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Resonance Festival Brings Stacked Lineup To Legend Valley [Photos]

first_imgOver the weekend, Resonance Music & Arts Festival returned to Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, bringing with it a stacked and diverse musical lineup. In addition to four sets by Papadosio (including an acoustic set and Nine Inch Nails tribute set), thhe late-season three-day music festival also saw performances by STS9, Beats Antique, Amon Tobin/Two Fingers DJ Set, Yonder Mountain String Band, Trevor Hall, Keller Williams (including a special set featuring Kyle Hollingsworth and The Motet’s Dave Watts and Garrett Sayers), The Motet (including a 1979 mixtape set), Kyle Hollingsworth Band, Jeff Austin Band, Thriftworks, Moon Hooch, a reunion of Turbo Suit, Spafford, Mungion, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Main Squeeze, Tauk, The Magic Beans, and more.You can check out photos from this year’s Resonance Festival below, courtesy of photographer Keith Griner. Resonance Festival | Legend Valley | Thornville, OH | 9/23/2017 | Photo: Keith Griner Photo: Phierce Photography Resonance Festival | Legend Valley | Thornville, OH | 9/21/2017 | Photo: Keith Griner Load remaining images Resonance Festival | Legend Valley | Thornville, OH | 9/22/2017 | Photo: Keith Griner Load remaining images Photo: Phierce Photo Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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Nasa Discoveries Spark Hopes Of Alien Life

first_imgNasa’s planet-hunting deep space observatory has found hundreds of new potential planets, sparking hopes of finding other worlds similar to Earth…Scientists say the results contradict older theories that had suggested small and Earth-like planets would be less frequent.An astronomer on the Kepler mission, Dimitar Sasselov, professor of astronomy at Harvard University, revealed the findings in a conference in Oxford earlier this month…Read more herelast_img

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Secure and sustainable electronics recycling event returns

first_imgTen thousand pounds — that’s hundreds of computers, keyboards, printers, mobile phones, cameras, stereos, power cords, and other electronic items that would otherwise have taken up space in filing cabinets, conference rooms, or in a landfill. Instead, that’s the amount of electronics collected at the Secure and Sustainable Electronics Recycling event last year.“This event was a huge success last year,” said Christian Hamer, chief information security officer for Harvard University Information Technology, highlighting the benefits of the program. He added that hundreds of certificates of destruction were issued.Free recycling events returning this springAs part of Harvard’s ongoing efforts and commitment to sustainability and information security, Harvard University Information Technology and the Harvard Office for Sustainability are partnering again to provide the Harvard community with opportunities to recycle personal and University electronic devices for free.The first community-wide event will be held at the Science Center Plaza on Monday, April 22, from noon to 2 p.m., in conjunction with Earth Day. Following that, the event will be held at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on April 24–25.Beyond recycling and disposalHarvard has a goal to reduce waste per capita 50 percent by 2020 (from a 2006 baseline). The Harvard Sustainability Plan includes a focus on minimizing the waste most harmful to people and the environment. Apart from responsible and ethical recycling, and disposal of hazardous and electronic materials, reuse remains a high priority. Events like freecycles and FixIt Clinics are held throughout the year to help reduce waste.Open to the Harvard community, a FixIt Clinic will be held April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cabot Science Library. Registered participants can consult a volunteer coach about disassembling, troubleshooting and repairing broken items like electronics, appliances, bicycles, and many more.Before heading overMany items including wires, cables, computer and printing equipment are accepted. Refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, AC units, CRT monitors, televisions, and loose batteries will not be accepted.DataShredder, Harvard’s approved vendor, will be conducting the data destruction and electronic recycling. For devices containing confidential or high-risk information like research, financial, and institutional information, certificates of secure destruction are available upon request.For University records, the authority of the General Records Schedule or an Office Specific Schedule approved by the Harvard University Archives is required. For more information, visit the Archives and Records Management website.On Wednesday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., an electronic waste drive will be held at the Pavilion during SpringFest for the members of the Harvard Business School community. For more information, email [email protected]last_img read more

