Attorney Steve Barnes, who founded the nationally-known Cellino & Barnes personal injury law firm, died in a small plane crash along with his niece, Elizabeth Barnes.
Police responded to a 911 call about a possible crash at 11:46 a.m. Friday near Pembroke, east of Buffalo, New York, according to the Genesee County Sheriff William A. Sheron Jr.
“Neighbors described seeing and hearing a plane heading from east to west,” Sheron said.
“It sounded like a loud winding noise as the plane was then observed going over a wooded area, [and] dropped from the sky. There was a loud crash and a fireball.”
“All of a sudden, we just heard this big boom, felt it,” Olivia Metz, who lives nearby, told CNN affiliate News Spectrum.
“Then my mom yelled and I
The performance takes place on Saturday, October 10th at 12 Noon ET via Zoom.
Join singer/musical director and sheet music archivist Michael Lavine on Saturday, October 10th at 12 Noon ET for an American Popular Song Society program honoring the Broadway composer and cabaret artist Arthur Siegel.
Arthur wrote the music for many of the songs in the NEW FACES Broadway shows of 1952, 1956, 1962 and 1968. He mainly collaborated with June Carroll, but in later years, Arthur wrote with other lyricists. He musically directed most of Ben Bagley’s Revisited cd’s over the years, providing arrangements and also singing on them! Michael will be joined by a number of stars from Broadway and Cabaret, who will be presenting songs by Arthur. Michael will also tell some stories of his friendship with Arthur. Performers lined up to entertain: Steven Brinberg, Fay DeWitt, Natalie Douglas, Jay Aubrey Jones, Jon Peterson, T.
New Brunswick’s only clinic offering abortions outside of hospitals and family care practice Clinic 554 has closed its doors to most of its patients. The New Brunswick Medical Society now says this loss will create a gap in health-care services.
The clinic ended most care on Sept. 30, but some publicly-funded services are still offered to a few vulnerable patients with complex care.
“I am still seeing some people,” said Clinic 554
The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission has given a $25,000 grant to the Historical Society of Perry County that will be used to continue planning for the preservation of the Clarks Ferry Tavern in Duncannon, according to a commission announcement.
“Our thanks to the Friends of Clark’s Ferry Tavern, our elected officials, donors and board of the historical society,” its President Glenn Holliman said in an email informing everyone of the grant. “This is a major step forward.”
The historical society and the Friends of Clarks Ferry Tavern community group have been planning for several years to stabilize, preserve and fix the Market Street building that dates to the late 1700s. The tavern is one of the oldest buildings standing in the county and reflects all that remains of a once important business empire that contributed to the county’s early growth, and as a waypoint during westward expansion of the
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There is something about having a pet that helps brighten a day, relieves stress and brings love to a family.
At the Humane Society of North Central Florida, the adoptions are at 90% of where they would ordinarily be in a non-pandemic environment. An impressive rate considering how COVID-19 has made life more challenging.
But make no mistake, area residents love their dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.
“We have been presently surprised by how many adoptions we have been able to do,” said Margot DeConna, director of advancement at the Humane Society of North Florida. “Since March 16, when our shelter closed for two months, we have done 1,000 adoptions.”
Those interested in adopting cannot just go to the Humane Society on Northwest Sixth Street and pick their dog or cat. First, go to the Humane Society of North Central Florida’s website and choose
The Third Day: Autumn
9.30am, Sky Arts
Immersive theatre pioneers Punchdrunk collaborate on this one-take, real-time live special of the eerie drama miniseries The Third Day. As Sam (Jude Law) found his reality increasingly merging with visions of bloody horror, he sought to escape the unnerving island in the closing part of the previous section, Summer. With things ending on a typically uncertain note, he is now joined by fellow cast member Katherine Waterston as well as singer Florence Welch in an acting role for this marathon 12-hour event. Ammar Kalia
IRL With Team Charlene
ITV newsreader Charlene White is on a mission to educate kids about racism and help them reject fake news. In this lively show she tackles questions about the Black Lives Matter movement, why people have different skin colours and other queries that TikTok and Instagram can’t be trusted to answer. Hannah Verdier
Video: Activists fear abortion decision could be revisited by conservative Supreme Court (Sky News Australia)
Wojciech Sadurski does not immediately seem like a danger to a foreign government. By day the internationally renowned legal scholar is Challis chair of jurisprudence at the University of Sydney. By night he posts videos on YouTube of his other passion – playing drums on jazz standards.
But the 70-year-old professor has had to pay attention to a more disturbing drumbeat since the ruling party and public broadcaster of his home country, Poland, sued him for defamation over tweets accusing them separately of indulging far-right nationalists and harassing the government’s political opponents.
On Friday Sadurski was due to be cross-examined remotely from a Warsaw courtroom, in the first hearing of one of three cases against him that have added
REFORM Alliance, the criminal justice reform organization co-founded by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, rapper Meek Mill, entrepreneur Michael Rubin and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, is celebrating its first significant legislative victory this week: a probation reform bill signed into law by California’s governor.
“It’s an incredible step forward in fixing our broken probation system,” Rubin told Yahoo News in a video interview. “Today there’s 6.7 million people in the criminal justice system, 4.5 million people on probation and 2.2 million in prison. There’s been so much good work done on fixing some of the problems on the prison and jail issues, but there’s been really nobody focused on how do you fix probation? How do you fix parole?”
AB 1950, signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, will limit adult probation sentences to a maximum of one year for misdemeanor offenses and two years for felony
The Duggan administration made national headlines last week, but it wasn’t for anything the Mayor will use in his next “State of the City” address.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and his team were named the most secretive publicly funded agency or person in the country by the Investigative Reporters and Editors journalism association, earning its “Golden Padlock” award.
The group cited the administration’s handling of public documents having to do with Make Your Date, a maternal health organization that worked with the city to fight infant mortality.
A Free Press investigation in 2019 showed how the administration directed $358,000 in city grant to Make Your Date and had staff raise money for the nonprofit, which is led by a woman with ties to Duggan. During the course of its investigation, the Free Press learned that the administration had attempted
Since more people decided to stay home when the coronavirus outbreak spread, they were spending less money. If people were out, fear of catching the virus kept them from touching many things, including loose change at the register.
As Americans made more non-cash purchases, headlines of a coin shortage followed.
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“The coins aren’t getting to where they need to be,” said Harvard business professor Shelle Santana.
In 2018, non-cash transactions, including debit cards, credit cards, electronic payments and checks, totaled more than 174 billion. In 2015, that number was 30.5 billion less.
“It’s just faster,” Santana said. “It’s faster for the consumer and faster for the seller. So if your cashier isn’t having to count coins in particular,