24 total views, 24 views today [Did you miss this double overtime thriller? See more in the photo gallery here!] COLLEGE PARK — The No. 2 University of Maryland Women’s Lacrosse team has been on a roll lately, winning their first five games of the season. Most recently, on March 9, the Lady Terps were able to defeat No. 4 Syracuse, 12-11, thanks to junior attacker Kali Hartshorn’s game-winning goal in double overtime to improve their undefeated streak to six games. While Hartshorn came through in the clutch, it was senior midfielder Jen Giles who led the way for Maryland with three goals, including scoring three minutes into the contest and another one early in the second half. In net, senior goalie Megan Taylor notched 12 saves to receive the win. The game was relatively close throughout, as nearly every time Maryland led by two goals, the Lady Orange cut the deficit back to one. However, with 2:03 left in the first half, Syracuse junior attacker … [Read more...] about Hartshorn’s double overtime goal propels No. 2 Lady Terps to 6-0 record
YUKON — With Vanoss ice-cold from the start, third-ranked Hartshorne just kept firing.Vanoss missed all six shots it attempted in the first quarter and Hartshorne built a double-digit lead on the way to a 55-45 win in Thursday’s first round of the Class 2A girls state tournament at Yukon High School.Holli Lindley had 12 of her 22 points in the first half, helping Hartshorne build a 21-5 lead midway through the second quarter. Ashton Hackler added 11 points in a balanced effort from the Miners.Vanoss (25-6) mounted a rally from beyond the 3-point line, hitting nine in all, but it wasn’t enough to keep the fourth-ranked Lions’ season alive. Rileigh Rush had five of them for her team-high 15 points. Hartshorne (27-1) will face the Luther/Howe winner in a 6:30 p.m. semifinal Friday at Yukon. … [Read more...] about Class 2A girls basketball: Hot start carries Hartshorne past Vanoss
BLOOMFIELD view slideshow (6 images) PREV NEXT << >> Photos by Victor M. RodriguezHow does a train wreck morph into a renovated brownstone? Just ask Lauren and Mike Blumenfeld. Mike used the metaphor to describe their house when they bought it in 2006. Two years later, it had become the finished, open, welcoming gem that I witnessed on a late-spring evening in 2018. Bloomfield is, of course, like its name, a leafy street with shade trees that bloom in spring. The classic straight, steep brownstone stairway leads to a beautiful wood door, decorated with grillwork. Large potted plants on the steps show signs of just being watered.Lauren is a senior partner in Coldwell Banker’s Jill Biggs Group. Her territory is Jersey City, Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken. In her 10 years as a real-estate agent, she’s of course witnessed the many changes that have taken place in Hoboken.“People are staying longer in … [Read more...] about HOW WE LIVE 07030 918 Bloomfield St.
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........Smoke rises from the stack of old Santa Fe 2926, a locomotive owned by the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society, on Wednesday. The society bought it for $1 in 2000 and has put in $3.1 million and 178,000 volunteer hours to restore it. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the first time since the 1950s, old Santa Fe 2926 is letting off some steam.About 100 people gathered in the gray, drizzling early morning on Wednesday to watch as, for the first time in decades, the boilers of the old locomotive were fired up in the Eighth Street work yard of the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society.ADVERTISEMENTPlumes of dark, hazy smoke climbed out of the locomotive’s smokestack at about 6:30 a.m., signaling a landmark moment … [Read more...] about Boilers fired up in old Santa Fe 2926
Announcement Made During Singularity University Global Grand Challenges Summit Includes Call for Partners to Join ‘Coalition of the Willing’ SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) has unveiled its “HumanityConnect!” initiative, a multi-sector collaboration with a dual objective: to empower forcibly displaced people throughout the world – including disaster-affected and refugee populations – through improved access to community-based connectivity-driven solutions. The launch of HumanityConnect! was accompanied by a call for partners during the Global Grand Challenges Summit. David Hartshorn, GEEKS’ CEO, said, “We are inviting like-minded stakeholders to join us as we leverage state-of-the-art connectivity for – and with – local communities. The sheer scale of the challenge is compelling: the United Nations High Commission for Refugees estimates that there are an … [Read more...] about Geeks Without Frontiers Launches ‘HumanityConnect!’ To Empower Displaced Persons Through Connectivity-Driven Solutions for Disaster Preparedness and Refugee Relief