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4 Times NYC Was Rescued by Ferries: 9/11, Northeast Blackout, Miracle on the Hudson and Hurricane Sandy

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Architecture , New York , News , Transit Share For much of the 19th century, ferries provided the only connections between boroughs, and most New Yorkers commuted by water. Today, New York’s public transportation system carries millions of riders via tunnels, bridges and roadways. Yet, this vital network is uniquely vulnerable to disruptions. In the last 20 years, the system has seen multiple emergency events, often accompanied by major transit shutdowns including last week’s disruptions into New York Penn Station where many commuters turned to ferries to make it into…

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NJ Transit – nj transit planning and management, 860887

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How is it that an organization as ### as NJ Transit cannot post bulletins at their light rail stations in Newark to notify riders that the light rail is operating on one track? how is it that the ratio of trains going to Penn station is 1 out of 3? 3 Trains left Penn station vs. 1 going to Penn Station! How is there no accountability at NJ Transit? Oh, i forgot, it’s corrupt. No one there deserves the pay they get there! Poor management, Poor service, but no problem…

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Somerville: Upscale 69-Unit Apartment Building Planned Adjacent to NJ Transit Train Station

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Somerville: Upscale 69-Unit Apartment Building Planned Adjacent to NJ Transit Train Station By ROBERT KELLY April 13, 2017 at 5:00 AM Content Options SOMA will feature 69 upscale rentals in a four-story building adjacent to the NJ Transit rail station in Somerville. The former Richards Fuel Oil Building on South Bridge Street has been demolished to make way for SOMA. Credits: Rod Hirsch The former Richards Fuel Oil Building on South Bridge Street has been demolished to make way for SOMA. Credits: Rod Hirsch The former Richards Fuel Oil Building…

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Apr. 13 Holy Thursday, Triduum

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Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday) ; Other Titles: Maundy Thursday; Green Thursday The last three days of Holy Week are referred to as the Easter or Sacred Triduum ( Triduum Sacrum ), the three-part drama of Christ’s redemption: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Holy Thursday is also known as “Maundy Thursday.” The word maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum (commandment) which is the first word of the Gospel acclamation: Mandátum novum do vobis dicit Dóminus, ut diligátis ínvicem, sicut diléxi vos. “I give you a new commandment: Love…

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7 Days Till 74th Bicycle Day: Any Fellow Psychonaut’s Celebrating?

7 Days Till 74th Bicycle Day: Any Fellow Psychonaut’s Celebrating? I just obtained 10mg(100 tabs) of 99% pure Acid…Link: [ link to youtu.be (secure) ] “Can you imagine riding a bicycle on acid?On this day 74 years ago, Albert Hofmann, dropped LSD and went on a bike ride, becoming the first human to ever trip on acid. The rest is psychedelic history.In 1938, Hofmann had synthesized LSD in his lab as a medical stimulant for the respiratory and circulatory system but didn’t know what powers it held. Revisiting his discovery…

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Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday)

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Maundy Thursday | Article about Maundy Thursday //encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Maundy+Thursday Also found in: Dictionary , Thesaurus , Wikipedia . Maundy Thursday (môn`dē) [Lat. mandatum, word in the ceremony], traditional English name for Thursday of Holy Week Holy Week, week before Easter. Its chief days are named Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. In Christian life it is a week of devout observance, commemorating the Passion and Jesus’ death on the cross. The liturgies have special features and services, e. Click the link for more information. , so named because…

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Google returns to the footpaths of Snowdonia

Google returns to the footpaths of Snowdonia Posted , 2017-04-13 From today, 17 footpaths in Snowdonia will be seen for the first time on Google , thanks to Google Street View and the Snowdonia National Park Authority . Since the launch of ‘ Street View ‘ in 2007 , Google has travelled far and wide around the world capturing panoramic 360 ◦ images of the world’s streets. These are the top views in Britain – but which one came top of the list? MOUNT�Snowdon has the best view in the…

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How Erdogan uses Turkey’s mosques to push ‘yes’ vote

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TURKEY PULSE TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rally for the upcoming referendum in Istanbul, Turkey, April 8, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Murad Sezer) How Erdogan uses Turkey’s mosques to push ‘yes’ vote Author: Pinar Tremblay Posted April 12, 2017 Picture this: A group of well-mannered, middle-aged men and women are traveling to the picturesque Aegean town of Ayvalik as the mosque’s loudspeakers announce, “Strangers have entered our village, do not open your doors.” Members of the secular nongovernmental organization (NGO) Ataturkist Thought Association experienced…

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Las Vegas Academy grad stars in ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ reboot

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Las Vegas Academy grad stars in ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ reboot By Christopher Lawrence 52 pm Baron Vaughn voices Tom Servo on ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000 The Return.” (Darren Michaels, SMPSP) Baron Vaughn voices Tom Servo on ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000 The Return.” (Darren Michaels, SMPSP) Baron Vaughn and his mother, Charlotte, appear in a scene from the documentary "Fatherless." (Fusion) Baron Vaughn voices Tom Servo on ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000 The Return." Photo by Darren Michaels, SMPSP Baron Vaughn, left, and Sam Waterston Grace And Frankie Season 3 (Melissa…

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Easter Reflections 2017 | The Wimmera Mail-Times

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13 Apr 2017, 8:58 a.m. Members of the Horsham Christian Ministers Association share messages of hope. NEW DAY: Pastor Geoff Schefe says Easter means we can be re-assured by Jesus’ resurrection: “In his death – our trouble and strife, our sins, were put to death.” ALL SHOOK UP We are so blessed to live in the Wimmera-Mallee. We are not affected by cyclones like coastal Queensland and Northern Australia, and we don’t get the frequent earthquakes our near neighbours in New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and other countries on the…

