first_imgOUR EDITOR’S NEW ROUTEBY BILL HAZELIPIn the late thirties and early forties I would pick up my spending money by selling papers. The Evansville Press printed several versions of the Red Streak and Blue Streak plus the regular editions. These special “hot Streaks” sold like war-time doughnuts. The two best two corners were the Greyhound Bus Station at third and Sycamore, the other hot corner was at Fourth and Main in front of the Walgreen drug and coffee store! Back in those days the war time news seemed to be happening everywhere and the people had to rely on the printed media and radio news. For most part the news reports were as accurate as possible and persons working in those areas of communications were highly regarded. Back in those days too were the facts that Journalists felt they had a responsibility to tell the unbiased truth regardless of which political party it might effect.Today, we receive news from many sources and these bits of information come with a price, its called viewer rating and each Journalists will lower themselves to slant any type of story to be first with the news. In 2016 the Journalists are regarded as circus barkers, fast money artists, and in some cases out right liars. So what does this have to do with the two best corners to sell paper? We have two editors, they basically are not needed. The Courier’s “opinion page” now carries stories from New York, Chicago, West coast, and the USA papers. local news for most parts are non-existing! Like the freight train Caboose Engineer, there are no need for editors and soon their Corporate, Gannet Publishing, will be sending out pink slips.The Courier’s two editors, Pate and Ethridge need to stake their claim to these newly rebuilt corners. Selling papers was my start and they can start their new career from these locations….. WISH THEM LUCK!EDITORS NOTE;  THIS LETTER WAS POSTED WITHOUT BIAS, EDITOR AND OPINON.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Sea Cliff Colonial Offers Old-World Grandeur for Modern Times

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York The Victorian Revival Colonial built in 1890 along tree-lined Carpenter Avenue in the artsy, waterfront Village of Sea Cliff was once owned by the Dugan family of Dugan’s Bakery fame.For those who may not know the history, the Dugan Brother’s Bakery made their fortune by inventing door-to-door bread delivery, until 1967 when they went out of business due in part to the rising popularity of grocery stores and the cost of home delivery. A piece of history remains, and today that same home is on the market for $3,900,000. The former owners kept the home’s integrity, keeping all the architectural detail that makes the home unique.“The new construction is a modern classic brick Colonial with a European elegance and style desired by today’s discerning global buyer,” explains Sharon Piscopia, a realtor with Laffey Fine Homes International, who is representing the property. “And, the owners spared no expense. Every detail is exquisite and reflects the beauty of an era gone by from the hand-beveled stone to the handcrafted coffered ceilings, inlaid black African wood floors, and the radiant floor heat throughout the house.”Additional standout features include the natural limestone flooring and eight-foot mahogany doors, majestic staircase in entry foyer and a wrought-iron chandelier made with real gemstones. In the living room stands a 19th-century French mantel from a castle that dates back to 1890 and in the dining area is an Italian fireplace from the 19th century made of travertine marble. The kitchen features custom-built cabinets with Edgar Berebi hardware and Swarovski crystals and Lemurian blue granite counters from Madagascar.On the second floor are four bedrooms that each have a bath and ample closet space. The master bedroom with Versace wallpaper has a custom fireplace, and the master bath has a steam shower and custom-made copper bathtub.The exterior features a wraparound porch with a portico, electric gates and intercom system and custom windows. The backyard has a bluestone patio, in-ground gunite heated pool and Jacuzzi, and an outdoor kitchen and entertainment area that is ideal for large gatherings. For additional privacy, there is an abundance of trees and shrubbery surrounding the property.The finished basement with nine-foot ceilings includes a media/recreation room, nanny bedroom ensuite, a sauna, a bar and a wine cellar with private seating. The estate also has an eight-car garage equipped with heating and air conditioning and two car lifts.Nancy Cuite, a resident of Sea Cliff and co-listing agent with Laffey Fine Homes International, describes Sea Cliff as the new Brooklyn.“The village is one square mile of restaurants, beaches, parks and festivals, music and art that are all within walking distance,” she says.The listing agents are Sharon Piscopia, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Laffey Fine Homes International [email protected] mobile 516-732-4515 and Nancy Cuite, Licensed Real Estate Broker Laffey Fine Homes International [email protected] laffetyintl.com mobile 516-200-5700.Front Parlor with hand cut limestone walls and marble fireplace.Gourmet Chefs Kitchen with Lemurian Blue Granite counters, La Cornue Blue range and custom cabinets made with Edgar Berebi Hardware and Swarovski Crystal.The backyard features an inground heated gunite pool with Jacuzzi, outdoor kitchen and entertainment area, bluestone slate patio.Familyroom with American Walnut parquet floor with African black wood inlay and marble fireplace mantle made of Emperador Marble.last_img read more

Hurricane Season Officially Starts Today

first_img Tweet Share 23 Views   no discussions Share LocalNews Hurricane Season Officially Starts Today by: – June 1, 2012center_img Share Sharing is caring! Photo credit: luxurytravel-destinations.comToday (June 1) marks the official start of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season.However, the season has already gotten off to a quick start with Tropical Storms Alberto and Beryl which were formed in the month of May. This is the first time since 1908 that two Tropical Storms have developed before June 1. Tropical Storm Beryl which made landfall near Jacksonville Beach, Florida early on May 28 was the strongest pre-June Tropical Cyclone to make landfall in the United States.This year is expected to be a near Average year with according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 9 -15 Named Storms, 4 – 8 Hurricanes and 1 – 3 of those possibly becoming Intense Hurricanes of Categories 3 to 5.The names for 2012 are Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Ernesto, Florence, Gordon, Helene, Isaac, Joyce, Kirk, Leslie, Michael, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, Rafael, Sandy, Tony, Valerie and William.Although this season isn’t expected to be as busy as last year’s above-average season island residents especially those on the coast should start stocking up on hurricane supplies, forming evacuation plans and generally preparing adequately.“There is still going to be a lot of activity. So just because we’re predicting a near normal season doesn’t mean anybody’s off the hook at all,” says one of the lead seasonal forecaster at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Dominicans are therefore being urged to continue all preparedness activities, ensure they are in a safe shelter whenever a storm is announced, move away from coastal and other vulnerable areas and have on hand emergency supplies as advised by Disaster Management Officials. By:Cecil P. ShillingfordDisaster Risk Management Correspondentlast_img read more