Police in Derry confirm that bomb left on bus yesterday evening was viable

first_img Pinterest Police in Derry confirm that bomb left on bus yesterday evening was viable Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Previous articleOngoing security alert on Derry’s Northland RoadNext article News Highland Twitter Google+ Facebook Facebook Police have confirmed that a device left on an bus in Derry last night was viable.A man boarded a bus at around 6pm in the Ballymagroarty area and ordered the driver to take a bomb to Strand Road PSNI station.The bus was then abandoned by the driver on Northland Road.Over 40 families in the Foyle Springs area were evacuated from their homes as a result, and were only allowed to return at 330am this morning.Local Cllr John Boyle, who lives in the area, has condemned the incident. He says it’s a flashback to the horror tactics used during the troubles….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/jboyl.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, the bus driver has been praised for her “bravery”.Ch Supt Stephen Cargin said that the lady drivers actions saved lives:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/craig1pm.mp3[/podcast] 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img Pinterest By News Highland – November 21, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApplast_img read more

Vermont Maple Sugar Makers honor Sam Cutting IV as 2010 Maple Person of the Year

first_imgDakin Farm,Sam Cutting, IV, President of Dakin Farm, was honored with the coveted ‘2010 Maple Person of the Year Award,’ on January 25, 2010. The Vermont Maple Industry Council– a group of industry leaders who protect and promote the branding of pure Vermont Maple products — presents this annual award each year to an individual who has made significant contributions to Vermont’s Maple industry.Cutting has been a high-profile member of Vermont’s Maple industry for over ten years. A former treasurer and marketing consultant to the Vermont Maple Foundation, he currently serves as vice chairman of the Vermont Maple Industry Council and has recently been elected to the Vermont Agricultural Development Board. Additionally, for the past four years, Cutting has been chairman of Operation Vermont Maple Sweetness; a campaign to send as much as 8,000 pints of syrup to American troops stationed overseas, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2010.‘I am greatly honored to be Maple Person of the Year,’ Cutting said. ‘Preserving Vermont’s Maple industry has held great presence in my life and I will continue to work and uphold Vermont’s Maple standards with all of my maple colleagues for years to come.’###Dakin Farm is a multi-channel retailer of pure Vermont Maple Syrup, smoked meat, cheese and other Vermont Specialty Food. For more information visit www.dakinfarm.com(link is external)last_img read more