WEEKEND: Tree lighting, other events kick off holidays in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Santa Claus is coming to Port Angeles for a community tree lighting Saturday.The tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. — after a celebration begins at 4 p.m. at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain at First and Laurel streets — will be the culmination of the day’s Hometown Holiday celebration sponsored by the Port Angeles Downtown Association.The Great Snowball Drop, in which “snowballs” can be redeemed for prizes, shopping specials and Winter Bucks, will be part of the Small Business Read more [...]

Leigh Halfpenny says he’s honoured at being short-listed for Sports Personalty …

Leigh Halfpenny has revealed how honoured he is to have been nominated for Sports Personality of the Year as he looks to complete an incredible 12 months with a Wales victory over Australia.The Lions hero is on a 10-strong short-list for the prestigious BBC award, along with the likes of Wimbledon winner Andy Murray, athletics star Mo Farah and Tour de France champion Chris Froome.“Obviously I’m absolutely delighted,” said the Blues full-back,“It’s just a huge honour and a privilege to Read more [...]

New signs show seasonal changes at work in North Texas’ housing market

Over the spring and summer there was a surge of “sold” signs popping up in front of Dallas-area houses.The best housing market in probably a decade had buyers scrambling to tie up properties.Lately I’ve been seeing some signs that say things have changed. They say “reduced” or “new price” — signs that were all too familiar during the recession.They are turning up in front of houses that were on the market this summer and still haven’t sold.Actually, this is a good sign for our Read more [...]

Marston Moor signal box given listed status

A 165-year-old railway signal box in North Yorkshire has been given Grade II listed status.The Marston Moor box near Harrogate is one of 14 to be listed in the latest round of a joint English Heritage and Network Rail project, after 26 were given listed status in July.Network Rail said the Marston Moor box stood out because of its small size, original timber windows and internal features. Read more [...]

Bayou Classic, Draw-a-Thon, and more things to do in New Orleans Saturday

Saturday is game day for Bayou Classic fans, and Press Street presents the eighth annual Draw-a-Thon at the Marigny Opera House. Find more things to do in New Orleans on Saturday (Nov. 30). The Bayou Classic mania comes to a head with the big game at 1:30, but football aficionados and other fans can enjoy the all-day Bayou Classic Fan Fest. Alison Fensterstock wrote a full rundown on Bayou Classic entertainment. The eighth annual Draw-a-Thon at the Marigny Opera House runs from 6 a.m. Saturday Read more [...]

2013 Christmas events: Fairs, markets, concerts, pantos and more in Grimsby …

Comments (0) Christmas is fast approaching and there’s plenty going on in the Grimsby area to get you in the festive spirit. Below you’ll find listings of various events including fairs, markets, concerts and pantos which are taking place in the area over the next few weeks. It will be updated when new events are announced. You can also tell us about anything not currently listed by commenting below. Read more [...]

Black Friday Sale Now in India: 5 Exceptional Deals on Smartphones Are Here

The device sports a 5 inch capacitive super AMOLED touch screen with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) platform and employs a first-of-its-kind, super powerful Octa Core processor, comprising of 1.6 Ghz Quad and 1.2 Ghz Quad processors, backed by 2 GB RAM and boasts PowerVR SGX graphics for performance. There is a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and the 2 megapixel secondary camera. It comes with features like Dual Shot and Sound Shot, Drama Read more [...]

DIARY – Switzerland – Corporate events From Nov 27, 2013

ZÜRICH, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Date GMT Event Title RIC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------27-Nov 13:00 Q3 2013 China Gerui Advanced Materials Earnings Conf Call27-Nov BMO Q3 2013 China Gerui Advanced Materials Earnings Release28-Nov 9:30 Swiss Re AG Economic Forum 201328-Nov 10:00 Q3 2013 Zhongde Waste Technology AG Earnings Conf Call28-Nov Evolva Holding Read more [...]