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2009-12-08 07:40:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PhotoBin.com today announces David Lenhert of Escondido, Calif., as the winner of its 2009 Summer Photo Contest. Lenhert's photo was selected as best overall image from hundreds of photographs submitted to PhotoBin.com, a website and resource for photo enthusiasts and photography professionals. The 2009 Summer Photo Contest entry guidelines included that digital files be submitted as visual reference. Additionally, digital submissions were required to be...

2009-04-10 15:34:58

The U.S. Coast Guard said a humpback whale was seen swimming in New York Harbor for several hours Thursday. Coast Guard officers said the first sighting of the whale was reported at about 8 a.m. Thursday near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the giant water mammal didn't appear to be injured or distressed, The New York Times reported Friday. It's going out toward the ocean, said Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer David Schulein. We just established a security safety zone. The Coast Guard...

2009-03-09 14:50:00

Company poised for growth with a continuing focus on high quality projects and increased distribution opportunities SANTA MONICA, Calif. and MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie Urdang has been named President of Santa Monica based Olympus Pictures, LLC, a motion picture company formed in 2007 to both develop and produce feature films. Leslie was formerly Senior Vice President - Producer. Under Ms. Urdang's leadership, Olympus has had a strong start completing two feature...

2008-09-16 00:00:09

By BEAVERCREEK R&R DIANA BLOWERS Whatever the season or weather, there are people on the trails and in the nature center at the Narrows Nature Reserve at 2575 Indian Ripple Road. Greene County Parks' 162-acre reserve, which includes more than four miles of trails, is the venue for a variety of special programs and hikes, most of which are free. One such free hike is the upcoming Monarch Butterfly Intro & Tagging at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. Monarchs, one of...

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Tim Thornton, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 16--NARROWS -- Danny Melvin was playing pool in Blacksburg on Sunday night when he got the call. Riverview Campground was flooding. There was a smell like diesel fuel in the air. Melvin, who helps his brother-in-law take care of the campground, jumped in his truck and headed back to Narrows. He called Giles County's emergency dispatchers and told them what was going on. The Narrows Fire Department had already been called out. Riverview...

2008-06-14 12:00:12

Lake Powell's elevation reached 3,620 feet Wednesday and is expected to continue rising. At this elevation, boat passage on the Castle Rock Cut has been deemed safe. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announced the official opening to boat travel Friday. Castle Rock Cut has been closed since 2003 due to low water levels. However, with the reopening, boaters will be able to travel between Wahweap and Warm Creek bays to reach popular upper-lake destinations, saving a 12-mile trip through...

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