By Troy R. Bennett. Now it needs improved facilities, more money and better players if it wants to get back to the top. He believes UMaine can return to the upper echelon. Gendron, the 2020 Hockey East Coach of the Year and finalist for national coach of the year, is in the last year of his contract. UMaine puts 15 students under quarantine. Webinar topics include assessing the amount of livestock feed required for winter and on hand, sharing strategies for addressing shortages, and providing crop insurance information specific to livestock … So placement, not power, was the way to go. 11 / 12. Indian Township. She’s among the victims, but not in the official tally. “Alfond Arena is still the hardest rink to play in in our league. Bangor Daily News file photo UMAINE SUPERFAN — Guilford native Jeff Harris displays a University of Maine flag during the tribute to Maine hockey coach Shawn Walsh in 2001. In it, she argues that we cannot dismiss Joe Biden’s reversal of fortune in the Democrat presidential primaries by saying “well, that’s politics” […] Even Mike Souza, in just his third season at New Hampshire, makes more than Gendron as he pulls in $240,000. That can lead to mistakes. She was born August 6, 1946, in Bangor, the daughter of Gerald F. and Marjorie (Thompson) Hart. In Hockey East, UMass Lowell and the University of Massachusetts have earned their programs’ first trips to the Frozen Four over the last seven seasons. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries. On Wednesday the Lewiston Sun Journal, the Bangor Daily News, and Maine Today... What is the future of Maine's newspapers? 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By Eesha Pendharkar, Bangor Daily News Staff When Dannel Malloy accepted the job last year as chancellor of the University of Maine System, one of the first people he met with was Greg Powell, head of Maine’s largest philanthropic institution, the Harold Alfond Foundation. “We’ve worked hard to develop players so we can win games and championships,” Gendron said. There isn’t as big a gap between the top teams and bottom teams,” Bertagna said. “We were really close and when we came to the rink, we expected to win. The online talk, which was part of the Bangor Daily News Climate Conversation series, featured a panel of researchers that included Sean Birkel, University of Maine research assistant professor with the Climate […] October 21, 2020 The Bangor Daily News reported that Jeff Harris, a University of Maine graduate and loyal supporter, died last Thursday at the age of 75. Facility improvements are planned thanks to the Harold Alfond Foundation’s recent $90 million gift to UMaine athletics, but no details have been revealed. After the initial delay to the season, UMaine was scheduled to open up its slate on Nov. 20. UMaine athletics director Ken Ralph must decide whether eighth-year coach Gendron and his staff can lead the program back to national prominence. However, UMaine has the smallest recruiting budget and lowest coaching salaries in Hockey East, according to a league source. Gloria Eastman passed away 2020-11-26 in Hermon and Lagrange, Maine. Published in Bangor Daily News on … UMaine has produced only five All-Americans since 2008. More schools investing in their programs has led to greater competitive balance. Leach said recruiting is more difficult because of NCAA rules and the pressure of having to decide on players at a younger age. Bangor Daily News November 15, 2020. Joe Bertagna witnessed the Black Bears’ rise and fall during his 23 years as the Hockey East commissioner. Jeff was born in Chicago, Ill., on December 16, 1944, to Garfield "Gip" Harris and E. Lavon (Doyle) Harris. Share. BANGOR – The Bangor Daily News published a July 5 letter to the editor that criticized an environmentalist non-profit for cancelling a lecture by climate expert David Dilley, but not before removing allegations that University of Maine officials were involved in the decision. Holes in the system of oversight for sheriffs allow them to escape accountability in ways few others in positions of power can. It’s up to teachers to figure out what it takes to make sure students feel they belong in their classrooms. By Eesha Pendharkar - Bangor Daily News • Sep 26, 2020 . Bertagna said it is important for Hockey East to have the program back in the national picture. Virginia Nees-Hatlen passed away 2020-10-11 in Orono, Maine. With the number of strong academic students enrolling at UMaine continuing to increase, a number of new academic programs in place and a…. The puck splashed and skipped. Edit My Comment Submit Name Only. The Bangor Daily News was founded on June 18, 1889; it merged with the Bangor Whig and Courier in 1900. But there is too