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‘Eye of the storm’: Diverse east London grapples with virus

first_imgLONDON (AP) — In parts of east London, the pandemic has hit much harder than most places in the U.K. The borough of Redbridge in the outer reaches of the capital had the nation’s second-worst infection rate in January. While case rates have come down, leaders say the borough is still “in the eye of the storm.” Officials say the area’s dense housing, high levels of poverty and large number of workers in public-facing jobs combine to make it more vulnerable. Many of the lower-income essential workers are ethnic minorities, who are among the most at-risk but also hardest to persuade to take up the vaccine. Local health officials say they are racing against time to inoculate the poorest and hardest to reach communities.last_img

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Scenic Fall Foliage in Washington County, MD

first_imgFall is a beautiful time of year to enjoy the natural beauty of Western Maryland. According to weather.com, this year’s fall foliage is expected to peak around mid- to late October. Here are some of the best places throughout Washington County for leaf peepers to experience magnificent fall colors.Photo: Scott CantnerScenic OverlooksWashington County has no shortage of scenic overlooks and those are often the best places for wide-angle views of spectacular fall foliage. Some overlooks require a short walk, while others must be hiked to, but the view is certainly worth the effort it takes to get there. Typical fall weather in Washington County is moderate, making it a great time to enjoy the outdoors.The 34-foot-tall Washington Monument atop South Mountain is a great location to view colorful foliage. Not only are you surrounded by trees on the short hike to the monument, which includes part of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, but once you reach the top you’ll enjoy a stunning view of the region. On a clear day, you can easily see three states from the top of the historic monument.There are other scenic overlooks along the Appalachian Trail that offer beautiful views of the fall foliage. The hike to Annapolis Rock is a minimum of 2.8 miles but the stunning view from the rock formation vista is nearly 180 degrees. A bit further north along the Appalachian Trail is Black Rock, also offering amazing views. High Rock is located just off the Appalachian Trail and has much easier access unless you plan to get there from the trail, which has steep sections in this vicinity. The mountain cliff is situated on the western side of South Mountain just below its highest peak. One of the most impressive scenic overlooks in Washington County is Maryland Heights. It is the highest mountain overlooking Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.Photo: Scott CantnerScenic ParklandsWashington County’s local, state and national parks are great locations to view fall foliage. These places are scenic year round but the fall foliage adds to their allure. You can enjoy places like Antietam National Battlefield from your automobile or on foot. Nearby, the towpath at the C&O Canal National Historical Park is lined with trees, making it a beautiful location for a fall walk, hike or bicycle ride. A fall stroll on the Canal is a rich sensory experience with colorful leaves falling around you and a carpet of leaves crunching beneath you. Ferry Hill Plantation, on the bluffs of the Maryland side of the Potomac River, is part of the park and especially scenic in fall.An easy paved portion that parallels the Canal is the Western Maryland Rail Trail, which begins in Hancock, MD and goes 18 miles to Fort Frederik State Park. This recreational, paved, linear trail opened to the public for walking, running, biking, and inline skating. The trail is suited to anyone seeking a pleasant, leisurely outdoor experience. The easy grade and paved surface make this trail ideal for families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The WMRT is wheelchair accessible. Pets are permitted on the trail.Photo: KirkHagerstown’s City Park offers wooded walking trails as well as the new Hagerstown Cultural Trail. A stroll through the park, around the lake, or near the Jonathan Hager House is beautiful during fall. Washington County Park Devil’s Backbone offers a kaleidoscope of color along the Antietam Creek as the leaves change. The dam and stone bridge are especially scenic spots and a footbridge provides for a lovely stroll.Gathland State Park, also along the Appalachian Trail, was once the elaborate mountain estate of Civil War journalist George Alfred Townsend. Though it doesn’t offer broad scenic overlooks like several of the other well-known points along the trail in Washington County, it’s definitely a place where you can enjoy the beauty of the colorful leaves that surround you. Like Devil’s Backbone, it’s the perfect spot for a fall stroll and a picnic lunch!Washington County, Maryland is the ideal destination to enjoy fall foliage. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. There are also a number of fall festivals and events throughout the season. Check out our Calendar of Events to see what’s coming up, or download the Mobile App, Visit Hagerstown, in your mobile app store.last_img read more

