2 Jun

OPD investigates bomb threat

first_img Youngsters urged to be safe over graduation weekends WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Previous articleDAILY OIL PRICE: March 19Next articleCity parks trailer stolen, building and vehicles burglarized admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest The Odessa Police Department were called Monday morning about a potential bomb threat at a building supply shop.OPD Spokesman Steve LeSueur said officers were called about a suspicious backpack around 10:48 a.m. at McCoy’s Building Supply, 1131 W. 42nd St.LeSueur said OPD investigated the situation and found no threat of a bomb from the backpack. Home Local News Crime OPD investigates bomb threat Twitter Hawaiian Roll Ham SlidersSummer Spaghetti SaladFruit Salad to Die ForPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay Local NewsCrime OPD investigates bomb threat Police searching for man connected to hit and run Police searching for woman connected to husband’s death By admin – March 19, 2018 WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more

28 Aug

All set for 2nd Baby Jet Promotion bouts

first_imgAll is set for the much anticipated 2nd Boxing Bonanza by Baby Jet Promotions with the WBA International/WBO Africa Super Featherweight Championship bout between tough talking Emmanuel Tagoe and Filipino Robald Pontillas being the main event of the evening.If the weigh-in session which attracted hundreds of fans of the boxers on the bill was anything to go by, then fans are in for a real treat. The Filipino who has a lot of respect for his opponent though is confident of his chances later this evening.“I saw the bout between George Ashie and Emmanuel Tagoe on Youtube and I think he is a very good fighter. I came here to win and I am going to do my best come tomorrow”.Security has been a major concern ahead of events of this magnitude but CEO of Baby Promotions, Samuel Anim Addo insists that adequate security measures are in place to forestall any unforeseen circumstances.“We have organized the Military Police and other security personnel to make sure that no one misbehaves. That is the area that we want to improve from our first promotions. We want the fans to come in and enjoy themselves and I can confidently say that patrons would have their monies worth.”Other bouts on the bill include the International Lightweight Championship over eight rounds between George Ashie and Michael Odhiambo from Kenya. Michael Ansah will take on Abraham Osei-Bonsu in the National Super Featherweight Championship while Isaac Quaye will face off against Abmer Shidju of Namibia in a Commonwealth Flyweight final Eliminator.Osumanu Akaba and Prince Dzanie are also set to feature on the bill with organizers set to spice the event with performances from the Nation’s top musical artistes.Tickets will be going for between GHC 10.00 and 50.00 with gates set to open at 7:00 pm sharp.last_img read more

16 Aug

Turkish Airlines new sponsor of FC Sarajevo

first_img(Source: klix) On February 24th, FC Sarajevo and Turkish Airlines will sign at the Hotel Bristol three and a half sponsorship agreements.The negotiations that lasted several months finally got epilogue and the Sarajevo team will get a new sponsor.With this move, Management Team with made another brilliant move, and the details of the contract will be presented at a press conference.last_img

