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  • Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese 20 Mar 2019 15:41 Airframer: The journal of aircraft manufacturing   Front page Leonardo: working to bring the AW609 Tiltrotor to the Japanese Leonardo and Nakanihon Air Service, Co., Ltd. of Japan (Nakanihon Air Service) signed at Heli-Expo a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint working group that will …
  • Silver Creek board commends rescue crews, DPW 07 Mar 2019 07:28 The OBSERVER OBSERVER Photos by J.M. Lesinski The Silver Creek village board taking their seats at the latest board meeting Monday. (Staff photos) screekcrewscommend2: A boat that was destroyed in a fire in Sunset Bay in February. Silver Creek Volunteer Fire Department …
  • For Nye, 100 First Responders March in Memory 06 Mar 2019 15:46 The Wanderer Sunday was a solemn day for the Tri-Town community and its first responders as many gathered in Mattapoisett to honor the memory of Thomas Nye, a 45-year veteran of the Marion Fire Department who died February 27 in the line of duty.             Over 100 …
  • Babcock International Group Plc (BCKIF) CEO Archie Bethel on February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call (Transcript) 02 Mar 2019 03:25 Seeking Alpha Babcock International Group Plc (OTCPK:BCKIF) February 2019 Trading Update Conference Call February 26, 2019 3:00 AM ET Company Participants Archie Bethel - Chief Executive Franco Martinelli - Group Financial Director Conference Call Participants Joe Brent …
  • Freezing rain cancels Windsor-Essex school buses, flights 07 Feb 2019 08:05 Windsor Star As predicted, freezing rain conditions on Wednesday morning led to complications across the Windsor-Essex region such as cancelled school buses and flights out of the airport. Updated: February 6, 2019 The ice covered statue of General Sir Isaac Brock in …
  • City will do 'whatever it takes' to rebuild rec centre ruined by fire, mayor says 02 Feb 2019 11:54 CFTO Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto Published Friday, February 1, 2019 6:08AM EST Last Updated Friday, February 1, 2019 6:49PM EST Mayor John Tory says that the city is committed to doing “whatever it takes” to rebuild a Scarborough recreation centre in the wake …
  • Top three infrastructure needs facing Michigan 01 Feb 2019 04:31 Detroit News Online That impersonal word “infrastructure” harbors many practical implications for our economy and way of life here in Michigan. It concerns how we make a living, the safety of the roads and bridges we drive over and the quality of the water we drink. CAPTION …
  • Ashland City Fire Department responded to 1,204 calls in 2018 18 Jan 2019 17:09 Tennessean Ashland City's New Engine 101. (Photo: Ashland City Fire Department) The Ashland City Fire Department’s year-end report shows that the agency responded to 1,204 calls in 2018. That's up from last year, and officials say an increase in car crashes …
  • Milton remembers Caroline Street Fire, 10 years later 11 Jan 2019 15:08 Pensacola News Journal Ten years after a massive fire engulfed an entire block of downtown Milton, doing millions of dollars in damage, Milton residents talk about how the town has moved forward. Annie Blanks/ablanks@pnj.com Firefighters from multiple departments attack the …
  • Fundraising underway to help Sylvan Road fire victims 04 Jan 2019 21:15 Paris News A GoFundMe campaign to provide financial help to a family who lost their home in a Sunday night fire has raised more than half of its $5,000 goal. Alan and Betty Dollins lost virtually all of their possessions Sunday when their Sylvan Road home went up in …
  • Firefighter who lost life battling church fire remembered after 20 years 01 Jan 2019 15:59 Access North GA HOMER — Twenty years after a self-proclaimed Satanist set fire to New Salem United Methodist Church in Banks County, the community came together Monday to remember Loy Williams, the firefighter who gave his life battling the blaze. A volunteer firefighter …
  • Scanner sharks: Special breed of hobbyists keep their ears tuned to emergency dispatches 29 Dec 2018 07:56 STLtoday.com When dispatchers radioed St. Charles emergency services to tell them that a man was stranded in the catwalks beneath the Blanchette Bridge that carries Interstate 70 over the Missouri River, scanner hobbyist Shawn Willis heard the radio transmission the …
  • I-90 Reopened to One Lane in Each Direction after Fatal Accident 19 Dec 2018 20:25 KGVO The Montana Department of Transportation has announced that Interstate 90 has reopened after a fatal accident that occurred early Wednesday morning near Tarkio in Mineral County. As of 12:00 noon, westbound traffic is open to one lane, while eastbound …
  • Medic-CE Teams Up with FireRescueTV 10 Dec 2018 16:48 SF Gate Medic-CE and FireRescueTV are committed to providing fire and EMS professionals the up-to-date information and training they need. LEHI, Utah (PRWEB) December 10, 2018 Medic-CE is pleased to announce a new partnership with FireRescueTV. This partnership …
  • ABSS’ CTEC offers an arrray of career and tech ed courses 09 Dec 2018 14:05 Burlington, Times News Whatever happened to home ec and woodshop? The courses aren’t called that anymore, but students in the Alamance-Burlington School System are still learning how to prepare meals, care for babies, budget, and hammer nails — plus many, many other things. In …
  • Waypoint Leasing Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Its Assets to Macquarie Group for $650 Million 08 Dec 2018 14:22 Odessa American LIMERICK, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2018--Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd., the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it and certain subsidiaries (“Waypoint”) have entered into an agreement to be purchased by …
  • What's News Today: December 6, 2018 06 Dec 2018 13:14 WSLS Virginia Western Community College holds an information session tonight about the Community College Access Program.  The program provides up to three years of tuition for Roanoke Valley high school graduates who meet requirements.  Tonight's meeting …
  • Honoring a father’s legacy through giving; Angel Tree Project brings joy to needy families 01 Dec 2018 18:34 St. George Utah 2017 file photo of packages being delivered to needy families through the Angel Tree Project, St. George, Utah, Dec. 18, 2017 | Photo courtesy of Mariah Baumgartle, St. George News ST. GEORGE — Fire engines from all over Utah will set off to make their way …
  • Report: Pennsylvania Fire, Rescue Services Face Crisis 01 Dec 2018 11:37 ClaimsJournal.com A report released Wednesday warns that Pennsylvania’s fire and rescue services face a crisis, saying the number of volunteers continues to fall amid funding needs and training challenges. The 95-page legislative study said there were about 300,000 …
  • 2019: The Year of Optimism, Growth for Helicopters 30 Nov 2018 16:18 Aviation Today Next year looks to be one of resurgence of sorts for the global helicopter industry. Increasing oil prices are usually good news for helicopter companies serving oil and gas rigs, as those firms had felt a stagnation in the business since the drop in oil …