first_img ‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett Sep 10, 2020 NASA Features Belizean Scientist, Emil Cherrington and… You may be interested in… Warnings of high surf, large waves, rip currents and floods have been issued several Member States, but there is no tsunami alert for the Region, contrary to information that has been circulating that some 30 countries are on tsunami alert following a large earthquake in Costa Rica. High tides and unusually large waves were also registered in Barbados, The Bahamas and Dominica. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Make COVID Recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and… Sep 4, 2020center_img Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Over the past few weeks, the Caribbean has been experiencing unusually high tides, massive waves, flooding and coastal erosion. Even as preparations are underway for the upcoming hurricane season that is predicted to be another active one, concern is high across the Region at the manifestation of the changing climate. Late February, coastal erosion resulted in the collapse of about 18 000 square metres, the destruction of homes and the evacuation of families in Cedros, a seaside area in Trinidad and Tobago. The Trinidad Express in an editorial on 1 March, 2018, said that there were reports that waves from the sea were climbing higher, pounding the shore, and causing severe undermining. In Guyana last week, unusually large waves slammed the sea defence along the West Coast of Demerara, and caused heavy flooding in surrounding areas. Reflections on Climate Resilience in the Caribbean and indications for innovative Approaches(Global Frontier Advisory and Development Services (GOFAD), 13 September) The Bahamas tragedy following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian has brought into stark reality the unrelenting havoc that natural disasters have wreaked on the Caribbean Region in recent years.  The  Special Report on Climate Change and Land ( SRCCL) from…September 18, 2019In “Indepth”UPDATE on Hurricane Dorian and The Bahamas Tragedy(GOFAD, 6 September 2019) Since this Blog was written on Tuesday September 3, the death toll has risen to 30 and the extend of the damage is captured in the video link below . According to Dr Duane Sands , Minister of Health the mortality rate is likely to be…September 9, 2019In “Features”Stakes high for CARICOM at COP21(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     “Unless we can get the countries that are the major emitters of green house gases to commit to more ambitious reductions, the Caribbean will be confronted with more extreme storms and hurricanes, more frequent and prolonged droughts, dangerous sea-level rise that will wash away…November 28, 2015In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsApp Oct 7, 2020 Sep 3, 2020last_img read more

first_img Matt Loede Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. BROOKLYN, OHIO – The Mentor Cardinals wrapped up a memorable 2019 Baron Cup Sunday skating to a solid 7-2 win over the Rocky River Pirates, taking home the trophy as the Baron Cup I Champions.Mentor didn’t make it easy on themselves getting to the title game, as they overcame a game North Olmsted team in their first game winning 7-4. Then on Saturday evening they played what might have been the most memorable Baron Cup game in a number of years, as they won a 2-1 decision in a game against the Hudson Explorers that went five overtimes. Sunday was a little different, as they got off to a quick start against the number two seeded Pirates, and led it 2-1 after one, and then 5-2 after the second period. Mentor came out strong and firing from the get go, and took a 1-0 lead with 10:30 left in the first period as Evan McBride found the back of the net with Andrew McBride getting credit on the assist.The Cardinals continued to control play midway through the period, and scored again with 8:12 to play in the first, this time Andrew McBride got the tip in unassisted making it a 2-0 affair. Things calmed down for Rocky River and the Pirates got back into the game with a goal to cut it to 2-1 with Hayden Weaver getting the goal and Zach Pejeau grabbing the assist with 5:51 remaining in the period. The first period ended with the Rocky River leading in shots on goal 10-8. The Cardinals pushed the lead to 3-1 in the second as Jack Heller lit the lamp, getting an assist from Mason Klammer 2:17 into the period.They made it 4-1 at the 7:50 mark, as Luke Jeffery, the hero from the five overtime game Saturday who scored the game-winner, got credit for the goal with Heller on the assist. River was able to draw a penalty, with just under five minutes left in the period, and took advantage of it as Danny Asmar buried the puck for the goal, Luke Witzigreuter and Tommy Kelly each getting assists making it 4-2. Mentor pushed it back to a three-goal led at 5-2 with 1:12 left in the second, as Jack O’Donnell scored with assists from Chad Burkett and Marco Toth. Jeffery and the Cardinals continued rolling in the third period, as he put in a goal with 10:53 to play, making it a 6-3 game. Henry Cseh was on the assist for the Cardinals.The final goal to make it 7-2 went to Evan McBride, as he sneaked one in with just 90 seconds to play, Andrew McBride and Toth on the assist. Check out the photos below of the Baron Cup I title game between Mentor and Rocky River!center_img Related TopicsMentor CardinalsRocky River Pirateslast_img read more

first_imgPhoto by James Devaney/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Adam Sandler is sticking to the courts. After logging an award-winning role as a basketball-obsessed gambling addict in Uncut Gems, the Saturday Night Live veteran has been cast to play the lead in the Lebron James-produced Netflix film Hustle. In the movie, Sandler will portray an American basketball scout who is unjustly fired after discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player abroad. He and the player return to the U.S. to prove that they both have what it takes to make it in the NBA. A release date has not yet been announced.In real life, Sandler is a massive basketball fan, whose friendly games at his home turned attracted famous friends from the worlds of sports and Hollywood. Henry Winkler, who became a staple in Sandler’s movies, once revealed to ABC Audio that a name-drop from one of Sandler’s most famous songs led to an invite to one of these games — and a huge job. “I called him to thank him for putting me in his ‘Hanukkah Song,’” Winkler recalls. “And then he called me and he invited me to his house because they play basketball and I met Jim Carrey there and Brad Pitt there. And then he asked me to be in The Waterboy.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_imgPhoto by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images(LOS ANGELES) — Ron Jeremy has been charged with forcibly raping three women and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents dating back to 2014, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced in a press release on Tuesday.The 67-year-old adult film star, born Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, is accused of forcibly raping a 25-year-old woman at a home in West Hollywood in May 2014, according to the release. Prosecutors further allege Jeremy sexually assaulted two other women, ages 33 and 46, on separate occasions at a bar in West Hollywood in 2017.Jeremy has also been accused of forcibly raping a 30-year-old woman at the same West Hollywood bar in July 2019.The District Attorney’s Office also declined a case against Hyatt due to insufficient evidence stemming from an incident in 2016, according to Lacey.The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.In 2017, Rolling Stone reported that Jeremy had been accused of sexual misconduct and sexual assault by more than a dozen women. The magazine noted that “a handful of these allegations have previously surfaced in the media,” with some dating back to 1997.Jeremy denied the allegations and issued a statement to Rolling Stone at the time, in which he called the allegations “pure lies or buyer’s remorse.”“I have never and would never rape anyone,” he added.  “All serious allegations have been investigated by police and dismissed by judges, as have most of the accusations of ‘groping.’ I have never been charged nor spent one day in court for any of this.”By George CostantinoCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more