12 Aug

Overtime 3-27-13

first_img:10 Alright, so I get the ball a few feet inside the foul line and I get set to throw the hook shot…You know the shot! No matter who’s on me, that shot is good. Nobody blocks that shot. I’m talking about “ballin” with the best of them over 30 years and nobody. I mean nobody ever…ever…ever—ever…Neal! Neal!…Nnneeeaaalll! What!!! Just stop it man and tell the people the truth. What—do—ya— mean? I’m telling the story just the way it happened. No you’re not. What happened was Kenny Roebuck, aka “Buck” b-slapped your so called hook shot back to 1970 when you first started throwing it. Matter of fact, he didn’t even jump. He just reached up and slapped it. It was nasty. Just nasty. If you needed a reason to stop showing up at the gym . . . now you got it!!:9 The second best upset in Western Pa. history has to be Robert Morris beating the great and powerful “Oz” aka the Kentucky basketball team. Coach Cal, welcome home mmmaaannn! Oh, the No. 1 greatest upset …you know it, Maz sends one over the wall at Forbes Field to send the Yankees home and win the World Series.:8 You wanna talk streaks? Here’s some streaks. The Top 10 of all time (you know I do Top 10s):1. Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak in baseball; 2. The Boston Celtics win 8 straight NBA titles; 3.Cal Ripken’s 2756, baseball games without a miss; 4.UCLA’s 88 game college basketball domination; 5.Brett Favre’s 297 NFL games under center (including the day his dad died); 6.Richard “King Richard” Petty’s 10 straight racing titles; 7. Wayne Gretzky’s 51 straight hockey games with at least one point; 8. The 1971-72 Lakers win 33 in a row on the hardwood; 9. Okay, here’s your Miami Heat, 27 in a row and counting. You happy now?! 10. And one of the most impressive streaks of all time…me going three straight years writing this column and never being wrong!! (Say what??):7 Hey ya’ll, guess who the No. 1 golfer in the world is again? I told ya he’s back—Tiger Woods, that’s who—so all you players—play on!:6 Movie review time. You know you love it. Yes you do! I finally caught up with “Gangster Squad.” If you like seeing lots of people get killed, especially bad guys, then this is your movie…not quite as good as DeNiro’s Al Capone in “The Untouchables,” but close. I give it 3 basketballs.:5 Indiana to win the NCAA crown. Take it to the bank!:4 I can’t tell you her name or who she was. All I can tell you is that I saw the finest woman in the world…that’s right, in the whole wide world, at The Savoy, Saturday night. I mean FINER THAN FROG’S HAIR. Yes sir, that’s fine alright! So fine, in fact if she promised me one night of heavenly bliss with her if I hunted you down and did away with you, all I can tell you is you better run and hide cause I’m coming!!!:3 Quote the Ravens Never More. The Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco and all his millions are done. Ray Ray is gone. Bolden is gone. Reed is gone and a half dozen others are gone. Thanks for the memories you xxxx – xxxx – xxxx!!!:2 If you’re reading this, it means you still have time to go to your closet and pull out your best dress. Look for “Harlem Nights” R&B classic par-tay being held every last Friday at 3 Lakes Golf Club in Penn Hills (6700 Saltzburg Rd).With a Feb. opening night of 100 plus old and new school sharp dressers, the party rocked till 1 a.m. with a sophisticated atmosphere, including food, drinks, and the legendary Pittsburgh United Rays Corvette Club. Coming at ya again Friday, March 29 with good weather predicted, 8 p.m.-1a.m., $10 advance and $15 at the door (call 404-721-2174 for advance ticket sales. You still have time.) Cash bar—cash kitchen open till 11p.m.—50/50 raffle—and this month’s special Harlem Night Give Away, you can win the Corvette Club bringing the baddest wheels in town to show off at your cook-out this summer. (Weather permitting and in a 20 mile radius)—And yes ladies and gentlemen a cash prize to the best dressed man and woman—call Five Starr Corporation at 412- 628-4856 for more information. Let’s Par-Tay!!:1 If you love the game, then you love the game. So you don’t and won’t want to miss the 38th annual W.Pa. High School All-Star Basketball Classic (the oldest H.S. All-Star game in W.Pa.—the grandfather of them all, Sunday, April 7 at Penn Hills High School, co-sponsored by The New Pittsburgh Courier, 100 Black Men of Pittsburgh, Judge Dwayne Woodruff, Jerry Cippinelli, Joe Luvara, Penn Avenue McDonald’s and Chuck Sanders Charities, Middle School Girls Tournament—9 a.m. –noon, Middle School Boys Tournament—12 p.m. – 3 p.m. H.S. Senior Girls City vs. WPIAL— 3 p.m. H.S. Senior Boys City vs. WPIAL—5 p.m. Adults-$5, youth-$2 all day ticket-and you can win $500 cash in the 5 for $500 at 5 p.m., half court shot brought to you by the Penn Hills Democratic Committee and State Representative Tony DeLuca. This is basketball at its finest. For more information, call the Champions at 412-628-4856.:00 DOUBLE OVERTIME. I’ll put Michael “M.J.” “Your Airness,” Jordan the 2nd greatest of all time one-on-one against your LeBron “King James” any day of the week all day, and “M.J.” destroys him. #1 LeBron doesn’t have the killer in him Michael has and No. 2 Boy you’re forgetting how bad Michael was. He changed the world! And LeBron against the greatest player ever, yep, Wilt Chamberlain…Please! No chance. None. Zero. Forget about it. Now…Run tell that mmmaaannn!!GAME REALLY OVER…HUH ?!?last_img read more

12 Aug

Just Sayin’…Black NFL players owe Bill Nunn Jr. big time

first_imgULISH CARTERThe man who never played or coached football yet probably opened the door for more Blacks to play, coach and work in the front offices of NFL teams and Division I College football than anyone else is dead.Bill Nunn Jr., who worked for 22 years as a sports writer, sports editor, and managing editor of the National Edition of the Pittsburgh Courier and 45 years as a Steelers scout died May 7. He probably had a greater impact on Black players, coaches and front office personnel than any other individual, yet very few knew.Nunn like his father was a great athlete, but because Westinghouse High School at the time, would not allow its star basketball players to play football Nunn never played football because he was one of the greatest basketball players to ever play there. He later went to West Virginia State where his team was 26-0 his senior year.last_img read more