Dolores Park Fridays – A Weekly Series

first_imgPhoto by Mallory Newman. Megha, visiting from Chicago, Zara, an SF native, and Jyoti, starting residency soon, are out enjoying the day ahead of their Napa trip this weekend.Photo by Mallory Newman. That’s it for our first installment of Dolores Park Fridays. You can catch us out there next Friday as well. Also check out our coverage of last week’s PRIDE celebrations on Friday and Saturday. 0% Subscribe to Mission Local’s daily newsletterEmail Address Tags: dolores park Share this: FacebookTwitterRedditemail,0% Mission Local kicks off our first installment of Dolores Park Fridays where we head out to Dolores Park to see what people are up to. For real time updates check out our Instagram, Twitter or Facebook on Friday afternoons. Photo by Mallory Newman.center_img A few hundred people spread out over 16 acres makes for an enjoyable 70 degree afternoon in the park. Luis and Marianela are taking the day off after dropping their son off at summer camp. They live in Outer Sunset and like to escape the fog and enjoy the Mission culture. Dolores Park Fridays – June 29, 2018 from Mallory on Vimeo.Bob comes here every day to walk his great-dog-daughter Aurora. He’s recently had a German tourist that he met here write a song about him, “So, I’m pretty much famous,” he says.Photo by Mallory Newman. Pride at Dolores Park from Mission Local on Vimeo. Dolores Park Fridays – June 29, 2018 from Mallory on Vimeo.last_img read more

SAINTS head over to Leeds this evening for what is

first_imgSAINTS head over to Leeds this evening for what is set to be a pulsating First Utility Super League clash.Last 10 meetings:Leeds 20, St Helens 13 (SLSF, 2/10/15)Leeds 18, St Helens 32 (SLS8-R4, 4/9/15)Leeds 24, St Helens 14 (CCSF, 31/7/15) (at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington)Leeds 46, St Helens 18 (SLR20, 3/7/15)St Helens 16, Leeds 41 (SLR11, 17/4/15)Leeds 12, St Helens 13 (SLR25, 29/8/14)Leeds 32, St Helens 12 (CCR5, 26/4/14)St Helens 14, Leeds 10 (SLR7, 28/3/14)Leeds 11, St Helens 10 (SLPSF, 20/9/13)Leeds 22, St Helens 30 (SLR15, 20/5/13)Super League Summary:Leeds won 28 (includes wins in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 Grand Finals; 1998, 2005, 2013 and 2015 play-offs)St Helens won 31 (includes wins in 1999, 2001, 2007 and 2008 play-offs)Highs and Lows:Leeds highest score: 74-16 (H, 2001) (Widest margin: 70-0, H, 2004)St Helens highest score: 62-18 (H, 1999) (Widest margin: 56-10, H, 2004)Try-Scoring Runs:Matty Dawson (1-2-1) has scored tries Saints’ last three matches.Point-Scoring Run:Luke Walsh has the longest scoring streak in the game, having registered points in St Helens’ last 18 matches.His scoring streak began with five goals and a field goal in a 35-34 home win against Huddersfield on July 10 2015.Walsh last failed to score in Saints’ 46-18 defeat at Leeds on July 3 2015.First Utility Super League Leading Scorers:Tries:1 Corey Thompson (Widnes Vikings) 102 Denny Solomona (Castleford Tigers) 93 Stefan Marsh (Widnes Vikings) 84 Josh Griffin (Salford Red Devils) 65 = Junior Sa’u (Salford Red Devils), Ben Currie (Warrington Wolves) 5Goals:1 Rhys Hanbury (Widnes Vikings) 282 Luke Walsh (St Helens) 213 = Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers), Kurt Gidley (Warrington Wolves), Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 19Goals Percentage: 1 Kurt Gidley (Warrington Wolves) 95.00 (19/20)2 Jordan Lilley (Leeds Rhinos) 83.33 (10/12)3 Pat Richards (Catalans Dragons) 80.95 (17/21)4 Gareth O’Brien (Salford Red Devils) 80.00 (12/15)5 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 79.16 (19/24)Points:1 Rhys Hanbury (Widnes Vikings) 722 Pat Richards (Catalans Dragons) 503 Luke Walsh (St Helens) 434 Kurt Gidley (Warrington Wolves) 425 Corey Thompson (Widnes Vikings) 40last_img read more

