Songs of the Sea Ring Out Thursday at Historical Museum

first_imgRichard and Rebecca Stanislaw will present the last of the summer lecture series 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Maloney Lecture Hall of the Ocean City Free Public Library.Expect singalongs, recordings, and history to highlight sea chanteys, children’s water songs, popular tunes, and official songs of the Coast Guard and Navy.The presentation is free and no reservations are necessary. The Museum is open late on Thursday evenings, so the public can visit displays prior to event.The following Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m., the museum invites children and parents to an evening of games from the early 1900s presented by Babs Stefano. Ron Bauer of TJ’s opens the event with a demonstration of ice cream making (and the opportunity to purchase some homemade flavors). Reservations are recommended: (609) 399-1801.— News release from the Ocean City Historical Museumlast_img read more

Nicaragua Captures Honduran Fishing Boat

first_imgBy Dialogo February 05, 2013 Nicaraguan Naval Force captured a Honduran-flagged fishing boat with a crew of 13 members of the same nationality for fishing illegally in their territorial waters of the Caribbean Sea, the institution reported on February 2. The authorities seized over 1.4 kilos of marihuana and 454 kilos of lobster on the boat, whose 13 crew members were arrested, the report added. The vessel “Capitán Bimbo” was intercepted “fishing illegally in our jurisdictional waters (…) at 100 nautical miles northeast of Cayos Misquitos on January 30,” the military spokesmen explained in a press report. On August 22, the boat left Roatán (Honduras) under the command of Captain Hildebrando Madrid, who had no identification and said he was a Honduran national, according to documents seized by the naval personnel.last_img read more

Two more COVID-19 cases in Cerro Gordo County, 66 new cases in state, two dead in Linn County

first_imgDES MOINES — Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cerro Gordo County, bringing the total number of cases to ten in the county. The Iowa Department of Public Health this afternoon confirmed a total of 66 new positive cases of coronavirus for a total of 614 positive cases. Two more deaths have been reported, both in Linn County, with the victims being older adults, aged 61-80. The two Cerro Gordo County cases were reported in middle-aged adults, 41-to-60 years old. The additional cases raise the number of COVID-19 positive tests in north-central Iowa to 18. Besides the ten in Cerro Gordo County, there have been three positive cases in Hancock County, two in Mitchell County, and single cases in Butler, Kossuth and Wright counties.last_img read more