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LONDON: Mayor of London makes a Statement via Twitter

LONDON: Mayor of London makes a Statement via Twitter

LONDON: Mayor of London makes a statement in reference to event.

Coast Guard, locals respond to high-speed ferry accident

Coast Guard, locals respond to high-speed ferry accident

BOSTON – Multiple Coast Guard crews are responding late Friday after a high-speed ferry with 48 people aboard hit a jetty at the Hyannis Harbor entrance. 

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England were notified at about 10 p.m. that the ferry Iyanough, which serves Nantucket to Hyannis, struck the jetty and grounded on the rocks. At least four people were reported to be injured.

Boom! Boom De Boom! at Bettys' Bar in North Tonawanda, NY

Boom! Boom De Boom! at Bettys' Bar in North Tonawanda, NY

NORTH TONAWANDA, NY: Just outside Betty's Bar, which has a logo of Betty Boop, two cars collide near River Road, While North Tonawanda Police arrived onto the scene, and started investigating, there was a crackling sound, witnesses thought that the sound may hav ebeen related to the accident but restaurant visitors went scrambling for cover when a large branch fell from the tree that drapes over Thompson Street.

North Tonawanda Fire responded to asstst for injuries they were initially blocked by the tree. Although the driver of the pickup that took the force of the falling heavy branch, was able to escape harm, his truck has a shattered windshield and damage.

many customers were shook up, and concerned, but it made for a little exceitement leading into the new weekend.

 

Photo Credits: Brian Scott Luke

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova medevaced a 76-year-old woman experiencing heart attack symptoms from the cruise ship Star Princess, near Cape Hinchinbrook, Friday.

 

The aircrew hoisted the woman and the cruise ship’s medical specialist and transported them to Cordova where they were transferred to Guardian Flight. Guardian Flight transported the woman and medical specialist to Anchorage for higher care.

Elizabeth Snyder Photography Taking Part in Two Business-related Events

Elizabeth Snyder Photography Taking Part in Two Business-related Events

Elizabeth Snyder, owner of Elizabeth Snyder Photography LLC, will take part in a Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce event titled “Shine Bright For Business,” taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Lewiston Stone House, 755 Center St., Lewiston.

During this informational session, Snyder and her assistant, Imani Burnett, will discuss the importance of professional headshots and portraits in today’s business world. “A professional headshot is key in connecting you with your clients,” said Snyder. “Please join us for a discussion on why your brand can't afford a ‘selfie.’ We’ll also share some fun stories from the portrait world!”

AAA WCNY, AT&T & NYS Police Team Up with WNY Officials to Host Distracted Driving Awareness Day

 AAA WCNY, AT&T & NYS Police Team Up with WNY Officials to Host Distracted Driving Awareness Day

York State Senators Chris Jacobs and Michael Ranzenhofer, AAA Western and Central New York, New York State Police and AT&T teamed up to raise awareness for AAA’s 100 Deadliest Days (the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen crash fatalities historically climb 15 percent compared to the rest of the year), as well as AT&T’s “It Can Wait” public education campaign and NYS distracted driving laws.

Distracted Driving Awareness Day in Western New York was hosted June 1 at AAA WCNY headquarters, where young drivers, parents and all those who visited the Amherst AAA were educated about the dangers of distracted driving.

NFB Publishing Releases Patch of Sunlight by Kevin Richard White

NFB Publishing Releases Patch of Sunlight by Kevin Richard White

Patch of Sunlight by Pennsylvania author Kevin Richard White is the latest release from Buffalo-based NFB Publishing.

White is the author of the novels Steep Drop and The Face of a Monster, also released by NFB Publishing. His short fiction has been published by Akashic Books, Tahoe Writers Works, Crack The Spine, Lunch Ticket and Cactus Heart Press, among others. He is a contributor to the indie music magazine Manifesto of Sound and is the head editor of Viewfinder Literary Magazine.