with Travel Counsellors can be Nadine Kutz – Travel CounsellorHow lucrative running your own business with Travel Counsellors can beNadine Kutz of Queensland recently reached a sales milestone worth celebrating when she hit $30 million in total sales since she joined Travel Counsellors. Starting her business with Travel Counsellors in July 2010, the mother of two has achieved the coveted Travel Counsellors Gold Status for each year she has been running her business yet it’s her phenomenal sales results that have put her in the spotlight recently.“I was initially drawn to Travel Counsellors because I wanted a travel role that enabled me to explore my earning potential while being there for my family. Office and retail-based travel roles don’t usually afford much freedom or flexibility when it comes to the hours you work, so I loved the idea of running my own home-based enterprise for this reason,” explains Nadine. “I really enjoy running my own business with the assistance and support of Travel Counsellors. With the head office team taking care of most of the marketing, administrative and technological aspects of the business, I am free to focus on my clients.”Not one to become complacent, Nadine is always looking for new ways to improve her business, find new customers and increase her sales. “While increasing my total sales each year is a wonderful achievement, I’m very pleased that my margin is also continually increasing. This means my earnings are also growing in value each year,” says Nadine. “Apart from reaching a pretty significant sales milestone, what makes me really happy is that I’m able to work in a way that allows me to be there for my family.”Fred van Eijk, Interim Managing Director of Travel Counsellors Australia comments, “Nadine’s ongoing success is a prime example of the wonderful things that can happen when experienced travel agents join Travel Counsellors. Year after year Nadine has consistently grown her business thanks to her excellent work ethic, can-do attitude and innovative approach. At Travel Counsellors, we focus on empowering travel agents to reach their full potential, earn what they’re worth and achieve a good work/life balance at the same time. Nadine’s recent sales milestone is a great reminder of how far agents can go with Travel Counsellors. The possibilities are truly endless.”About Travel CounsellorsTravel Counsellors Australia was established in 2007 and currently has nearly 150 Travel Counsellors. Our head office in Australia is in Melbourne. Travel Counsellors Australia is accredited with ATAS. Travel Counsellors is the world’s largest home-based travel company. Founded in 1994 it currently has 1,646 travel consultants who work from home with the support of over 350 staff at the company’s UK headquarters and overseas offices. The company operates in Australia, UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa, UAE and Belgium.Source = Travel Counsellors – Australia