Fire Breaks Out aboard USS Nimitz, No Injuries

first_img View post tag: ocean View post tag: Naval View post tag: Defence View post tag: USS Nimitz View post tag: out View post tag: usa View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Indian Share this article View post tag: Injuries View post tag: no June 14, 2013 View post tag: Breaks View post tag: Navy A fire occurred aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the ship’s electrical equipment while the ship was underway in the Indian Ocean within U.S. 7th Fleet’s operating area June 7.No Sailors were injured during the event or the response, and the ship and embarked air wing remain operable and in a safe, stable condition.The ship’s underway firefighting team and watchstanders responded to the electrical fire, set fire boundaries and extinguished the fire.The extent of the damage remains to be determined. An assessment team, led by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from Bremerton, Wash., is en route and will further evaluate the damage.The cause of the fire is under investigation.Nimitz is homeported in Naval Station Everett, Wash., and is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.[mappress]Press Release, June 14, 2013 Back to overview,Home naval-today Fire Breaks Out aboard USS Nimitz, No Injuries View post tag: Aboard Fire Breaks Out aboard USS Nimitz, No Injuries View post tag: USS View post tag: Nimitz View post tag: firelast_img read more

Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical Opens Off-Broadway

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 5, 2014 Related Shows Mighty Real uses Sylvester’s music to celebrate the life of the “Queen of Disco.” Through his trials and tribulations and his glitzy, glamorous lifestyle, he was a symbol for fabulousness and a pioneer in the LGBTQ community. His many disco classics include “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real),” “Dance (Disco Heat),” “Do Ya Wanna Funk” and “Can’t Stop Dancing.” Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical officially opens off-Broadway on September 14. The tuner features music by the legendary performer and a book by Anthony Wayne, who takes on the titular role. Wayne also co-directs alongside Kendrell Bowman. The production will run through October 5 at the Theatre at St. Clement’s. View Comments In addition to Wayne, the cast of Mighty Real features Anastacia McCleskey and Jacqueline B. Arnold as Izora and Martha—better known as the Weather Girls, as well as DeAnne Stewart and Jack Fuller.last_img read more

2 undocumented LSIs nabbed in Pontevedra

first_imgBY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGABACOLOD City – Authorities caught two locally stranded individuals (LSI) who allegedly entered the town of Pontevedra in Negros Occidental illegally using their boat. The Pontevedra police requested not to identify the two LSIs, although they confirmed that they were residents of the town’s Barangay Antipolo. Lacson refused to identify which department was involved, although he affirmed to receiving the results of the tests yesterday afternoon. According to police investigators, they received a call from concerned residents in the town’s Barangay Miranda, reporting that they saw two unidentified men arriving by boat in a beach resort in the area on July 28. The two LSIs were later brought to the town’s rural health unit while their boat was seized. They had their specimens collected for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) swab test. In a related development, Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson confirmed that an employee of the provincial capitol tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID-positive employee, according to the governor, was exposed to his mother who was later found infected with the viral illness.center_img They are supposed to secure a medical certificate from a government physician and travel authority from the Philippine National Police before boarding a plane or vessel which will take them to the island. The provincial government repeatedly announced that LSIs need to contact the focal person of their respective local government units to facilitate their travel into the province. They traveled onboard a small boat from the town of Concepcion in Iloilo. When cops questioned the two LSIs, they presented an expired travel authority, police said. Lacson said the employee had not reported to work since Thursday last week. Cleaning and disinfection procedures have been ramped-up, he added./PNlast_img read more

Schiano: Two Rutgers football players have coronavirus

first_imgSchiano: Two Rutgers football players have coronavirus Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditTwo Rutgers football players have tested positive for the coronavirus.Coach Greg Schiano discussed the positive tests Monday during a virtual conference call with the media. It was his first availability since the team was allowed to return to campus last week for voluntary workouts.Schiano said players and coaches were tested before the team returned on June 15, either with mail-in tests or after being tested locally. One of the positive tests came from those samples and the player was not allowed to return to campus and is being isolated at home. June 22, 2020 The second positive test came from a sample taken when the players reported. That player was isolated and three players who had contact with him were put in quarantine.The university has a protocol for allowing players who test positive to return, which includes a non-positive test, Schiano said.Schiano said players and coaches underwent a third screening on Monday. Incoming freshman players also were allowed on campus on Monday and they were tested and put in a separate dormitory. They will not be integrated with the rest of the team until they pass a second COVID-19 test.The workouts are voluntary and Schiano said some players have elected to skip them.center_img Associated Press Schiano was hired in December to start a second stint as Rutgers’ coach. Chris Ash was fired early last season and replaced on an interim basis by Nunzio Campanile. The Scarlet Knights were 2-10 last season and have won nine games in the past four years.___More AP college football: and read more