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  • 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 …
  • Helicopter Industry's 2018 Out, Over 30 Nov 2018 16:18 Aviation Today Farewell to 2018 and hello to the future of rotorcraft. Receding is a year full of exciting technological advancement, helicopter heroics through hellish disaster and the laying down of a firm foundation for revolutionary leaps ahead for rotorcraft. Coming …
  • ‘I could feel the fire coming closer and closer’, says George resident as firefighters aim to battle blaze throughout the night 29 Oct 2018 22:13 News "I have never been so scared in my life," said a George resident about a raging blaze that firefighters will battle throughout the night. The fire claimed the lives of seven people in Bosdorp on Monday. "I could feel the fire coming closer …
  • When your neighborhood goes boom 19 Oct 2018 19:30 High Country News PART ONE: CHAOS ON THE VERGE OF CATASTROPHE A few days before Christmas last year, a dispatcher for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was working through a routine set of calls, ranging from missing cats and parking ticket warrants to domestic disturbances, …
  • The rising risks of the West’s latest gas boom 19 Oct 2018 18:45 High Country News PART ONE: CHAOS ON THE VERGE OF CATASTROPHE A few days before Christmas last year, a dispatcher for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office was working through a routine set of calls, ranging from missing cats and parking ticket warrants to domestic disturbances, …
  • Waypoint Leasing Delivers One H145 Helicopter to Los Andes in Peru 17 Oct 2018 07:46 Odessa American AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 17, 2018--Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has delivered an Airbus H145 to …
  • Waypoint Increases Customer Count to 35, Enters New Markets 16 Oct 2018 07:25 Odessa American AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2018--Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at the Helitech International Helicopter Expo that it has so far this year signed 33 leases, expanded …
  • The Courier news briefs, Oct. 11-25 09 Oct 2018 13:55 Courier Library to hold Cook the Book Thursday, Oct. 11 Karl Junginger Memorial Library will hold Cook the Book, Flavors of Fall, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the library. Participants choose a recipe from a designated cookbook at the library, make it and bring …
  • The Courier news briefs, Oct. 4-15 03 Oct 2018 20:52 Courier Marshall scholarship to hold Subway Night Thursday, Oct. 4 The Marshall Scholarship Foundation will hold a fundraiser Thursday, Oct. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Subway in Marshall. A portion of the evenings receipts will be donated by Subway to help Marshall …
  • ‘A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us’: A sobering look back at Sept. 11, 2001 11 Sep 2018 19:42 KBLY   Published at 1:39 pm, September 11, 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: John Avlon, who worked as New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s speechwriter, recounts the horror of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack and the weeks that following in this guest column. (CNN) — …
  • 6 moments of silence are part of 9/11 remembrance 11 Sep 2018 15:03 KTVI × 6 moments of silence are part of 9/11 remembrance Three-hundred and forty-one New York City firefighters. Twenty-three New York City police officers. Thirty-seven Port Authority police officers. Three court officers. Two EMS workers. Thousands of …
  • Remembering September 11: ‘A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us…’ 11 Sep 2018 09:15 WTKR Three-hundred and forty-one New York City firefighters. Twenty-three New York City police officers. Thirty-seven Port Authority police officers. Three court officers. Two EMS workers. Thousands of innocent civilians. Numbers alone, of course, cannot do …
  • 'A gray cloud of debris rolled violently toward us...' 11 Sep 2018 00:50 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 By John Avlon Editor's note: This essay was written in December 2001, when John Avlon, now a CNN senior political analyst and anchor, was chief speechwriter for then-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. It appeared in the anthology "Empire City: New York …
  • More fire engines deployed to extinguish deadly Joburg fire 06 Sep 2018 13:10 News More fire engines deployed to extinguish deadly Joburg fire The fire is currently spreading through the lift shaft and some firefighters say it could take up to three days to extinguish. Fire trucks and firefighters from the City of Tshwane have arrived in …