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On Saturday morning, the Friends of Scarborough Marsh conducted a balloon test to show residents what a proposed Verizon tower might look like. According to Verizon's proposal to the town of Scarborough, the tower would be a 100 ft. pole with antennae array near the top. The antennae array would ...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (WTHR) - A hot air balloon surprised a COLORADO man by landing right in front of his home. Josh Jernberg says he was just sitting on the couch when he heard a loud roar. He said he thought it might be a helicopter or a military training exercise. But when he looked out ...

Oh, and he wants to buy a Macy's-style parade balloon in her image and tie it to the float. The parade he wants her to rock and roll on through is the Syttende Mai parade his hometown of Stoughton, Wis. As a joke, he buys his mom tons of heavy metal T-shirts then takes photos of her doing mom things ...
Natalie Criswell, 6, reaches for a balloon being handed to her by Dana Engle of the Carroll County Parks Department on Saturday at the annual Easter Carnival and Egg Hunt at McIntosh Reserve. The Parks Department was expecting more than 2,000 people to attend, with the promise that no child ...
News Brief: Arizona-based World View says it has closed a $26.5 million Series C financing round, led by Accel with participation from previous investors Canaan and Norwest Venture Partners. The funding will help World View accelerate work on its Stratollite system, a low-cost, balloon-borne platform ...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - In an unusual discovery, a weather balloon was found this week in a South Bend family's backyard. The weather balloon was found by two boys Thursday. More than 90 weather balloons are sent out across the nation every day, and these boys happened to catch one of them.

ARIZONA - Becky and Ronnie Gandy narrowly escaped a hot air balloon when it crashed and burst into flames during a trip to Arizona. "It was just like the Hindenburg, I mean it just went poof," Ronnie said. While on a business trip in Phoenix, Arizona last week they booked a hot air balloon ride. "That ...
This Statesville-built hot-air balloon basket was recently exhibited in Philadelphia, but is now back home. SUBMITTED. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A 1975 Balloon Works/Firefly Balloons hot-air balloon basket was recently rebuilt as a tribute to long-time Statesville resident Tracy Barnes. ...
World View was founded to develop high-altitude balloons originally for tourism, carrying people into the stratosphere for hours at a time to give customers a near-space view of the Earth in competition with suborbital spaceflight companies like Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic. The company in recent ...
'We started bailing out of the basket': Murfreesboro couple in hot air balloon accident in Phoenix desert. Mariah Timms ... Authorities say a hot air balloon carrying 13 people crashed and caught fire next to a dirt road outside Phoenix, igniting a small brush fire but causing no injuries. It's not ...
“It's basically balloons and puppet theater. That's not what they need. The leaders seem so intent on entertaining the kids — on ensuring that they are having a good time — that they have lost the missionary sense of cultivating their faith.” But perhaps teenagers aren't ready for that gravity of faith? Perhaps ...
In more bad news for taxpayers, the Board of Audit says the cost of the Fukushima nuclear disaster could balloon to ¥218.2 billion, up 58 percent from the previous estimate of ¥126.4 billion. The board released the latest estimate Friday in light of the government's adoption of a Cabinet decision in ...
A year has passed since the death of 18-year-old Seth Collier, who was killed in a hit-and-run crash. His family and friends gathered in Syracuse on Friday to celebrate his life. Collier's mother and father organized a memorial balloon release, held at the corner of Bear and Salina streets, where Collier was ...
You'll need a small balloon pump or a pump used for inflating sports or exercise balls, and long, skinny balloons for balloon animals (available online, at toy stores or party supply stores). Inflate a balloon into the shape of a long sausage, about 38 inches long. Hold it horizontally in front of you with hands ...
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. - Pasco sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a hot air balloon accident near The Groves Shopping Center. Three people were onboard the basket at the time. Two adult passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. The pilot was uninjured.
Those five words were all it took to completely derail the career trajectory of one of the most prominent MCs of the 2000s. Now, don't get it twisted. Ludacris still holds a spot as one of the most respected rappers to enter the game in the late '90s, and I doubt he's crying himself to sleep at night in his mansion ...
ASTANA -- Police in Kazakhstan's capital hunted for people holding blue balloons during Norouz new year celebrations on March 22, following fugitive opposition politician Mukhtar Ablyazov's Facebook call for Kazakhs to express support for his banned movement by displaying blue balloons. RFE/RL ...