This weekend is Super Leagues annual State of Min

first_imgThis weekend is Super League’s annual State of Mind round, the only round of fixtures dedicated to mental fitness awareness in UK sport.The England average suicide rate is 15.3 per 100,000 population. In St Helens, it is 27.1 while in Widnes it is 10.7The rate of suicide in the Catalans area (23.1) is higher than the France average (16.9).Dr Phil Cooper, co-founder and trustee of State of Mind, said: “The reason State of Mind was formed was to try and prevent one more person taking their own life. There is always work to do as you can see from the Super League club table of rates of recorded suicides in Super League club areas.“The State of Mind – Offload round of fixtures are one way to get the message across that it’s ok to offload safely and it can have great results in your personal life. There are plenty of opportunities to get help and support that people can access.”It is estimated that the average cost per completed suicide for those of working age only in England is £1.67m.Each suicide is estimated to impact a substantial number of people and men are three times more likely to take their own lives.Since its formation in 2010, State of Mind, along with the RFL and North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust know of 31 men who have told us that the presence of State of Mind has changed their mind about taking their own life.This equates to a potential saving of £51.7m.Rugby League Male Suicide Rates 2014-2016PositionClubEngland AverageSuicides per 100,000 Population1St. Helens15.327.12Catalan Dragons16.9 (France Average)23.13Hull FC15.320.54Hull KR15.320.55Castleford15.318.56Wakefield15.318.57Leeds15.318.38Wigan15.318.19Salford15.317.210Huddersfield15.315.211Warrington15.314.212Widnes15.310.7The information contained above comes from the Office of National Statistics (December, 2017)Note: Wakefield and Castleford come under the same local area as do Hull FC and Hull KR.For information and support on your mental health, visit www.stateofmindsport.orglast_img read more

Captain Eddy Hanemans compass donated to museum

first_imgWRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History received a special donation this afternoon.Blair Poteate and his wife donated a compass that was once owned by Captain Eddy Haneman.- Advertisement – This captain is known for establishing deep sea fishing on our coast.This compass came off of his first charter boat dating back to the 40’s and 50’s.Poteate said he bought the compass at an auction.Related Article: North Carolina’s freshwater fish record falls after 36 years“Well it’s the most awesome piece of Captain Eddy Haneman’s past that I’ve seen and it surfaced late and when I saw it, I knew I had to have it,” Poteate said.Poteate said he donated the compass because he wants everyone to enjoy it.last_img read more

North Topsail Beach Town Manager submits resignation

first_imgNorth Topsail Beach logo (Photo: NTB) NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WWAY) — North Topsail Beach Town Manager Stuart Turille submitted a letter of resignation last Friday and will take effect at the start of the new year.Turille indicated he is open to staying longer “if necessary to maintain organizational continuity and equilibrium in work load.” He indicated that he has met all of the goals he made for the organization over the last year and indicated “it is time for a change.” Turille has worked for the Town since April 2013.- Advertisement – Daniel Tuman, who was elected mayor in November, was mayor at the time Turille was hired. “I found him to be a hard-working and dedicated employee. I wish him the best of luck for the future,” stated Tuman.Current Mayor Pro Tem Richard Macartney has served the Town the entire time Turille was manager. “This announcement surprised me as Turille has a great record of accomplishment in this town but I respect his desire to improve his professional development.”The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen is expected to discuss how the Town will proceed in a closed session at its December 6 regular meeting.last_img read more

