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  • Harnessing the strength of the alumni community

    first_imgBienvenue. Willkommen. Fáilte.In any language, Paul L. Choi ’86, J.D. ’89 has enjoyed a warm Harvard welcome wherever he has met fellow alumni during his tenure as president of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). As he closes out his term, Choi says the best part of the job has been the opportunity to meet and interact with so many alumni — around campus and across the globe.“It’s been an incredible privilege — and loads of fun,” he said. “I love that there is so much enthusiasm, even thousands of miles away from Cambridge. We have this shared bond as people who are truly appreciative of the education we got and who want to support the University and meet one another.Harnessing the strength of the alumni community across the Schools and across geography and generations has been a point of emphasis, as well as a point of pride, for the HAA Board of Directors under Choi’s leadership. Incoming president Martin J. “Marty” Grasso Jr. ’78 hopes to build on that momentum during his year in office, pledging to “always be alert to new ideas that meaningfully promote engagement throughout the alumni community.”“Paul and the immediate past HAA presidents have been excellent mentors for me through their exemplary service and candid advice,” said Grasso, who has served on the HAA Board’s Executive Committee since 2013, including the past year as first vice president. “I am certain that my tenure as president of the HAA will always be at the top of my list of unique and fulfilling lifetime experiences.”Grasso plans to expand the HAA’s conversations around engagement, exploring the idea that alumni engagement is not only good for Harvard but can also improve the quality of life of alumni.“This premise is especially important at this time when advances in technology and life sciences have the potential to significantly lengthen the long end of the actuarial curve,” said Grasso, noting ongoing studies of health and happiness by Harvard researchers who are examining how positive social experiences, such as close personal relationships and a sense of connection to community, may enhance one’s emotional and physical well-being. “I plan to engage the HAA Board and the greater alumni community in a yearlong discussion about these issues through programs that feature faculty and students focusing on these disciplines at Harvard.”As Choi prepares to hand over the reins to Grasso, he offered the same advice that he received from his predecessors: “The year goes by very quickly. Enjoy it. Make the most of a very short 12 months.”last_img read more

  • Cab Driver Dead After Oakdale Crash

    first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 92-year-old taxi driver died after he crashed his cab into a home in Oakdale on Thursday morning.Suffolk County police said Joseph Saccente of West Sayville was driving a taxi northbound on Shore Road when his cab drove across lawns of multiple homes, struck multiple mailboxes and then hit a house shortly after 7 a.m.The victim, who worked for Colonial Taxi, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead. The preliminary investigation indicates that he may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash, police said.Fifth Squad detectives impounded the vehicle and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8552.last_img read more

  • Bird River Dredging Plan Available

    first_imgThe Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is proposing a maintenance dredging project on the Bird River and 48 adjacent spur channels, the USACE’s Baltimore District reports. The work is set to be undertaken on the Bird River and Railroad Creek channels, between Loreley Beach Road on the north and Bird River Grove Road on the south, including the main channel of Bird River and 48 adjacent spur channels in Baltimore County, Maryland.The proposed main channel work includes dredging – mechanically and/or hydraulically – of approximately 26,630 linear feet (51.3 acres) of channel 30 to 90 feet wide to depths of -5.0 feet to -4.0 feet deep mean low water, and the proposed spur channel work includes work on approximately 6,050 linear feet (4.5 acres).According to an official announcement, the dredged material is proposed to be transferred and placed over a two-year period in the Bird River Creek Dredged Material Placement site located nearby.In conjunction with the dredging project, the Bird River Creek Dredged Material Placement site will be excavated as part of a rehabilitation project to increase capacity.The deadline for submitting the comments on the Bird River dredging plans is August 2, 2019.last_img read more

