Historian Robert Allison, an instructor at Harvard Extension School, colors in Cape Cod’s record with photographs, historical figures, and far-from-dry tales. “A Short History” is part beach read, but suitable for the most scrupulous history buffs.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker, Dauda Mohammed, says the mood has changed in the club’s dressing room and amongst the fans following their impressive performances in the Ghana Premier League.Dauda’s brace against Dwarfs last Sunday ensured the Porcupines have picked up 12 points out of the possible 15 under the guidance ofCoach Micheal Osei ably supported by his technical team.But the striker believes they must continue working hard to keep winning.“We have to continue picking the victories, you can’t get carried away and we must continue working in order to keep winning,” he told Adom FM Sports.“The feeling around the team now is great so we must do everything possible to make the supporters and the team owner Otumfour Osei Tutu happy all the time.” When quizzed about his goal scoring form in the last five matches, Dauda was optimistic about maintaining the standard. “I am not liberated at all because l can score more for the team and myself.”Dauda is currently with the Black Satellites preparing for next week’s Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Ethiopia and could missKotoko’s next league game against Bechem United in Bechem on Wednesday. – Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySports
Representatives from the new Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care project presented a report to City Council on Tuesday. It detailed the project’s overview, current status, and future plans. Construction officially began on the hospital on July 22 and Northern Health Project Director Tom Sparrow says everything is on schedule. He says Northern Health is also looking at the future of the existing hospital building on 100th Avenue. – Advertisement -[asset|aid=1724|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=1453aa6693a0f7d7b216442d0f2ef225-Sparrow 1_1_Pub.mp3] Sparrow stressed the importance of having spiritual healing areas dispersed throughout the new hospital. He mentioned that Northern Health is looking at putting in a non-denominational spiritual room into the new building that is part of the residential care facility.Northern Health is also looking at constructing a separate building that will be a spiritual area as well. Advertisement A healing garden is also in the works, and Sparrow says it might be expanded to a year-round use. Meanwhile, Mayor Bruce Lantz had concerns regarding the reduction of one maternity care bed when the new facility opens. Sparrow says he’s not too concerned about that, as the new facility can easily compensate for the loss. [asset|aid=1725|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=1453aa6693a0f7d7b216442d0f2ef225-Sparrow 2_1_Pub.mp3] Sparrow says some of the next steps include continued communication and interaction with the community, organizations, and First Nations. Construction should be complete by spring of 2012.Advertisement
It’s been an incredible weekend for Letterkenny AC. Mark English won a bronze medal in the final of the 800 metres at the European track and field championships in Zurich on Friday evening.The 21 year old posted a season’s best of 1:45.03 to secure a podium finish. He was also the Irish team’s only medal winner at the championships. On Sunday, Mark was part of the Irish team than set a new national record in the 4 x 400 metre relay – the finished fifth in a time of 3:01.67.Brendan Boyce recorded a new personal best of 3:51:34 in the 50K walk at the same championships to secure 16th place. The weekend performance saw him slice three minutes of his previous personal best.The club is heavily involved with the staging of the Donegal Marathon and Half Marathon which takes place this Sunday, August 24th – both races have a 10.15 am start at the Aura Leisure Centre and both will finish on the Danny McDaid Track. Anyone wishing to help out on the day should contact Brendan McDaid on 086-8113947. The organisers are expecting the number of participants for both races to total around 700. It has been 31 years since Letterkenny last hosted a marathon and a large crowd is expected along the route.The club will hold its annual general meeting on Thursday next, August 28th at 8 pm in the Station House Hotel. All members are asked to attend. New members also welcome. The club had a number of athletes competing in the national masters track and field championships in Tullamore recently. Ciaran Doherty won the 5,000 metres, Hugh Gallagher was 4th in the over-60 section of the 5,00 metres, while Brian Boyce was 4th in the over-35 400 metres. Aidan McKenna clocked 2:19 in the 800 metres and 4:51 for the 1500 metres. Well done to all. ATHLETICS: WHAT A WEEK FOR LETTERKENNY AC was last modified: August 19th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny AC notes