REEL QUICKIES MI 4
After watching Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol I have the feeling that I should watch the original movie again. I liked the first one, loathed the second, and didn't mind the third. The fourth, G... Posted on 12/29/11 at 8:26 PM
STAFF BLOG JAMESTOWN SPORTS This week in 1990 ...
Days of Thunder, Die Hard 2, Bird on a Wire, Milo & Otis, Jungle Book and Fire Birds were all playing in Jamestown movie theatres.
Thumbs up to Days of Thunder, Die Hard 2 and Bird on a Wire - the... Posted on 7/14/10 at 10:56 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Cruising in the Fury
Quite often on a summer afternoon, my husband and I will go for a Fury cruise. We jump into our 1968 Fury III and cruise the neighborhood, often accompanied by our dog Jeffrey.
Sunday afternoon we dec... Posted on 5/24/10 at 8:35 AM
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded, leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.
Melissa Nelson-Gabriel, Associated Press
, April 25, 2013
Recent images of a cruise ship limping back to port after an engine malfunction didn't do the cruise industry any favors heading into the summer vacation season. And cringe-worthy accounts from passengers who had to make do without power or working toilets for five days may have turned some travelers off cruising for good.
Carnival Corp. says all maritime interests must assist without question those in trouble at sea, a duty that would not include reimbursing the U.S. government nearly $780,000 for costs associated with the rescue of the crippled Triumph cruise ship.
A byzantine maze of maritime rules and regulations, fragmented oversight and a patchwork quilt of nations that do business with cruise lines make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety record of the ship they are about to board in what for many is the vacation of a lifetime.
Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico had limited access to hot coffee, food and bathrooms on Monday as they waited for two tugboats to arrive to tow them to Mexico, Carnival Cruise Lines said in a statement.
GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — The first hearing of the criminal investigation into the Costa Concordia's shipwreck was held in a theater Saturday instead of a courthouse because of high demand, with angry survivors seeking compensation, justice and the truth.
Frances D'Emilio and Trisha Thomas, Associated Press
, March 05, 2012
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Italian cruise liner carrying more than 1,000 people was adrift without power in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean on Monday after a fire erupted in its generator room. The blaze was extinguished without causing any injuries, an official said.
Frances D'Emilio and Jason Straziuso, Associated Press
, February 27, 2012
GIGLIO, Italy (AP) — A barge carrying a crane and other equipment hitched itself to the toppled Costa Concordia on Tuesday, signaling the start of preliminary operations to remove a half-million gallons of fuel from the grounded cruise ship before it leaks into the pristine Tuscan sea.
Fulvio Paolocci and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
, January 24, 2012
ROME (AP) — The body of a woman wearing a life vest was recovered by Italian coast guard divers Saturday from a narrow underwater corridor of the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia, raising the death toll to 12 in the week-old accident that has sent some light fuel spilling into the Mediterranean off Tuscany.
Colleen Barry and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
, January 21, 2012
ROME (AP) — The cruise captain who grounded the Costa Concordia off the Tuscan coast with 4,200 people on board did not relay correct information either to the company or crew after the ship hit rocks, the cruise ship owner's CEO said Friday as the search resumed for 21 missing passengers.
Colleen Barry and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
, January 21, 2012
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