  • Update on the latest sports

    first_imgTOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics have again reached the one-year-to-go mark. But the celebration is small this time with more questions than answers about how the Olympics can happen in a pandemic. A poll by Japan’s Kyodo news agency showed just under 25% favored holding the Olympics next year. About 70% said they should be postponed or canceled. The results match many recent surveys of the Japanese public. Local organizers and the International Olympic Committee have given few details about how the games will be pulled off. They have said that no events will be cut and that 11,000 Olympic and 4,400 Paralympians will compete. July 23, 2020 Update on the latest sports Johnson and Koepka could both use a pick-me-up at the TPC Twin Cities. Johnson won the Travelers Championship in Connecticut four weekends ago, but he failed to make the cut at the Memorial in Ohio last week with the highest 36-hole score of his PGA Tour career. Koepka is 154th in the FedEx Cup standings. Last year at the 3M Open, he finished 65th.The reshuffled PGA Tour schedule didn’t help the 3M Open, with most of the top players opting for rest this weekend after the high-profile Memorial. The World Golf Championship in Memphis is next, followed by the PGA Championship in San Francisco. Johnson made the rare decision to play four consecutive weeks.Only three entrants are currently ranked in the top 25: No. 6 Koepka, No. 12 Tommy Fleetwood and No. 17 Tony Finau (FEE’-now).GOLF-SOLHEIM CUP-WIE WESTMichelle Wie West going to Solheim Cup as assistant captain Washington ace Max Scherzer is set to throw the first pitch when he faces Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees at Nationals Park. Later, Los Angeles lefty Clayton Kershaw takes on the rival San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium.This opening day doubleheader begins the most unusual year in the history of Major League Baseball. Teams will play 60 games in ballparks without fans, with a whole new set of rules and safety protocols. Sound effects will be piped into stadiums and cardboard cutouts will occupy many seats.To start a season so deeply affected by the virus outbreak, the World Series champion Nationals will have Dr. Anthony Fauci (FOW’-chee), the nation’s top infectious disease expert, toss out the ceremonial first ball.The Nationals begin the defense of their World Series title against a franchise that in one way they’re trying to replicate. No team has won consecutive championships in MLB since the Yankees took three in a row from 1998 to 2000. In other MLB news: Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMLB-NEWSOpening day arrives at lastUNDATED (AP) — Major League Baseball starts the virus-delayed season Thursday night with two games. — Fox Sports has revealed that it will include computer-generated fans beginning with their three games on Saturday. Fox begins its coverage with Milwaukee at the Chicago Cubs. That will be followed by San Francisco at Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees at Washington. Fox may draw some jeers for adding fans to empty ballparks, judging how fan opinions about crowd noise being added to baseball games have been mixed. But Fox Sports vice president Brad Zager is hoping that people give it a chance.— The Cleveland Indians will consult with Native American leaders as they consider changing the name of their franchise for the first time since 1915. Owner Paul Dolan gave more details on the steps the team is taking toward a potential name change amid a national movement to remove racist symbols and monuments. Earlier this week, Dolan met with Cleveland’s players and manager Terry Francona to discuss their views on a potential name change as well as other issues such as social justice and race relations. Dolan said the team will meet with Native American groups in “the coming weeks.”PGA-3M OPENAfter recent struggle, Johnson, Koepka seek spark at 3M OpenBLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The seventh stop on the restarted PGA Tour gets underway Thursday in Minnesota as Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka (KEHP’-kuh) headline the second edition of the 3M Open. UNDATED (AP) — Golfer Michelle Wie West has another new job. A month after she became a mother, the 30-year-old from Hawaii has been appointed an assistant captain for the Solheim Cup.U.S. captain Pat Hurst says Wie West called her not long after she got the job, wanting to be an assistant. Wie West is not sure if she’ll be asked to play in the 2021 matches at Inverness Club in Ohio. She says that’s up to Hurst. Wie West won the last of her five titles more than two years ago. She last played in June because of various injuries.TOKYO OLYMPICS-ONE YEAR TO GOPostponed Tokyo Olympics hit 1-year-to-go mark — againlast_img read more