Hello, friends. Perhaps we are the fools for believing that Paul Fry would be up to the challenge of picking up the easiest full inning save that exists, getting three outs before giving up three runs, all while facing the bottom of the Temporarily Buffalo lineup.
Good morning, Camden Chatters. In times like these, it may feel like no other baseball fan base could possibly empathize with what O’s fans are going through. That no other team could ever put up this kind of horrendous streak, losing game after game after game on the road, closing in on historic futility with no end in sight to the suffering.
French retiree Xavier Bouget says he was out walking in one day near his home in Gommenech, Brittany when he saw a tiny pigeon fall to the ground as it tried to escape from a cat. Bouget later mentioned this story to his wife who asked why he didn't pick up the bird.
Long-serving staff save Barnsley menswear store Frank Bird from closure after buying 80-year-old family business themselves
Staff at a historic Barnsley menswear shop stepped in to save the much-loved family business when it was threatened with closure. The group of three now own Frank Bird in Barnsley town centre after the 82-year-old business fell into receivership just a few months before the pandemic. The senior management trio, who between them have devoted over 100 years’ service to the designer clothing store, were determined to save the brand, which has also operated a store in Wakefield for 40 years.
Three crews attended a fire at a restaurant in Peacehaven last night. The fire service was called to Burger and Bird restaurant in South Coast Road, Peacehaven at 10.23pm on Wednesday (June 16). They used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to put out a fire and then a PPV fan to clear smoke, a spokesman said.
The newest way to get around Battle Creek is by scooter. Bird is an electric scooter company in more than 200 cities across the world, which now includes Battle Creek. “I’m just hoping it means an easier life for everyone here in Battle Creek," Dequan Perry Jr., Bird fleet manager, said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will hold its All-Star Game in Las Vegas on July 14 pitting the U.S. women's national team that will play in the Olympics against some of the league's best players. Voting for the WNBA's team, which starts Tuesday, will be determined from a pool chosen by fans, players and media.
Beer, bouncy castles, sunshine and slides, these care best pub gardens in the city Is there anything better than a lazy afternoon spent in the beer garden of your local pub, the children entertained and the sun beaming down? After months of lockdown and miserable weather, the time is right to get out and try some of the local pubs in the city, who need custom now more than ever.
A BIRD rescuer has hit out after a sea gull suffered a cruel fate. Firefighters were dispatched to Keswick Avenue in Barrow on Sunday night to save the Herring gull which was caught up in 'killer' mesh and spikes. Elisabeth Ashleigh, who runs Bardsea Bird Sanctuary said: "To everyone who has killer spikes and mesh in your efforts to prevent birds nesting on your roof tops - you have set death traps.
Bird is bringing electric scooters back to Plano. The bike and scooter rental company will start to distribute e-scooters throughout Plano on Monday, according to a press release. As of Monday, no Bird scooters were available to ride in the city on its mobile app. In order to ride the scooters, users must download the app and pay a fee of $1 per ride and $0.39 per minute.
Two men from the Black Country charged with murder after a man was assaulted in a park will enter their pleas later this month. was attacked in Victoria Park, in Tipton, at around 11am on Sunday, July 26, last year. Mr Bird, 50, who was also known locally as 'Goughy', later showed up at a relative’s address with serious facial injuries and was taken to hospital, where he was found to have suffered a fractured eye socket and a broken neck.
'Help us help them' - plea from Bardsea Bird Sanctuary after starling left in box A BIRD rescuer is urging people to take appropriate measures after a bird was left in a box overnight. The injured starling was left from around 5pm Thursday until it was collected Friday morning.
Superhero, supervillain, monster and comic book lovers will soon be able to visit "SuperMonsterCity! America’s Monsters, Superheroes, and Villains," an exhibit at the San Bernardino County Museum. Starting June 10, a new exhibit at the museum will feature a collection from SuperMonsterCity!, containing "a magnificent collection of 300+ action figures, posters, games and more," according to a news release.
AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy has hit back at critics who doubted his coaching ability after he was sacked as the head coach Cape Town City back in 2019. The 43-year-old coach led Usuthu to qualify fir the Caf Champions League for the first time in the club's history after they defeat Swallows FC 1-0 in the DStv Premiership on Wednesday.
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police say a suspect is in custody after customers in a bank in British Columbia refused to obey orders from a shotgun-brandishing robber and tackled him. A statement from Abbotsford police says a man entered the Scotiabank branch just before noon Wednesday and ordered customers to the floor.
Canterbury's Bird electric scooter trial zone expanded to include Thanington, Hales Place and Wincheap
A city's controversial trial of rental electric scooters has today been massively expanded for a second time. The Canterbury scheme previously covered the city centre, but has now been broadened to encompass peripheral areas outside the city including Thanington, Hales Place, Wincheap and Harbledown - along with a stretch of the A28 heading in the direction of Sturry.
Electric scooters are back and so are the concerns of sidewalk riders. "Sidewalk riding, the survey results and in general our observations from the 2019 pilot study, is of a concern," said Milwaukee Department of Public Work's Brian DeNeve. "That was actually probably the largest concern that we had during the pilot study."
Jade Bird has announced a run of headline shows for 2022, in support of her forthcoming second album ‘Different Kinds Of Light‘. In addition to the tour, Bird has shared the video for the title track from her forthcoming album. You can watch it below.
Lockdown has got a lot to answer for. Bird watching – once the much-mocked pastime of the anorak brigade – is getting a big thumbs-up from the nation’s youth. A recent survey by Homebase has revealed that three quarters of UK kids would like to take up twitching as a hobby after connecting with nature during the pandemic.
CHINA has reported the first animal to human transmission of the H10N3 bird flu virus. A 41-year-old man in the Chinese province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as being the first human to be infected with the H10N3 strain of bird flu. Chinese authorities state this is the first report of a human infection with H10N3.