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Arsene Wenger plays down Newcastle United rumours but opens door to Premier League return

first_imgAdvertisement Wenger has been keeping busy on punditry duty and worked with Jose Mourinho – also linked with the Newcastle job – during the Champions League final (Picture: beIN SPORTS)Asked about the Newcastle speculation, and whether he is close to a return to management, Wenger told France24: ‘Not in the near future, no. I’m still not ready to go back.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I thought yes but I don’t think at the moment I will come back. I’m more open now than a year ago to talk about that but I cannot tell you that in the next two or three days I will go into management again.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I took a little bit of distance and I enjoyed it. I worked for 35 years without any interruptions, so I think I deserved a little rest.’Wenger has previously suggested he would not be prepared to return to the Premier League given his 22-year allegiance to Arsenal, but that stance appears to have changed slightly. Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 27 Jun 2019 11:55 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link400Shares ‘Why not?’ Wenger has surprisingly opened the door to taking over at a Premier League club despite his ties to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Asked his preferred destination, he continued: ‘Well I would prefer to try another country, although my preferred time was in England because the Premier League is the place to be at the moment.‘But for me it is very difficult because I was for so long at the same club. But why not? I still need a bit of time to pass and then maybe make the decision.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenalcenter_img Arsene Wenger plays down Newcastle United rumours but opens door to Premier League return Advertisement The former Arsenal boss is still not quite ready to return to management (Picture: Getty)Arsene Wenger has distanced himself from the Newcastle United job and says he is still not ready to return to management just yet – though could consider a Premier League job in the future.It is over a year since the Frenchman left Arsenal and he has been linked with a host of jobs ever since, from national team roles to sporting director positions and even a return to Japan.Most recently, Wenger’s name has been mooted as a potential successor to Rafa Benitez at St James’ Park, but the 69-year-old says he wants to enjoy his rest for a little while longer.last_img read more

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Friday people roundup

first_imgVontobel Asset Management – Mondher Bettaieb has been appointed as the Swiss asset manager’s new head of corporate bonds. Bettaieb joined the manager in 2010 and was responsible for its corporate bond mid-yield fund. Previous experience has seen him manage money at AXA Investment Management and Winterthur Asset Management, in addition to working in credit research.Zurich UK Life – Aileen Mathieson has been appointed as linked funds CIO. This is one of two CIO roles in the UK office, with the balance sheet CIO position held by Stuart Tyler. She joins from Nucleus Financial Group, where she was CFO for the last four years. She will move over to the Swiss insurer in November. Cardono Risk Management, NAPF, ALFI, Vontobel Asset Management, Zurich UK LifeCardano – Bart Oldenkamp has stepped down as chief executive after seven years in the role. He will be replaced by ING Bank director of market risk Harold Naus. Oldenkamp is stepping down at the end of September and has said he will take some time before deciding on his next move. Naus leaves ING after 17 years in various risk-management roles.UK National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) – John Dembitz has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board for the UK industry organisation. Dembitz adds to his portfolio of seven corporate board representations, of which he chairs three. He joins the board as a member from outside the pensions industry, which the NAPF said would complement other board members elected via the membership. He joins a board of 12.ALFI – Marc-André Bechet has joined the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry as its new director of legal and tax. He starts at the association next week. Bechet was previously head of investment fund services at Banque Degroof Luxembourg, where he managed fund administration and custody. Before this, he spent 18 years at RBC Dexia.last_img read more

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TV star historic home ready for new owner

first_imgThe home has many original features in mint condition. $1.9m for Brisbane home on tiny block 26 Empire Vista, Ormiston, is open for expressions of interest until February 28.One of Brisbane’s oldest homes, which packs so much historic punch it starred in its own television episode, is ready for a new owner.Built when the Queensland capital was farmland not suburbs, it was the home of the creator of some of Brisbane’s earliest suburban subdivisions, John Cameron.Cameron, who started his auction business when Brisbane was five years old, built the stunning home – called Doobawah which means vast expanse of water in an Aboriginal dialect – in 1884. Stunning spot for a cup of tea in the morning. There have been many upgrades to the home over the years.It features in the first series of Who’s Been Sleeping in My House? – a television show on ABC hosted by Adam Ford. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours agoThe home captured the imagination because it was not only one of the oldest in Brisbane but also it was so large it was split into three and relocated to different parts of the city. Aussie castle with hydro plant firing on all cylinders Many modern additions were made but sympathetic to the historic nature of the home.“It was originally sited on nearly 30 acres of land adjacent to the historic Ormiston House and was one of only a few farming houses on the waterfront. This magnificent residence has hosted many celebrations and in more recent times was chosen for the location for a US TV commercial and was featured in a documentary about heritage homes.”Two large wings with towers attached to the original house were relocated after Cameron passed away in 1902 – one to a hospital in Spring Hill and the other to a college in Kangaroo Point. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK MORE: Is this Australia’s luckiest property? The main home, now located at 26 Empire Vista, Ormiston, has six bedrooms, four bathrooms, six car spaces and was on a large 1,222sq m block. The building itself was substantial at 900sq m, according to agent Joseph Lordi of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty Brisbane. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img read more