Local Diners DriveIns and Dives episodes start airing

first_imgThe “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” website features Ceviche’s recipe for Ropa Viejo. (Photo: WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More than two months after celebrity chef Guy Fieri came to town, one of the restaurants he visited will be featured tonight on the Food Network.The “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” episode “Lights-Out Latin” features Ceviche’s near Wrightsville Beach.- Advertisement – A description of the episode touts Ceviche’s as “a funky joint cooking up the flavors of Panama.” It airs tonight at 9 on Food Network.An episode next week will feature the Copper Penny in downtown Wilmington.The episode with Something Fishy debuts April 27.Related Article: Pizza bagels, gum and bottled water could soon be labeled ‘healthy’Fork ‘n’ Cork’s duck wings will make their Food Network debut May 4.Fieri’s visit to Sweet ‘n’ Savory hits your TV May 25.Fieri shot the segments in late January.last_img read more

Food truck rodeo at Ogden Park to rope in largest crowd yet

first_img All your local favorites will be there, as well as, new trucks coming all the way from Raleigh.The event is free to attend. All you need is an empty stomach and money to buy food and drinks. It’s happening from noon to 5 p.m.The food trucks will give a portion of their sales for the day back to the Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County.Related Article: Giant cross washes ashore along Florida beachClick here to check out all the food trucks that will be there. People order food at the Ogden Food Truck Rodeo (Photo: WWAY) OGDEN, NC (WWAY) — Get ready to get your grub on this weekend! The largest food truck rodeo in southeastern North Carolina rolls back to Ogden Park Sunday.Nearly 30 food trucks will be on site along with live music by Boba Funk.- Advertisement – last_img read more

NASCAR driver takes to the sea with Coast Guard

first_img Bowman continued the Charlotte Motor Speedway’s “Mission 600” tradition of saluting America’s military with his visit to the US Coast Guard Station at Wrightsville Beach.“It gives you a really big appreciation for what these guys do and everything they do to protect our country and to help people that need their help, so it’s really interesting to see everything that goes into it,” Bowman said.He got search and rescue training and even took the boat for a test drive alongside his pit crew. One member of the Coast Guard, Ian Callahan, said it was a fun day taking them out to sea.Related Article: Oceanic Restaurant ready to dive in on Mother’s Day“This is the first thing like this I’ve ever done, so it’s good to see people ride around in boats. Race cars are way different than boats, so it’s a good time to take people out and show them what the Coast Guard does on a daily basis,” Callahan said.Bowman also unveiled the car he will drive in the Coca-Cola 600, a race that celebrates those who serve.“It’s awesome. It’s great to know that people are out there supporting us for what we do on a day-to-day basis and it just makes us feel appreciated,” Callahan said.The race is in Charlotte on Memorial Day. WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — NASCAR Driver Alex Bowman made a pit stop at Wrightsville Beach Thursday to spend some time with the US Coast Guard.“Definitely different, you know, much different driving with a joystick than with a steering wheel and pedals,” Bowman said.- Advertisement – last_img read more

Holiday travel underway in the Cape Fear

first_img00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Holiday travel all across the Cape Fear is well underway.Whether it’s home for the holiday or where ever that big meal is going to be, folks are hitting the air or roads to get there.- Advertisement – A new Volvo-Harris Poll finds that 45% of Americans will travel more than five hours this holiday season.A majority of them preferring to hit the road instead of going by air.ILM is expecting another busy Thanksgiving travel week. Many people coming to see family of course.Related Article: Church prepares Thanksgiving meal for Chadbourn community“It’s cold and rainy and very cold,” said Michaeline Warmkessel who flew down from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Tuesday evening. “One day with 8 inches of snow. Got to get rid of that. Get away from it, far away. Other than that, I’m very happy to be here where it’s warm. I hope it’s warm.”This will mark the first year ILM will have United Airlines offering flights to places like Washington D.C. and Chicago.last_img read more

Uber starts rollout of ride scheduling

first_imgUber Bug Bounty Program launched on Tuesday 22, March 2016. Image Credit: TheRideShareGuy Advertisement Hello people, you can now book your ride up to 30 days in advance!However before you celebrate, know that the option is available for those with an Uber for business account and are living in Seattle.But business travelers in San Francisco will soon be able to access the new feature too. – Advertisement – The pricing for the scheduled ride is going to be exactly the same as Uber X.This is to be rolled out globally in top cities for business travel.The company this week rolled out its operations in Accra Ghana, making it the 467th city globally to have the service.last_img read more