Bands, balloons and bear imagery abounded on UC Berkeley's campus Friday for the university's 150th anniversary celebration. Alumni from years back — though nobody who was there during the March 23, 1886 founding was spotted — gathered at Haas Pavilion, and carried class banners in a ...
"The little bit of good that came from it, doesn't always even out the bad, but things like this make it easier for the family to understand that we're there. We're not going anywhere," Eastman said. Pink balloons were for Karen Barclay and Dianne Look, while red was for Sara Quirt-Sann. Blue was in honor of ...
The festival returns for its fourth year on March 31 to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum grounds. “We always say we want to have a great mix of the beers that people know from their hometown – you know, the ones they love – and then some regional and national ones that ...
State officials Thursday announced the program was entering its second phase, expanding from 12 to 25 cannabis producers and adding 23 more dispensary operators. The state also is launching a unique research effort that will run in parallel to the established commercial program, conducting clinical ...
"Every year the [Balloon Fiesta] board goes over ways to improve event and guest experience," Garrity told Business First. "The board felt that creating the position of director of operations was the best way to do that." Parks, who has been flying balloons since 1988, has worked with Balloon Fiesta for seven ...
WAUSAU - A small group of community members gathered in Kennedy Park Thursday evening, holding onto balloons as they whipped in the cold spring winds. Silently, over the course of four minutes, the group released several balloons. The first balloons were pink, followed by one red and finally one ...
FOLEY – The 14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival presented by Tanger Outlets is set for May 4-5 in Foley, Alabama, and volunteers are needed. For many, the festival brings thoughts of brightly colored balloons gracing the skies, but the event also boasts a variety of other activities.
Students gathered on the football field, observed a moment of silence and then released their orange balloons. “It was an insightful experience. When I thought about what happened to those kids, during the moment of silence, I thought of how their parents must have felt,” said Ryann Jeanselme, an eighth ...
Balloonologist is the fancy name for the person who twists balloons into sculptures, otherwise known as a balloon artist, or the term preferred by the art's practitioners, twister. Chris thought it would be interesting. He took to it, once he overcame his fear of balloons popping while he twisted them. He had a ...
Stout said she was one of three women pilots last year and that in the Philippines people travel from as far away as three hours to experience the hot air balloons. “I want to give more people the chance to fly that never would have it,” she said. “In the U.S. we have more of an opportunity to do something like ...
A little girl suffering from cancer, whose dream was to release thousands of balloons, saw her dream realized with the help of people in the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz. The people released a huge number of balloons in the 42-hectare park of Ahvaz to help the dream of three-year-old Mayam come true.
"Basically, our challenge is to build and launch a high altitude balloon," she said. "Our goal is to reach 90,000 feet, or as close to 90,000 feet as we can get." Carlson, whose four-member team is sending the solar panel aloft, said the Styrofoam cooler containing their equipment contains a small computer, ...
Twenty thousand balloons' worth of awe and delight, a gift from Debs to the city she loves. And a gift from all of us to Debs. Fifty balloon twisters came to Richmond this weekend to honor Debs, flocking from near and far to participate in creating Debs's final installation. We're a tightknit community, balloon ...
HOLLISTER, CA (KSBW/CNN) – For the three years since her father died, an 11-year-old girl has coped with the loss by sending him letters that she attaches to balloons – and this year, she received a special response. Emily Hinchberger's father died when she was just 8 years old. Now 11, the girl and her ...
Each year, Emily writes him a letter to let him know how she is doing, attaches the letters to a balloon, and lets them go. “At first, it was really emotional, but now it's a lot more fun because I knew that it would somehow get to him and that he was looking out for me.” But what Emily didn't expect was one of ...
This August 2017 file photo shows a large crowd was on hand for the first day of last year's Lincoln Balloon Festival at the Logan County Airport, Lincoln. ... LINCOLN — Volunteers already are planning for the next Lincoln Balloon Festival, but, unfortunately for fans of the popular event, that won't happen ...
The business also offers clowns for parties, singing telegrams, event decorating and more. Royal started out clowning at children's birthday parties with a friend. Over the years, her business grew and diversified to include balloon art and more. "You can go to Target and get balloons, but you can't get ...
