LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) — Former Ligonier Mayor Chick Cicconi was a bit star-struck one morning 40 years ago when Art Newman, brother of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, walked into his office in town hall. “Art looked identical to his brother except his head was shaved like Yul Brynner. Art said Paul Newman and his wife, Joanne Woodward, were living just outside of Ligonier while he filmed a movie about hockey in Johnstown ... and they really liked the town and wanted to shoot some scenes here,” Cicconi said. So began Ligonier’s little-known connection to the hockey cult film “Slap Shot.” The film was set in Johnstown, about 21 miles away, which will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic film released Feb. 25, 1977. The fictional Charlestown Chiefs were based on the real-life 1974-75 Johnstown Jets, which won the North America Hockey League championship. During another hopeless season, the manager learns its owner plans to fold the team. Determined … [Read more...] about Ligonier looks back on its role in iconic movie ‘Slap Shot’
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With the year coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what went down in 2019. But this isn’t some serious retrospective on the events witnessed in NASCAR over the last 12 months. Nope, we’re going to talk about paint schemes. That’s it. Without further ado, here are 10 of the coolest paint schemes that graced the track this year. Corey LaJoie’s No. 32 Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine Ford For the second year in a row, Go Fas Racing and sponsor CorvetteParts.net expressed their inner child for the Martinsville Cup race ahead of Halloween. Following their “Peanuts” car in 2018, LaJoie’s car was transformed into the Mystery Machine from the Scooby-Doo cartoons. It definitely echoes the Cartoon Network cars that competed in the 1990s and we don’t have a problem with that. Kurt Busch‘s No. 1 Star Nursery Chevrolet The Chip Ganassi Racing driver didn’t wait until the Southern 500 to bring a throwback scheme to the track. Busch … [Read more...] about 10 coolest paint schemes from 2019
Microsoft's new storage system can hold Superman movie in bit of glass Microsoft says its latest collaboration with Warner Bros could help store data for generations to come. microsoft ignite 2019 Microsoft starts embedding Cortana in Outlook Mobile Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc explained Unified Office Mobile app ready for Android and iOS users Chromium-based Edge generally available January 15 Microsoft rebrands Flow to 'Power Automate' Defender ATP coming to Linux in 2020 Power BI gets new data protection features Meet Project Cortex, Office 365 knowledge-management service Azure Synapse Analytics combines data warehouse, lake and pipelines Azure goes Quantum (TechRepublic) The world has been hard at work trying to find solutions to store the 100 zettabytes of data that are expected to hit the cloud by 2023. Microsoft and Warner Bros, for their part, have just demonstrated why they think they are ahead of the game – in both protecting … [Read more...] about Microsoft: Here’s why we just stored the whole Superman movie inside a bit of glass
Deepika Padukone is making the most of her Sunday off. She is literally keeping her fans hooked onto her Instagram profile. After sharing an adorable throwback picture with her BFF early in the day, now the actress has uploaded yet another breathtaking selfie of hers on the photo-sharing app. The actress took to her Insta handle to share her new short hair look. She captioned the picture as "Tadaaaaa!!!💁🏽♀️". Deepika is looking beautiful in this sans make-up picture. View this post on Instagram Tadaaaaa!!!💁🏽♀️ A post shared by Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on Dec 8, 2019 at 3:13am PST No sooner than she shared the pic comments and likes started pouring in from all over. Many of her close friends from the industry dropped in their comments on the post. And, of course, her dearest husband Ranveer Singh who never fails to make us go awww with their social media PDA. Praising his wifey's new look … [Read more...] about Ranveer Singh says ‘Maar doh mujhe’ as wifey Deepika Padukone shares her new short hair look