Monthly Archives: December 2021

Celebrate the New Year with the Holiday Concert by Rob Mathes

Thousands of people have already watched the Rob Mathes Holiday Concert, available for just two weeks this year on YouTube. If you haven’t watched it yet, there are still a few days left to see the concert online before it is gone forever on January 5th. “Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, myself and a few of my ...

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Belfast Harbor area fire treated as accident

A fire that burned for four days in the Belfast Port area has been extinguished. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said on Friday that the fire at the East Twin Road Scrap Metal Recycling Center in Belfast had been brought under control. He said on Twitter that the blaze allegedly started accidentally and that firefighters worked “tirelessly” to ...

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Not a minute to lose: Father and son team up to rescue man trapped in car as fire breaks out | Family

BLOUNTVILLE – Angels exist and Christmas miracles happen. Just ask two families brought together by what both believe to be the hand of God to save an 89-year-old man from the burning wreckage of his car on Christmas Day. JD Winegar was on his way home from a family reunion when he lost control of his car, hit a tree ...

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Pollution ‘causing cancer’ skyrockets amid massive Belfast Wharf fire

Pollution from a range of illnesses skyrocketed in a massive fire that burned for two days in Belfast, environmental records show. Levels of fine particles called PM2.5, which have been linked to conditions such as cancer and lung disease, dropped from 6 microns per cubic meter to 88 microns in the span of four hours during the fire in the ...

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Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Christmas Day Rescue Successfully Ends in Uinta Mountains

Summit County Search and Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office responded on Christmas Eve to a report of a snowmobiler missing in the Thousand Peaks area above Weber Canyon. Search and rescue located the man on Christmas morning in the Moffat Basin. Summit County Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said the snowmobiler was separated from his party and spent the night in ...

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SeaWorld and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute continue five decades of advancing marine conservation with critical new research, continued reintroductions of a depleted species, and a response to more than 50 animals in distress

ORLANDO, Florida, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS) and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI), a non-profit scientific research organization committed to the conservation of marine life, is proud to share that in 2021, the partnership continued its five decades of promoting marine conservation with, among others, the publishing cutting-edge scientific research, continuing reintroductions ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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An avalanche closes Highway 89; I-80, Highway 50 remains closed; Search for missing Northstar skier – CBS San Francisco

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) – An intense winter storm front, causing strong winds and white blizzard conditions, continued to pound the Lake Tahoe area early Monday, triggering an avalanche that closed Highway 89 near Tahoe City and hampering the search for a missing Northstar skier. Palisades Tahoe Mountain Operations reported the avalanche – on Hwy 89 between Tahoe City and River ...

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75 for 75: Brodie to the rescue

“75 for 75” is a series of articles from the 49ers Museum highlighting legendary moments in 49ers history as part of the team’s 75th anniversary celebrations in 2021. The 49ers were chasing the third straight NFC West franchise crown in 1972 when an early-season injury to quarterback John Brodie put the brakes on their plans. Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Steve Spurrier, ...

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