Challenge Adds Two 700x30C Gravel Bike Tires

first_imgChallenge’s Almanzo and Eroica are two new 700x30c wide gravel road race tires. Eroica is named after a race in Tuscany, Italy. It’s got a 260tpi casing and comes in at 340g for the tubular ($110) and 320g for the open clincher ($76). Available in black and skinwall. Almanzo is named after a US gravel race and is a slightly narrower version of the Grifo XS. Same basic specs as the Eroica but with a more aggressive tread pattern.Pics and more below… Both have dual puncture protection using a new material, one layer directly under the tread and another (red) inside the casing. Available now. Latex tubes now available outside of a tubular tire. They’re completely seamless. Road tube is 65g and cyclocross version (wider) is 75g. They launched this past season, but production wasn’t up to demand so they’re ramping up.last_img read more

Off-Broadway’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Extends a Second Time

first_img The world premiere of Alexis Scheer’s comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended again. Recently announced to play an additional week through October 27, the production will now conclude its limited run on November 3 at off-Broadway’s McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Whitney White directs the co-production of Second Stage and WP Theater that officially opened on September 24.The play follows teenage girls gathering in an abandoned treehouse trying to summon the ghost of Pablo Escobar.The company includes Malika Samuel (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Carmen Berkeley (Scorch), Daniel Duque-Estrada (Recent Alien Abductions), Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia) and Rebecca Jimenez (Leveling Up).The production features scenic design by Yu-Hsuan Chen, costume design by Andrew Jean, lighting design by Lucrecia Briceno and sound design by Fan Zhang, with intimacy and fight direction by Judi Lewis Ockler. Rebecca Jimenez, Carmen Berkeley, Malika Samuel and Alyssa May Gold in Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (Photo: Jeremy Daniel) View Commentslast_img read more

Vermont Gas reports growth in new residential and business customers

first_imgVermont Gas Systems Inc,Vermont Gas is experiencing record customer growth based on heating costs that are about 50 percent lower than fuel oil or propane, award-winning energy efficiency programs, and reduced carbon emissions.2013 was another strong year of growth for Vermont’s only natural gas utility.’  This year Vermont Gas welcomed almost 1,300 new residential and more than 160 business customers within its current service area in Chittenden and Franklin counties.‘Many of our customers come to us because we can cut their heating bills in half,’ said Don Gilbert, president of Vermont Gas. ‘They end up staying with Vermont Gas because we offer a more affordable, cleaner and safer option to heat Vermont homes and businesses, award winning efficiency services and consistently high customer service rankings.’The Shelburne Sugarworks is one of the new customers to switch from oil to natural gas.’ ‘  Owner Steve Palmer was looking for ways to cut his fuel bills and have a cleaner process and, after much research, decided to convert.‘Maple syrup is a tradition and a staple in Vermont and we at the Shelburne Sugarworks look to find creative ways to help keep our costs down,’ said Steve Palmer.’  ‘When we switched from oil to natural gas we cut our fuel bill in half and, believe me, we use a lot of fuel to get from 40 gallons of sap to a gallon of Vermont’s finest syrup.’  Lower costs for us mean savings for our customers.’  It just makes sense.’Mr. Palmer is not alone.’  In the past six years, people from Enosburg, Richmond, Hinesburg, Underhill and Jericho have switched to natural gas from propane or oil, saving 43% to 54% in heating costs.Vermont Gas serves almost 50,000 customers in Franklin and Chittenden counties and is currently working to expand service into Addison and Rutland counties through the Addison-Rutland Natural Gas Project.’  The company’s long heritage for safe and reliable operations includes its award-winning energy efficiency programs, which reduce energy use while saving current customers $13 million annually for homes and businesses.’  For more information about the Addison-Rutland Natural Gas Project, visit is external).vermont Gas 12.4.2013last_img read more

