A national car company is turning to some local college students to find creative new ways to sell cars.For students at the New England School of Communications in Bangor, that means a chance to put together their own ad campaign — coming to a social network near you.These students are competing in the Honda C-R-Z Media challenge.Public relations students Ally Booker, Beth Churchill and Kristen Sprague were chosen as one of the top ten finalists for the nationwide competition.Now they’ve been given a car, a camcorder and some cash, which they’ll use in the next six weeks as part of their campaign.They started by creating a spokesperson named C.R.
We usually hear about hyperbaric oxygen chambers being used to cure the bends.But more parents are using it as a way to treat autism.A mother in carmel says she saw results quickly with her six-year old son.Joy Hollowell bring us their story.========Aaron Weeks sure enjoyed playing the part of a TV 5 news reporter, and his parents, Dorinda and Travis got a thrill watching him.
Police say they’ve charged three people with theft from a landscaping business in Orrington over the past few weeks.The folks at Seasonal Services say the thieves took mostly metal.The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department received several tips after surveillance video of the latest theft attempt was shiown on TV5 last week.Chief Deputy Troy Morton says 18-year old David Carr, Jr.
A woman was hospitalized Sunday, after the plane she was riding in had a problem landing in Sumner.Authorities say somehow, the wheels of the Cessna 180 crumpled on impact.The plane was landing on a grass runway around 10 Sunday morning.72-year-old Patricia Goodhue was complaining of back pain.
Senator Susan Collins will receive a prestigious award Monday.Collins will be honored as “New Englander of the Year” from the New England Council, the country’s oldest regional business organization.The award is presented each year to honor residents of the New England states for their commitment and contributions in their fields of work, as well as their leadership and impact on the region’s quality of life and economy.Collins says she is honored to receive the award.
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate a mishap that damaged a plane while landing on a grass air strip in the town of Sumner.It happened at 10 o’clock Sunday morning.FAA Spokesman Jim Peters said the Cessna 180 suffered minor damage to its landing gear, but that the pilot and passenger escaped injury in the accident.Peters did not release the names of those on board but he did say they were husband and wife.
A Bangor man was arrested this weekend after police say he ran from officers and his car backed in to a police cruiser.According to police, 28-year-old Jarod Brown, had his license revoked for being a habitual offender, making it a felony to drive a car.Officer Steve Pelletier spotted Brown driving Friday night and began to follow him.
Firefighters spent a good portion of Saturday night on the scene of a house fire in Somerville.According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the blaze was on Frye Road and was called in just before 8 o’clock Saturday night.We’re told an elderly woman who lived alone in the home is unaccounted for.
Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.Hundreds of people walked to honor those affected by it at the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk at Husson University.The event raised more than $24,000.Diana Bosch has more.”We lost someone very special to us and we’ll keep going but not without remembering her.”Heidi Shawley woke up early this wet, Saturday morning to honor her dear friend and co-worker Judy, who unexpectedly past away a week ago of a heart attack.She and her coworkers walked to raise money for the American Heart Association’s heart walk at husson university.she was just the most amazing woman that you would ever want to know, she was selfless she took care of everyone, her patients loved her.Hundreds braved the cold weather and walked along a four mile route.Tabatha Caso walked with “The Beat Goes on for Dom.” The team was named in honor of her son Dominic, who was born with a heart disease.
A group of girls went on an adventure in Holden Saturday to learn more about the world around them.The group Hardy Girls, Healthy Women hosted an event at the Fields Pond Audobon Center where they embarked on a nature walk to learn about biology.The program originated in Waterville and gives young girls the chance to learn about non-traditional careers.Later this year, they will learn about paramedics, entomology and forensics.
A sure sign summer has come to an end as Gifford’s Ice Cream is closing its doors for the season on Sunday.The wet weather didn’t stop customers from scooping up the sweet treat at the Gifford’s on Broadway in Bangor on Saturday.It’s one of five shops that will close this weekend.If you’re an ice cream lover, don’t worry, there’s a cherry on top of these creamy treats — Gifford’s is giving back to customers with a special buy one get one free deal.
It’s homecoming weekend at the University of Maine and folks stopped by to help “Fill the Bus!”Several on-campus groups asked for healthy, nutritional and high-protein foods to be donated.A school bus was parked in front of Memorial Gymnasium on Friday and Saturday to collect the goods.