Medeski Martin & Wood Announce Intimate 25th Anniversary Run In NYC

first_imgBeloved trio Medeski Martin & Wood formed in 1991, and they haven’t looked back since! Comprised of John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood, each musician brings an incredible amount of musical talent to the table, compounded by their seemingly telepathic inter-connections that result in some of the tightest grooves and wildest improvisation.MMW recently let fans in on plans for a new album, and today they’ve made quite the fun announcement. The trio will hit intimate NYC club Le Poisson Rouge for two nights in October, the 19th and the 20th, to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Will there be new music on the table? There’s only one way to find out!Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday June 17th, and can be found here for night one and here for night two. We’ll leave you with some Medeski Martin & Wood jams for the road.last_img read more

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Driver ticketed following crash with Susquehanna Valley school bus

first_imgAuthorities responded to the crash around 8:30 a.m. Parents of the children on the bus will be notified, the district says. The district says the students on the bus were taken to Francis Donnelly Elementary for medical evaluation as a precaution. 11:07 A.M. UPDATE: 12 News has sent a crew on the way to the scene. Trooper Dembinska says the driver of the car failed to see the school bus which was stopped with it’s stop-arm extended and lights on. KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — Susquehanna School District Office staff tell 12 News that there are no injuries sustained after a crash involving one of the district’s buses. —– KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — New York State Police Public Information Officer Aga Dembinska tells 12 News that a driver has been ticketed after rear-ending a Susquehanna Valley School Bus. 10:01 A.M. UPDATE Dispatchers are unable to comment on additional information. —– KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — New York State Police have informed 12 News that students were not taken to the hospital.center_img There were 27 elementary-school children on the bus. They were evaluated at Francis Donnelly Elementary School. The bus belongs to the Susquehanna Valley School District. 2:23 P.M. UPDATE: This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for further information. Trooper Dembinska says the children have no visible injuries. The driver of the car was taken to Wilson Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, Dembinska says. Dispatchers tell 12 News that the crash occurred on Route 11 and School Avenue and an ambulance has also been sent to the scene. 12 News has reached out to State Police for more information and is awaiting to hear back. —– KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — New York State Police are on the scene of a school bus vs car crash in the town of Kirkwood Wednesday morning. The scene on Route 11 and School Avenue has cleared.last_img read more

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MerryMart gets SEC approval for P1.6B IPO

first_imgIn preparation for its rapid growth,MerryMart recently went gone live on its SAP ERP system. It will also soon beavailable in both online and offline channels. “Our family initially had no plans toexpand the retail business, but our recent experiences made us realize the needfor us to be in the modern retail business, and we believe we will be in itwhile the transition from traditional retail to modern retail is still ongoing.Moreover there are undeniable synergies between the real estate and retailbusinesses. I will be glad to see both DoubleDragon and MerryMart to soon growhand in hand and become formidable companies that will significantly contributein building our nation,” Sia added. MerryMart also expects to set upseveral MerryMart warehouses and distribution centers to support the MerryMartbranches around the country and intends to locate these in DoubleDragon’sCentralHub warehouse complexes. MerryMart Group will focus on sunriseconsumer-related businesses in the long term as the company has full confidencein the long term prospects of the Philippines./PN The smallest format, MerryMart Store,is a household essential store concept that combines Grocery + Personal Care +Pharmacy. The 3-in-1 innovation and expansion through franchising is expectedto bring in operational efficiencies and enable MerryMart to rapidly scale upand build up durable competitive advantage. The MerryMart expansion is seen tocreate over 15,000 new jobs for the Filipino workforce in the near term, andexpected to exceed 50,000 system-wide workforce by 2030. The Philippine economyis expected to fully benefit from MerryMart being a local Filipino homegrownbrand. MerryMart aims to maintain its growthmomentum to reach 600 branches by 2025 and 1,200 branches by 2030. MerryMart plans the development of thecompany brand through company-owned stores, as well as opening it for franchiseto the public. According to the business tycoon, “Ourteam will strive hard to make MerryMart become one of the Top 3 consumercompanies in the Philippines by 2030.” MerryMart will serve as a platform forthe existing local and traditional groceries to convert and be part of a modernbranded retail chain network while retaining ownership of the store as afranchisee of MerryMart. center_img Being part of the MerryMart networkwill enable the current traditional retailers to future-proof themselves andkeep them relevant for the next many decades and also enable them to bridge theongoing shift from traditional retail to modern retail. This shift isinevitable when a developing country evolves to eventually become a first worldcountry. The MerryMart Group has sevenoperating branches as of February 2020 and currently has 13 more branches undersimultaneous construction. MerryMart has set its 12-12-12 Vision2030 with the goal of rolling out a total of 1,200 branches nationwide. It aimsto reach P120 billion in system-wide sales revenue. It aims to cover all the groceryretail categories from small, medium and large retail formats namely: MerryMartStore, MerryMart Market and MerryMart Grocery. The 100th branch is expected to openby the fourth quarter of 2021 next year. ON March 11, MerryMart Consumer Corp.received a pre-effective approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) for a primary offer of1,594,936,709 shares at up to P1 per share. “We would like to take advantage ofour group’s knowhow in franchising, and our familiarity of the Philippinemarket terrain, just like in the rollout of Mang Inasal, CityMall, Hotel 101and CentralHub network. We believe this step will further strengthen the marketgrip of all the industries that our group is involved in,” said Edgar “Injap”Sia II. Franchising also creates businessopportunities for many budding entrepreneurs.last_img read more

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Road to Riches wins Lexus Chase at Leopardstown

first_imgThe festive meeting continued at Limerick today.Today’s returns….12.35 – won by no.6 Vercingetorix 4/5f1.05 – won by no.5 Dromnea 10/31.35 – won by no.6 Character Actor 12/12.05 – won by no.1 Kitten Rock 4/5 f2.35 – won by no.9 The Mad Well 8/13.05 – won by no.2 Don Vincenzo 10/13.35 – won by no.5 Ryback Jack 8/1 The eagerly anticipated race was won by Road To Riches at a price of 4/1 and trained by Noel Meade.  On His Own (14-1) was second and Sam Winner (7-1) third.Lieutenant Colonel won the Grade One Christmas Hurdle  for Sandra Hughes.  The 4-to-1 shot came home 3-quarters of a length ahead of Jessica Harrington’s ‘Jetson’. Today’s results…12.20 – won by no.3 Identity Thief 7/412.50 – won by no.15 Usuel Smurfer 20/11.20 – won by no.4 Le Vent D’Antan 7/4 f1.50 – won by no.Lieutenant Colonel 4/12.20 – won by no.4 Shemshal 4/1 f2.55 – won by no.8, Road To Riches 4/13.25 – won by no.5 Up For Review 9/10 flast_img read more

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FAI says World Cup date confusion is “damaging”

first_imgAnd he says that the whole episode has damaged FIFA’s reputation.“My take is that it will take place” he said.“Yeah it’s been damaging to FIFA, of course it has”.“It’s the lack of clarity; if you say ‘we’re giving the World Cup to Qatar, we’re playing it in November and December’ at the start, people know”.“But when you say ‘we’re giving it to Qatar and we’re going to study now when it’s going to be played’ – and it goes on for years – that’s the damage that’s done”.“And it has been damaging to FIFA as a brand, yeah definitely” he added. The FAI Chief Executive says the saga over the final date for the 2022 World Cup has been “damaging” to FIFA.Tipp town native John Delaney was speaking after a task force announced that the tournament will likely be held in November and December – with a final two days before Christmas.Mr Delaney says it should have been clear from the outset when the World Cup would take place.last_img read more

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