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John Kelly

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  • Firefighter, Manhole Worker Die; Fumes Cited

    Firefighter, Manhole Worker Die; Fumes Cited
    New York City fire officials claim oxygen levels were severely low in a manhole where a firefighter tried to rescue a sewer worker Monday morning. Firefighter John Kelly and Department of Public Works employee Anthony Ruggiero died in Tarrytown....
  • Surfing Soapbox: Recharged at 32, Irons ready for comeback

    Don't call it a comeback, because Andy Irons has been here before. Nineteen times, in fact, to go along with three world titles. But Irons' 20th win of the world tour might be not only the sweetest but also the most defining moment of his career....
  • Surfing Soapbox: Accept challenge, follow your dreams

    Editor's note: James Pribram spoke to Thurston Middle School on March 24 about "Follow Your Dreams." Below are some of his thoughts. * I had but one dream — to one day be a professional surfer, and nothing was going to stand in my way. Nothing....
  • Surfing Soapbox: Swim skills from youth pay off

    Some of our greatest moments in life are the ones that we don't think about, we just react. That's what happened Sunday when I saw a younger woman get washed off the rocks inside of the Arch next to the blowhole at Pearl Street Beach. I had seen it...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Student's passion for ocean shines through

    It doesn't seem that long ago that I too was a student at El Morro Elementary School and Thurston Middle School, and it was nothing short of an honor to come back and speak to the students. It was such a blessing being back at El Morro and hosting an...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Visiting Gulf, one year after spill

    It's kind of scary. Current time now reads 4:51 a.m. and I've been up since 4 a.m. to write my column and pack for yet another trip, having returned Tuesday night from my second trip this year to Sayulita, Mexico, and Canada the week before. It's been...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Slater still at No. 1 in rankings

    Ah yes, the Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour is back in full swing with Kelly Slater taking the first event on the Gold Coast of Australia a couple weeks ago and Joel Parkinson in devastating form last week at Bells Beach, Australia. Parkinson...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Some surprises at Lower Trestles

    Well, so much for the Kelly Slater and Dane Reynolds show. Slater no-showed, opting to surf Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast of Australia rather than compete at Lower Trestles, an event he has dominated since winning his first professional event there...
  • New Jersey Train Hits Abutment, Roughly 40 Injured

    New Jersey Train Hits Abutment, Roughly 40 Injured
    A crowded commuter train crashed into an abutment as it was pulling into a New Jersey train station on Sunday, injuring about 40 people. About 30 people were taken to hospitals and 10 others refused medical attention, police said. All the injuries...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Another long winter storm hits us

    The pineapple express is certainly in full effect with relentless rain now going onto the fifth day. It's been at least five years since the last winter like this that I remember and we all know how that year ended up — with the devastating...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Excitement continues at Lower Trestles

    The Hurley Pro is underway this week down at Lower Trestles, with a new swell expected in the next couple of days, which should certainly increase the excitement in the water. Lower Trestles is widely known as one of the most high performance waves on...
  • Online Dish: Natalee Holloway's Mom Sneaks into a Peruvian Jail to Confront Joran van der Sloot

    Online Dish: Natalee Holloway's Mom Sneaks into a Peruvian Jail to Confront Joran van der Sloot
    Holloway-Twitty spoke to Van der Sloot for five minutes this past Wednesday before police noticed her and told her to leave because she didn't have permission to talk with him. No one knows what the exchange was between the mother and suspected killer...