much history there to not find a way back,” he said of UMaine’s future prospects. Bangor Daily News - a place for remembering loved ones; a space for sharing memories, life stories, milestones, to express condolences, and celebrate life of your loved ones UMaine needs improved facilities, more money and better players if it wants to get back to the top. The celebration began at Bangor International Airport where the Black Bears boarded a bus to Orono. Desert. He landed 35 future All-Americans, but stepped down in 2006 after working for Walsh and Whitehead. Representatives from some 85 companies, organizations and graduate school programs are looking to meet UMaine and other colleges students who could land internships and full or part time jobs. I cover this team for WMEB Sports, the sports department at WMEB 91.9 FM, where I’m the sideline reporter/live-tweeter during the games. The rain came down. Maine EPSCoR; UMaine AI; Institute of Medicine; Advanced Research Computing; Experiential Programs Innovation Central (EPIC) Coordinated Operating Research Entities (CORE) Resources. A biofuel discovery made by UMaine chemical engineering Associate Professor Clay Wheeler and students in his lab was the subject of an article in the Bangor Daily News. When you have high expectations, actions follow,” Fossier said. Fill The Steins’ Griffin Stockford comes back from winter break with stories to tell about the stories he told his family about The College of Our Hearts Always. Bangor Daily News November 26, 2020. “When you bring a recruit to a sold-out Alfond Arena, they almost always commit [to UMaine],” he said. The BDN included a UMaine video about the process to make the biofuel. Bangor Daily News. Local News. York and Bazin make more individually than the entire UMaine coaching staff as UMaine assistants Ben Guite and Alfie Michaud make a combined $160,906. Palombo met Monday with a horde of reporters in Palmer Lounge at Mahaney Clubhouse to announce she had withdrawn her name from … Be on the lookout for signs of cognitive decline. View More Local News . 0 shares. Then be tough and patient. Bangor Daily News blogger Chris Shorr on Thursday published an outlandish and illogical... BDN censors letter critical of UMaine censorship BANGOR – The Bangor Daily News published a July 5 letter to... HATCHETGATE: The Anatomy of a Hit Piece. Indian Township. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Bangor Daily News interviewed Jim Dill, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension pest management specialist, about the squash vine borer, a known pest in southern Maine that has been identified in central Maine this summer. The Bangor Daily News reported that Jeff Harris, a University of Maine graduate and loyal supporter, died last Thursday at the age of 75. “They might not get back to the sustained dominance they had under Shawn. “The league has gotten deeper. "I wanted to say good-bye to all of these people. Written by TJ Tremble. Bangor Daily reports latest coronavirus case numbers for UMaine, UMS November 30, 2020 UMaine in the News The Bangor Daily News reported that as of Nov. 30 there are 114 active coronavirus cases across the University of Maine System campuses, including 104 at UMaine. He’d have 9 months to get qualified. The college hockey landscape has changed. UMaine women’s basketball team lands versatile recruiting class. BANGOR – The Bangor School Department is reporting more cases … This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN . You can view the article here. Published in Bangor Daily News on November 26, 2020 Joan Mary Tomah Dana. More college hockey players also are leaving school early to sign pro contracts after only one or two seasons, magnifying the need to bring in more good players. Orono, Maine -- March 13, 2020 -- Around 1,200 people gathered in the Memorial Union, University of Maine for a celebration they called "Corona-mencement", for graduation seniors to say good-bye to their friends and to have a makeshift commencement. According to Bangor Daily News (BDN), the decision was … With local news from across the state, opinion, obits, and political coverage, The Bangor Daily News brings Maine together. She got COVID-19, recovered, then died. Services by KILEY & FOLEY FUNERAL HOME. ORONO — The University of Maine in Orono has placed 15 students under quarantine due to COVID-19. Of the teams that appeared in the last five NCAA championship games, 70 percent ranked in the top 10 in scoring. By John Holyoke, Bangor Daily News Outdoors Editor. With local news from across the state, opinion, obits, and political coverage, The Bangor Daily News brings Maine together. Joan Mary Tomah Dana, 83, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020. “Its