Long before it acquired its modern day name, the Staten Island street we know as Hylan Boulevard had gained a fearsome reputation as a place where motorists tested their moxie and daring in a quest for fame and the ultimate speed thrill. A place where concerns for safety mixed incongruously with recklessness, and death by automobile could come in an instant. So it was that triumph, tragedy, history and fate intersected at a dusty crossroads there on a sunny Memorial Day afternoon, 111 years ago..
The competition has been less than so so (Sagarin computer ratings have the Beavers strength of schedule at 79th). But Mannion and his favorite target, Brandin Cooks, have chance to seriously enter the Heisman discussion and get back in the national rankings when No. 8 Stanford comes to Corvallis on Saturday night.KING OF LUBBOCK.
So when you vote for a politician, or hire an employee, or choose a neighbor or a date: don’t ask yourself if they are charming or make you feel good. Ask yourself if they listened and thought about what you said. Look for examples of when they learned from making a mistake (you can even ask them that question).
There is a rabbinical story that is told concerning the ancient Israelites escaping Egypt and the pharaoh’s army. The rabbi’s name was Johanan. He said, “When the Egyptians were drowning in the Red Sea, the angels in heaven were about to break into songs of jubilation.
By that I mean that I sat next to him at Cannons games for as long as I can remember having a real press pass, which goes back to those BU days. He was an unmistakable man that was more prone to chuckling than laughing hard. He was so polite; my polar opposite in almost every way conceivable back then, because unlike most of my contemporaries I never learned proper press box manners and took to yelling out stats and corrections in the Cannons press box.
Teens in our area are making an effort to get the message out that underage drinking and driving is not okay. Their class put together a short film in order to raise awareness. Kimt news 3’s stefante randall spoke to the students involved about why they chose this subject to focus on.
McIntyre’s airbrushed t shirts reflect the common cursive script of tattoos relating to the iconic Hells Angels commonly associated with Hampton Beach. Biker bandanas ranging from skulls to rippling American flags remain prominent which indicates that biker culture is still strong in the area.But not everyone who visits Hampton Beach is going for the Hulk Hogan look. Tenzing Rabgyal, manager of Life at the Beach, Ocean Boulevard, said that this summer season he has noticed that many looks reminiscent of the 1980’s have been popular in his store.”The Ray Ban sunglasses were pretty popular in the 80’s and now they’re back, but with a twist,” said Rabgyal.Rabgyal said sundresses and rapper Kanye West style sunglasses were a big hit last summer season but it is too early in the summer season to determine what will be popular in the coming months.