GEM Fund anniversary party Sunday at A-B Tech – Asheville Citizen

GEM board members Susan Grabel, top right, and Ann Snell, bottom right, celebrate in 2013 with A-B Tech’s GEM Fund scholarship winners Angelica Coffey, Julia Considine-Heck, Tiara Edwards, Amelia Garcia, Mary Gionanniello, Kristin Kahl, Charlotte Leonard, Guenevere Seastrom, Christina Spetz and Roxanna Vess. The GEM Fund gala is Sunday afternoon.(Photo: Special to the Citizen-Times)Story HighlightsAsheville Young Musicians Club will present a benefit concert at 3 p.m. June 1.The 21st annual Lake Read more [...]

Osborne fury as MPs demand £4billion to save Houses of Parliament …

Huge sum is needed to correct 'structural problems' in ancient buildingGeorge Osborne 'reacted with fury' at demand in time of austerityBut Commons sources say there is 'no alternative' to huge spending planBy Glen Owen Published: 22:21 GMT, 31 May 2014 | Updated: 22:21 GMT, 31 May 2014 'Better think again': Chancellor George Osborne is said not to be pleased with the demands MPs are demanding an extraordinary £4billion of Read more [...]

Historic Wilkins-Heath House Listed For Sale at $1.35 Million

May 30, 2014 By Anca Gagiuc, Associate Editor The house located at 1208 Newning Avenue in Austin’s Fairview Park subdivision is on sale for $1.35 million, down from $1.5 million. The building is a City of Austin Historic Landmark for its perfect representation of a Victorian era Queen Anne Cottage. Built in 1886 by Virginia Alma Day Wilkins and her husband Frank Wilkins, the house was lovingly and meticulously restored from the studs in 2005. The Wilkins-Heath property Read more [...]

Helo Introduces New CE Listed PK Series Wood Burning Sauna Stoves

Helo, a leader in the sauna industry since 1919, is pleased to introduce a new line of CE listed PK Series wood burning sauna stoves. These heaters are among the first to carry listings for safety and emissions testing, helping to create a safer, more environmentally friendly, authentic sauna experience. Cokato, MN (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Helo, a leader in the sauna industry since 1919, is pleased to introduce a new line of CE listed PK Read more [...]

Homesnap app makes real estate a snap

Finding out about that house for sale (or the one you've always coveted) is now as easy as pointing and shooting. With Homesnap, an app created by a Washington company formerly known as Sawbuck, you take a picture of the home with your phone or tablet, and before you reach the end of the block the app will tell you how many bedrooms and bathrooms the house has, how long it has been on the market, whether the price has dropped, what year it was built, what its walkability rating Read more [...]

Talented Sevenoaks man with Down’s syndrome short listed for international …

Comments (0) A BUDDING photographer from Sevenoaks has been short listed for international photography competition, My Perspective. Edward Phippen, of Seal Chart, entered the competition which is run annually by the Down’s Syndrome Association with pictures he took while on holiday. More than 300 entries were submitted for judging and the 22-year-old told the Chronicle he is thrilled to have been selected as one of the Read more [...]

Groton-Dunstable grads ready to boldly go forth

Sisi Lui delivers her salutatory address at Groton-Dunstable Regional High's commencement Friday evening. sun/dianne bunis Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. GROTON -- Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Salutatorian Sisi Liu likened her graduating class Friday evening to Star Trek's USS Enterprise ... the classic series, of course. Liu, after taking a selfie with audience members who packed the school's gymnasium, compared the diversity of the starship's crew with Read more [...]

Column: So much to do in Seaside, and so much to read, too!

Seaside City CouncilMayor Don Larson (503) 738-5011Councilor Tim Tolan (503) 738-0982Councilor Dana Phillips (503) 738-9413Councilor Stubby Lyons (503) 738-5387Councilor Don Johnson (503) 738-7535Councilor Tita Montero (503) 440-4454Councilor Jay Barber (503) 717-5017Clatsop County CommissionersDistrict 2Patrica RobertsP.O. Box 2847, Gearhart, OR 97138(503) 738-8695 • email: proberts@co.clatsop.or.usDistrict 5Debra Birkby79829 Gelinksy Rd., Arch Cape, OR 97102(503) 436-2780 • email: Read more [...]

Man stole £88000 of goods to sell on eBay

A WORKER who stole £88,000 of goods from an engineering firm and sold some on eBay has been jailed for two years. Portsmouth Crown Court heard Jay D’Ambrosio, 44, took the items from Eaton Aerospace in Titchfield, while working a £30,173-a-year job.The manufacturing technician made £16,600 from the items he sold and had listed £1,050 worth of items to sell when police searched his home.An investigation by the firm found an item listed for sale on the auction Read more [...]

Neville Powell and Andy Preece short-listed for Welsh Premier League Manager …

Bangor City manager Nev Powell and Airbus UK Broughton boss Andy Preece have been short-listed for the Corbett Sports Welsh Premier League Manager of the Year award which will be announced next Saturday. Former Wrexham defender Declan Walker, snapped up by Powell at the beginning of last season, is among the contenders for the Young Player accolade while Bala’s Mark Connolly and Tom Field of Airbus are in the running for the Player of the Year award. The awards evening is being staged at The Towers Read more [...]