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Wake up, Wimmera | Thursday, April 13, 2017 | The Wimmera Mail-Times

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Wake up, Wimmera | Thursday, April 13, 2017 13 Apr 2017, 6:51 a.m. Catch up with all the latest state, national and world news right here. PIC OF THE DAY: Use the hashtag #wakeupWimmera on Instagram (don’t forget to follow @wimmeramailtimes) to have your pic included! Photo: @moerks I came across a burn off on my way home tonight. It was stunning. The noise was much louder than I thought it would be. #fire #burningoff #controlledburn #farming #wimmera #wakeupwimmera Patchy fog early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming S/SW…

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Jennifer Hudson Is Nostalgic for the Nineties

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Michael Buckner/WWD Jennifer Hudson has checked another box off her bucket list. “I always wanted to do a comedy,” says the actress and singer. Hudson stars alongside Adam Sandler in “Sandy Wexler,” the third and latest movie of his four-movie deal with Netflix. “When they called me about having me in and also talk about the character — [the film ] is a comedic version of “The Bodyguard”— I thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m in.’” Ah yes, Nineties nostalgia is alive and well. Hudson self-describes as a “fan of Adam…

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New Britain Homicide Suspect Captured In Massachusetts – Community

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Patrick Miles, the man described by police as “a potential suspect” in the fatal shooting of his wife late Friday, was arrested in Massachusetts early Wednesday after four days on the run, police said. Miles, 36, was arraigned Wednesday in a Massachusetts courtroom on a charge of being a fugitive from justice because of a 2015 domestic violence case in Vernon involving his wife, Yasheeka Miles. He was held late Wednesday without bail and faces extradition later this week or early next week to Connecticut, police said. Police found Yasheeka…

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Good Friday 2017: History And Significance

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Good Friday 2017: History And Significance Offbeat | Edited by Nonika Marwaha | Updated: April 13, 2017 03:24 IST 1 Share COMMENTS Good Friday 2017: History and singnificance of it. New Delhi: Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday, or Easter Friday….

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Trump’s tough talk on China suddenly evaporates

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Research Director at ThinkProgress. Contact me rkoronowski@thinkprogress.org. Apr 12 Trump’s tough talk on China suddenly evaporates He called them the “world champions” of currency manipulation just 10 days ago. President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, April 7, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Alex Brandon Candidate Trump repeatedly promised to hold China accountable and penalize the country for being a “currency manipulator.” But less than three months after his inauguration, President Trump publicly announced he won’t follow through after all. In an interview…

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Trump Watch: Day 82 Wrap-Up

Good evening, Trump Watchers. Here’s your wrap-up of Trump-related news from Wednesday, April 12, 2017: — In the first official meeting between a member of the Trump administration and Russia, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today. After the meeting Tillerson told the press, “There is a low level of trust between our countries.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov also said that the two had agreed to develop a working group to examine “the irritants” in the relationship between Russia and the U.S. Tillerson…

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Crusaders General Manager Meets Up Brian Noble

Crusaders General Manager Meets Up Brian Noble Posted , 2017-04-12 Email this page AHEAD of Friday’s clash between North Wales Crusaders and Toronto Wolfpack , Crusaders ‘ general manager, Andy Moulsdale met with ex-Crusaders RL coach and now director of rugby at the Wolfpack , Brian Noble . Noble kindly agreed to meet up with Andy and discuss the Wolfpack so far, the game on Friday and his memories of Get the top news stories delivered directly to your inbox! Go INTERVIEW: We’ll do everything we can to finish as…

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Trump’s Talk Of Syria Humanitarian Concern Rings Hollow

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4k 270 WASHINGTON ― As on Thursday night announced a military strike on Syria because of his deep concern for “beautiful babies” and other civilians killed in a chemical weapons attack this week, two legal battles continued over his efforts to keep Syrian children and their families out of the United States. The president’s first ban on refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries is being litigated in a federal court in Seattle . His second attempted Muslim ban remains blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii, with an appeals…

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Easter Service roundup

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Apr 12, 2017 at 9:23 AM Apr 12, 2017 at 4:08 PM Here is a look at where you can worship this Easter Sunday. Antioch Baptist, 1844 Ira Turpin Way NE; Good Friday community service at noon, featuring local pastors’ wives. Beit Hakavod Messianic Synagogue of Canton; Yom Habikkurim (First Fruits Resurrection service), 7 p.m. April 15 at 2317 13th St. NW, Canton, (former Stables Restaurant). For more information, visit www.beithakavod.com. Christ Presbyterian, 530 Tuscarawas St. W; Maundy Thursday Communion service, 6:45 p.m., preceded by dinner at 6 p.m.; Good…

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Q&A with Joel Hodgson of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

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× Close Q&A with Joel Hodgson of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ “Mystery Science Theater 3000” on Netflix stars Mark Hamill, Jonah Ray, Hampton Yount, Baron Vaughn, Rebecca Hanson, Tim Blaney, Joel Hodgson and Elliot Kalan. (Darren Michaels/SMPSP/Netflix) 1:44PM | Updated April 12. 2017 3:10PM By Joseph V. Amodio, Newsday As the creator of “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” the cult TV show that first aired nearly 30 years ago, Joel Hodgson is a hero to lovers of “bad” movies — that is, soooo bad they’re good — everywhere. And now, thanks…

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