amenities don’t compare with the other arenas,” Bertagna said. The Bangor Daily News and Morning Ag Clips promoted a University of Maine Cooperative Extension webinar, “Got Livestock, Need Hay?” to be offered at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 9. Ferrini-Mundy talks with News Center about successful semester at UMaine Published: November 30, 2020; Kaye opinion piece on hospice, end of life care services utilization in BDN Published: November 30, 2020; Bangor Daily, Morning Ag advance webinar for livestock owners Dec. 9 Published: November 30, 2020; UMaine Today And UMaine’s remote location and rural environment puts the program at a recruiting disadvantage. Favorite See All. Gendron’s inability to move the program beyond mediocrity has his detractors calling on Ralph to make a change and bring in a coach who can attract better players and return the program to the top. “There were people everywhere. Mitch Fossier, who captained the squad, said a positive culture change last season will help pave the way for future success. “We’re hearing all of these stories about record high turnout levels among 18 to 24 or 18 to 29-year-olds, and certainly what I’m seeing out of my students meshes with what we’re hearing nationally,” said Mark Brewer, a professor of political science at the University of Maine. January 3, 2020 Cooperative Extension, UMaine in the News Donna Coffin was a source for the Bangor Daily News for its story discouraging people from keeping chickens as house pets because they harbor bacteria harmful to humans, including salmonella and Campylobacter which can be fatal in extreme cases. Now it needs improved facilities, more money and better players if it wants to get back to the top. The Bangor Daily News is an American newspaper covering a large portion of central and eastern Maine, published six days per week in Bangor, Maine.. He subsequently worked for a Bangor law firm, then opened his own title company which he operated until 1997, when he became co-owner of Gateway Title of Maine. ORONO – University of Maine freshman stopper Conor Ward knew he needed to get his shot around the group of Thomas College players racing out at him. “Our program still sells itself no matter how long it has been since we’ve been to the Frozen Four, but upgrading the locker room and weight room would be a huge help,” former UMaine left winger Nolan Vesey said. The Bangor Daily News spoke with Griffin Dill, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension tick expert, and Allison Gardner, an assistant professor in the School of Biology and Ecology, about the impact of drought on ticks and the expected increase in tick activity with wetter, cooler fall weather. After retirement from UMaine in 2010, Suzanne continued to enjoy concerts, lectures, receptions, and sporting events at the University. Now anybody can beat anybody else,” he said. Gendron said the college game is more competitive now because of the amount of money spent on recruiting and facilities. Harris, who was a fixture at UMaine sporting events, will be remembered for his many contributions to the UMaine community and for his positivity and contagious enthusiasm. He received the Charles Batterman Award as New England Women's Diving Coach of the Year on multiple occasions, and in 2014, he received the New Hampshire Union Leader Walter A. Smith Award for Coaches. Contact: Jessica Bloch, […] Matt Dunlap wants to become state auditor. The Black Bears, who have made 11 appearances in the national semifinals, the Frozen Four, have not been back there since 2007. The facility underwent a $4.85 million renovation in 2011 but things recruits would find attractive, such as the locker room and weight room, were not addressed. Gendron makes $213,282 per year. A $1 million donation by Tom and Sally Savage, alumni contributions and fundraising have enabled UMaine to purchase a video-editing system and a bioanalytic system that charts players’ progress. 1; 2; Next; Marcie Pelletier Potvin. You entered your name, but no text. There is always a buzz inside Alfond Arena in Orono, but on April 4, 1993, the mood was euphoric.The rink was packed with 5,000 University of Maine hockey fans. If you can win 80 percent of your home games and 50 percent of your road games, you’re going to be in the tournament,” he said. The Black Bears were ranked among the top 16 teams when the season ended and were legitimate NCAA contenders. The Bangor Daily News published answers to the biggest questions posed during its webinar on how climate change affects winter recreation in Maine. “How’s college going?”…..The staple question of winter break. 