Vermont gets $400,000 from DOJ for school safety

first_imgVermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Public Safety is receiving $400,000 from the Department of Justice to fund new school safety initiatives. The DPS said in a statement that federal grants will pay for programs that allow the whole community to play a role in protecting schools.”There’s no single strategy to follow to make our schools safe,” Vermont Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Anderson said.  “School safety is not just about locking doors – it requires partnerships at the local level in order to ensure the network that supports our children is strong and has the tools it needs.  These funds will help us continue with a multi-faceted approach to ensuring our kids enjoy a safe learning environment.”$173,000 awarded to the Vermont State Police will establish a School Safety Tip Line.  This new tool will enable students, teachers, school staff, and community members to report school violence threats anonymously via a web portal or phone line.  The system will have the ability to prioritize tips based on keywords that could indicate a specific risk.  These keywords could be region specific, and include school names or names of specific persons making threats.Vermont Emergency Management is receiving $230,000 to expand and support the SurviVermont program statewide.  SurviVermont was developed by several local and state agencies in St. Albans, and the program engages the whole community in school safety.  VEM and the Vermont School Safety Center will work with the partners that have made this local program such a success to bring together teachers, students, and the public at large on school violence prevention, response, and recovery through public forums and education.SurviVermont will familiarize the public on the principles of the national “See Something, Say Something” ( is external)), “Run, Hide, Fight” ( is external)), and “Stop the Bleed” ( is external)) programs to help the them help themselves and others before, during, and after school violence events.These funds require a 25% state match and are in addition to $4-million in state grants awarded to schools this summer to upgrade school safety infrastructure, and $1-million devoted to school safety planning, training, and exercise.Source: Vermont Emergency Management. 10.8.2018last_img read more

‘We are intrinsically vulnerable’ – Belize Minister of…

first_imgMinister of Agriculture of Belize, the Hon. Godwin Hulse has expressed condolences to The Bahamas, parts of which were devastated following the passage of Category Five Hurricane Dorian in August.Speaking on Monday, 30 September, at the Opening Ceremony of the 12th Regional Agricultural Planners’ Forum in Belize, the Minister recalled the devastation on Grand Bahama and Abaco, and also referred to the experiences of his own country with natural disasters.“We are intrinsically vulnerable,” he told delegates at the two-day Forum while stressing that the Region needed to take steps to protect itself and find a way to work with the changing climate and changing conditions.“No matter what we do, a hurricane sitting off the coast of Belize that spans from north to south, can wipe out everything we have…” he said, pointing out “we cannot fight Mother Nature”. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Agriculture needs to be business-oriented – Planners’ ForumThe private sector as the centre of agriculture and food production was the recurring theme as the 12th Regional Agricultural Planners’ Forum began Monday at the Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. Speakers at the opening ceremony of the two-day Forum zeroed in on issues such as…October 1, 2019In “Agriculture”Where are the women?The experiences of women in agriculture and their limited numbers in the sector were highlighted on Tuesday at the ICT and Innovation in Agriculture segment of the 12th Regional Agricultural Planners’ Forum, prompting one delegate to ask “where are the women?” The question from the floor arose during the presentation…October 2, 2019In “Agriculture”Solid Policy Decisions on Agri-Business Expected From Agriculture Talks In BelizeFrank discussions are anticipated between the private sector and policymakers at regional agricultural meetings in Belize this week. A two-day Regional Planners’ Forum on Agriculture, under the theme ‘Capitalising on the new frontier in global agriculture’ starts the week of activities on 30 September. Solid policy decisions are expected to flow from…September 29, 2019In “Agriculture”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

Patriotic Mouse Spotted Today In North Community

first_imgA tall mouse known to many as Mickey is spotted this morning all decked out for the Fourth of July holiday in North Community. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.comlast_img