Attention buyers and sellers! The popular Daniel Island Red Balloon Sale will be held on Sat. March 3, from 7 am-1 pm. This island-wide yard sale provides an opportunity for residents to clean out their closets and declutter, while giving shoppers a chance to wander from neighborhood to neighborhood in ...
Illinois-based healthcare giant Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) announced Tuesday that it would pay up to $92 million to secure global commercialization rights for SurVeil, a Minnesota company's drug-coated vascular balloon designed to treat peripheral artery disease, or PAD, a niche market already ...
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Red and white balloons filled the sky as family and friends celebrated the life of Tiquan Taylor. The 14-year-old was killed Sunday. According to deputies 16-year-old Desmond Cromer shot Taylor while he attempted to rob him. "He (Taylor) was funny and he was sweet. He was real ...
A must on everyone's summer calendar, the three-day festival features the awe-inspiring spectacle of 100 sport and special shaped hot air balloons from around the world taking to the skies twice each day in mass ascensions over the scenic Hunterdon County countryside; a live concert series featuring the ...
The best way to enjoy a balloon festival is with your friends. For one, you need your squad for all the one-of-a-kind social media snaps you can get while being amongst the balloons. Pose in the field to get a full shot of the action, or even throw a peace sign up in the air to get a really inspired piece of ...
Mr. Biddle now has a Facebook page, said Leibelt, a hot-air balloon pilot who has flown three hot-air balloons in Battle Creek. Last year, Mason published the second version when she found Indigo River Publishing to publish the book, which is now for sale online and in print. She is also working with ...
"A five or six-year-old child may be throwing [a balloon] randomly, but very soon he'll learn that there is a way of throwing it," Maya John, a professor at JMC, told me. "Throwing it at the breast, or at the buttocks [is wrong]. It's very easy here to develop that culture of impunity at a young age." Maya's colleague ...
26, 2018. More than 30 artists from all over the United States came to build a balloon installation for a living tribute to a terminally ill colleague, artist Deborah Fellman, of Richmond. ... Deborah Fellman, owner of RVA Balloons, visits the RVA Enchanted Balloon Garden at Regency mall that she inspired.
As the country gears up to celebrate Holi on March 02, stocking up on bags of coloured powders and preparing the traditional gujia sweet, women are still coming to terms with the sheer nastiness of the news that a New Delhi student had balloons filled with semen thrown on her. While this incident is ...
She made balloons only for fun, and mostly for her nephews, until 2004 when Tropical Storm Gaston filled the crawlspace of her home with water and she confronted pricey home repairs. Her balloon work became a side job and a way to help with the bills. About four years ago, she left the corporate world ...
Some 30 fellow balloon artists from around the world used donated balloons to create one of the Balloon Lady's favorite Richmond spots: Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. In just two days. "It blows your mind! And that's the great thing about what we do, is that we don't ever stop getting delighted," said ...
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- – Balloon artists from across the country came to Richmond over the weekend to honor one of their own: Deborah Fellman, the sole proprietor of RVA Balloons, who was diagnosed with cancer in November. After her diagnosis, Fellman's friends offered to send her anywhere she ...
A mystery that captivated so many on social media has now been solved. A note to a little girl's Daddy was attached to some balloons and tangled in a vineyard near Bakersfield. We have now heard from Emily's Mom, Rebecca Brown. And now know Emily released the balloons all the way in Hollister, ...
WILKES-BARRE — So before I went on this assignment about Publishers Clearing House delivering a sweepstakes package to a local family, I daydreamed a little. I was at the prescribed meeting point and got in line with the caravan that was about to begin this life-changing journey. I was actually part of ...
The new balloon mode for the Nintendo Switch darling Super Mario Odyssey has a lot of different reasons to be excited to jump back into the world of moons ... Players have already destroyed Mario Odyssey's "Hide the Balloon" DLC by glitching into buildings and placing the balloons in impossible-to-reach ...
Following a concert on Feb. 19, ACC police noticed several individuals partaking in illegal activities outside of the Blind Pig restaurant on Washington Street. As the police watched the group from his personal vehicle, he noticed “several males with gas cylinders on the sidewalk inflating balloons” and ...


 

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