WATCH: Jim Boeheim gets emotional while discussing Pearl Washington

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Syracuse basketball legend Pearl Washington dies at 52Storify: Sports world mourns the death of Syracuse basketball legend Dwayne ‘Pearl’ WashingtonPearl Washington’s top 5 moments as a Syracuse basketball playerFull transcription of Jim Boeheim addressing support for Dwayne “Pearl” Washington Published on April 20, 2016 at 4:58 pm Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim addressed the media Wednesday afternoon after SU legend Pearl Washington died earlier in the day. Washington, 52, is considered one of the greatest players in program history. Boeheim got emotional when discussing Washington.Watch Boeheim’s full press conference below.For additional coverage of Pearl Washington’s death, click here. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Smoke alarms save residents from destructive house fire

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich – At 5:41 a.m. firefighters were notified by a passerby of a structure fire on the corner of Washington and  Lewis StreetIt was reported that the firefight lasted approximately four hours but due to a smoke alarm alerting the four people inside, they made it out with no injuries.Firefighters rescued two cats and sadly one perished while another escaped.Community Risk Reduction Officer, Andy Marceau,  said the fire was so severe that the home has to be demolished.Since January, Marceau  has seen an increase in fires but found no common cause.Fire Chief ,Bill Forbush, credited working smoke alarms for saving lives and also stated how impressed he was with the drone used to help pinpoint areas of severe burn and hidden fire.At this time the cause of the fire still remains under investigationAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious State Farm announces discounts for driversNext Memorial Day events cancelledlast_img read more