SAVE THE DATE!!MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR THE ANNUAL OCPTA SPRING CARNIVALSATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 10:00 AM- 2:00 PMAT OCEAN CITY HIGH SCHOOL!!!!!(ATLANTIC AVENUE AT SIXTH STREET THEATRE ENTRANCE) NEW!!!!!CARNIVAL, MINUTE TO WIN IT & MIDWAY STYLE GAMES & PRIZES!!INFLATABLES BY ATLANTIC COUNTY RENTALGET YOUR BASEBALL PITCH SPEED TIMED BY OCPDSPONGE TOSS FEATURING OCPS/IS FACULTYGIVEAWAYS BY OCFD/FIRE TRUCK TOURS AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER ACTIVITYEXCITING ACTIVITIES & FUN FOR ALL AGESCONCESSIONS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASESPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES AND MORE/GIVEAWAYS BY BUTTERFLY BOUTIQUEGames & activities cost from 1-10 tickets each. Tickets and all day wristbands will be available for purchase.22 tickets for $5, 48 tickets for $ 10, 100 tickets for $ 20Play All Day/ All Access Wristband for $30All proceeds benefit the OCPTA, who in turn provide educational resources, grants and extracurricular activities to the children of the Ocean City school district.Questions, please contact Cheryl Holmes, Carnival Chairperson at 609-335-1119 or you may contact Dee Dee Pollock 609-602-9206 or Barb Foster 609-425-9181
Social distancing measures at the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden meant that their podiums were far apart from one another and there was no customary handshake between the two rivals at the beginning of the evening.But the lack of a handshake was far from the way in which the Cleveland debate broke the normal conventions of civility. At Tuesday’s encounter, the two men questioned one another’s intelligence,Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden and Biden frequently scoffed at the president’s comments and called him a “clown.” At one point, the Democratic candidate asked Trump, “Will you shut up, man?”Trump was pressed about his taxes and was also asked by moderator Chris Wallace if he would condemn white supremacists – a question he sidestepped. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
The American-style estate is sprawled across 2.5 acres of manicured grounds.It has five bedrooms, each designed to be their own private sanctuary, with the master suite featuring a walk-in robe, a private Juliet balcony and a lavish ensuite finished with two marble vanities, dual showers and exquisite tiling. Features within the 800 sqm interior include natural materials such as Blackbutt timber, Comerford sandstone and Western Australian jarrah, which has been used for the ornate skirtings and cornices, elegant architraves, and soaring cathedral-esque ceilings. Mr Faehrmann said the vendor, a businessman, had never lived in the property.He said the new owners, a couple with interests in the rural sector, had fallen in love with the gardens, in particular.“They wanted space and privacy,” he said. “They loved the outdoors lifestyle this property offered.“They loved the house but particularly loved the gardens.” RELATED: Bridgeman Downs mansion has wow factor At the heart of the house is the kitchen which overlooks a main living area that opens on to the courtyard via sliding, stackable doors.Other features include a formal lounge, home office or library and a games room with a fireplace and timber trusses that are over 100 years old. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoStunning! 58 Retreat Street, Bridgeman Downs, was sold again by Place BulimbaProperty data shows it sold again on July 1, with the price yet to be disclosed. It was sold by Place Bulimba agents Brenton Faehrmann and Morgan Stevenson after 127 days on the market. House earns owner $20k a year The ultimate dream home of 2019 Phowar!UPDATED: The sales price for one of Brisbane’s most stunning suburban estates has been revealed, with the vendor taking a $324,500 hit to the back pocket.That works out to be a loss of about $27,000 a month – or roughly the monthly salary for four to five workers.The average CEO earns about $160,000 a year, while top tier surgeons take home about $350,000, according to jobs data.When the sale of the property was first revealed, the agent refused to divulge the undisclosed price.But the price has now been revealed by CoreLogic. Previously, the Courier Mail revealed that the vendor had bought the property at Bridgeman Downs just 12 months ago, but changed his mind and never lived there.***EARLIER: One of Brisbane’s most outstanding suburban estates has changed hands again — just 12 months after it was bought for $4.42 million.The vendor — who never lived at the property — bought the Gatsby-style residence off a New Zealand couple, who returned to the Land of the Long White Cloud in July last year.The American-style estate, which is located at 58 Retreat Street in Bridgeman Downs, was originally built in 2003 for printing industry entrepreneur, Earl Baskerville. MORE NEWS: Live like a millionaire for $20k a day in the Whitsundays Your own personal Wimbledon!Other notable features include an integrated audio system, comprehensive security system, three phase power, ducted airconditioning throughout, Vacu-Maid, Dynalite Home Management System, irrigation system and three bay shed.The property is situated in Bridgeman Downs’ Millionaires Row. How’s that for a games room!Outside there is an in-ground pool, pergola, tennis court, a fully self-contained pool/tennis house including kitchenette and ensuite and pathways that weave their way through the gardens.
With plans calling for two or three plants in the Kitimat-Prince Rupert region, it follows that B.C.’S gas production will have to double or triple, to meet the demand. Noting current gas drilling operations now largely rely on electricity from diesel-fuelled generators, ATCO says it’s looking ahead to less expensive longer-term solutions. The newspaper cites a B.C. Energy Ministry email as saying the province is not aware of ATCO’S proposal, and will explore the capability of existing electric power transmission, before considering any new transmission lines. It also quotes Paul Kariya, of the Clean Energy Association of B.C., as claiming it has raised the issue with B.C. Hydro and the provincial government, but to date has been unsuccessful in changing government policy.- Advertisement -However, he says there is private sector interest in addressing the challenges presented by the lack of electricity, which he claims goes to a need right across northern B.C., and not just the Northeast Region.To read the full Vancouver Sun article, click here.Advertisement