Al Arbour, legendary Islanders coach, dies at 82

Al Arbour

As coach of the 1980s New York Islanders dynasty, Al Arbour commanded immediate respect from his players and contemporaries around the NHL. “Al used to say that the negative energy that you’re feeling, turn it into a positive energy,” Hall of Fame defenceman Denis Potvin said. “That has never left me, and I know many…

OFFICIAL FUNERAL FOR THE LATE ALLAN ARNOLD GUYE, FORMER MINISTER AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Allan Arnold Guye Dominica former health minister

Allan Arnold Guye Dominica former Health Minister died Roseau, Dominica – Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – The Government of Dominica has afforded the late Allan Arnold Guye an Official Funeral on Friday, August 28, 2015. The Government of Dominica has declared Friday, August 28, 2015 an official day of mourning as a mark of respect…

WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward Killed today

Virginia TV reporters shot

A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media. WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward The gunman, who was fired in 2013 from WDBJ in Roanoke, Va., fled…

Justin Wilson British IndyCar driver death said to be a monumentally sad day

Justin Wilson

Justin Wilson British IndyCar driver dead at 37 British driver Justin Wilson has died after being struck by flying debris and suffering a serious head injury in Sunday’s Pocono IndyCar 500 race. Wilson was airlifted to hospital from the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania after Sage Karam’s car spun and crashed in front of him on…

Batgirl actress Yvonne Craig dies aged 78

actress Yvonne Craig

Ballet dancer and actress Yvonne Craig – May 16, 1937 – August 17, 2015 A statement on her official website said the star had suffered from breast cancer, which had spread to her liver. “In the end, her mind still wanted to fight but her body had given up,” her family said in a statement.…

US civil rights activist Julian Bond dies aged 75 Saturday night August 15, 2015

civil rights Julian Bond

Civil rights Julian Bond dead at age 75 Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness, the SPLC said in a statement released Sunday morning. The Nashville, Tenn. native…