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Joan was born at Peter Dana Point on February 25, 1937. The season is underway so I’ll be posting reviews of the week’s previous action by Monday and previews for the upcoming matchups of the weekend by Wednesday. 1937 - 2020 Obituary. Bangor Daily News November 15, 2020 Virtual run to benefit UMaine Extension 4-H at Bryant Pond and Greenland Point starts Nov. 21 University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H camps and learning centers at Bryant Pond and Greenland Point are hosting a virtual 5K run Nov. 21–29. 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Jeff passed at the Veterans Home in Bangor, surrounded by family and the loving staff of the Veterans Home. The Bangor Daily News has published a story featuring UMaine’s Interprofessional Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Certificate in Grandfamilies Leadership. Providence College head coach Nate Leaman, a former UMaine assistant, led the Friars to their first NCAA title in 2015. Services by KILEY & FOLEY FUNERAL HOME. Showing 10 of 19 posts. Fox Bangor has news, weather, sports, events, and promotions. Hockey observers believe UMaine is capable of winning it all again. ... Bangor Daily News. Maine outdoorsman nearly collides with an eagle carrying a turkey . Next came the roar of thunder. UMaine reached the pinnacle of college hockey with national championships in 1993 and 1999. UMaine Coronamencement Read More. The 2021 Eastern Maine Sportsmen’s Show in Orono, a major fundraiser for the Penobscot County Conservation Association, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the club announced Monday, Nov. 30. Published in Bangor Daily News on November 26, 2020 Joan Mary Tomah Dana. UMaine Coronamencement Read More. What exactly is UMaine Hockey Beat about? Bangor Daily News. Office of Research Administration; Office of Research Compliance A UMaine basketball coach made up his own version of a ‘90s pop hit to inspire his team. Bangor Daily News November 24, 2020. But UMaine couldn’t sustain the success. Under Walsh’s successor, Tim Whitehead, the Black Bears strung together six winning seasons and four Frozen Four appearances. Gloria Eastman passed away 2020-11-26 in Hermon and Lagrange, Maine. University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a new statewide birding club for youth ages 9–18, with online monthly meetings to be scheduled December through April. The temperature soared into the 50s. There were signs hanging off the overpass,” former Black Bear Mike Latendresse said. Ward chipped an 18-yarder over the outstretched hands of…. Also known as the News or the BDN, the paper is published by Bangor Publishing Company, a local family-owned company. The ice at Fenway Park puddled up. The Bangor Daily News interviewed Kathrine Butler Hepler, a psychologist at the University of Maine Counseling Center, and Jessica Browne, staff clinician and co-coordinator of outreach and prevention at the center, for the article titled “How to deal with pandemic burnout.” But his boundless enthusiasm and school spirit will live on. Her friends and colleagues there were always considered family. By checking this box, I authorize Bangor Daily News to provide my email address to the owner of this obituary on my behalf. After her roommate tested positive she did, too, but she’s asymptomatic so she’s not showing any signs she has the virus. In Lawsuit, Students Say UMaine Owes Them Tuition Refund For Remote Semester. Are you sure you want to submit this comment without a message? Joan was born at Peter Dana Point on February 25, 1937. Maine EPSCoR; UMaine AI; Institute of Medicine; Advanced Research Computing; Experiential Programs Innovation Central (EPIC) Coordinated Operating Research Entities (CORE) Resources. This year’s Black Bears include players from seven countries, nine Canadian provinces and nine states. Harris, a 1972 UMaine graduate, died Oct. 15 of a stroke at the age of 75. Al was inducted into the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame, the Hebron Athletic Hall of Fame, and the Maine State Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame. This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. Buy Photos. UMaine, which made the first of 18 NCAA Tournament appearances in 1987, won another title in 1999. The Bangor Daily News and Morning Ag Clips promoted a University of Maine Cooperative Extension webinar, “Got Livestock, Need Hay?” to be offered at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 9. Mt. Bangor School Department reports more cases of COVID-19. Peter Metcalf, a former captain who played on the 1999 NCAA title team, said UMaine must be able to recruit more game-changers. