Seven Charged Following Illegal Fireworks Crackdown Saturday

first_imgNYSP Bomb Detection Dog Conrad. Image by New York State Police.JAMESTOWN – Seven people were charged following an illegal fireworks crackdown this weekend.In response to several complaints from community members, the New York State Police and Jamestown Police Department conducted a joint Illegal Fireworks Interdiction detail on Saturday.Police said the detail was conducted from noon until 5 p.m. and resulted in the arrest of seven people for transporting Illegal Fireworks into New York.In addition, a large quantity of fireworks were seized. Of the seven people charged, four were City of Jamestown residents, two others were from Falconer and one was from out of the area. Police said they were all issued appearance tickets to appear in court at a later date.The fireworks have been secured by the NYSP Bomb Disposal Unit for destruction, police said. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more


Kevin Bishop Will Star in Fully Committed at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory

first_imgHow far would you go to get a table at the smartest restaurant in town? In its tenth anniversary year, London’s Chocolate Factory celebrates by creating a brand new production of the show that put it on the map in 2004, Fully Committed. Mark Setlock will direct Becky Mode’s whirlwind culinary comedy, which will play September 3 through November 15 at the Menier Chocolate Factory, with opening night set for September 10. Kevin Bishop will star as Sam. View Comments Fully Committed is Mode’s first play. The show opened at the Vineyard Theatre in 1999 and ran off-Broadway for a year and a half at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Since 2001 it has been one of the ten most produced plays in the United States. Mode’s screen credits include Smash, A Gifted Man and Cosby. Bishop’s stage credits include Fat Pig and The Recruiting Office. His screen credits include The Kevin Bishop Show, Super Fun Night, Whites, Hotel Babylon, Peep Show and Muppet Treasure Island. Fully Committed is set in one of Manhattan’s hottest restaurants, where the city never sleeps and the phone never stops ringing. “Resting actor” Sam Peliczowski is in demand…but not for his acting. Instead he mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan’s number-one eatery and everyone wants a piece of him. As he juggles scheming socialites, name-dropping wannabes, fickle celebrities and an egomaniacal boss, Sam also has to find space to sort out his own life and flagging career.last_img read more


Sagan wins Tour de France 13th stage but Thomas leads

first_imgValence, July 21: Slovakia’s Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) won Friday’s 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling championhip, while Welshman Geraint Thomas (Sky) retained the leader’s yellow jersey.Sagan came from behind in the final sprint to cross the finish line of the 169.5km (105mi) course with a time of 3 hours, 45 minutes, 55 seconds, earning his third stage win of the 2018 Tour, reports Efe.Norway’s Alexander Kristoff (UAE) was second, followed by French rider Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ).Thomas remains at the top of the General Classification, 1 minute, 39 seconds ahead of British teammate Chris Froome and 1:50 better than Dutchman Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb). IANSlast_img


NNPC/Shell Cup: Two Top Players for Holland

first_imgTwo outstanding players of the 18th edition of the annual NNPC/Shell Cup football competition organised for secondary schools in the 36 states  and the Federal Capital Territory of the country will have the opportunity of visiting Feyenoord Rotterdam’s Football Academy for further training.The Communication Manager of Shell Petroleum, Sola Abulu, who represented the General Manager of the company, Igo Weli, made this declaration during a media briefing ahead of the semi final of the competition in Lagos yesterday.“We are happy to announce the introduction of a new reward for the two most outstanding players in the tournament,” Abulu said. “The best two players in this year edition would be sponsored to Feyenoord Football Academy for a short further practical sessions and exposure. “Scholarship rewards will also be given to some other outstanding students while the semi final players and their coaches will be rewarded with a total cash of N3.4m while their schools get a total of N4.8m in cash for the development of facilities and infrastructure in their respective schools.”Former Nigerian international, Mike Obiku, who was a member of the visiting Feyenoord Academy team to the country applauded NNPC/Shell for their decision to send two students to the academy.He said some of the things lacking in most players in the country are their level of intelligence which has to do more about coaching.Meanwhile, the semi final games will take place on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, with FOSLA Academy, Abuja taking on Asegun Comprehensive High School, Ibadan, in the first semi final by 2pm while the second semi final between Government Science Secondary School, Bauchi and Excel Education Centre, Port Harcourt, will come up by 4pm, same day.The final will however come up on Thursday, June 16 also at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more


Real Madrid take Copa del Rey ban to Court of Arbitration

first_imgReal Madrid have taken their appeal against expulsion from this season’s Copa del Rey to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).The 19-time winners were thrown out of the tournament for fielding the ineligible Denis Cheryshev in the first leg of their last-32 tie with Cadiz.Cheryshev scored in a 3-1 win, but he should have been serving a ban, imposed while he was on loan at Villarreal.Real Madrid claimed the winger was not personally told that he was suspended.Osasuna were thrown out of last season’s draw for a similar offence.Real’s initial appeal to the Spanish football association was rejected and after they had been thrown out of the competition, Real Madrid said they were sure “the final resolution will be favourable to the club”. They had still been advertising tickets to the return leg in the run-up to their appeal hearing.The club’s own tweet announcing Cheryshev’s goal has become a rallying point for rival fans and been re-tweeted 7,500 times.Cadiz’s fans at the game sang that Real boss Rafael Benitez should “look at his Twitter” as they became aware that Cheryshev should have been serving a suspension rather than playing.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more


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