26 Jan
2021

Professor emeritus of physics dies

first_imgPaul R. Chagnon, professor emeritus of physics, died March 22 at the age of 86, according to a press release issued by the University on Tuesday.“Chagnon taught physics and conducted research in nuclear physics at Notre Dame for 32 years before retiring in 1995. He published numerous articles on his research, and was admired as a stalwart of Notre Dame’s physics faculty. His teaching is honored annually at Notre Dame’s commencement ceremonies by the undergraduate Paul Chagnon Service Award,” the release stated.Chagnon graduated from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1950 and received a doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1955.“He taught at the University of Michigan, Northwestern University and Boston University before joining Notre Dame’s faculty in 1963,” the release stated.Chagnon’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.Tags: department of physics, Paul Chagnonlast_img read more

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18 Jan
2021

County DMV Installs Outside Drop Boxes At Dunkirk, Mayville Offices

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image by New York State DMV.MAYVILLE – Outside drop boxes were installed Tuesday at the Dunkirk and Mayville DMV offices, according to the Chautauqua County Clerk’s Office. Officials say renewals may now be dropped off at any one of the DMV’s three offices 24 hours a day as well as mailing them to us if this is a preferred method. The DMV will accept registration renewals, plate surrenders, vehicle registrations for new purchases and plate transfers.All automobile dealer work can now be left at any one of the DMV offices. The DMV, however, can’t renew driver’s licenses at this time as a personal visit is required. New York State extended the expiration date on driver’s licenses until further notice.New York State DMV is currently closed and has been closed for several weeks. Any renewals done online will not be processed by them at this time. Make sure that all DMV work is mailed to a Chautauqua County DMV office or left in one of their drop boxes. You may call any of the DMV offices with questions. The DMV, however, has limited staff and many calls, so this may be difficult at thistime. Whether by mail or drop box, please enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope large enough to hold what you are requesting, and containing enough postage for your request as the DMV will mail your items to you, and include your phone number as the DMV will need to contact you for payment. Any forms that you need can be found on the NYS DMV website atwww.dmv.ny.gov.last_img read more

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18 Dec
2020

LIRR Trains to Greenport Extended Through Thanksgiving Weekend

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Long Island Rail Road trains to Greenport will continue through Thanksgiving weekend instead of Columbus Day, allowing weekend warriors another six weeks to enjoy harvest season in North Fork farm country.MTA officials announced Monday that Greenport service will also start in early May instead of Memorial Day. May to November service is a change from the Memorial Day to Columbus Day schedule the LIRR set for the Greenport line to cut costs during a budget crisis three years ago.“Fall has become a very popular season on the North Fork,” said LIRR President Helena Williams. “We’re glad we can provide the extra service for our customers,”The East End and the North Fork especially are destination in autumn as day trippers flock to farm stands and wineries across the region.The added trains include a 10:35 a.m. or 3:37 p.m. eastbound train from the Ronkonkoma station to Greenport and a 1:11 p.m. and 6:11 p.m. westbound train back.For more information on LIRR service, call 511 or visit the LIRR’s website at www.mta.info/lirr.last_img read more

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