William Friedkin, Oscar-winning director of ‘The Exorcist’ and ‘The French Connection,’ dead at 87

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Friedkin, the generation-defining director who brought a visceral realism to 1970s hits “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist” and was quickly anointed one of Hollywood’s top directors when he was only in his 30s, has died. He was 87. Friedkin, who won the best director Oscar for “The French … Read more

ZEDRA’s fund solutions team welcomes commercial director

[ad_1] McKeary will support ZEDRA’s global Fund Solutions division and report to Wim Ritz, the global head of funds. In addition, the McKeary hiring should boost ZEDRA’s funds services division. He will work out of the company’s London office to find new business possibilities and establish enduring connections with established and up-and-coming fund managers and … Read more

Joy In The Traffic: Nigeria’s dancing traffic director

[ad_1] From: Africa Direct Traffic director Joy has a creative way to control cars and counter road rage – she dances her instructions. Rush hour can get chaotic in the streets of Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State in Nigeria, but traffic director Joy Onoja has a solution to keep traffic moving and drivers cool-headed. She dances her directions, … Read more

Motorists advised of traffic pattern change in Galloway Township

[ad_1] GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Traffic patterns will be adjusted on Moss Mill Road this week while workers replace guiderails. A one-lane, alternating traffic pattern will be in place on the road at the Mattix Run stream, between Pitney and Old Port Republic roads, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Atlantic County officials … Read more

Volusia County Council has new fire chief, director of traffic engineering | Ormond Beach Observer | Ormond Beach Observer

[ad_1] by: Pat Kuehn Volusia County Community Information The Volusia County Council approved the promotions of two employees to leadership roles within their divisions on Thursday, Jan. 5. Joe King, a firefighter for 32 years, was named director and fire chief for Volusia County Fire Rescue, which has 221 employees and 19 fire stations. He joined … Read more