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Due to the increased incidence of COVID-19 statewide and nationwide, the Zillman Art Museum-University of Maine is closed to the public until January 14th. Maine made a statement last night by defeating the #7 Boston College Eagles 5-1 in front of a sellout crowd at Alfond Arena last night. In the classroom, Maine teachers see the benefits of arts learning in action. I love them," Neil said. Published in Bangor Daily News on November 25, 2020 Betty Walls Fernald. UMaine will instead open its season Nov. 26-27 at the University of Connecticut. 1931 - 2020 Obituary. Research News; Announcements; Vision and Mission; Organizational Chart; Research Report; Initiatives. My colleagues and I appreciate the Bangor Daily News coverage (Sept. 6) of the beginning of a new academic year at the University of Maine. UMaine has enjoyed only six winning seasons since 2012, the last time it reached the Hockey East semifinals and the NCAAs. In the past decade or so, a handful of small-scale specialty manufacturers have moved to Ellsworth, or close to it, helping to diversify the local economy as the retail sector has struggled. To do so, it must upgrade Alfond Arena, dedicate more money to the recruiting budget and coaching salaries, and bring in more top-tier players. Early on Saturday, Nov. 21, my wife Susan and I headed north to the Allagash Wilderness Waterway for a quiet day of grouse hunting. Whitehead was fired after the 2012-13 season and replaced by former UMaine assistant Red Gendron. Buy Photos. The 42-1-2 Black Bears, led by fiery and charismatic head coach Shawn Walsh, had reached the pinnacle of college hockey. Check here for local and national news stories. ORONO – Just a week and a half ago, the UMaine men’s hockey team was readying to take the ice versus UMass.Now, the Black Bears are still trying to navigate what was already going to be a trying year before the first puck dropped. Guard Maddy McVicar (10 points per game, 3.8 rebounds) is the only graduated player … In a September letter to UMaine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy, ... 2020 the Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine) Visit the Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine) at www.bangordailynews.com. Suzanne graduated from Brewer High School in 1964. Penn State — and its $88 million Pegula Ice Arena — and Arizona State became Division I programs less than 10 years ago. The Bangor Daily News advanced the Feb. 1 Career Fair planned by UMaine’s Career Center at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Published in Bangor Daily News on … Click here to view the Certificate in Grandfamilies Leadership website. The “4-H Bird Chats” club is for youth interested in citizen science, learning … Black Bear Hoops in Portland: FTS Observes. Fossier said UMaine’s best recruiting tool is showing off Alfond Arena on game night. Contact Info . Then the flashes of lightning stung my eyes. Bertagna said the building, which UMaine has promoted as having “the best fans in college hockey,” needs an overhaul to help in the recruitment of top players. Orono, Maine -- March 13, 2020 -- Around 1,200 people gathered in the Memorial Union, University of Maine for a celebration they called "Corona-mencement", for graduation seniors to say good-bye to their friends and to have a makeshift commencement. UMaine reached the pinnacle of college hockey with national championships in 1993 and 1999. ORONO – Election Day is officially Tuesday, and many young voters are engaging in this year’s election. News from WVII Fox Bangor. Think More Like an Activist”. Bangor Daily News interviews Coffin about chickens January 3, 2020 Cooperative Extension , UMaine in the News Donna Coffin was a source for the Bangor Daily News for its story discouraging people from keeping chickens as house pets because they harbor bacteria harmful to humans, including salmonella and Campylobacter which can be fatal in extreme cases. Standbrook signed impact players such as Kariya, Montgomery, Mike Dunham and Garth Snow. Research News; Announcements; Vision and Mission; Organizational Chart; Research Report; Initiatives. ZAM is open to UMaine students, staff, faculty and annual ZAM members by calling 207.581.3300 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment. The UMaine Center on Aging RSVP Bone Builders program was featured in a Bangor Daily News story describing the program and profiling participants. Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center affiliated faculty member, Dr. Amber Tierney published an op-ed in the Bangor Daily News this month titled, “Want to Win an Election? Maine's premier news source. “Our facilities aren’t awful but we don’t have the ‘wow’ factor,” Gendron said.
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