READERS FORUM” JULY 29, 2019

first_imgFootnote: City-County Observer Comment Policy. Be kind to people. Personal attacks or harassment will not be tolerated and shall be removed from our site.We understand that sometimes people don’t always agree and discussions may become a little heated.  The use of offensive language and insults against commenters shall not be tolerated and will be removed from our site.Any comments posted in this column do not represent the views or opinions of the City-County Observer, our media partners or advertiser:FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Todays “Readers Poll’ question is: Do you feel that President Donald Trump is a racist?If you would like to advertise in the CCO please contact us at City-County [email protected] We hope that today’s “READERS FORUM” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way.WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND TODAY?last_img read more

Westbury Shooting Leaves Man Dead, Woman Critical

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 74-year-old man was shot dead and a 72-year-old woman was critically wounded by two gunshots in Westbury on Saturday night, Nassau County police said.Third Precinct police officers found the victims upon responding to a call reporting a person shot at a Waterbury Lane home at 9:40 p.m., police said.The female victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries and is listed in critical condition. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities were not immediately released.Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.last_img read more

Titan LNG’s FlexFueler001 pontoon performs first bunkering operation

first_imgFlexFueler001; Image courtesy of Titan LNGTitan LNG’s bunkering pontoon FlexFueler001 has performed the first bunkering operation on June 14, 2019.Titan LNG said on Monday that the LNG was supplied to the company’s long-term customer Norlines in the Port of Rotterdam.This makes Titan LNG the first accredited LNG bunker supplier able to deliver by inland water barge.The FlexFueler001 is part of a series of vessels. Titan LNG will deploy the FlexFueler002, currently under construction and scheduled to be ready by mid-2020, in the Port of Antwerp. The third barge will be announced in the coming months.Samskip, operator of the LNG-powered Norlines vessels Kvitnos and Kvitbjørn, has a weekly service into Rotterdam and requires reliable LNG supply.Ronald van Selm, COO of Titan LNG, said: “We are proud the FlexFueler001 is up and running after she successfully completed her trials.”Earlier this month, Titan LNG received class approval from Bureau Veritas for the FlexFueler001.FlexFueler001 is designed to have a fixed location to supply inland waterway vessels, but can also be navigated to larger sea-going vessels and safely supply LNG while they load or unload their cargo.A long-term contract for the home location of the FlexFueler001 was signed between Port of Amsterdam and Titan LNG in January 2018.last_img read more

Schwope benefit this Friday at US 36

first_imgOSBORN, Mo. – Two dollars from each general admission ticket sold Friday night, July 13 at US 36 Raceway will be donated to the fund helping driver Eddie Schwope Jr. with medical expenses.Photographer Judy Staley and announcer Rick Staley have each made initial donations.A helmet will also be passed during intermission to raise money for Schwope.last_img