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Meulensteen ready to keep the faith

first_imgFulham head coach Rene Meulensteen will return to Old Trafford on Sunday looking to play the attacking football he has been told to keep faith in by Sir Alex Ferguson. “We have to pick ourselves up, brush ourselves off and that is what we have done in the last couple of days and making sure we are in the best possible way to travel to Old Trafford on Sunday.” Despite their current troubles, Meulensteen insists he still has the full backing of club owner Shahid Khan, who he talks to on a regular basis. “We keep in good dialogue,” he said of his relationship with Khan. “He gives me his full support and we make sure we remain focused and optimistic, there are still a lot of games and points to play for and that is what I intend to do. “I’m fully aware we need to get results.” January signings Johnny Heitinga and club-record acquisition Kostas Mitroglou could both make their Fulham debuts, while fellow new recruit Lewis Holtby is likely to come back into the side. The Tottenham loanee was ineligible for the FA Cup defeat but Meulensteen has been very impressed with the Germany midfielder’s effect on his squad. “He is an absolutely class player,” he added. “He has lifted the whole place with his energy, he has such a bright personality and breathes his football. He has a great knowledge of the game and he has just been a very positive factor coming in.” Meulensteen worked closely with the Scot during the latter years of his time at Manchester United but departed in the summer when David Moyes was appointed as the Red Devils’ new manager. Since then Meulensteen has had a short, ill-fated spell in charge of Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala before being brought in by then-Fulham boss Martin Jol to help turn the Cottagers’ season around. He soon replaced Jol as manager at Craven Cottage and will go back to United with Ferguson’s backing. When asked how helpful it was to have Ferguson on the end of the phone, Meulensteen replied: “Very. Sir Alex Ferguson knows what I’m capable of. “He is the first man to reassure me and say ‘stick to your beliefs, you are capable of doing it’, and that is what I’m doing. “We will speak to each other about different things. We will chit-chat about other things, he has asked me but there is nothing in particular.” Fulham sit bottom of the Barclays Premier League, four points from safety and go into the clash at Old Trafford having lost 1-0 at home to Sky Bet League One side Sheffield United in their FA Cup fourth-round replay on Tuesday night. Meulensteen feels his players have shown the desire to bounce back from the defeat and start to move towards safety. “We all realise that it was not a good performance,” he said. “It is not the first time a Premier League side has stumbled over a Championship, League One or League Two team, that is what the FA Cup is for and where the charm comes from. Press Associationlast_img read more

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GASA to finalise IGG team by next week

first_imgALTHOUGH a few swimmers have already been shortlisted, the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) is still deciding on the 12-member team who will represent Guyana in this year’s Inter-Guiana ‘Goodwill’ Games to be held in Guyana from October 20 to 24.According to a representative for the team, Leon Seaton, the association is unable at this point in time to do a swimming trial activity, so instead will determine who make the final cut by assessing the performance of the swimmers, thus far for the year.GASA is expected to select a team of six boys and six girls to participate in the event.“What I can say is that there is a proposed team but I would choose not to comment on that until the team is finalised. I can’t say at this point in time but early next week.“There are a number of factors that will be taken into consideration. What we’re using to come up with the team will be previous meets. We don’t have enough time to do a swim-off.” Seaton told Chronicle Sport yesterday.According to Director of Sport Christopher Jones, no deadline has yet been given to the various associations for the submission of their team members. However, Jones is set to meet with representatives from the different sporting disciplines tomorrow.Swimming is one of seven sport disciplines listed in the annual Games, the others being athletics, table tennis, basketball, volleyball and futsal.The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has already named its 28-member team to represent Guyana, following their IGG trials held last Sunday at the National Track and Field Centre at Leonora. Volleyball also held trials a few weeks ago.The various teams will be competing against respective teams from Suriname.As previously reported, the tri-nation competition is going on without participation from French Guiana in this year’s event, hence it is being labelled a ‘Goodwill’ event.last_img read more

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