Sweet Charities

first_imgCamp SoulGrowCamp SoulGrow, a non-profit enrichment workshop camp for all kids, will hold its fourth annual benefit at The Palm in East Hampton on Thursday, June 21, from 6 to 8 PM. Tickets are $60 in advance and $70 at the door. The event includes open bar, complimentary menu, and a silent auction. Visit SolsticeCelebrate the Summer Solstice Kickoff and art opening reception co-hosted by The Ellen Hermanson Foundation and The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton on Saturday, June 23, from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, go to or call 212-840-0916.Get WildThe Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center’s gala, “Get Wild,” will be held on Saturday, June 23, from 5 to 7 PM. The event will be hosted by Joan and Bernard Carl at Little Orchard in Southampton. The event will honor Susan McGraw Keber and Jay Schneiderman. For more info and tickets, visit for Jennings Jazz for Jennings 2018, a fabulous afternoon of food, wine, and extraordinary jazz on the grounds of the Watermill Center, will be held on Sunday, June 24, from 12:30 to 4 PM.Jazz for Jennings is named for the late legendary news anchor Peter Jennings, and honors his commitment to the community, especially the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center. The benefit, now in its fourth year, has raised critical funds to support the center’s all-important educational, recreational, and enrichment programs. For tickets and more info, visit on, The Jam Session, which produces shows every Thursday night at Bay Burger in Sag Harbor, will be featuring the J4J Evan Sherman Band at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett from 7 to 10 PM to benefit the center. Tickets are available at HillStony Hill Stables, owned and operated by the Hotchkiss family for more than five decades, will host its annual benefit on Saturday, June 30, from 6 to 8 PM on the pastoral grounds of Stony Hill Stables, located in Amagansett on Town Lane. The Stony Hill Stables Foundation, a not-for-profit organization created to promote equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults in the East End community, continues to be the only stable on Long Island to offer this unique scholarship program.American PicnicThe 31st annual Southampton Fresh Air Home’s American Picnic with fireworks by Grucci will be held on Saturday, June 30, at 7 PM. Festivities include picnic, music, dancing, and spectacular fireworks over Shinnecock Bay. For tickets and more info, visit The PalmsEast End Hospice presents “Under The Palms,” its annual summer gala, on Saturday, June 30, from 7 to 11 PM at the Jeffreys residence in Quogue. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, dancing, casino games, and a silent auction. For tickets and more info visit For EllenHampton Racquet Tennis Club and Summer Camp in East Hampton will host “Play For Ellen” to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Foundation on Saturday, June 30, 11 AM to 3 PM. The family day of play includes adult round robin, match play for kids, BBQ, and children’s activities. Beginners are welcome. Tickets are $50 per family and $20 per individual. Visit for tickets or call 212-840-0916.Heart of the HamptonsHeart of the Hamptons is asking the community to help a Southampton community member who has lost both his legs to Type 1 diabetes and needs to purchase a new wheelchair accessible van. The organization is looking to raise a minimum of $10,000 to go toward the van purchase. Checks can be made payable to Bussani Mobility in Smithtown and mailed to 401 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787. Checks can also be written to HOH.Deadline for submissions is Thursday at 9 AM. Email to Sharelast_img read more

Promising start for first quarter

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Vallourec Delivers Premium Line Pipe for Egina Field

first_imgVallourec has started delivering premium line pipe for the offshore Egina field, operated by Total Upstream Nigeria.The Egina oil field is located 130km off the coast of Nigeria, in 1,750 m water depth. The field is currently under development and the production is scheduled to begin at the end of 2017.Vallourec has started delivering its first tons of premium subsea line pipe, out of a package of 24,000 tons that the Group has been awarded for this offshore project. 16,000 tons of flowlines will be used as production, water injection and gas export lines. Additional 8,000 tons of seamless line pipe will follow for a riser pipe-in-pipe construction.Supporting local content Vallourec is supplying the flowlines to Bell Oil & Gas, a Nigerian oil and gas services company. As part of the Nigerian Human Capacity Development program, Vallourec is providing training for young Nigerian engineers on pipe production and their applications. Consequently, Vallourec has proven to comply with the Nigerian local content requirements relating to this project.Dominique Richardot, Director of Vallourec’s Pipe Project division, said:“We are honored to participate in this complex offshore project and to demonstrate the Group’s leading position to deliver premium tubular solutions and services required to ensure the successful development of projects in the most challenging environments. By providing training to the Nigerian workforce, we also contribute to the development of the local content to this project.” [mappress]Press Release, October 03, 2014last_img read more

PCN duo cements project

first_imgThe cargo was transported using 40 ft flat racks and the shipment required teamwork, planning and knowledge of both territories from Intertransport and Full Well.Intertransport is a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) representing Germany, while Full Well Freight is a network member for Cambodia.  www.intertransport.dewww.fullwell.bizwww.projectcargonetwork.comlast_img